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House in gated community, 2 Bd, 2 & 1/2 bath, pool, sandy beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

We have an onsite manager to care for our beautiful Villa and our guests

This is a stand alone house, not a condo. No long hallways, no elevators. A fully equipped Kitchen, laundry room, 2 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath. In Costa Rica, we call it a Villa that includes your own private parking stall just a few steps away. If you don't feel like driving, no problem as everything is within walking distance and really is a better way to enjoy Tamarindo and the friendly locals. The incredible beach is just 850 meters away, just over half mile of adventure in the heart of town.

Here are our house features...

Main Floor

•Fully equipped kitchen including coffee maker, blender, upgraded granite countertops, raised eating bar and a separate eating area with a table and four chairs

•Comfortably appointed living room, with a large sectional, entertainment system, flat screen TV with built in DVD and free wifi phone to make free calls to the USA and Canada

•Washer Dryer and sink in Laundry room

•Two piece bathroom on main

•Coat closet (which you’re more likely to use for storage as no coats are needed here... ever)

•Lanai by the entrance

On the Upper Floor

•Master bedroom, with a queen bed, an en-suite with a tub / shower, independent AC, ceiling fan, and a balcony that overlooks the pool

•Second bedroom, with a queen bed and a double bed plus a twin bunk bed above the double bed sleeping up to 5, a full en-suite, independant AC, ceiling fan

The air conditioning system has independent controls for each floor as well as for each bedroom.

Furnishings, appliances, and other details are included.

We feel our house is the best location in the 8 house development, with the pool right outside your door.

More Details

Property Manager
Lee Hansen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Lee Hansen

The follow personal information is provided to ensure my guests a level of comfort as to who they are doing business with and renting from.

My name is Lee Hansen. My wife Jacquie and I have rentals in the US, Canada and of course 1 in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

I slowed my life down a bit 8 years ago and sold both my businesses.

Was founder owner/partner of Landmark Realty in Abbotsford BC Canada since 1991. I have held a valid real estate license for 28 years and still sell real estate, but not at the level I did when younger. It's a job I enjoy, working with people and keeps me as busy as I want to be.

I was also owner/partner of Woodworks Solid Wood Furniture in Abbotsford BC Canada.

Feel free to Google either or both to confirm. Also you can call them and ask for the manager or owner to confirm who I am. You can also Google me in Abbotsford BC Canada.

My Canadian cell is 604-850-4998 since cel phones came out in the 80’s

Call anytime and I will answer unless I'm driving or sleepin, lol.

I make my best efforts to ensure my guests enjoy their time at our little piece of paradise in Costa Rica.

Lee Hansen purchased this villa in 2008

Why Lee Hansen chose Guanacaste

After vacationing in Tamarindo and loving it, we bought this house new while under construction in 2007 and finished in 2008. Many features were upgraded from the other 7 houses in our gated community. We over look the pool as you can see in the pic. Only 1 neighbor as the last house originally planned was never constructed making for an open area to the east. We truly think our house is the best location in the small gated complex. There are 8 stand alone houses here. Not condos but independent houses. Ours has taller ceilings, granite kitchen counter tops, outside shower, and the pool right out front of your door.

What makes this villa unique

After vacationing here I said I'd never go to Maui again. Nothing against Hawaii or Mexico but Costa Rica is safe, clean, prices are reasonable, you can drink the water and walk the streets comfortably at night. It's Central America, a very different way of life where clocks have little meaning. The locals work hard but also enjoy their time off while living a casual lifestyle. Tamarindo in Costa Rica offers an incredibly adventurous vacation. If you prefer hanging around the pool, our place offers relaxation too. The beach is stunning and just 850 meters (just over 1/2 mile) away, making for a short 10 min walk. Our guests say we are close enough to the action and night life in town yet far enough to enjoy the peace and quiet at night.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Yes- we're having a wonderful time Lee. You were right about the food- seems everywhere we go, is outstanding. The people are all so friendly also. We're planning on coming back and bringing the rest of the crew. Thanks so much to "enlightening" us to costa rica!
Nov 2012
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Amenities

Tamarindo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Both bdrms upstairs have their own private bathroom with the master offering a tub/shower and even a hair dryer, plus a 2 pc bath on main floor making for 2 & 1/2 baths
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bdrm has Queen bed and private Ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 bunk bed , 3 beds total in the second Bdrm sleeping a total of 5
  • The master bdrm has a queen bed. The second bdrm has a queen plus a double with a twin above the double as bunk beds. Great for 2 couples or a family with up to 5 kids. $10 per person applies to a party of more than 4
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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House in gated community, 2 Bd, 2 & 1/2 bath, pool, sandy beach
average rating of 4.83871 based on 32 reviews
McKinney, TX
5

Had everything we needed and then some!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic vacation in Tamarindo 7/2-7/11. The house was stocked with everything we needed to have a worry free stay. Lee was great and made me feel very comfortable booking with him. I have booked through VRBO in the states, but this was the first time booking an out of country stay. Lee was very responsive and had everything setup before I arrived. The onsite property manager was expecting our arrival and was very accommodating while we were there without being intrusive. We can't wait to go back and will book Lee's villa again.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx so much for your kind words Julie. It was my pleasure to have you and your family as my guests. I hope your daughters enjoyed celebrating their graduation in Costa Rica. Also thx for taking care of our place. Your damage deposit has been returned. Would love to have you guys back. Warm regards, Lee & Jacquie
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Everett, WA
4

Quiet and relaxing, just a short walk to town

  • 4 of 5

This house was just perfect and very homey for our 9 night stay. The owner (Lee) was extremely accommodating - even helped ensure we had a crib for our infant! The house had all the amenities we needed and more. Very private from surrounding homes, and secured by a coded gate which was a nice assurance with our young children. Loved the pool just steps outside our door - the entire property is beautiful and the gardens are extremely well maintained. We loved being a little ways from downtown - we had a car, but walked in at least once a day. The house was within walking distance to some great forested areas where we were able to spot and hear howler monkeys most mornings. While we had a few very minor maintenance issues with the house, the on-site Manager Margaritha worked with the property owner Lee to ensure they were resolved quickly and seamlessly. Great guest service! Margaritha was a great resource during our stay - she was always available for questions or for recommendations. One of the coolest things from our stay was a fisherman that could stop by and sell fish caught fresh that morning - with help from Margaritha, we purchased 3 red snapper and barbecued them on the on-site community BBQs... it was a great way to start off our Costa Rican vacation. If we ever come back to Tamarindo, we will definitely stay here again. Thanks Lee and Margaritha for your excellent hospitality. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time for your great review Sara. Very happy to hear you guys enjoyed your vacation. Would love to have you back one day. Warm regards, Lee
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5

Great family friendly location close to everything Tamarindo has to offer

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay at Pueblo Colonial exceeded all of our expectations. We are a family of five with three children ranging in age of 7 through 14. They did not complain once and were very happy with the beautiful pool being so close to our villa. The grounds at Pueblo Colonial are just as beautiful. Tropical and luscious, just what you expect from a trip to beautiful Costa Rica. The beach is a short 10 minute walk away or a short drive by car. If you'relucky you may get to see some monkeys on the way there so keep you're head up looking for some. The villa itself had all the modern amenities one would expect back home. The kitchen was well equipped and the bedrooms were comfortable. Margharita, the manager is charming and very willing to help. Overall we had an amazing vacation and Pueblo Colonial was a big reason for it along with Lee the owner who made us feel at home.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx so much for your kind words. Also thx for taking care of our little piece of paradise. Would love to have you back someday. Warm regards, Lee & Jacquie
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5

The best vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Lee, for sharing your beautiful home with us. Our week long stay was even better than we could have hoped for. Pueblo Colonial surpassed our expectations for amenities, coziness and comfort. It was clean, spacious, and beautifully appointed and maintained....and situated in the best location on the property, overlooking the beautiful pool and waterfall. We really loved sitting on the front porch every day and relaxing in the gorgeous tropical setting. We made good use of the kitchen and gas grills. Grocery store is right down the street.

We enjoyed every day in Tamarindo and the location of Pueblo Colonial is central to so many incredible restaurants, shops and the beach.

Margarita was a gracious host and gave us many great recommendations for our trip and for future trips, and we can't wait to come back!

Pura vida <3

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Christine. So glad you enjoyed our place and Tamarindo as much as we do. Our resident manager Margaritha's is such an added plus with her knowledge of the area and her caring attitude. Herself and staff really do care for our guests. We love her. Please do come back and stay with us again. Warm regards, Lee & Jacquie
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Glenwood, MN
5

best condo ever!!!! beautiful place to stay. owner was nice to deal with. highly recommended!!

  • 5 of 5

we stayed in lee's condo in October. The unit was beautiful decorated and fully updated in a beachy kind of way. The condo was just as described. The beds was very comfortable and we had no problem getting a good nights rest. The lanai or balcony was a bonus off of the master suite bedroom. It overlooked the pool area. I spent a lot of time on the lanai reading and just hanging out for drinks. The kitchen was well stocked with a few pots and pans and eating utensils for all your eating needs. We cooked a lot in the home to save money and if you like to bbq, they have grills on site just a few steps down the pathway. The owner Lee was one of the best owners to deal with. He was very nice and helpful on directions to the condo and gave us a quick tour over the phone of all the things you can do in tamarindo. Lee was quick to respond to all of my text messages and phone calls and emails. Of all the owners Ive dealt with, Lee was one of the best!!!!!!! hands down!!! Lees condo is well situated in tamarindo. A quick 10 minute walk and your already by the shops, restaurants, banks, grocery stores, and above, the beach!!! If you ever wanted to learn to surf, tamarindo beach is the best place to learn. The waves are just big enough to push you thru the water without slamming you like the waves in Hawaii. The weather in October was perfect for us. It didn't rain as much as they said it would. So we had cooler weather when we were there. But plenty of sunshine to get a good tan. Theres lots of things to keep you busy in tamarindo. Boat rides, hiking, shopping, sight seeing, and many other beaches to visit. When we had to leave we were sad to go. The place was perfect and magaritha the manager was very helpful and she made sure our trip went smoothly at the condo. When we go back to visit costa rica, we will definitely be calling Lee up to stay at his condo for sure. Thanks Lee for giving us the opportunity to stay at your beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are too nice. What an awesome review. Thx for taking the time to be so detailed. You and Ashley are are kind, thoughtful guests and myself and Margaritha enjoyed having you as our guest. Very happy you guys enjoyed yourselves. Would love to have you back sometime. Warm regards, Lee & Jacquie
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Worsley Alberta
5

Above expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say enough good things about Pueblo Colonial 7. Our dealings with the owner were excellent. Everything Lee told us was exactly as he said it would be,, not too often you find that to be the case. The house and grounds was perfect and the brightest star in this complex is a lady named Margarirha the on site manager who from check in to check out made it feel like you were coming home after being gone for a long time. The other on site help treated us like we were royalty! Ellen, Nicole, and Warner, we thank you for all your help and knowledge too!!😀򐀽򐈀

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys for such an awesome review. We truly enjoyed having you as our guests. Our manager, staff and other guests enjoyed meeting and socializing with you. Have a safe trip home. Warm regards, Lee & Jacquie
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Liberia International
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
5 minute walk
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
4 minute Walk
Nearest Beach
850 Metres
Tamarindo
Car: not necessary

Tamarindo offers all of the normal amenities you would expect from a tourist centered town. Everything is within walking distance to our place at Pueblo Colonial, such as two grocery stores, about 40 restaurants, rentals for cars, motorcycles, surfboards and everything to entertain you, tons of shopping, several pharmacies, tourist information and booking offices, bank machines and taxis, you name it. All this and an incredible beach 850 meters away for swimming, surfing or just enjoying the warmth and sun. The sunsets are beyond words.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

Rates are based on parties of up to 4. Additional $10 per person for more than 4 people, including children and adults. ie: 2 adults and 4 children equals a party of 6 and an additional $20 per day. Shorter term rentals of less than 7 days may be available depending on current bookings. Enquire to owner for shorter than 7 day availability.
Deposits are refundable up to 90 days prior to check in less a $100 usd administration fee. Less than 90 days deposits are non refundable.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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