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Purified Water. Maid Provided. Easy Walk to Town Center. Quiet Neighborhood.

(26 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Purified water system, window screens, 8 bed, 5 bath. Layers of security.

Casa del Oasis is about a five minute walk to the Mercado, the artisan market and the main grocery store. 15 minutes to the center of town.

The house is located in a quiet neighborhood, at the end of a private gated drive. It is an easy walk to the park in the center of town, all the ruins and churches, as well as the many wonderful places to eat and shop.

There is a maid who comes three days a week to clean the house and wash linen as needed. If you need a maid to cook, shop for groceries, or wash laundry and iron, this can be arranged. You will need to pay her for her extra hours. Hourly rate is minimal.

The property offers secure off road parking for one car.

The house is laid out in the traditional Spanish colonial 'U' shape with an enclosed courtyard which includes a fountain, lovely plants, outside dining and seating areas.

There are two bedroom and three baths downstairs in the main part of the house. Directly across the courtyard is the servant's wing. There are two bedroom (one has twin bunk beds and bath), as well as full laundry area.

Upstairs is the master bedroom/bath, as well as an exit to the terrace with dining and relaxing areas, as well as a hot tub. There is also a trundle bed in the upstairs hall.

The bottom part of the 'U' contains the living room, dining room, kitchen and garage area. All furnishing are new or antiques. There is WIFI and cable TV.

The property also has a hot tub and several seating areas on the upstairs terrace and a small quiet garden to one side of the house that is a nice space to sit and read.

There is an extensive water purification system so you can drink the water straight out of the tap. There is also a cistern so when Antigua is out of water, you are not. There are also several levels of security.

Having rented houses in Antigua before buying this home, we stayed in some lovely places but they were either very noisy, had poor ventilation, lack of security, impure water, to far from town or just not comfortable. We have made this home as comfortable and convenient as we can for ourselves and our guests.

Airport pickup can be arranged. If you are staying for a month or more, we will provide airport pickup free of charge. We can also arrange groceries to be in the home when you arrive and a cook if you need one.

Hotel Soleil is close by and for about $10 a day you have pool access. There are also other hotels with pools that are available for a small fee.

When staying for a month or more, we will pay the first $75 a month of the electrical bill. Electricity is expensive here so we encourage renters to conserve.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    24 years of age. No groups of college students....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please do not smoke in the house. There are two gardens and the entrance driveway that you can smoke in....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    If you are stay for more than a month, we can discuss having a pet....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    There is a low step that goes from the courtyard into the house and another from garage into courtyard....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    View of garden area with bath just outside bedroom door....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    View of courtyard and in-suite bathroom with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Smaller bedroom with bath across courtyard...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 bunk bed

    2 twins with in-suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    trundle bed in upstairs landing/hall area....moreless

  • Bedroom 1 master: 1 king

    Bathroom with tub/shower. Separate toilet room....moreless

  • Three bedrooms with in-suite bathrooms. The other two share bathrooms. The three bedrooms in the main part of the house are nice and airy, the other 2 are smaller and in what was once the servant's wing. All have been furnished with locally made wood furnishing and local textiles, paintings and handicrafts. All beds have quality sheets and new mattresses....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Just outside the door. Shared with another bedroom....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    across the courtyard. Shared with bedroom 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower



  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the volcanos and surrounding mountains from the upstairs terrace/dining area...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Nice formal dinning room with windows on both sides and open to living room at one end. Nice table with marble inlays and sideboards. seating for 6 with 2 extra chairs that can be used...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    New clothes dryer. Please use dryer as little a conveniently possible. It is very expensive to operate. There is a drying rack and small close line....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood can be purchased at the local market. You can arrange for delivery....moreless

  • Garage:

    1 car...moreless

  • Internet:

    with WiFi throughout most of house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable living room with new furniture, TV and fireplace...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New quality washer....moreless


  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with a nice gas stove, microwave, blender, upgraded pots and pans, toaster, mixer and enough dishes to serve 15...moreless

  • Microwave:

    stainless steel...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Paper products, minimal spices. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Six burner gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    seating area overlooking courtyard...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Upstairs terrace, downstairs courtyard and gardens....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is the courtyard with lawn, plants and fountain. Front and side gardens with lawns, flowering plants and seating area...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a pool at the convention center two blocks from the house. It is available for a fee of around $10. per day....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas Week
Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2017
7 night min stay

New Years Week
Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$975 $2,400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • refundableDamageDeposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Parque Central

  • Mercado de Artesanias (Market)

    "This is the place to buy all your groceries. Quite a cultural experience. "

  • San Juan del Obispo

    "Very much worth a bus ride up the hill. Large convent that is now a museum. Great restaura..."

  • El Calvario

  • Capuchinas Convent

    "A must see if you are interested in the ruins in Antigua. "

  • Recoleccion

    "My favorite ruin in Antigua. It's behind the bus station and I never even knew about until ..."

  • Dona Luisa Xicoteneatl

    "This is an okay restaurant. The food is inexpensive and it is in a courtyard in one of the ..."

  • Tartines

    "An absolute must for sunset drinks!! Best when there are clouds so the sun reflect off of th..."

41 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Guatemala City
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
9 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
82 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Pacific Coast

Car: Not Necessary

Our house is located at the end of a private gated neighborhood of 14 homes. We have a small community garden and playground where kids can play or you can just sit and relax. There is a mix of Guatemalans and expats living in the neighborhood. All homes are nicer properties. Neighbors are friendly and welcoming.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: We live in rural Washington state on a small farm about 90 miles south of Seattle. After having vacationed in Antigua for three years, we decided that was where we wanted to spend part of the year once we retire. At present we can only make it down to Antigua a couple of times a year for short stays.

Why Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala:
After traveling around for several years we went to Antigua when a friend recommend the town to us; she said we would love it because of its history, ruins, (UNESCO site), fabulous restaurants, rural farming areas close by, the cosmopolitan feel to the town and of course the climate. She was right. On the third trip down we decided to buy this home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There were several things we were looking for in a house and this house met those requirements: close in, formal courtyard, larger home in a quiet neighborhood. A plus to this house is that it has a water purification system, several levels of security and mosquito screens on all the bedroom windows.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • dining room open to living room

    dining room open to living room

  • font garden

    font garden

  • smaller living room

    smaller living room

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • Third bedroom with shared bath

    Third bedroom with shared bath

  • 4th bedroom

    4th bedroom

  • Master bedroom window Looking out to balcony and terrace across courtyard.

    Master bedroom window Looking out to balcony and terrace across courtyard.

  • upstairs terrace with volcano views

    upstairs terrace with volcano views

  • hot tub  on terrace

    hot tub on terrace

  • living room

    living room

  • front entrance with living room to the right and dining to the left

    front entrance with living room to the right and dining to the left

  • Gate on left to front garden and formal entrance to house.  Garage on right

    Gate on left to front garden and formal entrance to house. Garage on right

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom with private bath

    2nd bedroom with private bath

  • 3rd and 4th bedrooms shared bath

    3rd and 4th bedrooms shared bath

  • 5th bedroom with private bath

    5th bedroom with private bath

  • upstairs hall way to master, balcony and terrace.  Trundle bed.

    upstairs hall way to master, balcony and terrace. Trundle bed.

  • Balcony off master bedroom

    Balcony off master bedroom

  • upstairs terrace

    upstairs terrace

  • courtyard shortly after sunset

    courtyard shortly after sunset

VRBO #459827

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 21, 2017

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