Purified Water. Maid Provided. Easy Walk to Town Center. Quiet Neighborhood.(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Purified water system, window screens, 8 bed, 5 bath. Layers of security.
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
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- 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
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
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
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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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.
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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dining room open to living room
smaller living room
Third bedroom with shared bath
Master bedroom window Looking out to balcony and terrace across courtyard.
upstairs terrace with volcano views
hot tub on terrace
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
2nd bedroom with private bath
3rd and 4th bedrooms shared bath
5th bedroom with private bath
upstairs hall way to master, balcony and terrace. Trundle bed.
Balcony off master bedroom
courtyard shortly after sunset
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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