Casa Blanca, Beautiful Restored 250 Year Old Villa. Oasis in Heart of Granada(43 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
A 6,000 sq ft restored colonial villa, w/ pool, in the heart of Granada.
== Best Location in Granada ==
Casa Blanca is the best located home in Granada. Situated at the top end of the pedestrianised Calle La Calzada the home is right next door to Granada's famous cathedral and just steps from the bustling central park.
== Accommodations ==
The home features five bedrooms in the following arrangement- A second floor en-suite master bedroom, with a king-size bed. Two double bedrooms each with a queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom. One family suite which is a regular double bedroom that opens onto a twin bedroom. The twin bedroom in the family suite doubles up as a TV room. The fifth bedroom located beyond the kitchen on the ground floor is suitable for a live in nanny or maid and has a single bed, private bathroom, fridge and TV. The living areas are organised around the extensive corridors. The main corridor features an antique rocking chair and coffee table set comfortably laid out beneath a powerful ceiling fan. There is another more relaxed seating area situated the opposite end of the pool to the main dining area. The home has two classical colonial living rooms with doors direclty into the pedestrianised Calle La Calzada.
== Fully Equipped and Beautifully Furnished ==
The home is thoroughly well furnished with exquisite furniture from the local manufacturer Simplamente Madera, who use only the very finest certified hard woods. Homelife within Casa Blanca inevitably evolves around the kitchen table - and the kitchen table in Casa Blanca is a truly spectacular piece of woodwork. With seating space for 14 adults you will marvel at its immensity and quality in equal measure. The home also boasts numerous 50' TV's and iPod docking stations.
== Other Amenities ==
Ceiling Fans Throughout
Cable TV in Each Bedroom
DVD Player in Each Bedroom
In-line Water Filtration System
Solar Powered Hot Water
Daily Maid Service
Gas BBQ Grill
== Other Services Available on Request ==
Airport transfer - Let us arrange it for you - $45 for 2 people, $60 for 3 to 7 people
Local cellphone for your safety and convenience
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Member since: 2012
- 6000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 11
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Property Damage Protection $79
CHECK IN: 2 PM (flexible but contact us first)
CHECK-OUT: 11 AM (flexible but contact us first)
* Electric Deposit
Electric costs in Nicaragua are extremely high; greater than $.50 per KW hr (the highest in Central America & 4X the US average). 15% of your rental rate is applied towards payment of electrical usage. The meter will be read upon check-in and check-out and any excess over 15% of your rent will be taken from your deposit.
CANCELLATIONS - Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty (except for any bank/credit card transaction costs associated issuing a refund). Cancellations that are made between ninety (90) and thirty (30) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 50% penalty (plus any bank/credit card transaction costs associated issuing a refund). Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within thirty (30) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.
Owner'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
Drawn by year-round warm weather, colonial-era architecture and the freshwater Lake Nicaragua, travelers from around the world are flocking to Granada. Eco-tourists will love visiting the dormant Mombacho volcano, sailing on the lake and ziplining through the trees. Fans of spa treatments and shopping will find plenty to do, too.
Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times’ best in travel for 2013. Ranked third out of forty-six select destinations, Nicaragua made it to the top of the list. Nicaragua is a country of thriving culture, history, wildlife and boasts a landscape dominated by pristine rainforest and miles & miles of serene sandy shoreline. Its avenue of volcanoes is stunning and protected by national parks. Conscious of their natural treasures, “eco” is both practiced and preached in Nicaragua. Nicaragua Lake is vast; it rivals that of Lake Titicaca in its beauty and grandeur. The lake’s Ometepe Island is the largest freshwater island in the world. It is composed of two volcanoes and an isthmus that connects them. Hiking here is a must. Beyond its natural features, Nicaragua’s nicest colonial city, Granada, offers great dining, exquisite cathedrals and museums from the Spanish era.
Year Purchased: 2007
Why the Owner Chose Granada, Nicaragua:
This is really a special place. It was built in the 1750s and is one of the oldest buildings in Granada. It underwent a 3-year restoration to bring it back to it's original splendor. The house has original floors, ceilings and doors dating back to it's construction along with all the modern amenities one would need.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Centrally located. Just one block off the main park. Casa Blanca is tucked in behind the town's main cathedral and on Granada's main pedestrian street and restaurant row, Calle Calzada. The house has the traditional colonial design with a central courtyard full of beautiful tropical plants and a deep and cool 40 ft long swimming pool. Once you step into the house, you're in your own little private paradise.
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Deep, cool and refreshing 40 ft pool in the courtyard
The courtyard and patio surrounding the pool with hammocks
Master bedroom on 2nd floor - king sized bed and terrace overlooking garden
Door to terrace of the master bedroom
Master bath- beautiful stone sinks, countertops & walls. Double shower and tub
One of the 3 guest bedrooms. Each with queen bed, ac, bathroom, cable TV, DVD
Deep, cool, refreshing 40 ft pool is beautifully tiled
18 ft high original 1700s wood ceilings were painstakingly restored
A corner of the pool
A huge solid wood dining table easily seats 12 people.
Antique (comfortable!) rocking chairs in of the seating areas of the courtyard
All the seating in the courtyard faces the central garden and pool
view from master bedroom terrace
The house wraps around a 40 foot pool. Dining area can be seen in background
view from master bedroom terrace
Enormous main sala w/ 18ft ceiling and original 17th century tile floors
On of the many beautiful details in this restored colonial villa
House is tiled in the traditional style. The original 1700s tiles were restored
The garden is filled with tropical plants
Original woodwork from the 1700s
Hand made from a sustainably harvested single tree, our dining table sits 12
More mordern furniture in another courtyard seating area
2nd room in the Family suite. Doors connect to the other bedrom and courtyard
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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