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Unique Storybook House Featured On House Hunters International For Rent

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

We had a cancelation! Now available from Dec 4th to February

When we first laid our eyes on this property we fell in love. We have searched in many countries to find our perfect vacation home. This property is so unique and we have never seen anything like it before.

The main house is a one bedroom two bath home. The one acre property has very large beautiful trees that provide much shade. We have planted pineapple, lemon, sugar cane, mango, apple and banana trees.

Many people have described the property as magical.

It was featured on House Hunters International in December 2013.

For the last few years we have improving the property. We have added a 16x23 foot covered palapa next to the house to give a large outdoor living area. We have remodeled the down stairs bathroom, redone the floors in the whole house and put new counter tops, sink and cabnits in the kitchen. The whole house has been repainted.

This home is hand formed concrete with curved walls and artful carved wood doors and windows. It is a home that inspires creativity. It is a perfect place for writers, singers and artists or anyone that wants to relax, unwind and get back in touch with their inner child.

The upstairs has one bedroom and one bath with two balconies, one overlooking the grounds and pool and the rear one overlooking the jungle. The downstairs has one bath, kitchen and living room with flat screen TV and internet. The kitchen most people would call 'cute.' It is comfortable with all the appliances you would need in a vacation home.

We have recently finished a 16' by 24' covered Palapa next to the house which adds a large outdoor living area.

The property itself is over an acre with very large trees towering over the pool. There is a grand stairway leading up from the pool to a 700 square foot party patio.

Next to the pool is a casita with one bedroom, one bath and living room.

The town of Ojochal is a quiet friendly town near the beaches on the south pacific coast. The jungle in this area goes right down to the beaches. We have spent many hours strolling down the sand watching the monkeys in the trees and seeing the Macaws flying overhead. The nearest beach from our property is only 5 minutes away and you can get to 6 different beaches within 30 minutes.

Ojochal is also know for its great restaurants. We can say we have never had a bad in any restaurant here.

We are only 20 minutes away from the Whales Tale which is a big tourist attraction and an hour away from Manual Antonio National Park.

We would also consider a long term rental. Contact us for details.

Check out the pictures and contact us for answers to any questions or any more information.

More Details

Property Manager
vee beard/sharon boucher
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2017

Why vee beard/sharon boucher chose Ojochal

This is a very unique property. Many people say it looks like a Hobbit House or a story book house from a fairytale. It is a great house if you like artistic or creative place to relax. It has beautiful landscapes in all directions. From flowers to beautiful trees it is a wonderful place to lay in a hammock and let the stress of the world blow away.

What makes this house unique

The house is very unique. It is close to town but very private. Just minutes away from many great restaurants and you can drive to 6 different beaches within 20 minutes. It is a great romantic quiet get away.

It is available Oct, Nov and December of 2017.

Map

Car: recommended

Amenities

Ojochal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • There is one bedroom in the Main House with a double bed. There also a couch in the house. The second bedroom is seperate from the house. It is in the casitas by the pool.
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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Recently I had agreed to rent this home long term. Within 24 hrs of arriving there was an electrical fire in the house due to poor wiring throughout. Although no major damage occurred to the house, my personal items had soot and smoke damage, my electronics were rendered useless, and there was soot all over the master bedroom. I wasn't in the house at the time of the fire, however my dog was. When I told the owners about the incident, the response was thank goodness our house is made of concrete. No empathy or concern as to wether or not my dog was ok (which other then being covered in soot, he seemed fine). I spent hours of my own time cleaning and hired someone to clean up the melted fan which caused the fire. The following evening the master bedroom and the casita (2nd bedroom) started leaking. The casita was so bad we couldn't even put things in there because they were getting soaked. I moved the master bed enough so it wouldn't rain on top of me. In short...I explained to the owners that I signed up to rent a 2 bedroom place with storage. I feared because of the electrical issues, there could be another fire and explained my concerns to them as well as that my 14 yr old daughter was sleeping with me because her bedroom was wet and she was scared too. I explained to them I needed to move because this was not what I had signed up for. I asked for half of my deposit back because I was only there for 1 week and I thought it fair that we split it. I lost a $1500 laptop, electronic cords, a set of very expensive sheets, plus time and money spent to clean, all as a result of the fire. They were unwilling to do so. I think this house has amazing potential if fixed properly. I'm writing this not to make anyone look bad, but to make potential renters aware of the issues. This is Costa Rica and it rains....sometimes a LOT! Renters beware...

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First, the fire was cause when the renter left a fan running by a curtain. The fan pulled the curtain into the fan and stopped the blade from turning. This caused the fan to over heat and burned the curtain. Second, We didn't even know she had a dog, but yes, I would be more concerned about our house then her dog. Third, She visited the house before she rented it from us and knew exactlly what she was renting. And fourth, Ojochal is located in a tropical rain forest which means it rains a lot in the rainy season. From May to December you usually get rain late afternoon but most of the rest of the day is nice. She was also told this before she rented. We are sorry for her dissatisfaction but the fire was her fault and she was told about everything else. If you move to a new country you should not expect things to be like they were were you left. This house has been rented almost continually since we bought it and most everyone has loved it. We are constantly improving each time we visit. We are at present building a second home on the property to give renters even more advantages. We hope more people visit Ojochal and Costa Rica in the future and fall in love with this beautiful country and all it has to offer. Vee and Sharon
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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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