Spectacular Lake Views from Two Story, 2 Bedroom Home with Enclosed Garden(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 large bedrooms en suite with lake/volcano views
Spend your vacation in a beautiful two-story home, surrounded by lush walled gardens. Our views over Lake Atitlan's 3 volcanoes are amazing. We are located in a quaint Mayan village on the north shore of one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The house is surrounded by a luscious walled garden with flowers, fruit trees and a vegetable garden. the 2 story house has 2 large ensuite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, downstairs sitting area, upstairs lounge area with bar, smart-TV, Video and sound system. Wifi is available throughout the house . There is a separate laundry area which also houses the filtering/UV system for the water, meaning you won't have to worry about getting drinking water. Gas heater for water for all bathrooms and kitchen. All utensils, glasses , cooking pans, coffee maker, microwave, blender, mixer , refrigerador with freezer on top .
Member since: 2014
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- Master bedroom has a Queen bed with a fireplace and a large bathroom with walk-in shower. There is separate closet for storing clothes. Bedroom 2, with one queen and one single, has an suite bathroom with walk-in shower and shelve + drawer storage. Both have a direct door to the outside front patios. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
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- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View:
Jaibalito is a small Mayan Village with approx. 900 inhabitants. It has several small tiendas ( stores) for basic shopping needs. There is a local restaurant and Club Ven Aca with swimming pool....moreless
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Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
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Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
We have included an invitation to take out Damage Protection to cover you visit. I is as little as $49 per reservation. It is not compulsory but using it would free you from sending a Deposit to cover any damage. Please let us know at time of enquiry and we can include it.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Jaibalito has several hiking trails which will take you through the mountains or to the next villages.
A short lancha trip will take to San Marcos ( new age interests), San Juan with its woman's cooperative who use only natural dyes in their work, you can visit their stores and watch the process. San Pedro is a bigger village known for its backpacking community, Santiago is bigger where men and women still use the traditional traje and has a vibrant market and street stall for buying textiles and other items.
There is a nature reserve just outside Panajachel and some great restaurants in the town center. From Pana you can get almost anywhere using the minibuses which leave regularly to e.g. City, Xela and the coast.
There is a ceremonial Maya site between Pana and Solola and arrangements can be made for a visit. Solola also has a very vibrant market twice a week and is worth a visit.
Jaibalito is small, but can get noisy at times with churches and lots of dogs. Hardly any Guatemalan village is suited for light sleepers.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Originally from Ireland but spent most of my life in the USA. Over many years I traveled to Guatemala to visit the Maya ruins and fell in love with Lake Atitlan. When I retired I decided to move to the Lake and bought this magnificent house overlooking the lake. I now spend most of my time here when not traveling to the US to visit family and grandsons. Each year I go back to Ireland for a few months visiting family but always I am eager to return to Jaibalito which is now my home.
Why the Owner Chose Jaibalito, Guatemala:
During my early travels in Guatemala I always seemed to pass through Lake Atitlan. Each time I got to know it more and more. It was then I decided to retire here. The setting and beauty is second to none with about 12 villages around the lake, all still with indigenous population. Jaibalito is the smallest, population of about 900 where Kakchikel is the first spoken language followed by Spanish. The local women still wear the traje unique to the area. The only access to Jaibalito is via water taxi ( lancha) about 15 mins from Panajachel. You can also take a scenic walk on the trail between Jaibalito and Santa Cruz which gives awesome views on the trail. There is ample opportunities to indulge in hiking, visiting other villages, swimming in the lake or just lay back and enjoy the garden, lake view and read a book.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When I was looking for property around the lake this particular house caught my fancy because of its design, and location. Sitting on the balcony at anytime, but especially during late afternoon, you can enjoy the view, listen to the birds in the garden and watch some spectacular sunsets. Indeed from the comfort of your upstairs bedroom you can also view the sunrise.
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Casa Dermot front view
lovely gardens in front of the house
kitchen and stairs going up
downstairs living and dining room
dining area and kitchen island
downstairs bedroom with one queen and one single bed
lovely stone walls with lots of light
upstairs living room with bar
Master bedroom with view of volcanos
Fireplace in Master bedroom
master bath walk-in shower
Sunset view of volcanos from house
Front view of the House
House view from hammock
downstairs living area
Downstairs sitting area and Garden view
downstairs bathroon with walk-in shower
Upstairs living room, overlooking the balcony, lake and volcanos
Wet Bar upstairs
upstairs master bedroom with fire place
master bathroom upstairs
Looking out to the garden
Amazing sunset views from the house
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017
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