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VILLA MARIA - Guest Rancho - GUEST HOUSE

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

This newly renovated one-bedroom house, on a little hill on the pasture of the Rancho Villa Maria - as well for rent - has beautiful pastoral views of the rancho with it's natural creek. Perfect 'base' to explore Montevideo and the close by beaches. Ideal sized house for a party of two - right in the middle of a beautiful pasture with unobstructed views over countryside and a neighboring creek with tall eucalyptus trees which are home to a flock of parrots year round. A large sunny patio, a house furnished with antiques and modern amenities make it to a very unique, warm and welcoming place to spend your vacation close to the capital and still enjoy the feel of the Uruguayan countryside. The house has a new/modern kitchen as well for the cooler evenings a wood stove.

(For groups of up to 6 people - there is an option of renting the heritage farm house on the property that sleeps up to four)

More Details

Owner
DIRK OR ERNA HEINICKE OR IN GERMANY MICHAEL ECKL
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016

Amenities

Totoral del Sauce House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 4 piece bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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VILLA MARIA - Guest Rancho - GUEST HOUSE
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Best Rural Getaway Possible

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As both my wife and I were raised on farms we love to holiday somewhere in the world in the countryside.This property was ideal- set a cattle pasture surrounded by the trees, a stream and grassland about a half kilometer from the road. Great to just relax if one does not get too disturbed by the noise of curious green parrots which seemed to want to check us out with a recreational fly by every hour or so. Other birds that were new to us also abound. Nearby there is much to do, wine tours, some of the best beaches I have ever seen (underpopulated, 100 meters wide backed by sand dunes and they stretch 300 km from Montevideo to the Brazilian border) starting only about 15 minutes away. Montevideo is a fantastic and historic city - we took the hop on/hop off bus city tour plus visited the Sunday street market with its hundreds of stalls. Colonia where we rented a car ( driving in Uruguay is not a particular challenge) is on the way to Buenos Aries (only and hour's boat ride away) is quaint and interesting as are the tony beach towns in the other direction. For hikers there are some serious hills about an hour away for 2 to 4 hour outings. The nearby town of Pando is typical of the other rural communities in the area and provide an interesting insight of the daily life of Uruguayans.

My wife and I stayed in the cottage which is newly renovated with top of the line fixtures in the kitchen and bathroom but the style is distinctly South American.

As one owner lives in Canada and another in Germany, communications in English and German are not a problem.

All in all a real gem of a get away way off the beaten path where we celebrated New Year's Eve 2016 all by ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Totoral del Sauce House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$70
$398
$1,194
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $159.2

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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