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Fantastic Value in Ojochal

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Ocean and Mountain view 2 Bedroom with Pool

This ocean view house sits on a breezy bluff overlooking the village of Ojochal, Costa Rica.

The ocean can be seen from numerous locations on this property, most notably from the west facing pool area and terrace. The elevation and building location is such that a pleasant breeze is always flowing across the house and property.

The house has two bedrooms and one bath, and a large living area and fully equipped kitchen. Air Conditioning units are located in each bedroom and the living area has a ceiling fan. There is a Flat Screen TV, with DVD player, and the casa has WIFI. Beautiful pool with chaise lounges and shaded umbrella. There is a outdoor shower, beach towels and charcoal grill. The casa is equipped with a security system.


Property Manager
Craig Cherrington
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Craig Cherrington

Craig and Robyn are retired and live in Northern Minnesota. We play in an alternative rock band, ride and race dirt bikes, travel, garden, live life and have fun!

Craig Cherrington purchased this house in 2015

Why Craig Cherrington chose Puntarenas

We travelled for the first time to Costa Rica in 2015 and fell in love with the area.I hope you enjoy it at as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

We looked at many houses in the area and bought this one for the panoramic ocean view, fantastic pool, bright cheeriness of the house, and great location to restaurants beaches, and the abundance of wildlife.

Amenities

Ojochal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 16:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Cool tiled floors, Air Conditioning, and Armoire Clothes storage.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have installed a laptop compatible safe for all your valuables. Newly painted interior 2017

Reviews

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average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
Chambly (Québec) Canada
5

Relaxing & comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our young kids (6 and 4 years old) a total of six days and we loved it. The house is perfectly equipped, more than expected. We did not have to use the air conditioning, the ceiling fans were more than enough. The neighborhood is really quiet and friendly. And the pool is what makes La Casa Cereza a perfect place. It's located about 10 minutes drive up the mountain from the main road, enough to reach some altitude, ocean breeze and better view. And we found that the closest beach, playa Tortuga, is only 5 minutes from the same road and best for daily use while plenty others are still not that further​ away. It's managed by professionals and everyone including the owner are super cooperative and available. We strongly recommend La Casa Cereza.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We found that you were very easy to work with and left our home in perfect condition after your stay. We both wish you the best and home you can come again next year! Sincerely, Craig and Robyn
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4

Great base from which to explore

  • 4 of 5

Ojochal is a wonderful place from which to explore the surrounding area. Casa Cereza's 2 bedrooms and 1 large bathroom was perfect for us: 2 couples. The pool and the view are great at the beginning and the end of the day. Only the bedrooms have AC but this would only be a problem if you are staying at the house all day.which we were not. To stay here a 4x 4 is important because the location is towards the end of a gravelly/ rocky road and about 3.5 km from the Costanera sur .village turn off.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Privacy and Wonderful Owners

  • 4 of 5

This comfortable 2 bedroom home was perfect for our first trip to Costa Rica. It is quite a drive from the San Jose airport but a beautiful drive the entire way. Once you get off the main highway, the road to the home is quite bumpy and steep towards the end. But, once you get to the home it is nothing but relaxation. The air conditioning in each bedroom was very welcome to us who are not used to humidity. Along this line, the private pool was amazing!! We were in it everyday. I didn't get the opportunity to see much wildlife - only one lizard, and several birds - but we had a pet frog a couple of days that enjoyed the pool as well. The owners/managers were very accommodating when we had to cut our trip short. The home was near several beaches, Uvita and Dominical. Although I wouldn't suggest staying here if you do not have a vehicle. The price was wonderful. We were happy with our choice in accommodations for our first trip to Costa Rica. I would have given it 5 stars, but the road dropped it down.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, normally the howler monkeys wake you up each day in addition to the other wild life! We hope you will come back next year:) Craig and Robyn
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Map

Nearest Airport
227.9 Kilometres
San Jose Int'l
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Ventanas
Car: recommended

Enjoy the unique in pool bar seating and table with movable umbrella. The pool area has a outdoor shower and huge patio area with shaded and open spaces with tropical plants and fruit trees. For your use provided are a cooler for your outings to the nearby beaches and a charcoal grill. The ocean temperature is a constant 85 degrees all year long and there are many nearby beaches. The wildlife is amazing! you will wake each morning to the sound of howler monkeys and see many exotic birds and other unique critters.

The village of Ojochal is unique and is renown for it’s fine restaurants. There is a supermarket, French Bakery, several cafes and the restaurant cuisine includes Italian, Thai, Indonesian, French, Tico, and the best pizza just a short walk from the Casa.

Uvita to the north and Palmar to the south offer more extensive shopping options. Boruca a village names after the indigenous people who live there is about a half hour drive away. Crafts such as the masks and woven purses and backpacks that you will see in many shops in CR can be purchased from the artists in the village.

There are numerous activities nearby as well as beautiful beaches, Playa Ventanas with 5 caves, Uvita’s Whales Tale, and the Marina Bellana National Park. Within 90 minutes driving are Manuel Antonio which is the most visited National Park in CR. Dominical has great surfing. Cano Island is famous for diving and snorkeling. You can also enjoy zip line canopy tours, whale/dolphin watching, bird watching, kayaking, surfing, horseback riding, sport fishing, and 4 wheeling.

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Rates & Availability

Ojochal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
low season
May 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$78
$546
$2,040
 
 
high season
Dec 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$2,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $30

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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