|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This spectacular corner house in Palermo was a former “Almacén” (general store) that has been converted into a fantastic three-level loft. With extra high ceilings and 3m high windows, exposed brick walls and the original 'bodega' (brick and wood) ceilings, this house is very unusual and full of character.
A beautiful and large roof terrace is the perfect place to relax. The decked area has two sun loungers, and low seating and lots of plants and flowers (including lemon trees, creeping roses, agapanthus, and jasmine), and the terrace has fresh herb plants, sofa, and dining table for 4 people.
The loft is located on the corner of Thames and Castillo, a leafy cobbled street - steps away from the restaurants and boutiques of Palermo Soho, but in the heart of a local, and extremely friendly barrio. A block from 'Sarkis', one of the most popular restaurants in the city, a block from private bar '878', four blocks from 'La Cabrera' restaurant and two blocks from the old tango hall 'Villa Malcolm'.
It would be hard to find two more comfortable sofas in any hotel or rental property in Buenos Aires - one you can sink into and enjoy the open log fire, and the other (at a vast 1.4m deep, 2.2m wide) laze in and watch a DVD. The house features a custom designed desk, high-speed internet access and also Wi-Fi wireless internet.
The kitchen is fully equipped with the highest standard of plate ware, silverware, kitchen knives, ceramic bowls, microwave oven, juicer, Italian and French style coffee pots etc. in addition to the usual standard kitchen equipment & utensils.
History: this property was originally a general store, then it became a local restaurant where tango singers would perform. Three years ago it was completely renovated and converted into a very unique modern house while retaining many original features.
The decoration reflects some of the building's history and setting using local woods, textiles and ceramics. Almost everything in the house was custom-made by local artesans and designers. Over-sized mirrors, a 'floating' staircase, make this a unique place to stay in Buenos Aires.
We were very lucky to stay at Castillo for 3.5 months. It was our home and we loved it very much.
Our experience felt very authentic, we were apart of the community, getting to know the neighbours. We sweated with them during the heatwave and blackouts that plagued the city, Celebrated new years and christmas with them with impromptu firecrackers on the streets, we even had a car crash into the house (Everyone was OK and the fireplace fully repaired).
Through it all we got to stay in this amazing house in a beautiful neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. I would happily recommend anyone to stay and enjoy this house and amazing city.
We stayed at this lovely apartment for the month of April. It was really a perfect location for a low-key holiday in Buenos Aires and a perfect apartment for relaxing in style, though there's nothing super fussy about it.
We loved the roof-top terrace and spent several days just hanging out up there— reading, eating sandwiches and drinking wine from the corner store. A great apartment to have guests over to. Not too far to either subway line and cabs are certainly cheap and everywhere in BA.
I would stay here again absolutely and definitely hope this is available next time we are down to visit family. So much nicer than any hotel and plenty of good options for eating around it. If I was to ever move to BA, this is exactly the location I'd want to be.
A perfect place to stay in Buenos Aires, very stylish, the amenities are plentiful, with large, luxurious living space.
It's a quiet refuge in the heart of a great city. Highly recommended!
Not sure what else to say, other than the simple fact that we loved this place. We've lived in BA for 7 years, and not only was this our favorite place EVER, but I think just about everyone that entered the house (and the terrazza:) fell in love with it as well. It's simply impressively, very well built, and extremely well managed by the owner Alejandro. Hands down, it's a 10, and if you're thinking about another place, make sure the pictures match...because this one does. I'd also like to mention one element that made it even cooler, the fact that it's located just on the border of Palermo, and not in the center of it. You totally get the "familiar" or more of a local experience, not surrounded by a bunch of tourists...and if you want that, you're a stones throw away from the light bustle of Palermo. 5 blocks from Plaza Serrano, 8 from Plaza Armenia, you have a couple of small supermarkets right around the corner of the house, a laundromat (even though the place has a washer). Still, the location is excellent and all the neighbors are super cool, so make sure and get to know them. I guess I could go on and on, but my advice would be take it, you will not find a more incredible place in BA that mixes true Porteño culture, just missing the tourists, and a ton of great little restaurants nearby (878, Sarkis, etc...).
La casa es realmente cómoda y con una terraza fantástica, con muchas plantas.
La ubicación es ideal. En un área muy tranquila, está solo a 3 cuadras de la movida de Palermo Soho.
Nuestra experiencia ha sido muy positiva.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Notes||30% deposit to secure your reservation. You can pay it with bank deposit or Paypal.|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
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