Our family bought this colonial house in 1965 and has restored it over the last 45 years. The house, built in 1568, retains old world charm... The house is simply decorated in a Spanish/Guatemalan style.
La Casa del Sol is the former residence of the 16th century Governor of Guatemala. Built around a central courtyard garden, the house has the original cupola, dome ceiling and four foot wide stone walls.
Master bedroom has a double and a twin bed, skylight and Colonial window. Second bedroom is equipped with 2 twin beds, sleeping loft for a child/young adult and fireplace. Additional twin bed available. Comfortable foam sofa in living room provides sleeping for a child.
There are two bathrooms with hot showers. Small living room has cable TV, and there is a large formal dining room.
Self-catering with complete kitchen: gas stove, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, bottled water, dishes and cooking utensils. Eat breakfast outside under veranda in full sunlight.
Housekeeper and family on premises available for cooking, laundry, housekeeping at additional cost. Nearby bakery for fresh sweet bread and hot hand made tortillas can be delivered daily. Practice your Spanish with friendly local family.
Relax in a comfortable yet simple home. Tranquil, picturesque neighborhood, yet in center of colonial Antigua. No need for a car, everything within walking distance. Beautiful sunsets from rooftop terrace. Tropical plants and exotic bird watching from a sunny seat in the patio. Cozy fireplace for cool evenings. Restaurants of all categories nearby.
Keywords: Antigua, house, rental, historic, inexpensive
We are a family of three generations,spread over the USA who travel to Antigua as often as possible to enjoy the perfect climate and friendly local Guatemalan people and to relax in our simple, comfortable home.
Antigua has a perfect climate, historic and ancient interests, a friendly diverse population of artists, expats, native Mayan people and young travelers.
Hearing 16th century churchbells chiming the hours through the night, watching flocks of parrots squawking overhead, feeling the warm tropical sun and watching the dramatic sunset over three volcanos.