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La Casa-Elegant, Designer Estate-Paradise only 5 Minutes from Airport

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 4,828 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Executive 4,828 SF home with lush landscaping, 5 Bedrooms, sleeps 12

This property is an entertainer's dream. Outdoor living spaces, large spacious rooms, steam room, jacuzzi tub, entertainment room with bar and theatre television. The pool on this property is 40,000 gallons, 40 feet by 20 feet. Swim and relax in the backyard outdoor Palapa and sip a cocktail at the bar or relax in the hammock by a waterfall while listening to the 15 foot fountain surrounded by carousel animals. Children will delight in spaces created just for their pleasure. Adults will appreciate this homes eclectic collection of furnishings and art. This is truly an artists gem. This home also comes with optional prepared meals for an extra fee. Property is located in Alamo Heights, close to the airport, downtown, the Quarry golf course and many fine restaurants and shopping attractions.


Property Manager
Sheila Piazza
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About Sheila Piazza

I am the daughter of a military officer who has traveled around the world with my family as my Father served our country. I am also a real estate broker and a mortgage broker. I understand the rental market and also travel around and stay at other property rentals for my design business. I have a personal understanding of a travelers needs.

Sheila Piazza purchased this estate in 1998

Why Sheila Piazza chose Oak Park / Northwood

La Casa is the perfect property first of all because it is centrally located in San Antonio. Get anywhere in town in 20 minutes. Have a lot of out of town guests, don't worry, La Casa is only 5 minutes from the airport. But it is also very unique in its decor and layout. La Casa can also provide onsite daily housekeeping service as well as customized meals so you can sit back and relax. The perfect house for entertaining, corporate events, weddings and family accommodations. 'La Casa is su casa when in San Antonio!'

What makes this estate unique

What do you get when you mix Mediterranean style with the warmth of Mexico and classic southern hospitality--- La Casa.

The pool at La Casa is 40,000 gallons and is accentuated with an authentic Palapa. La Casa has a media room and bar for entertaining. You can hook up your computer and put on a family slide show or host a corporate training event. The rooms are spacious to host many guests or have a great party. Quality beds and linens from Italy make La Casa your resort stay in San Antonio.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a blast at "La Casa". We wanted a house that made us all feel like home. We love having family talks at night. We got to do it here! We all gathered in the living room or dining room area and caught up on everyone's life. We recommend this house to everyone!
May 2013
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Amenities

Oak Park / Northwood Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4828 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16 ...
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Large marble steam room with built in seats.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large Oval tub with glass enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Koehler fixtures
  • Marble master bathroom with double vanity. Jacuzzi tub and separate walk in steam room with built in seats that is also a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom #3: Ibiza - 1 queen , Pull out custom murphey bed
    Bedroom #2 Paris - 1 queen , Also roll out twin & small sofa floor couch
    Bedroom #4: Bombay - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Upstairs Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Natuzzi Leather Pull out in upstairs family room
    Master Bedroom #1: Miami Beach - 1 king , King Bed & sitting Area
    Bedroom #5: Venice - 1 king , Large Round King Bed
    Downstairs Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living Room couch has a pull out sleeper
  • All Bedrooms have upgraded linens and comforters.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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La Casa-Elegant, Designer Estate-Paradise only 5 Minutes from Airport
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 47 reviews
Seattle, Washington USA
5

Terrific property and customer service

  • 5 of 5

The house was as pictured and very spacious. It provided an excellent home base for several people attending the Final Four. The owner, Sheila, is very responsive and aims to please. I recommend La Casa - Elegant highly.

Rick

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Rick for the compliments. Hope to see you all again. You are welcome back anytime.
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Dallas TX
5

Excellent Stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Sheila for all you do you are an amazing person and we wish blessings upon blessings for you. Nice stay at the home excellent for a family gathering and also just for a get away.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome experience

  • 5 of 5

We rented LaCasa-Elegant for a baby shower/party luau. It was the perfect place for us. Sheila was a very friendly, patient host...I had LOTS of questions regarding measurements, etc and she was easy to work with. I will definitely rent LaCasa again when the need arises.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Syracuse
5

Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the house. Especially the swimming area. It was hard for the older folks with the stairs, but overall worked out ok.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect meeting place

  • 5 of 5

The name says it all! My group was fortunate enough to secure this location for our yearly retreat over the July 4th weekend and the space was more than fantastic. The home came fully equipped with anything you could imagine, or hope for and Sheila was always right on time if there was a question or concern. The home is centrally located which made getting around town for our traveling guest quite simple. However, low and behold no one wanted to leave the property the entire weekend. There’s plenty of space indoors, as well as the outdoor terrace and pool areas gave everyone plenty of room to spread out. We had up to 20 people in the home at our peak meeting time and there was plenty of room for at least 20 more. Our group travels throughout the year to different locations, but none have come close to the experience we had at La Casa. As my guest departed it was stated over and over again how great of a time they had at this location, and this will be at the top of our list for our next San Antonio group getaway. If you’re looking for a gathering place for a group, or family you will not be disappointed with an investment in this property. Sheila and this property are the best!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Elegante was the perfect place to spend the days leading up to my wedding. Perfectly situated, anything you need is just about 5-10 minute drive away. Sheila was very welcoming and accommodating. I was able to stay with my entire bridal party and also host a rehearsal brunch. Not to mention it is a beautiful place for photos! Overall, it was a huge blessing to have stayed at Casa Elegante!!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

La Casa is centrally located only 5 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from major attractions and just about anywhere in San Antonio. The Quarry is a five minute drive and there are several restaurants within walking distance.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Party Fee $10 per person $10 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Insurance: nonrefundable $100
Cleaning $350

WEDDING VENUE RATES:

Day Venue Rental: $2,000

Party Fees:

Events & Parties @ the property $10/person

Day Venue Rental
with overnight accommodations: 2,500

Weekend Venue Rental: $3,000

Weekend Venue Rental
with 2 night accommodations: $3,500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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