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Fall Special! Great rates for charming house & pool!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
townhome
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Antigua Guatemala Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths - sleeps up to 6 (4 adults + 2 children)

Looking for a warm, comfortable, charming, safe and convenient place to call home while visiting magical Antigua, Guatemala? Look no further! Our fully-equipped home has all the conveniences of modern living in the timeless of old world Central America. It was also recently renovated (October 2015) with all new bathrooms, new couch, fresh paint, and more!

It is an ideal house for couples, families, groups of friends, volunteers at the many nonprofit organizations surrounding Antigua, those who are attending Spanish school, or anyone who simply wants a peaceful place to enjoy beautiful Guatemala.

The house is located within walking distance of everything in Antigua. It's about a 10 minute walk to the Central Park, dozens of restaurants (just 5 minutes to the famous Hotel Panza Verde), the best grocery store, the food and craft markets, a wonderful spa, a gym, and even a movie theater.

The exact location is 9th Calle Poniente between 5th Avenida Sur and Santa Lucia. It is a small, gated community of townhomes with two security men on duty 24-hours a day. Our cheerful home is located at the back of the property, across from the pool, and farthest from the cobblestone street so the noise of traffic is far away and you can sleep peacefully, waking to the cacophony of birds in the trees behind the house.

The house has everything you need to make your stay in Antigua comfortable and memorable. The colorful dishes, fabrics, and wall hangings bring Guatemala indoors, and locally-made rod-iron chandeliers in the upstairs rooms hang from 15 foot ceilings. The modern kitchen has a good selection of pots, pans, and utensils to make cooking easy, and you can stay connected to the rest of the world through the cable TV and fast and reliable high-speed interent access. The comfortable beds are fitted with 100 percent cotton sheets and the bath towels and pool towels are 100 percent cotton. The full-sized washer and dryer will make vacation laundry a breeze. You'll also appreciate the screened windows (unusual in Antigua) that will keep the mosquitoes out so you can enjoy the great Antigua weather all year round. We also have pressurized water - a rarity in Antigua - so your showers will powerful!

Upon your arrival you will find the Welcome Book, complete with helpful information about restaurants, sites, activities, excursions, and tips about the house. Our property manager lives in Antigua and is available to help you book tours and transportation, and answer other questions you may have.

So, enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee while sitting on the tiled patio watching your kids swim in the huge pool just in front of the house. Or stroll the grounds and look up to see the volcano Agua keeping a watchful eye on you, while you pick limes from the garden trees.

And at the end of a day spent in Antigua, you'll be happy to return to our quiet and peaceful community. You'll walk through the gates, be greeted by the security men who are always on duty, return to our lovely casita and feel instantly at home!

Keywords: casita, condo, house, townhouse, rental, apartment, casa, home, central location, quiet, safe, secure, pool

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Julie Stewart
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 30, 2016

About Julie Stewart

We live in Washington, D.C. I run a nonprofit organization and my husband is the Dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law. We have two daughters, ages 16 and 13, who love our house in Guatemala!

Julie Stewart purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Julie Stewart chose Guatemala

We fell in love with Antigua during the adoption of our youngest daughter from Guatemala in 2003. After returning for visits for a couple of years and staying in other people's houses, we decided to buy our own house because we always want a connection to Guatemala.

What makes this townhome unique

Our house feels like home. It's very comfortable and welcoming and it takes no time to feel as if you belong there. It's proximity to central Antigua is perfect: you're close enough to walk to everything in 10 minutes but far enough away to escape the noise. You'll awake to birds chirping instead of the sound of cars bumping over cobblestone streets. It's also wonderful to have such easy access to the pool (which is hardly ever used) and the grassy open space. You can invite your friends over to swim or host a party in the grassy area in front of our house. The security men provide tables and chairs to seat a large group, at no extra cost. Make the most of your stay in this charming city and our welcoming house!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Fall Special! Great rates for charming house & pool!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Convenient and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed a few days in the condo. It was quiet and convenient for our family (admittedly, we do prefer to be a bit away from the action). We were easily able to walk around town. The pool was lovely - chilly, but the kids enjoyed it. The house was comfortable, had everything we needed and the full size washer/dryer was a bonus. The patio with table & chairs was also really nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

My 10 year old and I spent 10 wonderful days here. It is close enough to all the activities and restaurants while being far enough away to relax. My daughter especially enjoyed having a pool to go back to after a day of activities.

The unit had everything you need to call it home for your stay. I will certainly return!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely home, short walk to city center

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay in this home. The house is beautiful and spacious and directly across from the pool which was refreshing after a warm walk during the day. It is a short and safe walk to the city center and was really close to our Spanish school (the kids, 12 & 14 often walked back by themselves without issues during our class break). The guards were super friendly and we felt very safe the entire time. The owner Julie is really nice and responded immediately to our inquiries. The home is very well laid out with a full kitchen, large living area and half bath downstairs and 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths upstairs. I was also glad that it had a washer and dryer because somehow my clothing always gets lost when I take it to a laundry service. We stayed for only 1 week due to the property being booked, but my family wishes we had stayed here the entire trip. I would highly recommend this home for families or anyone that wants to have a little relaxation while visiting Antigua.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, safe and beautiful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Staying here was convenient and a breeze. The home is within walking distance of everything Antigua has to offer and my kids loved the pool! I'd definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, gated community , with a community pool in front. Short walk to town . It was perfect for the 4 of us. And we had a wonderful stay !

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home, close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We spent five fabulous weeks in this lovely home and enjoyed every day. The house is beautifully maintained and equipped. Bring good walking shoes to Antigua as it is definitely a walking city (although tuc-tucs are readily available). We walked to the market almost everyday to procure fresh fruits and vegetables. The house cleaner, Ludy, was very helpful and we hired her to clean for us. Her husband, Victor, is available as a private driver as well and we used his services on several occasions. There are plenty of great restaurants in Antigua when you don't feel like eating in! I recommend this home without reservation to anyone who wants to visit Antigua!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Guatemala City
Car: not necessary

La Antigua Guatemala was the colonial Spanish capital of Central America. It is a World Heritage site, and is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Guatemala. Antigua is very compact and easy to walk around. Most tourist destinations are in an 8-by-8 block area less than 1 km across. You can walk across it in 15 min.

Rates & Availability

Antigua Guatemala Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Easter
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$90
$450
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $30
Refundable damage deposit $200

Maximum occupancy is 6 people. Depending on availability, last minute discounts may apply. PLEASE NOTE: WE ACCEPT PAYPAL AND VRBO PAYMENTS ONLY. DO NOT MAIL ANYTHING TO WESTERN UNION - THAT IS A SCAM. Cancellation policy: 100% (minus credit card fee) 90 days out; 50% (minus credit card fee) 45 days out; 25% (minus credit card fee) 30 days out; no refund 29 days or less before reservation date.

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Amenities

Antigua Guatemala Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bath - toilet , shower , Huge bathroom with iron chandelier and large shower
    First floor half bathroom - toilet , Conveniently located on first floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Blue bedroom - 1 double , with view of pool
    Orange bedroom - 2 twin/ single , with large closet
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , Huge room with fireplace, balcony & view of the pool
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2). Ideal for a maximum of 4 adults + 2 children
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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