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Lynn Carlton

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, spanish

. HIstorical, luxury French 2 bdr apt Completely updated. RECOLETA best location

32 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 4. Luxury apt. Elevator

Step back in time to Buenos Aires Golden Age. This French historical apartment was built in 1928. It was lovingly restored in keeping with the elegance and glamour of that time. Decorated with crystal chandeliers and period antiques, we have created an environment that honors the original home. It’s like a fantasy that transports you back in time.. ..a time when Buenos Aires embraced everything French. They became known as the Paris of South America. The French were the last word in style and good taste. A time when the women went to Paris for their clothing and architects were brought over from France to design the beautiful buildings. We’re pleased to offer to you The House of Chanel, named after the “first lady” of style, Coco Chanel.


Elevator building

Ten-foot ceilings and three balconies with floor-to-ceiling French doors.

Crystal chandeliers

French and Art Deco antiques

Kitchen: eating bar, granite counter-tops, dishwasher

Small appliances: coffee maker, toaster, microwave

Washer dryer

Two bedrooms with French balconies

Dramatic half bath with red lacquer walls and glass sink lit from below.

Full bath with vanity area. Bidet, hair dryer, flat iron

Flat screen TV with dvd player and surround sound system

Cell phone provided

Wi-Fi internet

A selection of dvd's to choose from

Located in Recoleta, one of the very nicest neighborhoods in all Buenos Aires. Upscale and safe.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Lynn Carlton (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

About Lynn Carlton

I have always loved to fix and design. When I began my real estate career at 24, I soon realized that the best part of the job was meeting with architects and interior designers and watching as the more artistic elements of construction fell into place. After 13 years in real estate, I built two homes, vacation rentals on magical Orcas Island in Washington State. Then I undertook a major remodel of a cabin on the water. Something clicked during that process of transforming the cabin into a unique work of art; I knew I had found my purpose in life.

Through the next several years, I transformed some 30 rather decrepit homes into fresh, beautiful residences, working tirelessly at the rate of two or three a year. Then I decided to turn my creative attention to designing and constructing very special vacation accommodations. I moved to Mexico, the land of color and craft, and began working there.

The most exciting phase of building a new place is when everything gets pulled together. I love the details, making sure that one thing plays with another in perfect harmony. During the process, I'm absolutely consumed. Each project takes every ounce of my imaginative life -- and I love it.

I enjoy being able to see the possibilities in a wreck of a dwelling. When I first set eyes on a place in need of a make-over, I see what it could be. I can envision how the finished place will look...and that vision guides me.

I work an average of six to eight months on each project, directing a local architect and construction team, supervising every step along the way to make certain my vision is embodied in bricks and mortar, paint and plaster.

I'm always on the hunt for that specific hand-selected piece that blends with everything else. The beauty of Mexico is being able to design a particular piece that can be made by one of the talented artisans that works a glorious puzzle.'

Lynn Carlton purchased this apartment in 2008

Guestbook comments from the manager

My friend and I were the very first guests to this flat and "oh my god" were we in wonderland when we opened that front door! I personally have been to Buenos Aires 18 times and this property is the most luxurious I have seen thus far - it's right out of "Architectural Digest." I also consider myself an art deco connoisseur having had 3 antique shops in San Francisco, Ca. specializing in art deco and this deco remodel is true to the period as well as the furnishings and furniture. BRAVO!
Nov 2010
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based on 32 traveler reviews

. HIstorical, luxury French 2 bdr apt Completely updated. RECOLETA best location
average rating of 4.96875 based on 33 reviews

1920's grandeur and oppulence, 21st century luxury

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is everything that the advertisment says! It is in a quiet, safe but vibrant barrio of BsAs! It is art deco in it's style and ambiance but totally up to date for comfort living ( unlimited hot water, dish washer, washer/dryer).

I stayed here with my daughter and son in law and ended up celebrating her transition to fellowship in Paediatrics (New Zealand), so many bottles of wine were quaffed!

We loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Stunning restoration.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, spacious apartment in convenient location. Mariana provided outstanding support for everything we needed, including arranging for transport to and from the airport. Walking distance to the Subte Line H, the National Museum of Fine Arts, the very good weekend craft show at Plaza Francia, two supermarkets, several good restaurants, and the Village Shopping Mall with Cinema and on the third floor a money exchange. The desk clerks at the Dazzler Hotel on Las Heras were helpful in arranging a day trip to an estancia.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Wonderful apartment in Buenos Aires

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. We arrived to a beautiful apartment in the Recoleta, clean and and so beautifully decorated. The location was wonderful, within walking distance of so many great sites and restaurants. Claudio picked us up at the airport and Mariana was waiting at the apartment to show us around the unit. This apartment would be highly recommended to anyone visiting Buenos Aires, we stayed a week and enjoyed everything. Thank you

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Picture perfect

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, well maintained apartment in a fantastic location. The apartment was spotless, well equipped and Elegantly and lovingly decorated. We could picture the Buenos Aires of the golden era. It was so comfortable we could have stayed much longer. Booking process with owner was easy. Contact with manager Mariana was excellent. Mariana was available, helpful and assisted us in making the most of our time in Buenos Aires. I would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oh la la......Creme de la Creme

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this place. Location was fabulous, Mariana was a life saver. Provided taxi service to multiple airports, shoe shopping info, money changer info, everything I needed in a very timely manner. The apartment is clean, has all amenities. I am very well traveled.....and this was the most unique place I have seen. Delightful in every way. We will be back! If you like tango, be sure to watch the tango channel on TV.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Charming apartment in the heart of Recoleta

  • 5 of 5

We stayed (my coworker and I) for a week on a business trip and were very pleased with the apartment : safe, spacious, well furnished, perfect for a feel like home stay. Mariana was such a great host and I also recommend their driver, Claudio. We hired him for a week, he's very professional and trusty. I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone who wants to enjoy one of the best neihghbouroud of Buenos Aires.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Located in the upscale neighborhood of Recoleta. Everything you want is nearby. Deli's on both sides of the building, bakeries everywhere. Walk to the famous Recoleta Cemetary. The newly opened Recoleta Village has a mall and cineplex theatre. Buenos Aires Design is filled with home stores. Bellas Artes Museum is practically in your backyard. Stroll the Recoleta arts fair on the weekends. All within an easy walk of the apartment.


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Buenos Aires Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , vanity w/seating
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , dramatic lighting and red laquer walls
    Half Bathroom -
  • *Half Bath: A dramatic toilette with red lacquer walls. Glass-etched sink with below counter lighting and Art Deco wall sconces *Full bath: Le Chanel bathroom with vanity area. Oversize shower with Art Deco window. Bidet. Hair dryer and flat iron provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • *Bedroom #1: French doors leading to balcony, full size bed set in a brass antique head and foot board. Full wall of closets with mirrored closet doors *Bedroom #2: French doors leading to balcony, queen size bed set in an antique Art Deco head and foot board. Walk-in closet. Safe. Antique desk and chair for your computer usage
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
The flat is housed in a special historical building that has just ten private homes. It was designed by the architects, Gelly Cantillo and Moy. Several of their buildings are published in the 2008 book, Buenos Aires Art Deco y Racionalismo. It was built in 1928 in the French Art Deco style. You’ll know you’re somewhere special when you walk through the stylized Art Deco doors and enter the marble entry with the period wrought-iron elevator. I did a complete remodel in 2010, paying careful attention to restoring the original floors, doors, and door hardware. I incorporated all new luxury conveniences and materials into the restoration: granite counters in the kitchen and classic black-and-white granite floors in the kitchen and bathroom. To achieve the feeling of high elegance, I used quality materials throughout, from the faucets to the light fixtures. An important antique chandelier glistens in the entry. Several French Art Deco antiques and light fixtures add elegance.

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