|Space||1,000 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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.
Ten-foot ceilings and three balconies with floor-to-ceiling French doors.
French and Art Deco antiques
Kitchen: eating bar, granite counter-tops, dishwasher
Small appliances: coffee maker, toaster, microwave
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
A selection of dvd's to choose from
Located in Recoleta, one of the very nicest neighborhoods in all Buenos Aires. Upscale and safe.
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 beautifully...like a glorious puzzle.'
Lynn Carlton purchased this apartment in 2008
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!
I live in the U.S. but I grew up in Buenos Aires. This apartment is outstanding! Fourth floor with elevator. The entrance is from a very busy avenue (which is good) and it faces a very quiet street in the back. It is located in the heart of Recoleta, a very safe neighborhood; one block away from Recoleta Village Mall, with many side street restaurants and coffee shops, the Art Museum, and right next to a deli and a mini market. The subway is a couple of blocks away, as well as many bus lines, and taxis drive by constantly. You can walk downtown in 15 minutes, and I recommend doing so through Alvear and/or Posadas avenue. Again, I cannot stress enough the issue of the safety of the area.
The apartment is in top shape, and stacked with every appliance you can imagine, including a cell phone that came very handy. Mariana was very helpful, waited for us when we arrived, and we were able to leave the apartment on our way to the airport. She really catered to all our needs. I will certainly rent it again in future trips and highly recommend it to anybody visiting Buenos Aires.
Francisco Tausk, M.D.
Beautiful, house of Chanel, building. An appartment
with all needs taken care of.
Marianna and her team managed our stay to perfection.
Wonderful, because of the transformation, decoration and style that Lynn added to this property.
Charming, because of the elegant neighborhood it is located in.
We spent a month in Buenos Aires and enjoyed the city completely. Having a beautiful, wonderful, charming place to return to, after a day or night exploring, was the icing on the cake.
Thank you Lynn,
Mgr. Mariana welcomed us. We got the tour which included a tutorial on 3 TV system remotes. (we still had problems). Decor is outstanding! Owner has taken great care to furnish apt w/the right character of art deco style. Well equipped kitchen if needed and laundry is such a plus. Minor issues are bathroom rug needs washing and towels really need some softener.
Nice to have most laundry products available. Had some trouble w/one front door key but we had both w/us most times. We wanted to use shower squeegee as requested but could not locate it. Wifi was excellent, BTW. Queen bed was very comfortable. (maybe it was the Malbec? hehe). We appreciated the extra half bath--it was also quite stunning.
Location was excellent; a simple map of local businesses would be helpful. Carrefour Express, restaurants, cemetery entry, feria, etc.
The owner obviously takes great pride in her apt. The before pics and story are not to be missed. Guests' Manual should be updated but it is somewhat helpful.
I forgot to write in the Guest Book but it would have been very complimentary.
Will I return? I can't wait to bring my sister and niece. Apt is perfect for a chick trip for us!
Not bad, problems with TV-cable, light at the hall, hot therm is leaking at the kitchen
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!
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.
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.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High Season 2017/18
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Longer term discounts on rates:
For 2 week stays, take 5% off the weekly rates
For 3 week stays, take 10% off the weekly rates
For 4 weeks and longer, take 20% off the weekly rates
Credit cards, Paypal and checks accepted.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.