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Luxurious Villa In Old San Juan - A retreat for adventurous or relaxing getaway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Exquisite Historic 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms With direct unobstructed Ocean View

Located in the heart of Old San Juan with 5 bedrooms, 1 office, 5 bathrooms and 1 half bathroom, expansive rooftop terrace with built-in BBQ and all amenities included. The dining room doubles as a fully equipped conference room complete with a hidden projection screen. The entire house has marble floors, high ceilings and air conditioning.

And we offer top level concierge service - arrange transports, access to the finest chefs in Old San Juan for private dining at the villa, excursions and more...

In 2014 our home received recognition as a top vacation rental in Old San Juan and was featured on ABC-TV and the LiveWell network's #1 rated TV program, 'Sweet Retreats''.

And today "4Sol" stands alone as the top 5 bedroom villa in all of Old San Juan. Where the ocean meets the sky...

Our villa is located deep in the heart of Old San Juan. Stroll along the romantic cobblestone narrow streets. Listen to the echos of times past as you hear the ocean and bay waves wisk gently against our mystical shoreline.

Just a few enchanted steps away from your front door...

Travel just a couple minutes by foot in any direction and find El Morrow, the majestic Spanish fort from colonial times where the ocean meets the bay.

Or to the Old Gate which opens to Paseo de la Princesa. A walkway located outside the fortified walls of Old San Juan along the sandy waters of San Juan Bay.

Or just stroll the streets by day or night to explore the abundance of festive shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, bars, plazas, music, dance, statues, street entertainers and evening ocean sounds all around you in this 200 year old plus historic old city of Old San Juan.

Our guests over the past several years include celebrities, star athletes, corporate owners, families, friends and just some wonderful people.

Family reunions, weddings, friends getaways, vacations, corporate retreats or any reason to get some fun in the sun. Hundreds have traveled to visit our villa in Old San Juan and walked away with a pleasant smile. Come experience why so may who have come, and come back to stay with us again...

Give us a call today.

More Details

Property Manager
Noel and Soraya Quinones (managed by Vinnie Matera and Ivan Melendez)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Noel and Soraya Quinones (managed by Vinnie Matera and Ivan Melendez)

Soraya Sesto and Noel Quiñones are well known in the educational, artistic and philanthropic communities in Puerto Rico. Together they have created Casa Grande Interactive Communications. Noel is an accomplished, double Emmy award winning filmmaker. He has produced full length and short films; both feature and documentary. After the release of his feature film Flight of Fancy in 2000, Noel and Soraya were invited to conduct a series of motivational talks for the Puerto Rico Department of Education. Moved by the opportunity to provide additional tools to help students excel, Noel and Soraya dedicated two years to developing Operation Éxito, a broad-reaching innovative program to help students across the Americas to improve their academic achievement in the core areas of mathematics and science. For more than ten years, Operation Éxito has been hosting online and live academic competitions. The grand prize every year has been a $100,000.00 scholarship for the winner to use while attending the university of their choice. To date, thousands of students have benefited from the academic and motivational structure of Operation Éxito. (Éxito means success.)

Noel and Soraya Quinones (managed by Vinnie Matera and Ivan Melendez) purchased this villa in 2013

Why Noel and Soraya Quinones (managed by Vinnie Matera and Ivan Melendez) chose Old San Juan

This home is a jewel. It is elegant, spacious and grand in the way that only historic, beautifully restored homes in the old city of San Juan can be. Built over 150 years ago, you will feel the living history of San Juan when you enter. This is an exceptional property and is being made available to the discerning tourists and business travelers.

What makes this villa unique

Unique doesn't begin to describe 4 Sol. This is a historic house, lovingly and expertly restored to a level of grandeur that is sure to impress the most discerning clients. There are fewer and fewer houses in Old San Juan that maintain their original flavor; so many of the once glorious houses have been cut up into apartments. This house is integral and proud. It boasts a scale that few houses in the old city still can. The view from the rooftop terrace alone is so panoramic, it will take your breath away.

Amenities

Catedral Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Invigorating spa shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Modern and elegant 3/4 bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Modern and elegant 3/4 bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Modern and elegant 3/4 bath
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , located for easy access from rooftop terrace
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Modern and elegant 3/4 bath
  • Each bedroom has its own 3/4 bath. There is a half bath just off the kitchen terrace for easy access from the rooftop terrace. All of the baths are modern and elegantly furnished.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen , 15' x 14' The master bedroom has a lovely terrace
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 12' x 12' This room has a small balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 12' x 14' This room has a small balcony
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 11' x 12' This room has a small balcony
    Lower Level - 1 queen , 16' x 14'. With large oudoor terrace and office with wifi
  • All bedrooms feature queen-sized beds, air conditioning, flat screen TV's and DVD/Sound systems. Each room also has its own private 3/4 bathroom. The thick walls of this historic keep the rooms quiet. The rooms also feature marble floors and ceilings that are at least 12' high. There is nothing like sleeping in a beautiful room in Old San Juan!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This house is uniquely and elegantly Old San Juan. It is a remarkable offering; one that is bound to delight and impress. The space, the privacy and the attention to elegant detail promise to meet and exceed your expectations.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Villa In Old San Juan - A retreat for adventurous or relaxing getaway
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

Oh, hello luxury!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing experience at 4 Calle Sol. The property manager and house were awesome! Very professional, friendly, knowledgeable about the area & accommodating - dream it, they'll make it happen (transportation, personal chef, maid service, etc...). They made my family feel very welcome, at home and very spoiled. The house is simply immaculate. We felt like we were living in a house featured on MTV cribs. Each room is tastefully decorated like a modern retreat. The beds are extremely comfortable. The kitchen is awesome (minus a few hiccups with the appliances). We loved waking up having coffee and breakfast around the large table. The view from the rooftop terrace was stunning & simply breathtaking. It was a treat to watch the cruise and cargo ships sail by. The house is located in the very best, safe location - everything is in walking distance - cute boutiques, restaurants, shoppes and the Fort. You absolutely do not need a car. We took taxi's and Ubers everywhere we didn't walk to. This house is a dream. Be careful though, it's really large with multiple levels - we lost our kids for a few hours (they were hanging out in the wing on the lower leve, and we left with much stronger calves - there stairs are plenty)! We certainly look forward to future stays!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The home is exactly what we were expecting and more. I visited with 4 other women for a weekend getaway.

We love the fact that we each had our own rooms and bathrooms.

We wanted to enjoy the area and we found Old San Juan to be very walkable and perfect for our group.

The concierge Rafael helped us with each of the goals that we had for the trip.

He helped us secure a private chef, car service from the airport, a photographer, as well as helped us plan an excursion on Saturday night for some salsa dancing with a private instructor.

He also had the house stocked with snacks from our grocery list so that we were able to have some waters and snacks as soon as we arrived.

The home is very well kept and looks exactly like the photos but even better in person. It has a charm that matches the beauty of Old San Juan.

We loved having the unobstructed views of the water from the top balcony.

All in all it was an amazing experience and we can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful property in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We booked this location last minute as another renter withdrew last minute (do not rent from Ricardo Rivera) and it was everything we were hoping it was. This 5-bedroom property (one queen-size bed in each) was just right for my group of 10 adults. We especially enjoyed the roof-top terrace view, grill, and seating area. With the exception of one room not having functioning AC we had no problems and the descriptions matches what you get. The property is about a 15 minute taxi ride from Condado beach and bars/clubs in San Juan. There are restaurants and bars within walking distance. The manager, Vinnie, was so helpful throughout the process from beginning to end and response via phone or text within a couple hours. I would definitely recommend this property to a large group (with no children).

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This is an amazing place for big or small group

  • 5 of 5

The place is very tastefully decorated. Location is a very big advantage as its right in old san Juan we could visit many clubs and places without taking our car out . Parking is a big challenge so not having to take the car out was great :)

The place was clean and well kept I loved the fact that each room had its own lil patio . We were a group of 10 and every one had their privacy when needed .

Love the place. Thanks Vinnie for the wonderful recommendation and great service .

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Most Relaxing Vacation in a Long Time!

  • 5 of 5

Our San Juan vacation was the most enjoyable and restful trip we have had in a long time! The layout of 4Sol was perfect for our group of 5 couples because we could all come together for meals in the centrally located kitchen that was beautifully modern, yet we had so much privacy in our own spacious rooms that we could peacfully retreat at any time for a nap. I slept like a baby every night in this house!

More great features of 4Sol are it's location and it's VIEW! We could walk just about anywhere in 5-10 minutes. We walked to all the bars and restaurants, and were able to site see daily by walking out the front door. We went running most mornings and discovered new places every time.

The house has the perfect view from the rooftop patio and we enjoyed it quite often. The rooftop was the perfect location to start and end every day. We enjoyed the 4Sol and its' view so much that we hired a chef to cook one night for the group so we could relax and continue to enjoy the house.

The house was very clean, had a grand feel, it was uncluttered, centrally located, spacious, offered lots of extra living spaces, and lots of technology (which we never used because we were too busy enjoying everything else around us). I would definitely recommend this house to any party -- big or small.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Luxury and stunning views

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed the stay in 4Sol. The house has an excellent location, away from any street noise and with unobstructed views of the San Juan Bay and the Governor's mansion. The kitchen is very well appointed and made for an excellent reunion space, especially during rainy afternoons, when the roof terrace couldn't be used.

Highly recommended for large families or two couples (be prepared to climb stairs all the time!).

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nonos at Calle San Sebastian
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
El Picoteo
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Catedral Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Season
Feb 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$775
From
$875
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Early Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$925
From
$975
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$875
From
$975
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
For Rentals of 30 days or more, a charge will be added for the cost of electricity.

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