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Relax... a private oasis. Casual,rustic and relaxed surrounded by nature.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

It's a wonderful Casa to just relax by the pool surrouded by beautiful nature.

Casual, rustic and relaxed house with a touch of luxury . Relax in your own private oasis surrounded by nature, spotting an occasional iguana or bird, then waking up to birds singing the next morning. Open spaces, natural light, large pool, plenty of outdoor sitting areas. The natural environment of the patio area provides a relaxing atmosphere and is an habitat for certain species of birds, coquies and doves... our daily guests. Quite and friendly gated neighborhood for a truly authentic local experience in the beautiful city of Caguas just 20 minutes from San Juan.

Main highways, local restaurants, gas stations, supermarkets, and shopping malls are just around the corner.

Caguas is a large city than offers beautiful scenery, a great variety of restaurants, historic buildings, a botanical garden, bowling center, arts and music events, all while maintaining a charming small town feel. Our centro de Bellas Artes is one of the largest performing Arts centers in the Caribbean.

The popular Al Fresco event held on the last Friday of every month is an opportunity for locals and visitors to mingle and enjoy live music, an extraordinary variety of food and drinks and an impressive collection of artisans displaying their wares.

Caguas botanical garden rests on 60 acres of trails that take visitors on a journey through flowers, indigenous and exotic centenaries trees, tropical flora and foreign species.

Casa is just 45 minutes from El Yunque rain forest and beautiful Luquillo beach as well as the bioluminescent bay and the Ferry to Vieques and Culebra.

Three bedrooms with air conditioning are upstairs overlooking the nature and pool.

Two bedrooms with queen size bed, master with a King size bed with a full bathroom. 2.5 bathrooms, Family, living,large open kitchen with pantry, washer and dryer, outdoor gas grill, dining room, plenty of outdoor sitting areas.

Sometimes late check in is not available, please let us know before booking.

Cable TV, Netflix, Internet, 2 TV units ( one in the master bedroom).

Casa is ideal and oriented to young adults, senior citizens, honeymooners, wedding anniversaries, couples, friends and corporate rental.

Welcome to our beautiful island and to Casa de la Serenidad.

Check in 2:00 pm. Check out 11:00 AM

Please let me know about late check in prior to booking.

Services available:

Private transportation .

Private Chefs.

Private tours around the island.

Please Ask for the availability and prices for these services.

Minimum age to rent this property is 25 years old.

Please read our rental agreement.

If you book this property you agree to our house rules and rental agreement.

Reviews available at airbnb, Casa de la Serenidad, Gurabo, P.R.

Dear Guest:

Thank you for choosing Casa de la Serenidad for your vacation in P.R. We hope that you enjoy your stay here.

SHORT TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT:

This Rental Agreement and contract ( "the agreement") is a legally binding agreement made and entered into as of the Reservation Date written below by undersigned owner or agent (Rental Agent") pursuant to which the Guest has agreed to rent the residence located at Road 189 intersection road 931, Valle Borinquen #6, Navarro, Gurabo, P.R 00778, for duration of the Rental Term for the total Rental Fee and other good and valuable consideration as described herein.

OCCUPANCY

Guest agrees than no more than six(6) persons shall be permitted on the property at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement. Pets are not allowed . No Events celebration allowed during this Rental Term.

CONDITION AND USE OF PROPERTY

The property is provided in "as is" condition. Rental Agent shall use its best efforts to ensure the operation of all the amenities in the Property , such as internet access, satellite or cable TV access, pool, air conditioning or electrical appliances. Rental agent shall not be held responsible for such items failure to work, but will make every effort to correct any issues as reported as quickly as possible.

Guest acknowledges that use of amenities such as pools, spas, decks, gas grill, and the like may be potentially dangerous and involve potential risks if improperly used, particularly with regard to children and such use is at the Guest's own risk.

When leaving any room , You MUST TURN OFF all air conditioner units. Leaving room doors open while the air conditioner is On is NOT permitted and it may cause damage to the units and the power system of the house may fail. Charges for the damage will apply.

NO re-arrange of furniture is permitted inside or outside of the house.

Guest shall use the Property for residential purposes only and in a careful manner to prevent any damage or loss to the property and keep the Property in clean and sanitary condition at all times.

The Property is on a well and septic systems. The septic system is very effective; however, it will clog if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at any time. If it is found that feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you could be charged damages of up to $250.00.

Guest and any additional permitted guests shall refrain from loud noise and shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors, nor shall Guest use the property for any immoral, offensive or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law, association rules or ordinance, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the Property. There is no daily housekeeping service. Garden and pool cleaning will be once a week. Additional request of service will be charge and paid at the moment of the service

DEFAULT

If Guest should fail to comply with the conditions and obligations of this Agreement, Guest shall surrender the Property, remove all Guest's property and belongings and leave the property in good order and free of damage.

No refund of any portion of the Total Rental Fee shall be made and if any legal action is necessary, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reimbursement from the other party for all costs incurred.

ASSIGNMENT OR SUBLEASE

Guest shall not assign or sublease the Property or permit the use of any portion of the Property by the other persons who are not family members or guests of the Guest and included within the number of and permitted occupants under this Agreement.

RISK OF LOSS AND INDEMNIFICATION

Guest agrees that all personal property, furnishings, personal affects and other items brought into the property by Guest or their permitted guests and visitors shall be at the sole risk of Guest with regard to any theft, damage, destruction or other loss and Rental Agent shall not be responsible or liable for any reason whatsoever.

Guest hereby covenants and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Rental Agent and their agents, owners, successors, employees and contractors from and against any cost, damages, liabilities, claims, legal fees and other actions for any damages, costs, attorneys fees incurred by Guest due to any claims relating to destruction of property or injury to persons or loss of life sustained by Guest or family and visitors of Guest in or about the Property and Guest expressly agrees to save and hold Rental Agent harmless in all such cases.

RELEASE

Guest herby waives and releases any claims against Rental Agent, the Property owner and their successors, assigns, employees or representatives, officially or otherwise, for any injuries or death that may sustained by Guest on or near or adjacent to the Property, including any common facilities or amenities.

Guest agrees to use any such facilities or amenities entirely at the Guest's own initiative, risk and responsibility.

ENTRY AND INSPECTION

Guest shall allow access to the property for purposes of repair inspection, pool and garden maintenance. Rental Agent or any employee shall exercise this right of access in a reasonable manner and by mutual agreement for the benefit of Guests.

If Rental Agent has a reasonable belief that there is imminent danger to any person or property, Rental Agent may enter the Property without advance notice.

UNAVAILABILITY OF THE PROPERTY

In the event the property is not available for use during the Rental Term due to reasons, events or circumstances beyond the control of the Rental agent, Rental Agent will apply due diligence and good faith efforts to locate a replacement property that equals or exceeds the property with respect to occupancy capacity, location and value that meets the reasonable satisfaction of the Guest. If such replacement property cannot be found and made available, Rental Agent shall immediately return all payments made by the guest, whereupon this Agreement shall be terminated and Guest and Rental Agent shall have no further obligations or liabilities in any manner pertaining to this agreement.

CANCELLATION POLICY

50% refund if cancel before four weeks the start of the trip.

If a Guest decide for any reason to arrive after the day of the duration of the Rental Term or leave the Property before the Rental Term duration , No Refund will proceed for any unused portion of the rent.

STORMS

If there is a storm or hurricane and the states or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area"and/or a Mandatory evacuation order has been given for a Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area of residence of a vacationing guest, The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area, we will refund:

Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;

Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay o come in after the Hurricane warning is lifted; and Any advance rents collected or deposited .

More Details

Owner
Socorro Medina
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Socorro Medina

I'm a real estate broker and an interior designer in P.R. I love art, nature, music and travel. I will be very happy to host you at Casa de la Serenidad.

Socorro Medina purchased this house in 1990

Why Socorro Medina chose Gurabo

Casa is located in a peaceful gated neighborhood. It's close to everything and still secluded. It's like a private oasis.

What makes this house unique

The house is well located inside a gated community, safe and private area.

It is isolated from noise and crowded places and yet in a privilege location. Anything you might need is just around the corner. From the house you can easily reach local restaurants, gas station, shopping malls, supermarkets and main highways in just minutes.

As soon as you reach the place you feel the peace and serenity of nature.

If you want an active nightlife , it takes only 20 minutes to San Juan area.

Amenities

Gurabo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Half bathroom on the main floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , more sleeping space available upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , more sleeping beds upon request
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen day bed on main floor, open space, extra charges apply
  • 1 master bedroom upstairs with king size bed and full master bathroom. Two bedrooms upstairs with queen size bed and 1 full bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
Notes:
Car and Chauffer available. Private chef to cook in the house or to delivery. All these and other services should be book and paid prior to your arrival. Cancellation fees apply.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Relax... a private oasis. Casual,rustic and relaxed surrounded by nature.
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and luxurious

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house but needs updating !

  • 1 of 5

The house was a good size for a family , ,but the appliance's are dated the fridge leaked which caused us to slip, the ceiling had a leak ,every morning the dining room floor had a puddle of water on the floor .The kitchen draws smelt damp , no kettle not sure how you made a cup of tea for breakfast.

No hair dryer was told to go to the local store and buy one, the garden is lovely but the trees need cutting back ,blocks all the sun out , we had a large tree fall down over the pool, which could have killed you if it fall during the day lucky for us it was during the night .

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Come with an open mind and heart willing to enjoy your vacation without letting little things ruin your unforgettable moments". When I read this review I was trying to figure out what happened because from the beginning and until their check out they were very excited and pleased with the house. As I always do with my guests, i sent him several messages to let him know about local festivals and events that were taking place in the the area and he never mentioned any problems. We really try to rectify any situation during the guest stay, to ensure that they leave us feeling happy and relaxed. The small branch, not a tree, could not have caused any harm, did not fall over the pool, and it was removed immediately after his only call. As an interior designer I'm constantly updating the house and creating a relaxing and luxury ambiance for the comfort of our guests. After more than fifty ( five star ) reviews and working hard to become a super host i will continue giving the best service at Casa. I really love what I do and I enjoy a lot pleasing my guests. After an extensive inspection we never found a ceiling leak or anything that indicated that water runs along the dining room every morning. If that had happened to me I would have called the property owner. Our patio and pool area is like a little rain forest as well as an habitat for birds, we can't cut the trees as Mr. G suggested. Actually is the major attraction of our guests. Mrs. G asked for a hair dryer, she forgot hers at home and needed one because they were leaving on a cruise vacation the next day. I suggested her that there were nearby places where she could buy one, and yes we do have a hair dryer in the house for the use of our guests. Our open kitchen is fully equipped. May peace, joy and happiness be upon all us during this new year and always. Welcome to Puerto Rico and to Casa de la Serenidad
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5

Beautiful and well-appointed home

  • 5 of 5

The owner has wasted no time in catering to the details with her property. We were greeted with a bottle of wine and other beverages to get us by until we could go grocery shopping. Socorro's friendly smile made us feel so welcome. She told us where we could find things, how to lock up, and the various amenities that were on sight. The home is in a gated community and its windows/doors open up to offer you the luxury of being outdoors while indoors (and it still maintains privacy even though there are neighbors). There are decorations on every wall and surface, but so tastefully done and with such care for detail. The pool area is an oasis to say the least; it has a waterfall, tables nearby, as well as a hammock, grilling area, and meditation/yoga area. The kitchen is fully stocked with every necessity, and has an attached dining area that made for pleasant breakfasts while listening to the birds chirp in the morning. There are 3 sitting areas, 3 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. She had soap, shampoo, conditioner, and countless towels ready for use. There is a washer/dryer with detergent and fabric softener also. This came in handy after a day of muddy ATV riding. There is also sunblock, mosquito repellent, and beach towels for outdoor adventures. We like the location because it was in the center of the island, which allowed us to have easy access to beaches (20-25 mins), El Yunque Rainforest (45 mins), Ponce (45 mins), Arecibo Observatory and the Caves of Camuy (1.25 hours), Old San Juan (30mins). We preferred this location because it was away from the craziness that is San Juan, and allowed us to have a retreat. We did all of the touristy stuff during the day, but then came home, yes it was like our home, to relax and enjoy the house and what it offered. The bedrooms are air conditioned, but the main house is not. I thought that this would be an issue when it came to cooking, relaxing at night on the couch, or just hanging out in the house, but there was no issue at all. It was always very comfortable. There were also no issues with mosquitos (while inside and the doors open) because she keeps some mosquito traps in hidden areas that allow you to enjoy Puerto Rico's tropical environment without a mosquito's going away present. Amazing place...I'm already planning my next stay at the house (nevermind the fact that I have family there who could house me for free). I would rather stay at this property again.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beauty of Puerto Rico!

  • 5 of 5

Socorro was an amazing hostess! She provided everything you could possibly need & even offered to get our groceries before we got there. The house was absolutely breathtaking as well. The pictures definitely did it no justice. The rooms were clean & spacious, the bathrooms were spotless, the pool was great, it was a picturesque experience. I would recommend this home to everyone & plan on bringing my children back to experience Puerto Rico.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

You forget it's real because it's so perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Socorro was amazing from the very beginning. That was the first sign that we would enjoy our vacation. Meeting her, sealed the deal. She gave us advice as to where to go, what to do. She was so helpful and made our first family trip something so life changing. Arriving at the house, I literally could not describe how beautiful the home was. Every single detail in that house was perfect. She walked us through every room and made us feel so welcome. Our days there were full of peace and we felt so disconnected from the world which was a blessing for us coming from New York. I would give this house a million stars if I could. Socorro, from the bottom of my heart, thank you so much for your patience, attention and generosity. We hope to see you again for round two.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Casa de la Serenidad y Puerto Rico...Sorprendentes

  • 5 of 5

Vivimos en esta Hermosa isla y decidimos hacer turismo interno. Casa de la Serenidad es impresionante, excelente localidad, relajante, con bellos jardines limpios y con buen mantenimiento. La casa tiene todo lo necesario, no necesitas llevar nada. Tanto nosotros, como 2 adolescentes y 2 ninos disfrutamos muchisimo. Cerca de la propiedad consigues un centro comercial con un Sam's, walmart, pizzerias, chili's, entre otros. En fin, visita Casa de la Serenidad y a nuestra HERMOSA isla y quedaras con muchos deseos de regresar.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Gurabo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
thanksgiving
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
christmas
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 7.0%

You are welcome to request two partial payments if you need it. We will charge $50.00 per guest per night for additional guests after six guests up to max. 8 guests. Our rental agreement must be sign to rent this property. Please sign and return to us prior your arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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