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R Villa At Steps Beach with POOL and BOCCE Court

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Pool, Bocce, Great Ocean Views, Walk To Beach

This newly renovated home, located in the Ensenada neighborhood is walking distance to steps beach and a handful of excellent restaurants and bars. Just a quick drive (30 minutes) from the local airport, rafael hernández airport (bqn) in aguadilla or 2 hours from the luiz munoz airport (sju) in san juan.

Enjoy beautiful sunsets every evening from the back patio or talk a short walk down the road to dip your toes into the warm water at steps beach. Take advantage of the world class snorkeling and scuba diving at steps beach with turtles, exotic fish and the largest elkhorn coral reef in the caribbean. Stunning views of desecheo island, whale sightings occur throughout the winter months and world class surfing can be had at tres palmas beach. Take a short walk to other surf spots such as dogmans, maria's and domes.

Cool off in our newly built 15x30’ salt water pool. Enjoy cooking in our fully stocked kitchen, or barbecuing on the back patio with friends and family. Have fun playing bocce on the 50'x10' court in the backyard. Outdoor dining under the covered patio seats 10 people comfortably. There’s plenty of other seating around the pool and covered area’s for resting and relaxation. The home comes fully stocked to meet your every need. Air conditioning in all the bedrooms.

Head out to the many local restaurants and bars within walking distance. If you are looking for something to do other than surf, try scuba diving, sailing, deep sea fishing, horseback riding, shopping, movies and many more activities within minutes of the house.

More Details

Owner
Allison Richter
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Allison Richter

Leon and I have lived in Rincon for well over 10 years and have loved every minute of it. After moving from NYC to the beaches of Rincon, we used to look up at skyscrapers, now we look up at the palm trees. Life doesn't get any better than this. We're able to swim or surf everyday at Tres Palmas, we hear the coqui frogs singing at night with the waves crashing on the beach, we get to see the most spectacular sunset every night and we eat fruit that falls off the trees in the neighborhood.

Allison Richter purchased this house in 2013

Why Allison Richter chose Puerto Rico

We own the property next door that has Carta Buena, Rincon's only local juice bar that serves juices, smoothies and light fare. When the house next door went up for sale we immediately knew we wanted to purchase it. We're thrilled to see our vision unfold.

What makes this house unique

R Villa is located in the most desirable neighborhood in Rincon. It's within walking distance to the Marina where all kinds of water and land activities take place. We're within walking distance to many restaurants and bars such as Carta Buena, Shipwreck Restaurant, Copa Llena Restaurant, Joe's Bar at Club Nautico, Steps Quick Lunch and Dogman's Deli.

Amenities

Ensenada House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Newly added master bathroom has high end fixtures and linens
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly renovated, high end fixtures & luxury linens
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • Outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bath included, air conditioning
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , shared bathroom, air conditioning
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , trundle bed included, shared bathroom, air conditioning
  • There are three bedrooms. Bedroom #1 and #2 have queen size beds and ocean views. Bedroom #3 has a trundle bed included with the double bed. All the bedrooms have air conditioning and ceiling fans.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Newly added 50'x10' sunken bocce court with regulation size balls

Reviews

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R Villa At Steps Beach with POOL and BOCCE Court
average rating of 4.9402986 based on 67 reviews
5

Truly an awesome place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable house for all our party of seven. Nothing was missing, felt at home right away. Pool was great and not to mention steps beach is awesome and within walking distance. Place is very close to everything yet far enough to avoid the bustling Rincon party scene and have a good night sleep. Looking forward to our next outing at R Villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house is so comfortable, with an incredible ocean view, & a great pool to begin & end each day!

  • 5 of 5

The house is so comfortable, with an incredible ocean view, & a great pool to begin & end each day! There's also an awesome food cart next to the house "Carta Buena" that serves the most delicious smoothies & yummy snacks. We plan on returning every year!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

The back yard setting is sublime with the pool, the covered deck with ceiling fans and an awesome view. Being literally next to carta buena was a treat. We walked a few places but also enjoyed a bunch of restaurants further a field. The binder has great info and recommendations.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

As a local I can tell you this property has everything: Location, amenities, great sunsets and a very helpful owner. I have stayed twice and will definitely do it again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house is an oasis. We were very comfortable and would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at R Villa! The location is terrific and the juice bar next door is ideal! We had a delicious healthy smoothie almost every day and the gardens out back are spectacular!

Awesome snorkeling & sunsets just up at Steps beach and the bustle up at the Marina was fun too!

The beds are super comfortable, the towels are plentiful, even beach towels. Washer and dryer, very convenient and tucked away. Everything was neat and clean.

Loved that some basics were in the cabinets, spices etc, as we cooked in almost every night! Allison even gave us a steer towards some locally caught mahi! Delicious!

The pool is such a bonus, we barely left the house! The view from the back is just heavenly, we felt so at home and relaxed that when it was time to leave ..we went kicking and screaming out of RVilla!

Allison was very accommodating, above and beyond. All in all a fantastic experience that I would recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best House in Rincon!

  • 5 of 5

We've rented different houses over the years in Rincon and this one is the best we've ever found. It's located in Ensenada which has all the best beaches and restaurants within walking distance of the house.

The house is spotless. You can tell that the owners, Allison and Leon, are meticulous with upkeep and maintenance. It has everything you could possibly need including sun block, towels, pool floats, toys for the kids and snorkel equipment.

There's a brand new Weber BBQ grill that we used daily while the bocce court provided hours of entertainment.

We walked into town for the farmers market on Sunday and the Art Walk on Thursday night. We walked to Calypso Bar and listened to live music.

There's so much to do in the neighborhood we hardly got in the car.

We can't wait to come back!!

Thank you Allison for all your help and recommendations!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Rafael Hernandez Airport (code:BQN)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Joe's Bar at Club Nautico at the Marina
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Punta Borinquen Golf Course, Aguadilla, PR
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Highway #2
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Carta Buena
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Steps Beach in the Tres Palmas Marine Reserve
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are subject to change for holiday weeks
A 50% deposit is due immediately to hold the reservation. The remaining 50% is due upon arrival or before. I accept credit card payments through the VRBO/Homeaway site, check, money order, cash or paypal.
If a guest has to cancel the reservation I will put the rental back on the rental market. If I’m able to get the house rented again for the dates that were booked, I will refund their 50% deposit. If I’m not able to get it rented again, I keep the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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