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Spacious, Stylish 2 Bedroom Home in Central Antigua

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

This luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is located just 10 minutes walking to the Central Park of Antigua in a quiet and secure, gated, off-road location. It is just 3 blocks from the local and artisan market and there is a supermarket just 2 blocks away and small local shops just down the street.

This elegant home away from home is perfect for single travelers, couples, families or groups of friends and is a wonderful base for exploring Antigua & the surrounding area, visiting the main sights of Guatemala, attending Spanish School, volunteering or whilst going through an adoption process.

Antigua is a great base from where to visit the local sights such as Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango market, Tikal etc. You can play golf, go deep sea fishing, mountain biking, hiking, yoga or helicopter sightseeing. There are many cultural activities such as learning to weave on a back strap loom, learn Spanish or dancing salsa, coffee farm tour, chocolate farm tour, tour with a textile or Maya spiritualism specialist.

The house has all the facilities you will need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay including a fully equipped modern kitchen, satellite TV, large flat screen TV with surround sound and wi-fi internet with fast and reliable connection. There is a lovely garden and lots of patios & outdoor seating areas. The interior is spacious and stylish with wooden floors throughout and open fireplaces.

The property comes with a housekeeper who will clean daily for 2,5 hours on weekdays.

You will receive a welcome pack upon arrival with lots of information on local tours and activities, restaurants and things to do in the area. You will also have an English speaking emergency contact.

Upon arrival we provide a welcome basket with essentials such as fruit, coffee, tea, etc and if you would like further provisioning just let us know.

We look forward to receiving you in Guatemala and to doing everything we can to make your stay the most enjoyable possible.

Keywords: House, off street, central location

More Details

Owner
Eva Vanneste
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, german, spanish, dutch
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
28 November, 2017

About Eva Vanneste

Becky Harris was born in the UK and moved to Guatemala in 2002 after having lived and traveled in Latin America for a few years. She owns an internationally renowned tour operator which provides travel arrangements in Guatemala, Belize and Honduras. Becky started life as a mechanical engineer and then went to work for Save the Children in Colombia and Peru. After traveling through Latin America and the USA she ended up back in Guatemala where she started a travel company which is now the premier tour operator in the region. She loves to be active, dance salsa and travel the world with her daughter She is a keen photographer and you will appreciate some of her work displayed in the rental property.

Eva Vanneste purchased this house in 2004

Why Eva Vanneste chose Antigua Guatemala

I bought this property in 2002 as my home. I recently moved back to the UK but didn’t want to sell the house as I visit regularly and like everyone here still love Antigua so started to rent it out as a vacation property.

What makes this house unique

The property is really close to the centre of Antigua and in walking distance to all the main sights, restaurants and night life. The house is elegantly decorated yet still extremely cozy and comfortable. The area is quiet, secure and relaxing. The house is very well equipped with all modern conveniences and you will feel at home right away. There is a housekeeper provided to do cleaning and laundry and access to English speaking assistance and travel planning services.

Guestbook comments from the owner

There are a million things we wanted to say to you, and only wish we could sit with you in the Rainbow Cafe or on the roof at Cafe Sky and share some beers and talk. The house was wonderful *(and beautiful) and your hospitality and that of Leonore were so greatly appreciated. We found ourself growing fonder of Guatamala with each passing day, and we walked probably every street and ally in town (measured 12 to 15 miles per day just walking in town!) getting to know all of Antigua. Just what we wanted on this trip!

Your commitment to wise use and conservation of resources (recycling, minimizing waste, saving electricity and water with careful use, etc.) impressed us and we are grateful to you for sharing that philosopy with the people of Antigua (and visitors).

Carlos is a treasure for your company that you need to protect! Our friends never were able to join us, so it was just us going and coming in the van, and we spoke energetically in both Spanish and English with Carlos, as he shared travel information, political information, philosophical information, talked about the NGOs in Guatamala, and on and on. He holds you in highest regard, couldn't say enough good stuff about you, and loves working for your company. He is humble and warm, and was a perfect introduction to the Guatamalan people for us.

Thanks for all you did to make our stay enjoyable, I know it's a business venture for you, but you've managed to infuse a sense of hospitality that truly was appreciated.
Jun 2010
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Antigua Guatemala

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), double bed (1) Sofabed available
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • surfing
  • tennis

Reviews

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Spacious, Stylish 2 Bedroom Home in Central Antigua
average rating of 4.68 based on 51 reviews
5

Beautiful, well kept, with a home feel

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better experience! We got quick responses to our questions from the owner before we left. They also checked on us while we were there via email to see if we needed anything and to see how our stay was going The house was beautiful. It was equipped with everything we needed to cook. My son enjoyed the movie selections that were available. The wifi was very dependable which helped us keep in touch with family back home. It was quiet and a short walk from the square. The housekeeper was precious and very helpful with anything we needed. I am so glad we found this place and it will definitely be our go to place when we return to Guatemala!!! The sitting area near the garden was breath taking and a wonderful place to enjoy fresh air and a cool breeze. Loved every aspect of our stay!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 09/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jennifer, we are extremely happy to read that you enjoyed the house so much! e also enjoyed having you there! Thanks for the wonderfull review! We hope to receive you at the house again! Many regards, Eva.
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Excellent Location for Good Friday Processions!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this house for 3 nights during Antigua's famous "Semana Santa" (Easter Week). Beginning Thursday night and lasting into Friday, the surrounding streets were closed to traffic so that neighbors could prepare beautiful sawdust "alfombras" (carpets) for the processions to walk through. It was an amazing location for seeing these! The house was excellent, communication was very good as well. It was clean, but needed a deep cleaning. I would highly recommend staying here during Semana Santa or any other time!

  • Review Submitted: 16/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear that the magical Antigua Easter experience has been good for you! Thanks for the positive review and the comment on the cleanliness. And nice to hear that you have enjoyed the house and location! We will work on a more throughout cleaning asap!
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Enjoyable property.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed the quiet location not far from the center. The house was perfect for our needs. Lovely courtyard garden. Thank you Eva (the manager) for your attention. We hope to be back one day.

  • Review Submitted: 13/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and Safe Stay in Antigua for Family of Five

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay at this house. The house is close to central Antigua, while being just far enough to provide a refuge from the hustle and bustle. The house had plenty of space for myself, my wife, and our three children (14, 12, 10). The kitchen was modern, and there is a good amount of common space with the dining room and family room. I enjoyed the patio and the gardens around the patio.

  • Review Submitted: 12/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Noel, thanks for the review! We are very happy to read that you liked the house and enjoyed your stay! You are welcome any time to come back! Many regards, Eva
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Becky's house

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. I was frustrated when I had inquired if there would be anyone able to help translate when we arrived the inquiry was not answered. The gardens are pretty and the view is fantastic of the volcano. There are some things that could use some attention in the house ie peeling paint etc. It served our purpose but it was stated that it was a 3 bedroom villa when in fact the third bedroom was a twin bed in the closet area with a curtain between to separate it. I am sure that it probably qualifies as a bedroom in Guatemala but not by US standards. Leonore was awesome despite the language barrier. If you speak Spanish you would probably really enjoy staying here. I looked again and it is stated to be a 2 bedroom but from information from the manager it led me to believe it was a 3 bedroom.

  • Review Submitted: 15/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello! Thank you very much for this nice review! We are very happy you have enjoyed your stay at our house and hope to see you here again!
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5

Wonderful Home, Wonderful Time!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier. The house was lovely. The view was amazing! Lenore the housekeeper was wonderful! My two year old said that his favorite part of the trip was the house! I definitely recommend this home to anyone traveling to Antigua.

  • Review Submitted: 10/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Maya! Thank you very much for the review. We are very happy you and your family liked your stay at our property and hope to see you again! Regards, Eva
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
La Aurora, Guatemala City
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Monterrico
Car: not necessary

We can offer a full travel service for clients to book cultural and active tours in the area from textile specialists to indigenous markets to helicopter sightseeing over the volcanoes.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Antigua Guatemala

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High season
1 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$157
AU$981
AU$3,597
 
 
Peak season
22 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
AU$177
AU$1,046
 
 
Shoulder Season
4 Jan 2018 - 20 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$144
AU$916
AU$2,616
 
 
Peak season
21 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$177
AU$1,046
AU$4,186
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$170
AU$1,046
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$65.4
cleaning fee AU$65.4

Cleaning fee of $50 is added to each booking. All rates include all utility bills except the cellphone.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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