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Private Guest House With Pool In Exclusive Area, Close to Golf and Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 49 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Spacious 1 Bedroom, Full Kitchen, Living Room and Bath in Lovely Garden Setting

This unique property is situated in an elegant garden setting in one of the finest, well established neighborhoods in Punta del Este. The guest house shares the grounds with the historic main residence. The Cantegril Country Club, considered to be one of the best golf courses in Uruguay is less than a 10 minute walk form the property. The 5 star L’ Auberge Hotel is also just a short walk away, for cocktails or to try their famous afternoon tea and waffles. One can walk or ride bicycles (provided) through tree lined, meandering roads enjoying the beautiful architecture of some of the finest homes in Punta del Este. Just five blocks away, you can find the pristine South Atlantic ocean, Playa Brava, to walk for miles, swim, surf or sunbathe. Horses are available for rent nearby to ride along the beach and elsewhere. A short 5 minute drive will take you to several gourmet restaurants and coffee shops as well as to Punta del Este town center where you’ll find the marina with it’s sea lions, fish markets, wonderful dining, shopping, casinos and famed night clubs.

The guest house is spacious, light filled and has a charming ambiance, along with the convenience of WiFi throughout. It is perfect for a couple, but the sofa could accommodate a third person. There is a living area and dining area open to the patio that overlooks the pool and flowering landscape, including an organic herb and vegetable garden. The bedroom has a flat screen TV ( with direct-TV) that one can watch from the comfort of the king sized bed, fitted with luxury linens. Enjoy the “parilla” the Uruguyan wood fired grill BBQ. The kitchen is fully equipped, with cookware, dish ware, glassware, cutlery, coffee maker, blender and toaster. There is one full bath complete with bidet and shower. Although there is a fan and an air conditioner for both cooling and heating, a wood stove that also heats the floor can be used in the winter months. Firewood provided. Fresh linens and towels, soap and paper products are provided. It also has its own washing machine as well, for your convenience.

If you are interested in staying for more than one month please contact us for a special rate.

The owners Ken and Karen will be happy to help you in any way possible.

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Karen Mannix
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

About Karen Mannix

We feel fortunate to be able to live where we choose and happy to have chosen Uruguay as our home. For the past 6 years we have been renovating an historic property in a lovely, private and quiet neighborhood in Punta del Este. It has been a labor of love and quite the adventure.

Karen Mannix purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Karen Mannix chose Uruguay

We were enchanted with the neighborhood of beautiful homes with very large well cared for gardens. Bougainvillia, roses, fruit trees and pines and many birds singing abound. Being able to restore a 100 year old property with stone floors, french tile roof, thick brick walls and well established garden has been a dream come true.

What makes this cottage unique

We love being able to live in such a neighborhood and yet minutes away from everything we would want or need. Hearing the sound of horses going by, walking to a most beautiful beach, breathing the clean fresh air and great weather suits us perfectly.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Punta del Este

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 49 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , sofa could possibly sleep one small person
  • Large queen size bed with ample closet space, fan, heating and air~conditioning, view of garden and pool
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Horseback Riding lovely horses available to rent near by to ride on the beach and elsewhere Polo Fishing Whale Watching Bird Watching Museo Ralli Para Sailing Cycling Winery Tours Surfing Yoga Music Theater


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Private Guest House With Pool In Exclusive Area, Close to Golf and Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Viejo Golf

  • 5 of 5

This jewel box was the perfect villa for our 3 week stay in Uruguay. Charming decor, spacious, comfortable bed, large bathroom with endless hot water. A delight to wake up in this villa and a delight to come home to at the end of the day. Karen and Ken were so helpful as we planned our day trips through the countryside. They had excellent information on restaurants, sites, directions and shopping in Uruguay. We LOVED our stay with them and are thrilled to call them friends! All in all an absolute


  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwuakee, WI USA

Just Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful, relaxing vacation experience at Viejo Golf! My husband and I were tired when we arrived but not too tired to realize we have just entered paradise. We enjoyed days of sunshine by the pool and on the beach, wonderful hospitality from Karen and Kenny. The birds sang, the gardens blossomed with flowers and herbs. The private cottage was perfect as well with a comfortable bed, nice kitchen and surprising details that only caring owners would put in place.

Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We absolutely loved having you stay here. We are so happy when guests arrive in Uruguay for the first time and fall easily into the relaxing tempo, enjoying the natural beauty and culture. We hope someday that you return and we can all share a bottle of Tannat once again. So very nice to have the pleasure of meeting you both, Karen and Ken
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Better than a Five Star Hotel

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved our stay at Viejo Golf. Everything described is accurate and far exceeds the description. If you are looking for a private, secluded romantic place then you have found it. The pool is inviting and the gardens and birds are so lovely. The hosts Karen and Kenny are wonderful kind people. Their villa is close to beaches, shopping, golf and restaurants. It is perfect. Very well kept and clean, well stocked with everything you need including good wifi. Our only regret was we wished we could have stayed longer. It was the perfect place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such lovely compliments. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and have you stay with us. We're so pleased that you were comfortable and enjoyed visiting Uruguay. So great to meet such an adventurous and fun loving couple as yourselves and share travel stories. Wishing you both all the best, Karen and Kenny
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A Lovely Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have just returned from a wonderful 10 day stay at Viejo Golf. The whitewashed brick and terra cotta casita, lovingly built by the owners, Kenny and Karen, has been thoughtully equipped so that one can experience a "home away from home", during one's travels. The wood fired stove provided a delightful ambiance and kept us warm and comfy during the chilly July evenings in the Southern Hemispere and the king size bed was extremely comfortable. The kitchen was fully equipped and enabled us to "dine at home" whenever we tired of going out for dinner. However, the best part of our stay was getting to know the hosts, Kenny and Karen. We had the good fortune of spending several evenings, chatting, imbibing and laughing with these two delightful souls. It was truly one of the best trips we've taken and definitely the loveliest hosts we've crossed paths with. You won't be disppointed if you decide to choose Viejo Golf.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We also enjoyed meeting you both, wonderful to be around two people so in love and excited about life. We're so pleased that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay. Wishing you all very best and we look forward to our paths crossing once again. Abrazos fuerte, Kenny and Karen
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sao paulo, state of Sao Paulo, Brasil

At Viejo Golf

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at. Viejo Golf chalet. Beautiful decoration in a quiet snd peaceful environment. We also loved Karen and Ken who made us wonderful company at the parilla outside.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ana and Eraldo for your kind words. We're so happy to have met you and that you had a lovely get~away. Wishing you all the very best, Karen and Ken
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Great Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Nice and quiet guest house. Well furnished with an amazing garden and pool. The owners are very friendly and respectfull. The guess house is well located. Close to the beach (10 minute walk), to the grocery store (3 km away) and golf course (5 minute walk). We had the priviledge to enjoy a great parilla in the garden. Nadie, the owners dog, is just great. We had the chance to go to the beach with her every morning; it was a lot of fun and very entertaining. We had initially reserved for a 6 day stay and extended our stay for 3 more nights as we enjoyed the peaceful environment.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Punta del Este Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Kilometres
Cantegrill Country Club
Nearest Golf
0.4 Kilometres
Cantegrill Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Rambla Lorenzo Pacheco
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
L' Auberge Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Playa Brava
Car: recommended

Horses are available close by to rent and ride on the beach and elsewhere



Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Punta del Este

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$66 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$78.07

please add $45.00 for an additional guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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