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Villas Located Two Miles From The Equator In The Middle Of The World!!!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 280 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom home with three and 1/2 bathrooms with a swimming pool at the equator!

Countryside Villa inside the Quito Metropolitan area on 8 acres of land just two miles south of the equator in the Middle of the World!!! Plenty of space outdoors, great for children and adults. The amenities include a swimming pool, pool table, table tennis, darts board, a playground, a gym, and volleyball and basketball courts. The master bedroom upstairs has a Jacuzzi in the bathroom, the three mid-sized bedrooms downstairs have their own bathrooms. Internet service is available, and cable TV is available upon request. Cooking, cleaning and transportation service can be arranged with the villa manager.


Property Manager
Pablo Alvarez
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, german, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About Pablo Alvarez

I grew up in Quito, but left Ecuador when I was a teenager. My studies took me to Germany, Kansas and California. The last fifteen years I made Texas my home, and the property in the pictures will most likely be the home for my retirement years.

Pablo Alvarez purchased this villa in 1975

Why Pablo Alvarez chose Pomasqui

This property was passed down to us as part of our parent's inheritance. The property was initially bought by them in the late seventies, when the valley was still a rural area. In the last forty five years Quito has grown, and the property that once served as a weekend home, has evolved into a great place to host family friends and guests.

What makes this villa unique

All the wood works are custom made, which gives the place a unique touch! The balcony in the back of the house faces north, looking over where the equator line divides the globe into two hemispheres. I truly enjoyed the view from the kitchen bay window with the Casitagua in the horizon during the sunset. It is a property that enjoys a quiet and relaxed environment with a World Heritage city a few miles away.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Pomasqui, Ecuador

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 280 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 Service Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , Service Bathroom in laundry area
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , One bed 76 * 80 inches (Baby crib available upon request)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , One bed 54 *80 inches
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Two beds 39 * 75 inches
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Two beds 39 * 75 inches
    Bedroom 5 Service Bedroom - 1 single bed , Service Bedroom in laundry area, one bed 39 * 75 inches
    Bedroom 6 TV room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleep Sofa sleeps two
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The property manager can make transportation arrangements available upon request, such as airport pick up and drop off, as well as local intercity transportation and tours information. Transportation arrangements are not included as part of our fees and need to be arranged with the villa manager depending on the number of guests we receive. When we have more then five guests, special transportation arrangements are needed for the comfort of our guests.

Reviews

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Villas Located Two Miles From The Equator In The Middle Of The World!!!
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews
5

A gem of a place hidden between the middle of the world and heaven

  • 5 of 5

I hope that if you have any doubts about renting this wonderful location hopefully this review will solidify your decision to rent. The property is surrounded by beautiful mountains the pictures do not do it justice on the website. In the morning you can wake up to the great sounds of the mountains and wildlife. The property has lushies amenities that are all kept up to date. It is great having a pool only a couple of feet away from the house. We were a family of 9 and felt we had more than enough room without feeling on top of each other. The kitchen is awesome and up to date, coffee maker, water purifier, with a french door opening to the porch that is opens up to the rear mountain view. If you are worried about support what I can tell you is that the combination of Pablo, and his brother Pedro in Ecuador you are never without a helping hand around. There is also a gentleman by the name of Ernesto that is always around and able to hail a cab, order a pizza, or give a restaurant recommendation. That being said my family did not require much assistance as we had visited Equador before but it was nice knowing that if we needed anything someone was always able to help. Will be back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 31/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your awesome review, we strive to serve our guests welcoming them, and making them feel at home. We would thank you to share our services with family and friends who plan to visit Ecuador in the near future. In the last three years we have expanded our guests family around the world, promoting tourism in Ecuador and sharing with them our little cozy villa around the corner of the Middle of the World. Hope to see you back soon. Kind regards,
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5

Excellent place

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice place. Pedro was also a great person to meet and provided help arranging transportation and giving advice on guides. This would even work for those that can not speak Spanish as Pedro can provide assistance in that regard. It is highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 23/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Private Villa

  • 5 of 5

The house was even more than we had expected. Beautiful architecture!! Tile and custom wood work throughout. Plenty of space, we only had six people. Lots of outside patio, veranda spaces. Awesome pool, and never ending landscaping. Very, very clean and well maintained. Did not feel like a rental but like some one home because of the comftable feel and care. The owner Pablo was awesome. Informative and available to help with questions and ideas on things to do. He was funny and super easy. Was so helpful that we felt instant friendship with him. We met his family, his wife and daughter super friendly. We had no problems whatsoever with anything!!! Highly recommend. Ecuador was very safe, people super friendly. Weather was mild. Lots of things to do close to the house. We went horseback riding in an amazing valley, went zip lining, hiking, swimming in waterfall within 30 min to a couple of hours from the house. Of course the Center of the World was right around the corner. We could see the monument from the property. Also have to go to the Amazon jungle- A must see!! Loved our entire experience!!

  • Review Submitted: 09/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review! Please share with family and friends your awesome experience in Ecuador. We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope to have your referrals visit us in the Middle of the World soon!
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5

An indescribable experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

It will hard to describe the amazing experience we had in this vacations, I can just say that staying in this property was the biggest highlight of our trip!! Everything about it was amazing, from the moment we walked in we loved it...first thing we noticed was how clean it was!! Every single piece of decoration beside that it went perfect with the house style, there was not a single drop of dust. Everything was so perfectly clean and organized that it made us feel extremely comfortable and welcome.

The owners and the gentleman who takes care of property (Ernesto) are extremely nice and helpful. Thank you both for letting us not only staying in your beautiful home but also for making our trip unforgettable.

100% recommend for anybody who want to experience something different than staying in a hotel...this house has an amazing swimming pool, pool table, ping pong table, soccer field, basketball half court, a park!! And an amazing kitchen that makes you feel like cooking and forget about a restaurant, the rooms were spectacular and as comfortable as you own bed, the location couldn’t be any better...just 2 minutes away from one of the biggest tourist and worldwide attraction, “La Mitad del Mundo” (the center of the world) zero latitude. Oh and the view!! Wow...what a view!!

Don’t hesitate to stay here if you are visiting Quito!! I’m sure it will unforgettable also...

Gracias Sr. Pedro, Sr. Pablo y Ernesto!! Hasta la próxima!!

  • Review Submitted: 05/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, we hope to have you back soon in the near future, literally " mi casa es su casa",...
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5

Great Place at the Middle of the World

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at Finca Analia. It is a beautiful property with plenty of space. It fit our group of two families comfortably and it enabled us to explore Quito and the surrounding areas. Catching a bus into the city was very easy from the main road. Ernesto the caretaker was good to work with and he accommodated our late arrival the first night. We would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pocket Picker

  • 2 of 5

The property is very nice and everything it is proposed to be. However, once there, the resident agent picks your pocket with unreasonable charges: $40.00 dollars to go 5 miles for grocery, $100.00 for the half hour ride to or from the airport, day trips for which he is devoid of basic information. For perspective, you can take a cab from downtown Quito to the property for $10.00 dollars. Also, he is a hotrod driver which makes clients feel ill at ease when transported, rather than comfortable and safe.

We would not return to this offering, nor recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: 13/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dan, We apologize for not having fully met your transportation arrangement expectations. We are not responsible for any third party services recommended to our clients, including transportation, tours, and catering. All services recommended are not part of our villa rental agreement, and they are paid directly to the service providers. We limit our responsibility to recommending these services to our clients, keeping in mind their safety, comfort and cost. Our guests are free to take our advice, or to make their own arrangements for sightseeing and transportation at all times. This is the first time we receive a complaint for our third party transportation provider rates and driver. I have made them aware of your complaint, and they apologize for any wrong doing as far as the driving is concerned. In regards to the rates they have not been increased in the last two years. They are reasonable compared to similar service providers. Renting a large high end SUV with capacity for 8 people with leather seats and hiring a bilingual driver who is at your disposal cannot be compared to the local taxi rates. We will review and go over the rates and services of our third party transportation provider, and will also make it clear and more explicit to all our guests that they are free at all times to compare their rates to other providers. We take our guests reviews very seriously, and will be very proactive trying to make sure our guests have their expectations met. We would like to thank you for your generous tipping, for your business and for choosing booking with us. We express our sorrow for not having met your transportation expectations. Kind regards,
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Quito Tenis and Golf Club
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Terminal de Ferricarriles, Sincholagua, Quito, Ec
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
El Crater Restaurant
Nearest Beach
195 Miles
Atacames en Esmeraldas
Car: recommended

Two miles away from the equator in the Middle of the World!! By the monument the city has developed a complex with a variety of amenities for tourists to enjoy their visit.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Pomasqui, Ecuador

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$192
AU$1,191
AU$4,636
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$78.17
One time cleaning fee AU$99.37

The standard rate applied for a minimum of 60 days includes monthly water, energy, basic cable, Wi-Fi, pool cleaning service and maintenance bills.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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