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PRIVATE GARDEN, HEART OF RECOLETA, SPACIOUS & PEACEFUL YET CLOSE TO EVERYTHING!

Virginia Lato

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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PRIVATE GARDEN, HEART OF RECOLETA, SPACIOUS & PEACEFUL YET CLOSE TO EVERYTHING!

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Recoleta - Callao1442

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Indoor Space: 110 m2 (1184 ft2)

Outdoor Space: 40 m2 (430 ft2)

Max.Capacity:

This charming one-bedroom apartment in the heart of Recoleta is an excellent choice for your stay in Buenos Aires. Located on one of the city's most elegant avenues, the apartment faces the back of the building and is thus, extremely quiet.

The truly special element is a private garden patio adjacent to the living room, where high walls and ambient lighting create an excellent space for dining, cocktails or answering emails. When you do head out, you'll find that the location is incredibly central. As an Argentine friend said to me, 'If you were going to put a pin on the most desired location in Buenos Aires, it would be on this apartment.' Countless shops and restaurants are right outside your door. The famed Recoleta Cemetery as well as the city's finest hotels are a few minutes walk away.

The space is both comfortable and modern. It features marble-accented bathrooms, a fully outfitted, granite finished kitchen and a large sofa area that is perfect for relaxing. The bedroom is an ensuite with a king bed and also has a small external patio. The living and dining area is spacious and huge (especially by Argentine standards!)

Recoleta is adjacent to several neighborhoods including Palermo and Plaza San Martin, both of which are a short taxi ride away.

Keywords: condo, apartment, departamento, home

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hi Virginia

 

Alas, we've come to the end of our stay in your airy garden apartment in fabulous Buenos Aires. We've had a marvellous time; we've walked and walked and walked (at times in places we shouldn't have; we had three locals tell us to head back to Caminito in La Boca when we strayed too far in our search of colourful houses) and it's been great to be able to come back to the apartment and rest in the middle of the day before heading out for another feast of the senses.

 

We have wandered through the amazing Parque Natural Y Reserva Ecologica Costanera Sur, enjoyed the ghoulish delights of La Recoleta Cementerio - with its avenues and streets, truly a walled city of the dead - and of course we had to go to Casa Rosa to see Evita's balcony. Other experiences that gave us a real feel for the spirit of the place were the San Telmo Fair and Sensaciones de Tango at Gran Cafe Tortoni. We were also lucky enough to experience a Buenos Aires Ciudad Celebration with choirs, an opera singer, traditional dancers from various regions in the most colourful and unusual costumes accompanied by equally colourful musicians and, the finale, flamenco dancers!

 

You were so right when you said we would love Buenos Aires and that Victoriano would look after us; he did, and was always incredibly friendly and helpful. But there is still so much to see; we'll just have to come back one day.

 

We fly out later today and hope to be able to leave our things in the apartment until about 1.45 pm if that's OK with you.

 

Thank you so much for sharing your apartment, your insights and beautiful Buenos Aires.

 

Cheers

 

Marilyn
Dec 2011
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Virginia Lato

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2011
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I design leather and fur clothing and handbags in Buenos Aires. Because of that, I am there a lot and wanted a home base for myself when I am in Buenos Aires. You will feel at home here. From the wedgwood china to the extra comfortable bed, this apartment is definitely outfitted to be the most enjoyable experience for both you and me!

Virginia Lato purchased this condo in 2005

As one of my Argentine associates said to me, if you were putting a pin on a map of Buenos Aires, targeting the very best location, it would be my apartment. It is quiet, yet close to absolutely everything. You will walk the city from this location. The neighbourhood is thriving and alive with more restaurants and shops than you can possibly want, but safe and secure.

People are astounded when they see the garden that is part of this apartment. Two complete walls are windows to the garden, making the whole apartment airy and open. I normally leave the doors wide open, allowing the breezes to flow through the apartment. Since we are at the back of the apartment, the most common noise is that of the birds singing.

To make it complete, the location simply cannot be beat! Restaurants and shops abound right outside the door. If you don't want to walk, taxis are easy and plentiful, while the subway is just down the street.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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5
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Private Garden, Heart of Recoleta, Spacious & Peaceful Yet Close to Everything!
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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Private Garden, Heart of Recoleta, Spacious & Peaceful Yet Close to Everything!
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Recoleta Buenos Aires
5

A gem in the heart of Buenos Aires

  • 5 out of 5
What a wonderful home base for our stay in Buenos Aires. We fell in love with the private patio and booked our stay. The apartment was perfect. It is centrally located in Recoleta. We were able to walk everywhere which really allowed us to immerse ourselves in the city culture. Virginia is great! She emailed us a vast amount of information prior to our trip that really helped us plan. The bedroom is very comfortable and the master bath is just the right size with a easy walk In shower. The powder room is nicely appointed. The kitchen was perfect for us as we wanted to be able to have breakfast in and then get on with our days. The dining room and living room are very roomy. We absolutely fell in love with the sofa. It is so comfy that I'm going to build one for our house. Virginia's concierge Augusto is more than helpful. We really appreciated all that he did. A cleaning lady came twice during the week. Don't miss this wonderful home away. There is no question in our mind that when we go back to Buenos Aires we will stay there.
  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Scott! It was a pleasure getting to know you through our email conversations about Buenos Aires. It was especially great to get to meet both you and Mary in person on our "cross over".
I love the way you embraced the city and how it clearly embraced you both!
Warm regards, Virginia
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Recoleta Buenos Aires
London, Ontario, Canada
5

An excellent base for a stay in Buenos Aires

  • 5 out of 5
I rented this apartment for a month during the (Argentine) winter, 2013. The apartment is unusually spacious, and is very elegantly furnished, in a somewhat minimalist style. The patio or enclosed garden is a huge advantage, wonderful to look out on even if the weather is too cool to sit there for very long; the windows and glass doors that give onto the garden mean that the living space inside is unusually bright and pleasant. Recoleta is a well-heeled area of the city, so the urban environs are agreeable. It's a ten or fifteen minute walk to the famous Recoleta Cemetery, and to the Museum of Fine Arts. Food shopping is easy and good.

The description and the photos on the VRBO website are accurate in every way. Very thorough and attentive twice-weekly cleaning is provided. A friendly and helpful local property manager is readily available for any small matters that come up.

I would have no hesitation in recommending the property to a friend or relative; my only hesitation might be that I would want to be there myself.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you John! You were a pleasure to have. II love the way you embraced the city, the neighborhood and our apartment! We welcome you back any time!!
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Private Garden, Heart of Recoleta, Spacious & Peaceful Yet Close to Everything!
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Recoleta Buenos Aires
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5

Recoleta patio apartment

  • 5 out of 5
The apartment lived up to the description to perfection. A delightful, fabulously located place to stay. Comfortably accommodates 3 people and has all the equipment and facilities to make a real home from home experience. The patio is a sheer delight.Great assistance from the apt manager and everyone involved in the letting could not have been more helpful.
Geoffrey Gilbert
  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Geoffrey!!
We are ever so fortunate to be able to rent to people like you and your family. You were simply wonderful to deal with!
Take care and I look forward to your next visit!
Virginia
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Recoleta Buenos Aires
San Diego
5

A Very Nice Apartment

  • 5 out of 5
My wife and I stayed here for a week.

It's a nice one-bedroom place with a well-equipped kitchen and a garden/patio in the back. Even though it's on a major street, it's very quiet. The bed is comfortable, the bathroom is roomy, and the place is within easy walking distance of food shopping and some good restaurants.

The owner couldn't be nicer and more accommodating.

I highly recommended this apartment.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Private Garden, Heart of Recoleta, Spacious & Peaceful Yet Close to Everything!
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Recoleta Buenos Aires
San Diego
5

A Terrific Place

  • 5 out of 5
This is a wonderful one-bedroom apartment with a garden/patio off the living room. It has a main bathroom with a nice shower, a well-equipped kitchen, and a very comfortable bed. There's a washing machine, a TV (which we never used), and a small safe.

It's in a great location, close to a number of good restaurants and a supermarket. Cabs are a snap to hail on the street on which the apartment sits. You can also walk to a lot of the city's attractions from here.

Virginia, the owner, couldn't be nicer. You really can't go wrong with this place.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kenny and Angela!
You two were incredible to deal with, so the pleasure is all mine. One of the wonderful unexpected consequences of renting this apartment has been the people who have come into my life.
Be well and thank you ever so much for sharing your joy with me.
Warm regards,
Virginia
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Recoleta Buenos Aires
Edmonton Canada
5

excellent location, very comfortable apartment

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I spent 3 weeks in Virginia's apartment in Recoleta. The listing description is very accurate as are the photos. The apartment is extremely well situated , we walked everywhere and only did a taxi for long distances, like the airport, or the bus depot. The property is clean and a cleaning lady comes twice a week and is excellent. Virginia was outstanding at answering emails promptly, providing information, almost a manual ,to acquaint you with the apartment and the neighbourhood. Virginia was very helpful and enthusiastic. We would highly recommend the apartment and certainly would stay again ourselves if we go back to Buenos Aires.
We enjoyed exploring all areas of Buenos Aires as it is a very diverse city. Lots of free activities too, if you know where to look for them. There are free classical music concerts every week with the BA Law school, and in addition lots of other free concerts and art programs through the various cultural centres. I simply googled free activities in BA and angloinfo Buenos Aires. Also the National Arts Museum is free on Tuesdays and the MALBA ( Latin American art) is reduced in price on Wednesdays. Both are great. The San Telmo market on Sundays on Defensa Street is amazing, and there are numerous touching political events such as the madres in Plaza de Mayo on Thursday afternoon. If you can attend a football game like we did ( we went as part of a tour and would recommend that ) it is a great experience., lots of fun. Buenos Aires is an amazing city with something for everyone.
An exceptional city , and a great location and apartment to explore from.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cecilia and Gordon!
We agree- we too love the apartment and the location of that apartment!! It is simply a treasure that we were ever so fortunate to find.
You were a complete pleasure to deal with. Our world is better when we meet people like you!
Your extra tips for enjoying the city are perfect! We have spent a lot of time in Buenos Aires and you searched out things that I have never found. Your advice is ever so useful.
Take care and many thanks for enjoying our home in Buenos Aires.
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Location

Location

Car: not necessary

Incredible shopping, delectable restaurants, artisanal marketplaces, museums, art galleries and cafès at your doorstep. Walk, hail a cab, pop on the transit or arrange for a driver at any time. Vibrant, safe neighborhood.

Other Activities: Shopping

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday condo Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Argentine "Winter"
1 May - 30 Sep
2 night minimum stay
$370
for 2 nights
From
$185
$945
$3,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
for 2 nights
From
$200
$1,050
$3,600
 

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo Recoleta Buenos Aires

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Historic
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Garage ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Safe
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Hob ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , New marble bathroom
    Half 1 - Toilet , Clean and new
  • The entire apartment, including both bathrooms have been totally and recently renovated. They are clean, spacious and elegant. Top quality, plush towels are everywhere.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The master bedroom has one king size bed. The living room has two custom built sofas that transform into two remarkably comfortable (firm yet soft) beds.
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • live theatre
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • library
  • playground
  • zoo
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • Shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • fitness centre
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • cycling
Notes:
It will be your fully equipped home away from home. Luxury sheets and towels, silk duvet and pillows, wedgewood china and plenty of kitchen accessories make your stay easy and comfortable. We will supply complimentary maid service twice weekly as well as an english/spanish speaking concierge who will help you get oriented and then take care of any possible problems while you are there. The apartment is spacious, relaxed, luxurious and clean. It is totally renovated with porcelain tile floors, granite kitchen counters and marble bathrooms. The apartment is at the back of the building, making it extremely quiet. All you hear are the birds even though you are in the center of the city! The most unique, the rarest part of this apartment is the huge patio. It is unheard of in Recoleta to have a huge, walled, private garden, but we have it! It is true 'inside-outside' living as the apartment seamlessly moves from inside to out.
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