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Karen Adan

Member since: 2010
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Speaks English, Spanish, Italian

LOWEST PRICE EVER!! High End Mediterranean Villa-Condado- next to beach & hotels

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Condado

House, 4 Bedrooms + 2 attached bedrooms= 6 bedrooms, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 9-16)

This is a once in a lifetime chance, you will rarely find a house like this for rent.This house is the cheapest and best way to enjoy and experience a high end kind of living. It has marble and granite finishes as well as wooden doors and windows. A house like this is so magical, it cannot be put in to words, it makes you feel as if you were in a enchanted paradise.It's garden is so unbelieveable, and for this reason the house is named 'The Secret Garden'. In the garden you will find a private lavish pool and various fountains, it is the ideal place to lay down and read a book under the shade of the trees while enjoying a cold beverage.

Located just a few blocks from best beaches in San Juan,'The Secret Garden is on a quiet residentail street that finishes in the newly inaugurated Laguna of Condado Park, in the most affluent area of San Juan. Within blocks, you will find boutiques of Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Salvatore Ferragamo.

In the house there are four rooms. All of them have full bathrooms and two master suites include roman bathtubs as well. For those who love cooking will enjoy using our state of the art italian kitchen which is fully equiped.

Keywords: Villa, house, family house, high end house,

high end property.

3,300 sqft. house area

750 mts. patio, garden, pool and garage area

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Karen Adan (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian

About Karen Adan

I am an interior design architect with a pasion for cooking. I remodeled and preserved this house built in 1945 with the goal of recreating a small italian villa for my own private use, the house was never intended to be a rental, that is why is so amazing.

Karen Adan purchased this house in 2002

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(60 traveller reviews)
LOWEST PRICE EVER!! High End Mediterranean Villa-Condado- next to beach & hotels
average rating of 4.75 based on 60 reviews
Rough & Ready, CA
5

A Treasure Villa that Exceeds all Your Hopes for A Hassle Free Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying that Karen & Pablo will insure you have every creature comfort and little luxuries that keep putting a smile on your families faces. A beautiful private Garden with your own pool , waterfalls and landscaping create that relaxing feeling of seclusion. We were blessed to have our 3 married children with their excellent spouses, along to keep us active and laughing. Our family of 8 adults definitely used the gourmet kitchen, dining room ,private bedroom suites and of course the pool constantly, as informal get together spots daily. The beach, lagoon, great dining , shopping and even casinos were always only blocks away. Everyone did whatever made them the happiest and we would regroup at the Villa often.

As a Super Special treat, we hired Nilda, a private gourmet chef to shop, prepare and serve us all a 12 course , 6 hour meal at the villa, with 2 of the most personal touches assistants to help the feast flow effortlessly. Get a true Puerto Rican dining delight on your schedule. Nilda and her staff are Top Notch. Pablo or Karen will happily hook you up. Nilda and I had a blast preparing the custom menu over the phone and Gmail before we ever arrived. Again, hassle free.

Karen & Pablo even personally stocked our house with a custom food & beverage order , ready upon arrival. The small fee is so very worth it.

If you cannot have a truly memorable ,stress free, vacation in this Luxury, Condado Villa, then you take Life much too seriously.

This Villa is a Score!! Life is short, Play Hard and Appreciate all Puerto Rico has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Me, my husband and a group of 11 friends all from Michigan stay in the house to celebrate our wedding. We stay for an entire week and we're very super happy with the house. What you see in the photos is 100% real and in some areas even better in person. Rooms are comfortables, kitchen is huge, pool is super nice and patio was very nice!! It was so nice that we celebrated our wedding there. The person that was in charge of the house was always a call away for anything that we need. We end very happy with everything and are very gratefull for everything. Awesome and excellent services.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great PR Villa

  • 5 of 5

Karen, Juan and team are excellent hosts! This is the second time I've stayed with a group in one of their properties and they do not disappoint. Not only is this large villa beautiful, but it is walking distance to all the happening spots on Ashford. Anything you need from towels to pool toys are right there in the villa. Even the neighbors were pleasant. I would highly recommend if you are traveling with a group between 8 and 16. It's great if you are there to party or if you are looking for something low-key private.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grayslake, IL
5

Highly recommend this house for a large family that likes to have fun together!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here March 20- 27, 2016. We had 3 couples and 7 kids ages 14 through 8 in our group. This was the perfect house for us!!

Upon arriving, Karen met us and gave us a tour of the beautiful home. The photos do not do it justice! This house is gorgeous. She pointed out that the previous renters had broken a few things and assured us they would take care of it….for example, Karen had to run out to Walmart to buy a new coffee pot. Each room has its own A/C unit…which was great since not everyone in our group agreed on the temperature setting.

That first night, we cooked dinner in the fully stocked kitchen and ate outside together in the private backyard with a nice large table surrounded by fountains, statues, and the swimming pool.

One day, 4 of us rode the bikes provided to ride around Condado….we felt perfectly safe by the way. This house was in a great location to walk to the beach and various restaurants. It was also a nice distance to drive to PaddleParadise, less than an hour, to the rainforest, about an hour, and Old San Juan, about 10 minutes.

One day, the garbage disposal and dishwasher had problems and Pablo came out the same day to fix both. He was very friendly and gave us suggestion on where to go salsa dancing.

I agree with the other reviewer….the rooms were set up a little weird. You had to walk through one bedroom to get to the next, but this also did not bother us at all. Plenty of bathrooms and plenty of privacy.

This house was more than just a place to stay while on a trip....it truly added to our Puerto Rico vacation experience.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Studio City, CA
5

Loved the Condado home and it's owners/manager before, during, and yes, even after our visit!

  • 5 of 5

From before our family of 16 departed from points disparate on the mainland US, we were treated like royalty by the Karen and Juan - owner and manager of the aged but regal home oasis/secret garden in Condado. Before arriving, they helped us set a home served chef's dinner that turned out delicious. After we left, inquires as to items left behind were attended to and sent back promptly! While we were there, whatever inquires or tiny issues we had with the home - old plumbing and a "duh on me for not understanding" washing machine (I'm embarrassed to say- Juan DID explain it to me). The home itself is beautiful, not modern, but we found it super cool (in-wall AC's) and comfortable for about 8 adults and 8 children. The pool and backyard are very pretty and we spent quite a bit of time out there - lounging, bbq'ing, reading, swimming, chatting, and enjoying our chef's dinner. The kitchen's got everything you need to cook and feed the household. The rooms were clean, the beds comfortable. The only thing I'd say to a new visitor, while it didn't impact us in any negative way - is that the bedrooms set up oddly - ie - you must pass through one bedroom to get to another. We didn't care one bit and enjoyed our stay at The Secret Garden most immensely! And we loved the how attentive and caring both Juan and Karen were, as much!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX
5

Fishing Trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 12 guys for our annual fishing trip. The house was perfect for us. Only two guys had to double up in one of the King beds. We took advantage of the grocery shopping option that Karen offers so we were ready to start relaxing and grilling as soon as we arrived at the Villa. We did not rent cars so the close proximity to the beach, casinos, restaurants and bars was perfect. The only times we needed to take taxis were to the marina and to La Placita.

Karen, the owner is great and was an absolute pleasure to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Point of Interest
Laguna of Condado
Nearest Point of Interest
Ventana de Condado
Nearest Point of Interest
Hotel La Concha
Nearest Point of Interest
Stella Maris Park
Nearest Point of Interest
La Concha Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Parquesito del Indio
Nearest Point of Interest
La playita
Nearest Point of Interest
Placita del Condado
Nearest Point of Interest
Marriott Hotel

The property is located near the Laguna of Condado Park which has activities such as tai chi classes and kayak rentals. You can find all kinds of restaurants, convenience stores, high end designer shops, and a Walgreens at just walking distance. The newest hotel in town , 'La Concha' is 4 blocks away as well as the Beach Area of La Ventana de Condado which is the most popular meeting place these days.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Condado, San Juan

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Special Price
12 Aug 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
£2,371
for 4 nights
From
£532
From
£572
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,639
 
 
High Season 2017
23 Nov 2016 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,862
for 4 nights
From
£654
From
£695
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,293
£13,697
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£2,699
for 4 nights
From
£613
From
£654
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,884
£13,697
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £153
Cleaning Fee £191 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Clients are advised to review and purchase one of the several levels of insurance offered by VRBO. Depending on the insurance selected you can protect up to the level of all money being refunded. We make clear that no money will be refunded under any circumstances unless as specified on our cancellation policy, clients can not cancel or hold money through the credit card company unilaterally.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Condado, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    King's Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Rain Shower and Hans Grohe body spray system
    Queen's Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Shower for 2/ Room for toilet and bidet giving extra privacy
    Royal Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Big Vanity for extra comfort
  • 4.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King's Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Inside this room is an attach room that has 2 twin beds
    Princess Suite - 2 Large Double Bed
    Queen's Suite - 3 Large Double Bed , Inside this room is an attach room that has 1 queen bed
    Royal Suite - 1 Large Double Bed
    King's Attach room - 2 Single Bed , completely private with door/ entrance through King's room
    Queen's Attach Room - completely private with door/ entrance through Queen's room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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