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Casa Blanca, Beautiful Restored 250 Year Old Villa. Oasis in Heart of Granada"""

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

A 6,000 sq ft restored colonial villa, w/ pool, in the heart of Granada.

Simply the best villa in Granada. A gorgeous and unique 6,000 sq. ft. 5 bedroom colonial villa in the heart of town and the showcase of Granada's colonial house walking tour. Built in the 1750s and given a 2-year loving restoration to preserve original architectural details and integrate modern amenities, the villa has a lush central courtyard with a 40' long pool to cool off on hot afternoons.

** Contact us for a 3-d walkthrough, video and more photos **

== Best Location in Granada ==

Casa Blanca is the best located home in Granada. Situated at the top end of the pedestrianised Calle La Calzada the home is right next door to Granada's famous cathedral and just steps from the bustling central park.

== Accommodations ==

The home features five bedrooms in the following arrangement- A second floor en-suite master bedroom, with a king-size bed. Two double bedrooms each with a queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom. One family suite which is a regular double bedroom that opens onto a twin bedroom. The twin bedroom in the family suite doubles up as a TV room. The fifth bedroom located beyond the kitchen on the ground floor is suitable for a live in nanny or maid and has a single bed, private bathroom, fridge and TV. The living areas are organised around the extensive corridors. The main corridor features an antique rocking chair and coffee table set comfortably laid out beneath a powerful ceiling fan. There is another more relaxed seating area situated the opposite end of the pool to the main dining area. The home has two classical colonial living rooms with doors direclty into the pedestrianised Calle La Calzada.

== Fully Equipped and Beautifully Furnished ==

The home is thoroughly well furnished with exquisite furniture from the local manufacturer Simplamente Madera, who use only the very finest certified hard woods. Homelife within Casa Blanca inevitably evolves around the kitchen table - and the kitchen table in Casa Blanca is a truly spectacular piece of woodwork. With seating space for 14 adults you will marvel at its immensity and quality in equal measure. The home also boasts numerous 50' TV's and iPod docking stations.

== Other Amenities ==

Wireless Internet

Air conditioning

Ceiling Fans Throughout

Swimming Pool


Cable TV in Each Bedroom

DVD Player in Each Bedroom

DVD Library

In-line Water Filtration System

Solar Powered Hot Water

Laundry Facilities

All Linens

Daily Maid Service

Personal Safe

Pool Toys

Gas BBQ Grill

== Other Services Available on Request ==

Airport transfer - Let us arrange it for you - $45 for 2 people, $60 for 3 to 7 people

In-house cook

Baby sitter

Local cellphone for your safety and convenience

More Details

Guillermo Suescum
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Guillermo Suescum

Our very first vacation together was to Granada and we both fell in love with the city and wanted to make a home for ourselves there. Our dream is that in a few years we can begin spending at least half the year in Granada, soaking up the culture, the sun and the warmth of the Nicaraguan people. We hope that when you come and stay in Casa Blanca you fall in love with Granada too.

Guillermo & Melanie

Guillermo Suescum purchased this villa in 2007

Why Guillermo Suescum chose Granada

This is really a special place. It was built in the 1750s and is one of the oldest buildings in Granada. It underwent a 3-year restoration to bring it back to it's original splendor. The house has original floors, ceilings and doors dating back to it's construction along with all the modern amenities one would need.

What makes this villa unique

Centrally located. Just one block off the main park. Casa Blanca is tucked in behind the town's main cathedral and on Granada's main pedestrian street and restaurant row, Calle Calzada. The house has the traditional colonial design with a central courtyard full of beautiful tropical plants and a deep and cool 40 ft long swimming pool. Once you step into the house, you're in your own little private paradise.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Granada in Nicaragua

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master bedroom bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Oversized double shower looks out over the courtyard
    Courtyard bedrooms - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , All bedrooms have their own bathrooms
    Courtyard / Pool bathoom - Toilet , Outdoor Shower , Outdoor shower and bathroom by the pool
    Courtyard Bedroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Single Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Courtyard Family Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Features: toilet, shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Courtyard Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Opens out on the courtyard and swimming pool
    Courtyard Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Opens out on the courtyard and swimming pool
    Courtyard Famliy Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Two connected rooms. Each opens onto the courtyard
    Single room - 1 Single Bed , Oringally for a nanny. comfortable. very private. no AC
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Casa Blanca, Beautiful Restored 250 Year Old Villa. Oasis in Heart of Granada
average rating of 5.0 based on 49 reviews

Absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely beautiful! Every part of it is beautifully appointed, hands down the most amazing house I’ve stayed at in all my travels. Inside the house you feel like you’re in your own private sanctuary and secure compound. The swimming pool, plants and beautiful architecture and decorations create a peaceful setting that makes you never want to leave. When you do decide to leave though, you literally step out right onto the Main Street in town, where all the best restaurants, tour shops, bars, the beautiful Central Park and the amazing cathedral are all right outside the door. We couldn’t speak more highly of this place and can’t wait to go back. The owner Guillermo was extremely helpful and made sure everything was taken care of before we got there. He also gave us tons of great tips and advice about the town, the things to do and what not to waste time on which saved us a ton of internet research time. This house creates the setting for the most relaxing getaway possible in a part of the world where unlimited adventure and unspoiled culture is right outside the door.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Place is great shape. All ammenities and suplies in perfect condition. Very clean

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay. Service is great. Right in the middle of town, a lot of restaurants and bars less than One block away. Would definetly book again

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marco, We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to Granada and your stay at Casa Blanca. Please come back again! Guillermo & Melanie
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Quiet house right in the middle of it all

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful and really spacious house. The location could not be better. We were able to walk to everything, including some amazing restaurants within a few blocks of the house. The main square and cathedral is only a block way. Everyone was very comfortable in their separate rooms with their own bathroom. There were plenty of common areas to congregate. We got a lot of use out of the pool, and even when not used, it was a lovely part of the interior garden. The workmanship in the house is amazing! You will love it here.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jennifer, We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to Granada and to Casa Blanca. It's a special place and the Nicaraguans are such warm people. Wish I were there now. Come back again!
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Gorgeous place!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Pictures don’t do it justice. Perfect location and beautifully decorated home.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and that you enjoyed Casa Blanca. Please come visit again! Melanie & Guillermo
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Amazing historic house in the heart of Granada

  • 5 of 5

We spent four nights at Casa Blanca in mid November, before moving on to San Juan deal Sur for a week. The house was amazing, and the location couldn't be better. Since we were only there for a short time, we were on the go a lot and didn't get to spend much time in this beautiful house. When we did, we relaxed in the pool or read in the hammock. What a peaceful spot in the middle of town. We loved being able to leave the house and be right in the middle of the action. Our favorite restaurant for dinner, El Zaguan, was right next door to the house, just a half a block away. We went to breakfast every morning to the Garden Cafe, which had a lovely and quiet courtyard setting, and once again, was only half a block away from the house. We really enjoyed our time in Granada, and Guillermo was so accommodating and helpful with information before and after we made our booking. We would love to go back to Granada sometime, and Casa Blanca would definitely be where we would choose to stay again. I can't imagine a better place to stay in Granada.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to Granada and that Casa Blanca was a part of it. :-) Please do come visit again!
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A lovely oasis

  • 5 of 5

Brought my family (ages 8 to 65) to Granada for the infamous 3 month stamp one requires for long term stays in Costa Rica. We had heard mixed stories of Granada, but once I found this house on VRBO I knew the town was worth the gamble.

Got here late and the patient security guard was here to let us in. There was a collective dropping of jaws as soon as we walked in.... yup, even for the 8 year old. Swimming pool a huge draw even though it looked too pretty to use. Very clean and functional, and the ornamental frog water fountains a big hit.

The beds were all reported to be comfy by my gang. We have not seen much of the housekeeper Guadeloupe since it's the weekend, but she is going to cook us breakfast today before we leave so that will be a treat.

Overall, yes I am happy we came! Granada can have an edgy feel, but we never felt threatened or harassed. And this gorgeous, beautifully restored home is the hug you might need after a busy day of exploring.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
(MGA) Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Many bars and restaurants
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Ometepe Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
El Zaguan
Nearest Beach
95 Kilometres
San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
Car: not necessary

Drawn by year-round warm weather, colonial-era architecture and the freshwater Lake Nicaragua, travelers from around the world are flocking to Granada. Eco-tourists will love visiting the dormant Mombacho volcano, sailing on the lake and ziplining through the trees. Fans of spa treatments and shopping will find plenty to do, too.

Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times’ best in travel for 2013. Ranked third out of forty-six select destinations, Nicaragua made it to the top of the list. Nicaragua is a country of thriving culture, history, wildlife and boasts a landscape dominated by pristine rainforest and miles & miles of serene sandy shoreline. Its avenue of volcanoes is stunning and protected by national parks. Conscious of their natural treasures, “eco” is both practiced and preached in Nicaragua. Nicaragua Lake is vast; it rivals that of Lake Titicaca in its beauty and grandeur. The lake’s Ometepe Island is the largest freshwater island in the world. It is composed of two volcanoes and an isthmus that connects them. Hiking here is a must. Beyond its natural features, Nicaragua’s nicest colonial city, Granada, offers great dining, exquisite cathedrals and museums from the Spanish era.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.16
Additional Guest Fee £10.83 per person per night
Damage Insurance £57.05
Damage Deposit £216.63

CHECK IN: 2 PM (flexible but contact us first)

CHECK-OUT: 11 AM (flexible but contact us first)

* Electric Deposit
Electric costs in Nicaragua are extremely high; greater than $.50 per KW hr (the highest in Central America & 4X the US average). 15% of your rental rate is applied towards payment of electrical usage. The meter will be read upon check-in and check-out and any excess over 15% of your rent will be taken from your deposit.

CANCELLATIONS - Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty (except for any bank/credit card transaction costs associated issuing a refund). Cancellations that are made between ninety (90) and thirty (30) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 50% penalty (plus any bank/credit card transaction costs associated issuing a refund). Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within thirty (30) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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