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Spectacular Garden! Two Sunset Terraces, Near Wineries - 25 miles to Santiago

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Sleeps 6, Magnificent Gardens

A spacious, well-appointed 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom guesthouse on 2.5 expansive acres.

Fully equipped kitchen and cozy bar with seating.

Dining room opening onto a fabulous terrace with awesome view.

Dramatic wood-beamed ceilings, lots of charm.

Santiago (SLC) airport a short 50-minute drive.

Situated at the foothills of the Andes, in the middle of wine country.

Great vacation alternative to staying in Santiago.

Perfect for friends, family and all travelers.

Come stay with us, relax, discover and enjoy!

Wander through our bountiful property, where you can pick fruit from our apricot, avocado, fig, lemon, orange, plum, walnut trees and grape arbors. Guests have access to the entire property, including our mud oven and stone barbecue!!!

It is a rare opportunity to own a property with mature fruit trees of every species imaginable, and century old palm trees. The perennial and succulent gardens add a beautiful dimension to what is a truly magical environment. Come and enjoy!

Things to do:

Trail Ride on Mules – Spectacular full day ride into the Andes with nice lunch

Bike Tours - La Biciclete Verde offers a great bike tour in the wine country

Maipo River Rafting - Best in North Chile


Pomaire - famous village for its clay pottery

El Morado Glacer

Free parking up to 3 car.s

Access to drivers and professional tour guides.

15-minute drive to the subway, which goes into the center of Santiago.

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Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
8 July, 2017

About Michelle

Michelle is an avid gardener, and lover of food and wine. I found my paradise in Chile, where there are the freshest organic vegetables, outstanding wines and some of the most delicious olive oil that I have ever tasted. And what could be better than being able to cultivate many of these riches on my own property.

Michelle purchased this house in 2009

Why Michelle chose Chile

The Mediterranean climate is unbeatable. At the Casa Ishi Villa we are minutes away from some the best wineries in the world. A half hour from the Andes mountains, where there is a wide range of outdoor activity to suit your needs. And less than an hour from the center of Santiago and the international airport. It is hard to find a more convenient location.

What makes this house unique

Chile is unlike any other country in South America. Because of its natural beauty, high literacy rate, and fairly stable political situation, it can be best described as the Switzerland of the south. Chile is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Within the country, one can find a diverse variety of landscapes including vineyards, volcanoes, deserts, beaches, lakes, glaciers and forests. Nature, culture, food and people just are few of the reasons to visit Chile.

Come and enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are sitting under the orange tree in at least 20c!! We enjoyed the

delicious bottle of Carmenere waiting for us while playing Yatzy and

fireing the stove in the evening. Thank you soooo much!!!

Claudio's dogs have been guarding us all the time and have become our very

best friends!!

We slept very well, all of us and are now looking forward to a nice day in

this lovely weather!!

Very best and warm greetings from the four norwegians enjoying Casa Ishi!!
Jul 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santiago in Santiago Metropolitan Region

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
  • river
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Skylight in Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedrooms open to terrace with grape arbor.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Courtyard
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 24 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Housekeeping and fresh linens, are provided weekly. Tours and excursions can be arranged with an English-speaking local guide. WiFi in the house. iPod/iPhone/iPad Docking Speaker System. Please see this link for additional accommodations: http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3652064


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Spectacular Garden! Two Sunset Terraces, Near Wineries - 25 miles to Santiago
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 38 reviews
South fork,Colorado usa

Excellent property even better than the photos!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for two wonderful weeks on this beautiful Property. Michelle and her husband where wonderful hosts and made sure we were very comfortable. The fruit trees on the property give sweet aromas. The grapes that grow on several different vines are delicious. Kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed. Beds were VERY comfortable and many pillows to choose from. Hot water was instant and very hot. Great location for exploring the vineyards. Also for exploring the near by volcano and mule rides. Perfect for a family. Would highly recommend this property!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chilean paradise as fruit drops in my lap

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous property with fruit trees, flowers, herbs, and green. The lodging has a charm indicative of Tuscany meets New Mexico but I was told is very Chilean and quit beautiful. Super comfortable beds and quaint private bedrooms with a wonderful hot full pressure shower in the bathroom I had. Easy to cook and our family even used the clay oven and the BBQ to make fun food while we were there(Little Chilean market nearby and bigger store ten minutes away). Multiple lounging deck areas with views of the canyon or gardens. Every night I went to sleep listening to the river cascade below. We sat and read, took naps, ate fruit and day tripped to the El Morado Glacier nearby to hike, Latin America's largest winery(Concha Y Toro) and walked/hiked in a nearby Reserve(Clarillo). Not far from Santiago if you crave "city" while staying there. We checked out villages and there were multiple vineyards around for wine lovers. Such variety!

It was incredibly restful and our hosts were awesome, coming to chat, check in, and see if there was any help on where to go and what to see.

I highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The grounds at Casa Ishi are beautiful w lots of fruit trees and lawn furniture. Very relaxing. Plus wonderful adventures await nearby. We hiked El Morado glacier one day, rode mules to the top of the Andes and saw a condor another day, and then went to the largest winery in the world today, El Concho Del Toro.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise in Maipo River!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Casa Ishi over Thanks Giving break and were very lucky to meet with Michele and Kenji, who are the perfect hosts, very attentive and nice! The house is a charming old countryside property, nicely modernised, finely decorated and spacious, with a wonderful terrace with nice views to the mountains and surrounded by farms and huge trees...we spent very relaxing afternoons there, drinking wine at sunsets.

We were a group of 4 people, but the house would have easily accommodated six.The kitchen was very well equipped and we cooked everyday, taking full advantage of the fruits that Michele kindly encouraged us to collect from the trees around the house: nesperas, oranges, sour cherries...

It's very close to the wineries of Maipo, but a car is essential to better explore the area. It's relatively easy to drive in Chile, although having a local in the group helped with finding the best routes and shortcuts.

You can not go wrong renting Casa Ishi! If we are going back to Chile, we are definitely not wasting any time in Santiago, we'll go directly there!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful solitude in hills near Santiago

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Casa Ishi for one week, September 18-25th, 2016.

The property is beautiful with fine gardens and shady trees. The accommodation (there were 3 couples) was excellent. We were able to easily cook many meals in the kitchen and outside BBQ and had use of the laundry washing facilities. The resident gardener made us welcome as did the “resident” dogs.

The one drawback to this property is its isolated location. Thank heavens for the recommendation made by the owner to contact a tour agent who arranged for pickup at the airport. We arrived on the busiest day of the year (Sept. 18) and negotiating driving to the property would have been a huge challenge (especially since none of us speak Spanish). We employed the driver to take us for a one day tour of Valparaiso another day to Santiago and to a local “fonda”-fair. He also drove us to a lovely restaurant one evening (there are many dining places in the vicinity). Our driver was very competent and always showed up as requested, however it would have been nice to have had access to a vehicle so that we could have explored the nearby regions on our own. (additionally a driver certainly adds to the cost of the vacation). Walking anywhere was not really possible as roads here are narrow, with no sidewalks; other homes are safely “insulated” behind large walls and fences and we were many kilometres from a grocery shop or vineyard.

After 3 happily hectic weeks touring in Peru, we were glad to have some “down” time at Casa Ishi, but would know to arrange a car rental for at least part of the visit should we come again.

Access to an area map-perhaps highlighting some of the main points of interest would also have been useful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property in the country, but so convenient to Santiago.

  • 5 of 5

So close to Santiago and yet a different world. We loved our stay in the country - the gardens and house manager are lovely. We wanted a quick weekend wine excursion outside of the city, just two couples and a toddler. It's close enough to Santiago that our local friend's nanny could come watch the little one for the day so the adults could go wine tasting. We also had a professional chef come and cook a custom dinner the first night - happy to share his contact info (very reasonable and so fun!). The kitchen isn't large, but it's open to the dining area so it was an engaging experience. Lastly - the owner recommended a new restaurant at Las Majadas, don't miss!.

We would highly recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Santiago (SCL)
Car: recommended

• Casa Ishi is located 25 miles from Santiago, in the renowned Maipo Valley, the most celebrated appellation in Chile, home to some of the oldest vineyards in South America

• We are at the foothills of the Andes where you can enjoy a variety of sports activities from trail rides, white water rafting, hiking and bathing in thermal baths

• Located in the center of Pirque, less than 10 minutes from Casa Ish, is a new super market, pharmacy, ATM, gas station and many tasty restaurants

• Santiago is a 45-minute drive from Casa Ishi

• Casa Ishi is an easy 50-minute drive to the international airport


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Santiago, Central & South America

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
15 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

In/out cleaning fee £38.47

• Long-term renters encouraged! Substantial discount for rentals of
more than 3 weeks.

• The guest villa sleeps 6

• Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

* In/out cleaning fee: $50


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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