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Charming family home with large tropical garden.

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
It is the private vacation home of a Ghanaian/Japanese/German family based in Germany. We spend 3-4 weeks a year in Ghana and always love to return to our home. It is very important to us that our accommodation is very clean and comfortable. Experience Ghana like Ghanaians do, authentically, in a safe, well established, and very lively area, from a very pleasant and comfortable home. Why stay in the old traditional expatriate areas? Come and see the house for yourself and you will be charmed! This vacation home is well maintained and equipped to a standard above the average vacation home in western Europe. This is because it is our own personal vacation home and it is very important to us that the house provides above average comfort. Recently renovated, the house has 3 bedrooms, a spaci...It is the private vacation home of a Ghanaian/Japanese/German family based in Germany. We spend 3-4 weeks a year in Ghana and always love to return to our home. It is very important to us that our accommodation is very clean and comfortable. Experience Ghana like Ghanaians do, authentically, in a safe, well established, and very lively area, from a very pleasant and comfortable home. Why stay in the old traditional expatriate areas? Come and see the house for yourself and you will be charmed! This vacation home is well maintained and equipped to a standard above the average vacation home in western Europe. This is because it is our own personal vacation home and it is very important to us that the house provides above average comfort. Recently renovated, the house has 3 bedrooms, a spacious multi-purpose room which can be used as a bedroom or office, two spacious halls, two bathrooms (one ensuite and one shared) with showers, sink and toilet, a kitchen with storeroom, guest toilet and sink, corridor and verandah, back terrace behind kitchen and outdoor parking space for up to 3 vehicles. The house is very airy and light throughout, due to the many windows (louvres) and elevated location close to the sea. It also offers beautiful views of McCarthy hills and surrounding towns and overlooks the salt ponds (great for Christmas and new years fireworks viewing). Room details: the bedrooms have solid wooden beds, a king-sized bed in the master bedroom, a queen-sized bed in the second large bedroom, and a double bed in the smallest bedroom. There is an inflatable double bed that can be used in the multi-purpose room if needed. All wooden beds have matching bedside tables, with table lamps, and alarm clock radio. Each bedroom also has a real rattan sofa with coffee table and lamp, as well as solid fitted redwood wardrobes. The two large bedrooms also have air conditioning (brand new LG) and the master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. Halls: the living room has a real rattan sitting chair set with coffee tables and table lamp, a 6-seater solid wooden dining table set, flat screen TV with satellite programs, an complete LG home-cinema system, and Air Conditioning. The visitors' hall has a full cane sitting chair set as well as a spare cane dining table and chairs set, and standing lamps. Adjacent to the visitors hall is a guest toilet with sink. Kitchen: the fully equipped kitchen has solid wood fitted cabinets, double stainless steel sink with two drying wings, and store room with multiple shelves for optimal storage. It offers all kitchen equipment you can find in a proper western European kitchen, including coffee maker with mill, microwave oven, electric kettle and tea pot, liquidizer/chopper/food processor, various cooking pots, frying pans, baking tins, cooking utensils, table and serve ware, variety of glasses and cleaning equipment. Since spring 2016, we have also installed a brand new full-sized European refrigerator with freezer compartment and a brand new full-sized European cooker with five burners and electric fan oven. We offer a complete western standard kitchen and a great cooking experience. Bathrooms: the ensuite master bedroom bathroom, has a spacious shower with German armature, brand new European water heater, toilet, sink and mirror with shaving lamp. The second bathroom also has German armature, toilet, sink and LG self-heating 5 kg load capacity washing machine. There is hot water supply to both bathrooms. To enjoy garden life, there is a lovely solid redwood garden chair set with cushions which can be used on the verandah where you will have a lovely view of beautiful palms and bougainvillea flowers on a manicured lawn. There is also a Laundry Rack and Rotary Laundry Line which can be used to hang large loads of laundry (outdoors), clothes pegs, several plastic laundry baskets, a steam iron and ironing table. We have several standing fans. Guest Access: Guests will have the entire house to themselves - it will be like your own home and you will have your privacy. Except for night time security and emergency maintenance personnel, you will be on your own. You will be entirely responsible for security during the day (6 am to 8 pm). More
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About the Owner
Darkoa O
Languages spoken:German, Japanese, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

We had a wonderful, peaceful stay here, and would definitely stay in this rental again when travelling to Accra. The overall quality was far superior to anything else we could have found at the same price in the city. The house was clean, very comfortable...More

Date of stay: August 2013
1  Thank CelinaMS
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Local Guides/Maps
Gym
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
It is a very safe and thriving, established local residential area, and this is an ideal location and house for Travelers who wish to experience Ghanaian life as Ghanaians live it. Relax and take it easy, and see how Ghanaians go about life in a safe, comfortable, relaxing and very pleasant environment. The house is located near the Dansoman SSNIT flats, and near the Dansoman roundabout in Accra. It's a very local but lively and very safe residential area with easy access to transport - taxi, trotro, etc. Pharmacy, convenience stores, filling stations, etc., in walking distance. 15-20 minutes drive to beaches: Bojo Beach and Kokrobite Beach. Good location for access to the Western region.
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