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Recoleta with History & Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet)

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Overview
2 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Relive the history of Buenos Aires only 5 blocks from today’s Recoleta village. In 1894, when the country of Argentina was one of the wealthiest in the world with strong European ties, a Frenchman built this elegant residence on Calle Juncal. You can still feel the old world ambiance in the building’s beautiful church-like façade, tall ceilings, and architectural features, but you can also enjoy modern conveniences like a renovated 'American style' kitchen. This large three bedroom apartment (over 200 square meters or 2,200 square feet) has a large master suite with king size bed, walk-in closet and separate bath, shower and toilet areas. There is a second smaller loft bedroom (with 2 twin beds) with its own bathroom with shower. A fully equipped office/study with television, DVD player, b...Relive the history of Buenos Aires only 5 blocks from today’s Recoleta village. In 1894, when the country of Argentina was one of the wealthiest in the world with strong European ties, a Frenchman built this elegant residence on Calle Juncal. You can still feel the old world ambiance in the building’s beautiful church-like façade, tall ceilings, and architectural features, but you can also enjoy modern conveniences like a renovated 'American style' kitchen. This large three bedroom apartment (over 200 square meters or 2,200 square feet) has a large master suite with king size bed, walk-in closet and separate bath, shower and toilet areas. There is a second smaller loft bedroom (with 2 twin beds) with its own bathroom with shower. A fully equipped office/study with television, DVD player, broadband internet access and wi-fi connection is tucked into a loft with skylight off the master bedroom. Recently renovated by the same architect who did the Art Hotel, the apartment features 15 foot ceilings in the living and dining areas and master bedroom. The apartment also contains some antiques and features art work by several local artists which we encourage you to discover and enjoy as much as we have. With each trip we make, we add to our collection of Argentine art in the apartment. The apartment has its own private, elegant entrance with marble stairs up to the second floor (considered the 1st floor in Argentina - but there is NO elevator). World class restaurants, cafes, and gourmet grocery and wine shops are all in the neighborhood and within easy walking distance. Two blocks away you can enjoy the café lined Plaza Mitre for an early morning coffee before setting out into one of the most walkable cities in the world; three blocks in the other direction, you’ll find a Metro stop on Avenida Santa Fe. And with the apartment's central location in the city, everything Buenos Aires has to offer is a short taxi ride away. Please note on some days when we have a guest checking in and out on the same day, the maid will not always finish the cleaning until 4pm, but you may check in earlier on this understanding. Some costs are applicable for check in out of hours.Normal check in is 2pm to 6pm Mon thru Fri.. Weekly housekeeping is included for stays over 15 days. Bookings are not confirmed until the deposit has been received. More
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About the Owner
Hamish T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This was the perfect apartment for three 60-year-old women on a girl's trip/family reunion! There were many excellent restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, and grocery stores within easy walking distance and taxis were always available and inexpensive to take us further distances. The apartment is beautiful...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Hamish T, VR Owner at Recoleta with History & Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet), responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Amy and her group of friends were great to host and it would be a pleasure to have them stay again.

Reviewed 27 April 2018

This gorgeous historic apartment will get you in the mood for your excursions into Buenos Aires immediately. Your within a few blocks of the cemetery or just walk and soak up the beautiful architecture and stroll through the parks with the locals. We felt completely...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Hamish T, VR Owner at Recoleta with History & Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet), responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks Alice. It's always nice to know a guest had enjoyed their stay in my apartment. It would be great to see you return.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Hamish apartment in Recoleta is perfect for a short (or long stay) to see all the popular sites. We stayed 6 nights and loved it. Everything you need is in this stylish apt and with a grocery store in the next block, a liquor store...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Todd W
Hamish T, VR Owner at Recoleta with History & Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet), responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks Todd, It is always nice to hear when someone appreciates my place in Recoleta.

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We enjoyed our stay here. The home is lovely, and had everything we needed. The location was good and allowed walking everywhere. There are restaurants, shopping, grocery stores within easy walking. We wish we had stayed in BA longer, as this central location would have...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Hamish T, VR Owner at Recoleta with History & Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet), responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks Jane, I'm so glad you enjoyed my home in BA and alerted me to the internet problem. The internet modem/router has now been completely ugraded to a whole of home mesh wifi Lyra system with 3 base stations by Asus.

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Our family loved our stay in this elegant Buenos Aires apartmen!. From the moment we used the skeleton key to open the antique front door, we felt we had stepped back in time. Marble tiled floors, soaring ceiling heights and period furnishings add to the...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Hamish T, VR Owner at Recoleta with History & Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet), responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Sandy and her family were perfect guests in every way. Timely communication very tidy and considerate of the age of the apartment and its classic period decor. Come back soon as you are most welcome. Hamish

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
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Does this holiday rental have a loft?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Recoleta is the premier location in Buenos Aires. You are surrounded by gorgeous buildings steeped in history and easy walking distance to all the best tourist spots. Recoleta is also known for it's safety and great shopping on Santa Fe and there is a new underground subway station ('subte') being completed 100 meters from the front door of the apartment.
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Buses and the Subte subway are literally out the front on Pueyrredon.
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