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Choachí 251627 Colombia

Listing # 131258


Rates From USD 600 Monthly
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Last Updated: Thursday, September 5, 2019

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HOUSE 60 MIN FROM CITY CENTER

Beautiful & comfortable country cottage close to Choachi, Cundinamarca & only 50 minutes from Bogota, the region features warm weather & exquisite landscapes. Enjoy 2 rooms that sleep 6 with 3 bathrooms, comfortable kitchen, delightful dining and living room & gardens as well as a wonderful and large terrace overlooking the gardens and mountains. Walking distance to the river - Rio Blanco- and to the tiny town of La Union. We have a caretaker who looks after the gardens and lives in the property. He knows a lot about the history and geography of the area. He can point out every single Camino Real (the ancient "caminos"used by the indians). The biodiversity of this area is stunning. It is home to over 100 types of hummingbirds and many other varieties of birds. The house is rustic but comfortable. The kitchen is a delight with big windows opening to the orange grove, the terrace is about 4 X 6 meters in one side and 1.5 meters X 4 on the other. The region used to be horse country before the advent of the motorcycle but one can still find good rental horses.

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
2
Number of Bathrooms
3
Number of Offices
0
Surface Size
1300 Sq. Feet
Suited for
6 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Monday, July 1, 2019 until Thursday, December 31, 2020
Minimum Stay
1 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
We are flexible about dates
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Choachí
Postal Code - State or Province 251627 Cundinamarca
Country Colombia
Neighborhood Keywords Vivero Rosita - Take open road to the cross- take a right and look for La Escuela.
Closest University Los Andes, Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Central, El Rosario,Grancolombia,Externado
University nearby Universidad Distrital, Politecnico INCAA, Universidad Autonoma




Home Exchange:

We are open to a home swap with any destination!


Rental Price:

Asked
USD 600 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Includes 1 cleaning person 1 day X week and the garden caretaker
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
Some

Surroundings:

  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Mountains

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Washer
  • Wireless Network
  • Other:

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes

Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
Negotiable
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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Member Since Apr 4 2019
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About Me
I love nature, beautiful things, kindness, intelligence, generosity, a sense of humor creativity and honor. I was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, I attended a very progressive school during the sixties, had a short stint as a host for a children's TV program and then I went to law school. While in university I discovered that the world was huge! filled with ideas, interesting people, fantastic possibilities. I went to the mountains north of Colombia with my boyfriend to a totally primitive and breathtakingly beautiful place. We lived there for over a year in a commune that formed itself in a very organic way. This was one of the best times ever. We had nothing and needed nothing else. Friendships forged during that time have been a constant in all of our lives and to this day not only are we close but our children as well. Alas! The practice of law was not my cup of tea and I pursued different and wonderful areas of development (I still do) with mixed results but with really amazing travels and experiences. Today I find myself living in the US, still traveling when possible to places around the world. I believe in paying forward and in the strength of kindness and compassion. I enjoy sharing my love for Latin and world music, exciting art, architecture and design, really good writing, and good conversation. The cottage in Colombia is a beautiful example of the simple, rural housing with adobe walls and wooden planks typical of the area It is surrounded by gardens and our caretaker Salomon looks after them with intense dedication.

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