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  • Room Type:Entire House
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Max Guests:10
  • Min Stay:6
  • Pets Allowed:No
Amenities
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  • terrace
  • microwave
  • washing machine
  • gas stove
  • linens provided
  • fireplace
  • dvd player
  • porch
  • garage
  • charcoal grill
  • refrigerator
  • balcony
  • clothes dryer
  • television
  • security system
  • radio
  • garden
  • mountain views
  • toaster
  • high definition tv
  • books
  • housekeeping optional
  • oven
  • towels provided
  • board games
  • stove
  • internet access
  • patio
    FROM: $128 $896 $3840


    Quinta La Merced

    La Foresta

    Description

    Located in the friendly little village of La Merced on the outskirts of Quito. Many of the homes are weekend getaways. La Merced is known for its volcanic thermal baths, a 5 minute walk. Tiny town square with quaint church, small shops and internet services. Nearby is Sangolqui, (15 mins.) known for its market on Saturdays lots of fun! Great shopping, restaurants and movies are in San Rafael (10 min.) and Cumbaya (20 min.).
    Quinta La Merced was designed by a Spanish architect, following the "Cortijo" style and was built using traditional techniques and materials. The property includes the main house and a caretakers cottage. Its gardens are full of blooming plants year round. The barbeque area includes Argentine-style grill, bread oven & prep sink. Strolling paths wind through formal plantings & fruit trees to the newly-renovated clay tennis court, pond and greenhouse.
    First Floor
    A beautiful arched door leads to a courtyard with fountain & hammocks. Doors from patio lead to the living and dining rooms with a fire place. These rooms are designed using exposed eucalyptus beams and carrizo ceilings. Eclectic decor includes sari & dupioni drapes, estatefinds, colonial-style paintings and textile items. French doors to the courtyard. TV with Blueray DVD player. The kitchen is large & equipped with fireplace, modern appliances & island w/5 stools. Yet another fireplace makes the kitchen cozy. 3 bedrooms (double, double and single) and 3 bathrooms complete the first floor.
    Second Floor
    Glass double doors in the courtyard lead up tile-accented stairs to the upstairs. This level includes an ENORMOUS master suite (king size bed) with sitting area and balcony. The master bath has a large dressing area, his and hers vanities, separate shower and a soaking tub overlooking the grounds. Another bedroom (single bed) with en suite full bath and yet another bedroom with a pair of single beds. All rooms have a fireplace.
    CUSTOMIZED TOURS CAN BE ARRANGED FOR YOUR PARTY. From simple day tours of Quito, Otovalo and Cotopaxi to overnight tours to Banos and the Galapagos, we can help arrange tours that are priced well below travel agency rates! Please inquire.

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      This listing has received an average rating of 5 from 2013

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