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Casa Blanca, Beautiful Restored 250 Year Old Villa. Oasis in Heart of Granada

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

A 6,000 sq ft restored colonial villa, w/ pool, in the heart of Granada.

Simply the best home in Granada. A gorgeous and unique 6,000 sq. ft. 5 bedroom colonial villa in the heart of town and the showcase of Granada's colonial house walking tour. Built in the 1750s and given a 2-year loving restoration to preserve original architectural details and integrate modern amenities, the villa has a lush central courtyard with a 40' long pool to cool off on hot afternoons.

== Best Location in Granada ==

Casa Blanca is the best located home in Granada. Situated at the top end of the pedestrianised Calle La Calzada the home is right next door to Granada's famous cathedral and just steps from the bustling central park.

== Accommodations ==

The home features five bedrooms in the following arrangement- A second floor en-suite master bedroom, with a king-size bed. Two double bedrooms each with a queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom. One family suite which is a regular double bedroom that opens onto a twin bedroom. The twin bedroom in the family suite doubles up as a TV room. The fifth bedroom located beyond the kitchen on the ground floor is suitable for a live in nanny or maid and has a single bed, private bathroom, fridge and TV. The living areas are organised around the extensive corridors. The main corridor features an antique rocking chair and coffee table set comfortably laid out beneath a powerful ceiling fan. There is another more relaxed seating area situated the opposite end of the pool to the main dining area. The home has two classical colonial living rooms with doors direclty into the pedestrianised Calle La Calzada.

== Fully Equipped and Beautifully Furnished ==

The home is thoroughly well furnished with exquisite furniture from the local manufacturer Simplamente Madera, who use only the very finest certified hard woods. Homelife within Casa Blanca inevitably evolves around the kitchen table - and the kitchen table in Casa Blanca is a truly spectacular piece of woodwork. With seating space for 14 adults you will marvel at its immensity and quality in equal measure. The home also boasts numerous 50' TV's and iPod docking stations.

== Other Amenities ==

Wireless Internet

Air conditioning

Ceiling Fans Throughout

Swimming Pool


Cable TV in Each Bedroom

DVD Player in Each Bedroom

DVD Library

In-line Water Filtration System

Solar Powered Hot Water

Laundry Facilities

All Linens

Daily Maid Service

Personal Safe

Pool Toys

Gas BBQ Grill

== Other Services Available on Request ==

Airport transfer - Let us arrange it for you - $45 for 2 people, $60 for 3 to 7 people

In-house cook

Baby sitter

Local cellphone for your safety and convenience

More Details

Guillermo Suescum
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

Why Guillermo Suescum chose Nicaragua

This is really a special place. It was built in the 1750s and is one of the oldest buildings in Granada. It underwent a 3-year restoration to bring it back to it's original splendor. The house has original floors, ceilings and doors dating back to it's construction along with all the modern amenities one would need.

What makes this villa unique

Centrally located. Just one block off the main park. Casa Blanca is tucked in behind the town's main cathedral and on Granada's main pedestrian street and restaurant row, Calle Calzada. The house has the traditional colonial design with a central courtyard full of beautiful tropical plants and a deep and cool 40 ft long swimming pool. Once you step into the house, you're in your own little private paradise.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)


Sue from Connecticut

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at Casa Blanca. This time I brought 5 of my high school friends to introduce them to a country I love.(We have known each other for almost 60 years) The house was every bit as wonderful this time as last. What better way to wake up than with a swim in the pool, or to cool off after an afternoon of sight-seeing or just wandering around Granada?The staff is pleasant and helpful; the house has just the right mix of elegance and homey comfort; the location is perfect; Elizabeth, the contact person from GPS, the management company, was very helpful. There are enough nearby restaurants to try some place new every meal and not be disappointed. Casa Blanca is truly a treasure, a wonderful gateway to exploring a country that is just on the cusp of tourism.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, we are so very happy you enjoyed your second visit to Casa Blanca. We love it too and never get tired of it. Hope you can come back again soon. :) Melanie & Guillermo
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Had a Wonderful Trip!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say this enough, the house is beautiful!! This house is very safe and secure. Casa Blanca is located on the main road of all the bars and restaurants. Hope to go back one day.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sara, So happy you enjoyed your visit to Granada. Hope you come back soon! Melanie & Guillermo
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Wonderful home Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home. Lots of amenities. Absolutely gorgeous. Management staff very attentive. Super people to deal with on all levels. Highly recommend this house for rent you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Todd, Melanie and I are very happy you enjoyed your visit to Granada. Thank you for choosing Casa Blanca!
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Incredible property

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of staying ar the casa blanca with my familly.... This property is even better in real life. The location is can't be more in the centre of the action yet you can relax in a very private surrounding.... The house is BEAUTIFUL and huge! I highly recommend this location

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzie, Thank you for coming. Very happy you enjoyed your visit to Granada and Nicaragua! Guillermo & Melanie
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A beautiful house in a great location in the heart of Granada

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 10 :2 sisters with each a family of 4 (with young adults) and our parents .

The house was perfect. Each couple had their own room with private bath and the kids shared the family suite which was perfect. The house is big enough that we can either sit together or split up in the different salons so to have our private time if we wish to. I have to mention the beautiful wooden table in the dining space that can easily sit 12 people at a time and has the view of the pool, plants and flowers of the grounds . The pictures don't do the house justice. You have to see it to a appreciate it. Also Guadeloupe, makes sure that the house stays clean and tidy.

The house is greatly situated in the heart of Granada. A couple of steps from Parque Central and the Cathedrale and at the beginning of the pedestrian street « La calle La Calzada". The latter was great for our young adults that could go out and chill at the many small bars and terrasses near by.

We staid 4 days, and had time to do the many activities that are around (boat trip to the islas, apoyo lagoon, Masaya volcano, Masaya market , Los Pueblos Blancos, the Catarina mirador and just walking and appreciating the beauty of Granada). Activities that were suggested by Guillermo.

Coming back to the house and just lazing in the pool was an absolute must. This just added a bonus to our days. Not to mention that when you are in the pool you have a view of the dome of the Cathedrale. Breathless!!!

Do not hesited a moment renting this house and if you want some advice, rent it longer that we did. ;-)

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Josee, It always make us very happy to hear that guests have had a chance to enjoy Granada and Casa Blanca as much as we do. Come back again sometime. Very sincerely, Guillermo & Melanie
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Beautiful Colonial house in Granada.

  • 5 of 5

This has to be one of the nicest homes in Granada. It is very large and extremely well designed. The renovation is given the house all of the necessary modern conveniences and the quality of the management and the housekeeping is superb. Guillermo is an extremely responsible owner who maintains excellent communication throughout the rental process. The attention to detail in the house indicates someone with a very fine architectural and design eye. The kitchen is stocked with all necessary silverware and cooking ware for a good size group. Having purified ice is of great convenience in the refrigerator. We did have an air conditioning unit go down on a Sunday and the after hours staff was able to bring in a repair technician within several hours to get the unit working again. It was an example of a well functioning management group. There is parking for one small car in the house garage but otherwise parking is a bit of a hassle in Granada. We elected to use supervised indoor parking near the house for our vehicles. You are right in the center of town and there are many eating and entertainment options available. The cost and quality of the accommodation compares very favorably to a hotel when you have a larger group. I cannot recommend the Casablanca enough to someone who is visiting Granada Nicaragua.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bruce, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! Please come visit again. Guillermo & Melanie
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Property Damage Protection $79

CHECK IN: 2 PM (flexible but contact us first)

CHECK-OUT: 11 AM (flexible but contact us first)

* Electric Deposit
Electric costs in Nicaragua are extremely high; greater than $.50 per KW hr (the highest in Central America & 4X the US average). 15% of your rental rate is applied towards payment of electrical usage. The meter will be read upon check-in and check-out and any excess over 15% of your rent will be taken from your deposit.

CANCELLATIONS - Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty (except for any bank/credit card transaction costs associated issuing a refund). Cancellations that are made between ninety (90) and thirty (30) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 50% penalty (plus any bank/credit card transaction costs associated issuing a refund). Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within thirty (30) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Granada Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bedroom bath - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Oversized double shower looks out over the courtyard
    Courtyard bedrooms - toilet , shower , All bedrooms have their own bathrooms
    Courtyard / Pool bathoom - toilet , outdoor shower , Outdoor shower and bathroom by the pool
    Courtyard Bedroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Single Room - toilet , shower
    Courtyard Family Suite - toilet , shower , Features: toilet, shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Courtyard Bedroom - 1 queen , Opens out on the courtyard and swimming pool
    Courtyard Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Opens out on the courtyard and swimming pool
    Courtyard Famliy Suite - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Two connected rooms. Each opens onto the courtyard
    Single room - 1 twin/ single , Oringally for a nanny. comfortable. very private. no AC
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming

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