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Property seen from top of Rua Mundo Novo hill

Guest house | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 2km

Owned by a British resident (Scottish), the house is situated on a leafy hillside in a residential area of botafogo in Rio de Janeiro. In spite of its central location, Rua Mundo Novo seems like a green oasis within the urban context, offering to visitors frequent sightings of parrots and marmosets.

There are three rooms available, each with twin, triple or double beds, fridge, large work/study table, ceiling fans, wi-fi (in all rooms and garden). All of the rooms open out on to a large 110 square meter garden with two large dining tables and a generous outdoor kitchen area with cooker, oven, microwave, fridge and bar table with 7 stools for guests. All guests are offered Bed & Breakfast, linen changes, cooking and laundry facilities.

The largest room (24.5 square meters) is a suite with bathroom and closet.

The other two other rooms (each 13.2 square meters) share a bathroom with shower (4 square meters) and mahogany Captain’s beds with 6 storage drawers. All three rooms are situated independently from the rest of the house, each with an independent entrance, and combination lock, offering complete privacy for the guests.

The rooms look out onto a garden area of 110 square meters and a view of the surrounding hillsides. The garden besides having trees and granite outdoor dining tables each capable of seating 8 people comfortably, has an independent open air kitchen,

The property, besides offering privacy and independence for individuals and couples in the double and twin rooms is ideal for families or small groups of up to 8 people.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Copacabana 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Santos Dumont 4 km, Nearest railway: Botafogo Metró 1.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Boat available
General CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

All beds and furniture in rooms are designed and made by the owner who, besides lecturing on Creative Thinking / Problem Solving to Universities, cultural institutions and companies, is an accomplished carpenter and boatbuilder.

Further details outdoors

All three bedrooms open to a 110 square meter garden with two large granite outdoor dining tables each with a comfortable seating capacity of 10. Large outdoor kitchen perfect for family or group culinary adventures with an extra table and 7 more breakfast stools.

The owner is a boatbuilder and sailor offering possibility of sailing in the Guanabara Bay area.

The South East Brazil region

Hot in summer, warm in winter, Rio's subtropical climate calls many visitors all year round. Sugar Loaf Mountain, Corcovado (the Christ figure with open arms perched on top of the sheer 2010 foot cliff) and the samba schools, are only a part of the attractions here.

Botafogo is a passage point of virtually all traffic going either to the center or to the south zone beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado and Barra da Tijuca.

Rio de Janeiro City

In a ten minute walk from the quiet and almost rural Rua Mundo Novo you are in the Botafogo Beach area, a bustling area of banks shopping centers, restaurants. Hot in summer, warm in winter, Rio's subtropical climate calls many visitors all year round. Sugar Loaf Mountain, Corcovado (the Christ figure with open arms perched on top of the sheer 2010 foot cliff) and the samba schools, are only a part of the attractions here.

Botafogo is a passage point of virtually all traffic going either to the center or to the south zone beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado and Barra da Tijuca.

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Review 1-3 of 3

24 Jul 2013

4/5

"Local tranquilo, com ótima estrutura bed and breakfast"

Viajei com minha mulher, dois filhos e um terceiro adolescente. A casa fica numa rua muito próxima da enseada de Botafogo. A rua é muito agradável, os quartos confortáveis, a estrutura da cozinha,… More

12 Jan 2013

5/5

"Great Escape"

My family and I decided to spend our Christmas holiday in Rio and looking back on it we couldn't imagine doing it without staying at this property. The accommodations were fantastic, allowing us to experience the busy beach and city life and then returning to basically our own home. Traveling with teenagers can be a difficult but having a place to call your own is a huge advantage. Charles and his entire family are incredibly warm and friendly and were one of the best parts of the experience.
The proximity of the property to shopping, subway, beach and the city make it very simple to get around. The beautiful views and peaceful nature of the area make it an ideal location for a relaxing vacation. I would highly recommend this rental for anyone interested in visiting Rio and looking for a great experience. I am planning on returning for the Olympics in 2016.

2 Jul 2012

5/5

"Fantastic place to stay in Rio"

I can highly recommend New World Independent lodgings in Rio as a place to stay. Charles and his wife are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are new and well-furnished and the location is convenient… More

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Charles W.

  • 2 Years listed

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Based in Brazil

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
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+55(0)212553-3748
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