Buenos Aires Vintage Crystal

Ultra-Elegant Modern LUXURY in Vintage RECOLETA building, featured in Architectural Digest Mexico.  This beautiful Apartment is a HUGE 1800sq ft (170 meters), 2-bedroom/2.5 bath, office, art studio and loft.  It combines antique and modern furnishings, high 16-17 foot ceilings, and broadband with WIFI, LCD TVs, along with air/heat in every room. It is located the top floor of a 19th Century French style corner building with marble entrance and period wrought iron elevator. This is a “WOW” property! (View this property on VRBO)

Located in the most desirable BA neighborhood of Recoleta, this ultra luxury apartment is just 2 blocks from the famous Recoleta Cemetery and village. Wonderfully spacious with huge formal dining area, modern gourmet kitchen, expansive tiled entry, and incredible light from floor to ceiling windows and cathedral lighting from both vintage crystal chandeliers and new Designer Art lighting.

Buenos Aires, Argentina Vacation Apartment
Buenos Aires, Argentina Vacation Apartment
Buenos Aires, Argentina Vacation Apartment
Buenos Aires, Argentina Vacation Apartment
Buenos Aires, Argentina Vacation Apartment

The (18×36) living room includes two 16-foot double French doors that lead to wrought iron balconies and two antique crystal chandeliers reflected in antique mirrors, as well as a 42′ flat screen TV/DVD player. A loft with a portable keyboard, and 2 twin beds overlook the living area.  Its can be used as an art space if desired.

The Primary Master bedroom features Carrera marble staircase to an all-marble bath lit by more chandeliers. A private office space and hidden washer/drier are accessed via elegant floating stairs.

The Second Master has natural stone in the bathroom and is separated from the other bedroom by 4-foot thick walls for privacy.

Both masters have South American king beds and generous floor to ceiling closets of beveled mirrors and 32′ flat screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms with bidets and 16 ft ceilings.

The kitchen is gourmet equipped with temperature controlled  ‘wine cellar’ and all new appliances.  On longer stays (7+ days) a washer drier are made available. The apartment accommodates a maximum capacity of 6 people. Not recommended for children under twelve years of age.

This 5 star property has been completely renovated with the amenities you have grown to expect while honoring the elegance of time past, and is managed by a professional management team.

A wonderful melding of antique and modern is reflected in both the architecture and the furnishings. The property is rightfully featured on the ‘estudiohma’ website for award winning Buenos Aires based Hitzig Militello Architectos as well as Architectural Digest Mexico. For music buffs, it is the former home of the famous Argentine rock star, Andres Calamaro, who composed much of his music here.

Living Room: A lovely tiled entrance frames the fabulously spacious (18×38) living area with 16-foot ceilings with elegant contrast of antique moldings and modern exposed brick walls. Furnishings are a combination of antiques and modern comfort.

  • Authentic Antique crystal chandeliers completely refurbished and multiply reflected in floor to ceiling (16’) mirrors.
  • 42” Sony LCD TV with enhanced cable and DVD
  • 2 small wrought iron balconies entered via floor to ceiling double French doors
  • Light filled both day and night

Dining Room: French antique formal dining table with Raiz Denogal hardwood. Opens to bar fronting the kitchen to facilitate entertaining and casual use. There is a fabulous modern Designer Chandelier and 16’ ceiling with French coving.

Bedroom #1: 

  • King-sized bed with luxury mattresses and bedding
  • Custom made designer, floor to ceiling closets featuring beveled mirrors
  • 32” LCD TV with enhanced cable
  • Mood lighting plus 2 reading lamps
  • Custom stairway leading to private office
  • 16 foot ceiling
  • Master bath: Accessed via Carrera marble steps, double sinks & luxury bath with shower and sitting area. Mood lites and Designer chandeliers and a Bidet.

Bedroom #2:

  • King-sized bed with luxury mattresses and bedding
  • Custom made designer, floor to ceiling closets featuring beveled mirrors
  • 32” LCD TV with enhanced cable
  • Mood lites plus 2 reading lamps
  • 16 foot ceiling
  • Luxury bath with custom designed tub/ shower and sink, combining stone, cemento lisado and exotic woods plus a Bidet
  • Designer modern art lighting
  • Hairdryer

Guest  1/2 Bath:

  • Mood lites
  • Designer sink

Custom designed Kitchen

  • Custom kitchen combining high-end cemento lisado with custom made black marble sink.
  • Architecturally designed to insure an open airy feeling allowing for fun and formal
  • Full sized microwave and refrigerator/freezer
  • Built in dishwasher
  • Gas oven and in counter stove top with Franke stainless hood
  • Equipped for your gourmet dining with dishes from Claudia A

Art  Studio/loft

  • Quiet light space for art, reading or quiet contemplation
  • Optional sleeping for 2 people in 2 twin beds


  • WiFi throughout the apartment (2 routers wired for extra coverage)
  • Comp cell phone with local number (you buy the minutes)
  • Local phone line with unlimited free local calls
  • Optional unlimited calls to the USA/Canada with IP phone
  • Extensive cable featuring local along with CNN, BBC, Fox, ESPN,  E!, MTV, Hallmark, TNT, WB, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, etc.
  • Individual Air/Heating in each room for optimal comfort
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Washer/ Dryer for stays +7 days
  • Wkly maid service included (stays +7 days)
  • Daily housekeeping service available at a fee
  • A cook is available optionally


1 to 4 guests: $295.00/night (3 night min)
$1770/wk/free night

5-6 guests: $22.50/night per person (3 night min)


  • Guaranteed late/early check out 1/2 day rate. $50 admin fee paid at check in. Rates assume check, echeck payment
  • If paid with CC a 5 admin fee applies. Prices subject to change until the booking is confirmed
  • Ask about Longer Stay Rates
  • Two weeks minimum for Christmas/New Years
  • A refundable (with no damages) cash security deposit of cash on ck in USD
  • $1000 is required for a booking of less than 1 week and USD
  • $1500/1week to 3 weeks or Insurance Policy for $99.00
  • Valid CC on file is required. A valid CC on file required
  • Check In: 4 PM/Check out: 10 AM
  • 1/2 day fee for reserved late/early check out/checkin
  • Bank wire fees at $50 to our USA bank account for 50% deposit to guarantee your dates
  • Call for Specials
  • Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation policy: Cancellation received with 45 or more days notice before scheduled arrival date will be charged 3 nights rent. Cancellation received with 31 to 44 days notice will be charged 4 nights rent if rental is 4 or more days. Any cancellation received 30 days or less before arrival date will have entire rental fee forfeited. Also, any cancellation of bookings that are stays of one month or longer will forfeit entire rental fee, regardless of time of cancellation.  (Please keep in mind we don’t waive this cancellation policy for emergencies nor weather related airline cancellations or health problems). All cancellations for whatever reason will be subject to the cancellation policy.