Le Biblo is a House with History in the heart of Carrasco neighborhood, the most exclusive residential area in Montevideo. It was originally built in 1950 at the intersection between three of the most beautiful streets in Carrasco and only two blocks away from the Rambla and the beach.
The property was originally a family mansion and was transformed into a Hotel Boutique (6 rooms) and rented out for parties and events until 2014 when the owners decided to retire from the business and rent it out to a family. A large entry hall leads to the living areas on the right ; with three separate rooms that can be used as formal living room, den and dining room. Living room has fireplace and large floor to ceiling doors that open up to front terrace. Formal "sitting room" can be integrated to living room or kept separate through dividing doors. The heart of the house is the beautiful study/library originally built by President Berro in the fifties as a replica of the Parliament's library (Palacio Legislativo). It was kept in pristine conditions and boasts floor to ceiling wooden book shelves as well as a reading area connected through wooden staircase. Magnificent room opens up into back yard.
Industrial kitchen has center island, marble countertops and breakfast nook. Two recently renovated maids' rooms and laundry room in basement. Large pantries and storage. Second floor has large distribution hall, five suites (used by previous owners in the boutique hotel business) . The suites are very spacious with large modern bathroomms and two of them have comfortable living room. Spacious closets. Part of the attic has been transformed into a large comfortable and luminous suite with sitting area.
Central air conditioning and heating
Gardens have been well kept and designed by well known landscaper. Large swimming pool. Outdoor barbecue. Rent Price U$S 11.500