About This Listing
This large colonial property has a classic look with modern amenities. The front has an open colonial garden surrounded by your sala, dining and kitchen. The back boasts one of Leon's larger gardens lush with tropical plants and a bbq rancho!
Welcome to HARVEST HOUSE NICARAGUA. A very large property with 12 private rooms with private baths and 4 studio apartments and one of Leon's largest gardens. It is said to be some of the nicest private rooms in all of Leon and still at the same rate as all the others. All rooms are set up with modern features and can be rented long or short term.
Private rooms and apartments include a queen sized bed, huge closet, work desk and bathroom. All linens and towels are provided and changed weekly. Housekeeping cleans the whole house 6 days a week.
The house has a huge sitting area and formal living room and formal dining room. There is a colonial garden in the front and in the back is a massive garden, lush with plants, flowers and comfortable seating and also our very own rancho with a bbq area.The kitchen is extremely large with plenty of cabinet space. There are 2, 6 burner gas ranges, 2 refrigerators and also two sinks. The kitchen comes fully equipped with pots, pans and plenty of dishes. There is also a coffee maker, french press, coffee grinder and blender.
The house is 4 blocks from the main Cathedral area in the center. It is also only 3 blocks away from La Union and 2 from Pali, (grocery stores) and two blocks away from a huge local market full of fresh fruits and vegetables. The main bus terminal is about a 10-15 minute walk. You can hop a bus to the beach in about 40 minutes!
We have a Spanish teacher who will come to the house for private or group lessons.
We also have close acquaintances with airport shuttle services. Private taxis, private vans and large trucks are available for airport pickup at the cheapest prices in Leon.
We also sell our very own fresh roasted Harvest House Coffee straight from the mountains of Matagalpa. We purchase green then roast in small quantities to ensure fresh roasted coffee.
Rooms can come with Air Conditioning as well as hot water for an additional charge. Prices on all rooms and apartments vary based on size and location. Below is a rough idea.
Pricing for 1: $230 per month. $125 per week. $25 per night.
2 people are: $260 per month. $150 per week. $30 per night.
Guests have complete access to the whole house and all of it's amenities. Access to sit back, soak up the sun and enjoy the quiet, laid back life of Nicaragua.
Interaction with Guests
I live in the home and interact with all the guests daily. I also greet you upon arrival and give you a run down of the whole house, Leon and information on any travels throughout the country.
Please just be respectful of to others and of my house and other peoples belongings and please keep your things (clutter) in your own room. Please clean up after yourself as much as possible.
Housekeeping comes 6 times a week to clean the rooms, bathrooms and the whole house. Your linens will be changed weekly. Please try to wash your own dishes daily.
No pets. No drugs, wild behavior or wild parties. Violators will be warned once then asked to leave on the next incident. Some incidents may result in immediate removal.
Muy agradable nuestra estancia en León. Jason es muy hospitalario y nos tenía listas informaciones sobre como movernos por la ciudad y nos dio buenas sugerencias de paseos. La casa es amplia y muy acogedora. Buena cocina! Nos encantó habernos hospedado allí y lo recomendamos con entusiasmo.
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I really enjoyed staying at Harvest House. I arrived really late. Jason was asleep but his wonderful staff member James was waiting when I arrived. The next morning, Jason gave the tour and a map of the city with some great recommendations. His housekeeper, Vanessa, was the sweetest person. She would talk to me so I could practice my Spanish. I'm a quiet person, but Jason's mother was so kind and talked to me. She even invited me to dinner a few times. Everyone made me feel right at home. I can't even begin to talk about the beautiful back garden. If I'm ever in León again, this is the only place I will stay.
Thanks Jason, your mom, James and Vanessa for making my first trip to León great!
Jason was really helpful with any questions we had and kindly let us keep our bags in the store room while we completed volcano boarding! The room was comfy and clean and the garden is a great place to chill out.
My husband and I enjoyed staying at Harvest House for the last few days of our 2 week tour of Nicaragua. Jason is a great host. He was very approachable when we had questions about the house or navigating the city. Most of the guests at the house are there for longer term stays (several weeks or more) so it had the warmth of a community/family (as well as some of the dysfunction :) . We were grateful for the community kitchen which is kept clean and well stocked with pots, pans, and other kitchen gadgetry. The rooms are simple but clean. It is an old house, that Jason is doing a great job restoring, but it is still an old house. Electricity was consistent, but there were some times when we weren't able to use water, which overall wasn't that much of an inconvenience. The garden space is beautiful and relaxing.
My boyfriend and I began a 2 week trip in Nicaragua with a stay at Jason's property. It was a neat experience. Understanding that this is an old Nicaraguan property, the room was simple but sufficient; well maintained but not shiny and new. The property felt very secure and we had fun bumping into other travelers/residents in the communal areas. Jason was very friendly and laid back. He gave us tips on the area and readily answered our questions. We enjoyed that his place is a little away from most of the Leon hostels and still very conveniently located within easy walking distance of the heart of town. The cool Colonial style of the property and great back garden were neat elements to enjoy.
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About the Host, Jason
Well, I'm a very very laid back guy. I enjoy getting up in the morning for some lovely Nicaraguan coffee and relaxing in my terrace for some quite time. My wife and I take care of the house with the help of some cleaning ladies. We love traveling Nicaragua and meeting all kinds of new people. I enjoy building relationships with my guest and helping them get around Nica and such. Some of us go out to eat together often or join together for a big meal. We also travel to neat destinations to enjoy the beauty of Nica.
I grew up in the mountains of North Carolina and then moved to Washington DC to chase the American Dream, but after 6 years realized being trapped in work meant no freedom. A few years ago I visited Nicaragua to volunteer my time. After that I kept returning to help and then decided to come long term and fell in love, got married and we have a little baby girl and here we stay!
Harvest House Nicaragua serves many purposes and I hope you come and stay!