Casa Jorge consists of living room/dining room (with AC), fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms (all with AC) with 3 en suite bathrooms, two balconies next to the upper floor bedrooms and a terrace attached to the master bedroom with a view into the palm trees. It is tastefully furnished and decorated by paintings and a collection of musical instruments. Surrounded by blossoming garden and a swimming pool, which is closed in monsoon/rainy time. Groceries shops - Betalbatim village 10 min walk.
A semidetached villa, the first one in the row of five in the romantic small gardens of the complex of Marshall Retreat, Betalbatim, South Goa, got a Portuguese name Casa Jorge. Beautifully kept gardens and a swimming pool are a part of the complex, the swimming pool is emptied for cleaning and maintenance in the time of monsoon.
Casa Jorge consists of living room/dining room with AC, separate fully equipped kitchen including washing machine (entry/exit from the dining area and also from outside garden), three bedrooms with AC and en suite bathrooms, two balconies next to the each of upper floor bedrooms and an additional terrace attached to the master bedroom with a view into the palm trees. It is fully furnished with tasteful furniture and fancifully decorated with pictures and a collection of musical instruments. The parking space below the terrace fits for smaller cars and is free of charge.
Casa Jorge contains various objects of arts – paintings and our collection of musical instruments hanging from the ceiling in the lounge. Some paintings are self explaining pleasant motives: women resting under the palms, Indian couple in love, white blossoming flower, bouquet of lilies, beach impressions of people from the period before the war, prints from the Czech capital Prague.. but there are also two paintings which maybe need some explanation.
A big painting in the living room by German artist Christoph Freitag was exhibited for some time in the Museum of Modern Art in Duesseldorf, Germany. The topic is the comparison of the German and British culture on the example of two outstanding novelists. For German side, Guenter Grass with his novel The Tin Drum (the boy whose head is collaged in the picture is the drummer), for the British side, James Joyce with his novel Ulysses (the man wearing hat is James Joyce himself). There is also a British telephone box, a double decker, London sites, Gothic Cathedral in Koeln/Germany etc. in the painting.
The small framed picture next to it A.V.E. Wallenstein, is a reproduction of a painting by a well-known Russian painter living in the Czech Republic Michail Ščigol (over 90 exhibitions, one of them also in the building of European Parliament in Brussels) accompanied by a poetic text in French by our friend Jiri Kostelecky about a famous Bohemian military leader in the Thirty Years´ War (1618 – 1648). Wallenstein had a great influence on the outcome of this war and on further development of all Europe after. Y
You do not need like all the paintings but the artistic atmosphere of the villa will contribute to enjoying your holiday.
Marshall Retreat has a beautiful garden, always nicely kept and in blossom and a swimming pool (extra pool for small kids). The extensive wide beaches are only 10 minutes walk away. The place is quiet, but it is easy to find entertainment - excursions can be booked round the corner (waterfalls, spice gardens with elephant ride, crocodile farm, historical monuments like Old Goa, capital of Goa Panjim is one hour drive), restaurants for every pocket, ayuverda treatments and massages are available, grocery and pharmacy and other basic shops and services 1 km (10 minutes walking distance.)
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