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Mexican Jewel House ....... Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here !

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Last updated: 05/30/2014
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Ajijic house description

[Yes - that's right; Allan Fotheringham, the famous Canadian writer & journalist (magazines, newspapers, and books), stayed here while visiting Ajijic.]

Hola!

Your hosts are The Gutman's who reside in Ajijic.

The Mexican Jewel Home was built only a few years ago and everything is fresh, fresh, fresh!

This charming Mexican Jewel House is located in the most desirable area of Ajijic- Las Salvias area. Walking distance to EVERYTHING!!!

Set into the hills, with a lake view,why not rent your very own one story Mexican style house?

Are you considering retirement? The Mexican Jewel home will give you a true flavor of life in our village. An excellent getaway to a warm climate and a chance to experience the authentic Mexican life -enjoy the morning church bells, smell the fragrant flowers and be peaceful in the hills of Mexico. Some of the best weather in the world is enjoyed by folks from all over the world! This well designed home is located in a very safe and secure area and you can feel comfortable to walk the village streets in the evening.

The Mexican Jewel home has two spacious bedrooms-styled for comfort and charm with dramatic domed ceilings (cupula)in a large living room dining area. The terazza (terrace) provide space for outside dining and the lull of the fountain will make you understand why you are in paradise. Protected from the sun, you can enjoy the terazza all day long and dine out in the evening.

The master bedroom has an American queen size pillow-top bed with built-in spacious closets. We've taken the liberty to have all the rustic furniture hand painted by a well known local artist. This Mexican style room is light, airy and over-sized for your comfort with brick ceiling and tropical fan. The master bathroom is steps away with a Mexican tiled sink, dramatic shower with an actual built-in tiled sitting bench and sky lights to show off the hand painted wall mural.

The second bedroom has French doors to a small terrace, an American sized queen size bed, as well as an elegant rustic desk to set up your laptop - high speed internet access is already set up for you. Just step outside to another half bathroom with stained glass windows, Mexican tiled sink and all the comforts of home.

Mexican arches and nooks allow for a very open and spacious flow in this jewel of a home. Dramatic lighting sets off the hues and colors used on the walls. The Mexican kitchen was designed for easy living - with its array of bright colors and original tiles- has all modern appliances, large pantry, gas oven and stove-top. There is a triple filtered water system as well as bottled water.

All linens and towels are quality fabrics, understanding the needs of spoiling visitors. The TV, with 600 satellite stations from Canada to United States, includes movies,sports and a host of music stations for your listening pleasure.

For your convenience: there is a US washer and US dryer, a storage room for folks with golf clubs and sports equipment.

We've taken the pleasure to supply you with a list of our favorite restaurants, shops, village outdoor market days and full day outings to artistic and historical cities. We enjoy stocking the fridge with a few goodies to get you going the first day you arrive and you can certainly pop down the street for some fill- ins. This home is so well located that many visitors never use their cars. There are a variety of small fruit and vegetable markets 3 streets away, 2 fish markets and a small grocery store. This will give you a chance to stock up on our local produce and enjoy the quality foods.

Only 3 minutes from home,we have our very own baker (Pan). Walk down the cobblestones to the original rustic bakery and buy warm fresh rolls every morning, croissants, sweet rolls (pan dulce) and have an authentic experience with our local baker who speaks English! Once inside this amazing bakery-you can special order: bagels, baguetes whole wheat croissants and cactus bread.

If you are here for affordable plastic surgery, dental work or medical treatments - this home is a perfect place to be peaceful.
With everything on one floor, you can be mobile and enjoy the house.

Remember – location, location, location! Just a short stroll away and you are at the main plaza with over 40 international restaurants, local artist galleries, shops and the true Mexico, at your feet. Walk the cobblestone streets, get caught in the local sights and sounds of the village, and enjoy what over 7,000 North Americans call home.

We would also like to remind you that we have another home, The Mexican Sunrise House (VRBO #143099),that is close by for families and friends that want to enjoy their visits together, but maintain their privacy and comfort. Just ask for both homes if you are considering multi- family/friend visits to our village.

Maid and gardener services are included once a week as are gas, electric and local phone calls. There are absolutely no hidden charges!

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Microwave
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Clothes Dryer:

                American Dryer...moreless

              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Ceiling fans in every room, Mexican crafted ceilings, stained glass windows, hand painted furniture...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Video Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                  • Lake View
                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Antiquing
                  • Hiking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Live Theater
                  • Shopping
                  • Kayaking
                   

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                  May 1st - Oct. 31st   $500 per week   $1,700 per month
                  Nov.1st - Apr. 30th   $650 per week   $2,200 per month
                  Any guests in addition to first 2 are $50 per week (or fraction therof) per person
                  Any additional night is $100 per night
                  

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                  Last updated: 05/30/2014
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                  Location

                  Spanish classes, tours of Guadalajara, trips to Tequila, San Miguel Allende, Mexico City and other cities in the vicinity

                   

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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Living Room -  that nice mexican touch

                    Living Room - that nice mexican touch

                  • Living room with guest room in background

                    Living room with guest room in background

                  • Living room with 'cupula' ceiling with fan

                    Living room with 'cupula' ceiling with fan

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Mexican Kitchen  with modern appliances

                    Mexican Kitchen with modern appliances

                  • Mexican kitchen

                    Mexican kitchen

                  • Bedroom cabinet - painted by Mexican artist

                    Bedroom cabinet - painted by Mexican artist

                  • Guest bedroom - queen size bed

                    Guest bedroom - queen size bed

                  • Bathroom sink

                    Bathroom sink

                  • Tranquil garden fountain

                    Tranquil garden fountain

                  • Front garden

                    Front garden

                  • Typical Ajijic village house

                    Typical Ajijic village house

                  • A nice place to enjoy a glass of wine

                    A nice place to enjoy a glass of wine

                  • Living room with stained glass windows

                    Living room with stained glass windows

                  • TV cabinet - painted by Mexican artist

                    TV cabinet - painted by Mexican artist

                  • Beautiful 'stained glass' windows

                    Beautiful 'stained glass' windows

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Queen size American bed with the colors of Mexico

                    Queen size American bed with the colors of Mexico

                  • Artistic touches in the Mexican Jewel House

                    Artistic touches in the Mexican Jewel House

                  • Mexican tiled shower - very roomy and lot's of hot water.

                    Mexican tiled shower - very roomy and lot's of hot water.

                  • Half bathroom's sink

                    Half bathroom's sink

                  • Rear garden

                    Rear garden

                  • Front terrace

                    Front terrace

                  • Ajijic view of Lake Chapala - IN FEBRUARY !

                    Ajijic view of Lake Chapala - IN FEBRUARY !

                  VRBO #104029

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 05/30/14
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                  +52 3767-665170 (Mexico)

                  Speaks: english
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