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3 BR/3 BA Renovated Vacation Home

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Guanajuato City house description

GUANAJUATO: the crown jewel of Spanish Colonial cities in the Mexico highlands! Settled in the 1550's, the city looks more like towns in southern Spain, Italy, or Portugal than most in Latin America. Exceptionally mild climate at 6600 ft above sea level; amazingly diverse and cosmopolitan arts. Annual Festival Cervantino runs through most of October and with performers and artists from across the world.

This beautifully renovated house is in the center of Guanajuato, within minutes' walk of the Mercado Hidalgo, Jardin de la Reforma, Plazuela de San Fernando, Alhondiga, cathedral, Jardin Union, Teatro Juarez, and Festival Cervantino venues - the heart of the best Colonial Highland town in Mexico - two blocks from the 'Callejon del Beso' (alley of the kiss) above Plaza de los Angeles, and on one of few streets accessible by car in the Zona Centro (but we discourage driving large vehicles - Suburbans or big SUVs - down our narrow one-way street).

FIRST FLOOR:
Tall Colonial-style wood beam ceilings in living room and one bedroom - both with shuttered window embrasures facing street. Bedroom has double bed, closet, and full set of Colonial-style furniture.
Double keystone arches separate large living room from dining room with formal dining table.
Complete kitchen with all appliances - gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave - and a complete set of cookware and colorful tableware for six from Talavera Vasquez in Dolores Hidalgo. Washer and gas dryer in utility area next to kitchen and first floor bathroom and shower.
SECOND FLOOR:
2 bedrooms - a master suite with king bed and bath en suite, with 3 French doors opening onto small balconies overlooking Callejon San Cristobal; and a second bedrooom with double bed and casement windows opening onto interior stairwell, and large bath adjacent. A reading room on second floor - with a huge sliding window wall and balcony facing the city center - has a loveseat that folds out into a large twin bed. Glass block skylights flood natural light into stairwell, second bedroom, hallway, and baths while affording privacy and security.
ROOFTOP TERRACES:
the entire roof of the house is made up of two terrazas with seating and tables for 6 on lower terrace and large pavilion with table and seating for 4 on upper terrace; breath-taking views of Zona Centro and most of the city and surrounding mountains.
MISCELLANEOUS:
tankless hot water heater supplies entire household without problems. 3 baths have gorgeous talavera sinks and tiling (as does the kitchen). Linens and towels supplied.

SAN CRISTOBAL 49
Localizacion: Guanajuato, Gto. En el centro de Mexico. Ubicada en la zona centro de la ciudad de Guanajuato).
Alojamiento: 3 recamaras, sala, comedor, cocina, 3 bajos y dos terrazas. Alberga de 6 a 8 personas.
GUANAJUATO: Joya de la corona de las ciudades Coloniales espanolas, Localizada en las regiones montanosas de Mexico! Fundada alrededor del ano 1550. La ciudad se parece mas a pueblos en Espana del sur, Italia, o Portugal que la mayoria en America Latina. Con clima excepcionalmente bueno, a 2,000 m sobre el nivel del mar. En la ciudad conviven las artes increablemente diversas y cosmopolitas. El Festival Cervantino, cada mes de Octubre ofrece la actuacion de artistas de todo el mundo: teatro, danza, musica, artes visuales, opera, etc.
Es una casa bellamente renovada, en el centro de Guanajuato. Funcional y confortable. A una distancia de pocos minutos, caminando, de los puntos de interas en el centro; como: el Mercado Hidalgo, el Jardin del la Reforma, la Plazuela de San Fernando, la Alhondiga de Granaditas, la Catedral, el Jardin Principal (Jardin de la Union) el Teatro Juarez y la mayoria de los sitios atractivos. Localizada a unas cuantas casas del 'Callejon del beso' sobre la Plazuela del los Angeles, es posible el acceso en automovil.
PLANTA BAJA:
Sala y recamara con techos altos de vigas de madera y losas de terracota. Ambos espacios cuentan con postigos de madera en las ventanas, las cuales est?n enmarcadas en piedra calc?rea y tienen alf?izar que da a la calle. La recamara de la planta baja cuenta con cama matrimonial (doble) armario, tocador sill?n estilo Colonial.
Dos arcos de cantera, separan la sala del comedor, el cual tiene una mesa para cena formal. El loveseat en la sala, se convierte en cama individual (amplia).
La bella y funcional cocina esta completamente provista con todos los aparatos: estufa de gas, lavavajillas, refrigerador, horno de gas, horno de microondas. Bateria de cocina completa y vajilla Talavera, con cristaleria, para seis personas. Area de lavandera con lavadora y secadora de gas.
PLANTA ALTA:
2 Recamaras, la principal con amplio bajo. Amueblada con cama King size, tocador, buroes y butacas. Amplio closet. Cuenta con tres puertas francesas que abren hacia balcones, a la calle San Cristobal. La segunda recamara tiene cama matrimonial (doble) tocador, closet y ventanas de la ventana de abren sobre la escalera interior. Tiene un bajo grande adyacente. El area de lectura, con ventana corrediza grande y balcon hacia el centro de la ciudad. Cuenta con un loveseat que se convierte en cama individual amplia. Los tragaluces inundan de luz natural la alegre escalera, la segunda recamara y el vestibulo, permitiandose el lujo de retiro y seguridad.
LA TERRAZA:
En la parte superior, hay dos terrazas, con sillas y mesas. La parte mas alta tiene un pabellon abierto, con sillas y mesa para cuatro personas. Goza de una vista espectacular, hacia el centro de la ciudad y las montanas circundantes.
VARIOS:
El calentador de agua, proporciona agua caliente proporciona simult?neamente, sin problema. Cada uno de los tres ba?os est? bellamente decorado con azulejo Talavera, al igual que la cocina. Se proporcionan blancos (toallas y s?banas).

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    3 steps down into living room from entry door; there is a first floor bedroom. 2nd floor accessible by standard interior stairs; rooftop terrazzo accessible by steeper and narrower steps....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    master bedroom with en suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • King size beds (1) one master bedroom suite with king bed, Double Beds (2) two bedrooms with double beds - one upstairs and one on street level, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) one European-style love seat that opens out into a large twin bed in reading room (second floor)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    hair dryer stored in cabinets under sink...moreless

  • Master bedroom has en suite bathroom with large shower, toilet, sink; 2nd floor hall bath has large shower, toilet, and sink, and we keep a hair dryer in the drawers or cabinets below the sink; 1st floor bathroom has small shower and toilet with sink just outside of bathroom....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    very small stereo with CD player and connection for MP3 player - in TV cabinet in living room...moreless

  • Television

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    views of El Pipila monument, San Roque Church, Mercado Hidalgo, and the Alhondiga...moreless

  • Mountain View

Dining

  • Dining:

    mesquite table and chairs from Adjuntos del Rio (outside of Dolores Hidalgo)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    gas dryer...moreless

  • Heating:

    space heaters in each bedroom closet...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    large leather couch and regular couch and chair - can seat 8...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local and incoming calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    refrigerator, gas range, dishwasher, microwave...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (3) 3 small balconies on streetside of house on second floor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    two rooftop terrazas with knock-out view of city center; large gabezo/pavilion with wrought iron chair and table for 4 on upper terrace, and additional seating for 4 more with 2 small cafe tables...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    large pavilion on upper rooftop terrace with lighting, tiled floor, terracotta roof, and artisan tiled table...moreless

 

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

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check-in time is 3pm and check-out at 11am, unless prior arrangements explicitly made with owners or property manager.

Rents are due within 30 days of arrival.


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Last updated: 03/24/2015
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Nearest Airport
Bajio International Airport, Leon de Aldama, MX

Car: Not Necessary

within walking distance of most Festival Cervantino venues

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2007

About: We quite accidentally spent a week in Guanajuato during the brief time between the Festival Cervantino and la Dia de los Muertos and were swept away by the visual and musical beauty of the city. Just go - you will not regret it!

Why Guanajuato City:
more public entertainment and music, more accessible art and culture than any city of like population that we've ever seen - great weather year 'round and particularly in the winter (the dry seaon in the Colonial Highlands)....

The Unique Benefits at this House:
within 3 minutes' walk of main public market (Mercado Hidalgo), accessible by car, and within 10 minutes' walk of almost all public performance venues in town.


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Photos

  • evening view from our rooftop terraza

    evening view from our rooftop terraza

  • dining area and stairs to second floor (old dining set - now all mesquite)

    dining area and stairs to second floor (old dining set - now all mesquite)

  • la sala (living room) with view into 1st floor bedroom

    la sala (living room) with view into 1st floor bedroom

  • kitchen with full refrigerator, dishwasher, range, double sink

    kitchen with full refrigerator, dishwasher, range, double sink

  • view up stairwell to terrazza glass block skylight

    view up stairwell to terrazza glass block skylight

  • view of city through reading room sliding window

    view of city through reading room sliding window

  • second floor middle bedroom

    second floor middle bedroom

  • master bedroom en suite bathroom

    master bedroom en suite bathroom

  • upper terraza pavillion

    upper terraza pavillion

  • view from rooftop terrazzo

    view from rooftop terrazzo

  • view of city and rooftop terraza

    view of city and rooftop terraza

  • living room with view into dining area (comedor) and stairway to 2nd floor

    living room with view into dining area (comedor) and stairway to 2nd floor

  • dining area with view through living room to front entry door

    dining area with view through living room to front entry door

  • 1st floor bedroom with view into living room

    1st floor bedroom with view into living room

  • 1st floor stairway and cabinetry in dining room/kitchen area

    1st floor stairway and cabinetry in dining room/kitchen area

  • 2nd floor reading room - view across stairwell and hallway

    2nd floor reading room - view across stairwell and hallway

  • reading room on 2nd floor

    reading room on 2nd floor

  • master bedroom with 2 French doors opening onto 2nd floor balconies

    master bedroom with 2 French doors opening onto 2nd floor balconies

  • stairs to rooftop terraces

    stairs to rooftop terraces

  • rooftop pavilion on upper terraza

    rooftop pavilion on upper terraza

  • night time view towards University and cathedral

    night time view towards University and cathedral

  • Plaza San Fernando, about 150 meters from our house

    Plaza San Fernando, about 150 meters from our house

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/24/2015
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