Your Vacation Getaway to Sunny, Safe Ajijic

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Casita view from main house


Last updated: 09/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

We are located in the beautiful development of Rancho del Oro, on the Western edge of Ajijic Village. It is only one and a half blocks from an excellent bus service, or a short 20 minute walk to the center of the Village.

Our Casita is almost 1,200 square feet with two large bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen/living room and a huge 630 sq. ft. covered terrace. One bedroom has two queen-size beds, two large closets, adjacent private bathroom and a sitting area with a wood fireplace. The second bedroom is identical, but with two double beds, with a sofa bed and an optional inflatable bed. A large swimming pool and a charcoal and propane BBQ grills are shared with Owners and are available for the guests' use. The covered one-car garage, accessed by an electronic gate, adjoins the Casita. On-street parking is also permitted.

The weather is almost perfect every day, with some rain expected from May through September. Fortunately, it rains mainly by night, so that golfing, hiking, bird-watching, horseback riding and sight-seeing are rarely affected. We have found that some guests can almost pay for their vacation by taking advantage of the excellent, and relatively inexpensive, medical and dental facilities which are available locally. For the less adventurous, there are numerous restaurants available to cater for most tastes at very reasonable prices, interesting shopping, art galleries, a street market on Wednesdays, or just people-watching at the village Plaza to while away the time. For the even more laid-back, there is always the option to lounge by the pool and experiment with making the perfect margarita, or just submerge your body in a double-sized hammock on the terrace with a good book. We have completely rebuilt the 'palapa', which now has a wet bar and adjacent bathroom. It is ideal for watching our fantastic sunsets or entertaining your new-found friends.

Keywords: A large two-bedroom Casita (guest house) at the bottom of a tropical garden.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1130 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We would prefer twenty-something mature guesta...moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    The swimming pool is not fenced and the Golden Labs can be a bit rambunctious at times....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please be aware that we have Golden Labradors and two cats who will probably adopt you for your stay....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Only on the terrace please...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa bed and inflatable bed available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Hand basin...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Hand basin...moreless

  • Fully tiled

Other Amenities

  • Maid 2 x Week, Gardener, Free utilities (Propane Gas, Water/Sewer, Satellite TV, Internet). No taxes...moreless


  • Books:

    A selection available from owners...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Several hundred CDs available on loan....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    SKY TV with all premium channels....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV in living room and 1st bedroom...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    No. Ceiling fans installed throughout and electric fans available....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Free high speed WiFi. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Sole use by Renters....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Access by electronic gate. Adjoins the Casita. On-street parking allowed....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Propane/wood fireplace in each bedroom...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Not required...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Full complement of linens, pillows, pillow cases, and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room/kitchen 240ft...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Available for rent -MX$30/month. Pay as you go....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Sole use by Renters. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    In the terrace...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete kitchen utensils including pots, pans, cutlery....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    More than adequate ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Refrigerator, microwave, sink, full kitchen appliances, four-burner propane gas stove top....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Toaster oven, juicer, blender, grinder...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Available for rent in village...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    630 square feet, tiled, with ceiling fans, furniture and double hammock....moreless

  • Golf:

    9-hole course in the Village. 18-hole course near Airport and at Chapala Golf & Country Club....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available for rent in Jocotepec...moreless

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Nov 30, 2016
30 night min stay


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700
  • Taxes Not included


Rental rate applies to one couple. Additional guests, with prior approval, to be charged at $10 per person per night.An additional couple renting for the month a rate of $2,100 will apply No pets or children please, we have on-site large,friendly Golden Labradors and an open pool.

Refundable Reservation/Security deposit required to be made to guarantee dates. Rental fee to be deposited to a US Bank at least two months prior to start of rental.

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Last updated: 09/27/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chula Vista
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
186 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Tours can be arranged to visit historical Guadalajara, ancient pyramids, tequila distilleries and other attractions in the area.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: We are an International couple I am a British-Latvian and retired after some 40 years in the Oil Industry in E&P business which took me all over the world. My wife Amelia is Colombiana from Medellin and we have lived here since 2000.

Why the Owner Chose Ajijic:
Quiet and conveniently placed just outside the village and within easy walking distance of restaurants, a frequent bus service and a mini supermarket.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish



  • Casita view from main house

    Casita view from main house

  • Blue bedroom

    Blue bedroom

  • Green bedroom

    Green bedroom

  • Entertainment center

    Entertainment center

  • Terrace


  • Blue bedroom sitting area

    Blue bedroom sitting area

  • Kitchen/Living room

    Kitchen/Living room

VRBO #227696

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

Minimum stay: 30 nights
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