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A Sparkling Villa in Posh, El Dorado Community

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Front cactus garden with patio seating for morning cafe

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30-60 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

If you've heard of Ajijic (on Lake Chapala), you know about its near perfect climate. If you know how to pronounce it (Aheeheek), you probably know why it is a favored destination for snow birds, sunbirds and ex-pats where you can enjoy and afford the good life with a Mexican twist. Within walking distance to the colorful village of Ajijic, El Dorado offers the finest resort style living in the area. Although the gated community is 100% safe, there is a professional 24 hour security team. My home is a fairly large single family villa with additional outdoor living space. Streaming with sunlight on all sides, the open floor plan adds a feeling of spaciousness. The two bedrooms and marble ensuite bathrooms flank each wing offering privacy should you have overnight guests. Excellent mattresses with dense foam toppers and high-quality bedding insure you comfortable sleep. The fully equipped kitchen has everything from a coffee grinder for brewing local organic coffee, to an electric juicer for the freshest oj anywhere. Of course there's a microwave for reheating the leftovers from last nights dinner at Ajijic Tango. The entertainment center with a large flat screen TV (Shaw formerly Star Choice TV) and DVD player have surround sound. Dine al fresco with seating for up to six at a round table on the back covered terrace with its elegant fountain and surrounding golden hibiscus. You might fall asleep in the outdoor chaise lounge. Relax on the rooftop mirador reading a book with a glass of vino and catch those awesome sunsets over the lake and mountains.
Join your new friends for an evening stroll on the lushly landscaped grounds. Relax and enjoy another beautiful day in paradise.

Keywords: Villa, single family home, casa, house, casita, resort property

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

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  • Queen size Beds (1) At least 3 sets of high thread count sheets with matching blankets and coordinated bedding, Double Beds (1) Tempurpedic mattress topper in guest room. 1st quality, all cotton bed linens...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Extra large. Full marble suround. Dual sinks. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Walk in shower with built in seat. Full marble suround...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Rooftop covered mirador with spectacular sunset views over the lake. Exterior fully painted 2013 and 2014. Comfortable, modern Mexican décor accented with original art by Mexican artists such as Francisco Zuniga, George Rausch, Claudia Nery as well as handmade artisan crafts from other regions of Mexico. Fruit trees (lemon, orange, pomagranete, papaya, fig) blackberries, avocado. A mini organic orchard in progress but the bounty is very limited as the birds get there first....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Here and at clubhouse library...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    At clubhouse not currently available...moreless

  • Music Library:

    CDs for your enjoyment or bring your own. Surround sound system...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    At clubhouse...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Shaw TV (formerly StarChoice) ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some DVDs here but readily available at various locations ...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Sierra Madre Mountains as well as the mountains across the lake and even Mount Tequila...moreless

  • Resort:

    Pool, clubhouse, hot tubs, tennis courts, ping pong, billiards. Temporarily not available....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Square pedestal marble topped table. Linens and place mats. Six matching chairs with uopholstered off white suede seats...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    No steps to front door. Secure as well...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    On site fabulous gym with treadmill, ellipticals, equipment, bikes, free weights....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    You probably won't need this but just in case there's a chill in the air in the winter, the gas logs are nice to have...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    portable electric heater rarely needed but just in case...moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty of all cotton high quality linens. Some organic bamboo towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    High boveda ceiling with ceiling fan/light. Stone wall with firplace and shelving. Flat screen TV, sound system, CDs...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Mexcian cell phone avaliable for your use but charging cord is missing ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    covered parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telmex landline service which now includes free calls to landlines in the US and Canada as well as calls to landline and cell phones within Mexico...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All cotton high quality matching towels for each bathroom...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Just bring your laptop. Works well with skype and magic jack...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Toaster, blender (necessary for margaritas), electric coffee pots, French press, coffee grinder, electric citrus juicer. Equipment for bread baking . Gadgets galore....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service for 8 plus decorative serving pieces, stemware. Pitchers, serving platters. Everything from salad spinner and grapefruit knife to teapot....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Service for 8 plus many decorative serving pieces. Stainless steel upgraded appliances. six burner stove with griddle. high-end granite counters and backsplash. Breakfast bar with seating for snacks and quick meals...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Well-stocked with spices, staples, etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless, freezer on the bottom...moreless

  • Toaster:

    and other small appliances....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Small front patio with cozy, swinging chair. Back yard expanded covered terrace perfect for entertaining your new friends. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    nearby on Lake Chapala. There is a Kayak club that welcomes newcomers....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered rooftop mirador with the best views of lake and mountains. Awesome sunsets. Sink and service bar for entertaining. Soft lighting. Casual seating (Tommy Bahama fabric cushions) with table for light meals and drinks...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front cactus garden and back garden with fruit trees and regional plantings maintained by gardener....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal...moreless

  • Tennis:

    2 courts, bring your racquet although you can use mine that's here. Currently not available...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Spectacular infinity, heated pool currently not available...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Your choice of two not available...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Aug 1 - Sep 30, 2015
30 night min stay

$1,100
Mid Season
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
30 night min stay

$1,550
High Season
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2016
60 night min stay

$1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rent includes use of all amenities, HOA fees, water, Telmex phone, internet, WIFI, Shaw Canadian TV, gardener.

Tenant pays for maid, propane gas, electric. Be advised, common area amenities are not currently available. Owners affected by this are in the process of restoring use of the common facilities through the Mexican legal process.

$500 security deposit to reserve. First and last months rent paid in advance.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Guadalajara, Mexico
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Adelita's, Johnny's
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chula Vista Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lake Taco, Tony's, Pannino's, Angelica's, Mario's
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
San Antonio, Ajijic Malecon

Car: Not Necessary

Probably the most high-end resort in the area.

Gated community with 24 hour security.

Several excellent golf courses in the area

Express bus to and from Guadalajara runs from the front gate every hour.

Walk to best restaurants.

Nearby nail salons, yoga, pilates, massage.

30-35 minute walk to town.

Frequent bus service to Ajijic village, Chapala, Jocotopec and everywhere in between.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: As a Real Estate Broker for over 30 years, I live and breathe real estate. Some people might consider me a collector or a real estate junkie as I own several properties but my El Dorado second home is my absolute fave.

Why the Owner Chose Ajijic:
Coming to visit Lake Chapala since 2002, I have learned much about the area and when ground broke for El Dorado, I knew it was the perfect spot for my dream home. In walking distance to the quaint village of Ajijic, this resort community sets a new level of excellence for the area. Its amenities are the absolute best with a heated infinity pool surrounded by panoramic views, a state of the art gym, two tennis courts and exquisitely landscaped grounds. Unfortunately, due to litigation, the common areas are not currently available. The express bus to the cosmopolitan city of Guadalajara runs every hour. Safety is a concern so the professional security is reassuring. There is plenty to do right at El Dorado but day trips to places of interest are available too.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Always bright and cheery, the indoor space flows outdoors with two terraces plus the covered roof top mirador and open area. Waking up to the chirping birds and making coffee from the wonderful local organic coffee beans, I might be off to a tianges (market) to search for fresh produce, organic eggs, local honey or the latest anti-aging skin care product. Lunch at Lake Taco is always good. Evenings are often shared with friends while we watch the majestic sunset from the mirador. A safe evening walk around the fully landscaped grounds completes some days. Then I can curl up in front of the flat screen TV or watch the latest movies on the DVD player.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front cactus garden with patio seating for morning cafe

    Front cactus garden with patio seating for morning cafe

  • Comfy LR, flat screen TV, DVDs, CDs, surround sound, gas FP, ceilling fan

    Comfy LR, flat screen TV, DVDs, CDs, surround sound, gas FP, ceilling fan

  • Full view of living room with domed ceiling

    Full view of living room with domed ceiling

  • Practical, gourmet kitchen

    Practical, gourmet kitchen

  • Peaceful, serene Master Bedroom for undisturbed sleep. Queen size platform bed.

    Peaceful, serene Master Bedroom for undisturbed sleep. Queen size platform bed.

  • Separate guest suite/ 2nd BR

    Separate guest suite/ 2nd BR

  • Corner location, lots of light, southern views of lake and cross ventilation

    Corner location, lots of light, southern views of lake and cross ventilation

  • Well-lit mirador for entertaining with sink and counter space. Supplies for BBQ

    Well-lit mirador for entertaining with sink and counter space. Supplies for BBQ

  • Enjoy panoramic vistas of the Lake Chapala and the villages on the other side.

    Enjoy panoramic vistas of the Lake Chapala and the villages on the other side.

  • Relax by the heated infinity pool

    Relax by the heated infinity pool

  • Billiards anyone?

    Billiards anyone?

  • Family "praying" for rain at beach in San Antonio

    Family "praying" for rain at beach in San Antonio

  • Enchanting back terrace for entertaining or spreading out that jigsaw puzzle

    Enchanting back terrace for entertaining or spreading out that jigsaw puzzle

  • LR stone focal wall with gas fireplace, flat screen TV, entertainment center

    LR stone focal wall with gas fireplace, flat screen TV, entertainment center

  • Fully equipped kitchen with eating bar, stainless appliances

    Fully equipped kitchen with eating bar, stainless appliances

  • Front hallway with domed ceiling and artistic mural

    Front hallway with domed ceiling and artistic mural

  • Comfortable master bedroom

    Comfortable master bedroom

  • Spacious back terrace for al fresco dining and bird watching

    Spacious back terrace for al fresco dining and bird watching

  • Back garden with fruit trees and terrace with fountain

    Back garden with fruit trees and terrace with fountain

  • Casual seating on the mirador to enjoy those awesome sunsets.

    Casual seating on the mirador to enjoy those awesome sunsets.

  • Infinity pool with views

    Infinity pool with views

  • Get fit in the fullly equiped gym or join a yoga or pilates class

    Get fit in the fullly equiped gym or join a yoga or pilates class

  • Spectacular sunsets

    Spectacular sunsets

  • Welcome to mi casa

    Welcome to mi casa

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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