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Reach for the Sky and Touch the Clouds in This Heavenly Home

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Our dream house is poised on the edge of an arroyo

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Last updated: 07/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

San Juan Cosala house description

You will truly be on top of the world. This 2-story house was built in 2009, with your comfort in mind. It is light and airy, ideal for indoor/outdoor living, with many windows facing South, and sliding glass doors leading to the deck overlooking the lake and the mountains. The living/dining room features comfortable, top-quality furniture. The master bedroom suite is on the main level, a second bedroom, bath, and study are on the upper level. An around-the-clock security system is included. You can see the huge communal swimming pool from your deck, and join a friendly crowd for water aerobics 3 mornings a week. Yoga lessons are offered at the club house. Get to know your neighbors at the monthly pot luck dinner at the club.

The climate at Lake Chapala is temperate all the year round. At an elevation of over 2000m. (6000 feet) above sea level, the air is normally dry, but the large lake adds a little humidity to the air. Even in summer, the temperature rarely rises above the '80's. There is a rainy season from June through September; typically rain falls overnight, and the days are sunny. The climate is the main reason why so many snowbirds come here (October-April) and sunbirds escape the heat of Texas and Florida from May through September.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Not Suitable for Children Younger than 10 years. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Water Purifier and Softener in water pressure system, Electronic Security system, linked to local law enforcement, Access to Raquet Club facilities: 10 tennis courts, huge swimming pool fed from thermal springs, children's wading pool, racquetball court, clubhouse with party room, kitchen and bar, fitness room, and library with over 3000 books and videos....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Video Library:

                    Available in Raquet Club House....moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                      • Lake View:

                        Poised high above Lake Chapala, the panorama sweeps tens of miles from west to east, dominated by Monte Garcia and Monte Colima peeking over his shoulder. Sunsets are spectacular....moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        You will hear the water rushing over the waterfall below you - in Summer only. The mountains rise high directly behind the house, with hiking trails leading into the arroyo from where you live....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Racquetball
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Broadband Access
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Covered Parking
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available:

                            Numerous restaurants and individuals offer catering services from intimate dinners to full-fledged fiestas....moreless

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            This kitchen is very well equipped with everything you could ever need, many small appliances included, just like home....moreless

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen:

                            Gourmet kitchen, with granite counter top and movable kitchen island, a pleasure to cook in. Separate pantry....moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Communal Pool
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              High Season
                              Nov 1 - Mar 31
                              30 night min stay

                              $1,100
                              Low Season
                              Apr 1 - Oct 31
                              30 night min stay

                              $800
                              My Standard Rate
                              30 night min stay

                              $1,100
                              * 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:

                              Minimum Stay during High Season 11/1-3/31 is 60 days.

                              Our home is not suitable for children under 10 years of age.


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                              Location

                              Car: Necessary

                              Community Club house with library, kitchen, bar, party room, fitness room, library. Ten tennis courts. The large pool is fed from the hot springs for which San Juan is famous.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2008

                              About the owner: Denis comes from Northern Ireland, migrated to the USA in the 1960's where all the best engineering projects were to be found, and had a satisfying career in industry. He spent quite a lot of time in Space City, USA, Huntsville, Alabama, where he met Julika. Julika was born in South Germany, and moved to Alabama early in the space race of the 1960's. After rearing three children, she graduated as a school teacher and taught gifted and talented children for many years.

                              Why the Owner Chose San Juan Cosala:
                              In the late 90's we got a condo near Lake Chapala that we used in winters. After we retired, we spent more time in Mexico, found the condo a little cramped and bought a house. Eventually, we realized that life in Mexico was more satisfying than in the US, and moved here full time. Selling our property in the US enabled us to build in this location --reputed to have the best climate in the world.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Staying at our rental property in the Raquet Club, we mix with a cosmopolitan group of people who keep life very interesting. About half the property owners are Mexican and half are from everywhere else --many from the USA and Canada, but also from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The cost of living here is much lower than in North America, and the climate is blissful. The neighboring communities are rich with the talent of numerous immigrants who provide an extraordinary array of cultural events, music, drama, art shows ..the list is endless.


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                              Speaks: english, german

                               

                              Photos

                              • Our dream house is poised on the edge of an arroyo

                                Our dream house is poised on the edge of an arroyo

                              • Sundowners are special,  cantilevered over the arroyo

                                Sundowners are special, cantilevered over the arroyo

                              • The master bedroom has a queen-size bed

                                The master bedroom has a queen-size bed

                              • The living areas are warm and well illuminated by the south-facing windows

                                The living areas are warm and well illuminated by the south-facing windows

                              • The kitchen is compact but complete ... and the island can be moved

                                The kitchen is compact but complete ... and the island can be moved

                              VRBO #284369

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, October 30, 2014

                              $800 - $1,100 per month (USD)
                              5

                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

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                              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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                              Member since: 2006
                              Speaks: english, german
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                              • Response rate: 60%
                              • Calendar last updated: 07/23/2014
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