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Completed in January 2010, this large home has everything you need to have a great vacationl! Hand-painted Mexican tile sinks set the traditional but tasteful Hacienda tone, along with lavish use of colorful tiles...some created uniquely for this home. Located 12 miles south of the Cancun airport on a quiet stretch of beach north of the fishing village of Puerto Morelos, the gorgeous ocean view from your covered terrace is bracketed by the piers of Desire Pearl Spa/Hotel and the national marine research center UNAM.
Plan your extended family vacation here or bring 3 other couples! You'll have two spacious master suites (one on the main level and one upstairs) with king beds, plus enough room for a crib or rollaway for a small child. The 3rd bedroom has a King bed and 4th bedroom has twin beds that can be made into king and also has a trundle to accommodate more children. A 5th bedroom with its own bath/shower on the first floor is equipped with twin beds that can be made up as king and functions as a 'lock-off' for smaller families but is included in pricing for groups of 8 or more.
We have a Pack & Play-type baby crib and a roll-away, plus 2 trundles w.thick pad to give flexibility to your sleeping arrangements. All 4 bedrooms have space for these additional sleeping accommodations.
A local artist created gorgeous Stained-glass entry murals to enhance the curved brick Mexican traditional boveda hallway. The kitchen features granite countertops and lots of space. A GE Profile dishwasher, garbage disposal and double-sink head the owner's list of favorite amenities, matched by the GE Profile double-door refrigerator with ice-maker connected to a bottled water system. A GE Proflie microwave, Bosch glass cooktop, TEKA gas oven and the custom range hood with powerful extractor fan complete the kitchen luxuries...but you don't want to miss out on activities while in the kitchen, so the open divider bar lets you take part in the pool and beach activities. Watch the waves roll over the reef while you prepare dinner. If you don't want to cook, there are several local catering services and plenty of restaurants around the town square.
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 9 - Oct 13, 2015
5 night min stay
Dec 6 - Dec 18, 2015
5 night min stay
Dec 19 - Jan 9, 2016
7 night min stay
Jan 10 - Jan 17, 2016
7 night min stay
May 7 - Oct 15, 2016
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Not available Feb.-April & Oct-Nov. Rates are subject to change until confirmation is received. All payments are by check or bank transfer in US Dollars, unless coming from Mexico. Pesos or peso bank transfer can be arranged locally. Does not include transportation. For 7 nights or more, one mid-stay cleaning and linen change is included. Drinking water (in jugs) and ice from fridge are included.
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Private roof-top sunbathing terrace; Snorkeling & fishing trips available from main pier in Puerto Morelos 1.5 miles south from house. Private boat pickup possible for diving, snorkeling & fishing trips, available from Property Manager. Crococun Wildlife zoo is nearby on Hwy. 307, Excaret theme park is an hour's drive south and the Mayan ruins at Tulum are about 1.5 hours south on the 307, A private fitness center is available in Puerto Morelos near the Crucero (highway crossing,. Lots of restaurants on or near the town square, along with an OXXO Convenience store, a family-run grocery store, a well-stocked bookstore, an oficina for internet access, faxing, copying and office supplies.
Year Purchased: 2010
About: We're Charles & Lucy, 'Los Ancianos' (elderly ones) as the plaque made as a joke says beside our front gate. Our gray/white hair (and children with gray hair!) says it all, anyway. We met 32 years ago while working in Saudi Arabia, then moved to England, so living overseas was nothing new to us. Originally from Louisiana & Tennessee, Colorado has been our home for almost 26 years at 7500 ft. elevation. Following Charles' early retirement from Mobil Oil, we have worked at running successful real estate companies and alpaca ranching in Colorado. Purchasing our first Puerto Morelos condo sight unseen in 1995, we spent occasional weeks here, wishing always that we could stay longer. After selling our real estate business, we were able to stretch the weeks to a month and then several months. Feeling the need for more space than our condo could provide and wanting bedrooms to accommodate more visitors (our 7 adult children and their families, in particular), we designed a colorful 'dream' house to fit the tiny beachfront lots in the Puerto Morelos area. Charles, early riser that he is, fell in love with the bright sunrises over the ocean. I called the bright gold and peach colors 'his mango sunrises' and when it came time to pick colors and name for our Mexico house, we decided on Villa Mango Sunrise. Now we can enjoy them from our own terrace!
Why Puerto Morelos:
We bought a condo in Puerto Morelos in 1995 and have enjoyed the town since then. It has quaint charm, friendly people and the beach is fantastic. In retirement, with more time to spend in Mexico, we looked for beach lots up and down the coast from Cancun to Tulum and finally located the lot of our dreams right under our nose: 2 lots down from our condo at Costa Blanca. Getting clear title to the land in 2008, we located a builder and finalized plans in December, preparing to begin construction in early 2009. When our builder said the house would be done by December, we laughed! 'It's Mexico, you know, so what year?' But it all happened in 2009: good weather, with no hurricanes, and a crew that worked steadily as planned...and by December it was ready for a test rental over holidays, complete with tree! We lived in it for 3 months in early 2010 and got the kinks out, so it was in excellent shape for rentals starting in April 2010.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our seven adult children and their families enjoy a wide range of activities: some are divers and find the reef incredible at Puerto Morelos; others snorkel, tour ruins at Tulum, Chichenitza and Coba, try out the jungle zip line just south of PM, or simply veg out in the hot tub and the loungers around the pool. In our late 70's, our chief enjoyment is walking the beach, having lunch or dinner at our favorite restaurants, playing with grandchildren and just relaxing. Puerto Morelos has a more laid-back environment than Cancun or Playa del Carmen, and is not the 'party scene'... which we truly enjoy. The views of the ocean are incredible and visible from 3 of the 5 bedrooms. On the street side of the house, the mangrove and it's abundant bird life can be enjoyed from the 2nd floor front bedroom or the roof sunbathing terrace. Since we have had grandchildren of all ages visiting us at Mango Sunrise, we have a portable crib, car seats, booster chair, etc. for guest use. The vibrant gold colors we chose for the exterior stucco were carefully matched from a photo taken years ago of ...you guessed it...a mango sunrise! We wanted a cheerful but welcoming décor throughout the house and chose batik paintings by Mago, a local artist, for wall décor and custom stained glass by another local artist surrounding the front door...the panels of which were hand-carved by artists at Temezon in central Yucatan. One of our prize décor items is the concrete boat sculpture on the ocean-side of our pool, depicting a man and a woman making their way to shore, and purchased by our builder at the annual Easter market in Michoacán. We admire the great diversity of artistic talent in Mexico and tried to make our home reflect much of that without being overpowering.
Villa Mango Sunrise, view from beach
Exterior private dining, w. hot tub & gas grill; tables join to seat more
Kitchen open to living/dining area; addl. seating on granite bar
You'll love this kitchen, with dishwasher, dbl sink,oven & granite everywhere!
Pool pavillion, pool & ocean
View from street; paved parking for 3 cars
2nd floor bedroom, ocean side, king bed, large 2nd floor terrace
Main level front bedroom with bath; can be made as King bed also
Large "Jack & Jill" bath with tub/shower between 2 bedrooms on 2nd floor
view from beach; hacienda-style terraces, screened porch & planters illuminated
Divided pool w. shallow area for children; addl.loungers on porch; beach door
Seating/TV area with Dish Network from USA; note brick boveda above hall.
Utillity room off kitchen, with washer and dryer for your use + addl. work space
Dining table seats 8, with space for 4 at the bar
pool, lawn & beach,stairs to beach on left; note the white sand!
2nd level Master with balcony overlooking beach
2nd level front BR; can be made as King; 2 moveable trundles for children
Master bedroom with hand-carved headboard; screened porch to right of photo
Pool looking north, with shaded seating/dining area
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(719) 488-0986 (Colorado, USA)
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