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Historic French Colonial Mansion

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Last updated: 06/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Maison Azul is located in the historic district of Merida. We are walking distance to almost everything. Restaurants, festivals, shops and museums are just blocks away. Our property was newly renovated this year and was carefully designed to retain the charm of a past era while adding the conveniences of modern living. The main house boasts 17 foot ceilings, antique pasta tiles, 13 foot arches and gorgeous crystal chandeliers throughout. The grand salon has restored 100 year old fresco painting on the walls framed by gorgeous arches overlooking the pool and gardens. 3 of the bedrooms are in the main house and the 4th room is in the casita on the opposite side of the pool. The casita includes a bedroom with an extra large bathroom featuring a sunken shower that overlooks the gardens and/or the pool. It also has a private outdoor shower. The pool, courtyard and covered patios are nestled in the center of the property with gardens and the casita toward the rear of the property. Daily wild parrots stop by the large trees surrounding our property for a little bit of the tropics in the middle of the city. Our garden includes orange trees, banana trees, an avocado tree, green and yellow coco palms, as well as a royal palm. The large pool was designed to combine the look of a european fountain with the natural turquoise waters of a cenote. It is the perfect place to relax after a busy day sightseeing. For the culinary lover in your group, the kitchen has a stainless steel professional stove with plancha or griddle. The kitchen has 3 large windows that overlook the pool, the gardens and the inner courtyard so the cook never feels left out of the activities in the house. With three fountains scattered throughout the property, the atmosphere is set for a romantic and relaxing retreat, the house includes a/cs in all bedrooms. Ceiling fans in every room combined with the 17 feet ceilings keep the living areas surprisingly cool. The house also includes wifi, cable, 2 flat screen TVs, DVD player, 1 security cabinet for valuables also included in the master bedroom..


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome:

    Please state ages when inquiring....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on patios or outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    All of our home is on one level making it ideal for a wheel chair. Most entrances are double doors and the ex-large master bath would be a great bathroom for an elderly person needing assistance....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Extra large masterbath that opens through arch to the pool....moreless

  • Mural Suite: 1 king

    French doors to fountain courtyard....moreless

  • The Casita Suite: 1 king

    Ex-large bath opens to pool with indoor and outdoor shower....moreless

  • The Guest Room: 1 king

    Ex- large room with sitting area and King size bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    huge, chandeliers, arches, opens to pool...moreless

  • Mural room bath: toilet, shower

    Stainglass, chandeliers, stone urn sink, small but gorgeous....moreless

  • Casita Suite Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, outdoor shower

    Ex large, opens to garden and pool...moreless

  • All three of the bathrooms are beautiful with very unique features such as stone carved bath faucet (casita), stone urn turned to a sink and an arched stained glass window (mural room) and the master has a huge arch that is glassed in and opens to the pool....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Ipod doc on the covered patio Please do not take out in the sun. ...moreless

  • Television:

    The covered patio has a flat screen TV and DVD player. There is also a TV and DVD players in the Casita. ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are located just blocks from favorite parks, restaurants, and museums....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    The dining area is right outside of the kitchen in an extra large covered patio area that over looks the pool. There is also a small garden courtyard with fountain to the side of the dining area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In all bedrooms and the March - Oct. $25 per night fee for electricity A/C...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Available for one week rentals only....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    We have wifi through out the property....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Ex large livingroom opens through an arch to the covered patio with a second living area and pool....moreless

  • Parking:

    We have a private parking spot across the street....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Available for 1 week rentals only....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Grinder and French press also. We also have a 12 cup coffee maker....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Wide variety of table settings....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen opens to the patio and has windows overlooking the garden and the pool area. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    gas oven full size ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, pans, rice cooker, crock pot, Ninja blender....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless finish with water dispenser and freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Commercial stainless steel gas stove with griddle and 4 burners....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    2 loungers by the pool for sunning....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large covered patio next to pool and house. There is also an arbor off the casita....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have a gorgeous tropical garden with banana trees, bamboo, avocado tree, palm trees, orange trees, ferns and much tropical foliage....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    The gril is a dual gas or charcoal grill. One side is gas only and the other is charcoal only,...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Large and deep venetian style pool. Build in chaise seating in the shallow end and ledges to stand on in the deep end. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 - Dec 19, 2015
1 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
6 night min stay
High Season
Jan 3 - Apr 30, 2016
1 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


The Standard rates above are based on groups of 4 or less. For groups of 5 to 6 there is a $10 per night charge and groups of 7-8 there is a $20 per night charge.

Normally the Carriage House is included with the main house, but according to availability the Carriage House is also available apart from the main house for a nightly rental fee of $99.

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Last updated: 06/22/2015
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Merida Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
30 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Maison Azul is located in the historic district of Merida known as el Centro. Located 3 to 7 blocks from the popular Plaza Grande, Santa Lucia, and Santa Ana Parks, Maison Azul is the perfect retreat after a busy day of sight seeing. Whether you want to lounge in the pool, read on the covered patio, or just doze in a hammock beneath our orange trees, Maison Azul is an oasis in the heart of the city. We are conveniently located walking distance to the famous Paseo Montejo, as well as, markets, festivals, museums, shops and restaurants. So there is always plenty to do.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My husband, Stan, and I spend most of the year in Mexico between our home and vacation rental on Isla Mujeres called Magi Azul and our home in Merida. We spent the past year renovating Maison Azul and are happy to share it with fellow travelers who love the beauty, the architecture and culture that make Merida so magical.

Why the Owner Chose Merida:
This property is for the person who appreciates the romance of a historic home. Great care was taken to keep the charm and elegance of a bygone era. It has a lush garden and a beautiful, pool area, as well as, spacious outdoor covered patios. The house is filled with windows so the rooms are light and airy and the large arches bring the outdoors in.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are close to everything. I walk everywhere. I am a real lover of outdoor markets and I have 3 different ones to chose from. I love walking down the tree lined streets of Paseo Montejo in the mornings. Sometimes my husband and I along with our 13 year old daughter walk down for homemade sorbet at Colon on Paseo Montejo and sit at their side walk cafe in the cool of the evening.

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Speaks: english, spanish

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  • Grand Salon

    Grand Salon

  • Beautiful pool divides the main house from the casita

    Beautiful pool divides the main house from the casita

  • Maison Azul

    Maison Azul

  • The salon and & entry

    The salon and & entry

  • Alfresco dining off the kitchen, patio and pool

    Alfresco dining off the kitchen, patio and pool

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Refined Rusticity

    Refined Rusticity

  • Luxurious Masterbath

    Luxurious Masterbath

  • Vintage Charm in the Mural Suite

    Vintage Charm in the Mural Suite

  • Maral Room Bath

    Maral Room Bath

  • The Casita Suite

    The Casita Suite

  • Ex-large Casita Bath

    Ex-large Casita Bath

  • Large Venetian Style Pool

    Large Venetian Style Pool

  • Rear Garden & Patio off the Casita

    Rear Garden & Patio off the Casita

  • Grand Entry

    Grand Entry

  • Indoor/Outdoor Living at it's best

    Indoor/Outdoor Living at it's best

  • The Patio Principal off the main house and the kitchen

    The Patio Principal off the main house and the kitchen

  • For the chef in your group

    For the chef in your group

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Ex-large with a pool view

    Ex-large with a pool view

  • Ceiling Mural of a starry night complete with hidden fairies

    Ceiling Mural of a starry night complete with hidden fairies

  • Ex-large Guest Suite

    Ex-large Guest Suite

  • Garden and pool view

    Garden and pool view

  • Romantic evenings

    Romantic evenings

$299 - $475 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 1-6 nights
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Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 06/22/2015
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