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Casa Shillington - Private Home in Club Santiago

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Last updated: 01/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Manzanillo villa description

Casa Shillington has been in our family for 30 years and has been beautifully maintained. The main floor consists of an attractive entryway with large skylight, a sitting area and dining room, a spacious sunken living room, a powder room, and a bright kitchen -- all of which open onto the pretty patio (with an outdoor dining area) which surrounds our private solar-heated swimming pool. The second floor has 3 bedrooms (one king, two twin bedded rooms), each with their own vanity area, toilet, and bath, and large walk in closets. Each bedroom has its own pretty and private balcony with patio chairs and cocktail tables. On the second floor is also a large bamboo-covered deck with another dining area and views to the ocean and the mountains behind Miramar. This is where we sit to enjoy spectacular sunsets. The yard is full of bougavilla and palm trees and bird feeders. From the back yard is a little private entryway to one of the 'green belts' of Club Santiago.
By far, the greatest amenity of the Casa is Alejandra, our super maid! She works 9 to 3 every day except Sunday. She makes the beds, cleans the house and patio daily, arranges fresh vases of flowers, does your wash, and is happy to fix you a grand breakfast, lunch, or brunch, and tasties for the cocktail hour around the pool. With advance notice and a little extra pay, she can organize and serve a yummy Mexican dinner for you and friends. Ale's family has a cute local restaurant in nearby Naranjo.
Casa Shillington is located in Club Santiago, a complex of private homes, condominiums, restaurants, and a golf course. The lovely sandy beach fronting the Club is almost three miles long. Our front door is less than 70 yards from the beach, across a quiet dead end cobblestone street that serves only eight private homes, or one can walk a very short distance down the shaded 'green belt' on a private pedestrian path to the beach. This is perfect for barefeet children! The green belt is also softly lighted during evening hours should one wish to stroll to the Beach Club or Oasis Club for dinner.
The long sandy beach is great for walking, running, bird and people watching, with warm, clear waters for swimming and surfing. There is a golf course in the Club, with other fantastic golf courses nearby at Las Hadas and Isla de Navidad. Fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and wind surfing are easily available. Mountain biking in the surrounding hills is popular and challenging.
The restaurants in the area range from sweet & funky to magnificent. We have a list of our favorite places, from the locals' cantina to elegant seaside or cliff top dining.
Our family thinks Santiago is one of the nicest places in Mexico. The locals are friendly and not too inundated by tourists. Our children and now our grandchildren love the pool, the beach, the green belt, and Alejandra. The weather is usually perfect, and the house is spacious and comfortable. Great place for couples, families, and/or friends.
Maximum -- 6 People, Including Children (1 king size bed, 4 twin beds)
Direct flights from LAX to ZLO (Manzanillo) on Alaskan Airlines

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Must be included in the six maximum guests per stay...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • All bedrooms have private balconies, good reading lights, comfortable beds, adjustable ceiling fans, big windows, nice vanity areas, huge closets, pretty Indian rugs and nice views. Even the shower areas have windows viewing flowers and palm trees ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Vanity area, separate toilet, tiled square tub & shower ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet

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Other Amenities

  • Guests purchase their own groceries, but Alejandra, our maid, if requested, will prepare you breakfast and/or lunch during her working hours of 9 to 3. Just ask her what you should purchase for some of her specialties. She can also bring you goodies prepared at her family's restaurant -- just pay her a little extra for her prep, food, and sometimes taxi ride to bring extra treats to the house. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a fairly decent selection of books. Plus the Beach Club has a nice library -- two blocks from the house....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Attached to TV...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    One can see the ocean (which is a few yards away) from the 2nd floor balcony. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    House is located in a private club with golf course, and a few restaurants....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    No air conditioning. We have large, quiet ceiling fans in all the rooms and downstairs patio. Plus, the breeze from the ocean....moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered car port for one car...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet supplied by Telmex land line. Modem is in house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We use only good quality cotton sheets. Alejandra, our maid, usually changes the sheets twice weekly....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Lots of seating area -- see photos....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway on property can handle two parked cars, plus 1 car under car port...moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a land line in the house for local calls out, or receiving in long distance calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Lots of bath, hand, and beach towels provided. We do ask guests to reuse and hang up their towels. Maid will usually change towels twice a week. We do not have a dryer -- makes things too hot....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Yes, but only Alejandra uses it. She will do some of your smaller personal wash....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of nice plates, glasses, serving dishes, etc....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    A full and convenient kitchen, but no dishwasher. Our maid usually does your dishes....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    All bedrooms have a private balcony....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Big patio around pool. Large deck on 2nd floor. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Club Santiago has a nine-hole golf course, with a nice outdoor restaurant -- just a short path from our house....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be rented at the Oasis Beach Club, just down the beach a block from our house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Can be rented from the Oasis Beach Club -- thinks like paddle boards and surf boards...moreless

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Last updated: 01/26/2015
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Location

32 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Manzanillo International ZLO
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Miramar Beach

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1983

About the owner: My family and friends have enjoyed Casa Shillington for many years. Shillington is my maiden name. Since we are from Idaho, winter time in Mexico is always a treat.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Casa Shillington Patio & Pool

    Casa Shillington Patio & Pool

  • Car Port and Master Bedroom Balcony

    Car Port and Master Bedroom Balcony

  • Idaho Girls Enjoying Casa Shillington

    Idaho Girls Enjoying Casa Shillington

  • Dining Room/Area with Slider Opening to the Pool Patio. Flowers by Alejandra!

    Dining Room/Area with Slider Opening to the Pool Patio. Flowers by Alejandra!

  • Seating Area by Entryway and Dining Room

    Seating Area by Entryway and Dining Room

  • Living Room with Slider to Patio and Pool

    Living Room with Slider to Patio and Pool

  • Another Photo of Living Room - TV in the corner - lots of seating area

    Another Photo of Living Room - TV in the corner - lots of seating area

  • Master Bedroom - not shown in photo is slider to balcony and large vanity area

    Master Bedroom - not shown in photo is slider to balcony and large vanity area

  • Another twin bedded room with balcony, walk in closet, vanity, and bath

    Another twin bedded room with balcony, walk in closet, vanity, and bath

  • Miramar Beach - long & sandy - our Casa is just past the tall white building

    Miramar Beach - long & sandy - our Casa is just past the tall white building

  • Pool area at the Beach Club where we are members - our guests are welcome

    Pool area at the Beach Club where we are members - our guests are welcome

  • Club Santiago, Miramar Beach & Lagoon.  Red dot shows location of Casa.

    Club Santiago, Miramar Beach & Lagoon. Red dot shows location of Casa.

  • Casa Shillington and Bougavilla

    Casa Shillington and Bougavilla

  • Backyard and Pool.  The Pedestrian Green Belt is just behind the big bush.

    Backyard and Pool. The Pedestrian Green Belt is just behind the big bush.

  • 2nd Floor Balcony with Bamboo Roof

    2nd Floor Balcony with Bamboo Roof

  • Table Set for Dinner Party

    Table Set for Dinner Party

  • Cheery Kitchen with Doors to Patio & Pool, Dining Area and Laundry Room

    Cheery Kitchen with Doors to Patio & Pool, Dining Area and Laundry Room

  • Other End of Living Room

    Other End of Living Room

  • Stairwell and Hallway to Bedrooms, and upstairs Patio.

    Stairwell and Hallway to Bedrooms, and upstairs Patio.

  • Twin Bedded Room with Balcony, large walk in closet, vanity and bath area.

    Twin Bedded Room with Balcony, large walk in closet, vanity and bath area.

  • 2nd Floor Deck - looking toward the green belt. Photo doesn't show ocean view.

    2nd Floor Deck - looking toward the green belt. Photo doesn't show ocean view.

  • Miramar Beach and the Fisherman's Village -- good for morning entertainment

    Miramar Beach and the Fisherman's Village -- good for morning entertainment

  • View from our 2nd floor deck at dusk - special time for cocktails!

    View from our 2nd floor deck at dusk - special time for cocktails!

  • Downtown Manzanillo near the Harbor

    Downtown Manzanillo near the Harbor

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Villa
  • Reviews
    3
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 01/26/2015
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Casa Shillington - Private Home in Club Santiago

Manzanillo #483659

3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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