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Delightful Casa with Garden and Views in Centro

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Sweet little garden upon opening the gate to the property.

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Nestled in the historical center of the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, Casa Encantada has a spectacular landscape view of this colorful and vibrant city. Its location overlooking Plaza San Fernando means that it is only a short walk to the most interesting sights and activities that Guanajuato has to offer.

One of the charming attributes of Guanajuato is how pedestrian friendly it is. Much of the automobile traffic is diverted below the city in a complex labyrinth of tunnels. The streets through town are narrow and primarily used by savvy local bus and taxi drivers. Most houses are inaccessible by car and can only be reached by climbing the centuries-old stone steps of the callejónes (narrow alleys).

From Calle Positos -- an active street with many attractions -- a modest climb up Callejón Cinco Señores takes you to Casa Encantada. Entering through the main gate, you are greeted by a lovely garden area inhabited by a peach tree and jasmine and hibiscus plants. Ascend a few more steps to the front door of the casa and be rewarded with spectacular views from nearly every room of the house!

The casa has large tiled floors, an artfully tiled kitchen, and large windows and glass doors that provide incredible views of this UNESCO World Heritage city. The house faces south, so on chilly Guanajuato mornings it warms up nicely as the sun pours in. The comfortable interior spaces are decorated with rustic Mexican wood furniture and colorful art on the artfully painted walls.

The 1100 square foot house includes 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living room and a soaking tub. However, the most spectacular area may well be the large outdoor patio on the upper level, which affords sweeping 180 degrees views of the picturesque city while drinking coffee in the morning or sipping wine in the evening.

On the main floor is one of two large, romantic master bedrooms. It has a queen-size bed, high quality linens, and a sitting area to take in the view of the city or read a good book. Off the bedroom is a full bathroom with a walk-in shower. There is also a cozy single bedroom with a painted wall mural for an additional guest. The kitchen is fully equipped with a four-burner gas stove, refrigerator/freezer and basic house wares such as a microwave oven, coffee-maker and blender. Eat and drink from authentic Mexican ceramic dinnerware. Spilling out from the kitchen is a cozy, relaxing living room area with soft lighting, a small music system and, again, the view!

From the garden, a wrought iron spiral staircase takes you up to the spectacular patio area on the upper level. A few steps away from the patio is a second spacious master bedroom with a queen-size bed. Adjacent to the bedroom is a full bath, complete with a walk-in shower and soaking tub. The upper level provides privacy for another couple including a sitting area in the bedroom furnished with a chaise lounge.

The property manager is fluent in both Spanish and English, and will greet you on the day of your arrival and check you out on your last day. Weekly cleanings are included if your stay lasts more than two weeks.

We know that you will enjoy your “home away from home” stay in La Casa Encantada and hope that you take advantage of the amazing historical and arts activities the lovely city of Guanajuato provides!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Requires approval by owner of property. Please inquire. Maximum of one pet. There is a $10 per day pet fee....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Allowed in the areas outside the house (garden, patio). Please properly dispose of all butts....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Main Level Bedroom #1: 1 queen

    w/ Sitting Area...moreless

  • Main Level Bedroom #2: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Upper Level Bedroom: 1 queen

    w/ Sitting Area...moreless

  • All beds come with high quality linens.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main Level Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Off master bedroom on main level. Walk-in shower....moreless

  • Garden bathroom: toilet

    Utility bathroom off garden....moreless

  • Upper level bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    Off upper level bedroom. Walk-in shower....moreless

  • The full bathrooms are stocked with high quality towels.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    An eclectic mix, including some travel guides about the area....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There are fans in each of the large bedrooms, and a gentle breeze is usually blowing....moreless

  • Internet:

    Broadband internet 'stick' (Telcel) is provided. Guests are responsible for compatibility with their device and adding minutes....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Mexican ceramic dishes....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Off master bedroom on main level....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor table w/ seating for four....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    In lower level. Foliage includes fruit trees, jasmine and hibiscus....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Large tub for soaking and relaxing. Tub has jets, but finding someone to do necessary repairs in Guanajuato is no small feat. Recommended you use sparingly due to water shortages in the city....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 8 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Cervantino Festival
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay
$95
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$75

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Discounts are applied on stays longer than 14 days. Receive 2% off the total bill for every night above 14, up to a maximum of 30% off. For example, a 23 night stay yields 18% off the total bill.

A $250 (US) security deposit is to be paid to property manager upon check-in. Deposit is fully refundable upon check-out inspection.

One pet *is* allowed -- There is additional fee of $10 per night.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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Location

34 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Del Bajio International Airport (BJX)

Car: Not Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: Husband and wife in their mid-50's living in Seattle, Washington.

Why Guanajuato City:
In our travels to Mexico, we have found Guanajuato to be a magical place. Casa Encantada is the perfect location for experiencing all the city has to offer. The house is close to everything and has spectacular views from nearly every room. You can hear the sounds and music of the plazas, but are far enough away to completely relax.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Sweet little garden upon opening the gate to the property.

    Sweet little garden upon opening the gate to the property.

  • Inviting foyer as you enter main level of casa.

    Inviting foyer as you enter main level of casa.

  • Kitchen and dining area on the main level.

    Kitchen and dining area on the main level.

  • Sitting area, balcony and view from the main level master bedroom.

    Sitting area, balcony and view from the main level master bedroom.

  • Cozy single bedroom on the main level.

    Cozy single bedroom on the main level.

  • Another garden view, with spiral staircase to upper level in the background.

    Another garden view, with spiral staircase to upper level in the background.

  • A view of the entrance to the upper level bedroom, taken from the patio.

    A view of the entrance to the upper level bedroom, taken from the patio.

  • Sitting area in the bedroom on the upper level.

    Sitting area in the bedroom on the upper level.

  • View looking down Calle Positos, at the base of Cinco Senores.

    View looking down Calle Positos, at the base of Cinco Senores.

  • Photo of Casa Encantada from the garden area.

    Photo of Casa Encantada from the garden area.

  • Living room area on the main level.

    Living room area on the main level.

  • Master bedroom w/ bathroom on the main level.

    Master bedroom w/ bathroom on the main level.

  • A view of the garden and the balcony off the master bedroom.

    A view of the garden and the balcony off the master bedroom.

  • A spiral staircase in the garden takes you to the upper level.

    A spiral staircase in the garden takes you to the upper level.

  • Large patio on the upper level offers 180 degree views of Guanajuato.

    Large patio on the upper level offers 180 degree views of Guanajuato.

  • Bedroom on the upper level.

    Bedroom on the upper level.

  • Soaking tub on the upper level of the house.

    Soaking tub on the upper level of the house.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/18/2015
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