Casa Yerbabuena sits on a quiet cul-de-sac in Colonia San Antonio, a 20-minute walk from the center of San Miguel. It's a traditional, Mexican-style house, decorated with art and Latin American textiles and handicrafts, and the former home of famed Mexican folksinger Tehua--Maria del Rosario Rayas Trejo (1943-2014). Discounts are available for stays of two weeks or more.
The property includes a large patio garden with a fountain and seating for six, as well as a spacious roof terrace with views of the Parroquia and the mountains to the north and east.
The house has four bedrooms. Three are on the second floor; one has a queen-size bed, one has a full-size bed and the third has two singles. These share a bathroom, with shower and tub. The bedrooms open onto a window-lined sun room and a balcony that overlooks the garden. There is a fourth bedroom on the first floor, with a full-size bed and a shower across the hall.
The first floor includes a spacious living room/dining area with a gas fireplace. The table in the dining area seats six. The fully-equipped kitchen has with a gas stove, oven, microwave and large refrigerator. The study has a flatscreen TV, a cable connection and wifi. The premises are maintained by a housekeeper and gardener.
San Antonio is a lively neighborhood where Mexicans, expatriates and vacationers live side-by-side. Small shops and restaurants line the cobbled streets. There are language schools and art schools, including the famous Instituto Allende, all within a 10-minute walk from the house, over non-hilly terrain.
Casa Yerbabuena is perfect for families, couples, singles and for anyone who enjoys living in-town and wants to take an active part in the life of San Miguel. It's not necessary to have a car to get around town, since you can walk or catch a taxi.