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The beautiful covered patio is perfect for dining and entertaining

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Last updated: 07/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Opening the door to Casa Bella will take your breath away. This is the light-filled home of an artist with a beautiful eye for detail. From the luxurious garden to the art adorning every wall, beauty, comfort and ease of living are the operative words. It is the perfect home for a wonderful, relaxing vacation in magical San Miguel de Allende.

Casa Bella is a charming Mexican-style home on a quiet, bougainvillea-lined street. Daily life centers around the covered dining patio and lovely garden as you are soothed by the sounds of water from the classic cantera fountain. This recently built and newly remodeled home combines the light and colors of San Miguel style with modern comforts of a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, open floor plan with a comfortable living room, large master bedroom suite with ample closets, double sinks, a firm comfortable mattress, and attached office.

The kitchen, dining room and living room all open onto an outdoor dining patio. The living room solarium reveals a lush greenery of fruit trees, flowers, and bamboo.

Follow the path around the garden, sit on the comfy chairs, and enjoy the sounds of birds, the sights of butterflies and hummingbirds. And while you're at it, enjoy a glass of wine and cheese while contemplating the garden.

A second floor patio provides a private place for reading and relaxing. From the rooftop terrace, you will enjoy views of the Parocchia and city skyline with your evening Margarita!

A pressurized water system and large hot water tank provide an exhilarating morning shower before facing another wonderful San Miguel day! Three fireplaces give virtually instant heat for cool mornings and evenings, and ceiling fans ventilate the bedrooms and office.

Within an easy walk are the town's main square (Jardin), the Instituto (lovely art school), restaurants, bakeries and the San Juan de Dios market for your daily shopping of fresh produce and flowers.

A special bonus for your Mexican vacation is daily maid service by Mari, our housekeeper. She will wash and iron your clothes, clean the house and kitchen (imagine - no dishes to wash!). She can also shop for you and cook delicious Mexican dishes, such as chicken enchiladas, chile rellenos, sopa de verdures (vegetable soup), frijoles and arroz (rice and beans).

Before deciding on a rental,compare other rentals with Casa Bella...

• Does it include maid service 5 full days a week? No laundry, ironing or dishes to wash during your trip!
• Does it have satellite TV with hundreds of stations, music stations, 2 flat screen TV’s, 2 DVD players and dozens of videos?
• Does it have wireless internet and Vonage for free phone calls to the US and Canada?
• Are there 10 telephones (5 local; 5 Vonage) throughout the house?
• Does it include 3 players to which an iPod/iPad/iPhone can be connected?
• Is the kitchen complete with
o Good quality sharp knives?
o A dishwasher?
o A Cuisinart, mixer, toaster, microwave, juicer & blender?
o Plenty of quality attractive dishes, glasses and flatware?
o Good lighting?
• Is there a real garden or just a small courtyard?
• Is there a central alarm system and a well lit, secure entrance?
• Is there a safe for your valuables?
• Is there a washer and dryer?
• Is there a hair dryer in each bathroom? Shampoo and conditioner?
• Does the master bathroom have twin sinks?
• Is there purified, filtered, pressurized water throughout the house, or only on a few faucets?
• Is there a garage?
• Is there seating for 10 in the dining room?
• Is there a private office with room for 2 computer workstations?
• Is there quality artwork and good lighting throughout?
• Are there comfortable, firm mattresses? Quality linens and towels? Plush bathrobes?
• Are there reading lights and nightstands at all bedsides?
• Plenty of closets, hangers, drawers and storage space?
• Are there 3 separate patios?
• Are there 3 gas fireplaces?
• Are there 3 baths, with great water pressure and plenty of hot water?
• Is there a complete, up to date Renters’ Guidebook for the house, including business cards for you to give to taxi drivers, new friends, etc?
• Is there a great library, with Spanish dictionaries and verb books (no need to lug your own for your Spanish classes), guidebooks to San Miguel, and lots of great books to read.
• Is there a knowledgeable person with whom to speak to help you with your reservations, airport transportation, and to give you advice on what to do, where to eat, what to see, what to pack and what to buy for your trip.
• Are there any 'hidden' fees, such as cleaning fees, utilities, bottled water, propane gas, toilet paper? (Yes, some rentals stick you for propane, toilet paper, paper towels, etc. It's hard to believe, but true!)

Most importantly, check reviews of previous renters. Is the description of the house honest and reliable. Our renters LOVE Casa Bella!

If the house you are considering renting does not have these advantages, think again, and contact Casa Bella.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for young children under the age of 12...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Small dogs only permitted with permission of owner and extra charge. Sorry, no cats....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (2) One of the king beds converts to two twin beds. The other king has a comfy pillowtop mattress., Twin or Single Beds (2) One of king beds converts to two twin beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large lush garden, fountain. Mood lighting in garden. Rooftop artists studio. Perfect for painters, photographers and other artists. New comfortable living room sofas. Living room seating for up to 12!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Lots of music, with many local and Mexican groups....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 2 flat screen TV's (living room and master bedroom). Lots of English language entertainment, including PBS and sports....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Dozens of classic videos are available....moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Monument View:

    View of the Jardin (main square) and its spectacular church (Parrochia)...moreless

  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Room

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High speed internet access in office attached to master bedroom. Wireless throughout rest of the house....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    Cordless Vonage phones in both bedrooms, kitchen and office.Call anywhere in the US for free and other countries at modest cost....moreless

  • Garage:

    Will garage a small car or SUV...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (3)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious duvets, sheets and plush towels...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    Local cell phone is left for your use (pay for use)...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    Local phones in bedrooms, kitchen and office....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Remember that washing and ironing are done daily by the housekeeper....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless works throughout most of the house. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Contact us for details about catering in the home by a talented young local chef....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full "batterie de cuisine". Everything you need to cook what you want, using delicious local ingredients from the market, only 5 minutes away from Casa Bella....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Also a Cuisinart, and numerous tools to make our kitchen a terrific haven for cooks, whatever your specialties! Local grocery stores and the nearby market provide fresh ingredients for your cooking....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2)...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    View the courtyard from the bedroom balcony. Or pretend to be Romeo and Juliet...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Three patios - ground floor (covered); second floor; and rooftop. All have seating. Ground floor and roof have dining tables. Roof also has umbrella and two chaise lounges....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered patio off the kitchen/dining room room/living room. You will want to eat most of your meals here!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$200
$1,199 $3,199
Low Season
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$150
$899 $2,799
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$200
$1,199 $3,199
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

HOLIDAY WEEKS - US AND MEXICAN - MINIMUM 1 WEEK RENTAL - $1199

Bookings are not confirmed until deposit is received. Deposit can be paid by check, credit card, bank transfer or Paypal. No hidden or additional charges for rental, other than for late arrivals or optional services (shopping, cooking, etc.)


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Leon (BJX)
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Malanquin Golf Club

Car: Not Necessary

Casa Bella is conveniently located on a beautiful street in Colonia San Antonio, a quiet neighborhood in San Miguel de Allende, with a 10-15 minute walk to El Mercado, El Instituto, Bellas Artes and El Jardin; 5 Minute walk to Mercado San Juan de Dios. Music, theater, sightseeing, hot springs, fine dining are all a short walk or $2 cab ride away.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: We purchased our Mexican dream home in 2004. Linda is an internationally known artist, and Carlos is a retired businessman. We live half the year in Bloomfield HIlls, Michigan. We are knowledgeable about San Miguel as well as other Mexican travel destinations. We will be happy to help you planning your trip to San Miguel. We enjoy good food, travel, photography, art and making new friends! We look forward to meeting you! Linda and Carlos

Why Colonia San Antonio (San Antonio, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico):
Read our reviews and you'll know why so many renters have stayed at Casa Bella and loved it! Many have returned multiple times.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

 

Photos

  • The beautiful covered patio is perfect for dining and entertaining

    The beautiful covered patio is perfect for dining and entertaining

  • Relax to the sound of running water in the cantera stone fountain

    Relax to the sound of running water in the cantera stone fountain

  • Living room and solarium with view of lush garden

    Living room and solarium with view of lush garden

  • Mari, our wonderful housekeeper, presides over the kitchen!

    Mari, our wonderful housekeeper, presides over the kitchen!

  • The plaque at the entrance gives an inkling of what lies within!

    The plaque at the entrance gives an inkling of what lies within!

  • Your hosts - Linda and Carlos Soberman - can arrange airport transportation

    Your hosts - Linda and Carlos Soberman - can arrange airport transportation

  • On most days we breakfast and lunch on the patio adjacent to the kitchen

    On most days we breakfast and lunch on the patio adjacent to the kitchen

  • Fresh flowers abound year round. Here we see a bench outside the kitchen window

    Fresh flowers abound year round. Here we see a bench outside the kitchen window

  • It's a pleasure to cook gourmet meals in the yellow tiled well equipped kitchen

    It's a pleasure to cook gourmet meals in the yellow tiled well equipped kitchen

  • The art-filled dining room make for easy entertaining - seating for 10!

    The art-filled dining room make for easy entertaining - seating for 10!

  • One of two master bedrooms - large closets, fireplace and hand-crafted bed

    One of two master bedrooms - large closets, fireplace and hand-crafted bed

  • A view of the quiet, bougainville-lined street.. Calle Vergel

    A view of the quiet, bougainville-lined street.. Calle Vergel

  • Mariachis entertain at a party at Casa Bella

    Mariachis entertain at a party at Casa Bella

  • Even dining room chair upholstery reflects the magic of Mexico!

    Even dining room chair upholstery reflects the magic of Mexico!

  • Looking down to the second floor patio- perfect for lazy day reading or a siesta

    Looking down to the second floor patio- perfect for lazy day reading or a siesta

  • Ample closets, drawers and cabinets in both bedrooms for your stay

    Ample closets, drawers and cabinets in both bedrooms for your stay

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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