About the property
- House4500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum StayNone
- 5 BR, 5 BA, Sleeps 8 or ten if couples
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Beautiful San Miguel de Allende...Conde Nast did a recent survey of over one million travel readers on the BEST city to vacation and visit,,,,SMA came up number one in the world...My casa is in up-and-coming Mexiquito, a comfortable 20-minute walk from the Jardin. Great roof deck with a breathtaking view of San Miguel. Spacious, airy, high-ceiling rooms with wonderful light. Cool architectural details. Comfortably furnished. Near bus stops and taxi stations. Quiet, lush neighborhood. Hip, uncluttered decor with art and furniture from local artists. Perfect accommodations for cooking, fitness, shopping, and art groups. Ideal housing for photography or film crews. Extremely private. Modern conveniences and fully-working appliances. On-site laundry. High-speed wireless internet service. Telephone service. Electricity voltage comparable to U.S. voltage. Great place to hang out! My HOusekeeper
comes twice a week as part of your rate.. If interested in hiring her to cook
for a dinner or breakfast please ask for more information. thanks.
The house has open staircases so not appropriate for small kids.
I always ask how old the kids are because I want them safe .Kids who
are older than toddler age maybe fine. Infants no problem.
Overall design and style: Casa de las Ventanas is a 3-story, 4500-square foot house in the northwest section of San Miguel de Allende in an area called Colonial Mexiquito. The house was originally built in 2000 as the vision of an American architect and follows the style of a modern bed-and-breakfast. Comfortable and unpretentious, the overall effect of the house is of an airy, hip, international hotel. If you enjoy the Thames and Hudson series of 'Hip Hotel' books, you will appreciate the style and individuality of the Casa. For more photos, please click on the link below.
Tour of the Casa: You enter the property through a beautiful wrought-iron gate into a brick courtyard. The front door leads up a wide, inviting staircase to the guest level of the house. The guest floor features four large, well-appointed bedrooms each with their own attached bath and own private balcony with gorgeous views of the city of San Miguel. Guest bedrooms 2 and 3 have very unique bathroom setups, including open-style showers and poured-concrete, free-standing sinks. The guest floor hallway is filled with light from the floor-to-ceiling windows facing the front courtyard and the cobblestone street.
Tour of the Casa continued: Up an open staircase to the main floor, you will find a large, lofty, light-filled living room with an open kitchen on one end and a large brick-walled fireplace on the other. The entire length of the room has enormous picture windows giving you a sweeping view of the rolling hills, beautiful architecture, lush vegetation, and sometimes the midnight fireworks of the city. Fortunately you can enjoy the view without the noise, as the Casa is far enough away from the Centro to be quiet and private.
You will also find a large bedroom and adjoining large bathroom on the main floor, also with its own private balcony. Up one more open flight of stairs and you will reach the roof deck, the perfect place for margaritas at sunset. The roof terrace is a large, sun-drenched space that spans the space of the house and has the most expansive view of San Miguel to be found in the Casa. While on the roof deck at the Casa de Las Ventanas, you will feel close to the sky, the clouds, and the stars.
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- english, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 24, 2018
About Kate Joyce
I am a stylist and producer for commercial photo shoots and videos..... and I love san miguel...the house is less expensive for two people to rent....more as you add more people....i spend as much time as I can there...see roof deck....I have a great cook......so if you bring a group you can hire her to cook you and amazing mexican meal...Life is short....ENJOY!!
Kate Joyce purchased this House in 2005
Why Kate Joyce chose Colonia Mexiquito
The minute I saw this casa i wanted it....i did not need a house this big but the light in the house and the loft like living room did it....many houses in san miguel are dark...not mine!! then there was the amazing roof deck and view of the Parroquia....love at first ....sight....lol
What makes this House unique
A bit away from downtown so quieter....san miguel is a noisy place....great views....good area...close to the Aurora Fabrico!! My casa is in colonia Mexiquito..you have to be careful when looking up the street address because you have to have the correct colonia. In San miguel there are three streets with this same name....all of them are in different colonias or neighborhoods.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Property is light and airy and very spacious.
Kate is a great host. Very responsive and helpful. The property is huge, lots of space for our group of 7. There is a full kitchen, lots of light, and a lovely rooftop deck from which to watch the sunset. Everything was clean and comfortable. We would certainly stay here again.
It was a little noisy, maybe because there were so many celebrations proceeding Easter.
Hollie and her group were a lovely group to have at my house. I really enjoyed having them here and they seemed to enjoy the house which always gives me a good feeling...to see people having an enjoyable vacation at casa de las ventanas,,,
As far as SMA goes...there is always fireworks and church bells ringing...the fireworks are sent off to celebrate holidays...saints days...easter,,,christmas...someone;s birtghday and whatever else makes for a celebration....IN SMA there is always a celebration so there is often a marching band...bells ringing or fireworks going Off!!!
Great property for a large group getaway at a great price
This property gives you a different perspective on San Miguel De Allende and is a nice option for staying outside of the centro historical area but still with easy access to the main center of San Miguel. Kate is a great hostess - super responsive and helpful!
thank you...glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa de las Ventanas....Kate
The house is practical and comfortable for 10, well located. Extremely noisy neighbors
Overall we enjoyed our stay, house is conviniently located although not in a great neighborhood. The neighbors party a lot (party went on for 12 hours straight making it impossible to sleep) and are super loud. Probably not the best choice for New Years Eve. Paper goods were limited.
I would say this is my first negative review since 2005. My neighborhood is not a bad neighborhood so I think Gloria must not be use to middle class neighborhoods in Mexico...MexIcans always party on new years eve and that is something that happens all over San Miguel de Allende. I am not sure what the renter means by paper goods being limited. We make sure there is lots of toilet paper for renters . When people Rent the house for an extended stay it is up to them to provide themselves with groceries and what they like....
If you are considering my house for renting take the time to read all my good Reviews.My neighbors party occassionally,but if the neighborhood and the neigbors were always noisy I would not have such good reviews and repeated renters. I have to say this tenant was not a favorite of my housekeeper and she is a lovely lady who worked very hard for this renter...breakfast for ten...setting the table cooking and cleaning and was paid a low amount.....$14 for all her work and no tip. After the tenant left we had renters right away for two nights and their reveiw is on Airbnb..dated November 6....reads GREAT HOST GREAT HOST GREAT HOuSEKEEPER...We take pride in keeping the house comfortable for our renters..thanks...Kate Joyce
Great base for a group
Kate’s house was a perfect base for our group of 4 couples when we visited San Miguel de Allende. The large living area was a comfortable space for us to relax, eat and play games and provided a good view of the city. For a small additional charge, Kate’s housekeeper Rosa turned the ingredients we purchased into a delicious breakfast each morning. Kate was very helpful in showing us the features of the house and in recommending restaurants and places to visit. We would gladly stay at Casa de la Ventanas again.
The house is very unique and charming
I loved all the natural light and big windows with the wonderful views. We enjoyed staying at this house and had a great time in San Miguel 😊
Fabulous house in quiet neighborhood
Great stay in San Miguel, made all the better by this terrific house. Main upstairs living area offered breathtaking views and lots of seating for entertaining our large party. The rooftop deck offered a serene place to sit and read, and each bedroom was comfortable, ample in size, and had its own complete bath. A terrific place to stay for a large party if you take the upper 2 floors, and a luxurious retreat for a couple if you just want the upper floor.
San Miguel de Allende is in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, which is in the central area of the country. San Miguel is an old colonial town with a very European feel and has long been a haven for artists and people who love great weather. The City also boasts a thriving cultural and entertainment scene, beautiful historic architecture, and the vivid colors of Mexico. San Miguel de Allende's famed Jardin in the center of town is a great place to people-watch and meet travelers and locals. Geographically, San Miguel is in the mountainous central region of Mexico where you can enjoy day trips to Guanajuato, Dolores Hidalgo, and the numerous natural hot springs during the nearly year-round temperate weather. The people of San Miguel are warm, welcoming, and proud of their beautiful city. They make it a wonderful place to visit.
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the area is great.....you can see the centro from the windows and roof and it is a 2 minute walk to be in the historic center....the walk is pretty and there is also a bus right outside the house which costs 40 cents each way.....8 minutes from the house on foot is the Aurora Fabrica....a great place to view good art.....eat....two good restaurants....adn have a good cappucino at their coffee cafe