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Garden Villa in historical center, your vacation dream home

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Last updated: 07/15/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This light filled, two bedroom villa, in the large walled garden of our 200 year old historic home in the center of San Miguel awaits you. A bubbling fountain will soothe away your cares as you read and relax in the shade of our 100 year old mesquite tree. Pomegranate, avocado, orange and lime trees compliment the property and the butterflies and hummingbirds visit daily.
Newly renovated with skylights and glass paneled French doors,the villa has spacious, bright and sunny rooms to enhance your holiday enjoyment. The living room, incorporates the original stone garden wall, and is beautifully decorated in bright Mexican colors. There is a 40" flat screen t.v and a gas fireplace adds a romantic touch and takes the chill off cool winter evenings. Dining can be enjoyed indoors or alfresco on the villa veranda beside the fountain. Kitchen is fully equipped with full sized fridge and stove, microwave oven and other small appliances. Our large master-suite has a king size bed, which can be converted into two twins if you prefer, TV, fireplace, walk in closet and ensuite bathroom The second bedroom has a queen size bed, fireplace and ensuite bathroom Both bathrooms are decorated with colorful Mexican hand painted sinks and tiles. In the traditional Mexican style all rooms have glass paneled doors that open to a peaceful garden area. In the main house,a queen sized bedroom with en-suite bath and fireplace can be reserved at reasonable nightly rates for overflow guests of villa occupants. A one bedroom casita on the same property is also available for rent. vrbo #181896. Total sleeping accommodations could number 9 with the use of the casita and the guest suite in the main house, making this a perfect location for family reunions or a group gathering. Maid service is provided daily and is included in the rental price. Wireless internet throughout.
Located in the historic center of town, we are a short 3 block level walk to the main square,(El Jardin). Historical landmarks, fine restaurants, laundry services, cinemas, pharmacies, food and artisans markets, theaters, art galleries and supermarkets are all within easy walking distance.
The Canadian owner lives on site and can assist you to arrange transportation to and from any of the area airports.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Other (See Description): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • King size beds (1) King bed can be converted to two twins, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bedroom available in main house on same property...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    many English channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42 inch wide screen tv...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    walk to everything in the Historic Center...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    gas fireplace...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully rquipped kitchen, with full size stove and fridge, dishes, saucepans, coffeemachine and toaster etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    yes...moreless

  • Oven:

    electric...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,275 $3,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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Please contact the owner for rates of less than one month. The price that vrbo quotes for weekly rates is incorrect.

High Season rates apply December to April and July and August.

50% deposit is required to reserve. Balance due on arrival

50% deposit required to reserve. Balance due on arrival


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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Colonial town in the center of Mexico. Conde Naste travel magazine awarded San Miguel best city in the world in 2013. Cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, Mayan Pyramids, Hot Springs, Unesco World Heritage site

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: After traveling the world and living in many countries - Canada, England, France, Italy, India and Brazil, - I discovered the Unesco World Heritage town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in 2006 . It was an easy decision to unpack my suitcases and settle down. I could never go back to live in my native Canada and the cold winters. The Spanish colonial architecture delights my eyes as I walk the cobblestone streets. The sun shines daily and the climate suits me to a T. There is an incredible expat community in this town, many are travelers like myself, artists and writers. San Miguel offers a banquet of cultural activities, live theater, music festivals and art openings. And we have one of the largest English libraries in Latin America. As an avid reader this is a big bonus for me. It took two years to convert my old adobe house with large garden into a guest house with, my own home, a two bedroom villa (181940), a one bedroom casita (181896)and a studio apartment. Renovating and decorating is my passion. The main house, which is my home, is an old adobe hacienda style house. The villa is newly constructed using part of an old construction in the garden and the casita has been converted from a wing of the original house.

Why the Owner Chose Zona Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
The property's great location and the challenge of rescuing an old neglected place and making it beautiful motivated me to buy. Located in the historic center of town where I wanted to make my own home, and it had potential to renovate part of the old historic construction into comfortable rental accommodations Location, Location, Location. Everything within a few minutes walk away. Yet the large garden in the historical center provides a quiet respite from the busy town.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Right in the historical heart of San Miguel, you can be in the Jardin, the main square, in a few minutes. There is no need to have a car since everything is close by. Walk the cobblestone streets, lined with flowers on the way to your favorite restaurant. Magic happens here on a daily basis, and at Casa Mandu you are right in the center of it all, but our garden oasis is the perfect place to relax with a book or just sit and watch the butterflies and hummingbirds flit from flower to flower.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian

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Photos

  • Garden Villa in historical center, your vacation dream home

    Garden Villa in historical center, your vacation dream home

  • Lush Garden invites you to relax

    Lush Garden invites you to relax

  • Bubbling fountain in front of villa veranda provides relaxing sound

    Bubbling fountain in front of villa veranda provides relaxing sound

  • Enjoy the relaxing sound of the fountain from villa veranda

    Enjoy the relaxing sound of the fountain from villa veranda

  • Enjoy the colorful interior decor

    Enjoy the colorful interior decor

  • King bed in master bedroom

    King bed in master bedroom

  • Master bedroom has tv and fireplace

    Master bedroom has tv and fireplace

  • second bedroom has queen bed and fireplace

    second bedroom has queen bed and fireplace

  • Rufina, your maid, provides service with a smile

    Rufina, your maid, provides service with a smile

  • You never Know what you will find outside the front door

    You never Know what you will find outside the front door

  • Market vendor

    Market vendor

  • Two Bedroom Garden Villa just minutes from the main square

    Two Bedroom Garden Villa just minutes from the main square

  • St Francis of Assisi under a 100 year old Mexquite tree

    St Francis of Assisi under a 100 year old Mexquite tree

  • A perfect place for morning coffee

    A perfect place for morning coffee

  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • Mexican artisans crafted hand tooled headboard

    Mexican artisans crafted hand tooled headboard

  • master bathroom has tasteful Mexican tiles

    master bathroom has tasteful Mexican tiles

  • architectural features add a stunning touch to second bathroom

    architectural features add a stunning touch to second bathroom

  • our street from the front door

    our street from the front door

  • Entrance Hall, Casa Mandu

    Entrance Hall, Casa Mandu

  • Beautiful sunsets

    Beautiful sunsets

VRBO #181940

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
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  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2016

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