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Casa De Mira - Home with Elevator to All Floors and Rooftop Terrace

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Last updated: 01/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Fully equipped beautifully furnished house, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Casa de Mira, is a new house, which incorporates the best of traditional Mexican architecture.

Its main entryway is through a huge antique doorway and portico with bovida ceiling and beautiful plantings. It is located on a quiet tree-lined street with no through traffic.

It is located in convenient Colonia San Antonio, just a 10 to 15 minute walk to the Jardin, which is at the heart of the historic Centro district.

It is a similar distance to the Instituto Allende, Belles Artes, Theatro Angela Peralta, the Biblioteca Publica (the English public library), the craft market and other places of interest.

There are excellent restaurants and markets within an easy five-minute walk from the casa.

The house is three story, with kitchen, dining room, living room, patio with fountain, half bath and garage on the first floor, two bedrooms and a study on the second floor, master bedroom, reading room and terrace on the third floor.

A large terrace with shaded wet bar with small refrigerator, garden furniture, charcoal grill, and beautiful plantings on the roof. All bedrooms have their own bathroom.

Both of the terraces, each with their own tables with umbrellas and chairs, have magnificent views over the city. The roof-garden terrace also has a chaise lounge and comfortable chairs for reading and relaxing.

The elevator is very convenient for bringing food and dishes from the kitchen to the terraces on a tea caddy bought for this purpose. It is a wonderful experience to be on either of the terraces as the sun is going down and watch the lights come on in San Miguel including the beautifully illuminated Parroquia and the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

The casa is fully equipped with two television sets, radio with CD Player, DVD, a computer (with high speed internet access) and printer, washing machine and dryer. The kitchen has a brand new microwave, toaster, toaster oven, blender, juicer, pressure cooker, food processor and everything else needed for making delicious meals.

The house is fully furnished with premium quality furniture and furnishings, and is decorated with paintings and other artwork by well-known artists, many of them local artists. The walls have been painted in typical traditional Mexican colors and the rugs have been made to order to match the colors of the house, its paintings and its furniture.

The rental includes maid service twice per week and all utilities.


Keywords: Three story house with two terraces, top terrace with covered wet bar
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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, norwegian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • Elevator : Elevator to all floors and rooftop garden terrace

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • four gas fireplaces, wet bar on roof terrace, fountain on ground floor patio....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A variety of books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    In armoire in living room next to the television set....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Two televisions, one in living room and the other in the master bedroom. Roku with U-tube, Met Opera and other channels...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some good movies....moreless

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Panoramic view over San Miguel and its churches....moreless

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seating for six plus at dining room table. Seating for six at top terrace table....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    New high speed computer, monitor, printer, wi-fi....moreless

  • Elevator:

    Elevator to all floors and rooftop garden terrace...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas burning fireplace in living room and one in each bedroom...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Skype for long distance calls is provided free to guests....moreless

  • Garage:

    Locked garage suitable for small car only....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (4)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In addition to gas burning fireplaces, we have four electric heaters....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Both down and polyester comforters....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable sofa and chairs, coffee table, gas burning fireplace, television. French doors give access to patio with fountain...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Local land line and, Skype for long distance....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffee makers, with one of them on top garden terrace...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped ...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) The second refrigerator is a small refrigerator under the wet bar on the top terrace....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    One toaster in kitchen and one toaster oven on wet bar on top floor garden terrace....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (3) Small balconies off each bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    First floor patio with fountain, table and chairs Third floor terrace with tables, sofa and chairs. Top floor garden terrace with wet bar, table, chairs and lounge chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    Two golf courses in San Miguel...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas barbeque grill with additional burner on top floor garden terrace, which also has wet bar with refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster oven, and hot plate, lounge chairs, dining table and six chairs....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Hot springs -La Gruta - just outside of San Miguel on the road to Dolores Hidalgo...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$900 $2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700

Notes:

All rentals require a lease.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 01/22/2017
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Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I was born in Oslo, Norway and came to New York to see what America was all about. I intended to return to Norway, but my cousin from Norway, who was an attorney in New York City, introduced me to Daren, another attorney in the same law firm, and a year later we got married. We have two daughters, one now living with her family next door to us and one living with her family five minutes from us. We have a total of four grandchildren. We have lived in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, for over 35 years. Until I had a family, I worked for Pan American. Daren, an attorney specializing in land use, is still working as a partner in a two lawyer law firm in Glen Cove, New York

Why the Owner Chose Colonia San Antonio, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
Daren and I twice rented a house around the corner from our casa, and we loved it and San Miguel so much that we decided to buy a house of our own in the area. The weather is always so beautiful in San Miguel. This part of Colonia San Antonio is great, and we feel very safe. There is good food shoping and many fine restaurants right in the neighborhood. San Juan de Dios Market is less than a five minute walk from the casa. We have met a lot of Americas and Canadians in the area, and we also enjoy our many fine Mexican friends and neighbors.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our house is decorated with beautiful Mexican colors and paintings by local artists. There is a fountain in the ground floor patio and a garden top floor terrace with wet bar where we enjoy evening drinks and most of our meals al fresco. The views from both the third floor terrace and the top floor terrace are magnificent. We bring our meals from the kitchen to the top terrace in our elevator. Our street, Calle Alameda, has no through traffic and is very quiet. It is an easy 10 to 15 minute walk from our casa to the Jardin, a garden plaza which is the center of communal life in San Miguel. Bands play there every night and people come to dance, stroll, sit on the benches and chat, or just observe the many people who gather to spend a pleasant evening.


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Speaks: english, norwegian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/22/2017

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Photos

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Elevator

    Elevator

  • Office on 2nd floor.

    Office on 2nd floor.

  • 2nd floor rear bedroom

    2nd floor rear bedroom

  • 3rd floor sun porch

    3rd floor sun porch

  • 3rd floor terace

    3rd floor terace

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Wet bar and kitchen

    Wet bar and kitchen

  • Cheers!

    Cheers!

  • 4th floor Garden Terrace at night

    4th floor Garden Terrace at night

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Elevator on the left, stairs on the right.

    Elevator on the left, stairs on the right.

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Stairway to 3rd floor.

    Stairway to 3rd floor.

  • 2nd floor front bedroom

    2nd floor front bedroom

  • Elevator on the right, 2nd floor rear bedroom on the left.

    Elevator on the right, 2nd floor rear bedroom on the left.

  • 3rd floor reading area

    3rd floor reading area

  • Master Bedroom on 3rd floor

    Master Bedroom on 3rd floor

  • 4th floor garden terrace with wet bar/kitchen

    4th floor garden terrace with wet bar/kitchen

  • 4th floor garden terrace with elevator door

    4th floor garden terrace with elevator door

  • View from Garden Terrace looking east

    View from Garden Terrace looking east

  • Evening view from Garden Terrace

    Evening view from Garden Terrace

VRBO #186417

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017

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