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Large Garden artist home near Art Inst., Great Views, Easy Walk to Main Square

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps up to 8), extra studio casita upon request

This is the house to spend a wonderful stay in San Miguel de Allende. If you love sun, beautiful gardens, sunset views of the town and mountains and outdoor dining overlooking a large flower filled garden with hummingbirds this is the place for you.

The large garden- lush with bouganvilleas, fruit trees and scented with jasmine, has a large patio loggia with outdoor eating area for 12. The pergola over the seating area leads into a lovely wall fountain The home is designed and built by a well known artist family, has wonderful details, with artwork is in every room.

The lush, flower covered gardens and patios, the 2 story wood beamed -ceiling dining room with spectacular stained glass windows and solid onyx floors, the comfortable living room, the large kitchen, the comforts of the 4 well-appointed bedrooms, bathrooms, the spectacular panoramic views, multiple terraces, and original art work, will make you feel warmly welcomed.

You can have breakfast as you sit on the pergola patio overlooking the walled garden filled with climbing bougainvillea, lavender and lemon trees or have coffee on your private upstairs terrace. Enjoy watching is the sunset or relax with cocktails on the terrace. In the evening, you will see the churches light up, flocks of birds flying in for the night and the hillsides reflect the glow of the sun with a spectacular view of the town and string of churches. You can enjoy the warm sun or lunch under a shaded area furnished with tables and chairs.

From the master bedroom, look out to the garden. On nights with a slight chill, light the fireplace in the bedroom or living room with high ceilings with authentic beams throughout. Relax in the living room, which opens onto the garden. The ground floor patio is furnished with table and chairs for outdoor dining, or dine indoors in the high-ceiling dining room with glass "chihuly" chandelier.

The house has all the room and conveniences you need. There is a master bedroom suite with king-size bed with comforter and pillows and fireplace. The large master marble bathroom with sunken tub looks out to the back garden. There is an additional guest bathroom downstairs.

There are two other upstairs bedrooms, one with twin beds and one with a queen bed with a terrace with lovely panoramic town/church view. There is an additional new marble bathroom with Kohler tub upstairs.

The wide staircase leads up to the upstairs large terrace with wonderful views.

A separate laundry room with washer and dryer is located in a small casita.

The bright large kitchen has a stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, ample counter space, handmade wood cabinets and a separate pantry. The kitchen opens to the dining room and to the private back garden

The open design living space flows from the sunny dining room with stained glass windows into the living room area which is equipped with TV, wireless internet, etc. and opens to the garden. The very large outdoor garden can be seen from all the upstairs and downstairs rooms.

There is indoor parking in a seperate covered garage with an automatic garage opener.

The house is located in the pretty area of San Antonio several blocks from the Instituto Allende and short walk to Rosewood Hotel which has a spectacular rooftop bar. It is a fairly flat stroll into the main Jardin (Garden square) and Parroquia (main catherdral) along main streets where you will enjoy wonderful restaurants, art galleries, and local craft filled shops. Wonderful outdoor natural hot springs, swimming, hiking, classes, organic market are nearby.

San Miguel is of course full of wonderful artistic opportunities, take a class in just about anything creative, do yoga in garden courtyards, take a garden tour, a jewelry or painting class, go to an art opening almost daily or just relax in a cafe on the main square one of my favorites).

Keywords: House san miguel, garden, view

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Wanda

My family has been a part of San Miguel for close to 50 years, through artist father who was one of the original North American painters to settle here. His work is widely collected in musuems and books/catalogues about him. A number of his works are in the home along with other well know San Miguel artists.

I designed the house as I planned to visit often and invite friends and have a home base there. San Miguel is a great place for a celebration or rejuvenation. The people are warm and friendly with people of all ages. I go there when I need to recharge or reflect or just get a blast of wonderful sunshine and warmth.

The house has a colorful Mexican feel, and with assistance of my very talented architect sister along with a Mexican architect, it also has the light-filled and open feel and amenities that North Americans enjoy.

We hope you love San Miguel and stay as much as we do.

Why Wanda chose Colonia San Antonio

I love this location as it is in town and walkable everywhere, but is away from the noisy busy streets, The very large garden is a real plus, to be able to lounge and read, watch the humming birds, listen to the fountain, peaceful. Restaurants can be found as close as a block away. Nice stroll to the main shopping streets and main square.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We love the house - especially the rooftop! It is very comfortable and nicely decorated. We love the art work - just gorgeous.

The help is very nice and professional- just great
Nov 2010
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Colonia San Antonio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Village ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Master Bedroom has its own bathroom 2 other bathrooms: one upstairs with tub and shower and skylights and one downstairs. Additional bathroom in casita
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , seperate casita
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Daybed- Seperate double BR in small casita, upon request
  • Books ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Make sure you visit the nearby hot springs.


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Large Garden artist home near Art Inst., Great Views, Easy Walk to Main Square
average rating of 4.818182 based on 13 reviews

Beautiful Home in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous home within easy walking distance to the town center and all the shops, bars and restaurants. Claudia was very attentive--the day we checked in, there was a torrential downpour and the route Waze selected was unexpectedly closed. Claudia came out in the rainstorm on foot to find us and lead us in.

The garden is beautifully manicured, with blooming bougainvilleas and fruit trees throughout. On a nice day, you can sit outside and enjoy the waterfall wall, and on a rainy day you can sit inside the spacious common area and read a book--either one you brought yourself or something from the fascinating collection that Wanda has so graciously made available for guests.

San Miguel de Allende is a place where you can sit in an historic, storybook plaza at a sidewalk bar and listen to mariachis, Walk a few blocks and minutes later find yourself sitting on the rooftop of the new Chicago eatery enjoying an authentic, made from scratch deep dish pizza--just look for all the Cubs, Bears, and Blackhawks banners in the entryway to know you've found the right place.

However long you plan to stay, the day you leave you'll find yourself wishing you had stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your appreciative review. I love the large garden, so glad you enjoyed it as well. It is so peaceful and relaxing. Hope you caught sight of the hummingbirds too. Welcome back anytime!
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect, the location is really near to SMA´s downtown but far enough to avoid any crowded street during holidays. Inside the house everything is wonderful, comfortable rooms, large bath rooms, nice decorations. My nephews really enjoyed the large garden playing outside.

Excelente para familias grandes, es una muy Buena ubicación, en pocos minutos estas en la parroquia y en otros más en la salida a Celaya. La casa y el jardín están excelentemente cuidados. GRACIAS

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The initial draw of this house was that it was big enough to hold our slightly large group and located close to our local family and downtown. The added bonus was that it is a beautiful and comfortable home. With the high ceiling, stained glass windows and all the artwork on the walls, the living and dining rooms are very pleasant and comfortable to hang out in. The garden is beautiful, with lots of flowers and fruit trees. We really enjoyed staying in this house and feel lucky to have found it. Lucero and Claudia were very helpful and we really enjoyed Sweetie. We would definitely recommend this house and would stay there again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a fabulous home with a beautiful garden

  • 4 of 5

A fabulous place with the comforts of home. My family and I totally enjoyed our stay here. Claudia and Lucero were very sweet and kind and anything we needed they took care of right away. We so much enjoyed the Dog SWEETIE. We are true pet lovers...a true wonderful home always has a DOG. Lucero..thank you much for the fabulous dinner you made for me and my family. We could taste the TLC. SAN MIGUEL AND THIS HOME ARE PERFECT TOGETHER!!! LOVE ALWAYS Shari and Kevin

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply Wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place! My family and I stayed here for a long weekend and fell in love with the home! It's perfectly located, walking distance to the main activities, churches, main plaza, food, etc. We all enjoyed the size and spacing of the property, and it's located on a cobblestone street that's close enough to all of the action but far away from all of the "noise". The views from the house and the energy that surrounds it are spectacular. We had such a great experience! Thanks to Wanda, Claudia and Lucero for making us feel very comfortable in the house - we will definitely be back many times!!!!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, very clean, spacious, comfortable and really close to the centro.

Each room has it´s charm, the kitchen is fully equipped, the rooftop has an amazing view and is great for a good barbecue.

The owner as well as the manager are really kind, thoughtful and make sure everything is great.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Fabulous hot springs and swimming nearby. Near schools and organic market. Close to Instituto Allende and the Rosewood Hotel- with wonderful rooftop bar.




Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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