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Beautiful, Large Colonial Home in Historic San Miguel

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Our home, Villa Colibri, is a spacious and artistic colonial home located in the neighborhood of Guadiana just 15 minutes walk from downtown. We are 5 minutes from the wonderful Juarez Park and the Instituto Allende Art and Language School where you can learn to paint and speak Spanish at your leisure. Finally, our home is close to food markets, a gym, tennis courts, golf, and shopping.

Our home was decorated by a local interior designer and it offers the ambiance of Mexico, while being quiet, large, and comfortable. We have two master bedrooms each with a full bath, walk-in closet, and fireplace. There is also a full kitchen with the option of having catering. The rooftop terrace offers fine views of the main church of San Miguel and sunsets.

The large and open living room and dining room have high boveda ceilings and wrought iron chandeliers. Both look out to the lovely, private, bi-level garden is which is totally enclosed with flowers, a fountain, patio furniture, barbeque, and hammock (perfect for a siesta).

We have three cable televisions, high-speed internet, and local phone service. Our home is serviced by our gardener five to six days per week and a housekeeper two times per week. Our property is listed with Hacienda for tax purposes.

For more photos than are listed on this page, please click the additional link above the Owner Profile section below.

Keywords: House, casa, villa, colibri, garden, allende, San Miguel, guadiana, parque, juarez, parrochia, colonial, historic
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Events Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Large Garden Area with Fountain and Patio Furniture, Boveda Ceilings with Wrought-Iron Chandeliers, Dining Room, Roof-Top Terrace with View of Mountains and Downtown...moreless


  • Books:

    Fiction and non-fiction; Spanish/English dictionary; historical and cultural books about Mexico and San Miguel de Allende...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    (3) Samsung flat screen, Smart TV (wireless built-in, if you have an account, Netflicks is available) ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    25' boveda ceiling with huge chandelier; antique table to seat 6-8 comfortably....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    We have a clothes dryer...moreless

  • Garage:

    Very small vehicles only....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplaces in dining room; one in living room; one in each bedroom (not usable)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Portable heaters in each room....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    25' boveda ceiling with huge chandelier; tall glass window/doors onto two-level patios...moreless

  • Parking:

    On street and available nearby....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local phone service is provided....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    We have a stackable washer and dryer...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    We have an electric, 12 cup coffeemaker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer:

    Above refrigerator...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Balcony:

    Balcony off upper master bedroom...moreless

  • Bicycles:


  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Lower level patio with large fountain; upper patio with grass; extensive, colorful and mature planting surround...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several courses in area....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Rooftop entertainment area. Comfortable seating; sink, BBQ grill; view o; f town, Parrochia and pressa....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn on upper level patio, mature, large garden with pomegranate tree and many flowering plants; multiple huge trees; cactus garden with walkway....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Available at local hotel...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
14 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


A $500 security deposit is due upon booking to secure the reservation. The total rent is due 60 days before arrival. The security deposit will be returned within 60 days after guests depart.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Parroquía San Miguel Arcángel

  • La Posadita

    "OH! THE VIEW! Great food, drinks and super beautiful views from three sides. Plenty of se..."

  • Cafe Monet

    "Wonderful breakfast and lunch. They make their own breads right there. Dinner with a movie..."

  • Parque Juárez

    "Beautiful park with basketball courts and children's playground. Well-kept planting."

  • El Pegaso

    "Wonderful fish and nice atmosphere. Popular bar for young people. If crowded, it can be a ..."

  • Fábrica La Aurora

    "Over 40 art galleries with all kinds of wonderful art work. Popular center for cultural act..."

  • Cafe de la Parroquia

  • Teatro Angela Peralta

    "Great theater. Check the Friday newspaper, (Attencion) for up and coming events."

  • Hecho en Mexico

    "Great Mexican food and good prices. Musical entertainment on the weekends. Great ambiance...."

  • Cafe Monet

    "Wonderful breakfast and lunch. They make their own breads right there. Dinner with a movie..."

  • Mercado de Artesanías

  • Instituto Allende

  • Oratorio de San Felipe Neri

  • The Restaurant

65 Miles
Nearest Airport

Car: Not Necessary

Historical San Miguel de Allende is the birthplace of the Mexican fight for independence. It has classic Spanish colonial architecture and an outstanding mountain climate. San Miguel is known for art, theater, music, great food of all varieties, and the most friendly people in Mexico!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are a retired professional couple who live in Lake Tahoe, CA. We are actively involved in our community, volunteering and participating in local events. We enjoy continuing this lifestyle in San Miguel by taking art and language courses, attending music and live theater events, and the wide variety of cultural festivities that take place often in San Miguel. We love nature and gardening, as is evident in our garden at Villa Colibri. We would love to share our home with you!

Why the Owner Chose Guadiana, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
We choose San Miguel de Allende because of its charm, warm people, and beautiful colonial setting. There is an abundance of art, music, theater, and wonderful restaurants to enjoy while relaxing in our beautiful home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our property is unique because it is located in a residential area yet is a short and beautiful walk to downtown through the park (Parque Juarez). It has a lovely and private garden with a fountain for a relaxing atmosphere. Finally, we love the tasteful and authentic Mexican decorations throughout our home. Wi-Fi available.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Upper Patio

    Upper Patio

  • Patio and Garden

    Patio and Garden

  • Garden and Patio Table

    Garden and Patio Table

  • Breezeway


  • Living Room and Guest Bathroom

    Living Room and Guest Bathroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Office


  • Upstairs Master Bedroom with Twin Beds

    Upstairs Master Bedroom with Twin Beds

  • Patio and Garden

    Patio and Garden

  • Patio and Garden

    Patio and Garden

  • Entryway


  • Kitchen


  • Second Living Room

    Second Living Room

  • Dining Room and Patio

    Dining Room and Patio

  • Three 30 foot Boveda Ceilings

    Three 30 foot Boveda Ceilings

  • 2nd Downstairs Master Bedroom

    2nd Downstairs Master Bedroom

  • 2nd Master Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

    2nd Master Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

VRBO #263272

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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