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View Home in Centro/ Downtown. 2bdr/2.5 BA. Short Walk to Jardin.

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A pride of ownership home. Beautifully decorated with Mexican antiques and art.

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Last updated: 11/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • 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 4)

Welcome to Casa de la Vista, a home offering spectacular views and memorable Mexican experiences.
You will be in the perfect place to see all the parades that will go right by the home. There will be parades for religious celebrations, important dates and even parades celebrating specific neighborhoods!.....all with the traditional Mexican pomp and flair. Then there are the firework displays! Absolutely spectacular and you'll have one of the best seats in town to enjoy them. It's hard to go very long in Mexico without something being celebrated. It is a delightful aspect of the culture and you'll be able to see it all from your own perch.
This is my own home when I'm in San Miguel. I am a decorator and have put my heart into decorating this home. It is filled with lots of Mexican art and decor, some of which I created. It is a truly very special place to be. I absolutely love my time here. I run to the window or terrace countless times just to see what parade with marching band is going by now! It leaves no question that I am in the real and authentic Mexico

Talking about location, it is wonderful being so close to the jardin/town square. It's just an 8 minute downhill walk. The location is super convenient; taxis go right by the house every few minutes so it's very easy to go anywhere you want to go. Then there's the bus that stops right across the street. Take it up the hill to the shopping center with a fabulous supermarket and cineplexes showing the latest movies.

Featuring:
3 gas fireplaces
Triple glazed windows
Entry courtyard carved stone fountain
Water purification system for the whole house
Security system
Full size washer and dryer
Full kitchen with 6 burner gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator
Mini bar with refrigerator on the third floor
Cable TV and DVD player
Wi-Fi internet
Security safe
Professional management services
Twice weekly maid service


Layout of the Rooms
Main floor: Entry courtyard with fountain, living room and dining room with gas fireplace, kitchen and powder room. Washer/dryer area.
Second floor: One bedroom with a queen size bed. Study with balcony and gas fireplace. Views from one bedroom and the study.
Third floor: Bedroom suite with queen size bed, gas fireplace, full bath, mini bar with refrigerator. Security safe. Large terrace with two seating areas. Spectacular views.
A Comment from one of our guests:
“This house was a very comfortable place to stay. My family and I were there for 1 month and were very glad for the conveniences like purified water, a dishwasher, and washing machines in the house. The house is very new and modern with plenty of space for the 4 of us. After visiting some other homes in the area I felt even more pleased with our choice of rentals. From the balcony we had an amazing view that we were able to share with friends for drinks and an evening meal. We were able to sit in our chairs and see most of the downtown area while the sun set behind them. This balcony is also right off the master bedroom, which made for 31 glorious mornings where I woke up and pulled the curtains back to be welcomed by the view of beautiful San Miguel. The walk to the Jardin is short and we rarely used the taxis to get anywhere in town unless we were shopping and just didn’t want to carry things. There is a small hill getting to the house from the Jardin but it’s short and didn’t really cause us any problems. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone heading to San Miguel. For us, the modern conveniences made our stay much more pleasant. And the view was truly beautiful.”


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Manager

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/23/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1560 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • three gas fireplaces, two queen size beds, full house security system, safe, whole house water purification system...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lot's of books for you to choose from...moreless

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

    CD's are provided for you to enjoy...moreless

  • Television:

    3 televisions. Cable tv and dvd players....moreless

  • Video Library:

    dvd's are provided for you to enjoy....moreless

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Internet:

    wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Street parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lovely hand painted dishes....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    All appliances included: gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    6 burner gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2016/17
Dec 16 - Apr 15, 2017
4 night min stay
$134
$895 $2,685
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$104
$695 $1,985
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Longer term discounts on rates:

For 2 week stays, take 5% off the weekly rate

For 3 week stays, take 10% off the weekly rate

For 4 weeks or longer stays, take 15% off the weekly rate


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: I have always loved to fix and design. When I began my real estate career at 24, I soon realized that the best part of the job was meeting with architects and interior designers and watching as the more artistic elements of construction fell into place. After 13 years in real estate, I built two homes, vacation rentals on magical Orcas Island in Washington State. Then I undertook a major remodel of a cabin on the water. Something clicked during that process of transforming the cabin into a unique work of art; I knew I had found my purpose in life. Through the next several years, I transformed some 30 rather decrepit homes into fresh, beautiful residences, working tirelessly at the rate of two or three a year. Then I decided to turn my creative attention to designing and constructing very special vacation accommodations. I moved to Mexico, the land of color and craft, and began working there. The most exciting phase of building a new place is when everything gets pulled together. I love the details, making sure that one thing plays with another in perfect harmony. During the process, I'm absolutely consumed. Each project takes every ounce of my imaginative life -- and I love it. I enjoy being able to see the possibilities in a wreck of a dwelling. When I first set eyes on a place in need of a make-over, I see what it could be. I can envision how the finished place will look...and that vision guides me. I work an average of six to eight months on each project, directing a local architect and construction team, supervising every step along the way to make certain my vision is embodied in bricks and mortar, paint and plaster. Be my guest at one of four different and individually unique accommodations in San Miguel de Allende.

Why Zona Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
San Miguel is a beautiful old colonial town. The importance of the arts scene is very alluring. I chose this particular house because it's in centro and just a short downhill walk to the Jardin (main town square) and also for it's panoramic view that's seen from two floors.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I loved watching all the pageantry and parades that passed right in front of the house. The vantage point for watching firework displays was the best in town. It's like I had gotten the best view seat money could buy.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/23/2016

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Photos

  • A pride of ownership home. Beautifully decorated with Mexican antiques and art.

    A pride of ownership home. Beautifully decorated with Mexican antiques and art.

  • Architectural details throughout. Showing curved arches.

    Architectural details throughout. Showing curved arches.

  • Spectacular kitchen with natural light and eating bar.  Six burner gas stove

    Spectacular kitchen with natural light and eating bar. Six burner gas stove

  • Entry courtyard with stone carved fountain and lots of plants.

    Entry courtyard with stone carved fountain and lots of plants.

  • Panoramic view takes your breath away.

    Panoramic view takes your breath away.

  • Carved stone pedestal sink in the powder room Marble floors & wall. Great light!

    Carved stone pedestal sink in the powder room Marble floors & wall. Great light!

  • Wet bar with refrigerator outside the master bedroom.

    Wet bar with refrigerator outside the master bedroom.

  • Master bath with custom tiles and a view from the bathtub/shower!

    Master bath with custom tiles and a view from the bathtub/shower!

  • Art and antiques in the second bedroom

    Art and antiques in the second bedroom

  • Study with great view and fireplace. Wonderful place to check up on your emails.

    Study with great view and fireplace. Wonderful place to check up on your emails.

  • More art and architectural details.

    More art and architectural details.

  • View terrace to watch the fireworks & parades that go right by on the street.

    View terrace to watch the fireworks & parades that go right by on the street.

  • Lots of natural light as well as accent lighting create a special place.

    Lots of natural light as well as accent lighting create a special place.

  • Antique crystal lights from France in the dining room

    Antique crystal lights from France in the dining room

  • Charming stone exterior.

    Charming stone exterior.

  • Balcony overlooking the courtyard.

    Balcony overlooking the courtyard.

  • Just an 8 minute downhill walk to the famous church in the Jardin/town square.

    Just an 8 minute downhill walk to the famous church in the Jardin/town square.

  • Custom accents throughout. This actually lights up.

    Custom accents throughout. This actually lights up.

  • Master bedroom with fireplace and terrace.

    Master bedroom with fireplace and terrace.

  • Second bedroom oozes charm.

    Second bedroom oozes charm.

  • Hall bath with oversize walk in shower and double vanities. Custom tiles.

    Hall bath with oversize walk in shower and double vanities. Custom tiles.

  • Art work everywhere! Custom metal work.

    Art work everywhere! Custom metal work.

  • Plenty of seating to enjoy the views on the terrace. Gas BBQ makes it complete.

    Plenty of seating to enjoy the views on the terrace. Gas BBQ makes it complete.

  • Full size washer and dryer.

    Full size washer and dryer.

VRBO #286699

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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