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The Most Stylish Modern Villa in Centro - from $2800 a Week

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 6 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

A vacation at Villa Blanca is truly like having a boutique hotel all to yourself in the middle of San Miguel’s historic center. This this luxurious hillside villa was completely re-built and renovated in 20107 by one of San Miguel's premier modern architects yet still retains its original colonial charm. 2015 saw the entire property upgraded with furniture and fixtures.

Upon entering the Villa you will be transported from the colorful streets of San Miguel to the sun-drenched open spaces of the Mediterranean. Villa Blanca is a four bedroom, six bathroom modern home in the town's most prime location, three blocks up from the Jardin. There is no other rental property in the historic center that offers this level of style and sensual sophistication combined with a perfectly central location and incomparable views of the city and countryside.

The villa dates form around 1750 but in 2007 the flow was changed to bring the old chapel into the enclosed space of the main house and made the 3rd bedroom. A new two story building was built up another level further to rear of the property providing on the 2nd story a master suite and on the lower level is the media room with a 65" Ultra Higth DefinitionTV and a bath. THe result is a layout out like a boutique hotel with four separate suites, all with their own modern baths and outdoor patios. In late 2015 The Internationally recognized design Jan Showers designed the entire update of Villa Blanca. Showers was recognized by Architectural Digest Magazine as one of "The AD 100 Taste Makers" of the world. She created the luxuriant living spaces. She searched Europe for finest pieces dating from the 1930s to 1960's modern furniture for the house. Every room is as comfortable as it is architecturally beautiful, with cozy fireplaces and unique touches such as a wood-burning pizza/bread oven, underground winer bar in the hillside on Terrace level 2, new top of the line outdoor kitchen & BBQ on the third level terrace.

There are two stunning and equally romantic master suites with King beds, gas fireplaces and walk-in closet. The lower master bathroom has two sinks on onyx counters and a beautiful glass-doored rain shower with adjoining full bath that opens onto a terrace with a reading nook, hammock, sun chaises and an outdoor shower. The upper master suite doors open onto a large wood decked steel dbalcony looking directly at the Peroquia 3 blocks downhill to the west and panoramic views stretching out to the countryside, the best view in San Miguel This decked balcony has a spiral stair to the 5th level patio on the roof with the same fabulous view. You can relax in bed and watch the sun rise or set over the picturesque steeples and hills of San Miguel or enjoy this same vista from the .

In addition to the two master suites, there are two, smaller guest suites with queen beds, brand new modern bathrooms and private patios. One of the guest suites is ground-level in the old Chapel and the other is upstairs.

The modern kitchen has a center island with high-backed stools for casual dining. There is a purified and softening water system,for all taps, dishwasher, professional 6-burner range and wood-burning pizza oven. Enjoy your meals in the formal dining room while listening to the soothing stone fountain in the courtyard or relax with a book in the stunning, light-filled living room in front of the fireplace.

The Villa has five levels of outdoor patios including a central terrace which has both fire and water elements, cave wine cellar bar with refrigerator and ice machine and stunning views, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxing or dining al fresco. By day, you can enjoy a cold beer with your comida from the gourmet outdoor kitchen with BBQ grill and tanning on the sun chaises. In the evening, have drinks form the Cave Bar and watch the sunset then retire to the cozy couches in front of the outdoor fireplace and light up the stone fountain to create the perfect ambiance for a cocktail gathering.

Villa Blanca is perfect if you have guests who want to enjoy some privacy by having their own casita.

Keywords: Villa, Casa, Panoramic Views, Boutique Hotel, Modern, Luxury, Designer, 4-Bedroom, Central Location

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Property Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

What makes this house unique

NEW underground cave bar and wine cellar on the second level terrace as well as new covered outdoor kitchen and bar and entertaining and dining area on the third terrace level.

Main kitchen is a gourmet cooks delight and includes has a wood burning pizza/bread oven.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I've told my friends who are looking to rent next year in SMA at Christmas about Villa Blanca. I'll let others know as well. It was truly a special house, so beautiful and stylish yet also cozy and comfortable, and just a delightful experience.

Merry Christmas and happy new year!
Dec 2016
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The Most Stylish Modern Villa in Centro - from $2800 a Week
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Fabulous Villa

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a Christmas holiday at Villa Blanca with our family of seven adults. The house is beautiful, with lovely bedroom suites that provided space and privacy. The kitchen was very well equipped and multiple outdoor areas provided us with many entertainment opportunities. Excellent staff and the owners were very helpful in planning our stay. I highly recommend Villa Blanca for a vacation in San Miguel de Allende.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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San Francisco, CA, USA

Stylish Villa Blanca

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous home in a fabulous location–I'm so happy we stayed here! The interiors are stylish and well-furnished (our party was made up of architects and graphic designers, and all fell in love with Villa Blanca). The outdoor spaces unfold like a beautiful story as one travels further into the home. The owner was very, very friendly and helpful as we made our arrangements, and the staff was very attentive during our stay. There were 4-5 of us staying in the whole house and we were completely comfortable. Whenever I return to San Miguel, I will always inquire about staying at Villa Blanca.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Beautiful Villa Blanca

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a lovely three weeks in San Miguel. Staying at the Villa Blanca contributed enormously to our pleasure. It is absolutely beautiful, comfortable and

inviting. We spent hours relaxing and reading and enjoying the pleasure of being in the beautiful house or on the lush terraces. We loved all the thoughtful touches -- the beautiful stone walls, the exterior moldings, the thoughtful and well chosen art. It was a visual feast but not a feast that leads to indigestion -- just to pleasure and more discovery of other interesting places to rest our eyes.

Staying at the Villa Blanca greatly enhanced our enjoyment of our visit to San Miguel.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Amazing Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the home a few weeks ago for a large 400+ person wedding we were attending in San Miguel.

Many friends rented houses in the area, and of course we visited quite a few.

BUT, the nicest by far was our rental.

This home is amazing. The attention to detail that went into the interior decoration is quite mind boggling. The location, the layout, the style, the furniture, the art, the finishings, the staff, the appliances.. they are all perfect.

I have lived in Mexico since 1995 and rented a ton of places throughout the country. Generally you get run down house with white tiles big blocky colorful "touristy mexican" wooden furniture chosen for renting the house.

This is not a rental house.

This is an amazing HOME that happens to be for rent.

If you are considering a San Miguel rental, this should be top of your list.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heaven in the heart of San Miguel

  • 5 of 5

Our family planned a very last minute trip to San Miguel and since I only had a few hours to find something, my expectations weren't very high. It must've been my lucky day because Abby was the only owner to call me back immediately. She worked out the details the same evening. The next day her lovely house manager, Yoko, met us at the local grocery store to take us to the house.

If you love interior design, this home is a jewel! Oozes style and sumptuous comfort! I had a smile from ear to ear with so many wonderful details to take in! Great location, too, quiet neighborhood and just a short walk to the plaza. I've stayed in different rentals in San Miguel over the years- all of which are great but happened to be booked this trip. The stars were aligned this time - I just found my new favorite! Thank you Abby for sharing your special property!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
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Pasadena, California

Villa Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Our family arrived at Villa Blanca to celebrate the New Year and it could not have been more perfect.

Villa Blanca is an exceptional house. The location as well as the decor makes you not want to leave.

Our morning meals were prepared with loving care by the wonderful lady that takes care of the house.

Her name is Lupe and she and her daughters were a delight to see each morning. There was not a request that was not immediately taken care of. Fresh tortillas. Special cheese. A pastry from the local bakery. Fresh squeezed juice. No Problem.

As if the view from the very top level of this home was not enough, the meditation room allowed us to reach that final connection with the peace that we all came searching for in San Miguel.

The owner's personal collection of wonderful photography inspired us to take a different look at all the events that were going on around us.

Villa Blanca will be our home away from home whenever we return to San Miguel.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Car: not necessary

Villa Blanca is in historic UNESCO World Heritage section of San Miguel in the same block as the Parrochia and 2 blocks uphill to the east.

This is is the center of town know as "Centro" where the Parrochia and central square are located along withsome of the best bars restaurants in town.


Rates & Availability

Centro Historico House Rental Rates

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Peak Winter
Oct 21 2016 - Mar 15 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 21.0%

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Centro Historico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 5 full bathrooms 1 half.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
Steam Room, Outdoor Fireplace PRIVATE CHEF * OPTIONAL

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