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Light-Filled Exquisite Casa for Your San Miguel Retreat

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Downstairs bedroom with adjoining full bath


Last updated: 08/31/2015

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 16 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Light-filled rooms, exquisitely colored walls and much folk-art characterize this gem in one of San Miguel's liveliest and most walk-able neighborhoods--- less than 10 minutes flat walk from the Instituto Allende and 5 minutes more to the Jardin (Centro) and the tranquil Parque Juarez. Fully-appointed, delightful two bedrooms, two baths and an artist's studio with majestic boveda ceilings.

Also includes lovely inner patio and roof-top terrace with sweeping views in all directions of mountains and colonial city. The artist's studio has great light and a fully serviceable kitchen including refrigerator, polished cement counter; a new stove/oven, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker and is equipped with all cooking utensils and tableware. The blocks surrounding us have everything you might need, from fresh fruits and vegetables and pan dulce to charming cafes and restaurants. We are one half block from city bus line to Centro (and lots of reasonably priced taxis to anyplace in the city!)

The casa was first built in 1999 as a working studio/living space by an internationally famous artist and print-maker who lived and worked in San Miguel and abroad. In 2004 new owners updated the property, adding an architect-designed second story master bedroom and bath as well as a roof terrace. Three gas-burning fireplaces provide cozy heat in winter. Weekly maid and laundry service, new washer-dryer, flat screen TV, DVD player, IPod speaker port, and cable and/or internet are included in the rental fee.

The casa is in a wonderful, walk-able neighborhood of art galleries, handicraft shops, traditional Mexican and expat family homes and close to the famed art school Instituto Allende, as well as one of the best language schools in town. We welcome well-behaved small to medium-sized dogs and other reasonable animal friends, but require a small refundable pet deposit. Please feel free to contact Susan or Marc for more information or pictures!

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 10%
Calendar last updated: 08/31/2015

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Except in patio and on upper deck...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Clean, well-behaved animal companions are welcome. we request a fully refundable pet deposit....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    excellent stereo IPOD dock!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Large flat screened plasma TV...moreless


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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View:

    glorious 360 degree view of mountains and historic city from upper patio...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New and very efficient!...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    New and very efficient!...moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio


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7 night min stay

$500 $800
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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100

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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 16 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



San Miguel is a craft-lovers heaven. There are major artisan's markets and shops in the neighborhood and centro.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Marc and Susan live in the San Francisco Bay Area when they are not in San Miguel. Susan is an anthropologist and Marc teaches public interest law. Both of us love Mexico and the city of San Miguel for its beauty, joy and history.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love walking the neighborhood, stopping for fresh tortillas, fruit, or into one of the many lovely cafes in the Colonia. Everywhere you look is a feast for the eyes!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 10%
Calendar last updated: 08/31/2015

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  • Downstairs bedroom with adjoining full bath

    Downstairs bedroom with adjoining full bath

  • upstairs bedroom with master bath

    upstairs bedroom with master bath

  • front of casa

    front of casa

  • Artist's Studio

    Artist's Studio

  • downstairs garden courtyard

    downstairs garden courtyard

  • Sunset from Rooftop Patio

    Sunset from Rooftop Patio

VRBO #345597

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, January 14, 2017

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