Palatial Luxury in Art Colony

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Last updated: 09/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Conceived as a private home with extensive room for family and numerous guests, Casa Cariño has views that sweep across the historic Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende. Bell towers and Gothic spires pierce the skyline with background hues shifting from blues to russet to golden as the setting sun disappears behind the mountains.

Casa Cariño is timeless in its architecture and gardens, yet it was just completed in 2002. Combined with the many balconies, hand carved doors, local tile, and nine carved stone fireplaces, the home features modern appliances, state of the art phone and electrical, and a pool and custom fountain/hot tub spa. Having seven bedrooms with full baths, Casa Cariño invites you as a family getaway or a corporate executive conference retreat. Perhaps most romantic of all, Casa Cariño is a wonderful destination wedding location; in fact, the bride and groom might send the rest of the wedding party home and have their honeymoon at Casa Cariño.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • Elevator : Access to all levels

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 6 Half Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Access to all levels...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Space heaters...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Full chef's kitchen. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    2 golf courses near property...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Hot tub/fountain next to pool can be heated as well...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Pool Heating/day $100
  • Tips/bedroom used/day $20
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/21/2015
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Querétaro (QRO), León (BJX)
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sollano 16 'The Restaurant', Tio Lucas
1200 Miles
Nearest Beach
Puerta Vallarta, Acapulco, Zihuatenejo

Car: Not Necessary

We enjoy souvenir, gift and antique shopping, walking around town, enjoying meals at the house (fabulous in-house cook, Alicia) and eating out at a variety of restaurants, swimming in the pool at the house, golfing at Las Ventanas & Malaquin, taking friends to rooftop bars - Luna at the Rosewood Hotel and Azotea are our favorites, going to have pizza for lunch at MAMA MIA and going there at night for live music. We are walking distance from town and walking is the best way to stumble upon the hidden gems in San Miguel. If you are looking for more to do definitely pick up a copy of the weekly Atencion paper which will list various activities.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: From Laredo and Houston, Texas, the homeowner started building Casa Carino in 1998 and completed it in 2002. She went to Hockaday and Briarcliff Manor. She has 2 children and 3 stepchildren. Now, she designs exotic skin handbags and enjoys traveling with family and friends.

Why the Owner Chose Zona Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
Having vacationed in San Miguel for many years in several different rental properties, the family decided to build this fabulous home and enjoyed the project immensely.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
You will fall in love with the exquisite architecture and amazing design of the property. The arches, spacious bedrooms, pool, views and staff will make your stay unforgettable. Casa Carino is also a perfect destination for a wedding.

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Speaks: english, spanish

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  • View of House from Cabana

    View of House from Cabana

  • Painting above master bath

    Painting above master bath

  • Lounge chairs by pool

    Lounge chairs by pool

  • Rotunda


  • Master bedroom with desk/printer/fax

    Master bedroom with desk/printer/fax

VRBO #566435

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Palatial Luxury in Art Colony

San Miguel de Allende #566435

7 BR  6.75 BA  Sleeps 14

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