Casa Grande Loma De Guadalupe in Sonora Mexico's Famous 'Pueblo Magico.'(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
1 Or 2 Bedrooms With Kitchen & Living Areas. Discount for renting both bedrooms
Our home and rentals are situated on a hill with expansive views overlooking the colonial town of Alamos and the more distant mountains of the sierra Madre. Our property consists of a two story 'Casa Grande' and a smaller Casita. The VRBO listing number of the Casita is 473047. You have the opportunity to rent one or two bedrooms on the first floor of the Casa Grande and have full access to a living, dining room and kitchen. The Casita offers privacy, with one bedroom, two bathrooms and a living/dining room area plus kitchen. At times the Owner's Unit is available, a one bedroom apartment on the second floor of the Casa Grande. The views from this property are spectacular! Relax with a book on one of the patios or swim in the large solar heated pool.
The property is fenced and gated providing security and ample parking for your car. A five minute walk takes you to the cobblestone streets and historic buildings of the Plaza de Armas. There your will find restaurants featuring famous Sonoran food, artisan shops to browse, a lovely colonial church, and a fascinating museum depicting life in Alamos during the 17th and 18th centuries. Stroll these streets or book a birding tour, a rafting trip down the Rio Mayo river or go horseback riding and explore the surrounding countryside. Stop by the five star Hacienda de Los Santos for a glass of tequila, a meal, or a visit to their spa. Return home for a drink on the patio viewing the sunset over the mountains and the twinkling lights of the city.
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Member since: 2013
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
Well behaved dogs welcomed also. We have two dogs on the property and have never had an unwelcome intruder or theft. The dogs will bark, but when approached quietly and calmly, they become curious and friendly....moreless
- Wheelchair Accessible:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- We have recently hired a bi-lingual long term resident of Alamos to manage our vacation rental when we are not on the premises. Irma will meet and greet our guests, provide suggestions on activities, restaurants, services available in Alamos, and is available by phone in the event of questions or concerns. Since Irma is a close neighbor, she is usually available to assist you. We also have a very fine housekeeper, Marisa, who will tidy up your room and do laundry and ironing (for additional pay) should you desire more services. In addition, we have an excellent gardener/grounds supervisor. Should you experience any problems with water, plumbing or electricity, Gilberto is your first line of defense....moreless
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Climbing
Both the lowerCasa Grande and the owners have dining rooms that seat six. There are opportunities to dine alfresco with each unit, featuring beautiful views of the town and the mountains beyond...moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
The rates above refer to renting one bedroom. If two bedrooms are rented, please check with the owner or rental manager to get the prices which depend on the season and the period of time rented.
The Christmas Holiday time (from Dec. 20-Jan. 2), the Ortiz Tirado Music Festival (more or less the last week of January), and the Easter Holiday (the week preceding Easter Sunday) are all exempt from the normal prices for the season. At those times, the rooms rent for $100.00 a night. The Owner's Unit upstairs is sometimes available, also for $100.00-$110.00 a night.
Manager's cancellation policy:
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Alamos is a 17th Century Mexican Colonial town in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Our home is situated on a hill overlooking the magical pueblo of Alamos, and looking off to the foothills of the Sierras, the vistas extend for hundreds of miles.
Five minutes' walk down the hill, you will find yourself on the cobblestone streets of the historic Plaza de Armas where you can feast your eyes on buildings exhibiting the classic architecture from Mexico's Colonial period. Restaurants featuring famous Sonoran
food await as you stroll the streets and gaze at the restored mansions built hundreds of years ago by the great silver barons who made their fortunes in Alamos and the smaller, nearby town of Aduana.
Year Purchased: 2002
About: I had been enjoying vacations in Mexico for some years before I retired. I spent many years teaching high school English, speech and drama and raising three children. I fell in love with Alamos, enchanted by the friendliness of both the Mexican residents and the ex-pat community. I kept returning to visit, especially to enjoy the week long Ortiz Tirado Music Festival held in late January. Before I knew it, I had purchased a small, dilapidated house on a beautiful view lot, and spent the next few years remodeling the casita, building the pool, planting flower and vegetable gardens and finally building and decorating the two story Casa Grande.I have an apartment on the second floor of the casa grande and rent out a two bedroom unit on the first floor as well as the lovingly restored casita. Recently, my daughter and her husband have bought into the property and are looking forward to getting out of the wet weather of northern Washington and relaxing in the warmth and beauty of Alamos. I have made many friends in this gracious community and have sponsored Fe y Esperanza, a group of local women who came together to form a non-profit which supports cancer prevention programs for the community and gives assistance to locals who have been diagnosed with cancer. A number of ex-pat friends had years ago started philanthropic groups. One, Amigos, benefits many children in Alamos by providing resources to buy uniforms and books for families who could not otherwise afford to send their children to school. Another, Comadres, provides help for people who can't afford to buy food or medicine. Many of us also especially enjoy going to the History Club which meets on Thursday from October through may and discusses highlights of the history of Alamos, of the state of Sonora, and of the country of Mexico.
Why El Volantín, Alamos, Son., Mexico:
I had no intention of buying a property in Alamos. We had a condo in Tucson (our home base), and a condo on the beach in San Carlos, Sonora. But I was seduced by the beauty of the views from the property and we could see the potential it had. Also, Iloved the fact that it was just a 10 minute walk to the center of town, the Plaza de Armas. So, within a few days of seeing it, I had made a deal with the owner, who was now living in Florida, and within a few months I had begun renovating the original little home.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Sitting on the patio of the original casita, in one direction one can see the beautiful dome of the historic church, the crenelated top of the palacio (18th century government building), and the mountains of the Sierra Madres unfolding in the distance. A quarter turn and the peak of 6,000 foot Mt Alamos dominates that view. The property has several very large mesquite trees that attracted birds, and I envisioned flower and vegetable gardens, a large fountain, and a pool to complete the view. A few years later I embarked on building and decorating a second house, and settled in on the second floor while renting out the first floor and the lovingly rehabilitated casita. My guests now love sitting by the pool or on one of the patios, gazing out on the same vistas that enchanted us almost ten years ago. I never tire of watching the ever changing seasonal colors of the hills and mountains, and trying to identify the birds drawn by the fountain, the foliage, the infinity edge pool and splash pool. Tired of relaxing at home? Walk a five minutes down the hill and enjoy a meal at Dona Lola's, our favorite 'neighborhood' Mexican restaurant or go to the five star Hacienda de ls Santos resort and restaurant for a fine meal and free musical entertainment.
- Primary: +1 520 303-8315 or + 52 1 647 101-8852 Call Elizabeth if calling from US.
- Secondary: +52 16471018852 Call Elizabeth if in US or English speaking.
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Casa Grande. First floor has two bedrooms. Second floor is Owner's Unit.
Sunset view of the Plaza de Armas.
Casita living room with fireplace.
Purple kitchen in Casa Grande.
Mt. Alamos as seen from Casa Grande.
Mr. Alamos bathroom, Casa Grande
Jacuzzi Bathroom in Casa Grande.
Casita portal with view of pool and mountains.
Casita Bedroom. (Can be king or two twin beds.)
View from the Owner's Unit balcony.
Casa Loma de Guadalupe's Casita has views of the historic town below
Courtyard and fountain. Casita parking area above.
Sala of the Casa Grande.
Dining Room, Casa Grande.
Mt. Alamos room in Casa Grande.
Jacuzzi Bedroom in Casa Grande.
Fountain with Casita in background.
View from Casita portal of the Mirador.
Portal of Casita.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017
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