Short Walk to Downtown, Walled-in Yard, Roof Terrace View, on-Site Caretaker(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
4 Bedrooms (1K, 1Q, 1 F, 4 Twins), 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9-10
This warm and brightly decorated home has four cozy bedrooms (1K, 1Q, 1F, 4TwBunks) that comfortably sleep 9-10 along with 4 bathrooms. All bedrooms have comforters and the home features 2 gas fireplaces, for comfortable living year-round. The newly-built handicap accessible queen master bedroom has a stunning boveda ceiling and tiled bath with a jacuzzi tub. The second-floor master bedroom has a gas fireplace, king-sized bed, and is next to a bedroom with 2 twin bunks that is convenient for families traveling with children. The rooftop bedroom features a large terrace with a view over San Miguel.
This is a completely walled-in property featuring maintained gardens and is perfect for the pet-lover or for kids needing space to run. The kitchen is well-equipped, including a gas stove, refrigerator and microwave. There are four private terraces for dining, reading, writing or resting. The home also has WIFI and cable television for staying in touch with the world outside. There is a formal dining room and a sunny breakfast nook.
A friendly on-site caretaker family, who have lived on and managed the property through multiple generations, lives in a separate dwelling and is available to clean, do laundry, run errands, or simply answer questions about San Miguel. House cleaning every 3 days is included in the rent. Laundering and other services are available for an additional fee.
There is a covered carport, although this home is so close to town that a car is rarely needed unless you want to venture out to the nearby hot springs, historic Delores Hidalgo, or the many other sites near San Miguel. This home is a magical retreat into old San Miguel, while also offering easy access to San Miguel's downtown treasures.
Member since: 2014
- 3250 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Wonderful property for children, with large lawn space, walkability to town and language immersion programs, and the caretaker's young children on the property (excellent opportunity for language exposure!). Property also has a swing set. A crib is also available....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Taxes Not included
Twice-weekly cleaning is included in the rental rates.
Laundry service available for a fee.
Linens and towels included.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1941
About: This home has been in the family since 1941 when it was purchased by an anthropologist and linguist couple who were friends with the expatriate artist Stirling Dickinson. It is now owned by their children and managed by their daughter, Susie Elmendorf Roberts. The family continues to enjoy the home and the city 70+ years later.
Why Centro Historico, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
With so much new development in San Miguel, this home offers a unique retreat into old San Miguel, with modern comforts. The caretaker family has been living and caring for the property for over 70 years, through multiple generations. The owners care deeply for San Miguel, its history, and the legacy of this home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Family-friendly, on-site caretakers and children, gardens, stunning view of downtown, proximity to downtown and to natural wonders of El Charco botanical gardens, unique home that celebrates the history of SMA.
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Font patio and lawn
Sunny breakfast nook
First floor guest bath with shower
1st floor master with queen bed
First floor interior patio
Shared 2nd floor bath with tub, double sink and shower
2nd floor patio
Rooftop bedroom with private bath, desk, patio.
Five-minute walk to downtown San Miguel!
Front lawn and patio
Main floor living room with gas fireplace, cable TV and breakfast nook.
Kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave, utensils and cookware.
First floor master with queen, gas heater, two desks, heater, and kitchenette.
1st floor master bath with jacuzzi tub, shower, heat lamp and double sinks.
2nd floor master bedroom with king, fireplace, desk, patio
2nd floor bunk room with 2 sets of twin bunks
Stairs to rooftop patio and bedroom
2nd floor full bathroom
Authentic San Miguel at Santo Domingo 48
World Heritage site downtown San Miguel and La Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 12, 2017
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