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GREAT LAKE & MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Classic Mexican Charm Meets Modern Luxury!

Just featured in the "Behind the Walls" Home Tour, this lovely single level home is located on a quiet street in Chula Vista, one of the nicest neighborhoods in the area, and adjacent to the Chula Vista Golf Club.

Lovingly renovated from top to bottom. Very tastefully decorated and equipped with top-of-the-line amenities, kitchen supplies and furnishings.

Take an afternoon dip in the new solar-heated pool. Watch the birds play and bathe while enjoying the beautiful gardens and peace and tranquility on one of three large terraces. Have your morning coffee or cocktails on the rooftop mirador offering a 360 degree view of Lake Chapala, Mt. Garcia and the Sierra de San Juan Cosala while taking in the beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

What could be better?

More Details

Owner
Lori Lynn
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Lori Lynn

John and I are semi-retired and divide our winter time between Ajijic and our condo in Manzanillo. In the summers, we're in Idaho playing with our grandson, Dylan.

We moved to Ajijic in 2004 and continue to enjoy every minute.

Lori Lynn purchased this house in 2010

Why Lori Lynn chose Lake Chapala

We stumbled onto this home in early 2010 and fell in love with the potential. Very quiet street, great area and within easy walking distance to everything we need. We spent the first five years on renovations and are so pleased with the results.

Chula Vista is a lovely community - very close to Ajijic Village - but yet far enough away to enjoy more peace and quiet. We have lovely American, Canadian, European and Mexican neighbors. The houses are well kept (for the most part), colorful and close together. Our area is especially enjoyable as it's high enough on the hill to enjoy some really nice views of Lake Chapala and the beautiful western mountains.

We also enjoy our location for the walkability it offers - Superlake Supermarket is just down the hill, as well as many other shops, movie theatres, restaurants, etc. The quaint little village of San Antonio, a vibrant little Mexican community, is just south of our neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

fabulous outdoor living

360 degree view from our rooftop mirador

easy walk everywhere

single level

enclosed garage

totally renovated

sunny & bright

comfortable beds

luxury linens

new, completely equipped kitchen

Wireless internet

Shaw Ultimate satellite television

Birds!

Amenities

Ajijic House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bath features a shower and soaking tub Guest bath is shower only
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

GREAT LAKE & MOUNTAIN VIEWS
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
5

A Fantastic Experience!

  • 5 of 5

From our arrival in Ajijic we knew we were in for something special. What a lovely home. Lori and John were so friendly and accommodating. Introduced us to a realtor, gave us a comprehensive lay of the land and recommended the best places to visit, eat and check out. The house itself felt so much like home. The pool was a special treat ! As a chef I found the kitchen very well appointed and easy to work in. From our welcome glass of wine with our hosts through our all too short time in Ajijic it felt more like we were staying with friends than a rental.

Thanks Lori, we can't wait to return

Chuck and Pam

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic experience!

  • 5 of 5

From our arrival in Ajijic we knew we were in for something special. What a lovely home. Lori and John were so friendly and accommodating. Introduced us to a realtor, gave us the lay of the land and recommended the best places to visit, eat and check out.

The house itself felt so much like home. The pool was a treat! As a chef I found the kitchen very well appointed and so easy to work in. From our welcome glass of wine with the hosts through our too short time in Ajijic it felt more like we were staying with friends than a rental.

Thanks Lori, we can't wait to return.

Chuck and Pam

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Did anyone so PARADISE!

  • 5 of 5

Omg! What an awesome home that Lori and John have created in Ajijic. We fell in love with Ajijic and this beautiful home. Where to start beautiful, awesome, paradise. Let's start at the beginning of planing our vacation away from home. Lori was was so helpful from the beginning, she got us a name of someone that we could rent a car from. Mark had one of his workers pick us at the bus stop coming from Puerto Vallarta and then we were taken right to our paradise. Mark also took us back to bus into PV. We were greeted by Lori and John as if we were already friends. Lori gave us a tour of the house and gardens. She and John have worked every hard to put the paradise together. We enjoyed the mirador a lot. The sunsets were awesome from up there. So about house it had everything you needed to feel like home. We did very little cooking but when we did everything was there. The decor of the house was so calming and beautiful. The colours outside and inside were beautiful, yes I do use beautiful a lot but can't help it. We truly fell in love with Lori and John's home away fro home. The town is lovely, we enjoyed the golf that was a 5 minute drive away, that was wonderful. The restaurants were very good and can't beat the price of the food. Well I can't say enough about paradise just give it a try it's beautiful ! Thanks so much for sharing your home with us. We plan to stay in touch, I hope to enjoy your company when come next time!

Cindylee and Ted

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Little Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Sadly, our stay will soon be at an end in Lori and John's house in lower Chula Vista near Ajijic. Lori has done an exceptional job in decorating the house. There are beautiful designer touches everywhere, splashes of color, and the garden is an extension of her artistic eye with its many types of flowering plants. We sit on the patio for hours each day and never tire of the beauty in front of us, nor the birds flitting here and there. The beds are wonderfully comfortable, the kitchen well equipped, the furniture of a high quality and the bonus is the gardener and housekeeper, both delightful people who made our stay effortless. We'd certainly return and recommend this home to our friends. And, by the way, shopping is within an easy walking distance and the bus to Ajijic or Chapala runs close by every 20 minutes. We've managed splendidly without a car.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob, Heidi and Carolyn were the perfect guests. They treated our home as their own and were lovely and thoughtful with our staff. We do hope they return soon.
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Paradise on a budget

  • 5 of 5

I'm not much of a writer but I have to say this, this house is even much better in reality than its pictures on the web site. I totally recommend this house to anyone who wants to stay in Chapala area, and I wouldn't think about any other place when it comes to Chapala accommodation. Thanks Lori and John for letting us stay in your lovely house. I can imagine how hard you've worked to create such a little paradise.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

SPECTACULAR

  • 5 of 5

Hola....has anyone ever had an up close & personal experience with a hummingbird, close enough to see sap drip from it's very, very tiny beak and to hear it chirp, over the noise of it's wings in constant motion? I did for the first time; at this beautiful home we rented for two weeks in February. It is an experience I will never forget. It's really no surprise; the amazing tropical gardens with all the colour are a haven for hummingbirds, birds of all sorts, colours & sizes AND butterflies, all to be enjoyed while sitting beside &/or in the pool or relaxing on the covered veranda/terrace. One of the many wonderful experiences I (we) enjoyed in Ajijic. The owner's of Casa Lorena are also amazing people - Lori & John made us feel welcome the moment we arrived & even before actually. This beautiful home is exactly that, a home that is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need to live there, to say nothing of the beautiful decor, furnishings inside & out, it has it all and then some! Lori's welcome sheet providing all kinds of information and recommendations starts by saying "Welcome to our little piece of paradise" and it is! It is in a lovely neighbourhood with restaurants/grocery store/liquor store within walking distance, taxis readily available if you don't feel like walking back with supplies, or you've enjoyed too much food & drink!. The taxi drivers will also take you to restaurants (not within walking distance) and pick you up at a designated time and there are some awesome restaurants in the area, I'm a foodie & I was impressed. Lori also put us in touch with a local car rental company, which was great. I could continue with more accolades but I will sum it up by saying...........I can't wait to go back....to Ajijic/Lake Chapala area and especially to Casa Lorena....thank you Lori & John, unfortunately, you've spoiled me for other rentals, should Casa Lorena not be available when I return....and I will. The location is ideal for views of the mountains and the lake; sunrise & sunset from the patio on the roof....magnifico! Adios for now....

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Guadalajara
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Ajijic House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SUMMER
May 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
$1,800
 
 
WINTER
Oct 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $50

PLEASE NOTE: NOT AVAILABLE ON A LONG TERM BASIS. FEBRUARY - APRIL - WEEKLY ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR SPECIAL MULTI-WEEK RATES.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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