Casa Bella San Miguel, as Seen in NY Times, 4 BR, Beautiful!(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Library, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)
This elegant, yet comfortable, home is located above the hustle and bustle of San Miguel, but not so far as to preclude a leisurely stroll to the central Jardin in 5 to 7 minutes. Laid out around a verdant patio, the home is designed for entertaining, either formally or informally.
Immediately upon entering, one ascends a flight of stairs to a welcoming front room with three couches before a fireplace, high beamed ceilings, and informal dining for six. Beyond the table is a bank of french doors that provide a pleasant view and, when the doors are open, a musical splashing of the fountain in the patio. Off this central room are found a large formal dining room with seating for 8 and a fireplace, a study with books and TV, a guest bath and a well-equipped kitchen. Margarita, the housekeeper/cook, has a way of turning out Mexican breakfasts with specialties that will have you raving for months after your visit.
Up the well-lit stairway, is a door to the patio, and the first of three bedrooms, containing a queen bed, an interesting 'ojo de buey' (bull's eye) window, a fireplace and bathroom with an antique tub and another fireplace and a street door. Up a few more stairs, one finds the second bedroom, done all in white, and featuring a king bed, a bathroom, a fireplace, and a small sitting room (with Internet access), which opens on to a private balcony with a view to the street and the western horizon. The third bedroom, up a few more stairs, is done in yellow with a green tiled bathroom(with bath tub/shower), and a fireplace, a queen bed with mosquito netting, and a small balcony overlooking the patio below.
Up another flight of stairs leads up to the roof garden terrace with table and chairs, potted plants, and a dyamite 360-degree view. The vista features the central cathedral (here called La Parroquia), a jumble of red tiled roofs, houses and greenery to the east, plus a vast view of the lake, rimmed by the Guanajuato mountains and the sunset to the west. The perfect place for a rendezvous of the guests to enjoy a sundowner and to discuss the doings of the day or make plans for an evening on the town.
All rooms are artfully decorated with colorful and comfortable furnishings, wall hangings, statues and paintings. The house covers some 3800 sq. ft. on 4 levels plus roof garden. In the center of the home is a gorgeous flowering patio with lounges, chairs and a coffee table. There is garage and a small bedroom and bath (with washing machine) at the main entry level.
Margarita comes every weekday (M-F) from 9 AM to 2 PM. She will perform extra chores, such as cooking for you in the evenings, if you desire, for extra pay. Margarita also is in charge of the maintenance of the house, and is on call if you need her at other hours. Cruz, the gardener, comes several times a week to tend to the plants in the patio and roof garden. There is 2 TV with basic cable, as well as a small boom box for radio and CDs, and cable internet.
Sorry: no children under 12, no smokers, no pets, Please!
Keywords: House, Villa, Casa, historic center, centro
Member since: 2001
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Included In Price
- Lunch - Included In Price
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 12 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wood Fireplace
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Included
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Spring Summer Special Rates
Apr 15 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 6, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Please call regarding rates, depending upon last minute availablity further dsicounts may be available.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
San Miguel de Allende, again voted onto the Conde Nast 10 most wonderful places to visit in the world, offers interesting activities for the whole family, Classical & Jazz Concerts, Live Music Clubs, Art & Language Schools, Bird Watching, 50,000 volume Bilingual Public Library with Computer Center, Classes in Creative Writing, Spanish, Arts & Crafts as well as Lectures, street fiestas, local tours to outlying areas, hot springs, ACBL Bridge
Year Purchased: 2003
Why Zona Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico:
It is a beautiful, well furnished and located house in a quiet yet central location of San Miguel de Allende. The staff is uniquely qualified to assist every visitor.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The views from the roof top balcony is wonderful, the gardens mature and lovely. The art and decor are appreciated by all who visit and the housekeeper Margarita is exceptional. Many visitors have called the house magical.
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Comfortable couches in front of the sala fireplace of Casa Bella San Miguel
Casa Bella San Miguel, formal dining room, seat 8 comfortably
Casa Bella San Miguel, "yellow" bedroom
Casa Bella San Miguel,White bedroom with office and balcony, looking out to west
Santa Escalera guades the stairs to patio garden, Casa Bella San Miguel
Casa Bella San Miguel, sink in bathroom
Casa Bella San Miguel is fresh and beautiful, even on a cloudy summer's day!
Street view of Casa Bella San Miguel, note garage, available to tenants
French doors to patio in Casa Bella San Miguel, informal dining
Sunny roof terrace with "forever views" top Casa Bella San Miguel
Casa Bella San Miguel, bathroom in upstairs "yellow" bedroom
Casa Bella San Miguel, colorful kitchen, with dining room beyond
Casa Bella San Miguel, queen-sized bedroom
Casa Bella San Miguel, hill-side view from roof-top
Casa Bella San Miguel, entrance to flower-filled and vine-covered patio
Casa Bella San Miguel, yellow bedroom fireplace
This listing was first published here in 2001.
Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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