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- Minimum stay:14 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedroom. 21/2 bath house with interior courtyard and views of the sierra.
On the ground floor you'll find a small sitting room, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, all of which open to the interior courtyard. There is also an office with a futon that opens into a full-sized bed and a half bath. One floor up, you'll find the large master bedroom with queen sized bed and bath, with two sinks and a shower. This level also has two roof decks with lovely city and mountain views. On the top floor, there is a small bedroom with a full sized bed and a small bath with shower. This level also has a roof deck with lovely views and privacy.
The house has wifi throughout and a telephone you are welcome to use for calls within Mexico or to the United States and Canada.
Within a couple of blocks of the house, you'll find several good restaurants, coffee shops, a traditional covered market, and shops of various kinds. Santo Domingo, the zocalo and other tourist attractions are all reachable by foot in ten to fifteen minutes. The bus station is nearby and cabs are easily hailed on nearby streets
The owners of the property are Americans who fell in love with Oaxaca and wanted a home base in the city from which to explore the region. The house has been set up for our comfort and we trust you will be as happy there as we are.
Our local property manager, Amado, will meet you at the property when you arrive and is available to help with any issues that arrive during your stay. He is also an excellent source of information about Oaxaca. While we will most likely not be in Oaxaca when you are there, we are always available by phone or e-mail.
Alma will come to clean the house once a week and can be hired directly should you wish her to come more frequently.
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Member since: 2015
- Max. occupancy 6
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- The master bedroom is quite large and has a queen sized bed, a large attached bath with tiled shower, lots of storage and a private roof deck. The second bedroom is fairly small. It has a double bed, a small bath with tiled shower, storage and a private roof deck. The office on the main floor has a futon that can be opened into a double bed. It has an attached half bath and some storage.,...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Music Library:
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Sight Seeing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
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Kitchen is fully equipped with a full sized refrigerator, four burner stove with oven, toaster, microwave, blender, coffee makers, a range of pots and utensils, dishes, glassware and flatware....moreless
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- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
14 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Taxes Not included
While we prefer rentals of at least two weeks, we will make exceptions under the following conditions: 1. there is a period of less than 14 days open between two existing rentals. 2. We are within two months of the dates you want to rent the house. If one of these situations applies, please contact us to work out details. On rentals of less than two weeks, a weekly rate of $750 applies.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2015
About: The property is owned by two friends, Robert and Paul. Robert grew up in New York, studied linguistics and anthropology in Chicago and Berkeley and has lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico for 15 years. With long term interests in traditional cultures and crafts, Robert fell in love with Oaxaca the first time he visited and has returned multiple times since. He is currently involved in a project called 'Colores de Oaxaca' that works with local textile artists to expand knowledge of the textile traditions of the region and to take steps to assure the this traditional knowledge is kept alive. He is also working on the development of a program to support young, indigenous people from the region in their exploration of what it means to be indigenous in the 21st Century and how they can access and explore the opportunities that modern society offers while remaining grounded in and connected to their native cultures and communities. Paul grew up on a farm in South Texas and currently lives on the property next door which was settled by his ancestors in the mid 19th Century. His current focus when in the US is on visitation programs for women and families being held in the federal detention system. Like Robert, Paul has a lifelong interest in textiles and cultures.
Why Luis Jiménez Figueroa, Oaxaca, Oax., Mexico:
We were introduced to the casita when we rented it for two weeks on a recent visit to Oaxaca. We were just beginning to explore the possibility of purchasing a property in town and learned that the the house was for sale. We loved the quality of the space and the location, as well as the layout of the house, which allows for the comfortable hosting of guests, and decided to make an offer. We are excited that the casita is now our home base in Oaxaca and look forward to sharing it with others who come to visit this very special place.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house is unique because of its location in the old center, combined with the unique architecture that allows light and air into all parts of the house while also creating private, intimate spaces and separation from the neighbors. Also, each of the two main bedrooms has its own bathroom and roof deck and the office on the ground floor, which can be used as a third bedroom, has its own half bath and easy access to the internal garden. Thus the house can be shared by several individuals or couples, with good separation of space.
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Living Room and Courtyard
Kitchen and Dining Area
Top Floor Roof Deck
View from Master Bedroom
Office with Futon.
View from Bedroom
Views from the roof deck
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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