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Outstanding Home, Flat Walk to Jardin

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This lovely 4 bedroom, 3.5 bedroom house including casita, has just been redone with influences from India, Thailand and of course, Mexico. The owner has traveled the world to decorate this house with a colonial feel. The house also includes art and folk art by local San Miguel and other Mexican artists.

The house is located in Ojo de Agua, just south of Juarez Park and is a 15 minute, flat walk into town. You get the luxury of being close, but the serenity of being removed from the hustle and bustle of the historical district.

The house has a lovely garden with fountain and an interior light well with a second fountain that fills the entire house with its peaceful sound.

There are 3 bedrooms in the main house with 3 king beds. One of the kings can convert into 2 twins for flexibility. 2 bedrooms share a bathroom. The master suite has a king bed with a daybed. There is a large bathroom and superior closet space. You can catch some sun on the private balcony off of the master suite on one of the chaise lounges set up for you.

The kitchen is well equipped with all new cookware, dishes, flatware and glassware. There is a small breakfast table that seats 4 guests. You can enjoy the garden not only from the dining room, but also from the kitchen. So wherever you are, you feel like you are always part of the action.

There is a large living room that has 2 seating areas. You can take advantage of the TV with DVD player, while relaxing in one of the the ultra suede chairs or you can sit on one of the sofas on the other side of the room and enjoy a fire in the gas fireplace or cocktails before dinner. There are french doors that lead to the patio, where you can enjoy the serenity of the fountain and the garden.

The casita has its own small patio area and fountain plus separate bath. There is one queen bed and a queen size sleeper sofa on the upstairs loft. This is a great option for 2 families, because it adds more space with it's own seating area equipped with fireplace, TV with DVD and CD player.

This house has all of the amenities and comforts of home with the best of the best. There is Vonage phone that you can use to call the states for free and receive calls from a US area code. There is also high-speed internet, if you want to bring down your computer and still be connected to reality.

The housekeeper/cook who comes 6 days a week, can prepare 1-2 meals a day, if you desire. No pets, no smoking and no children under 10 years of age, please.

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About The Owner

I am real estate developer, investor, world traveler and travel blogger, photographer. I have a passion for travel, art and photography. In addition I have a passion for interior design and have decorated this property with a sense of place that says that you are in San Miguel.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Colonia San Raphael

I fell in love with San Miguel during a photography workshop there in 2001. I later came back for New Years 2003/2004 and then came back and purchased the home later in 2004. San Miguel is a a truly magical place that attracts people who have lived and traveled all over the world.

What makes this house unique

The house contains many of my personal items that I have collected around the world on my travels. It is centered around a lovely garden and is warm and inviting. You will love the tranquility of this location while being able to be in the heart of the city in a a matter of minutes.


Colonia San Raphael House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , two bedrooms share this bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Can be split into two twins if desired
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), one king can also be 2 twins if desired.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis
3 gas fireplaces, Local and Vonage phone, Cable TV with English channels, 3 DVD players, 5 CD players, all new cooking utensils, flatware, dishes and glassware provided, All new linens and towels provided, garage (not attached), no pets and no children under 10 years old, please. We also do not rent to groups of adults younger than 26 years old. House also has garden, roof deck off of master bedroom, two fountains and outdoor seating and dining


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(2 traveler reviews)

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Outstanding Home, Flat Walk to Jardin
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

The home was beautiful and the housekeeper and Sheila, our local contact were very accommodating.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Casa. It's 4 bedrooms were perfect for our party of 5 women. It was particularly warm when we were there and we would have liked to have more fans for sleeping. Management gave the OK to purchase some but the 3 stores we went to were out! My only other observation is that the "flat" walk into town was anything but flat but I suppose it could have been much worse! In all, we had a wonderful trip and enjoyed the property very much.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. I am so glad you had a great stay. I do have ceiling fans and thought I had two or three portable ones for your use as well. I will double check when I am there in October, but I saw them when I was there in April. We have to rely on fans as no one has AC. I heard that is was very pleasant with highs from 67 to 80 degrees during the day and lows from 53 to 59 at night during your stay. As far as the flat walk from the Jardin, there is a small hill when you walk up Canadita or a gradual hill/incline when you walk up Prol. Aldama. It is far better than many of the neighborhood in town, where are very, very steep hills and climbs. I hope that you will come back.
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Lovely home in San Miguel de Allende with many decorator touches and a lovely garden.

  • 5 of 5

We found the home and the staff to be exceptional. Very well priced for the size and number of bedrooms, my whole family came and enjoyed a wonderful weekend in San Miguel de Allende! The staff was most helpful and the location was very convenient to El Jardin as well as numerous dining options. I found the property to exceed my expectations. The photographs were very accurate and the home has been very lovingly maintained. We would definitely return and look forward to our next stay at this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Leon Guanajuato (BJX)
Car: not necessary

Also near art galleries, language classes and photography workshops




Additional information about rental rates

Please note that a 20% holiday surcharge is added to all rental rates during Christmas, New Year's and Semana Santa (week before Easter).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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