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Exquisite Modern, Pool, Spectacular Views, Walk To Historic center, 5STAR REVIEW

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Exquisite Modern, Private Pool, Garage, Views, Walk To All , 5 STAR REVIEWS

Spectacular one of a kind contemporary house located within a short walk from the Parroquia De San Miguel Arcángel Church and El Jardin, San Miguel De Allende. Enjoy the best of town and country views on 3 floors, spectacular natural pool, lush gardens and best of all, totally private.

If you are looking for a perfect escape for a winter vacation or weekend getaway, the location is within a 10 minutes walk into the historic center. Enjoy bird watching from the 3 terraces with morning coffee. Follow the meandering paths downhill for private tai chi classes, relax by the pool and pick your salads from the organic garden for lunch.

The Space

Best of Town & Country!

Designed by Architect Neil Hassall, this spacious contemporary house overlooks the Presa (lake) with exquisite architecture and interiors, daily maid service, and other first-rate amenities plus natural pool with solar, purified water system. All rooms are generously sized.

This stunning architectural dream house is arranged over three floors. The lower ground floor guest suite overlooks the natural pool and gardens.

Other Things to Note:

For extra guests, we have a charming one bedroom casita for a couple around the corner, please enquire to rent.

We have a Garage available for one car, limited street parking.

Please enquire about Airport transportation.

San Miguel is a favorite getaway for people from Mexico City. There are many international restaurants and good local food. The city is known for its cultural activities, firework displays and live music is everywhere.

To relax, unwind and experience tranquility, then schedule a reflexology and a blissful Aromatherapy massage while in San Miguel De Allende. Just walk across the gardens to the studio located at the bottom of the gardens. Tai Chi and Yoga Therapy Programs by appointments.

More Details

Property Manager
Neil Hassall
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Neil Hassall

Architect and Design.

Why Neil Hassall chose San Miguel de Allende

A unique Contemporary house designed by Neil Hassall with town and country views. Located a 5 minute walk to the local market and 10 minutes to the main square and other historic attractions, local restaurants, shops and artisan market is around the corner. Enjoy the spectacular natural pool in the lush private gardens.

Natural Swimming Pool.

The pool is kept fresh, clean and healthy by use of an infinity edge that drops the water through the air, thereby oxygenating it, into a constantly moving body of water which incorporates living plants, gravel filters and sand beds.

The water is then moved up to solar panels before descending to the pool itself to repeat the process. The water stays at a natural temperature, similar to that found in nature. This system does not produce the slightly warm pool one might be accustomed to. But it also does not require the use of pool chemicals, including chlorine, to keep it clear and free of infectious bacteria.

What makes this house unique

This unique one of a kind contemporary gem offers a naturally exclusive hideaway for life in a tranquil world of your own. The location is great with only a 10 minutes walk to the main square El Jardin, cafes, restaurants and other iconic cultural sites.

Relax and Renew Your Mind and Body,

Schedule a Reflexology with Holistic Wellness Expert Lydia Wong, learn some new relaxation skills like tai chi to take home, begin yoga or meditation. The wellness studio is located around the corner. Go home completely transformed.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Best Listing in San Miguel de Allende,
Jun 2016
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Amenities

San Miguel de Allende House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation Policy: 
 90 days for a full refund less a 20 % processing fee.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Exquisite Modern, Pool, Spectacular Views, Walk To Historic center, 5STAR REVIEW
average rating of 4.9375 based on 19 reviews
5

Elegant and modernist. Lovely views. Extremely comfortable furnishings. Lovely views from each level

  • 5 of 5

It was an awesome stay from start to finish. Niall the housemanager-builder-architect-designer-long time expat-IT expert-life coach was very kind and extremely helpful. He stocked our fridge and pantry with fruit and the makings for a hot breakfast as requested. The house is beautiful and something out of Architectural digest. It is on three levels with decks on each level and has lovely deck (it would appear that SMA has an elaborate rooftop culture). The pool is beautiful albeit unheated, which is ok given the heat. The kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans and utensils. The furnisnishing allow four people to be perfectly alone or perfectly together as the mood dictates. The home is located at the top of a hill on a residential street and the transition from outside to inside is breathtaking. The house itself is located a few short blocks from a huge Mexican market selling fruits, vegetables, dairy products, tortillas and fresh flowers. A New York style bodega is three blocks further for liquor and canned goods (Bonanza). Everything is very clean. El Jardin is truly about 10 minutes away. Being in a resedential neighborhood allowed us to participate in a local festival dedicated to Our Lady of sorrows: diaromas dedicated to her were set up in many homes and passers by were offered ice cream and popsicles. The liquids represent her tears. Downtown, banks an such set up elaborate displays +/- the frozen treats. The restaurants are great and the street food top notch. Back to the house, THIS HOUSE IS UNSUITABLE FOR CHILDREN NOT IN THEIR TEENS. THe stairways are narrow and there are beautiful paintings and sculptures everywhere. The pool has no railing. This is a great place to escape from your young children! Lastly, Soledad the housekeeper comes daily to clean up, it is like staying in a few thousand square foot hotel. She will make breakfast or even better, you can make an early breakfast and she will help with clean up. If asked, she can help with laundry.

Simply put, it was an awesome trip and SMA is treasure. N.B.: There is some construction at an adjacent property that should be done by September of 2018. It was in the background but did not disturb us.

We stayed for five days and were a party of two adults and two teens.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This a beautiful property.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay and Neil is an excellent host. Unfortunately the WiFi router for the family room died so no internet other than the bedrooms. The solar heated pool wasn’t as warm as we hoped it would be. Otherwise everything was terrific.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This was even more than we had imagined!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the month of February in this magical home! Everything was exactly what we we hoped it would be and more. The house is superbly designed and the open kitchen was fully equipped with all the tools needed to prepare the wonderful food found in the local organic markets.

The master suites were spacious and there is even a beautiful enclosed bamboo atrium garden in the bathroom!

Our housekeep Isabel was so helpful and eager to please.....always with a smile. She anticipated our every need and was a real asset during our stay.

Neil, the property manager was ever available and was a pleasure to speak with and visit........his philosophy on life is a lesson we will try to inject into our own lifestyle.

We look forward to our next visit.

Jill and Gianni Cereda, NY,NY

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the area and the house

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and contemporary. Kitchen was great to work in. Neil was easy to work with and he did a great job of showing us how everything worked.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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5

definitely an exquisite stay

  • 5 of 5

The minute we walked through the door, all was calm. Walking in the front gate to Koi fish in the pond, we knew this was going to be a special stay. And the yummy Spa smells once in the house!!! (products can be purchased in town - Hecho SMA) Our retreat-home was perfect for relaxing from a busy day exploring: laying by the pool in warm winter sunshine, sitting on the different level decks looking out over the lake, watching the local birds enjoy the beautiful landscape and pool, walking in the garden, enjoying all the art, listening to the wind blow the bamboo in the bathroom atrium and cooking a Christmas morning breakfast. Oh, and the house comes with a cute pool boy (wink). You will love your stay here!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Such an inviting peaceful home.

  • 5 of 5

I really can't say enough about how much we loved our stay at this wonderful home. We arrived very late and Neil was there to greet us. He had left us bread, fruit and eggs among other items; everything we needed. The house was so much more than we imagined. Very beautiful and had such a nice "zen" feel to it. After walking all day (and wow we really did walk all day) it was so nice to come home to the house and immediately feel relaxed. We sat by the tranquil pool sipping our wine and watching the hummingbirds. We enjoyed the morning walks to town but at night we hailed a cab only because I spent way too much money shopping and always had many bags.

We have stayed in many VRBO places and this by far has been our favorite. If we ever come back to San Miguel this is most definitely where we will stay. My husband says it will be a while because we are now broke from all my shopping trips! San Miguel has such beautiful textiles!

Also a big shout out to Victor and his staff for our drives to and from the airport. Very courteous and timely.

And last, many thanks to Solidad. Our place was always clean, full of fresh flowers and smelled absolutely wonderful every time we walked in the door...wonder what she uses?

We just loved this little piece of heaven!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Car: not necessary

Best of Town & Country!

Designed by Architect Neil Hassall, this spacious contemporary house overlooks the Presa with exquisite architecture and interiors, maid service, and other first-rate amenities plus under floor heating and purified water system. All rooms are generously sized.

The stunning architectural dream house is arranged over three floors. The lower ground floor guest suite overlooks the dream pool and gardens.

The first floor features a large master bedroom suite, with dressing area and bathroom with a central bamboo courtyard. The second floor is largely open plan and incorporates a kitchen, dining and living areas and a half bath and amazing views from the terrace.

Guest Access

The location is the perfect backdrop for small elegant weddings & celebrations that you will remember forever.

You have the use of 3 floors, plus the roof terrace, gardens and stunning deluxe pool.

Feel like home and take care of it as if it was yours. Enjoy your stay.

Other Things to Note

San Miguel is a favorite getaway for people from Mexico City. There are many international restaurants and good local food. The city is known for its cultural activities and live music is everywhere.

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $98.38

Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.
Payment is via paypal.

By continuing with your booking, you agree you have read and accept our rental agreement and cancelation policy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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