CUERNAVACA, MORELOS, MEXICO 'LA PIEDRA VIVA' One Bedroom - One bath house Sleeps 2.
ONE WEEK MINIMUM STAY. SECURITY DEPOSIT $200. CLEANING FEE $75. Deposit of $200 due making reservation. Rent and cleaning fee due 30 days before arrival date.
NOT AVAILABLE FOR DAILY RENTAL, ONLY BY THE WEEK OR LONGER.
RENTAL RATES 2014 ARE:
ONE WEEK $500 ($71 a day)
2 WEEKS $700 ($50 a day)
3 WEEKS $850 ($40 a day)
ONE MONTH $1,100 ($37 a day)
ALL IN US DOLLARS
Owner will send on request information about the house operation, manager contact, and deposit refunds and cancellations.
$200 DEPOSIT is due on making the reservation and the cleaning fee or $75 and rent are due 30 days before arrival. Deposit refunded if no damages.
Charming, private, small, well maintained, colonial-style guest house, with patio/garden built in 1996. High walls all the way around the property give you security and privacy; great south facing sunny location for enjoying the outdoors.
FANTASTIC LOCATION, about 3 miles north of the zocalo, great neighborhood, walk to big new supermarket, restaurants and shops on Avila Camacho. Excellent language schools, (including Center for Bilingual and Multicultural Studies on San Jeronimo also called UNINTER) and Spanish Institute SLI across the street from the casita.
The house has appealing stone work, wooden doors and vigas, wrought iron rejas (security bars) and balconies; a large pleasant garden patio with table and chairs, seats six, and umbrella. Ceiling fans upstairs and downstairs; custom handmade furniture throughout. Hi Speed Wireless Internet and a TV, CD player/radio/clock radio and DVD player.
Security deposit $200 - Cleaning fee - $75.
Cleaning fee includes final cleanup on departure, trash bags, trash pickup, cleaning supplies, bottled water in house and final laundry, etc. Owner will email instructions and information about deposit refunds and cancellations to you on request.
Completely walled, secure and private. Fully furnished, one double bed upstairs. The ground floor of the house includes the kitchen, dining room table, (seats four), and a sofabed. There is a stove, refrigerator with freezer, cooking utensils, table service, cleaning supplies, and trash bags; blender, coffee maker, toaster, microwave.
Upstairs has a fully tiled tub bath and shower, new toilet, and a bedroom with a double bed, chest of drawers, and ropero for hanging clothes. There is a balcony with a small table (seats two) off the bedroom with a view of the mountains in the distance. Upstairs feels like being in a tree house with many trees in view. Light and airy, with all tile floors, the kitchen and bath are completely tiled. There is a large cistern so there is always plenty of water. Use bottled water provided for drinking. This is a self-catering rental so maid service can be arranged with the manager for about $25 per visit. Cleaning supplies are provided in the house.
Fixed cellular telephone uses Movistar system, add minutes at Superama market a few blocks away; High Speed Wireless Internet and TV/Radio/CD player, DVD for videos. Plenty of sheets and towels; owner has washer dyer on the premises or use service laundry nearby at about $4-6 per load folded depending on size and composition of load.
Close to public transport; walk downhill to the center of town; huge supermarket closeby, Superama (Walmart owned,use Discover card with no foreign transaction fees). An upscale shopping center, Plaza Laurel, is also nearby with banks, ATM's, beauty shop, dry cleaners, money exchange, pharmacy, cafes, computer supplies, travel agency, Subway, and sidewalk cafes.
Cuernavaca, the city of eternal spring, about 5,500 feet in altitude, has a wonderful climate. The house is within walking distance to Spanish language schools, including UNITER the famous Center for Bilingual and Multicultural Studies on San Jeronimo and Spanish Language Institute SLI across the street from the casita. Check out their websites for more information.
This is the perfect house for a couple or a single, especially for an extended stay for the person who wants to study Spanish or escape the cold winter months or the heat of summer. This house is most comfortable for two adults or a single! Ask owner about long term rental rates.
There are many cultural events, art exhibits and concerts and theatrical presentations. The house makes a convenient home base for sightseeing in Mexico City, Puebla, Taxco, and the states of Guerrero and Mexico.
Acapulco is only three hours away by car or bus. Buses run from the Mexico City Airport to Cuernavaca about every half hour and cost about $16.00.
I first visited Cuernavaca in 1985 to attend the Spanish language school El Centro Bilingue on San Jeronimo, now UNINTER. I loved it there, the weather, people, culture, everything. I bought a vacant lot there in 1986 and built the casita in 1996, the one bedroom bungalow I rent regularly. Cuernavaca truly is the city of eternal spring.There is a new larger home built on the back of the lot in 2008 but it is vacant most of the time. Guests have full access to the patio area with many palms and cactus and seating for 6. Also the service yard with washer and dryer.
I can walk to so many places from my house. There is an excellent language school, Spanish Language Institute directly across the street; all the shops, restaurants and businesses on Avila Camacho, even the Zocalo as it is downhill from my house. I am on a cul-de sac next to a huge private home with a large garden so there is not much traffic on my street and the neighbors are wonderful friends now. They manage the property and take care of guests needs. No parking inside the property but the cul-de-sac street entrance has a locked gate and guests park on the street at night.
Weather! it is wonderful. Lots of privacy due to high walls all around. Lovely patio with palms and cactus garden. Very private.
Excellent Spanish language school across the street from the casita. www.spanishincuernavaca.com. Many shops and restaurants, banks on main street nearby Avila Camacho.
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