A light filled, two bedroom villa, in the large walled garden of our 200 year old historic home in the center of San Miguel awaits you. A bubbling fountain will soothe away your cares as you read and relax in the shade of a 100 year old mesquite tree. Pomegranate, avocado, orange and lime trees compliment the property and the butterflies and hummingbirds visit daily.
Newly renovated with skylights and glass paneled doors,the villa has spacious, bright and sunny rooms to enhance your holiday enjoyment. The living room, incorporates the original stone garden wall, and is beautifully decorated in bright Mexican colors. A gas fireplace adds a romantic touch and takes the chill off cool winter evenings. Dining can be enjoyed indoors or alfresco on the villa veranda beside the fountain. Kitchen is fully equipped with full sized fridge and stove, microwave oven and other small appliances. Our large master-suite has a king size bed, which can be converted into two twins if you prefer. TV, fireplace, walk in closet and ensuite bathroom The second bedroom has a queen size bed, fireplace and ensuite bathroom Both bathrooms are decorated with colorful Mexican hand painted sinks and tiles. In the traditional Mexican style all rooms have glass paneled doors that open to a peaceful garden area. In the main house,a queen sized bedroom with en-suite bath and fireplace can be reserved at reasonable nightly rates for overflow guests of villa occupants. A one bedroom casita on the same property is also available for rent. Total sleeping accommodations could number 9 with the use of the casita and the guest suite in the main house, making this a perfect location for a family reunions or a group gathering. Maid service is provided daily and is included in the rental price.
Located in the historic center of town, we are a short 3 block level walk to the main square,(El Jardin). Historical landmarks, fine restaurants, laundry services, cinemas, pharmacies, food and artisans markets, theaters, art galleries and supermarkets are all within easy walking distance.
The Canadian owner lives on site and can assist you to arrange transportation to and from any of the area airports.
After traveling the world and living in many countries - Canada, England, France, Italy, India and Brazil, I discovered San Miguel de Allende in Mexico in 2006 and decided to unpack my suitcases and settle down. The Spanish colonial architecture delights my eyes as I walk the cobblestone streets. The sun shines daily and the climate suits me to a T. There is an incredible expat community in this town, many are travelers like myself, artists and writers. I enjoy the banquet of cultural activities the town has to offer, live theater, music festivals and art openings. And San Miguel has one of the largest English libraries in Latin America. As an avid reader this is a big bonus for me. It took two years to convert my old adobe house with large garden into a guest house with three units. Renovating and decorating is my passion. The main house, which is my home, is an old adobe hacienda style house. The villa is newly constructed using part of an old construction in the garden and the casita has been converted from a wing of the original house.
The property is right in the heart of the historical center I love the challenge of rescuing an old neglected place and making it beautiful. It was located in the part of town where I wanted to make my own home and had potential for a good rental site. Location, Location, Location. Everything is just a few minutes walk away. Yet the large garden in the historical center provides a quiet respite from the busy town.
Right in the historical heart of San Miguel, I can be in the Jardin in a few minutes. There is no need to have a car since everything is close by. Walking the quiet cobblestone streets, lined with flowers on the way to my favorite cafe reminds me always to be grateful that I chose San Miguel as home. Magic happens here on a daily basis, and at Casa Mandu you are right in the center of it all, but our garden oasis is the perfect place to relax with a book or just sit and watch the butterflies flit from flower to flower.
Colonial town in the center of Mexico. Conde Naste travel magazine awarded San Miguel best place to visit in Mexico, and number 9 of top ten in the world. Mayan Pyramids, Hot Springs, Unesco World Heritage site
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