Tepoztlan Estate Rental Photos and Description
6 BR 5.5BA,sleeps 10-12, tennis, pool, views
This villa, reminiscent of the traditional Mexican haciendas, is built on a 10 acre compound. In addition to its six bedrooms spread out through four floors, the house has inviting living, dining and recreation areas, as well as a beautiful outdoor patio, with dining for 12 or more persons. In addition to mountain views, the villa is conveniently located to Tepoztlan (five minutes), Cuernavaca (20 minutes) and Mexico City (60 minutes).
The area's craggy mountains and jagged cliffs are as spectacular as those in Sedona, Arizona, but Tepoztlan, at a higher altitude and significantly greener, boasts moderate weather throughout the year. It is officially recognized as one of Mexico's magical areas. Master yoga instructors abound in the area.
Outdoor activities are splendid, including swimming, bird watching, hiking, mountain biking, sightseeing and golfing at nearby courses. Major archaeological sites are close by.
Relax and pamper yourself in this spacious and comfortable home.
Nearby Tepoztlan, with cobblestone streets and the glow of a traditional Mexican town, is one of a handful of Mexican localities officially recognized as a Pueblo Magico (Magical Town). It features a traditional Mexican market. Fine traditional and nouveau Mexican fare is available at local restaurants. A former convent converted to a museum offers a unique glimpse of the colonial past. Cuernavaca, the city of eternal Spring, has world-class restaurants waiting to serve you in elegance either indoors or al fresco. In addition to Cuernavaca, Tepoztlan and Mexico City, other areas of historic importance within a two-hour drive from Villa San Clementito, include Taxco, Xochicalco, Malinalco and Puebla.
THIS Country Estate FEATURES:
* Spacious and comfortable home with all the modern conveniences.
* Five full bedroom suites plus a sixth smaller bedroom,.
* Swimming pool with incredible view
* Attentive daily housekeeping service and kitchen assistance, if desired (cook available upon request for an additional fee).
* Fabulous view of surrounding mountains and valley below.
* Modern professionally-equipped kitchen.
* On-site staff 24-hours (living in a separate house).
* Outdoor terrace overlooking mountains and valley, with gas barbecue grill.
* Dining room with seating for 12.
* Television with satellite programming accessing English-language channels.
* Tennis Court
BR B Amenities: /B BR Cable television, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, DVD Player, Fireplace, Full gourmet kitchen, Garage, Gardens, Gas grill, Jacuzzi®, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Satellite television, Stereo Speakers for ipod, Swimming Pool, Telephone, Tennis Court, VCR, Laundry Service
Outdoor patios both covered and uncovered, Linens and towels provided, Hair dryer in each bathroom, Security System, Laundry Service (additional fee), Airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged (additional fee).
Smoking outdoors only, please.
BR B Activities: /B BR Art Galleries, Cycling, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Movie Theatre, Museums, National Parks, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, State Parks, Swimming, Tennis, Walking, Wildlife viewing, Tepoztlan is recognized as the Hatha Yoga capital for Mexico. Climbing a mountain to the Aztec pyramid. 500 year old ex-convent.
BR B Area: /B BR 50 miles South of Mexico City and 20 minutes from Cuernavaca. Excellent toll road.
- wheelchair accessible
- children welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Patricia Hogan
I came to Mexico in 1976, intending to be here for two years, and I am still here. I have managed the first relocation company in Mexico for all this time, helping executives move their families to this wonderful country. We have used that same experience to provide a unique hospitality in Tepoztlan.
Patricia Hogan purchased this estate in 1987
Why Patricia Hogan chose Tepoztlan
What could be more relaxing than waking up as the sun comes over these magical Tepoztlan mountains? From the first visit out here, as guests of the original adventuresome owner, Clemente M. Jacques, we knew it was where we wanted to visit often. When one day in 1987 he came to our home in Mexico City and said he wanted to sell and he wanted to sell to us, well, it took about 10 minutes of discussion to say 'yes!'
Guestbook comments from the manager
We have chosen Hacienda San Clemente Jacques as our winter getaway at least 5 or 6 times not because it is in a perfect climate zone, which it is, but because it is just so darn beautiful and we love staying there and catching up with Pattie, Jorge and staff. The location, minutes from town, is so peaceful with a view of the mountains to the left and valley directly below...spectacular. Morning coffee and bird watching from the terrace, daily tennis (and butterfly spotting) then a refreshing swim became our routine. Our friend's daughter was married at SCJ in the private chapel on the property. The hacienda housed the immediate family and guests found accomodations throughout Tepoztlan and the area. Even though the house was full there was still oodles of room to get lost in. At night, overlooking the twinkling lights of the town below the patio was a wonderfully intimate outdoor dining and dancing venue strung with fairy lights.
A ground level bedroom suite opens onto the large patio for those who have difficulty with stairs. Choosing one of the bedrooms on the upper floors is difficult as they all have amazing views and tasteful decors. But what really makes San Clemente Jacques unique is the choice you have of being TOTALLY catered to or being left to your own devices. Everything from meals to shopping can be taken care of expertly by Felipe, Theresa, Francisco and Ladiana or you can practice your Spanish and shopping skills to your hearts content in the town market, one of our favourite things to do. Pattie is so conscientious about making sure you have everything you need from solving tech issues to getting you hooked up with an excellent accupuncturist or yoga instructor. Felipe takes care of the grounds and his creative touches are evident throughout, take his walking path in and around the entire property will keep you in shape. Nothing has been forgotten in the effort to make your stay memorable.
In all the times we have been to Tepoztlan and SCJ there has never been a moment when we felt unsafe or threatened on any way. We so look forward to our next stay at the hacienda.
Elaine Wilson and Ted Michener, St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
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