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Speaks french
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC VIEWS

Guanajuato House Rental Photos and Description

Beautiful 4 BR 2 Bath house with big balcony and terrasse

Casa Bella Vista: Great, beautiful contemporary Mexican-style 3-storey house with gorgeous views, in a very safe neighborhood. Nice comfortable private rooms with real beds (matrimonial in 3 bedrooms + queen in Master BR), good light in each room. Big balcony off 2nd floor. The 3rd floor has a huge 40' x 20' deck with 300 degree view of the city, perfect for entertaining. Great, large kitchen, and spacious Dining Room, Living Room. Beautiful tiled bathroom on the main floor, and full bathroom on the second floor as well. Parking for 2 cars, very nice garden with native plants. Fantastic quiet cul-de-sac, and safe, friendly neighborhood. It's a 15-20 minute leisurely walk to Centro. Buses are readily available for 5 pesos (40 cents) and you can easily flag a taxi to go back and forth for 30 pesos ($2.40) to Centro. Internet WIFI. Because it is perched on a hill, the house is always comfortable (not too hot, not too cold) and gets a lot of light. The guests rooms all have windows that open to the interior shaft for air ventilation. With its panoramic views from both the balcony and the deck, you see the sunrise, and the sunset.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
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Speaks french

Originally from rural Quebec (1 1/2 hour from Quebec City), I'm an Artist Painter/Scenic Artist from Vancouver. After traveling in different areas of Asia and Latin America in the past 10 years, I chose Guanajuato as my second home for its incredible light, colours, consistently sunny and warm weather, very friendly locals, very safe city, rich culture, and proximity to home (all the things I don't want to live without). I bought the house recently, and I see it as as wonderful and inspiring place for artists and innovative minds. I like that it's truly Mexican with tiles from renowned Dolores Hidalgo 1 hour away. During my travels, I found that a home away from home was important, and that's what I want to provide for people. It's also a good base for going to other wonderful cities like Guadalajara and Mexico City. I have a daughter in her 20's and her and I shared custody of a very loving MinPin Chihuahua, until they both moved to Montreal. I miss them both very much, and plan to visit a lot. Life is very short. Why not live it! I lived in Germany in my 20's, where my daugher was born, so I understand a certain level of German. And of course, I make my way in Spanish.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

This house is such an inspiration for artists! I painted 30 paintings in 3 months from the terrasse and its fantastic views. The Balcony also is a great place to chill and has great views as well. The house is very spacious, and always comfortable.

My neighours are all from the same large family so we all watch for each other. It's a very safe place to be, away from the traffic and crowd. The view from the very spacious Master Bedroom would make anyone fall in love with the place.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Reviews

Property Reviews

Breathtaking Panoramic Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Breathtaking Panoramic Views
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Guanajuato Guanajuato State
Clinton Township, MI
5

Great house for our first stay in Guanajuato

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 2, 0010
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
We spent 3 nights at Martine's house in Guanajuato during New Year's week 2013-14. The house is just as described and Martine was great to communicate with. She answers emails very quickly which was great since this was a last minute trip. The kitchen is well stocked with utensils, cookware, and dishes and had everything we needed to prepare simple meals while at the house. It is just a quick walk to the Mummy museum. It is easy to walk down the hill and into the Centro. We have 4 kids, so we usually took the bus or the taxi back up the hill, as is suggested. Amazing view from the 2nd floor deck and the roof. Temperature in Guanajuato was quite chilly and the house was quite cool, but we wrapped up in blankets. The wifi worked well for us throughout our stay. This property while not luxury, is a fantastic value, VERY clean, comfortable, great for families, and traditionally Mexican. We loved all the star light fixtures! We prefer to stay in houses when we travel because it's easier with the kids to have some common areas. Antonia, the neighbor across the street was great to open the house and lock up when we left. There are several little "convenience stores" to be found in the walk down the street on the way to the Centro where we were able to buy fruits and veggies, fresh juice and tortillas and eggs for breakfast. The Comercial Mexicana in town is a regular grocery store where you can get anything you can't find in the little stores near the house. This is also within walking distance. Would definitely stay here again. We left our car parked at the house and walked during our stay.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure to have you Jeff and Linsee. Hope you come again!
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Breathtaking Panoramic Views
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Guanajuato Guanajuato State
5

Best vaction ever!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Had a great time. It was walking distance to el centro and to el museo de la momias.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Raul,
I didn't get to meet you as I'm in Canada, but I'm so glad you enjoyed it, and I hope we have you again!
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Breathtaking Panoramic Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475702vbi
Guanajuato Guanajuato State
5

wonderfull

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Will with no hesitation boo km this place again in the future. Wonderfull clean confortable place.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Anthony for taking good care of my place. I hope to have you again!
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Breathtaking Panoramic Views
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Guanajuato Guanajuato State
5

A wonderful view!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
We spent a great week in Martine´s house, it has a beautiful view you can see all Guanajuato from the roof. The house is cozy, clean and comfortable, is really close to the Momias museum. I really recommend this property.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Sunny, it was a pleasure to have you!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Leon
Car: not necessary

20 minutes hike to Zona Centro, near Mommias Museum. On your walk to Zona Centro, you can see the Alhondiga Museum, Hidalgo market, Commercial, Jardin Reforma, and Plaza San Francisco ( very quiet park with restaurants), and the Diego Riviera and Frida Khalo house/museum (tucked on a side street). There are small local grocery shops 2 minutes from the house, and 5 minutes down is the Tepetapa street with its many diverse small shops. The walk is very easy to the Centro, but it's easier to take a taxi back home (for 30 pesos or $2.40), cause it's fairly steep, or take the readily available bus (5 pesos or $0.40) up the Tepetapa (Take the Mommias or Nuevo Panteon, and then hike the last 5 minutes. If you take the Mommias, you can stay on the bus to go around the hill all the way up to the sign that says 'Bano' just above the museum Mommias. It will save you the hike along the Panteon Wall.

A typical day is to have a smoothie and breakfast in the house in the morning, then stroll down to the Centro and visit, stopping along for a snack at the Hidalgo Mercado; then visit some more, and have an afternoon 3-course meal (drink included) for $5-$7 in one of the nice small restaurants close to University, then slowly make your way back, shopping for your night meal at the Hidalgo Mercado, and take the bus or taxi back on time to catch some more sun and watch the sunset by 6pm. (Downtown gets very cool in the shade after 2pm, but the house has the sun all day).

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Availability & Rates

Guanajuato House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Off season
May 1 - Jun 30
C$ 80
C$ 85
Thu,Fri,Sat
C$ 504
C$ 1,080
3 nights
 
 
Cervantino Festival
Oct 9 2014 - Oct 27 2014
C$ 140
C$ 800
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
C$ 100
C$ 602
C$ 1,260
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$100.00
Cleaning fee C$30.00
Notes There is a $30 cleaning fee, and a $100 refundable damage deposit.
Cancellations refundable at 100% up to 7 days before arrival, minus $75 admininstration fee.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Guanajuato House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , hot water.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hot water. Beautiful ceramic tiles throughout
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , large closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , large closet
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Huge Master Bedroom with large windows opening to balcony. G
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Huge Master Bedroom with large windows opening to balcony. Great walk-in closet. Seating area with Mexican-style aquipal leather furniture.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • ruins
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
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