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Bright Casita in Historic Center, Unique City and Sunset Views

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Casita Piedras Vistas, a new sunny flat in the historic centro of San Miguel will charm you.

Panoramic views of the old church tops around the central square and the countryside are especially rich at sunset. Located in the very safe oldest part of town, a warren of narrow cobblestone streets. Walk only 4 1/2 blocks from the main square or 'jardin' as the locals call it, and the Instituto Allende and the Plaza Civica with its open air artesian and vegetable markets are also only 4 blocks away.

Private entrance on a quiet cobblestoned street. You will enjoy the modern Mexican tiled, full kitchen with French doors open to the view. The garden rooftop vistas are breathtaking in all directions, with a private eating area and chaise lounge and a shared gazebo with table for dining or wireless internet use.

Gas fireplaces in living room and bedroom provide warmth. Maid and garden service provided. Within a block you will find several Mexican mini groceries, vegetable markets and the friendly oldest cantina in town.

It is also a short walk to the Jardin Botanico canyon and nature preserve, the beautiful Parque Juarez, and 1 block to the Casa de Cultura. You won't want to leave this beautiful place.

Keywords: Casita

More Details

Owner
Megan and Gordon
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Megan and Gordon

We live in Olympia, Washington, but we lived with our youngest son in San Miguel for a year in 2008/2009. Our son went to a Mexican school for his 8th grade year.

Megan and Gordon purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Megan and Gordon chose San Miguel de Allende

We purchased this casita for its easy access the rich culture of San Miguel, the friendliness of the people and the opportunity to be part of this unique community.

What makes this apartment unique

We especially enjoy the nightly sunsets over the sierra from the french door windows in the kitchen/dining room. We enjoy being close to the central square, the open market, the Institute Allende and language schools. We enjoy moutain biking with the 'Bici-Burro' bike shop just two blocks away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved Day of the Dead in San Miguel. It was sunny and warm. There were so many parades and so much art. The casita had beautiful views of the sunsets and the fireworks at night. We loved the friendly old bar, El Manantial, just around th corner.
Oct 2009
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Amenities

Zona Centro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Bright Casita in Historic Center, Unique City and Sunset Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 10 reviews
5

great price, perfect location and the terrace for morning and evening enjoyment was "tops"!!

  • 5 of 5

First, let me say that when we return to SMA it will be in Apt. 3 (top apt) of Gordon and Meg's lovely "home" away from home. The BdRm was large with a view of the city. All the comforts were afforded us including a very well stocked kitchen.

The location was in walking distance to "Everything and everywhere".

The top outside terrace had a fantastic view of the city and many of its beautiful churches and of giant air balloons floating gracefully over the city early every morning with the sun catching their beautiful bright multicolored markings. In the late afternoon it was a perfect place to chill out with a Ginger Margarita and watch the sun descend behind our location.

Thank you Meg and Gordon!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was great!

Clean and neat, it had everything.

Location was fine for me but for older folks it may be a bit far form centro.

Taxis are cheap and easy to get.

I would love to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at this casita. It was comfortable with a nice view and lots of afternoon sun. The location was perfect and only a 10 minute walk to the Jardin or in the other direction to the Parque Juarez. The rooftop patio was a highlight with a lovely view over the town.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

A great place to stay in SMA

  • 5 of 5

It was our third trip to San Miguel de Allende. We choose the area of Chorro because of its vicinity and easy accessibility to downtown. The apartment where we stayed this time for almost six weeks was so far the best place we had during our vacations in SMA. Besides of the location it has great features which make life easy: the well equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, the washer/dryer, the well working internet and the TV with a DVD. The queen size bed is comfortable. It is suitable for a longer time to stay for two people. The apartment is well kept and clean, the house cleaner service perfect. It has a great roof top terrace offering spectacular views of sunsets and over the city, only one flight up from the apartment. The house is in rather quiet neighborhood. Sleeping is never a problem, even the cars passing on Pedras Chinas sometimes may be a bit annoying. The walk to downtown is an easy 10 minutes. Back up might be a bit more strenuous, but there are inexpensive taxis. The people in the neighborhood are friendly and there are little stores offering the basics for the daily life for little money. The description on VRBO is accurate, there were no surprises. I only can recommend this apartment. We will rent it again on our next trip to SMA.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Megan and Gordon's for 3 weeks and really liked it. It has all of the comforts of home, is nicely decorated with a very comfortable bed. It is located in a great area of San Miguel, on a very quaint and narrow cobblestone street. You can walk to the Centro in about 10 minutes and the Park is just a few minutes walk away. Megan and Gordon were very helpful with everything I needed. Would recommend it, and also would stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the apartment on Piedras Chinas

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment, great location, spectacular views from the rooftop. Only one complaint....the rooftop was so relaxing that it was hard for me to motivate myself to leave!

Highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
El Manantial (the spring here where SMA founded)
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
El Manantial
Car: not necessary

Language schools and Arts/crafts/cooking schools

Photos

Rates & Availability

Zona Centro Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$95
$550
$1,650
 
 
winter 2018
Dec 16 2017 - Mar 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$120
$750
$1,850
 
 
Fall 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
$100
$600
$1,700
 
 
winter 2019
Dec 16 2018 - Mar 31 2019
6 night minimum stay
$125
$800
$1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$90
$450
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Monthly rate is for any four week period or longer, and not by the calendar month. Rates are negotiable May through September.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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