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Bright Casita in Historic Center, Unique City and Sunset Views

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

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

Megan and Gordon
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 27, 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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Zona Centro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Bright Casita in Historic Center, Unique City and Sunset Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 7 reviews

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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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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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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Great location, clean and well appointed...

  • 5 of 5

Just came back from a wonderful month in San Miguel de Allende. This was our 6th time there and this condo provided us with a great location for easy walking access to the main square. The condo itself was extremely clean with a well appointed kitchen allowing us to cook complete meals. Bed is also very comfortable and bedroom quiet during the night. We further appreciated the small grocery store steps away to buy milk, eggs, etc. Manager Abraham was there to greet us upon our arrival and very helpful when we needed to call for assistance.

We would definitely return to this condo.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An enjoyable stay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this property for 2 weeks at the end of January. We really enjoyed staying there. The location for us was very convenient, about a 10 minute walk down to the zocolo. It is a bit longer going home because it is uphill and the casita is on the third floor. We're in good shape and enjoyed the exercise. We did enjoy the views from the roof top area as well as being able to quickly dry our laundry up there.

The kitchen is fairly well equipped for cooking, not gourmet but sufficient. Nice to have lots of spices on hand. We had a couple of small problems with the VCR and lack of toaster and they were resolved very quickly.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Casita, in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

I spent 3 months in this casita and it was very well suited to my needs, sufficiently equipped, in a great location and the roof top / 360 views was outstanding. Sylvia the maid was always very pleasant and did a great job cleaning and Abraham the Property Manager was always very pleasant, professional and very efficient in attending to anything I requested, which was minimal. It was a quick 10 min. walk to the Jardin (centre of town) and always felt safe regardless of the time of day or night. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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


Rates & Availability

Zona Centro Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 16 2016 - Mar 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
winter 2018
Dec 16 2017 - Mar 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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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