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Artistic Casita Great Views San Miguel de Allende Mexico

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 12 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Artistic 1 bdr 1 bath private entrance 25-30 minute walk on country road to centro mx style kitchen 2nd fl terraza - garden views & outdoor dining for six. 3rd fl terraza - bbq/kitchen/bar/sofa street parking. Maid service weekly w/d available.

One important aspect that makes this casita more unique is it gives you a blend of both centro and a more spacious, beautiful environment. You can easily get to centro but return to a peaceful home with gardens, hummingbirds and amazing views. In addition, i love San Miguel which was voted #1 tourist destination in the world by Conde Nast I want you to enjoy San Miguel too. I provide information on tours with locals that I personally know (eg horseback and atv riding, rock climbing, day tours to Guanajuato etc). When i am going kayaking, to the hot springs, the Mercado or a Mexican fiesta i will invite you to join me and/or provide transportation. You will have the opportunity to explore on your own but see more of San Miguel via the eyes of someone who lives here. Please, be aware this is Mexico and there are fireworks, barking dogs at night etc. If sensitive to noise you may want to bring ear protection etc. for sounder slumbers.

More Details

Joey Merrifield
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017

About Joey Merrifield

Hola! I am Canadian but lived in Seattle, WA for many years and now reside in beautiful San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Previously worked at the Univ of Washington Harborview Medical Center as a nurse practitioner. I bought a casa in San Miguel in March 2009 and l completed the casita, third floor terraza and garden in late 2012. I love to be active in terms of hiking, kayaking and swimming. I am open and artistic as evidenced when you meet me or walk in my front door. Travel and photography are two of my greatest passions.

Saludos Joey

Joey Merrifield purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Joey Merrifield chose San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful Unesco World Heritage city. Voted #1 tourist destination in the world by Conde Nast, NYC. There are festivals and fiestas Home to environmentalists, bird watchers and artists

What makes this apartment unique

I love going to centro yet appreciate coming home to a more peaceful environment with a luscious garden filled with bouganvilla, cactus flowers, herbs and an amazing views of the mountains .


Car: not necessary


Colonia Obraje Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Small bedroom with one double bed. Lots of closet space and a nice view of the garden and mountains
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Multiple themes (adventure, historic, sports & activities, spa) in San Miguel de Allende. The casita is a tranquil 'away from it all' romantic environment except this is Mexico so, at times you may hear fireworks, roosters crowing, dogs barking etc. If you are a light sleeper you may want to take this into account when booking although although you will encounter this no matter where you stay in San Miguel. Massage onsite can be arranged.


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Artistic Casita Great Views San Miguel de Allende Mexico
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Delighful! Cozy, Clean and Comfortable with Great Views

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Joey's beautiful casita. Everything was clean, well-maintained and exactly as described in the listing. Joey was so welcoming and easy to communicate with both before and during our stay. She was also very helpful in offering recommendations for things to do and tips for navigating San Miguel.

We loved lounging on the 3rd floor terrace, which has great views of the town, mountains and sunset. We also enjoyed cooking meals in the small kitchen and dining al fresco on the patio. I also loved the shower - hot with great water pressure and a pretty window.

Though the casita is outside of the main downtown area, getting around was easy. Cabs are easy to come by and shockingly inexpensive. And there is a bus, though we never ended up taking it. It took us 20-30 minutes to walk into town, which we did just about every day - sometimes twice. And the neighborhood felt very safe - I never felt nervous even when walking alone. Overall, we were grateful for a relaxing place to come back to after long days exploring and would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place just out of town. Great view and welcoming host. This was perfect

  • 5 of 5

Warm, cosy, private and very comfortable. We prefer to stay away from the center of town. We walked into town, but it's also easy to use taxis. Once we learned public transportation, we felt like locals. Wonderfully decorated separate apartment with all amenities. Great movie collection, music, lovely garden with a view, a bottle of wine and the most comfortable bed I've slept on in Mexico. Joey was a great host , giving advice and even checking in regularly to offer us rides into town. Bring earplugs if you have trouble sleeping with barking dogs, but this is Mexico. I prefer them to bars and street noise. Highly recommended for a couple who wants to imagine living in San Miguel.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias for the kind review, Barbara. It was such a pleasure having you and Jim here. Mi casa es su casa should you decide to return to San Miguel. Saludos de Casita Danielita Joey
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cosy casita!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay in Joey's casita. The place was clean and organized. We had everything we needed to make it feel like home. The shower was powerful and hot; amazing for mexico. The listing description was very accurate so we knew what to expect. The views from the top deck were awesome!

Even though this property was not in the centre of town, there was no problem getting around. We did walk a fair bit, and the buses were cheap and always entertaining!

Joey was a great host. Her knowledge of San Miguel de Allende and surrounding areas proved very helpful, and we sometimes hitched a ride into town with her. Would definitely recommend her and her charming oasis.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay at the casita

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Joey our host was extremely helpful in letting us know about events and things to do and the Casita was very attractive and well equipped. We especially appreciated the availability of a washer and dryer. The garden was delightful and fascinating with the various species of birds. Sitting on the rooftop patio and watching the sunset was a daily ritual.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review Paul and Heather. It was a pleasure having you both here and I am glad our paths crossed again today and hope you return again to San Miguel de Allende and Casita Danielita. Un abrazo Joey
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  • 5 of 5

A+++++ accommodations. We had a wonderful time in San Miguel, and Joey's casita helped make our stay amazing. Wonderful city, wonderful rental property. Within walking distance of city center, fabulous views of the city, very clean, very comfortable, great hot shower. Joey is just wonderful. She's sweet and attentive and had great recommendations. We loved our stay in San Miguel, and would absolutely return and stay in Joey's sweet casita again.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

The perfect casa away from your casa!

  • 5 of 5

Everything you could possibly need while visiting San Miguel — a comfy bed, a kitchen you can cook in, a terrace with a view, and quite possibly the BEST shower in Mexico!! Seriously, hot water and water pressure that rival showers back home. Joey is an extremely helpful host — if there is anything you need, she probably already has it covered. She has her thumb on the pulse of the city and will share all her knowledge with you, very sweet.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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