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Amazing Waterfront home in San Gil Golf club, unique decor and location.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 bonus room, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 8.

The house has 2 bedrooms on the first floor, each with a private bathroom and a large closet. One of the bedrooms has a full bed and the second bedroom has 2 twin beds. The master suite, with king size bed, is on the second floor with a walk-in closet and beautiful bathroom. The master suite also has a large terrace overlooking the lake and golf course. With a southern exposure and large windows, the master suite is full of light, life, and great views of the surroundings.

The kitchen, living room, dining room, reading area, laundry patio with washer and dryer and bonus room /guest room with private bathroom and independent access are located in the first floor.

The front yard has a 1 space carport. There is room next to the carport for a second vehicle.

The home is on a the cul de sac, so the front of home is quite.

The backyard faces and has direct access to the lake. There is a kayak on the property, swimming off the back yard is refreshing all year, and fishing is popular and permitted in the lake.

In this high end community, maintenance of common areas is impeccable. All new construction has to follow a strict building code that includes the outside design in a modern colonial style; bricks, stone, wood a white stucco is required so that there is a community feel to the neighborhood.

San Gil is one of the most beautiful places to live and to spend your holidays or just a romantic weekend.

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Owner
Cristina Arroyo
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017

About Cristina Arroyo

27 years’ experience as a business owner, architect and rental property manager in Mexico and the U.S. Loves working with people. Fluent in English and Spanish.

My hobbies include pottery, gardening, sailing, kayaking, travel and cooking.

Cristina Arroyo purchased this house in 2002

Why Cristina Arroyo chose Mexico

I bought this house when it was not finished and abandoned. I did not have to see the interior of the house to fall in love with the location and the promising future of this property. I just returned from Greece when I started the remodeling work that became an act of love, as the house needed much more work than expected. This home has become one of my favorite places to relax and enjoy the sound of birds, the water views. Whoever walks in inevitably falls in love with this unique place, the lake is the heart of the house and the decor invites to enjoy life!

What makes this house unique

Directly on the lake, privacy; comfort, privacy and one of the best locations of San Gil; located less than 10 minutes from a major highway, making it easy to get to the most important cities in central Mexico. The home has a southern exposure, large windows and the best view you can imagine.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I was very impressed with the owner of the property, she immediately called us after booking to thank us and arranged everything for our stay to be comfortable and gave us instructions to get to the house and how to use all the amenities of the house. Very impressed with space and how clean it was. Top level service here guys!
Nov 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Amazing Waterfront home in San Gil Golf club, unique decor and location.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Gorgeous lake home with fantastic second floor master suite with very large balcony!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for just under four weeks and we loved it. We walked around the lake almost every day (70 minutes total), ate outside both by the lake and on the balcony, and were really able to unwind and recharge.

With the wifi I could work every day.

Shopping for groceries in San Juan Del Rio was easy, and if we needed something small there are stores in San Gil that sell food, vegetables, cheese and pizza (they deliver).

We enjoyed eating dinner at Campo Bravo, Galindo, and Corral de la Vaca, all reasonably priced with excellent food. For breakfast we ate at the Club House in San Gil overlooking the lake.

We rented a car and driving around was easy with the MapQuest app.

We recommend this place and we will return! Thanks Cristina--your attention to detail and commitment to perfection shows!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, I am so glad to know you enjoyed your trip to Mexico. I hope to have you and your wife back soon! Cristina
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5

Love it and will go back.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had the opportunity to get out of Queretaro for one night and experience a romantic getaway. The house is in a gorgeous and isolated country club called San Gil, a 20min drive from the big city “Queretaro.” We were treated promptly at arrival to this community and ended up grabbing snacks, drinks and groceries for one day at the local store, which I’m happy to say it had everything we needed. The drive into the house was scenic and soothing, something about the air there seems just magical. Upon arrival at the house we were delighted to see the place, the pictures don’t do it justice as the view from the main room is outstanding. Cleanliness didn’t disappoint either as the house had the smell of new and fresh! We only had the chance to stay for one night but we will surely come back for a longer getaway.

Coming by yourself, with your significant other or with your whole family should be fun as there are plenty of green areas and I can only imagine the lake is a playground for kids over the summer, not that it was cold at all over the winter.

Communication with the owner was great. This place is a hidden GEM and I’d recommend it to anyone visiting or wanting a getaway.

Thank you for letting us stay at your wonderful place and we are looking forward to our next stay.

- D. & S.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: D & S, Thanks for your comments, I am so glad to know that you enjoyed your visit to San Gil and staying at the house! I am looking forward to host you many times. Hasta Pronto, Cristina
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5

Great stay at San Gil

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at San Gil on our recent trip to Queretaro.

at first, we didn´t expected it to be so far out from the city, but this turned out to be one of the best features the house has to offer.

its location is great if you plan to visit the nearby towns, we enjoyed day trips to san juan del río, peña de bernal and tequisquiapan.

getting to this "pueblos magicos" is a short drive from San Gil.

The house is beautiful, well kept and its location overlooking the lake makes it all the better, its peaceful and quiet and really lends its self for enoying quality family time.

Patricia, the house keeper, is friendly and warm, she even cooked somo seriously delicious pozole for us!

We loved our time here and will definetly consider coming back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, I am so glad to know you enjoyed your staying at my house and it is rewarding to know we did a good job. It was a pleasure to have you as guests and hope to have you back soon! Cristina
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5

Muy buena experiencia, cumplió las expectativas !!

  • 5 of 5

- Excelente casa para disfrutar en familia.

- Una vista espectacular.

- Muy limpia y cuidada.

- Excelente trato y seriedad de quién la renta

- Muy buena experiencia de mis invitados

- Disfrutamos mucho el lago y el Kayak

- Ampliamente recomendable

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, nada mejor que saber que disfrutaron su estancia y que la casa y el servicio que recibieron fue lo que esperaban. Fue un placer tenerlos como huéspedes, hasta pronto! Cristina
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Excellent1

  • 5 of 5

Perfect in many ways, the home is quiet, spacious, the view is awesome, I recommend 100%

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful lake house, perfect vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at San Gil for 4 weeks. We were a family of 6 including my parents. What a great place to stay! The views to the lake and the large terrace facing the lake and golf course were our favorite part of the house, my kids enjoyed swimming on the lake every day.

The trail around the park was wonderful to run, so pretty and convenient for the 'elders' to get some nice walks in too. The kids made some friends, San Gil is a friendly place.

We felt very safe at all times, San Gil security staff is very efficient, only residents have access to San Gil.

The location served us wonderfully, Queretaro the capital city has interesting museums and places to visit within 30 minutes of the property!

This house is in great shape, nicely decorated and was extremely comfortable, clean, quiet and easy to enjoy, the cleaning lady was a bless, she knows what to do and gave us some extra hours of rest!

Mexico has the best weather! No AC or heat needed, we were able to open the Windows and let fresh air in (what a treat!).

The house was very affordable for our party of 6. We opted to have more meals in than we originally planned for since it was so convenient and comfortable to just eat there!

The golf course is amazing; We even took some golf lessons.

San Juan del Rio the closest city is small and charming has everything we needed, great restaurants, grocery stores, even a Sam’s store!

Queretaro and San Miguel Allende are also very close, we never thought this are of Mexico would be so beautiful and affordable, peaceful and eternally sunny!

We felt in love with San Miguel Allende and stayed there one night at a beautiful Boutique hotel.

Cristina the owner was always available to help and answer to our questions, she does a great job and knows how to make you feel at home.

Leaving San Gil was the most difficult part of our trip. Perfect vacation made even better by finding this great rental.

C.K.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, I am glad you and your family enjoyed your vacation. It was a pleasure to have you staying at my house. Thanks for the fruit bowl, it was a dlicious surprise. Cristina
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Map

Nearest Airport
22.5 Miles
International Airport of Queretaro
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Restaurant Bar San Gil
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Club de Golf Campestre San Gil
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Carretera Federal 45D
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Restaurant Bar San Gil
Car: recommended

Beautiful gated community; San Gil golf club, 24/7 security, 18 hole Golf course, tennis courts, gym, yoga, fitness center, pool, special event area, lake, clubhouse for club members. http://www.clubdegolfsangil.com/index.html

Community residents have access to: private lake, restaurant serving exquisite food from morning until evening, "Super Q" convenience store, ATM, pizza restaurant (they deliver!), Dry cleaners, delicatessen store, produce store and larger chain stores like Sam's, Costo, cinemas, restaurants, bilingual schools, located in San Juan del Rio and Santiago de Queretaro.

This is one of the most beautiful gated communities in the state of Queretaro, family friendly, safe, and close to excellent schools, kids love to ride their bicycles to the clubhouse where different sport events take place, golf, tennis, swimming, fitness classes for adults and children are open to residents.

Driving to important places:

To Santiago de Querétaro (state capital city) 26 Miles.

To San Miguel Allende 59 Miles.

To Mexico city 93 Miles.

To San Juan del Rio, Querétaro 7 Miles.

Queretaro has one of the most beautiful downtown areas, Colonial style, plus great upscale restaurants, hotels and shops, is just 30 minutes away, taking the highway that goes all the way to San Miguel Allende , San Miguel Allende is an amazing Colonial cozy city where you will find restaurants, shops, plazas, small boutique hotels and narrow streets.

The San Juan del Rio, bus station (8 Miles) will take you anywhere in Mexico, there are buses that will take to to the Mexico city airport, they depart day and night from Queretaro bus station.

About Queretaro;

http://www.visitmexico.com/en/queretaro

About San Juan del Rio, Queretaro;

http://www.visitmexico.com/en/VisitMexico30/Buscador?q=san+juan+del+rio

Memberships available for the club house, extra fees applies.

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Rates & Availability

Tequisquiapan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
$190
 
 
Spring break
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
Regular rates 2017
Apr 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$190
 

Additional information about rental rates

After check-out cleaning $60
Refundable damage deposit $800
Property Damage Protection $59

SECURITY DEPOSIT:
The damage protection that Homeaway offers is valid only for residents of the USA.
If you are not a USA resident you are not allowed to buy the Homeaway damage protection. Security deposit is required for all renters. If you are a resident of the USA and you buy the Homeaway damage protection insurance your security deposit will be lowered from $600 to $300. (does not apply to long term renters).
For non-USA residents and for residents of the USA that do not buy the Homeaway damage protection insurance the security deposit will be $600.

LONG TERM:
Maximun ocupancy 8 people included in the rent.
Minimum 30 nights rent.
Plus returnable security deposit.
Utilities included; Water, gas, electricity, land line and long distance calls, Satellite TV, internet, monthly owners association fee, gardener, 2 days a week cleaning service.
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Amenities

Tequisquiapan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 275 m²
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Bottled Water
  • Carport
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gym
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower , Sliding doors in shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Sliding doors in shower.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Sliding doors in shower.
    Servant's bathroom - toilet , shower , Sliding doors in shower.
  • All bathrooms have plenty of natural ventilation and natural light, all of them have windows that open to the exterior.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , full private bathroom, large closet, first floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , full private bathroom, large closet, first floor
    Master suite - 1 king , full private bathroom, walk-in closet, lake view, terrace
    Servant's quarters - 1 double , full private bathroom, first floor
  • All bedrooms have ceramic tile floors and large closets, large sliding windows that provide natural ventilation and natural light. Servant's quarters can accommodate a full size bed or a desk for an office.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
As the photos show, this house is fully equipped and furnished! Cleaning service is included 2 days/week; extra days are available for a fee. Complimentary extra bed or work desk for servant's quarters is also available upon request. There is a cleaning fee of $150 USD upon check-out. Utilities included; water, gas, monthly San Gil owners association fee, gardener, internet, satellite TV service, security staff 24/7.

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