Exquisite "Mexican Modern" home in an ideal Centro District location

Exquisite "Mexican Modern" home in an ideal Centro District location

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Located in the Centro District in San Miguel de allende, Guanajuato, Central Mexico.
Located 265 km (165 miles) northeast of Mexico City. San Miguel is located within Mexico's hilly central highlands.
In 2008 UNESCO recognized San Miguel de Allende as a World Heritage of site.
San Miguel de Allende is a city that manages to be both quaint and cosmopolitan at the same time. Once an important stop on the silver route between Zacatecas and Mexico City, its historic center is filled with well-preserved buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries. With its narrow cobblestone streets, leafy courtyards, fine architectural details and sumptuous interiors, San Miguel de Allende is arguably the prettiest town in Mexico.

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Accommodations: 2 bedroom home 2.5 baths (sleeps 4)

CASA ALICIA: An exquisite “Mexican Modern” home in an ideal 'Centro' location just off of the southwest corner of Juarez Park. It’s a quick flat walk to the Instituto and Jardin. The entry level interior garden is second to none. It contains an ancient, magnificent, mesquite tree that is an architectural feature in and of itself. A beautiful fountain with surrounding plantings gives one the feeling of a primeval garden. While sitting in the outdoor sala, which opens to a grand living room, you will relax to the sights and sounds of the garden beyond. There are two fireplaces in this fabulous space.

Experience the luxury of this custom home built by a NY designer/owner. Enjoy 2/3 bedrooms - two king and one queen (ground level), all with en suite baths. The spacious indoor and outdoor living rooms are connected with 10 foot high folding glass doors . An additional garden with a fountain can be viewed both from the living room and formal dining room. Spacious terraces, fountains, boveda and beamed ceilings, six fireplaces (one wood burning) and fabulous planted and furnished roof deck (with wet bar and refrigerator) are there for your pleasure.

Have a cocktail party on every level. Amenities include a bubble tub, dish network TV, Vonage phone, wireless internet, radiant heated floors, four plasma TVs and filtered ultraviolet water system throughout. The chef’s kitchen features stainless steel appliances, fabulous center island and dining banquette. Travertine floors throughout. There is a separate cantera barbeque patio next to the kitchen with stainless steel, built-in grill and sink. Two water features on the main floor enhance the relaxing atmosphere of this gracious home.

No luxury is omitted including a refrigerator in the master bedroom closet! The view from the spectacular roof deck looks directly at the Parrochia and surrounding mountains. Luxurious furnishings, linens and tableware reflect the luxury of this home. There are two beautiful gold courses a short cab ride from the house as well as tennis facilities in town. The hot springs (La Gruta) are a delight any time of the year. You can enjoy a day at the pool at the Rosewood Hotel around the corner from the house. Maid/5 1/2 days per week, gardener/handyman 3 days/week and security system connected to central station.

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More about us

  1. We are a retired couple 70 years old.

  2. Originally from New York. Careers in interior design and financial industry consulting.

  3. We love art and design and our home is a combination of the two

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Casa Alicia is a 5 minute walk to the Rosewood Hotel, Instituto Allende, Parque Juarez and all San Miguel attractions. The house is on a quiet street but surrounded by excellent restaurants and shopping options. There is a wonderful organic market a few blocks away. Tennis and golf options are widely available with two golf courses less than ten minutes by taxi from the house.

Buzzy restaurants
1821 (Rosewood Hotel), Antonia's Bistro, Traza, Atrio
Cool bars
Luna Bar, Azotea Rooftop, Atrio Bar
Cozy cafés
Lavanda, Cafe Rama
Retail therapy
aurora art galleries and retail shops, Calle Mesones
Bit of culture
Aurora art galleries, Bellas Artes, Bibliotecha
Walks in the park
Parque Juarez, Jardin
Spot of exercise
Rosewood Gym, Boom Fitness
Day tripping
Atontinilco, Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato

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