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Casa Francisco - Colonial Gem in Historic Center

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Foyer w/view to dining room
Excellent
19 reviews
Foyer w/view to dining room
Facade
Facade
View from front door to courtyard via foyer
Outdoor sala
Office/game room-2nd floor
Fountain in courtyard
Couryard view to outdoor sala
Courtyard view to balcony over courtyard
Courtyard balcony
Rooftop terrace view to Las Monjas church/Bellas Artes building (NE)
Rooftop terrace view (E)
Rooftop terrace view of Los Picachos mountians (S)
Living room
Living room
Living room
Living room view to open courtyard and outdoor sala
Living room
Dining room
Dining room
Dining room with view to vaulted ceiling hall to kitchen
Vaulted ceiling hall to kitchen
Kitchen
Dining room with view to foyer
Kitchen
Kitchen
Courtyard view to outdoor sala
Balcony over courtyard
Outdoor sala and fireplace
Courtyard fountain
Outdoor sala view to fountain
Courtyard fountain
Foyer view from courtyard
Full bath on first floor
Landing on 2nd floor near laundry/utility room
Guest bedroom
Guest bedroom
Alcove in guest bedroom near fireplace
Fireplace in guest bedroom
Vaulted ceiling hallway between guest bedroom and guest bathroom
Vaulted ceiling hallway between guest bedroom and guest bathroom
Guest bath
Guest bath
Guest bath
Guest bedroom
Office with boveda vaulted ceiling & chandelier (not shown)
Master bedroom
Master bedroom fireplace
View to master bath from master dressing room
Master bath
Master bath
Master bedroom
Fireplace in master bedroom
Seating are in from of fireplace in master bedroom
Faux equipales chairs on rooftop terrace
View of vines on walls above courtyard
Rooftop terrace view at dusk
Las Monjas bell tower and cupola
Old sombrero
Madonna painted on tin in front of bird cage on closets of master dressing room
Courtyard balcony view to kitchen & 1st floor full bath
Fountain view from courtyard balcony
Fountain & outdoor sala view from courtyard balcony
Courtyard balcony at dusk
View of fountain at dusk from foyer
Courtyard at dusk
Courtyard
Courtyard at dusk
Courtyard at dusk
Fireplace mantle in living rom
Fireplace in living room
Foyer view to dining room
Santo in niche in foyer next to
Bench in foyer
Fountian view from foyer
Window in dining rom
Hallway shelf between dining room & kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
View of outdoor sala from courtyard
Courtyard balcony
Fireplace in outdoor sala
Fountain
Ox eye window, view from courtyard to guest bath
Cantera stone fountain bowls
Cantera stone niche in shower in 1st floor full bath
First floor full bath decoration
First floow bath decoration
Fireplace mantel in guest bedroom
Fireplace in guest bedroom
Guest bath decoration
Master bath decoration
Urn in master dressing area
Mirror on master bedroom fireplace
Chair on landing of 2nd floor
Sala fireplace mantel
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
San Miguel de Allende, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
A beautifully restored (2008) two bedroom, three full-bath adobe home just 4 blocks from the town square in the center of historic San Miguel de Allende. Spacious and light-filled rooms throughout the house enhance its peaceful ambiance.

Casa Francisco has 2,500 sq. feet of living space plus a spacious open courtyard, 4 gas fireplaces and a rooftop terrace with wonderful views.

Double-filtered running water (UV & particulate), washer & dryer and housekeeper service 5xs/week (M-F) for 3 hours each visit. Cable TV, WiFi and Vonage international phones plus local Telmex phone service included. Bottled water for cooking onsite.

King bed in master suite and 2 twin beds in guest bedroom. Both bedrooms have en suite, full bathrooms. Tasteful artwork throughout house. Fully equipped kitchen.

Parking may be arranged for about US$75.0...
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About the Owner, Walt T
Languages spoken: English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Send me a message via Flipkey for more details. I do not reside on the property but have a lovely housekeeper who visits M-F as well as a very responsible house manager who is available nearby.
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Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 19 reviews
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LostWande...
Palm Harbor, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
210 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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The best things about Casa Francisco are location, owners, great maid service, tasteful and appropriate decor, and , did I mention location? We enjoyed our month long stay here. Walt was very attentive to our very few questions. The internet worked well 99% of the time. Maru, our "maid", was wonderful. The location to downtown was great - easy, relatively...

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Management response:

Many thanks, Jim & Linda. Hope to see you back in SMA. Walt

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mexaholic
NY
Level 4 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We've been spending our winters in San Miguel for 15 years and just returned from our first two and a half month stay at Casa Francisco. Not only are we renting the house next winter, but we also hope to return every year! This charming home has it all: spacious and wonderfully comfortable bedrooms and bathrooms, a fully equipped and...

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Management response:

Dear Diane & Ray, Thank you for this awesome review and for your love of SMA. We look so forward to having you back at Casa Francisco. I know Maru is looking forward to it as well. Un abrazo, Walt

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Francis H
Mercer Island, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We rented Walt's place for the whole month and found everything super comfortable and easy - I can't imagine Casa Francisco ever getting less than a 5 star rating, which is honestly how I picked it in the first place. That, and the fact that it is perfectly located. We had everything we needed for the month. Never ran out...

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Many thanks, Lix & Frank! Hope to have you back in SMA in the future. Walt

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Not suitable for children under 12 years of age, as rooftop terrace has no safety rails around its perimeter. A well-behaved and house-trained pet is welcome. Smoking permitted...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Super King
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 14 nights --
€808
US$1,000
€3,031
US$3,750
1 Jun 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
Summer Special!
30 nights
€81
US$100
--
€2,424
US$3,000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: €808 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The neighborhood is within the perimeter of the historic Centro area of San Miguel and among houses inhabited by wonderful full-time residents, about 25% of which are non-native expats.

Buses DO NOT travel on our street, which is a benefit in terms of lower noise levels. The house does front the street, so a bit of car traffic could be heard in the late evening, but I have had very few complaints about it from guests.
Getting around
Taxis to get around town are quite inexpensive (about MN40/trip within the town center). Taxis could also be hired for short excursions outside of town. Shuttles to/from the airport or to other cities could be contracted at reasonable prices with Bajio Go (check Google for website link, from which reservations could be made).
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Leon (BJX): 105.0 km
Send a message to Owner for information about how to arrange for shuttles to/from airports of arrival or from other points. Google 'Bajio Go' shuttle service to book reservations.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 520.0 km.
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