Located in the heart of Colonial San Antonio, one of the SMA’s most sought after neighborhoods you will discover Casa de la Buena Vida. From the moment you step through the front door into the professionally landscaped courtyard anchored by a central fountain, you will know that you are not in “Kansas” anymore.
Casa de la Buena Vida embraces traditional Mexican architecture with expansive indoor / outdoor living spaces but with all the modern conveniences to make your vacation stress free and all you could hope for. Ideally situated on a quiet tree-lined street, this 3 bedroom / 3-bathroom home is located just a short 10-12-minute walk to the Jardin, the heart and soul of SMA. With innumerable restaurants, bars, art galleries and shops this thriving metropolis offers something for everyone. While a car is hardly required in this picturesque city, this home does include a one car garage and ample street parking around the Casa if needed.
Upon entering the house your eyes are naturally drawn skyward due to the towering natural stone staircase and majestic tree. Happily, the main floor is designed to accommodate much of the day to day living needs. With floor to ceiling French doors and screened windows, Casa de la Buena Vida is bathed in sunlight and warmth. Settle into the master suite that includes 2 walk-in closets, a television, gas fireplace, a walk-in shower and bathtub and for your sleeping pleasure we have blackout drapes in all bedrooms. Also found on the main floor is a 2nd bedroom with a full bathroom right next to it, living room, and a formal dining room that seats 8. You will be mesmerized by the crying wall that borders the dining room. Both living room and dining room include a gas fireplace for those cooler winter nights. Not to be missed is the fully equipped gourmet kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and abundant kitchenware and serving platters for all your needs. If your visit should require that you stay connected with work or friends you will find a well-equipped desk, WIFI throughout the house and both local and US phone service is available
But there is so much more to this home than initially meets the eye. As you ascend the main staircase to the second story, you will discover the Tequila Room, outfitted with a wet bar, bar stools, beverage refrigerator, television, gas fireplace and comfortable seating. This room is perfect to accommodate a Super Bowl get together or after dinner drinks with friends. Casa de la Buena Vida includes an outdoor dining area that easily seats 8 complete with a covered outdoor kitchen and entertaining area well suited for afternoon Comida. The second level also includes a private and comfortable 3rd bedroom (ensuite) as well as a laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board.
As sunset approaches, be sure to check out the third floor terrace with your favorite cocktail in hand. You will find lounge seating, tables, a wet bar and panoramic views of the Parraquoi. As the description highlights, the possibilities with Casa de la Buena Vida are endless. For the music lovers in the group, the home is outfitted with a Sonos stereo system. For the safety and comfort of our guests, the home includes a full security system, ensuite safes for any valuables and a whole house water purification and pressure system throughout, but if you prefer bottled water, that is available as well. The home is well stocked with the basic amenities you might need for your stay. towels, linens, blankets, paper products, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hairdryer and more.
Our excellent staff will make you feel right at home. Our housekeeper, Cristina, comes Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9 to 3. Our house manager, Laura, will help arrange any transfers and any other requests you may have and our gardener, Martin, keeps the outdoor space looking amazing Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 8 to 10am.
The property also has a one-bedroom Casita with a separate entrance. If you are in need of additional accommodations, check out Casita Alameda.
We look forward to welcoming you to our little Paradise in San Miguel de Allende.Get the full listing »