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Luxurious downtown villa with colonial Mexican charm

People14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Separate WC's3
Space 9,999 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

7 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 3 half bathrooms, sleeps 14

Located three blocks from the Jardin in downtown San Miguel. This huge property has a heated pool and multiple beautifully landscaped rooftop decks with a view of the Parroquia. It has a staff of 7 to meet the needs of any sized party. Breakfast, lunch, and laundry all offered, but food is not provided - the guest pays for the food, and the staff will buy it. Overtime is available for special needs. This property has been featured in Southern Accents (March-April 2005) and is filled with exquisite interior designs. There are two courtyard areas with fountains. The property has a special, separate internet phone, a computer room with internet access, and a living room with DVD and cable TV. There is a library, formal dining area, sitting rooms, multiple outside dining areas. The property also features lush, carefully maintained and manicured gardens. The location and quality of this property is superb.

**Please note that this house is for rental guests only - it is NOT rented for EVENTS (NO Weddings, ceremonies, parties, etc)

More Details

Property Manager
Katharine Hibberts
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Centro Historico in Zona Centro

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 9999 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • La Fuente - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Huge stone tiled tub with overhead rain can shower head
    La Cruz - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Huge tiled shower
    La Ventana - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Huge Mexican tiled tub
    Las Ninas - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Round tiled tub with overhead rain can shower head
    Los Arcos - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Opio - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Pool House - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large bathroom area with toilet, sinks, and shower
    Living room bath - Toilet , Just off the living room
    Dining room area - Toilet , Just outside the dining room area
    Deck bathroom - Toilet , Half bath on the roof top decks
  • The stone and tile tubs in La Fuente and Las Ninas are amazing. They have overhead rain can shower heads if you just want a shower. The La Cruz bathroom is a very large tiled shower area. The bathroom next to the pool is very large and can serve as a changing room as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • La Fuente - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    La Cruz - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    La Ventana - 2 Single Bed
    Las Ninas #1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Las Ninas #2 - 2 Single Bed
    Los Arcos - 1 Large Double Bed
    Opio - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
There are multiple garden areas to dine or relax. The pool area has numerous lounge chairs. The roof top decks / terraces also have multiple lounge chairs. The highest terrace has sofas, chairs, and a bar / grill area. The roof top decks are enormous.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Luxurious downtown villa with colonial Mexican charm
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Carmel, California
5

Beautiful home in a great location. Staff was polite, thoughtful and very pleasant. We loved Mikey

  • 5 of 5

Great house for multiple couples. Plenty of space for privacy and plenty of opportunities for casual or even formal dinners and gatherings. While we did not use the pool it looked very inviting. It is a 300 year old house coupled with another to make a beautiful compound. We would definitely do it again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property and great location.

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this home if you're looking for a large property in a great location. Booking through Katharine gave us a great resource for our trip. The staff at the property is first rate. Make sure that you have them prepare a Mexican breakfast each morning. Fantastic way to start the day!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Week at Casa Tortugas

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous place to stay! It is so relaxing! The staff is very friendly, helpful and accommodating! The kitchen staff did an excellent job in preparing and serving our meals; they were all delicious! And you just can't beat the guacamole, chips, and margaritas they prepared!

The location is perfect! There were 12 of us here for a week! Plenty of room to not feel crowded and several areas for all of us to gather. It was worth the extra to have the pool heated!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Incredibly Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Casa Las Tortugas is one of the most beautiful houses I have ever seen, let alone had the pleasure of staying in. There are so many different areas to explore, and they are all beautiful! We had a party of 13, and it still felt almost empty, considering how much space there is. Oscar, the manager of the house, was incredibly accommodating and helped us with every aspect of our stay. We couldn't have been happier, and will definitely try to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

DREAM VACATION HOME

  • 5 of 5

Casa Tortugas is truly the most stunning home/property is San Miguel and made the perfect vacation home for my family and friends!

Everything, from the decor to the upkeep of the gardens and grounds was dialed in. There was no detailed forgotten. Our stay was so enjoyable we barely left the home to see the sights of San Miguel.

AND to make it even harder to leave was Oscar and the staff. They are an incredible team and so thoughtful and attentive and kind and pleasant and talented and warm and helpful... I could go on and on! Oscar helped with organizing grocery shopping, meal planning, calling taxis and Maria Rosa cooked delicious meals everyday.

On the days we were actually able to pull ourselves from the villa we walked toward the jardin which is a 5 minute stroll away from our favorite bakery, restaurants, and the new concept house Doce18. The only regret we have is that we didn't stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Living the Dream!

  • 5 of 5

This property is INCREDIBLE! We brought 14 people and there wasn't a single complaint about anything! Oscar the house manager is absolutely amazing. And don't get me stated on our chef and the rest of the staff...their all awesome! Everybody was so friendly and accommodating to us.

The house itself is breathtaking. It's over 200 years old and the charm is out of this world. It's like you're staying in a museum with it's perfectly manicured gardens. You're literally a 6 minute walk from the jardin, so the location is exactly what you're looking for. I would recommend this property to everyone.

The property was immaculate the entire time we were there. But it's not like someone is walking behind you cleaning up. It was all done privately. We really enjoyed that.

We seriously cannot wait to get back to San Miguel and stay at this house again. Worth every dollar (or Peso)!!

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Leon (BJX) or Queretaro (QRO)
Car: not necessary

Located in the heart of downtown San Miguel de Allende. The property is three blocks away from the Jardin (square on the Parroquia). The town of San Miguel de Allende is at 6,000' MSL and has a high desert climate.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Centro Historico, Guanajuato State

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£4,005
for 3 nights
From
£1,335
£7,852
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £1,481.6

Rental rates are determined by the number of bedrooms needed. Prices above are quoted for 7 bedrooms. Please contact us for specific rates.

Other fees:
Tips for staff - $10/renter/day
Groceries - groceries are the responsibility of the renter. STAFF WILL CHARGE AN ADDITIONAL 20% ON COST OF GROCERIES.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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