This unique home combines the best of traditional Spanish architecture with well designed living spaces. Evidence of the thoughtful and meticulous design and detail that has gone in to this seductive property is revealed in the hand carved Cantera stone columns and fireplace, the artistic living room niche, the back yard fountain and exquisite wrought iron work that hearkens you back to another era. This well appointed sophisticated home is filled with abundant natural light and ample cross breezes allowing for easy and comfortable living.
The front elevation showcases beautiful hand carved substantial entry doors and windows that evoke a vision of times gone by. There is also a front entry covered garage space. The Spanish Colonial flavor of this home is evident in the 18" saltillo tile floors, talavera tile detailing on the staircase and custom made cabinetry. This unique and fabulous home provides an exquisite and luxurious over all appeal.
The main floor consists of an open floor plan where the living and dining areas create a warm and inviting space to entertain and dine. The warm yet sophisticated light filled kitchen, is equipped with stainless steel appliances, water purification, granite and custom made cabinetry. Conveniently located on the ground floor is a sizable Master Suite with en suite bath with shower, fireplace, marble counter tops, beautiful tile detailing and "Kohler" sink and fixtures. There is also a powder bath off of the living room.
This home is wired for phone lines, TV and cable connections and street intercom. There is a front entry covered garage as well as a 200 gallon cistern beneath the stone floor of the garage.
An extension of the Master bedroom space is the expansive patio area and the back yard with mature garden and lawn. There is a corner rustic stone fireplace on the patio for those chilly evenings as well as a Cantera stone fountain where the soothing sound of water will embrace you with a sense of tranquility. There is a beautifully established groomed lawn, fuchsia bougainvillea, orange and lime trees along with palms, succulents and bird of paradise. There is also a rustic and charming stone bodega with tile roof nestled in the corner of this property providing extra space for storage. This bodega adds an element to this backyard that is something very special and unique!!
The second floor has a huge TV room with fireplace and library area flanked by two other large and well appointed Master/Guest areas with fireplace, en suite baths, with marble counter tops, beautiful tile detailing, and Kohler fixtures. The beautiful "boveda" domed brick ceilings are stunning and again add that colonial charm to this property.
The sprawling rooftop terrace, accessible by an exterior circular stairwell off of the TV room, has 360 degree views of this magnificent city. From there you can enjoy the sunset over the Sierra Madre Mountains, the lights of the landmark Parroquia church and the sweeping expansive landscape of the entire city.
Located in Colonia Guadalupe, which was recently designated the first art district in this Unesco World Heritage city, Colonia Guadalupe is a peaceful, charming, typical small Mexican town neighborhood located only a few minutes away from downtown ("El Centro"), Fábrica La Aurora Art & Design Center and other shopping. It is an easy flat 12-15 minute walk to the center of the city from this tranquil and peaceful neighborhood. There is a small family owned store "tienda" on the next block which is most convenient also.