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Casa Francisco - Colonial Gem in Historic Center

20 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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. ...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$75.00/month extra with advance request and depending on availability in parking lots nearby. Reading of reviews from prior guests is encouraged. Additional references gladly given. Dependable & local property manager available at all times. KINDLY CHECK THE UPDATED AVAILABILITY CALENDAR TO BE SURE YOUR DESIRED DATES ARE AVAILABLE! This home is a peaceful and tranquil space to relax for guests and is within a very comfortable walking distance to the festivities, restaurants and conveniences the historic center of San Miguel offers. Nine sets of French doors and other East/West facing windows allow for sunlight to fill the home morning and afternoon.More
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About the Owner
Walt T
Languages spoken:English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great visit to San Miquel between Christmas and New Years, made very enjoyable by staying at Casa Francisco. The house is extremely well located, spotlessly clean and staffed by a local property manager and wonderful housekeeper. The temperature in SMA during our...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank jpfaubion
Reviewed October 24, 2016

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...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank LostWanderluster
Walt T, VR Owner at Casa Francisco - Colonial Gem in Historic Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

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

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

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...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank mexaholic
Walt T, VR Owner at Casa Francisco - Colonial Gem in Historic Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2016

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

Reviewed December 7, 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...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Francis H
Walt T, VR Owner at Casa Francisco - Colonial Gem in Historic Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2015

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

Reviewed September 15, 2015

We stayed in Casa Francisco on our third visit to San Miguel. We instantly felt welcome and at home, and the month we spent living in Walt's casa was the best part of our time in SMA. The house is beautiful, from the design, to...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank TERRY O
Walt T, VR Owner at Casa Francisco - Colonial Gem in Historic Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Many thanks, Terry! Hope to have you, Scott & Luke back for subsequent visits. Regards, Walt

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Local Guides/Maps
Blender
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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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).
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