When you turn the corner into the street, you know you have reached a special house. It is tucked quietly on this cul de sac – and even on the rare nights when there are fiestas and fireworks – it remains peaceful - awarding you a great night's sleep. Casa Obraje is built and designed by renowned architect Barry Shapiro. It is a Mexican Contemporary home with many special features, including tumbled marble floors, double-pane German-engineered windows, Cantera stone, wood beamed ceilings with tejamanil inlay. A must-see beauty!..The house is situated within walking distance to most attractions in San Miguel de Allende. A popular tourist spot includes the Fabrica Aurora Art and Design Center, the artsy Guadalupe neighborhood, the fabulous new and elegant Live Aqua Hotel, and, of course, the heart of the town, El Jardin. Art galleries, designer clothing shops and numerous restaurants are all within easy reach...The layout of the house makes living here very easy, as it flows beautifully throughout, inviting the outdoors in. All the essentials are on one floor – a spacious living room with sliding doors leading out to the central patio, the dining room large enough to comfortably entertain 8 people, a fully equipped kitchen, guest bath, TV room or office or even a bedroom as it has a complete bathroom, and master bedroom with doors guiding you out to the terrace. All these features make it an ideal house for anyone with difficulty climbing stairs. Newcomers to San Miguel will enjoy the fact that his home is so full of sunlight and warmth...Heading on up to the second level, you pass by an art deco stain glass window that you must stop to enjoy on your way up, you will discover a spacious bedroom complete with an en-suite bathroom and a gas fireplace. There is also with direct access to the roof garden. Beautifully designed roof top spaces allow a closed in sunroom for those chilly San Miguel evenings. As stunning as the interior of this spacious and warm home is, the rooftop terrace with gorgeous views, will take your breath away. Two distinct areas make this large rooftop the ideal place for entertaining. Get comfy and enjoy drinks and snacks under the covered area while admiring the views of the San Miguel sunset. Then, head on outside to the large patio to treat your guests to an al fresco view under the stars...Casa Obraje is being offered move-in ready with all furnishings and accessories – with just a few exceptions – so that you can begin living the easy San Miguel lifestyle. Located just off the beaten path, one feels away from the bustle of the city but close enough to be in Centro with a quick fifteen-minute walk...The neighborhood is secured by many cameras and watchful neighbors who look out for one another.
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