Casa Borealis$ 595,000 USD ID 152
Come take a step back into historical San Miguel! See this charming colonial home built by the De La Canal family in 1733-34.
This beauty has been lovingly restored by several owners, the last an architect from Houston, who has maintained the integrity of the original architecture and true Colonial feel while updating for modern comfort.
Enter into a central courtyard with wonderful fruit trees and lush bougainvillea. Just around the corner is a sitting area with a fireplace around a sparkling swimming pool perfect for entertaining or lounging with a good book. Off the courtyard are two living areas with traditional Colonial 15 ft. ceilings, a fireplace and a very old window seat right on the street providing a firsthand view of all the parades and festivities San Miguel has to offer A first floor bathroom has colorful wall tile murals by the artist James Pinto.
Also off the courtyard is a large, ground level guest bedroom/bath with 15 ft. ceilings. These rooms look out onto the garden through French doors.
The kitchen and dining room, accessible from the garden, are bright and cheery with the old world charm of colorful Mexican tiles.
Upstairs lies the master suite with a cozy fireplace sitting area, a large double ensuite bathroom and Juliet balcony. A third bedroom/bathroom upstairs has full views of the garden below and a domed boveda ceiling. The rooftop terrace allows a 360-degree view of all of the magnificence of this true historical Colonial city.