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Quiet In Lafloresta

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 830 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Lafloresta Villa Is A Small Gated Community Within A Gated Community Of Laflores

Ideally located central to everything, its close to everything from the outdoor weekly market and grocery store, movie theater, several restaurants and other amenities, as well as the Performing Arts Center, and about 10 blocks to the downtown boutique area. In the other direction is the Walmart and the new mall and the many other stores and restaurants of San Antonio. Most things are within a reasonable walking distance, with the bus going by every 20 minutes just 3 blocks away. Fun and simple this 2 bedroom 830 sq ft condo has a bathroom off each bedrooms, a small kitchen, living room and dining area open to each other, with a laundry room off of the master bedroom.

Particularly attractive is how close it is to the complex's pool and park area and yet affords additional privacy because the wall of the Clubhouse is directly across the road rather than other homes.

Feel free to sunbath or paint to your arts desire, on the patio on top of the Clubhouse, where the view is 360 degrees with the mountains behind, sweeping all the way around to frame the lake.

While the pool is not heated, it is a great gathering place to meet the other renters and owners in the complex and swap stories and recommendations.

We have two units beside each other, so can be ideal for a larger group or two separate couples wanting to be located near each other.

More Details

Owner
Norah Bird Hamilton
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Norah Bird Hamilton

Having been in construction and property management much of our careers, as well as operating a couple of boutique hotels and a busy spa in Drumheller, Alberta. We hope to soon look to semi-retire in Ajijic for most of the winter. We find volunteering makes for a more interesting holiday when we are away from Ajijic, and have been fortunate to act as team leaders for Habitat for Humanity as well as volunteering at Norah's brothers orphanage in Colima, Mx.

Norah Bird Hamilton purchased this villa in 2008

Why Norah Bird Hamilton chose Ajijic

Centrally located, it is particularly excellent for those who do not want to bother with a vehicle rental, as most things are a walk or a short bus ride away. Where many properties are either further out or are on the north side of the Carraterra located up the mountain, Lafloresta is just before the mountain rise, so walking to and from the condo is easy.

This property is ideal for someone who is looking for a shorter term vacation. Most properties rent out for 5 or 6 months at a minimum, while we take shorter term rentals and have the convenience of including all utilities as well as cable TV and wifi. Bookings can be as short as a month during the peak season, but consequently rates are higher for one or two month stays.

What makes this villa unique

Ajijic boasts the 2nd best climate in the world and generally is sunny and warm every day, but not so hot that you even need air conditioning. The summers are as equally lovely in temperature as the winter, where it rarely rains in the winter, it tends to rain only at night in the summer.

The diversity of amenities and attractions available in the immediate and more distant area, plus the organizations such as the Chapala Society creates such a cohesive travel experience that one is advised to stay for a minimum of a month or two just to have time to get a real feel for the area.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation villa rental in Ajijic, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • villa
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 830 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , One of the bathrooms in A13 has a small bathtub
  • Bathrooms both have shower, sink and toilet. A 13 also has a foreshortened bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has it's own washroom with shower, sink and toilet. A13 has a small tub as well.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location and the owners were right next door to help us settle in the community. Nice neighbors and wonderful town

  • Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Forrest. I hope you are able to return to Ajijic next year, and have enough time to discover ever more adventures. Norah
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5

Quaint and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

Home away from home. This villa had all that we needed and more. Great location, comfortable and quaint.

Norah thank you for being available anytime we needed you and for allowing us to share your beautiful villa. So close to the pool made it especially appealing. If you are looking to get to know the area, this is the place to be. Easy walking to town and to the markets. A+++ is our recommendation!

  • Submitted: 1-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fern Thank you for the lovely review. You obviously fell in love with Ajijic just as we did. I am so glad our place was a great jumping off point to explore. Best of luck in the new home you are building. We look forward to meeting you in person this winter. Norah & Bob
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4

A wonderful vacation was had by all in Ajijic

  • 4 of 5

Nora did a wonderful job arranging transportation from the airport to the condo. Our first time here was made easy with the condo being furnished nicely and the location being close to restaurants, grocery stores, bus stops, and entertainment without the need of an automobile. We highly recommend this vacation destination.

  • Submitted: 6-Nov-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A.G.

  • 4 of 5

I rented this villa in beautiful Laforresta for 3 months. It was my first time in Mexico other then all-inclusive so I needed some direction. The owner was very generous with worthwhile, very much needed information. The unit has very comfortable furniture. The kitchen is modern, bright and fully equipped. As my party was of three generations, we appreciated the variety of activities available at close proximity. We enjoyed hiking in the mountains, walking around the beautiful streets of Ajijic. I especialy enjoyed the Mexican cuisine in the various restaurants and the prices... so reasonable ! A vacation enjoyed by all....from skateboarding, swimming for the young ones to shopping, dinning for others. Coming back next year !

  • Submitted: 30-Mar-2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to having you back next year. Norah
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Minnesota
4

Location is Perfect

  • 4 of 5

This little condo, in the heart of La Floresta, is perfectly placed. It is within walking distance to almost everything in Ajijic. If you want to venture farther out to go east toward Walmart and San Antonio or all the way into Chapala, or west toward Jocotopec, the bus is within about two blocks on the main carretera The condo itself is sweetly done in Mexican décor. It is very clean, reasonably priced, and extremely secure. The complex is meticulously kept, so you can take full visual advantage of the beautiful landscaping, including a huge pool. Norah Hamilton is a lovely hostess, who aims to please. This is a great place for anyone who wants convenience and security while visiting wonderful Lake Chapala

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca Thanks so much for your comments. Not sure the pool is so big, but it is a great gathering place to meet other Travellers. Norah
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Guadalajara International
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
To El Barco
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Chula Vista
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Hot Rod's
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Chapala but more lake front than beach
Car: recommended

The hot pools in San Juan Cosala are about 25 minutes away but well worth the trek. A bus will get you there easily.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation villa rental in Ajijic, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$89
C$400
C$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$40
Damage Deposit C$500

Our rates are in US dollars but are payable in either pesos or Canadian dollars depending upon which currency is more convenient. As of November 2015 we will also accept US dollars.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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