Situated Cliffside in a most privileged area on Calle La Quinta in the Colonia Ojo de Agua one encounters this Contemporary treasure. On a private cul de sac , overlooking the wooded Cañadita de los Aguacates & onto the Historic 16thC Colonial Centro ,this envied location enjoys privacy, magnificent views & convenience to town.
The sophisticated & well traveled owners chose noted Arq Nicole Bisgaard to design & construct this idyllic hideaway. Design enthusiasts themselves they became deeply involved in this life changing project
The Dramatic Entrance is set back from the Glorieta & the house is seemingly transected by a thick Stone slab of Rough Hewn Cantera Blanca from Puebla. The principal door is massive & made from dark tropical wood….
One enters the Home & passes through a large foyer with a glass wall looking onto a modern fountain & beyond to a Grand Central Courtyard shaded by a beautiful mature Tropical Tree while the discreet sound of water falling completes the tranquil ambience. The main floor of the home surrounds this light filled inviting space. One is almost compelled to cross this courtyard to the canyon edge to appreciate the astounding view & also be welcomed by the most prominent of several open air social areas. A spacious Sala ,Dining area & a large Grill w/full kitchen & Bar create a perfect al fresco experience.
This floor also has three interior social areas that seamlessly flow together. A large Sala w/an open terrace, a Sitting/TV room & a large Dinning room w/a private lush green garden providing light & a counterpoint to the opposite Courtyard.
These rooms all flow into a marvel of a kitchen. Professionally designed utilizing all Miele German appliances (see below), a large cooking island , casual dining & a deep walk in pantry w/a 2nd Frig. A true impressive Chefs kitchen w/every detail considered & implemented.
The other principal living space on this level is the Master Suite complete w/His & Her baths & large walk in custom designed closets. The wide hallway contains a very inviting architectural powder room for this floor.
An oversized two car garage w/a wall of locked storage, a separate service entrance, laundry room, garden storage & maids quarters complete this level
This Luxurious Home was completed using only the most discerning & natural finishes . An inspired blend of various stone ,tropical wood, masonry siding, glass & polished metal together all creating a clean, elegant & warm appearance..The architecture is inclusive allowing for interior decoration & inclusion of the exterior garden & landscape ..
Downstairs are several venues all facing the canyon. Centering the space is a tiled heated pool w/a one story translucent quartz weeping wall naturally lit by the glass floor above & enjoys the Canyon & Town views…..Close by is a complete Media Room w/full bar & kitchen. Also a full bath & changing room…..Under the terrace roof is a large open air dining area w/seating for eight……Also on this level is a Library/office, full bath, steam room & walk in closet. This room could easily be another guest room.
Upstairs on the 3rd level one arrives up an open stairwell along a tall glass wall looking onto the grand courtyard below. Reaching the landing are two complete guest suites w/baths. Opposite is a roof top terrace which easily accommodating large groups. This venue is perfect for the ever changing San Miguel Sunsets.
Exploring this home one begins to anticipate excitement around every corner. The total balance, refinement, & décor have all created an atmosphere for the most discerning cliente.
The home has been featured in two Design Magazines a credit to its unique Architecture , Location & Décor.
To retain this perfect ambience all the Furniture was custom made & especially chosen for this home & will remain .
Kitchen Appliances: all German Imported Miele w/3 ovens of different types, Warming Drawer, Complete Coffee station, Induction & Gas Cooktop, Dishwasher, & a Commercial Size Twin Door Refrigerator & Freezer w/wood fronted doors that match the custom cabinetry. All appliances are digitally controlled. The countertops here are polished Quartz stone..
Finishes: The flooring through out is all Imported Spanish Porcelanosa, Baths are Imported Polished Marble or Granite, All metal & porcelain fixtures were carefully chosen & imported as well.
Light fixtures through out are European Contemporary.
The Woodwork & Cabinetry is all tropical hardwood & custom crafted.
There are 3 built in Wood burning Fireplaces of contemporary design
A small serving elevator serves all 3 floors
All windows are Anodized Heavy Gauged Aluminum & where appropriate have double pane glass
A complete state of the art home audio system
Tempered thick glass along the open stairs & all terraces along w/polished chrome railings
A Screened roof top Solar System provides all electricity for the house & heat for the pool
Filter & purification system are housewide
This is also a completely Intelligent Digitally Automated home which can be controlled by wall panels & your cell phone. It also connects remotely to the security & video monitor system.