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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

San Miguel de Allende Design Style

So what's behind all those massive beautiful doors, stone walls and windows in San Miguel?




































 
 
Sometimes it is a glorious church!
 


 
 














 
 
And sometimes behind these massive doors, one finds a home that simply takes your breath away!
 
 
Casa Acanto, designed by FisherWiseman from San Francisco, is beyond beautiful!
 
 
 
Entry details-
 

 
 
 
The stunning dining room-
 






Every accessory chosen with care.
 





 
 
 
The small, yet efficient kitchen-
 


 
 
The center section on the armoir is actually the door to the garage!  Genius!
 
 
 
 
The outside living spaces-
 
 
 

 
 















The views-




 
 
Living Space-
 

 
 
Bedrooms and Baths-
 
 
The beautifully crafted handrail- going up the several of the bedrooms.















 
Love this oval pivoting window detail.
 
More bedrooms in the casita-
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Powder room


 
 
 
Many homes in San Miguel have been photographed by magazines!
 
Here's a few more of my favorites-
 
 
Ray Booth in Elle Decor
 


 
Anne Marie Midy of Casa Midy
 
 



 
 
So what's behinds the doors in San Miguel?   
 
 
 
A new acquaintance - met on the street- getting ready to show us his restoration project!
 
So what's behind those massive doors?????  I hope we get to return to see his finished project!
 
Visit San Miguel to find your own magic behind those doors!
 
 
Many beautiful homes are available to rent through Premier San Miguel.  Katharine, the owner and Mirasol, her assistant , are wonderful guides to enjoying the beautiful life in San Miguel.
 
 
 

5 comments:

Marsha Splenderosa said...

I am enchanted.

Christy said...

Every single picture is enchanting especially inside that magnificent church and the gorgeous doors to all the homes!

MT said...

There are no words but OMFG!!! Gorgeous! You captured the moments of drop dead loveliness so perfectly!

Laurell Banner said...

Your pictures are so realistic. Makes me feel I am still there. Such a gorgeous part of the world.

John Scherber said...

Great photos! My wife and I chose San Miguel de Allende seven years ago for its combination of climate, culture and the basic warmth of its people. I became interested in the process of becoming an expat and wrote a book based on conversations with 32 Americans and Canadians who had also made the move. It's mainly a way of getting inside their heads. Whether you’re thinking of settling on the beach, or in one of the colonial cities of the interior, you need to listen to this conversation. It's called San Miguel de Allende: A Place in the Heart, and there is no other book like it. Here's a link to an excerpt on my website:

www.sanmiguelallendebooks.com/aplaceintheheart.html