CASA HEYNE is a colonial hacienda style home built in 2000 of adobe in the Lavaderos area of San Miguel. Local workmen, woodworkers, stonemasons, iron workers and decorative painters handcrafted this 18,000 square foot plus home. Set on a hillside on the edge of the Historical district on a rock wall amid bougainvilleas and extensive gardens, it is only a 12-minute walk to the Jardin.
There are eight different patios and a central courtyard filled with palms and citrus trees beside the fishpond, waterfall, and heated dipping pool. The dipping pool is hidden from view by layers of boulders and landscaping. There are eight different stairways leading to different gardens and patios, with hammocks and seating for sunbathing, reading or for sitting and enjoying the view. Birdcages resembling the different churches are filled with parakeets and canaries.
In this essentially two-story home, there are eleven fireplaces, a central sound system, four fountains, and both indoor and outdoor dining areas that seat twelve. This home has an elevator which serves all levels including the roof terrace with amazing views of San Miguel de Allende! The water purification plant treats all of the water coming into the house. There is a 50 foot long beamed ceiling great room with pool table and wet bar, as well as numerous outdoor seating areas, two with wood-burning fireplaces.
Casa Heyne has been featured in two books on Mexico homes: Traditional Mexican Style Interiors and Traditional Mexican Style Exteriors – A Schiffer Design Book by McMenamin and Loper.
The house has a staff of 6 to take care of all your needs. The cook will prepare two meals a day during the week and one meal on Saturday. The staff will clean take of laundry the gardens and the dipping pool. Raul, is the house manager, is bilingual and is there to assist with every need. He’ll make arrangements for excursions, plan your parties, etc.!
This house is truly one of a kind.
The Staff hours: M-F: 9-4 pm; Sat.9-2 pm Overtime is $ 100 p during the week and $ 200 on Sunday & Holidays
Tips for staff $20 USD per day per occupied bedroom.
* The house staff does not work on Sundays or National Holidays. They are often available during these times but at overtime rates. Please inquire should you need additional time.
Nightly: $2,100 (3-night minimum) / $2,520 Holidays and Winter (Jan thru March ) – Weekly $ 12,600 / $15,120 Holidays and Winter (Jan thru March )
Rates do not include the following taxes: VAT / IVA 16%, Hospitality & State 4%.