Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Charming home for sale in enchanting Pátzcuaro

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the wonders of magical Pátzcuaro. This pueblo mágico, dating back over 400 years, is a place that welcomes you with open arms.

Located in Mexico’s central highlands, the city sits on the edge of beautiful Lake Pátzcuaro, with the dazzling island of Janitzio. As you explore the bustling markets, shop the many galleries and chat with the friendly locals, you’ll feel the undeniable pull to become a part of this dynamic community.

View of Lake Pátzcuaro from the town. (Tourism Ministry)

With its time-honored traditions, Pátzcuaro’s colonial style and Purépecha culture make it a city of soul, not just sights and one of the top tourist destinations in Mexico. Pátzcuaro is perhaps best known for its magical celebrations of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), but is also home to wonderful restaurants and a thriving music scene.

If you’re considering Pátzcuaro as your home away from home, Casa Alma might be the perfect place for you. Nestled in the heart of the town, at the end of a private gated street, just steps away from the main square, lies this charming home that seamlessly blends traditional Mexican colonial architecture with stylish modern finishes.

As you step inside this 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom oasis, you’ll be greeted by an open floor plan that effortlessly flows from room to room. This spacious layout  is perfect for entertaining guests and flows outside to a tiled terrace with built-in B-B-Q and a relaxing waterfall with a pond. A modern built-in gas fireplace is flanked by beautiful shelves to display your favorite treasures.  

Exterior of Casa Alma Pátzcuaro
Exterior of Casa Alma

The adjacent dining area is the ideal spot for entertaining friends and family. But the showstopper of the house is the fully-equipped modern kitchen, a chef’s dream, with  quartz counter-tops and complemented by an Italian-tiled back-splash.

This exceptional house has two luxurious master bedrooms. The ground floor suite has a garden view and a large bank of closets. The en suite bathroom has a double vanity and a shower room with a copper soaking tub and separate water closet. Additional closets and drawers add to the ample storage that is present throughout the entire house.

Living room Casa Alma
Inviting Casa Alma living room.

The second-floor master bedroom offers views of the town and surrounding mountains from its large sliding windows. It has a single vanity, shower and separate water closet. A complete wall of closets and drawers compliment the luxurious bathroom. Both of the bedroom suites have radiant heating for those cool Pátzcuaro winter mornings.

Casa Alma kitchen
Kitchen of Casa Alma

The second floor includes an office/TV room that has expansive views of the city and lake. The stone gas fireplace will keep you cozy on cool nights. Venture up the second flight of stairs to the rooftop terrace with its panoramic views of the Centro Histórico, the lake, and the iconic Estribo. A perfect spot to sip your morning coffee or enjoy a glass of wine at sunset.

Pátzcuaro is just forty minutes from Morelia, the beautiful colonial capital of Michoacán, with its world-class restaurants, shopping, excellent healthcare and international airport. And just a little further afield you can access Pacific coast beaches, Mexico City and Guadalajara by car or bus in about  3 hours.

If you’re looking for a home that offers the perfect balance of Mexican modern with touches of colonial charm then look no further than Pátzcuaro and Casa Alma for a one-of-a-kind investment opportunity. Come and experience the magic for yourself – you won’t be disappointed.

For a virtual tour, video and more photos please visit Casa Alma.

For more information, Liliana Elena Gonzalez Castro of Mexatua is the listing agent for Casa Alma, Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. The asking price is US $399,000.

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