San Miguel de Allende
Affectionately known among locals as The Mansion at Montitlan, this gated estate was the first built in the neighborhood of Balcones and enjoys the status of the Grande Dame of the neighborhood. Extensively renovated and updated, this estate offers the luxury appointments befitting the first estate in the neighborhood—a double lot with two oversized lawn gardens, two oversized garages, and two entrances to the property—combined with modern marble-clad bathrooms & kitchens, new retractable glass sunroof, expansive outdoor covered terraces, interior stone finishes, and more...An entertainer’s haven—the owner weekly hosts up to 60 people—this estate offers a welcoming formal foyer, dual indoor boveda-topped dining rooms, covered terraces seating 40 more, and expansive living areas spilling to outdoor gardens, reminiscent of elegant Hollywood luxury. The catering-quality kitchen boasts dual commercial ranges and space to cook for 80, with a view to Centro from the copper sink, opening to a fireplace-anchored breakfast nook. Six cantera-stone fireplaces brighten the home and, when combined with the outdoor landscape lighting, effuse the estate with energy sufficient for a Gatsby party..a.A separate-entrance full-kitchen casita—offering rental income opportunity—and dual ground-floor guest suites host company, allowing the owner to retreat to the 2nd floor master suite boasting all-window facades with Parroquia views, office, sitting area, new marble-clad dual-sink tub & separate shower bathroom, and a walk-through closet bigger than most bedrooms. A second equally spacious en suite master includes a large sitting area. Below, the sloped lot accommodates two garages parking three vehicles and plentiful storage, with a garden ample enough to accommodate a swimming pool...This elegant estate proves the perfect backdrop for the refinement of your furnishings—tour it today and envision your next family gathering here tomorrow!