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House for Sale: Casa Cima

Calle Alba, Colonia Santa Julia, San Miguel de Allende


Price: $515,000 usd    

Lot size: 225 m2   (2425 ft2)  

Construction: 282 m2  (3045 ft2)

  • 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms (2 master bedroom suites)

  • Awe-inspiring, panoramic views

  • Private, quiet street, with lovely neighbors

  • Bathed in natural light

  • Open floor plan

  • High ceilings

  • Walk-in closets

  • Large garden, terrace and balcony, for indoor-outdoor living

  • Off-street entrance

  • Carport

  • Grand, artisan-carved stone columns & arches 

  • Traditional wood beam ceiling in garden level master bedroom

  • Traditional boveda ceiling in top floor master bedroom

  • Water purification systems

  • Rainwater catchment system

  • Plumbed for future solar water and solar electric systems

Video of street level

Great Room

Great Room

Great Room

Great Room

Great Room

Entrance (looking East)

Entrance (looking East)

Entrance (looking West)

Entrance (looking West)



Boveda Bedroom



Section (South)

Section (South)

Casa Cima is right next door to my own house, which I built in a location very carefully chosen. My family and I have lived in our home for the last 6 years. I LOVE living here! I can’t imagine a better recommendation for a location than to have the designer/builder live right next-door. 


Cima in Spanish means “summit,” and because the house is built on the very top of a mountain, Casa Cima is just the right name for it. The site offers a magnificent panoramic view of the town and sky. You will see the morning sunrise, the clouds shifting against the intense blue sky, the drama of storms rolling in, rainbows after a sun-shower, the town lights going on at dusk, fireworks lighting up the night sky, with the Parroquia Catherdal a visual constant, right in the middle of the action. 

The house is nestled in a small, friendly cul-de-sac which is both quiet and pretty. The neighborhood, Colonia Santa Julia, is within the ring road that circles the city. Easy access to this highway makes it quick to get to every corner of town. It is a 20-30 minute walk to the Jardin Principal, the central plaza of town.  


The house has two master bedroom suites, each with spacious walk-in closets. One features a traditional wood ceiling, and the other a boveda (brick dome) ceiling. Additionally, there is a third bedroom with its own bathroom and walk-in closet, various terraces (for indoor/outdoor living), a large garden and a carport. 


My own aesthetic is woven into the fabric of all my houses. I like to create voluminous, loft-like spaces that have fabulous natural light. The repeated stone columns & arches, with elegant metalwork, is another signature of mine. And yet, every house has its distinctive personality and style.  


It’s amazing how different finishes in a house can create radically different homes. I've built houses with various styles, from colonial to contemporary. Casa Cima combines elements of both styles, leaning more towards contemporary, as it reflects my preference.  


In Casa Cima, the stonework (columns & arches, exterior floors, stairs, fireplace) is a light grey cantera (locally quarried). The floors are ceramic tile. The fixtures are contemporary designs with chrome finishes. The countertops will be made of a white, quartz conglomerate. The carpentry will have a clear finish, to show the color of the natural wood. The interior walls will be painted a warm white color.  


Do you know someone who wants to live in an incredible house with an amazing view, in a UNESCO World Heritage city?  

If you find a buyer, I will give you a finder’s fee.  

If you want more information, send me a message. 

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato

Considering a move to San Miguel de Allende? This charming colonial town, located in central Mexico, offers timeless beauty, cobblestone streets, and a vibrant arts scene. Engage with the friendly local community, savor authentic Mexican cuisine, and explore iconic landmarks like Parroquia Cathedral. Settling in this UNESCO World Heritage site provides diverse experiences celebrating art, culture, and history, including lively festivals and relaxing thermal springs for a well-rounded lifestyle.  

Delve deeper into San Miguel de Allende's offerings. Embrace the town's thriving arts and crafts scene, where local artists and artisans showcase their talents in galleries and workshops. Experience spirited cultural celebrations featuring mariachi bands and traditional dances. The central square, Jardín Principal, serves as the heart of community life, bustling with social interactions and events. Local artisan markets offer handcrafted goods, immersing you in the town's unique artisanal culture. San Miguel de Allende invites you to embrace its warm and inviting atmosphere, promising a fulfilling and enriching life in this cherished colonial treasure. 

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