Feast your eyes and nourish your sense of beauty on this iconic Upper Chula Vista villa, featured in Time Magazine and ‘Behind the Walls’ book of special Ajijic homes. The current owner, a film maker and winner of numerous Emmy awards, has lovingly and meticulously maintained her home situated in this prestigious neighborhood... ..An open plan living room with fireplace, dining room and kitchen anchored by a central covered patio, adorned with many hand-carved wooden architectural details – connected by sliding doors to cozy terraces -, are ideal for entertaining. Two bedrooms – with access to private terraces - and two bedrooms, den and office complete the first floor of the main house. Hardwood stairs lead to a second floor master suite with access to a very large roof terrace with panoramic views... ..Extensive terraces surrounding the pool fed by a gushing waterfall beckon for large scale entertaining or lazy lounging, or just taking in the marvelous view of Lake Chapala and the Sierra Madre. Also accessible from the swimming pool terrace is the casita: a round, boveda domed marvel of Mexican construction ingenuity with bathroom and kitchen, your visitors or grandchildren will burst with excitement to spend the night. ..This home is called ‘Villa Los Jardines’ for a reason: terraced, expertly planned and maintained gardens reminiscent of Italy embrace this property. Not only does your new home sit high on the hill, but it is also protected by one of the loveliest gardens on the shores of Lake Chapala.
Listed by Coldwell Banker Chapala Realty