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HACIENDA SAC CHICH - HISTORIC HOME WITH SUMPTUOUS DESIGN

ID: TY-002351

Location: Near Merida, Yucatan, (35 Min to Merida and 45 Min to Airport, 3 Hours from Cancun)

Tucked away on the lush grounds of Hacienda Sac Chich,Casa de Maquinas are 3 limestone buildings, a water tower and an 85 ft. chimney. Surrounded by palm filled gardens Casa de Maquinas consists of three 2000sq.ft. rectangular structures that date to 1850.  There are a total of 5 bedrooms, a loft and four baths, accomodating a maximum of 12 people:

CASA VIEJA: LIVING ROOM, 2 KING BEDROOMS, A LOFT BEDROOM AND 2 BATHROOMS AND THE COLONIAL KITCHEN.

The CASA NUEVA, opposite the Casa Vieja : dramatic central hallway entrance to 3 BEDROOMS and 3 BATHROOMS all with soaring 26’ ceilings and 13’ high doors. The large master has a sunken living area, and outside within a walled garden is a settee and plunge pool.

Between these two buildings is an open-air living room and dining room, the LOGGIA. From the loggia climb a staircase to a ROOFTOP LOUNGE AND A STAR GAZING PLATFORM. Through a sea shell mosaic tunnel from the inner courtyard you find the 40 foot POOL AND regulation size BOCCE BALL COURT.

Throughout the hacienda there is evidence of its previous utilitarian life. Iron wheels and massive beams are remnants of its past. Once the water tank for the hacienda, the pool is now a shimmering refuge from the heat of the Yucatan. A steel and bamboo pergola and a playita of shallow water with a hammock suspended above provide areas for rest and shade. We have six chaise lounges for your relaxation. The open-air living room and dining pavilion, the Loggia is surrounded by lily and fish filled reflecting water ponds and dramatic lighting. From the loggia climb an enclosed spiral staircase to the roof top lounge area and a star gazing platform. Here you can watch the moon, stars,sunset, an approaching storm or enjoy the night breeze. Framing the entire hacienda are dry stacked stone walls, tall hedges of Fica and walls creatively designed with metal cages filled with local limestone. The grounds are filled with exotic rare palms, bamboos, gingers, tropical plants and fruit trees.
The house restoration has been a project of the renowned Mexican architect Salvador Reyes Rios and his partner and wife Josefina Larrain. Most of the furniture throughout is designed by Salvador and fabricated locally. This hacienda has been published in numerous magazines and books. Most recently Hacienda Style by Karen Witynski and Joe Carr, and prior to the renovation of the pool and Casa Nueva, The New Hacienda by the same authors.

DAILY GARDENERS AND HOUSEKEEPERS ARE ON THE PREMISES MONDAY TO SATURDAY.

The hacienda is close to many of the Mayan Ruins. Uxmal is 1 hour away, Mayapan is 20 minutes, Chichen Itza is 1 hour. The road to Mayapan is 5 minutes away and this road is referred to as the Ruta de Convento. Spend a day winding in and out of the villages where these grand Spanish colonial convents are. The Gulf Coast is 45 minutes away where you can swim in the Gulf water and enjoy fresh seafood. Go diving or snorkeling in many cenotes that are close by: Cuzama is 25 min away. Merida is 35 minutes away.

In addition to the loggia restoration and the new rooftop and Bocce Ball court we have a new hacienda entrance, driveway, bodega and a NEW 2100 SQ.FT. 2 BR, 2 BATH GUEST HOUSE. Although this home was designed in the modern aesthetic, the construction techniques and materials are the same as the hacienda. Surrounded by water lily filled reflecting ponds it was built in the henequen drying fields, adjacent to the hacienda. It is on 3 acres and is surrounded by a 10 foot historic hacienda wall. There is a modern kitchen, a dining area for 8-10 and a sunken living room with fireplace and a flat screen monitor for DVD viewing, and the house is wired for sound and i pod ready. There is a King in one bedroom and 2 Queens in the other. In the master bathroom the shower can open to an enclosed garden. There is a 30 ft edgeless pool with a playita of shallow water. The home is fully screened and air conditioned. This house also has access to the bocce ball court. It is a comfortable private enclave. A winding driveway from the main entrance leads to a private parking area. The house can be rented with the hacienda or separately for low,high, holiday extra cost of : $300,$400,$500.

High Season Nov-Apr 30.. $500/night(Casa Vieja)*.. $800/night (Casa Nueva & Vieja)Low Season May-Oct31.. $400/night(Casa Vieja)*.. $650/night (Casa Nueva & Vieja)Holiday Season Nov 20-Jan 6 .. $1200/night for Casa Vieja and Casa NuevaDuring Holiday Season only entire hacienda for rent.* The Hacienda is available two ways. You can rent just the Casa Vieja with thegrounds,the loggia and pool, or the hacienda in its entirety (Casa Vieja and CasaNueva)Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

For more information contact:
Jennifer Lytle

DETAILS

LOCATION: Acanceh Yucatan
LOT AREA: 2 Hectares (Convert...)
LIVING AREA: 600 Meters (Convert...)
BEDROOMS: 5
BATHROOMS: 4
PARKING: 5
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$650 USD Per night Low Season

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$800 USD Per Night High Season

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