HISTORIC IZAMAL HOME - STEPS FROM PYRAMID AND CONVENTO
One of the oldest homes in Izamal! The big first room is constructed of stones from the Kinich Kak Mo’ Pyramid which sits just behind the house - there’s a magnificent view from the roof terrace. The three hundred year old living room has a nicho, originally for the family household saints. Two foot thick rock walls, old wood beam ceiling combine with clean lines of the airy modern kitchen-dining room, two bedrooms each with big bath and open-air shower, The home is just remodeled by top Merida architect Omar Fuentes and is ready to move in, with new high-end appliances, stacked washer-dryer.
The ancient facade of chipped limestone and original entrance have been restored - all work done in assistance and approval of INAH.
Utility room, plentiful storage and generous fittered lap-pool. Beautiful custom wood cabinets, pasta tile floors, louvered doors. Parking can be rented from the next-door neighbor, with gate to give access to the lot. from the side street. Complete privacy, in the heart of everything
Garden planted with producing guava tree plus young sweet orange and lemon trees which will be producing in a year or two. Antique stone features, columns and pila remain.
Walk to restaurants, pyramids, market and all the historic sites of the Pueblo Magico of Izamal. About 50 km from Merida and 45 from the beach, Izamal is very safe, known as a city of three cultures, famous for its pre-Columbian ruins, beautiful old colonial architecture, and modern amenities. The C16th Convent, famous for miracles attributed to the Virgin of Izamal, is a center for pilgrimages from all over Mexico, and there are a number of colorful traditional festivals throughout the year. Izamal is a beautiful and fascinating city with layer upon layer of history, still a sacred center to the Maya of Yucatan. Included in the sale, if you wish, a Maya ceremony performed by a local shaman to bless and protect you and your home.
Contact Jen for information and showings of this unique property.
A link for more information on Izamal: yucatantoday.com/izamal/?lang=en
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|LOCATION: Izamal Yucatan|
|LOT AREA: 440 Meters » 11 X 40.00 Meters (Convert...)|
|LIVING AREA: 200 Meters (Convert...)|
- Air Conditioning
- All utilities available
- Ceiling Fans
- Existing transferable trust
- Fenced Yard
- Pool filtration equipment
- Propane Tank
- Roof-top mirador
- Wireless Internet