Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Pool & Casita Terrace – Pool Party!

The casita was built not just to house guests, but as a place for poolside fun.  So, what better place to start touring the casita than the poolside terrace!  Pocket doors open from the casita to allow indoor-outdoor usage and … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Pool Time!

The pool was the first thing we added when we started our house renovation in late 2004.  We knew where we wanted the pool when we first saw the house – right where a long strip of lawn was.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Upper Terrace and Studio – Fabulous Views and More!

The original house had the look of a hipped-roof house around an open courtyard with a dumpy little house plopped on top of one part – the old studio/mirador.  It also had the ugliest stairway going up to it.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hacienda-Style Terrace – A Great Place To Enjoy the Outdoors

The spacious terrace is a room of its own, since in this mild climate it is a place to enjoy all year round.  And with plenty of space and furniture for dining and lounging, it has everything you need!  By … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Bedroom Converted to A Splendid Office

The office used to be a separate bedroom, but with a spacious spare bedroom in the main house, and a whole casita for guests, this space is much more practical as an office.  We removed the wall containing a long … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Spacious Spare “En-Suite” Bedroom

Up until recently, we had left the spare bedroom close to the way it had been when we purchased the house six years ago, but in March I decided to brighten up this bedroom and found that I could convert … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Palacial Master Bathroom

To enter the old master bath you walked through the closet!  And it was UGLY – formica countertops, ugly tiles, ugly floor, ugly tiled sunken tub/shower combo that I hated using. We changed all that; pushed the walls out to … Continue reading

Posted in Ajijic, Hacienda-Style Property, Home For Sale, Jalisco, Lake Chapala, Mexico, Retirement Community, Retirement Property, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment