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Our next year winter stay


As the present owner of the house we are renting now wants to rent his house full time we found ourselves a new house . This is in the country right on the lake.
It belongs to a Mexican couple who use it as a weekend summer home. The house has charming very Mexican style. Very different from what we are staying in now. Both houses are grand in different way.
This is a view from the house:

Bedroom wing. You can see our bikes on the right :-)

Formal Dining Room

Dining on the terrace. There are other tables on the terrace and seating for about 20 people. Mexican have large families and adore celebrations. Of course there are only 2 of us. But we will scatter the seating around the property.

Charming kitchen-Mexican way :-)

Gas stove

Very modern bathrooms

Interesting Art

Mexican Art

Old trunk

Looking up

Luxurious beddings

Looking from outside in at dusk.

There are few flower beds mainly lilies, white calla lilies, a bed of some lovely pink lilies and I think some amaryllis . I will grow some herbs in the pots .
The Mexican couple is very nice, warm and generous.
What do you think?

My only worry is that it will be cooler on the lake and perhaps more bugs, security is also on my mind….but we are committed now.

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It is a very beautiful setting and I love your new home.
I hope you will be very happy in your new abode.
Best Wishes

29 Mar, 2015


What a lovely house,Klahanie..I love all the traditional Mexican design,and the rooms are beautiful..the walls of stone are really lovely..I'm sure you will be very happy there,in a different setting from the previous one..another challenge for you to look forward to:o)

29 Mar, 2015


You have chosen an extraordinarily beautiful home for your next winter stay . . . fascinating artefacts everywhere and plenty of space. Lovely to have it settled!

29 Mar, 2015


Fantastic ,

29 Mar, 2015


Oh My!!! very nice Klahanie, hope you'll be very happy there...

29 Mar, 2015


Thank you all for your lovely and encouraging comments.
We are happy that we do not have to search for place to stay in winter...all summer over the internet. This is the first time we will be renting place from Mexican national.
I think I already made friends with the lady owner. They let us to keep some of our "stuff" there so we do not have to take it home and bring it back. We did not ask...they offered. Their English is very good.

Right now I am looking forward to see our own home on Vancouver Island.

29 Mar, 2015


That is a fine looking house and the view !! I hope you will enjoy being there but I'm sure the saying "no place like home " will apply when you get back to Vancouver Island but you could also say "a change is as good as a rest " so you have the best of both worlds :-)

29 Mar, 2015


You are so right Kidsgran.

29 Mar, 2015


It sure is grand. Looks fit for a King. Congratulations on your new abode.

30 Mar, 2015


Beautifull home. Looks like you took an unintentional "selfie" in the bathroom.

1 Apr, 2015


What a fantastic place, loved every part of it, I am sure you will be very happy there....

3 Apr, 2015


Thank you Bathgate, Loosestrife2 and Dottydaisy for your comments. Only time will tell if we will enjoy the house. It is specious and "original" place. But the country location does worry me little bit. Although, there is on site Mexican service couple (housekeeper and gardener) who will help in case something goes wrong.

4 Apr, 2015


I'm sure all will be well , Klahanie , don't fret !
Enjoy your " home coming" !

7 Apr, 2015

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