CASA OASIS IN SANTA ANA
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE PHOTOS
This is a one-of-a-kind, unique property in Santa Ana, Merida Centro. A stone’s throw from Santa Ana’s Park and Paseo de Montejo Avenue on Calle 45.
This location offers the very best of Merida’s Historic district, with galleries, museums, and countless eateries, all within a few minutes stroll from the home, in the most desirable of all of the Historic district’s Barrios.
The owner found an exceptional lot, to build a the home, (all new from the ground up), to Canadian construction Standards, with all of the charm of the Merida Historic District, but with all of the benefits that new construction and unhindered design layout affords.
Features such as very generous ceiling heights, exquisite pasta tile patterned floors, stone columns and soaring arches, and the traditional colors of Mexico, all set this home apart from anything else you will find.
The best of many worlds, this property meets location, size and quality of construction and exceptional design and finishing, all in one package, a rare find for a person looking for a gem in Merida Centro, Mexico.
Fifty-nine feet frontage along the street, including a large garage and additional secure parking to accommodate up to three cars, the property opens to seventy-eight feet width, and one hundred- and eight-feet deep, with a total of 7,381 sq/ft of land and 5,381 sq/ft of construction.
The home consists of three buildings, all connected by arches, and with continuous roof over delightful terraces.
The north building provides an impressive domed entry foyer, with complimentary twin bricked bread-loaf ceilings and triple custom wrought iron chandeliers, with secluded and private guest bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms opening off either side.
The west section provides three guest bedrooms, two of which are at ground level and are divided by a “Jack and Jill” bathroom which also serves as a poolside bathroom and guest day bathroom, and there is an expansive and very private guest suite above, with delightful bathroom and no less than two private terraces.
The main building, with its 5 metre high ceilings, offers the living room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom, these are all facing north to capture the prevailing breezes. A chef’s pantry and utility room complete that space.
All rooms are cooled by the high ceilings and exquisite palm-blade fans, although the house is also capable of being cooled by the 220V AC systems.
A total of Six bedrooms and Five bathrooms, this house can be an elegant private home for a discerning buyer or a Bed & Breakfast, or appeal to the Boutique Hotel Industry.
The Home Features the Following:
-Pasta tile floors in all rooms, with feature designs, and design stripes on upper walls in patterns and colors complimentary to floor designs.
-All rooms feature double doors opening onto the terraces, to maximize the light and airflow everywhere. All wrought iron doors feature screened sidelights that can open even if the doors are closed and locked, to allow the breezes in.
-All of the guest bedrooms’ tall wooden doors feature screened opening sections, above eye level, to permit natural ventilation while maintaining privacy, with doors closed.
-SIX Bedrooms: Two of the guest suites, with their very large ensuite bathrooms, open onto the main entry hall and each of these also opens onto it’s own terrace.
An expansive Guest suite on the second level with ensuite bathroom and two private terraces, one overlooking the pool and gardens. Two of the guest bedrooms look out directly onto the pool terrace.
-FIVE full bathrooms, (two with bathtubs in addition to showers), most featuring custom ticul stone basins. Master bathroom has double stone basins and storage behind twin mirrors.
Master ensuite bathroom has an outdoor shower in addition to indoor shower and bathtub, with private, direct access to / from poolside.
Ticul stone is used extensively in all bathrooms and showers.
-An enchanting MASTER BEDROOM SUITE is just through the twin pairs of wrought iron doors opening onto both the pool terrace and the main house terrace and is completed by an ensuite bathroom with double ticul stone basins, a shower and bathtub, and there is even an additional private outdoor shower for those wonderful warm mornings or after a dip in the pool. A generous, open walk-in closet area offers ample space for ‘his and her’ wardrobes. A private walkway leads from the swimming pool directly into this master suite.
Single prep sink at Island location and large double main sink.
Double door fridge/freezer with purified chilled water and ice in the door.
Gas stove with 6 burners and oven, Dishwasher, Wine fridge, Toaster oven, Microwave oven, Purified water system with dedicated pump to supply fridge and sink at Island.
Seating at Island, with stools.
All storage is fully ventilated to allow airflow.
All wall electrical plugs in kitchen are on alternating electrical phases to allow simultaneous usage of all circuits by electrical appliances.
Double electrical outlets under counter at each end of the island for small appliance use on the island.
Additional drink fridges in two guest bedrooms, hidden in cabinetry.
Large overhead custom wrought iron shelf/ pot rack and wine glass holder above kitchen island, with lighting, and ceiling fan above.
-Equipment & Finishes:
Lennox 220V AC units with remote controls, in living room/dining room/kitchen and all bedrooms.
Fanimation “palm design” 5 blade multi speed, ceiling fans in all rooms and on main floor terraces. (12 total).
Outdoor faucets/spigots at strategic locations all around property, with hoses.
Rain bird Irrigation system with 3 separate zones and separate zone controls/shutoffs and dedicated submerged well pump and pressure system. (Irrigation water is supplied by the well instead of treated city water, to benefit plantings and avoid water usage charges for irrigation.
Two main electrical panels with circuit breakers, one in the garage and one in the kitchen pantry, with a 220V feeder line brought to the rear of the property (at the pantry location) to prevent the voltage line loss normally associated with long runs.
Two electric door motors, for the garage doors and facade gates, with remote controls.
Secure, protected parking for up to 3 cars, including inside the oversized garage and parking pad.
Storage shelving units and work benches inside garage.
Automatic night lighting on the property, controlled by sensors.
Low voltage Landscape lighting throughout the property.
LED Pot lighting at all stone column bases.
Extensive exterior lighting around the property, utilizing LED bulbs for energy efficiency.
Extensive ceiling pot lighting throughout home.
Three gas hot water heaters, zoned for each area of the home, to ensure an ample, simultaneous and immediate hot water supply to all fixtures.
Large, fixed propane tank on garage roof.
Gas supply to kitchen stove/ oven, BBQ and clothes dryer, and 3 water heaters.
Full height, recessed art niches in living room and master bedroom, with glass shelves and lighting.
All curtains and draperies, with custom rods, are included.
Clothes washer on pedestal and clothes dryer, plus laundry tub
Chefs pantry/laundry has extensive storage.
Secondary storage room with ceiling fan, also adjacent to kitchen, has storage shelving units and also has service door out to gardens.
-Security cameras located around the property (6 total) internet based and accessible from anywhere.
-Security safe in very generous storage room.
-Door locks are “common keyed” in most locations to avoid having to use multiple keys everywhere.
-Secondary security locks on all wrought iron exterior doors and facade exterior door.
Fiber optic internet wiring into property and Internet extenders throughout to ensure adequate internet signal throughout property.
Video/audio door answering system with electric lock and monitoring stations in kitchen, master bedroom and second bedroom. System has the capability to communicate with person seeking entry and release the door lock from any station.
Living room is wired to provide simultaneous signal from main entertainment unit in living room to master bedroom wall-mounted TV with remote control of all functions in bedroom. Satellite dish on roof with feed to main entertainment area.
Equipment includes 220V circulation pump for maximum energy efficiency, large filter, and valves for complete, variable flow control of main waterfall and both water dragons.
Pool has automated water level feed control to make it unnecessary to constantly replace water lost to evaporation.
Passive (sun powered) pool heater with dedicated circulation pump for heating pool water, with timer, and heating coils on garage roof. (Capable of maintaining pool temperature at 90F+ or as desired)
LED night lighting in pool, with color selection control.
All necessary pool maintenance equipment, vacuum, etc.
Mayan carved stone water feature at east terrace wall with fountain basin and flow control valve and dedicated circulation pump with timer.
Two delightful and traditional Mayan carved stone ‘feathered serpents’ stand guard in the Bell Tower wall, with pool shower hidden in one of them.
All house and pool equipment is installed in main equipment dedicated space (at garage), to prevent equipment noise in home and make access and maintenance easy.
All water lines (and flow directions) are properly identified, with control /shutoff valves where required.
Large city-water cistern under parking pad with feed to full-house pressurized city water system at main equipment location, enabling multi simultaneous use of bathrooms and kitchen without water pressure loss at fixtures.
Two work benches and storage shelving units in garage, with electrical power at both benches and pegboard for tool storage. One bench incorporates a locking storage cabinet and double drawers.
Furnishings throughout the house may be available separately.