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Cozy Zen Homes
We Enjoy 330 Days of Sunshine
Big Starry Skies
There are lots of reasons to retire in Mexico
At Summers Day Ranch, we offer the peace and beauty of a rural retreat, egrets and cormorants on the wing, situated in the fertile valley between the Los Picacho mountains, 10 miles from magical, enchanting, and visually and aurally magnificent San Miguel de Allende, a UNESCO World Treasure .
We enjoy 330 days of sunshine, with an average daily temperature of 80˚F, and a comfortable sleeping, night time temperature of 50˚F. Coyote's song under a starry sky.
Every guest has a completely private apartment, or small Zen house, sunny and beautiful, with a lovely full kitchen, gardens, and ranch wide access to Internet.
Life at Summers Day Ranch, under the beautiful morning sun, is a fabulous place to get morning started. Our gardens are Eden! This valley is magnificent. Our drinking water is absolutely pure. And the air as well.
Summers Day Ranch is very special!
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At Summers Day Ranch, we don't have a rat race if you decide to rest, walk, read, and dream, ponder, it is all good.
That is what we, at Summers Day Ranch, are about.
Space at Summers Day Ranch is booked on first come, first serve basis.
We request payment of a deposit, through PayPal, for half of the fees to reserve a space and dates with us. This deposit is not refundable, but may be applied towards a visit at a later date. The remainder is payable upon arrival. We accept reservations year-round.
Best prices for air travel may be found on Travelocity, Expedia, Cheap Tickets, or Kayak for flights on United and American Airlines, flying out of Houston and Dallas, respectively, to Leon, Queretaro, or Mexico City. Travel distance from Leon is 1 ½ hours, from Querétaro 1 hour, from Mexico City, 4 hours.
Vehicles may be rented either at the airports, or after arrival, in San Miguel Centro.
There is an airport shuttle from Leon, (airport code, BJX), and Mexico City (MEX); or a bus may be taken from Mexico City to San Miguel or Querétaro, where we will pick you up. We take guests into town regularly to shop for food and enjoy Centro.
In Mexico, our lives are blessed by so many things, the obvious is sunshine, and the people!
Next is the scrumptious, plentiful and inexpensive fresh food!
Tuesday and Sunday are the local vendors Market, the Tianguis, for beautiful fresh produce, and outrageously good snacks! Plus San Miguel has a magnificent Mercado, with absolutely EVERYTHING - and a splendid ongoing Artisan's Market.
There are also 3 large modern grocery stores, 4 small "health food" and organic food shops and an Organic Local Farmer's Market in Centro on Saturdays.
There are many delicious bakeries and restaurants, as well!
We stock condiments in each casita kitchen, and each has a full size refrigerator, stove, oven, toaster, blender, coffee maker and grinder, plus dishes, glasses, cookware, etc.
Our Casita-Style Apartments:
This gracious, inspiring sunlit and airy space, features a full cook's kitchen and dining table, with wifi access, a lovely living room area for lounging, reading or watching a video from our huge collection and a comfy Queen sized bed. And… French doors that open onto the gardens! Dine al fresco, sunbathe….fill your Soul tanks with Beauty! As you wish! Divine eastern views, sunrise and moonrise over the surrounding mountains; night time, enjoy the big starry sky from your bed. You have a full bath, that includes a shower and huge soaking tub…great for reading!
This is a delightfully furnished 1100 sq ft 2 bedroom Studio, with a huge multi-purpose kitchen, a dining area, and a great lounge-y living area; it is a large open well-lit studio space, delightful for someone who needs space, great wifi access, a large collection of books and videos, is suitable for 1 or 2 artists who want Studio space and nicely furnished living area. The bedrooms each have a double bed, are ultra-comfortable, and share a bathroom with a shower. Spectacular sunset views, full access to the gardens, and sweet little fenced Moonview porch if you have a pet and a front porch
Live in Studio:
Art In The Garden
Our Studio is newly built. It is for the serious artist, 600 Square Feet live in studio, go ahead get the floors dirty, fall into bed after a rewarding day the studio offers a fabulous opportunity to experience the seasons, solitude and your Art...at your place.
Ahhh, these are absolutely Magical!! Michael, who designed and built these houses, our house and the Casita Apartments, says of them: "Zen is how I describe my little houses; breathe out, open your eyes, feel that feeling…Peace, soft edges, captivating small views of an otherwise big picture, a house that fits the land, and you, and, ahhhhh, tells you, you are home."
Fully furnished, fenced, great kitchens, full of light and air, spectacular sunrise and set…big Moonrise and Moonset…and stars stars stars! Porches and decks…Your house is very private, overlooking the big gardens, with breathtaking views of the mountains and valleys.
San Miguel de Allende, ancient and magical, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and rated by Condé Nast as one of the 4 best cities to live in the world; our town has been an international expat haven for well over 60 years.
The local bus to town, which leaves every hour and a half for town, stops just outside the Farm driveway - for a $1! We can recommend an excellent driver to hire for sightseeing and touring, for a nominal fee. We also have local contacts for horseback riding, and balloon rides; we have many favorite spots we can share!
Here are a few more reasons to retire at the ranch
Our yearly rate is $650 to $700 per month and all utilities are included.
Drive an older car, parts and mechanics are about a quarter of the price.
Need a dentist how about 40% of the cost .
Walk in Doctor clinics are $2.50 a visit
Drugs can be up to 90% off .
You can become a permanent resident and still keep your home countries citizenship.
Life is simple at Summers Day Ranch your home is fully furnished, come with a suitcase, stay a year see if you like it
Please feel free to contact us; email is best, to arrange your stay or ask any questions.
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