The 475-year-old Spanish colonial city of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico’s highlands embraces its historic architecture and culture while pushing the boundaries of cuisine, art, and luxury real estate.
44 Ellis Park Road, Toronto, Ontario
This 4-plus-l-bedroom, 6-bath home is a triple threat with its expertly designed interior, breathtaking ravine lot, and premium locale directly across from the entrance to High Park and Grenadier Pond. Providing approximately 4,441 square feet of living space over all levels, plus over 2,000 square feet of finished exterior space, 4 walk-outs and surrounded by lush greenery, this stunning home perfectly suits both family and entertaining. Other features include Crestron automation, beautiful custom millwork, professional landscaping, high-end details, an elevator connecting all 4 levels, snow- melt system, and much more. Offered at $4,995,000.
Approximately 150 miles north At Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende evokes the best of European villages, with cobble- stone streets, brightly colored Spanish Colonial homes, and the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel — the city’s focal point, a church with pink spires that tower above the town square called El Jardin. Named the No. 1 city in the world by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure twice each and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Miguel! de Allende has a long list of attractions that are drawing in luxury buyers and visitors from all over. “Nestled in the hills of Gua- najuato state, lies the little city of San Miguel de Allende, a charming, walkable, and colorful town that is a favorite destination for domes- tic and international travelers alike,” says Alma Cecilia Ramirez, broker/owner at Berkshire Hathaway
Many luxury homes in San Miguel de Allende stay true to the city’s Mexican aesthetic, with viga beams and pkeanty of stone elements.