Casa Tijada, Gringo Gulch • Offered at: $1,225,000 USD
Nestled within the traditional cobblestone streets of Gringo Gulch, Casa Tijada surrounds itself with the gentle charm of Mexican Colonial architecture. The Villa offers panoramic views of the Banderas Bay to the west, the Sierra Madre Mountain range to the east and the terra cotta rooftops, Cuale river and Amapas Hills right in front.
This central location is walking distance to world renown boutique hotels and restaurants like Casa Kimberly (Elizabeth Taylor’s former home), Hacienda San Angel, La Cappella, and El Malecón with its endless activities.
A traditional walkway takes you up to Casa Tijada’s main entrance, or you can access through private elevator right from the rarely available in the area private garage.
As you enter the main entrance at the top of the walkway you immediately experience the grandeur of vintage Puerto Vallarta with the carefully restored architecture true to the home. The main house level boasts an updated kitchen, with new stainless-steel appliances, a hammered copper farm sink, hand carved wood cabinets and accents, granite countertops, and adjoining entertaining area with views of the hills and ocean. The open concept area leads into an oversized covered terrace that conjoins two colonial style bedrooms, each with their own full bathrooms and air conditioning.
The compound also includes 3 apartments; one with 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and fully equipped kitchen and updated appliances; another with 1 bedroom, 1.5 baths also with private kitchen and updated appliances; and finally, one more 1-bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment at the very top right by the terrace and inviting pool area. Adjacent up a spiral staircase you will reach a nice palapa with the best views from the house.
Most floors are accessible with the custom-made elevator that was designed to blend in with the original ornate architecture of the home.
Casa Tijada is a gem in the middle of historic Puerto Vallarta, this property is ideal for a quaint boutique bed and breakfast or a charming private home that can easily be access from interior or exterior entrances.
Shown by appointment only.
Additional construction manifestation pending
Since 1997, Wayne Franklin and his team at Tropicasa Realty have been a trusted name in Puerto Vallarta real estate. Tropicasa Realty is the region’s representative for “The Leading Agents of the World” and with over 100 years of combined experience in real estate, all agents of the company are affiliated with AMPI. Wayne Franklin or any member of his knowledgeable team can be contacted in-person at their Romantic Zone Office – Pulpito 145-A at Olas Altas. While in PV they can be reached at (322) 222-6505 or by calling 866-978-5539 (Toll-Free) from the U.S.