The first "Wow" moment happens upon driving up to the property when you see the elevated manicured terraces, and stately fountain.Two-Level Main House:The Upper Level is a dedicated Principal Suite crowned with a Grand Dome Boveda Ceiling, Wall of Closets; and 360º views of the Chapala Golf Course, Lake Chapala, and the Sierra Madres from the vast open terrace.On The Main Level: * 3 more Bedrooms, * 2.5 Baths, *Office, *Kitchen, *Ample Walk-In Pantry, * Open Concept Living/Dining Area, with a gas fireplace, * Covered, enclosed terrace with fountain, * Striking Center Indoor Courtyard with Cantera columns, Cantera Fountain, and custom artesanal ironwork.Separate Full Casita:Situated on the other side of the grand pool area, another glorious domed ceiling takes center stage--especially when lit at night. There are two Murphy Beds, Private Full Bath, generous living/dining area with another fireplace, and a full kitchen.RESPLENDENT MARBLE FLOORS; LOVELY, UNIQUELY INTERESTING VIEWS; DRAMATIC LIGHTING, ART, SCULPTURES & AWE-INSPIRING MILLWORK & IRON FINISHES EVERYWHERE--INSIDE & OUT.Many of the beautiful architectural features of this property have been showcased in coffee table books. A noted journalist, screenwriter & filmmaker, the owner wrote & directed a 2015 movie dedicated to her passion ... saving the mighty elephant.The custom swimming pool with two fountains & cabanas create a resort ambience. There's also an outdoor bar ... separate grill area, and separate laundry area around back.If you'd appreciate and enjoy old world Mexican charm & construction we rarely find now, you'll love Hillside Hacienda.
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