GREAT HISTORICAL BUILDING FOR COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES (YPS-01-0255)

FOR SALE6,799,000 MXN

about 309,116 USD  or 410,120 CAD
1 USD = 21.995 MXN  or 1.327 CAD

Mérida, YucatánCentroBarrio de Santiago
 Bedrooms  2  Bathrooms  2.5 

Lot|219.3 m2 (2,360 ft2)
Width x Length|8.2 m x 26.4 m
Construction|282.2 m2 (3,038 ft2)

 Data SheetYPS-01-0255

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DESCRIPTION

Casa Catherwood is one of Mérida’s real authentic historical buildings. The colonial façade is simply gorgeous! The house used to be a museum lately, which was dedicated to Frederick Catherwood. He published in 1844 the book “Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan”. The book presented the astonishing images of the pre-Hispanic monuments of the region, which continued to astonish and delight even more than 170 years later. The museum displayed a collection of 25 of the magnificent lithographs.

Today, the former exhibition rooms on the second floor haven’t lost a bit of their great ambiance. They form now a self-contained suite, which is rented out to guests. The suite consists out of a living room, a bedroom as well as a bathroom and a beautiful roof terrace.

Downstairs you are going to find a quaint bookstore, equipped with fine wooden shelves as well as a café, which serves the finest home-made chocolate products. Two inner courtyards and a hallway with a high ceiling provide ample seating. A massage room, a bar, and a big kitchen, as well as two further storage rooms, complete this great offer.


FACTS

• AUTHENTIC HISTORICAL BUILDING
GREAT COLONIAL FACADE
LOCATION IDEAL FOR COMMERCIAL USE

HOUSE AND LOT

Guest suite consisting out of:
   • a living room (second bedroom)
   a bedroom
   a bathroom
   a roof terrace
Bookstore equipped with fine wooden shelves
Café / Chocolatery
2 inner courtyards, one with fountain
Massage room
3 toilets
Big kitchen
Bar
2 storage rooms

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

Air-conditioners
Ceiling fans
Window covers
High-speed internet
Water heaters
Cistern
Stationary gas tank
Hydropneumatic water pressure system
Septic tank


LOCATION

Considered one of the oldest neighborhoods of Merida, Barrio de Santiago has a lot of history dating back nearly 400 years. It is by far one of the most demanded, colorful, and well-restored neighborhoods. Many Americans and Canadians reside here and have renovated colonial-style homes.

A great number of Mérida’s main tourist attractions like theaters, galleries, museums, as well as lots of fine restaurants and famous parks like Parque Santiago, Parque Santa Lucia, or Plaza Grande with the main cathedral are within walking distance. So is the meanwhile famous Mérida English Library (MEL), a popular meeting place for many English-speaking visitors and residents.

The combination out of its fantastic location, great colonial architecture, and the wide range of cultural and leisure activities makes Santiago absolutely unique and a great place to live!

WALKING DISTANCES FROM THE PROPERTY TO

Parque Santiago50 m (165 ft)1 min.
Mérida English Library (MEL)750 m (0.47 mi)9 min.
Plaza Grande850 m (0.53 mi)10 min.
Teatro José Peón950 m (0.59 mi)12 min.
Parque Santa Lucía1,000 m (0.62 mi)13 min.
Parque Santa Ana1,500 m (0.93 mi)19 min.

PROPERTY LOCATION

The location, diagonally opposite of park Santiago, as well as close to center square and most of Mérida’s main tourist attractions, make this property the ideal place for any kind of commercial use.  


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CONTACT

Thank you for your interest in our listing! If you have further questions or in case you would like to arrange an appointment to see this fantastic property, please do not hesitate to contact us!   


  Languages  English, German
  Phone  |  +52 (999) 381 6286
  Email  |  rene.jeremias@yps.mx

 

  Languages  |  Spanish, English, German
  Phone  |  +52 (999) 242 7749
  Email  | jorg.rosener@yps.mx


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