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ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Architect’s House was built in 2007 as a joint project of a visiting American professor of architecture and a Mexican colleague. A contemporary home of moving glass walls overlooking interior gardens, lofty ceilings and open steel beams – it is a pleasure to see and to live in. **** PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE AVAILABILITY CALENDAR BEFORE WRITING...AND NOTE THAT THE HOUSE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR RENT FROM JANUARY TO MAY 31 OF ANY YEAR, THANKS! **** THE DAILY RATE OF $55 USD APPLIES TO STAYS OF ONE MONTH OR MORE - WEEKLY RATE IS $600USD 2 WEEKS IS $950. USD 3 WEEKS IS $1250. USD 4 WEEKS OR A MONTH IS 1550. USD *** This home is located in the Historic Center of Oaxaca, Mexico - 11 blocks from the city’s central plaza in a shady, quiet neighborhood. The Santo Domingo Church and Cultur...The Architect’s House was built in 2007 as a joint project of a visiting American professor of architecture and a Mexican colleague. A contemporary home of moving glass walls overlooking interior gardens, lofty ceilings and open steel beams – it is a pleasure to see and to live in. **** PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE AVAILABILITY CALENDAR BEFORE WRITING...AND NOTE THAT THE HOUSE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR RENT FROM JANUARY TO MAY 31 OF ANY YEAR, THANKS! **** THE DAILY RATE OF $55 USD APPLIES TO STAYS OF ONE MONTH OR MORE - WEEKLY RATE IS $600USD 2 WEEKS IS $950. USD 3 WEEKS IS $1250. USD 4 WEEKS OR A MONTH IS 1550. USD *** This home is located in the Historic Center of Oaxaca, Mexico - 11 blocks from the city’s central plaza in a shady, quiet neighborhood. The Santo Domingo Church and Cultural Center are only 7 blocks away and one of the city’s best neighborhood markets - Mercado Sanchez Pascuas (think fresh fruit, veg, breads, flowers, etc.) – is only a block away. The Architect's House is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath house with a private garden, patio and a rooftop terrace with wonderful views of Oaxaca. The house is completely furnished and ready to move into: linen, pillows, blankets, towels, dishes, flatware, pots and pans, internet service and television with cable. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Lance L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:60%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

This was our third time staying here. We appreciated and enjoyed the space just as much as the first time. The house is airy and bright, with cleverly thought out details in terms of how the space is utilized. The inner courtyard/garden and roof top...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Tualame
Reviewed 1 January 2020

Flanked by private gardens visible through great glass walls on the first floor, this house was a gem for us, a family of five, looking for a temporary place to call home in Oaxaca. We were well-attended by a senora who also cooked and washed...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank AnnunziataChi
Reviewed 5 October 2019

You couldn’t find a better place to stay than Lance’s home. It’s lovely, comfortable and practical with a convenient kitchen. The downstairs has a whole wall of windows and is always cool in warm weather. Located near Santo Domingo, it’s in a quiet, safe neighborhood...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank bookwmn7
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Our family has booked this house on three occasions for 2-4 week during the summertime. There is nothing negative to cite. The beds are comfortable, the kitchen well stocked, the common areas useful and inviting and the roof top offers views and dining opportunities. The...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank gloriaauch
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is our second year staying at the architects house for a month. We just left yesterday and I'm missing it already. The house has a contemporary design, full of light and a very creative use of space. It feels both spacious and cozy. Over...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tualame
Lance L, VR Owner at ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

What a nice review. Thanks for the kind words. I too think that Fernanda is wonderful. I'll check on next year but don't know our plans yet. Regards, Lance

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

This house truly became our home in Oaxaca for a month. The location was super convenient, the neighbors very friendly, we felt very safe at all times in the neighborhood, and the person who cared for the house during our stay was friendly, caring, and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Gabriela V
lavin001, VR Owner at ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words Gabriela, Lance

Reviewed 10 May 2018

It's hard to imagine how it could be better! This beautiful house was perfect for a month's stay for two of us, while two friends joined us for two weeks, and one other friend came for the second two weeks. There was plenty of room...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Pat T
Reviewed 7 May 2018

A friend and I booked the house for the month of April (and we had different visitors who occupied the 3rd bedroom for a week at a time). We took 4 weeks of Spanish language classes at the Instituto Cultural de Oaxaca. This house has...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank jmnich
lavin001, VR Owner at ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks Jane, good to have you and your friends. Lance

Reviewed 15 June 2017

This house had everything, it was within walking distance to the historic city center, great restaurants and a market, yet felt peaceful and private once inside the door. The owner is extremely responsive to any questions and concerns. We will definitely look to rent the...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank JanisHep
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Staying at the "Architect's House" is wonderful in every way we can think to mention. We were met at the airport by the owner's local representative, driven to the house and oriented into a graceful architectural wonder. The location is private and quiet; the house...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Trip576278
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Blender
Books
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
City Getaway
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
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About the neighbourhood
The house is located in the Historic Center of Oaxaca, Mexico - 11 blocks from the city’s central plaza in a shady, quiet neighborhood. The Santo Domingo Church and Cultural Center are only 7 blocks away and one of the city’s best neighborhood markets - Mercado Sanchez Pascuas (think fresh fruit, veg, breads, flowers, etc.) – is only a block away.
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    ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.
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    ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.
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    ARCHITECT'S HOUSE in Oaxaca City center has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.
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