This studio is prefect for travelers. The decore theme is archeology. Fully equipped kitchenette.Breakfast is served from 7.30-9.30.Excellent coffee and tea 24/7. Includes internet in the common areas. This place has a roof deck. Under reservation you can host a BBQ party for up to 6. The location is amazing, in the heart of San Angel where Saturdays are magic. Bazaar del Sábado is a tradition for shopping handcrafts and have a local ingredient lunch.
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The property is divided in 2 main buildings. One is a colonial XIX architecture hosting 4 full apartments, and 1 hidden contemporary deco house (where we live). In this Studio for artists in residence you have the right to access to a 30m2 private workspace with extra charge.
This minimal decor studio has a private and comfortable bathroom a kitchenette for small meals a couch and a table. In the common area there´s a laundry center. Breakfast and WiFi is included in the price. We share our BBQ grill Roof Garden with ours guests at no cost and reservation is needed. If an art workshop, art clinic, art event interests you during your stay, enjoy a considerable discount from the regular fee.
Hire our driver to get around and enjoy this big city. Ask on your arrival for prices.
Stays are designed for 1 to 5 weeks so the housekeeper only cleans the rooms once a week. Ask for a cleanup and tidy-up of the room with extra charge.
Interaction with guests
We would like to make you feel as comfortable as possible throughout your stay. We interact with our guests as much as each guest decide. Please let us know all your questions, and if possible, we´ll share a meal together. It's all up to you. We welcome young artists, young curators, young gallery runners and young art counselors, and young collectors too. Young in mind, not age.
If you choose the workshop space enjoy (optional) the presence of other artists, curators and visitors. And if you are ready, we can hang up your work and the Open Studio Party can take place at the end of your stay.
Other things to note
This outstanding residence has mexican art hung on the walls. Sometimes, big installations and small sculptures are among the furniture. We are pleased to invite DJ´s to mix once in a while at the Roof Garden. Ask for our Philosophical discussions every 2 months where wine, bread and cheese is on our table (event held in spanish). Gallery tours on thursday nights and anthropological walking tours are available under reservation.
This is a non smoking property, except for designated areas. Unfortunatelly pets are not allowed. Music after 21 hr. should be kept at a low volume
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We are a mexican couple who has been together for more than 20 years. We have two teenagers: a daughter, a son; and two pets: cats.
We are in the IT business and we love to travel. We always travel as if it was the last trip of our lives. For us, family, love and harmony are essential in life. We enjoy contemporary art and we are dedicated to promoting mexican artists and culture in every place we visit.
Pancho and I met scuba diving in 1994, therefore the sea, nature and outdoor activities are basic and necessary for both. We enjoy camping, scuba diving and sailing, sport in which we compete every month in Acapulco.
Lunch time is a special moment for us, a pause where we can enjoy and celebrate being together every day, a moment apart from the rush of the city where we prepare ourselves for the afternoon daily commitments.
We love Mexico and we are ambassadors of our country, we always talk about how great is the mexican spirit, its culture, gastronomy, beaches and its millionaire history. If we had to choose another country to live, it would be Italy for the same reasons we love Mexico.
We recognize ourselves as entrepreneurs because of our professional upbringing, we generate projects and ideas, some of which become business ventures. We've always been motivated by the risk, investing time, money and effort to develop new ideas with a purposeful end. Another factor deeply rooted in our family is ecology and self sustainability and seek to have the least possible impact on our environment and our planet .
We have a francophile part because the 4 of Pancho's grandparents were born in France and married in Mexico . With some friends, we spontaneously create an amateur theater group ten years ago, " La Compagnie de Théâtre a la Dérive ", where we enjoy making plays in French just for the pleasure of the whole process, costumes, learning the script and friendship. The group is composed mainly by frenchies living in México.
Today what bring us here is that ten years ago, on a sabathical year, we lived in a "Chateau" in France countryside, and we opened 11 rooms to host our beloved... more than a hundred friends and family members came to visit and stayed with us in that 12th century castle .
The uniqueness of this experience led us to replicate the model in Mexico, and we open our home with a project: Art Residence to share it with you, people with similar interests, that want to enjoy living among art in the village of San Angel, town founded 500 years ago and today immersed in one of the largest and most exciting cities in the world: Mexico City. Welcome !
In our country we say to our guests: "Mi casa es tu casa. My home is your home".