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Casa Lluvia Blanca mediterranean-patio
 

Casa Lluvia Blanca

Nestled into the quiet middle of a block in the historic center of the beautiful colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, this 4,500 square foot courtyard home is accessed through lush gardens with trickling fountains and a luminous lap-pool. The living, dining, kitchen, library and master suite on the ground floor open onto a series of plant filled patios that flood each space with light that changes throughout the day. Elliptical domes and hewn wooden beams sculpt the ceilings, reflecting soft colors onto curving walls. A long, narrow stairway wrapped with windows and skylights is a serene connection to the second floor ''Moroccan' inspired suite with domed fireplace and hand-sculpted tub, and "French Country" inspired suite with a sunny balcony and oval shower. A curving bridge flies through the high living room with sparkling glass railings and overlooks onto sensuously shaped built in sofas. At the third floor windows wrap every space with balconies, light and views, linking indoors to the distant mountains, the morning sun and the bubbling jacuzzi. At the rooftop terrace domes and chimneys join the cozy seating for intimate gatherings.
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October 5, 2012
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To Donnamturner, you have to also take into account your local building codes. This rail shown would not pass codes in my local area of Atlanta. The government knows how to stick its nose into everything to "protect" us. LOL. There are ways around these government restrictions. I have seen people put up chicken wire or plexiglass on their stairs which an inspector knew was going to come down AFTER he inspected the stair and when they get the passing inspection the homeowners put up what they wanted. I am not condoning this but have witnessed this happen. Those are beautiful railings and would look great on an indoor staircase. Very good flow.
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You are so right!!! California it the same way about codes ...
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November 19, 2012
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What is the deminsions of the pool, would love some pix
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An outdoor area outside the third floor has a stairway to a rooftop hot tub, also made by hand. They didn't go and look for a hot tub at some big warehouse store, Cathi says. "We wanted this to have the same touch as the rest of the house, so it was made by our incredibly talented crew."More ideas:Houzz Escape: Down Old Mexico WayBold Moroccan Style for Today's InteriorsBrowse more photos from Mexico City

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