The Casas Gemelas are a pair of French-style mansions built in the early 20th century. Their construction began in 1906 and they were inaugurated on Dec. 24, 1911.
Increases are not limited to the Centro or its surrounding neighborhoods. Areas once considered fairly affordable such as Francisco de Montejo, and Ciudad Caucel have also seen considerable price hikes.
“The Centro has really become our cornerstone,” says Atahualpa. “In the past 18 years we’ve restored, remodeled, and restructured over 200 houses in Centro alone.”
Casa Vagantes comprises a traditional abode with a surface of 70 square meters / 754 square feet and has been fully revamped with modern travelers in mind.
Any foreigner can obtain direct ownership of a property in the interior of the country, they just need a permit from the Foreigner Affair's Office. However, under Mexican law, foreigners cannot directly own property within the restricted zone.
Although it has largely grown in popularity for newcomers, Cholul still retains its town designation as well as most of its traditions and customs.
“Casa Limonero just has such an authentic Mérida feeling,” says Trevor. “It’s modern enough to feel new and welcoming, but colonial enough to make you feel like you’re in Yucatán.”
The garden in Casa 75, owned by American lifelong friends Pat and Rose, extends through the long terrain where the house is set.
Jardín Baldío is a curated gastronomic experience featuring guest chefs, unique musical selections, and an ambiance that suits the theme of each event.
Over the past few years, Jorge has become an inspiration to scores of people in Mexico and abroad.
During colonial times, the Plaza Mayor witnessed the swearing-in of Spanish kings, religious processions, bullfights, and many more important events.
After years in the real state market in the US, Eric Partney took advantage of his expertise with the Mérida market, becoming a pioneer in the area.
This year, nobody has to schedule their flights to Mérida around Fundación BAI's big fundraiser.
Located in Mérida’s Centro, Casa Mango is a modern, minimalist, and artsy home in the heart of the city, and a Yucatecan getaway for its many guests.
Over on Calle 50, the house of Maryinez Lyons hosts a green oasis. Elenizta Garden began in February and has slowly grown into a city jungle.
In the upper corner of the city, a retirement home for a Mexico City family is in its final stages. The owners came looking for serenity and comfort — a home that felt just as if they were on vacation.
At the intersection of 60th Street and 59th Street, Parque Hidalgo has existed since the first layout of the city. Its French aesthetic and tranquil feel are a refreshing stop in the ever-moving Centro.
Andrea and Ana Cristina met during college and have recently joined forces in Elán- their Architecture and furniture design studio.
When developing in Progreso, and some other inland areas, in addition to the building permit provided by the state, you will need to start an assessment by SEMARNAT.
As young architecture students eager to prove themselves, Ángel Sánchez and Javier Alonso wanted to create a platform that would bring the architectural world of Yucatán together. This intention created the radio show "Más que Arquitectura."
Our new magazine with ideas and inspiration for living here, is available by subscription, but a limited number of copies have also been distributed around Yucatán for free.
Ensamble Artesano works with over 2,700 artisans in 18 states, creating over 15,000 pieces in lacquer, woodwork, loom, metalwork, ceramics, weaving, and embroidery.