A sheltered courtyard with a colourful vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace and climbing plants, and a low table surrounded by chairs

House, San Miguel de Allende, $1.3mn

Where In the historic centre of San Miguel de Allende, which has two international airports within 100km. The property is close to the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, a neo-Gothic church, and the main plaza El Jardín. The bus station is roughly 10 minutes away by car.

What A refurbished late 17th-century house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms have terraces and one has a view of Las Monjas church. The kitchen and bathrooms have been fitted with tiled mosaics and most of the furnishings are included in the asking price. 

Why The property’s history: the house is on a street in the Unesco World Heritage Site zone and is filled with preserved features including cantera stone fireplaces, a central patio with climbing plants and a fountain, arches and 14ft beamed ceilings.

Who CDR Bienes Raices San Miguel/Luxury Portfolio

A contemporary L-shaped villa with a pool and decking

Villa, Playa del Carmen, $8.9mn 

Where In a private gated community overlooking Playa del Carmen, on the Caribbean coast. The archaeological sites of Tulum can be reached in an hour.

What A seafront villa with seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a rooftop terrace. The swimming pool has a shallow children’s side and an infinity pool with hot tub. 

Why As well as having easy access to the beach, the house is within walking distance of the nightlife and restaurants of Playa del Carmen.

Who Engel & Völkers Playa del Carmen

A house built from stone bricks with a sunny terrace and pool

House, Viñedo San Lucas, $2.49mn

Where Part of the Viñedos San Lucas development, about 30 minutes’ drive from San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato state. 

What A four-bedroom, four-bathroom house with a library/study, TV room and open-plan kitchen/living area. There is a solar-powered heated pool and fire pit outside. The property comes with use of the development’s tennis and padel courts, as well as a games area, events space and equestrian centre. 

Why The agricultural area the property is set within has vineyards, olive trees and lavender fields. Residents can join the annual grape harvest party and get wine for only the cost of bottling. 

Who CDR Bienes Raices San Miguel/Luxury Portfolio

A terracotta coloured modernist house in stark geometric shapes  built around a lawn

House, Mexico City, $4,999,900

Where In San Ángel, a neighbourhood in the south-west of Mexico City between Parque las Águilas to the west and Viveros de Coyoacán to the east.

What A Modernist house with four bedrooms and nine bathrooms on nearly half an acre of land. Many of the rooms have double-height walls and large windows.

Why The house was designed by architect Antonio Attolini Lack and its planes of yellow, blue and terracotta create different shapes as the sun moves during the day.

Who Mexico Sotheby’s International Realty

A hillside villa with multiple terraces and two swimming pools

Villa, Baja California, $19.85mn

Where On a hillside overlooking Palmilla Beach, at the tip of the Baja California peninsula. It’s a 10-minute drive to the town of San José del Cabo. Los Cabos international airport is about a 25km drive, with direct flights to cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.

What A six-bedroom, eight-bathroom villa built in 2019 with two infinity pools, an outdoor kitchen, a bar, a grand water feature entrance and extensive living space. Its wide terraces have 180-degree views, taking in the bay of San José del Cabo and Palmilla Point.

Why Residents can be swimming or surfing in the Sea of Cortez in minutes with a lift in the property that gives direct access to the beach. 

Who Engel & Völkers Los Cabos

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