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Casa Kehoe, Historic Urban Retreat
US $1,200,000
Property features
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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Oven
  • Dryer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Historic / Antique
  • Bidet
  • Stall Shower
  • A/C
  • Wall Unit A/C
  • Gardens
  • Water Feature
  • Concrete Block
  • Balcony / Lanai
Property description
This one-of-a-kind urban retreat will make you feel at home the moment you enter its breathtaking interior spaces. It was built for the son of Generalissimo Francisco Gregorio Canton by the Italian architect Enrico Desarti, who also built the Peon Contreras Theater and the Palacio Canton, which is now the iconic Anthropology Museum on Paseo Montejo.The interior furnishings are Classic European, selected by internationally recognized interior designer Steven Cheroski when it was his own home. The restoration architect, Henry Ponce, won Architectural Digest's first place prize for Authentic Restoration in 2008 and the home has been featured in Architectural Digest, The Robb Report, and Ambientes magazines. Fully restored in 2005, this home has been impeccably maintained and consistently upgraded to the standards of the discriminating buyer.
Being in center of a vibrant city, where we walk to the symphony and many restaurants in ten minutes. This house is part of Merida’s history, with the Familia Cantón crest etched on the front windows. Built circa 1910 by Enrico Desarti, who also built the Teatro Peon Contreras and Palacio Canton on Avenida Montejo. Completely renovated in early 2005 by Architect Henry Ponce and interior designer Steven Cheroske.
5 bedrooms one of them in the ground floor an enormous primary bedroom suite with dressing room and 3 baths.
Amenities include: Original pasta tile floors, 8-1/2 foot ceilings on both floors, massive, original French marble staircase, blue glass tiled pool with recirculating filter system, both inside courtyards with custom crema maya fountains are screened. Automatic watering system, fully screened throughout. Spacious gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and large island, professional 6-burner stove with 2 ovens. Water from deep well is potable throughout the house, which goes through UV-light sanitization and softener, and then the kitchen sink and refrigerator water is passed through reverse osmosis to remove chemicals and improve taste.
European elegance abounds in this elegant yet comfortable home in the heart of one of Mexico’s most liveable cities. Lot 400.44 m2 (4,310 Sq. Ft.), construction 882.34 m2 (9,497 Sq. Ft.). Fully furnished and equiped, ready to move in.
Poperty taxes $9,000 pesos/year

56 # 483A, en el Colonia Centro, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
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