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if you are looking to live a quiet country life style and an affordable
restoration project with great potential , this house might be for you. it is located in the heart of an authentic mayan village and an archeological zone called RUINAS DE AKE part of TIXKOKOB municipality . it offer a good colonial structure and a recently built small casita (guess house) on a big corner lot of 600m2 (20x30) .water and electricity are there and a new septic tank is in place . the colonial structure is devided in 2 big rooms . the first room have original pasta tiles , 18foot high ceiling with beams (vigas) . i drew a really in interesting floor plan for the renovation . the casita is 1 big bedroom and a toilet . on the lot you will find fruit trees and space to put a deck , a pool , a garden , a shed and 2 parking spaces .
LOCATION : 30mins-40KMS from MERIDA , 10mins-12KMS from TIXKOKOB (15000 pop.) and from the highway MERIDA-CANCUN , 60mins-85kms from the beach .
HISTORY : mayan peoples stared to settle in AKE about 2400 years ago . in the 1800s , an hacienda combined with a rope factory (henequeneria) was built including about 15 houses for the workers like the one i have for sale . they even built a catholic church on a small pyramid ! today , the hacienda is still owned by the original family , the old factory still produce rope and the village welcome tourists who want to visit the ruins .