May 20, 2010, 1:09 AM
Post #19 of 21
Re: [flybuy] moving to Tacambaro/Patzquaro area
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i appreciate all of the responses.
We are now considering the patzquaro area. How cold is it in the winter and for how long? Maybe we can learn to love it if we have a fireplace.
we are leaving puerto morelos to michoacan on august 1.
we would be looking for a casa or cabin(furnished or unfurnished) to rent long term on the outskirts of town with access to cable or phone line to run our internet business.
We need some land to grow vegetables.
We speak spanish.
Oh, it's dejá vu almost all over again!
We moved to Michoacán in mid-September, 2005. We stayed with a friend for 2 weeks in Morelia while our transmisson was repaired. (Another story.)
On the first of October, 2005, we rented and moved into a furnished, 2 bdr cabin, small but fully furnished, in the hills south of Pátzcuaro. It was in a vacation fraccionamiento. For all I know, it's still there, but unoccupied.
The cabin had an ineffectual fireplace and a portable electric heater. It was a very, very cold winter for us. After 6 months, we moved down the mountain to house sit a friend's much larger and warmer house. (Albeit, a very leaky one.)
By June we'd be shown our present uncomplicated but lovely house out in the campo northeast of Pátzcuaro. We did pretty well, considering. First the cabin for six months of near freezing temperatures, then four months of freight train horns and clatter plus roof leaks, then success. We have been in this house now for nearly four years. We are, by choice, still renting.
So, in our experience, satisfaction was not achieved immediately but for us, it wasn't really such a long time.