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Coldwell Banker Chapala Realty


Welcome to Ajijic and Lake Chapala Retirement Area



We want to congratulate you for looking into Mexico's largest North American retirement community. As pioneers in real estate (1st one lakeside) and the publishing business, we have introduced many to our local idyllic scene. We feel this is what we do best, showing you what graceful and carefree retirement is all about. Let us share with you our excitement and knowledge on the lake area. Be among the many that have already begun a new and enjoyable life.



The Area Known as “Lakeside”

This area is known as “Lakeside” to residents from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain and Europe, among other places, and “la ribera” to Mexicans.  Due partly to the eclectic mixture, it has developed a continental Old World charm which blends smoothly with a distinctly Mexican ambiance.

Cobblestone streets, tile-roofed homes, riotously colorful gardens blooming year around, and incredible open-air markets and restaurants are common sights, backdropped by lush green mountains surrounding the lake. The hills are laced with flowering trees and plants, and accented by waterfalls, caves, petroglyphs, indigenous sacred sites, and a variety of hiking trails and places to explore.

Over 10,000 retirees call lakeside their home, call us, we can show you around!


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"Pristine Living"


Pristine Living Vista Alegre is one of the loveliest gated communities in the Lake Chapala area. A brick street leads you to a 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath furnished home that is wheelchair friendly. Kitchen/living/dining area is open. Kitchen is state-of-the-art, granite counter-tops, lots of storage. Several sliding glass doors lead to the full length veranda with a view of color, lake, mountains. Air conditioning/heating, solar heating, water pressure system. Recessed lighting, Jacuzzi. Two car carport. Community club house, tennis court and pool.





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