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Community Spotlight - El Dorado, Lake Chapala


El Dorado is located on the libramiento in San Antonio, just a couple minutes up from the Walmart and Laguna Mall. It is composed of condos in the residential tower complex and the villas.

Villas: 59 homes located on slate lined serpentine streets. All homes have one or two car carports and small back yards. There are a few homes near the top that offer an excellent lake view, some lower down with peekaboo views and others near the bottom of the development with no views.

Residential Tower: The residential tower has 33 suites and 4 penthouses. All suites offer excellent lake views. Located at the tower are common facilities for both the villas and tower residents featuring an amazing infinity pool, hot tubs, clubhouse with pool tables, kitchen, bar, library and gym. The tower also has a 20 seat movie theater, outdoor BBQ area, and common terrace area.

El Dorado features:

• Slate streets • 24 / 7 on-site security • Perimeter wall • Concrete pavement on sidewalks • Treatment plant for irrigation purposes • Underground utilities • General water filter (10 microns) • High efficiency street lights • 27 mt. / 89 ft. long heated swimming pool • Heated Jacuzzi • Heated kiddy pool • Two tennis courts • Landscaped gardens • Covered terraces

• 100% Underground Utilities (no sizzling electrical transformers or ugly tranformer boxes) • Treatment Plant for Irrigation (Canadian Technology) • Grounded three Prong Electrical Outlets • Constant high Pressure Water System • Lab Certified Quality in all Compacting Materials for Streets and Homes Platforms • The Building Blocks used in all our Villas are Ecologically Friendly, Extra-Strength and Lab-Controlled Quality • Anti-Sysmic, Single Poured Concrete Slab Foundations

• Low Maintenance Materials and Finishes • High Speed Internet Access Available in the Area

All services, groceries, restaurants, the French Patisserie, Lakeside Little Theater and the new Ribera Medical Center are mere steps outside the complex.

If you are looking for reasonably priced homes and still close to all amenities, movie theater, and more, then this might be for you!

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Fast Facts:


Average Price Range: $240,000 – 340,000

Average Lot Size: 372 square meters

Average Construction Size: 220 square meters

HOA: (roughly) 36000 pesos ($1800 USD) annually

Included is: street lighting and road maintenance, garbage pickup, security, common pool area, gym, clubhouse.

Note: There is a maximum 2 dog HOA policy for the Villa owners.

Residential Tower:

Average Price Range: $260,000 – 330,000

Average Construction: 187 square meters

Penthouses are 404 square meters and can sell between $700,000 to a million dollars.

HOA: (roughly) 19200 pesos ($960 USD) annually

Included is: street lighting and road maintenance, garbage pickup, security, common pool area, gym, clubhouse.

Note: There is a maximum 2 dog HOA policy for the Villa owners.

Buyer Demographics:

American: 46%

Canadian: 13%

Foreigner: 20%

Mexican: 21%


Video of El Dorado:

Properties Currently Available for Sale:


$259,000 2B/2B 225 sq. mtrs construction ; 418 sq. mtrs lot


$324,000 2B/2B 216 sq. mtrs construction ; 480 sq. mtrs lot



$245,000 2B/2B 165 sq. mtrs construction https://chapalamls.net/en/properties/residential/condo-bella-vista-6603

Examples of previous Villas sold in 2021:

$241,000 2B/2B 216 construction ; 480 lot

$271,500 2B/2B 214 construction ; 253 lot

$273,000 3B/2B 238 construction ; 400 lot

$275,000 2B/2B 213 construction ; 263 lot

$280,000 2B/2B 228 construction ; 421 lot

$325,000 2B/2B 246 construction ; 342 lot

Examples of previous Condos sold in 2021:

$265,000 2B/2B 271 construction

$274,500 2B/2B 108 construction

$306,815 2B/2B 187 construction

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