The story goes that in 1920, Doña Graciela Jiménez, Don Alfonso Cornejo wife Guerrero, He lived in this house built in the late nineteenth century. Don Alfonso and Dona Graciela, despite being married, They lived in different houses as a way of life peculiar that both decided to take. Don Alfonso was a person strictly dedicated to the agricultural sector, especially the cultivation of coffee, and keeping your work area in another house located across the park; while Doña Graciela, He was engaged in domestic chores and not involved in the work of her husband. They tell people who worked for both, Don Alfonso visited every day Doña Graciela lunchtime; in the afternoon came to savor a cup of coffee and your favorite dessert, rice pudding, at night for dinner, listen to music, drink a glass of brandy and smoking cigars together.
Doña Graciela's house, It has withstood two transformations to date: in 1962, after his death at 70 years, innovation was to change the original structure of a mixed system bahareque; and the 2001, following the earthquake of that year, the general infrastructure of the house was reinforced by keeping the colonial style that always characterized.
Currently the house is owned by the grandson and great-grandson of Doña Graciela, and over the years it was used only as a holiday residence. In recent 15 years, It has always been attractive to both domestic and international tourists requesting access to the house to take pictures and appreciate the beauty of the flora in your garden. In early 2014, It opened for the first time to the public, providing hosting service and events.
Nowadays, House Degraciela blunts among the best boutique nationwide thanks to high scores that guests provide platforms within recognized internationally as TripAdvisor and Booking.com hotels.