Gaucin holiday farmhouse "La AlmuÃ±a" in Gaucin
Charming farmhouse situated on the private working estate La AlmuÃ±a. Nestled in the hills between the picturesque Â´white villagesÂ´of Jimena de la Frontera and Gaucin. The farmhouse offers newly refurbished comfortable, light and airy accommodation for up to 16 people. An ideal family house. Spectacular views are had from house and terrace across the straits of Gibraltar to North Africa. The rooms brim with traditional cortijo character.
The beamed high-ceilinged sitting room with its huge hearth offers relaxation at the end of the day. Read one of the many books or relax with a film. The rooms are arranged off the central cobbled courtyard which brims with citrus trees, roses and hibiscus. The spacious farmhouse stone terrace offers ample seating in sun or shade. Behind the mature cypress hedge lies the swimming pool with palms to shade under and a cabana. 3 min. walk along the farm track lies the tennis court. The farmhouse has stables from which riding can be arranged.
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This property has 8 bedrooms and sleeps 16 people
|Bedroom 1||1 Queen||2|
|Bedroom 2||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 3||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 4||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 5||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 6||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 7||1 Double||2|
|Bedroom 8||1 King||2|
Bedroom 1 & 2 are upstairs and have fabulous views from the beds. Bedroom 3 & 4 are downstairs looking out onto a lawned area with citus trees. Bedroom 4 has a door that opens onto this lawned area. Bedroom 5, 6, 7, & 8 are across the cobbled scent-filled courtyard. Bedroom 5 is downstairs. The rest are upstairs. Bedroom 8 has floor to ceiling windows and a huge double bed which divides into twins if needed.
This property has 5 bathrooms
|Bathroom 2||full||Toilet, Combo Tub/Shower, Shower|
|Bathroom 3||full||Toilet, Tub, Shower|
|Bathroom 4||full||Toilet, Combo Tub/Shower, Shower|
|Bathroom 5||full||Toilet, Shower|
|Activities||WalkingGolfHorseback RidingSwimmingBird Watching|
|Leisure||Whale WatchingSight Seeing|
|Nearby Facilities, Attractions, and Services||Scenic Drives|
|Kitchen||Fully Equipped KitchenGrillMicrowaveStove Top BurnersIce MakerOvenWashing MachineIron & BoardRefrigeratorCooking UtensilsFreezerToaster|
|Entertainment||TelevisionDVD PlayerBooksStereo SystemCD PlayerGames KidsRadioVCR|
|Outdoor Features||GardenTennis CourtParkingGarden Chairs|
|Onsite Services||Housekeeper Included|
|Onsite Equipment||BarbecueOutdoor Grill GasCooler LargeThermos Bottle|
The house is arranged around a cobbled courtyard. The main four bedroom house has the main sitting room which comfortably seats 10. The guest house has a smaller seating area with wood burner. There is a twice weekly maid service, and the pool will be cleaned regularly. The house has panel central heating in all bedrooms and bathrooms for the cooler months and portable fans are available in the summer. Stables are attached to the property from which riding can be arranged. Tennis rackets can be supplied, with the tennis court a 3 min stroll down the farm track. High chair & cot are available. A chef, or individual meals/picnics by arrangement.
The farmhouse is set on 200 acres of private landing yet only 10 min. from Gaucin with its many tapas bars, restaurants and amenities. It offers wonderful peaceful accommodation, walking, riding and birdwatching. The natural park Los Alcornocales is only 10min. away. Take scenic drives through the Â´white villagesÂ´of the Serrania de Ronda. Historic Ronda with its spectacular gorge, gourmet restaurants and Roman bullring is only 30 min. away. Great beaches are only 40 min. away on the Mediterranean Coast or the wild white surfing sands of Costa de la Luz are,90 min. drive. Wonderful caves to explore locally and fiestas and ferias to enjoy. Try the local wines at a Gaucin Bodega or travel to Jerez for its famous Sherry bodegas and Spanish horses. A wonderful base to explore the Moorish hilltop villages or enjoy the glitz and glamour of Marbella. Take in some polo in Sotogrande and some golf at Valderrama or just sit back and enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of La AlmuÃ±a.
Golf: There are many first class golf courses 35 min drive away. The world famous Valderama; Sotogrande; Finca Cortesin; San Roque; La Canaida; Alcaidesa to name a few.
Other Activities: Birdwatching, polo, kitesurfing on the atlantic coast
|Rate Category||Period||Rates||Minimum Stay|
€500 per Night
*** Default rates are subject to change. Please confirm the rates prior to booking.
La AlmuÃ±a can also be rented as a 4 bedroom property sleeping up to 8. Please enquire about rates for this option.
A 30% non-refundable deposit is required on booking with the remainder payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. A 500 Euro Â´breakagesÂ´deposit is payable on arrival, refunded within 2 weeks of your departure.
The farmhouse can be rented as a four bedroom property. Please enquire about rates.
Changeover day in some instances can be flexible.
There will be additional charge in the winter months for electricity & firewood.
WINTER LONG LETS AVAILABLE AT 1,750 EUROS PER MONTH + BILLS.
SHORT STAYS AVAILABLE AT NON-PEAK TIMES OF YEAR . PLEASE ENQUIRE
Prices include a weekly maid service. Additional cleaning upon request. 9 euros per hour.
All linen, towels & pool towels are included in the rental. Bed linen will be changed weekly.
Catering can be provided at additional cost please enquire for prices.
Property Availability (Next 12 Months)
Please contact the owner directly to confirm availability for your travel dates.
Location Type: Rural
The owner advises that a car is required for this location.
arest Airport : Gibraltar (Gib) at 38 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry : Algeciras at 45 Kilometres
Nearest Train : San Pablo de Buceite at 7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach : Sotogrande at 33 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub : San Pablo de Buceite at 7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf : Valderama at 32 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant : San Pablo de Buceite at 7 Kilometres
Characterful, secluded farmhouse situated on an exclusive private working estate in the hills between the picturesque Â´white villagesÂ´of Jimena de la Frontera and Gaucin. Stunning views from the house and terrace across the straits of Gibraltar to North Africa. Built beside the ancient smugglers trails from the coast, the farm offers wonderful walking, riding, and birdwatching countryside. The farm brims with flora and Fauna. The beautiful white village of Gaucin is only 10min. away with its vertiginous, winding hillside streets and hilltop castle. Full of tapas bars, shops and restaurants. Explore the Natural park Los Alconarcales and Grazelema. Historic Ronda is 35min. north with its famous gorge and home to the oldest bullring. Great beaches are in easy reach, from the glitz of Marbella to the wild white sands of the Costa de la Luz. Tarifa and Bologna are 90min. drive. Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Jerez and Cadiz are a few hours drive. Make a day trip to Tangier from Tarifa.