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5 Bedroom House With Ocean Views And Private Pool, Sleeping Up To 12 Guests.

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A typical patio house built around an open patio, the authentic andalucian home

Casa de Medina offers a stylish yet informal atmosphere in the heart of the white-washed town of Medina Sidonia. The inviting pool, pool terrace and roof terrace with mesmerising views are perfect for unwinding on lazy, sunny afternoons with a good book whilst the Moorish patio and comfortable lounge to relax with a glass of Fino and Tapa of cured ham or cheese.

Having spent many years working around Europe and Latin America – it was love at first sight for Gary and Kirsty Biston when they stumbled across Casa de Medina. They have spent considerable time and effort renovating this wonderful old Andalucían town house into a family home which they want to share with their guests.

Each bedroom is individually appointed - the crisp cotton sheets, plump feather pillows, traditional wood furniture and original prints all reflect the owners’ love of Mediterranean style. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan for the hotter summer nights, SKY TV, Spanish TV, DVD and CD player. The pretty bedrooms, refreshing pool and flower-filled pool terrace are on the first floor whilst on the lower level the bodega and attractive living-dining room open onto the enchanting Andaluz patio.

Many guests enjoy the panoramic views from the roof terrace, from where one can cast one’s eye over a patchwork of undulating tiled roofs and church spires to the rural splendour of rolling hills – fringed by the Atlantic Ocean. On a clear day you can even see the Rif Mountains of Morocco shimmering in the distance!

Smokers are invited to smoke on the roof terrace only so that the ground floor, first floor and all rooms remain smoke free for all guests to enjoy.

Casa de Medina is located on a quiet, semi-pedestrianized street in the historical quarter of Medina Sidonia. Medina Sidonia enjoys an enviable and elevated position in the geographical centre of the province of Cádiz in southern Spain. The fresh fish and endless beaches of Cádiz are renowned throughout Spain and the proud locals are happy to share the delights of this lesser known province with a welcome warmer than the almost ever shining sun. Improved road and air access to this relatively undiscovered region has made Medina Sidonia and the Costa de la Luz the new ‘up and coming’ area of Andalucía. International flights arrive at the following local airports which are an easy drive from Medina Sidonia.

Jerez - 30min

Gibraltar - 1hr

Seville - 1hr 15min

Málaga - 1hr 45min

More Details

Property Manager
Gary Biston
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
8 June, 2017

About Gary Biston

Gary Biston has over 30 years experience working in the travel and hospitality industry. Gary originally qualified as a chef, before moving into hotel management and the travel industry - working in Austria, France, Greece, Morocco, Colombia, Spain and her islands. Having worked in a variety of positions, in many European countries and Latin America, for both mass market and specialist operators - Gary has a well rounded background and understands the varying needs of his clients. It comes natural to him to try that little more, to offer better than the rest – a philosophy which became second nature whilst working for up-market companies like Lotus Supertravel Ski and Simply Travel. Whilst still living in London he was a founding Director of Simpson Travel and was instrumental in hand picking their portfolio of properties for their programme of distinctive villas and charming hotels in Andalucía, Mallorca and Morocco.

In 2004 he moved permanently to Andalucía where a month later his daughter Lily-Ana was born in Málaga. In 2006 his son, Oliver-Tomás, was born in Jerez and where his youngest daughter Sofia-Rose was also born in 2010; they live permanently in Medina Sidonia where the bilingual children are at the local schools. Having established his family in western Andalucía – leisure days are spent enjoying the endless beaches, the cultural treasures of the cities, the rural splendour of the national parks under blue skies and warm sunshine. He is fully aware that to maintain a positive future in Spain depends on loyal clients enjoying a wonderful holiday and wanting to return or better still recommending Andalucía Hideaways to all their friends and family.

Gary says, ‘I have not only visited each property but have stayed in each on at least one occasion – I could not ‘be better qualified to help guests make an informed decision when booking their holiday’!

Gary Biston purchased this house in 2004

Why Gary Biston chose La Janda

Finding houses like this is increasingly rare, renovating the property was a labour of love.

What makes this house unique

The chance to experinece an authentic patio house, with modern conforts for the 21st century traveller.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Medina-Sidonia in Cadiz Province

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Bath with Shower
  • Marble bathrooms with either bath or shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • 5 en suite bedrooms, 1 bedroom on ground floor with kingsize bed and 2 single beds. 4 bedrooms on the middle floor, 2 rooms with kingsize beds, 2 room each with 2 single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Dates From - To
9 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
Dates From - To
3 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,760
for 7 nights
£1,760
 
 
From - To
16 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,929
for 7 nights
£1,929
 
 
From - To
23 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£2,181
for 7 nights
£2,181
 
 
From - To
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,929
for 7 nights
£1,929
 
 
Dates From - To
3 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,137
for 5 nights
From
£227
£1,137
 
 
From - To
8 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,339
for 7 nights
£1,339
 
 
Dates From - To
24 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 7 nights
£1,086
 
 
From - To
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£505
for 3 nights
From
£168
£834
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£505
for 3 nights
From
£168
£1,179
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We expect that all our clients will care & respect for their holiday accommodation as if it was their own. Sadly, experience has shown that this is not always the case. Therefore we are forced to ask for to lodge a refundable security deposit of 500€ to be lodged on arrival, which will be refunded on departure.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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