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Guesthouse with mountain views peaceful terrace and garden



Updated: 02-Aug-2016
Guesthouse in Aniezo, Picos de Europa, Cantabria, Spain - Peaceful Location superb walks from the front door

The steeply wooded hillsides of the sunny Liébana valley hug this tiny hamlet. Opposite the old waterwheel where sheep's fleeces were once pounded into Cantabrian felt, you will find 'La Pisa' (Spanish for 'water wheel') where John and Gwynneth, from Cumbria, have an established reputation for hospitable accommodation and excellent food prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Nothing disturbs the peace and the pretty village green is a place to relax and or makes a good starting point for local walks, mountain bike trails or simply getting off the beaten tracks. Rest soundly in the comfortable contemporary bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities. We offer comprehensive local knowledge of the best hiking and snow-shoeing routes; locations for flowers, bird and butterfly spotting. You're close to the Fuente Dé cable car and the classic Picos town of Potes.

Details for holiday chateau / country house La Pisa, 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, 8 Bathrooms

Bedroom 1 is a twin room with en-suite shower room and views of the village.

Bedroom 2 is a double room with en-suite shower room and views of a courtyard to the rear of the property.

Bedroom 3 is a double room with en-suite bathroom (3/4 bath) and views of the garden, village, mountains and valley.

Bedroom 4 can be a double or a twin room with en-suite shower room and views of the garden, village, mountains and valley.

Bedroom 5 is a double room with en-suite shower room and views of the garden, village, mountains and valley.

Bedroom 6 is a triple or quad room with 2 single beds and 1 double bed and en-suite shower room with views to the valley above the village and mountains beyond.

Bedroom 7 is a twin room with en-suite shower room and views of the courtyard to the rear of the property.

Bedroom 8 is a double room with en-suite bathroom and views of the courtyard to the rear of the property and valley above the village and mountains beyond.

  • Sleeps 16
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

About the Owner

La Pisa is a family run guesthouse located in the pretty tranquil village of Aniezo, Cantabria, Northern Spain. Well known for our hospitality and excellent food, we have excellent local knowledge helping you make the most of your time spent here. Our menu, changed daily and including modern vegetarian options, is based on locally sourced, fresh ingredients. Special dietary requirements are always catered for. Extra beds or cots for family accommodation are available.

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Josie - July 2012 - “Absolutely perfect, we could not have asked for more!”

My partner booked our week long stay at La Pisa so I had no idea what to expect... He surpassed himself this time!The room was perfect, comfortable and had complete black out shutters so we slept wonderfully each night.John and Gwen's local knowledge really enhanced our stay and ensured we didn't miss out on anything that was nearby. I would recommend La Pisa to anyone who understands that good food, good wine and better company make for the perfect holiday!

Emma - June 2012 - What a fantastic place to stay ran by one of the nicest couples you will ever have the pleasure to meet. You were made to feel welcome from the off - the room was great, the food was just fantastic and both John and Gwen could not have done more in helping to plan our walks for the days we were staying with them. We will be back!

Chris - January 2012 “A lovely base to tour the Picos De Europa” A warm welcome every time, superb cooking!
Jun 2007
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Santander at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Nearest Ferry : Santander at 120 Kilometres Nearest Train : Unquera at 40 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Nearest Beach : Pechon at 50 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We run painting holidays with accomplished artist Pam Bolton. She has a BA Hons. in Fine and Applied Art from Hull University. She has owned a property in Aniezo for the last four years and prior to that visited the area over many years. She has gained a knowledge of the wildlife in particular the fauna and has a great knowledge of sites in the area that are an inspiration to any artist. Please visit our website for further details.


The nearest beach is a 45 minute drive from the guesthouse through the spectacular Hermida Gorge to the coast. There are a number of beaches to visit driving either east or west along the coast, most with parking facilites, cafes and toilets.


Santander Airport and Santander Ferry Port are the nearest arrival points at one and a half hours drive away. There is also an airport and ferry port at Bilbao, two and a half hours drive away. Oviedo airport is two and a half hours drive away.

Car hire is available at the airport terminals. We recommend you have the use of a car for easy access to the guesthouse and the surrounding area. Public transport is available including train, bus and taxi but access is limited to some of the valleys.


We are a 10 minute drive from the market town of Potes.

Further Details:

The nearby market town of Potes has all the necessary amenities including supermarkets, banks, bar and restaurants.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Notes on prices:
Prices are per room per night in Euros and includes breakfast and tax.

Bookings accepted via email or telephone. Please state when you would like to stay and the type of room you require. Deposits can be paid in pounds sterling or secure online payment with PayPal for debit and credit card bookings.

Please tell us before you book if you want to bring a pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 02-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House


  • Internet


  • Dining Area


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 5 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 6 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 7 - Shower Enclosure


  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Bedroom 8


  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: All rooms have central heating. Rooms 3, 4, 5 and 8 are suitable for extra beds or cots. We accommodate well behaved pets. WiFi available Outside: The guesthouse has an elevated garden to the front with clear views of the valley and Picos mountains. The sunny terrace has tables and chairs with sun canopies and is ideal for drinks, lunch and evening meals.

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