Former Olive Mill in Gaucin, Ronda Area, Andalucia - Located In The Historic And Picturesque White Village Of Gaucin, Close To Ronda And Beaches
The Molino is situated high in the village of Gaucin, with uninterrupted views down to the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and into the West Riff mountains of Morocco. It is within short walking distance of many restaurants and shops, including a well stocked supermarket and delicatessen. The apartments are comfortably furnished and tastefully decorated. Each has a fully equipped kitchen and lounge area with satellite (UK) TV and a DVD player. There is an abundance of outdoor space and each apartment (save for Dancaire's Den) has access to its own private terrace area. The pool and surrounding terrace provide an oasis of calm and relaxation for guests. There is also a library with copious books and DVD's to enjoy. WiFi is available in all apartments, free of charge. Gaucin is an ideal base for walkers, sightseeing, bird watching or just plain relaxing!
Details for holiday Smuggler's Suite (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms
Smuggler's Suite sleeps 4 in two ensuite bedrooms, each accessed separately from an external terrace. Bedroom 1 has twin beds with an ensuite shower room with sink/bidet and WC. Bedroom 2 has a queen-size double bed and a large ensuite shower room with sink/bidet and WC. Both have traditional Spanish doors opening onto a shared external terrace. There is sole use of a beautifully decorated lounge with a magnificent high ceiling and open feature fireplace. The spacious sitting area has a wall of glass that can be opened in the summer months - with direct access onto a leafy private terrace area with amazing views across to the coast and Africa and of Gaucin's Convento. The Spanish tiled kitchen is the largest of all the apartments and has a dining table with seating for 6. The amount of living space provided and the privacy of the bedrooms means that the Smuggler's Suite is ideal for friends or family wanting both their own space and a shared common area to relax in.
About the Owner
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
The Molino will be hosting fitness holidays in the future. Please check website for further information.
The Molino also hosts art retreats from time to time.
We are also open to groups/retreats hiring the Molino for sole use.
Mediteranean beaches are within a 30 minute drive. Further afield, the sweeping Atlantic beaches of Tarifa can be reached be car in just over an hour.
Gibraltar - 45/50 mins
Malaga - 1 hour 20 mins
Jerez - 2 hours
Seville - 2.5 hours
Car hire is recommended to make the most of the area.
Ronda - 40 mins
Gibraltar - 45 mins
Marbella - 50 mins
Malaga - 1 hr 20 mins
Jerez - 2 hours
Granada - 2.5 hours
Tarifa - 1 hr 20 mins
Seville - 2.5 hours
Tangier - to Tarifa then 40 mins by seacat
Gaucin has a good selection of tapas bars, cafes, restaurants and a deli. There are many well stocked shops including bread shops, wine shops, and an excellent butcher. There are 2 banks with cash machines (24hr).
There are also some very good restaurants in the neighbouring villages and a list is provided at the Molino.
The surrounding countryside is spectacular and fantastic for walking and bird watching. Regular (free) walks take place in and around the village for those who would like to explore!
- Booking Notes:
A deposit of 50% is payable on booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before arrival.
Bookings are usually taken for a 7 day stay. However, if you wish to stay for a shorter period, please contact us and we can discuss availability. Chaneover during high season tends to take place on a Saturday.
- Available arrival
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Outdoor Pool
- autumn foliage
- winery tours
- bird watching
- horse riding
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- equestrian events
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Golf ...
- Ski & Snowboard ...
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: There are two further apartments - Dancaire's Den and Escamillo's . Dancaire's sleeps 2 and has a double/queen bed. There is a fully equipped kitchen/dining/lounge area which is decorated with Moorish artefacts and fabrics. This apartment has a romantic and decadent feel to it. There is no private terrace with this apartment; however it is located adjacent to the pool terrace.with unrivalled views across the mountains to the coast and North Africa. Escamillo's Villa has a double and twin room. There is a shared Moorish styled bathroom with bath/shower/WC/bidet and sink. It is the most self contained area of the Molino, accessed by its own front door. The 'rustic' styled kitchen is fully equipped and leads onto the comfortable lounge and dining area. There is a central feature fireplace for winter months and in the summer, the French doors spanning the living space (with amazing views) can be opened up fully, to allow the inside in. Outside: There is plenty of outdoor space to be enjoyed at the Molino. Most apartments have their own private terrace with table and chairs and stunning views. All apartments have also have access to the spacious pool terrace, complete with olive trees in the original pots used to collect the pressed oil. There are plenty of loungers for all to enjoy and a rainforest shower to cool off under! The large communal pool is heated from Easter onwards.