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Charming Cottage In The Tietar Valley

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Guisando, Nr. Arenas de San Pedro, Avila, Castilla Leon - Peaceful Location With Private Swimming Pool

Charming cottage in the Tietar Valley, south of the Gredos Mountains, 5km from the nearest village. Horse riding facilities available (stables etc). There is seating for 8 beside the barbecue and swimming pool. The stay includes access to an ecological vegetable garden and local fruit trees (cherry, fig and Seville orange trees). Fresh eggs can be collected and eaten! daily from our free range hens.

We have a loving couple of young donkeys just waiting to be spoiled by our guests.

The road to the finca has been repaired and is now totally accessible. If you are looking for scenic beauty combined with tranquility this is ideal. Relax and have barbecues with friends and family. The villa is set in

twenty acres of private land waiting to be enjoyed by our guests.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About The Owner

I have been in Spain since 1976.Paco(my Spanish husband)

and I decided to buy a finca in the Tietar Valley as we were impressed by its beauty.Later on we bred horses and dogs and finally, as our chidren have grown up, we spend a lot of time in our house in the Lake District.

We use the property for our own leisure when guests are not there.

We have had many British visitors:they love our sunny finca,the swimming pool and the astonishing nature,where wild vultures and scores of rare birds can be observed.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1970

Why The Owner chose Valle del Tietar

We bought the property because of the beauty of the area and the mild climate.It is situated to the south of the Gredos mountains(2.360 mts altitude) and as it is protected by these high mountains,the climate is mediterranean, allowing orange,lemon,tangerine and fig trees amongst other species to grow.

We have always liked privacy,so the finca is secluded but ten minutes from the nearest village.

It is interesting to know that the former British Prime Minister,John Mayor, spends his summer holidays in Candeleda(14 minutes car ride from our house).

The city of Candeleda recently gave Mr. Mayor´s name to an Avenue.

What makes this cottage unique

If you are looking for quietness,beauty and wild nature,this is your place.

We are willing to show you the surroundings:the wild river,the golf course and all the facilities for tourism.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Guisando in El Barco de Ávila - Piedrahíta (Alto Tormes y Valle del Corneja)

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath shower, bidet and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 beds and cot. Bedroom 3 downstairs with 2 beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Perfect for families with children in idylic surroundings. Outside: The house is set in its own grounds of 30 acres to sit in and to enjoy the panoramic views, absolute privacy to swim and relax. Tables, chairs and loungers are provided. The barbecue area is very close to the private pool, and is illuminated to swim in on warm nights. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included.

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average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
4

A nice house in beatiful surroundings.

  • 4 of 5

We arrived to the house in the early autumm. Nice weather, a little bit cold at night, but there is a fireplace and lots of wood/logs.

The house is nice, and is placed in a beatiful garden of fruittrees, flowers, olivetress and different birds.

There are tranquility and peace, totally relaxation. No neighbors.

The owner is very helpful and so is the caretaker.

If you go there in october/ fall/autumm and you want to use the swimmingpool, then it is a good idea to let the owner know.

We had a nice vacacion.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Piece of tranquility

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is situated in an absolutely stunning area with a back drop of mountainous and forest scenery.

Total tranquility and 'in the middle of nowhere', perfect for total relaxation.

A car is an essential. Ideally a 4x4 or truck as the track from the main road is not very good.

The surrounding area has a few small villages/ towns where you can shop and get fresh bread etc. It's essential that you know at least the basics of the Spanish language as people in the area do not speak English.

The cottage is very traditional. The internal living area and kitchen could be quite small if part of a large family, however the bedrooms are spacious.

The bathroom and kitchen could do with a little updating but is very livable and the exterior area and pool more than makes up for it. Would recommend to family and friends and have no doubt that we will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Stunning, isolated location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in this peaceful, isolated cottage. The scenery and wild life are stunning, especially for bird watchers. The listing description was accurate regarding the location but visitors should be advised that you need a car with high clearance to negotiate the final few miles of rough track from the main road to the property.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. The track to the cottage has now been repaired and is comfortable for any type of car.
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Un sitio espectacular; tranquilo y acogedor.cómo si estuvieras en casa.

  • 5 of 5

Nos han tratado muy bien. Los huevos de gallina deliciosos. Los burros muy simpáticos. Los paseos por la montaña impresionantes. Y la casa muy acogedora.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias por los comentarios tan positivos y nos alegramos tanto que lo hayáis pasado bien que para nosotros es lo más importante. Un abrazo Elizabeth and Paco
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Location

Nearest Airport
190 Kilometres
Madrid
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Kilometres
El Bosque de la Herrezuela
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Candeleda
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Talavera de la Reina
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
A5
Nearest Restaurant
1.9 Kilometres
El Bosque de la Herrezuela
Car: necessary

Travel:

Use of car is essential.

Distances:

How to get there:

Take Av-924 (road Arenas de San Pedro-Candeleda) and go down the track to the left at km 9. Go forward for another 2km until this track ends. You have reached Finca La Herrezuela!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Guisando, Avila Province

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Season
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Pounds Stirling.
These prices are for a maximum of 6 people and a baby.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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