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Escape To A Charming Oasis, Set In Tranquil & Mature Gardens With Private Pool

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House in Gaucin, Ronda Area / Andalucia, Spain - Idyllic Peaceful Retreat Is Situated On A Farm Located Close To The Mountain Village Gaucin

From the moment you arrive you know you have come to somewhere very special. Los Cristales is idyllic retreat situated on a private farm, with stunning, uninterrupted views all the way to North Africa. The house has spacious accommodation compromises a large sitting room, opening out onto an elegant south facing terrace, with seating for 12 around a large marble table. Centred on the generous entertaining space are 5 double bedrooms, 3 with en-suite bathrooms and private terraces. The mature landscaped garden with ample shade and a orchard has a 40 ft heated swimming pool and a barbeque area. The villa is located on the La Almuna Farm Estate and guests have the use of a communal tennis court. There are ceiling fans for use in the summer and a large fireplace in the sitting room and electrical heaters in the bedrooms for the winter. Although this beautiful villa is ideal for a summer holiday it also makes a wonderful getaway at any season. Ideal for mountain bikers and walkers.


Owner
Julie Geeves
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 February, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

'To be entirely selfish, we would like to keep it for ourselves! We never seem to do anything much but that is its charm.'



'This will be our fifth visit and what we look forward to so much is the tranquility and peace of the house and its position. We spend our days by the pool in the delightful garden, with orange and lemon trees.'



'The house is laid out very well and is comfortable for 10.We have had children of all ages from 10 to 30 with us and they have all found plently to do.We love the area and the incredible views to the Rif Mountains and occassionally beyond. Tennis court and pool are lovely'
Jun 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday in Gaucín in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, ensuite and private terrace Bedroom 2 with two large single beds or king size bed, en-suite and private terrace. Bedroom 3 & with 4 twin beds (shared bathroom). Bedroom 5 with twin beds and en-suite.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Outside: A cobbled courtyard makes a welcoming entrance. The house is slightly elevated above the garden with stunning views from the south facing terrace across the valley and down to the coast. Gently sloping mature gardens with ample shade and numerous paths to secluded areas of tranquility and access to an orchard provide plenty of opportunities for children to safely explore the 2-acre garden. The attractive heated 40 ft free-form private swimming pool is located at the bottom of a gently sloping terrace. There are numerous sun loungers and chairs surrounding the pool. The property is securely fenced. There is a barbeque conveniently located near the house and terrace.There is an undercover parking area directly outside the main entrance and there is ample parking for 4 cars approximately 15 metres from the main entrance. Utility Room: The utility room is used by the maid and not available for public use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service of 2 hours, 2 days a week is included in the rental. All linen and towels are included in the rental. Cook available privately if required. A cot is available for £25 and a high chair for £20 per week.

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

Hertfordshire
5

A Great Place to Unwind

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful holiday at Los Cristales. It was perfect for everyone - young and old - and it is somewhere we would most certainly like to return to.

My son-in-law arrived weary with business hassle, and thoroughly exhausted after a heavy and difficult workload. He continued to relax and after two weeks was a different person - for the better. We all benefitted from the wonderful villa - the comfortable bedrooms, the easy living space, and the magnificent, beautifully landscaped garden. The children - 9, 7 and 5, lived in the pool, and as the weather was perfect, the rest of us swam - to a greater or lesser degree. Again the design of the pool,surrounded by lawn, was wonderful, and lovely to get away from the usual formal rectangular ones.

And as for the view - well, we gazed and marvelled at the surrounding countryside, the Mediterranian, and the Rif Mountains hourly! Two of our party much enjoyed riding up in the mountains with the english lady just along the road from us.

And Gaucin was a delightful village where it was a pleasure to stroll.

We did love the comfortable lived in feel of the house, which is always a bonus with little children. Antonia looked after the house really well and was discreet and charming, supplying us with lots of good towels. And Jose-Maria kept the garden and pool in very good order.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
27 May 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,550
for 7 nights
£2,550
 
 
Peak Season
9 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,750
for 7 nights
£2,750
 
 
Low Season
10 Sep 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
10% deposit of full rental price is required to secure booking. Full payment is required six weeks in advance. Nightly rentals available during low and winter season.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is on a Friday and checkout time is 10.00 am and we request all guests respect this.

Notes on prices:
Prices, which may change, normally range from £1,250 to £2,150 per week, depending on season. For availability please contact Sam Sheppard. Mobile phone 07976 744424.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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