Spacious private house with garden and pool. Situated on the edge of the most quiet part of the village as there is no through traffic but plenty of parking available close by. A 5 min walk takes you to the old castle or 5 min the other way takes you to the many shops, banks and restaurants all on the same level, so no hills to climb unless you want to.
Sleeps up to 8 with bedrooms and WC´s on every floor offering much privacy between rooms. The kitchens large glass sliding doors leads you into a small and delightful, plant filled court yard, perfect for eating outdoors, especially at night when the castle is often lit. A small gate takes you through to the garden where you find sun loungers along side the pool. Under water seating runs down the full length of pool on both sides providing safety at arms reach for novice swimmers and a comfortable place to take that siesta, waist deep in cool water where you have sunshine all day long or lie in the shade of the orange tree. The roof terrace is also ideal for eating out round the 6 seater table, as well as providing the perfect private place for all over tans. An outdoor shower is close by, as is ample shade.
Terrace bedroom room 1,Top floor. Queen size double bed with en suit shower and WC.
Bedroom 2, Middle floor. Double bed. This is adjacent to the main bathroom and on the same level as the lounge, kitchen and garden.
Bedroom 3, Ground floor. Queen size double bed with en suit bath and WC.
Bedroom 4. 2 singles ideal for children as you have to walk through to reach bedroom 3.
Large, bright open plan and well equipped family kitchen diner. with gas hob, large fridge\freezer, washing machine, microwave, toaster, coffee perculator, fire extinguishers, etc, etc. 8 seater dining table. Access to court yard and pool.
The pool cannot be seen from the kitchen but there is a child gate preventing access from the court yard to the pool area.
The kitchen and courtyard are on the same level providing a large area for a young child to play inside and outside but there are two steps down from the kitchen to the lounge.
All good quality linen and towels provided. Mid week cleaner provided if required for 30euros. The sheets and towels are normally changed weekly but there are plenty more on hand at no extra cost if required.
Fire wood is not provided but is stored on site for purchase at the local rate.
Cars can unload directly at the front door and there is never a problem parking just behind the house. Although there are not many steps within the property a short staircase leads you from the entry gate up to the main living area.
An iron spiral staircase leads you from there to the terrace bedroom 1 and terrace.
A gas barbecue is provided. Tables and chairs and sun loungers are provided for both garden and the terrace. The pool is private and measures 2.5m x 5m. and is heated by the sun only. Open the large doors to the ground floor bedroom 2 to gives the room an added extention with an open cool atmosphere on those hot summer nights. The terrace bedroom 1, opens onto an under cover sitting area with sofa and large glass doors that open out onto the terrace where there are sun loungers and table and chairs.TripAdvisor property ID 3638043...Read more
Spacious 4 bedroom village hse. Pool and terraces Gaucin, Andalusia, Spain
Additional Location Information
A peaceful location, as there is no through traffic, just on the edge of our pretty mountain village, beneath the old Moorish castle where you can park right next to the house.. The beautiful country side this area is famous for is just a stroll away where you can picnic and enjoy the fabulous views in complete safety. A 5 minutes walk in the opposite direction and you will find all the shops you will need including many bars and restaurants. Ronda and a choice of beaches within an hours drive away.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest train station: GAUCIN, 20.01 miles Nearest airport: GIBRALTAR, 60.02 miles Nearest ferry port: ALGECIRAS, 60.02 miles Car is recommended
Left on 12/08/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 8, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
we rented Tony`s house for 2 months october and november 2012
the first few weeks were pretty hot but sadly we had some thunder storms before our last few weeks which were hot again
this is a fantastic area with countless superb opportunities for great walks
the accommodation was perfect and I would like to think that we have made 2 very good new friends in Tony and ana
a great location with very many plus points would love to return
Left on 08/17/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Jane RavnReviewed Aug 17, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
A very pleasant and lovely house and an excellent and friendly service from our host Tony made this village house not just a place to stay but a very big part of a lovely vacation in the beautifully situated and very friendly village town of Gaucin. Being a family of five we enjoyed the spaciousness of the house in three floors, the facilities, the pool and the many terraces to choose from looking out on to beautiful surroundings and "our own" little castle. Our host made us feel very well looked after without being in any way imposing. We can highly recommend this place as a holiday home to anyone and will be looking forward to coming back ourselves.
Left on 07/13/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 13, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
We have just returned from a wonderful ten day stay at this lovely village house. The property is perfectly situated in the centre of Gaucin, within easy walking distance of all the excellent local restaurants and amenities. The house itself is quite spacious very well equipped, and has a wonderful cool swimming pool essential for those hot lazy days.
The owner Tony Martinez is extremely helpful and made our stay very enjoyable. Excellent value for money.
Left on 07/04/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | JMGReviewed Jul 4, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
We found the house to be clean and comfortable with plenty of seating and a good dining area. The patio was perfect for breakfast and an early evening drink whilst the pool and surrounding area was ideal for wiling away many an hour in the sun. The roof terrace is just the place for a barbeque and the adjoining terrace room is a retreat if the sun becomes too hot.
The kitchen was adequate for two but cooking for more would need extra equipment. A dishwasher would be a bonus.
All in all a pretty and comfortable house for a relaxing holiday. Tony is a charming host and happy to be helpful.
Gaucin has many restaurants and bars all within walking distance.
Left on 06/24/2012 for a stay in July 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 24, 2012Stayed Jul 2011
My stay in Gaucin was everything a summer vacation should be, relaxing, peaceful and affordable. The village itself has a unique charm and character, and locals are very friendly and helpful.
The house is exceedingly spacious and clean with its own private pool
for those mid afternoon dips.It has a fully installed kitchen allowing you to buy your own fresh local produce and cook and eat true Mediterranean flavours. During my stay I felt very comfortable and welcome and would not hesitate to recommend this authentic village house to those seeking a rememberable summer vacation without breaking the bank.
Left on 03/15/2012 for a stay in July 2011 | AlexanderReviewed Mar 15, 2012Stayed Jul 2011
Lovely large House, and when it's very hot it's just right for finding the cool places to sit and chill, with the pool close to hand too and the views up to the castle, makes for a great place to be, with easy access to the village shops and bars etc. Ideal for the more adventurous too, with some fantastic walks through stunning mountain landscapes, this is a photographers dream come true, well worth it..
The property owner (Tony) was very friendly and very helpfull and nothing was a problem..
Will I come back? Yes, but with my big camera.. I also recomend walking the river Genal, Just stunning and full of wildlife and a clean river for swimming! For the evenings there is plenty to do in and around the village or just chilling out by the pool with the red wine!!
“Blue sky, with the smell of jasmine in the air, great food and c”
Left on 02/29/2012 for a stay in June 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 29, 2012Stayed Jun 2011
As a family with two teenage daughters we really enjoyed our stay in arrabalete. We really felt like we were on holiday and were able to relax, enjoy the sunshine, both at the house and out and about. The home was comfortable, clean and great for a family. We would have no hesitation in recommending this house as a holiday home for families or just a group of friends. From the terrace you can see africa with a lovely view of the castle. The village is a lovely white village and the night life, restaurants, cafes and bars were very good. It's just all a walk away from the house but far enough away not to be disturbed by noise. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be going back.
Left on 02/26/2012 for a stay in September 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 26, 2012Stayed Sep 2011
Tony Thanks for a lovely time at your home. We needed somewhere peacefull to rest for a few weeks and found your hospitality most refreshing. Thanks for the walks your friend took us on while my children enjoyed the activities you layed on for them especially making soap and bread, not to mention you teaching them water colour painting all free of charge. I will definately recomend my friends to you and hopefully re-book myself sometime next year. It was truly beyond our expectation of which we are very greatfull.
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