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Private Villa with pool,jacuzzi and magnificent Views

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Gaucin, Ronda, Andalucia, Spain - Peaceful Rural Location Just Outside Gaucin

Villa Reina is a country house constructed in a traditional style by its friendly Spanish owners who live in the village. The house is decorated with many rustic artifacts and is very much a home. A key feature of the house is its wonderful outside space where numerous shady terraces with beautiful flower displays give ever changing views of the stunning countryside. For cooling off in the summer months there is a large private swimming pool and for the ultimate relaxation a purpose-built Jacuzzi. Situated amid breathtaking scenery, Villa Reina is a perfect choice for a relaxing holiday. The property is situated at the end of a 1km track that runs below Gaucin's Moorish castle - driveable in a normal hire car.WiFi is now also available


Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About The Owner

This property is owned and managed by a local Spanish family; the booking procedure and the contact for emergencies during your stay are provided by English- german and spanish speaking friends.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a lovely time and the villa was just perfect....we will definitely be back.

LH, July 2012



Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful home.....A, M, Sep 2012
Jun 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Gaucín in Serranía de Ronda

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • . The 3-bedroom apartment has a bathroom with shower cubicle The 2 bedroom apartment has a bathroom with shower cubicle
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , small double bed more suitable for one person
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps5( 2-bed apartment on request, Sleeps 4) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. bedroom3 with big single bed(small double bed) The 2-bedroom apartment has 1x double, 1x twin bedrooms. Both with French windows opening onto a large terrace with wonderful views.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Leading off the kitchen is a covered outside dining terrace looking toward the swimming pool and beyond to the wooded hillsides. Outside: Outside there are 2 dining tables and other places to eat and chat. Sunloungers and sunshades are provided. The private 6m x 4m swimming pool has entry steps suitable for children and there is an outside shower for cooling off. There is also a stylish jacuzzi with a hydromassage programme and in the garden a small aviary with a number of bird species. Utility Room: washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided and the property is cleaned weekly. Other: A second 2-bedroom apartment is also available within Villa Reina. This can be booked in addition to the 3-bedrooms, to sleep a total of 9 people.

Reviews

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Private Villa with pool,jacuzzi and magnificent Views
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 4 reviews
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Georgeous spot with amazing views and beautiful gardens

  • 4 of 5

Would definitely recommend the three bedroom villa lovely authentic place full of character(further two beds available in annex for larger parties).

Only advice would be to hire a 4wheel drive as the unmade road to the villa is too rough for a regular car and although you could walk to the village in about 20mins again sturdy shoes advisable due to the road.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exceeded expectations- fantastic retreat

  • 5 of 5

Villa Reine was all that it said in the description and more. The arrangements for the meet to be shown where the property was worked well. On arrival at the villa there was a lovely welcome gift. The standard of the property is extremely high. The garden is exceptional with lovely fauna, and very well maintained. The pool and the jacuzzi are exactly as pictured - lovely. The property is snuggled into the mountain side, which gives exceptional views, and is totally secluded. Villa Reine is set in a very peaceful setting, just the sound of the goats bell as they move on the hillside below.

It is about a ¼ of a mile on an uneven steep track to get to the lovely village of Gaucin. We walked to the village every day, we enjoy walking and was certainly worth the effort for all the benefits of the Villa and gardens.

Our only regret was that we only had four days at the villa.

If you want a true escape from it all I would recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa Reina - Peaceful, Quiet and Relaxing (but within easy reach of Gaucin village).

  • 4 of 5

We have been visiting Gaucin for over 20 years and have stayed in 3 other villas, all of which provided us with the type of relaxing holiday we enjoy. However, we were quite taken by surprise at the setting of Villa Reina with its exceptional views over woodlands to the mountains in the distance and its semi-tropical gardens (with an aviary for additional birdsong sound effects). Wonderfully peaceful and colourful with just the sounds of the birds and occasional visits from the flock of sheep roaming in the woods below. We made a number of visits to Karen O'Connor's Gourmet Deli in the village as eating in gave us more time to enjoy the cooler evenings and to watch the sun go down. In the villa itself the main double bed was comfortable and there was a good shower and new fridge freezer which meant we were able to store food rather than shop daily. The gas cooker was easy to use although the worktop oven/grill did take some getting used to. We had our usual walks around the village stopping for coffee in the square with the fountain. We also did make trips to Tarifa, Ronda and Puerto Banus (for lunch by the harbour entrance) but we always enjoyed getting back to Reina's wonderfully peaceful setting. The main pool is deep virtually from the steps to the far end but the jacuzzi is an ideal splash pool for small children. Our thanks to the owners, Juan, Isabel, Marina & Tatiana for letting us use their home and garden and also to Esta & Brett for helping with the booking. We would certainly recommend Villa Reina as a tranquil retreat. We were there for 10 days in July 2017 and have been missing it since we left! We hope to be back next year.David & Susan (from Lincolnshire, UK).

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
gaucin
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
sabinillas
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
manilva
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
gaucin
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The nearest sandy beaches are approximately 40 minutes away.

Travel:

Malaga airport 1.5 hours. Gibraltar airport 50 mins. Sevilla airport 2.5 hours. Jerez airport 2.5 hours. Granada airport 3 hours. Car hire is recommended.

Distances:

Gaucin 5 mins by car, 15-20 min walk. Places of interest such as Casares, Jimena de la Frontera, Benarraba, Benalauria and Genalguacil are a short drive away and Ronda, with its impressive Tajo bridge, is just 40min away. The coast (swimming and golf), Estepona, Marbella and Puerto Banus are 35-50min away and further afield are the historic cities of Sevilla, Cadiz, Jerez, Cordoba and Granada. Tangier and the essence of north Africa is just a 30min ferry ride from Tarifa or Algeciras.

Further Details:

Perched below the ruins of a Moorish castle, at a height of over 650m, Gaucin is one of the most attractive of the pueblos blancos, 'white villages', of the Serrania de Ronda. Its lofty position affords it marvellous views, across olive and almond groves, especially south to Gibraltar and beyond to the Moroccan coast in Africa. Cosmopolitan, yet retaining its Spanish feel, Gaucin has many small shops as well as four larger 'supermarkets', a delicatessen and an excellent, well-stocked shop selling organic produce. There is a good selection of tapas bars and there are occasional live Flamenco performances in the area.

As one of the larger villages in the Serrania, Gaucin offers more facilities than most; in addition to the food shops and tapas bars there are several restaurants, an award-winning vineyard, a butchers, a bakery, a chemist, two internet cafes, a post-office, a medical centre, a small daily market, two antique shops and two banks with ATMs. The local swimming pool is open July through August and there is a free-to-use municipal tennis court; massages, beauty treatments and a range of alternative therapies can be arranged locally. Everything is within walking distance, around the winding streets of whitewashed houses, and the pace of life is still relaxingly slow.

The surrounding area is wonderful, too, apart from the many towns and villages to explore there are mountains, lakes, caves, forests, birds, wildflowers (best in Spring), as well as walking, riding, swimming, tennis, etc. The Serrania de Ronda, attractively adorned with vast swathes of cork oak and sweet-chestnut woods, has three protected national parks, Sierra de Las Nieves, Sierra Grazalema and Los Alcornocales, and the reserve of Coto Doñana, home to the iconic Iberian Lynx, is less than 3hrs away. With the stunning natural environment, and a multitude of cultural festivals and events occurring throughout the year across the region, there is always something to do when staying in Gaucin!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Gaucín, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer
24 Jun 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£939
for 7 nights
£939
 
 
autumn
3 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£473
for 4 nights
£828
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£939
for 7 nights
£939
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
: Villa Reina will only be let to one party at a time - the options being 2-bed (sleeps 4)3-bed(sleeps5) or the whole house (sleeps 9) - so you are ensured privacy.

Changeover Day:
flexible

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the 3-bedroom apartment per week in Euros. Please ask for prices to rent the 2-bedroom apartment or the whole house.. Prices include a welcome basket of local produce.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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