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Miren Valle

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian

Luxury Villa in the Quiet Hills of Gaucin Romantic,Familly & Pet friendly

People12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 7 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Gaucín - La Posada Romana of Gaucin

Country house, 6 bedrooms, 5 &1/2 bathrooms, heated indoor pool

The newly built country house embedded in National Parkland offers exclusive accommodation with the latest advances in technology, such as intelligent controlled housing, under floor heating, heated pool and Wi-Fi. Surrounded by oaks & carobs, the House offers the peace and quietness that you need to completely disconnect from the outer world.The double height living room offers two different seating areas with chimney and direct access to the large terrace. Enjoy the astonishing views of the Strait of Gibraltar while sip on a glass of wine sitting in the sofas of the cover terrace, even in winter as a second chimney is located here. During nights have barbecues under the moonlight while feeling totally relaxed in the heart of the mountain. Leading from the living room is a staircase that provides access to four double rooms newly furnished and 5 generously sized bathrooms with all facilities. On the ground floor you can have a swim in the heated indoor pool or rest on the sunbeds

Surroundings: Gaucín is one of the famous white villages of Andalusia. The village is perched on the edge of the Sierra de Ronda and its known for its breathtaking views out over the rolling countryside below, all the way to the Rif mountains of Morocco, 120 miles away, across the Gibraltar Straits. Ronda 49 km away, with the oldest Bullring in Spain and its famous gorge is about 1 h drive through enormous cork forests. Jerez, an unforgettable drive through beautiful country side, were the famous Sherry wine is produced,(visits to its wine cellars and wine tastings can be arranged), the internationally known dancing horses show is worth a visit. Beaches of Manilva are 27 km away, Gibraltar and the resorts of the Costa del Sol such as Estepona, and Marbella, for shops. The Atlantic beaches and Tarifa with its famous windsurfing and kitting about 1 h drive and Golf courses from 40 min drive. Morocco with Tanger and its traditional markets is 40 min on boat from Tarifa.

Description of The Country House: The Country house with a modern touch provides spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 14 people and is ideal for groups, families and children, and to hold events. The generously sized and Elegantly decorated Bedrooms have spacious en suite Bathrooms and the new beds are very comfortable. The newly installed Kitchen with access to a separated summer breakfast terrace, has all the appliances of a professional kitchen, Ice Machine, American Fridge, microwave, and extra large oven. The double hight living room with a classic touch, sits 14, the porch-terrace, fully furnished with beautiful outdoor sofas and tables, will allow you to contemplate the panoramic views even in winter, since is equipped with a fireplace. The heated indoor swimming-pool with panoramic views, is situated in a big area that can be used to hold a party, lecture, seminar, or even as a gym. Parking gated, many cars can be parked outside the villa right next door to entrance door, wich makes an easy task to bring the luggage in.

Places to visit -2: The old monumental cities of Andalucia: Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Málaga, Sevilla and Ronda are within a few hours drive and well worth a day trip.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Miren Valle (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian

About Miren Valle

My name is Miren, Im born in Bilbao, I'm a Beautician, and have had a beauty Salon on the coast for many years.

I currently live in between the coast and Gaucin, depending of if the house is booked or not.

Miren Valle purchased this chateau / country house in 2004

Why Miren Valle chose Ronda area

My husband's dream was to have a house in the Country, and he found his dream in Gaucin.

We bought the plot and build what is today La Posada Romana.

We are very proud of the house and the gardens that we have surounding us.

I fell in love of the area when we came to buy the plot, because is so green and there is forest everywere, is very peaceful and specially we love the views over the straight of Gibraltar.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The whole project was drawn in a restaurant napkin and passed on to a wonderful arquitect: Gustavo Kloster, who made our dream reality and managed the building project following to the point our wishes.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)
Luxury Villa in the Quiet Hills of Gaucin Romantic,Familly & Pet friendly
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
5

Palatial property in the hills

  • 5 of 5

Other than the nerve wracking drive to get to the villa, the house in the hills was absolutely jaw dropping. It was clean, tidy and immaculately kept. The owner was very helpful and we utilised the chef on several occasions. My whole family loved the location and the experience. Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Jagger, Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm very pleased that everyone enjoyed their stay. All the best Miren
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4

Great villa with spectacular views

  • 4 of 5

We have just spent a week in this great villa. The villa is only a few years old and in perfect shape.

We where up to 15 persons in the villa including children age 4-12. No problem with space!

I would have given it a 5 if it was not for the gravel road and lack of outdoor swimming pool.

Positive:

The views from the house is really stunning

Space, large bed rooms

Quality of the building, furniture, TV etc

Large common area/living room

Kitchen

Efficient and silent AC

Nice with three floors when you are as many as we where in the house.

Easy to communicate with owner

Negative:

The major downside of of the villa is the terrible gravel/concrete road which was longer and worse than expected.

The official road 377 leading to AP7 is also mountain road in bad shape. The roads are so bad that some people in our party even

hesitated to leave the house. To walk to Guacin is 30-40 minutes.

Beds not living up to the standard of the villa

Kind of difficult to get AC started in some rooms

Strange height of the chairs at the dining table (to low)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. I'm very happy that you enjoy your stay at the villa. All the best Miren
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5

A stunning property in a spectacular location

  • 5 of 5

This property was breathtaking. The pictures on the various websites helped us choose what we thought would be a lovely house but it really has to be seen to be believed. We were a small party of five but the house could accommodate many more. It was light airy, air-conditioned and beautifully furnished and dining and relaxing on the terrace looking over the valley and mountains was a great treat. The house and grounds were peaceful yet Gaucin was a short drive away and featured a supermarket and some great restaurants.

Miren was very informative and helpful before and during the stay and available by telephone for all queries.

The holiday catered for our varied tastes including long cycle rides and walks in the mountains, swimming in the impeccably clean indoor pool, playing table tennis and relaxing in any of a number of great places in the house and grounds to read. We highly recommend La Posada Romana and hope to return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review, I'm so happy that you enjoy the villa and the surroundings and the swimming pool. I look forward to have you back in ne near future. All the best Miren
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5

Beautiful Luxury in Andalusian Countryside

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay in this luxurious home and chose to come to Gaucin because the house was so enticing. The views, the ammenities, the quiet, were all welcome aspects of our experience there. Our host was gracious, though we didn't get a chance to meet her. I would absolutely return and wholeheartedly recommend this location (though keep in mind you must drive down a long dirt road -- occasionally steep -- to access the house). It is part of the adventure. And luxurious privacy awaits you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm glad that you enjoyed the privacy and quietness of the house. I look forward to meeting you the next time you come to stay at La Posada Romana. Best regards Miren
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of four adults and four children has stayed at Miren's house over the Christmas holidays and could not be happier with our choice. The house itself is beautiful, with lots of space and amazing light and breathtaking views. The children have thoroughly enjoyed the inside pool and the huge garden.

The area around the house is exactly what we needed - the house is slightly away from the touristic coast and it is hidden in the picturesque hills with several lovely little villages nearby.

Miren's hospitality has been above all our expectations. She has always been very quick with all her responses and has kindly offered us to arrange our transfer from and back to Malaga airport. We have also had our food shopping done for us prior to our arrival, which has been a huge help.

Thank you very much Miren for making our holidays unforgettable!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great days in a wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

From the video at Youtube we already got an impression of the house but when we arrived we found it simply marvelous. This house is perfect for holidays with a big family who enjoys to spend a relaxing time together for talking, cooking, sun bathing, watching the wonderfull landscape down to valleys and mountains, even to the Mediterranian See and the African coastline. For the last about 1 km to the house you should be used to drive steep quite rough lanes but for a experienced driver it's funny. In Diego we had a friendly caretaker who was ready to assist in any question or problem we had. When we called him he immediately was there. The house itself is very tastefully decorated and functional constructed. Nearby pittoresque white Gaucin is a nice village with a well sorted supermarket and a lot of bars and restaurants.

We hope that we will have the opportunity to come back alltogether to Le Posada Romana one day.,

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peter & family, Thank you for reviewing my property. I really hope that you can visit us again All the best Miren
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Malaga AGP
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Gaucín
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
Algeciras
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Finca Cortesin Golf
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Colmenar
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Manilva
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La fructuosa
Nearest Ski
332 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Sabinillas beach
Car: necessary

La Posada Romana sits in 7 acres of land surrounded by mature trees in a National Parkland. The countryside is idyllic for relaxing, walking and riding. The villa is located 2 km from Gaucín, one the famous White Villages of Andalusia. In this town you may find supermarkets, doctors, banks, post office and many restaurants and tapas bars. Within easy reach are several beaches and local golf courses such as Valderrama. Sotogrande, famous for Polo grounds and night life is only 20 min. away. Marbella with shops, restaurants and night life in Puerto Banús is within a 50 min drive. Tarifa with amazing beaches and world known for kite surfing is only 60 min away, where you could also take a 35 min ferry ride to visit Marroco and the port of Tangier, or take a boat to whale watch. More historical towns can be visited such as Ronda, with the oldest bullring in Spain, Jerez or Sevilla, within an easy car journey. Gibraltar airport at 60 min drive and Malaga Airport only 80.

Other Activities: BIRD WATCHING

Golf: There are many first class golf courses within easy car drive. Renowned golf courses such as Valderama in Sotogrande, Finca el Cortesin and La Cañada in San Roque are only 35 min away.

Ski: In winter, Sierra Nevada, with more than 100 km of snow slopes, lovely bars and restaurants, and easy accessed by car is only 300 km away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Gaucín, Ronda area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
August 2016
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,607
for 7 nights
£3,607
 
 
September 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,684
for 7 nights
£2,684
 
 
October - December2016
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£1,758
for 5 nights
From
£326
£2,410
 
 
Christmas 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,602
for 7 nights
£2,602
 
 
January to April 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,442
for 4 nights
From
£329
£2,428
 
 
Easter 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,085
for 7 nights
£3,085
 
 
April to June 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,490
for 4 nights
£2,512
 
 
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,582
for 7 nights
£2,582
 
 
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,607
for 7 nights
£3,607
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,684
for 7 nights
£2,684
 
 
October to December 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,459
for 4 nights
£2,458
 
 
Christmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,602
for 7 nights
£2,602
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,339
for 7 nights
£2,339
 

Additional pricing information

Heated Swimmingpool/week £128
Refundable Damage Deposit £427
Pet Fee £26

For groups of more than 6 persons 105€ per week(15€per day) per Extra guest. Stays of more than 10 days one middle cleaning included.

Extra Cleaning 10€/hour available on Request.

There are discounts available for groups of 4 people or less, please ask the owner. Daily rate for well behaved dogs 10€/night.
Rates are subject to change until reservation has been made.
Breakage deposit of 500€ to be paid at check in, which will be returned during the week by bank transfer if nothing broken.
There's a fee of 150€/week to pay to heat the Indoor Swimming Pool I need with a week of notice, since it is the time it takes to heat it up to 28ºC.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Gaucín in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Very luxurios with separate toilet & Jacuzzy+separate shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , En suite with bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Ensuite with Bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Guest toilet in living room area.
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , In Spa area
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , In Swimmin pool level for room 6
  • All bathrooms have windows. Underfloor heating in all bathrooms. Hair drier in en-suite bathrooms. All bathrooms are built whit the most exclusive Italian marble. All tabs in bathrooms are the exclusive Montreaux model from Hans Grohe.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , (in 1st floor 70m2) cot available, fits foldable bed+ cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , (in main Floor)Extra bed or cot available
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , (In main floor)cot available
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , (in first floor) no en-suit bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Child Bed , (In first floor)bunk beds
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Down stairs Floor Level, Quiet room with window.
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed , Fom 1st october on Request.
  • Towels provided Bed linen provided. Shower gel provided All bedrooms have air conditioning and underfloor heating. The bedrooms are newly furnished. There is a cot and junior bed plus 2 foldable beds availables to place in any bedroom on request, Bedrooms 1 y 3 have panoramic views and are very large you can fit an extra cot and a junior bed in them.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Cleaning is included one time a week. For stays of +10 nights one midle cleaning is included. Less than 10 nights no midle cleaning included. Extra maid service can be arranged, if required at 10€/hour. Play Station Available and various games, Table Tenis, Darts, Books, etc. Walking and hiking: Local guides can take you off the beaten track, across the mountains and into the valleys, for wonderful views you cannot get from the road. We can put you in touch with them to make your own arrangements, depending on your ability. NOTE: Access to the house is a dirt track of 1,5 km. This has recently been repaired and now any car can easily access the house without any problem.

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