AUTHENTIC OLD FARMHOUSE AND CHARMING COTTAGE NEAR AINSA

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Jayne Calvert

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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AUTHENTIC OLD FARMHOUSE AND CHARMING COTTAGE NEAR AINSA

Aínsa-Sobrarbe Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

2 Self catering rustic stone properties in Spanish Pyrenees near Ordesa Nat Park

The rustic stone 17th century farmhouse Casa Blas and the neighbouring cottage the Era are situated in the charming village of Banastón Usana, 2kms from the historic centre of Ainsa, the main village in the region of Sobrarbe. Casa Blas can accommodate between 2 and 10 people in 4 double bedrooms and two single bedrooms. Although the house can sleep 10, it is also appropriate for 2-4 people as there are two double bedrooms on the first floor. Blas has a great terrace with magnificent views of the Mediano Lake and a terraced garden. The front door to Blas, inscribed with an engraving of the St Jacques de Compostela pilgrims' shell is reached via a vaulted stone archway the longest in the region.

The charming stone cottage the Era can accommodate between 2 and 4 people in one double bedroom on the ground floor and one sofa bed in the top floor living room. Its vine covered terrace and garden are great for relaxing and enjoying the surrounding countryside and birdlife.

Adventure : All adventure activities can be booked locally in Ainsa. These include canyoning, rafting, trekking, quads, horseriding, rock climbing...

4x4 vehicules and bicycles are also available for rent in Ainsa.

Maps of Ordesa and Posets-Maladeta and Sierra de Guara can be found in the local bookshop.

The local swimming pool is open in July and August. There are also numerous natural pools for bathing along the Ara and Cinca rivers.

Paragliding and parapente are available in nearby Castejon de Sos.

In winter, there is cross country skiing in the Pineta valley, a half hour drive from Ainsa direction France. Alpine skiing is in Cerler, a 45 min drive from Ainsa direction Campo. There is also skiing across the border in Piau-Engaly and St Lary in France, a one hour drive.

Cultural: The tourist office offers guided tours of the old part of Ainsa on request. They can also advise on opening hours for the numerous Romanesque churches scattered throught the region.

Visit the 6th Century St Victorian Monastery below the Peña Montanesa mountain near Los Molinas.

Visit Muro de Roda, near Tierrantona, a defensive walled enclosure with church and impressive views of surrounding area.

Visit the countless hamlets and villages of Sobrarbe

In the surrounding area of Barbastro in neighbouring Somontano, a 45 minute drive from Ainsa, numerous bodegas offer guided tours of the wine making process and their cellars.

More Details

Details for Casa Blas 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

The entrance hall stands out with its concave stone roof, walls adorned with agricultural artefacts and its original stone vat for storing olive oil. The first floor is home to a spacious living dining room with wonderful baked earth floor tiles and balcony, a small well equipped kitchen and for those who enjoy taking a step back in time, an authentic Aragonese kitchen with open fireplace, solid wooden benches and a fold down table. Two double rooms are also to be found on this level. The top floor has 4 double rooms with wonderful old decorative floor tiles, a separate bathroom, laundry room and a terrace where the sunrises and sunsets are not to be missed over the Mediano Reservoir and surrounding countryside. Guests are also invited to enjoyed the terraced garden in front of the property.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Jayne Calvert

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english, french, spanish
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Nearest Airport
194 Kilometres
Zaragoza

Banastón Usana is a 5 minute drive from Ainsa or a half hour walk along a waymarked path. Ainsa is the main village in the region of Sobrarbe, and there you will find all the sports adventure companies, restaurants, bars, banks, supermarkets, tourist office and the weekly outdoor fruit and veg market on Tuesday morning. Ainsa is located at the crossroads to three areas of outstanding nature beauty: the Ordesa National Park home to Monte Perdido the largest limestone mountain in Europe, the Posets-Maladeta Natural Park, entry via the magnificent Chistau valley and the Sierra de Guara Natural Park, world renown for its canyoning. All three parks offer an endless array of outdoor activites from one hour strolls along the valley floor to 3000m+ peaks like Posets and Perdido. Alpine wildflowers can be enjoyed all summer long, though May and June are truly spectacular months. There are good chances of spotting marmots, deer, 'sarrios' Pyrenean mountain goats, vultures, lammergeier...

Other Activities: Caving, canyoning, rafting, kayak, canoe

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Availability & Rates

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Aínsa-Sobrarbe Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Low
Feb 1 2014 - Jun 30 2014
€970
Flat fee
7 nights
 

Notes

  • At time of booking, we ask for a 25% booking deposit payable by bank transfer, visa or mastercard. 30 days prior to rental start, we ask for the remainder along with a 100 euros security deposit which is returned by bank transfer during the week following rental end. Also possible to have the security deposit returned on departure.
  • A charge of 10 euros is applied for the rental of bedlinen and towels per double bed.
  • The price for 2-4 people for Casa Blas for one week in low season is 640,00 euros.

Amenities

Aínsa-Sobrarbe Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Heating
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 135cms
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 135cms
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 135cms
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 135cms
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , 120cms
    Bedroom 6 - 120cms
  • Two double rooms are to be found on the first floor, one with ensuite bathroom and the other with toilet and basin. The top floor has 2 double rooms with ensuite and 2 single rooms with wonderful old decorative floor tiles, nice pieces of antique furniture and traditional throws for the beds. All rooms enjoy fantastic views of the Mediano Lake.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
Notes:
The wide stone walls mean that clients can enjoy a temperate interior environment in summer, and in winter keep warm thanks to the central heating system.