Margaret Jova

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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PALACIO

Cabezón de la Sal Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

The 'Palacio de Hualle'. Wonderful gardens, views, close to restaurants

Beautiful, large 17thC villa-manor house, very comfortable and elegant, recently fully renovated to provide an unforgettable summer holiday rental on the green northern coast of Spain. The estate includes a vast park and gardens and a lovely little chapel. The big, beautifully decorated living room with fireplace and the dining room for twelve will provide the perfect setting for a gathering of family or friends. There are five spacious bedrooms as well as a study, TV room, small dining and several terraces, balconies and patios to enjoy the lovely views of green hills and fields with horses grazing nearby. A stream flows at the edge of the property where locals sometimes fish trout. This secluded village has one tiny café to try local sherry and “Serrano” ham, yet shops and restaurants with excellent seafood and meats and are less than 1km.away. Beautiful beaches are a 10 min drive away as are picturesque villages. Hike on ancient Roman Road in nearby hills, climb in Picos mountains.

Opera at Palacio de Hualle:

Opera Palacio de Hualle (Noches Líricas del Palacio de Hualle) will be held for the fifth season August 10 and 11, 2012. A beautiful concert in the covered patio of the Palacio, followed by a reception with a cocktail buffet and wines and sherry sponsored by Gonzalez Byass, producers of Tío Pepe pale dry sherry. Opera Palacio de Hualle is part of the Santander International Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious summer festivals in Spain. The upcoming concert will be dedicated to baroque French opera. Four singers and five players will perform arias and pieces by composers such as Lully, Rameau, and Charpentier. The stonework of the tower and arches of the 17th C Palacio de Hualle serve as a beautiful backdrop for this exceptional and exclusive evening that celebrates early opera, Cantabrian countryside while opening to the public this beautiful manor house.

The Palacio de Hualle has been featured in various country house and decorator magazines.

Located in tiny village of Hualle: Note about the location: Actually not in Cabezon de la Sal, as the headline notes, but in a neighborhood of Treceño, Hualle. Hualle is a hamlet of about 25 traditional village houses. It is extremely peaceful. Nonetheless, well stocked shops are within walking distance.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Margaret Jova

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks french, spanish, english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Palacio
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Cabezón de la Sal Saja- Nansa
Newton MA
5

This house is everything it appears to be and more

  • 5 of 5
This is a case where the house is even nicer than it appears from the photos. We had 3 generations – grandmother, parents, young adults and children – and the house and surrounding area had something for everyone.

The various outside spaces are wonderful for relaxing, reading, eating meals, and playing ball. The huge salon on the 2nd floor was our space for playing games in the evening. The house was well-equipped with all the appliances and kitchen equipment you need for taking care of a large extended family. Having the services of the housekeeper Mari was a real luxury (and she is a lovely person also).

We loved the region also. You can walk to shops, and the beach is a short drive away. Going a bit further, you can visit the Picos de Europa and many lovely villages in day trips.

We have rented homes in many places. This was definitely the nicest place we have ever stayed in.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Cabezón de la Sal Saja- Nansa
brussels
5

family with 3 children and 2 extra adult friends

  • 5 of 5
absolutely beautiful property in magnificent unspoilt countryside and only about 19 minutes drive to a gorgeous and child friendly beach (oyambre).
house was organised so that we all had private areas and loads of beautiful garden space very level and safe. lovely outdoor areas for evening meals and a beautiful dining room inside,
maria the housekeeper is a godsend especially for me as a mother organising children, not having to wash up ,make beds and generally clean up was a real bonus and she cooks very well!
well stocked shops and petrol available within 2 minutes drive so very convenient.
about 1 hour to bilbao if culture infusion needed.
about 1 1/2 hours to picos europas mountains, stunning!
but the beach was a highlight,gold sands clear water and a great restaurant right on the beach.
a magnificent place to stay and we will certainly return.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
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Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cabezón de la Sal Saja- Nansa
canada
5

amazing experience

  • 5 of 5
Our week at Palacio de Hualle was a beautiful life experience for all of our family. From Grandparents who revelled in the history and quaintness of the village, to my children who occupied themselves visiting the long haired sheep, feeding the local horses, wandering by the creek and pretending they lived in a castle. The history and depth of the house oozes from every corner. It is unlikely you will ever find a place that has so much to offer to everyone.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
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Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Santander
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Santander
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Torrelavega
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Autovia del Cantabrico
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

The beautiful beaches Oyambre and Gerra (great surfing!) are a 10 min drive away as are the picturesque villages Comillas, San Vicente de la Barquera and Santillana. You may hike on the ancient Roman Road in nearby green hills , climb in nearby Picos de Europa mountains, kayak or fish in Sella or Deva rivers. Browse the markets for the freshest produce, local cheeses and cured hams, sausages. There are wonderful little restaurants in the region noted for the excellent seafood and meats. Explore prehistoric caves with wall paintings. The young people will love the superb aquarium in Santander or the nearby safari park. There is a wonderful golf course in Santa Marina and in Oyambre. The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is just over an hour away. Or just relax and sip a local sherry in the little cafe in our own village, Hualle.

Ryan Air has regular flights to Santander airport from the United Kingdom.

Other Activities: Kayaking, explore prehistoric caves

Golf: The Real Club de Golf de Oyambre. It is the first golf course created in Spain, in the late 19th C. It was created for the use by the King of Spain, Alfonso XII, and his entourage, who spent some holidays in the area. It is a 9 hole course, right next to the sea, but very pretty. Rental of equipment is available.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Cabezón de la Sal Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
August
Aug 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
€500
€3,200
 
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
€300
From
€300
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,500
 
 
Oct 2014-April 2015
Oct 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
€300
€1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Security deposit required. Rates include a daily housekeeper (Monday- Friday) for 3 hours. Meals can be arranged. Requests for stays shorter than one week will be considered, and rates adjusted accordingly. Upon acceptance of reservation, a deposit of 30%-50% is required. Full payment is required one month before arrival and occupation of the house. Consult special rates provided to couples.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Cabezón de la Sal Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Blue Room - 2 twin/ single
    Corner room - 2 twin/ single
    Façade Room - 1 double
    Garden view Room - 2 twin/ single
    Top Floor Room - 2 twin/ single
    Top floor TV-studio - 2 twin/ single
    Summer guesthouse - 2 twin/ single , Only in summer. Best for young people.
  • All the bedrooms are spacious, with plenty of natural light and are beautifully decorated. The bedrooms have generous closet and drawer space. They all sleep two persons per room. There is a baby cot-crib at the house.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Mari, the housekeeper lives close by and will come in daily for three hours, Monday - Friday, to keep the house running smoothly. This housekeeping service is included in the rental fee. She will tidy up, clean the rooms and can help with laundry. She is very helpful and can also answer inquiries about shopping and restaurants. If you would like Mari to come in for additional time and prepare an evening meal, you may arrange with her directly. Mari is a fabulous cook and can propose many local dishes such as the Cazuela Marinera (seafood casserole), Veal or Chicken Stew , Spanish Tortilla and various other dishes.
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