|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
The House of the Hill is located in the Regional Park of Gredos in Barajas, Navarredonda de Gredos (Ávila), 4 km of access to the platform Gredos, 62 km from Avila and a mile from the Parador de Gredos.
It has three double rooms with private bathroom and TV in each, central heating, fireplace (stove), porch, spacious living room and great views.
It sleeps 6 persons but on the orange room you can put an extra bed for two people. There is a sofa that converts into a comfortable bed of 1.50, with latex mattress.
Our intention is that customers feel comfortable here and find peace, comfort and rest while enjoying the exceptional beauty of Gredos and the many activities that can be practiced.
Now I will tell you something about how great the house that I hope will be of interest and use. It is a new building but old techniques and local materials were used: thick stone walls, pine and chestnut, gateway to two waters, mud floor, Moorish tiles, etc.
For interior decoration look that was rustic but with a modern twist
mostly it was comfortable and cozy. Therefore, each room has its own bathroom and TV. It also has central heating, fireplace (wood stove), comfortable sofas, television in the living room and every bedroom. The kitchen is equipped with sufficient utensils and appliances (washing machine, dishwasher, toaster, microwave, blender, juicer, etc.).
Some trivia: the tables rooms are replicas, made by my father, former "tajuelas" used to wash in the river. The curtains in the cupboards were also common in the rooms and alcoves before, and light cords mimic the old. Notable chestnut beamed ceilings and open design of the room.
N. OFFICIAL REGISTRATION IN TOURISM: CR-AV-576.
Casa recomendable, por sus instalaciones en general, el entorno y el trato personal de la propietaria. A destacar las habitaciones con baño en cada una de ellas, el salón y el patio con barbacoa.
The House of the Hill is located in Barajas, Navarredonda de Gredos, a small mountain village to 1. 500 meters of altitude, in the Gredos Regional Park, 63 km. Avila.
The mountain lovers find in our accommodation a good starting point towards the saw as it is located just 4 km. Access to the platform Gredos and less than 2 km from the Parador de Gredos.
The place is perfect for relaxing and also for sport: riding or biking, climbing, skiing and background, or simply stroll along its impressive pine forest. Browse migratory paths, pick mushrooms, bird watching, or swim in the river Tormes, are just some of the options. If you fancy after excursions tone your body or take a relaxing massage, very close to the house there are professionals and facilities (rural spá) for it.
La Casa del Altozano is relatively close to several World Heritage cities or tourist interest: Avila (. 62km), Salamanca (102 km), Toledo (167km), Segovia (. 140 km), Madrid (170 km), and Caceres ().
This location, in the center of Spain, makes it a prime location from which an average of two hours drive you can visit some of the most interesting cities and return to sleep in a quiet house in a spectacular setting.
In addition, a few miles from the house are the Caves of the Eagle, the Roman road, the Puerto del Pico, Peña Negra harbor and many small mountain villages steeped in history, typical products and monuments, landmarks that still retain old civil constructions (laundries, forges, roads) and religious (monasteries, chapels, churches ...).
Those who are especially interested in culinary tourism in the area will find a wide range of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. Enjoy a steak or beef filet de Ávila, some potatoes Machadas, some crumbs pastor, or some delicious Jewish del Barco, are just some alternatives.
Also, thanks to its great tourist tradition the village is equipped with numerous amenities: 24 hour medical center, ambulance, banks, gas station, shops, Guardia Civil barracks, good roads, weekly fresh market, mountain guides, service taxi, buses daily Avila and Madrid, etc.
1) Mountain activities
Just 4 km. The House of the Hill, is the access road to the Platform, the starting point of most high mountain activities (ice or rock climbing, skiing, hiking, etc). In Gredos not have ski slopes or lifts, however, with the proper equipment and training, it is possible to go skiing and background. Although a skilled mountaineer is not with a short climb you can see examples of ibex and enjoy breathtaking scenery as you certainly ensures an unforgettable experience.
2) riding, cycling, climbing a pine ...
If you want to enjoy nature on horseback, on a bicycle, from a tree or learn to do new things (to recognize mushrooms, bird watching, a linker and soaps, etc.) near the House of the Hill There are several companies that can offer this type of service
3) Therapies for body massage, spa, aesthetic ...
If you have any contracture or if you fancy a relaxing massage, near the House of the Hill offers professionals and facilities to do so.
4) Visit monuments, constructions and landmarks
A few meters from the house you can visit an old renovated laundry room, several forges, churches and chapels. And less than two miles. is the Parador de Gredos, former hunting lodge of King Alfonsso XIII, who in 1928 became the first Parador of Spain. 45 minutes is Ávila, the best walled city in the world (SXII), a World Heritage Site. www. avilaturismo. com
Visit castles (Arenas de San Pedro, Barco de Avila, Mombeltrán), explore one of the best preserved Roman roads or visit Las Cuevas del Águila are alternatives to just over half an hour from the house.
5) Fishing and swimming in the river Tormes
Gredos trout are a delight to the palate. If you like to fish more can be done in bounded for it and properly licensed areas.
The Tormes River is fed by the waters of the various gorges and gullies that descend from the mountains and where you can take a refreshing and enjoyable swim in the summer.
There are numerous paths marked routes for hiking. At home we will provide more precise information on the various options depending on the season
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
• En las casas no habrá una ocupación mayor que la se notifique al realizar la reserva.
La casa del altozano es una vivienda pareada con otra casa, con entrada independiente, en la que los propietarios residen temporalmente. No es una casa aislada ni en medio del campo, sino en el pueblo y con vecinos, por lo que no es recomendable si se busca un lugar donde hacer una fiesta o similar.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.