We offer a quiet retreat in the Sierra Norte de Madrid, just 30 minutes from the vibrant capital of Spain and Barajas Airport.
With 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, our home can comfortably accommodate 8 people (seats 12). We 1. 870m2 garden and terraces with fragrant olive trees and oaks, from where you can spend the day enjoying spectacular views of the mountains.
Due to the quiet and privileged nature of the surroundings of Cotos de Monterrey, we rent the house only to families or groups of responsible couples who want to rest in the Sierra Norte de Madrid. In no case we rent to groups that want to use the house to hold events or parties - the tranquility of the environment is the key.
Our house is in "Cotos de Monterrey", a luxury development of more than 500 houses near the town of Venturada. Easily accessible from Madrid via the A1 highway, Cotos de Monterrey offers tennis, basketball and paddle tennis courts, an indoor gym, a small supermarket, local cafe / restaurant, church and pharmacy. And during the summer months (mid-June to the first week of September) there are 3 lovely swimming pools, which are a great place to relax, cool off in the water and have a cane.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE HOUSE
Our house is a private house that we rent as a home for tourist use, with registration number VT-2060 with the Directorate General of Tourism. As such, it is not a so-called "rural house", although it is an independent villa in a rural setting. The whole house is always rented, never by rooms.
We provide towels, sheets, blankets, pillows, dishes, pots and pans, microwave, hob and oven, dishwasher, 2 fridges with freezer, a washing machine with a separate drying space: all the amenities you need to enjoy your stay.
We have a large lounge with a main dining table for 8 people (can be extended to 13 places using the breakfast table in the kitchen), access wireless Internet through ADSL a smart TV (brand LG 32-inch television 26 digital terrestrial channels) and DVD players, sofas and coffee table next to a cozy fireplace for winter, with spectacular views of the mountains. You can buy firewood in the supermarket urbanization and also at the gas station at the entrance. The living room has a bookcase with books, including hiking guides / books and maps of the surrounding mountains.
We 1. 870m2 garden and terraces with fragrant olive trees and oaks, with night lighting activated from the terrace behind the house, where you can spend the day enjoying spectacular views of the mountain.
The terrace of the main garden is 140m2 and surrounded by a low fence to prevent young children stay away. In addition, there is a comfortable kitchen terrace with awning for dining, and a covered section of the terrace so you can sit outside even if it's rainy.
We have a garden table with 8-9 seats (can be extended to seat 13 through the breakfast table in the kitchen), 13 chairs, parasol, deckchairs, a removable 3m diameter pool for children, and a hammock.
Next to the kitchen terrace we have a fixed barbecue masonry, whose use is permitted under the Emergency Protection Plan for Forest Fires Community of Madrid.
This means that you can use the barbecue, during the time of fire hazard LOW (from November 1 to May 15) without restrictions.
During the time of fire hazard and HIGH (from May 16 to October 31), it is necessary to communicate the date of use of the barbecue to the Directorate General of Civil Protection in accordance with authorization have the City of Venturada .
GARAGE AND PARKING
We have our own enclosed garage space for one car. In addition, there is room for several cars to park free on the street, including a cul-de-sac private by the house.
Cotos de Monterrey is a great place at any time of year. You can take advantage of the many opportunities for hiking in the beautiful Sierra Norte and Sierra de Guadarrama, as well as water sports, horse riding and golf nearby, and trips to Madrid (30 minutes drive to the Plaza de Castilla).
From our house, you have easy access to great sites like Manzanares el Real, El Escorial, Valley of the Fallen, Buitrago de Lozoya, El Paular (Rascafría), Segovia, San Ildefonso de la Granja, Pedraza, Sepulveda ... and the area south of Madrid: Aranjuez, Chinchón, Toledo.
The peoples of Torrelaguna, Patones de Arriba and Guadalix de la Sierra are next door and also worth a visit. And we can recommend some trattorias where we have eaten well.
To make the most of your stay, we recommend you bring your own car.
SPORTS AND OUTDOOR
Swimming: in addition to the three lovely outdoor pools in Cotos de Monterrey that open during the summer (usually from mid-June until the first week of September), there is a nice area outdoor bath in one of the mountain lakes nearby, in Riosequillo Recreation area (near Buitrago de Lozoya)
http: // todosobremadrid. com / to-view / natural-pools-de-buitrago-of-lozoya
Hiking: Both the Sierra de Guadarrama and Sierra Norte are great places to walk around the mountain. National Park Pedriza near Manzanares, is spectacular, like La Cabrera, which is 11 kilometers from Cotos de Monterrey. Lozoya Valley (Rascafría) and Las Duratón River Gorges, near Sepulveda, also worth a visit.
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water and adventure sports: water sports are the main attraction of our region: the calm waters of the 5 reservoirs are ideal for lovers of sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, paddle surfing and of course, fishing. Adventurers can opt for climbing, caving-tourism, paragliding, horseback riding ...
http: // www. sierranorte. com / guides / activities. php
http: // www. embalsedelatazar. en / activities /
http: // www. estacionesnauticas. info / station-nautical-sierra-North /
http: // www. sierranorte. com / nortesport /
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http: // www. cabalcampo. com/
http: // www. centrohipicobuitrago. is/
http: // caballosdelvalle. is/
theme and adventure parks in Madrid and surrounding villages there are 7 theme and amusement parks, as well as several adventure parks in the Sierra de Guadarram, where you can enjoy with zip lines adventure circuits in trees.
http: // Parque Warner Madrid. com/
http: // villanueva. Aquopolis. is/
http: // san-fernando. Aquopolis. is/
http: // parquedeatracciones. is/
http: // zoomadrid. com/
http: // faunia. is/
http: // cableway. com/
http: // turismomadrid. is / is / your-experience / Experiences-% C3% BAnicas-madrid / 11360-parks-de-adventure-in-the-nature. html
http: // www. adventure-Amazon. com / parks-Amazon / cercedilla
http: // www. forestalpark. com / madrid /
Skiing: the Community of Madrid has 2 small ski resorts that open when there is enough snow:
Puerto de Navacerrada: http: // www. puertonavacerrada. com / common. php?section = contact
Valdesqui: http: // www. Valdesqui. is/