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Town apartment, 2.5 bedrooms/2 baths, pool, internet, garage, wifi, views

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Gaucín Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Spacious and light-filled, beautiful decoration, comfort, walk to everything

One of the most exceptional rentals in Gaucin. Beautiful, comfortable, spacious, fully-equipped 3 bedroom apartment is at the edge of the Ronda mountains, with spectacular views of the countryside, Gibraltar, the Straits, and Morocco. Gaucin is a perfect base for exploring western Andalucia (Sevilla, Cordoba, Cadiz, Granada, Gibraltar, etc. --- & Tangier.) Or you can just chill out, in the tranquillity and authenticity of a working Spanish pueblo. The apartment has all mod cons, incl. flat screen TV, separate shower stalls, top quality beds & linens for a perfect night´s rest. Beach is only 25 minutes away. Everything in the town is walking distance. Over 100 marked hiking trails - spectacular countryside, olive & almond orchards, horses & sheep, wild boar,etc. Birding - It is in the path of migratory birds. Tapas bars, restaurants, a great unspoiled castle overlooking panoramic view. The town dates from Iberian times, with Phoenician, Roman, Moorish and French invaders

Gaucin is a walkers´ paradise: Gaucin is in the mountains of Ronda; there are over 150 marked walks and several mountains to climb. During the off-season there are two scheduled group walks per week. Because Gaucin is 640 m altitude, the weather during the summer is mild, and walkers continue to go out even in the summer months. Mountain biking and birding are also popular.

Gaucin is an ideal base to explore Andalucía: There is a train from Gaucin to Granada and Algeciras that is most picturesque and efficient. Ronda is 30 minutes away on a beautiful scenic new route. The Roman baths outside of Manilva are 30 minutes away, and totally accessible. The coastal towns of Marbella, Estepona and Gibraltar are less than an hour away. Sevilla is 2 hours, Cordoba 3 hours, and Cádiz 2.5 hours. There is also a first class cave within an hour away, with 40 different layers of cave cultures, many cave paintings etc, within an hour´s drive.

The village of Gaucin is Great!!: There are tapas bars and restaurants, a great unspoiled castle overlooking a 360o view of the area, special fiestas all year long. It is set in spectacular countryside, with olive and almond orchards, lots of horses and sheep, and wonderful wildlife, including our own herd of Ibex Hispánica (wild sheep), eagles, wild boar, etc etc. It is in the path of migratory birds coming and going to Africa. The town dates back from Iberian times, and has had Phoenicians, Romans, Moors and French invaders.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Sylvia Felix
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2016
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Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Town apartment, 2.5 bedrooms/2 baths, pool, internet, garage, wifi, views
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Orlando, FL USA
5

Highly recommend this beautiful,apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The description and photos of the Toro Apartment are completely accurate! We loved every moment of our stay. The beauty, both inside and out, is just an added bonus to a well fitted apartment where great care has been taken to meet your every need. Our hosts were away in Rome, at the time of our visit, but they spent much time in e-mails and phone calls to assure that we had a wonderful stay...even stepping in to help, from afar, when we had lost luggage. Florencia, the maid, and her family were more than helpful with anything that we needed in the owner's absence. Please rely on the suggestions for places to visit and eat that are in the information book in the apt., it won't steer you wrong! We went on long day trips to the normal "must see" cities, but also enjoyed a lot of the little off the beaten track spots near by. We were on our own for everything except our trip to Tangier. If you're interested, there is info for a guide in the information book. I can tell you without reserve, the apartment, the people of Gaucin, the food, and the beauty of the Andalucia area, make it well worth a visit! Do rent a small car, our car was too large to navigate the streets with ease, but, not impossible. My only regret for this stay...not having enough time there. ?

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milford, CT
5

Grab this super apartment in a great spot!

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia's apartment is in great condition and has an open floor plan perfect for vacation! The outdoor dining was fine for breakfast and lunch if you're there in November. Be sure to enjoy the deck with spectacular views and yummy sunshine on a cool day. Though you know you'll see the Rock of Gibraltar, the Mediterranean and the mountains of Morocco; it's magical, especially the lights twinkling at night in Morocco. The listing is accurate and we'd stay again in a minute. Loved being able to easily walk around the charming village, with limited tourists. We took a fabulous photography workshop with Geoff Simpson, a Brit, who lives there now. The phenomenal workshop was focused on us getting our images not Geoff getting his. Geoff, a national geo photographer knows the perfect places to go and times to be there. If you're a photography enthusiast check it out. We never would have found the spots on our own. Besides he's lots of fun too. Though we spent time in Sevilla and Grenada, Gaucin was a highlight of our 2 11/2 weeks in Spain!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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new york, usa
5

excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment in a lovely quiet town. Roomy and modern, with a great balcony to while away the hours. All the conveniences you need, and Sylvia makes sure that everything works exactly as it should. Highly recommended, we can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

I fell in love with a lifestyle!

  • 5 of 5

The ´´Toro´´ apartment gave me the best vacation of my life. I reccommend this apartment to anybody looking to relax and enjoy true Spanish life. The yellow and white decor, right down to the matching books and DVD´s, gave the perfect backdrop to our stay. The open terrace gives the perfect opportunity to enjoy the view outside, overlooking the famous Rock of Gibralter and even Africa on a clear day. I loved walking through the quaint town, discovering my favorite place to get churros or a cafe con leche in the morning, and watching the townspeople go about their daily business. You can even hear the classic Spanish yell in the street--Tio! Hombre! Que pasa!--making me feel a part of a true community rather than just a tourist trap. I highly reccommend Gaucin, and Sylvia and Joe´s apartments, to anyone looking for an authentic Spanish feel with a beautiful view and a wonderful location.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Gibraltar
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Algeciras
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Colmenar
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Toll road Cádz - Málaga
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Gaucin is a white village in the Ronda mountains. This area attracts nature lovers as well as sightseers. We are on a major route for migratory birds, a mecca for hikers and mountain bikers. There is a lot of equestrian action, with several groups and riding rings. The town itself has a beautiful unspoiled Moorish castle and good tapas bars and restaurants. It is a perfect base to discover western Andalucia: We are 30 mins from Ronda, 25 ins from the Coast (Sabinillas), 1 hr -- Marbella, 1 hr Gibraltar; 1hr 15 mins Tarifa, 1 hr Algeciras where the ferry goes to Tanger and Ceuta on the African Coast, 2.5 hrs - Sevilla; 2.5 hrs Granada, 3 hrs -- Córdoba.

Rates & Availability

Gaucín Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season
Oct 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$134
$861
$2,690
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $323

Rates shown are for 2 people. For 3-5 guests weekly - 850 euro, nightly -- 150 euro, monthly --- 2200 euro
To make a booking, there is a deposit of 30% and the rest is due upon arrival.
Maid, cook and chauffeur are available at hourly rates of 11 euro.

30%non refundable deposit by bank transfer rwquired to book

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Amenities

Gaucín Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms have skylights and underfloor heating!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Serves as an office
  • Bedrooms have air-conditioning, heating, and ceiling fans. Bedroom 1 has a television. Bedroom 3 has a desk w/computer/internet.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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