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Characterful Spacious House With Stunning Views and Wifi. Close To All Amenities

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Village House in Gaucin. Comfortable, Stylish Accommodation With the best views, Wifi and All Amenities within A Few Minutes Walk

Casa Mihrab is a beautiful, lovingly restored four storey town house situated less than 3 minutes from the centre of the village with amazing views of the castle, mountains, Gibraltar and Africa. It is an attractively furnished home with Wifi and satellite TV ( English) to keep connected if you wish, while providing a real escape and flavour of Spain with original beams, open fire, white washed walls, exposed stone and terracotta floors. The top floor, secluded terrace is ideal for sunbathing and alfresco dining, and the smaller covered terrace is perfect for a leisurely breakfast. The open plan kitchen/ diner is well equipped for the keen cook and there is a BBQ, but a variety restaurants, cafes and tapas are all available an easy walk away to ensure a leisurely stay. Lots of fresh local produce available including fantastic butcher. The living room is spacious with fully recessing doors opening to the Terrace on the top floor with all the views. The bedrooms are on the ground and lower ground floors facing the rear of the property each with Juliet balcony and either ensuing or bathroom next door. Quality Egyptian linens afford an extra degree of comfort to our guests.Ideal spacious accommodation for a couple or up to 4 people. Free Parking is available immediately outside the house or within a few minutes walk.

Jennie Jones
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Thank you so much for a wonderful stay in Gaucin. We enjoyed every minute of it. The house was perfect, the sun was shining and the white village treated us so well. We will return.' Vår Staude, Norway 2014

'We have just returned from an idyllic week in Gaucin. We had to let you know how much we loved Casa Mihrab. From the moment that we arrived and received a warm welcome from Esther and Brett we settled into the lovely, relaxed way of life that the house and village afford anyone staying there. The views from the top floor were to die for and we have returned both recharged and refreshed having walked for miles in the surrounding hills, just perfect.' Len+Teresa, UK 2013

The house is delightful, fully matching the promise of the website. It is characterful and spacious within and, of course, the views from the terraces are wondeful. Alan + Elaine UK 2012
Sep 2005
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Gaucín House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Ensuite to Master Bedroom with large bath, shower, washbasin and WC. Bathroom with built -in shower, wash basin and WC, washing machine.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom - romantic room with double bed, original beams, exposed stone, moroccan arch to juliet balcony, luxury en-suite. Bedroom 2 - characterful room with either 2 single beds or a king sized double. Doors to juliet balcony and views to castle.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes on accommodation: Hairdryer, CD, DVD are supplied (selection of films). Satellite TV (English Language), iPod connector. Local English speaking house managers on hand for meeting and greeting, local information, etc. Bedrooms are on lower level of the property and remain cool in Summer. Fans provided for hot weather. Parking immediately outside or within a 3 minute walk. Outside: Patio furniture for both terraces, sun loungers, barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are changed weekly - can be more frequently if required. Property cleaned weekly. Other: Spacious entrance hall with Moroccan arch and library.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Characterful Spacious House With Stunning Views and Wifi. Close To All Amenities
average rating of 4.818182 based on 12 reviews

This is one of the nicest properties we have ever stayed in, fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

Jenny and Mark's house is lovely. It exceeded all expectations. It was spotlessly clean, beautifully furnished, and has many personal touches which make it feel like a loved home rather than a rented house. The decor was very tasteful and the Moroccan touches lovely. The views from the 2 terraces are spectacular and the top floor, the living room, is wonderfully light; we ate all our meals here. The kitchen is really well equipped and is another lovely, spacious room. The large shower on the ground floor is just great! One thing to note: This house might not be suitable for very young children as it is spread over 4 floors and the stairs between floors have no handrails - you soon get used to the open stairs though.

The house is well located in Gaucin, a large village with numerous bars offering a good choice of outdoor eating. There are some lovely walks from the village and the surrounding area is mountainous and spectacular. We would love to return in late spring when the flowers will be at their best; this is a good area to be based if you are a keen bird watcher.

Jenny was very easy to communicate with and answered all our questions promptly. Brett met us when we arrived and was really helpful, as well as a font of local knowledge.

We couldn't recommend this property more highly. It was a privilege to stay here and we look forward to returning. Pam Bury

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Pam, thanks so much for your amazing review. We have tried to create a warm and welcoming environment for our guests and are very glad you enjoyed that. Best Wishes Jennie and Mark
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El Prado, New Mexico

Beautiful property in a delightful village

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property and exactly as described. Jennie was very helpful in sending directions on driving to Gaucin and parking once we arrived. Her agent, Brett, met us immediately, gave us an orientation to the small village and even gave us his cell phone number. With a gourmet take-out place, Bonissim, just a few steps away from our front door, we were able to dine each evening on the top floor balcony watching the moon rise over the village with Gibraltar in the distance. Five stars for sure! David and Carol Farmer

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We also love the fact that there are a good range of eating options within a few minutes walk of the house, and as you found, a deli like Bonnism 150m away is great if you want to eat nice food at home, but not cook. A good variety of Spanish and more general European cuisine is available in restaurants and bars in the village, so you really don't have to cook if you want a break from that. Brett and Esther are indeed so reliable and helpful, always doing their utmost to help our guests have a good break and we are so grateful for their assistance. Best wishes and we hope to see you again, Jennie and Mark
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Cosy little home from home .

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed in Casa Mihrab a delightful house set in a small quaint Spanish village.The house exceeded our expectations ,everything you needed was on hand making it a home from home.The house was immaculate,spacious and delightful.The spectacular views from the terrace can only be described as breathtaking .

The village of Gaucin although small is full of character and friendly and offers a good choice of places to eat out. It also provides a good base if you need to travel to other areas of interest.

We should like to thank Brett & Esther for their warm and informative welcome.Lastly a big thank you to Jennie & Mark for all your help and information .We would not hesitate to stay again in Casa Mihrab again.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to give our home and Gaucin such a great review. The amazing expansive views were the first thing that made us fall in love with Gaucin. Our majestic mountains, Crestellina and El Hacho coupled with the ability to see Gibraltar and the Riff mountains in Morocco down the Genal valley presents a beautiful unspoilt vista which alters through the seasons and never fails to impress, drawing you back to the timeless beauty of nature.We hope you come back to enjoy it again soon. Best regards Jennie and Mark
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lovely peacful place.

  • 5 of 5

Gem of a place , very relaxing break . Home from home.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We find the pace of life in Gaucin and the wonderful open views immediately relaxing. Once there you can easily meet all your daily needs by pottering around the village which is for us a joy. We have taken time to create a comfortable home from home for ourselves and we are so pleased you felt that as a guest. Best wishes Jennie and Mark
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Moraga, CA

We loved the village of Gaucin and this house!

  • 5 of 5

The previous reviews are accurate....the house is spacious, nicely furnished, a perfect place to relax and read after touring or hiking. I can't say enough for the views from the terrace....breathtaking. As we sat out the first night, gazing at the stars, we could hear goats or sheep in the hills around us. Linens are excellent quality and the house was spotless. Fun little resturants and bars around the town. This is a get away from it all kind of place. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for a great review. Gaucin and the house are a haven for us to relax and restore too. The big open views are truly inspirational and the fact you just have to potter out to bars and restaurants without driving adds to our enjoyment. We hope you will return. Best regards Jennie and Mark.
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Beautiful property with epic views

  • 4 of 5

I was so happy to have such a nice house to myself for the week. The kitchen is fully fitted and modern and the bathrooms are up to date. It's truly a great deal for one or two people wanting to get away from the tourist hoardes of the coast. It's central and parking is just up the street. The neighbours all said hello and were friendly. The views from the roof terrace are worth the price of admission alone!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. It was the village that we both fell in love with first; the relaxed way of life, friendly people and of course the stunning location. We couldn't believe the astonishing views from the house and its location which were the main reasons we bought it. It never fails to revive and restore us when we stay and we hope it does the same for our guests.
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Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Guided local walks, birdwatching and horse riding are available.


Good Mediterranean beaches are 30 minutes away by car.

Beautiful Atlantic beaches are 1.30hrs by car past Tarifa.


Car Hire is recommended, although the restaurants and shops in the village are easily reached on foot.


Malaga - 1.20hrs

Gibraltar - 1hr

Jerez - 2hrs

Sevilla - 2.30hrs


Ronda 40 mins

Marbella/Puerto Banus - 45mins

Seville - 2.30hrs

Jerez - 2hrs

Granada - 2.30hrs ( skiing in winter)

Further Details:

Gaucin is a spectacular unspoilt white village with its own Moorish castle, spectacularly situated in the mountains behind the Costa del Sol in the Serrania de Ronda. There are fabulous views of the mountains, Gibraltar and the Rif Mountains in Africa at every turn. The narrow streets a number of excellent supermarkets, a daily indoor market and a superb traditional butcher. Within walking distance of the house are a variety of small restaurants, bars and tapas bars. The local pool is open in July and August. The Serrania de Ronda has 3 protected national parks - Las Nieves, Grazalema and Los Alcornocales. The beauty of the landscape and bird life in particular can be fully appreciated from a network of trails for walking and riding.


Rates & Availability

Gaucín House Rental Rates

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Jan 1 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

4 nights minimum stay. Flexible Changeover Day: 10am check out, 4pm arrival
Price includes all heating, utilities, linen and towels. Cooling fans provided.
1 bag of logs during colder months.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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