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Three spacious completely self-contained apartments in the Picos de Europa - Terrace Apartment

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Terrace Apartment

The ‘terrace’ apartment has a bedroom with comfortable twin beds, duvets, extra pillows and blankets. The bathroom has bath, pressure shower, heated towel rail and soft towels. The living area has a well equipped kitchen, a dining area and sitting room area with a polished chestnut floor giving a ‘home’ feeling. There is a comfortable sofa and armchair, coffee table, reading lamps, bookcase and TV with Sky News and Spanish channels. The entire front wall of the sitting room is of glass – windows and french doors leading onto the terrace. The substantial terrace with garden furniture runs the full width of the apartment. It’s perfect for eating out, relaxing, bird-watching and enjoying the magnificent view. You can also access the gardens from your terrace. The entire apartment is centrally heated. The apartment is for 2 people – either friends or a couple but is not suitable for children.


About the property

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Comfort is the by-word – high quality twin beds, duvets, cotton sheets, soft towels with central heating throughout but cool in summer. Fully equipped kitchen, high pressure shower, heated towel-rails etc. This part of the Liébana Valley remains unspoilt with first rate walking, climbing, bird-watching and wild flowers. The coast with its white sandy beaches is only an hour away through the dramatic Hermida Gorge.


Owner
Richard Beazley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017

About Richard Beazley

We are in our 60s and live in a nearby apartment - there to help but not to intrude!

Richard Beazley purchased this apartment in 2002

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
We ask for a 25% deposit to confirm the booking and the balance is payable on arrival. In the event of cancellation less than 8 weeks before your stay the deposit is not refundable.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible and we can give you a travel account number which will give you a discount of 20% when booking a Brittany Ferries crossing to Santander or Bilbao. (25% until 31/10/2014)

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the apartment and not per person. Also your stay with us can normally start on any day of the week to allow you to take advantage of cheaper mid-week airfares. There is a refundable deposit of €60 for the small apartments and €120 for the 2 bedroom apartment against breakages or extra cleaning.


Amenities

Basieda Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is a separate laundry room and drying area. There is also a separate communal sitting room used by all our guests. This beautiful room with picture windows has a mezzanine floor with giant tv. and dvd player with a small library of paperbacks and books for improving your Spanish. On the main floor there is a library of reference books on birds, wildflowers, mushrooms, moths and butterflies etc. together with guide books on walking, biking and maps covering the area. Not suitable for young children. Those over 12 by prior agreement only. Free Wifi is available in the courtyard and in the communal sitting room. Internet access is available free at the local Ayuntamiento (Council building 3Km).

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Terrace Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

heaven

  • 5 of 5

We cannot fault this property - immaculate, comfortable and well equipped. We needed somewhere to unwind and re-charge our batteries, and this was it! Richard and Suzanne where so kind and helpful - the views were stunning, and apart from a couple of walks, we sat and stared! We had a terrace apartment - if you are sensitive to noise, maybe it would be better to request a balcony room, but I think we were probably unlucky in that the folk above us had hob nail boots on most of the time - not the hosts fault AT ALL! A lovely place to stay, and we will definitely return asap.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and welcome back any time! Hobnail boots - this is a first! However we will add a note in their folder asking people in the balcony apartments not to wear hard soled shoes on the chestnut floors.
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Chester
5

Stunning Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this cosy apartment with amazing mountain views. Eagles and vultures flying over and lovely rainbows, cowbells ringing; a very beatifull place

Richard was a very thoughtfull host. We appreciated the heating after a 9 hour drive from the south. We are looking forward to visiting again as soon as possible.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sylvia! Hope to see you again soon.
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Koeln, Germany
5

Lovely getaway in the Picos

  • 5 of 5

Olmares apartments are very clean and well furnished. They are located in a small and quiet town. They are owned by very nice British people that live on the premises. They were always accessible to us when we had questions. There is a very nice common room that is open to all people staying at Olmares. There we found an extensive set of recommendations for activities around Olmares. An impressive array of washing machines is available. There are very genuine and Very nice restaurants close to Olmares. Especially we enjoyed the restaurant Abejo in Dos Amantes owned by two brothers.

There are great walks in the hills around Olmares with spectacular views. We purchased a book describing these walks from the owners of Olmares. We never met another person on the walks and sometimes a compass came in handy to assure us of the correct route. There is no real city close. The closest is Potes, a 20 minutes drive. It is a rather touristish town with souvenir shops. We didn't like it too much except for shopping for food and Internet access. We had looked for a calm and quiet place that offered activities in nature as well as a retreat from daily city life. At Olmares we certainly found that! We definitely plan to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heiko - see you again!
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5

Ferienaufenthalt in Basieda

  • 5 of 5

Wir verbrachten eine Woche in der Ferienwohnung in Basieda, genossen die Ruhe inmitten einer herrlichen Landschaft. Der Blick von der Terrasse auf die umliegenden Berge war traumhaft schön; die Ferienwohnung selbst geräumig, gut gepflegt und komfortabel. Im Aufentshaltsraum stand den Gästen jede Menge gut sortiertes Informationsmaterial zur Verfügung und auch der Eigentümer stand uns jeder Zeit mit Rat und Tat zur Seite. Die Angaben im Online-inserat waren absolut verlässlich, wir waren in keinster Weise enttäuscht und können die Unterkunft bedenkenlos weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jutta and Heiner
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Map

Nearest Airport
135 Kilometres
Santander
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Vinona
Nearest Ferry
135 Kilometres
Santander/Bilbao
Nearest Motorway
58 Kilometres
coast motorway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Vinona
Nearest Beach
58 Kilometres
Pechon
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The Picos de Europa mountains are a paradise for walking and climbing with magnificent flora and fauna.

Bird watching, wild flowers and butterflies

Coast/Beach:

The coast with its white sandy beaches is only an hour away by car through the dramatic Hermida Gorge.

Travel:

Basieda is a remote hamlet built into the mountainside 15km from Potes in the Picos de Europa. The Picos de Europa are the most impressive part of the Cordillera de Cantabrica mountain range of the North of Spain. Basieda can be reached by ferry to Santander or Bilbao, by flights to Bilbao, Santander or Madrid or by road through France.

We can give you a travel account number which will give you a discount of 20% when booking a Brittany Ferries crossing to Santander or Bilbao.

Distances:

Nearest Airport : Santander (also Bilbao 236) at 120 Kilometres

Nearest Ferry : Santander (also Bilbao 236) at 120 Kilometres

Nearest Train : Santander at 120 Kilometres

Nearest Motorway : Unquera at 51 Kilometres

Nearest Beach : Pechón at 51 Kilometres

Nearest Barpub : La Viñona at 1.5 Kilometres

Nearest Restaurant : La Viñona at 1.5 Kilometres

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