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GLASSHOUSE

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Private garden & Parking. Extra larg size bed 180 cm. ( 40 km to BILBAO)


Owner
igor
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About igor

I´m 43 years old with 2 children. I like walking in the nearby mountains , cycling, swimming in the sea and of course travelling.

igor purchased this apartment in 2011

Why igor chose Vizcaya / Bilbao

Enjoy our ground floor with direct Access to a lovely private garden and a terrace with comfortable out door furniture. Only 1 km to the sea and surrounded by hills and cliffs ready for you to explore. It has been decorated by us and has everything needed in it´s cupboards (from kitchen apliances to beach stuff ready for your use )

The bed is extra large 180 cm wide x 190 cm long

What makes this apartment unique

I´m fluent in english and know the basque región very well. We have prepared a big folder with info and many maps of the área and for trekking. I will help you at every moment needed as we live upstairs

Amenities

Ibarranguelua Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    - 1 twin/ single
  • For the children we have bunk beds which are not in a separate bedroom, They are in a corner of the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bilbao airport (40 km ) Ryan air airport (Santander - 1 hour 30 min) Ryan Air airport (Biarritz - 1 hour 30 min) Gernika (main town 12 km ) Here you have the big shops, museums and frecuency buses to Bilbao every 15 min. Also train to Bilbao and round the coast. From our village you have a Bus to Bilbao direct ( every 2 hours) and to beaches ( every 30 min)

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
5

Extraordinary!

  • 5 of 5

You may never find better hosts.

Attention to detail, generous, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, warm, aware of your needs, etc.

I had a wonderful stay in the Glasshouse. The space was impeccable: clean, safe, more quiet than my home in a small town in Colorado. Everything you need is here. The location is also incredible. You could spend a lifetime discovering the abundance. If you are going to Bilbao, stay here for part, most or all of your stay if you can. You will be happy you did!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy you liked our place & region. Hope to see you again soon.
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5

A memorable stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week in this beautiful part of Spain for many reasons: the incredible natural beauty of the Basque coast, the fascinating history, the unbelievably good food, the wine, the many activities both on the beach and inland, the access to other parts of the coast. However, the most important factor making it special was the exceptional hospitality and friendliness of the hosts, Alicia and Igor, and their lovely family. They were hospitable, helpful, friendly, interested and just the perfect hosts. And the apartment is perfect - clean, full of light, inviting, comfortable and stocked with all the necessities, from the modern kitchen to the many travel brochures and maps.. Sitting on the patio surrounded by the beautiful landscaping was a dream. It was just the perfect oasis to come back to after long days of exploring this beautiful area.

We have wonderful memories of our stay and hope to return in the future to make more!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A can't miss place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Alicia and Igor and family are delightful lovely people and made us feel so welcome in their beautiful apartment. They made our visit unforgettable with their friendly and helpful energy.

They are easy to communicate with and provided excellent recommendations for hiking, eating and sight seeing.

The apartment is nicely decorated with lots of natural light and color. It was exceptionally clean and definitely reflects the photos accurately.

The location is perfect for exploring the Basque country and being close to the beach. We were only able to stay 2 days and that was only because there was a cancellation. We would have loved to stay longer and hope to return next year.

We would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What an outstanding place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week recently, Alice and Igor could not have been better hosts. Gave us tons of tips on restaurants, where to go, what to see. They are very proud of where they live and rightly so. The apartment is large, clean and bright, with a fantastic oasis of a back yard. Nature and beaches are very close, with so much to see within an hours drive it was a perfect location. If you get the chance to come to Basque country, stay here!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Vacances au Pays Basque Espagnol 2013

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons beaucoup appécié notre séjour dans cette belle région de Biskai. L'apartement et l'accueil chaleureux des propriétaires n'y sont pas étrangers. L'appartement est très spacieux, aéré, lumineux et situé dans un environnement très calme et reposant. Il est très bien équipé et très agréable à vivre. Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques et ne sont pas avares de conseils et on dispose également d'une importante documentation concernant tous les sites et loisirs de la région. Excellente adresse. Nous y retournerons.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A PERFECT LOCATION TO EXPLORE THE BASQUE COAST

  • 5 of 5

Alicia and Igor and their family made us feel very welcome to their delightful unit. it was very well appointed and imaculately clean. The garden setting was a great place to relax and review one day's exploration while planning the next.

Alicia has several excellent folders of local information. A week is just not long enough to explore this intriguing area. The unit is ideally situated to explore the Basque coast with its wonderful beaches and historic fishing villages. It is also perfectly placed to venture into the famous Basque cities of Gernika, Bilbao and San Sebastian to taste Basque culture and indulge in tapas and sangria, or Liqor 43.

Alicia's advice on the best way to get into these cities, where to park, and how to make the most of a short, one day visit was invaluable and took the angst out of our visits to them. She and Igor were genuinely interested in our adventures and when they had established our interests were able to help us make the most of our all-too-short stay.

As retirees, we found this the perfect place to end our second visit to Spain.

Doug and Cate, Australia

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
BILBAO AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
RESTAURANTS
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
PORT
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
CLIFTS
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
TRAIN AND TO BILBAO
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
HIGH WAY
Nearest Restaurant
12 Kilometres
MUSEUMS AND BIG SHOPS
Nearest Ski
50 Metres
WALKING PATHS
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
BEACH
Car: recommended

North of Spain (Basque Land) . Bilbao 40 km and 1 hour to San Sebastian _

Our village (Ibarrangelu 48311)  which you can look on google earth is situated in the The Busturialdea Urdaibai region which is a unique natural treasure in the Basque Country. In the very heart of Bizkaia, it is a natural area which, due to its size and degree of conservation, is the most important wetland area in the Basque Country. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1984, it is a place where the maritime and rural ambience combines with culture and nature to create a paradise, where humans and nature coexist in a framework of respect and sustainable development.

Our house is in a group of 7 semi-detached houses with view to the mountains. We rent the lower floor with the garden which is private to you. You also have a private parking place for the car and a gym to be used with the owners. We live upstairs so we are around for any questions or helping you with your holiday plan.

The place is very quiet with a little river at the end of the garden.

The beaches are 2 km away but the coast and clifts are 500 m just walking up the village and there are many walking paths from the house.

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Rates & Availability

Ibarranguelua Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
April & may
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$98
$599
 
 
JUNE ( Junio)
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$98
$654
 
 
JULY- julio
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$109
$817
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$981
 
 
Precio por noche
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
SEPTEMBER
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$98
$654
 
 
Precio por noche
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$87
$545
 
 
Precio por noche
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$104
$675
 
 
Precio por noche
Jan 8 2018 - Mar 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
$82
$545
 
 
spring
Mar 23 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$98
$621
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$76
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $108.95
final cleaning $32.68

Bed linen, shower towels, beach towels are included in price.
Free wifi internet & secure private parking beside the entrance door .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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