Beautiful, large 17thC villa-manor house, very comfortable and elegant, recently fully renovated to provide an unforgettable summer holiday rental on the green northern coast of Spain. The estate includes a vast park and gardens and a lovely little chapel. The big, beautifully decorated living room with fireplace and the dining room for twelve will provide the perfect setting for a gathering of family or friends. There are five spacious bedrooms as well as a study, TV room, small dining and several terraces, balconies and patios to enjoy the lovely views of green hills and fields with horses grazing nearby. A stream flows at the edge of the property where locals sometimes fish trout. Shops and restaurants with excellent seafood, local vegetables, meats are within walking distance from our village. Beautiful beaches are a 10 min drive away as are picturesque villages of Comillas and Santillana del Mar. One can hike on ancient Roman Road in nearby hills, climb in Picos mountains, canoe in Sella River.
Opera at Palacio de Hualle:
Opera Palacio de Hualle (Noches Líricas del Palacio de Hualle) is held over two days in August. A beautiful concert in the covered patio of the Palacio, followed by a reception with a cocktail buffet and wines and sherry sponsored by Gonzalez Byass, producers of Tío Pepe pale dry sherry. Opera Palacio de Hualle is part of the Santander International Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious summer festivals in Spain. The stonework of the tower and arches of the 17th C Palacio de Hualle serve as a beautiful backdrop for this exceptional and exclusive evening that celebrates early opera, Cantabrian countryside while opening to the public this beautiful manor house.
The Palacio de Hualle has been featured in various country house and decorator magazines.
Located in tiny village of Hualle, a hamlet of about 25 traditional village houses. It is extremely peaceful. Nonetheless, well stocked shops are within walking distance.