Casita Malvis, Cantabria and AsturiasPruneda | Ref: PRU1 | Bedrooms: 2 | Sleeps: 4
Traditional, cosy cottage with shared pool, in cider country.
Maintaining traditional features, the cottages are tastefully and comfortably furnished, attractively decorated and very well equipped, the owners accustomed to English tastes.
All cottages have their own gardens or sitting out space with views onto the village, fields and hills and the Picos mountains beyond.
Lying in gently, undulating countryside, Pruneda, has a bar, serving barbeques at the weekends and the nearest shops and facilities are at three kilometres at Nava and there is a good choice of country restaurants nearby.
The fantastic Playa de Rodiles is a forty minute drive away and there are many marked walking trails within easy reach from the properties. The owners can provide information and give advice about these.
Accommodation DescriptionFrom lane to covered, paved porch with dining table and chairs and a bench. Across lane to enclosed, rough grass garden with table and benches and horreo (traditional grain store).
Below this is the shared, enclosed swimming pool
From porch, stable style front door opens into large open plan living room/kitchen. Off this, a bathroom.
Up wood stairs to landing and a further bathroom and two bedrooms (one double and one twin).
NB Owners prefer Saturday start day during the summer school holidays (July 13 - Aug 31).
Reg No. AR 503
|Bedroom Details:||1 dble, 1 twin (upstrs).|
|Bathrooms:||2; (1 bathroom - shower unit, W.C. and washbasin. (grdflr). 1 bathroom - shower unit, W.C. and washbasin (first flr.))|
|Nearest Shop:||3 km - Nava|
|Bars/Restaurants:||Bar in village. Restaurants at 3 kms.|
|Nearest Airport:||Aviles (69km)|
|Nearest Ferryport:||Santander (158km)|
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|Peak||15 Jul - 31 Aug; Easter||£1100|
|High||1-15 Jul; 1-30 Sept; local bank holidays||£1030|
|Mid||SPECIAL OFFER: May - June||£680|
|Low||Rest of Year||£850|
Christmas and main public holidays are charged at mid or high season rates.
This property has the following options
(NB 'short breaks' and 'small party' offers not available in high season)
Self Catering Holiday (min 7 nights)
There is a bar in the village which serves barbeques at the weekends, but the nearest town with all facilities is Nava at three kilometres with a great choice of cider bars and restaurants.
There are also some very good country restaurants within three kilometres of the village, notably at nearby Ceceda.
The nearest beach is the fantastic Playa de Rodiles, a forty minute drive, and the interesting and lively cities of Oviedo, Gijon and Aviles, all within easy reach.
There are great opportunities for walking in the local area and the hills beyond Nava (Pena Mayor) with marked footpaths.
2. Picos de Europa National Park - a short drive from the house, this is one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Europe.
3. Canoeing and rafting on the Rio Sella at Arriondas.
4. Good restaurants in the local area. Cider bars in Nava and Villaviciosa.
5. Several interesting palaces in the vicinity including Palacio del Cutre which is an upmarket restaurant and the romanesque church at Villamayor.
6. Visit Gijón, Aviles and Oviedo — three fantastic cities, very different in style to each other.
7.Visit Lastres — a fascinating port and town on the "Dinosaur" coast and the Museo Juraisico there.
8.Lovely beaches within forty minutes. Playa de Rodiles, a must.
9. Golf course at Villaviciosa.
Holiday Ideas near Pruneda
The Picos de Europa has excellent access by air and sea:
Stansted to Bilbao with Easyjet or Santander with Ryanair;
Gatwick to Bilbao or Oviedo with Vueling (BA).
Manchester to Bilbao with Easyjet;
Bristol to Bilbao with Easyjet;
Edinburgh to Santander with Ryanair or Bilbao with Easyjet;
Dublin to Santander with Ryanair or Bilbao with Aer Lingus.
NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables
Ferries: Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander or Bilbao – 7 sailings weekly. Ireland to North Spain - 2 sailings a week.
Please ask us for advice on ferry crossings, timetables and flexible start dates to fit with the crossings.
If travelling by air we recommend renting a hire car to make the most out of your visit to the area. If you prefer to use public transport please consult our expert staff for advice on which properties are more suitable.
If coming on the ferry you will use your own vehicle - we recommend that you ensure that insurance and breakdown cover are in place. For full advice on how to prepare the vehicle etc see the Brittany Ferries website
In either case we will provide full instructions to arrive at your holiday accommodation, complete with GPS co-ordinates.