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Pruneda | Ref: PRU3 | Bedrooms: 1 | Sleeps: 2

Charming, very well equipped rustic cottage with shared pool, in cider country.

A C17th farmhouse, in the small village of Pruneda, in the heart of cider country in central Asturias, has recently been sympathetically converted into three attractive holiday homes with a swimming pool shared between them.

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 Description

Small enclosed garden and covered porch with table and chairs for sitting/dining out.

From this, front door opens into living room with an open fireplace, sitting and dining areas and well equipped kitchen corner. Off this a bathroom and a utility room.

Up wooden staircase to landing and large bedroom with a double bed and ensuite bathroom and french doors onto balcony.

NB Owners prefer Saturday start day during the summer school holidays (July 13 - Aug 31).

Reg No. AR 503


Bedroom Details:1 dbl. (upstrs).
Sleeps:2
Bathrooms:2; (1 shwr, W.C and washbasin (grdflr). 1 bath/shwr, W.C. and washbasin (ensuite) (upstrs).)
Beach: 31km
Nearest Shop: 3kms - Nava
Bars/Restaurants: Bar in village. Restaurant at 3 kms.
Nearest Airport: Aviles (69km)
Nearest Ferryport: Santander (158km)

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Booking Seasons
Peak 15 Jul - 31 Aug; Easter £1000
High 1-15 Jul; 1-30 Sept; local bank holidays £910
Mid SPECIAL OFFER: May - June £630
Low Rest of Year £800
Options:
This property has the following options
(NB 'short breaks' and 'small party' offers not available in high season)

Self Catering Holiday (min 7 nights)

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Pruneda

Pruneda is a small, quiet, farming village, in the heart of the cider region in central Asturias between Oviedo and the Picos de Europa and more locally Nava and Villaviciosa on the coast.

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.

Local Activities

1. Walking and mountain biking— Pena Mayor, Sierra del Sueve and Mirador del Fitu, with fabulous views of the coast and the Picos de Europa.
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.

Getting There

The Picos de Europa has excellent access by air and sea:

Flights:
Stansted, Dublin or Edinburgh to Santander with Ryanair;
Stansted to Bilbao or Asturias with Easyjet;
Heathrow to Bilbao with British Airways.
Gatwick to Bilbao with Vueling (not daily).
Gatwick to Asturias with Vueling (not daily)
Heathrow to Asturias with BA (not daily)
Bristol to Bilbao with Easyjet (not daily).
NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables

Ferries: Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander or Bilbao – 5 sailings weekly.
We can include the ferry crossings as part of the package

Getting Around

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.