Casa La Roza, Cantabria and AsturiasVillaviciosa | Ref: AST4 | Bedrooms: 5 | Sleeps: 10
Stylish and spacious, modern house in cider country near fantastic beach
Its light, spacious interior is stylishly and attractively decorated, furnished and equipped. With five bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, and two sitting rooms, it is very well designed and comfortable, especially for larger groups or for those who like plenty of their own space.
Well and practically equipped, particularly in the kitchen and the utility room, it is an easy place to come home to to unwind after a busy day on the beach or in the mountains.
Just a very short drive into the interesting old town of Villaviciosa, capital of cider country, with a covered and a weekly market, you can also be on the stunning sandy beach of Rodiles within ten minutes and many more a little bit further. The fascinating cities of Gijon, Oviedo and Aviles are all easy to get to and days out in the Picos mountains perfectly feasible.
Accommodation DescriptionDrive leads up to the house and grounds. Paved patio at the side and back of the house. Stable style front door opens into the hall.
Off the hall there is a fully fitted kitchen with a door onto the patio with a table and benches for eating out. There is also a door from the kitchen that leads into the living room with a dining area and sitting area.
From the hall there is a passage to two bedrooms (1 twin, 1 rollaway bed), both with ensuite bathrooms.
There is also a door from the hall that goes to the main sitting room with a fireplace and a sliding door from this that leads to the living room. The living room also has a door opening onto the patio and grounds.
Down wooden stairs from the hall to the basement with a utility room and boiler room.
Up wooden stairs from the hall to the landing and three bedrooms (all twin and all with ensuite bathrooms).
NB The owner is a hunter and there are some trophies (horns mostly) displayed in the hallway and chimney breast.
Reg. no. VV 994 - AS
|Bedroom Details:||1 twin with ensuite bathroom, 1 rollaway bed with ensuite bathroom (grd.flr). Three twins with ensuite bathrooms (first flr).|
|Bathrooms:||5; (4 ensuite bathrooms with walk in showers, W.C, washbasin and bidet1 ensuite bathroom with bath/shower, W.C., washbasin and bidet. (on ground and first floors).)|
|Nearest Shop:||4 kms - Villaviciosa or Selorio|
|Bars/Restaurants:||4 kms - Villaviciosa or Selorio|
|Nearest Airport:||Aviles (70km)|
|Nearest Ferryport:||Santander (150km)|
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|Booking Seasons||Small Party|
|Mid||15-30 Jun; 1-15 Sept||£1090||£|
|Low||Rest of Year||£1090||£|
This property has the following options
(NB 'short breaks' and 'small party' offers not available in high season)
Self Catering Holiday (min 7 nights)
Small Party (max 4) Holiday (min 7 nights)
Ria de Villaviciosa
There are no facilities here, except the bread van who visits daily, but Villaviciosa, the capital of cider making country, is a short drive at four kilometres. With a lively centre built around the old quarter, it has at least a dozen cider manufacturers and more cider bars "sidrerias" or "chigres" than that, which are particularly atmospheric in mid October when the "Fiesta de la Manzana" (Cider festival) is held.
Villaviciosa has most facilities including a Wednesday morning market and the engaging city and port of Gijon,reached in less than half an hour, has everything.
The beautiful, golden sandy beach of Playa Rodiles is just six kilometres from Onon, reached through gentle rolling countryside with the village of Selorio with two grocer's shops (one with a butcher's section) and a couple of bars and restaurants on the way. Just beyond this is the fluvial beach, Playa Miseigu, on the estuary,with stunning views of the Ria.
- Fantastic beaches both to the east and the west- Playa Rodiles, Playa Griega, Playa La Isla, Playa Espana...
- Golf - several golf courses within easy reach.
- Watersports - sailing, diving, surfing, fishing.
- Canoeing and rafting, not far away at Arriondas.
- Explore the Dinosaur coast and go to the Jurassic museum on way to Lastres.
- Feast on fish and seafood at the lovely old fishing port of Lastres.
- Cider bars with tapas in Villaviciosa and surrounding towns and villages.l
- Visit the Picos de Europa and the Lakes at Covadonga
- Go up to El Mirador del Fitu just inland from Colunga for the most spectacular views of the coast.
- Visit the lovely Romanesque church of San Juan de Amandi just south of Villaviciosa and the the C9th church of San Salvador and the Cistercian monastery at Valdedios a bit further south.
- Day trips to the cities of Gijón, Aviles and Oviedo for culture and shopping.
Coastal Cantabria & Asturias region 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.
We can include the ferry crossings as part of the package
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.