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Enchanting C18th Asturian Casona with Medieval Tower right on the coast, Asturias

Villademoros | Ref: HVIL1 | Bedrooms: 11

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This enchanting C18th Asturian Casona with its beautifully preserved medieval tower to one side, set in the protected area of Entrecabos, high above the dramatic coastline of Western Asturias, is a gem of a family run hotel.

Set in glorious extensive grounds, part meadowland, with oaks and chestnuts sitting happily with camelias and hydrangeas, it lies between the picturesque fishing ports of Cudillero and Luarca and is near the pretty village of Cadavedo with its shell shaped beach. Coastal walks from the hotel are a delight!

A magical spot, but with an equally appealing interior - traditional architecture of old granite walls and beamed ceilings blend perfectly with contemporary design and furniture. Polished wooden floors, warm colours, soft lighting and interesting modern paintings along with an open fireplace in the living room, create the perfect relaxing and cosy, country atmosphere.

The tranquil, stylish, individually decorated bedrooms, each offer a special view, be it of the sea, mountains or woods and pastureland. The stupendous suite in the three storey medieval tower with a rooftop terrace is ideal for honeymooners or for families.

Delicious homemade breakfasts and dinners, using locally sourced produce are served in the attractive dining room.

The charming, friendly and knowledgeable owner, Manolo, and his welcoming and efficient helpers will make you feel at home at once and you will find it hard to tear yourselves away at the end of your stay!

Accommodation Description

There are ten double rooms, standard and superior, in the main building and a suite in the medieval tower.

All of the rooms have ensuite bathrooms and are individually decorated and furnished in contemporary style, blending in with stone walls and beamed ceilings to create a relaxing and serene atmosphere. Some are attic rooms, some have sea views, some mountain views and some views of the medieval tower. Two of the rooms have glass fronted galleries.

The standard rooms are 15 -16m2 and have easy chairs, a desk and flat screen T.V.

The superior rooms are 20 -23m2 and have a sitting area, a desk and flat screen T.V.

All the bathrooms have hairdryers and slippers as well as quality toiletries.

The suite is in the three storey medieval tower reached by exterior stairs. There is a bedroom (2 single beds) and bathroom on the first floor. The spacious master bedroom with a double bed is on the second floor. The sitting room and bathroom with a marble bath are on the third floor. There is a staircase from this to the rooftop terrace with fantastic views of the fields, forests and the sea and coast. The suite has WIFI, T.V., DVD and a minibar.

Facilities

Free parking in grounds
Dining room
Sitting room with open fireplace
Bar
Library
9000m2 of grounds
Covered terrace for sitting out
WIFI
Picnic lunches on request
Laundry service
Bike rental

Restaurant

The hotel serves breakfast and dinners exclusively to hotel guests in their ground floor dining room which looks onto the medieval tower and garden.

The excellent breakfast is buffet style (croissants, homemade cakes, fresh bread, cheese, hams, cereals,fresh fruit etc) but the fresh orange juice, coffee (first rate) and tea and toast are brought to your table. Breakfast is served from 9.00 - 11.30 am.

If dinner is required, it must be ordered in advance, by 7.00pm at the latest. Dinner is served from 20.30 - 22.00.

Simple, but delicious home cooked dishes, using locally sourced ingredients, including produce from their veg. patch. Fish and meat, eggs, salads and vegetables and tempting homemade puddings.

They have a good selection of wines from different areas in Spain too.

The bar is open all day.

The owner can also recommend restaurants in the area. The local bar, Meson La Granda, a ten minute walk from the hotel, gives you a taste of local life and do good typical raciones as well as full meals. There are also other bars and restaurants in nearby Cadavedo.





Bedrooms:11
Beach: 0km
Nearest Shop:
Bars/Restaurants:
Nearest Airport: Aviles (38km)
Nearest Ferryport: Santander (246km)

Villademoros

Villademoros is a rural hamlet near the sea, with a pebbly beach (500m), and a meson serving regional food. It is just one kilometre from the picturesque village of Cadevedo, which has a supermarket, banks and other shops and a range of bars and restaurants; the sandy, shell shaped, beach Playa de Cadavedo is at 2.5km. 13km to the west is the old fishing port of Luarca, with good facilities.

Local Activities

  • Beautiful beaches for swimming and surfing.
  • Coastal walks
  • Horseback riding in neaby Lamuño.
  • Numerous small local museums and Celtic ruins at Coana.
  • Bird watching.
  • Narrow gauge FEVE railway along the coast.
  • Selgas Palace in Cudillero.
  • Visit the nearby picturesque fishing ports of Cudillero, Luarca, Puerto de Vega, Viavelez, Ortiguera..
  • Sightseeing and shopping in Aviles, Gijon and Oviedo.
  • Explore inland - Paredes,where there are still local basket weavers and Malleza, known as "La Pequena Habana" and Taramundi, famous for its arts and crafts, particularly knives.
  • Venture into neighbouring Galicia at Ribadeo, especially lively when the Wednesday market is on.
  • Feast on fish and seafood at the local restaurants.

Holiday Ideas near Villademoros

Fishing in Asturias
Fishing in Asturias
Oviedo
Oviedo
Celtic settlements in W. Asturias
Celtic settlements in W. Asturias
National Park of Somiedo
National Park of Somiedo
Pre-romanesque in Asturias
Pre-romanesque in Asturias
Beaches of Western Asturias
Beaches of Western Asturias
Cudillero
Cudillero
Luarca
Luarca
Cowboy Country!
Cowboy Country!

Getting There

The western part of Asturias is well served by air and sea:

Flights:

Stansted to Asturias (near Avilés) with Easyjet
Gatwick to Asturias with Vueling (not daily)
Heathrow to Asturias with BA (not daily)

Stansted, Dublin or Edinburgh to Santander with Ryanair;
Manchester or Bristol to Bilbao with Easyjet.

NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables

Good motorway links now make ferry travel a real possibility though you may need to consider stop-overs depending on sailing times (see our selection of hotels)
(Avilés is 2 hours from Santander)
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.