Province Cantabria and Asturias Village Torices Location Type Village
General Description This handsome, traditional stone, country house has been divided into six spacious apartments (the owner occupies one of them). Set in large, well maintained, enclosed grounds, with a shared, fenced off swimming pool, it is in the pretty farming village of Torices, high up in the hills. In a slightly elevated position, it commands spectacular views of the mountains beyond.
The comfortable apartments are practical and functional and apart from central heating, have a fireplace for chillier evenings.
Individually designed, they all have their own entrance and own sitting out space and there is plenty of room in the grounds for all. There is a private parking area and two fixed barbeques under cover for al fresco meals.
A variety of wonderful walks start directly from the village and all kinds of other activities - riding, quads, paintball, fishing, mountain climbing are on offer in the area.
Though the village has no amenities, there is a good local restaurant and excellent bakery at six kilometres, and the lively market town of Potes, is eleven kilometres.
Apartamento Torices 3 is on the first floor of the house off a
wide balcony shared with Apartamento Torices 2. It is reached by steps from the main patio and garden or from the lane. It is at the entrance to the balcony.
NB_The owners donīt accept pets.
Accommodation Description Front door opens into open plan living room and kitchen. Up three steps from this to bathroom. Up wooden stairs to bedroom (one double).
Licence no: H.4865
July & August; Easter & local holidays
Rest of year
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)
Maximum Sleeps: 2
Nearest Beach: 50km
Nearest Shop: 10 kms - Ojedo
Bars/Restaurants: 6 kms - Venta de Vieda
Nearest Town: 11 kms - Potes
Nearest Swim: Swimming pool at the apartments
A variety of wonderful walks starting from the village.
Walk the Ruta de Cares from Posada de Valdeon.
Birdwatching. From the garden alone you will be amazed by the variety of species.
Horse-riding in nearby Vinon.
Fishing in the River Deva (but with a licence).
Many outdoor activity companies in Potes, offering quads, climbing, cross country ski-ing etc..
Explore the interesting old town of Potes.
Visit the fascinating churches in Piasca and Santa Maria de Lebena and the monastery of Santo Toribio.
Take the cable car up to the heights at Fuente De.
Sample the gastronomy of the region at many family run restaurants - cocido lebaniego, the local dish, not to be missed!
Take a day trip by the San Glorio pass to the city of Leon with its amazing cathedral. Central/partial heating is available: Yes
Fireplace is available: Yes
Heating Description: Gasoil fired central heating. Open fireplace in the living room. Clients can buy firewood at the filling station in Ojedo.
Interior Decor: Painted pale green. Rustic tiled floor. Beamed ceilings. Windows in all rooms.
Furnishings: Comfortable, country style furniture - some modern, some traditional pieces.
Bedroom Details: 1 dble (135 cms).
Bedroom is on the attic floor. One double bed (135cms), bedside tables and lamps, dressing table and wardrobe (curtain across). Window looking onto courtyard.
A cot is available on request.
Bathroom Details: 1 shwr unit, W.C. and washbasin.
The bathroom is on mid level. It is fairly small. There is a shower unit, W.C. and washbasin. White fittings. Tiled throughout. Window.
Lounge & Entertainment Equipment...
Notes: Open plan living room and kitchen. Two windows looking onto central patio.
Three seater sofa, chest of drawers and T.V. and open fireplace.
Dining table and four chairs.
Table and chairs on balcony for al fresco meals.
Kitchen & Laundry Equipment...
Fridgefreezer (Icebox): Yes
Washing Machine: Yes
Washing Line: Yes
Ironing Board: Yes
Notes Kitchen tucked into corner at far end of the living room. Simple, but practical. Stainless steel sink and marble style worksurface.
N.B. There is no oven.
Dining Equipment Well equipped.
Garden Table and chairs on balcony.
Large, fully enclosed, well maintained garden with fenced off swimming pool, all shared between the five apartments. Laid to lawn, with trees, shrubs and flowers. Fantastic view of the mountains beyond the village. There is also an orchard for clients' use by the parking area.
Garden furniture and sun loungers by the pool.
Two BBQs (covered) shared between the apartments in the parking area.
Parking Private parking area just below the apartments.
Pool Fenced off swimming pool. 5 x 11 metres. 1.60 m depth.
Pool is open from June to October, but weather permitting, it can open in May. Please enquire.
Car to Door: Yes
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