Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Casa Bermeja is traditional old stone farm cottage lovingly - restored to offer beautiful authentic accommodation for couples and is set in, probably, one of the most beautiful Natural Parks in Spain. The idyllic surroundings, peace and nature bely the fact you can also reach the buzz of coastal towns like Estepona and Marbella easily.The legendary sights of Seville, Granada, Jerez and Ronda can all be reached as day trips also.From parts of the eco-estate there are amazing views over the Straits of Gibraltar to N. Africa and walks in stunning mountain scenery straight out the front gate.So whether you'd just like to laze in peace by the pool enjoying the scents of jasmine and heather while watching eagles gliding on thermals overhead or explore the spectacular mountains or famous sights of Andalucia this enchanting casita offers the perfect base.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Casares playa 18 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 100 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirola 80 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Casa Bermeja is a traditional 100-year-old stone cottage that has been lovingly restored retaining many original features such as seasoned chestnut beams and a cosy open fireplace. Designed as a romantic and stylish retreat for couples it boasts a king size double bed and comfy armchairs in the open plan living/sleeping suite. An antique arched door leads to the bathroom attractively decorated with hand painted tiles from Seville, while a second archway leads to a compact and well-equipped kitchen.There is a TV and video, CD,
DVD, and radio. A separate kitchen with hob, oven and fridge. Bathroom with shower. Iron and ironing board and use of washing machine in separate outside utility room.
|Further details outdoors|
The stone paved terrace outside the cottage is the perfect place for al fresco dining enjoying the delightful gardens.It's equipped with a barbecue, table, chairs and sun umbrella for shade . The large beautiful private pool is a few steps away by some fragrant cypress trees and has teak sun loungers for lazing in the sun.
The Andalucia region
The beautiful “white village” of Casares a short drive , or walk away has an interesting castle, as well as some shops and restaurants. Supermarkets and further restaurants are to be found on the coast.
Casares is ideally situated as the starting point for exploring the other historic “white villages” in the picturesque Ronda mountains .The legendary towns of Ronda, Granada , and Seville, steeped in history, can all be reached as day trips, by scenic train if you wish. This area is also a birdwatcher’s paradise.
Walking , riding, playing golf are all active pursuits nearby or simply lazing on the golden beaches of the Costa del Sol.
Casares is a picture postcard village with a population of just three thousand and the view from the approach is definitely worth a photo.
To say that Casares is beautiful is an understatement. Most of the white villages are beautiful but there is something very special about the sight of Casares that causes the visitor to park the car and simply stare or take a photo.
There are the sugar cubes again, piled precariously high and just nudging the battlements of an Arab castle. It is hard to believe that this enchanting, typical village is only nine miles from the hustle and bustle of the coast and somehow succeeded in avoiding the coach tour circuit.
The story has it that when Julius Caesar visited the area surrounding this small town, he ordered the construction of the village due to the curative properties of the sulphurous and alkaline waters on a skin infection which had plagued him since childhood. He also constructed a magnificent villa here which is today considered a major historic monument..The nerve centre of Casares is the Plaza de España, a community centre and the place where all the principal streets seem to lead. It can be truly stated that every monument seems to have a story to tell, such as the Capuccinos and Santa Catalina which were built between the 16th and 18th centuries and still remain as fascinating tributes to the history of the town.
In Casares, the fiestas are wonderfully typical and festive. Each year several are celebrated, including that named after the patron saint, the Virgin del Rosario, which is commemorated during the first week of September and the whole town celebrates with wine and music, as well as dancing the wonderfully distinctive "casareno" folk dances, which are unique to this region of Andalucia.
Every corner holds its own, distinct charm in Casares. This, aside from the sheer wealth of history reflected by the numerous remaining monuments and churches. Prehistoric remains are also here, such as the Iber-Roman fortress of Lacipo or the famous Baths de la Hedioda. The natural beauty of the area is also protected and includes the Sierra Bermeja, Sierra Crestallina .
In the Sierra Bermeja one can enjoy an authentic botanical garden, in the Sierra Crestallina, a varied range of birdlife, such as the exotic tawny vulture, the migratory falcon or the eagle.adventure! And for those who are keener on more sporting pursuits, there are a number of equestrian and hiking opportunities. Yes, it is no exaggeration to state that Casares truly has something for everyone.
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2 Aug 2014
"A little jewel of a hide-away in the Andalucian mountains!"
We spent a week at this wonderful little place away from it all. It's an ideal place for a couple looking for a somewhere to be in peace and at ease. A place with a view down the valley and beyon… More
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