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Chalet / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Country house, especially for families and couples, with a maximum capacity of 5 persons (sofa bed for fifth person ) also available cot. It is located in the heart of the Sierra de Cadiz, and it is very close to the villages of Ronda, Zahara de la sierra, Grazalema, Olvera, Algodonales and Setenil de las Bodegas.

It has a plot of 2000 Mts, fenced and a large private pool. Barbecue and garden furniture. Enjoy spectacular views from these house.

Two bedrooms, living, kitchen, bathroom and terrace. And all decorated in rustic and elegant style , without sacrificing amenities such as heating,fireplace, air conditioning and internet.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 100 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links 90 km, 27 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Large fireplace. Large lounge and plenty of space

Further details outdoors

Plot entrance gate closed. Parking within the same plot

The Andalucia region

The Parque Natural Sierra de Grazalema is located between the provinces of Cadiz and Malaga with an area of 51,695 hectares in the western zone of the Betic Cordillera. Land border between the Muslim kingdom of Granada and Castile between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, this mountain was the site of frequent fights. This raises a very concentrated human habitat, where the villages are located on the summits and slopes being fully integrated into the landscape.

This unique cultural framework, typical of many civilizations belt of mountains that surround the Mediterranean, persists today despite the passing of time.A total of 13 municipalities are included to a greater or lesser extent, on the surface of the Park: Grazalema, Zahara de la Sierra, Villaluenga del Rosario, Benaocaz, Ubrique, El Bosque, Prado del Rey and Gastor of the province of Cádiz and Benaoján, Montejaque, Cortes de la Frontera and Ronda Jimena de Líbar in the province of Malaga.

This Cadiz mountains rises between 600 and 1600 m. on the surrounding valleys and depressions. It is an area of ??rugged relief with vertical-walled valleys as the "Green Throat", whose depth reaches 400 m. There are also frequent caves or caves among which are the "Complex Hundidero-Cat", the biggest cave in Andalusia or the "Cave of the Pool", known worldwide for its prehistoric remains. Despite the presence of man since ancient times, the mountain range contains a large mass of natural vegetation typically Mediterranean oaks, gall oaks, carob and olive trees.

In the shadows of the Sierra del Pinar is located a magnificent forest of fir, the best preserved today in this exclusive fir of the Serrania de Ronda. In nearby hills are clumps or isolated specimens of this species, testifying to its former extent. The visit to Pinsapar and other enclaves and Park Reserve Areas can be performed only at certain times of the year and limiting the number of visitors. Sometimes it must also be accompanied by a guide.

Elms, willows and poplars are the species that form the characteristic gallery forests along the course of rivers and streams, and can be seen for example in the upper reaches of River Forest. All these species to a total of 90 are represented in the Botanical Garden Forest, which offers two alternative routes. Numerous species of birds inhabit the park, though perhaps for its majestic size and flight are the predators and scavengers that come to our attention more. Of these, highlights the vulture, having here one of the largest colonies of Europe. While most cultural heritage comes from the Muslim civilization, there are many Roman remains of ancestors of the current cities' Iptuci "(Prado del Rey)," Ocuri "(Ubnque)," Acinipio "(Round) ... Also, and land use practices very closely related to the natural environment have reached our days almost intact. Among the old craft practices is the production of wool blankets in Grazalema (also manufactured ponchos and scarves). The leather and garment leather are typical of the Sierra Ubrique, Prado del Rey and Cortes de la Frontera. In the latter work also highlights the cork, handbags, umbrellas and roofs of heather, the Arabic tiles and copper jewelry. An original artisan product is gastoreña bagpipe, musical instrument worked on a cow's horn, typical of Gastor. The straw, esparto and honey are other important resources. The regional food is another important cultural richness. In general, all people can taste the homemade sausages. The "soup Villaluenga 'is very comforting in winter. In Benaocaz are made the "sighs" exquisite sweets made in the oven, and the popular porridge. It is also delicious pastries of Grazalema, where they make almond amarguillos, goblets and typical Grazalema soup. The sweet wine of Montejaque and the must of Prado del Rey are the most traditional wines of the area. Other typical products include cake chicharrones, cheese from sheep, etc.. Legacy of the past also are the traditional festivals and fairs, held mostly during the summer. Zahara de la Sierra, the streets and squares are decorated with reeds and grasses during the big party: The Corpus. The bull rope, typical of Grazalema, Benaocaz Villaluenga and is held in August. In Ubrique takes place "burning Gamones" May 3, on this day, the villagers burn the tips of Asphodel making them explode.

El Gastor

The most important festivals of the town are collected below:

Corpus Christi The day of Corpus Christi is the ultimate party of Gastor practically takes the whole year thinking how you will decorate the town with its branches and sedges, the altars with the noble responsibility of beautifying and being the best.The arches of flowers, the facades their ornaments, decorated their street neighbors together. To live and enjoy the feast of Corpus, I suggest you come the day before thus really the work and the work of the villagers to dress up the facades and streets of the classes and sedges, see how little by little tran ... October 7 Feast of the Patron Virgin of the Rosary The Feast of the Patron Saint of Gastor always moves to the nearest weekend, but the day of worship of the Virgin is always in your date.

Triduum celebrates a Mass in honor of the patron with wreath of different groups, culminated by the offering by the City and brotherhood. Other prominent parties -Carnival in late February-The "zambomba" and polvorón at Christmas party-San Jose, Patron of the town, March 19, the procession moved to Saturday.- Feast of St. Cecilia, November 22- Traditional Living Nativity, through the narrow streets of the town, on December 22. First weekend in August of Summer Fair and Festivals Known as the summer fair tradiconal the town of El Gastor held a few days of celebration and fun with very different activities and traditions.

These festivals are held throughout the day and late into the night, acogiendoa a large number of visitors.Interesting routes Dolmen of the Giant, Tagus Algarin Dolmen of the Giant, Tagus Algarin, Sima de Las Grajas This route enables us to ascend to the most unique element of Gastor, the Tagus Algarin, next to it you can also access the Grajas. Both are Jurassic limestone islets abruptness that resemble two defensive towers, from which it monitors and protects the upper reaches of the river Guadalete. Halfway we will clear archaeological remains. The site chosen for the start of the march is the patch, located at the top of the people, do ...

La Piedra Road (Tajo de Algarin) This route is aimed at Tagus Algarin, like the previous route, with the added difficulty that lead to foot the Tagus with a high degree, as we are with very high slopes, often full of stones Chinarro or "roaizas" (loose .) To access this direct route you should take the same path as the path tile, road The Gastor-Sales. Once at the track we came across the wire ICONA restricted area, which will border on the outside for about 500 mts. approx., accompanied by one lane in good estado.Pasados ??these meters to ... Valley of the dolmens This route is possible to do both eg as mountain biking, going from El Gastor to the road Ronda-Seville (Macho Bridge), linking back to the people if we take the local road desvíode The Gastor-Sales nuevas.En Overall, rail, built to access the many cottages adjacent, can be divided into three quite different. The first runs through the municipality of El Gastor, with completion in the Port of Bath (Fresnadilla), which begins the term of Ronda. The route of this stage does not offer much difficulty, in which ho ... Route de la Teja To access this path we must take the local road-The Gastor Sales, with a length of 7Km.aprox. Which brings us to the foot of the dam Zahara-El Gastor, 100 mts. this a lane that runs without steep slopes above the village. A 1 Km.aprox. come to a junction of three roads. The Algarrobales of to the right, the second, with steep slopes down to the village, and the third lane donominado Donaira, will be chosen for our march. After passing 400 meters. crossroads that resurfaces an impressive forest Encinas, ... Route of Columns This route is ideal for cycling, allowing glimpsed close to the sites developed by other routes, in 14 Km.aprox.Se Setenil take the road-The Gastor to about 4 km approximate where you take the junction that leads Olvera in 1 Km.aprox. to the old road Cartagena.Tras sherry-off to the left we went to the farmhouse of Columns, and a few meters adenlante (10Km. since we left the town) we find the crossing for El Gastor, with about 4 km away . Approaching the village you can notice the small gardens located along the creek ... Route Acinipo (Ronda la Vieja) The interest of this route is our final destination: Acinipo, where we find remains or ruins romanas.El clear starting point is the output of Gastor on the road to Setenil de las Bodegas, 2 km you will find the farmhouse the Huertezuela where we have a source of drinking water. Following this road, we adenlante to find a small village called Gastor Chico, which can take a short break, to re-start the way, considering that about 600 mts. have an intersection

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      Jose Manuel G.

      • 3 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:31 Aug 2015

      Based in Spain

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