Casa Julio Verne
Townhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This beautifully restored house offers quality, space and comfort. The views from the terraces of Morocco and Gibraltar are breathtaking. The lounge is huge and has a wireless internet connection, flat screen TV and lots of DVDs, books & games. The beamed dining room has an open fire place and a table to seat 8 people. Cool off in the pool which is situated in the typical Andalusian patio in the centre of the house and measures 7 metres by 3 metres.
The location can not be beaten; situated in the southwest tip of Andalucia there is something for everyone. Fabulous national park which has great walking and is a bird watchers paradise, stunning unspoilt beaches both on the Costa de la Luz and the Costa del Sol and some of the best golf courses in Europe. In summer you will be very grateful to be near the sea as inland is scorching and our local beaches don't get the galeforce winds of the west coast.
Without doubt Casa Julio Verne is a fabulous house set in a wonderful part of "real Spain".
NB. There are cheap flights into Gibraltar this summer (just 15 minutes away) from the UK, please check.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Alcaidesa 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gibraltar 7 km, Nearest railway: San Roque 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The house has one large double/twin bedroom and one suite with a kingsize bed on the groundfloor, these rooms have fans. The suite on the top floor has a large sunny bedroom and a dressing room, the bedroom has airconditioning. The library can be converted into a 4th bedroom with a single bed or twin beds, as required. All the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms except bedroom 4 which has a lavatory next door and is more suitable as a children's room as it is smaller. They are full of personal touches with fresh flowers, fabulous beds and egyptian cotton sheets.
There are two roof terraces, one with a large dining table and chairs and a bar b que, the other with a pergola, sofa and sun loungers.
|Further details outdoors|
The property has a garage for one medium sized car and there is parking most of the day on the square outside the house.
There are many stairs in the house and it is on different levels, so you may not consider this house suitable for the elderly or very young children who are not used to stairs, however we do have a child ourselves so there is a stair gate on the main staircase and most importantly, the door to the pool can be locked.
The Andalucia region
The province has some of the most beautiful unspoilt beaches in Spain, great golf courses and the stunning Los Alcornacales national park which is a haven for walking and bird watching.
Whales and dolphins can be seen in the straits off Tarifa.
Seville has some of the most beautiful architecture in Spain and Jerez has numerous sherry bodegas and the school of the famous "dancing horses".
Go up the rock of Gibraltar, absorb its history and see the apes and siege tunnels.
San Roque is a traditional charming village with great value tapas bars and restaurants within a few minutes walking distance. The bullring, which has its own museum, is one of the oldest in Andalucia. San Roque has its own carnival, ferias and an impressive Easter procession.
Although in the centre of the old town Casa Julio Verne is tucked away in a very quiet street so there is no road noise.
Within 10 minutes drive, there is a choice of quiet beaches, including the stunning Alcaidesa beach, which has an EU blue flag. Tarifa and the west coast are just 30 minutes away.
Travel 10 minutes inland to the spectacular Los Alcornocales National Park, with its picture-postcard pueblos blancos - white villages - nestled into the hillsides and turquoise lakes, for superb walking and bird-watching.
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2 Sep 2013
We rented the property for 4 adults & 2 children. It has a wonderful rooftop terrace with great views of Gibraltar and a great pool on the ground floor with its own relaxing terrace. All rooms are… More
12 Aug 2013
"A Wonderful Property in a Fabulous Location"
Casa Julio Verne is a very special place & we enjoyed our stay immensely. The house, which is located in the centre of the historic part of San Roque, has so much character with everything we wanted &… More
13 Jul 2013
"Fantastic house with a great atmosphere"
We just loved this house from the moment we came into the spacious hallway deocrated in the same typical Andalucian style as the rest of the house.We were a large family group of three generations wh… More
23 Dec 2012
"LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP"
Before you sign the deal and pay all your money upfront, ask the owners for photos of the outside of the house from the street level, which is smack dab in the middle of a deserted, boarded-up buildin… More
The building in question has been renovated and painted. As stated in our response to this client's earlier review, the 'boarded up' doorway was where our neighbours were putting in a garage door. It was plastered and re-painted within a few days.
We were very disappointed that the clients were unhappy about our neighbours' property; we took a loss of 50% of the cost of rent. They are the only clients to complain about the location in our seven years of business in this traditional Spanish town - all our other guests have been very happy.
8 Nov 2012
"A taste of traditional Spain with a warm and friendly welcome ."
I visited San Roque with my golfing friends in April this year.This was our fifth annual visit to Casa Julio Verne.The house is very comfortable and spacious with wonderful views of Gibralter from the roof terrace . San Roque itself is very pretty and we always receive a warm welcome in the local tapas bar.
Our every need is catered for in this beautiful traditional Spanish home and look forward to our sixth visit in 2013.
It's always really great to see you fun ladies. Hope to see you next year!
8 Nov 2012
We stayed at Casa Julio Verne for a week as we were attending a wedding in Tarifa. We had the most amazing time and have come home with some fond memories! This house is beautiful and we spent most of our evenings on the roof terrace overlooking the sea and Gibralter! We would recommend to anyone and everyone!! As well as being picturesque it was also excellent value for money and we look forward to planning our next trip there! Thank you Rose!!
We are very happy that you enjoyed the house and your holiday so much. Thank you.
5 Nov 2012
"Casa Julio Verne"
Hi RoseJust wanted to say a huge 'thank you' for letting us stay in your beautiful house this August. Your home is a delight; full of character and bags of room for all of us. All the room… More
4 Nov 2012
I stayed at Casa Julio Verne in July 2012 for a close friends wedding.Not only was the property amazing - private pool and a private rooftop all added to the good points, but Rose looked after us to t… More
4 Nov 2012
"Just like home but with a fabulous view of Gibraltar from the rooftop garden"
Casa Julio Verne provided the comforts of home for the two weeks we spent there with two other couples. It is situated In the middle of the small town of San Roque surrounded by homes and apartments… More
4 Nov 2012
We stayed at Casa Julio Verne for a week as we were attending a wedding in Tarifa. We had the most amazing time and have come home with some fond memories! This house is beautiful and we spent most of… More
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