House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

"The Old School House" is a beautifully renovated village schoolhouse, located amongst the rolling green hills of Asturias in northern Spain. Nestled in a tranquil small valley, above the very popular village of Espinaredo (Famed for rural architecture) "The Old School House" will provide a perfect central, yet tranquil introduction to this often overlooked part of Espana.Relax in the secluded 2 acre orchard, on the banks of your own crystal clear mountain river, or use the house as a perfect location for enviable holiday combinations such as: Mountain walking, white sandy beaches, bird watching, surfing, kayaking, fishing, skiing, quadding,mountain biking, or shopping/sightseeing in charming places such as Gijon, Oviedo, Picos De Europa, Covadonga etc. The area is full of rural charm,stunning sights, outstanding cities with an enviable culture and is home to many historical pieces of architecture, not to mention an irresistible choice of restaurants, muesums, cider bars, cafes and chic shops. All this is now easy to reach using Brittany Ferries, RyanAir or EasyJet...you'll love it! *NEW INFO* EasyJet are now flying to Bilbao from Bristol from April 2015 with very cheap return flights!!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 shower rooms
Nearest beach Ribadesella 15 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Asturias/Oviedo 50 km, Nearest railway: Infiesto 8 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (2), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Asturias region

Use the house as a perfect location with Asturias for enviable eco holiday combinations such as: Mountain walking in the hills/Picos or from the house!..you'll discover so many amazing views.. enjoy perfect white sandy beaches,marinas and coves all along the coast, all in easy distance..Ribadesella, La Vega, Llanes, Villiavisiosa. Gijon...great surfing. Bird watching is really popular..with some delightful spottings.. owls, hawks and kingfishers. Kayaking on the river Sella is world renouned and suitable for all levels. Fishing, mountain biking, bike hire,quadding, horseriding, skiing on the doorstep. Sightseeing/ shopping in charming places such as Gijon, Oviedo, Picos De Europa, Covadonga, Cangas De Onis etc. a must! The area is full of rural charm, absolutely beautiful with amazing people and sights not to be missed. Food is spectacular, well priced and highly recommended. Asturias is home to many historical pieces of pre Romanesque architecture, Cathedrals, Muesums, Art Galleries and Churches, not to mention an irresistible choice of restaurants, cider bars, cafes and chic shops (Gijon, Oviedo and Bilbao). Of course, its fine to relax in the comforts of the house too! All this is now easy to reach using Brittany Ferries, RyanAir or EasyJet. The best info on the area can be found at telegraphdotcodotuk/asturias or visitasturiasdotcodotuk.

Espinaredo

Just a stroll down the leafy lane to the pretty village of Espinaredo, with some of the best preserved HORREOS or barns in Spain, the little bar also serves a very pleasant tapas. 5km beyond you will find the outstanding restaurant La Vega (Lo De Pelayo), situated on the left just before you meet the main Infiesto road. With its wonderful menu bristling with freshly caught and grilled local fish, venison or wild boar, this is a restaurant not to miss. Make sure you try the spider crab when in season!! An superb 3 course evening meal with drinks and coffee will cost you around 20euros pp. 2 km further on lies the bustling local town of Infiesto, which offers everything from delicious home made pastries, to supermarkets, to kayak hire. The weekly farmers market takes place in the main square on Mondays. Infiesto has banks, a post office, a chemist, a police station, a petrol station, 2 train stations ( Oviedo every 35mins only 5 Euros) plus a medical centre, vets practice and a dentist etc. Good choice of shops, cafes and restaurants. For real precise area info (ie. what to do, what's on etc) log onto visitasturiasdotcodotuk.