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Magical village property with large pool & garden.

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Gaucin, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
Casa Mosaica, in the romantic hill top village of Gaucin is situated on the Ronda side of the village, easy to find, with parking outside the door. Casa Mosaica is perfectly situated for guests to walk to the many restaurants, bars and shops in the pretty, narrow, twisting lanes of Gaucin without having to worry about parking.

Totally secret and unseen from the street the magical and peaceful scented garden is full of exotic palms, jasmines, bougainvillea, mosaics and fountains; the pretty swimming pool in its own courtyard is just what you long for after the heat and bustle of village life or a trip to the coast, 35 mins drive away.

The accommodation consists of a Moorish style, self-contained two bedroom apartment on the ground floor of the property. The swimming pool courtyard and the Moorish garden are shared with Casita Mosaica whi...
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Listing #FKN3702867
About the Owner
Emma C
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
Interaction with guests
Casa Mosaica has been the home of Emma C for 18 years. She is currently (2018) living and working partly in London, spending about 6 months in Gaucin. There are 2 friendly house cats, Kevin and Geoffrey and Spanish family who look after the house and garden, and a British maintenance man. If Emma is there she will show you around the Casita, and more then likely invite you for drinks on her terrace during your stay. There is a good house book full of useful local information or you can contact Emma before for any special information. If the owner is not in residence an arrangement will be made for collecting keys.
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2018


GallaB123, VR Owner at Magical village property with large pool & garden., responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018


Reviewed 7 July 2018

We are just returning from a week in Emma’s gorgeous casita and what a week it was. It is so tastefully decorated and has everything you could think of in terms of facilities (and a few things we didn’t think of!) I can say without...More

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GallaB123, VR Owner at Magical village property with large pool & garden., responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks so much Lindsey, I'm so glad you had a great holiday and I really appreciate you taking the trouble to post such a nice review. Emma

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Another super relaxing time; reading, enjoying the sun and strolling into town for a drink or some food. Emma’s properties, both the Casa and the Casita, are real homes from home. It is the type of place where within 5 minutes of arriving you’ve completely...More

Thank Whats F
Management response:Responded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much indeed for your kind review, and brilliant photo! Hope to see you in 2018. Emma

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
If you would like to book both properties, La Casita and the Apartment in 2019 for a totally private villa experience for 7 + please contact me for prices early.
In low season change over dates can be more flexible.
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About the neighbourhood
Gaucin is a beautiful mountain village with sweeping views to Gibraltar and the Rif mountains of north Africa. It is situated against the spectacular backdrop of the Serrania de Ronda. It sits 2000 feet above sea level on the crest of the Sierra del Hacho, and due to its key strategic position was once a major Roman settlement. Its castle, Castillo del Aguila dates from this era and was later expanded by the Arabs into a fortress.

Gaucin, is a traditional Andalucian working village with pretty whitewashed houses and tangle of narrow streets festooned with flowers. The local people are friendly and throughout the year there are several traditional local festivities, including a spectacular bull run through the narrow streets at Easter, and the Saint's day in September.

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Getting around
A car is essential. The famous 'Mr. Henderson's Railway' built in 1890 from Algeciras to Ronda passes through Estacion de Gaucin (20 min drive from the town!) and well worth a memorable journey through the gorges of the Sierra de Ronda.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Malaga: 118.0 km
Railway: Gaucin, El Colmenar: 15.0 km
Ferry: Algeciras, Cádiz,: 64.0 km
Malaga airport 1.30hrs drive. Gibraltar airport 1hrs, drive. Most guest arrive at Malaga and directions to Casa Mosaica will be sent from there. It's usual to take the AP7 toll road (3 tolls that take credit cards approx. €10.50 in total) to the A377 turn off. It's difficult to park in Gaucin, but Casa Mosaica is on the Ronda side of the village and parking is always possible outside.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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