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Magical village property with large pool & garden.

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The garden in May with bougainvillea in full bloom and metal art by Sebastian Fisher.
View of Casita Mosaica tower.
Casa Mosaica entrance hall from street. Stairs to the owners apartment upstairs.
The sitting and dining room.
The fully equipped kitchen with 5m.  mosaic of Egyptian geese.
The sitting room at Christmas with the decorated tree.
The dining room looking towards the sitting room and garden and doors to the swimming pool.
The open plan sitting-room with Moroccan furnishings and doors to garden.
Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and door to the swimming pool terrace.
Master bathroom details.
The en-suite master bathroom with polished plaster walls and hand-made mosaics.
2nd bedroom with en-suite shower room and twin beds or zip-and-link to make large double bed.
Detail of 2nd bedroom with lavender picked from the garden.
The exotic entrance hall/library of apartment with views to garden.
The apartment entrance hall looking towards the 2 bedroom suites.
The cosy wood burning stove, wood supplied.
Casa Mosaica from the exotic scented garden on a hot summer night.
Wonderful spring view of Gaucin in the Sierra De Ronda with almond blossom.
View of Gaucin.
View of Gaucin castle.
Swimming-pool from apartment terrace and shady eating area.
View of local mountain behind the swimming-pool courtyard, El Hacho.
Swimming pool with double sun-lounger.
View of the swimming-pool and la Casita in the garden.
Swimming pool, sun beds and mosaic sun-dial.
Shady terrace on a hot day.
Detail of Venetian glass mosaic sundial.
The fish pond in the garden.
La Casita at the end of the garden, the mosaic fountain and fish pond.
Another shady sitting area for guests of the apartment and doors into the sitting room and kitchen.
Tapas in the garden early summer.
The shady and jasmine scented pergola for outside eating in the garden.
Lavender by the swimming pool.
Table on the shady terrace laid for lunch, looking out to the swimming pool
Fish, lily and resident frog!
Kevin in the pergola.
The hand-made mosaic fountain in the garden.
Geoffrey on the fountain.
Casa Mosaica sign in the street.
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
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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About the Owner, Emma C
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 2 properties
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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Whats F
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 for a stay in 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 switched off. Everything you need for a great holiday is here which is probably why...

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Management response:

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

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Durham
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This was our eighth visit to Gaucin but the first time we have stayed at Casa Mosaica and I wish we had discovered it earlier. It is a true oasis in the heart of the village, close to all amenities and restaurants yet secluded and private. Emma has created a cosseting space for a truly relaxing holiday, and is a...

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Thank you very much indeed for your generous review.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Behind high walls in the more modern and unassuming part of Gaucin, near the Ronda road, lies a big surprise...Casa Mosaica. Its two-bedroom apartment is the ground-floor part of the big house, making it flow naturally into the surrounding gardens, with large swimming pool, fountains, and of course, many stunning mosaics. And as you step through the threshold, you realise...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review, I greatly appreciate what you have said and hope to welcome you another time to Casa Mosaica. PS I remembered to bring the blue top back to London this time, so let me know if you are in town in September.

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Amenities
  • 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
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    1 Super King
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
₹ 11,649
€ 143
₹ 81,460
€ 1,000
7 Apr 2018 -
25 May 2018
Default
7 nights --
₹ 81,460
€ 1,000
26 May 2018 -
5 Oct 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights --
₹ 1,01,825
€ 1,250
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
From 2018 Both La Casita Mosaica and Casa Mosaica will be available to rent together, sleeping 6 + a baby cot and a sofa bed. Please contact owner for rates and availability.
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.
Access
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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