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A jewel in a spectacular Andalusian village

SuperhostGaucín, Andalucía, Spain
Entire cottage hosted by Claire
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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11 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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Casita Clara is a stylishly renovated house in the beautiful pueblo blanco of Gaucin, an easy drive from Gibraltar or Malaga airports. It has spectacular views down to the Med, the Rock of Gibraltar and Morocco, a light-filled interior and a luxurious feel. The house is a 10-minute walk from a pool (July/August) and two minutes from bars and restaurants. But close the door behind you and it becomes the perfect hideaway for birdwatchers, walkers and anyone wanting to relax in a stunning setting.

The space
Casita Clara blends an open-plan design with traditional Andalusian features, such as patterned wall tiles and terracotta floor tiles, and stylish Moroccan touches.

There’s a welcoming and comfortable lounge, with TV, Now TV box, DVD player, Bluetooth stereo and a ceiling fan to keep you cool. There's also a folder packed with useful information (in English, Spanish and German) to help you settle in to the house, as well as make the most of your time in the area.

From the lounge it's a couple of steps down to the kitchen, which is big enough to eat in. You'll find everything you need - including good-quality kitchenware, a fridge with a freezer compartment and a washing machine.

At the top of the curved staircase there’s a small but well equipped bathroom with a Moroccan arch into the shower cubicle. In the cupboard you’ll find beach parasols, a drying line for your washing, an iron and a comfy cushion for lounging on the terrace banquette. Go up a couple of steps and you’re in a stunning, double-height bedroom with a beamed ceiling, large wardrobe, chest of drawers and an incredibly comfortable king-sized bed with soft cotton bedding. (Please note that this is a UK king size so it measures 1.6m x 2m, not 1.8m x 2m as AirBnB may tell you!) From there there’s a flight of stairs to the terrace from where you can see eagles, swifts and kestrels soar overhead, marvel at the view and count the stars at night.

With an eco under-floor heating system, as well as a small woodburner, Casita Clara is a great choice for a winter break, too. There's even an excellent local massage therapist living in the flat downstairs - I'll send you details when you book.

Guest access
You'll have the run of the house!

Access is via a key which I keep in a key box outside. I'll send you the details when you book.

Other things to note
It's worth renting a small car as the streets in Gaucin can be pretty narrow. I also fold in my wing mirrors when I park and sometimes leave them like that until I've left the village, to be on the safe side!

Licence number
29541AAG60
Casita Clara is a stylishly renovated house in the beautiful pueblo blanco of Gaucin, an easy drive from Gibraltar or Malaga airports. It has spectacular views down to the Med, the Rock of Gibraltar and Morocco, a light-filled interior and a luxurious feel. The house is a 10-minute walk from a pool (July/August) and two minutes from bars and restaurants. But close the door behind you and it becomes the perfect hideaw…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Hair dryer
Hangers
Heating
First aid kit
Private entrance
Free on-street parking
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.98 out of 5 stars from 52 reviews
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Gaucín, Andalucía, Spain

Calle Alta is a quiet street so I do ask guests to be considerate of that and respectful of my lovely neighbours!

Hosted by Claire

Joined in August 2013
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I'm a freelance business writer from London who loves travelling, walking and living abroad. Four years ago I bought a house in the beautiful village of Gaucin, Andalucia so I could indulge those interests more often - it's been extensively renovated and is now ready for guests! I also spend lots of time with my head in a book. I speak German, some French and am trying to learn Spanish - with variable success.
I'm a freelance business writer from London who loves travelling, walking and living abroad. Four years ago I bought a house in the beautiful village of Gaucin, Andalucia so I coul…
During your stay
I don't live in Gaucin but I'm very quick to respond to emails or phone messages. I also know people in the village who can help if you're really stuck.
Claire is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
Safety & Property
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