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Stunning and Unique Country Retreat, Large Roof Terrace & Beautiful Garden

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

An oasis of peace & tranquility, our Moroccan retreat can be found nestled in the heart of the village Ghazoua, 5 miles from the enchanting town of Essaouira. Ghazoua offers visitors an insight into village life with local shops as well as donkeys, sheep, goats and an abundance of birds. With sunshine all year round, just relax, explore and soak up the experience. Our guardian Rachid is available to enhance your stay and will help you get the most out of your visit. He will greet you upon arrival and can even arrange a welcome dinner on your arrival. He will help you with any qusetions and can arrange any trips.
The spacious house has been beautifully renovated in a fusion of traditional Moroccan style with a modern twist.
The pretty garden has a large sun terrace, tiled pathways and many different plants. The huge roof terrace is perfect for secluded sunbathing admiring the unspoilt views or star gazing at a magical night sky.

Please be aware that this is our second home which we visit regularly and treasure very much. We have lovingly renovated this house from its original state using local artisans. We trust that all who stay find our home a peaceful and beautiful place to unwind. The first floor of the property houses our own bedroom which is closed off to guests, however our huge roof terrace (approx 80m2) is easily accessible from the garden. The roof terrace has stunning views of the local countryside, is very private and secluded and has numerous sun lounging areas for your enjoyment. From the roof terrace you can enjoy the local sounds and sights of the varied wildlife and watch the magical sunsets. The house has many different areas for you to relax and read, or lie and enjoy both the weather and your surroundings, and is large enough for all who stay to have plenty of space to themselves if required.

Windsurfing, Kite surfing and Surfing Holiday: Our house is a fantastic base for you to experience the local area with beaches as far as the eye can see and counts among the 'model destinations' for windsurfers, kite surfers and surfers worldwide. This little fishing town of Essaouira boasts long, white sandy beaches and some of the best conditions for windsurfing in the whole of Morocco and Africa. This is the place to go to when you want to just kick back and relax and remains relatively unspoiled. It's very popular with independent travellers from many different nationalities. Promoting itself as the 'Windy City Afrika' Essaouira hosts a number of major national and international windsurfing competitions each year. The most popular places to go windsurfing are Diabat, Sidi Kaouki and Cap Sim. Over the years, it has built up quite a reputation for itself as one of the best spots internationally
We can help advise/arrange appropriate car hire for your stay so that you can find the very best spots for wind on the wide open beaches.

Personal service and privacy: Upon your arrival at the house you will be greeted by our guardian 'Rachid' who will guide you through the property and explain the use of the facilities. Rachid is on-hand throughout your stay should you need any further assistance relating to the property, he is there to ensure you have a hassle free and wonderful stay. He will also be happy to answer any questions that you may have about the local village, area and Essaouira. A welcome dinner can be arranged for your arrival, especially if you arrive tired and late in the day. The experience of having your own home, space and seating/sun-lounging areas is an unique private experience and offers so much more than staying in a hotel or guest house which will cost considerably more. Staying in our home in a unique village location will provide you with the best of both worlds - a peaceful & beautiful country setting with friendly local people and the hustle and bustle of Essaouira with it's vibrant fishing port and soaks nearby.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 280 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 king

    Orange room with fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 king

    Red room ensuite with fireplace ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 king

    White room with opening onto terrace and garden...moreless

  • All three bedrooms are large with stunning traditional fireplaces and lead off the central courtyard. The orange room has a large king size bed with built in furniture, built in wardrobe and shelf space for clothes. The orange room is decorated to a high standard with African artifacts. Next door to the orange room is the wet room with western toilet, rain drop shower in tadelakt and porcelain basin with marble surround. The red room has a large king size bed with built in furniture and hanging space for clothes. The red room is very romantic and is decorated to a high standard with an en suite bathroom in red with a round shower in tadelakt, western toilet and porcelain basin with marble surround. The white bedroom opens out onto the front terrace and garden and has a large double bed. It has a stunning fireplace and great views of the garden....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Wet room, large rain drop shower with marble surround....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    En-suite with porcelain basin and marble surround....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Quality ipod docking station available to use and enjoy your own music. Small selection of local information, books and playing cards. Maroc Telecoms mobile Internet dongle supplied for your own use to buy credit locally, bring your laptop if you want Internet access at the house. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Four modern calour gas heaters for instant heat are supplied in all 3 bedrooms and the main living room....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Parking available immediately outside the front of the property....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Large modern kitchen with marble worktop, built in electric oven and gas hob unit. Fully equipped to a high standard...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large outdoor BBQ....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Apr 13 - Jun 30, 2015
5 night min stay
£85
£595
High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
5 night min stay
£120
£840
Low Season
Sep 1 - Dec 17, 2015
5 night min stay
£85
£595
Xmas Season
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
£120
£840
Low Season
Jan 5 - Mar 21, 2016
5 night min stay
£70
£490
Easter Season
Mar 22 - Apr 8, 2016
5 night min stay
£100
£700
Low Season
Apr 9 - Jun 30, 2016
5 night min stay
£85
£595
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
£85
£595

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £250
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

'SPECIAL PRICE' for low season - just £11.67 per person per night if 6 people share.

* the rental charges you see are inclusive of bathroom towels, bed linen, electricity and one reservoir of water.

* to secure your booking we will ask you to pay a £250 holding deposit to secure the reservation; the outstanding balance is payable 8 weeks before the date of your arrival.


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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Location

10 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Essaouira airport
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Mogador Golf - Diabat
600 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
KM8
6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Sidi Kaouki

Car: Recommended

Authentic, traditional village life - experience the real Morocco.

Friendly local shopkeepers selling fresh bread and produce only 2 minutes walk from the house. Relax and enjoy the daily rhythm of village life - get in tune with the daily movement of the sun and be entranced by the stars at night. Meet our friendly Berber neighbours, explore the relaxed way of life in the village and see the local donkeys at work collecting daily water.

Visit the amazing local beaches, only 10-15 minutes from the house and enjoy the sand and sea of the Atlantic coast. Visit the local Berber markets and wonder at the produce and many other things for sale.

Essaouira 'The laid-back attitude, artsy atmosphere, bracing sea breezes and p­icture-postcard ramparts make Essaouira a firm favorite on the traveler’s trail. It’s the kind of place where you’ll sigh deeply and relax enough to shrug off your guarded attitude and just soak up the atmosphere' - Lonely Planet.

 

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  • Front of house and garden

    Front of house and garden

  • Large  roof terrace

    Large roof terrace

  • Sunken lounge with fireplace

    Sunken lounge with fireplace

  • Open plan kitchen with marble worktops

    Open plan kitchen with marble worktops

  • Roof terrace and sun loungers

    Roof terrace and sun loungers

  • Peaceful courtyard shaded seating area

    Peaceful courtyard shaded seating area

  • Red room bathroom en-suite with marble top

    Red room bathroom en-suite with marble top

  • Living room at night with open fire

    Living room at night with open fire

  • The orange bedroom

    The orange bedroom

  • Terrace garden and sun loungers

    Terrace garden and sun loungers

  • Covered seating area and loungers

    Covered seating area and loungers

  • The front of the house

    The front of the house

  • Open plan living room and kitchen

    Open plan living room and kitchen

  • Open plan living room with dining table

    Open plan living room with dining table

  • The view from the roof terrace

    The view from the roof terrace

  • Shower room with marble top

    Shower room with marble top

  • Front bedroom opening onto terrace and garden

    Front bedroom opening onto terrace and garden

  • Open Plan Living room

    Open Plan Living room

  • The red bedroom

    The red bedroom

  • White garden bedroom

    White garden bedroom

  • Springtime flowers in the garden

    Springtime flowers in the garden

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Minimum stay: 5 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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