El Gran Sueño, Asturias
|Caspio la Vega, 33534, Pintueles, Asturias, Asturias, SPAIN.|
Description: El Gran SueñoStanding at the edge of the hamlet of Caspio la Vega, beside the El Sidrón Natural reserve, El Gran Sueño is an adults-only property and, enjoys a fabulous location in the heart of the green countryside of Asturias. Situated in a meticulously restored and modernised historic farmhouse, this charming property offers luxurious, eco-friendly bed and breakfast accommodation and great slow food in an idyllic rural setting.
Perfect for relaxing stays in the midst of this beautiful region, El Gran Sueño is ideally placed for exploring the landscapes of Asturias. Close to a variant of the Camino de Santiago pilgrims trail, the area is a hiker's and mountain biker's paradise, and El Gran Sueño's multi-lingual staff have recorded a number of walks in the area on WikiLoc, and maps can also be printed out on request. Nearby attractions include the Romanesque churches of Santa María at Villamayor and San Juan de Berbío at Infiesto, while the Santuario de Covadonga and the Picos de Europa are also within easy reach. Other options for outdoor enthusiasts include canoeing and kayaking, canyoning, caving or horse riding.
Firm proponents of the slow food movement, El Gran Sueño serves delicious home-cooked evening meals with a fine-dining flair, based on the finest produce from Asturias, famous for its fruit, vegetables, naturally raised livestock and dairy produce. El Gran Sueño's organic breakfast is a great way to start the day, with seasonal fruit, freshly baked bread, cakes and biscuits, home-made jam and local cheese, and guests can also request specially prepared lunch boxes for day trips and outdoor activities.
Type of rooms: El Gran SueñoGalería: This space has a uniqueness. Originally the sitting room, the galería is eclectically decorated with a mixture of antique furniture salvaged from the house and modern designer pieces. The beautiful Juliet balcony captures views of the Sierra del Sueve and a generous seating area offers a space to relax and enjoy the views of the surrounding buildings and gardens. Brimming with natural light, the Galería is a gem. Contemporary neutral colours with warm tones. Antique walnut wood double wardrobe. Wooden hangers. Charles Eames lounge chair with ottoman. Low-level antique chair. 'Farringdon' oak desk by Leonhard Pfeifer with Eiffel chair by Charles Eames. Extra long king bed (150x200cm). Room size 17 sq m. 4 sq m bathroom.
Jardín: An original Juliette balcony delivers views of the Sierra del Sueve, whilst from the box window, the Picos de Europa appear as the perfect back drop. Furnished mainly with antique pieces original to the house, this is the most 'vintage' room. There is a seating area for two and a bathroom with a cast iron bath tub under a vaulted ceiling. It can be interconnected to the terraza room via a shared private vestibule. Antique chestnut wood double wardrobe. Wooden coat hangers. Louis xv style armchairs. Antique chestnut wood roll-top bureau and chair. Extra-long super-king bed (180x200cm) or 2 single beds (90x200cm) for twin occupancy. Room size 17 sq m.
Plaza: Once the master bedroom of the house, this room maintains its former character as a tranquil space. An original Juliette balcony frames views of country life in a hamlet and the sunsets behind the mountains of central Asturias are an impressive sight. The plaza room plays host to a beautiful bathroom with exposed brickwork and a generous walk-in shower. Antique chestnut wood double wardrobe. Wooden hangers. 2-seater sofa. Reclaimed wood hand-made desk. High stool. Extra long king bed (150x200cm).
Room size 17 sq m. 6 sq m bathroom.
Loft: A traditional style galería window brings plenty of natural light into the room and reveals impressive sunsets. A steep staircase leads to a cosy den in the eaves of the original barn. There is a sofa bed, suitable for an extra guest, and an easy chair set beneath the stars viewed through the skylight. The loft provides modern, spacious living in a traditional Asturian country house. Contemporary neutral colours with warm tones. Antique chestnut wood wardrobe. Wooden hangers. 2-seater sofa and easy chair in mezzanine floor space. 'Farringdon' desk by Leonhard Pfeifer and Eiffel chair by Charles Eames. Luxury poured resin seamless flooring. West facing large traditional galería window. Skylight in mezzanine seating area. Guest controlled under floor heating. Extra long king bed (150x200cm). Room size 18 sq m. 6 sq m restricted height (2m) mezzanine floor accessed by steep staircase. 5 sq m bathroom.
Terraza: This is the superior room at El Gran Sueño. It boasts a full-length window and glazed door leading onto a private outdoor space inspired in by the traditional Asturian balconies. From this room guests can enjoy spectacular sunrises and stunning views of the Sierra del Sueve and the Picos de Europa. It is furnished with designs from Charles Eames, Eileen Gran and Eero Saarinen. It can be interconnected with the Jardín room via a shared private vestibule. Ercol oak double wardrobe with wooden hangers. Charles Eames lounge chair and ottoman. Eero Saarinen Tulip chair. Reclaimed wood hand-made desk with high stool. Extra long super king bed (180x200cm) or 2 single beds (90x200cm) for twin occupancy. Room size 17 sq m, 4,5 sq m en-suite bathroom. 6 sq m south-easterly aspect terrace.
All rooms feature: free high-speed Wi-Fi via supplied passcode; wired Ethernet connection (cables available on request); 750ml bottle of Borines natural mineral water; Samsung smart HDTV with digital Freeview; BOSE retro speaker with bluetooth (cable connection available on request); full-length mirror close to electric socket; hair-dryer; en-suite bathroom with 25cm rain effect thermostatic controlled shower; white 100% cotton shower and hand towels; La Chinata organic extra virgin olive oil based toiletries; high quality matress(es); 100% cotton white bed linen; 100% cotton cased man-made fibre duvet; high quality 100% cotton cased dense fibre pillows; addditional deep-fill fibre pillows; decorative throw; additional blanket stored in the wardrobe; guest controlled underfloor heating.
Additional information: El Gran Sueño
El Gran Sueño is an adults only property for guests over 18 years old.
No disabled facilities.
Minimum Stay: 3 nights in the summer. 2 nights in long weekends. A 2 night minimum stay may be applied in very low season depending on demand.
Deposit for no-refund rates: 100% pre-pay upon booking. If cancelled or changed, 100% is charged.
Deposit for normal rates: 50% charged 14 days prior to arrival (30 days in August and Easter). No refund.
If cancelled or modified more than and up to 14 days before date of arrival (30 days in August and Easter), no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later, 50 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged (no refund). In case of no-show, the total price of the reservation (100%) will be charged.
Check in: after 15:00
Check out: before 12 Noon
Number of rooms: 5
Official category: Bed and Breakfast.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1800/1920s/2012/August 2014.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English, French, Italian.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is forbidden inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
How to get here: We are located on the AS-258. There is a 10 minute drive from the nearest town of Infiesto, which is on the N-634 between Oviedo and Arriondas.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 22' 53.09'' N 5° 21' 4.76'' W
Nearest airport: Asturias Airport - 82,8 km.