- Village / Rural
- Horse Riding
This charming stone cottage has a vine covered terrace and private garden which look out onto the Peña Montanesa mountain. A secluded retreat where there is no end of mountain walks to take and views to admire, yet within a short distance of numerous adventure activities in the nearby mountains and national parks.
The quiet village of Banastón Usana is a 5 minute drive from Ainsa or a half hour walk along a waymarked path. Ainsa is the main village in the region of Sobrarbe, and there you will find all the sports adventure companies, restaurants, bars, banks, supermarkets, tourist office and the weekly outdoor fruit and veg market on Tuesday morning. Ainsa is located at the crossroads to three areas of outstanding nature beauty: the Ordesa National Park home to Monte Perdido the largest limestone mountain in Europe, the Posets-Maladeta Natural Park home to Aneto and Posets, the first and second highest mountains in the Pyrenees and the Sierra de Guara Natural Park, world renown for its canyoning. All three parks offer an endless array of outdoor activites from one hour strolls along the valley floor to 3000m+ peaks like Posets and Perdido. Alpine wildflowers can be enjoyed all summer long. There are good chances of spotting marmots, deer, lammergeier, griffon vultures...
Situated in the Aragonese Pyrenees in Northern Spain, the area is one of outstanding natural beauty with 3000m+ peaks, canyons, mountain lakes, waterfalls, the Cinca and Ara rivers, pine forests as well as quaint stone villages, hermitages and Romanesque architecture. After a day's sightseeing, enjoy a stroll through the old town of Ainsa with its medieval square and many bars and cafés for watching the world go by. Savour the local lamb and meat dishes from any one of the restaurants scattered throughout the region. You will be able to enjoy village "fiestas" every weekend in August.
Travelling by Road: From France via the Bielsa tunnel. From east or west via the N-260. From the north or south via the A138. Travelling by Air: Approximate distances and travelling times by car to Ainsa: Pau: 184km / 2h18min. Toulouse: 226km / 2h39min. Zaragoza: 194km / 2h13min. Barcelona: 272km / 2h53min.
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This charming cottage is situated at top of the village Banastón Usana, near Aínsa. The name the Era refers to the flat area outside the cottage, where the farmers used to thresh the wheat. The property is simply and beautifully decorated throughout, wooden beams creating the major focal point which brings a friendly charm to this small abode. On the lower level, you’ll find a double bedroom with en suite and upstairs the living room with sofa bed and fully equipped kitchen. Its vine covered terrace is a real treat in summer months with small garden to compliment it. As ever this south facing house enjoys long periods of sunshine. The interior temperature is controlled with electrical heating for winter months and air conditioning for summer months.
The terrace has a table and chairs for 4 people as well as 2 recliners and a hammock. In the garden, there is a table and 2 chairs under a shady tree. The Era is located beside 2 barns, one is used as the garage for the Era, the other for storage, so the whole complex is for the sole enjoyment of the Era guests.
Conditions of Rental
We ask for a 25% booking deposit and the remainder 30 days prior to rental start. A security deposit of 100 euros is payable on arrival. This is returned on departure.