This classically elegant house, built in 1900, is set in 75 hectares of pasture and has been completely renovated to the highest standard and is available to rent for the first time. Only 20 minutes from the nearest beach, Las Fraguas is the perfect backdrop for a restful break with loved ones and special friends.

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This historic chateau, built in 1900 by the British architect Seldom Wornum (1843 -1910), was commissioned by the great grandfather of the present owner The Duque of Santo Mauro. Seated in 75 hectares of pastures and parkland, It was built mainly for summer vacations during the 1920´s and 1930’s. The Duke often entertained King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenia who owned a palace in Santander.


Laid out over 3 floors the property brims inviting charm. On the main floor is a large reception area with a terrace facing the beautiful garden and impressive lakes. There is a Dining room seating 16. and a smaller breakfast dining room near the kitchen. The property also enjoys a library, television room, large hall and drawing room. Many of the rooms house a fireplace for those cooler nights.


6/7 Bedroom, all beautifully appointed, and 6 Bathrooms.


Set on 75 hectares of pastures with gardens, lakes and ponds. Guest can enjoy a game of Croquet.



  • From Madrid 407 km (3 hours 48 minutes)
  • From Bilbao A 67 146 km (1 hour 35 minutes)
  • From Santander A 67 50 km (38 minutes)


To Bilbao – to Santander


From Madrid 4 hours

Staff & Dining

Staff include 2 maids, a cook, house keeper, and 3 employes who maintain the Farm and gardens.

Please remember to ask about our concierge service which will take care of your every need…

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