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Finca Fenix

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Finca Fenix

Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

It is an ideal base to explore Andalusia as the Alhambra in Granada, Ronda and Malaga are all in easy reach. That said many people arrive with packed agendas planned only to shut the gates and lose themselves in their own tranquil oasis with pool, fountain and lush sub-tropical garden, picking oranges and figs from the trees with the heady scent of dame de la noche wafting in on the night breeze.

There are also the advantages of having owner on site as far as any problems, maintenance etc are concerned and also of having privacy and pretty much exclusive use of pool, hot tub and garden. We take the opportunity of having guests to get some time off so we are more noticeable by our absence as we value our private times more than dangling out of windows in the role of nosy neighbour :)

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Malaga 40 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga 40 km, Nearest railway: Alora 1 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The main part of the finca itself is over 150 years old although you will enjoy all the comforts of modern living, including satellite tv, wifi and aircon without any compromise to the romantic rural ambience.

The self contained apartment comprises 1 double bedroom with French doors opening on to the pool terrace and en-suite shower room, a twin room with en-suite, fully fitted modern kitchen and spacious living/dining room.

The Andalucia region

Malaga is a stunning city steeped in history and culture with the added advantage of sub-tropical climate allowing its pleasures to be enjoyed even in winter months. Whether sampling local tapas, chilling on a beach, exploring the historic centre or embracing the spirit of fiesta at one of the frequent ferias there is truly something for everyone all year round.

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Ardales & the impressive gorge at El Chorro are 15 mins drive so the stunning scenery of the national park and freshwater lakes, along with some of the best walking, climbing and outdoor activities Andalusia has to offer are within easy reach.

Ronda is a beautiful town with a huge gorge dividing the 18th century and mediaeval parts. The views are simply amazing. The caves at Nerja are some of the most impressive to be found anywhere with regular concerts held in the subterranean cathedral like space.

Frankly the list is endless and there is a wealth of information at the house or I am happy to offer suggestions based upon your particular interests.

Alora

The historic village of Álora is an charming example of a working white village, set in a beautiful valley with a Moorish castle perched upon one of the peaks, surrounded by mountains, citrus orchards, olive and almond groves.

Álora is situated 40km (30 mins drive or train) from Malaga centre or its sparkly new airport on the Costa del Sol.

The village is a quaint mix of ancient and modern steeped in history and culture but with a vibrant buzz.

You will soon learn that the lunchtime siesta is sacred - the village (including busting Monday market) goes from thronged to deserted as the locals take the opportunity to get out of the sun and share food and time with family and friends but in the evening the village comes back to life. A local speciality is a granizada (slush) made from hazelnuts and served at the little ice cream shop in the village. It is not uncommon to see a cluster of people sat around the steps enjoying ice cream in the balmy temperatures at 2.00am

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6 Oct 2014

5/5

"Lovely relaxing friendly retreat"

Myself, my friend and our two children (both 8 years old) stayed ad Finca Fenix in August and had a fabulous 10 days.Mark and Kim have chickens and turtles and taught the kids how to feed them and in … More

2 Oct 2014

5/5

"The most relaxing holiday I've ever had!"

Finca Felix is a hidden delight! The villa itself is beautifully furnished & the gardens are a tropical delight!! I holidayed for 10 days with a friend, both of us having an 8 year old child, one boy,… More

6 Aug 2014

5/5

"A perfect retreat for sun and relaxation."

My husband and I stayed for two weeks at Finca Fenix and were joined for part of the holiday by our son and his partner. The weather was very hot but the pool and beautiful gardens provided the perfec… More

Many thanks for your kind words. It would be lovely to see you again when it is cooler so you can explore a bit more if the mood takes you. Let me know any time you wish to return and will be sure to give you a reduced rate. All the best Mark & Kim

2 Aug 2014

5/5

"Gorgeous! What a find!"

Beautiful spot, well equipped comfortable, charming and well equipped apartment, traditionally decorated to a beautiful standard. Stunning gardens with fountain (sweet turtles), glorious pool and so … More

It was a delectation and delight to see you again and long may reign the new tradition of Campari hot tub specials! :)

8 Jul 2014

5/5

"Just as advertised! Beautiful"

Thank you for such a lovely stay, it was to short, even for a couple that normally do activity holidaysA lovely apartment, refurbished to a high standard with lots of traditional character and everyth… More

Hi guys and thanks for your smashing review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. We are expecting a cash injection in the coming months that should enable us to complete most if not all of the projects on the top terraces and new apartment. That should keep us out of trouble and busy over the winter months :) Take care Mark & Kim

28 Oct 2013

5/5

"what a fabulous relaxing place and brilliant hosts!"

Finca Fenix ticked all the boxes. Mark and Kim are superb hosts. The Finca is beautiful, the gardens are a work in progress, but fantastic as it is already. We cant wait to go back to see how things … More

21 Oct 2013

5/5

"An amazing and wonderful place to stay"

Dear Mark and Kim,Thank you both so much for your hospitality! Finca Fenix is a wonderful and amazing place to stay. And it's worth to visit again. You have to know that we never go back to an ea… More

Thanks so much guys. Its was great to meet you all and your kind comments inspire us to keep improving. Hope to see you again.

19 Sep 2013

5/5

"Finca Felix is absolutely superb."

Not only was this a great place to stay,both Mark and Kim were fantastic hosts.Nothing was too much trouble for them and we really enjoyed their hospitality and company.The Finca has a truly rustic fe… More

We are smiling from ear to ear as we are going through looking at reviews. We are tired after putting up the first photo voltaic panels and will see tomorrow if they can run a cement mixer. If so we start on the new pond up on the top terrace and now have a acquired a red marble fountain to go at the end. Hope the day dream house will be up in time for your return visit. Great weekend and hugs to all.

11 May 2013

5/5

"Perfect holiday"

Mark and Kim are perfect hosts and the apartment was designed for the comfort of guests. You're close enough to Malaga for easy access but the village and the house feel a million miles away fro… More

8 Aug 2012

5/5

"An undiscovered gem...."

45 mins from Malaga airport and you'd think you'd landed on planet fabulous.

To say that Finca Fenix is a beautiful, boutique hideaway is an understatement. If there is such a thing as a perfect holiday then we had it. From the moment we set foot through the gates of this property (the cold beer was a great move Mark) we felt relaxed and at home. To be welcomed into a property that has been lovingly restored by the owners fair hands and given free rein to treat as our own, was a pleasure.

Mark and Kim have put a massive effort in to ensuring that their guests have the holiday they want. They have a plethora of local knowledge to tempt and give you just enough information to make you want to explore yourselves.

If lounging around the pool is what you fancy, you could always order the home made tortilla and the most amazing fresh Gazpacho (yes, this is possible. You don't even have to move...) crack open a bottle of Torres Esmeralda, lay back and absorb the Spanish sunshine.

Finca Fenix offers extreme tranquillity and delightful seclusion as well as proximity to the beautiful city of Malaga.

If you want to wallow in self indulgence, giggle ridiculously with your hosts and sample the delights of what the Spanish countryside can offer then this is the place to seriously consider.

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  • 3 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:22 Oct 2014

Based in Spain

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  • Spanish

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