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Finca Alcubilla - the main House

Finca | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 20

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 48km

Although off the beaten track, it is only a 5 min drive to the village of Alora and 45mins from the city of Malaga or the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol. Ideal for ' get away from it all' holidays but NOT isolated.

The finca is made up of three individual parts.

1 Main house has 3 double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, a large lounge /dinning room and a kitchen

2 A separate two bedroom flat (1 double, 1 single bedroom) with shower room and open plan kitchen/lounge

/dinning room.

3 Two double en-suite bedrooms off our central courtyard, ideal for guests with mobility problems.

There are two patio areas with tables and chairs and a courtyard allowing plenty of opportunities for dinning al

fresco.

* On site facilities include a salt water swimming pool, a sauna, and a rowing machine, an outside

kitchen with BBQ, There is sat TV in many of the bedrooms as well as the lounges and WI-fi access is available

There is a washing machine and tumble dryer which can be used at no extra cost.

* The on site owner was a qualified general nurse in England and is a qualified masseuse who is available to

assist with nursing care of an elderly guest or to tailor a massage to your specific needs.

THE PROPERTY BORDERS AN UNFENCED RIVER BED THEREFORE, FOR SAFETY REASONS IS UNSUITABLE FOR UNDER 13YR. OLDS!!!

Size Sleeps up to 20, 7 bedrooms
Nearest beach Mijas Costa, Malaga 48 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga 45 km, Nearest railway: Alora 4 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property
General Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 5 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 13, Lounge seats for 13
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

*There is a dish washer in the main house and also one in the outside kitchen ( by the swimming pool)

Both the flat and the main house have log burners.

NO HIDDEN EXTRAS - A/c heating ,Wi-fi and use of laundry facilities included in the price. Logs supplied for the wood-burners at no extra cost

All the bedrooms (except for the single room in the flat) have individual safes

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 15/16 PEOPLE (BY USING BOTH SOFA BEDS)

Further details outdoors

The swimming pool, exercise, massage and leisure area and outside kitchen is a two minute walk from the main Finca. Set amid fig, olive and citrus trees it offers a relaxing degree of privacy and shade. An adjoining casita houses the sauna, toilet, separate shower room and nearby massage area.

There are sun -loungers and tables and chairs around the pool and plenty of shaded areas for those who don't want to sun bath.

As the leisure area is not beside the Finca guests can siesta in the living accommodation and not be disturbed while others are having fun in the pool.

All our fruit is organic, and depending on the time of year there are plums ,avocados, grapes, figs, almonds, pomegranates, oranges, lemons and tangerines which guests can enjoy at no extra cost.

UNFENCED PROPERTY SO A SAFETY ISSUE WITH UNDER 13 YR. OLDS UNLESS YOU GIVE A WRITTEN UNDERTAKING TO BE TOTALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CHILDREN

Further details

Basic welcome pack provided on arrival.

If there are any special requirements/extras you require we will be happy to shop and have them here before you

arrive. These extras will need to be paid for on arrival.

Swimming pool available May, June,July,August,September ( longer if weather permits)

The 13 acres of land is shared with the owners of the house

English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.

The property is near an unfenced river bed, we therefore do not recommend any children under 13 years old!!!

The Andalucia region

Andalucia is one of the warmest regions of Europe. It has a temperate, Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters with irregular rainfall.

Malaga city has a host of cultural and historic interests as well as some stunning architecture. The Cathedral and Alcazaba fortress are well worth a visit, as is the Picasso Museum.

The province includes the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol and although the coastal areas are heavily populated and can be expensive, you don't have to travel far to experience a bit of rural tranquility.

From Malaga city follow the Guadalhorce valley northwest of Malaga which becomes more and more stunning as you get closer to the series of reservoirs at the top of the valley.

Travel through Cartama and Pizzara to get to the white washed village of Alora.

Finca Alcubilla is a 10 minute drive from Alora.

Alora

Alora nestles between 3 rocky spurs topped by the ruins of a magnificent castle.

Between 1587 -1593 Alora was home to the fabled Cervantes and it is also said to be the birthplace of Malagueno flamenco.

It has a variety of tapas bars and restaurants and, unlike the Costas,dining out is still very cheap and very good.

I can recommend a number of restaurants and bars where English is spoken so no problems when ordering food or drink. There is an excellent local bar/restaurant which does tapas, main meals and wonderful vegetarian dishes.

The village holds a weekly outdoor market, which amongst other things provide a good selection of fruit and vegetables.

PLACES TO VISIT - THINGS TO DO

El Chorro - a magnnificent steep sided gorge is paradise for walkers, climbers and mountain biking

The Medieval citadel of Bobastro; the city of Antequera;Ronda,just a few of the places of interest.

Valle de Abdalajis popular with hang gliders.

Horse riding, swimming, kayaking,fishing and bird watching are just a few of the local activities.

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Review 1-10 of 20

15 Oct 2013

4/5

"Chillaxed"

I would highly recommend staying at Finca Alcubilla if you are looking to get away and unwind with the family in beautiful surroundings with all the amenities you require then this is the place for yo… More

Thanks for that and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you all again soon.
Just an idea - if you bring the au pair next time then she can look after the kids while you both relax? -- Just an idea.
love to the kids and thanks again Pat x

14 Oct 2013

5/5

"the perfect place to relax in the peacful surroundings of rural spain"

We recently had a wonderful stay at Finca Alcubilla where Pat the owner made us very very welcome and went out of her way to make sure everything was available for our needs. The accommodation was fir… More

Thank you so much for your review - it was lovely seeing you both again
The timing was great this year for the fiesta wasn't it?

Have a great Christmas and maybe we'll meet again in 2014? Hope so!!
love Pat xx

2 Oct 2013

5/5

"Tout simplement parfait"

Nous avons passé une séjour inoubliable... Nous voulions trouver un endroit agréable pour profiter de tout ce que l'Andalousie avait à nous offrir. Lorsque nous somme arrivés, c'était … More

My knowledge of French is very limited as, although I did do French at school, this is a very long time ago. I need not have worried -- you,my guests, were delightful and we managed to communicate very well considering.
You all, individually, or as a group will always be so welcome at the Finca.
I will look forward to seeing you all again Pat x

26 Aug 2013

5/5

"Fantastic!"

I spent two weeks in August 2013 with my family in this beautiful finca. We had an amazing welcome from the owner and she always make sure you have a good time. The finca is a very peaceful place with… More

Thank you
You were a lovely family and will always be very welcome at Finca Alcubilla either in smaller family groups or all 17 of you together!
I do hope we get to meet again sometime in the future and thank you for all your help.
Pat xx

16 Jul 2013

5/5

"Idyllic Piece of Heaven!"

What can I say about this little bit of heaven just on the outskirts of Alora.14 of us went to celebrate mine and my husband's 30th Wedding Anniversary. This was our first ever holiday with a lar… More

What can I say -you were lovely guests and a lot of fun to be around.
I can only say that you will all be very welcome next year ( or sooner if you win the lottery as suggested by one of your group!)
See you in 2014 - take care - love to you all xx Pat

25 Feb 2013

5/5

"Our 1st SPECIAL trip to Spain was magnificent thanks to our beautiful home away from home."

Our 10th Anniversary present to US was to treat ourselves to a European adventure. This was a big trip and we wanted to have a real European adventure at the same time. We were looking to find a locat… More

Thank you so much for the brilliant review - you were my first guests (hopefully not the last) from the USA.
It was a special week for me also as you chose to spend your special anniversary here.

I do hope I get the opportunity to have you stay again sometime in the future - love to you both and take care of yourselves.
Pat xxx

28 Dec 2012

5/5

"Best Holiday Ever!"

My friends and I had searched for months to find a place that would suit all our needs, what we were after and all of us! And it wasn't a hard decision as soon as we spotted this place!It is hard… More

Thank you so much- what else can I say!
We have been so lucky - 99% of our guests have become really good friends - can't wait to see you all again this summer plus some new additions to the group perhaps?
Have some new 'toys' for the pool area that should appeal.
love Pat xx

29 Nov 2012

5/5

"Perfect whatever the occasion and whatever time of year"

This was my second visit to Finca Alcubilla. On this occasion unlike last years holiday ,I had business to attend to in Malaga. Rather than stay in the town I decided to stay in this wonderful house a… More

It is always lovely to welcome returning guests so thank you for making Finca Alcubilla your base for your business meetings.

Autumn here is always a special time, I feel. Long walks along the arroyo are possible because of the cooler weather: the air is fresh and clean and it is possible to build up an appetite for nourishing soups and stews in front of the log burner as the evening sets in.
Hope that your business meetings went well in Malaga; hopefully we will see you very soon again
Pat x

3 Nov 2012

5/5

"More than worthwhile"

My friends and I wanted to have a little holiday for a week at the end of the summer, to help kick start the coming months working and leading up to Christmas. Upon arrival I was stunned by just how b… More

Thank you so much for your review
I do hope we will see you and your friends again soon -you were all great fun.
Have a good Christmas

Pat xx

30 Sep 2012

5/5

"Beautiful surroundings, great hosts and wonderful accommodation"

I went to Finca Alcubilla with eight friends all around 23-26 years old. The place is absolutely gorgeous; lying on a sun lounger looking at a beautiful pool surrounded by mountains was breathtaking.… More

Terrific review - thank you so much!
Possibly we have been very lucky but we can honestly say that 99% of our guests have seemed like friends so it is not difficult to be good hosts.We probably enjoyed your holiday as much as you did!
Look forward to seeing you again in 2013
Pat xxx

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Based in Spain

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