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Evaristo town house

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Excellent 5/5

19 reviews

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Possibly the best part of your holiday here has nothing to do with the cottage. It will be the ease at which you will be able to turn off and forget the stresses of everyday life. The location, the climate, the freshness of the air, the fantastic fresh produce and meals, and most of all the great people you will meet without even trying, all contrive to ensure a truly memorable holiday. This cottage is ideal for couples or those with a small family who love the countryside. It is spacious and benefits from air conditioning, a fully fitted kitchen, and wifi. Upstairs your King size bed has crisp Egyptian cotton linen and your large shower is just right after a hard days 'holidaying!! The village itself, is in the beautiful Sierra de Aracena and is definitely in 'rural Spain' with several family run bars and restaurants, all serving freshly prepared Spanish tapas and tasty meals. An ideal chance to brush up on your Spanish if you want, although the villagers are incredibly friendly and so willing to make you feel at home.. You will have a Flat screen TV, a DVD player, and loads of films as well as books, Cds and games. During your stay you can go and pick as many fresh seasonal vegetables as you wish from our large 'huerta'. In summer these include onions the size of bowling balls, the tastiest tomatoes ever, green and red peppers, zucchini, cucumbers and the list goes on...If you would like to really kick back, we can provide breakfast or breakfast and dinners, just ask.We provide a welcome pack including wine, beer, milk, homemade fresh bread, butter, orange juice, tea, coffee, sugar, homemade Seville orange marmalade, eggs and Spanish produce. If you come on a Sunday, or bank holiday, I am happy to do some shopping in advance for you.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Huelva and Istantilla 120 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Seville 85 km, Nearest railway: Seville 85 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, King Beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The views from your windows are over the village and to the Sierras. There is secure private parking on our land so no need to have to find a space. You cottage has air conditioning for the summer and a toasty wood burner for the cooler winter nights. The old thick walls also help to keep the house cool in the summer and warm in winter. Your kitchen is spacious with all you will need if you enjoy cooking. The fresh produce here in rural Spain has so much flavour and you are welcome to pick the garden seasonal vegetables for your cuisine. Our free range chickens provide the best eggs with bright orange yolks and you may enjoy feeding them along with our sheep that eat from your hand.

Further details outdoors

You have a private sun terrace that faces south and is a real sun trap in the day and with soft lighting in the evening it is an ideal spot in summer to enjoy a few drinks or your dinner. There are sun loungers, a table and chairs, a shaded area and large umbrella. Surrounded by potted flowers and shrubs, it is a lovely area to relax. Alternately you may like to sit in our large garden under the palm trees and while away lazy afternoons.

Further details

Real opportunity to enjoy real Spanish cookingIf you want to relax and forget about cooking and washing up during your stay here in rural Spain, why not take advantage of eating quality Spanish food in your own cottage. We offer inclusive daily Spanish breakfast and evening meals for five nights of a week. Freshly cooked from all fresh ingredients prepared in traditional Spanish style. The local pork here is amazing and tastes and looks more like good quality filet mignon than the pork you are able to buy in the rest of Europe. Each Iberico pig in our region lives wild among the tall cork oak trees and roots around for the abundant acorns that give them their unique flavour. Or try the famous tortilla made with fresh vegetables and our free range eggs. Each night you will be offered a small choice of alternative Spanish dishes, served with local bread, free from additives and freshly grown salad. Sample MenuSolomio in whiskey – a juicy pork fillet marinated in whiskey, garlic and thyme and served on a bed of caramelised apple, accompanied by tomato, onion and oregano salad and Spanish potatoesOr perhapsGambas en ajo – fresh large prawns seasoned and cooked in garlic butter, served with fresh green salad and Spanish omeletteOr evenBerejenas San Jacobo – A speciality aubergine or eggplant dish cooked with goats cheese and local jamon. (Jamon can be omitted for vegetarians). This dish is particularly tasty with home made tomato salsa and roasted potatoes Spanish style.All topped off with custard fruit or perhaps Spanish rice puddingYou choose which menu and which days you would like to sit back and have dinner prepared just for you. We can handle most dietary needs, so just let us know in advance what you prefer or perhaps would like to try. The cost for enjoying the catering for any week is £95 per person for 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners. We can also offer walking holidays across the many trails, short walks, half day walks, day walks, drop off and pick up, packed lunches, guided walks or advice for going it alone. We are truly flexible (mostly because I love walking the Sierras and walk the trails regularly)

The Andalucia region

The Sierra de Aracena is prime walking country. The scenery is spectacular and visited by people across the world as well as the Spanish themselves. The region is Spanish first and foremost and there is no burger bar in sight. We have walked many of the 'Senderos' which are mostly old mule tracks across the hills. They are both beautiful and interesting. I am currently writing a book on the senderos of the area, and we can provide easy, medium and difficult routes for those that wish to enjoy the Sierras.

Some walks are circular but some are linear. We are happy to take you to starting points for the walks or to pick you up as necessary


Aracena is the nearest town - 7 km and is famous for the black jamon, which are reared locally. It also boasts the grutas or caves that were used in the Indiana Jones movie. There are many restaurants and tapas bars as well as local typical Spanish shops. The market is held on a Saturday and you can stock up on locally produced olives, ham and pate. In the summer, each village has its own fiesta which last 4 days each. They tend to be themed, such as the peach fiestas, the vegetable slaughter feria, the fiesta of the road, etc. They are both fun and real spain. Check out for a punter's guide to our accommodation

Seville is 45 minutes away and is breathtaking in its architectural beauty, such as the Plaza de Espana, the gold tower, the bull ring and loads of museums. The catherdral is the second largest in Europe and is spectacular. And the shopping................!!! It also has the Isla Magica for a family fun day out .

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Review 1-10 of 19

17 Sep 2014


"An oasis of calm and tranquility in real spain"

We were thrilled to find this gem of a property and experience real Andalucian Spain. The cottage has great character with exposed stone walls,spiral staircase, wooden shutters and a little terrace in which to grab some sun or have a evening drink . Evaristo had everything we needed and we were greeted with a lovely welcome pack of food and drink including eggs from the owners chickens. Fran and Mike are the loveliest of hosts - and went out of their way to ensure we got the most from our week. .The local fresh water lake is10 minutes drive away and was a real find. The town of Aracena is a 5 minute drive and is beautiful with cobbled streets and white washed houses. This is a great base for walking with lots of old donkey trails to explore. Sevilla is only an hour's drive and is a must visit location. We will definitely be back to explore more.

19 Mar 2014


"Beautiful clean and airy house with great kitchen and sleeping facilities"

We spent a week here in January 2013 and although the weather was not the best we still enjoyed ourselves. The house itself was very cozy with a great wood stove and the most ingenious 'under-the-table-heater' that we saw nowhere else during our 75 day stay in Spain. The bed was super comfortable and the upper floor was bright and warm. The kitchen was very well equipped with cutlery, pots & pans and cooking essentials/basics. The welcome pack of bread, fresh eggs, bottled water, butter, jams, juice and a bottle of wine was quite unexpected and much appreciated. We did not have a car but managed very well thanks to Richard and Lynn who were holding the fort while Fran and Mike were away. They were very welcoming and approachable. Richard picked us up at the Aracena bus station, delivered us back there for our return to Seville, took us into Aracena for tapas and drinks and to meet their friends who agreed to walk one of the trails with us. We loved all of the four walks we did in the area and also enjoyed the village itself; the small shops; the veggie and fish vendors right outside the front door; the delicious potato chips from the tobacconist; the shop owner who said I could pay her the next day as she was in a hurry to close up; Bar Jesus; and the fresh eggs and oranges from the hens and trees on the property. We would definitely stay here again, but later in the year when it is warmer and drier.

17 Jun 2013


"Highly recommended to those who want real Spain"

Where do I start? The location is up in the hills, far from the madding crowds! Beautiful treks, tasty, well priced food, local hospitality, villages and towns serving beer and coffee for a euro!!! The house is kept beautifully, new furniture, clean and wonderfully cool despite the heat outside ( also heaters and fires for a cozy winter feel too). Fran and mike manage the property as if it's their baby. Visitors are made to feel really special and there isn't enough these fun, genuine and knowledgeable hosts won't do to ensure your stay is wonderful, whatever your objective of going may be. We had a barbecue in their garden, eating the best pork I have ever tasted, a golf putting competition in the garden, endless beers in the garden... A lot in the garden it seems! If you want to be independent that is catered for, if you want local ideas and input that is catered for also. I took my year old and all baby stuff was provided and Fran took my daughter to feed the sheep and chickens etc and made sure she had a memorable time.

17 Jun 2012


"Enjoyable holiday made special by the hosts Mike and Fran"

Ideal location for us, through front door directly into the village. Through the back door into the farm of the hosts. Private if you want but handy to contact the owners if you need anything. The owners did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable. Our pet dogs loved them and the location. As far as we are concerned we made two new friends and will definately visit again in the future. The accomodation is spacious and comfortable. There is plenty to do in the area and Mikle & Fran gave top advice about where to go. Seville is easily reached by car and a worthwhile visit. We have already recommended this to our friends.

3 Sep 2011


"Real Spain - with comfort good food & good company"

One assumes that if you are looking for accommodation in this area of Spain that you have done your homework. If you are looking for somewhere with nightclubs, discos, karaoke bars and fast food joints serving pie & chips read no further. If however you want a comfortable studio with all mod cons (wifi is available but you will have to take your laptop near to the owners house due to the thickness of the walls) in a small white village that will make you very welcome then this may suit you. The house itself has everything in it that you need for everyday living as can be seen by the pictures on their website. If however you dont want to cook then any one of six bars in the village provide excellent food from tapa to full meals (remember the Spanish eat late so no problem getting a meal at night).. Mike & Fran the owners are always on hand should you have a problem or want any advice on the local area, they will also provide excellent food & even teach you some Spanish if you want to learn - again see the website. The local area has plenty of walks where you will see beautiful views, wildlife and birds. An hour or so drive will bring you to the coast which has some of the best beaches in Spain. Aracena the main town in the area with shops bars restaurants garages etc is only a ten minute drive or a nice walk if you feel energetic. There are plenty of other villages around to explore some within walking distance all with their own particular charm. If you are lucky you may visit during one of the fiestas, this means all night music and entertainment for three or four nights the townhouse is on the edge of the village so you can still sleep if you need to. The only people I wouldn't recommend the townhouse to are disabled - ( the spiral staircase is not wheelchair friendly or people with severe walking dificulties but I believe this is mentioned on the website. We love this place, the house the hosts & the village and have made some good friends - you just have to accept this is the real Spain not a tourist area.

30 Jun 2011


"Home from Home"

My husband and I just wanted a quiet week away. Well we got a week away but it was anything but quiet. Fran and Mike are exceptional people. They welcome you to their home and you can interact with them as much or as little as you choose. We chose to take part in their "Good Life", feeding the sheep, the chickens and even the seven hedgehogs. We also picked the veg and then ate it in delicious meals prepared by Fran. They are obviously now part of the village of Corteconception and because of this we were welcomed by the locals. We even took part in the Fiesta of San Juan. The cottage is delightful and fully equipped. If you want to experience Real Spain this is the place for you. We will definitely return

23 Jun 2011


"Excellent accomadation. lovely friendly owners great village and area."

Very well equipped house lots of info and maps.Very comfortable. Fran and Mike such nice owners who are so helpful and provide a lovely welcome pack plus fresh eggs and veg from there garden.Lovely village and great area for exploring.Will soon be returning.

Review 1-10 of 19

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      Calendar last updated:31 Aug 2015

      Based in Spain

      Languages spoken
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