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View from the roof terrace

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Lovely modernised Andalucian townhouse in a quiet street overlooking the town and countryside. Three first floor bedrooms (2 double, 1 single), bathroom and toilet/laundry room on ground floor. Sitting room, big central hallway and large modern kitchen. Outside there is a large patio area and a big roof terrace with stunning views.

Estepa is a quiet, friendly little town, full of history, away from the tourist crowds and surrounded by olive groves. Beautiful countryside for walking, particularly in the spring and autumn. Just an hour's drive from Sevilla, Cordoba and Malaga and a bit more from Granada and the Alhambra Palace. Nearest beach is Malaga, but there are also lakes for swimming about 40 minutes away. The salt water lake at Fuente de Piedra is about 20 minutes away and is home to 170 different species of wildlife, including flamingoes, Antequera and the rugged scenery of El Torcal about 30 minutes. Ideally situated for exploring inland Andalucia with its mountains, plains, white villages, peace and quiet or bustle, depending on your preference.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Rincon de la Victoria 100 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga or Sevilla 96 km, Nearest railway: Pedrera or Herrera/Puente Genil 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Three bedrooms - two double, one single. All cool, tiled floors. Fans in each room, overhead fan in front double bedroom. No a/c. Downstairs, sitting room with DVD player, cool middle room. Kitchen with all usual amenities (gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, blender etc). Bathroom with shower, loo and basin. Separate wc/laundry room with washing machine. Hallway. Back door to patio.

Wifi available in most of the house.

Further details outdoors

There is parking in the street outside to the front of the house.

To the rear of the house is a large patio area with table/chairs, barbecue, and metal staircase up to large roof terrace with stunning views across the countryside towards Cordoba. There are sun beds available.

There is a municipal swimming pool about a 15 minute walk away, open in July and August, with a restaurant and plenty of sunbathing space.

Further details

There will be English speaking representatives available during your stay, should you need them.

If you stay for more than a week, extra towels and a change of bedlinen will be left in the house for you. Please note that the house will be cleaned to a high standard for your arrival, but we don't provide a cleaning service during your stay.

We provide all bedlinen and bath towels, but if you're going to the swimming pool or to the coast you will need to bring your own beach towels.

Unfortunately we no longer have access to UK television, but most tablets/iPads will give you access via wifi.

Please note the house, like the town, is on a very steep hill, so not suitable for anyone with restricted mobility issues.

The Andalucia region

Inland Andalucia is beautiful. Estepa is about an hour's drive from Sevilla, Malaga and Cordoba, and a little bit further from Granada and an ideal base to explore the area. There are beautiful white villages, all with stories to tell, places such as Osuna, Antequera, Ecija, Marinaleda, Fuente de Piedra may not make it on to the usual tourist map, but they are really worth a visit. In our opinion, the best months to visit are February to June when you're likely to have warm weather during the day without it being too hot. March is fantastic for visiting Cordoba, for example, for the orange blossom in the courtyard of the Mezquita. Winter days can be warm, but the nights quite chilly. July and August are just hot with temperatures quite often hitting 40 degrees C. The countryside offers everything from towering mountains to scorching plains, cork forests and acres of olive groves.

Estepa

Estepa quite often gets confused with Estepona, which is near Marbella on the Costa del Sol. Estepa is quite different! It is a town of around 12,000 people, built on the side of a mountain, with a convent and hermitage looking down on it from the top - and the views from the top of the hill are amazing! As well as spending a day or so looking around Estepa's many historical monuments, there are plenty of towns and villages around and about, as well as stunning countryside. There are marked walks through the hills, cycle routes and plenty of bars and restaurants to keep you refreshed along the way. There is a huge saltwater lake at Fuente de Piedra which is home to hundreds of flamingos who come to breed in the spring. You can also visit the donkey sanctuary there at the same time! We sometimes go down to the coast, which is about an hour's drive, and we tend to go to somewhere like Rincon de la Victoria to the east of Malaga.

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14 Jan 2014

5/5

"Excellent location, great facilities, very easy to access! Heart of Andalucia..."

This is a really nicely finished three bed house in the lovely small town of Estepa, a very easy 80min drive from Malaga airport. Pre-arrival info was very informative with great directions and the leaflets, maps and booklets in the house rival a Tourist Office. The house is very well appointed (great kitchen) with two rear terraces, one with an excellent view. All the Andalucían highlights are within 1-1.5hrs drive. Remember to pre-book the Alhambra in Granada. Highly recommended. Very nice UK owners with local support a phonecall away should you need any!

18 Jul 2013

5/5

"A home from home in Andalucia, well positioned for trips to major cities"

This is an excellent property in Estepa - a quiet and very Spanish town with all the facilities you need. It is excellent position meant we coould easily car trip to Sevilla, Granada, Cordoba and Malaga. We had all the faciities we wanted in the house with distant views from the balcony.

27 Jun 2013

4/5

"Very enjoyable!"

It's a beautiful house with all mod cons and the care takers couldn't have been more helpful during our stay. The tips and info sent beforehand were also invaluable and made everything really easy and familiar. The town is amazing as are the sights, sounds and walks.

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