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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

La Fuente Vieja is a unique, luxurious & captivating large country villa, tastefully & comfortably furnished, filled with rustic antiques, afghan carpets, authentic paintings & other interesting objects of art. It also has a large library catering to all tastes.

There is a large comfortable lounge with stunning Catalan vaulted ceiling, a bar & several dining areas peppered with bouquets of dried flowers and bowls of aromatic herbs an open plan kitchen leading to a spacious pantry which gives access to the natural spring with colourful fish and BBQ area.

We can arrange for a professional chef and baby sitting on request. Caretaker always available to sort out even the smallest problems that may arise. Shopping for starter groceries, baby food and nappies will be done with pleasure, on request. Wifi is also available

The villa is set within spectacular mature tropical gardens bordering the Hozgarganta river which is on the edge of the Alcornocales Natural Park, and a bird watchers´ paradise.

There are several areas for dining el fresco which are iluminated at night

A perfect place for relaxing family holidays or a fun time with friends

Jimena, is a picturesque, traditional white village which is only a short walk away, and is seeped in history with its ancient Roman and Moorish Castle, and surrounding archaeological sites. It has an abundance of traditional tapas bars and restaurants, an International yearly Jazz Festival, and other cultural interests.

There are lots of recreational options such as horse riding, tennis,wind surfing, bird watching and also a local Zoo

For those who like to shop there are many choices along the coast

Only 20 minutes from Valderama golf course in Sotogrande, which is well-known for it's international standard polo fields and top class marina and beaches.

The real Spain in tranquil comfortable surroundings but perfectly situated for day trips to Seville, Jerez, Arcos, Ronda, Granada and along the coast you have the Med and Atlantic beaches at Sotogrande, Marbella, Gibraltar, Tarifa, and a 35 minute day-trip by Hovercraft to Tangiers, Morrocco.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sotogrande 32 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gibraltar 43 km, Nearest railway: Estacion de Jimena 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

La Fuente Vieja is a beautiful hacienda-style villa, tastefully & comfortably furnished, filled with rustic antiques, authentic paintings & other interesting objects of art.

There is a large comfortable lounge with stunning Catalan vaulted ceiling a bar & several dining areas peppered with bouquets of dried flowers and bowls of aromatic herbs & pot pourri, an open plan kitchen leading to a spacious pantry which gives access to the natural spring and BBQ area.

An un-balustraded staircase leads upstairs to a library landing and leads directly onto the veranda overlooking the river.

La Fuente Vieja has three double bedrooms and three bathrooms two of which are en-suite.

Silk wall hangings adorn the double bedded pink room with private dressing room.

The twin bedded blue room is also decorated with original paintings and fresh cotton prints.

A light and airy yellow room, with views of the mountains, with double pine bed and separate bathroom which completes the trio in the villa.

Fully fitted laundry room with stunning views over the river.

Further details outdoors

As captivating as the house is, it's glories are certainly rivalled in the exotic beauty of the tropical gardens where pleasing areas abound for quiet repose.

Perhaps the most beautiful of these areas is beside the ancient spring after which the house is named.

In the dappled shade of the lush plants water trickles from the moss covered rocks into a pool alive with darting carp, colourful goldfish and Koi. This area also offers BBQ facilities.

The large, plant-covered, front terrace with views of the national park and river, has several comfortable dining and seating areas.

A completely private and secluded, walled tropical garden lush with flowers, schrubs, banana and orange trees provide the magical settig for the turquise waters of the gorgeous kidney shaped swimming pool.

The pool and garden is lit at night which creates yet another setting for dining alfresco.

Further details

Change over day is Friday.

The Andalucia region

Andalucia is one of Europe’s most impressive areas of unspoilt and beautiful countryside.

This southernmost part of Spain has 23 nature parks (similar to the UK’s National Parks), the largest of these is Los Alcornocales (the world’s biggest area of natural cork oak forest).

It extends from the Straits of Gibraltar to the high mountains of the Ronda Sierra and covers an area of 425,000 acres of wild country which is mainly mountainous and boasts views of the Southern Atlantic and Mediterranean Oceans.

Activities and recreation are plentyful in this area of Andalucia, Spain.

Excellent local restaurants for tapas and many Andalus specialities. Abundant seafood: fresh lobsters, langoustines, fresh tuna, swordfish, turbot, sole, sea anemones and clams. And a wide selection of fresh fruit (sub-tropical) and vegetables throughout the year.

In the unspoilt Atlantic beaches you may enjoy various activities: windsurfing, riding, walking, scuba diving, sailing, whale and dolphin watching.

Flamenco, Fiestas and Ferias, start at Easter and continue into summer. Jerez Feria in May has to be seen for the Andalus horses and carriages.

As for golf, we have some of the best courses in the world nearby, plus others more and suitable for novices.

Jimena De La Frontera

Jimena, is a picturesque, traditional white village which is only a short walk away, and is seeped in history with its ancient Roman and Moorish Castle, and surrounding archaeological sites. It has an abundance of traditional tapas bars and restaurants, an International yearly Jazz Festival, and other cultural interests.

Only 20 minutes from Valderama golf course in Sotogrande, which is well-known for it's international standard polo fields and top class marina and beaches.

The real Spain in tranquil comfortable surroundings but perfectly situated for day trips to Seville, Jerez, Arcos, Ronda, Granada and along the coast you have Sotogrande, Marbella, Gibraltar, Tarifa, and a 35 minute day-trip by Hovercraft to Tangiers, Morrocco.

There are beautiful walks along the river with plenty of quiet spots to enjoy a picnic and view the pirds of prey and other unusual species. There are spectacular bird migrations in spring and autumn.

No cars, just the occacional regal horseman enjoying the scenery with you.

If you enjoy nature with beautiful walks, viewing birds, horseriding, golf and tennis or if your idea of heaven is to sit in a beautiful garden in the peace of nature enjoying the sun on your face and just relaxing completely La Fuente Vieja is the place to visit.

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Levina & Elisa F.

  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:29 Nov 2014

Based in Spain

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

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