Villa Cañete la Real 001
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A country villa with excellent quality throughout (and airconditioning!)
Situated in a landscape of rolling hills north of Ronda (35 kms) and near Cañete la Real (2,5 kms), this rustic villa is very well maintained and offers good quality throughout. You will enjoy a splendid garden with a private pool and a lovely patio-dining area with barbecue. Inside, spacious and well decorated rooms ensure a very comfortable and relaxing holiday.
Villa Cañete is a beautiful Andalucian villa situated at 2,5 kilometres from Cañete La Real, a quaint little Spanish village. The fabulous town of Ronda (35 kms) is situated south of the village, a half hour drive away, whilst the beaches of the Marbella are only 45 minutes more. The cities of Seville, and Antequera are approximately one hour drive. Cuevas de Becerro is another nearby village, a 10 minute drive, where you can find some traditional bars and restaurants. The property can by easily reached in a bit more than an hour drive from Malaga airport of from Seville via Osuna. The outside areas of villa are spacious, very well maintained and give good privacy. From the veranda, steps lead down to the private pool (12 long, 3 to 5 mts wide) set in a lovely, lawned garden surrounded by lots of vegetation - sun loungers are provided. From here you have far reaching views on the surrounding landscape. Adjacent to the house you will find your favourite spot for an alfresco dinner: the typical patio is full of flowers and plants and provided with barbecue, dining table and chairs.
Nearest airport : Malaga - 82.0 km
Nearest town : Cañete la Real - 2.5 km
Nearest beach : 78.0 km
Nearest supermarket : 2.5 km
Nearest restaurant : 2.5 km
Nearest golf course : 32.0 km
Nearest bus stop : 2.5 km
Car essential : Yes
The villa has been decorated with good taste by its' owners using comfortable furniture and a rustic Andalucian style decoration. The three bedrooms and a full bathroom on the first floor. On the ground floor you'll find a spacious living room with 3 sofas, a large fireplace, satellite TV and DVD. On entering the villa, the large entrance way leads right into the main lounge area. The beamed and wooden ceiling together with the traditional ornaments emphasize the countryside-feeling of the property. The kitchen is provided with a vitro hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, oven, dishwasher and has everything you will need for cooking during your holiday. A washing machine and iron board with iron are found in the utility room. Adjacent to the living room is a separate dining room with a dining table for 6. On your way to the bedrooms, you will find a relaxing lounge/library with two comfortable chairs around another open fireplace, a perfect reading corner. Just off this lounge area is a very unusual feature, here there can be found a fully equipped old style Spanish kitchen! None of the amenities work as the kitchen is merely for show - almost like walking into a museum! On the ground floor there is also a bathroom, comprising a bath with shower over, toilet and sink. The three upstairs bedrooms consist of one double bedroom and two twins. All the bedrooms are air conditioned and have mosquito screens attached to all the windows. Bedrooms are furnished to the highest standard with antique furniture. The second bathroom can also be found on this floor compromising of a bath and shower, toilet, bidet and sink.
Cleaning : Basic cleaning after 1 week (for stays longer than 11 nights)
Pool dates : 01/01 - 31/12
Cot available : Upon request
Wheelchair access : No
Pets permitted : No
Inclusions : energy cost, bed linen, towels, air conditioning
Not included : firewood on clients' expense
Breakage deposit : 200.00 €
Fixed arrival day : Changover in July and August ONLY on SATURDAY. No restrictions in other months.
Minimum stay : one week.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Malaga 78 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 82 km, Nearest railway: Malaga 82 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Andalucia region
Ancient Ronda is a colourful tapestry woven from a skein of tangled threads which make it one of the most interesting cities in all Andalusia. The landscape, the layout of the town, its history, the romantic legend of its bandits with their evocative names, the cradle of bullfighters and artists whose names have gone down in history: all this makes Ronda a unique city.
The list of outstanding men of letters who have fallen captive to the charms of this city can be traced from the earliest texts down to the present day. Pliny, al-Motámid the poet-king of Seville, al-Idrisi, Ibn al-Jatib, Vicente Espinel, Rilke, Juan Ramón Jiménez and Juan Goytisolo are just a few of the long line of authors who have written eloquent pages about Ronda; a place where –if the locals are to believed– it rains upwards, and where birds fly beneath your feet as you lean out over the Tajo gorge.
The city inveigles you to take a leisurely stroll through its streets, absorbing every detail of this ancient Arab “medina” on the south bank of the Guadalevín river, whose walls are still partially standing. You can cross the Puente Nuevo (“new bridge”) and wander around the Alameda del Tajo, stopping at every odd corner and historic monument, and then restore your strength in one of the restaurants offering an abundant selection of dishes from the local cuisine.
The town itself is divided into three clearly distinct areas: the city, or old Arab Medina, which is the most important from the historical point of view; the neighbourhood of San Francisco, separated by city walls, and the Mercadillo neighbourhood, which is on the other side of the Guadalevín river.
CAÑETE LA REAL
On a mountain vantage point between the Serrania de Ronda range and the Antequera plains stands Cañete la Real, still exuding the essence of the typical Andalusian villages: in the shade of the remains of a mediaeval fortress we find the nave of St. Sebastian"s Church, with its baroque façade and brick tower crowned by a pinnacle of geometrically-laid blue tiles, while the villages streets are home to stately homes houses dating back to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries whose façades, though in some cases in disrepair, are of immense architectural value. Also worthy of note are the convents of St. Francis (17th century) and The Sacrament (18th century).
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