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Villa Louisa comfortably accommodates up to 11 guests. The house is just outside our local village of Montefrio, which has recently been voted one of the top ten views in the world by the National Geographic magazine. It is a stunning six bedroomed farmhouse with spectacular views down a valley of olive groves to the distant mountains. This distinctive home is nestled into a hillside on a privately owned olive farm. It enjoys seclusion and tranquillity, making it the perfect Andalucian holiday destination. It is perfect for family holidays, art groups, photography groups or those just seeking relaxation.
Villa Louisa is a beautiful south-facing u-shaped house, affording it a spacious, sunny courtyard terrace and large swimming pool. Originally a 150 year old working farmhouse, Villa Louisa has been completely reformed, redecorated and refurbished to a very high standard in true traditional Spanish style. The house is unique with its split level floors giving it that extra character and feel of a home that is truly inviting.
Our spacious lounge area is delightfully cool and is equipped with a large TV and DVD player. We provide a few DVD's but please feel free to bring your own. At Villa Louisa we also provide free Wi-Fi.
Outside there is a large sun terrace and pool area with plenty of comfortable sunbeds. The 11 x 4 metre private swimming pool is secluded and enjoys spectacular views over undulating olive groves to the mountains in the distance. There is a shaded area at the end of the pool which is a perfect place to relax and soak in the incredible outlook. The terrace also has a large shaded dining table and benches for alfresco dining.
The gardens which are situated all around the outside of the house contain roses, jasmine, Cyprus trees, oleanders and rosemary. If you are ardent gardeners, please feel free to do a little weeding if the mood takes you. Our 6.5 acre olive farm consists of around 200 trees and you are welcome to walk carefully through the grove.
Your contact for the duration of your stay will be Jane, who will arrange to meet you en-route to escort you to the house. On arrival, you will receive a free welcome pack which consists of your immediate necessities such as tea, coffee, milk, sugar, water and fruit juice, plus an all important bottle or two of wine to help you unwind after your trip.
The house comes well equipped and we provide all your basic needs. Also provided are soft towels including poolside towels. The bedrooms are tastefully furnished and include fresh white cotton bed linen for your comfort.
The delightfully historical village of Montefrio is only a short distance away with its beautiful churches, which look amazing when illuminated at night. Here you will find a host of friendly bars, restaurants and tapas bars at very affordable prices.
Villa Louisa is a delight which is enjoyed by all our guests. We guarantee you will enjoy it too.
We purchased this property for its quiet rural location and its spectacular views. We fell in love with it from the moment we found it. The alterations and refurbishments carried out over the first three years made it even better. It forms part of our 25,000 sq mtr olive farm with around 200 trees
The house enjoys the most spectacular views. It sits nestled into the side of a hill in the countryside in a quiet, peaceful and very private location. It has been completely refurbished to a very high standard.
Villa Louisa is situated in a quiet rural mountain setting with spectacular views over mountains and olive groves.
Villa Louisa will enchant you from the moment you arrive. The house is luxurious in every way. It enjoys complete seclusion and tranquillity with the most spectacular views. Villa Louisa is situated 10 minutes from the beautiful village of Montefrio, one of the prettiest villages in the western reaches of Granada Province, enjoying an impressive setting at the foot of the Sierra de la Parapanda. Its beautiful churches and white-washed houses with their tiled roofs sit gracefully on two hills which appear like small islands amid a sea of olive groves. Villa Louisa is accessed via a 1 kilometre well made gravel and concrete track which meanders up through beautiful olive groves.
The house is approximately 35 minutes from Granada airport and 90 minutes from Malaga and the coast.
Villa Louisa is ideally located for walking, cycling, climbing, bird watching (The golden oriole, the hoopoe and colourful bee eaters are a regular visitors) photography, tennis or just simply relaxing. Horse riding and pony trekking can be arranged at the nearby Sierra Pelada stables, who cater for all levels of rider. Spend a morning, afternoon or evening trekking in the mountains with breath-taking views. It's an amazing experience.
Granada offers a wealth of things to do. Historic bus tours, science park, fabulous shopping and of course the exquisite Alhambra Palaces with their superb gardens. There is also a great water park in Granada, which offers a fabulous day out for all the family. Just beyond Granada is the Sierra Nevada mountain range. A trip to the village of Sol y Nieve at the top is absolutely breath-taking.
The city of Cordoba is about 1.5 hours drive but the amazing Mesquite is incredible and well worth the trip.
More locally, our pretty village of Montefrio and surrounding area offers a wealth of historical interest such as museums, dolmans, a Neolithic area and even the remains of a Roman settlement.
The nearby town of Alcala la Real is definitely a place to spend the day with it's beautiful central park, shopping area and spectacular hill-top castle.
Another fabulous day out can be spent visiting the wonderful traditional town of Priego de Cordoba together with a stunning drive through the Subetica National Park where you will see a host of wildlife including many Griffon Vultures.
All in all, Villa Louisa is the perfect Andalucian getaway.
Villa Louisa has a welcoming aura which will linger in your memory long after your holiday is over.
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Although our minimum stay is one week, exceptions can be made during mid and low season