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Rural townhouse in traditional white village location with superb panoramic view

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,033 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

New to the holiday rental market for 2015 season – Rural townhouse in traditional white village location with superb panoramic views.

Our property, Casa Tierra (Highland House) is in the mountain village of Montejaque which is situated in the Sierra la Gralema National Park. Montejaque is a picturesque village with a variety of shops, restaurants and bars. The village has retained its authentic rural charm and is the perfect place for a “get away from it all” holiday. The historic town of Ronda, with its breath taking El Tajo gorge and bullring, is a 20 minute drive away.

Casa Tierra is a three bedroom modern townhouse which is part of a small complex on the edge of the village. This allows an uninterrupted panoramic view of the mountainside. The complex has a private communal pool and Jacuzzi and beautifully maintained gardens.

Our house is well equipped and includes air conditioning, WiFi and British Terrestrial TV. Downstairs there is a luxury fitted kitchen (hopefully containing most of items you are likely to need for your stay), a toilet/cloakroom, and a lounge/diner which gives access to a private terrace and the pool and gardens. Upstairs are the three bedrooms and family bathroom with an over bath shower. Two of the bedrooms are doubles (one of which can have either twin beds or a super king-size bed). The third bedroom is smaller and would be more suited to a child.

Due to our property being in a mountain village it is sadly unsuitable for people with walking difficulties.

More Details

John Grant
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About John Grant

John & Mandy Grant

John Grant purchased this house in 2012

Why John Grant chose Montejaque

To be updated

What makes this house unique

To be updated


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Montejaque in Serranía de Ronda

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1033 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Family bathroom with shower over bath, WC, bidet, wash basin and heated towel rail. Downstairs cloakroom with WC and wash basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can be converted to two singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Suitable for child
  • Bedroom one - Juliet balcony overlooking pool and gardens. King size bed with large sliding wardrobe which includes hanging space, shelving and drawers. IPod/IPhone alarm docking station. Hairdryer provided. Bedroom two - Juliet balcony overlooking street and olive grove. Super king size bed which can be unzipped into two single beds. Please advise us which layout you require when booking. Large sliding wardrobe which includes hanging space, shelving and drawers. IPod/IPhone alarm docking station. Hairdryer provided. Bedroom three - overlooking pool. Single daybed and chest of drawers. Would best suit a child.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • caves
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


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(15 traveller reviews)

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Rural townhouse in traditional white village location with superb panoramic view
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Fantastic property in Montejaque

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 days at this property in June 2018.

The property was exactly as described & shown in the photographs.

What you don't see from the photographs is that the property is spotlessly clean & really well equipped with everything you could require, making it a real "home from home"

John also provided a welcome basket which was greatly appreciated.

We were greeted by local agent Isabel who made us very welcome & explained how everything worked. She was also on hand should we have needed anything.

The gardens & pool area are well maintained & the pool was never crowded.

The village of Montejaque is one of the prettiest & friendliest in the area & there are a few restaurants & small supermarkets within a few minutes walk.

We are keen cyclists & explored a fair bit of the local area & villages. The cycling is challenging due to the many hills, but what goes up must come down so we enjoyed some long thrilling descents as well as some testing climbs.

We would certainly recommend this property for anyone seeking some peace & quiet along with stunning scenery.If you need more shops, restaurants Ronda is only about a 20 minute drive away.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stewart & Betty, Thank you for your favourable comments on my House in the wonderful village of Montejaque. I and pleased that you had a great holiday. You are welcome to return at any time and I will provide a discount to any repeat guests. Thanks again for booking my house. Regards John Grant
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Great base for walkers

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year in Montejaque, but our first staying at John's house. The house has everything you could want in a rental with a great terrace to enjoy a glass of wine in the evening. The welcome basket was much appreciated. Highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

I'll keep this short as i don't want to rehash what all the other reviews have said, my wife and i have stayed in a lot of holiday properties and without doubt this is the best equipped, most comfortable we have ever stayed in, the house wants for nothing and we had a fantastic stay there, everything from payments, enquiries, administration to arrival, welcome pack and local management was spot on. Everything else about the rest of our holiday was great also but i'll spare the details as it's all been said previously. No doubting the quality of this acommodation, just book it!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Neil, Thank you for your positive response on your stay in my house in Montejaque. I am glad you had a good Holiday. If in the future you decide to revisit the area, then please don't hesitate to contact me as I am open to giving a good rate for returning customers. Thanks again, regards John Grant
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Beautiful in every way

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is amazing.

The views are stunning; it is exceptionally clean and there is everything you could possibly want from a house with large rooms, plenty of towels, comfy beds. The kitchen is well stocked and has china and plastic items for eating inside and outside. I am not sure the photos do it justice...

We always managed to park outside; the pool was never full although it did get busy at the weekends but we were staying for a Spanish heatwave in August! The neighbours are all friendly and it is a quiet complex at night.

Across the road there is a children's park and outdoor gym area which our kids loved.

The village is amazing - they have a bakery; numerous bars / cafes and restaurants; mini supermarkets, post office etc and stunning mountain scenary.

We would happily come and stay again - thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Hannah, Thank you for your kind words, I am really glad that you had a great Holiday in my house, in the wonderful village of Montejaque. I have tried to Fit out the house to a Standard that I would expect when renting a Holiday Home. Your are welcome to return anytime and please contact me prior to any future bookings as I will be open to offering a discount for repeat guests. Thanks once again, and I hope that it has not been to much of a shock being back to normal life Regards, John
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Fabulous property, completely undersold, great service

  • 5 of 5

John's house is a gem. Wonderfully located, beautifully appointed, spacious, and incredibly well stocked. It was like visiting a friend's place and they'd popped out momentarily. So many rentals are furnished poorly and lack basic amenities. John's on the other hand was ace.

We loved the large, usable terrace and pool area. So nice to have grass around the pool, our toddler loved it. In short, it was really easy to live here for a week.

John is obviously a modest chap as he completely undersells the house. What he offers is tremendous and fabulous value for money.

The village is small enough to walk around easily. It's quiet and friendly. There are a few restaurants, tapas bars, a bank and a couple of stores. Everything you need unless you're expecting buzzing nightlife! The views from the house to the mountains, complete with eagles soaring overhead are mesmerizing.

The locals were friendly, everyone says hello as you pass in the street. They were also hugely patient and generous when confronted with our terribly limited Spanish.

It is worth noting John's comment about hills. The village is built on a steep hill so anyone who struggles with that should look elsewhere.

We enjoyed day trips to Ronda (such an amazing road to get there) and Grazalema. There looked to be plenty of other options to try if we visit again.

We were warmly greeted by Isabel, the locally based manager and again when she assisted us once when needed during our stay. Nice to know you have someone local to call on should the need arise.

I truly hope I am able to return to Montejaque and if I did, I would book John's place without hesitation. I recommend you do too.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent base for walking holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house is light & airy, very well equipped and the terrace & pool catch plenty of sun until about 5pm. Parking is right outside the front door and there are shops in the village for essentials. The owners also left a welcome pack of some groceries as a starter, thank you. There is tv and some dvds but we never managed to get the satellite British tv working,(not a problem, too much else to do).

There are several bars and restaurants in the village offering tapas or full meals.

We had several walks direct from the house and a few that we started from Grazalema. If you are intending to go for day walks you will need to take your own maps. A local told us about a short walk up a mountain called Coros, just past Grazalema, starting from the Puerto de las palomas. There's a car parking area by the mirador and if you walk up the track on the car park side you get to look down over the valley and watch the vultures wheeling around beneath you....spectacular, take binoculars.

Ronda is worth a visit as is the nearby cave with ancient cave paintings. The dry reservoir on the road up out of Montejaque was a bit of a scramble but the damn and surroundings were astonishing.

If we decide to return to this area we would certainly be happy to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Malage, Seville, Gibraltar
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
90 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Benoajan Estacion
Nearest Beach
55 Kilometres
San Pedro de Alcantara
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Montejaque, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Season
2 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Change over day would normally be Saturday's for a minimum of 7 days, please contact owner if you wish to rent for a shorter period or have a different arrival day, these may be considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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