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Luxury 4-bed villa with stunning views set in 2-acres of peaceful countryside

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,552 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury 4-bed villa with stunning views set in 2-acres of peaceful countryside

La Huerta Vieja is a fabulous luxury 4-bed villa located on the outskirts of Alhaurin El Grande (~5 mins drive from the centre), on a completely private and tranquil plot surrounded by beautiful countryside views.

The property itself is situated in extensive mature gardens containing 100's of exotic, tropical plants & trees, numerous orange, lemon & pomegranite trees, and topped off with a professionally installed 9-hole putting green, complete with sand bunker and boules court!

You immediately get the ‘wow’ factor as the electric gates open to reveal a handsome 2 storey villa with first floor wrap-around terrace, and a fully terraced dining & entertainment area - the perfect place to relax and unwind with uninterrupted views of the orchards, mountains and the large pool with pool-house and outdoor kitchen.

You enter the property through large traditional dark-wood Andalucian doors and are immediately taken into an enclosed entrance hall with fitted storage. You're then in a huge modern living space which contains a central fireplace and patio doors onto the terrace, and which flows elegantly into an open-plan kitchen with fitted units and granite work surfaces. Also on the ground floor is a guest bathroom with shower, and a king-size bedroom with an en-suite containing a large bath and shower, fitted wardrobes, and it's own patio doors onto the terrace affording fantastic mountain views.

The sweeping marble staircase leads up to a grand master bedroom with king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom (again with bath and shower), 2 further double bedrooms (one of which which contains small 135cm double bunk beds - please note if you are a group of 10 adults!), and a substantial family bathroom. All of the upstairs bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, and all bar one room upstairs has access to a private elevated terrace with amazing views towards the town of Alhaurin El Grande.

Features |

• 325 m2/3,500 ft2 4-bed luxury villa

• 43 m2/463 ft2 private pool

• Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms (2 king, 1 double, 2 small double bunk bed)

• Various terraces, providing sun or shade all day long

• Hot/Cold Air Conditioning in every room

• Alarm System + Electric gates

• Secure off-road carport parking + space for multiple cars

• Pool-house with Anadalucian style built-in BBQ + outdoor kitchen

• Climalit double-glazed windows with shutters & mosquito/fly screens

• Fenced 2 acre plot - ideal for families & country lovers

• UK-terrestrial TV in all rooms

• 55" Smart TV with Sonos surround sound + DVD player

• Sonos + Bose sound systems indoors & outdoors

• Free Wi-fi + access to guest PC

Distances |

• Golf course - 12km

• Alhaurin el Grande - 5km

• Malaga airport - 32km

• Malaga - 29km

• Marbella - 35km

More Details
Registration Number : CTC-2017091192

John & Louisa Brown
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About John & Louisa Brown

Louisa is a Deputy Head Teacher and John is an executive for a Cyber Security software company. They are both from the Midlands, and live in a picturesque Warwickshire village with their 2 children, one of whom is now studying away at University. They visit the villa 4-5 times a year, and are learning Spanish in anticipation of eventually spending UK winters relaxing in Spain ;o)

John & Louisa Brown purchased this villa in 2016

Why John & Louisa Brown chose Alhaurín el Grande

"We have owned property in Benalmadena since 2003, & have been holidaying in this part of the Andalusian coast for many years. We decided that we wanted a more substantial property that offered peace and tranquillity in the Spanish hills, but was still close to a busy town, and importantly gave us the scope chance to put our stamp on it. As soon as we arrived at the gates we instantly fell in love, and by the time we’d explored the first floor wrap-around terrace, and taken in the uninterrupted views of the orchards, mountains and the large pool with pool-house and outdoor kitchen, we were hooked and knew that once we'd modernized it to our high standards, it would be the perfect family retreat in the stunning Andalusian countryside. We made an offer later that day, and by early Jan ’17 we’d collected the keys and began the refurbishment.

We knocked through some walls downstairs to create a light, bright and open living space, and have installed a new ground floor terrace area. We have re-decorated the whole house, sourced contemporary furniture from the UK, Scandanavia & Italy, added an indoor/outdoor sound system, and have built a new store-room behind the pool house. Our housekeepers are an amazing couple who have looked after the property since it was built in 2005. Reme cleans, and Diego looks after the maintenance side of things, ensuring that the 2 acres of mature landscaped gardens & orchards, containing 100's of exotic, tropical plants & trees, numerous orange, lemon & pomegranite trees, and topped off with a professionally installed 9-hole putting green, complete with sand bunker and boules court, stays in fantastic condition."

What makes this villa unique

It's less than 30 minutes drive from the airport & beaches, and only 5-10 minutes from the nearest town, Alhaurin el Grande, and yet it feels like you're a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whilst this is the ideal place to unwind and relax with friends and/or family, it's also been renovated to try and create the ultimate entertaining complex in the sun.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alhaurín el Grande in Valle del Guadalhorce

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3552 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please be aware that if you are planning to sleep 10 adults in the villa, one of the upstairs bedrooms has 2 double beds in a bunk-bed format
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 (Upstairs) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Family bathroom
    Bathroom 2 (Upstairs ensuite) - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 (downstairs) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 (Downstairs ensuite) - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 (Poolhouse) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 (Upstairs) - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 (Upstairs) - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 (Upstairs) - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 (Upstairs) - 2 Double Bed , 135cm Double bunk bed
  • Please note that if you intend to travel as 10 adults, one of the 4 bedrooms contains two 135cm double beds in a bunk-bed format (one above the other).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing


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Luxury 4-bed villa with stunning views set in 2-acres of peaceful countryside
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

A fabulous villa. Clean, modern and spacious,set in beautiful gardens with outstanding views.

  • 5 of 5

We shared the villa with our Canadian relatives, there were 3 couples, but ample space for us all. We spent our time there, in and out of the lovely pool, playing table tennis and enjoying drinks and lovely food cooked on the barbe-cue.There was a susperb choice of sunbeds loungers and even a couple of hammocks to soak up the rays. With fantastic entertainment inside, we could watch, tv, films and listen to our favourite music in the evenings. With the town only a 10 minute drive away we were never short of supplies or restaurants and bars.

The villa is also ideally situated for day trips. With Gibraltar less than 2 hours away by car we spent a day there with very excited Canadians. We also took in the sights and charm of Mijas and Puerto Benus and the resorts of Benalmadena and Torremolinas.However the favourite part of our stay was relaxing in peace and quiet by the pool with cold drinks and warm sunshine.Just heaven!

Keith and Cherry. Coventry

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Keith for your wonderful review. Really glad that your Canadian relatives enjoyed themselves
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Amazing experience 5 star! Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing time we had! The villa pictures do not do this place justice! The owners have spent a fortune on the villa and the quality shines through. This is a 5 star Villa! I have high standards and this over exceeded . Everything you need is catered for. Surround sound by the pool! Table tennis. Everything is so clean and brand new. The service was brilliant. We have booked for next year it was so good.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review James. We look forward to welcoming you back! 😁👍
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Happy days 🌞

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful villa in a very private country location . We loved the silent times of day. Waking in the morning to the wonderful views.

Everything is as described so no disappointments. Quality furnishings, good beds, well equipped. Everything you could want. We loved every day and would highly recommend it for couples or families.

Worth mentioning, if you want to explore the area car hire is essential. Excellent outdoor BBQ area and pool we used it a lot, only ate out occasionally.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Frank and Sandra, Thanks for your comments. We’ve tried to create a peaceful, idyllic getaway from it all. Solid advice about the car. We always hire one. John and Louisa
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Wonderful Villa for families or friends

  • 5 of 5

WOW,! We had a wonderful time at the villa, great location just a short taxi to the centre of Alhurin El Grande with its bustling bars and restaurants. Very well catered for in terms of amenities, big swimming pool, table tennis, pitch and put , many sun beds and hammocks and huge BBQ outside. Inside each bedroom had a view and most had access to large balcony, good AC and en suites and bathrooms. Well catered for kitchen, all IT mod cons, we can't wait to return! Many thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Fiona, So glad you all had a great time. We will add to the property in the winter months, so it'll be even better next time you stay 😁 John and Louisa
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Absolutely amazing villa 😍😍

  • 5 of 5

Hey John & Louisa,

Sorry for the later responds.

We all had a fantastic time everything was perfect ☺

We are all gathering photo to upload all our memories on to your Facebook page.

We will definitely be planning our next stay at your villa.

Thank you so much for everything.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Layla, Overjoyed that your large group of 10 had a fantastic time and that'll you'll be re-booking. John & Louisa
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Stunning,relaxing, family safe villa 😊

  • 5 of 5

Stunning villa! Everything we were looking for in a villa! Very clean, everything top notch and totally secure. Electric gates to enter and fenced all around so totally secure for the children! Shutters ond doors and windows which were very re assuring and alarmed! Plenty of towels and also beach towels, saved on the extra kg on the flight! Sonos surround sound system, just down load the app so easy and it was great! Netflix and dvd player for the children they were in their glory! Plus the table tennis,swimming pool and golf! Totally fantastic holiday in a stunning villa and have already pre-booked for next year 👍 Great communication with John and the management Danny who we didnt need to contact because everything was just great but he was on call if we needed him! Fab holiday and looking forward to next yr!! 👍😊

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such a lovely review Kelly, You and your family were a pleasure to host, and we really look forward to your return visit. John & Louisa
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Nearest Airport
26 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
21 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.