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

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Space 3,552 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

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 jacuzzi 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 jacuzzi 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, as well as a DVD library

• Sony PlayStation 3 and a selection of games

• Sonos + Bose sound systems indoors & outdoors

• Free Wi-fi + access to guest PC and laser printer

Distances |

• Golf course - 12km

• Alhaurin el Grande - 5km

• Malaga airport - 32km

• Malaga - 29km

• Marbella - 35km

More Details
Registration Number : CTC-2017091192

Owner
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:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 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.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • 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
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
5

Stunning place

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a place. Great for family and friends, with all the bells and whistles you could imagine. A real dream pad.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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5

THANKS - Beautiful villa, pool and grounds

  • 5 of 5

The moment the gates opened we were welcomed warmly by Roy, manager of the property. Roy’s team had prepared the villa immaculately, indeed luxury hotel standard.

After a tour and chat with Roy we headed up to Alhaurín el Grande and the local supermarket for supplies. Fridge and ‘larder’ stocked we easily settled in to our home for the week.

Each room was spacious and has its own spectacular vistas. Air conditioning though out the villa was great for the kids on the hottest days too.

The photos describing the property are accurate, but still they just cannot highlight the privacy and seclusion we enjoyed. You really can chill around the pool, pop the tunes on the Sonos and soak up the views of the Sierra de Mijas. Added bonus was the Golden Eagle soaring high above the valley.

Our party consisted of four adults and two children. After asking the kids what their favourite part of the holiday was there were memorable answers….

Logan (5 ½ years) – “Pool party, golf, table tennis, tennis and football with Daddy.” Yes, he’s a sporty lad.

Florence (3 ½ years) – “Mermaid Bay!” Which translates to the semi-circle shallow part of the pool Florence ruled for the week.

We would recommend a hire car at the ready. It’s a nice trip up to town for an ice cream in the afternoon, Heladería "La Chacha", top up supplies or to head out for dinner in the evening. The owners sent us a great recommendation list when we booked.

We’ll be booking again without doubt. I’ll also be talking to the cycling club to use as a base for the next Malaga-Andalucía trip as the mountain routes are spectacular and challenging.

#britishcycling #HomeAway #rspb

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious, clean and a real family feel

  • 5 of 5

Great family villa with fantastic facilities. All you need and more from the living space to the pool. Great place to relax but not too far from reality.

Would highly recommend this beautiful villa

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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5

Fab !!!

  • 5 of 5

Had another fabulous time at the villa! Our second stay! This time joined by another family and we all thoroughly enjoyed our time😁 the kids love the pool, the netflix, the wifi, the sonos system, the ping pong, the list goes on! We visited malaga, fungerola , mijas, the lakes, alhaurin de grande, Ronda! We had Barbeques at the villa and chilled also. Best of both worlds! 😎😁👍

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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5

A truly beautiful villa in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely spacious family villa with beautiful surroundings, the smell of the orange groves was divine. The pool was so tempting too.

Although the villa is in a rural location it’s very close to local amenities also only a 20 minute drive to Malaga. I had a fabulous time there.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review Rachel. Really pleased you had such a nice time. We look forward to welcoming you back. John & Louisa x
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5

Amazing Villa with Beautiful, Peaceful Surroundings

  • 5 of 5

When we (Family of 10) arrived at the Villa and the gates opened we couldn't believe how amazing the villa looked with so much space, and great views of the mountains. Plus it had plenty of places for everyone to find there own little spot to sit and chill. The Villa had everything you could want for a perfect relaxing holiday, we all loved sitting by the pool and enjoyed the BBQ area most nights. I made the mistake of not hiring a car so would recommend getting one for a few days as the Supermarkets are around a 10 minute drive away. The Weather was great and we couldn't have asked for a better Holiday and have no negative comments to make, so many thanks to John the Owner, the whole family loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for choosing us for your holiday. It’s fantastic when people love the place as much as we do, especially when families like yourselves post such positive reviews, as large gatherings of family and friends is exactly how we envisaged the place being used when be bought here 2 years ago. You’ve been great guests and we’d love to welcome you back in future. John & Louisa x
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Location

Nearest Airport
26 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Beach
21 Kilometres
Fuengirola
Car: recommended

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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.
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