|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Villa Lara is a delightful country cottage with a private secluded garden built on various levels with a charming terrace, swimming pool, outdoor barbecue, lawn, trees, and plenty of roses in the summer. The cottage sleeps seven people comfortably.
The cottage, which is surrounded by a spacious terrace equipped with outdoor chairs and tables, is situated within a beautiful 750m2 garden which has a delightful lawn area with trees and hammocks, an outdoor barbecue in stone, and a private, exclusive swimming pool with sun beds.
Villa Lara is perfect for visitors looking for both the privacy and tranquillity afforded by the cottage and garden and their spectacular mountain setting, and the practicality of its location, just 10 minutes walk from the centre of the picturesque village of Miraflores de la Sierra.
Im 37 years old and original from Denmark. I have lived in Spain for 9 years, but are currently living in Colombia, South America, where Im running my own tourist agency, Andes World Travel.
Im married and have 2 children.
Sine Madsen purchased this cottage in 2009
Villa Lara is a nice little house in the upper part of the authentic and cosy town Miraflores de la Sierra. I is easy to go there by car from Madrid and car is definetely recommended if you come as a foreigner. We have been in the town for severel times for the last 10 years and every new time is an unique and surprising experience. Very much we appreciate hiking in the mountains of the surroundings og Miraflores and in the evening it is a habbit strolling around downtown seeking for the the best dining offer. From the site of the house you have a magnificient view to the south with Madrid just out on the horizon
Villa Lara is a nice litle house in the upper part of Miraflores de la Sierre. From Madrid it's easy to go there by car. And a car definetly is recommended if you come as a foreigner to the
Cosy house and atmosfere, neat and clean. We spent a lovely week on the spaceous sunny terrace - even in october! It has great views over the Madrid delta. Within 15 minutes drive from excelent and numerous rock climbing and hiking opportunities, within others we enjoyed very much trail hiking and svimming in the natural pools of "la pedriza" natural park. Only 10 minutes walk to the local plaza that offers local authentic dining or a coffee break in the sun! A very recommendable relaxing holiday!
Cosy house and atmosfære, we spent a lovely Week on the spaceous sunny Terrace, even in october! Within 15 minutes drive to exellent and numerous climbing and hiking oportunities and only 10 minutes walk to the lovely city plaza and its many options for local dining or a coffee break in the sun. A perfekt combination for relaxing holidays.
Me and my family had a great holiday at Villa Lara. The property is really charming and the location is just perfect 10 minutes from the nice town, Miraflores de la Sierra. Our stay was in winter time, but we had fantastic weather - up to 15 degrees. The hut has all facilities that you need. I definitely recommend this house for families and couple that are looking for something special and authentic for their holidays.
We are a family of 5. We stayed in Villa Lara in October.
Lovely house, compact but with everything you need. Beautiful location in the mountains. Miraflores was quiet in the Autumn but I'm told lively in Summer. A car is definitely needed as the house is accessed via some very steep hills. Village has everything you need for groceries.
Weather this time of year can be cold so bring warm clothes and be prepared for wet days as well as some lovely warm weather. We didn't get to swim as the weather was unsuitable but the pool looks great and it would be a lovely way to cool down in the Summer.
There are lots of maps, brochures and guides in the house to help choose trips and activities. There is also a tourist office in the village. Madrid is about 45 mins by car. We avoided driving into the city by parking at a train station in the suburbs and taking a train. Would recommend Segovia for a day. Make sure to visit the castle and take the motor way! Otherwise the road is uphill and seriously twisty and windy. Also, the Bernabeu Stadium a big hit with kids. Lots of galleries to visit. There is free entrance on certain days.
Sine, the owner, was great to deal with. Would definitely consider another holiday here again.
The village of Miraflores de la Sierra is one of the most beautiful villages in the northern Madrid area, located 1150 meters above sea level in the middle of the Guadarama Mountain range, just below a Nature Reserve. It becomes a refreshing oasis in the hot summer of the Madrid region. The temperature in July-August lies between 25-30 degrees of dry heat, and at night the temperature falls, making it the perfect summer location. The area offers a wide range of activities and visitors are provided with, maps, itineraries and ideas for excursions in the area. Miraflores de la Sierra is located only 40 minutes drive from Madrid (to which it is also connected by a frequent bus service), one hour from Segovia, Avila, the monastery of El Escorial, and two hours from Aranjuez and Toledo.
Villa Lara is a perfect choice of holiday accommodation for visitors looking for all-round experiences, from mountaineering in the wild, biking, horse riding to the fine arts experiences in Madrid.
Pool: The pool is private and exclusive for our guests. Its only open from 10th June – 15st September. Please be aware that the use of the pool is your own responsibility.
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.