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Beautifully restored farmhouse cottage, private pool, 10 mins from beach.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A self-catering rental with magnificient views of the sea and mountains.

This is a beautiful old cottage renovated and equipped to a high standard including free Wifi. Nestled in the hillside above Torrox Pueblo, it enjoys magnificent views of the sea and mountains. On your door step are several lovely walks, where you can often enjoy the hospitality of the local Spanish families who will invite you in to taste their wine.

There are plenty of terraces around the cottage for you to enjoy. A pretty covered terrace to the front of the cottage provides wonderful views across the valley and has a large wrought iron table and chairs for al fresco dining. To the left and at the same level is the well equipped BBQ area. Follow this down between two lovely old olive trees and you will come to another terrace which is great for coffee and tapas and enables you to look down over the village and out to sea. A few steps down is a sun terrace with shade and large private pool where you are completely secluded and can relax undisturbed all day if you wish.

Golf: The coastline east of Malaga is served with several good golf courses. Anoreta and Baviera are only 20 minutes away.

Skiing: The ski resort nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, near Granada is a wonderful ski experience and can be reached within 2 hours drive from Torrox. Locals often make an early start and just go up to ski for the day making it a very affordable event.

More Details

Owner
John & Lynda Bysouth
Member since: 2005
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:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2018

About John & Lynda Bysouth

I have had the wonderful opportunity to live and work in southern Spain for 5 years before returning to the UK. I work as a Business Manager of a very successful Primary School in North Hertfordshire. I try to visit Spain at least 4 times a year where I never tire of the beauty and simplicity of the area.

John & Lynda Bysouth purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why John & Lynda Bysouth chose Torrox

The views are to die for yet it is only 15 minutes to the costa where you can enjoy many restaurants, bars, a great beach and good shops.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Torrox is still very Spanish were the locals go about their everyday business but are equally friendly and enjoy having visitors to their lovely village. The finca allows you to really unwind and forget about the hustle and bustle of our very busy lives allowing you to relax and rejuvenate yourselves.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hendersons - After our last visit to Finca Jacaranda last year, we really couldn't think of anywhere we'd rather be on our holiday's this year. Beautifully located of course we could gaze at the view forever; read copious amounts of fiction round the pool and laze our time away without any guilty feelings at not getting out and doing more.



Wessels - We've stayed at four different Fincas in Andalucia and this is the best to date. Lynda has taken great care to ensure a comfortable stay in beautiful surroundings. One week was not enough - we will be back.



Hopkins - We both absolutely loved our stay, particular highlights were the swallows diving in the pool to drink and guessing how many old gents would be sitting on the village bench just passing the time of day together.
Nov 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse around the Torrox around the Axarquía

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 has an attractive en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has use of family bathroom with shower over the bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Put up bed available
  • Bedroom 1 is very pretty with double bed and crisp cotton linens and ensuite shower room. Air conditioning/heater and electric heating panel. Bedroom 2 is bright and cosy with twin beds and great views. Fan and electric heating panel.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

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Beautifully restored farmhouse cottage, private pool, 10 mins from beach.
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5

Lovely old finca, nicely restored, with fabulous views.

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing time up in the hills away from it all in a well appointed little finca. Lots to explore around the finca with its terracing and fruit trees. A nice pool and lovely views.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, charming farmhouse in fabulous, tranquil setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two week holiday at Finca Jacaranda. The farmhouse has been lovingly restored by Lynda & John and has everything you would need to make your stay all you could wish for. The beds were extremely comfortable and the air-con and powerful fan a godsend. The farmhouse has the sun from about mid-morning, on the upper terrace, then from lunchtime onward at the pool area. We loved being able to sit out, in either sun or shade, on the different terraces throughout the whole day. The views were spectacular and the peaceful setting of hills and a view of the sea, all added to making our holiday one to remember. The road up to the Finca is a single track but the directions are clear and accurate and we found it without a problem. Keith was our point of contact during our stay and was easily contactable and very helpful trying to sort out a problem we had with the pool jets.

We would not hesitate to recommend the farmhouse to anyone. It was ideally placed to see the area, being only 10 minutes from the motorway, giving access to the cities, coastal resorts and hilltop villages of Andalusia. However, we spent most of our time at the Finca, as it was just such a fantastic place to be. Thank you so much Lynda and John for sharing your gorgeous property, we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic holiday, very relaxing and a great base for exploring the area

  • 5 of 5

Finca was lovely and the welcome basket was a lovely touch particularly if arriving late in the day. Also great to have a well equipped kitchen with basics groceries such as salt, oil, eggs and garlic. Very hot during our stay but the pool and shaded areas were perfect for keeping cool in the heat of the day.

Overall a lovely relaxing time and just what we wanted

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Howard We were so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Finca and found everything to your satisfaction. We know the weather was extraordinarily hot even for Spain and were glad you were still able to relax and keep cool around the property. You will always be most welcome should you ever return and we offer a 10% discount. Enjoy the rest of the summer Warmest Wishes Lynda
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5

Beautifully maintained secluded villa

  • 5 of 5

A very picturesque villa located in the mountains. All you need for a quiet and relaxing stay is provided. Strongly recommended for families just be ready for the drive and I suggest you use the coordinates to locate the property.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the finca late afternoon after a drive from the airport. The welcome basket was such a lovely touch. Villa was perfect with stunning views - weather treated us well so the pool was a dream!

Wouldn’t hesitate to come back again 10/10

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lucie Thank you for the lovely review we were so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Finca. We always enjoy our time there and find it is such a great place to unwind and recharge the batteries. You will always be most welcome to return should you get the chance, Warmest Wishes Lynda
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Lovely Finca

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property, the drive up is a little steep, but over the week we soon became used to the twists and turns, definitely worth it. Would like to return.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Baviera
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Motorway
285 Kilometres
Autovia E15
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
El Figon
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Torrox Costa
Car: necessary

Torrox is a typical Andalucian white village and has all the ambiance of old Spain with a quaint square offering tapas bars, restaurants and shops together with an impressive church. 10 minutes away you will find Torrox Costa with it's long sandy beach, wonderful promenade, good quality restaurants and water sports. The beautiful town of Nerja is only 15 minute drive along the coast and is lively, full of restaurants, shops and pretty beaches. There are a number of great coastal and countryside walks if you are wanting to explore the area on foot. If you are looking to visit some of the cultural attractions in Southern Spain then the cities of Malaga, Granada and Sevilla are all within reasonable driving distance.

Golf: 18 hole Baviera Golf Club

Ski: Sierra Nevada, Granada - Pradollano

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

A non refundable 25% deposit secures the booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to departure. We also require a refundable damages deposit of £100 with the final payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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