VILLA EL TORCAL, La Higuera, Villanueva de La Concepcion.

Property number 5075
5 bedroom villa listed by Martyncontact owner
Sleeps 15 · 5 bedrooms · 3 bathrooms

Rustic, but modern 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom private villa. Also a self contained apartment upstairs. Set in an old olive grove. With a private heated pool, gated for safety. Air conditioned, WIFI,

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Children and infants welcome
This villa has a cot, a highchair and a gated pool
Villa overview

The main villa has a master bedroom with King bed, an en suite twin bedroom and a further twin bedroom. There are two double sofa beds in the lounge, one further bed can be added,and there are two cots. For large groups, there is a new self contained apartment on the first floor. This is only available along with the main villa.
SORRY NOW NOT READY UNTIL MID OCTOBER 2020 (CORONA)! It has two bedrooms, a sofa bed in a small lounge and a shower room, tea and coffee facilities with refrigerator and private outside space. The price is an additional (£) 252 per week, sleeps up to 7.
The Villa is in the Hamlet of La Higuera, within the National Park of El Torcal, a rock formation once under the sea and was inhabited by dinosaurs, having a free visitor centre and a spectacular wildlife reserve.
La Higuera has two shops and a tapas bar,( refurbished for 2020) the main shop is also open on a Sunday. The play park with tennis, table tennis, football, basketball and childrens swings, gym and slides, is opposite the villa. Directly from the villa are plenty of various walks and an information site providing details to local history and what wildlife to look out for on each walk. So to from the top of El Torcal, but you will need to drive there, unless you are professionals! It is possible to get to the El Torcal summit directly on foot from the villa. La Joya, is a small town 2km from the villa and has five tapas bars / restaurants, a couple of shops, chemist and bakeries, one of which will deliver fresh bread and pastries daily to you if required. Also La Joya boasts the hotel Fuente del Sol, which has spectacular views, horse riding and various pamper treatments are available to non residents, as is the restaurant and cafe. Villanueva de la Concepcion, the town of El Torcal, is 6km away and has many shops, banks and tapas bars/ restaurants etc. The villa comes fully equipped, including WIFI, Bluetooth sound system, which also takes a USB so bring your own music!, it also has switchable speakers for outside. All bedrooms have air conditioning. Newly installed this year is a new water heating system, so there is plenty of pressurised hot water- yes, in Spain! It is a 200ltr tank, we also have a 1000ltr reserve tank. SO ALL THE WATER PRESSURE ISSUES ARE NOW ADDRESSED! The villa has two pushchairs, high chairs, cots and door gate if needed. For winter guests there is a log burner with logs available from the local shop. There are plenty of shaded areas around the villa, and a pergola near the pool. Ample seating, tables and loungers are provided, so to is an outside cooking ring and barbecue. The TV has Spanish tv and an Amazon fire stick, so you can get netflix etc, for live UK TV you will need a VPN. The villa has an array of wonderful flowers and fruit and vegetables, all for your use, these include, bay tree, various herbs, lemons, oranges, apples, grapes,pears, plums,lettuce, onions, tomatoes,broad beans, peppers,artichoke and melon. At the rear of the garden is a chicken coop, so fresh eggs are also available. A twenty minute drive takes you to Lobo Park, a wolf sanctuary and visitor centre, the ancient capital of Antequera is a must visit, 10 minutes further on from Lobo Park. In Fuente de Piedra there is the largest flamingo colony in Europe, the Spanish lakes and El Chorro gorge are close by, the coast is a one hour drive. Further afield is Granada, Ronda, Cordoba and Seville. Im sure I will have missed lots out, so please feel free to contact me at anytime. I can arrange the best value car hire, or local taxi`s.
At the villa there is also a 24 hour contact locally for any problems.
NEW FOR 2016, ELECTRIC POOL HEATING!!
Thank you for reading. Martyn

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Rooms and beds
Bedroom 1
1 king size bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds with ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed and 1 double bed
Bedroom 5
3 single beds
Other beds
3 double sofa beds in two in the lounge, one in the apartment upstairs
2 cots
Facilities
3 bathrooms including 1 ensuite
WiFi
Air conditioning in the bedrooms only
Private heated and gated pool
Balcony / terrace
Private garden
TV
Open fire
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Reviews
This villa has 14 verified reviews.
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11 out of 14 people recommended staying here
Karis
Family from Barnet, United Kingdom · July 2019
We all had a really lovely time at Villa Jacqui. We really liked the simple, modern and uncluttered, decor (and the WiFi!) The pool and garden were beautiful, and not at all overlooked, with plenty of shade and sun. You do need a car but the supermarket 10min away is very well stocked. The views from just outside the villa of the mountains are...
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Hi Karis, thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you and your family as renters and I look forward to welcoming you again sometime in the future. Martyn

Liyakatali
Large Group from Dewsbury, United Kingdom · August 2018
We had an excellent time at this property. The place is awesome,has swimming pool and an amazing garden with fresh vegetables which we used to cook for meals. Very friendly and helpful people around.definitely go there again. Recommended!!!

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Christine
From Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom · December 2007
Dear fellow villa - renters We enjoyed our 2 week holiday in Spain over the Xmas and New Year very much. Our expectations were exceeded overall, the villa and area were excellent value for money and I will be recommending the holiday to friends. Martyn did all he could to make our stay comfortable even going so far as to buy an extra high...
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Location
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Recommended - Some shops, bars and restaurants are within a 15 minute walk
Nearby places
Nearest beach 45km
Nearest supermarket 1km
Nearest bar 100m
Nearest Restaurant 100m
MALAGA 50km
VILLANUEVA DE LA CONCEPCION 5.6km
ANTEQUERA 20km
GOLF ANTEQUERA NEW 18 20km
LAKES 40km
La Joya 2km
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Access
Check in: 17:00
Check out: 10:00
Suitability
Infants welcome
Children welcome
No smoking
No parties or events
Wheelchair access
Pets allowed
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Breakage cover
Renters must pay one of the following:
  • Non-refundable breakage waiver: £31 or
  • Refundable breakage deposit: £98
Cancellation terms
You will incur charges depending on when you cancel a booking.
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Rental licence or registration number
CTC2019047069
Listed by Martyn
Private owner from United Kingdom · Joined in 2004
Average rating from 14 reviews
Martyn
I have been renting property in Spain, mainly on the coast ,since 1997, I now only look after property inland. I bought this villa to live in (eventually!) I love all aspects of rural Spain, though, still go to the coast for day trips. Having owned this villa since the birth of my daughter, (2003) we have encountered all sorts of problems, all of which I am pleased to help with. Be assured of assistance before, during and after your stay. If anything is not clear, please contact me. I hope you give this area a try, once you do, you may never go back to the coast. Thank you, Martyn
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