Sunny private villa in Andalusia among olive trees and wild rock formations

La Joya, Antequera, Andalucia Property Ref: AX30
  • Doors
    3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps
    Sleeps 6
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  • Property Ref: AX30

Pool days, mountain hikes, and Andalusian day trips are waiting for you at this simple and sunny 3 bed holiday villa in the olive groves of the Torcal Mountain range. Inspiring views, a generous pool, and complete privacy make it a good choice for self-catering clients seeking peace and quiet close to historic towns and not too far from beaches. Sleeps 6.

Booking information for AX30

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 12 noon.

  • The swimming pool is maintained all year, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AX30

  • The changeover day is Saturday during the main summer season and flexible at other times.

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Booking information for AX30

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 12 noon.

  • The swimming pool is maintained all year, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AX30

  • The changeover day is Saturday during the main summer season and flexible at other times.

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Summary

Pool days, mountain hikes, and Andalusian day trips are waiting for you at this simple and sunny 3 bed holiday villa in the olive groves of the Torcal Mountain range. Inspiring views, a generous pool, and complete privacy make it a good choice for self-catering clients seeking peace and quiet close to historic towns and not too far from beaches. Sleeps 6.

Facilities

  • Bedrooms
    3 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
    2 Bathrooms
  • Beds
    Sleeps 6

Enjoyment

WiFi internet; TV (with HDMI port); Private, gated swimming pool 8 m x 4 m (1 - 2.10 metre deep); Sunloungers; Parasols; Furnished shaded area; Built-in barbecue; Terraces; Gardens (partly lawned); Private parking; Private fenced and gated grounds.

Self-catering

4 ring cermaic hob; Oven: Dishwasher; Microwave; Fridge / freezer; Electric coffee maker; Blender; Sandwich maker.

Practicalities

Washing machine; Iron & board; Open fireplace (firewood included); Electric radiators; Ceiling fans in all rooms and living area; Hairdryers; Cot (on request); All bed linen and pool towels included.

Extras

Simple food hamper included for breakfast the day after arrival. 

Layout

All one one floor

Open plan kitchen / dining / living area; Bedroom 1: master bedroom with king size double bed and ensuite bathroom (bath tub with shower over); Bedroom 2: Double bedded room; Bedroom 3: Twin bedded room; Bathroom (with hydromassage bathtub).

Exterior

Gardens; Teraces; Parking area; Private grounds.

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Overview

This sunshine yellow villa set against the glorious rusted backdrop of the Torcal Mountain range is a good choice for those seeking private pool holidays in the splendor of Andalusia.

Even though this property doesn’t hold the weight of history in its walls, or boast lavish luxury in every detail – it does not lack on good attention to detail either.

It is clean and comfortable with a hearty unpretentious vibe.

The partially landscaped gardens, 8 metre long pool, and spacious terrace feel truly removed from prying eyes, helped by the fact that this Spanish home is surrounded by an olive grove finca belonging to the property.

High fences, electronic gates, and uninterrupted views heighten the sense of seclusion.

Families with children will be glad to note that the pool is gated and those traveling in a group won’t find the outdoor area shy of space.

The grounds invite endless afternoons of splashing in the pool and barbequing beneath the shaded al fresco dining space.

Inside the villa you will find a neat little home spread across one floor, making it a solid choice for those with mobility difficulties.

Bedrooms boast viscoelastic mattresses and rolling blinds to encourage deliciously deep sleeps in the calm and quiet of the mountains.

The hydro massage bathtub is also wonderful for sinking into after a day walking around the regions impressive rock formations.

A kilometer or so away you will find the gentle village of La Joya, for those who enjoy robust daily walks you can go by foot.

Otherwise, the village bar and restaurants are an easy 5-minute drive.

The historic gem of Antequera is only 20 minutes away with its ancient moor castles, golden stone walls, and luminous cathedrals.

Those with a spirit of adventure can walk the infamous Caminito del Rey hailed as one of the scariest paths in the world.

Afterwards relax on Malaga’s soft beaches only an hour away.

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Location

Setting

At the foothills of Torcal mountain range, in the unspoilt Antequera region.

Location

Just over 1 km away from village of La Joya (some facilities). Access via a short paved track slightly steep but uncomplicated. The large private finca is fenced and gated.

La Joya 1.5 kms
Simple shopping,bars,restaurants
Villanueva 12 mins
Most facilities
Antequera 25 mins
Historic town
El Chorro 35 mins
Breathtaking walks
Malaga 55 mins
Beaches
airport Nearest Airports
Malaga (AGP) 1 hr
Sevilla (SVQ) 2 hrs
Gibraltar (GIB) 2 hrs

Prices

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Sleeps 6 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -6
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 31 May 201731/05/2017
€625
01 Jun 201701/06/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
€750
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 15 Sep 201715/09/2017
€990
16 Sep 201716/09/2017 30 Sep 201730/09/2017
€750
01 Oct 201701/10/2017 01 Jan 201801/01/2018
€625
Sleeps 6 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -6
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 31 May 201731/05/2017
€625
01 Jun 201701/06/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
€750
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 15 Sep 201715/09/2017
€990
16 Sep 201716/09/2017 30 Sep 201730/09/2017
€750
01 Oct 201701/10/2017 01 Jan 201801/01/2018
€625
Sleeps 6 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -6
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 31 May 201731/05/2017
£553
01 Jun 201701/06/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
£664
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 15 Sep 201715/09/2017
£877
16 Sep 201716/09/2017 30 Sep 201730/09/2017
£664
01 Oct 201701/10/2017 01 Jan 201801/01/2018
£553
Sleeps 6 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -6
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 31 May 201731/05/2017
$661
01 Jun 201701/06/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
$794
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 15 Sep 201715/09/2017
$1,048
16 Sep 201716/09/2017 30 Sep 201730/09/2017
$794
01 Oct 201701/10/2017 01 Jan 201801/01/2018
$661
Sleeps 6 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -6
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 31 May 201731/05/2017
AU$1,003
01 Jun 201701/06/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
AU$1,203
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 15 Sep 201715/09/2017
AU$1,588
16 Sep 201716/09/2017 30 Sep 201730/09/2017
AU$1,203
01 Oct 201701/10/2017 01 Jan 201801/01/2018
AU$1,003
Sleeps 6 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -6
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 31 May 201731/05/2017
CAD$1,478
01 Jun 201701/06/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
CAD$1,774
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 15 Sep 201715/09/2017
CAD$2,342
16 Sep 201716/09/2017 30 Sep 201730/09/2017
CAD$1,774
01 Oct 201701/10/2017 01 Jan 201801/01/2018
CAD$1,478

Booking information for AX30

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 12 noon.

  • The swimming pool is maintained all year, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AX30

  • The changeover day is Saturday during the main summer season and flexible at other times.

+ Booking information and changeover day for AX30

Booking information for AX30

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 12 noon.

  • The swimming pool is maintained all year, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AX30

  • The changeover day is Saturday during the main summer season and flexible at other times.

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YOUR REVIEWS

Catherine | August | 2017

We spent a fabulous week at the villa in August. The only criticism we had was about the toaster!!! Having two teenagers who wanted toast most mornings it Became somewhat of a trial to use the toaster provided! The villa is perfect, outside area exceptional. The rooms were very comfortable and both bathrooms perfect. Pool fabulous, used everyday! Would certainly return and also recommend to others. Remember to have basic Spanish phrases on arrival as the property manager has no English whatsoever. Luckily our daughter is studying Spanish at school and was able to translate. All in all a fabulous, relaxing time had by all. Thank you."

Rustical Update

The property manager informed us that she will examine the toaster to check if if works correctly.

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Piet | July | 2017

We had a very nice stay at the home. Great pool and garden with a nice view! Its very quiet and private. The house is well equipped and clean. It is really a good place to stay. There is a lot to visit in the area. At night it was a bit difficult to sleep because of the heat! Maybe airco in the room?"

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Valerie | June | 2017

This is the second time we have used Rustical Travel and their customer service is first class. We were running a little late for our arrival time so phoned the number given for the owner but found she didn’t speak English and our Spanish is very limited. We called Rustical Travel who kindly acted as intermediary to pass the message on. The villa is in a beautiful quiet rural setting. If you’re looking for a secluded away from it all setting this is just perfect. The landscaped garden is lovely. 
We spent most of the time relaxing in glorious sunshine by the pool, which is a good size for a swim. No one to overlook us. The villa itself has everything needed for a comfortable stay including washing machine and dishwasher. 
 The welcome pack is very generous with milk, cheese, eggs, butter, jam, bread, cold meat, yogurt and fruit. The beds are also very comfortable and there is a good supply of towels and bedding which other villas tend to skimp on.
 The decor inside is a little tired looking, more old fashioned than rustic but acceptable. 
One thing I felt lacking was a welcome guest booklet giving some information on the villa and local area. 
 Rustical Travel do provide information on the surrounding area and directions but it’s nice to read a more personal welcome from an owner’s guidebook detailing recommended restaurants, shops, doctors, dentists and some general info on the villa such as where and when bins are emptied, WiFi password etc. 
 Out and about I’d recommend a visit to Villanueva de la Concepción not far from La Joya and the historic town of Antequera."

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Derek | June | 2017

A truly secluded and private location. The villa is well equipped and offers excellent uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. An ideal romantic getaway for a couple or for a party of 4. Remember this is in rural Spain so you will need some language skills (even for the owner/key holder) to get the most out of your experience."

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Andrea | April | 2017

The property was very clean and in a beautiful position. The only drawback was that when we arrived it was really cold and we were told we could make a fire which we did but the house then smelt terribly from the fire. The only other disadvantage was that the dishwasher did not seem to work in the sense that the filter seemed to be broken and the dishes came out dirtier than they went in. Other than that it was fine and would recommend this secluded position."

Rustical Update

The dishwasher filter was blocked, and it was fixed shortly after your departure. 

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