Villa Las Flores Spain
Villa Flores, a truly special place of panoramic beauty and peace, secluded and tranquil but not too remote the local town only a small drive away. Set in its own private grounds, completely detached and gated together with large gardens containing a variety of fruit trees and Olive Groves and in spring there are lots of roses in the garden.
Enjoying large grounds and quiet rural location with very private large pool, barbecue and parking for 5 cars. It is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of inland Spain, where the relaxed Spanish lifestyle makes you feel a million miles away from the stresses of modern life. Set in the peaceful farmlands of Andalucia with a backdrop of the El Torcal Mountains, with easy access to restaurants, shopping, Malaga Airport, Seville, Ronda, Granada and Cordoba.
The Villa has a lovely enclosed terrace to the front where you can sit and relax and enjoy a quite coffee or bite to eat watching the locals go by. Alternatively a 5 minutes drive takes you to the town centre where you can enjoy local drinks and tapas.
Inside the Floresvilla
The Villa is comfortably furnished and tastefully decorated throughout and Disabled access friendly. The front lounge having leather sofas and a feature open fire for those cold winter months and air conditioning to keep you cool in the summer. For days when you want to stay indoors the Villa has a large TV & Skybox with some free digital English channels, a DVD, video player, and stereo together with music Cds, books, and videos for your enjoyment. An oak-dining table that can comfortably seats six people.
The Kitchen is fully equipped with built in units and Granite worktops, double sink, full size fridge freezer, washing machine, built in cooker and microwave, pots pans and all other kitchen implements.
The master bedroom with double bed, luxurious ensuite and fully furnished as are the second and third bedrooms. Fresh bed linen and fluffy white towels are provided and air bed to accommodate additional guests.
The main bathroom has a bath and a shower.
The large glass doors at the rear leads to a large porch equipped with a fitted barbecue and additional tables and chairs for “alfresco dining” accompanied by a jug of sangria utilising the oranges and lemons from the fruit trees gives a true taste of rural Spain.
The villa has a very secludd large private swimming pool, 9.6 x 5.77 meters x 1.5 min depth with tiled walls and surrounded by a spacious large terraced area around the pool and sun loungers with sun- parasols to relax, breath and unwind. The pool is family friendly and has walk in steps ideal for children. There is both an outside enclosed shower and toilet and an open shower. There is also a covered bar area for when it gets too hot
VIDEOS: Please visit youtube as per link below (copy and paste in your browser)
1/6 Surroundings/Outside/Orchard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzjAFd6w_ns
2/6 Living Area & Kitchen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbTfVs_4TWo
3/6 Bedrooms & En-Suite: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ked72CJsBYQ
4/6 Main Bathroom & BBQ: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7myn0zrUG8o
5/6 Outside Pool & Bar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVDH6b7aqDQ
6/6 Flores Villa Full Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcvBYq9pQhc&feature=youtu.be
VILLA ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES
First Bedroom Double Bed Ensuite with Toilet, Basin
Second Bedroom. Two Single Beds with optional access to Ensuite with toilet
Third Bedroom Two Single Beds
Extra Beds 1 Double Air Bed & 1 Cot available
All bedrooms are tastefully decorated and fully furnished throughout. Fresh bed linen and fluffy white towels are provided and there are lots of those little extra touches, to make your stay memorable.
The master bedroom, with double bed and a luxurious spacious en suite, with wardrobes, chest of drawers bedside cabinets and table lamps.
Second and third bedrooms both with twin beds also fully furnished share the Main Bathroom. The second bedroom with optional access to en suite. Air Bed is provided to accommodate two additional people.
First Bathroom Toilet, Basin, Shower, & Bath
Second Bathroom Toilet, Basin, & Shower
Third Bathroom Outside next to pool toilet, & Shower
Open Shower Next to pool
The luxurious spacious fully furnished en suite bathroom linked to the main bedroom but the second bedroom having and optional access to it. The main fully furnished bathroom has a bath, shower and is shared by bedrooms 2&3.
Furthermore there are both an outside enclosed shower and toilet as well as an open shower
Kitchen, Dining Room, Lounge
Washing Machine, Drying Rack, Iron, Ironing Board
4 ring stove, Single Oven, Grill, Microwave, Combination Oven, Fridge, Freezer
Lounge Diner table seats 6, Patio table seats 8, and Garden table seats 8, High Chair
TV, Satellite, DVD, CD Player, Radio, music Cds, books, and videos for your enjoyment
Balcony, Terrace, Private Garden, Barbeque, Sun Loungers 4, Parking, Garden Chairs 16
Pool:Private large Pool, with walk in steps ideal for young children and non swimmers, Approx pool size 9.6 x 5.77 meters x 1.5 min)
Air Conditioning, Electric Fans, & Open Fire
Cleaning On Changeover, Towels provided, Linen provided
Children welcome, Disabled Access Friendly & Pets allowed
*** It is set midway between the two Villages of Aguilar and Estepa, in the spectacular mountain region of the SIERRA de Yeguas, Andalucia. Malaga Airport, and the Coast is only 75 minutes drive away. The surrounding area is all olive groves, and there is also a laguna just five minutes drive towards aquilla del a frontera for picnics, walks and bird watching. The villa is secluded and tranquil but only 5 minutes drive from town, however we would recommend car hire to truly appreciate the area and surroundings.
Puente Genil, just 5 minutes car drive, is a large bustling town with lots of shops, bars, and restaurants. It really comes to life at night when all the Spanish families come out to chat in the bars along the streets. As you drive into Puente you come to Carrefour, Lidl, Dia and Mercadona supermarkets, providing all the provisions you need for a good self catering holiday. Most are open till late Monday to Saturday and does not close for siesta. The complex around Carrefour has a bowling alley, Internet cafe, cinema, coffee shops disco and a very good restaurant called La Lemon. Further into town you have many local bars and restaurants including Casa Pedro a highly recommended restaurant to eat.
Places to visit nearby:
There are many day trips to be made from here and perfect for mountaineering cycling or horse riding painting and fishing. The nearby pretty villages of Aguilar and Estepa are typically Moorish, with a network of winding streets.
El Torcal Park Nature Reserve is known for it's unusual limestone rock formations. Located 10 kilometers west of Antequera, within Park's 17 square km are some of the most beautiful and impressive limestone landscapes in Europe To reach the heart of the park it is possible to drive up to 1.100 m. above sea level along a good access road into the park. Simply go to the village of Villanueva de la Concepcion and follow the sign to El Torcal out of the town about 1 km. At the parking area you will find an information centre, small museum, with an interesting of view of the wildlife, flora and fauna of the park. Orchid enthusiasts will be captivated by the 30 varieties of the plant growing in the park.
Three routes through the park for walkers have been marked out with different coloured arrows on wooden sticks. The green route is the shortest and easiest, 1,5 km. and takes about 30 minutes. The yellow route covers most of the green area, is 2,5 km. long and takes you to "Las Ventanillas" The Windows, at 1.200 m. for panoramic views of the valley of Málaga. Finally the red route is the longest and most difficult, 4,5 km. taking about three hours, with a viewing point 1.339 m. up where you can see the whole of the El Torcal Park and the Africa Coastline.
Lobo Wolf Park Ctra Antequera-Alora features four large enclosures with European wolves, Timber wolves, Polar wolves and Iberian wolves. A petting zoo, horse riding and wolf tours and museum.
Spectacular Embalse del Guadalteea Lakes where boating, fishing and swimming can be enjoyed.
Antequera, an historic town has a great 18 hole golf course at Hills of Gandía and there is a market once a week.
The Laguna nature reserve is a haven for overwintering aquatic birds and an important breeding area for many bird species, particularly the white-headed duck and ideal for bid watching and picnics. From the villa follow signs for aguilla del a fontera and then signs for Laguna Nature
Also visit the Aqua Sierra Water Park, Villafranca de Cordoba, near Cordoba approx 20 minutes drive. has seven rides, including a black hole and kamikaze run, plus big kids' pool with small play feature, and "beach" pool. The water park has both VIP and naturist areas. Take the CO-3103 west out of Villafranca, and you will see Aquasierra on your right
The Coast & Beyond: It takes about 75 minutes to get to Malaga from there drive to scenic trip to Marcella or Fuengorola for the lovely beaches. Benalmadena is also a lovely place, particularly Tivoli World where a nice day out filled with fun and thrills of the rides. Try the cable cars and see the whole town from above
Granada a day trip not to be missed visit the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada which is a bit further out but absolutely wonderful and also the cave houses where at night the gypsies who live there do flamenco dancing in the bars
Seville's Cathedral, the third largest in the world, is breathtaking as well as the Giralda tower and stunning view across the whole of Seville.
Cordoba only 35 minutes away is a must. The Mezquita Cathederal is one of the most important in Spain. It has some fabulous shops in the town centre. The old town is all cobbled streets and very quaint.
Gibraltar and Morocco are also good days out but. Day trips to Gibraltar are available by coach from Mollena or Benalmadena.
The Villa is cleaned thoroughly at the beginning and end of a rental. Extra cleaning service can be organised. Clients are taken to the Property and shown around, with an opportunity to ask questions.
A little food Hamper containing basic provisions such as bread, coffee etc. is supplied for your arrival and extra food shopping can be bought as per a list for a small charge.
Day to day necessities and provisions can be purchased locally plus there is a daily home delivery of fresh bread, milk and eggs.
A Car is essential and change over day is usually on Saturday but we can be flexible on this