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Relaxing Restored Rural Farmhouse – Casa Algarrobo

terrace - newer

Entire House

3 Bedrooms

7 adults + 3 children

Car Recommended



Situated in the Spanish countryside 4 km from the nearest village. Restored for modern day living. Wake to birdsong and cicadas in the summer. Not a villa! We have lived here since 2003 and simply love it!! Walking, relaxing, sightseeing or chilling by our huge shared pool. Lovely gardens and views. Shady eating areas. Real Spain. Children less than two years of age no charge. Discounts for under 11 years of age, please enquire before booking.

The House

  • Accommodates: 7
  • Shower Rooms: 2
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Beds: 5
  • Check In: Flexible
  • House Rules
  • Check Out: 12PM (noon)
  • Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
  • Property type: Farmhouse
  • Room type: Entire house

We have the most marvelous views, peace and quiet, but not remote. The main road is a 5 minute drive. Walk in the unspoiled olive groves or hike up to the top of La Peña de Hierro and try to find the elusive Ibex or resident Eagle Owl. Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite and a triple bedded room. Family shower room. Fully equipped kitchen, living room and quiet reading room/ entrance hall. Large eating terrace and BBQ and small top terrace. White villages. Background central heating in winter. Fans are provided in all rooms. First gas is provided for a mobile gas fire. Replacements can be purchased. We have a fire extinguisher and first aid kit in the pool room. Fire blankets are in all houses.

Guest access

Casa Algarrobo and the pool, terraces and gardens.

We will meet you with the keys and show you round. The house has a main entrance to the car park and a door from the kitchen to the covered eating terrace, poolside. There are shady terraces with chairs and tables and a large pool terrace with sun loungers and sunshades. Washing machine and iron, w.c. in the pool room. Parking area.

Interaction with guests

We are on hand to offer help or advice if needed. Welcome and information packs, together with maps are provided.

The neighborhood

Real Andalucia , tinkling goat bells , birds , butterflies and peace. Olive groves . Walking anywhere from the house where there no fences. The nearest shop is 4km away in Los Romanes village. There is a general shop, bar and a great restaurant. Drive to a big selection of restaurants nearby. Canoe and sail on the nearby lake. Travel to the unspoiled white villages or the numerous beaches. Horse riding. Local fiestas. Situated sheltered spot 337 metres above sea level. Beaches and National park 25 minutes drive.

Getting around

A car is essential. Malaga airport is 50 minutes drive .

Other things to note

We do have a cottage for two and if it is booked, you would be sharing the pool. Our apartment is not usually occupied at the same time as the house, and can be let with access to the entrance hall to provide an extra bedroom and shower room for larger parties. A baker calls here daily, except on Sunday. We do have two friendly dogs and three cats. All linen and towels, except beach towels are provided. Toy box and games, highchair and travel cot.

House rules

  • No smoking
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No parties or events
  • Respect other guests in terms of noise and their private spaces.
  • Smoking allowed on the terraces.

Safety Features

  • Carbon Monoxide detector