|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Think "Driving over Lemons" but instead of the Alpujarras, relocate to the Sierra Sur , asmall corner of Seville. province , nestled between Cadiz and Malaga provinces. Underneath the highest peak in the area is our farm. The perfect place to relax and unwind , a pretty stone and plaster farm cottage, a farm track that no one likes much and a warm welcome. T raditional but not typical the cottage is cosy and comfortable with large bathroom, kitchen/sitting room, log burner, and 2 bedrooms, one of which is a double. Outside the large rough stoned patio looks out over old olive trees, seville orange trees and woods. The night sky is very often splendid, causing many a neck ache and exclamations of wonder.
Around us there are both walks and ambles, our two neighbouring villages are 3 kms away and welcome vistors as this is not a tourist area. There are bars and shops in both and prices are extremely reasonable. As we are quite centrally placed day visits are in abundance, beautiful lakes, big cities such as Seville and Granada, smaller towns such as Osuna and Ronda plus the famous white villages are all at hand.Children and pets are welcome and kids will find plenty to do from playing with the animals to roaming the woods near the farm. A stay on this farm is a true country experience and one which will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.
I have lived in Spain for over 25 years, teaching English, farming and bringing up my 4 wonderful children. I give English classes to young people from the nearby villages and have set up a lovely classroom on the farm where I can also give basic Spanish classes to those who are interested. I have had many lovely and interesting guests to stay over the past few years and have often enjoyed spending an evening with them, either at home or in the village. I am always ready to help or give advice whenever needed.
liz hart purchased this villa in 1985
It is a very special place and we still love it, 27 years later.
This is not a place for high heels or luxury seekers but it is quiet and relaxing as well as being full of character with a great "ambiente" Standing at 600 metres we are surrounded by trees but with open views across the countryside as well. In the Summer golden orieles nest here and the liquid sound of the bee-eaters can be heard most Summer nights. We are excellently placed for visits to Seville, Granada, Malaga and Cordoba, and Ronda is less than an hour away. We are also near the stunning lakes of El Chorro near Antequera and even nearer to the Peñon of Algamitas where there are some bolted climbs. I myself can offer basic Spanish classes. Dividing your time between the casita patio and visits to the nearby sites and cities provides a perfect holiday.
Even thoughit was only for two nights we enjoyed our stay at this wonderful spot tremendously. Thanks a lot for the hiking suggestion, the walk up the "Peñon"was unforgettable.Tales and Karina, Freiburg, Germany.
Came for 3 days and stayed for 7!Says it all. What more can anyonewant from a holiday.Complete rest and relaxation in wonderful scenery. We have been made to feel most welcome and feel as though we are part of the family. Can't wait to return. Bill and Maggie, Durham, England
Hello! Here is Julie from Russia. Thankyou for all. It was really great, I invite you to Russia!
What a fantastic switch-off and unwind holiday. Ultimate hostess Liz has made us feel more than just welcome. Just the right amount of "switch on " energy remained for us to explore what is a considerably interesting region.Would reccommend Seteníl and Olvera and a visit to the Cadiz coast well worth the effort.Thanks Liz and all the family for a very very good holiday, Barry, Nicky, Anna and Joel-
Liz and Danny were wonderful hosts. Outgoing, personal, and discrete. Liz knows Spain very well and her day trip excursion suggestions were informed and well pointed.
Liz and Danny introduced us to rural Spanish living: tranquility, simply but very charming. Surrounded by olive groves we had the opportunity to have a true experience and we learned a lot about Spanish culture, customs, and lifestyles. It was a positive experience that opened our hearts and compassion straying way off the tourist path. We were at the farm - "finca" over 2 weeks. We thank our hosts for the experience.
farmhouse setting in countyside with wonderful views
all amenties needed for a comfortable holiday
friendly and helpful owners on site with advice if needed
we had a wonderful time!
Truly a unique experience for those looking for something different. If you've read 'Driving Over Lemons' this is a great description. Liz and Danny were charming hosts and helpful in all ways. We even got massages from Liz 😀 The bed was comfortable, the kitchen adequate, and the best part of staying at 'Olla de la Margarita' was sitting outside in the evening with a glass of wine and listening to the birdsong, with not another farm or human in sight!!! A great respite from the busy, touristy areas.
If you are looking for 4 star luxury this is not the place for you. It was the experience that we rated 4 star. We will definitely return to 'Olla de la Margarita' on our next trip to Spain.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
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|Refundable Damage Deposit||£43|
Changeover day is not specified but departure time will normally be 12.00 midday.Please leave the Casita tidy and empty the bins.