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La Almuña - La Almuña Main House

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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La Almuña Main House

The Main house at Almuña comprises 4 double bedrooms sleeping 8 very comfortably.. The kitchen is simple but well-equipped with fridge freezer, dishwasher, a 6 ring gas hob, electric oven and a microwave. The Kitchen is open plan with beamed ceiling and a dining room adjacent to it with an open fireplace. From the kitchen french doors lead directly to the conservatory, which is open in the summer heat. Here you will find lovely large marble table for eating at and lounge seating for your ´sundowner´. The sitting room is a vast high-beamed ceilinged room with comfortable sofas and armchairs set around a wonderful open fireplace looking out over the garden through double french doors. Plenty of books adorn the bookcase. Antique furniture and family paintings hang on the walls. From here bedroom 3 & 4 are on an adjacent annex. They ooze rustic charm with their shared bathroom at the end of the corridor. Upstairs lie Bedroom 1 & 2 which have stunning views across the land.

About the property

La Almuña

Charming farmhouse situated on the private working estate La Almuña. Nestled in the hills between the picturesque ´white villages´of Jimena de la Frontera and Gaucin. The farmhouse offers newly refurbished comfortable, light and airy accommodation for up to 16 people. An ideal family house. Spectacular views are had from house and terrace across the straits of Gibraltar to North Africa. The rooms brim with traditional cortijo character.

The beamed high-ceilinged sitting room with its huge hearth offers relaxation at the end of the day. Read one of the many books or relax with a film. The rooms are arranged off the central cobbled courtyard which brims with citrus trees, roses and hibiscus. The spacious farmhouse stone terrace offers ample seating in sun or shade. Behind the mature cypress hedge lies the swimming pool with palms to shade under and a cabana. 3 min. walk along the farm track lies the tennis court. The farmhouse has stables from which riding can be arranged.

The farmhouse is set on 200 acres of private landing yet only 10 min. from Gaucin with its many tapas bars, restaurants and amenities. It offers wonderful peaceful accommodation, walking, riding and birdwatching. The natural park Los Alcornocales is only 10min. away. Take scenic drives through the ´white villages´of the Serrania de Ronda. Historic Ronda with its spectacular gorge, gourmet restaurants and Roman bullring is only 30 min. away. Great beaches are only 40 min. away on the Mediterranean Coast or the wild white surfing sands of Costa de la Luz are,90 min. drive. Wonderful caves to explore locally and fiestas and ferias to enjoy. Try the local wines at a Gaucin Bodega or travel to Jerez for its famous Sherry bodegas and Spanish horses. A wonderful base to explore the Moorish hilltop villages or enjoy the glitz and glamour of Marbella. Take in some polo in Sotogrande and some golf at Valderrama or just sit back and enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of La Almuña.

More Details

Diana Paget
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
1 February, 2017

Available Rentals


4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Spacious, relaxing with terrific views!

  • 4 of 5

We spent just over a week at this lovely house as a last minute booking! We were not disappointed.....our welcome from Diana was warm and generous as she greeted us with homemade Gazpacho and vegetables from the local farm.

The house was spacious and peaceful with tremendous views over the surrounding countryside. We all absolutely loved the pool with a view, a wonderful place to cool down and relax.

Thank you Diana for making our stay so special.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, much appreciated. Please do come again!! It is so nice to know others love your home of 35 years, and makes my move to the ¨granny flat¨ so worthwhile.
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Fantastic & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed with Diana at La Almuna for a week. The house, grounds, pool, gardens and view are beautiful and well kept. Diana's hospitality is unrivalled within half an hour somehow you have a large G&T in your hand and are taking in the view from the terrace while a delicious dinner is being prepared for you. The house is utterly charming in a rustic farmhouse style with every room full of character. We had a toddler with us and the pool and surrounding area are very safe for children. We will definitely be back next year - loved every second of this place!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Accommodation and facilities for La Almuña Main Housein Gaucín in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large new shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 & 2 have wonderful views across the valley, over the Mediterranean to North Africa. Bedroom 4 has a door access to lawned area with Citrus trees.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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