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Stunning hispano moorisch rustic retreat, max. 6

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infinity pool with a stunning view
The rental farm, Cortijo la Serena
1 of 19infinity pool with a stunning view
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This lovely restored old bakery is situated in Southern Andalusia in an area of outstanding natural beauty, amidst rolling hills punctuated by olive groves, almond trees and pine forests with the mountains as a backdrop. Wild boar, ibex, deer and wild bird life can be observed during the best part of the year The owners have kept the rustic character of this more than 100 year old Hispano Moorish farm which can comfortably house from 2 to 6 people. The inside decoration reflects the owners love for authenticity and interest in world travels. They have beautifully restored the beams in all rooms, uncovered stone walls and generally decorated with rustic and antique furniture and original paintings. Ideal for a relaxing holiday by the pool and or to visit the historical towns of Andalusia...This lovely restored old bakery is situated in Southern Andalusia in an area of outstanding natural beauty, amidst rolling hills punctuated by olive groves, almond trees and pine forests with the mountains as a backdrop. Wild boar, ibex, deer and wild bird life can be observed during the best part of the year The owners have kept the rustic character of this more than 100 year old Hispano Moorish farm which can comfortably house from 2 to 6 people. The inside decoration reflects the owners love for authenticity and interest in world travels. They have beautifully restored the beams in all rooms, uncovered stone walls and generally decorated with rustic and antique furniture and original paintings. Ideal for a relaxing holiday by the pool and or to visit the historical towns of Andalusia, which are all in easy reach by car. Beautiful walks, horse riding, golf, birdwatching, paint classes, all can booked in advance and facilities close by. Romantic hide away, Farmhouse, villa and Finca. Ideal for ramblers, birdwatching, golf, close to th lakes of Isnajar with beach. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TAR/MA/2159More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
House rules are available at the property. In a nut shell it says that children should be supervised at the swimming pool by parents at all times and adequate travel insurance should be taken before travelling. Smoking is only allowed on terrace and extra care should be taken when using the BQ as in Andalusia it is very dry over the summer months. No hen or bachelor parties. The house is provided for up to 6 people.
Bathrooms
2 Showers
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About the Owner
Kathryn C
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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Date of stay: July 2020
Reviewed 21 March 2020

We decided after a very taxing time in London, to book Cortijo la Serena again for a week last month. We had fond memories of this property set in a beautiful rural setting but not being remote at all. The almond trees were blossoming when...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Freedom29801316153
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Reviewed 14 January 2020

I cannot recommend this place highly enough, you won't possibly be disappointed if you venture to Cortijo Serena. I so rarely leave these type of reviews but in this instance I simply must! We decided to rent, for the second time, the villa having had...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank EuropeMan2
Reviewed 22 October 2019 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Cortijo serena for our honeymoon it was just what the owners described It was a beautiful Spanish retreat with a moorish Appeal and decorated to an amazing standard With everything we needed for our holiday There were fantastic views...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank puppiSpain
Reviewed 18 October 2019

Donald and Kathryn were great host at their old bakery house turned into a charming moorish casa. We stayed 6 days with our two boys, the pool was an ice challenge that we mastered. The wifi was too slow for the information generation but other...More

Date of stay: October 2019
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The area has gentle hills and a mountain range,lakes in Isnajar and el Chorro, visit the Torcal in Antequera if you like to see wild life and walking as well as do plan to visit the white Andalusian villages where live stands still. Restaurants to suit all purses and all tastes abound. The historical town of Antequera with its 40 churches and monasteries as well as Moorish fortress offers a wealth of cultural experiences. The Antequera golf course is only 25 min. away from the property as well as the wolves sanctuary. Malaga offers not only beautiful beaches but an interesting historical city center with the Picasso and Carmen Thyssen, bull fighting and car musea as well as fabulous shoe shopping....
Getting around
Maps, books and ample information on the area and major historical towns in Andalusia are at the property for consultation. We are also always available for any questions you may have. You will need a car.
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