Rustic Farmhouse

Nerja, Málaga
Self-catering


A private villa beautifully flanked by gardens bursting with fruit. Here you’ll find real Spanish character, style and a sun-trap terrace

Bed

3 beds

Bedroom

3 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 6

The
Experience

A short hop from the coast. Wend your way up, past manicured villas to El Monte Bajo – private and quiet, yet far from remote. Its sister, Al Ladino, is next door. Step onto the terrace: warm terracotta tiles and pathways lead to a beautifully kept garden with figs, lemons, bougainvillea. Skip down the steps into your cheerful kitchen to find homely knick-knacks and plenty of mod cons. The feel is one of real Spanish character, luxury and comfort. You’ll find gorgeous old furniture, carved wooden doors and quirky décor throughout: an old string-less lute on the wall, a carved wooden bull. Bedrooms are smart, white and modern with memory foam mattresses – a good night’s sleep guaranteed! Bathrooms are equally stylish: a sunken bathtub with garden views and a mosaic of natural stone take centre stage. Your welcome basket is generous, and brims with seasonal fruit, tuna, black bread, milk, red wine… once you’ve had your fill, head out for excellent walks in the nearby sierras, or visit Granada’s Alhambra (just over an hour’s drive) and the beautiful town of Frigiliana – once voted prettiest village in Spain.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
3pm
Check out
10am
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Restaurants nearby.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £171
Weekly price
from £1200
Damage deposit
££300
1 House for 6
From £1713 beds3 bedrooms

Reviews

A magnificent villa full of charm with an exceptional garden and excellent views. Set 3/4 of a mile up a hill, it is an ideal for a 'get away from it all' holiday yet easily close enough to the heart of Nerja (2 miles approx) and its beaches, if a more lively experience is required.

Alex, Gloucester

'as good as the pics on the website are they still don't do the property justice’ we appreciate the fact you and Oscar are just a call or text away if we need anything. it's been a fantastic week here in beautiful surroundings, and not forgetting the fabulous food Toni prepared for us !!

Stuart, Glasgow

Just returned from another idyllic week here. Peace calm and tranquillity in a sheltered garden which has its own little micro-climate. Avocados, strawberries, custard apples and bananas all grow along with lemons oranges apricots figs and lots of salad and vegetables, all organically grown. The wildlife is constantly amazing with frogs toads Hawks squirrels stray pussycats with this time, a baby hedgehog sheltering in the cats bowl too! Words are insufficient to explain our delight at staying here again. We just know we are really lucky to have found it! Plus really caring owners. Delightful!

Jan, London

Beyond the unassuming metal door set into a stone wall lies the enchanting finca that is El Monte Bajo. From the top of the steps that lead down to the covered terrace the view of the tropical garden, Nerja nestling in the valley, the sea and the Almijara mountain range is absolutely stunning. Once inside and from every viewpoint the property oozes rustic charm and character. This is an idyllic retreat that has been created with great care and affection, combining authentic Andalucian materials with ultra modern facilities. All in all this is a very special place. We look forward to returning.

Eric, Newton solney, south derbyshire

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Dan Bowers

  • Safe bathing and a choice of half a dozen charming beaches & coves
  • Historic cities such as Sevilla & Granada within an hour or two drive. Local white washed villages close at hand such as Frigiliana, consistently voted one of the most beautiful pueblos in Spain
  • Shopping in Malaga, 45 minutes away, water sports , bicycle hire & tennis all available locally.
  • Visit 'Las Cuevas de Nerja' - the Caves of Nerja, an enchanting force of nature, it's cool below in summer at around 21c
  • Our chef can visit you and prepare fresh local food for you on the patio using fine ingredients from our vegetable patch and orchard (seasonal).
  • Registration no. with the Andalucia regional government CTC-2017149624