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Stunning hispano moorisch rustic retreat, max. 6

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infinity pool with a stunning view
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infinity pool with a stunning view
The rental farm, Cortijo la Serena
infinity pool, view over garden and rolling hills with mountain range in background
almond trees in flower in February/March
part of the garden with horses in back ground, early summer
lounge (pls. note TV is now a flat screen one)
the oriental down stairs  bedroom
romantic fourposter bedroom with balcony overlooking the garden and swimming pool
Mexican twin bedroom
Path to swimming pool and lavender walk
Desert tent for exclusive use of guests
Interior of desert tent, ideal for relaxing, yoga, eating, listening to music etc
BQ area
one of many terraces
part of garden
infinity pool  area, 3 large terraces,6mx11m, 70cm at shallow end to 2 m at deep end , walled/gate
rental villa previously the oldest bakery in the area, Cortijo la Serena
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Antequera, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
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 wa...
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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
Calendar Updated: 17 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 73 reviews and 1 property
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  • French first
  • German first
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Louise W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in May 2017

This is our second visit to this amazing destination, we love it so much we are already looking at dates to go back. Cortijo la serena is one of the most amazing places we have stayed,even the amazing pictures on the web page don't do this little piece of paradise justice! The villa is a beautiful old bakery and has...

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scottishd...
uk
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 6, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

A real gem in the foothills. So pleased we stayed here. Excellent base for touring Granada, Cordoba and perhaps Seville. 40 mins drive from Malaga Airport. Accommodation first class and spotless. Converted property, tastefully restored with many delightful touches. Full of character yet equipped for all contingencies. Landscaped grounds with private pool and lounge areas. Very tempting just to chill...

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LondonAnn...
london
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

A return trip to La Serena did not disappoint. The Cortijo which is in a great position for touring, had recently been redecorated and refurbished, making it even more comfortable and a pleasure to be in. The house was warm and cosy. Despite the problems Malaga had experienced with unusually bad weather, the area around La Serena escaped the worst...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$1,119
€1,000
Oct 1, 2016 -
Jun 30, 2017
Mid Season
7 nights
$1,119
€1,000
Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 29, 2017
High season
7 nights
$1,343
€1,200
Sep 30, 2017 -
Feb 24, 2018
Mid season
7 nights
$1,119
€1,000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A further 100 euro will be added as a refundable deposit against possible damages. 25% upon booking and the final payment to be received no later than 6 weeks before arrival date. Check in time after 3 p.m. on arrival and check out before 10 a.m. on day of departure. However please let us know a week before arriving where and when you will be landing so we can endeavour to accommodate you should you arrive earlier. Should you be arriving late then we are happy to do the grocery shopping for you providing we receive your shopping list no later than 3 days before arrival. Please note that in high season we can only accept bookings starting and ending on a Saturday.
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About the neighborhood
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....
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Malaga, only 40 min. away: 37.3 mi
Railway: Malaga or Antequera Santa Anna: 18.6 mi
Or via Grenada airport, then hire car. property is 45 min. away or Madrid or Seville and then get the AVE, the fast train, to Antequera or Malaga station and arrange to collect hire car.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 21.7 mi.
Nearby cities
Andalucia Villas (24,514)
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