Beautiful Cortijo in an Amazing Natural Park

Beautiful Cortijo in an Amazing Natural Park

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 14
5 baths

About our home

The 20 hectareas Cortijo is situated in the heart of the Sierra of Grazalema, with spectacular views; it used to be a Roman house over 2000 years ago. The Cortijo can be swap or rent.There are 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. There two supplementary beds and a sofa bed, allowing a maximund of 14 persons to sleep in total. The main house is built with the traditional Andalousian architecture; it is very cozy and comfortable, with a large kitchen, spacious dining room and a livingroom with a fireplace; decorated with lots of arts and craft details, rural objects from the region, large paintings and sculptures, modern and traditional furniture. It has all the commodities of the modern world (bathrooms with jacuzzies, hydro massage showers, central heating, tv, phone line, etc.) but with the feeling and energy of the country side; just 3 kilometers from the village of Grazalema, considered as one of the most beautiful villages in South Spain, 30 minutes by car from Ronda and Seville, and approximat. one hour from Marbella. The guest house has one bedroom, living room , kitchen, bathroom, fireplace... The farm is an animal reservation: there are Iberian wild goats, deer, many species of birds ...
A perfect place to walk around the field, hiking and trekking, to breath the pure air of the Sierra and to be in contact with nature. Near the main house there is a natural spring, dating from the Roman times, 24 hrs spurting mineral water...
Grazalema is a village of 2000 people, an important place for rural tourism, very well preserved, nice architecture and plazas, churches and narrow streets, every single house has white walls and roofs with red tiles. It has many restaurants, bars, cafés, tea places, shops and an old factory still manufacturing high quality clothes made with pure wool. The village is the best example of the Old Spain...
For info to swap or rent: franciscospain@yahoo.com Tel. +34666907991

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More about us

  1. International artist (painter and bronze sculptor)

  2. I live with my son, 18 years old. I like to travel alone or with him around the world.

  3. I am very interested in art, architecture and culture in general around the globe

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
There are many restaurants in the village of Grazalema, just few minutes by car and 30 minutes walking --I usually go to La Posadilla, the owner José María is a good friend of mine; el Torreón and el Simancón--, as well there are very good restaurants in the nearby town of Ronda, 20 min. by car
Cool bars
There are many bars in the village of Grazalema as well there are many bars in the nearby town of Ronda
Cozy cafés
There are many cafés in the village of Grazalema, --I like to go to drink tea or natural juices to La tetería azul (the blue tea place)--, as well, there are many cafés in the nearby town of Ronda
Retail therapy
In the village of Grazalema
Bit of culture
The Jack Neilson Contemporary Art Gallery, the fiestas of the Virgin and the running of the bull, the old factory of textil, the whole village is an alive museum...; reading some books about the anthropology and history of Grazalema; plenty museums in Ronda
Walks in the park
The hiking and trekking around my farm: flowers, aromatic plants, animals, the rocks and caves of the Sierra ...
Spot of exercise
Rock climbing, hiking, trekking over the hills, birdwatching
Day tripping
To visit Acinipo, the Roman amphitheatre of Ronda, or the prehistoric caves of La Pileta and El Gato in the nearby villages of Montejaque and Benaoján; to visit the beautiful town of Arcos or Ronda. The cathedral, museums and monuments of Seville and the Winneries of Jerez are just one hour by car.

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