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Spacious andalusian Cortijo with large private pool surrounded by orange groves

Bedrooms 11
Half Baths2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


chateau / country house
Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Exclusive 11 Bedrooms 8 bathrooms sleeps 25 large private pool unlimited wifi

The spacious cortijo sleeps up to 25 people but can now also be rented for smaller groups of up to 10 people on a private exclusive basis allowing guests to reserve at reduced prices during certain dates - please contact us for further information.

This charming, spacious 18th century andalucian Cortijo, located in a protected area of natural beauty next to a natural park and yet just 7 minutes from town. Set in acres of orange trees with magnificent views to parque natural Matallana and sierra Morena. Outside there are large gardens with a 12x6 meter swimming pool, BBQ, kitchen, shaded dining, volleyball and 'Boules' games area. Inside there are 6 en suite bedrooms and a further 6 bedrooms , 2 family shower rooms and 2 additional WC`s, substantial games room, living room and kitchen. The extensive 70 square meter lounge and its high vaulted ceilings provides a relaxing environment. Games room offers table tennis, pool table and games consoles. Fully equipped kitchen featuring granite worktops,island and eating area. Utility room includes 2 x washing machine/ tumble drier and access to a patio and raised sun terrace for drying washing. Weekly linen change provided. Lounge,dining room and all bedrooms are air conditioned.

Airport transfer available from Seville airport direct to the Cortijo, email for details.

This is a beautiful 18th century Cortijo set in 5 acres of orange groves and mature gardens, around which guests can enjoy a stroll. The huge area of land means that there is no noise, giving you the perfect chance to escape and unwind with the family with all the amenities of the town nearby...

The gardens have panoramic views over the Lora countryside and protected natural park The garden is well lit at night and the town of Lora Del Rio beyond - what a perfect spot to relax with a glass of something cold!

The large swimming pool has steps which slope gently down. Outdoor kitchen with further dining facilities is a fabulous area to dine alfresco, enjoy the view, play board games or relax with a cool drink whilst supervising the children playing in the pool.

As you enter the Cortijo, you immediately feel at home.

Inside is comfortably furnished, a charming mix of rustic and modern. Needless to say the lovely farmhouse kitchen is fully equipped. It has a wonderful double oven with five gas burners, 2 additional ovens/hobs, 2 dishwashers, 2 large fridge freezers and a microwave, as well as plenty of crockery, cutlery and glassware and coffee-makers. The large kitchen table is ideal for giving the kids breakfast while planning your day.

11 double bedrooms (airconditioned), 6 with en suite facilities makes Cortijo Estacada the ideal property for several families to share or for several generations of the same family to holiday together. The sitting room has large comfy sofas, a flat screen TV with European channels and DVD player. The dining room is extremely spacious with tables that can be extend giving plenty of room for family dinners

The games room has a wide array of toys, games, pool table, table tennis, games consoles - With so much to do and explore at Cortijo Estacada, you really wouldn't need to go elsewhere!

Online grocery shopping / delivery available

Owners are on hand for help or advice if required, otherwise we observe your wish for privacy.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a very enjoyable week at the Cortijo. It is an ideal house for a large mixed age party with plenty of space for reading, swimming, sun bathing, good (and very cheap) local food and wine shopping and ideally located for sight seeing in Seville and Cordoba. Everyone loved the pool and the kitchen is well equipped
Aug 2014
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Spacious andalusian Cortijo with large private pool surrounded by orange groves
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 49 reviews

Wonderfully relaxing holiday in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a weeks stay and had a brilliant time. We were a group of girls who spent most of our time using the pool. There was ample room in the house for us all with good wifi coverage There is a supermarket in the town that has a delivery service, which we organised for our arrival day, it arrived before us and it was all put in the fridge etc for us. We had such a wonderful time, we would definitely return in the future and would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Good time had by all

  • 5 of 5

Hi Theresa, thanks for all your help during the booking process and arranging a coach to Sevilla city for the evening. Being a large family group of adults and children, the cortijo offered more than enough space inside and out. The children seemed to occupy themselves in the pool and games room giving us adults time to relax. The spacious property meant that we were able to always find quiet areas if required. The kitchen was really well equipped and the cooks we booked for the one evening made a great paella. Thanks once again and would strongly recommend

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Relaxing stay in a beautiful Cortijo

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in this beautiful Cortijo. I spent just short of a week enjoying the lovely space and great facilities, it is a very relaxing location with beautiful views. I felt very welcomed by the family and I would highly recommend staying in the spacious and breathtaking place. A huge thankyou to Theresa, Roger and your two boys for sharing your gorgeous home with me and making me feel so welcome. x

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Great for a corporate offsite

  • 5 of 5

We ran a corporate offsite for ten people for a week at the Cortijo and it was a great success.

The house has lots of living rooms and communal spaces for people to meet, work and talk. And sit around the pool!

Wifi was pretty reliable too, which is key for corporate events.

Theresa could not have been more helpful, organising a welcome meal, daily cleaning, a paella evening and restaurants for us.

Thanks, Theresa!

John Paterson

Really Simple Systems

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Thanks Again

  • 5 of 5

Hi Theresa and Roger

Thorougly enjoyed our family time at the Cortijo this being our second consecutive year visit. Everyone enjoyed inside using wi-fi reading or playing games whilst others chilled out on the patios in and around the pool.

The whole experience was relaxing and thank you making us feel so welcome again.

Temperatures in the low 30's and visiting Carmona and surrounding areas was of interest before returning for early evening drinks etc.

Thank you for making our holiday experience so enjoyable and your wecome throughout.

Terry Douglas

September 2015

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Another super holiday at the Cortijo

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the Cortijo with a group of 13 friends (all of us in our mid-20s) in June 2015 - this was actually our second visit as we had stayed previously in 2012. That holiday had been a huge success and when the idea of going back to the Cortijo was mooted this year everyone got on board very quickly.

The house itself is very large and fully equipped with a large kitchen, large living area and too many bedrooms to keep track of. The weather was very warm while we were there and while air conditioning units are available in each bedroom (at an extra charge per unit of power used) and in many of the communal rooms we never needed to use them as the house remains very cool inside.

The house is set in beautiful gardens with orange trees in the fields next door and the pool area is particularly great - plentiful sunloungers and cushions, a large dining space, a large shaded area and a large bbq and a "hut" where food can be prepared.

I corresponded mainly with Theresa during the booking process and she was always very prompt in her replies and extremely accommodating of our requests. She helpfully gave us the website of a local supermarket from which we could order a food delivery and also booked a coach to pick us up and drop us at Seville Airport. Additionally I had asked Theresa if we could arrive a few hours earlier than usual and she said that this was fine, although we might have to relax by the pool for a time while housekeeping finished (this sounded good to us!). In fact when we arrived housekeeping had already finished in time for our arrival and Roger was there to greet us with his sons and we could get into the house straight away - this was very much appreciated!

We stayed at the Cortijo for five days and (as happened last time) never left the house and grounds because everything we wanted was there! If you do want to go in to Seville then I understand from Roger that you can get a train straight to Seville from Lora del Rio (about a mile from the house).

In short this was another fantastic holiday and I cannot recommend the Cortijo (and Theresa and Roger) highly enough - we hope to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Seville Airport (Direct transfers by coach )
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
44 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Lora Del Rio
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
260 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
135 Kilometres
Matalascañas, Huelva
Car: recommended

Cortijo Estacada is located 40km from Seville Airport and only 5 minutes from the town of Lora Del Rio with its many shops, supermarkets, bars, restaurants and mainline train station with regular services to Seville and Cordoba. Situated in beautiful country side with views to Sierra Morena and only a short walk to the protected natural park Matallana the Cortijo provides the perfect location for exploring.

The historical town of Carmona is only 22km and is also where you can access the motorway. The nearest beaches of the Costa De la Luz are located in Huevla and are approx 1hour 40 minutes passing through areas such as the famous Donana National park and town of El Rocio which are on the route to the nearest beach resort of Matalascanas. Seville steeped in culture and history with its many tourist attractions can easily be accessed by car or regular train service every 30 minutes. The town of Jerez, famous for its sherry and wines, is only 90 minutes drive.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $428

Rental rates are based on 20 people at the property - please enquire about smaller group size prices. Prices are in euros
Over 20 guests are charged an additional amount.
Arrival and Departure: In order to allow our housekeeper time to prepare for you and your successors, please do not arrive before 4.00pm on your day of arrival and please leave by 10.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Lora del Río Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 718 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 25 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 9 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 11 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , outside
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , airconditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , airconditioned
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , airconditioned
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , airconditioned
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , airconditioned
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , airconditioned
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , 2 baby crib , airconditioned
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen , 2 baby crib , airconditioned
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen , airconditioned
    Bedroom 10 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed , airconditioned
    Bedroom 11 - 1 double
  • 6 of the bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and 4 of the bedrooms enjoy garden views. All have air conditioning
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 25 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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