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Traditional farmhouse with pool set in unique location in rural Andalucia - La Casita

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Villanueva de la Concepción Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Cortijo 3 double ensuite bedrooms / Casita 1 double bedroom ensuite

The property is a typical Andalucian, turn of the century stone built farmhouse , tastefully converted by the owners David and Diana Worthy who in a 'former life' ran a very successful ceramics business - CRICH POTTERY , back in Derbyshire , England and are now turning their hands at being part time farmers tending to a small herd of Alpacas ( and other 4 legged friends ) which they keep here . The accommodation consists of a main Cortijo and small Casita which can be rented individually or both together.The Cortijo has 3 double bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom , large living/dining area , open log fireplace and kitchen with all normal facilities including washing machine. It will sleep up to 7 persons.

The Casita consists of 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom incorporating walk in shower, split level living area with double Futon for extra sleeping and large kitchen/dining room. It will accommodate up to 4 persons.

Both houses have satellite TV plus DVD/VHS and WiFi internet access. They have large, private, patio areas with lots of outdoor seating, BBQ etc and private swimming pool (7x 4 m). For the winter months the Cortijo has central heating radiators and the Casita portable gas heaters ( extra charge ).

Please note guests renting the Cortijo can reserve the whole property for a small extra cost depending on season ( please ask )

We invite you to come and stay with us on our small farm, where we have created , in this privileged environment, what we feel to be an ideal rural retreat. With stunning views to the Mediterranean coast and the surrounding sierras, this is the perfect location for anyone wishing to experience the real Spain. Enjoy the many wonderful animals we have here - alpacas, donkeys, peafowl, hens, turkeys, cats and dogs. You may not want to venture out but if you do there are numerous opportunities in the area for all kinds of outdoor activities such as cycling (mountain bike & road) walking, rock climbing, horse riding and bird watching. The ancient town of Antequera is only 25 min drive away, plus you are ideally situated to make day trips to the historical cities of Granada (1.5 h drive), Cordoba (2 h), Seville (2 h). Plenty to do and see, with the city of Malaga and all the attractions of the Costa del Sol only a short drive away (40 min) should you wish for it.

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Details for La Casita 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

One bedroomed Casita (small house) with the option of extra sleeping space in the form of a double Futon in the split level living area, will sleep up to 4 persons. Beautifully and tastefully decorated with tradition Andaluz feel with added decorative touches from around the world.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

David Worthy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About David Worthy

David & Diana came to live in Spain in 2005 after working together for 30+ years running Crich Pottery in Derbyshire. Looking for a new challenge they discovered Cortijo la solana and decided to make it their new home .

David Worthy purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear David & Diana ,

Wow! Your magnificent home has been the perfect "home base " for our exploration of Andalucía , in addition to providing a tremendously calm and peaceful setting for just pure relaxation. The spectacular views of stunning peaks , green verdant hills and the distant sea will never get old. Starting each day with the joyful singing of birds ( in Spanish 1 ) has been a real treasure and we have loved having all the animals nearby. We hope to return again and THANK YOU so much,

Saïd & Sharon ,

Lovettsville , Virginia , USA
May 2012
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La Casita
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

We couldn't resist...

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't resist to come back a thirth time end of May-beginning June. And we will be back once more later this year.

We need the calm and the peace of this little paradise.

The property is very clean and well-maintained. The animals are a joy to have arround us.

I could recommend this property to friends but I want to keep this secret ;-) :-)

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Marc and Lucrece , it's always a pleasure to have you with us . Look forward to seeing you in September.
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  • 5 of 5

For the second time we spend a wonderfull time in La Casita. Thank you David for the vegetables (aubergines, tomatoes in all kind of coulors, ognions, butternut pumpkin, ...). I made some wonderfull stews with it.

The property is wellmaintained and we sure recommend this place to friends and relatives. Antiquera is the closest city. Worth to visit and to spend some time in it. This time we visited Granada once more, Cordoba, several times we went to Malaga, El Chorro, the lakes, made a two hours walk in El Torcal, etc. But most of the time we spend time reading a good book at the pool.... Just relaxing and enjoying the visits from the dogs: in particular Suma 😊.

Diana and David: thanks a lot. We will be back!

M.& L.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice villa in Andalusia and sympathetic owners

  • 5 of 5

We rented La Casita for the last two weeks of May 2014. We found it spacious for two adults, clean and very well decorated. It had the most complete set of amenities that we have seen so far, for example milk, tea, washing machine, clothesline, etc. There is a large terrace with an exceptional view of the valley, the village and the mountains. Grocery store, Gaz station and others are near by at Villanueva de la Conception.

We used it as a base location to visit Andalusia at our own pace. We visited: Villanueva de la Conception, Antequera, Nerja, Malaga, Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada and Alero.

The owners are hospitable, helpful and unobtrusive. They live two doors away. They have peacocks, alpacas, donkeys, dogs and cats that are all well behaved.

It was like having our own villa in Andalusia.

Pierre and Diane, Quebec, Canada

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tout simplement génial !!

  • 5 of 5

Maison très agréable , paysage magnifique !!

Très calme , très bien équipée et des propriétaires très discrets !!

Merci pour ce très beau sejour !!

Celine et Devy

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: " Merci beaucoup " Celine et Devy , we very much enjoyed having you stay on our little farm , you were the perfect guests . So glad you had such a good time , hope to see you again one day ....... we will try to improve our French !! David & Diana
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Little paradise on earth w. very hospitabe owners!

  • 5 of 5

After a wonderful trip from Carmona (Spain) to Villanueva de la Concepcion and a spectacular ride on the hill (goats , sleeping dogs on the road, ....) we arrived in a little paradise: La Casita! After a warm welcome we discovered the house and like you can read in the reactions above, everything we needed was there. The house is spacious for 2 people and if you want you can sure stay there with four.

We made trips to El Torcal (at the backdoor :-)...), Malaga, the Montes de Malaga (the village Comares), Granada, The Embalses del Guadalhorce (El Churro), Antequera, the lake close to Fuente de Piedra... and when we came back in the evening we enjoyed de wonderful sunsets!

We were so pleased with our stay that we immediately booked again!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Lucrece and Marc , it was a pleasure to have you stay with us , so glad you want to come back ..
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Tolle Lage, Super nette Vermieter

  • 5 of 5

Wir (Eltern und Kinder, 13 und 14 Jahre) haben zwei Wochen in der 'Casita' verbracht. Alles war sehr sauber und komplett eingerichtet. Die Vermieter waren super nett und haben immer geholfen wenn etwas nötig war. Die etwas holprige Zufahrt wird durch eine ruhige Lage mit einem tollen Blick auf den El Torcal und bis Malaga belohnt. Der Pool und die vielen Tiere machen den Aufenthalt auch für Kinder sehr atraktiv. Durch die zentrale Lage in Andalusien sind Tagesausflüge in alle Richtungen sehr gut machbar.

Wir kommen wieder! Christoph und Dagmar

  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much Christoph and Dagmar , we enjoyed having you and your children here with us . We look forward to your return...!
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Caminito del Rey
Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Villanueva de la concepción
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
22 Kilometres
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Villanueva de la concepción
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada , Granada
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Just 40 minutes inland from Malaga and 25 minutes from the ancient town of Antequera - known as the crossroads of Andalusia. You have the possibility to make day trips to some of Spain's most famous cities - Seville , Cordoba and Granada, this is rural Spain at it's best. Villanueva de la Concepcion is the closest village at 3 km. With 3000 plus inhabitants it boasts numerous small bars and restaurants, post office, banks with ATM, 24 hour medical centre, swimming pool, sports centre, several small supermarkets, fishmongers, butchers, bread shops, tobacconist plus a whole variety of other shops as well as the customary range of typical Spanish fiestas and other events. On our doorstep we have the immense limestone mass known as the El Torcal Natural Parque, which rises to 1336m above sea level and is home to the Imperial Eagle and the Spanish Ibex. We have El Chorro gorge and the lakes nearby plus the beautiful town of Ronda. So much to do and see... or you could just laze by the pool and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Cycling: Guided cycle touring, training and mountain biking is offered by Cycling Solana, based at Cortijo La Solana, providing cyclists of all levels of ability and interest with experienced ride guidance and fully-supported cycling itineraries to suit groups of up to 10 cyclists, wishing to explore the area and ride the best of the quiet scenic roads in the region.

Ski: Ski in the Sierra Nevada Granada, approximately two hours drive.


Rates & Availability

Villanueva de la Concepción Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 22 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

If heating is required during any winter months in La Casita there is a charge based on the number of gas heaters / gas bottles required : the price per gas bottle is currently 15 Euro. ( February 2016 )
At the time of booking a non refundable deposit of 20 % of the rental amount is payable , with the balance due no later than six weeks prior to the commencement of the holiday. If the booking is made less than six weeks prior to the commencement of the holiday then the full amount is payable at the time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Villanueva de la Concepción Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Bath room is en suite.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Can be converted to 2 singles
    LIving space - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sleeps 2
  • Beds in the bedroom can be arranged as double or two singles , the Futon in the living area is a double .
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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