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18th c. converted convent in classic white village- Private pool - AVAILABLE IN November y December

Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucía, Spain

Listing #81123

Preferred Destination: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


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Last Updated 3 days ago

About

Please take a VIRTUAL TOUR of la Casa del Piano : https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Z1JqY1ECPjK La casa del piano is a perfect house for couples, friends or families to relax and experience life at a slower pace in a traditional Andalusian village. The former 18th century convent is located on a traffic-free pedestrian cobbled street, leading to the village square with its cafés and kiddies playground. On two levels, the historic home has two spacious living spaces with fire place, one study with library and a well tuned piano, plenty of interesting corners . Refurbished, in keeping with the rustic style and traditional charm of the original building, it's a very special place for a writing retreat, a family holiday, a friends reunion ? Oak beams, twisty walls, hand glazed tiles, little nooks and crannies, a choice of terraces and an Andalusian courtyard with beautifully weathered terracotta floors, a 1938 up-right piano - it has bags and bags of character; still there's all mod cons too - large flat screen TV, DVD player, a well appointed kitchen with extra large gas cooker, and a reliable internet connection. The Andalusian courtyard has a fenced-off splash pool (3m x 4m, you can use from April until the end of October), table, chairs and plenty of exotic plants. Situated in the Alcornocales Nature Reserve, about 30 miles North of Gibraltar, 16 miles from the Mediterraneans beaches and 45 miles of the Atlantic coasts and Tarifa. The house offers great views from the roof terrace over the glorious sweep of countryside below the village, over to the Rock of Gibraltar and the African coast line by clear weather. It's a spacious and stylish family home. The village is crowed by the ruins of a Moorish castle and surrounded by one of the last virgin nature reserve in Andalusia, el parque de los Alcornocales. Jimena is located on the well known ´bird super highway¨… each years millions of birds travel from Sub-Saharan Africa to nest all over Europe. They funnel across the Strait of Gibraltar, over Jimena and, eventually, on into Europe. Walk directly from the house to view swallows, black storks, white storks, red kites, ospreys, wag-tails, etc… La casa del Piano is ideally situated to provide easy access to Blue Flag Mediterranean beaches 20 minutes' drive away, excellent restaurants, shops and superb golf courses (Valderrama, Sotogrande, etc) along the coast and 20 min to the Gaucin village in the hills. Bakers and fish sellers come every day with their van to deliver fresh bread, sweet local goodies, and sea food. Supermarkets, banks are at walking distance from the house. The wonderful cities of Seville, Cordoba, Jerez, Tarifa, Grenada and Malaga are all less than 3 hours away - and Morocco is a 30-min ferry crossing from Tarifa. A studio annex for two, with its own lounge, TV, DVD player, free Wifi internet, shower room and kitchenette is available at extra cost. We provide quality white linens and towels. If you're traveling with littles ones, we maybe help with travel cot, high chair and other baby stuff :)

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
2

Offices
1

Size
3,000 ft2

Suited For
6

Property Type
House

Availability

From May 10, 2021 until July 10, 2021

Additional Dates

October 16, 2021 until March 15, 2022

Minimum Stay

2 Weeks | Dates are flexible for this listing

Location

House in Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucía, Spain

Closest University

University of Cadiz (1h30 drive)

Nearby Universities
University of Malaga (1h30). Sevilla (2h)
Neighborhood

Barrio antiguo

Nearby Cities

Gibraltar

Comments: historic centre of a white village

Surroundings

  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is included

Comments: 990 euros/weekly in July and August - 790 euros/weekly the rest of the year.

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Furnished

Baby Furniture

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

TV

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Accessibility

Stairs

Wheelchair Access

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Fitness

Pool

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Art Studio

Comments: located in the nicest street of the village.

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
6
1 Adult

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
3


Bathrooms
2


Offices
1


Size
3,000 ft2

Children

I need a home suitable for young kids

Pet

I would like to bring my pet if it is okay

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

Reviews

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