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Typical white rural 1 bed village house
Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a King sized bed. Further sleeping facilities can be made available including a cot. Egyptian cotton bed linen and goose down duvets. There are bath towels, bath sheets and hand towels . The bed linen and towels are changed weekly if staying for a longer period. One of the bedroom walls is original dating back to the early 20th century and there is an airconditioner/heater in the room. It is on a mezzanine floor overlooking the kitchen area and the ceiling goes up into the pine eaves with a velux roof window. It has a sitting area as well as a wardrobe, bedside tables and lights and chest of drawers. The view from the jubilee balcony over the Sierras is amazing.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children not allowed
Pets allowed - For well behaved animals. Not allowed on furnitureFor well behaved animals. Not allowed on furniture
No smoking - Smoking allowed on external patioSmoking allowed on external patio
Max guests: 2 (sleeps up to 2 adults) - We have availability for 2 small childrenWe have availability for 2 small children
Minimum three-day vacancy between guests’ stays
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Property has guest safety measures
Cleaned with disinfectant
Follows industry health association: European Holiday Home Association (EHHA – Europe)
Follows regional health guidelines: Measures to reduce infection (Spain)
Special interest holidays:
There are many stunning senderos or old mule trails across the Sierras which offer easy, medium and difficult tracks. You are welcome to use our guides and maps and we are happy to also provide walking guided tours. Along the tracks there is a multitude of bird-life to enjoy including the colourful European bee-eaters, kingfishers, eagles and kites and woodpeckers. You will also see how the black pigs live in the countryside seeking out their favourite food, the acorns. The local Iberico Jamon plant is famous for its products which are exported world wide. It offers tours in many languages where you will see the black pigs in their natural environment, how the Jamon is prepared and you will have a tasting with different types of Jamon, cheeses and wines that complement the food. We have organised a discount for our guests.
For those who enjoy Spanish food we offer cooking classes as well as dinners and breakfasts. But if you want to learn a little Spanish on your trip we are happy to give you some conversation classes. Fees for these are payable locally and are tailor made to your needs.
There are stunning beaches on the Costa de la Luz about an hour away but for those who like to swim, the local Lake is just 10 minutes away by car and is warm and safe. No motor sports are allowed and during the week it is peaceful and relaxing.At the weekend it is a busy location and the bar and restaurant at a promontory serves Spanish tapas and meals.It is possible to do some fishing here too, for carp and barbel.
The nearest airport is Seville and direct flights are from Gatwick or Stansted in London, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol, and Edinburgh and the easy drive to us takes just less than an hour on good roads with little traffic. If you are not hiring a car, there is a bus service from Seville and we are happy to pick you up from Aracena. Flights from other regional airports go to Malaga and Faro and there are enjoyable and easy drives from both. We provide detailed directions for you from airports as well as car hire companies used by our guests.
There are many places to go and enjoy in the Sierras and there are always fiestas and romerias. A cultural calendar of local events is in the house along with maps and directions. Aracena is 7k away and for those interested in Roman history, Merida is an hour's drive north and a great place to see Roman remains, especially the stunning amphitheatre. More locally there are public swimming pools, Moorish villages, terrific walks for all levels, the lake and superb freshly cooked food.
What makes this holiday so enjoyable is the location, the local people and the opportunity to experience and participate in the real Spain. The reviews on Trip Advisor will give you a better flavour of what to expect than all the narrative we can write here.
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About fran button
Mike and Fran Mike is from Chester originally and I am from East Anglia. We lived for 14 years in North Wales before buying our house in Spain and moving here in 2005, when our son was at University. We enjoy the Spanish way of life, the people, the fiestas, the fabulous food, the country walks and our animals on our land. We grow all our vegetables and barter some for firewood or fresh goat's cheese. Mike plays golf in Rio Tinto and I teach English as a second language to children and adults in the village. We love to travel and we both enjoy sports, especially football, golf, tennis and I also like yoga.
fran button purchased this house in 2002
Why fran button chose Corteconcepcion
Mike and I run our townhouse in Corteconcepcion. We are passionate about the people and the countryside here in the Sierras de Aracena. We love to share that passion with our guests and to ensure you have a true break away from your home. We understand that you work hard for your holiday and rural Spain is the ideal place to relax and chill. We came to live here in 2005 and now live the 'simple' life with sheep, chickens, olives and our huge vegetable garden all of which we are happy to share with guests. The house we rent out is close to our house and we are happy to help our guests when they are here and before they come if we can.
What makes this house unique
Your house is in a great location, well within walking distance to Bar Jesus and the local square. You will have your own sun trap of a terrace you are more than welcome to sit in our garden where you will feel you are in the middle of the countryside. We fell in love with the village and the people on our first visit.The people in this village are just amazing, so warm and friendly, even if you cannot speak a word of Spanish. They will stop and chat anytime of the day and there really are no language barriers here. They welcome you to local fiestas such as San Juan, with the fire jumping, or Fiesta of the Road where you can watch or join in with the Pasa Doble or Flamenco. Great fun with real charm too. If you love to walk or birdwatch the area is ideal and for those gourmets who love great food this is definitely the place to come. With the Jamon from a world winner for Great Taste located in the village you will enjoy the best. You can also take a tour of the family run 200 year old Jamon factory, still using traditional methods. The Sierra air is the key ingredient for the special flavour of the meat.
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