Vacation house in small southern Spanish village

Vacation house in small southern Spanish village


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6 Bedrooms
Sleeps 13
4 Bathrooms
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Our home

Traditional village house fully refurbished in 2008. Maintains old terracotta soil tiles, wrought iron window grilles and balcony, chestnut wooden beams, high ceilings and 60 cm thick walls, and is provided with newly built bathrooms, a comfortable spacious living room with fire place, a fully equipped modern kitchen with dinner table for 10 and a terrace overlooking the garden. First floor has two bedrooms (one en suite). Second floor is provided with four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a play-living room, with TV, videos and children’s games. Garden is spacious and has a small neat swimming pool and table tennis. Bicycles available. Good views of the plain from the kitchen, terrace and second floor.

Property features

Who we are

  1. We both are biologists, Jon (46) working at the Andalusian Regional Ministry of Agriculture and Maria (45) professor at Seville University. We have two well educated children, Miguel (17) and Sara (15) who enjoy travelling and knowing other cultures. We all like sports and do not smoke. We live in Seville, and have this second house, refurbished with love and effort, where we enjoy big family gatherings. We’ve had a first exchange experience and liked the experience, so we want to repeat. E-mail us!

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

Fuente del Arco is a small (700 friendly inhabitants) village in a rural area surrounded by olive groves and scattered holm oak landscape with cereal cropland, in the first slopes of Sierra Morena. It is a nice place, with nice people, ideal for those seeking quietness. Within 30-minute driving distance are up to 20 villages with their own charm, monuments and local summer festivals, and many bars with particular "tapas". The countryside is crisscrossed by trails and old sheep tracks, ideal for hiking and biking. Interesting birdwatching areas close by. We can provide you with maps and recommendations of itineraries. Nearby places of interest: -Visitable iron mine 6 km -XIVth Century fresco painted "Virgen del Ara" hermitage 5 km -Moorish castle 6 km -Roman theatre 7 km -Llerena (city walls, cathedral, and XVIth century houses): 14 km -Up to 20 small villages within 30 min. drive -Merida (roman bridge and theatre, best roman museum in Spain, UNESCO World Heritage): 1 h drive -Cordoba (UNESCO World Heritage: Moorish mosque, Jewish quarter, roman bridge): 1:30 hour drive -Sevilla: (gothic cathedral, moorish castle-palace, Jewish quarter, flamenco) 1:30 hour drive -Portugal: 2 hour drive.

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