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A village house with exceptional views of the Sierra de Grazalema

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Two bedrooms (sleeps 4) both with en-suite bathrooms. Quiet location.

Built in the local rustic style, with decorative touches that echo the areas Moorish past. The bedrooms are on the ground floor creating cool summer sleeping and the living accommodation above in order to take advantage of one of the best views in the village, surpassed only by the magnificent panoramic vistas from the roof terrace. The house is situated in the old (upper) part of the village called ‘Castillo’ where the narrow winding streets reflect its Moorish history. ‘Castillo’ is a mainly pedestrian area ensuring peace and tranquillity since it is rarely disturbed by noisy village traffic.

Some recent comments from the Guest Book: “We have passed two impressive weeks in your beautiful and well kept house (with the best views of Montejaque and the environment). Special thanks for the perfect preparation and equipment for hiking!” Beate and Alfred, Germany

“Perfect in every way! Loved the roof terrace, fantastic views! Had great fun mountain biking and hiking! Thanks for a superb stay.” Stewart and Louise, Glasgow

“Wow!! Have really fallen in love with village, people and your wonderful house! Walks, food and red wine all fabulous. Can’t wait to return. Info you left really helpful.” Jenni and Bob, N. Ireland

“Chilling on the terrace in the evening watching the ibex, bats and griffon vultures was great. Thank you so much.” Maggie and Neal, Sheffield.

More Details

Owner
Monica Dison
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

Amenities

Montejaque House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • En suite/bedroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    En suite/bedroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Toilet - toilet
  • The two en suite bathrooms are modern and spacious.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • All beds have duvets and crisp, white linen. Bedroom 1: King size double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and bed side tables. Modern en-suite with bath and separate shower. Bedroom 2: Two single beds, hanging space and bed side tables. Modern en-suite with shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
The property is comfortably furnished with all the essentials (and more) to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. The roof terrace is equipped with table, chairs and sun loungers. Stereo MP3 docking station in lounge. Electric radiators and open wood fire for winter evenings.

Reviews

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(21 traveler reviews)

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A village house with exceptional views of the Sierra de Grazalema
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We were completely satisfied with our stay at Casa Santa Maria. The house was very clean, had room to spread out and relax and best of all were the views of Montejaque. We also loved the town of Montejaque and ate tapas, drank beer and enjoyed the restaurants. Be prepared for some steep walks and parking is sparse but that was minor compared with all the other nice things. We brought our bicycles and if you are OK with hills the cycling is outstanding in the area. Scott and Laurie P

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Scott and Laurie, Many thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the house and village. Regards, Monica and John
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5

Ideal base for exploring and walking

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property, well thought out and well equipped. Ideal as an activity base with extensive information in the property. Fantastic views from sun terrace and opportunities to watch wildlife. Not for those with mobility issues as is at top of village up steep streets and has many stairs.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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great stay in beautiful house and village

  • 5 of 5

The house was in an excellant condition and extremely well equipped. The views from the terrace and living room were tremendous. We loved everything about it. Montajaque was a lovely village with friendly residents .We particularly liked the fact that you could get everything you needed from the village so did not need to go off in the car to the shops. Brilliant information about local walks in the house. We have been going to Spain for fourty years and feel it was the best house we have ever stayed in.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Andalucian house at the top of Montejaque village - spotless, great views, friendly.

  • 5 of 5

House is well presented and spotless, at the top of the village so great views down on the sierra as well as the mountains behind. Lots of wildlife spotting (Griffon Vultures, Ibex etc.), plenty of good local walks including Grazalema National Park, road cycle hire up the road in Montecorto (Andalucian Cycling Experience). Village has all you need - tapas bars, small restaurant, shop/supermarket, panaderia, bank. Days out to Ronda too. Only 1hr20mins from Malaga Airport (Easyjet). Spring weather was great too.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

Casa Santa Maria is a spacious house right at the top of the village with wonderful views whether on the roof terraced or thorough the doors of the living room. It felt lovely and homely with everything we needed. We travelled with hand luggage only so I left my hair dryer behind only to find one in the house. The BBQ area was nice and shaded for lunch out of the heat of the sun and we enjoyed several evenings on the roof terrace watching the vultures and eagles in the day or lying on sun beds with a bottle of wine watching shooting stars at night. The shops and bars are within easy walking distance. The bars in the village plaza stay open late and serve inexpensive tapas and sangria in a relaxed atmosphere by the fountain. The people in the village are friendly and it is lovely to experience the real Spanish life. No hotel could provide the same level of comfort or experience. I just wish we could've study end longer.

Thank you Monica and John - We'll be back!

Rebecca and Tom

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're delighted that you enjoyed staying in the house and village as much as we always do. We look forward to welcoming you back before too long.
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5

Loved this property from the moment of arrival

  • 5 of 5

Loved the feel, decor & facilities of this house from the moment of arriving. Good base for mountains & beautiful Rhonda. Everything is catered for, very comfortable & extremely clean. Prompt replies to mails, easy to find with very helpful local lady. Roof terrace is amazing & lounge balcony windows also provide lovely views. Unusually very high temperatures whilst there, so air con would be only thing that would have improved our stay but wouldn't stop us returning to this super house. As we had bike there were no issues for us parking wise. Good supermarket & restaurants locally. Overall loved this property and homely & helpful touches the owners had thoughtfully provided.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Malaga/Seville
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Several bars
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Benaojan
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Tapas bars and restaurants
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Costa del Sol
Car: not necessary

Montejaque is nestled into the mountains on the edge of the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. It is a walkers paradise and you can even enjoy the spectacular scenery without even leaving the house. The village of Montejaque has all your daily needs including a good selection of tapas bars and restaurants. Ronda, just 30 minutes away is a beautiful historic town. It is close enough to pop in for the evening or just for a wander through the atmospheric streets. The towns of Seville and Jerez are also within easy driving distance for the day.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and preparation $39.74

Payment accepted in £ (sterling) or € (euro). Payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer or PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.