La Fuente Vieja is a beautiful luxurious home, delightfully furnished
and filled with rustic antiques, original paintings & other
From the burnished copper pots in the huge open hearth to the
Catalan vaulted ceiling, every object is a feature in this lovely
hacienda style house.
A spacious & comfortable lounge, & several dining areas, peppered
bouquets of dried flowers, large bowls of herbs and potpourri, are
serviced by the open plan kitchen. A large pantry leads directly to a
ancient spring & b b q. area.
The lounge has direct access to the shady front patio overlooking the
national park Alcornocales & the river Hozgargante. A downstairs
area with a handsome scroll top desk and a cloakroom finish the
A unbalustraded staircase leads upstairs to a library landing and
out to the prettiest of leafy verandas also facing the river, leading
to the villa�s bedrooms. Silk wall hangings adorn the double pink
master bedroom with private dressing room. The twin bedded blue room
is also decorated with original paintings by well known artists &
furnished with fresh cotton prints.
A light and airy yellow room with double pine bed and views
overlooking the mountains, completes the trio. A laundry room with
washing machine & lovely views also leads off the landing.
As captivating as the house is, its glories are certainly rivalled
in the exotic beauty of the gardens where pleasing seating dining
areas abound in quiet repose. Perhaps the most beautiful of these is
beside the ancient spring after which the house is named.
The main house La Fuente Vieja is situated on the river Hozgargante
the national park which is a bird watching paradise. There are
beautiful walks along the river with plenty of quiet spots to enjoy a
picnic. No cars, just the occasional regal horseman enjoying the
scenery with you.
La Fuente Vieja is in Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain. Only a
short walk away, Jimena is a traditional white village with a Roman
and Moorish castle steeped in history and with many traditional tapas
bars and excellent restaurants. Our area is also one of the main
locations for bird watching in Europe. Many rare and endangered
species migrate through this area. La Fuente Vieja is perfectly
situated for day trips to Seville, Jerez, Arcos, Ronda, Granada and
along the coast you have Sotogrande, Marbella, Gibraltar, Tarifa,
Cadiz. And also, an easy day trip to Tangiers, Morocco, by
The airports in the area are: Malaga, Gibraltar and Jerez.
Qualified chef on request.
Babysitting on request.