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El Tejar

A hidden jewel in the Ronda mountains
1 of 21A hidden jewel in the Ronda mountains
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Montecorto, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
El Tejar is the highest house in the small village of Montecorto, a quarter of an hour from Ronda. From its lofty perch you have extraordinary panoramic views of the Grazalema mountains. The house, which has featured in several interior design magazines, is decorated in Andalusian/Moroccan style. Evoking the region's Moorish past. Base elements of whitewashed beams and terracotta floors have been stylishly combined with warm colour washes.

There are hundreds of books, CD players in all rooms and masses of paintings and framed prints. Bedrooms have the same colourful feel: linen is top of the range, mattresses too, and all are big on space. A charming housekeeper, Francisca, cleans and tidies every day and can prepare meals for guests, should they wish. And sculpted into the hillside is a gorgeous pool surrounded by terraced areas,...
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Listing #HL38126
About the Owner
Guy H
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2007
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

If you look at the website of EL TEJAR , you already know what you are in for. The owner gives you plenty of information and tips for a special stay + TV and music and masses of books for all ages and interests, and...More

2  Thank donatiennedechazal
Reviewed 12 July 2014

El Tejar is a delightfully quirky, rustic house located at the top of the village of Montecorto, with wonderful open views across to the mountains on the other side of the valley. I stayed there in late April and loved it. There are plenty of...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

My fiance and I stayed at El Tejar last December and thoroughly enjoyed our getaway. The house is comfortable, spacious and eclectically decorated with an abundance of exciting books to read. We especially enjoyed relaxing in the sitting room, cozied up next to the fire,...More

1  Thank Ashley H
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
4 bathrooms Cadiz -Toilet,Bath with Shower
Casablanca -Toilet,Bath with Shower
Cueva -Toilet,Shower Enclosure
Cuzco -Toilet,Bath with Shower

All of the rooms have attractive bathrooms. The pressure in the showers is excellent and there is masses of hot water. There are heated towel rails. Sinks are marble topped with masses of space for toiletries and there is attractive ceramic tiling and retro-style taps. As well as a large overhead shower rose there is an additional 'telephone' shower as well, of course, as a large bath tub. Cueva is the only room which has just a shower rather than bath. There are plenty of towels awaiting you at El Tejar, as well as bath mats. We pride ourselves on the fact that you will find all bathrooms spotless and gleaming when you arrive...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
    4 Twins
    1 Crib
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
To secure a booking a 25% deposit is required. Remaining balance of 75% to be paid 2 months prior to the beginning of the rental period. Deposits & balance are paid to a British bank account taking the exchange rate as advertised on the day at xe.com
Price quoted includes free 24 hour fast wifi internet with iMac computer and 2 hours daily help from a housekeeper on weekdays (unless you would prefer not to have this service).

The housekeeper can also prepare meals and babysit: this service is paid directly to her.

*In Low Season there is a 5% reduction for any bookings of 2 weeks or more.
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About the neighbourhood
Montecorto is a quiet and friendly village situated at the edge of the Grazalema National Park, a Unesco Biosphere reserve, which has some of the best hiking in Europe. (the owner of El Tejar has written a guide to the best walks in the Park). There are a number of bars and restaurants including one in the pine forest where you can have al fresco meals. There's a bakery, four small grocery stores - two of them provide baskets so you can pick things off the shelf, a useful thing for non-Spanish speakers - as well as a bank and chemists. A lot of the fruit and vegetables for sale in the village come from the fertile terraces beneath the village.

Montecorto is one of the 'pueblos blancos', a cluster of white hill villages which stretch from Arcos in the west to Ronda in the east...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Málaga: 100.0 km
Railway: Ronda: 15.0 km
Ferry: Málaga: 100.0 km
- Fly to Málaga, Sevilla or Jerez. All three airports are at 90 minutes drive.
- Try easyjet.com, ryanair, vueling.com
- Carhire is available from Holiday Autos
- A limousine or taxi can pick you up or bring you for 100 euros to Málaga.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.0 km.
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