Suitable for owner occupiers, investors or a mix as property offers substantial rental returns.
Huerta Vieja is a fabulous late 1800’s/early 1900’s farmhouse which has been converted, extended and maintained to the highest standards over the last 20 years. Built on a 3,400 sq. m, completely private and terraced south facing plot, with extensive southern views to the coast & North Africa, and to the west towards the mountains between Mijas and Marbella, all set against a backdrop of the 4,000 feet Mijas Peak and just 1.25 km below Mijas Pueblo (The White Town).
La Huerta Vieja has extensive mature gardens laid out on 4 terraced levels, and a large heart shaped heated swimming pool with. In addition to the swimming pool, there is a Jacuzzi on the front lawn that has stunning views, and a games area with an American pool table & a table tennis table located on the terrace just below the main living room patio / terrace.
- Malaga airport – 20 minutes
- 7 bedrooms (3 x double beds, 4 x twin beds)
- 2 x ensuite bathrooms, 5 x ensuite shower-rooms
- Private pool
- Jacuzzi on the terrace,
- Fully air-conditioned,
- Fabulous panoramic views towards the Mediterranean with Africa in the far distance
- Andalusian style built-in BBQ
- American style pool table & Table tennis table
- Modern well equipped kitchen
- Extensive tropical gardens with many fruit trees & exotic plants
- Secure off road parking for several cars
- Mijas Village – 3 minutes by car
- Fuengirola beaches – 10 minutes by car
- Marbella & Puerto Banus – 20 minutes by car
The old barn attached to the house is now the main living room with beamed ceiling, old terracotta floors, large fire and French doors opening onto a large south facing terrace commanding superb views of the country and the coast, with both a shaded and open sitting area set around a beautifully shaped Satsuma orange tree, and a plum tree with surrounding flowerbeds containing lavender, roses, cacti, and other mature plants including a stunning Chilean Choisya spiked tree.
Two bedrooms have twin beds and each has an en-suite shower room / WC. One bedroom is a large master with a an en-suite bath / shower / WC. The Master bedroom and the interconnected twin bed both have doors opening to the terraces and courtyard of the house.
A fourth en-suite (shower and WC) is located in the Tower Room of the main house and has its own separate entrance and a private balcony with stunning views to the coast and mountains.
The living area of the house has a fully fitted modern kitchen with granite worktops opening to the courtyard to the front and to the dining room to the rear (seats 14) which in turn opens to a shaded sitting area at the rear of the main house. There is a separate laundry room.
The main house is air-conditioned throughout, with each bedroom having its own unit as well as the main living areas, making the house cool in summer, and warm in winter. For those who prefer not to use air-con, there are ceiling fans in 2 of the bedrooms & the kitchen. In combination with the design of the house, the house tends to remain cool in summer, and holds its heat in winter.
Located about 10 meters from the main house, right beside the pool. It comprises of a living room with a modern kitchen & 2 en suite bedrooms (1 with a bath & the other with a walk-in shower) – 1 bedroom has a double bed & the other 2 x single beds. The stables is fully air conditioned. Outside the stables is a large shaded terrace with a dining area & comfortable seating.
One level up from the pool area, and it contains an air conditioned large twin bedded en-suite (shower / WC) bedroom with amazing views, and access to a secure (fenced) garden area of its own … this is shared with the Tower Room, and then via stairs down to the main house and pool.
The entire property is fenced / walled, and is not overlooked so it is perfect for those requiring peace, privacy and security while still offering a real rustic charm with high levels of comfort and all modern conveniences.
The centerpiece of La Huerta Vieja is the large heart shaped swimming pool with its own palm tree topped island! The main house and stables are all located around the swimming pool making it easy to keep an eye on children whilst splashing around in the pool. The pool has easy access and large shallow end making it perfect for young children & none swimmers. If the pool feels too energetic, laze away in the Jacuzzi whilst admiring the view with a glass of cava in hand.
Facing the pool, there is a large beamed and covered external dining room with a built-in Andalusian style barbecue and seating for 14 around a large table. There is easy access to the kitchens in both the main house and the stables. There is also the benefit of a games terrace and also on the top terrace creating areas of privacy. The bottom terrace is an orchard filled with a range of avocado and other fruit trees which one again offer stunning views to the south and west across the Andalusian countryside towards the Mediterranean sea & Africa beyond. The middle terrace has a large lawned area.
There is something for everyone in this area – the picturesque Andalusian village of Mijas has many charming shops and restaurants, perfect for that early evening stroll. Inland can be found the ‘Real Spain’ of breath-taking mountain views and many ‘Ventas’ – the typical Spanish restaurant. One of our favourites, Venta Los Morenos, is just 15 minutes by car on the Alhaurin El Grande road. Lively Fuengirola is just 10 minutes away (8 km) and boasts many fine restaurants, water sports, beaches, a marina and an aqua-park. Marbella with its marina and stylish shops is 20 minutes by car.