Cortijo Piedra is perfectly positioned just outside the small town of Villaneuve del Trabuco and set in one of the most beautiful countryside’s in Spain, surrounded by olive fields and nestled in the foothills of the Sierras.
Villaneuva del Trabuco is a quaint little town with many tapas bars and restaurants. It has a great community feel with lots of facilities including a weekly street market and supermarket.
Cortijo Piedra’s excellent location gives you a choice of more than 20 golf courses and its proximity to Malaga and Granada offers a wide variety of restaurants, shopping centres, and historical monuments such as the Alhambra palace. It is an excellent base for a range of activities such as:
Skiing: 1 hour 20 minutes drive from the famous Sierra Nevadas, where you can ski or snow board from November through to April.
Beaches: There are many lovely beaches along the coast on the Costa del Sol, some only a 30 min drive away. The stunning Lake Iznajar is also just a 20min drive.
Golf: Antequera golf course is 30 minutes away, this is an 18 hole par 72 course with amazing views over El Torcal.
Places of interest: The old provincial centres of Archidona and Loja are less than 20 mins away. Gibraltar is around 2 hours and Portugal 4 hours away. Antiquera with lots of interesting architecture is only 25min drive. Cordoba with its famous Holy Cathedral, a former Mosque of Cordoba is 1 hour 10 min by car.
Airports: The Nearest Airports are Malaga airport just 40 minutes drive and Granada airport 30 minutes drive both with excellent access roads.
There is a good choice of schools locally and good bus links to Malaga and the surrounding towns. There is also an excellent Spanish class nearby!