If you are looking for a beautiful Spanish property for sale that offers the tranquillity and peace of the countryside yet, just a short drive to the glamour and beaches of Marbella, then look no further than Ojén.
Nestling in the mountains just 10km from Marbella, Ojén in southern Spain was once voted as being in the top 50 places to live in the world by the UK newspaper The Sunday Times, and with good reason…Ojén is bursting with character and vibrant Andalusian culture.
It is one of the best-known white villages in Southern Spain and is also one of the most popular locations for anyone searching for the perfect Spanish property for sale. Perfectly formed with winding cobbled streets lined with whitewashed houses, perfect for a leisurely stroll whilst admiring some beautiful sites along the way.
As you meandering along, you’ll stumble across the Wine Museum and Old Mill Museum, and there’s also a market every other week where you can pick up some seriously tasty local produce. And of course, we can’t mention Ojén without talking about the famous Caves of Ojén, which once provided a refuge but today serve as a venue for concerts and other events.
Country lovers can slow down and soak up the surroundings of valleys, rivers and streams and of course the dramatic presence of the Sierra Blanca and Sierra Alpujata mountains.
The nearby Refugio de Juanar in the Sierra de Ronda, used to be a private hunting lodge for one of the region’s wealthiest families and royalty, today it is a beautiful and extremely popular hotels.
The surrounding countryside is home to some interesting wildlife, such as the Ibex, eagles and wildcats, which attract both hunters and tourists hoping for a sight. The area is also a magnet for ramblers, trekkers and hikers who are interesting in exploring the magnificent mountain ranges, soaking up the fresh air and unsurpassable views.