If you are looking for rustic Spanish property, Alozaina is ideally located in the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves and is considered to be one of the most beautiful inland villages in Spain.
It is one of the eight ‘pueblo blancos’ situated adjacent to the Sierra de las Nieves national park, with around 2,000 inhabitants. The village is small, with whitewashed houses adorned with colourful blooms and it has a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere, making it ideal as a permanent base or for a holiday home in Spain.
If you fancy owning an inland Spanish property yet want to have quick and easy access to a city, then Alhaurin de la Torre fits the bill. Once one of Malaga Province’s sleepy white villages, today it is busier than its neighbours and is becoming one of Andalusia’s fastest growing towns, allowing you to work in Malaga and live within a laid-back rural town. Currently there are around 42,000 inhabitants, but at the current rate of growth, ironically it will soon be larger than its big brother, Alhaurin el Grande (15kms away).
This lovely town is located in the Guadalhorce Valley, just below the ‘golden city triangle’ of Cordoba, Granada and Seville, and with over 14.000 inhabitants it is relatively large for a traditional Spanish village. As you would imagine for a traditional rural town, there are winding narrow cobbled streets lined with pretty whitewashed houses, that instantly take you back in time.
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Alhaurín El Grande is arguably one of the well-known inland towns with Malaga province and the first port of call for anyone wishing to find inland Spanish property for sale. It is ideally located around 20kms from the coast, with excellent travel links to the Costa del Sol, Malaga’s international airport and central Malaga for those who need to commute to the city for work.
Cártama is one of the larger of Malaga’s inland towns, located at the heart of the Guadalhorce Valley at the head of the Guadalhorce River. Being only 17kms from Malaga city centre, it’s perfectly positioned as a commuter town, holiday and tourist destination, and also offers some of the best value property for sale in Andalucia.
If you aren’t yet familiar with the area, Guaro is a charming inland white village nestling on the edge of the Sierra de la Nieves National Park, and at 350 metres above sea level you can imagine the fantastic views! So, it will come as no surprise to learn that the village is home to Grapevine Properties’ team and HQ.
Monda is a pretty inland white village perched on the top of a hill on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves National Park, yet just 15 minutes from Marbella’s beaches. If you are considering a laid-back lifestyle where time seems to stand still, where small children play safely, dominos are a serious business and coffees are sipped slowly, this is Monda.
If you are looking for an inland idyll with some of the most dramatic views on the Costa del Sol, Coín could fill the brief. It is a small, yet bustling inland town situated just north of the Sierra de Mijas, you are treated to a spectacular view across the mountains and the fertile orchards of the Guadalhorce Valley.
This is the valley that runs parallel to the Costa del Sol giving you all the advantages of rural Spain: space, tranquility, safety, views, fresh air, delicious food and a relaxed lifestyle, while at the same time being only 20 minutes from the beach or airport.
If you are looking rustic real estate in Malaga that is close to nature and full of character, then Tolox could be the place for you.
Often described as a charming white village, it is set against the steep hills of the Sierra de las Nieves, overlooking vast swathes of rolling countryside below and impressive mountain peaks above.
Yunquera is a relatively undiscovered jewel for inland Spanish properties. Often referred to as the gateway to the Sierra de la Nieves national park, Yunquera is Malaga’s most elevated village, sandwiched between El Burgo and Alozaina.
Pizarra is a charming white village in Southern Spain located in the Guadalhorce Valley along the train route from Alora and Malaga. As with many inland rural villages in Andalusia, Pizarra is surrounded by forests, almond and olive groves, and surprisingly there are even some more typically Australian eucalyptus trees!
One of the most well-known villages on the Costa del Sol, but you may not know that Mijas is a has three distinct area; Mijas Pueblo which is 430m above sea level in the foothills of the mountains, La Cala which occupies 12kms of pristine coastline and there Las Lagunas which is located very close to Fuengirola. However, when we talk of Mijas, we mean the beautiful, impossibly charming inland white villas of Mijas Pueblo.
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.
One of the smaller inland towns in Malaga Province, Carratraca is small with a population of only 850, but it is perfectly formed. If you are looking to buy a house in Malaga in a perfectly preserved rural Spanish pueblo, Carratraca could hit the spot.
If you are interested in rural property for sale in Andalucia, Casarabonela is worth exploring, as part of the Sierra de las Nieves, this beautiful inland town nestles below the Sierra Prieta overlooking the picturesque Guadalhorce Valley and across the Mediterranean Sea.