Detached Villa, Almogia, Costa del Sol.
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Built 84 m2- Terrace 65 m2- Garden/Plot 2609 m2
Setting : Country, Village, Mountain Pueblo, Close To Forest.
Orientation : South.
Climate Control : Air Conditioning, Fireplace.
Views : Sea, Mountain, Country, Panoramic.
Features : Fitted Wardrobes, Private Terrace, Solarium.
Furniture : Fully Furnished.
Kitchen : Fully Fitted.
Garden : Private.
Parking : Private.
Category : Bargain.
Almogia is a charming little town situated halfway between Málaga and Antequera. The city name Almogia it comes from the Moorish al-megia or al-Mexia, "the beautiful one", a reference to its location at the foot of the Sierra del Hacho, in the shadow of the highest spot Santi Petri.
Almogía is known as the "cradle Verdiales", the rich Flamenco local style based on a country variant of fandango, probably based on Arabic musical forms. Almogía set the framework for a major festival every first week of August.
Its hilly landscape makes Almogía for an ideal base for agricultural products such as cork, olives and almonds, as well as many types of crafts dealing with grass. The village produces and are famous for their hats, worn by Spanish soldiers during the Cuban wars of the 19th century. Almogía also has a reputation for fine horse saddles.
The palace, known as Hins-Xan-Biter (Sancti-Petri, after the mountain) is the most prominent building in Almogia, although most of it is in ruins. The city's most notable church is the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, built over the ruins of a Moorish mosque, which was deliberately destroyed after the reconquest. It was designed by Diego de Vergara in 1552 for the Bishop of Málaga. Despite the destruction of the original mosque, one still very imponerende.Kirken many religious icons from the 18th century, as well as a portrait of the hermit, Saint Paul.