The district of Churriana is home to La Consula Estate, now the headquarters of the Catering School of the same name, a location whose legendary vegetation is still in immaculate condition. It was the Prussian Consul himself who commissioned the estate back in 1806, eager to take advent age of the excellent climatic and geographical condition prevalent. Many eminent figures of yesterday have visited the estate, including the writer Ernest Hemingway, who stayed here in the early XX century. The architecture of the house, with its columned porch, is an example of neoclassicism adapted to the characteristic of the domestic dwelling of the time.
The garden, which is laid out in accordance with the French model, is home to a broad spectrum of luxuriant botanical species, some hundreds of years old, of the Mediterranean tropical and subtropical varieties alike, including palm, yucca, monkey puzzle and jacaranda trees. Today, the visitor can admire the view while enjoying a succulent feast at the table of the restaurant run by the aforementioned catering school.
Address: Carretera de Coin. Near Churriana