Antonio Banderas is not a ”party person.”
The 33 actor has relocated to a peaceful village in Surrey, South East England with girlfriend Nicole Kimpel and loves the ”simplicity and freedom” of their life together.
He said: ”This house gives me the simplicity and freedom I need in my life at the moment. I find Surrey magical. I am not a party person any more so I have the space and peace to write and really get inside my own head – I am working on several scripts.
”I go cycling in the woods and everyone is incredibly friendly. Above all, I am surrounded by nature. I love watching the deer and foxes that come to my garden.”
But the 55-year-old star doesn’t like everything about his new home and plans to ”burn” some of the generically modern furniture that was already in place when he moved in so he and Nicole can choose their own pieces.
He told Britain’s HELLO! magazine: ”Some things I will be burning in the back garden. This place is going to evolve slowly, as we choose furniture together. We have already bought a Banksy [painting].”