House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Casa Rosa is a beautifully maintained holiday home located in the private Mi Jardin (my garden in Spanish) urbanization. As you enter through the new porch you will feel the quality and comfort of this house. The living room is surprisingly large and airy and the fitted kitchen has everything you need to prepare those relaxed lunches.The south-facing terrace has breathtaking views across the Mediterranean and at certain times you can see the Atlas Mountains in North Africa!
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The Mi Jardin homes are built in the duplex style and are not apartment blocks. They are built in units of 4 or 2 and set in beautiful gardens and walkways. Mi Jardin is a very special place.
All in all Casa Rosa is the perfect holiday home-from-home.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Carvajal 1.5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 20 km, Nearest railway: Carvajal 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The lounge and both bedrooms have remote controlled air conditioning and these feature a 'quiet' setting and a sleep timer to ensure a restful sleep on those hot summer nights. The main bathroom has recently been refurbished to a very high standard and the master bedroom has its own en suite with feature 120 x 80 cm. shower.
There is a coded safe to protect your valuables.
We have installed Fujitsu General, remote-controlled air conditioning which is super quiet and can also be used to provide heating in the cooler months. There is a coded safe to protect your valuables. The TV has a FreeSat system with 26" HD flatscreen TV. We also provide a good quantity of glass and tableware, a cocktail shaker (essential) and we have a full range of baby and toddler items available. The house will be cleaned to a very high standard prior to your arrival and bedlinen and towels (except beach towels) will be provided. There is also a safe for your valuables. We work harder to create that home-from-home for you.
|Further details outdoors|
All of the garden areas are communal and tended daily by our own gardener. The pool is cleaned daily and the water tested to ensure good quality bathing. There is also a shower. In the lower garden area are two swings and a slide and these are very good quality, hardwood construction. There are many palm trees, jacarandas and a feature bougainvillea hedge at the lower entrance to Mi Jardin.
The Costa del Sol region
This part of Spain is protected from the northern climate by its 'Sierras' and so enjoys a fabulous climate all year round. Travel inland a little way and you have the traditional Spain, try a day out at El Chorro and swim in the freshwater lakes. The city of Malaga is a gem with its paved streets, the famous Picasso museum, the cathedral, its many restaurants, cafés and bars. Try Malaga's oldest tapas bar 'Logüeno' (Log-wen-o) or stroll along the Alameda Principal with its many flower stalls, the colours are overwhelming. Then you can walk up the paved Calle Larios and maybe take coffee and 'churros' in the Café Central in the Plaza de la Constitución. Head further east and you have Nerja with its famous caves.
At the heart of Benalmádena is the old white Andalusian village of Benalmadena Pueblo with its narrow streets with flowers growing everywhere, so much colour. The Plaza de España is at the heart of the Pueblo and has cafés, restaurants, craft and souvenir shops and the fountain of the young girl, the symbol of Benalmadena. This too is the real Spain as the locals go about their day-to-day business and some of the older village folk sit on a bench in the shade of the orange trees and just chat away to each other.
For the children there is Tivoli World just a bus ride away in Arroyo de la Miel and a little further on is the World famous Benalmadena Marina which has won worldwide acclaim for its architecture. The marina has more activities and restaurants thatn I can list here so put it on your itinerary.
Within walking distance of the villa is the Altos del Higueron shopping centre which has a Carrefour supermarket, a bank, an Italian restaurant which has superb pizzas to eat in or take away. Then there is the Taberna del Frasco bar, a dry cleaners, internet café, excellent Indian restaurant, hairdressers and the very stylish 'Punto Rojo' restaurat and bar. All the restaurants and bars have tables and chairs on the pavement so you can sit and sip your 'mojito' whilst watching the world go by.
For those who like to shop there is the excellent Corte Ingles at Mijas Costa and this has top names at surprising prices especially during the sales. Within this beautiful department store is the Hipercor supermarket which sells everything from air conditioners to zip fasteners (couldn't think of anything beginning with Z). Within Hipercor is its own bakery, delicatessen, superb fresh fish counter and Spanish takeaway food counter where they will prepare you a paella of your choice and they make a gift of the 'paellera' - paella cooking pan - to you: superb!