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Casa de Estrellas, private and peaceful villa

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Casa de Estrellas

Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcome to Casa de Estrellas! Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Tejeda mountain range surrounded by vines and almond / olive trees, Casa de Estrellas ( meaning ' House of Stars ' ) is a cosy, comfortable, peaceful villa set in its own land of just under one acre, located between the two beautiful and stunning white villages of Canillas de Aceituno and Sedella.

Both villages have a variety of services to offer - shops, bars / restaurants, chemists, doctors, post office, banks and large municipal swimming pools with all facilities. If you wish to travel further afield, the list is endless – Gibraltar, once seen never forgotten, Marbella and Puerto Banus, Ronda and the magnificent old bullring, Granada and the Alhambra Palace, Cordoba, Seville and Nerja with its stunning Balcon de Europa and the list goes on!

Or if you prefer, why not just sit on one of the south facing terraces of Casa de Estrellas with a nice glass of wine in hand and a bowl of local olives.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Torre del Mar 25 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga Airport 67 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Please contact the owner

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

All bedding and towels provided..Clean linen and towels provided weekly

The property is cleaned prior to your arrival, any further cleaning during your stay can be arranged with the owner if required.

For those cooler winter evenings a portable gas fire is provided.

For those hot months, the master bedroom has air-conditioning and there are additional fans.

Further details outdoors

There are two south facing terraces to choose from with stunning views to the sea and surrounding countryside.

From July until September ( weather dependant ) there is a small above ground plunge pool ( 2.5m x 76cm ) great fun for young children and suitable for adults to cool off in during the hottest months of the year.

Sun loungers are provided and there is also a shaded area complete with wooden table and chairs for Al fresco dining.

There is a gas BBQ.

Further details

The owners live just 5 minutes away from the property so should you require any assistance they are always on hand to help.They will be there to meet you on your arrival in Canillas de Aceituno and will then show you to your accommodation.

About this location

The Andalucia region

The nearest beach is at Torre del Mar and is an approximate drive of 40 minutes. Known as Playa de Torre del Mar it stretches for 4kms. It is also one of the areas widest beaches and so even in the summer there is plenty of sand to go around.

The nearest golf course is located at Torre del Mar, Baviera Golf is an 18 hole course, an approximate drive of 30 minutes or a little further away is Anoreta, approx 45 mins. Neither require membership to play.

Canillas De Aceituno

Both Canillas de Aceituno ( approx 5.5kms ) and Sedella ( approx 7.5kms ) are about a 10 minute drive away or a gentle stroll of 55 minutes. Canillas de Aceituno has all the facilities that you may require, shops, butchers, bakery, banks, doctors, post office, chemists, bars and some great restaurants. There is also a large municipal swimming pool which charges a nominal fee for the whole day with it's own bar / restaurant.

Dates for the diary are - the last Sunday in April which is the Feast of the Virgin de la Cabeza and the Village Feria which is always the second weekend in August and lasts for 3 days.

Sedella ( in the other direction ) is a slightly smaller village than Canillas de Aceituno but once again has all the main facilities that you would require. Also has a large municipal pool open from mid June to mid September.

Dates for the diary are - San Anton on the 17th January ( the blessing of the animals ) and the Village Feria which is always the first weekend in August and lasts for 3 days.

Both villages are well worth a visit , both are steeped in Moorish history and both have buildings still standing from the time when The Moors occupied this part of Spain.

There is a fully comprehensive information pack in the villa including maps, walking routes and places of interest to visit.

Wine tasting trips can be arranged for you @ 5 euro per person and a walking guide can be arranged if you wish. Please mention when booking.

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Review 1-6 of 6

6 Oct 2014


"Charming casa with views in rural Axarquia"

My partner and I were enchanted by our stay here, especially with the views from the patio by day and night. This house lives up to its name, with no light pollution the star-filled sky was a wonder t… More

28 Sep 2013


"Another fantastic escape"

After having such a memorable holiday here last year, we returned and once again had an amazing, chilling break away from the rat race of the UK.The villa is so well equipped and with the wonderful lo… More

8 Sep 2013


"The perfect retreat"

The owners, Lindsey and Jim have made this place everything you could wish for - spotlessly clean and equipped to a high standard. The views from the terrace are breathtaking and the sunsets are prett… More

29 Jul 2013


"Fabulous views, really well equipped and lovely owners"

We took our two sons (4 and 4 months) for a fortnight and the house was excellently presented and the owners had taken the trouble to make sure we had everything we needed for our baby.The location is… More

7 Oct 2012


"Peace and tranquility with spectacular views"

The casa is a fabulous place to escape all the hustle and bustle. It is very well equipped and Lindsey and Jim are the perfect hosts. The terraces have amazing views over the mountains and it is ver… More

11 Jun 2012


"Scenic, peaceful and relaxing."

This is our second visit, we spent our honeymoon here in April 2011.

Lindsey and Jim made us feel very welcome.

The terrace is a great place to relax and take in the breathtaking views. Just before the sun was setting the wind would drop to nothing and you could here a pin drop.

We made good use of the bbq and well equipped kitchen.

We had 'menu del dias' at the Restaurante El Chiringuito in Sedella on a number of occasions which was very good value for money.

We thoroughly enjoyed our week here.

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    Calendar last updated:22 Feb 2015

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