Las Brisas Casita
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Romantic cottage specially designed for 2 people with private swimming pool. Country location with stunning views but with good access to the coast (approx 25 minutes drive to Marbella) The casita is a tastefully renovated cottage, beautifully appointed throughout. The sitting room has a vaulted ceiling giving the cottage a lovely airy feel and the kitchen area is fully equipped to a very high standard. There are double patio doors opening onto a terrace with patio dining table and chairs and a Weber Bar-Q. From this terrace a couple of steps take you down to the pool and pool terrace with sun loungers.. There are stunning views from every window and terrace. A spiral staircase leads down from the sitting room to the en-suite bedroom with shower room. Situated in a quiet lane with no through traffic it has good tarmac access - perfect for a quiet holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the coast.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marbella 22 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 23 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The front door leads into a good-sized main living area, with exposed wooden beams and lofty ceiling. Patio doors give views over the surrounding countryside and lead on to the terrace. The living area has ample comfortable seating, satellite TV (English channels) and stereo. The beautifully designed open-plan kitchen features all mod cons, including washing machine and dishwasher. A wrought iron spiral staircase leads down to the lower level and the double bedroom with light and airy en suite shower room. The bedroom also has patio doors leading on to its own terrace area on the lower level. Every window offers a view to either the surrounding countryside or colourful gardens.
|Further details outdoors|
The gardens and terraces of La Casita enjoy stunning views of the Guadalhorce Valley and surrounding hills. The terrace outside the sitting room has an outside dining area and barbecue area, and a couple of steps lead on to the pool area and pool terrace where there is another garden table and chairs with parasol.
The Andalucia region
From the mountains of the Sierras to the beaches of the Costa del Sol, from the whitewashed pueblo villages to the jet-set playgrounds of Marbella and Puerto Banus, from ancient Moorish castles to championship golf courses, this part of Spain is an ideal destination.
The cottage is in the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas with stunning views of the Guadalhorce valley and Sierra de las Nieves, between the typical whitewashed pueblos of Coin and Alhaurin El Grande. Their church squares and narrow streets are bustling with many shops, bars and restaurants, and regular local festivals and weekly markets.
Within easy reach is some of the best that Andalucia has to offer, such as Mijas, Marbella, Puerto Banus, Malaga, Antequera, The Lake District and El Chorro Gorge.
Golf, Tennis, Horseriding, Birdwatching, Hillwalking are all available locally.
Las Brisas is in the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas, between the typical Andalucian towns of Coin and Alhaurin El Grande. As well as many shops, bars and restaurants, regular local festivals and weekly markets bring their church squares and narrow whitewashed streets to life.
MIJAS (15mins) - the most famous of the whitewashed pueblos of Andalucia, perched high on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean. Renowned for donkey rides and horsedrawn carriages through its narrow streets.
MARBELLA (30mins) - centred around the attractive Old Town with its picturesque Orange Square, Marbella is the Costa del Sol's premiere resort for shopping and nightlife.
PUERTO BANUS (35mins) - famous for its designer shops, restaurants, and nightclubs, set around its exclusive marina.
MALAGA (30mins) - hometown to Pablo Picasso and Antonio Banderas, Malaga is often overlooked by visitors to the Costa del Sol. It is a thriving Spanish port with a picturesque Old Town, vast cathedral, Moorish castle, impressive Picasso museum and excellent shopping.
LAKE DISTRICT AND EL CHORRO GORGE (45mins) - the narrow gorge cut into the rock by the Guadalhorce river is at the centre of an area of outstanding natural beauty with wooded ravines and unusual rock formations. Close by is an impressive network of lakes. Ideal day out for walkers, climbers and picnics.
RONDA (1hr) - white pueblo perched high above a rocky gorge, with Roman and
Moorish remains. The home of bullfighting, with an historic bullring and matador museum.
ANTEQUERA (1hr) - market town since Roman times, renowned for its speciality products of olive oil, "polvorones" (almond sweets), and "molletes" (special bread rolls). Nearby are prehistoric dolmens and the flamingo breeding lake of Laguna Fuente de Piedra.
A little further afield, but worth the journey for the adventurous are GIBRALTAR (1h15mins), GRANADA (1h45mins), CORDOBA (2hrs) and SEVILLE (2h30mins).
GOLF AND TENNIS
Alhaurin Golf (10 mins) - a beautiful 18-hole championship-standard golf course designed by Seve Ballesteros, with wonderful mountain views and luxurious facilities. Tennis is available at the adjoining hotel.
Lauro Golf (15 mins) - 27 holes overlooking the Guadalhorce valley. Relaxed atmosphere in the typical cortijo-style clubhouse.
Mijas Golf and Santana Golf are 20 minute's drive away and at least 20 more of the Costa del Sol's golf courses can be in reached in 20-45 minutes.
HORSERIDING - the area can be explored on horseback from several riding schools in the area.
BIRDWATCHING - among the birds to be seen regularly from the villa itself are eagles, buzzards, owls, hawks, partridges, golden oriels, bee-eaters, hoopoes, swifts and swallows. The Laguna Fuente de Piedra, the most important flamingo nesting site in Spain, is near Antequera, just an hour's drive away.
WALKING - there are extensive walking trails throughout the nearby Sierra del las Nieves, including the spectacular walk to the summit of La Concha which gives panoramic views of the whole Costa del Sol from Gibraltar to the Sierra Nevada and across the Mediterranean to the African Coast.
SKI-ING - during the season many of our guests enjoy a day trip to the slopes of the Sierra Nevada, a couple of hours away.
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11 Feb 2014
"Perfect retreat for a couple"
We stayed a week and found everything you needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Restaurants, Bars and supermarkets were all within easy access. We would definitely recommend this accommodation… More
2 Oct 2013
"The perfect place to Chill Out!"
My Partner and I wanted somewhere to get away to where we could totally get away from it all and chill out. Las Brisas Casita ticked all the boxes, it is set in a perfectly quiet but beautiful locatio… More
22 Sep 2013
"Small but beautifully formed"
Just returned from a fabulous 2 weeks at Las Brisas Casita a little gem tucked away in the hills above Coin. This cottage has everything you could ask for a totally relaxing holiday and for those who … More
10 Sep 2013
Lovely place and will certainly come back at some point in the future. Directions were a little hard to follow and I ended up going the wrong way around the roundabout with the police having to escor… More
27 Feb 2013
"Gorgeous, romantic retreat"
What a wonderful little find! We have been meaning to write this review for some time as our stay at the casita was truly delightful.
After a troubled start with fears over the awful fires speading across the region and then having our hire car broken into and our hand luggage (including passport, work phones and car keys for the car sat at the airport...) stolen whilst in the supermarket (in Malaga) we arrived rather exhausted at the casita. Fortunately we were thrilled with what we found, it was immaculate, had all the mod cons one would not usually expect in a small villa and was in the most idyllic location. Here we virtually stayed for the entire week!
We had planned to visit lots of places my partner had not visited before but in the end a couple of trips back to Malalga to sort the passport at the embassy and another to the police station allowed for a stroll around the old town and Picasso gallery. Then a trip to the white washed town of Mijas and one of the smaller beaches sufficed. Instead we cooked delicious meals, lay by the pool and read. Utterly perfect for our needs.
The casita itself is very isolated with only one larger house next door and a farm and a few houses down the road. It is certainly not in walking distance of any amenities. This suited us perfectly as we loved the peace but some may not like this isolation. However the standard of the property is excellent and the fact that it was 10 minutes to several towns and then less than an hour to the larger cities was a real plus.
The only difficulty we had was with the directions as anticipated by the owners! Perhaps a clearer set of instructions may help future guests but having been there I recognise how difficult this may be. Maybe a re-jig for easier following?? I'm very lucky to have a partner who is a geography lover and loves maps which was pretty essential in this case!
We will most certainly be back. Thank you.
13 Jan 2013
"Wonderful retreat in the hills but within easy reach of coast and country"
Booking process for this property was very easy. Owners friendly and helpful and were happy to adjust my booking when I had to re-schedule holiday due to family illness. Casita beautiful inside and out. Lots of outside space to enjoy with gorgeous views and a stunning pool. Breakfast on the ample terrace was a joy. Very convenient location for Malaga Airport (car needed), yet within easy reach of the coast and beautiful inland villages and national parks. Variety of places to eat, and purchase provisions, nearby. Just been here for a second time and it will not be our last. Perfect for a couple. Best memory would be opening the bedroom french windows in the morning and listening to the birds!
26 Oct 2012
"A BILL WITHERS MOMENT - JUST THE TWO OF US!!!"
This Casita is the ideal retreat for a Couple wanting peace and tranquility. It offers everything that you would need for a romantic escape. From the lounge, kitchen, bedroom, en-suite bathroom and indoor fascilities everything is catered for including basic Sky TV. The outside area is excellent with a fine dining area and a plunge pool to die for after too much sun (even in October), The privacy is only surpassed by the excellent views in all directions of the Campo and Guadalhorce valley. We have been in several types of accomodation in the Malaga area and this is up there with the best. That first feeling you get when you enter a well maintained and clean property did not dissapoint and the small welcome pack was appreciated for a late arrival. From first contact to departure the owners were first class. We will be back!!!!!!!
5 Oct 2012
"the perfect quiet retreat...."
This little villa up in the hills of coin is just perfect for two, looking to have their very own private getaway. The villa facilities are excellant, a real home from home, but with the added bonus of sunshine, a private pool, gorgeous views, and complete peace and quiet. Your only a short car ride away from all the local resorts. There was always somewhere to eat if you wanted to go out, but well equipped local supermarkets if you wanted to stay in..... and an even bigger bonus for me was there was no mosquito's...... You do need a car to stay at this villa, but that is a good thing as the views driving around the hills and mountains are just gorgeous. The photos of the villa on the website are exactly as it is, so no disapointments there.
I would definately go back. I just loved it......
1 Oct 2012
This was our first experience in a villa and i have to say it was a fantastic first experience... I have been on various vacations this year and this one inparticular was the one i got the most excite… More
16 Nov 2011
"Perfect to get away from it all!"
we chose Casas Las Brisas as a last mintue option for a much-needed break where we wanted to do nothing much. It turned out to be the perfect place.The owner Jackie was extremely helpful prior to our… More
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