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.