House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A fabulous, detached and private holiday villa set in its own grounds overlooking stunning countryside
The villa sleeps up to 6 persons and has 3 spacious bedrooms.
There is a large, modern, well equipped kitchen, with fridge, freezer, kettle , toaster, dishwasher etc. There is a large dining area and a comfortable lounge. The lounge has comfortable sofas, tv and dvd , a selection of books and games and an open fireplace.
The 3 seperate bedrooms are extremely well furnished and have fresh linen and towels provided
Villa Paco has its own gated and tree line driveway down to the property and is set in its own private grounds. The views are spectacular overlooking La Maroma and the valley below, Especially picturesque in the evenings with the twinkiling lights of the distant villages.
The pool is beautifully positioned in the middle of extensive patios with sunbeds and fabulous views. Pool towels are provided
There is air conditioning available and the villa benefits from a mountain breeze at times
The large purpose built barbecue area has a large wooden dining table and chairs and this is all located under a shaded roof . It is also an ideal area for children to play and rest during the hot mid day sun.
Everything is provided for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday in a great villa
Colmenar , the local village also has a good selection of tapas bars, restaurants and local shops. There is also a weekly fruit and veg market,
A great location to rest and relax or explore this beautiful area. An information book is provided and an in house menu is also available for a eslection of regional and popular dishes which can be delivered to your property.
The motorway is only 10 minutes and Granada, Marbella, Nerja, Ronda and the attractions of the coast are all an easy drive for the day
Great for families, friends and large groups
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre del Mar/Torremolinos/Malaga 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 30 km, Nearest railway: Malaga 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Andalucia region
This region is well known for it long hot summers but is ideal for winter breaks due to the mild and often sunny winters.
The area has a wealth of places to visit, historic cities, beaches, golf courses etc. The famous cities of Granada, Cordoba and Ronda are an easy day trip as are Antequera, Nerja, and its caves and cosmopolitan Marbella.
To the west of Malaga there are beach resorts of Torremolinos, Benalmadena with its huge marina, fishings trips and Fuengirola.
To the East are the Spanish resorts of Torre del Mar with long promenades for walks and local fish restaurants, Torrox and Nerja with its famous"Balcon de Europa", caves and good shops and restaurants.
The coast has very good shopping centres, zoos, water parks, local markets, horse and flamenco shows, an abundance of quality golf courses, amusement parks etc. The main city of Malaga has a very beautiful cathederal and an old quarter with tapas bars and local music, an old castle with views over the port and a paseo with city gardens and walks along with horse drawn carriages. The shopping is also very good. The new MAtine Muelle Uon has great restaurants and gift shops.
The airport is only a 30 minute drive from the propery, as is the main bus/train station.
There are local buses from Colmenar inot the centre of Malaga .
Taxis are available from the centre of the village to the house and are very reasonable should you deide not to take a car one evening
There are very pretty local villages to visit , especially the local village of Comares. Also horseriding, walks in the cool Montes de Malaga pine forests .
The local village of Colmenar is known as the capital of the Axarquia region of Andalucia. It derives its name from the beehive or "colmena" and its organic honey can be bought today. The village also has a honey museum showing the process of collecting and producing the local honey.
The village lies in an elevated position with a church at the very top of the vllage. The views from here of the surrounding area are superb. Colmenar has a very good selection of tapas bars, restaurants, bakers, butchers, small supermarkets, chemist, 24 hour medical centre , banks and a weekly fresh fruit and veg market.
It is also well connected by good roads to the motorway junction only kms away making it an ideal base for touring and for easy day trips sightseeing.
The village has 2 main festivals, one in February and one in August although all the surrounding villages also have their own festivals. The Spanish always have something to celebrate!
Colmenar is close to the villages of Rio Gordo, Alfernate and the beautiful hilltop village of Comares.
There is a small local park, huge municipal swimming pool and a great area for country walks.
A small riding stable is located a few miles away and the area is also idea for birdwatching and bike riding.
The Montes de Malaga national park has lovely cool walks in the pine forests and the Torcal National Park with its fabulous rock formations is good for walks and picnics.
The area really has something for everybody, but it is also ideal for relaxing and taking the slow pace of life in the Andalucian countryside in the beautiful sunshine!
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