Villa Las Colmenillas
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This modern villa offers luxury accommodation with it's own private pool and sun terraces benefitting from all day sun and offering a fabulous setting to enjoy the sunsets with a glass of wine and some tapas. On a clear day you can see the outline of the mountains of North Africa. It's only a short walk into historic Competa village with its shops, cafe's, galleries and fine restaurants.
A games area with football table and darts board make it ideal for families. Opportunity to do as much or as little as you want.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre del Mar 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The villa is light, airy and spacious and tastefully decorated. It comprises of two double bedrooms, one with en-suite, two twin bedrooms, a large living area with satellite tv, ipod dock, breakfast bar, dvd player, comfortable sofas and a dining area that leads onto the open plan kitchen area. A separate utility room houses the washing machine and dry food store. Tiled floor throughout. In the dining area, patio doors bi-fold open to the balcony. There are plenty of electric sockets.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside, the off road parking has locking gates leading down to the front of the house. Around the pool, there is a large sun area with sunbeds, an outside shower and planted areas. Steps take you down to a games area - with football table, darts board - and another sun terrace which is the best place to catch the late evening sun. There is a BBQ and outdoor table and chairs for al fresco dining. The covered area offers welcome shade.
The gardens have a selection of orange and lemon trees and there is an herb garden as well as shrubs and cacti.
The Andalucia region
Malaga, on the Costa del Sol, is recorded as one of the oldest cities in the world. It is well worth a visit for the cafe's and the Picasso museum (Pablo Picasso was born here) and a wander round the streets. There's some fantastic sculptures and quirky artwork dotted here and there and beautiful architecture. If you are interested in food, the municipal market is one of the best. Stalls and stalls of fresh fish, meat, fruit and vegetables.
El Torcal de Antequera is a nature reserve in the Sierra del Torcal mountain range located south of the city and is breathtaking. There's a choice of routes to follow through the reserve. Other places of interest are Frigiliana, Velez Malaga, Nerja and Comares.
Competa is situated in the Axarquia region and is 636 metres above sea level. It is a stunning white washed Andalusian village with moorish roots with winding narrow streets and peaceful squares. It enjoys a sub-tropical Mediterranean climate of hot summers and warm winters - an average 300 days of sun a year.
A 4,000 hectacre wildlife reserve is in close proximity and offers some amazing walks.
Competa has a very welcoming community and friendly cafe and shop owners help to make it a lovely place to stop for a coffee or a cold beer and tapas. There's horse riding nearby and plenty of walks.
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16 Oct 2013
We spent two weeks at this beautiful house, it felt like home from the minute we walked through the door, it was furnished to a high standard and had everything we needed. The views are amazing and w… More
12 Oct 2013
"A beautiful villa in a stunning location - a perfect break from our busy lives"
The villa is in a wonderful spot, with stunning views. The pool area is lovely and has the sun all day. The garden is a great bonus, with fresh herbs, chillies, lemons to spice up any bbq. (NB there are steep steps leading from pool area to lower terrace and garden, so not suitable for families with small children.) It was just the two of us staying there and whilst the villa sleeps 8 we didn't feel like we were rattling around as the living areas are not huge (but plenty of room for a large group). The bed has the most comfortable mattress we have ever had away from home. The kitchen is exceptionally well equipped. Competa is within walking distance, though as the villa is on the mountainside above the village, walking down is fine, but walking up a bit hard going - but we found after a few glasses of wine it didn't seem so bad! Competa is a charming village with plenty of good places to eat. We had a wonderful stay.
Thank you for your lovely review. In light of your comments we are in the process of installing child-friendly gates.
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