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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Beautiful country finca. The luxury of modern comforts & facilities with traditional styling. Near the white village of Competa. Breathtaking views of sea & mountains. Explore the national park.
The Andalusian home of a well known Rutland artist Finca Quixote nestles on the side of a south facing hill with breathtaking views across the mountains to the Mediterranean and beyond. Eagles from the adjacent natural park soar overhead. The outside terraces, courtyard and pool offer seclusion and privacy. Yet the white village of Competa, with its rich history, 500 year old church, pavement cafes, restaurants and quaint shops is only 5 minutes away.
The area is a walkers' paradise with extensive and well signposted walking trails. Alternatively the beaches of the Mediterranean are a 15 minute drive away; historical Granada with the world heritage site Alhambra less than an hour; Malaga, with its extensive shops and nightlife is even closer.
Finca Quixote is a beautiful traditionally designed home with all modern comforts and conveniences, easily accessible and 50 minutes from Malaga airport.
The house is approached along its tree lined drive and through a private walled courtyard, with fountain and outdoor dining furniture. From the well equipped and stylishly furnished lounge with its high beamed ceiling, french doors open on to a terrace with stunning mountain and Mediterranean views.
Equipment in the living areas include, satellite TV, DVD and CD/radio, There is internet access via WIFI with an international phone service.
Off the lounge is a formal dining area which comfortably seats six. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher, fridge and freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer. It comes with all the equipment you might need to conjure up those culinary masterpieces.
The double master bedroom has its own ensuite. The other twin rooms have easy access to the family bathroom.
The house has been designed to take advantage of summer breezes to keep it cool. In addition all rooms come equipped with fans, and heaters for those rare cooler spring and autumn evenings
The outdoor dining terrace comes equipped with gas barbecue, shaded six seat dining table and separate drinks area. The pool terrace has plenty of loungers. Steps and paths lead through the garden, past a range of fruit trees and to a high level terrace, overlooking the courtyard from where often spectacular sunsets and stunning views of the night sky can be viewed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torrox Costa 16 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
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22 Oct 2013
"Wonderfully relaxing holiday with superb weather in a lovely location."
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at "Finca Quixote", the location was superb with outstanding views of the mountains and as far as the sea. The holiday can be relaxing just enjoying the sun an… More
Thank you for such a positive response. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Finca Quixote, with its stunning views, so much
20 Oct 2013
"A place to stay!"
We stayed 10 days at the Finca Quixote and it was excectly what we were looking for. A very private place, no other buildings where directly next to the Finca.The house has a lot of space, even if we … More
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Finca Quixote is our home in Spain so we make sure it is properly equipped. We are so pleased you found everything you needed to conjure up some culinary master pieces you could eat under the Andalucian sky
20 Oct 2013
"peaceful retreat in an ideal setting"
We visited Finca Quixote for the third time in September this year. The property is nestled in the Andalucian mountains and is a short drive of about 5 minutes to the town of Competa where we shopped,… More
Thank you for such a positive review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Finca Quixote with its stunning views yet very private terraces and swimming pool.
1 Sep 2013
"Wonderful warm pool, ideal for private bathing."
Our second holiday at this Finca and we enjoyed it even more than our first. It was very warm during our stay and, much as we like the heat, at night we prefer to be a little cooler and the wall mount… More
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Finca Quixote. You're quite correct about the pool. It is not overlooked and really private.
28 Apr 2013
"Blissful break in breathtakingly beautiful setting."
The whole family had the most fabulous holiday at Finca Quixote, a beautifully maintained very individual and quirky residence which has everything a family could need for a long or short stay. Plenty sun traps for sun bathing and a great pool to cool down in and keep the exercise ticking over if so inclined. Close to the atmospheric white city of Competa with enough going on to please all age groups. Quickly get used to the mountain drives which allows for trips out to the local beaches. We took the bus for a day out in Malaga which is also easily accessible.
In short nothing to fault and a great deal to love! Wholeheartedly recommend and looking forward to our return trip!
Yes, Competa is a delightful village and easily accessible. We hope, that like many guests, you visit again.
23 Apr 2013
"First class Finca in a wonderful area of Spain."
Sadly we only had time for a week at the Finca Quixote but enjoyed every minute. The pool, though small, is a gem and the water temperature in August was never less than 32 degrees. Bliss.
The property is very well laid out and we were never uncomfortably hot, the traditional layout and construction must have a lot to do with that.
When we holiday in Spain again this Finca will be at the top of our list.
Thank you for such a positive response. We are please you enjoyed the pool with its terrific views down the valley
19 Apr 2013
"Everything you could wish for a perfect holiday!"
This is a beautiful well appointed property in a wonderful situation. The views are stunning, the atmosphere relaxing and the local market shopping is good and fresh.
Relaxation or night life, beach or mountains, history or nature - this area has it all!
We agree with you about the stunning views. We have enjoyed them for more than ten years and still marvel at just how amazing they are
15 Apr 2013
"Finca Quixote has everything, charm, views to die for and seclusion if you want it."
Six of us spent a fantastic week in this wonderfully equipped, atmospheric and charming house. The kids loved the swimming pool, the long mountainous walks and the proximity to the social life in Competa and the coast. The adults enjoyed the splendid views , the very appealing temperatures and the wonderful local wine and food. If you want a holiday where you can have complete privacy in a charming Spanish house or mix it with meals and drinks in local towns you won't find a more appealing location and venue. We loved it.
Yes. Finca Quixote is excellent for both adults and children
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