Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Finca A Coruna was rebuilt on the site of an old peasant farm cottage with modern requirements, with its own private pool set among 8000sqm of olive and almond groves along with a flower garden. The Villa commands wonderful views down the valley to the sea with the dramatic Sierra Almijara setting the scene to the rear. A large covered patio for 'al fresco' dining, using a traditional designed stone barbecue is provided. A large pool 8m x 4m for that hot summer sun, while central heating and a wood burning stove is provided for the cooler winter evenings. Within walking distance to the white village of Competa, with it's good selection of shops and restaurants. Just 15 km from the main road junction provides easy access to a series of coastal resort towns like Torrox Coast, Nerja, Torre del Mar and Malaga all famous for their long sandy beaches, shopping and nightlife. The Finca is an ideal base for walkers in the Natural Park.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torrex Costa 14 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 68 km, Nearest railway: Malaga 63 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
|General||Central heating, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The finca has three bedrooms, the master has an en suite facility and overhead fan. The other two bedrooms, one double and one twin share a bathroom located between them. The modern designed kitchen is fully fitted and the kitchen, the living room and master bedroom all have double door access to the large covered terrace and pool areas. Hot water is provided by a gas powered heater located adjecent to the finca. A traditional designed barbecue is provided. The Finca is equipped with Central heating throughout and a wood burning stove for cool winter evenings. A collection of DVD and book library are provided.
|Further details outdoors|
Finca A Coruna is located among 8000sqm of Olive & Almond groves and is very private.
Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency unless agreed with the owner. Payment should be made in full one month prior to booking period. Pool closed during winter months Nov - Mar.
The Andalucia region
As the largest region in Spain, Andalucia adds an overwhelming wealth of scenery, culture and history to its brilliant beaches and coastline. Spanish people here are very friendly to foreigners coming to live or vacation in their village and make you feel very welcome. Their are many places of interest within driving distance. They include the underground caves at Nerja, the city of Malaga which has been transformed in recent years since the opening of the Picasso museum in 2003. The city of Granada, home of the Alhambra Palace and flamenco along with winter Skiing makes a visit a great option (95 miles from Finca A Coruna most on motoway.) This historic cities of Cordoba and Seville are both within an easy drive. As they say smile your in Spain.
Competa is situated in Axarquia, the coastal province east of Malaga. Competa is set some 600 metres above sea level in the Sierra Almijara, the snow capped range of mountains between Malaga & Granada, that stretch down to the warm Mediterranean. Nestled in the mountains and surrounded by olive groves and almond blossoms, Competa offers the hospitality of the Andalusians who gladly share with you their leisurely lifestyle.
The local climate produces more than 300 sunny days a year and temperatures are pleasant all year round.
The Andalusian culture offers a mix of Mediterranean and Arab customs dating from earlier times. Glorious cities like Malaga, Granada, Cordoba and Sevilla are nearby.
The village is surrounded by a 4,000 hectares wide wildlife reserve, the Sierra Almijara, with peaks as high as 2,068 metres. A stunningly beautiful natural park where you can go for walks to encounter mountain goats, eagles and a very rich vegetation.
Yet, the sandy beaches and coastal villages of Axarquia are also very near. Competa has 35 bars and restaurants offering excellent tapas and meals at low prices.
The area of Competa has one of the best climates in Europe, and the land surrounding the village and down to the coast is filled with vineyards, olive and lemon groves, tropical fruits such as avocado, mango and kiwi, all idealy suited to this sub tropical climate. The locally produced Moscatel wine is famous throughout the region. You can visit one of the bodegas and taste it yourself!
The village of Competa is close to the smaller villages of Canillas de Albaida, approximately 2kms, both of which can easily be reached on foot from the finca, which is perfect for visitors wishing to eat out in one of the many fine local restaurants and who wish to take a drink with their meal. Both villages are served very well with Supermarkets and splendid gift shops. The many fine coastal areas and resorts such as Nerja, Torrox Costa, Torre Del Mar and Malaga are all close by car or public bus. The whole area of Competa is a walker's paradise with a wide range of walks in the Natural park accessed directly from the finca. Other local facilities include tennis, pony trekking and horse-riding and even Paragliding for those brave enough to enjoy this wonderful countryside from the air.