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Pool with graduated steps for easy access, some pool toys are provided such as noodles

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 12km

Casa 23 boasts magnificent uninterrupted views across the valley of Lake Vinuela to Mount Maroma. It is stepped into the hillside on the outskirts of the typical Spanish village of Los Romanes. Casa 23 is a whitewashed villa with private pool with shallow steps into the pool. The many large terraces and garden offer choice and space! Lake Vinuela offers water sports, sailing, kayaking and fishing. There are many splendid walks around the lake and in spring the wild flowers are bountiful.

The villa is well equipped with modern appliances. It is ideal for holiday makers who want to taste the 'real' Spain. Situated in the Axarquia region of Andalucia the villa offers a good base to explore. Within a short drive of the beach resorts of Nerja and Torre del Mar, a little longer drive about 1hours 30mins and you can reach Granada with the famous Alhambra palace.

We now offer you the chance to 'travel light' we provide POOL and BATH TOWELS plus all bath essentials, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner. Avoid the charges for checking in your luggage just bring hand luggage.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Torre del Mar 12 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga 60 km, Nearest railway: Malaga 60 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The spacious living /dining room opens via patio doors to the spacious terrace with magnificent views across the lake and beyond to Mount Maroma. For the cooler months there is a logburning fire with some logs provided.

All bedrooms have ceiling fans. There are a number of free standing fans for the hotter months.

The master bedroom opens to a terrace via patio doors again with the same outstanding views.

The kitchen is spacious and well equipped. I have tried to provide a home from home with equipment that I would want from liquidiser to garlic crusher I think you will find everything to make cooking a joy!

Further details outdoors

There are many terraces at Casa 23 offering variety and space.

All terraces have magnificent views overlooking Lake Vinuela and Mount Maroma.

The main terrace has a partially shaded area with integral BBQ.

There are sun loungers and outside furniture.

The villa is situated off the main road on a small cul de sac with ample off the road parking.

The private 8 x 4 swimming pool is accessed from the bedroom terrace down a gated flight of steps. It is a graduated pool 1 metre at the shallow end to appx 2metres at the deep end.

DIVING IS NOT RECOMMENDED

Further details

We provide a welcome pack of essential food basics, which can be tailored to suit your needs.

Our English speaking representatives can meet you at the villa if so desired but will carry an extra cost depending on your time of arrival. They are also on hand as an emergency contact.

Wifi is available

The pool is available all year round but is unheated.

The Andalucia region

Costa del Sol is mainly known for the resorts on the coasts, with their English bars and nightlife. However, the Costa del Sol / Andalucia has much more to offer www.andalucia.com. The true Spain lies a few miles inland away from the hustle and bustle. In Axarquia, in particular, the culture of Spain is still alive and many traditional fiestas take place in the many white washed villages that abound in this area.

A trip to Malaga city with the new art museums such as Picasso museum www.museopicassomalaga.org, the Thyssen Museum and Revello de Toro should not be missed for any art lover (45min drive on the autovia or take the bus from Torre del Mar along the coast road). Malaga has a new 'port zone' with good shopping arcades and bars where one can sit and watch the sun go down with the backdrop of the city.

The city of Granada is only a 2hour drive with the famous Alhambra Palace www.alhambradegranada.org and of course the Sierra Nevadas are only a short drive away too.

If beaches are your need then the Spanish town of Torre del Mar offers this, together with a Water Park, Shopping Mall with Bowling Alley and Cinema that show films in English. A 20 min drive takes you to Nerja with its white sandy beaches and the famous 'Caves of Nerja'. Concerts are sometimes held in the actual caves! www.nerja.com

Two golf courses, Baviera www.bavieragolf.com and Anoreta www.anoretagolf.es are within a short drive 15mins and 20mins away respectively.

Lake Vinuela

Los Romanes is a typical Spanish village and is famous for its olives and the local olive press provides some of the best olive oil in the region.

The local goat herder often 'walks' his goats down the hillside and it is always a fantastic sight, the age old traditions are still alive and well.

The village has a small shop supplying your basic needs, a bar and a restaurant which is a 3min walk from the villa. Three further restaurants are within a 5min drive; 2 of which are situated on the lakeside. There are further shops about a 5mins drive in the village of Puente don Manuel. However the hypermarket is in Torre del Mar about 15mins drive.

Lake Vinuela is a reservoir providing drinking water to the Malaga area. The lake provides a variety of activities; sailing, canoeing, fishing together with fine walks and off the road cycling. Power craft are not allowed on the lake therefore creating a tranquil place. Sailing dinghies and canoes can be hired from the sailing club just past The Vinuela Hotel 5min drive.

The famous whitewashed villages of the area provide fantastic day trips; Comares, perched precariously on the top of a mountain, is a must see experience, and provides the best sunset pictures offering a 360degree perspective of the area.

There are many 'routes' in this region; The route of the Grape, The route of the Olive The route of the Raisin - all available within a short drive of the villa. Many local fiestas take place during the year and one would be unfortunate to miss one in any of the villages. Sample the local delights and take home the true memories of Spain.

Andalucia is not just for summer...during the cooler months of October to March why not enjoy the sunny days of winter averaging 17degrees centigrade. The cities of Granada, Cordoba and Seville, are all within a couple of hours drive from the villa. Malaga is of course a city that is often missed on the tourist map and is well worth a visit. only a 40min drive.

There is still an enormous wealth of attractions to enjoy out of season when there is less traffic and more importantly its CHEAPER!

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Review 1-10 of 21

5 Aug 2013

5/5

"Everything we hoped for and more!"

This was our first holiday in mainland Spain. We had lots of help and advice before we even arrived such as car hire information. The villa was easy to find and immaculately presented. The view and… More

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa 23. It is so good to hear that we are providing a good service for our guests and that all our little 'extras' are appreciated.
We would love to welcome you back. Thank you.

27 Jul 2013

5/5

"Excellent villa for relaxing"

Fabulous views across the lake with blue skies and warm weather make the stay all the more relaxing. The villa is well appointed and Sue the owner obviously understands the needs of a home away from … More

I am so glad you had a relaxing time. We try our best! I hope you will return to Casa 23 very soon.

20 Jul 2013

5/5

"Very comfortable villa with fantastic views"

We had a fantastic fortnight at Casa 23. The villa is one of the best equipped we have ever stayed in. The views from the terrace and pool are outstanding and a photographer's dream. There is plenty to see and do in the area and a number of nearby good restaurants including one within walking distance which is always a plus. However we were enjoying the villa and pool so much we spent a lot of time there rather than sightseeing so we need to come back to see some of the things we missed!

I am so glad that you and your family had a good holiday at Casa 23. We would certainly love to welcome you back in the future.

28 Jun 2013

5/5

"Just perfect...."

We have just returned from a wonderful 10 night stay in this beautiful villa. Everything was just perfect, the villa is a real home from home and is equipped with everything you could possibly need. The highlight for us (in addition to the perfect weather) was the absolutely stunning views from all the terraces, we enjoyed lovely evenings with good food and wine watching the sun set over the lake and mountains. Excellent restaurants can be found within a very short distance, one being just a short stroll away. Can't recommend this villa highly enough, so much so we are returning in September. Very many thanks to Sue the owner for sharing with us her delightful villa.

So pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I am sure you will enjoy September as much. Thank you for sharing you views.

17 Jun 2013

5/5

"home from home"

What an idyllic spot. The weather was perfect for a chill out holiday.and the Casa 23 was the perfect location. The facilities at Casa 23 enabled us to travel light with pool towels, bedding and initi… More

Thank you for your review. I think though you must have exceeded the speed limit driving to Granada! I think you meant 1hour 40mins! Hope to see you back at Casa 23 next year.

17 Nov 2012

5/5

"An Artists Paradise -"

I loved the peaceful setting, the stunning views which as an artist I appreciated and never tired of sketching. I was great being away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist spots. Although it is within easy access of the coast, Malaga city and Granada for a day trip out. The owner has thought of everything. The pool was delightful and the many terraces give you choice of space.

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you return to do more of your stunning art work of the area. Next time when it isn't so hot....maybe May time when all the poppies and spring flowers are about.

4 Oct 2012

4/5

"terrific views"

The view is terrific! we have visited on at least 3 occasions! Pool steps have improved getting in to the cold water which is lovely once you are in, and very clean. The casa has a very well stocked … More

Thanks for your review. Sorry about the temperature of the pool. We cannot guarantee the temperature of the pool past mid September I trust that this didn't mar your stay.

12 Sep 2012

5/5

"perfect tranquility..unspoilt spain with a restaurant and shop within easy walking distance."

The views from Casa 23 are simply breath takingly beautiful.. a spacious home with everything at hand.A large pool and a huge sun terrace add to the spacious villa. Four friends spent a long weekend h… More

Thank for your review I am glad you had a relaxing time.

22 Aug 2012

5/5

"Fantastic villa with breathtaking views"

What can I say!! We all enjoyed our visit to the villa it was everything that was advertised and more. We certainly were sad to say goodbye at the end of the twelve days that we spent there. The views are stunning and you never get tired of staring at it. The villa was well maintained and clean and had all the comforts of home. The weather was fantastic for the duration of our stay and it was lovely to jump in the pool when it got too hot, plus you can still see the lovely view.

I would highly recommend the restaurant which is situated about a 2 minutes walk away from the villa. We visited it three times and thoroughly enjoyed every meal.

I would thoroughly recommend the resort of Nerja too, we spent a day there sightseeing and finished off by visiting the caves which were beautiful and tranquil.

Thank you Sue for all your help and for making it a truly unforgettable holiday.

What a fantastic review. Thank you very much. We do try to make it easy for everyone. We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully!

13 Aug 2012

4/5

"Incredible Home base While Visiting Andulsia"

We are a family of a five visiting Spain from the United States with three boys ages 11,13,16. We bookended our visit to Andulsia with two days in Madrid and 4 days in Barcelona where we were sightsee… More

Many thanks for your review. We have taken on board our visitors comments about the unseasonably high temperatures encountered this year and purchased many more fans. We are trying to keep out villa as reasonably priced as possible and thought fans a better option that air conditioning. I am glad you had a wonderful holiday.

Review 1-10 of 21

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Sue W.

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Based in United Kingdom

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  • French
  • Spanish
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