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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
CASA SOL Traditionally beautiful stone & lime washed cottage. They have been tastefully restored keeping many of their original features. Set in an area of outstanding beauty, surrounded by almond & olive groves and within a few minutes stroll down to the lake and restaurants. There is easy access by road to airports, coast, mountains and culture.
Casa Sol has a covered dining terrace and large balcony with spectacular views down to the lake and mountains beyond.
Situated at either end of the, authentic Moorish hamlet 'Aldea de Los Castillejos', a privately owned hamlet of 11 cottages, 7 of which are let for rural tourism and courses.
Enjoy the best of both worlds, privacy of your own house, plus, should you wish, the ability to socialize with the other guests around the large communal swimming pool [12m X 5m], terraces, gardens and BBQ. We also offer Arabic/Andaluz food served in the eating room [or your house], and for groups we can fire up the village Arabic wood oven to prepare special hearth breads & pizzas. We can provide for individuals and groups; massage [western/eastern], meditation, yoga, reiki treatments, guided mountain walks. And there is always someone on hand to help with any of your needs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre del Mar 17 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 55 km, Nearest railway: Malaga 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
CASA SOL: The entrance to the cottage is from a pedestrian street and cobbled terrace to:
open plan kitchen/dining area, with archway down to large living room with sofa bed [5 person], cast iron wood fire and French doors to:
small covered dining terrace and citrus garden.
Double bedroom with antique cast-iron bed, Twin bedroom, bathroom and large balcony with amazing lake and mountain views.
NB. Casa Sol is semi-detached with Casa Paz and has an interconnecting door between the living areas, this may be of interest to those wanting a large house for up to 12 persons.
|Further details outdoors|
The cottage is self contained with private terraces and garden and BBQ.
There are communal: Swimming pool [12m x 5m], terraces gardens and BBQ .
There is a small street running through the hamlet for foot and hoof, so great for children.
All cars can be parked in and around the theshing circle at the top of the hamlet.
There are many pathways [caminos] winding their way though the olive & almond gloves up into the surrounding hills and down to the lake.
For large families and groups there is Meeting/eating room with terraces and industrial kitchen available to hire daily or weekly.
As the owners live in in the hamlet there will always be an English speaking person on hand to help should you need any advice on what to do, where to go, or if you have any problems.
Welcome packs can be provided on your arrival.
Meals can be prepared for families and groups.
About this location
The Andalucia region
The Costa del Sol has area has long stretches of beautiful coastline and some of the best beaches in Europe. The Costa del Sol is also known as the “Golfers’ Paradise”, as along the coast you have the choice of 86 marvellous Golf Courses, many within a few minutes drive from here.
Málaga, which was a millenarian and cosmopolitan city in the past, preserves all its historical roots. Far-off times it witnessed the Mediterranean culture's and man's origins. Although it is the modern capital of the most outstanding Andalusian tourism industry, it has friendly traditional manners.
The picturesque and gorgeous lake at Vinuela offers fishing, swimming, watersports and there are several golf courses along the coast.
The surrounding villages provide a tranquil retreat to enjoy the mountain views, enjoy the local Fiestas and explore the traditional restaurants.
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12 Oct 2014
"Beautiful peaceful place to stay"
Beautiful peaceful spot, great views, traditional Spanish houses.If you want somewhere away from the crowds with fantastic scenery this is for you. A small hamlet lovingly restored by the owner Paul, … More
10 May 2012
"What a fantastic Place"
We stayed in the Casa Sol Cottage and it was lovely, the cottages have been restored beautifully in keeping with their original charm and the views are second to nun. The little village with all the cottage is so lovely and you can walk down to the lake and two or three restaurants. My husband and I loved the place and we would stay there again.
1 May 2012
"Lovely rural peaceful retreat"
Our stay at Los Castilljos was our first trip away with our 8 month old son. We stayed in Casa Sol. It's a lovely 2 bedroomed house with lounge and kitchen/diner. Very peaceful. Lovely grounds. Paul and his family were really friendly. We were invited to a great Saturday afternoon get together with their Spanish friends where Paul fired up the old pizza oven in the courtyard area and made the most amazing pizzas. The accommodation doesn't have a tv which we loved. We spent evenings listening to music and reading all the books we'd stockpiled since our son was born! Lovely wood burner in th ecorner. We collected wood from the surrounding area and sparked it up if it was a cold evening. It's easy to walk down a track to two restaurants at the bottom of the hill (takes about 5 minutes) and then a 15 minute walk up the hill to Los Romanos to a really lovely restaurant. You do need a car to get around but it's worthwhile as there are nice villages, countryside and beaches to visit near by. We'll definitely be going back sometime probably with more family and friends.
12 Feb 2012
"You will absolutely love it!"
Amazing historical place with the picturesque surroundings perfectly situated for day trips around Andalusia. The place is absolutely perfect in terms of how tidy, equipped and spacious it is and the … More
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