Finca | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Located in the typical Spanish hamlet of Las Casillas, the large,character Finca has been sympathetically restored by the current owners. The ground floor level, a completely independent 1 bed apartment offers comfortable, very spacious accommodation for guests. There is an abundance of rustic features while still having every modern amenity.The owners, who use the upper level, appreciate your need for privacy but are available should you need anything at all.
The house is surrounded by olive groves and almond trees with unrivalled,breathtaking Lake and Mountain views.
This is the ideal place to get away from it all, to relax and unwind, to explore the beaches, countryside and moorish villages of Andalucia. Lake Vinuela,which can explored on foot and it's great bar/restaurant is walking distance from the house.Horse riding and Lake sports are available locally.
Dine out on your private terrace or visit the many excellent restaurants nearby.Supermarkets,banks,etc are close at hand and there are regular 'street markets' where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables and of course the 'bargain gift' to take home.
The amazing cities of Malaga, Granada, Ronda and Cordoba are easily visited in a day.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre del Mar 12 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 40 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
*A charming,spacious entrance provides additional seating for guests.
|Further details outdoors|
*There is a large private, furnished terrace for dining alfresco.
*The pool, which is sometimes used by the owners and who make sure it sparkles, has a huge terrace with plenty of sun loungers.
*Sit and admire the views and terrace gardens in the shade of the olive trees.
*Views from all terraces are breathtaking..seeing is believing!
*Linen and towels provided but guests are kindly asked to bring their own beach/pool towels.
*There is no charge for final clean.
*Weekly clean,linen and towel change for guests staying for 2 weeks or more.
*Comprehensive "Welcome pack" provided with our compliments.
The Andalucia region
Andalucia is one of the most beautiful regions of Spain and the amazing direct view of Lake Vinuela and the mountain range of the Sierra Tejeda will not cease to impress. The beauty of the forever changing colours of the mountains,the tranquility of Lake Vinuela and the peace of the countryside are inspiring in this rural yet well connected region.
The many Andalucian 'pueblo blancos' are a short drive away and can be seen lighting up the hill side at night.
Granada,with it's fabulous Alahambra Palace, Cordoba, Ronda and Malaga can all be visited in a day.
The beautiful beaches of the Costa can be reached easily from the house.The nearest popular resorts being Torre Del Mar, Nerja and a little further along the coast is Herradura.
For those who like all things natural the flora changes seasonally and the nearby National Park of the Tejeda mountains can be visited and explored on foot.
The village of Los Romanes,(2mins) has a small supermarket which is very well stocked,Pepe's bar where you can meet the locals and Miguel's great restaurant.There are 2 great Lake side restaurants,visible from the finch,which can be reached on foot.
There are a variety of shops, banks,bars and restaurants nearby in Vinuela and Puente Don Manuel.(10mins)
A hypermarket and shopping mall can be found in Velez-Malaga,the capital of the Axarquia region,which has a beautiful 'old town'.
The nearest beach is Torre Del Mar, a bustling spanish coastal town with large expanses of beach and numerous beach 'chiringitos' where you can enjoy freshly cooked sardines and squid with a welcome glass of wine.
The area is perfect for walking and hiking (maps provided) and fishing. Sailing and horse riding can be arranged locally.
Throughout the year the many 'fiestas' in real Spain can be enjoyed,Easter with the processions through the streets,summer with the numerous village 3/4 day celebrations. Join in with the 'Fiesta of the raisin','Wine' or even 'Black Pudding'.
The finca has unrivalled views of the Lake from every aspect and is breathtaking to say the least.
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4 Feb 2014
"Homely, comfortable, relaxing with beautiful views"
This is a beautifully restored cottage which still has the feel of an old farmhouse, perched on a hillside overlooking the lake with spectacular views from every angle that I would never tire of. It … More
17 Oct 2013
"Beautiful, traditional, cosy 'cottage' in hills outside Malaga, with views and pool. Highly recommended!"
-A beautiful holiday home with lots of character; original country house well preserved and furnished to a good standard. Lovely terrace for sitting out in with beautiful views. Well maintained swimmi… More
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Ribeyro.It was lovely to meet you both and thank you for your kind review.Wishing you both all the best for your future together and you would be welcome anytime at Casa Ribeyro. Charles and Alex
16 Oct 2013
"unforgettable 7 days"
Each day was totally different ,we didn,t know what to expect ,the place & terraine was very interesting ,weather was fantastic ,the welcome pack was more than adequate ,casa ribeyro was very comforta… More
We are so glad you had an 'unforgettable time' and enjoyed staying at Casa Ribeyro.Thank you for your kind comments. We certainly look forward to seeing you again and I will start learning some new songs for the occasion!! Kind regards,Alex and Charles.
10 Oct 2013
"Excellent property location with stunning scenery"
If you want discos and football shirts then this is not for you.If you want mountains, lakes, a short distance to the sea, and a great scenery and a peaceful atmosphere then this is the place to go.Yo… More
Thank you for your positive review and are so glad you enjoyed the location of the house.We also recommend a car as there is so much to see in the beautiful surrounding areas. We hope to see you again next year.
Regards,Charles and Alex
23 Sep 2013
"The real Spain"
If you want Burger bars, English pubs or crowded beaches Casa Ribeyro is not for you. If you want breathtaking views, beautiful white washed villages, to stay in a little hamlet with only the birds an… More
Thank you for your lovely review of your time spent with us at Casa Ribeyro in Las Casillas.We are delighted you enjoyed the tranquility of the area and appreciated the location which enabled you to visit many other places.
It was a pleasure to meet you both and would certainly hope to welcome you back when ever you want.
Charles and Alex
11 Sep 2013
What a superb place for a peaceful, relaxing holiday. We enjoyed a wonderful 10 days at Casa Ribyero in August and only wished we could have stayed longer. The house is very well equipped & comfortabl… More
Thank you so much! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would certainly welcome you for a return visit.
Charles and Alex
16 Jul 2013
"Lovely place, lovely people, relaxed to the max"
A perfect vacation spot away from the crowds and the beaches, beautiful location, outstanding accommodation and truly welcoming hosts. Alex and Charles met us at the local pub for a welcoming drink then helped us along the final stretch of country road to the house, and to move our luggage, they made us feel at home instantly - thanks guys. The starter pack of groceries was a simple idea but very helpful, especially if your first day is a Sunday. As advised the holiday really needs a car, but the roads are quiet and well signed and you need one anyway to explore the spectacular countryside. We will definitely come back first chance we get.
It was a pleasure to meet you both and so glad you enjoyed your time at Casa Ribeyro. We would love to see you both again anytime. Thank you for your kind comments. Regards,Alex and Charles
14 Jul 2013
"Ultimate chill out"
What a wonderful memorable holiday agree with all reviews beautiful home beautiful setting magnificent views.
Alex and Charles couldn't have been more helpful our batteries are recharged looking forward to returning next year Dave says hope Charles not eaten black pudding left in fridge
Can't wait to come back love and best wishes
Dave and Gill
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We have eaten the black pudding but will get you a fresh one for your return next June! Look forward to seeing you then. Regards,Alex and Charles
21 Jun 2013
Had a fantastic holiday in Casa Ribeyro. The views from the apartment across the lake and the mountains are superb. Alex and Charles were very helpful and friendly. The fridge was well stocked with al… More
We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday and thank you for the kind comments.We certainly hope to see you both again. Alex and Charles
9 Jun 2013
"An amazing place to recharge the batteries which is a great example of unspoilt Spain."
We had an amazing Holiday at this apartment. Alex and Charles are incredibly friendly and helpful but also provide that balance of allowing your own space. The view from the apartment is breath taking… More
Thank you for your poetic review...we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that Casa Ribeyro helped you to recharge your batteries!! You are welcome to do so again any time.Charles and Alex
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