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.
Experience real Spain at Casa Ribeyro!
The village of Los Romanes,(2mins) has 2 small supermarkets which are very well stocked,Pepe's bar, 'The Kiosk", where you can meet the locals and Miguel's a great restaurant.There is also a 'boutique' hotel in the main square which has amazing views over the lake.There are 2 great Lake side restaurants,visible from the finca,which can be reached on foot and Hotel Vinuela, a short drive has an intimate restaurant overlooking the lake which is open to the public.
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 is a beautiful 'old town' and has every amenity you could need.
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, hiking(maps and tours available) 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, Los Romanes fiesta included! 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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5 Aug 2014
"Stunning location and views"
We recently hugely enjoyed a two weeks stay and had a fabulous time. The location was what we had hoped for in terms of being away from built up areas and being rural and the views from the Casa are … More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and are glad you enjoyed your stay in the rural,' real Spain'.
We, too, never tire of the wonderful views from Casa Ribeyro and we hope to welcome you again one day.Regards,
Alex and Charles
23 Jul 2014
"Peace and quiet and beautiful views."
Stayed for a week and it flew by too quickly.Charles and Alex were in UK butwere ably substituted by John and Sally Ann.As previous guests have stated the terrain is challenging but outweighed by the … More
Thank you for your lovely review and were sorry to have missed you. Will certainly let John and Sal know how much you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the special place Casa Ribeyro is.Hope to see you another time.Regards, Charles and Alex
19 Jul 2014
"Relaxation at it's best!"
This had to be one of the most relaxing holidays we have ever had with views to die for.We arrived on a Friday evening and apart from getting groceries in the local shop we didn't leave the finca… More
Many thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa Ribeyro and appreciated the wonderful views and ambience of the area.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.Regards,
Alex and Charles
28 Jun 2014
We loved Casa Ribeyro so much the first time, we had to return and it was as lovely as we remembered. From the moment you arrive, you instantly switch off into relaxation mode. We missed out on catch… More
Thank you for taking the time to write another review for us. We too were sorry not to have been at Casa Ribeyro to see you on your return but are delighted you enjoyed your stay and continue to enjoy the special place that it is.Once again you are welcome back any time. Fond regards,Alex and Charles
5 Jun 2014
"Comfortable Apartment with Stunning Views"
We spent a wonderful relaxing holiday at Casa Ribeyro and loved every minute of it. We made good use of the outside space and especially the lovely swimming pool. We had lots of barbecues on the pati… More
Thank you for your positive review. We are so pleased you enjoyed 'the real spain' and love the new name for a barbecue on the terrace. Regards, Alex and Charles
21 May 2014
"Views to Die For"
excellent holiday let, well equipped, with the most spectacular surroundings, far exceeding our expectations. Very steep approach to the property, not for people with walking difficulties. would defin… More
Thank you for your positive review and we wold welcome you back at Casa Ribeyro anytime. Regards, Alex and Charles
30 Mar 2014
"What a gem...absolute perfection..."
From the time we arrived at the Lake we knew we were in for a treat. We were not disappointed - quite the opposite in fact. Alex and Charles met us at the restaurant by the Lake and guided us to th… More
Thank you so much for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you stay at Casa Ribeyro and that you loved it as much as we do. We are glad that you visited some of the inspiring places nearby and certainly look forward to seeing you both again in October.
Alex and Charles
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
Thank you for your review and are pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us, you certainly kept very busy making the most of places to visit. We look forward to welcoming you another time.
Alex and Charles
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.
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