Casa del Lago/Lake house
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Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 13
(Casa del Lago) House of the Lake - approx value 1.8 million euros - is a beautiful private and very spacious (400sqmtrs built) luxury villa with stunning panoramic views overlooking the beautiful Guadalmina natural lake which is a natural habitat for birds, fish and turtles (with cable ski on wires - so silent - which is great fun to watch or try), and has a great chill out bar, and lovely views of sunsets and sunrises over the countryside and Marbella's famous La Concha mountain. A great place for large families and groups, providing plenty of space to relax and unwind with separate terraces, balconies and garden areas. It is set in a perfect location with just under an acre of(2.500 sqms) beautiful tropical gardens. It has a large very pretty kidney shaped swimming pool with shallow end ideal for young children or sitting in with a G &T! the pool has its own thatched 'tiki'/ bar with 12 stools, fridge, music (ipod dock and usb port), as well as offering a lovely vine covered terrace overlooking the lake with a built in barbque and seating for 14 +plus.it is a short drive -approx. 5 mins to the charming town of San Pedro de Alcantara with its whitewashed church and numerous restaurants, bars and bespoke shops. the beach with its long promenade is perfect for an evening stroll whilst enjoying a drink or tapa in one of the many beach bars/restaurants. Marbella town is approx. 10 mins and the world famous glitzy ' Puerto Banus' marina is approx. 7 minutes. guadalmina golf /club house is nearby, as well as plenty of supermarkets banks chemists etc.,.the villa has multi gym/ Air Con/Heating/ free WiFi/3 Plasmas t.v's50/40/32 inch with English channels and movies/Jacuzzi bath/power showers/outdoor table tennis/ gym area/basket ball /childrens /swing area, thatched bar, 2 x large fridge freezers, 1 x small freezer, 2 small fridges, wine cooler, coffee maker and is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (12), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Fully equipped kitchen. 3 x plasmas 50/40/32 inch, DVD & music centres. usb i pod iphone ,4 power showers, 1 jacuzzi bath. 5 baths in total plus cloakroom., table tennis, swings, air con/heating,safe, barbeque. basketball multi gym area safe, thatched 'tiki' bar with bar stools fridge, music, sink ample parking for 8 cars
Separate dining area.
|Further details outdoors|
Large kidney shaped swimming pool with shallow end for children, v. pretty tropical garden, lovely grapevine terrace with BBQ. seating for 14+ppl. 2 balconies, 3 terraces, sun lounger's, maid service. relaxing thatched 'tike' pool bar Garden, ample Parking, Patio, Sun lounger's & pool shower.
The Andalucia region
With its combination of excellent, reliable Mediterranean climate, great amenities and a huge range of exciting acitivites, it is not hard to see why the Costa del Sol is such a popular holiday destination. Around 350 days of sunshine can be expected each year, and where better to enjoy them than on the extensive beaches in the area? But although many come for the sun, there is plenty else besides, including excellent golf opportunities, vibrant nightlife and even secluded rural areas.
Excellent location, enjoying a great position with fantastic views over 'la concha ' mountain, countryside and the beautiful natural' las madranas' lake which has its own cable ski park and great fun for water boarding or ski. restaurant/bar with swimming pool. 7 golf courses within a 5 mile radius. guadalmina the most established minutes away. riding, tennis, water s'ports, pedalos, sea fishing, dolphins, whales luxury yacht hire all within a 5 - 10 min drive.
the charming town of 'san pedro de alcantara' with its white washed church and square, has numerous tapa bars and restaurants and individual boutique shops. the beach has a lovely wide promenade with play areas for young children, this is where people stroll, jog or skate board along. with chiringuitas (spanish beach bars) selling grilled sardines etc., or the more upmarket beach bars for fine dining. beauty salons/gym are all within easy reach. you can walk from the promenade to the world famous ritzy 'puerto banus' marina
thursday is san pedro market and banus on a saturday , marbella monday, estepona marina sunday.
other attractions - selwo safari park. benalmadena aquarium, 2 x aqua parks. zoo. tivoli family entertainment park. casino. crocodile park, butterfly park, cinema, la Canada shopping centre.
gibraltar is 45 mins and has great dolphin trips. whale watching from tarifa or algecirias - 1 x hour
benahavis - 10 mins is a delightful mountain village with numerous restaurants. ronda
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18 Sep 2014
"The villa did not meet the description on the web site."
The directions to get to the property were shambolic.When we arrived there were two animals locked in the house; both dog and cat were distressed due to lack of water.The dishwasher was full and gener… More
16 Jul 2014
Eleven of us – university friends from the '70s and partners – had a great week at Casa del Lago in June 2014. The house is large and beautifully decorated with a splendid view – the perfec… More
18 Oct 2013
I think the girls review sums up this villa perfectly. We stayed in the villa with friends and their children. In total there were 8 adults and 5 children under 6. The villa feels much bigger than in … More
26 Jun 2013
"Great holiday, Amazing Villa"
I went with a group of 12 girls for a Hen party. Our ages ranged from 25 to 35, and I have to say this villa suited all of us. The owner, give amazing directions to find the place and suggestions of places to go on San Pedro, and Marbella.
Its about 5 minutes drive to Main shopping in San Pedro, 10 Mins to Puerto Banus, and 14 mins to Marbella Old Town. We walked some days to the Supermarket (maracadonna in San pedro) and that was 25 mins… The property itself is surrounded by villa's but grounds are very large so its very private and secluded.. Nearby walking there is a lovely hotel at the bottom of the road (12 min walk) with a bar etc there so while it was quite and residential there was handy walkable places to go.. It was also very secure and safe..
What can I say about the villa itself!!! Firstly its much larger than we expected based on the photos. With extended gardens and hidden little areas... It really feels like a home and really can hold 12 people very comfortably. We were never on top of each other as there were so many balconies and area's for us all.
One great surprise was the additional kitchen upstairs. It meant anyone upstairs could have their own breakfast etc on their balconies without having to go down to main kitchen…
All mod cons… dishwashers, wifi, sky in a few rooms and Air con. And so Many Fridges and wine coolers (ideal for us!)
We were obviously on the trip to party, so we stayed around the villa pool for breakfast and lunches, and stocked the very handy pool bar! But headed out most nights to Marbella town, and Porto Banus.. Except for two nights were we had a late BBQ and drinks on the terrace. All Coals etc were supplied and the terrace is very large with plenty of seating and tables.
All duvets linens towels were supplied and seemed brand new… great showers in nearly every room... with brillaint water pressure etc... Loads of stuff supplied also like cleaning stuff (12 girls can create quite a mess just making toasties we quickly learned), washing powder etc (handy for soaking the bikinis)
Grounds were well maintained with Pool man calling during the week and cleaner came mid week also. Friendly neighbours who left their number and dropped you to the shop if they seem you walking by. But along side this owner left many contact numbers should you need any assistance.
The villa made the holiday to be honest and kept costs very low, as local supermarket prices were unbelievably low... Villa was ideal for us as a group and would also highly recommend it for 2 or 3 families sharing as there was a kids garden with swings and basketball, table tennis and Wendy houses. There was cots and high chairs in the lock up so all types of families would be well catered for.
Recommend car if there is a large group, as it would be handy for stocking up on food and water etc.. But cabs were very reasonable, they just were not readily available for flag down so it would be handier to have a car just to fly to the shop or main street.
Great week great house! Wish we had longer there to enjoy the villa more...
7 Dec 2012
"fabulous villa with great views in good location"
we were a mixed group of different ages and we all had a great time- the beauty of the villa is that it is very spacious with different areas to escape too! - so we did not get on top of each other! it has a lovely country setting with the odd cockadoodledoo but only minutes to town/beach etc.,.the view is absolutely lovely looking over the cable ski lake which is good fun, although i didnt try it. we loved the tiki bar round the pool. and even managed a few barbies! we will definately come back.
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