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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This south facing villa is set among peaceful slopes overlooking the beautiful white-washed village of Arenas.
The villa is spacious, with a well furnished large lounge / dining area and a fully fitted kitchen, both with high ceilings and exposed beams. There are two bedrooms ( one king size, one twin ) two comfortable leather settee's in the lounge area
Outside there is a private swimming pool and Jacuzzi which is prefect for sitting in at night watching the stars , the garden has two patio areas and a shaded area. The Barbecue and comfortable garden furniture make it perfect for dining outdoors during the long summer evenings.
The beach of Torre del Mar is only 15 minutes drive away and for those who like walking the rolling hills of the Sierra Tejeda are on your doorstep. The villa is ideal for walkers , birdwatchers , artists or those who simply want a stress- free holiday soaking up the sun
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre del Mar 12 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga Airport 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
32 in flat screen Satellite TV now with Wi Fi
Bed linen and Towels provided. Towels also provided for the pool area which will help with your luggage allowance for the plane
fans in every room for those long summer days
Electric log effect fire for those chilly winter evenings
Small secure safe for personal effects
Linen is changed weekly
Full size cooker with grill and oven
All guest are met on arrival and taken to their villa
Welcome Pack on Arrival
|Further details outdoors|
Private Garden with stunning views of the sea, mountains and the village of Arenas
Totally private swimming pool.
Two patio areas
Two outdoor tables and chairs
Shaded sitting and dining area
Fenced and gated pool area
The owners live very close in the village of Arenas should any assistance be required.
You will be met on arrival and taken to your villa
The owners are happy to arrange any booking for activities you may require.
The Villa is up a 1km track, steep in places but the views are stunning
About this location
The Andalucia region
This area in Andaluicia is in the province of Malaga, with the stunning Mountains and wonderful coastline.
It is not over-crowded by tourisam.The local resort of Torre del Mar is 15 minutes drive where the beach is unspoit and there are many restaurantes and beach cafes. There are many white- washed villages which are steeped in history .
The very pretty resort of Nerja is 20 minute drive away where you will find the famous caves which are a must for any visitor .
Granada is reached in 1.5 hours with the Alhambra Palace ( tickets for this need to be booked in advance which the owners are happy to do at the time of booking your holiday ) and the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada are only 1.5 hours away
Arenas is a maze of narrow streets with many fountains and squares where you can sit and admire the traditional Moorish-style architecture The horse and mule are still common sights in this typical Spanish village, which has not been affected by the passing of time.
There is a bank with cash point, a chemist and many little shops ( although some of these appear to be in people's front rooms you will need to be brave and pull back the curtain and say hola ). Arenas has restaurants and many bars, where the locals always offer a friendly welcome.
Arenas is at the foot of Bentomiz mountain at the top of which are the remains of a roman fortress.
Velez Malaga is 10 km from Arenas and is the capital of Axarquia. it is an old market town. The Fortaleza is well worth a visit built in the 13 century it still stands as a symbol of the Moorish civilisation of Velez Malaga.
There are several 13 /14 century churches in the old town, and many shops and restaurants also a large air conditioned shopping centre for when the heat of the day is too much.
About the owner
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11 Jun 2014
"Peaceful and relaxing...."
What an amazing villa! After getting use to the track up to the villa we found the true beauty of Spain and the little town of Arenas. The views from the villa are priceless. The pool and hot tube are… More
20 Oct 2013
"Relaxing family holiday and we thorougly enjojed it. Just what we needed"
This was a perfect family holiday and the villa was everything we hoped for. The hot tub and pool was just what we wanted and we made the most of them. The weather was great (which may have been fortu… More
10 Jul 2013
"Peace and quiet"
What a wonderful stay at Casa Mariposa!The track up to the villa is steep, but it's mercifully short and once you've done it twice you will have cracked it. Moreover, different to other vill… More
20 Oct 2012
"Peaceful & secluded location for a relaxing holiday"
After quite a drive up the steep hillside negotiating hairpin bends the villa was an oasis of peace and tranquility. Everything you could want for self-catering with the bonus not only of your own pool but a hot tub too. Ann and Simon were on hand for any advice or emergency but left you alone if that was what you wanted - perfect! We would advise a big shop at the supermarket before you arrive as you may not want to leave for a few days. We thoroughly enjoyed our week here and will definitely put it on our list of places we wish to return to in the future.
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