Very well finished, south facing, spacious house ideal for families and large groups. Located in spectacular rural surroundings on the edge of a mountainside 'white' village. Private, secluded setting but only 10 minutes walk from bustling village centre. Full catering can be arranged on request. . Wifi enabled, so please bring your laptop if you wish. Also has a Wii, but please bring your own games.Outside, there is ample space for relaxing by the pool and ample garden furniture and sun beds are provided. There is shaded porch area for escaping the heat of the day, and also the all essential barbecue. The villa is just a 20 minute drive from Marbella and the beach, and it is also an ideal base for daytrips to such favourite tourist spots as Granada, Ronda, Seville and Cordoba.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 2 en suites|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 26 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
At pool level there are two huge terraces including a covered area offering some welcome shade during the heat of the day. Here there is further seating and dining furniture plus the all-important barbecue. The pool has a shallow section suitable for small children and a pool cover for safety and additional warmth (cover the pool at night to maintain water temperature). There's also a handy poolside shower and plenty of poolside furniture and sun umbrellas.
All bed linen and towels are provided but please bring your own beach towels.
The village has 2 fairly well stocked supermarkets, 2 fresh fish shops, 4 bakeries, 4 butchers, 3 patisseries, a tobacconists, a post office, 3 banks, 2 discos, telephone boxes, several cashpoints and phone charging facilities. There are numerous bars and 5 restaurants. There's also a church and a petrol station. The cemetery is worth a visit and the water tower houses a museum of village artefacts. Horseriding, hiking and a guided tour around the village and it's places of interest can be arranged on request. Plenty of birdwatching, eagles, kites, etc around the house. Hot air balooning available in Ronda.
Marbella is great for shopping and eating and offers some beautiful beaches. Most are within 45 mins drive from the house. Tarifa, a cool place for surfies, is a 2 hour drive from the house. The historic coastal city of Malaga is a great place to visit and is an hour and fifteen minutes drive from the house.
HORSERIDING - the beautiful Andalucian countryside can be explored on horseback, using safe tracks, from several riding schools in the area.
BIRDWATCHING - among the birds to be seen regularly in this part of Spain are eagles, buzzards, owls, hawks, partridges, golden oriels, bee-eaters, hoopoes, swifts and swallows. The Laguna Fuente de Piedra, the most important flamingo nesting site in Spain, is near Antequera, just an hour's drive away.
WALKING - there are extensive walking trails throughout the nearby Sierra del las Nieves, including the spectacular walk to the summit of La Concha which gives panoramic views of the whole Costa del Sol from Gibraltar to the Sierra Nevada and across the Mediterranean to the African Coast.
SKI-ING - during the season many of our guests enjoy a day trip to the slopes of the Sierra Nevada, a couple of hours away.