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Luxury Villa with private pool in Duquesa. Ideal for families young and old!

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,260 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom Villa Los Olivos in Duquesa sleeping 8 (10 with younger children)

Los Olivos is a beautiful Andalucian style detached villa set in mature gardens with shady palms and scented jasmine. It is within a short walk of numerous beaches and the vibrant Puerto de la Duquesa Marina (south of Estepona) with its excellent choice of restaurants, bars, supermarkets, shops and ice cream parlours for the children!

Our villa has its own private, south facing pool with roman steps leading in to the shallow end making access safe and easy. The side garden with its two stunning centenary olive trees is perfect for a game of badminton or perhaps you would prefer table tennis under the covered side terrace?

The villa has 3,4 or 5 bedrooms, one of them being a double on the ground floor with an en-suite shower room (this bedroom is suitable for people with restricted mobility), and a further 3 bedrooms on the 1st floor. The children's TV / playroom on the ground floor doubles as the 5th bedroom, if needed, as it has a very comfortable double sofa bed. A travel cot and an extra bed for a child are also available (please note this bed is not suitable for an adult).

The Master Bedroom on the first floor has a king size bed and a wonderful en-suite with a bath and walk in shower room. French Doors open from the Master Bedroom on to a large terrace with sun loungers and views overlooking the vineyards. The perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun go down.

There are two further twin bedrooms (can be fixed together to make 2 large double beds) on the first floor, one of which also has French Doors opening on to the terrace overlooking the vineyards, and a separate bathroom with a bath, overhead shower and double vanity unit. All the bedrooms have air conditioning and fans for your added comfort.

The beautifully fitted kitchen is complete with hob, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and all the extras you are likely to need! There is also a second fridge/freezer outside to make sure there is plenty of room for the ice creams and for chilling the all important wine and beer!

The lounge has a wonderful log fire for cosy winter nights, leather sofas and a large flat screen television with a surround sound cinema system including a DVD/CD player, IPod docking and USB port.

Leading off the lounge is the dining room and children's TV / playroom set up with a DVD player, PlayStation with a choice of games and a selection of DVD's, toys/books and games to help keep them amused. This is situated very close to the outside terrace so it is easy to keep an eye on the little ones playing whilst you are still relaxing by the pool.

Outside there is a large covered terrace overlooking the pool, it comes with a music system and comfortable sofas/chairs making it great for just sitting back and enjoying your favourite tunes. A dining table seating 8 people and a fantastic 4 burner gas BBQ makes al fresco living simple and complete.

The villa is just 25 minutes drive from Gibraltar airport with its many UK connections and just under one hour on the excellent motorway to Malaga Airport.

More Details

Owner
Debra Godfrey
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2017

About Debra Godfrey

Our family have lived and worked in Spain and nearby Gibraltar for the past 11 years since moving from Devon in the UK.

Debra Godfrey purchased this villa in 2006

Why Debra Godfrey chose Manilva area

It really is an amazing villa that is perfect for a relaxing holiday - just look at our reviews from our guests that also set Los Olivos apart. The property is in an excellent position for exploring nearby Gibraltar, Marbella, Puerto Banus, Tarifa, and further up the coast to Mijas, Benalmadena, etc which are all within an easy drive...

Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
25/60 minutes drive from Gibraltar/Malaga airports
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Big choice
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Big choice
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada, 2.5 hours
Car: recommended

There are numerous golf courses on your doorstep including the world famous Valderama (Ryder Cup), Sotogrande, Finca Cortesin (Volvo Masters) as well as Duquesa, Estepona, La Reserva, Almenara and Alcaidesa all within a 15 minute drive.

The respective charms of the white washed villages of Casares and Gaucin are close by along with the more well known places of Ronda, Marbella, Puerto Banus, Tarifa, Mijas, Nerja, Benalmadena and Gibraltar. Also on hand are the water parks in Algeciras and Fuengirola; Selwo Wildlife Park; Fuengirola Bio Park (more than a Zoo as conserves endangered species within a town setting!) and Tivoli World for the kids.

Sierra Nevada is just 2.5 hours away and usually has skiing available from late November until late April. We have excellent contacts for accommodation and ski hire, tuition etc should you wish to combine the two holidays.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Puerto de la Duquesa in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Double vanity unit
    En-suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Ground Floor Ensuite Shower Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Ground floor bedroom - This bedroom is suitable for people with restricted mobility
    Children's TV / playroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Luxury Villa with private pool in Duquesa. Ideal for families young and old!
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The villa was just perfect for our family's needs The children (and adults) loved the pool and patio area

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ray. Thank you for your kind comments and we are so pleased you had a good time. Hope the wedding went off well as well! Best wishes, Ian & Deb
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Lovely spacious villa

  • 3 of 5

We stayed for a week and could not fault the location and size of the villa. The pool was spotless as were the gardens and seating areas. The reason I have only given it three stars is that this is an expensive villa to rent and for this I would have expected something a little over the ordinary. There is only one small roll of toilet paper in each bathroom and no spares. There were only pillow cases on half the pillows and again no spares. The weather was very hot and humid and I would have expected the sheets and towels to be changed half way through the week. There were also no mattress or pillow protectors on and given how hot and humid it was it did feel rather uncomfortable knowing that other visitors had slept on the beds with only a thin cotton sheet between them and the mattress. The same went for the pillows that did have covers on. The rest we had to use with no covers on

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jackie. Thank you for your feedback. We weren't aware that there were no mattress / pillow protectors as these were in place at the start of the season. We will raise this with the management company who may have taken them for washing and not put them back. The weekly linen change and toilet rolls is standard service offered by the management company, and these haven't been raised as a problem before but we will of course mention it as we keep everything under review. We pride ourselves on our home from home approach and rely on feedback to maintain our consistent 5 star ratings. If you were to stay again we would ask that you raise any issue with us whilst you are there so we have the chance to address it for you. Thanks again, best wishes Ian & Deb
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5

a wonderful holiday house which suited all our family needs

  • 5 of 5

Los Olivos was a perfect house for our family of three adults (daughter, son in law and myself) and three grandsons from 12 down to 6. The outside living area was perfect for our many barbecues and afternoons in the pool, it was lovely and quiet, and beautifully maintained. The welcome pack was much appreiated. We managed to explore the surrounding area, with visits to Ronda (well worth the longish train journey, or perhaps take the car if you don't mind the hairpin bends), Tarifa, Gibraltar. Plenty of eating out possibilities to suit all tastes, and we loved in particular the chiringuitos on the beach, Amaka being our favourite but there are many.

Bob met us at the house and was very helpful, the 'pool man'/gardener did an excellent job and was very pleasant and chatty, and Ian and Debra were at the end of 'phone line for any queries.

We couldn't fault the house at all and spent a very happy 2 weeks there; It was lovely and we would thoroughly recommend it.

Linda Cordazzo

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Linda. Thank you for your great comments. It means a lot to us and we will pass on to Luci (gardener) and Bob as well. Glad you had a fun holiday and a safe journey home. Best wishes, Ian & Deb
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5

What an amazing villa, and just a 15 minute walk to the beautiful port, bars & restaurants

  • 5 of 5

From the time of booking, Deborah had been in constant contact with us which was really nice & answering any questions we had. On our arrival, there was a bottle of wine, tea, coffee , bread milk & butter and a few other things which was not expected but was really thoughtful and helpful. We had the most amazing holiday at this spectacular villa. Everything about it was amazing. The pool area is beautiful and really well equipped for a big group or family stay. The garden area was brilliant for playing football, badminton, bowls and many other things, most of which is provided at the villa for use. My 3 year old absolutely loved the toy room, such a nice touch and very thoughtful for families with young children, we made full use of the board games, puzzles, films etc that again were all available to use during our stay. On our second day Ian called to make sure we had settled in and that everything was ok which again was so thoughtful. Me and my family will 100% be returning hopefully later on in the year.

If you looking for a perfect holiday, with luxury and relaxing. This is the one for you.

Rachel, mark and indie

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rachel Thank you so much for your lovely review which we really appreciate. It really was a pleasure having you, Mark and Indie to stay. Best wishes, Ian&Deb
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A grand week for all the family

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us - aged 2 to 60+ - looking for a week's sunny relaxation and Los Olivos provided the firm centre of our enjoyment.

It's located just off the coast of Costa del Sol on a straightforward run from Malaga airport. In a quiet community of similar buildings it had everything that we needed (plus baby cot for the youngster). Shops and restaurants can be reached by a 20 minute walk or a 10 minute car trip. The beach is good fun for messing around on or just lying down and there's plenty of variety when it comes to choosing what you want to eat.

We had quiet days when the house's pool was the centre of our entertainment and the covered area provided shade at mealtimes. We enjoyed a couple of trips out locally - to the mountains and the mud baths(!). On a longer trip we went to Marbella and enjoyed the market there.

The house was a splendid base and we were able to enjoy a good family time together. It has all the conveniences that you might want, as well as being comfortable and modern. Everything worked and we soon settled down to a routine, even though the sun was not hot every day.

It was the right choice for us and the owners did their best to ensure that we enjoyed ourselves. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Richard and family Thank you for your comments which are much appreciated by Deb & myself, and which will help other potential guests a lot i'm sure as really information as well. We are really pleased you had a great time and hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Ian & Deb
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This was a lovely spacious comfortable villa in an excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

We all loved staying at this lovely villa with it''s great pool and outdoor BBQ and table tennis table. It's location next to Puerto Duquesa meant we could walk down to the beautiful marina in the mornings which we really enjoyed. Also, it was just a short car ride to Sotogrande and Gibraltar and not too far from Ronda - which was definitely worth seeing!

We had a great week, the weather was lovely even though it was the last week in October and it was also excellent value!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carol Our apologies for the delay in replying (house move, new job, new school you name it!!) but we are so pleased you had a great time and enjoyed yourselves at our villa. We really appreciate your comments and thank you for taking the time to comment as we know from experience that our clients' reviews really help future guests to get a true feel for what we offer and relax once they have booked their stay. Best wishes for the future and we hope to see you again. Kind regards Ian & Deb
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Puerto de la Duquesa, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Prices
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£600
for 4 nights
From
£150
£1,000
 
 
Prices
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£520
for 4 nights
From
£130
£850
 
 
Christmas&New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£700
for 4 nights
From
£175
£1,100
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Outside of peak summer months then we look to be more flexible on shorter stays to help our returning & new guests where possible. Also if you are looking for a longer stay off season eg 2-3 months over Christmas and the New Year as is very popular here in Duquesa then drop us a line. A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking, with the remaining balance to be paid 60 days prior to arrival.

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