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Enchanting villa with private pool and stunning views, close to beach.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Romantic, family villa with 2 double bedrooms and private, secluded pool

This sunny, private villa is situated in a quiet, mature, residential area in the heart of Malaga province. Boasting its own unshared private, secluded pool, sun terraces and gardens, the villa is ideal for a family summer holiday and equally ideal for a romantic get-away. It has a large balcony giving panoramic views of the mountains and sea and is just a 10 minutes walk to the beach. With views of the sea from the balcony you can have a romantic meal on the terrace while the family can sit and relax around the sunny, secluded, private pool area. Being just a stroll away from the local railway station, it is ideally positioned to explore both the Costa and 'real' Spain.

Location: Located just 25 minutes from Malaga Airport, the villa is situated in a quiet, mature complex that stretches from the beach back into the hills.

The views from the villa are magnificent. In one direction you can look up into the hills and the while-walled village of Benalmadena Pueblo. In the other, the blue seas of the Mediterranean stretch out in front of you.

With just a 5 minute walk to the local railway station and a 10 minute walk down the the beach, it is difficult to imagine anywhere more ideally positioned.

The Villa: The large terraces and the private swimming pool are the first things that greet our guests. Open the front door and you look into the spacious lounge with marble floors and high ceilings complete with huge picture window and large balcony looking down to the sea. The main room is equipped with air-conditioning which also provides heat in the winter. Downstairs are the two double bedrooms each equipped with air-conditioning, ceiling fan and external blinds which keep them cool for those hot summer evenings.

With gardens walled to give total privacy, visitors can relax in tranquil surroundings while access to the local tennis club with floodlit courts, large swimming pool and world class golf courses are only minutes away.

The Urbanisation: At the entrance to the urbanisation there are several beach bars and restaurants. There is a mini-market, a cafe, a bar as well as real-estate offices in front of the newly opened International English School. Just through the under pass are beaches, more bars and restaurants as well as the local hotel which has entertainment most evenings.

Further back in the complex is the local railway station servicing the coast from Malaga via the airport through to Fuengirola - it is even possible to take a series of trains all the way from London to the urbanisation - one of our clients did! Besides the station there is a small road that travels up into the hills to the village of Benalmadena Pueblo which offers stupendous views over the coastal plain as well as a small restaurant on nearly every corner.

More Details
Registration Number : VFT/MA/08530

Property Manager
Clive Strawford
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018

About Clive Strawford

I am an IT freelance professional who has been very fortunate to travel the world with my job and have lived in Kuwait, China, Hong Kong, Malta, Portugal, Holland, Luxembourg and, occasionally, the UK :)

I was born in Cheltenham, UK and am currently living in Spain while working in the Netherlands - very much the digital nomad

Clive Strawford purchased this villa in 1984

Why Clive Strawford chose Benalmádena

I fell in love with this villa the very first time I travelled to mainland Spain back in the early 80s and have been living there off and on ever since.

What makes this villa unique

The main selling points to me were the wonderful views of the sea and mountains, the tranquil setting and the proximity to the station making the villa secluded enough from the hustle and bustle of the local tourist spots yet near enough to take advantage of them whenever I wish.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The villa was perfect for a family holiday with all the required amenities. The location is perfect for enjoying peace and quiet yet easy to travel to Benalmadena for all the tourist attractions, restaurants and bars.

The villa is ideal for those without a car. The owner is very accommodating and communicative (as is the property manageress).

We could not have asked for more and look forward to returning.
Oct 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Benalmádena in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom - Toilet
  • Bathroom downstairs with the bedrooms WC upstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 twin both with air-conditioning
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Enchanting villa with private pool and stunning views, close to beach.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 63 reviews
West Yorkshire, England
5

Our perfect family holiday - a real find.

  • 5 of 5

This area of Spain is so beautiful and the setting of the villa is perfect. It is extremely private around the pool and on the terrace and brilliant for those of you with children who enjoy jumping in and out all day while you read, relax and sunbathe. The villa is well equipped, spacious and has an extremely large balcony with lovely views down towards the sea - perfect for lunch. Just around the corner is the train station which provides a cheap and reliable service up and down the coast from Malaga to Fuengirola. If you don't feel like venturing too far from the villa, Torremuelle has some very good restaurants and a small supermarket. I would gladly recommend this property to friends as long as they didn't want to go when we do!!! We have ensured that we get the weeks we want next year and rebooked which I think sums up what we felt was our perfect family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2008
  • Date of Stay: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

5 mins from rail station then 15 mins from Fuengirola center. 5 minute walk from shop, cafe and restaurants. Even on a cold day we could find a sheltered sun trap on the patio. Bit cold indoors when windy.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic stay, great location for the train and sea views

  • 5 of 5

Great villa, stayed over Xmas and new year. Lovely views of the sea, great location near to Torremuelle station with easy access to Malaga for just 5.80 euros return or Fuengirola for only 3.60 euros return. Walking distance to a few bars , great Chinese in Torreblanca. Owner visited during our stay which was nice, very friendly. Pool cleaned regularly during our stay. Would recommend hiring a car for shopping and sightseeing further afield. Markets on daily either in Benelmadena or Fuengirola. Definitely good value for money villa , can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perth, Scotland
5

December in sunny Torremuelle

  • 5 of 5

I have to agree with the other positive reviews of Clive's villa on this site. It's in a good location, very handy for the train station but also easy enough to stroll down the hill to the small town where there's a couple of decent bar/cafe's, shop and a really nice beach. The villa itself is as described, in a quiet residential area, well equipped and with nice views both out to sea and back to the hills. It doesn't get much sun in the winter so remains quite cold (it was December after all!) but thankfully it has good heating with what looks like new air con/heating units in the sitting room and the 2 bedrooms. We didn't use the pool area or the outdoor space due to the time of year but it all looks very useable and probably makes for a very different holiday experience April to October. The villa was clean, beds were comfy, TV was a little temperamental but easy enough to get the UK channels. We paid for one week's WiFi/Internet and the set up process as described by Clive was very straightforward. Communication (and written instructions) with Clive throughout was first class and the welcome pack is really helpful just to have a quick drink or a bite to eat after a day's traveling before getting to the shops.

We know the area well and as others have said the train service either into Benelmadena or Los Boliches remains cheap, regular and efficient (and only a few mins travel time). Overall, very happy to recommend the villa.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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London, England UK
5

Peaceful and serene

  • 5 of 5

Property was easy to find we used the train to & from the airport, Beautiful location exactly as stated. Walking distance to beach & train station felt like a home from home. We loved having the station near by & used it every day then got to return to the peaceful & serene surroundings of this Property. We were able to access many days out, Cable car to see the bird show, sea world. Crocodile park & many evenings out meals & Bars, Locals were very friendly, The property was clean and provide for all our needs the pool was just heaven to get in after a long day of sight seeing, We would Highly recommend this villa and look forward to returning & The owner Clive was very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely villa in a peaceful and scenic location, close to train and beach

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to stay further away from busy tourist centres on Costa Del Sol, the location of this villa was perfect for us! Train station was easily accessable and we did daytrips to Malaga, Fuengirola and Benalmádena by train, also these trips were good for larger supermarket shopping. Closeby are few small restaurants and a small supermarket for essentials. View from the balcony was stunning, we got up early every morning to watch the sunrise. As it is autumn the pool water was bit cool but still ok to dip in, lovely private area.

Villa had everything we needed for one week, we paid for the Wi-Fi for €25 per week, not the fastest but sufficient for mobile use. There were few welcome products in the fridge on arrival, these were much appreciated arriving in the evening. Walks to the village and station have some hill sections, these however not too steep for average walkers. This villa is perfect for persons who like more quiet village life with the possibility of easy travel to larger towns. Would be very happy to come back and stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Clique
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Torrequebrada
Nearest Train
0.25 Kilometres
Torremuelle
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
AP-7
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Lucena Dos
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Benalmadena
Car: not necessary

Torremuelle is a quiet residential area situated on the coast midway between Torremolinos and Fuengirola. It is just 20 minutes from Malaga Airport. Torremuelle has its own railway station on the line from Malaga via the airport to Fuengirola. In fact the proximity of the railway station and the local bus services has meant that the majority of our clients do not hire a car.

Within the area there is a small supermarket, several cafes, bars and restuarants.

Golf: With an excellent 18-hole course at Torrequebrada (tel: +34 95 2442742) only 5 minutes away, and a choice of 30 other courses within one hour's drive you are ideally situated to make the most of your golfing holiday. The year round sun and easy day trips to such famous places as Granada, Gibraltar, Seville, Ronda and Cordoba make this area perfect for your holiday, golfing or not.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Benalmádena, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
High Season
26 May 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Peak Season
7 Jul 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
High Season
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Mid Season
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Low Season
3 Nov 2018 - 12 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
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£50
£300
 
 
Mid Season
13 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
High Season
25 May 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
Peak Season
6 Jul 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£930
for 7 nights
£930
 
 
High Season
14 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
Mid Season
28 Sep 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
Low Season
2 Nov 2019 - 27 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
£183
for 4 nights
£320
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Rates for long term winter lets (4 weeks or more) available on request.
Change over day is Saturday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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