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Beautiful newly-furnished Finca. Great views & pool. 30 mins to sea. Wifi. UK TV

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 6 nights

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Finca. Furnished to high standard with Moroccan touches

Nestled on the mountainside, Finca Agujas offers peace and tranquility in a beautiful setting, 10 mins drive from the picture-perfect village of Competa with its many restaurants and shops.

It's 30 minutes to the nearest beach at Torrox Costa and 40 mins to beautiful Nerja. Malaga airport is just over 1-hour away, while the Alhambra Palace can be done in a day. For those who prefer challenging walks, the national park is right on the doorstep.

Our 3 bedroom (two twins, one double), 2 bathroom cottage has been newly furnished to a high standard, providing free Wifi, washing machine, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, multi-channel UK TV and gas barbecue. There's even an Xbox, if, in the unlikely event, the kids are bored! All the bedrooms have air-conditioning/heating. Outside there's plenty of shaded space for cooking, eating and relaxing as well as an enclosed, good-sized swimming pool. Visitors are also very welcome to pick the home-grown oranges, lemons and almonds overhanging the terraces.

The property is managed and serviced locally by an English couple who live nearby.

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Robert & Angela Prior-Wandesforde
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Angela speaks good French and some Spanish
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2017

About Robert & Angela Prior-Wandesforde

Angela and I live in Sevenoaks, England with our two teenage boys. Although it's a nice part of the world it's not quite Southern Spain in terms of proximity to the sea, spectacular mountain views or daily hours of sunshine! If, like us, you need these kind of attractions every now again you are more than welcome to come and enjoy them at our Finca.

Robert & Angela Prior-Wandesforde purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Robert & Angela Prior-Wandesforde chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

Having returned from sunny Singapore where we lived, worked and schooled for 8 years the first winter back in the UK proved somewhat of a challenge! This largely explained our decision to buy in Southern Spain. We wanted a property with character and breathtaking views where we could rest, relax and explore a new part of the world for us. After an extensive search we were lucky enough to find Finca Agujas. Unfortunately, with our children still in school, we can only spend limited time at the cottage over the next few years. We are, however, delighted to offer it to discerning visitors for their private use and enjoyment.

What makes this cottage unique

We have added several tasteful Moroccan touches to the property which we hope you will like. All the normal UK channels and many Sky ones (including Sky Sports) are available on the HD TV, while those so inclined are very welcome to use the Xbox 360. There are a lot of different games to choose from and three controllers. A washing machine is available for your convenience as well as a microwave and even a Nespresso coffee machine. Outside, guests can make use of the large gas barbecue.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)


A lovely, comfortable house in a beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

Finca Agujas is as pretty as it looks in the website photos - we weren't disappointed. Comfortable and relaxing, set on a hillside dotted with other similar houses but only a little way outside Competa, which is a very attractive town with decent shops and several restaurants. Great walks in the nearby national park. Robert was extremely helpful, providing lots of useful information about the house and area and responding quickly to queries. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful well equipped property in a fabulous location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely break. The Finca is very comfortable and in a fairly rural location which meant it was quiet and relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well equipped and what a great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This lovely finca is about 3 miles from The beautiful mountain village of Competition. Its location, together with all the modern conveniences and equipment you need makes it a perfect, relaxing place for a quiet winding down holiday. Lovely pool and outside eating areas. My wife and I had a great week. Taxi cost only 10 euros to competa. Loads of good restaurants. I would recommend this property 10/10.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay. It is a lovely part of the world.
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Peaceful and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful Spanish finca. Gorgeous setting. Scenic. Lovely pool and villa. Very comfy beds and well equipped with everything you could need. Competa is a gorgeous Spanish village with lots of lovely restaurants. Would recommend for a peaceful and relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Finca Agujas is the best house we've ever rented (and we've tried a lot!). Beautifully restored, fantastic (and large) swimming pool, airy and light (both indoors and out), very peaceful location and great views over the valley. We (2 adults + 2 children) were there for two weeks during the summer and it was no less than the best vacation we ever had (actually already re-booked for next summer :) So we give Finca Agujas the best recommendations!


Mette + Family from Denmark

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We really appreciate the feedback and are pleased you had such a good time. We look forward to your return.
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  • 5 of 5

We have just arrived back from two glorious weeks of sunshine at this great property. I cant say enough about owners or the property as both delivered everything they had promised. I always got an almost instant response from the owners and when we arrived I was really happy everything that we found. Competa is beautiful and very close with loads of things to see and places to eat. I have used owners direct before and this was the best experience so far. Richard and family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We really appreciate the feedback. So glad you had a good time. Please come again!
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Mid Summer 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Late Summer 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Please note that we will not charge for accidental breakages, although if any do occur it would very helpful if you could inform us and/or the managing agents so the item(s) can be replaced. In these times of scarce water resources, efforts to minimise the amount of washing needing to be done at the end of your stay would also be greatly appreciated. Please think of the cottage as your home while you are there and treat it as such.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cómpeta in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , There is a shower attachment in the ensuite bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , The bedroom benefits from an air conditioning/heating unit
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , The bedroom benefits from an air-conditioning/heating unit
  • The master bedroom, which is upstairs, has an ensuite bathroom and an air-conditioning/heating unit. There is plenty of cupboard space and a balcony which enjoys great southerly views. The two downstairs twin rooms again have plenty of space to store clothes and share a shower room. Both rooms have new air-conditioning/heating units. A cot can be hired from our managing agents at a modest cost.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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