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Enchanting cliff top house

People11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Comares - Spectacular Location With Panoramic Views

Casa del Tajo - 'The House on the Cliff' occupies a unique position, overlooking the spectacular mountain scenery of Andalucia. It is close to the village swimming pool (July/Aug) and only a short walk from the centre of the picturesque mountain village of Comares, which stands 700m above sea level .With breathtaking views from the house you can survey the mules and goats being taken down the steep track that winds below the cliff. Look out for kestrels, that nest on the rock beneath you. Comares, with narrow,cobbled streets,is steeped in history and can be traced back to the 3rd Century BC. Today there are bars, restaurants, banks & a small supermarket. The pace of life is slow and in keeping with the past. The house consists of 5 bedrooms,4 doubles and 1single.

(The bedroom in the dome is self contained with its own kitchenette,living room and shower room with a double bed settee in the living room) 3 bathrooms ,one with bath,two with shower cubicles ,kitchen / diner ,living room /diner. The house is on several different levels with fairly steep stairs inside and steps outside, not really suitable for very small children but fine for slightly older ones.

More Details

Owner
Mrs S A Wright
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

'..The apartment was superb & wonderfully equipped..views from the balcony absolutely stunning.'

'..all as specified on your web page,but more..we had,perhaps the nicest stay ever & enjoyed every minute of our time there.'

'..the whole area was one of the most beaufiful we have ever visited so we have decided to book another week.'
Jan 2005
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Location

Special interest holidays:

The beautiful countryside around Comares with its spectacular views and mountain paths, is a favourite with walkers and bird watchers.

Look out for Kestrels nesting on the rock beneath Casa del Tajo. Also Black wheatear, Griffin vultures and Bee eaters to name only a few.

Coast/Beach:

Approx.40 mins drive to Torre del Mar. Sandy beaches and promenade.

Approx. 1 hour drive, Nerja has outstanding beaches.

Travel:

Approx. 1 hour to Malaga Airport. Car Rental is also at the airport. Car hire is recommended but not essential. There is a daily bus service (not Sundays), leaving Malaga bus station at 1800 and returning from Comares at 0700. Local taxi from Comares can be arranged through the owners. Cost one way is approximately 50 euros.

Distances:

Approx. 35 mins drive to Velez-Malaga with Aquapark, shopping centre with cinema, large supermarket -Eroski(where you may need your passport to back up your credit card). Approx. 40 mins to Torre del Mar (beach, market, go-karting & golf). Approx. 1 hour to Nerja (famous caves, outstanding beaches)

Further Details:

The Alhambra Palace at Granada, Seville, Cordoba & Ronda are all within striking distance. Open air swimming pool at Comares available in summer. This area would appeal to photographers, hikers, bird-watchers, artists and mountain bikers.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Comares in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Chummery - 1 Double Bed
    Downstairs main - 1 Double Bed
    Upstairs main - 1 Double Bed
    Single - 1 Single Bed
    Dome - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 in beds + double sofabed Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom under domed ceiling with electric candle lights, King size double bed, chests of drawers and built-in wardrobe. Spectacular views. Double doors to sitting area. Air-con. Main upstairs bedroom looking out towards village Standard double,bedside tables,chest of drawers/ small wardrobe Single bedroom ,standard single ,porthole window looking toward village,desk,storage shelves Main double downstairs : standard double looking toward village,large built in wardrobe ,bedside cabinets,chest of drawers. Small downstairs double : standard double bed,tall storage drawers,looking toward village
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

We traveled as a group of 4 adults in October. On arrival, the villa is just as stunning as the pictures.Lovely outdoor terraces and incredible views. The plunge pool is bigger than it looks in the photos but, being October, we didn't brave a dip. The only thing lacking was a couple of sun-loungers on the downstairs terrace - but perhaps these had simply been put away, being later in the year. Inside, it the house is well equipped with everything you'd need and spotlessly clean. The welcome pack was much appreciated as we arrived late at night. Yes, there are a lot of stairs and steps throughout and it's a bit like a rabbit warren in places, but this just adds to the character and charm. There is a self-contained apartment at the top of the house and an amazing roof terrace. Comares itself is a beautiful, very traditional village and easy to walk into from the villa. The local shop, although small, has all the basics you might want and it's lovely to sit in the square and just watch the world go by. For the adventurous, there's rock climbing and zip-wiring nearby but, if you just want to chill, this is the perfect place. Communication was brilliant throughout, with clear directions and a friendly welcome from Clair, who met us and showed us around on arrival. This really is a very special place and would be fantastic for a break at any time of year. Thank you Kate and Tim for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted our guests loved Casa del Tajo and hope they will return some time. The sun loungers for the downstairs terraces will be there for next season!
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5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

A very different property in a awesome setting. We had two weeks and didn’t go far at all. Will definitely go again for a complete chill out .

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic villa, amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely welcome pack , very comfortable villa in a fantastic location.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely house with amazing vistas. Throughly recommend this villa.

  • 5 of 5

Great villa containing everything you may need. Great communication with the owner keeping us up to date with everything we needed to know about the Villa and surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice appartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 days in this lovely place. Perfectly located in the nice village of Comares, it has a very special charme.

We´ll come back, for sure.

Greetings to Kate and Tim

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that these guests enjoyed Casa del Tajo and wish to return. The house is rather unusual and quirky in design and benefits from majestic views over the countryside.
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A beautiful quirky property in an awesome location with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here in September and found it difficult to leave the roof terrace because of the beautiful views.Watching people climbing the cliff below the terrace was a quite surreal experience.

The property is wonderfully quirky in layout but this adds to the fun of staying there. Everything was clean and tidy and we had everything we needed for the week including a welcome cupboard of basic food, wine and beer.

The booking process was straightforward and excellent instructions were provided so that we found the property easily - thank you to Sheila. Kate was very welcoming when we arrived and available if we needed her.

We will be revisiting as soon as we can work out when to plan our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Comares, Malaga Province (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
 
Low season
4 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£365
for 7 nights
£365
 
 
Low season 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£365
for 7 nights
£365
 
 
Mid season
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
High season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Low season
4 Nov 2018 - 27 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£365
for 7 nights
£365
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Provisional bookings can be made by e-mail or telephone. A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required to make a firm booking. The balance will be required 6 weeks before your holiday begins or in cash on arrival.

Changeover Day:
We are very flexible and try to fit in with your holiday dates.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Long-term lets available: prices negotiable, depending on time of year and length of stay. 3 nights min. stay, £40 per night.

Owner'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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