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Villa With Private Pool And Spectacular Sea And Mountain Views, 10min from coast

Overview

Property

Updated: 11-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa in Torrox, Nr. Nerja, Malaga, Costa del Sol, Spain - Beautiful Location In Torrox Countryside For Total Relaxation Only 10 Mins From Coast

Casa Joya is a typical Andalucian country house in a secluded location with private swimming pool located in hills 5 mins above Torrox Pueblo which is a lovely whitewashed Spanish village with all amenities and 10mins from the coast. Spacious accommodation with 2 beds, 2 baths, (plus adjoining A/C studio if required at extra cost - only available with villa booking ) lounge/diner with Andalucian fireplace with wood burner, well equipped kitchen, English satellite TV and air-conditioning. The 8m x 4m private pool which is all one level (1.25m) has sunbathing terraces overlooking the sea, hillsides & mountains. There are alfresco dining areas and comfortable seating facilities under the arched covered terrace to enjoy the magnificent views. BBQ whilst watching the sunset using the outdoor kitchen. The house is situated 10 mins from the beaches of Torrox Costa and its lovely promenade with the lively resort of Nerja 15 mins away. On your doorstep there are scenic walks in the picturesque countryside. Access from Torrox village is a 2km uphill narrow tarmac/concrete lane suitable for any car. You get the best of both worlds - peace and quiet for relaxation but with the beach and facilities on your doorstep! Also look at Casa Antonio Ref 6964133 about 100m away (next door!) as we also rent that out so if 2 families wanted to come away together you each have your own space.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Joy Floody
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2017

About Joy Floody

Hi I'm Joy & my husband's name is Tony. We have been living in Spain for several years now & love the way of life.

Joy Floody purchased this villa in 2004

Why Joy Floody chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

We bought Casa Joya in 2004 & although the house was much more basic when we bought it with no drive, pool or terraces we fell in love with the location & spectacular views & knew that we could make it into a beautiful home so we have made many improvements. . Believe it or not it was already named (almost) after me as the man who sold it to us had a nickname of Antonio Joya!

We have travelled a lot around Spain & can't find anywhere that gives us everything we want like the Torrox area can. We have beautiful views, peace & quiet but with the lively tourist resorts only a few minutes away. We can walk the lovely hillsides or the beaches & promenades.

We love it & hope you will too!

What makes this villa unique

Casa Joya is situated away from it all but with lively tourist resorts on your doorstep giving you the best of both worlds. It offers a place to relax & unwind in a home from home enjoying the spectacular views with only the sound of the birds to listen to. You won't want to leave!

8 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Well, we returned home relaxed and rested after a lovely holiday at Casa Joya. To sit on the terrace with a glass of wine looking at the beautiful views then watching the sunset was amazing. We did some lovely country walks and saw eagles overhead. The beach, promenade and lots of restaurants were only a few mins drive away so we had peace and quiet at home then life when we wanted it. The villa was clean and spacious and very well equipped. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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5

Summer at its best.

  • 5 of 5

If the intention of your holiday is to relax, have sumptuous views, have all the facilities at hand, and to enjoy the best of your chosen location, then this should be for you. Yes, getting there is challenging, but the trade off is what you find at the end.

The villas position overlooks the valley interspersed with other farms and residences. There are no passing vehicles, no plane noise, just peace and the chance to enjoy the pool, the quiet spots, take in the exotic and well thought out garden, (avoid the cactus though, they bite back!!). We spent nearly every night eating on the veranda, watching the incredible sunsets, in pure silence...

The villa caters for all your needs, for the youngsters, excellent internet, great pool, loads of additional entertainment to suit.

Easy to book, excellent communication, and thanks to Paul & Lizzie for what they do best.

Try sitting by the pool looking out at the hills, and the flickering lights, just as the sun is setting, glass in hand, lost in your own thoughts.......priceless.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely, descriptive review! Thank you for setting the scene for prospective holidaymakers.
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5

Stunning location, beautiful villa!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this villa and have stayed 4 years in a row! If you appreciate beautiful countryside in a slightly remote area then this villa is for you. The views both to the mountains one way and the sea the other way are breathtaking and if you take one of the villa's recommended walks the views just get better. We love this location although the drive up from the main road can appear a little hairy at first!

The villa is the best equipped property we have ever stayed at and the agents and owners keep it very clean and well maintained. The neighbours are very friendly and we have shared a few beers with them one evening too !

The pool area is really nice with plenty of loungers and umbrellas. There is also a roof top bathing area which is private and secluded.

The closest beaches are Burriana and Torrox which are both about 15-20 minutes drive.

I can't recommend this villa and area highly enough !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to chill out

  • 5 of 5

Just like to say we had a great time, the 2 weeks passed so quickly. Lovely pool area, with plenty of sunbeds & a couple of big parasols.

The kitchen has all you could need (large saucepan would be a good addition) with plenty of cutlery & plates/bowls.

The lounge/dining area are very nice & on the 1 day that Morocco sent some hot wind over, it was great to be able to stay cool.

Lots of things to see & do in the area & a visit to benajarafe for the best fish restaurants I have been in, set right on the beach front.

Only word of wanring would be the same as some of the other reviews & that is that if you are a nervous driver, the 1st time up the track can be daunting, but after that it seems fine.

Will be returning that's for sure

Thanks to Paul for sorting out the tv so the ladies could watch the tennis

All the best

Tracy, Sandra, Les,Pete

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all for a lovely review and we're so pleased that you had a great holiday at Casa Joya!
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5

Fabulous Villa!

  • 5 of 5

A perfect villa in a perfect location. Yes you need a car as you couldn't walk to and from this villa but it is absolutely worth it to have a villa and pool that have everything you want. You also have the added bonus of the flexibility of booking the studio apartment if adult children are able to join you.

We've holidayed as a family in the Torrox/Frigiliana area for the last 6-7 years and absolutely love the area and we loved Casa Joya so much that we've already booked for next summer and I don't think you'll get a better endorsement than that.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a great review of Casa Joya! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you again next year.
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5

Peace and Quiet in Beautiful Surroudings

  • 5 of 5

Casa Joya is a lovely place to truly relax and recharge your batteries. Only 5 minutes from the quaint village of Torrox Pueblo and you are in a haven of tranquility. I stayed here with my elderly mum who although not wheelchair bound has severe walking disabilities. Casa Joya provided all and more of the best facilities I have come across in Spain. 10 minutes from the coast and 20 minutes from the lively resort of Nerja, if you want a lovely relaxing holiday with breathtaking views of both the sea and the mountains, then why look anywhere else.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for an amazing review! We are so pleased that you had a wonderful holiday and hope to see you again.
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Location

From the Owner

We bought Casa Joya in 2004 & although the house was much more basic when we bought it with no drive, pool or terraces we fell in love with the location & spectacular views & knew that we could make it into a beautiful home so we have made many improvements. . Believe it or not it was already named (almost) after me as the man who sold it to us had a nickname of Antonio Joya! We have travelled a lot around Spain & can't find anywhere that gives us everything we want like the Torrox area can. We have beautiful views, peace & quiet but with the lively tourist resorts only a few minutes away. We can walk the lovely hillsides or the beaches & promenades. We love it & hope you will too!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Torrox at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Velez- Malaga at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Malaga at 50 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7/E15 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Torrox at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada at 100 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Torrox Costa at 5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

For walkers, cyclists, property hunters or just a short break. When the villa is not rented out during the cooler months we also have a separate self contained studio annexe for 2 people staying self catering or Bed and Breakfast. Contact owner for more details.

Coast/Beach:

Nearest beach (10 mins drive) is Torrox Costa with long sandy beach. Several small coves for snorkeling short drive away. Resorts of Nerja & Torre del Mar with lovely sandy beaches 15 mins drive away. AquaVelez Water park 20 mins away.

Travel:

Malaga Airport 45 mins (50km) by car. Granada Airport 1.5hrs.

Car hire is essential due to location of property.

Distances:

Torrox Pueblo is 5 mins drive or 30 mins walk. There you will find a quaint plaza, bars, restaurants, shops & banks.

10mins from coastal resort of Torrox Costa with all amenities & lovely promenade lined with restaurants.

15 mins from busy resort of Nerja with Balcon de Europa, Nerja Caves & lively markets. 20 mins from resort of Torre del Mar with lots of shops & popular market.

Cosmopolitan city of Malaga 30 mins drive with museums, castle, cathedral, large port & many historic attractions.

Further Details:

Local shops, small supermarket, banks and restaurants 5 mins drive away in Torrox Pueblo with main supermarkets and good choice of restaurants in Torrox Costa. Many local markets. Large hypermarket and shopping centre 20 mins away. Granada and Alhambra Palace 1 1/2 hrs away. Leisure activities include golf, horseriding, swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving (PADI school at Nerja). Many walks from the door around local area all with stunning views. Water Park, cinema, all within 20mins.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Summer
1 May 2017 - 6 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
£536
for 6 nights
£625
 
 
Summer
7 May 2017 - 17 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Special Offer
18 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
 
 
Summer
25 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
Special Offer
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
 
 
Special Offer
10 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
Peak Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
From
£125
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover during peak times but flexibility outside of peak times - please contact owner to discuss. Arrival time 3pm, departure by 11am but may be flexible arrival/departure times depending on other bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the villa only - per week in UK pounds.
Studio is available to let only alongside villa as extra accomodation at £200 per week.
It is only available separately out of peak season (when main villa is occupied by owners) for £220 per week self catering or £60 B&B per night. Please contact owners for availability.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Casa Joya is situated away from it all but with lively tourist resorts on your doorstep giving you the best of both worlds. It offers a place to relax & unwind in a home from home enjoying the spectacular views with only the sound of the birds to listen to. You won't want to leave!

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural

Attractions

  • caves
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 140 m²

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room with wc to bed 1. Family bathroom with wet area En-suite shower room in studio

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/ 6 (2 Bedrms In Villa + 1 Bed In Studio at extra cost) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 with king size bed. Bed 2 with twin beds. (1 King size bed in studio)

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning to living room, master bedroom & studio. Wood burner in living room. Care should be taken with young children due to the location of the property on a hillside and the pool not being completely fenced off. Studio is NOT rented separately in summer only with a villa booking as extra accomodation at extra cost. Outside: 8m x 4m private swimming pool which although not heated has a polycarbonate retractable cover which allows the water temperature to increase earlier than normal in the year & decrease later. There is an outside shower & large sun terraces. Range of sunbeds, patio furniture for al fresco dining, comfortable cane sofas for evening relaxation outside under covered terrace. Brick BBQ. Garden areas also land belonging to property to explore with avocados, olives, mangoes, grapes and figs to pick when in season. The views from the house are truly outstanding. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels included with extra set supplied for 2 week bookings (please bring own pool and beach towels). Cleaning of the villa at the end of your stay is included. Further cleaning during your stay by negotiation with property managers. Other: Self-contained studio available to rent at extra cost only when renting villa. Shower room, kingsize bed, French windows to private terrace with mountain views,kitchenette, A/C. Great for grandparents or older children! Attached to house, own entrance.

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