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3 bed/2 bath villa, private pool and garden, Wireless Internet and UK television

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa near Fuengirola / Mijas, Costa del Sol, Spain - Quiet, Private And Secure Gated Location, 7 Minute Drive To Beach, 4 Minute Drive To Restaurants

This villa is very spacious and airy with marble floors throughout. There is an entrance porch and hallway which leads to the lounge and bedrooms. The lounge has two sets of patio doors leading onto garden and BBQ area. Two of the bedrooms also have patio doors leading onto a terrace. The lounge, dining room and kitchen are large and open plan with a breakfast bar. Wireless internet has been installed to which ipads, tablets, mobile phones, laptops etc can all be connected. There is UK television with BBC, ITV, channel 4 and other channels.. The television is a flat screen model. The villa has full air conditioning/heating throughout all bedrooms and lounge and the lounge has an additional open fire. Both the bathrooms have electric heaters for winter bookings. There is also a utility room adjoining the kitchen which houses the washing machine. The private pool is kidney shaped and as the garden faces south there is all day sunshine. In the garden there is a pool table and a table tennis table. A car is recommended and the villa is only a 4 minute drive to El Coto which has 4 restaurants and bars, supermarket, chemist and pizza take away. The large hypermarket is a 6 minute drive with Fuengirola and its beaches just 7 minutes away. Mijas is approximately a 10 minute drive.

The villa is accessed through an electric gate to which a security code and remote control is provided. This gate closes immediately after you enter and you drive down a driveway to the villa and there is parking next to the gate to the villa. This ensures the villa is both private and secure. The villa is on one level but there are three steps from the parking area to the villa. A ramp can be provided for these steps if required for a wheelchair.

The fully fitted kitchen has cooker, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, toaster. The kitchen is very spacious and has door to the outside BBQ area making it very easy for outside eating. It is also open plan with breakfast bar to dining room and lounge.

Large air conditioned lounge with 2 beige leather sofas, coffee table, sideboard, TV, Stereo system, DVD player, open fireplace. The television is flat screen with UK television via satellite. The internet is wireless.There is a dining area with table and chairs for 6 people.

In the private garden there is a pool table and a table tennis table for guests which is always very popular with both the young and not so young!

More Details

Owner
Linda Murphy
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Linda Murphy

We are Patrick and Linda Murphy and we are 68 years old and are now retired. We used to own a hotel in Cornwall, which we sold in 2000 and we moved to Spain shortly afterwards. When we were first in Spain we lived in Villa Higueras and now we live just five minutes away. This means we are always close by if required for any problem. We look after the villa personally to ensure that all guests are very comfortable.

Linda Murphy purchased this villa in 2001

Why Linda Murphy chose Mijas area

After we sold our hotel, we came to Fuengirola on holiday and liked the area so much we decided to buy a home here. We like it because there is so much nearby with lots of shops, restaurants, sandy beaches. Fuengirola is also very central to visit lots of interesting places on the Costa del Sol.

What makes this villa unique

When you stay at Villa Higueras we make sure that the villa is a place that you always feel at home in. We always keep an eye on things so that everything is just what our guests want, which is why we have installed the wireless internet as we felt it was an important thing to have for people on holiday to keep in touch with both family and business etc. The villa is very conveniently located as it is quiet and private but also a short drive to shops, beaches and restaurants.

As we live so close we look after everything personally and should our guests have any problems we can be there within 5 mins to help in any way we can.

The villa is always kept up to date with appliances and we have just put in a new fridge and a flat screen television with UK television via satellite.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Debi (stayed in August 2012)

Just had a perfect holiday at Villa Higueras. The villa is so homely and very well cared for and is presented to a very high standard. Linda and Pat are only a phone call away and go above and beyond to make sure there guests have the perfect holiday nothing is too much trouble I would certainly recommend this villa.



Mark (stayed in April 2012)

This was a great villa for a family of six adults and Linda and Patrick really made us feel welcome from our initial contact all the way through to our departure. I've already recommended the villa to friends.
Jul 2008
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mijas in West Costa del Sol

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, bidet, 2 basins in a marble vanity unit and toilet. 2nd bathroom with bath/shower over, bidet, basin and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and is very spacious, en suite full bathroom, patio doors to terrace. There is room for a cot in this bedroom. Bedroom 2 with double bed, patio doors to terrace. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. All bedrooms air conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The air conditioning/heating is available and included in all bedrooms and lounge. There is also heating in the bathroom and an open fire in the lounge. As this villa is on one level and is enclosed and private it is very suitable for young children. Outside: The villa's south facing garden is laid to lawn with a terrace outside both bedrooms and another terrace outside lounge with BBQ area. The private pool is kidney shaped (8 x 4). The garden is also very private and secure. There are sun loungers and cushions and tables and chairs. There is also a pool table and table tennis table which are perfect for children as well as adults. The swimming pool has a shallow end which is suitable for children and non swimmers and is cleaned twice a week during the summer months. The BBQ area is shaded so that during the hot summer months it is perfect for a relaxing lunch or evening meal. This area is next to the outside door to the kitchen making it very easy for dining al fresco. Utility Room: The utility room leads directly off of the kitchen and has washing machine, iron and ironing board, hoover, additional storage shelves, washing line. It also has a door to the entrance porch. Towels and linen are included but beach/swim towels are not included. The property is cleaned prior to arrival and if occupied for two weeks the linen will be changed mid stay. If a clean is required mid stay there is an additional 100 euros.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

5

very roomy nice and clean out door brilliant

  • 5 of 5

we all had a wonderful holiday nice and quirt villa brilliant but you do need a car as its up in the mountain but close enough to all shops beach ect the owners are very nice people would go again

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and so pleased that everything went well at the villa and you liked everything. Hopefully you will come and stay again and enjoy all the facilities of the villa and area again..
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5

Very friendly and very helpful

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing villa had everything we needed and more beautiful scenery and great for families... very clean and well cared for..will definitely be returning... a vehicle is a must to explore this amazing part of Spain..

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for you lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the villa and found everything good. We always try to do our best to look after the villa to ensure that our guests have an enjoyable holiday. We will look forward to meeting you again hopefully. Linda and Pat
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5

Fantastic villa. Very well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for over five weeks and waking up there everyday was like Christmas. We both loved everything about the villa and the location. A car is essential. The villa is very well equipped and became a home from home for us. The owners Pat & Linda are both lovely genuine people. They will help you in any way they can. They made every effort to make our stay there happy and memorable. We wanted to book for another 6 weeks in May / June 2017 but the villa is so popular they already have bookings for our chosen weeks. We can not recommend it enough. Try it. You won't regret it. We are definitely going back to the villa next year. Can't wait.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Angela and Ian. It was our pleasure to meet you both and your family when they joined you for a week. We are so pleased you had a wonderful 5 weeks and we will look forward to seeing you next year some time. It was no problem for us to be there for you as we always like to make sure everyone enjoys their stay at the villa and all goes well during their stay. Hope to see you again very soon.
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5

Excellent villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at this spacious, well equipped villa. The pool was great and we used it every day of our stay. We also took advantage of the internet access and UK telly. There are also plenty of books and dvd's available if ou fancy a night in. Linda and Pat are not too far away and were available for any help and advice. The villa is a short distance from the major coastal road. Fuengirola is very close by and a favourite place for us to visit. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is much appreciated and we were so pleased that you enjoyed everything that the villa offers. It was our pleasure to be there when you needed us and all went well. Hopefully we will see you again sometime in the future. Please send our best wishes to all the family. Thanks again.
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5

Ideal for a relaxing family holiday.

  • 5 of 5

It is the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday. The villa is spotlessly clean and roomy. The enclosed gardens made it perfectly safe for the younger members of the family.We didn't have a car but access to and from Fuengarola is easy and there are shops and bars within walking distance of the villa. The pool is perfect we didn't need to go anywhere else. Would definitely recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am just so pleased that the holiday was really enjoyed by all of you and you found the villa perfect. It was an absolute pleasure meeting all of you and thank you for taking the time to write the review. I wish you all the best for your new life in Spain and you know where we are should you need anything at all and hopefully you may come again to the villa with your family again.
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4

good clean villa with great communications

  • 4 of 5

Good clean villa well presented with great communications from the owners before, after and during our stay. We visited in the main winter month and did not get the most from the villa as you couldn't throw all the doors open and bring the outside in.

Well equipt, we enjoyed our stay in general

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Colin for your kind words. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay over Christmas and New Year. The weather was very kind to you with quite a bit of warm sunshine. A little bit different to a Spanish summer but still much better than UK in the winter I guess our winters are a bit like the UK summer!!! We hope to take you up on your offer and visit you in the summer when we visit our relatives in Norfolk. Thanks 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
 
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£107
for 1 night
£750
 
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£139
for 1 night
£975
 
 
Peak 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
1 night minimum stay
£196
for 1 night
£1,375
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
1 night minimum stay
£139
for 1 night
£975
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£107
for 1 night
£750
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Xmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Early Spring 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Peak 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,475
for 7 nights
£1,475
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

WE HAVE A MINIMUM STAY POLICY OF 7 NIGHTS. I apologise that on some of the pricing schedule it does say 1 night but this is incorrect.

On the calendar white and green squares mean the same thing. The villa is available on both these colours.

During the peak summer the changeover day is Saturday but during the rest of the year we are very flexible.
Wireless internet and air conditioning included
Prices negotiable for long term winter bookings.
We do not accept stag or hen parties

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100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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