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Casita with use of Owners Pool



Updated: 21-Aug-2016
Casita in Rural location near to Colmenar, Inland Costa del Sol, Spain - Beautiful, Tranquil Location, 4km from Colmenar

Peace and tranquility are the order of the day, the noise of birds and the bells of the goats is about all you will hear during your stay. The Casita is totally independent from the main house, our rural retreat that we retired to 6 years ago. We are a quiet couple with no children or dogs to disturb your peace, and will totally respect your privacy during your stay. The property is ideal for couples who enjoy the quiet life, close to national parks perfect for walking, hiking and bird watching. As well as escaping from the stresses and strains of life. Colmenar - a typical Spanish village is 10 mins drive away, it is well equipped with several, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, chemist and a 24 hours medical centre. Whilst retaining all the charm and beauty in its small winding streets. Car hire is essential in this area. Although we are only 45 mins easy drive from Malaga city and airport, with only the last 1.5kms of your journey to the Casita on a track.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

If you want a little piece of paradise, and meet 2 most lovely people you could not go far wrong to come here. An amazingly beautiful place, in the 'real' Spain with unforgettable views and excellent accommodation. Brian and Ann

Came as guests, left as friends and returned for another week after 3 hours. July 2014 Kikka and Wim from Finland

We have enjoyed a fabulous second visit, this year managed to some how top last years holiday ! The Casita is perfect and we thank B + D for their hospitality and generosity. We hope to see you again Christine and Sam, August 2014 Leeds

Our 3rd visit, and still as enthralled as ever with B+D's hospitality and kindness another unforgettable holiday, Sue and Catrin, August 2014 South Wales

We had the most wonderful week,the accommodation is excellent, the surroundings so beautiful and peaceful with brilliant hosts who have gone above and beyond to make our holiday. Wonderful private roof terrace that we have enjoyed. sad to be leaving Judith and Peter, Cheshire May 2014
Jun 2009
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Look no further for a relaxing casita

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a wonderful week as guests of Barbara and David. They are the perfect hosts and provided a property that is extremely well appointed and beautifully presented. Whilst the Casita is in a very quiet location, it is only minutes away from a road network providing fast access to all the main cities and in the area. The local town can be reached in five minutes and provides all necessary amenities such as bars, restaurants and supermarkets. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and were extremely very well looked after by our hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and share our home with you. Perfect guests . Hopefully we will see you again some day kind regards to you both Barbara and David
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Simply exquisite

  • 5 of 5

We would both like to thank Barbara and David for what was a truly magical 8 days of bliss, our accommodation was perfect attention to detail was beyond anything we had experienced before they had thought of everything. The surroundings are heavenly if you want peace, quiet, uninterrupted views then this is the place for couples to truly unwind, once again thank you to you both and we look forward to planning our next visit. Best wishes Jackie and Richard

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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3rd Visit

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd visit to David and Barbara's home and we have just booked for August 2015.

Visiting here is like being at a 5 star hotel with the freedom of a self catering villa with the most amazing neighbours.

David and Barbara made us feel like family and not just clients. The house is fantastic with every intricate detail and comfort catered for. Ideal location for rural and city exploring with plenty of advice and local knowledge available if you desire.

One of THE best places I've ever stayed.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou always a pleasure to share our home with you both, we look forward to seeing you both in August.
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Second Home

  • 5 of 5

First, on arrival the welcome and welcome package was amasing. Secondly, the hosts are very helpfull with everything ( they even took us to the beach for a day out ). Never been in such a clean place, you can eat from the ground. After a week we went to an other accommodation we had booked but returned straight away back for an other week. Five stars is five stars!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review it was a pleasure to share our home with you both, we look forward to seeing you both again in January Barbara and David
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Perfect Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We are a young couple who enjoy peace and quiet and we certainly found it in this wonderful Casita. The location was secluded down a private track which was easy to drive and find with help from the owners on our arrival. Beautiful views and pure peace and quiet.

Everything from Casita, pool, roof terrace was spotless,comfortable and well maintained exactly as described in the listings, if not better.

We were made very welcome by the owners, who had a great knowledge of the area and always on hand if needed. The layout of the property provides plenty of privacy if that is what you like.

The local area is very rural and Spanish with lots of local bars with wonderful tapas at very reasonable prices. Very easy access to good roads to see major attractions, Malaga, Granada, Ronda, and the coast. So you have the best of both worlds. We will be back. Thank you Jill and Ian

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we look forward to seeing you both again in August.
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Our casita in Paradise

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in our little casita outside of Colmenar. The property is situated on a dirt track, but our hosts gave very detailed directions and met us for the last leg. It was impeccably clean, and our host provided a very substantial welcome package of food and beverages. We cooked more than we anticipated, and the kitchen was well-equipped. Our hosts were also fountains of helpful information re: routes, parking and sights in the surrounding area. It is well-situated between Malaga, Cordoba, and Granada. We found ourselves coming back earlier each day we were there, just so we could enjoy the lovely surroundings, the pool, and watching the stars come out on our private terrace. The only downsides were the lack of a/c (which wasn't a problem for us, since we were there in early September) and the time it took to get to a major highway. But even that was part of its charm--so very quiet and relaxing! If you're looking for lively nightlife, then this isn't for you, but if you're looking for gracious hosts, a home away from home, with lots of options for sightseeing and hiking within an hour's radius, then this will be perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do get a great deal of younger couples visiting us often several times it is suitable for anyone looking for peace and quiet within a 10 minute drive to the nearest village Colmenar. Colmenar has several bars,hotels and restaurants as well as supermarkets and a weekly market. We live here all year around even in August when temperatures can be in the 40's, we never us our air conditioning as in the evenings and nights there is always a pleasant mountain breeze, which is much appreciated.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : In Colmenar at 6 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Caleta de Velez at 47 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Colmenar at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Malaga at 35 Kilometres Car: necessary


Colmenar has easy access to beach resorts of Malaga, Torremolinos 45 mins drive away. Then further along the coast to Fuengirola and Marbella 1 hour to 1.5 hours away. Gibraltar can be reached in a couple of hours.


Malaga is our nearest airport, 45 mins drive away, most of which is on the Motorway. Car hire is essential which we are happy to help with if needed.


4kms to Colmenar. 9kms to Riogordo a very pretty village. Both villages have a weekly market, lots of places to eat in typical Spanish surroundings. Colmenar has a very good bus service to Malaga city, several times a day which is the easiest way to see the city. Antequera is 45 mins drive inland and well worth a trip for its lovely architecture. Other places of interest within easy reach for the day are Cordoba, Granada and Ronda.

Further Details:

Colmenar has it own outside swimming pool open in July and August. Velez Malaga has a water park open from May to September. Velez Malaga town is the nearest major town, well worth a visit to the old town and the modern shopping mall. Here you will find larger supermarkets, shops, money exchange and travel agents for trips further a field.


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Booking Notes:
We will hold a booking for 24 hours by phone or email. Contact owner for banking transfer details. 25% non refundable deposit will secure our booking. Full amount to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival. All breakages to be paid for.

Changeover Day:
Flexible arrivals in daylight due to location.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 21-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Separate bathroom complete with WC, bidet, wash basin, and glass shower cubical, hairdryer, bathrobes. Inclusive of toilet Rolls etc


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom area with comfortable double bed, wardrobe with ample hanging and storage space. Bedside cabinets, lights and room fan.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The accommodation is suited to couples, unsuitable for children. All windows in the Casita are fitted with Mosquito Screens and shutters to help keep it cool in the Summer. Casa El Higueron - our Casita is attached to our home. Our Home is Non Smoking. Outside: Outside space we provide a large private roof terrace, with a shaded sitting area, plenty of cushions and sun beds to relax in. The roof terrace is a wonderful place to see the stars. The casita also has a sheltered patio area, which has glass dining table and 4 chairs plus parasol. Gas barbecue. We have a lovely 8x4 swimming pool which we are happy to share. Outside shower to enable you to shower before and after your swim. We also provide 2 chairs and parasol for use at the beach. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen will be provided including pool towels. Linen changed during your stay, cleaning included 3 to 4 times a week. Personal laundry by arrangement. Due to the rural location an honesty bar is provided. Meals and shopping if required. Welcome pack. Other: Casita is inclusive of extra's you may need e.g Toilet/Kitchen Rolls/kitchen foil/washing up liquid and basic cooking spices/etc

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