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CASA DE LA BUENA VISTA, PEACE AND TRANQUILITY, SPECTACULAR HILLTOP VILLA RETREAT

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Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

TRANQUIL ANDALUCIAN HILL TOP COUNTRY VILLA RETREAT, POOLSIDE LOUNGE SPECTACULAR 360 degree VIEWS. - Rural Location But Only 10 Minutes To Nearest Tapas Bar/Restaurant, Free Wifi Included In Stay

'Casa de la Buena Vista' (House of the Beautiful Views).

The Villa is a tranquil rural hideaway yet only an 8 minute drive from the nearest bar/restaurant "Antonio's" who with his Family will welcome you personally and look after you during your every visit.

Malaga airport and the "Costa del Sol " is only a 40 minute drive away.

"Casa del la Buena Vista" is registered with the Andalucian Authorities as a "Vivienda Rural" which means it is maintained to a very high standard and checked regularly.

The Villa is ideal for a getaway from it all break and is an ideal base for walkers and climbers being close to the unique 'El Torcal' mountain and the 'El Chorro' gorge featuring the unique "Caminito del Rey" which is a spectacular cliffside walk and is one of Spain's top Tourist attractions.

Not to mention the beautiful blue lakes of the Ardales district, where you can spend the day swimming from the side of your hired boat while enjoying the Spanish sun before relaxing with a Sangria and Tapas at one of the lakeside restaurants.

"Casa del la Buena Vista" is perfectly positioned to take in all the typical Andalusian flavour of the fiesta season (July/August) being very close to 3 small villages each putting on fantastic typical Flamenco or Verdiales dances throughout the night.

The villa is only 30 minutes away from Antequera a very typical and beautiful Spanish town, Antequera is famous not only for it's week long fiesta but also for it's unique July Blues festival featuring some of the biggest blues names in the world.

After enjoying all the local attractions coming home to your Lovely Pool with walk in Roman Steps and shady poolside Bar / Lounge is the perfect way to relax.

Welcome pack including cold beers and wine will be waiting for you when you arrives.

Relax !!!

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Malcolm Hamilton
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

About Malcolm Hamilton

"Casa de la Buena Vista" was my home from 2007 until 2011 , however business required I move back to the Uk hence the Villa being now available for rent,

I now maintain the Villa on my frequent trips to Spain and make sure it is prepared correctly for the Holiday Guests.

The Villa is registered as a "Viviende Rural" with the Junta de Andalucia which means that the very high standards required by the Andalucian authorities are rigorously maintained and checked.

Malcolm

Malcolm Hamilton purchased this villa in 2007

Why Malcolm Hamilton chose Malaga area (Costa del Sol)

I purchased this property mainly because of it's spectacular position and beautiful views of "El Torcal" mountain and the surrounding countryside, I then spent 2 years refurbishing the Villa and installing a lovely swimming pool on the rear Terrace.

What makes this villa unique

Tranquility and total privacy with spectacular far reaching mountain views are all part of the reason to stay at "Casa de la Buena Vista"

Retreat from the hectic pace of your business life and just relax , the only neighbours are the horses and the eagles soaring overhead.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My Husband and I stayed at "Casa de la Buena Vista" in June 2016, the views were spectacular and the hilltop position gave the Villa a lovely feel, we enjoyed the local Restaurant and were always made to feel very welcome by Antonio the owner.

For us the Villa was paradise no noise, just lovely weather and a refreshing pool to cool off in whilst enjoying the views.



Malcolm the owner was extremely helpful and supplied our shopping in advance of our arrival. Everything was perfect , can't wait to go again.,

Sue and Brian H, Sussex
Jun 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

My Husband and I stayed at "Casa de la Buena Vista" in June 2016, the views were spectacular and the hilltop position gave the Villa a lovely feel, we enjoyed the local Restaurant and were always made to feel very welcome by Antonio the owner.

For us the Villa was paradise no noise, just lovely weather and a refreshing pool to cool off in whilst enjoying the views.



Malcolm the owner was extremely helpful and supplied our shopping in advance of our arrival. Everything was perfect , can't wait to go again.,

Sue and Brian H, Sussex
Jun 2016
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3 Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

5

Stunning views together with peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week at this lovely villa. It's quite a rural location so fantastic if you want to get away from the rat race and avoid the typical commercial areas of the costa, lots of peace and quiet, fantastic views and scenery. It's at the heart of real Spanish culture ( not a McDonalds in sight!), there's a lovely restaurant ( antonios) about a 15 minute drive, very welcoming and fantastic food. The pool area at the villa was lovely and the outside shaded areas and bar area were super comfortable. I had my 2 teenage boys with me and wasn't sure if there was enough for them to do but between the pool, cable tv, Wi-Fi, walking and exploring there was plenty! Malcolm the owner could not have been more accomodating and the welcome pack was much appreciated, we'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay Gavin it was a pleasure to look after you and your Family, hope to see you again.
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5

stunning and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

we had an amazing week in this beautiful villa, malcolm met us personally and showed us around. the villa had everything we needed was very clean and tidy. the area is stunning and so peaceful in easy reach of lots of interesting places such as Antequera and the Ardales. Would love to come back again . thanks Malcolm . Philippa & Dave

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review Philippa and Dave I'm glad you enjoyed the Villa and the local area. Hope to see you again. Malcolm
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5

A Very Special Place

  • 5 of 5

We spent an idyllic week in this lovely villa. Set on top of a hill side the villa must have the best views in Spain. The outside space is fantastic: great pool; a bar area; complete privacy and numerous areas to relax.

Inside the villa is well equipped with satellite tv, aircon and wifi. The owner, Malcolm, left the best welcome pack we have ever had.

A magical place, we will be back

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Rachel and Nick for your lovely review it was a pleasure to have you stay. Hope to see you again soon. Malcolm
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Location

El Chorro Gorge
"Spectacular Gorge featuring the World Famous "Caminito Del Rey" cliffside walkway"
Caminito del Rey
"Spectacular Cliffside Walkway, one of Spains most spectacular Tourist attractions."

From the Owner

I purchased this property mainly because of it's spectacular position and beautiful views of "El Torcal" mountain and the surrounding countryside, I then spent 2 years refurbishing the Villa and installing a lovely swimming pool on the rear Terrace.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Antonios at Pastelero. Venta Hermanos Moreno at 3 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Antequera Golf at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Antonios, Pastelero, Venta Hermanos Moreno at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada, Granada at 120 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Malaga, Torremolinos at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The Ardales Lake District with it's fabulous Turquoise Lakes and bar/restaurants on the lakeside is only 30 minutes away. Kayaks and Pedallos are available to hire for the day and taking a picnic to the Lakes is a lovely way to relax in the real Spanish way. El Chorro Gorge and the amazing Camino del Rey " ( the worlds most dangerous walk ) is only 30 minutes away making the house ideal for Bird Watchers or very brave Rock Climbers.

Coast/Beach:

The coast is a 40 minute drive away at the beautiful historic city of Malaga, the Historic Centre of Malaga is a lovely place to explore, winding through the narrow alleyways you will find lovely typical Tapas Bars with Flamenco Music and Dancing regularly spontaneously breaking out, taking time to explore Malaga will make your holiday. "Malaga is much more than just an Airport" Just over an hours drive will take you east to the Nerja Coastal area or West to Torremolinos or the Marbella area.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Malaga (40 mins) or Granada (75 mins).

Distances:

The Villa is midway between 2 Lovely White Villages both these Villages have an abundance of restaurants and bars , the Village of Almogia is a pretty whitewashed Village with a lovely Village square and steep cobbled alleyways. These 2 Villages are a 15 min drive from the Villa. The nearest bar/restaurants are in the local Hamlet of Pastelero which also has a tiny family bakery selling bread from the front room. Pastelero is a 10 minute drive from the house. Historic Antequera is 35 min drive

Further Details:

Separate self contained 1 Bedroom Detached En Suite Casita with Private Terrace available as extra accomodation ( ideal for GrandParents ! ) . Transfer from the airport can be arranged. Trips to local beauty spots/fiesta can be organised if required. Please note a vehicle is required for your stay at "Casa de la Buena Vista" as the nearest Village is a 10 minute drive away.

Please enquire when booking the Villa about the availability of the Casita which is ideal for Grandparents or extra Guests, please note the Casita will only ever be let to the Guests occupying the house.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter
31 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
spring
1 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Summer
2 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£645
for 7 nights
£645
 
 
winter
1 Nov 2017 - 3 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 20% required upon booking balance to be paid 6 weeks before arrival. £100 returnable key deposit required, this will be returned upon return of the keys subject to no damage occuring.

PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR DETAILS OF CHEAP LONG TERM WINTER LET RATES !!


Changeover Day:
Changeover day and times flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Please call for a chat about longer let discounts.
Early Booking Discounts available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Tranquility and total privacy with spectacular far reaching mountain views are all part of the reason to stay at "Casa de la Buena Vista" Retreat from the hectic pace of your business life and just relax , the only neighbours are the horses and the eagles soaring overhead.

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • LUXURY EN SUITE BATHROOM TO MASTER BEDROOM WITH BATH SHOWER WASH BASIN , HAIR DRYER etc. SEPARATE FAMILY BATHROOM WITH WALK IN SHOWER, HAND BASIN etc. OUTSIDE POOLSIDE SHOWER

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) + Separate 1 Bed Det Casita Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1. En suite with double bed. Bedroom 2. Double bed. Bedroom 3. Single bed. Separate 1 Bedroom self contained Casita available at extra cost. Separate 1 Bed Detached self contained Casita available at extra cost. Casita available on request .

Outside

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: THE ACCOMODATION IS FULLY EQUIPPED WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR YOUR COMFORT, inc. AIR CONDITIONING / CEILING FANS. IN THE LOUNGE AND BEDROOMS. WELCOME PACK AND BOTTLE OF WINE SUPPLIED FOR ALL GUESTS. WELCOME PACKS CAN BE TAILORED TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS. just ask! DETACHED , PRIVATE 1 BEDROOMED ENSUITE GUEST HOUSE (CASITA) WITH PRIVATE TERRACE AVAILABLE AT A SMALL EXTRA COST FOR GRANDPARENTS / FRIENDS. THE CASITA GIVES ALLOWS THE OPTION OF SPENDING TIME TOGETHER OR RELAXING ON YOUR PRIVATE SUNNY TERRACE ENJOYING THE SPECTACULAR MOUNTAIN VIEWS AND SUNSETS THE LOVELY 7m x 3m POOL FEATURES ROMAN STEPS FOR EASY ENTRY AND OUTSIDE SHOWER .. FREE FAST WI FI IS INCLUDE WITH THE VILLA. THE VILLA IS NOT ON AN URBANISATION AND IS RURAL AND TOTALLY PRIVATE ALTHOUGH IT IS ONLY AN 8 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY FROM A PRETTY HAMLET WITH A SMALL SHOP AND TWO FRIENDLY AND TYPICALLY SPANISH TAPAS BAR/RESTAURANTS. BOTH WITH OUTSIDE DINING AND AMAZING FOOD AND FRIENDLY SERVICE. Outside: "CASA DE LA BUENA VISTA" IS ALL ABOUT RELAXING OUTSIDE ENJOYING BEING IMMERSEDED IN THE LOVELY ANDALUCIAN COUNTRYSIDE. LOTS OF SHADY SPOTS TO RELAX LOVELY 7m x 3m POOL WITH ROMAN STEPS FOR EASY ENTRY, NO LADDERS ! OUTSIDE DINING AREAS BOTH ON THE TERRACES AND IN THE LOWER GARDEN AREA , WHERE YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND ( or hide from ! the sun ) LOTS OF SUN LOUNGERS AND ALSO THE UNIQUE OUSIDE LOUNGE WHERE YOU CAN RELAX BY THE POOL WHILST ENJOYING MUSIC IN THE SHADE. THE VIEWS FROM ANY OF THE TERRACES ARE SPECTACULAR. THE HOUSE AND POOL ARE COMPLETELY PRIVATE THERE ARE NO NEIGHBOURS WITHIN 1/2 MILE OR SO COMPLETE PRIVACY AND TRANQUILITY IS ASSURED. THERE IS ALSO A SHADED TABLE TENNIS AREA NEAR THE POOL. THE TERRACE AND GARDENS HAVE NUMEROUS PEACEFUL SHADY SPOTS TO RELAX AWAY FROM THE POOL AREA. THE VILLA IS A PEACEFUL AND SUNNY HOME FROM HOME WHERE YOU CAN TOTALLY RELAX "CASA DE LA BUENA VISTA" IS A UNIQUE ANTIDOTE TO THE HECTIC LIFESTYLE OF THE UK. Utility Room: UTILITY ROOM WITH WASHING MACHINE, DRYER, LINEN STORAGE. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: BED LINEN IS INCLUDED AND WEEKLY CHANGE OF LINEN SUPPLIED, THE PROPERTY IS CLEANED WEEKLY, BATH TOWELS AND HAND TOWELS ARE SUPPLIED . PLEASE ASK FOR ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND WE WILL BE GLAD TO HELP. Other: CONSERVATORY PATIO WITH FRENCH WINDOWS TO FRON TERRACE WITH LARGE SUN AWNING. SEPARATE 1 BEDROOMED ENSUITE GUEST HOUSE WITH PRIVATE TERRACE AVAILABLE AT EXTRA COST. RUSTIC OUTSIDE POOLSIDE LOUNGE WITH AMAZING VIEWS ,MUSIC, FRIDGE, CHILDRENS GAMES etc.

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