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Casa Almendros, Traditional Andalucian Style country house with Private Pool

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Country house inland from the coast set in a private location close to a traditional white village with beautiful views .

Casa Almendros is situated between the white villages of Sedella and Salares, overlooked by the majestic mountain of Maroma, part of the Sierra Tejeda range, which forms a magnificent backdrop ! The house is built in the style of a traditional Spanish Finca, surrounded by olive and almond trees and is tucked into the hillside overlooking a beautiful valley with views down to the Mediterranean sea. The house is on one level with an open plan kitchen , dining and lounge area . A hallway from the kitchen leads you to the pantry with a large fridge freezer , further up the hallway is the twin bedroom with french windows leading out to the terrace , the shower room and toilet is located the other side of the hallway . The master bedroom with en suite bathroom with full bath and overhead shower is located to the end of the hallway and has french windows leading out to the pool terrace area . There are plenty of areas outside to ; eat "al fresco" using the gas BBQ , lounge on the daybeds while reading a book ,sunbathe on the loungers by the pool and of course sit outside with a glass of vino taking in the views and watching the sun go down ! The high standard of the accommodation, the peace and tranquility, the delightful bird-song and the beautiful sunsets are the most frequent remarks made by visitors. This is the ideal location for a relaxing holiday, spending days exploring the area or just lazing by the pool. For the more energetic this is fantastic countryside for walking at all levels, all through sensational landscapes. Maps and guides are available in the house to use. The village of Sedella with two small grocery shops and bakery is a 20 minute walk away and Salares (with a small supermarket) is a 5 minute drive. Both are unspoilt Spanish villages and have a choice of bars and restaurants .

There is a Visitor centre in Sedella with a small gift shop , here you can learn about the flora & fauna of this area as well as its history .

More Details

Property Manager
caroline ruth
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2017

About caroline ruth

We live in Oxford in the UK but the property managers , and our friends , Caroline & Malcolm live in the village of Sedella so they arrange the bookings and are there to meet the guests on arrival . Our family really enjoy staying at Casa Almendros whenever we can so that we can recharge our batteries and enjoy the peace an quiet of the area .

caroline ruth purchased this cottage in 2000

Why caroline ruth chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

We bought land with views of a beautiful, secluded valley, the mountains and the sea. We love this area because it is still unspoilt, still very Spanish, away from the crowds in beautiful countryside and yet near enough to the coast for a day out as well as day trips to Granada , Malaga , Cordoba & Sevilla .

What makes this cottage unique

Fabulous views. Peace and tranquility but the village and its bars and restaurants only 20 minutes away on foot. Friendliness of the local Spanish people. Sun, (of course), good walking routes from the doorstep. A relaxed way of life. Our perfect day is a stroll into the village for the market and coffee in the bar, chatting with Spanish friends on the way and then back to the house for lunch and a swim.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We would like to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay, the house is fantastic and more like a home than any of the holiday lets we have stayed in previously. The kitchen is superb with almost every cooking aid available. AJ

We came here in need of a relaxing holiday and we found exactly what we have been looking for, calm and tranquility. We did little apart from resting by the pool and it was great. Your villa is lovely and a pleasant place for a quiet holiday. We loved the view from the terrace and watching the stars at night. LS. We have had a fantastic holiday in your beautiful house. We all felt completely at home. The weather has been glorious and we used the pool a lot. We have admired the stars from the pool. The peace and tranquility is what we all needed. We have so many holiday highlights and wonderful memories to take back home. The fiestas were amazing, the girls loved the foam party and the horses collecting flags. The fireworks at the end were breathtaking. MW
Jun 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Salares in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The shower room and bathroom both have a shower with shower curtains , toilet , sink , mirror with overhead light and shaving plug point .
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 ( 2 bedrooms ) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. with the bathroom in the hallway just outside the room .
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: An exceptionally well equipped house with the emphasis on comfort. All rooms have ceramic heating panels plus an extremely efficient wood burning stove in the lounge and a mobile gas heater. This is also our family holiday home and is equipped to the standard you would expect for all year round comfort. Outside: The house nestles into the hillside and has terraces around the front and sides. Swimming pool 8m x 4m, depth 1m - 1.9m. The pool area has pot plantings and views to the mountains. Pool chairs with cushions and a parasol are provided. The other terraces have plenty of comfortable seating and shade and there are outside dining tables and chairs. A gas BBQ is also provided. The house is surrounded by established garden including flowers, vines fruit trees and of course almond trees ! Utility Room: Washing machine, fridge freezer, iron, ironing-board, picnic box ,cool bag and freezer blocks. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is provided including beach/pool towels.The property is thoroughly cleaned before arrival.Clients are met on arrival in Sedella by our local contacts Caroline & Malcolm who give a tour of the property and are available for advice and support.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

kent,england
5

Better than perfect-a home, not a business

  • 5 of 5

From our first visit in 2013 we remembered Casa Almendros as being superb. We were wrong-it is much much better than that. Perfect location and an incredibly well designed and furnished villa.

No need to say 'we will return'!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Keith & Roma , Many thanks for your lovely comments , we are so pleased that the house lived up to expectations once more ! We will look forward to welcoming you back again in the future . Kind regards Caroline
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We booked Casa Almendros for three weeeks to celebrate 20 years married and retiring from work, it was perfect. Very well maintained and everything you need from sat tv, wi-fi to a wonderful pool also a new bbq. If you want peace and quiet then this place you would love. Sedella 20mins walk takes you to a very laid back village with a few bars and restaurant. Caroline and Malcolm (pool man) are always there if any problems but not intrusive. lovely place lovely people.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Truly stunning setting, very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The villa is lovely. Set in quite countryside with a very private pool you have a perfect setting for a peaceful, battery recharging break. The road up the mountain is not too scary, but as with all roads you just have to take it steady. The villa is well equipped, the kitchen well set out and the living spaces plenty large enough for 4, let alone just us two. The outside space is well set out, with table & chairs, sofas under cover and sun loungers - so maximum choice on where to chill. Make sure you stock up on supplies on the way in, then you can choose whether to take the short trip out to the nearest town, go that little further to the coast, or just hide in the villa with good food and good drink. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid season
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£555
for 7 nights
£555
 
 
High season
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£710
for 7 nights
£710
 
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£555
for 7 nights
£555
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Xmas & new year
24 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£555
for 7 nights
£555
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£555
for 7 nights
£555
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Cleaning £60

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made by email and require a non-returnable 20% deposit. The balance is required 6 weeks prior to the date of arrival.


Changeover Day:
High season usually Saturday to Saturday but negotiable. Variable in low and mid seasons. Arrival times between 4pm and 7pm local time and departure by 10am local time, except by prior arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week and include gas and electricity. During the months of November to March a free basket of logs is provided. Additional wood can be purchased.

Manager'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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