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Villa with Private Pool Set In Spectacular Mountainside Location

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Comares, Andalucia, Spain - Calm, Tranquil, Mountainside Retreat

Casa Mendoza nestles on the side of a mountain with glorious and stunning views. The house is designed to capture the summer mountain breezes, which, coupled with high vaulted ceilings gives a cool and airy living space.

The expansive lower terrace offers all day sun and a pool to cool off, while the covered upper terrace provides welcome shade, whilst still enjoying the magnificent scenery. By evening the upper terrace is in the perfect position to watch the sun set, while ambient lighting creates the perfect space to dine and relax in.

Inside, the living area offers all the benefits of open-plan living with a large modern kitchen, providing a perfect space for entertaining and relaxing. In winter, underfloor heating and the large wood burning stove make the house warm and cosy.

The house provides a perfect base for exploring Andalucia and is an ideal location for trekking, bird-watching, stargazing, horse riding and cycling alike. The coast is a 35 minute drive away where you can enjoy a plethora of beaches and amenities. There are also 3 National Parks and Nature Reserves within an hour’s drive of the property

More Details

Owner
Nick Johnson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have just enjoyed a most fantastic week of relaxation and tranquility. What a fabulous house and what stunning views! Russ, Dawn and Family, Meriden.



Thank you so much; it was a truly fantastic fortnight in the sun and the villa is simply wonderful. Everything from the obvious stunning location to all your work creating a fabulous villa and base for a holiday made it the best holiday I can remember. We loved the modern, airy and spacious feel to the villa but also its traditional and cosy charm as well. You really have made a wonderful house. Clare and Rob were fantastic to have around too in case we needed anything; they were both lovely and so helpful. We would certainly love to come back and stay another time. Emlyn and Katrina, London



If you want a break away from the world in idyllic peace, to sit by a

pool in the sun or on the comfy terrace sofas in the shade, admiring the glorious views this is the place for you. Look forward to another week soon. Julia, Manchester
Jul 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Comares in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom 1 is the en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Cot available on request
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3/4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed. Bed comes with luxury pocket sprung/ memory foam deep/firm mattresses. En-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with kingsize bed. Bed comes with luxury mattress as described in bedroom 1. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 snug room with sofabed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The house is ideally designed to accommodate 6 adults comfortably. However it will sleep 6 adults and 2 children. In the snug room/ bedroom 4 there is a small sofa bed that can be utilised. If you are thinking of bringing young children please be aware that there are two sets of steps leading from the upper terrace to the lower terrace which may be deemed as a hazard. Also the swimming pool is not fenced off from the lower terrace. Casa Mendoza is a non smoking house! Outside: The property comes with an 8x4m private swimming pool with 6 sun loungers and 2 outside seats. The upper terrace has a large dining table with 6 seats (+2 more folding seats if needed) There is also a large modern corner wicker sofa with more than ample cushions and throws at one end and a smaller modern wicker sofa at the other end of terrace. There is a car-parking/ turning area at the bottom of the drive big enough for 2 cars. Utility Room: Washing machine, Ironing board and iron. Towels and linen included. Local company clean before you arrive they are also on hand for help and advice.

Reviews

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Villa with Private Pool Set In Spectacular Mountainside Location
average rating of 4.724138 based on 30 reviews
5

A wonderfully relaxing holiday in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

A perfect week spent here with stunning views & excellent recommendations of where to shop & eat which made my holiday with my 3 young children all the easier. Words can not describe the stunning views of such a magnificent location. The villa itself was immaculate, well equipped and spacious. Have already enquired for summer 2018. Have yet to stay in a villa that could top this xx

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and love this view as much as we do. Thank you for your booking enquiry for next summer, you're on the calendar! and we look forward to welcoming you again.
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Brandon Mississippi USA
4

Great quiet retreat

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our week at the Comares house. Wonderful views, good nearby walks, and the nearby village is charming. Don’t make the drive across the mountains at night, especially for the first time.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views; lovely villa; excellent service - highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

The owners and their local representatives are lovely. David popped in to see us, and kept in touch via text message to ensure we had what we needed. One small issue with the water was sorted out immediately.

The house is lovely, with good bathrooms, comfortable beds and plenty of seating. The exterior seating is a fabulous place to spend some time enjoying the spectacular views. The kitchen is stocked with pretty much everything you need - the only thing we couldn't find was a bread knife. There were some welcome groceries left for us, which was nice. The villa was clean and tidy.

The location is somewhat out of the way, so a car is essential. The roads are typical mountain roads with plenty of twists and turns on the way. The last short stretch to the villa is an unpaved road with steep drop-offs. The driveway to the property is steep. None of this was a problem for me, but my wife found the driving a little stressful. I think this is just the price one pays for staying in such a beautiful location.

The pool is not heated, so bear that in mind. We couldn't really use it as it was too cold when we visited in April (in fairness, there had been a run of cold wet weather in the months prior, so that may not be indicative of your experience).

The Internet is not particularly fast and pretty variable in quality, but fine for checking email etc. I couldn't get any signal on my phone with EE as they only let you roam on certain networks. Other family members with O2 phones had strong signal roaming on the Movistar network.

The villa appears to have underfloor heating, but we couldn't get this working. It wasn't a problem as we used the fireplace and the supplied wood and this heated the house nicely in the evenings. There were also 2 gas fires and an electric radiator that could be moved and used where needed, so we were comfortable. The rooms have ceiling fans for those staying at hotter times of the year.

I would be more than happy to stay here again. We had a lovely time, and I can't overstate how wonderful it was to just sit and soak up the sunshine and those glorious views.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

Villa is very spacious and kitchen is perfect for cooking with all utensils. It’s a very old school property with limited natural light but a perfect getaway. Only thing I could say if the pool had solar heating it would tick all my boxes. Within 30 mins of Lidl and beach. Very good communication throughout the stay and we had everything ready including a few creature comforts on arrival. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, deeply relaxing villa

  • 5 of 5

Stunning villa with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Our two year olds loved the outside space - especially the pool and the loungers - and slept so well in the deeply quiet, cool, dark bedrooms. Lovely base.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed your recent stay and were able to relax with toddlers in tow. I hear that the October weather has been particularly good this year. We're happy to hear that the children slept so well - always a relief with little ones in a new place. We'd love to welcome you back anytime. Thank you, Jo
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London, United Kingdom
5

Fantastic views - great location

  • 5 of 5

Fab week away from it all at Casa Mendoza. 1st week of October and the weather was great although for the first couple of days we had cool, overcast mornings but every afternoon was lovely and warm even reaching 30c at the end of the week. Great outdoor terrace and sofas afforded respite from the heat whilst soaking up the amazing scenery. Spacious interior and good sized kitchen met all our needs.

A great place to relax away from the rigours of the wider world.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We'd love to welcome you back anytime, Jo
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Location

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Torre del Mar, the nearest beach, is 30 mins drive. Further west lies Nerja, a pretty seaside town with popular beaches and a lots little shops, bars and good restaurants. Further west are more secluded coves and beaches.

Travel:

Malaga Airport is 45 mins drive and Granada Airport is approximately one and a half hour's drive. Seville Airport is approximately two and a half hours drive. Car hire is essential.

Distances:

Comares is less than a 5 min drive or a brisk 20 minute walk.

Further Details:

Comares has a supermarket, selection of hotels bars and restaurants as well as banks and a chemist. Nearby there are horse-riding opportunities and yoga classes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Comares, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring Rate 3 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Summer Rate 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,175
for 7 nights
£1,175
 
 
Autumn Rate 1 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Autumn Rate 2 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
Winter Rate 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£393
for 5 nights
£550
 
 
Spring Rate 1 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
Spring Rate 2 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
£518
for 5 nights
£725
 
 
Spring Rate 3 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Summer Rate 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,175
for 7 nights
£1,175
 
 
Autumn Rate 1
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Autumn Rate 2
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£375
for 5 nights
£525
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Weekly rentals are based on a maximum of 6 adults (+2 children). 25% deposit payable at time of booking (Non Refundable). Balance payable 6 weeks before departure. £250 refundable security deposit.

Changeover Day:
Can be flexible on request subject to other bookings.

Arrival Time: No earlier than 4:00pm (local time) Departure Time: No later than 10:00am (local time) - These times apply for high season only. June - Sept.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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