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Traditional Andalucian Townhouse with Stunning Sea Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Townhouse in Mijas Pueblo, Costa del Sol, Spain - Village location

Traditional white painted 2 bedroom townhouse in pedestrian cobbled street. Stunning sea views from first floor living room to coast. Decent sized, quiet communal pool 1 minute. Communal parking spaces. Walk downstairs to a choice of 3 restaurants and a cosy bar. Easy walk into village centre for shops and restaurants, 5-10 minues. Fantastic walks on hills behind house and beautiful gardens in Mijas village. Traditional Spanish atmosphere with village squares and churches and delicious tapas! Great photo and painting opportunities. Quick and easy access by bus or car to coastal towns of Malaga, Fuengirola, Marbella, Puerto Banus for great shopping and El Corte Ingles store. Multi screen cinema in Fuengirola (Miramar shopping centre) Blue skies most of the year and warm evening al fresco dining either at home with BBQ on patio or in a fab restaurant only a short walk away or at a beach restaurant. Spanish registration number VFT/MA/03648.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a couple in our 50's, who love Spanish cuisine, spanish guitar, warm air, blue skies and sunshine. We love to get off the plane at Malaga and feel the warmth! It always seems to be 10 degrees warmer than UK!

We love the colours and the smells of the hillside behind us- seeing the occasional goat wandering on the hillside. We love the smiling welcome of the local people.

Above all we love the different culture of Spain.

We love to escape from the crowds of the UK!

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for letting us stay in your fantastic casa! We loved the views as we had breakfast on the balcony each morning. Easter 2014



Thank you for allowing us to chill out in your wonderful house. It was everything you said and more. We had super relaxing time. What a pretty and friendly village Mijas is. It is without doubt a much better way to spend January than stay in the UK. If its OK with you I will give your details to a couple of friends as they have been green since we got home and told them all about your magic house



We would love to come back, its the best property we have stayed in in Mijas and despite the torrential rain thoroughly enjoyed our stay.



We had a great time at Casa Cabrio - I did mean to e-mail you earlier to say what a well-equipped & clean property you have!We really did enjoy it.
Sep 2012
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3 Reviews

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based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

5

Wonderful view and location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in your lovely house. The views from the sitting room and balcony overlooking Mijas to the Mediterranean were stunning. The floor to ceiling sliding windows extended the very comfortable living room onto the sunny balcony. We also enjoyed the private patio at the rear which caught the evening sunshine and where you could use the in-built barbeque. The property is situated in a pedestrian only typically whitewashed Andalucian street within easy reach of restaurants, cafes, bars, buses and taxis. There are a lot of steps to negotiate but once you reach the bottom, the walk into the main part of the village is level and takes about ten minutes unless you linger in one of the lovely cafes on the way! There is a great bus service if you want to go to Malaga or other resorts on the coast. We hired a car as we wanted to explore the mountains behind Mijas which are very beautiful. It is a very pretty place - we will be back!

The owner was very helpful and easy to deal with. He answered all our questions and fulfilled our requests

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed staying at our townhouse. Look forward to welcoming you on another stay!
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OK for the price but not great

  • 2 of 5

Upon walking into the property and opening the door you're greeted with a disgusting moldy smell from the bedroom. They didn't have any cleaning products so we had to go out and buy some. We had to buy our own toilet paper, etc. I've never stayed in a rental quite like this one. It looked somewhat clean but after sweeping...it wasn't. The living room was full of sand...odd considering there isn't a beach in Mijas pueblo. I even needed to wash all the towels before using them as some had stains! But then again...I guess you get what you pay for. The owner tried to keep our deposit and charge us for electricity we didn't even use. Renters beware

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very surprised by this comment. The first negative review in 9 YEARS ! No one has ever suggested any mouldy smell in our house and you didn't mention it to us at any time. The cleaning products are kept under the kitchen sink! Sorry you ran out of toilet paper. There is usually sufficient but you were a party of 5. I cant comment on "the living room was full of sand" as you say there is no beach in Mijas Pueblo so goodness knows how you found a room FULL of sand! Our cleaner spends 4 hours cleaning and washing sheets and towels after each letting and has been with us for 4 years. She pointed out that 2 towels had small old stains on them. These have been replaced. We did make a mistake on the electricity calculation but as you know full well the error was immediately corrected. We also travelled your son's jacket back to the UK, wrapped it up, queued in the Post office and sent it back. You cant please every tenant- clearly- but one complaint in 9 years isn't too bad! Also we have many repeat clients who have no complaints at all.
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5

Fantastic view

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I visited Mijas Pueblo for the second time in June. This was the first time staying in Casa Cabrio. The best thing about Casa Cabrio is the view! It cannot be beaten. The house has everything you need, and is spacious and comfortable, well looked after and clean. Easy stroll to local shops and restaurants, for which you are spoilt for choice. If you don't want to go far, two restaurants, are at the end of the steps. Bus stop directly opposite , taxis' a 5 minute walk in the village. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Casa Cabrio is a home which we love dearly. When we first walked in we fell in love with it. We hope that you find it to your liking. The kitchen is recently refitted as are both bathrooms. We love it particularly because it has gorgeous views from the lounge, it is a short walk from the village and has lovely restaurants and bars down below. The village is a delight and is so Spanish. Don't choose Mijas pueblo if you want to find all night bars and loads of English party goers. Choose it if you want to chill out and enjoy good Spanish food and atmosphere, and the Mijas mountain for walks. If you want the "buzz" go down to Fuengirola or Marbella.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 27 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Fiesta at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Mijas golf at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Fuengirola at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : AP7 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Fiesta at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada at 200 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Fuengirola at 7 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Fuengirola (10 minutes by car) has 9 km of extensive sandy beaches all Blue Flag. Nudist beach at Cabopino is 15 minues.

Travel:

Malaga Airport 20 minutes drive or train direct to Fuengirola then bus or taxi to Mijas Pueblo.

Bus routes to Mijas serve Fuengirola,(15 mins) Benalmadena pueblo (15 minutes) and Coin (30 mins) Change at Fuengirola for buses to Elviria, Marbella and Puerto Banus.

Car hire is most convenient means of transport.

Distances:

House is in Mijas pueblo so walk to all local facilities. Malaga is 20 minutes car drive, with concert halls, the Alcazaba, Parador, Cathedral and wonderful shops, restaurants and tapas bars. Take a trip by car inland to Ronda, Granada (1 3/4 hours) or Cordoba 2 hours and Seville 2 hours.

Further Details:

Fuengirola is a really Spanish town with very good shops and "Spanish" restaurants in the streets behind the promenade. If you want to join the English holidaymakers for pubs/clubs and fish and chips you can find them on the sea front. But go behind the sea front and you will find the delightful Plaza de la Contitution and suberb restaurants on the Calle Palangueros. Also a fantastic food market and shops like Zara and Mango! Mijas pueblo is much smaller and quieter and less tourists although it does have a superb curry restaurant! as well as really good spanish restaurants all in walking distance.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late autumn
3 Oct 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Christmas period
19 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Winter rate
9 Jan 2017 - 5 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
spring rate
6 Mar 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
easter rate
9 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
early summer rate
24 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
summer rate
28 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Peak summer rate
25 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 20% payable on booking with balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. Full amount payable if booking within 8 weeks. A security deposit of 10% is payable against damages/use of electricity during your stay.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

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Facilities

From the Owner

There are so many reasons to come to Mijas! Our house is compact! Arriving from the UK and opening up the glazed doors from the living room to admire the views over the hillside towards Fuengirola with the pine trees and sun on the hills is just heavenly. Embracing the warm air and wandering thriough the village enjoying a tapas and a beer or coffee is bliss. We like to play tennis at the Hotel Mijas, and taking a swim in our communal pool makes us feel refreshed. Having a paseo along the front at Fuengirola and having a seafood lunch at a chiringuito on the beach is fantastic. We pinch ourselves that we are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy it. How lucky we are! We looked at "bigger" more remote places to buy but choose Casa Cabrio as it is cosy and has everything we wanted!

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Newly refurbished en suite white tiled bathroom to master bedroom with good over bath shower, WC and basin. En suite to second bedroom with shower cubicle, WC and basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor Master Bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom with window.2nd bedroom has en suite shower room. Twin Bedded room with en suite shower room. Both rooms with A/C and wardrobes and cupboards.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Ideal for people wanting easy access from airport and wanting to chill out in traditional pretty village, which you can walk into and home from. Perfect for a week or a few months. Can't wait to get back myself! Wi-Fi service available at cost. Outside: Totally secluded private patio with all day sun until 6pm with built-in BBQ (charcoal not provided). 2 sun loungers provided. Table and 4 dining chairs for external eating. Utility Room: Washing machine in external cupboard on patio with drying racks. Vacuum cleaner. Fan. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels included.

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