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Spacious Detached Villa With Private Floodlit Pool And Fabulous Mountain Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Los Romanes, Lake Vinuela Costa del Sol (Inland), Spain - Peaceful Location 5 Mins Walk To Village And Shops 20 Mins drive To Beach 45 Mins Malaga Airport

From the charming villa of Casa Los Olivos there's just a 5 minute drive to the lake, 15 minute drive to a major shopping mall and 20 minutes to the popular, but not crowded, beaches of Torre del Mar with it's fabulous palm fringed promenade, safe children's play area cafe's, restaurants, banks, shops etc. 2 great 18 hole golf courses are also within easy reach as is the popular water park at Velez Malaga called Aqua Velis with it's water slides and flumes. The area around Los Romanes and Vinuela is perfect for walkers, cyclists, birdwatching and horse riders wishing to enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife throughout our mountain range of the Sierra Tejeda and the impressive mount Maroma at close hand in a wonderful climate.

Peter and Hazel
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

About Peter and Hazel

Hi, We're Peter and Hazel. We've been married 46 years and have both recently retired from long active careers and found ourselves in a position able to purchase a second home in the sun for ourselves our children and grandchildren. To make life a little more comfortable in our retirement we are renting out the property when we are not there. Guests wishing to stay will find this a real home from home experience along with the wonderful Spanish climate and our mountain views are second to none.

Peter and Hazel purchased this villa in 2012

Why Peter and Hazel chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

We searched high and low for some time to find the property we wanted until we finally saw a picture of Casa Los Olivos. The views are wonderful, the pool is great and well placed, we have added some new plants and brought the garden, top and bottom, to life with the addition of bougainvillea, both red variety and now brilliant deep mauve-pink. Casa Los Olivos has a lovely rustic feel to it but is an up to date and a comfortable, happy place to be. We hope you feel the same as past guests and come to stay too.

What makes this villa unique

We are only a short walk from the village of Los Romanes, so you don't need to take the car if you're feeling like some exercise. The walk is pretty with great views and olive trees flanking the road. It is not unusual to see the locals come by with their goats, or riding their horses past the villa.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Los Romanes in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , good size sink with large, lit mirror over and glass shelf
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , good size sink with large, lit mirror over and glass shelf
  • 1 bathroom on ground floor. 1 bathroom on the upper level both containing full size baths, showers, wash basins, w.c's and bidets.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , cot and additional folding bed can be provided
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 Additional folding bed @ cot provided if requested Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1:Spacious, with 2 large single memory foam mattress beds, fitted wardrobe, dressing table, bedside cabinets & lamps and has air conditioning with a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains & countryside. Bedroom 2: (on ground floor) Has 2 large single beds with memory foam mattresses, air conditioning, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers and 2 bedside cabinets with lamps.. Bedroom 3: Has 2 large single beds with memory foam mattresses, air conditioning, fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinet and lamp.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All bedrooms are comfortable, with air conditioning, bedside cabinets and lamps, fitted wardrobes. an additional folding bed and cot can be provided free of charge. The lounge has a large, attractive arch and has 2 smaller arches above housing 2 small lamps giving a warm cosy glow in the evening. There are additional lights when needed. Sorry, no pets. This is a no smoking property. Outside: There is a covered shaded terrace also an open terrace. 8x4 floodlit pool with steps and handrail. Outside shower, bbq area, 6 sun loungers, 6 seater dining table and chairs a safe fenced and walled garden area where you can enjoy alfresco dining or just relax with a glass or two of wine, all this with wonderful mountain views. Utility Room: Utility area: Washing machine and gas water heater. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is thoroughly cleaned prior to your arrival. 10 night or longer stays include a weekly change of linen and towels - please bring your own pool towels. Kitchen towels/tea towels are in drawer for use at your discretion. Other: A large separate, dining room with 6 seater table and chairs, sideboard and large mirror with views of the garden and mountains whilst you dine.


4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Beautiful private villa, stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa with friends and two young children. The villa really has everything you need, and was a home from home, with fully equipped kitchen etc (it even has a washing machine!) It easily slept six of us, the beds were really comfortable. The lovely wooden shutters were amazing at keeping out the morning sun - so we all got a lie in! We ate outside all the time (although there is a large dining room) as the weather was beautiful and the views are amazing. The stone built BBQ was excellent, and really well used. There's a large supermarket 10 mins away, but we loved the fresh bread from the little shop in the village, which was cheap and stocked most essentials. The swimming pool was perfect, and the two children were in it all the time. We took days out to the beach just down the hill at Torre del Mar and further along at Nerja. Even in the summer holidays, it wasn't overcrowded. The village of Los Romanes itself is very pretty - you can walk to a wooden kiosk which looks over the lake and sells drinks at very reasonable prices. The steak house is also very good in the village (children were welcome everywhere we went). In all, we loved our stay at the villa. We would recommend it to any family or group of friends. Its a great location, and obviously very well cared for by the owners. We will return here for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway, with stunning views of the hills and not to far from the Village

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Peter and Hazel for the use of your lovely villa. The villa is equipped to a high standard with everything you could possibly need. The views from the terrace are lovely and we often watch the birds of prey in the late afternoon. The views of the Lake on the way to the villa are out standing!! The pool was a welcome break from the sun and the breeze was very pleasant so it never felt too hot. The local steak house in the village was fantastic and we had several visits to it. The Villa is not too far from the main road so site seeing was a must. Torre Del Mar was one of our favoirtie places. Everyone in the village was very friendly and the 2 shops had everything you could need.

Hope to be back soon !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
4 Mar 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
3 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
4 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Notes on prices:
Guests wishing to stay 14 nights will receive a 25% DISCOUNT off there second week stay.

Guests wishing to stay 10 nights will pay only for 9 nights

Change over days are flexible, however please try to plan your arrival after midday and your departure before midday

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