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Villa With Unobstructed 180 Degree South Facing Views With Private Pool

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 4,886 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Paraiso Alto, Benahavis, Costa del Sol, Spain - In Heart Of Golf Valley, 5 Mins Drive To Beach And 10 Mins From Puerto Banus Or Benahavis

4 bedroom villa all with en-suite bathrooms and dressing rooms. Separate W/C. 2 lounges-second lounge with bar and kitchen area to include fridge, electric hob, sink and dishwasher. Utility room with Bosch washing machine and dryer, maidens and ironing board. Electric gates and garage door with large double garage and off road parking.Large 10 x 5 metre heated private infinity pool. Situated on a quiet, secure, gated and manned community. Perfect position for Golf or the beaches, the night-life of Puerto Banus or the quaint charm and Gastronomic delights of Benahavis. 40 minute drive from both Malaga and Gibraltar airports. The villa is modern with ducted heating and Air-con,full underfloor heating, WiFi, multi room Sonos sound including outside terraces and pool area,separate covered Gas BBQ area with heaters, many sunbeds and several outside eating areas with 3 separate tables/chairs. Water feature to front with beautiful lit landscaped gardens.

About Us

Martin Bowker
BroadoakCastlehill, Castle Hill
Sk10 4AX Mottram-St-Andrew, Macclesfield
Martin Bowker, 606448540
BroadoakCastlehill Castle Hill Mottram-St-Andrew, Macclesfield Sk10 4AX Cheshire
VAT Reg No606448540

Owner
Martin Bowker
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2017

About Martin Bowker

Hi

We are a married couple in our 40's with one 2 year old little boy

We live in Cheshire UK

We own our own company and have worked very hard in order to purchase our fantastic second home in the Marbella area of Spain

It really is a second home and not a mass rental property. We are very selective and only want to let it for a small number of weeks per year in order to help cover the high running costs

You will not be disappointed with our home and we wish you a fantastic holiday

best regards

Martin,Kay and Beau

Martin Bowker purchased this villa in 2014

Why Martin Bowker chose Benahavís

We fell in love with the property the day we viewed it, last year. We had looked at 33 villas over a 4 day period and this was the one for us.

The original owner had bought it as an investment when it was built in 2007 but never lived in it, so when we took possession it was as new

The area is quiet and secure as its located on a manned gated community but its within 10 minutes of every amenity you would require

The villa is only 40 minutes from the airport and only 4.5 hours door-door in Cheshire which allows us to have short long weekends

What makes this villa unique

The villa is tranquil with the most beautiful views you could imagine

We have both Golf and beaches on our doorstep yet we are set amongst the rolling golf courses in the area.

We have rented properties in the past and I know its a gamble,as photos can often make somewhere shabby look great. This actually happened to a family last summer that rented a villa near to us. They turned up to non matching bedding that was psychedelic in colour and didn't even fit the beds. The towels were not fit to dry his dog-as he put it and the furniture was falling to pieces. He had paid top money and it was a complete nightmare. As they looked around our villa his wife started to cry. Subsequently they have just come back from having the best holiday at our villa.

Surprised? We think you'll be delighted

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Benahavís in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4886 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Double vanity unit and sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Double vanity unit with 2 sinks
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Double vanity unit with 2 sinks
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Double vanity unit with 2 sinks
    Upstairs W/C Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • En-suite 1-twin sinks,bath with hand held shower and separate enclosed shower and separate w/c and bidet En-suite 2-twin sinks, bath with hand held shower and separate enclosed shower and w/c and bidet En-suite 3-twin sinks,bath with hand held shower, w/c and bidet En-suite 4-twin sinks,bath with hand held shower, w/c and bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1-ground upper floor with huge American super queen size bed. Bedroom 2-lower pool level with Super king size bed. Bedroom 3-lower pool level with 2 large singles which push to make a king size Bedroom 4-lower pool level with 2 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: A car would be required as no buses run locally. The house is on 2 levels and has steps down to the pool area and terraces You enter the house at the higher level with master en-suite bedroom, lounge/diner, kitchen,separate w/c, covered and open terraces, covered BBQ area Lower level has 3 en-suite bedrooms,garage,pool, 2nd lounge, utility and terraces Outside: Fully lit landscaped gardens.Private 10 x 5 metre (heated if required) swimming pool. Large open terrace at this level with 8 sun loungers and 3 separate eating areas. One area has a adjustable covered gazebo with a beautiful 6 chaired dining table, there are 2 further separate terraces off 2 of the bedrooms-one south facing and the other one is a shaded and east facing. On the terrace area off the upper lounge level we have 2 sun loungers on one of two open south facing terraces. we have 2 X 3 seater sofas and coffee tables on the covered south facing terrace and you can then access a covered terrace with a beautiful round 8 seater dining table with built in BBQ and heaters if required. Both terraces are lit and have the Sonos sound system via Bose external speakers. The views from the upper terraces are unobstructed with clear 180 degree views of the golf, sea,Gibraltar and the African coast-all of which can be savoured with a nice G&T whilst you watch the sunset Utility Room: Bosch washing machine and tumble dryer. 2 x large maidens. Ironing board and good steam iron. Hoover and cleaning utensils if required Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury pool/beach towels and separate internal towels are included. Full luxury matching bed linen is included. Maid/cleaning will take place once per week which will include a bed and linen change. Extra cleaning or towels are available Other: Living room 2-lower pool level. Kitchen as described with granite bar top and stools. 2 large sofas/coffee tables with TV, DVD, PlayStation, Sonos surround sound. Room leads onto pool terrace with 10 sunbeds and choice of 2 dining tables

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Total and Utter Luxury

  • 5 of 5

This villa is without comparison. The location and view is breathtaking . The villa itself is just stunning , with every luxury and comfort you could wish for . It is incredibly tastefully decorated , stylish , modern and so well designed . Incredibly well equipped for any profile of guest . With huge apologies to all other villas I've stayed in I can honestly say this is without a doubt the most beautiful villa I've ever stayed in. Easily worth the money , I would stay there again without hesitation. Martin is a very warm and welcoming host .

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what a fabulous review We really do try to go out of our way for guests to enjoy the villa and their holiday It's makes it all worth while when we get a review that really shows your appreciation Hope to see you all again soon Martin and Kay
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5

Lovely villa very good location

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very good to deal with, villa is exactly as described will definitely book again

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thanks for your review So glad you enjoyed your holiday with us Hope to see you again soon Kay and Martin
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5

Beautiful Benahavis

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic property. We stayed as two families of four with plenty of room for all of us. Martin, the property owner and our host, was always on call and happy to help with every little detail.

The house itself is furnished to very high standards throughout, from super linens and towels through to a well equipped kitchen and a well thought out downstairs area near the pool.

We loved the music system which is linked to almost every conceivable room and outside area.

The garden and pool is south facing so if you're a sun worshiper this is the place. There's also plenty of shaded areas if you need a break. Also there's a great sense of seclusion because the thoughtfully designed garden creates a very private space.

We couldn't really recommend this place any higher and were almost hesitant to submit this review because it could reduce our chances of getting a rebooking! But that would do a disservice to Martin.

Gracias Martin and family.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you for your kind words Kay and I are so happy you had such a special holiday and enjoyed the villa as much as we do You would always be welcome back anytime Best regards Martin Kay and Beau
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5

Absolutely stunning property with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

I must say the villa exceeded all our expectations. It was large, clean, modern and so well equipped- it really was a home from home.

I would recommend the villa to anybody thinking about booking a holiday there.

The location is perfect with easy access to the Golf or beaches as well as Puerto Banus, Marbella or Estepona.

There are many Restaurant's nearby- and Kay had recommended Ramos which is no more than a 3 minute drive away- it was the best Restaurant we visited.

Thank you Martin and Kay for all your help and advice, we will be seeing you again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thanks for your compliments, they are much appreciated We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our villa and we definitely look forward to seeing you again soon Kay
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Beautifully designed property

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression of the property was how big it was, but it is so well designed and flows so well we soon got used to it. The bedrooms stay nice and cool downstairs and the large living areas upstairs are very comfortable. The large covered seating area was used a lot! The sofas are comfortable and there's always a lovely breeze when it's too hot to sit out. So nice to sit there with a coffee reading and admiring the view, it must have the best view around. Martin was quick to reply to a couple of problems we had, even late on a Saturday night which was very reassuring.

We went to Benahavis quite a few times to eat which is lovely and only 15 minutes away. There are many good restaurants nearby. It was unusual to eat next to the A7 motorway which is quite noisy, but don't be put off because there are some good restaurants down there. Restaurant Aba which is a Vietnamese fusion restaurant had excellent food. We bought great steak at the supermarket and barbecued it at the villa so didn't try out the steak restaurants.

We had a very relaxing holiday in villa which offered everything.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed our second home and had such a nice holiday. Hope to see you again soon. Martin,Kay and Beau
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Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The villa was very spacious, immaculately clean and tastefully furnished. The gardens and outside space were very well appointed and well maintained. The flowers were lovely. As we were arriving very late, the owners arranged for us to be supplied with groceries and drink - even some beer! I would not hesitate in recommending the villa.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you for your lovely comments and we are so glad you enjoyed our Villa We had stayed at the villa ourselves up to your arrival and as you had stated you were going to arrive late, we felt it was appropriate to get you some bits in for your welcome. We are pleased you apreciated the gesture but its the little things that make all the difference and thats what we always try to do. best regards Martin,Kay and Beau
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Alvarez
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Paraiso
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Alvarez
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Local
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Beaches-The nearest beach is less than a five minute drive away. San Pedro beach with its long board walk and café's is only 8 minutes drive and the beautiful long beach and board-walk of Estepona are about 12 minutes away by car.

Other beaches like Puerto Banus and Marbella can be accessed easily by car or you can walk/jog the entire board walk from San Pedro in about 20 minutes

Travel:

Malaga and Gibraltar are about 40 minutes drive to the villa. A car would be recommended.

Distances:

Benahavis- 10 minutes with its beautiful cobbled streets and Gastro Restaurants

Puerto Banus- 10 minutes with its fantastic port/Restaurants and nightlife

San Pedro-5 minutes

Estepona-12 minutes

Marbella old town- 15 minutes

Further Details:

We have a local bar and Tapas 2 minutes walk from the villa and our favourite Restaurant "Ramos" is only a 3 minute drive away.

Within 5 minutes you can be along the strip at the main A7 road where there are numerous Indian/Chinese/Mediterranean/Italian/Mexican/English Restaurants as well as many bars and night clubs

There are several supermarkets within 5 minutes drive as well as Doctors/butchers/hairdressers/bakers/banks etc,etc

There is a very reasonable,excellent Nursery we use only 5 minutes away in San Pedro as well as a couple of run around centres one of which is attached to the Super Sol Supermarket. There are other attractions for children which include a safari park and animal farms nearby as well

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Benahavís, 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
 
Pre Xmas
29 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
Xmas/New Year 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
Spring 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Summer 2018
27 May 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
Autumn 2018
30 Sep 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Xmas 2108
16 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,000
for 7 nights
£4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,500

Booking Notes:
We will require a 25% deposit on booking with the full balance payable 10 weeks before departure. Payments can be paid by cheque or bank transfer but we do not accept any card payments.

If you cancel after making the booking you will loose your deposit or the full amount less the security deposit if you have paid in full.
If you cancel within 10 weeks of your arrival date and have only paid a deposit, then 50% of the total booking cost will be due.

If you require the pool to be heated this is an additional £200 per week paid with final balance

Changeover Day:
This is flexible and subject to availability

Notes on prices:
If you are interested in renting for longer than 2 weeks at a time i am prepared to discount the full amount. Please call me to discuss

25% deposit on booking. Balance due 10 weeks before departure. Cleared security deposit 7 days before departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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