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Luxury 4 bed villa walled private heated pool & childproof fence near marina



Updated: 13-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

4 bedroom detached villa. Set in own walled grounds large infinity edged pool

Four bedroom 3 bathroom private detached villa with 11.5m x 5.5m infinity edged heated pool, with sea views that sleeps 8 people or can be increased to 10 with the use of the sofa bed in the lounge. Additional beds can be placed easily in the master bedroom and bedroom 4. Bed 4 is downstairs and can also be used as playroom as it has a tv, wii and dvd player. Situated in a quiet location 20 mins walk from Duquesa marina. The villa is walled and has electric gates with large garden areas and patio around the pool area. There are two dining terraces, one on the ground floor and one upstairs. The villa has been furnished to a very high standard, with all the mod cons such as the internet and WiFi, Sky plus television, dishwasher, fans, air con, microwave, iPod docking stations, DVDs. Outside pool shower and WC. Master bed is Superking, Bed 2 is Kingsize with 4 singles and a double sofa bed. This villa is very luxurious but child friendly. Duquesa is located between Sotogrande and Estepona on the Costa del Sol and is near all the major attractions and golf courses. The marina has a large choice of restaurants. The beaches are all blue flag with fabulous beach bars and a long promenad

11.5m x 5.5m private infinity edged pool with 8 padded sunloungers, the pool is lit up at night. The terraces have 12 chairs and 3 tables. There is a shaded carport / patioed play area. BBQ. The pool fence can be locked if required. The grounds are walled / gated with intercom and electric remote controlled gates. The terrace overlooks the garden and the pool, old olive trees in the garden are covered in solar powered lights. The garden has a mixture of old trees and shrubs and young fruit trees, including avacado, orange, lemon and lime. Two sides of the villa are garden, with plenty of room to kick a ball or sunbathe.The pool is surrounded by a large terracotta terrace. The shallow end is 1m deep with roman steps, the middle of the pool is the deepest point at 1.65m. There is also an outside BBQ area on the terrace.

It is a 20 minute walk to the beach and marina or a 3 minute drive. All the beaches are blue flag and have a wide choice of beach bars and restaurants. The Cubanga beach bar is particularly good with a french chef. There are several play areas, with slides, swings and climbing frames along the beach. Sunloungers can be hired for about 6 euros each. There is a promenade that runs along the west beach around the marina and then along the east beach.

The villa is located about 10 minutes from Selwo Safari Park, 25 mins from Benalmadena Water World, 15 mins from Gibraltar and 20 minutes from Puerto Banus and Marbella. Valderama golf course is about 10 minutes away. Duquesa is located in the heart of the Costa del Sol within easy access to loads of the top visitor attractions in southern Spain.

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13 June, 2017

About Elizabeth

We have a young family and disliked the rules and constraints of hotels and communal pools, so we decided to purchase this villa and make it child friendly, yet stylish too. Duquesa is a safe place with everything you could wish for in a small area. We would happily let teenagers have a bit more independence here than in the larger towns.

Elizabeth purchased this villa in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to say what a lovely stay we had at your villa last week, the weather was wonderful so we able to enjoy your lovely pool! Also the key pick up and drop off etc with Duquesa Estates went very smoothly.
Aug 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to say what a lovely stay we had at your villa last week, the weather was wonderful so we able to enjoy your lovely pool! Also the key pick up and drop off etc with Duquesa Estates went very smoothly.
Aug 2014
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17 Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Very nice villa

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed here. There were four adults and three children under 5. The facilities were exceptional. Everything we needed was available. Some of the property was a little 'worn' but there was sufficient items to make our stay very comfortable. The fencing around the pool meant that we didn't have to worry about the little ones. They were safe in the garden and couldn't open the gate.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa. We do try to keep on top of things and make sure everything is in good working order at all times.
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This is a lovely property.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. I went as a single mother with my two children 5 and 7

It was so safe and the pool was perfect. I will defenatly go again. From picking up the key to finding the house. Lovely harbour town short drive away with great restaurants. Perfect....

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The villa does feel very safe to let children play freely and it is great that you can get away from it all in your own place if you wish. Duquesa marina is only a 20 min walk and Estepona and Sotogrande are less than 10 mins drive, so enough variety on your doorstep to keep everyone happy!
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  • 5 of 5

This villa has to be in our top 3 that we have stayed in. The pool is the best I have ever seen, large and so clean. The villa has everything you could need and the decor is too a very high standard. I would just like to say a great big thank you to the owner Elizabeth who went out of her way to sort out the pool heating for us as we had a 4 month old and the pool was just a bit too cold for him. Her response was fantastic.

We have stayed in lots of villas throughout the world and a fair few in Spain and I have too say if we have ever had an issue it was never dealt with so quickly as Elizabeth dealt with this.

The villa is located in a great position for travel not far away from the main coast road, shops and restaurants. If you dont want to drive it is an easy walk to the port which has all you need including a large array of restaurants. We will definitely be back to this villa next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Place to Stay in July

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this villa for a glorious week at the start of July 2016. The house is well laid out - lovely living room with open fireplace - excellent open air dining terrace next to BBQ is perfect for breakfast lunch and dinner- pool is large and well tended with walk in steps for easy access- master double bedroom has a luxurious wet room shower area and access to a large balcony overlooking the med and one of the greens at the adjacent La Duquesa golf course.

The garden area laid to grass has some mature trees that you can sit under if the sun gets too hot. Sun loungers round the pool are comfortable. House is walled in traditional cortijo style

The walk down to Duquesa is possible but recommend a taxi back - or even better drive down to the car park by the bridge and then walk across the main road on the bridge - this takes you out at Castillo De La Duquesa which is a gorgeous little place right on the sea which still manages to retain some traditional character and has some great bars and restaurants.

A short 5 minute walk along the promenade past two beach bars and you are in Puerto De La Duquesa which has tons of marina charm and some good places on the upper level to eat / drink.

If you are going shopping try out the refurbished big Carrefour in Estepona (drive along the beach and you can't miss it) - there is a great café outside which the staff use for their tostadas con mermelada and café con leches.

The market in Estepona port (on a Sunday morning 10am till 1pm) is a great spot to do some bargaining and have a café con leche.

All in all it is a fantastic location to holiday in a real nice house!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review of the villa and some great ideas we haven't tried yet!
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Great Place to have a Family Holiday or Chill Out

  • 4 of 5

This Villa is wonderfully situated within easy walking distance of nice beaches and lovely restaurants. The Villa itself is well situated and the extensive Garden and good sized heated pool get sunshine from early morning until late in the evening which is fab. The outside seating/dining area is a really great space where you can chill out in the evening or take cover from the hot sun during the day, which is great. The Villa is large and has plenty of space with the upstairs bedrooms offering great accommodation. The Villa is located close to the Office which is reassuring in case there are any difficulties which can be quickly addressed (we did encounter some issues caused in the main by the Villa having been 'closed' for the winter and we were first to occupy it but these were quickly resolved by the Management Team (with the owner also making contact to ensure things were being done... which was nice). SO for any family looking to spend a quiet relaxing holiday with room to chill and play in the sun this Villa

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nicola & James Buckoke

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here and had a fantastic time, all you need is at the villa very spacious and the pool is amazing. Would recommend to anyone. 🌞🍹

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gibraltar and Malaga at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Duquesa Marina at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Tangier at 20 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Duquesa Golf at 0.1 Metres Nearest Train : at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Duquesa at 0.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Modern luxury 4 bed detached villa with infinity edged pool, with child proof fence, set in walled garden. 20 minute walk to the marina and blue flagged beaches. Ideal for families and golfers. Sea views and view of 10th hole on Robert Trent Jones golf course. 5 minute walk from luxury 5 star spa hotel and golf club. Gibraltar 20 minutes drive, Malaga 50 minutes, Selwo Safari Park 15 minutes, Estepona, 15 minutes, Sotogrande 15 minutes, Valderama 15 minutes, Marbella 40 minutes. Lovely marina with a large choice of restaurants and shops.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May to Summer
4 May - 5 Jul
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Jul - 30 Aug
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep - 29 Sep
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October onwards
1 Oct - 30 Dec
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
January to March
1 Jan - 23 Mar
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
March to May
24 Mar - 3 May
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

This price includes the villa cleaned, bedding, towels, pool towels and a food welcome pack.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 13-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower, This is located in the garden near the pool
  • All the bathrooms are beige marble. The ensuite off Bedroom one has a double seated shower, twin sinks, bath and bidet. The second bathroom is located between Bed 2 and 3 with bath, shower, WC and Bidet. Bed 4 has a ensuite bathroom with bath, shower, sink and WC. Near the pool is a shower and next to this is a toilet and sink.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Superking or can split to singles
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, King
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, double sofa bed
  • Bedroom one is a fabulous Superking bed, but it is possible to make this into two singles if required. There is plenty of room to have cots in any of the bedrooms or ensuite bathroom. Bedrooms 1 has two balconies and a large ensuite with double seated shower and bath, twin sinks. All bedrooms have aircon, fans, ipod docking stations and lots of storage. All the beds and bedding are of a high quality.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only


  • The villa is located in a quiet area but only a short walk to the marina and beach. It is only a couple of minutes off the motorway, so geting to other parts of the Costa del Sol is really quick. On the terrace is a fabulous double BBQ, which creates an outside dining area. The villa has everything most peope need and more. We gain feedback after each visit to check that guest have everything they require. The owners have added an internet and WiFi connection.