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Luxury villa with Roman design Heated pool & breathtaking views of Lake Vinuela

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Nov-2016
3 large bedrooms, 3 en suite, sleeps 8

Welcome to Casa Alexandra. A luxurious lakeside villa, set on the shores of Lake Vinuela, in the beautiful Axarquia region of the Costa del Sol. This is the perfect place to holiday and offers panoramic views of both Lake Vinuela and Mount Maroma. The superbly furnished and fully air-conditioned and heated accommodation offers a large open plan living space incorporating a luxury dining area, lounge area with wide screen TV, HD Freesat, DVD and comfortably furnished terraces and patios. The villa has a large Roman inspired heated private pool (9x5m), including an additional (3x3m) entry steps section, providing ample room for paddling. The villa offers large terraces in which to sunbathe, relax, take in the views or dine alfresco. The villa is suitable for all year round rentals and is particularly good for walkers and hikers in the cooler months as the National Park & nature reserve are only 15 minutes away. Skiing and sledging are also available in Sierra Nevada - 1.5 hr. drive away. POOL HEATING - MARCH TO NOVEMBER IS INCLUDED IN THE COST

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Before I even start commenting how amazing the villa/ holiday was I must start in saying how brilliant the pre-service was, nothing seemed too much trouble and Karen was always answering any questions we had, or providing advice which was great seeming we had a little one.



The villa, lake and surrounding area are beautiful 'proper Spain' - being surrounding by mountains, valleys, quaint villages and the bluest lake I've seen was 'well words can't describe.'



Karen's dad 'Ray' lives next door and is always on hand or popping up to see how you are, whilst bringing wine.



The villa is great - its perfect for a family holiday, our little one was 14 months and it was great for her.



If you're thinking about booking this villa, don't - bloody book it !!!!



I'm more than happy if you want to email me to find out any thing more on jonathansparks@hotmail.co.uk but trust me you won't be disappointed in this place.
Jun 2013
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28 Reviews

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based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely Villa with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this villa and miss the views already! Everything you need is here with all the comforts of home. There is plenty of outside space and the pool provides welcome relief from the sun. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area with lovely mountain villages and Malaga and the coast not far away. You will definitely need a car to get about but the peace and quiet is well worth it. The hosts were friendly and contactable at all times. We would recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa in the Perfect Setting

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we have been to the villa because it has everything you could ever want. Beautifully and tastefully decorated with the most wonderful views of the lake every day. Clear instructions were given for directions and as the owner's father lives next door it was an added bonus if you required any advice about the local area. Cannot fault this place for it's beauty and tranquility. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Room with a View

  • 5 of 5

Our 3rd stay at the villa and once again it met all our expectations and more. Everything you could want and the usual friendly welcome for Ray. We will never get tired of the view and cannot wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great villa for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

A clean, well kept villa with a lovely pool and great views. The villa is just as described, and has all we needed for a relaxing holiday. The pool is ideal for children, not too deep, and adults too. It's in a quiet location, so a hire car is necessary, but plenty to do and see within a short drive. We went to Nerja and Malaga, both about 45 minutes away and are well worth a trip. We also went to Seville, just over 2 hours away, and stopped overnight. Velez Malaga is also nearby and worth a visit for a wander and lunch.

Torre del Mar is a nearby lively seaside town, Padre Pio and Safari Lounge were the best restaurants here, at the beach end of the pedestrianised street.

Ray, the owners father, gave a really nice welcome, and made sure we had all we needed, and kept the pool topped up! Karen, the owner, was quick to answer our questions and organise the booking.

If you want a lovely villa for a family holiday, this is ideal.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A stunning location!

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully appointed villa with a stunning view. The pool was heated to a very comfortable temperature which was much appreciated as it was unseasonably cool while we were there. The owner's Dad, Ray, was very helpful and provided good local advice.

We have been in a number of holiday villas in Spain and the USA and we would definitely return to this one.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely family break

  • 5 of 5

Our young family (me, wife, two kids (2 and 6m)) had a great stay here. Superb location inland giving you the away from it all feel.

Villa is excellent - spacious and well maintained with all the facilities you need for a break with the kids.

Karen and Ray were really helpful and ensured that we were well looked after during our time there.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Málaga at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : On the Lake at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Baviera at 27 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : On the Lake at 5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sierrra Nevada at 170 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Torre Del Mar at 17 Kilometres Car: necessary

The villa sits high up overlooking Lake Vinuela. Approxiimately 10 min from La Vinuela (nearest supermarket and bank - ATM), 5 min Puente don Manuel, (hosts a small selection of bars, restaurants, butchers and 2 English shops), 5 min Los Romanos (restaurants with superb views), 15 min Alcaucin (small supermarket and Bank - ATM). Alcaucin is the best area for walkers, joggers and nature lovers providing access to the Tejeda National Park with tracks winding through pine woods, mountains, valleys with outstanding views across to Lake Viñuela. There are also many other prescribed and graded walks in the vicinity. 15-20 min Velez Malaga/Torre de Mar (nearest beach, water park and a large shopping complex). 40 min Nerja with the Nerja Caves and many beaches featuring beach side restaurants and water sports including scuba diving. 45 minutes Malaga and 90 min to Granada and the Alhambra Palace and skiing/sledging in the winter months.

Golf: Golf: There are two excellent 18 golf courses nearby, Baveria Golf (20 min) & Club Anoreta (30 min).

Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 2 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
December 2016
3 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Jan/Feb 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
March 2017
5 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
6 night minimum stay
£729
for 6 nights
£850
 
 
May 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
£814
for 6 nights
£950
 
 
June 2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
£900
for 6 nights
£1,050
 
 
July/August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
September 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£857
for 6 nights
£1,000
 
 
October 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
6 night minimum stay
£771
for 6 nights
£900
 
 
November 2017
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£621
for 6 nights
£725
 
 
Xmas/New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£486
for 4 nights
£850
 
 
Jan/Feb 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
6 night minimum stay
£600
for 6 nights
£700
 
 
March 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
6 night minimum stay
£643
for 6 nights
£750
 
 
April 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
£729
for 6 nights
£850
 
 
May 2018
5 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
£814
for 6 nights
£950
 
 
June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
£857
for 6 nights
£1,000
 
 
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

There is a refundable £250 security deposit payable with your final payment to cover breakages and damage. The £250 will be returned to you within 7 days of departure; once the villa has been checked.

Please note that this is a non-smoking villa; smoking is permitted outside.

No pets allowed.

Pool Heating is included in the cost from March to November. No pool chargea has been added for pool heating in July and August as this should not be required. If you require pool heating in July and August it would cost £100 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 250 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms have underfloor heating and separate wall heaters. All bathrooms have large contemporary vanity units with drawers beneath. There is an additional separate WC located downstairs which also incorporates a large contemporary smoked glass vanity unit with large glass sink set on top.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • All bedrooms have air conditioning and heating. All bedrooms have large built in wardrobes incorporating both hanging and shelving space - ample hangers are also provided. Family suite/bedroom 2 has 2 large built in wardrobes. Master suite/bed 1 and family suite/bed 2 have outside terraces with spectacular lake and mountain views. Bedroom 3 is located on the ground floor and therefore ideal for those with walking difficulties. All bedrooms have bedside tables and additional drawer packs.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • The large open plan living space incorporates a comfortable lounge area which has seating for 7 people and includes a 37 inch TV with HD Freesat TV with recordable option and DVD/CD player. We have a small DVD library with DVD's for all ages and a Playstation 2 with games including BUZZ and Singstar. The large dining area incorporates a large solid oak table seating 8 and large oak sideboard with iPod docking station and various board games and a small book library. On the covered terrace we have a large outside table and chairs (seating 8). On the large patio we have 7 high quality sun-bathing loungers with towels provided at no extra cost. WiFi -internet is available at the property at no extra charge - just bring your own laptop. The Roman inspired pool incorporates large (3m x 3m) entry steps which is an ideal area in which toddlers can paddle. A swing-ball game is also supplied for guests to use during their vacation

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