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Beautiful Rustic Casa With Stunning Mountain and Lake Views and Private Pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Lovely 2 bed semi detached traditional house and private pool.

Tucked away down a winding lane 25 minutes walk or a 5 minute drive from the pretty village of Canillas de Aceituno with wonderful views from the pool and patio over Lake Vinuela, La Casita offers spacious accommodation and marvellous seclusion.

The interiors are light and airy with beamed ceilings and traditional features such as a log burner as well as a modern kitchen.

There are 2 spacious bedrooms , one double and one family room with 2 4 foot beds. This room can sleep 4.

Outside there is a lovely covered terrace and BBQ area which incorporates an indoor/outdoor kitchen. Next to this is the fabulous pool and terrace and seating area where you can enjoy the views up to La Maroma and across the valley to Comares, the highest village in the area, and Lake Vinuela which changes colour with the seasons. The sunsets viewed from the outside terrace are magnificent.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Linda Mors
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Canillas de Aceituno in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Family bedroom - 2 Double Bed , Both beds are small doubles at 4ft. This room sleeps 4.
    Main bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • swimming


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Beautiful Rustic Casa With Stunning Mountain and Lake Views and Private Pool
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Peaceful stay in the mountains - amazing vista.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay over a fortnight. The house is set on top of a ridge leading down from the mountains that overlook Canillas de Acituno. This makes the place a peaceful and quiet location commanding extraordinary views that are quiet the backdrop for an evening meal.

We'd recommend this location for it has great facilities and a unique setting.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely relaxed holiday

  • 5 of 5

this place is really relaxed and beautiful views the complete day long, eagles flying around, the house is well equipped and clean: all you need is there to have a fantastic holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have spent a long October weekend at La Casita & hope to go back again next year! It's a lovely property in a really peaceful location, but only about five minutes drive from Canillas de Aceituno if you want to eat out. The views over the mountains are fantastic. I'd recommend the location for anyone interested in mountain walking, but if you want to just chill out by the pool and look at the view (like we did!), then this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing, beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived we walked through to the pool and the view and Casa simply took our breath away. It was perfect. The views were amazing and we had beautiful sunsets and even an incredible sunset. The Casa was well equipped and spacious with every need catered for. The rooms were comfortable and clean. Tore del Mar was 20 minutes away with every need catered for. You definitely need a good car for the mountain roads. They took a few trips to get used to! The local village is pretty and quaint and has all the basics. I cannot praise the Casa more highly. It was truly a home from home and was a perfect holiday! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi natali Many thanks for your kind review. We are so glad you had a lovely stay at La Casita. We look forward to welcoming you back to our "little house in the hills" Kindest regards Linda and Ray
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Wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

I went for a long weekend in October and it was really relaxing & peaceful. The accommodation is beautiful & well kept, with great facilities, but the location is really what makes it. The views over the mountains are fantastic & keep changing as the light changes. The sunsets made me want to take up painting!! It was magical watching the sun set over the mountains while listening to the bells from a herd of goats in the field nearby. Canillas de Aceituno is a lovely Moorish village about 5 minutes away by car and there are restaurants and bars there. The coast is only about 40 minutes drive away. Loved the Sunday market in Nerja! I really hope to go back and explore the area some more. Or maybe just relax by the pool...

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gina Many thanks for your lovely review.We are so glad you enjoyed your short time at La Casita. It is a magical place as you say and we hope to welcome you back soon for a longer stay. Kindest regards Linda and Ray
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Another wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This was my second visit and I had yet another wonderful stay. The views and sunsets were amazing. The surrounding area provided many excellent places to visit including beaches and mountain villages. The local village had good bars and restaurants, in particular La Maroma. The casita is so quiet and peaceful, but Heather was always on hand when needed with advice. The description was accurate, the property clean and well maintained. Excellent customer service and would definitely recommend to others. Beryl D

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Beryl Thank you for another lovely review! We are so glad you chose us once again. It helps to makes us realise and appreciate our beautiful casita and it's magic! Kindest regards Linda and Ray
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Canillas De Aceituno
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Caleta de velez
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Canillas De Aceituno
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Torre Del Mar
Car: necessary

Canillas De Aceituno is located in the Nature Reserve of 'Sierra Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama'.

It sits high on the slopes of La Maroma, the highest of the mountain range and hence offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

It offers countless possibilities for activities such as trekking hiking, canoeing,speleology etc.

As usual in Andalusia, the village has many fiestas(holidays) as well as a Carnival, which is held in February,Canillas de Aceituno has its unique fiestas.

One such is held on the last Sunday in April to honour the patron saint ' La Virgen de la Cabeza'. This day is also known as, Dia de La Morcilla, when free beer wine and morcilla(black pudding) is served.

In August there is the main 4 days fiesta. Finally around the 7th or 8th September we have 'Candelaria' (Bonfire night).

The Moorish white washed village is a maze of cobbled lanes lined with orange trees and dotted with bars, restaurants and local stores offering fine local produce. There is a bank with ATM,a pharmacy and municipal pool with bar/restaurant at the end of the village.

The village is over 1000 years old and evidence of its ancient past can be seen at the House of the Moorish Queen in the square by the Town Hall and also the Arab well located in a building just outside the village passed The Bodega restaurant.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £88.47

Reductions for returning guests.
Rental rates include electricity,linen and bathroom towels.
Please bring your own pool and beach towels.
Complementary Welcome Pack awaits you on arrival.
Wifi is erratic at the casita however it is fully available in the bars and restaurants in the village
Please note that rentals are from Saturday to saturday

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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