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Little paradise with large garden for nature lovers

Bedrooms 1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

DETACHED house on 2 levels, 1 bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, swimming pool 6x4 m

More information on https: // www. titom. ch / casachrista

NEW heated pool

Located at 850m above sea level in the center of Andalusia, this 1.7 hectare property offers a sea view.

Its very big garden also very raised guarantees you peace and intimacy.

With its own entrance Casita Elisa, adjoining Casa Christa, opens onto a private terrace equipped with a barbecue, from which one accesses the pool by a paved trail winding through bushes of lavender, oleander, yuccas. It offers on two levels its privacy and tranquility in this enchanting setting. Although located on a hillside, its stairs and trails make for very easy access. You can enjoy its private pool, shared with the owners of the many shaded terraces including table tennis, and its petanque. In different corners of the park for meditation, you can relax in the hammocks and lounge chairs listening to the songs of many birds and the sound of the bells of the neighboring goats. For the sportsmen a path of a length of 600 meters in the property will allow you to perfect your form.

There's something for everyone:

Dream location for people needing to rest.

For people loving the historic sites, town, village, you will find in the immediate vicinity: Archidona, Antequera, Malaga. Other possible excursions: Granada, Sierra Nevada, Ronda, Cordoba, Jaen, Seville, Cadiz, by good roads / motorways.

For lovers of walking and hiking, there are many routes in the area. You can hike on foot starting directly from the property and relax in the back in the pool.

Climbers will also have climbing cliffs, the nearest within 10 km Alfarnate. The world famous site El Chorro is located 65km

For those who love horses, they will find in the area riding schools.

For those who prefer the sea, it is located less than 45km, with a choice of sandy beaches west of Malaga, and those, rocky, wildest and conducive to diving, east of Velez -Malaga

The moments spent in this paradise will leave you with unforgettable memories.

And with our water directly from the mountain, solar hot water, low energy lighting all, we try to have as little impact as possible on our environment.

When your application availability, if the dates are free we will make a provisional booking for that period. Without news from you after 48 hours, we will cancel this provisional booking.

More Details

Christa & Pascal
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

About Christa & Pascal

Christa & Pascal, swiss couple, travellers, mountainers and sailors. Speak french, spanish. english, german, italian.

Christa & Pascal purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

In the center of Andalusia at 800 meters altitude, from this property of 1,7 hectare you will see the Mediterranean.

His huge garden with a lot of trees will garanty you calm and privacy.

Here anyone will have something to enjoy :

Dream location for the ones who needs to relax

Good start to explore historical locations, cities ands villages, within immediate location : Archidona, Antequera, Malaga. Other possible excursions : Grenada, Sierra Nevada, Ronda, Cordoba, Jaen, Sevilla, Cadix, through good roads and motorways.

For the hikers, there is numerous walks in our area.

Climbers will have at disposal equiped cliff, the nearest in Alfarnate at less than 10 km. The world known site of El Chorro is situated at aprox. 65 km.

For those who love horses, they will find riding school in our region.

The sea lovers will reach Mediterranean in 45 km range, with the choice of sandy beaches in the West of Malaga, and rocky and wilder beaches, good for snorkling and diving, East of Velez-Malaga.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Colmenar in Nororma

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 10
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Large shower, toilet, sink, cupboards, Toilet, shower, + Pool shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom with 2 beds 90x200
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Pétanque Court ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • swimming
see our website https: // www. titom. ch / casachrista


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Little paradise with large garden for nature lovers
average rating of 4.878788 based on 33 reviews

A paradise awaits

  • 5 of 5

If you have an idyllic dream to escape the rat-race and go to where the sun shines and you can laze around overlooking pristine landscapes of olive trees and farmlands, then this is definitely for you. Our stay at Casa Elisa was brilliant. From the moment we arrived and received such a warm welcome from Pascal and Christa, the owners, to the moment we sadly had to say goodbye to them 22 days later, it was sheer heaven. The owners go out of their way to ensure your stay is comfortable and they are extremely aware that your privacy throughout the stay is ensured. They are very helpful with any information and go the extra mile for their visitors. The accommodation is wonderful with all the amenities necessary for a very comfortable stay. The kitchen is fully equipped for anyone who enjoys to cook, and there are many extras which one does not expect. The bedroom has very comfortable beds and the entire Casita is extremely tastefully decorated. The Casita is newly appointed and very well cared for. The private outdoor areas, of which there are many, have the most beautiful views across the hilly, pastoral landscapes of this lovely part of Southern Spain. The sound of horses and the bells of goats makes for an extremely peaceful escape from the madding crowds of modern-day life. The Casita boasts fabulous gardens and a sparkling pool, and even a 600 metre walk in the bush around the property. There is also access to the farm roads that lead to the nearest village, providing a quiet strolling opportunity without any traffic at all. The Casita is so well positioned, in that it is almost equidistant from Malaga, Granada, Ronda, Seville and Cordoba. This makes day trips to these centres (and all the places in between) very easy, with the added attraction that you can return to the peaceful haven of your own “home” in the countryside, in the evening. What an absolute pleasure! We certainly were living our dream by staying at Casita Elisa. It makes you want to leave your old life behind, and move there. We could not have wished for a better place to spend a holiday, and with such caring hosts. It exceeded all our expectations and is very highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Truly Enchanting Place, Beyond All Expectations. Perfect in Every Way

  • 5 of 5

Christa and Pascal have created one of the most magical places we have ever stayed in. To begin with, on driving towards Alfarnatejo we were met with a spectacular landscape of undulating olive groves and craggy mountains. It looked as if it had been carved by an artist's hand. Every twist and turn of the road was breathtaking. Thankfully, considering the location, the roads are brilliant; sign posted and well lit.

Lots and lots to explore, especially if you're an adventurous climber or hiker. This is the stuff of childhood dreams with a rugged landscape of rocky hills, big boulders just begging to be explored.

On arrival we were equally enthralled with the beautiful and well maintained landscaped gardens and patio spaces. An abundance of trees, plants adorned the nooks and crannies where you could sit and contemplate the views.

There are various terraces including a place to play table tennis, a hammock, barbecue area, outdoor dining with lanterns etc. All very well thought out for their guests. The pool is fabulous, with views over the hills, it is kept pristine and covered at night. The surrounding pool terrace has full sun or shade if you like under the oak tree.

Inside is immaculate. Small but big enough for two and easy to manoeuvre around.

Our hosts immediately made us feel very welcome and went out of their way to make our stay as pleasant and unique as they could. We had a welcome note and a bottle of good wine. Cupboards stocked with spices and every utensil. Towels for both the pool and shower that had been folded into swans! Lovely touches. Bedroom was lovely and the decor was tasteful and all spotlessly clean. A very high standard of decoration.

All windows have mosquito grills including the main door which meant we were not bitten and had no flies to deal with when cooking.

Christa's artist's touch is evident everywhere, which is particularly thrilling and lifts the space to another dimension. Pascale waters the plants daily and covers the pool at night, however they are respectful of your space and with the exception of them using the pool for an hour once a day, leave you to your own devices.

We, however, made new friends and spent some time in their company sharing food and interesting stories.

They are a wonderful couple who have and are still living an adventurous life. We were very privileged to have met them and have fallen in love with them and Alfarnatejo.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An Amazing Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

At the end of a country lane we reached the gate to Casa Christa and pressed the call button. Pascals' happy welcoming voice on the intercom was the prelude to a wonderful 5 nights in this little paradise called Casita Elisa, too short a stay by far!

The accommodation was perfect for us and we could not have wanted for a better host and hostess who made absolutely sure we had everything we needed whilst, at the same time, respecting our privacy and space. Christa and Pascal were there with help and advice, and it was lovely to hear their stories of Spain and their travels around the world.

There are so many wonderful spaces to be enjoyed around Casita Elisa, for those lazy periods or the moments when you are feeling a little more energetic. Gently swaying in the hammock to the sound of the birds and the distant goat bells, cooling off in the swimming pool or seeking revenge on the table tennis table!

The village is a short drive away and we enjoyed the market and the local activities, including helping to make a giant paella! Granada is an 80 minute drive and the Alhambra Palace is a must. We took Pascals' advice and booked a 90 minute guided tour, fascinating! If you want to dip your toes in the Med' the coast is just a 50 minute drive.

This was the perfect place for us to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and we shall be returning as soon as possible.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights here. The accommodation is new, and well maintained with everything you need. The gardens are wonderful, with lots of spaces (including the pool) to relax. The host, Christa, was very helpful and generous - providing us in with information on what to see in the area, a lift after a hike and wonderful treats like fresh cherries. Would recommend this property to anyone wanting to explore this beautiful area of Spain.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Where Peace Comes Dropping Slow........

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casita Elisa recently from 6th July to the 10th. It was our first trip to this part of Andalusia, a hidden gem of outstanding natural beauty known as the Pyrenees of the South.

Casita Elisa is hidden away in the grounds of Casa Christa amongst verdant trees and flowering shrubs, but is completely private, with it's own terrace & Barbeque area. There are spectacular views over the valleys towards the white town of Comares perched on the top of a distant mountain, and in the evening the lights of Comares twinkle gold under the a vast dome of stars.

The Casita has been renovated by owners Christa & Pascal to a high standard, and is tastefully furnished with a lot of attention to detail. There is a full size kitchen with modern appliances including a dishwasher. Upstairs there is a nice large bedroom with a comfortable 6ft bed & an adjoining bathroom.

On the terrace below the Casita is a swimming pool with adjacent shower and changing room. Here swallows sometimes swoop to drink the water as they fly by!

With apologies to WB Yeats, the following lines encapsulate for me the magical atmosphere and Nature which surrounds Casa Elisa.

''Where midnight's all aglimmer

and noon a purple glow

and evening full of the linnet's wings''

We found it to be a totally relaxing experience.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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natuurlijke rust vanuit een gezellig huisje.

  • 5 of 5

Vanaf het moment van aankomst werden wij verrast met een warm onthaal en vervolgens door een prachtige omgeving, rust, natuur en een heel gezellig en doordacht ingerichte woning. De casa was weliswaar niet overdreven groot maar heel uitgekiend ingedeeld met alle comfort. In het huisje was het goed vertoeven en lekker slapen in een prima bed. Het "buiten" geeft een heerlijk vrij gevoel. Midden in de natuur met alle vogels en bloemen en een mooi uitzicht. Aan voorzieningen ontbreekt het niet. Zwemmen, jeu de boules, tafeltennis en BB zijn voor de verpozing aanwezig. De eigenaren, Christa en Pascal, geven op een gezellige wijze aandacht aan de gast en doen dit op een natuurlijke wijze. In de omliggende dorpjes (Alfarnate etc) zijn de winkeltjes te vinden voor de dagelijkse benodigdheden. Deze winkeltjes stralen een bijzondere sfeer uit. Leuk om er te komen. Als u meer wilt dan het genieten van de natuur en de rust geeft de directe omgeving veel dorpjes en stadjes die het bezoeken waard zijn. Comares is één van die leuke plaatsjes. Voor het uitgebreidere cultuuraanbod staan natuurlijk de steden Malaga, Cordoba, Sevilla en Granada. Wij waren bij uitstek gecharmeerd van Granada met name het Alhambra. Deze steden zijn via de autowegen heel goed te bereiken, ca 1 tot 1.30 uur m.u.v. Sevilla dat kost ca 2 uur. Onze recente ervaring was heel fijn en vanuit dit gevoel kunnen wij u een verblijf in Casa Christa zonder enig voorbehoud aanbevelen. Geniet net zoals wij hebben genoten.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
53 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
49 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
49 Kilometres
Nearest Train
49 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
163 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
44 Kilometres
Torre del Mar
Car: recommended

More information on our website https: // www. titom. ch / casachrista


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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Une réservation provisoire sera effectuée lors de vos demandes de dates disponibles. Sans nouvelles de votre part, nous annulerons cette réservation provisoire après 48 heures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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