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Traditional, Romantic townhouse, great views, sat tv and wifi *Good winter let *

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Charming house in the heart of the village,with roof terrace, sat tv and wifi

Our refurbished 'casita' (little house) has been lovingly renovated incorporating comfort and modern conveniences while ensuring its original rustic charm and character are maintained. It's situated in a quiet corner, only a short (but steep) walk from Competa's main village square.

The cosy sitting room with original floor tiles, has a comfy sofa, a flat screen television with sat tv and a dining area for two. It also has a DVD player with lots of DVD's to choose from or bring your own. WIFI is available (pay as you go system)

The small but beautifully formed kitchen is equipped with a full size cooker with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster and kettle.

Upstairs there is the main double bedroom with en suite shower room. Further stairs lead to a private roof terrace and utility room with washing machine. The terrace affords breathtaking views of the village and surrounding countryside, extending down to the Mediterranean. On a clear day it's possible to see the distant shores of Africa. It's absolutely perfect for romantic alfresco dining and is fully equipped with a barbeque, table, chairs and loungers .

There is also a ground floor bedroom available at a small supplement.

Accessibility/Parking: The house is situated in a quiet corner only a short stroll from Competa's main village square. The steep, cobbled streets of Competa make virtually the whole village unsuitable for people with mobility problems, and for this reason we don't recommend our property to people with such problems. The traditional low ceilings and steep steps make the house unsuitable for some, but loved by others!

The centre of the village is inaccessible by car. Cars can be parked in the village's main car park, just down from Plaza Almijara, Competa's main village square, or in Plaza Carmen, at the top end of the village.

Dining out: When it comes to dining out in Competa you really are spoilt for choice, with a wide choice of cafes and tapas bars, and some excellent restaurants. These, along with the highly potent local wine, don't make the village an ideal place for calorie counters!

Our lovely roof terrace makes it very easy to dine alfresco, with supermarkets and numerous little bakeries supplying yet more goodies. Several shops also sell local produce such as honey, dried figs, olive oil, avocado oil and of course lots of wine.

Feeling energetic?: Competa borders the Sierra de Tejeda National Park, and there are some excellent walks in the area. Maps are available from the tourist information centre and there is a book in the house with further information. Alternatively guided walks are available locally, as well as horse riding. There are numerous other white-washed villages to explore close by. The nearest, Canillas, can reached on foot along an old goat track (approx. 30 mins). Here you can enjoy a refreshing beer or two, then either return to relax on the roof terrace or continue a little further to the village of Archez.

There is a lovely municipal pool ( entrance fee 3 euros a day)

The Hotel Balcon de Competa, the village's only sizable hotel, has a swimming pool in the summer months. For a small fee it's open to non-residents.

The picturesque coastal town of Nerja, with its famous caves, is only a short drive away. We have an apartment for rent there (property number 10336) if you'd like a twin centre holiday. Transfers can be arranged between Nerja and Competa.

Please note, we offer excellent long let prices. For bookings of 4 weeks or more electricity is not included in the costs.

More Details

Julie Driscoll
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cómpeta in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Please note that there house has one shower room that is en suite to the main bedroom. Any guests using the second bedroom have to access the bathroom through the main bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Main bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Optional 2nd bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Supplement payable.
  • The main bedroom has a comfortable double bed with bedside tables, and ensuite shower room. The second bedroom is twin bedded and on the ground floor. A supplement is payable for use of the second bedroom. This can also be made up as a superkingsize double if you prefer
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
*2 fans and 2 electric radiators. *Washing line on the roof terrace. *Airport transfers can be arranged. *Car hire booking service. *Swimming pool and tennis available locally for a small charge. * Second bedroom available (supplement) *wifi available ( supplement) *Lets of 4 weeks or more, electricity is charged at cost


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Traditional, Romantic townhouse, great views, sat tv and wifi *Good winter let *
average rating of 4.6 based on 20 reviews

Beautifully proportioned traditional house, cosy for a winters stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Julies house, it lacked nothing and fully met our expectations, well situated just minutes away from the village square, peaceful with only the church bells breaking the silence, we would love to return

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a week in Competa staying in this townhouse.

It is a traditional quaint townhouse full of charm. It has all the basic functions and an amazing view from the terrace. Stairs are quite steep for older people but then Competa isn't suitable for those who are not of a fit disposition.

The shower is small but served the purpose fine for our needs.

Julie, the owner was brilliant, answering any query I had very promply.

The wifi in the property was good too.

For the price you pay for this property I thought it was very good value for money and if I was to return to Competa I would be more than happy to stay at this townhouse again.

As for Competa we found it to be one of the most pretty and atmospheric places we have ever been to. Great place to chill out and the restaurants were far better than I expected. Special mention has to go the El Pilon where we ate twice in the week that we stayed.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely village apartment not very comfortable.

  • 2 of 5

The shower is tiny banging off the walls also having to climb up steep stairs to go to bathroom every time is not good. Bed is not comfortable and we found it too small and we are not large people. We would not book the apartment again but we loved the area. Very difficult to climb up steps and then you had to climb down rough steps again to enter apartment. Mary

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming home

  • 4 of 5

Small, but nicely outfitted for comfortable stay. Steep incline to access.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great authentic Spanish casita.

  • 5 of 5

Great and comfortable typically Spanish town house with wonderful views and central location. Superb customer service . Recommend to couples particularly, who love authentic Spanish life and food. Very reasonable restaurant prices in Competa and we did not feel we had to leave the village all week. Will definitely be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Traditionak house in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house in good location in Competa. We loved the roof terrace. House has everything you need and was perfect for our stay early in the season with heaters and electric blanket for chilly evenings. Our top top would be to not take too much luggage - we just had rucksacks and so journey to and from car was no problem. Also, Julie was always quick to respond to any queries by email - really helpful. We'll definitely be coming back to Competa to visit in the future - wonderful holiday :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Main Square
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
In the village square
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The village of Competa is beautifully situated in the foothills of Sierra Almijara mountain range, on the border of the Sierra de Tejeda National Park. Being almost 700m above sea level stunning views abound. Competa is, however, only 16kms from the coast. Nerja, Malaga, Almunecar and Granada, as well as countless idyllic villages are within easy reach by car. There are some fantastic walks in the area (for all level of fitness). Malaga airport is about an hours drive away. The house is situated in the heart of the village, only a short (but steep) walk from the main village square. Tapas bars, restaurants and shops are all within a couple of minutes walk.

Twin Centre Holiday: Why not have a week in the mountains and a week by the coast in Nerja? The best of both worlds! We have two properties in Nerja (property numbers 1875742 and 10336 on Holiday Rentals), and transfers between Nerja and Competa can be arranged.

Other Activities: Birdwatching, wining and dining!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cómpeta, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
MARCH 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The above rates are for sole use of the property, using ONE bedroom (for up to 2 guests). A 30 GBP per week supplement is payable for use of the second bedroom (up to 4 guests in total). For bookings of 4 weeks or more, the electric is payable extra. If you need the second bedroom please enquire for the special monthly rate. For monthly stays a prepayment for electricity will be due 6 weeks prior to arrival direct to the owner. At the end of the stay any overpayment will be refunded direct.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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