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Lovely private holiday home by river and mountains. Pool, Jacuzzi, Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Details
Property
chalet
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday chalet in Guaro - Holiday home at Finca el Rio

Two bedrooms, sep. shower/toilet. with easy access

'The chalet', as I call my holiday home is a lovely mobile home set in its own private garden with stream + orchard of fig, oranges +lemons. Persimmon, nesperro and almond trees are on the adjoining plot with a small swimming bench. Own driveway .Large patio doors lead out from the open plan lounge/kitchen/dining to a porch & gardens with views of the mountains. There is a patio, large pergola. Table, 4 chairs, BBQ & 2 loungers, . 1 double & 1 twin room, shower + w/basin, sep. toilet + w/basin. Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven or m/wave you can choose. etc. Air/con, d/glazed,shutters. In the winter electric blanket!! All linen, towels,beach towels, gas, water, electric, -- tea, coffee etc.toiletries. Eng. TV, DVD,Radio, WiFI, books, games, DVDs, CDs.(Tennis racquets and balls for use on local courts in Coin,) Use of owners washing machine, separate washing line. Outdoor fridge and freezer by the jacuzzi for guests to use. Outdoor Table tennis, darts, badminton equipment,stepper, excercise bike, pool inflatables. Through the orange grove or across the stream, steps lead up to a beautiful tropical garden , the pool & hydro therapy jacuzzi. Here you find more loungers, pergola, swinging bench. Many interesting features & shady places (or sun) to sit. In a different area of the finca there are two lovely fully self contained studios with parking on the lay-by.

Guests must like dogs , we have 5 who love having guests stay but are not allowed in the guests accommodation.

There are two Ventas (Bars/Restaurants) within walking distance with great food at good prices.

The river and mountains are straight from your door, wonderful bird life and walks.

Horse riding available a short distance away.

The villages of Guaro, Alozaina and Tolox are all 8 kms away and well worth a visit. They can also be reached by cross country roads with lovely views along the way.

Coin is 8 kms.away with large supermarkets,many restaurants, tennis, paddle tennis, indoor swimming pool, bowling alley, cinema

Alhaurin Golf and Lauro Golf are 30 minutes drive. Marbella & beaches 45 minutes.

The ancient town of Ronda is 51 kms. along a wonderful scenic route , taking about 1.5 hours.

Seville and Granada 2 hours.

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

About Us

lyn kane
lynkane
Finca el rio, Guaro
29108 Malaga
VAT Reg No

Owner
lyn kane
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, A little Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2016
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About lyn kane

I moved to Spain from North Wales in 1999. I loved Wales but love here in Spain so much more. I bought this finca not realising how much it had to offer being by the Rio Grande, where dogs love to swim and so many walks with fantastic views and amazing variety of birdlife. I have always enjoyed gardening and my finca certainly sets me many challenges.

lyn kane purchased this chalet in 2009

Why lyn kane chose Guadalhorce (Costa del Sol)

A chance to share my bit of paradise in Andalucia.

It is really a very special place .

Fantastic walks from your door, with wonderful views and in the spring time the paths are lined with masses of wildflowers.

2 minutes from the scenic route to Ronda which is a lovely drive.

3 of the famous white villages all within 8 kms,

What makes this chalet unique

To listen to the birds all day long, In the Spring onwards the frogs begin at night, wonderful sounds.

Also from October to April you will hear the waterfall from Arroyo de la Santa just beyond and watch the egrets, herons and cormorants fishing to their hearts content.Otters have also been seen .

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Lovely private holiday home by river and mountains. Pool, Jacuzzi, Views
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews
5

French family : Pierre, Mireille, Jacques & Emma

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks in beautiful Finca El Rio in August 2009. Lina and Frank showed us the fabulous mountains that surround this little paradise, the river and the magnificent eucalyptus forests, lakes and good restaurants.

The well-equipped cottage is situated under trees along a small stream. The pool is located in a beautiful garden. Fruit trees are available and fresh orange juice in the morning picked from the tree are delicious. But nothing replaces the kind of Lina and Frank!

We fell in love with this region and we will return four weeks in July and August 2010. We are eager to find this haven of peace.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

French Family :Back to the chalet for the 6th time

  • 5 of 5

The first time when we arrived at Finca El Rio we met Lina & Frank and we became very close... We discovered the landscape, the lacs,the lagoon, the white villages, the fiestas, the food, Malaga with the narrow streets, the monuments, the museums; Sevilla with the heat, The water park in Torremolinos ... But each time, when we came back to Finca El Rio, it seemed for us to come back to the paradise: the Chalet is our vacation home. It is well furnitured and perfectly equiped. Every morning we picked up the oranges in the trees and pressed them directly for our breakfast: un délice !!! After that we had a bath in the pool; the water was so refreshing. No sunburn because you have shade everywhere in the garden. So we could have a nap (very often for my daughter Emma) or read a book (lots of interesting books are available in the Chalet). I hope to be back next year !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ah Mireille and Pierre y famille thank you so much for your review. I look forward every year to your visit. My very best wishes. Lina.
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5

The Perfect Escape!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I visit Finca El Rio every year at the end of August.

We absolutely love to come here for our end of summer escape.

Nestling in the Andalusian mountains this stunning and characterful property provides the perfect place to relax and absorb the real Spain.The hostess Lyn is always so warm and welcoming ,and nothing is too much trouble.

The property itself is clean and maintained to a very high standard.There is a pool , hydro therapy jacuzzi and sun beds to enjoy. Also plenty of thought has been given to interesting shady spots to relax.We particularly love to swing in the hammocks set between the trees and have early evening drinks on the swinging chair that offers the most breathtaking views.

There is nothing quite like the the sun coming down over the mountains .The colours are just glorious! The clear starry nights are also a magical sight .

. Figs ,lemons,oranges and nesperros are in abundance to pick in the orchard behind the house.The stream which runs through it sounds so lovely and the children love to race sticks in it.

There are pretty paths to explore around the tropical garden and there is badminton and table tennis to enjoy too.

We made use of the BBQ and dined in most evenings.There is a local Venta 5 mins walk away and nearby Guaro and Coin offer places to eat, but you need a car.

We have also visited during Spring and Autumn,the weather is always fantastic and the walks in the surrounding areas are superb all year round. Scattered orchards ,almond trees ,goats and cowbells are all around.

The River Grande runs behind the house and offers so much wildlife to observe ,especially if you stay in the chalet.

An absolute must see.Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: look forward to seeing you all again next summer.
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5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous place. We had the warmest of welcomes from Lyn and the dogs. Absolutely everything had been thought of, down to the toiletries and fluffy dressing gowns. The setting is lovely with gorgeous gardens, pool and hot tub all at your disposal. We had the best time. Go. You will not regret it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, hope to see you both again sometime. Trust all is well with renovations and the garden will soon be blooming,
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Another fantastic and relaxing stay.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic week at the Finca El Rio, late August 2015. The chalet was clean and well equipped both inside and out. The property is set in amazing grounds with a beautiful garden. Solar lights had been perfectly laid to enhance the surroundings and add to the tranquility at night time.

The pool was clean and inviting and Lina had an array of pool toys to keep all entertained. The sheltered area around the pool area was cool and relaxing when time was needed out of the sun. Within the grounds, Lina had spent time providing other entrainment for those wanting to be a bit more active on holiday. A table tennis table, swing ball, badminton and volleyball nets were available. The children enjoyed exploring the paths and swinging on the hammocks and swinging chairs, which had been carefully placed in the shade. They also enjoyed collecting figs and oranges from the trees.

Although we ate at the property most nights we did visit the local venta, which was clean and very reasonably priced.

Lina and Frank were very welcoming and accommodating. We look forward to another visit next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Look forward to you all returning next year. Fun guests, thank you.
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Away from it all

  • 5 of 5

My girl and me love to get away from it all when we do our travels. This place had it all for us: the 'chalet' is located in the wonderful garden of Frank and Lina, which has lots of delicious fruit trees, a nice little pool for refreshing, a hot tub for relaxation of the muscles and two wonderful hosts who are very friendly, open-minded and social people with interesting stories to tell.

If you want to leave the garden, you only have to open the gate and you stand in the middle of wonderful Andalucia. Looking around you will see nothing but hills, filled with olive trees. It is a marvellous place with some beautiful villages in walking distance. Culture, exercising, fun and relaxation come for free out there. Just take the dogs for a walk and it is guaranteed you will find the peace and quiet that makes life worth it.

This is a place we will definitely return to. (so do not start booking all together now...).

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time in your busy life to share your holiday experience with our future guests. We look forward to your return next year.
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
malaga
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
El Gallardo
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Lauro Golf
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
cartama
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
El Gallado
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
marbella
Car: necessary

This is probably one of the prettiest valleys in Andalucia where the river always flows. Orange + olive trees cover the hills, almond trees are beyond. Higher still the Sierra de las Nieves-a complete change of scenery with a variety of tall pine trees, wild boar, and in winter: snow! A 5 minute walk via road or country path will take you to two local bars -great good value meals. Ideal spot for walking, bird watching, touring, horse riding or just relaxing. At night the stars are amazing. Three pretty villages can be reached by walking tracks across the mountains. The old town of Coin now has a shopping centre, sports facilities, bowling. In just over an hour you can reach the Lake district (El Chorro) a great variety of fauna, rocks + turquoise water to swim in amongst the fishes. Granada and Ronda are 1.5 hours drive, Sevilla, Cordoba 2 hours. Marbella & nearest beaches are 35mins. But paradise is right here at Finca el Rio - if you like dogs - we have 5 very friendly ones.

Other Activities: Outdoor table tennis, badminton and tennis equipment to use and lots of space to play football etc. Horse riding close by. Just an amazing place to be for walking ,riding, photographers and bird watchers delight.

Mijas village a tourist delight with donkey rides, small shops and restaurants. Wednesday there is flamenco dancing in the square.

Ski: In the winter, one can ski in the Sierra Nevada mountains close to Granada, which is 2 hours away from Finca el Rio.

Golf all the year round within half an hours drive.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Guaro, Guadalhorce (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
late summer
3 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£300
for 5 nights
From
£60
£350
£1,050
 
 
autumn/winter
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£300
for 5 nights
From
£60
£350
£1,100
 
 
spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£325
for 5 nights
From
£65
£380
£1,200
 
 
early summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£350
for 5 nights
From
£70
£430
£1,500
 
 
summer
1 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£600
£1,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Xmas and new year as spring rate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Guaro in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Obviously both shower room and toilet have their own washbasins. Also outdoor shower by swimming pool.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Child Bed
  • Two additional open plan Studios are also available,1 double bed, kitchen, dining table, shower/toilet room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The large jacuzzi has wonderful hydrotherapy massage jets with four major seats for massage-- full body, shoulders, spine and special foot blasters. It is NOT recommended for pregnant ladies or young children. (Children must be accompanied by adults) If we have a change over on the same day, the chalet should be vacated at 10am on the day of departure and is available from 2pm for the new arrivals. If we have days in between then there should be no problem with the time of departure or arrival.

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