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Secluded 3 bed villa with WiFi and private pool set in beautiful countryside

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Comares - Las Encinas

stunning views and quiet and peaceful with the sounds of the mountains

Las Encinas has a stunning outlook on the edge of the spectacular Montes de Malaga National Park. It is 5 minutes by car to the unspoiled hilltop ‘pueblo blancas’ of Comares with Bars, Restaurants and Shops. Just over a Km away is the small village of Los Ventorros which has an excellent restaurant Table Mountain which has just been listed as one of the top 50 restaurants in Andalucía, also a bar café and a couple of shops. The villa which is built in a very Spanish style is located adjacent to a very quiet tarmac lane, It has off road parking and also disabled access. It has an exclusive 8 x 4 metre pool which is completely private and for the use of villa guests only. The patios, sunny for most of the day, lead into the pool area with a traditional Spanish courtyard and a built-in BBQ.

The 3 bedroom 3 bathroom villa is situated on 2 floors. On the entrance floor there is a a large sitting/dining room, well appointed kitchen and 2 bedrooms, I double with ensuite shower room and 1 twin room with shower room next door. This floor leads on to a long balcony which has magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. There is In- home entertainment (satellite LCD flat screen TV Video and DVD). Stairs from the kitchen lead down to the ground floor where there is a very large sitting room with double sofa bed, large twin bedroom, with a bathroom; there is a utility room which houses the boiler and also the washing machine and various pool toys, This floor leads out onto the pool area..

The nearest seaside resort is Torre del Mar,(takes 30 min by car.) You can also play golf at a variety of courses and shop and visit the local markets. Torcal National Park is within easy reach and the seaside town of Nerja with its famous caves are 50kms away.. The city of Malaga has plenty of culture including The Picasso Museum, wonderful castle as well as great shopping and restaurants.The price quoted is for occupation of the villa for the week.. All the amenities you need for a chill out break. and ideal for a sunny get away for all the family or for a romantic break.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Gail McCarthy
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2016
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About Gail McCarthy

we live in north yorkshire for most of the year in the village of Markington near Fountains Abbey. Gail is involved in the local community and Bill is full time self employed. They have a number of friends in Spain near to the villa and can get out to stay in this idyll about three times a year

Gail McCarthy purchased this villa in 2007

Why Gail McCarthy chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

This is a property in a fantastic setting with seclusion and great views. The property is a home from home with all the conveniences needed for a getting away from it all break. Yet it is close to all the modern amenities you might need as well as only a maximum of 2 hours drive to some of Spains most popular tourist attractions.

What makes this villa unique

Seclusion, kids amenities, proper rural Spain,a magnificent location,30 minutes from the sea,Satellite TV and internet access nearby

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a brilliant 2 weeks we didint want to leave John and Dorothy Spinks London

We couldnt have wished for a better chill out time the kids loved the pool and thanks to Andy and Sandy for being there when we needed them Martin and Rosemary Tree Harrogate

Tres magnifique merci beaucoup pour un bonne temps Francois and Aurellie Bacherie Paris

Great time had by all the villa had everything we needed and lots more than we expected the area is so peaceful and friendly we will be back for more John and Helen Fargin Thame Oxfordshire

The kids were not keen to come but now dont want to leave what a great place for a family holiday the barbecue was really great and Sue never had to cook!! The kids loved the facilities and want to come back too a first for us Tom, Margie and Josh Luke and Amanda Clifton Bristol

We wanted a great chill for 6 adults we got it in spades what a lovely setting great facilities.Mike, Gracie, Jamie ,,Fiona, Darren and Jo Various London.
Nov 2007
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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Secluded 3 bed villa with WiFi and private pool set in beautiful countryside
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews

Lovely villa with pool in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

The villa is in a fantastic spot, it's lovely at night time when all you can hear are the crickets. During the day we didn't hear much except birds singing, the occasional car and goat bells. The pool was great - especially in the hot weather! Villa was lovely and clean, plenty of spare towels and bedding and well equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge. The surrounding countryside and views are breathtaking. We will definitely recommend it to friends and family and we certainly hope to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Lovely Villa

  • 4 of 5

We spent a lovely 2 weeks at the villa. The villa was spotless when we arrived with a very handy welcome pack supplied! There were also lots of extra food items available in the kitchen cupboards. The kitchen was very well equipped. We had a few days out but the majority of the holiday was spent lazing by the pool enjoying the scenery and the peace and quiet. The owner, Gail, was very helpful with providing any information in the lead up to our holiday. Would definitely recommend the villa to anyone looking for a peaceful, relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Great villa,stunning views

  • 5 of 5

The villa was very clean and tidy,we very much liked the accommodation, as promise there were essential groceries there and the swimming pool was lovely. The views leading up to and around the villa are breathtaking,I would certainly go back and Gail the owner is a joy to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Great holidays

  • 5 of 5

We, Helene, the kids and Patrice, did spend a great time here at Las Encinas.

The location is perfect if one needs to rest and to enjoy the climate, the pool, the very nice restaurant at Los Venturros just 2 kilometers away, the kindness of Andalusian people, the surrounding nature...

The villa is very nice with everything required to keep one or two family happy for the time spent there.

The kids were always relunctant to leave the place for visits of the surroundings and the beautiful Andalousia in general.

And, so important, Gail is certainly one of the most honest and kind person I had to deal with.

She is perfectly straight and arranging.

She will definitely take care about your stay there to be great.

If we have to return around the area, we will contact Gail for sure.

So this is the perfect location to rest and forget all worries.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
El Molino Los Ventorros
Nearest Golf
22 Kilometres
Baviera Torre del mar
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Vellez Malaga
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Los ventorros
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Torre del Mar
Car: necessary

Beaches and culture are 30 minutes drive from the villa .Horse riding Golf and Tennis just a short drive away. A swimming pool to laze by and a terrific shopping centre 12 miles away. These are just some of the attractions for Las Encinas. The cities of Granada Cordoba and Seville all easily reachable by car for a day out .In Malaga a scenic route drive away is the wonderful Picasso museum and the fish restaurants of Nerja a mere 40 minutes drive. The bird life is wonderful with Eagle Owls and Nightingales . A tranquil hideaway in a spectacular setting

you can drive to Cordoba Granada and Seville on amazing motorways newly built and allowing you to consider a day out without any worries. There are wonderful scenic drives west east and north of the property and the walks are fantastic all around Los ventorros and Comares


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Comares, Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
late mid season
18 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
low season
7 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
mid season
25 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
high season
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
16 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
21 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178

Please note Easter and Xmas weeks are not included in the tariffs quoted for the dates above a high season rate will be applied for these 2 holiday periods. Easter week 6 April to 14th April
If you wish to book for longer than a month in low season we will only charge a weekly rental of 200 euros.
A deposit of 200 euros is payable upon confirmation of booking paid direct to a Spanish bank

we require a booking deposit of 200 euros and the balance of the rent 6 weeks prior to the start of the booking. All the money will be payable by bank transfer and in Euros. If cancelled up to 4 weeks prior to departure then 50% will be refunded. After that time all money will be forfeited

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Comares in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite to master bedroom
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , next door to the upstairs guestroom
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , downstairs for the use of children and for access to pool
  • As well as the en-suite the other 2 bedrooms have their own Showers with toilet and washbasins. and one with bath Please always be conservative with water usage as this region is dependent on, and committed to, water conservation. There are electric points for shavers and toothbrushes.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master - 1 Large Double Bed , en suite
    lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , bathroom near
    large twin - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , bathroom exclusive for this room is adjacent
    1 King size double or 2 twin - shower,toilet washbasin adjacent
  • 1 double king size, 4 twins, 1 cot there is a sofa bed in the downstairs reception room there is the facility to sleep in either of the 2 sitting rooms. All bedrooms have their own bath/shower facilities either en suite, adjacent or if downstairs a short walk from the larger twin bedroom. All have wardrobes and hangers bedside tables and chests of drawers as well as bedside lights and mirrors. All beds will have freshly laundered sheets pillowcases and duvet covers together with towels for personal use. There are not beach-towels however and we would appreciate it if you bring your own towels for beach use.All shower rooms have lavatory and washbasin and central heating radiators. In the downstairs bathroom there is a full size bath with shower. There are central heating radiators in every room including the bathrooms.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Villa las Encinas is situated close to the village of Los Ventorros and the white hilltop town of Comares.. and is accessed by a good tarmac road. The spacious villa is detached and there are wonderful views from the house. There is a typical Spanish courtyard with patios and a swimming pool. Around the house large helm oaks and Caribbean trees providing shaded areas should you wish them. The villa has everything necessary for a relaxing year round holiday For recreation there is a table tennis table, an abundance of books and music,as well as a 32inch flat screen LCD television with satellite for all terrestrial British TV with DVD player/recorder. Help is always at hand should you have a medical problem or need a translator for any difficulty. We can provide a baby sitting service at the local rate . For those of you who smoke we ask that you only do so outside and on the 1st floor balcony.

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