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Luxury 4 bed villa walled private heated pool & childproof fence near marina

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom detached villa. Set in own walled grounds large infinity edged pool

Four bedroom 3 bathroom private detached villa with 11.5m x 5.5m infinity edged heated pool, with sea views that sleeps 8 people or can be increased to 10 with the use of the sofa bed in the lounge. Additional beds can be placed easily in the master bedroom and bedroom 4. Bed 4 is downstairs and can also be used as playroom as it has a tv, wii and dvd player. Situated in a quiet location 20 mins walk from Duquesa marina. The villa is walled and has electric gates with large garden areas and patio around the pool area. There are two dining terraces, one on the ground floor and one upstairs. The villa has been furnished to a very high standard, with all the mod cons such as the internet and WiFi, Sky plus television, dishwasher, fans, air con, microwave, iPod docking stations, DVDs. Outside pool shower and WC. Master bed is Superking, Bed 2 is Kingsize with 4 singles and a double sofa bed. This villa is very luxurious but child friendly. Duquesa is located between Sotogrande and Estepona on the Costa del Sol and is near all the major attractions and golf courses. The marina has a large choice of restaurants. The beaches are all blue flag with fabulous beach bars and a long promenad

11.5m x 5.5m private infinity edged pool with 8 padded sunloungers, the pool is lit up at night. The terraces have 12 chairs and 3 tables. There is a shaded carport / patioed play area. BBQ. The pool fence can be locked if required. The grounds are walled / gated with intercom and electric remote controlled gates. The terrace overlooks the garden and the pool, old olive trees in the garden are covered in solar powered lights. The garden has a mixture of old trees and shrubs and young fruit trees, including avacado, orange, lemon and lime. Two sides of the villa are garden, with plenty of room to kick a ball or sunbathe.The pool is surrounded by a large terracotta terrace. The shallow end is 1m deep with roman steps, the middle of the pool is the deepest point at 1.65m. There is also an outside BBQ area on the terrace.

It is a 20 minute walk to the beach and marina or a 3 minute drive. All the beaches are blue flag and have a wide choice of beach bars and restaurants. The Cubanga beach bar is particularly good with a french chef. There are several play areas, with slides, swings and climbing frames along the beach. Sunloungers can be hired for about 6 euros each. There is a promenade that runs along the west beach around the marina and then along the east beach.

The villa is located about 10 minutes from Selwo Safari Park, 25 mins from Benalmadena Water World, 15 mins from Gibraltar and 20 minutes from Puerto Banus and Marbella. Valderama golf course is about 10 minutes away. Duquesa is located in the heart of the Costa del Sol within easy access to loads of the top visitor attractions in southern Spain.

More Details

Owner
Elizabeth
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 November, 2017

About Elizabeth

We have a young family and disliked the rules and constraints of hotels and communal pools, so we decided to purchase this villa and made it child friendly, yet stylish too. Duquesa is a safe place with everything you could wish for in a small area. We would happily let teenagers have a bit more independence here than in the larger towns.

Elizabeth purchased this villa in 2009

Why Elizabeth chose Manilva

Casa Flora is spacious, modern and clean. All the beds are high quality and new. We have tried to think of everything for the kitchen. There are 3 fridges to ensure you have plenty of cool storage. The villa is set on a good sized plot with room for children to play in the garden or under shade. The pool is large for a private villa and is heated if required.

What makes this villa unique

Walking distance to marina.

Detached villa with gardens

Large pool

Heated pool

Sea and golf view from the top terrace

Spacious villa

4th bedroom can also be used as a playroom as there is a TV and Wii

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to say what a lovely stay we had at your villa last week, the weather was wonderful so we able to enjoy your lovely pool! Also the key pick up and drop off etc with Duquesa Estates went very smoothly.
Aug 2014
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Location

El Choto Restaurante
Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Gibraltar and Malaga
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Duquesa Marina
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Tangier
Nearest Golf
0.1 Metres
Duquesa Golf
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Duquesa
Car: recommended

Modern luxury 4 bed detached villa with infinity edged pool, with child proof fence, set in walled garden. 20 minute walk to the marina and blue flagged beaches. Ideal for families and golfers. Sea views and view of 10th hole on Robert Trent Jones golf course. 5 minute walk from luxury 5 star spa hotel and golf club. Gibraltar 20 minutes drive, Malaga 50 minutes, Selwo Safari Park 15 minutes, Estepona, 15 minutes, Sotogrande 15 minutes, Valderama 15 minutes, Marbella 40 minutes. Lovely marina with a large choice of restaurants and shops.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Manilva in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower , This is located in the garden near the pool
  • All the bathrooms are beige marble. The ensuite off Bedroom one has a double seated shower, twin sinks, bath and bidet. The second bathroom is located between Bed 2 and 3 with bath, shower, WC and Bidet. Bed 4 has a ensuite bathroom with bath, shower, sink and WC. Near the pool is a shower and next to this is a toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking or can split to singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , double sofa bed
  • Bedroom one is a fabulous Superking bed, but it is possible to make this into two singles if required. There is plenty of room to have cots in any of the bedrooms or ensuite bathroom. Bedrooms 1 has two balconies and a large ensuite with double seated shower and bath, twin sinks. All bedrooms have aircon, fans, ipod docking stations and lots of storage. All the beds and bedding are of a high quality.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is located in a quiet area but only a short walk to the marina and beach. It is only a couple of minutes off the motorway, so geting to other parts of the Costa del Sol is really quick. On the terrace is a fabulous double BBQ, which creates an outside dining area. The villa has everything most peope need and more. We gain feedback after each visit to check that guest have everything they require. The owners have added an internet and WiFi connection.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.35 based on 23 reviews
5

Lovely family holiday

  • 5 of 5

After a few teething problems (which were rectified to our satisfaction after contacting Elizabeth the owner) we went on to enjoy a lovely time in this villa. Everything worked as it should, kitchen was well equipped and even had indoor china and sturdy plastic crockery for outdoor use. Plenty of fridge/freezer space to stock up for an entire fortnight. Bedrooms had plenty of storage space and plenty of extra bedding if you needed it. Beds were comfortable and we all slept well.....My mother in Law loved her shower room in the master bedroom. TV and Wi-Fi worked well. Plenty of beach towels provided and the outdoor toilet a very good idea. Pool was clean and a very good size (The temperature of the pool was a little on the cold side for the older members of our group) and lots of pool toys and float aids were provided. The shutters on all the windows allowed us to keep rooms cool so A/C was not needed after the first couple of days.

The walk down to the town was pretty easy and a nice walk, also fine to walk back up if you are young and fit but a struggle for the older members of our group.... they hired a car so were fine... taxis also reasonably priced. A couple of us hired bikes for a week ( Roadrunner at the Marina hire bikes and other equipment) and went on some lovely bike rides in the area.

All in all we had a wonderful holiday and this villa was far superior to the one we rented the previous year. I think the only real downside was that the Golf course was pretty run down (comment from my father in law)

Would certainly recommend for a family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I’m always pleased to hear people have enjoyed their stay at the villa. We are replacing the pool heater this winter, to something much more powerful. I appreciate the tip of Roadrunner as I wasn’t aware of them, they will come in very useful. Thanks again x
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Areas of concern....

  • 3 of 5

The pool and the garden are beautiful and when you spend time outside thats key. But the inside needs lots of TLC. The villa has got to an age when things need replacing. Bathrooms need updating...cabinet doors worn...shower screen dirty and very loud squeeks. Bathroom blinds discoloured with time. Loose floor tiles. One bedroom bed damaged. Cushions dirty. Electric blind not working. Advertised heated pool....whilst appreciate sunny...freezing cold until about tea time. Asked for Duquesa Estates to help but werent interested and we had to then contact the owner who did then explain that the heated pool was extra but she told us how to turn it in. Unfortunately this was too late to give it chance to warm up by the time we set off back home. No shelves in oven. Unsightly array of wires next to a lovely fireplace. Dirty in a few areas. Electric gates obviously broken as now chained and padlocked. The pictures make it look like it was not overlooked...which it was. And there are obviously peoples houses who had dogs. On many a night the barking kept us awake.Whilst this feedback will not take away the fact we had a brilliant holiday because when you work hard for your holidays you make the best of what you have...and as we got married and this was our honeymoon....we had....in our opinion...overpaid for what we received.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice villa

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed here. There were four adults and three children under 5. The facilities were exceptional. Everything we needed was available. Some of the property was a little 'worn' but there was sufficient items to make our stay very comfortable. The fencing around the pool meant that we didn't have to worry about the little ones. They were safe in the garden and couldn't open the gate.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa. We do try to keep on top of things and make sure everything is in good working order at all times.
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5

This is a lovely property.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. I went as a single mother with my two children 5 and 7

It was so safe and the pool was perfect. I will defenatly go again. From picking up the key to finding the house. Lovely harbour town short drive away with great restaurants. Perfect....

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The villa does feel very safe to let children play freely and it is great that you can get away from it all in your own place if you wish. Duquesa marina is only a 20 min walk and Estepona and Sotogrande are less than 10 mins drive, so enough variety on your doorstep to keep everyone happy!
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This villa has to be in our top 3 that we have stayed in. The pool is the best I have ever seen, large and so clean. The villa has everything you could need and the decor is too a very high standard. I would just like to say a great big thank you to the owner Elizabeth who went out of her way to sort out the pool heating for us as we had a 4 month old and the pool was just a bit too cold for him. Her response was fantastic.

We have stayed in lots of villas throughout the world and a fair few in Spain and I have too say if we have ever had an issue it was never dealt with so quickly as Elizabeth dealt with this.

The villa is located in a great position for travel not far away from the main coast road, shops and restaurants. If you dont want to drive it is an easy walk to the port which has all you need including a large array of restaurants. We will definitely be back to this villa next year.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Place to Stay in July

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this villa for a glorious week at the start of July 2016. The house is well laid out - lovely living room with open fireplace - excellent open air dining terrace next to BBQ is perfect for breakfast lunch and dinner- pool is large and well tended with walk in steps for easy access- master double bedroom has a luxurious wet room shower area and access to a large balcony overlooking the med and one of the greens at the adjacent La Duquesa golf course.

The garden area laid to grass has some mature trees that you can sit under if the sun gets too hot. Sun loungers round the pool are comfortable. House is walled in traditional cortijo style

The walk down to Duquesa is possible but recommend a taxi back - or even better drive down to the car park by the bridge and then walk across the main road on the bridge - this takes you out at Castillo De La Duquesa which is a gorgeous little place right on the sea which still manages to retain some traditional character and has some great bars and restaurants.

A short 5 minute walk along the promenade past two beach bars and you are in Puerto De La Duquesa which has tons of marina charm and some good places on the upper level to eat / drink.

If you are going shopping try out the refurbished big Carrefour in Estepona (drive along the beach and you can't miss it) - there is a great café outside which the staff use for their tostadas con mermelada and café con leches.

The market in Estepona port (on a Sunday morning 10am till 1pm) is a great spot to do some bargaining and have a café con leche.

All in all it is a fantastic location to holiday in a real nice house!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review of the villa and some great ideas we haven't tried yet!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Manilva, West 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
 
October onwards
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
January to March
1 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
March to May
3 Mar 2018 - 1 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
May to Summer
5 May 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,150
for 7 nights
£2,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,120
for 7 nights
£1,120
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

This price includes the villa cleaned, bedding, towels, pool towels and a food welcome pack.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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