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Lovely family villa on the edge of town with pool, wifi, air con & pool table.

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Away from it all, without being too cut off!

A pretty Spanish villa, ideal for families or groups of friends. Sleeps from 1 to 8 guests. 3 double bedrooms (extra beds provided free of charge), 4 bathrooms, large family farmhouse style kitchen with sofabed, formal lounge with 2 large sofas and wing-back chairs. 50" TV with basic British TV package, HDMI and USB connections. Plenty of space inside and out to relax in a corner to yourself, even when you are part of a large group. Outside there´s a covered terrace with 3 sofas, an open courtyard with pool table under the shade of a lemon tree, a shady barbeque complete with huge table and plenty of chairs. The swimming pool has a springboard and slide (suitable for fun loving adults as well as children), tiled sundecks with plenty of sunloungers. The lawn has fruit trees for shade. The whole pool area is fully fenced in making it safe for families with children.

The villa is in a very quiet estate of private villas but only a twenty minute walk from the affluent, lively town of Alhaurin de la Torre. 20 minutes in the car and you are on the beaches of Torremolinos

The walk into the town centre from the villa is along our quiet, well lit, cul de sac and then along safely lit, palm tree lined pavements.

More Details

Property Manager
Anneliese Townsend
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alhaurín de la Torre in Valle del Guadalhorce

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Across hallway from bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Luxury wet room with double bath and shower with 8 body jets
  • Four bathrooms, each with separate hot water boilers mean it is possible for larger groups to get ready to go out all at the same time. The wet room is accessed from the outside terrace making it perfect for guests sleeping in the kitchen. The location also makes it ideal for daytime use straight from the pool, preventing accidents on slippery floors in the villa.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Extra bed optional
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Extra bed optional
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Although I have three bedrooms, it is possible to sleep up to 8 people, with the addition of 2 single beds in any of the bedrooms, free of charge. Alternatively, two people on a sofa bed in the kitchen. The bedrooms have plenty of storage space in wardrobes and drawers. All three bedrooms have air conditioning so are cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Cot and highchair also available free of charge.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 9 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is ideal for groups and families, but also for couples who enjoy the private space and having a pool to themselves. There are a number of steps within the grounds, making it unsuitable for wheelchairs. We do not allow smoking within the villa at any time, but there are plenty of comfortable, shady chairs outside. The air conditioning is in the kitchen/dining room and all three bedrooms. It is cool in the summer and warm in the winter. I live, with my friendly dogs, in a house in a totally separate area of the grounds. There is a high wall between my gardens and yours and therefore I will not disturb your privacy at all. However, I am on hand should you require any help or some local knowledge. I have plenty of recommendations for good restaurants!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Lovely family villa on the edge of town with pool, wifi, air con & pool table.
average rating of 4.8474574 based on 59 reviews
5

Wonderful villa in a great location for relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more delighted with the villa on our arrival as it was even better than pictures showed. It was cool and very clean with everything we needed including an outdoor fridge, a lovely outdoor eating area and plenty of seating.

Anneliese gave us a warm welcome, which was no surprise as the communication during booking was excellent. Anneliese also provided lots of info about the local area including places to eat. La Baranda in town was excellent and also Old Italy. We even found a great Indian restaurant in nearby Alhaurin el Grande called Indian Flavour.

The location was ideal for playing a number of golf courses nearby and within 25 minutes you could be on the beach or wandering around the port in Benalmadena. The large pool at the villa was a refreshing place to cool off after a hot day, the springboard and slide will cope with grown adults!.

We had a fabulous, relaxing 10 days and are already planning a return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! On your recommendation I dined at Indian Flavour the other day and all I can say is thank you! It really is as excellent as you said. It is now on my list of favourite restaurants in the information folder in the villa. Looking forward to seeing you all again.
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5

Perfect - A true home from home

  • 5 of 5

Overall this villa is perfect. It’s large, clean, comfortable and offers a lots of indoor and outdoor space. The owner is brilliant – leaving you a manual (red folder of joy!) to keep you right on everything you need to know about the gadgets, area, villa and your responsibilities as guests. Wi-fi? Great! Don’t hesitate to book (but please don’t book the weeks we want!)

More Detail...

This villa is situated in a quiet residential area on the edge of a vibrant and lively town with lots of shops, bars and restaurants - however a car is recommended.

The interior accommodation is clean, stylish and spacious. There are three bedrooms - two with en-suites. Showers are excellent with hot water always available. Beds are very comfortable and there is plenty of wardrobe and drawer spaces.

Livingroom is very comfortable and large with a large TV, DVD player with DVDs and a book library. Sofas are HUGE and extremely comfortable.

The kitchen is enormous with a large rustic table and everything you could want to prepare and cook meals and snacks.

But where this villa really excels is its outdoor spaces. There’s lots of them and they all offer something different.

The sofas in the shaded porch is perfect for morning coffee, a little bit of respite from the hot Spanish sun, and a little tipple in the evening.

The huge comfrotable table (will seat 12) at the shaded BBQ area means meals last a long time as chat, laughter and wine flow

The corner area at the pool is wonderful to read a book and look at the mountains in the distance.

The grounds are immaculate (Tom the gardener visits on a Monday) with orange and lemon trees in the front and back gardens (the fruit is like nothing you will ever have tasted)

Pool area is large, secure with lots of loungers and chairs.

The only draw back might be if you have mobility problems as there are a number of stairs. But its a wonderful place and Annelise does a wonderful job of making you very welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you so much. All I ever strive for is for my guests to love the villa as much as I do and wish to return. There is nothing else to say except I think I might ask you to write the villa advert for next season!
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5

Ideal family villa

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a warm welcome and made to feel at home immediately. It was the ideal property for our family getaway and we will be returning later in the year. A well maintained, resourced and clean villa ideal for families and groups. I would definitely recommend this villa in the this lovely Spanish town.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful. Thank you. I look forward to seeing you again soon!
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5

Our 4th visit in 4 years

  • 5 of 5

4 visits in 4 years. I think that says it all really. We love coming here, its like a home from home. So much so we have just booked again for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I have just confirmed your booking for summer 2017!
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5

Perfect family villa

  • 5 of 5

LOVE this place. Searched 4 ages 4 a villa that would suit needs of family (me, husband, 4 + 2 yr old). I will list out all great things about villa and hopefully save another family time in their search.

1. Gated pool. It's locked and inaccessible for small children without parents. You can't put a price on peace of mind.

2. The pool. Great temperature. Big enough to have a swim. Slide and dive board which my 4 year old absolutely loved.

3. Pool area. LOVELY. Loads of sunbeds and a seating area. LOVELY view of the hills. Saw one of the nicest sunsets I have ever seen from the pool area. I would recommend watching the sun set from the pool area, it is very peaceful.

4. The patio area. Great spot to get the kids to play in if it's too hot. Always shaded so great for a break from the heat. Lovely to sit there at night, nice and cool, you can see the stars, excellent wifi if you want to watch a movie or a show online (we were able to access our Sky account).

5. The wifi. Best I have ever had outside of my own house or work. Not one single problem with it.

6. The villa has a/c in all the bedrooms and in the kitchen/diner. It was very hot when we were there, hovering around 38/39 for a few days (I think this is unusual, it was in the news), the a/c was a life saver, particularly as my daughter and I were both sick for a good portion of the stay (son was sick before we arrived so we caught his virus).

7. The kitchen/diner. It's massive. Lots of room. It's also very very pretty.

8. The bathrooms. There are 4. 2 bedrooms are ensuite, one family bathroom in the house and another family sized bathroom off the patio area. That one is a particularly nice bathroom. Great, powerful shower. Big bath, kids liked it. Shower in the main bedroom also lovely. Didn't use the others so can't comment but looked fine.

9. Very responsive, helpful owner.

The villa is just a really great set up for families with small children. The pool is gated, there are shaded areas if required, plenty of space to play, a/c if necessary, bars on the windows (standard in Spain so you can keep windows open) so you can open the windows at night with peace of mind. Also, easy drive from Malaga airport (and I mean EASY), easy drive into Torremolinos for the beach, local town is very lovely and charming. Perfect place and we hope to visit again, next time with my folks. Cannot recommend highly enough. I don't have one single complaint. Thanks Anneliese!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. What a wonderfully well thought out review. I really hope it does help other families make that very hard decision as to which villa to book for their holiday. Hope to see you again soon!
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

The property was immaculately kept and well equipped. All details regarding the location, layout and facilities were accurate. It was well situated for visiting a variety of historic towns and beaches. The manager provided an excellent service and was full of useful suggestions for activities locally. I would whole-heartedly recommend this property to friends. Malaga is well worth spending some time in as there are several interesting museums and art galleries, plus beaches and historical monuments and ruins. Ronda and Cordoba are also highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I agree the villa is a wonderful base from which to explore Andalucia. Don't forget that you need to return in order to visit Sevilla, Granada and Mijas too!
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bar
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Lauro Golf
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Plaza Mayor
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
N340 A7 E5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Superb barbeque
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Los Alamos, Torremolinos
Car: recommended

Alhaurin de la Torre is an affluent town with all the modern amenities you could possibly require, set around an older, traditional centre. The avenues are lined with palm trees and the roundabouts adorned with modern art, there are two free outside gyms, a wonderful Japanese garden and numerous parks and facilities to enjoy all within the town,

The villa will be a tranquil, relaxing world of your own but within a few minutes of bars, shops and restaurants.

Two minutes from the mountainous countryside, 20 minutes from the beaches of Torremolinos. 30 minutes from Benalmadena Costa. Lauro Golf is only 6 minutes away and dozens of golf courses are within half an hours drive. The Plaza Mayor shopping and entertainment complex is 15 minutes away, with around 30 restaurants, all the major clothing retailers, a multi screen cinema and bowling alley.

Malaga city is only a 15 minute drive. A city which is well worth visiting for it´s old quarter with Picasso museum and cathedral

Other Activities: There is everything you could possibly wish for within a 20 minute drive of this villa. An hour and a half and you can ski in the Sierra Nevada!

Golf: Lauro Golf Course is only a 6 minute drive from the villa. It is beautiful. Parador Golf in Malaga is only a 20 minute drive away. Alhaurin Golf is the next nearest at just under half an hour, then Mijas Golf, Santana Golf and dozens more within three quarters of an hour!

Ski: Only two hours in the car and you can be in the ski resort of the Sierra Nevada. Well worth a visit in the summer for the scenery as well as the winter.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alhaurín de la Torre, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
Medium 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£657
for 4 nights
£1,150
 
 
Low 2 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£543
for 4 nights
£950
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Total price is per week in pounds for the rental of the whole villa, irrespective of the amount of guests.

I will provide two extra single beds, high chair and cot free of charge on request.

Other baby equipment, household and beauty goods are available to hire on request..

I do NOT charge an additional cleaning fee. I do NOT charge for the air conditioning.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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