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� 2 kilometres from the beautiful white hillside village of Canillas de Aceituno
� 20 minutes from the lovely typically Spanish town of Velez Malaga
� 25 minutes from the coast
� 60 minutes from Malaga airport

Check-out the reviews to find out how much our guests have loved staying at the villa, even before its recent updates!

With open-plan living, sitting and kitchen areas, high vaulted ceilings, pine doors and window shutters this villa has a fabulous spacious feel and wonderfully combines the modern with the traditional.

Sitting and dining areas:
� sitting area with log fire, seating for 6, coffee and side tables, bookcase, wifi, Hi-fi (jack socket for mp3 - take your lead), games, CD�s books and information files
� dining area with a large dining table and seating for 6

� newly fitted with modern units, double Belfast sink, ceramic hob, combination microwave/convection oven, fridge-freezer, electric kettle and toaster
� very well equipped with cooking utensils, tableware and even a selection of herbs and spices!

� 3 spacious double bedrooms, 1 with king bed and the others, each with 2 single beds
� large built-in pine wardrobes
� fans, hair-dryer, chests of drawers, side tables, chairs and also some toys and items left for your considerate use

� bathroom 1: newly fitted in modern, rustic style with bath, shower, loo, wash-basin and fitted wooden shelving
� bathroom 2: en suite to main bedroom � newly fitted with loo, basin unit and shower; tiles chosen to mimic the red glow of evening sunlight on the mountain which is viewed from the window

2 gas heaters are available, but please note that these should never be used in a closed room.

� Private pool 8x5m with pool terrace, built-in BBQ and Arab bench
� extensive garden and grounds extensive garden and grounds which include olives, pomegranates, almonds, apricots, figs and herbs, in addition to specimen and natural trees and shrubs, cultivated and wild flowers
� back patio
� Moorish outdoor shaded �chilling� / dining area
� tables and chairs, garden bench, parasol, sun-loungers

Things to do
This villa is suitable for families, friends and couples who will appreciate the tranquillity and wonderful views of the surrounding countryside but there is also a wide range of activities nearby for all of the family, including all the opportunities offered at the coast.

Within 30 minutes:
� lots of local walks including to: the village, with ancient Moorish buildings and water cisterns dating from 15th century; the bat cave and water spring; the surrounding hills and vineyards
� the lovely traditional town of Velez Malaga and outside it, El Ingenio mall with hypermarket, department store, various shops, bars and restaurants and fitness centre
� the beach and coastal resort of Torre del Mar
� Lake Vinuela, water-park, go-karting, golf, tennis

Under an hour:
� huge, amazing caves at Nerja with prehistoric remains
� beaches galore � from Malaga to the Costa Tropical with cliff-backed beaches, scuba diving, wind-surfing, kite surfing, para-gliding, jet-ski, fishing
� hot springs just outside the historical town of Alhama de Granada, set in rolling hills, with Moorish quarter - you can arrange accompanied mountain and gorge walking, mountain biking, and a variety of adventurous activities.
� Malaga with its old city centre, Picasso Museum, castle and many other sights

1-2 hours:
� Swimming at Lake Bermejeles (15mins from t Alhama de Granada)
� Granada with its famous Alhambra Palace, Cathedral and flamenco district
� the ancient town of Ronda with beautiful buildings, famous bullring and a spectacular gorge
� flamingos at Fuente de Piedras

Further afield:
� Gibraltar, Seville, and Cordoba

There are many festivals throughout the year in Andalucia, including, in the village: Dia del Morcilla (free sausage and beer), San Isidro (where the ladies wear beautiful flamenco dresses and there is free paella and beer) and the 3 day August Fiesta; at Easter, impressive processions in Velez Malaga and the re-enactment of the Passion in Rio Gordo; in July, the International Jazz Festival at Almunecar to name but a few.

Of course you can always go nowhere�in spring listen to hoopoo, frogs and nightingales, find wild orchids and irises, smell the orange blossom on the terraces beneath the villa or gaze out on to the mountain-sides, covered with grape, almond, citrus and avocados. In summer, you may prefer just to swim in the pool, sunbathe, or sit in the shade of the carob tree, hear the goats and sheep, with their bells, as they meander across the hillsides and watch shooting stars by night.
If you enjoy nature, photography, painting or writing, then the world is your oyster.

All in all, if you want peace and tranquillity, with things to do close at hand, this is the place for you!


Location - Canillas de Aceituno, Malaga, Rural Andalucia Spain
Home Type - Villa
Sleeps up to - 6
Number of Bedrooms - 3
Single Beds - 4
Double Beds - 1
Bathrooms - 2
Toilets - 2
Swimming Pool - Private
Pets - Allowed


Baby cot, Barbecue, 1 Bath(s), 1 Bidet(s), Books, Free standing stove/cooker, Free standing fan(s), Fireplace, Separate fridge, Combined fridge/freezer, Games for children, Hairdryer, Heating, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Outdoor furniture, Private parking space, 2 Shower(s), Stereo, Toaster,


Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horse riding, Jet skiing, Mountain biking, Scuba diving, Swimming, Tennis, Water sports, Wind surfing,

Local facilities

Bank 1 km / 1100 yds,   Bus station 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Bus stop 1 km / 1100 yds,   Cinema 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Forest 700 m / 770 yds,   Golf club 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Historical site 1 km / 1100 yds,   Hospital 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Municipal swimming pool 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Museum 50 km / 31 miles,   Nature Park 500 m / 550 yds,   Nightclub 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Pharmacy 1 km / 1100 yds,   Port 50+ km / 31+ miles,   Restaurant 1 km / 1100 yds,   River/lake 5 km / 3.1 miles,   Sea 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Shops 1 km / 1100 yds,   Ski lift 50+ km / 31+ miles,   Ski slopes 50+ km / 31+ miles,   Supermarket 1 km / 1100 yds,   Taxi rank 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Theatre 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Thermal baths/spa 50 km / 31 miles,   Town centre 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Train station 50+ km / 31+ miles,   Vineyard 100 m / 110 yds,  

Rental rates

From To GBP Period
27 August 16 30 September 16 500 week
1 October 16 28 October 16 350 week
29 October 16 3 March 16 295 week
28 March 15 1 May 15 395 week
2 May 15 22 May 15 425 week
23 May 15 3 July 495 week
4 July 15 28 August 650 week
29 August 15 25 September 500 week
To convert the rental rates above into a different currency please enter the value into the appropriate box below. As currencies are constantly fluctuating this will only be a guide and if you wish to pay in another currency you should agree the amount with the owner.

Rental notes

These prices are for up to 4 people - there is a small
increases for 5-6 guests.
The low winter rates do not allow for additional heating gas or firewood.
Booking deposit - 20%
Balance to be paid - 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Refundable security deposit - 150GBP

Owners details

Telephone - 0044 1865 340033, 0044 79 620 150 97
Advertised since: 1 January 2007

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Picture album

The villa and pool

driveway and location

entrance to drive

view from the front terrace

views from front terrace

entrance to the villa

chill-out area and front of the villa

shady refuge beneath the carob tree

Moorish chill-out area

master bedroom



open plan dining and sitting areas

open plan kitchen and dining area

open plan living area

hall to master bedroom

main bathroom

pomegranates next to the pool

an enigmatic visitor

ibex on Mount Maroma

a view from the pool

the village at fiesta time

San Isidro Fiesta in the village

'Hasta luego' from Canillas fiesta