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This hillside studio is dramatically perched at the top of an arroyo with glimpses of the Mediterranean beyond. The charm of this property is its secluded location where you can feel completely private.

The detached studio-guest house is located at the end of a steep track in peaceful countryside near Mijas Pueblo. The studio, adjacent to the owner’s home, is completely self-contained with a private entrance. It has its own terrace off the kitchen for leisurely breakfasts and candlelit suppers, and a natural shady garden surrounded by olive trees.

Steep stone steps lead down to a terrace and spring-fed, non-filtered, pool. Nestled in a niche of the ravine, the pool is very private. Sun beds are provided. A leafy fig tree makes a natural sun-shade. (The pool is maintained from June through mid September.)

The open-plan, split-level studio with soaring ceilings has luminous lounge and sleeping area three steps down from entrance. There are two built-in divan beds, arm chairs and ample desk space for plugging in your lap-top. Bay windows overlook the pool and hillside. The kitchenette with breakfast bar, on the entrance level, opens to a private terrace under the olive trees.

LOCATION. The studio is situated on a hillside 2.5 km west of Mijas Pueblo. Views are down to the Mediterranean and up to the pine-clad Sierra of Mijas. Although there is bus service to Mijas, a car is recommended. Parking area on-site. Walking paths in nearby sierra. In Mijas, shops, market, restaurants, banks. Beaches are a 15-minute drive; Alhaurin Golf is 4 minutes. Allow 50 minutes to airport.

ACCESSIBILITY. Steep access road. Private parking has no turn-around space. There are steps from parking area to the studio and from studio to pool. Not suitable for elderly or small children.

ACCOMMODATION. Two fixed divan beds in sitting area with arm chairs, desk area, book shelves. Kitchenette with small fridge, hob,microwave.Bathroom with toilet, bath, shower, wash basin. Private entrance. Private terrace. Private pool.

AMENITIES AND FACILITIES. The studio is set in a natural olive grove; there are no landscaped gardens. Tap water comes from a well. WiFi internet access,stereo/radio, iron, hair dryer, table fan, toaster, blender, kettle, barbecue.

CLEANING, LINENS. Bed linens and towels are provided weekly. Studio is cleaned weekly.

CHANGEOVER DAY. Prefer Saturdays. Ask about special rates for second week of occupancy.

SPECIAL INTEREST HOLIDAYS. Owner is a well-known cookery writer (see her web site at ), Ask about cooking classes or a catered paella dinner.


Location - Mijas Pueblo, Costa del Sol, Malaga, Rural Andalucia Spain
Home Type - Studio
Sleeps up to - 2
Number of Bedrooms - Studio
Single Beds - 2
Bathrooms - 1
Toilets - 1
Swimming Pool - Private


Barbecue, 1 Bath(s), Books, Cable or satellite TV, Free standing stove/cooker, Free standing fan(s), Separate fridge, Hairdryer, Internet access, Iron, Kettle, Outdoor furniture, Private parking space, Stereo, Toaster, Local TV,


Golf, Hiking, Horse riding, Sailing, Swimming, Tennis, Water sports,

Local facilities

Bank 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Forest 200 m / 220 yds,   Golf club 5 km / 3.1 miles,   Municipal swimming pool 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Pharmacy 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Restaurant 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Sea 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Shops 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Supermarket 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Town centre 2.5 km / 1.55 miles,   Train station 10 km / 6.2 miles,  

Rental rates

From To Euros Period
31 March 12 1 June 12 335 week
2 June 12 22 September 12 420 week
23 September 12 21 December 12 315 week
22 December 12 6 January 13 335 week
7 January 13 31 March 13 315 week month
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Rental notes

10% discount for second week of booking.

Minimum rental period: one week.

Booking deposit - 25%
Balance to be paid - 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Owners details

Owners name: JANET
Advertised since: 13 July 2010

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Lounge with divan beds.

Private, spring-fed pool below studio.

Studio seen from pool terrace.

Kitchen-dining opens onto a patio.

Split-level studio with divan beds.

Kitchenette has breakfast bar.

Steps lead to studio entrance.

Windows overlook pool in natural setting

Breakfast on a sunny terrace.

Tapas and wine on the terrace.

Studio is tucked among olive trees.