Frigiliana private villa with pool and sea views, near Nerja, Spain

Frigiliana, Axarquia, Andalucia Property Ref: AX23
  • Doors
    3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps
    Sleeps 6
  • Poll
     Pool  Pool
  • Property Ref: AX23

This smart villa close to the Mediterranean coast has a rural setting and trails to explore in mountains and pretty villages. Sleeps 2 to 6.

Booking information for AX23

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • The swimming pool is open all year, weather permitting, but not heated (the normal swimming season is mid-April to late October).

  • When the entire property is booked at the reduced prices for 2 people, one bedroom only (that of your choice) is available; the other two bedrooms remain unused.

Changeover day for AX23

  • The start and finish day has some flexibility, as long as undesirable gaps between bookings are not left.

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Booking information for AX23

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • The swimming pool is open all year, weather permitting, but not heated (the normal swimming season is mid-April to late October).

  • When the entire property is booked at the reduced prices for 2 people, one bedroom only (that of your choice) is available; the other two bedrooms remain unused.

Changeover day for AX23

  • The start and finish day has some flexibility, as long as undesirable gaps between bookings are not left.

+ Booking information and changeover day for AX23

Summary

This smart villa close to the Mediterranean coast has a rural setting and trails to explore in mountains and pretty villages. Sleeps 2 to 6.

Facilities

  • Bedrooms
    3 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
    2 Bathrooms
  • Beds
    Sleeps 6

Enjoyment
WiFi Internet; TV (limited satellite channels only); DVD; radio/CD player; Private swimming pool (7.5 m x 3.5 m, 1.20 – 2 m deep, with Roman steps); Pool shower; Terraces with barbecue; Sunshade and 5 sunloungers.

Self-catering
4-ring vitroceramic hob; Oven; Microwave; Kettle; Coffee machine and coffee maker; Toaster; Juicer; Food processer; Dishwasher; Fridge-freezer.

Practicalities
Washing machine; Iron & board; Cot on request; Fan (more if required); Woodburner; Radiators; All bedding and towels provided (including pool towels on request); Private parking.

Layout

All on one floor
Open-plan living room - dining room - kitchen; Bedroom 1: Double bed with en suite shower/WC; Bedroom 2: Double bed; Bedroom 3: Twin beds; Full bathroom (bathtub with shower over)/WC.

Exterior
Large parking space; Terraces with barbecue area and steps down to gated pool area with sun terrace.

Notes on Distribution
We consider this house as suitable for families with children as terraces are protected and the pool is gated.

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Overview

A favourite with our holidaymakers, who return here year after year, this property sums up what a lot of people ask us for in southern Spain:

A very private villa with a nice swimming pool and views
In a quiet countryside location not far from a pretty village and beaches
And the best possible Mediterranean weather...

Always of importance to us, we know we can count on the highly trusted owner to make sure the house and its guests are well looked-after.

What's more, the house is situated by ancient mountain pathways that eventually reach Granada. So there's more than just chilling out and swims in the pool and the sea: there's good hiking, too.

The villa is not luxurious –  modest in style, we'd say simply very correct, with complete and satisfactory facilities. 

Neat, clean and summery, it's a very practical holiday home, with all the comforts and conveniences needed for your holiday in Andalucia.

There’s plenty of space indoors and outdoors, all very well presented and maintained. The look and feel is of relative modernity: there aren’t some of the rustic elements you often find at other Rustical Villas, but the location is genuinely rural despite being so near the sea.

There are three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a main room comprising lounge, dining area and kitchen. The lay-out is typically Andalusian open-plan, to suit the sunny climate.

You have WiFi Internet at the villa, in addition to a TV and DVD. We found we had a good mobile signal, too.

The main terrace is very large and shaded for al fresco dining at a table for six people. Even the barbecue area is shaded so that the cook needn't get roasted as well. The barbecue is built-in and normally usable all summer long. It’s all nicely tiled and impeccably kept.

Once you step outside, the villa really comes into its own. The views range far and wide over the Frigiliana countryside, the foothills of the protected Natural Park of Almijara and out to the blue Mediterranean Sea. The nearest house is at a considerable distance, so the villa and its exterior spaces are very private to all intents and purposes.

Steps lead conveniently down to the pool area. The mosaic-tiled swimming pool is extremely inviting: we really did feel like a dip when we were there, looking out over the pretty seaside area. It is so relaxing here.

Parents coming with children will be interested to know that the pool area is enclosed and gated. The pool has a shallow end and is easily observed from the upper terrace.

The Axarquia location, not far from the boundaries of Granada province, is very rural and mountainous behind the house. This spot is known by the locals as “Four Ways” for the tracks and paths going to nearby villages: there’s lots to discover here. A particularly charming little village called Acebuchal is 1.5 km away, located in the depths of a green valley, where it is ranged around by impressive mountains. It’s a lovely place for walks and also for eating out, especially for non-vegetarians, as there is a good restaurant specializing in locally hunted game.

Another walk called Cuesta del Cielo takes you to up a mountain top where the views are superb: you even see the the snow on the distant Sierra Nevada.

The sea, of course, is always there in the background, and beaches at Nerja are just 8 km away. Less frequented and more natural beaches are only another 20 minutes’ drive. In addition to its popular beaches, Nerja has a remarkable cave complex well worth the visit. On certain nights of the year, orchestras play concerts in the caves.

Above all, the villa is a very quiet place, amidst scenery of pine forest together with exotic mango and avocado groves.

It comes priced for families or couples. We think the location and value for money are superb.

The principal local village of Frigiliana is home to a significant expatriate community. It has several good bars and restaurants to choose from, as well as providing all shopping and other facilities you might require.

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Location

Setting

Coastal hillside looking across to the Mediterranean Sea.

Location

Countryside location along a track in good condition leading to villages in different directions. 4.5 km from Frigiliana.

Acebuchal 1.5 km
Small village with bar/restaurant
Frigiliana 4.5 km
Bars, restaurants, shopping, banks
Nerja 8 km
All facilities, beaches
Granada 1 hr
and Alhambra Palace
airport Nearest Airports
Malaga(AGP) 1 hr
Granada (GRX) 1 hr 10 mins

Prices

Rustical Travel charges Euros. All prices are fully inclusive, no hidden costs, no surcharges.

Sleeps up to 6 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-6
02 Apr 201602/04/2016 31 May 201631/05/2016
€640
€700
01 Jun 201601/06/2016 30 Jun 201630/06/2016
€770
€830
01 Jul 201601/07/2016 31 Aug 201631/08/2016
€1,060
€1,140
01 Sep 201601/09/2016 30 Sep 201630/09/2016
€770
€830
01 Oct 201601/10/2016 18 Dec 201618/12/2016
€640
€700
19 Dec 201619/12/2016 03 Jan 201703/01/2017
€830
€900

Booking information for AX23

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • The swimming pool is open all year, weather permitting, but not heated (the normal swimming season is mid-April to late October).

  • When the entire property is booked at the reduced prices for 2 people, one bedroom only (that of your choice) is available; the other two bedrooms remain unused.

Changeover day for AX23

  • The start and finish day has some flexibility, as long as undesirable gaps between bookings are not left.

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YOUR REVIEWS

Graeme | August | 2015

We have a great time staying at AX23. Antonio and Montse were a great help. We had to use a translation app on our phones to overcome our mutual language barrier but still managed to sort what needed to be done with the water pump when it developed a fault.The area's really nice with some challenging roads and Montse was kind enough to provide us with a couple of numbers (I think one was the same as one that you provided too) for local taxis. We used both taxis to get to Frigiliana, which was lovely on an evening.I found quite a few really nice walks from the villa, on the edge of the national park but didn't feel quite safe enough (because of the roads) to go mountain biking. The villa had everything we needed and was more than adequate for our needs. Our only gripes were to do with the technology side of things - in order to have something for the kids to entertain them at the hottest part of the day, we could have done with better internet access as it was really slow, to the extent that most things timed out or couldn't even connect. Also, the tv didn't have much in English although we found a few Discovery channels that were in English, subtitled in Spanish, so that helped. This isn't something that would have stopped me from booking it if I'd known before though. All in, we had a great time and found the relatively close proximity to Nerja was great. Everything you need is nearby but this is a break that shouldn't be attempted without a car for the duration.

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Rachel | July | 2015

Very nice property. No problems. Lovely pool."

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Marlene | July | 2014

We would like to thank you for the excellent service we had - the house was more then perfect - people were so friendly - We will certainly book again through your company"

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