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HEATING AVAILABLE FOR THE SWIMMING POOL!!!! Beautiful 4 Bedroom Villa with 2 Bathrooms, living room, Kitchen, BBQ, private swimming pool 12m x 4m which can be heated, small fee, and terraces with fantastic views of the Sea and Mountains. The villa is 25 minutes by car from lovely beaches, 20 minutes to Lake Vinuela and 5 minutes by car to the spectacular village of Comares which has bars, shops, restaurants and banks. From this villa you can easily visit Granada, Seville, Ronda and Cordoba. We even managed North Africa for the day.

Comares
As you step into Comares you need time to pause and drink in the breathtaking views. From here you can survey the mules and goats being taken down the steep track that winds below the cliff. Comares, with narrow,cobbled streets,is steeped in history and can be traced back to the 3rd Century BC. Today there are bars, restaurants, banks & a small supermarket. The pace of life is slow and in keeping with the past. The village and surrounding fincas form a lively community. There are no souvenir shops but several bars, restaurants and a very attractive hotel converted from an olive mill with courtyards overlooking breathtaking views. When wandering around the steep and narrow streets you may find yourself invited into the home of a Spanish lady who sells local produce such as wine, almonds, raisins, olives, honey and cheese.

Comares dates from Medieval times and has a history of rebellion against Muslim and Christian rulers. Of interest to the visitor are a series of ceramic plaques which depict the villages history, Medieval arches and footprint paving tiles which are a guide to the main streets. There is also an old Moorish fortress, once a Roman military outpost, known as La Tahona where two turrets are still intact. The church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación was built in the 16th century of Mudejar style.
Come and enjoy! The price for heating the swimming pool for one week is 95 euros. You must request this, it is not automatic!

Summary:

Beautiful 4 bedroom villa with large private swimming pool which can be HEATED. 5 Minutes from traditional spanish village.

Facilities

Property type: Villa

Room details

Bedrooms:

4 bedrooms, sleeps 12

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 3: 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed
Bedroom 4: 3 Single beds

Additional beds:
1 double sofa bed located in Living room
Seats:
Room for 8 in the dining area
Room for 8 in the living area
Bathrooms:
2 bathrooms

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
Internet (WI-FI)
Radio
TV Languages in Spanish, Local
Heating and air con:
Central heating
Open fire
Household:
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Glassware
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Kettle
Microwave
Oven
Pots / pans
Toaster
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Private: Dimensions 12m x 4m, Depth 1.2m to 2m,
Other:
Balcony or terrace
Barbecue
Outside lighting
Parking
Private garden
Sea view

Suitability

Suitable for
Children
Infants
Single Gender Group
Restricted mobility (There is a bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor. )
Pets (A maximum of 2 pets are allowed.)

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Climbing
Cycling
Fishing
Flying
Golf
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Sailling
Scuba Diving
Tennis
Water Skiing
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Historic Site
Night Club
Shopping
Theatre
Cinema
Casino

Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays
Arrival date range Arrival and departure days Whole weeks only Minimum stay (nights)
1st April 2015 to 31st May 2015 None set No 7
1st June 2015 to 26th June 2015 None set Yes 7
27th June 2015 to 17th July 2015 Saturday Yes 7
18th July 2015 to 14th August 2015 Saturday Yes 14
15th August 2015 to 21st August 2015 Saturday No 7
22nd August 2015 to 2nd January 2016 None set No 7

Discounts and extras

If more then one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.


Discounts

Late Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made less then x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st December 7 Days 10%
Long Stay Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking is equal to or longer than x days/weeks/months Discount
1st September to 31st December 28 Days 10%
1st January to 30th June 28 Days 10%

Extras

Optional extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st March to 31st March N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st April to 30th April N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st May to 31st May N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st June to 30th June N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st September to 30th September N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st October to 31st October N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

An additional cost is required for heating the swimming pool . 1st November to 30th November N/A £85.93 per week

Paid locally

There is a fee of 50 euros for arrivals after midnight All year N/A £35.80 per booking

Paid locally

Location

This is exact location

Nearby:
  • Nearest beach: 15km
  • Nearest bar: 1km
  • Nearest restaurant: 2km
  • Nearest ski lift: 90km
  • Nearest supermarket: 2km
  • Granada Airport: 90km
  • Lakes: 20km
  • Golf: 15km
  • Beach: 15km
  • Granada Airport: 90km

Reviews

29 other reviews
Susanne Jentch
Stayed 14 Oct 2014
We spent the most relaxing 2 weeks in this great house in october this year!El Botin has a lot of space and nice places for breakfast or dinner outside. So we often stayed at the house in the evenings, had a lovely barbecue and a great swim in the heated pool under the stars... We had our two boys, 11 and 14 , with us and could hardly get them out of the water. The view to the sea and Velez- Malaga from both the pool and the terrace on the first floor are stunning, both at sunrise and at night . The house is well equipped with dishwasher and a washing machine, both of which we did regularly use. If you decide for the additional pool heating, look forward to a temperature at night that almost resembles your bathtub water. We loved it so much at El Botin that we immeadiately reserved for 2015 again. Both, Linda and Jose had been very helpful in answering questions or offering assistance. We can clearly recommend this great place. Susanne Jentsch
Erwin
Stayed 14 Sep 2014
Wij hebben ten zeerste genoten van ons verblijf in uw villa. Het is een mooie villa op een prachtige locatie. Alles is netjes en proper en de villa is voorzien van alle comfort. VILLA IS EEN ECHTE AANRADER!!!!!!! Met vriendelijke groeten, Erwin
Aurelie
Stayed 14 Sep 2014
Villa magnifique, entourée de manguiers, avec une vue superbe sur la vallée et sur Comares (village magnifique perché en haut des falaises) Maison très bien équipée, spacieuse, au calme, terrasses très agréables. Piscine très sympa, profiter des chaises longues avec cette vue superbe, nous ne voulions plus repartir. Merci à Linda d'avoir répondu à nos questions lorsque ceci était nécessaire
Jaq D
Stayed 14 Aug 2014
Het is een mooie villa bovenop een berg, zwembad is groot en er staat de hele dag een briesje. Prima geregeld
Nicolas
Stayed 14 Aug 2014
Une super villa au calme, bien équipé , propre et récente , un séjour de rêve , une vue magnifique sur la vallée , on a l impression d être seule au monde loin des tumultes de la côtes , toutes commodités à 10 minutes, de superbes vacances. Jose est très disponible pour toutes nos demandes .
Gaelle
Stayed 14 Aug 2014
Maison très agréable, fonctionnelle et trés bien équipée avec vue magnifique sur la montagne. Grande piscine. Environnement paisible. Propriétaire très chaleureux et disponible au moindre probléme. Nous recommandons vivement cette maison.
Jasmine
Stayed 14 May 2014
This is a perfect villa to rent if you want to be away from it all - with only magnificent views of the mountains and the sound of birds. The Villa has everything you would need to make your stay completely enjoyable. The heated pool is an absolute bonus and a really good size! Jose was very helpful and friendly and was on hand if we needed anything during our stay. We would definitely book El Botin again. If you want complete and utter seclusion, this is the ideal place to stay! It is a truly relaxing and secluded villa and we would very much recommend it!
très bien équipée ! (manque de chauffage l\hiver mais il y a une cheminée au bois disponible) endroit isolé et tranquille ! Vue splendide ! Je souhaite vous remercier de votre gentillesse ainsi que de votre écoute en cas de problème ! PARFAIT ! M Navaux August 2011
superbe vue, maison avec tout le confort, très bien équipée avec une piscine fantastique. Le cadre est merveilleux idéal pour des vacances entre amis ou en famille, repos assuré!!! Guy Michel April 2011
Maison isolée située au calme à 4km de Comares idéale pour faire le vide, vue magnifique sur Velez Malaga (encore plus grandiose la nuit). Maison très propre et très agréable. La chose seule qui manque c\est la climatisation. Garcia Lopez October 2011
We had a wonderful holiday in this villa. The house was warm, clean and very comfortable. We arrived at night but had excellent directions and the caretaker was there to greet us and make sure we had everything we needed. The next morning when we woke up we could not believe the views from the house, they are amazing!! You have views of the Mountains, the beautiful countryside down to the med, just spectacular. Also we were able to swim in the heated swimming pool even in January. The pool is massive and we were able to swim and enjoy the views of the sea at the same time. We were just a few minutes from the village of Comares which has some lovely bars and restaurants and we got to visit Granada and Seville. We will definately return. January 2011
Lo tiene todo para ser el alojamiento rural perfecto, calidad de construccion y decoracion en la vivienda, entorno espectacular, de verdad aislada del mundanal ruido y por si fuera poco, los postres con que te obsequian los propietarios son sencillamente espectaculares, para satisfacer al mas selec to de los paladares. Si lo que buscas es aislarte en un ambiente de verdad rural, no lo dudes, esta es tu casa. Rafael Campos November 2011
We loved this house. The owners asked us to write a comment and it is our pleasure. The house is located in spectacular surroundings and the views are to die for. You have panoramic views down to the sea from the house, the terrace and the swimming pool! The house is clean, comfortable and big. Everything we needed was provided and there was a caretaker on hand if we needed anything more. The pool was massive and cleaned regularly. We will return. Philip Goulam January 2012
This house was great for a large group of people. The owners were really friendly and helpful and making the reservation was easy. When we arrived there was everything we needed, the house was very well equipped. The best part of the house for us was the swimming pool which is a great size and has amazing views!! The house has a wonderful sea view. The pool was heated for us and we used it every day and also at night. If we needed anything it was easy to call the caretaker who was very friendly. We hope to return again in 2012 if possible. We also visited Comares village which has some lovely restaurants and a very nice atmosphere. Thanks for a great holiday.Rosa Pitts December 2011
The house was brandnew in may 2010, so it was spotless.It was well equipped and had a spacious kitchen.The pool was great, but the best thing is the splendid isolation, no neighbours, and an unimpaired vieuw from the hilltop out to the sea,which is about 10 km away, 15 by road. The representatives of the english owners was irreproacheable and friendly, some maintenace was done with a big smile.The old villages around are all nice and the nearest,Comares, is spectacular. Luc Verveat July 2011
Villa el botin is a wonderful house! the house is very peaceful and the houses view is very splendid! the owners were nice, in our listening and obliging, continuously reminding of us to say to him if something did not go and of cours it was a pleasure for me and my family, as a result i recommended this house!! Mme Ghaouili August 2011
I will get to the point. The house is perfectly equipped, very comfortable and spacious. The location is very calm and the views are gorgeous. The service was just perfect. I was received with a smile and they made sure I was leaving with a big one. I had a small problem when the electricity failed and as soon as I called they were there and solved the problem immediately. They helped us to get wood for the fireplace and gave us all information about the house and the surroundings. I reccomend staying in this villa without any doubt. I will for sure return. Amana Khan March 2011
house has perfect space for 12 people. stoning view, no neighbours. house is little dated. butt has everything you want. garden, has nice kitchen, swimming pool and own fruit trees.. small supermakret ad 5 minutes be car.. big supermarket 30 minutes, beach 35 minutes. Nick Schalman June 2011
We had a fantastic holiday at this villa. The villa is in a brilliant situation with gorgeous views of the sea and a massive, heated swimming pool!!! The house was lovely and clean with evertything we needed for a brilliant holiday. Just 5 minutes from the village which is also beautiful. The owners were really helpful and nothing was too much trouble. We had a caretaker who visited regularly to make sure we had no problems. Would definately return, cant wait. January 17 2012 José Gallego
Private house in very silent place with nobody around. Fantastic view on the mountains and sea. Heated swimming pool, fireplace, bbq, lemon and orange garden. Dmitry Kurkovich February 2012
We had a wonderfull stay in this house, well located on the top of a small hill, enjoyed a nearly permanent light wind.We had chance to make some daily trips for visiting Sevilla, Cordoba, Ronda, Malaga and Granada.
The e-mail contact with the owners was perfect, very friendly and with the right information.Arriving in the house, the pool was heated, the house was very clean and we felt at home the moment we opened the door. In the house, everything was present for a perfect holiday. Outside barbeque, washing machine and a dish washer, very well equipped kitchen, good furniture and good beds with more than enough towels for us. The only minor point was the satelite receiver, that did not work, so we had no television during our stay. But that was more than compensated by the view over the hills. The house, standing on a very good location gives you the feeling of total freedom. Shops are nearby and also Comares is a very nice place to visit, with a very good restaurant. We love to come back in this very well equipped house, so we booked again for a week in january and also an other vacation in may next year. Highly recommanded.Rob en Els Noordergraaf
Lovely home, lots of space, great pool and amenities. Lovely area next to Comares, high in the hills of Andalucia. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Was central enough so that we could coordinate day trips to Granada, Cordoba, Gibraltar, coastal towns, etc. Comares is a lovely town.
Location Magnifique, vue imprenable et piscine tres agréable.
Maison magnifique, localisation calme avec très belle vue dégagéePiscine chauffée très agréableMerci pour votre accueil et pour votre présence efficace en cas de problème.
We liked the house a lot. It was, as described - spacious, clean and well equipped. Also the beds were big and comfortable. But the best of all was the heated pool. Makes a holiday with kids in spring or autumn so much more relaxed. You have a great view from the house - especially from the big terrace on the roof. The contact to the owners was very friendly, very fast and always helpful. We\'d definitely come back there.
Die Villa ist ein wunderschönes alleinstehendes Haus in den Hügeln an der Costa del Sol. Das Haus ist fast neu und in einem sehr guten Zustand. Wir haben es sehr ordentlich und sauber vorgefunden. Der Pool mit Blick in das Tal ist ein wirkliches Highlight. Die Ausstattung des Hauses lässt keine Wünsche offen.
Villa el botin is a wonderful house! the house is very peace and the house's view is very splendid!the owners were nice, in our listening and obliging, continuously reminding of us to say to him if something did not go and of cours it was a pleasure for me and my family, as a result i recommended this house!!
I will get to the point. The house is perfectly equipped, very comfortable and spacious. The location is very calm and the views are gorgeous. The service was just perfect. I was received with a smile and they made sure I was leaving with a big one. I had a small problem when the electricity failed and as soon as I called they were there and solved the problem immediately. They helped us to get wood for the fireplace and gave us all information about the house and the surroundings. I reccomend staying in this villa without any doubt. I will for sure return.

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