Finca El Regalo
Finca with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and swimming pool in Competa, Spain
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From £496 per week
Finca to rent in Competa, Spain
Finca overview - owner's description
Country villa with private swimming pool on 2 ha terrain, enjoys spectacular views across the valley and south to the Mediterranean coast. (5 pers.)
Finca el Regalo is a extremely private Andalusian country villa situated on 20.000 m2 ground with a wonderful views of the Mediterranean. Newly built with the preservation of the Andalusian ambiance and heritage is tastefully decorated and furnished. The exterior of the property in no less impressive, terraced on different levels. The Mediterranean garden contains over 90 matured olive, avocado, mango and almond trees. A courtyard and ample terracing provide ideal spots for relaxing barbequing and dining. A pool (10 x 4.5 m) faces south and enjoys wonderful views of the surrounding terrain and the see beyond.
The villa consist of two separate units located on different levels. Property has a separate smaller annex house situated near the swimming pool.(10m x 4.5m). The pool is not suitable for very young children (2.0-1.3m deep). We are renting together the lover level of the main house and the annex house. The upper part of the main house stay closed during your stay.
You drive only 12 min. to the nearest village Competa where you can find all amenities. The half hour drive to the coast takes you to the resorts of Torrox Costa, Nerja, Torre del Mar, offering fine beaches, water sports, markets, many bars, restaurants and shops.
Be aware that you need a car for your stay in Finca el Regalo and you will be driving in the mountains of the rural Andalucía. The last 800 meters of the road to the house is unpaved (dirty track) in some places rugged and steep but in relatieve good condition and you do not need 4x4drive to pass trough. As a rule, please, drive in this region, very carefully. As a compensation you will get extreme privacy during your holiday stay. From June to end of September the property will be exclusively to your disposal and no other people will occupy the house during your stay. When you rent the house in another period you probably will have to accept presence of the owners in the property. Please, give us always the exact number of people in your party. We are preparing the house only for a given number of guests.
Competa & surroundings
Competa is situated 650m above sea level and due to its moderate and healthy climate a lot of people prefer this area. Being situated some distance from the sea enables Competa to enjoy a very fine climate during the winter months. This old Moorish Town overlooking the Sierras is relatively free of tourism and still intrinsically Spanish in culture, bustling with local live. When you take a walk to Competa - which for centuries has been the capital of wine and resins - you will find yourself immediately immersed in all the charm of a village that, with its narrow white-washed streets and flower-covered balconies, appears impervious to the passage of time.
The village is very well served with an abundance of fine restaurants and bars each offering local cuisine or tapas at low prices. Competas inhabitants basically live from agriculture, especially wine growing, from which wines they obtain the "Moscatel wine" and "Uva Pasa" (Dry Grapes), both products internationally appreciates due to their excellent quality. Each year on 15th August Competa hosts a very famous wine festival called El Noche Del Vino (The Night of the Wine). At the end of July there is the annual Feria (country fair) which usually last a week when the local people hardly sleep at all.
For anyone who wishes to explore the foothills of Sierra Almijara the countryside surrounding Competa offers splendid views, excellent walking, bird watching and horseback riding. It is a good starting-point for excursions and hikers. The area is perfect both for walking in the mountains and relaxing on the beach. From December to April you can enjoy alpine ski sports in Sierra Nevada ski resort Sierra Nevada.
There are many places to visit around that offer a wide range of traditions, beauty, history and amusements. The Alcazaba in Málaga, with the port and the city itself and the Piccaso museum (www.museopicassomalaga.org ) Córdoba, with its grand Mosque Granada, with its incomparable Palace of the Alhambra or the beautiful gardens of Seville and, as a backdrop, the snowy peaks of Sierra Nevada - are just some of the examples. In Nerja you should visit the most spectacular attraction - fascinating caves, located just three kilometres from the centre of town. They include archaeological treasures such as paintings over 20,000 years old and other pre-historic remains. For the more adventurous, Madrid is only a 3-hour train drive away and Morocco is just across the Straight of Gibraltar.
This finca has 2 verified reviews.
2 out of 2 people recommend staying here
We were looking for a villa away from the crowds and this property fulfilled and pased these requirements. You need to do a little bit of pre tavel homwwork to find the location of this property which will pay divedends when you arrive. Once you leave the made up road you do wonder if you are heading in the right direction as the road is rough but follow the information provided. The Villa was superb, well equiped and met all of our needs with total isolation peace and quiet. The accommodation is split into two areas the lower unit, the main area and the upper unit with the pool annex. This is not suitable for very young children as they would be up there un-suppervised, The pool area has pleanty of space and areas of shade to get out of the sun. The pool is of a good size but with only a ladder for access into the shallow end, which I would estimate to be 1,25 - 1,5 Mtrs may not again be suitable for young children but for us this was not an issue. A fantastic Villa and we all had a really great holiday.
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Outside this finca in Competa, SpainThis finca is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a pool, a barbecue, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 1 December 2016
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 1 November 2016 - 1 January 2017: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 September - 30 September 2017: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 November 2017 - 1 January 2018: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 September - 30 September 2018: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 November 2018 - 1 January 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 September - 30 September 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
Early booking discounts
- Arrive between 1 May - 30 September and receive 10% off if the booking is made 5 months before the arrival date.
Late booking discounts
- Arrive between 1 May - 31 October and receive 10% off if the booking is made within 2 weeks of the arrival date.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
£67.84 per booking, paid with booking
Using of airconditioning
£8.90 per night, paid with booking
Use of sauna
£50.88 per week, paid locally
Use of internet WiFi access point, computer, printer, scanner.
£4.24 per week, paid with booking
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 5:
- 1 double bed
- 1 single bed
- 2 single beds and en suite
There is also 2 cots
1 bathroom, 1 en suite bathroom, 1 Separate WC
Private pool, Size 10m x 4.5m, Depth 1.2m to 2m
CD player, Computer, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, Telephone, TV Languages in English, German, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Air conditioning bedrooms only, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view
Accommodation & Facilities Main house Kitchen: 4-ring gas hob - electric oven with grill - coffee machine - electric water cooker.- toaster - complete kitchen hardware- vacuum cleaner -dish washer -refrigerator- dining table Sitting room: 3-seatter sofa - 4 chairs -dining table - open fireplace - satellite TV - DVD player Bedroom: double king size bed (180x200cm) - wardrobe - 2 bedside cabinets - air conditioning Bathroom: shower 90x90cm - 2 washbasins - washing machine Annex house: Kitchen/dining: dining table - 2 chairs - small fully equipped kitchen Bedroom: 2 beds 90cm x 200cm - 1 bedside cabinet - chair - washbasin -gas stove (only for winter months) Bathroom: shower 90x90cm - Sauna: extra fee 60,00 euros/week Skype phone: free
Private Owner From S'gravenhage, Netherlands Member since Jul 2005
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