Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Enjoy village life in this stylish well-equipped apartment.

Bedrooms 2
Space 100 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Double with en-suite bathroom and twin bedroom Sleeps maximum of 4

Situated in the ancient white-washed & cobbled village of Mijas; 25 minutes drive from Malaga airport with Granda, Rhonda & Sevilla within easy reach.

The slow pace of village life provides a restful setting for your stay whilst being within easy reach of the lively coastal towns & fine beaches. If soaking up the sun by day & enjoying restaurants by night is your thing then Sierra Mar is the ideal property. Leave your car in the garage & take the 2 min walk to the village to sample the local restaurants. The apartment, one of 20, was built in 2004. It has marble floors, AC, heating, TV, DVD, iPod dock & CD along with quality furnishings and linens. The kitchen is fitted to a high standard. The Sitting room & dining area open onto the terrace with spectacular views to the coast & dining space for 6. The spacious Master bedroom has en-suite bathroom & shower with lots of hanging space and wonderful views. The roof top pool & sun terrace has its own toilet & changing area

Ian Kenworthy
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

About Ian Kenworthy

Originally from Yorkshire, I have lived in London for the past 35 years. I first fell in love with Mijas during visits to my uncle who has lived in the area for over 30 years.

I first saw the apartment when it was a building site and loved the position and the fabulous views were really what sold it to me - I was the first person to move into the apartment when the block was opened in 2004

I work in the hospitality business in London and hope to spend more time in the apartment when I finally retire in about 5 years time. Until then I enjoy renting out the apartment and get satisfaction from all the lovely comments from guests. I have made the apartment as comfortable as possible and hope that people use it as their home when they are staying.

Ian Kenworthy purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Ian Kenworthy chose Mijas area

The village has a very special atmosphere, it's main population is Spanish people so it retains the character of a Spanish village, with a local food market and all the festivals that go along with Spanish life.

The property is wonderfully situated in a quiet corner of the village with exceptional views out to the sea and up to the mountains.

What makes this apartment unique

The amazing view which I never tire of.

Quite location

Covered secure parking.

Easy access to the fabulous historic cities in Andalusia.


Mijas Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , en suite to mater bedroom
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , bathroom en suite
    second bedroom - 2 twin/ single , own bathroom
  • 1 double with en suite bathroom, 1 twin with own bathroom. Both are very spacious rooms. The double room has its own bathroom and also fantastic panoramic views over the coast from the bed! We supply plenty of towels and professionally laundered cotton sheets. Both bathrooms have showers and bidets. A hair-dryer is provided along with ironing board and Iron.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is not suitable for Children under 8 years of age. Please note that the Pool is not heated.. The car park is secure and the apartment comes with a reserved covered space to keep your car cool in the summer heat. the centre of the village is 5 minutes walk where you will find a bakers, local market for fresh produce and local supermarekts for groceries. There is also an el courte Englaise with high quality food market and 4 floors of quality shopping within 10 minutes drive.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Enjoy village life in this stylish well-equipped apartment.
average rating of 4.9298244 based on 57 reviews


  • 5 of 5

As has been said, the apartment is fantastic in a lovely spanish village. Loved sitting on the balcony at any time of day reading and watching the locals about their daily business eg. the horse handlers taking their horses up the hill in the morning and back down at night, listening to the music and feet stamping from the dance school. When walking to and from the centre of village you will pass the local women cleaning their doorstep and local men sitting on benches have a good old blether. The apartment is very quiet and we didn't hear any noise from other neightbours. Door to apartment was very stiff and we always worried that we were making too much noise as you had to close door with force but that is the only negative that we can think of. Would definately rent the apartment again if we were in the area again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankfully a little WD40 on the door seems to have done the trick,! ....Ian
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0

Apartment in great location in Mijas - great for exploring all the area has to offer.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean, well equipped apartment with lovely views. Pool on roof terrace was lovely and peaceful - think we were the only ones to use it in our time there!

First visit to Mijas for us and we loved everything it had to offer - a great escape from it all!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Just what I expected in the heart of mijas pueblo.Stunning views,ideally located with all we needed

  • 4 of 5

The property was excellent with all the features I was expecting. Mijas pueblo is very difficult to drive round with very tight narrow one way streets, but the directions given by the owner were great and we had no problem finding the place. However if it is your first time staying in MP then even if you think "I can't drive down there" you probably can so do!

I would definitely recommend anyone to stay at this apartment, and mijas pueblo is a beautiful place to stay and explore.

The apartment was spotless and well done out. There were a couple of tiny things that needed replacing but nothing major or anything that would spoil the experience.

Overall we were very happy with our stay

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Wonderful apartment with the best views

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2.5 months Jan 15 2017 to March 28th 2017. We enjoyed the space although we were only two. The donkeys and the horses coming home at night. Very special time. Ian could not have chosen a better spot for his apartment.

Lovely, just lovely.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed another lovely stay at this apartment. The village of mijas is so pretty, it has a lot of fantastic restaurants, cafes and bars to people watch. The apartment has everything you need if you wanted to stay in one evening to cook and enjoy the lovely sea view of fuengirola on the balcony. Also the local buses and trains are so cheap, in regular service and on time if you want to explore other areas. It takes 35 mins from Malaga airport to fuengirola at a cost of €5.20 for 2 adult tickets, then €1.55 per person on the bus to mijas. We Cannot wait to return again next year. Thanks to Ian the owner who keeps in touch and sends you all the information you might need.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 1

Great location and lovely views.

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant location and views are stunning. Lovely size apartment. Some lovely restaurants and bars with great attractions in the village.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Malaga International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Mijas pueblo
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Mijas pueblo
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Mijas; 4 miles inland & 25 minutes drive from Malaga airport is know as 'White Mijas' because of the marble white colour of the Andelusian syle houses of the village. Situated at 1476 ft above sea level the village gives wonderful views to the sea. Golf, horse riding, bird watching and walking are amongst some of the most popular activities in the area. Once rested why not venture further afield & visit one of the wonderful cities and towns near by: Granada with its amazing Moorish Alhambra Palace: Malaga, the birth-place of Picasso and the site of the Picasso museum: Rhonda, high in the Serrania Rhonda mountains with its famous Roman bridge: Cordoba a world heritage site, home to the Alcazar built in 1328 and the Mosquita-Cathedral de Cordoba dating from the 8th century. Alternatively you might enjoy sipping “cocktails” in the harbour at Puerto Banus: the millionaire’s playground of the area. If you are feeling more adventurous why not visit Gibralta or North Africa for the day


Rates & Availability

Mijas Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 18 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 23 2017 - Mar 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $127.82

Non-refundable deposit on booking of £100 then full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival (non refundable if cancelled within 4 weeks of stay).. We are flexible on arrival and departure days but prefer Saturday to Saturday in peak season. Check out by 11.00 am, Check in after 4pm £100 refundable key/breakages deposit will be refunded 14 days after your stay, providing no damages are reported following your stay and the apartment keys are received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Enter dates for accurate pricing

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties