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Beautiful Villa and Private Pool in Peaceful rural location.

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa near Lake Vinuela, Malaga Province, Andalucia, Spain - Panoramic Mountain Views, 20 Mins Drive To The Beach

Superb single storey villa, with 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, nestling in the hills to the west of Lake Vinuela. Rural location, surrounded by hills and mountain scenery. Tastefully furnished, with outside terraces and private pool. Relaxing retreat, and ideal for exploring the ‘real’ Spain. Lake Vinuela is just a few minutes drive away, with its lakeside restaurants, picnic and barbecue areas, fishing and sailing. Locally, you can enjoy walking, trekking, cycling, horse-riding. Nearby are several villages and a wide variety of restaurants serving delicious food - all within 6 mins drive. Further afield are the picturesque white villages of Andalucia to explore. All within 20 mins drive are the glorious beaches of Torre del Mar, 18 hole Golf Course, fun Water Park, and El Ingenio - a huge shopping complex with 250 top class shops, restaurants, bowling alley, cinema and hypermarket. The ever popular resort of Nerja and its spectacular Caves are just 40 minutes drive away.

NEW!!! We can arrange airport transfers and local car hire and taxi trips for the odd days that you need. Subject to availability, please check before you book.

More Details

Marie Burns
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish, Serbian
Calendar last updated:
January 31, 2018

About Marie Burns

Hi. I live in Cheshire with my husband, and am a full time carer for my elderly parents. We manage to get away to our beautiful villa whenever we can.

Marie Burns purchased this villa in 2002

Why Marie Burns chose Viñuela

After selling our manufacturing business in 2000, we planned to retire and live in this stunning part of Spain - so unspoiled, peaceful and idyllic, and so near to the coast, fiestas and whatever was happening. We fell in love with the area and the people. For the time being, we enjoy it whenever we can.

What makes this villa unique

Our villa is only 45 minutes drive east from Malaga airport. The peace and tranquility there, is amazing - shops and local activities only a drive away when you want them. Pure bliss.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was soo lovely and immaculate. Views were stunning, pool was great, the setting relaxing. Found it very difficult to leave. J.McN Fife

Villa and pool were wonderful. We are missing the sun, sea and villa very much and only wish we had spent more time enjoying the views of the mountains and riding the rollercoaster - that is, the road to the villa! J.M Essex

Once we arrived at the villa, we agreed the journey is worth it - your villa is wonderful. 10/10! B. L Hampshire

We have hired many villas and yours by far was the best equipped. The beds are immaculate and comfortable. Thanks again for a perfect week and your service from booking to aftercare was excellent. L.W., Co Durham

We had a lovely time at the villa - such a beautiful spot! Everything that we needed, we were very happy. The local taxi service was very good. J.N., Barcelona

Best villa we have ever stayed in, stunning! Can't think of a better place to celebrate my 50th next year. D.W., Lancashire
Dec 2007
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Viñuela Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
  • The villa is registered with the Spanish Tourist Authority, and it is a requirement to supply passport details for each guest.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with shower, basin and wc. Bathroom 2 with shower, basin and wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , With en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobe, ceiling fan, bedside cabinets, lamps, dressing table and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with double bed, wardrobe, ceiling fan, bedside tables, lamps and dressing table. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds, wardrobe, ceiling fan.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The villa has been constructed to the highest standards, the interior remaining relatively and naturally cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. There are ceiling fans in all rooms (except kitchen) and aluminium shutters to all windows. There is a log burning stove in the Lounge and electric heaters for all rooms. A highchair and cot can be provided (for an extra fee) for families with babies and toddlers. The pool area is gated off, for children's safety. A Welcome Pack is included. Outside: Private pool 8m x 4m x 1.5m depth. Sunny south facing pool area, with swing chair, sunbeds, views to mountains. Roof terrace. Barbecue and dining areas. Front terrace and porch, shaded in the afternoons and evenings. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cotton linen and towels are provided. Please bring your own pool and beach towels. The villa is fully and professionally cleaned between lets. Lets of longer than a week, fresh linen and towels will be provided for each complete week. Pool cleaned weekly. Other: Garage, with washing machine and clothes dryer. Storage for sun loungers, recliners and chairs.


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Beautiful Villa and Private Pool in Peaceful rural location.
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful villa in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for one week in September at this three bedroom villa. The villa was immaculately clean and had all the facilities that we could have wanted for a holiday. The location is magnificent with wonderful views in all directions. The various outside seating areas are adaptable for different times of the day as shade is always available from one or more of these areas. The pool is 1.5 metres depth all over and was very clean , big enough to swim in or just to float about and cool off. We occupied the main bedroom with has an en-suite bathroom. There are two other bedrooms, one double and one with two singles, plus there is a main bathroom. The lounge is large with plenty of seating, at one end there is a dining table and chairs. The kitchen is spacious and has all the facilities that we needed for our holiday.

The maintenance of the villa is done by Dirk and Martine who run a B&B close by. They are very friendly and helpful and quickly respond to any matters that need assistance.

We went walking for a day on the mountain tracks from near the village of Alcaucin. We also had a day touring the mountain roads and villages north of La Vinuela and enjoying the wonderful mountain landscapes. The roads are excellent for touring and there were few other cars.

One of the most notable aspects of staying at this villa was the peace and quiet that we experienced. If peace, relaxation and an almost undisturbed quiet in wonderful surroundings are what you are looking for then this is a wonderful villa to stay at.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic week in a great villa

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stress free and peaceful week at the villa.

The villa was really clean, spacious and well equipped. The outside areas are fantastic with loads of seating in sun or shade and the whole family loved the pool.

The villa is in a very tranquil location but close enough to all the amenities needed. There are several big supermarkets within a short drive, and nice restaurants 5/10 mins away. We spent most days chilling at the villa and BBQ for evening meal but we did venture out to velez Malaga, Nerja and Frigiliana - all really nice especially Frigiliana, our favourite.

Marie was a pleasure to deal with and answered all questions quickly. The welcome pack was a nice touch. Would recommend the villa to all.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Marie's villa - spacious, very clean and fully equipped with everything you'll need. Lovely outside area and pool with beautiful views of the mountains. Total peace and quiet yet amenities all within a very short drive. Great restaurants within 5 - 10 mins drive with beautiful views over the lake.

Marie was so easy to communicate with over email, really lovely and helpful. I would definitely recommend staying here :)

Thanks Marie!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Absolutely my pleasure, so thrilled you enjoyed your stay, and everything met your needs - thank you so much for posting your comments. It does mean so much receiving these comments, as we strive so hard in ensuring that guests have the holiday they wish for, as hard-earned money is paid, and we do feel that responsibility. Absolutely made-up with this latest comment.
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Beautiful Villa, Great Location - Peaceful & tranq

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from having enjoyed 2 terrific weeks here. The villa is spacious, clean and has everything you could possibly need, with a great pool too. What can I say about the location? ... absolutely beautiful and very peaceful and tranquil. Birds twittering and goats bells jangling in the distance are about the only sounds you hear. Still in striking distance of small Spanish villages nestled away in the mountains around Lake Vinuela, and a few authentic Spanish restaurants. A great villa if you want to get away from it all and just relax.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Beautiful and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely peaceful location for a truly relaxing stay. Really recommmend... It's a journey to get to but that makes the views all the more beautiful, a comfortable house and the swimming pool is lovely.

Thank you Marie

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Peaceful location, spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

The villa was very clean and spacious, a real home from home providing everything we needed including wifi and British TV channels. There were many seating areas around the villa providing shade from the sun if necessary and beautiful views of the mountain and surrounding hills. The location was peaceful and secluded without being isolated, we were only 10 minutes drive from the nearest village and 20-25 minutes to the nearest town with plenty of large supermarkets. We would certainly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Puente don Manuel
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Baveira Golf
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Lakeside or Puente don Manuel
Nearest Ski
135 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Torre del Mar
Car: recommended


NEW!!! Airport transfer on request, and local car hire, subject to availability - please check prior to booking.

Torre del Mar approx 20 mins drive. Miles of sandy beaches, ideal for swimming and water sports, magnificent promenade. Play areas for children, and also for those young at heart! With an array of restaurants and bars, Torre is a typical Spanish family resort. Also a Marina, where you can book a boat trip and search for dolphins, swim and snorkel. 15 mins drive is the Aqua Velis Water Park, caters for all ages, water based rides and paddling pools for young children. Nerja just 40 mins drive.


Malaga airport is a 45 min drive, Granada Airport about an hour. The property is accessed by a 700 metre hillside track, which is part concrete, part farm track. Car hire is advisable, though a local taxi service is available to collect and take you to the airport, and for shopping trips etc. Also handy for enjoying relaxing nights out, without the hassle of driving. Taxi Rates and local Car Hire rates available on enquiry.


4 mins drive to Lake Vinuela, delicatessen, lakeside restaurants. Peaceful location, where fishing allowed (with a permit). Ideal for walking, cycling, picnicking. Nearest villages, within 6 mins drive: La Vinuela has a supermarket, bank, Medical Centre (open 24/7). Puente don Manuel, selection of shops, bars and restaurants. British papers sold here. Los Romanes has a very popular restaurant. Town of Velez Malaga is 10 mins drive. El Ingenio shopping complex is a 15 mins drive. Nerja 40 mins.

Further Details:

The property is set in the rural area of Vinuela, which lies within the heart of Andalucia, an area of unspoilt and outstanding natural beauty, offering an abundance of choice for your holiday. There are dozens of towns and villages to explore, in fact, the Tourist Board have sign-posted five tourist routes, each taking in a series of villages and scenery. There is also horse riding, quad biking, jeep safaris and classic Land Rover tours. Another must have experience is to take part in one (or more!) of the traditional Fiestas - lots of music and dancing, drinking and eating and general fun. There are thousands held each year, and each town or village has at least one. Full details of the area, events and activities will be available in the way of maps, brochures and magazines. Although you can have a look at the AbsoluteAxarquia website beforehand, which gives you loads of information.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $349.99

Booking Notes:
Payment by cheque, Bank Transfer, or Paypal. We advise guests to ensure they have adequate holiday insurance, against possible cancellations, as we are unable to offer refunds.

Changeover Day:
These are flexible, so guests can take advantage of cheap midweek flights, and depending on other bookings. Arrival time after 4pm, departure by 10.30am, though we will try to be flexible, depending on other bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Discount for lets of 3 weeks or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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