'La Mirada' is light and spacious, built on a sloping plot of 1,000 m2, and surrounded by gardens. The entrance is in the north garden with a lemon tree, olive, bougainvilleas and hebiscusses. The sloping west garden with steps leads to the pool area, with a large pool (5x10 m) surrounded by terraces, palm trees, lemon tree, roses and a lot of plants. Along the east side is a shaded garden with fruit trees. The house itself is spacious and light. The large entrance hall with vide gives access to the modern fully equipped kitchen and adjoining storage room, to the living room with adjacent tv-corner and dining area, to the guest's bathroom, to the master bedroom with built-in bathroom, and to a staircase hall. Upstairs is a study which overlooks the vide/entrance hall and opens on to the roof terrace. Downstairs are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms around a hall which also gives direct access to the pool terrace and shaded east garden, with the BBQ corner; there is a coal- and a gas-fired BBQ. Along the south side of the dining room, living room and TV corner (which all have sliding doors) is a big terrace with a lounge set; in the covered part near the TV corner is another lunch/dining table. Large marble stairs connect the main terrace with the pool area. Master bedroom and bedroom 2 (downstairs) have built-in wardrobes; bedrooms 3 and 4 have chests of drawers and share a wardrobe in the hall in between them. All (8) beds have the same size, 90x200 cm. The bedrooms have airconditioning; the living area remains quite cool by itself due to some natural circulation. Around the pool are 8 deck chairs and there is more outside furniture which enables you to find always a sunny or a shaded place to relax throughout the day. The garage is next to the entrance hall.
The large modern kitchen has 2 fridges (with deep freeze), microwave, oven, dishwasher, electric cooking (by induction), espresso machine etc. A washing machine and a tumble dryer are in the adjacent storeroom.
Internet access is via a mobile WIFI modem connected to the Vodafone 3G broadband network (4G willbe available soon).
There are 2 satellite TV receivers, one for the (continental) european channels, the second one for UK (BBC, ITV) channels; and a DVD player.
Beach and local supermarket, with german bakery, are within walking disrtance. To go to more shopping facilities, banks, bars and restaurants at Eviria (2 km) or in Marbella use of a car or taxi is recommended. Taxis are available on call and take only 5-10 minutes to get to the house.
The housekeeper comes on Wednesday and Saturday mornings to check the pool and water quality, and to do some gardening.