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Casa Louisa

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Gorgeous, spacious  country house,  and with all the comforts of home and a wonderful welcome!
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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14 reviews
Gorgeous, spacious  country house,  and with all the comforts of home and a wonderful welcome!
Larger than average pool, pool house and spacious terraces:  the kids will be happy all day long!
Breakfast in the sun ... lunch in the shade ... dinner under the stars.   ...
Master bedroom with 6' comfortable bed, en suite, gorgeous views and private terrace .. perfect
Try and drag yourself away from here!  Sunrise, sunset or any time.  Breathtaking views
Comfortable, cool sitting room ... but with wood-burning stove for winter months
Downstairs sitting room, 2 full-size single beds (if required), another TV ... great as a kids den!
Double bedroom downstairs, 6' bed,  en-suite (unless 2 singles in downstairs sitting room are u
One of the twin rooms upstairs.  Beds can be moved  suit you ... adding a cot is easy.
Another twin room upstairs ...
Every single thing you need in the kitchen .. which leads onto the balcony and top dining terrace
A large dining table to seat up to 14 if you want to eat inside ...
Typical bathroom ... two with walk-in showers and one with shower over bath
Looking down to the pool from the top dining terrace;  gates between house and pool for child safety
View from a sunbed ....
Terrace downstairs .. so many different places either to relax peacefully alone or join the crowd
Its a place to have fun together ... its a place to relax and dream .. you won't want to leave
Driving in .. soon to walk out onto the balcony .. the valley before you and mountains all around
Pretty little very Spanish village of Alcaucin close by with local bars and restaurants ..
Walking in the National Park just above the house amid the mountains and cool pine woods
Take a guide for a long trek? ... or try self-guiding with pull-out walk notes in the house
Cycling or mountain biking in a spectacular setting ... equipment no problem ...
The colours of Andalucia
Sunset from the balcony
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Alcaucin, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
This is the real Spain! In the heart of little-known Axarquia in a stunning location with wonderful views of the mountains and the beautiful Vinuela valley below, Casa Louisa is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Facing south, it has sun from around breakfast time until sunset with the unspoilt natural beauty of the Sierras all around. Although it looks and feels like a traditional Spanish house, it's newly built with all the comforts of the 21st century. There's a larger-than-average private pool with large corner pool house , a delightful covered terrace with large marble table for dining, sun-trap balcony and several other terraces with sofas and chairs to sit in comfort ... plenty of room for everyone to do just what they want. If summer-time lazing by the pool appeals ... or reading in the shade of an olive tree ..... Read more
About the Owner, Gillian F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Our third visit to Casa Louisa was as fantastic as the previous two. As always, Jill was a superstar - flexible and accommodating with our booking. The house managers in Spain (Steve and June) had done a marvellous job - the villa was scrupulously clean for our arrival. Casa Louisa is a 'home from home' with everything we could possibly...

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So glad yet another visit was a success! Sometimes re-visiting can be a let down but Casa Louisa seems to have a place in your hearts. Writing a review is an effort once a holiday is behind you but is helpful information for future guests trying to work out where to go .. there is so much choice now! Thanks...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We just spent 2 weeks in this wonderful villa. It has breathtaking views from every terrace and pool area and the photographs do not do it justice. The entire villa is beautifully maintained and equipped with absolutely everything you could wish for. The location is peaceful, at the expense of a slightly hairy last few minutes drive over unmade road....

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Delighted you all had a great time! We all love being at Casa Louisa and to know others have enjoyed themselves as well is the perfect compliment. And yes ... Spanish roads do take a bit of getting used to after our lovely smooth tarmac roads in Britain! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Its...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We love this area of Spain and staying in Casa Louisa made it all the more memorable. The villa has everything needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The outdoor areas are just perfect for enjoying the alfresco lifestyle and have enough space for everyone to either be together or appreciate a bit of peace and quiet. It's a beautiful...

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We are delighted you all enjoyed yourselves! It really is a pleasure to share Casa Louisa with others who appreciate not only the peace to be found in Andalucia's countryside but, as well, the gorgeous mountainside situation with its spectacular views. Its very important to be comfortable on holiday, too, and it seems you were! Thank you for looking after...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(7)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
£200
£850
22 Apr 2017 -
26 May 2017
Spring
7 nights --
£1,000
27 May 2017 -
2 Jun 2017
Half Term
7 nights --
£1,350
3 Jun 2017 -
16 Jun 2017
Spring
7 nights --
£1,000
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
* The weekly rate above is for up to 10 people. There 2 (6') double bedded rooms (one with en-suite and 2 further house bathrooms), 2 twin-bedded rooms and 2 full-size comfortable single beds in the large second living room which is downstairs. Children, particularily, love this room .. plenty of space here for messing about; a TV for DVDs. All inclusive rental except for air-conditioning or under-floor heating (£150 per week). *Check-in is at 4.30pm and check out is 9.30am in summer but this site will not allow me to enter half-hours!
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About the neighbourhood
In the peaceful village of Alcaucin, just below the National Park, you will find a jumble of little white houses clinging to the hillside, narrow cobbled streets and rushing fountains of pure mountain streams which water the whole valley. The old men of the village still sit in the square or in a bar drinking sweet wine, banging dominoes and putting the world to rights as they have for a hundred years or more. You will find everything you need here and in Puente don Manuel, 6 kms away with fresh local vegetables and seasonal fruit, excellent meat, cheeses, oils, wines and good bread ... and banks and a post office. As well, there are some excellent, good-value restaurants in the valley close by. Go down to the coast for some delicious sea-food .. choose pork from the spit roast in th... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Malaga: 64.0 km
Railway: Malaga: 60.0 km
Fly to Malaga Airport and hire a car* . From there its a straightforward one hour drive, first on the costal motorway for 40 minutes and then into the hills to meet our House Managers. They will be waiting for you when you arrive and will guide you to Casa Louisa - another 5 minutes or so. They will show you round, answer any questions you may have and, of course, give you a key.

*Hiring a car at the airport or from a local family-run company is no problem either way ... you will be spoilt for choice..
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
Nearby cities
Andalucia Villas (23,998)
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