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Villa José is a great value, well-equipped villa which comfortably sleeps up to 6 people. It has a private, gated pool, sun loungers, outdoor seating, bbq and terrace. It has a pretty terrace covered in vines for shade in the summer months. There is music available for enjoying outside.


Inside there are 2 bedrooms- one double and 1 bedroom with twin beds and a bunk bed. Both bedrooms have air conditioning available. There is a full bathroom, with bath, bidet, shower etc and a comfortable lounge/diner and well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher. There is a sofa bed in the lounge For the winter months, there is a log fire place and an initial load of logs is provided. Effective gas heater also provided and a bathroom heater. There is a large TV and a radio and a selection of English books. Sat TV is available , as is free WIFI. The kitchen is well equipped, with full oven, hob, fridge freezer and washing machine and dishwasher.

The villa is ideally situated- only 5 minutes walk to the centre of Ardales, which is a lovely, friendly pueblo blanco high in the mountains above Malaga, on the edge of the Andalucian lake district. The village has 2 banks ,indoor market with 2 fishmongers, a butcher and fruit and vegetable store, supermarkets and other stores and a good choice of very reasonably priced tapas bars and restaurants. We provide details of all bars and restaurants and have negotiated special deals at some of them for our clients. This is indeed the "REAL SPAIN”, but is only 45 minutes from Malaga airport the Costa del Sol, so a day at the beach is a very easy option. The area is extremely beautiful and you can swim fish and hire pedaloes and canoes on the lakes- only 5 minutes drive away. There are some lovely walks and we can organise guided walks with a qualified guide if required. - Normal price 40€ per person per half day- 50€ for a group if booking through us. The village has a museum and tourist office and guided tours of the nearby prehistoric caves can be arranged- we can book for you if required. The neighbouring village of Carratraca has a luxury thermal spa, dating back from Roman times, in its hey-day in the 19th century and recently modernised. There are 5 thermal pools and 90 min session is only 15€- well worth a trip. Full beauty treatments available

The area is popular with climbers- only 20 minutes from the world famous El Chorro gorge, only 10 mins to Turon. another up and coming climbing place. The area is also popular with bird watchers, walkers and mountain bikers. If you wish to explore more widely, Granada, Cordoba, Seville and Ronda are all within easy driving distance.



















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The GPS position for this property is 36°52'40.12" N , 4°50'59.57" W .

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SeasonSeason StartSeason FinishWeekly Price (Euros)Euro Rate*Price in Pounds**Click here to see availability and facilitiesSee Note
 01-11-1731-03-18325 Euro1.1516£282View Availability and Facilities 
 01-04-1831-05-18425 Euro1.1516£369View Availability and Facilities 
 01-06-1830-06-18450 Euro1.1516£391View Availability and Facilities 
 01-07-1831-08-18570 Euro1.1516£495View Availability and Facilities 
 01-09-1830-09-18450 Euro1.1516£391View Availability and Facilities 
 01-10-1831-10-18400 Euro1.1516£347View Availability and Facilities 
 01-11-1831-03-19350 Euro1.1516£304View Availability and Facilities 

*The Euro rate of 1.1516 quoted at was correct when last updated on 11 January 2017

**The price in Pounds Sterling is approximate and is based on the Euro rate shown. Payment to be made in Euros. A deposit is due at the time of confirming the booking, the remainder 8 weeks before the start of the holiday.


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This property complies with recent changes in the law regarding rentals

This property is registered with the Junta De Andalucia Tourist Office, the registration number is VTAR/MA/01085 .

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