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for rental rates - still the same as 2009
Casa Salsa is situated in the campo (countryside) about 4 km from the village of Competa. It is an hour from Malaga airport and about half an hour from the beach, (5km, as the crow flies).
The Villa was biult in the late 70's as a traditional finca, and has been progressively extended, and this year completely refurbished. It comprises three bedrooms, two double and one twin, the main double has an ensuite wet room with toilet bidet and basin. the main bathroom has a bath and screened shower.
The living area is spacious and semi open plan with a new well equipped kitchenwhich has a breakfast bar, freezer, fridge, gas hob electric oven and plenty of storage, there is a separate dining area with a sea view.
There is a very efficient log burner and electric ceramic radiators for the colder months.
The lounge has a TV with most free sat English as well as Spanish channels, a video and DVD player, with a selection of videos. There is a CD and radio and another one in the utility, so you can have music while you eat on the terrace.
There are books, games and puzzles for the odd occasion when it rains or if you need to come in out of the heat.
The heated kidney shaped swimming pool is all the same depth, about 5 feet, with steps at one end, and is in the middle of a large terrace where 6 sun loungers are available.
There are 6 further terraces including a roof accessed via a spiral staircase, a veranda which has comfy cane furniture, the main one outside the back door which is under a large mimosa tree. there is always somewhere to go to sit or eat away from the sun or wind.
The grounds surround the Villa and the 2/3 of an acre are extensively planted with a variety of trees, including about 70 almonds, olive, pear, lemon fig, a grape vine (over another terrace), as well as palm eucalyptus and cedar. There is a small picnic area under the olives.
There are panoramic views from all parts of the property, inland to the high peak of Maroma down to the sea at Algarroba Costa and Torre del Mar. On a clear day you can see the coast of Africa.
The village of Competa has supermarkets, bakers a fishmonger numerous hardware shops, everything you may need. There is also an extensive range of restaurants for simple tapas to four course meals, all are good quality and still good value.
There are numerous walks to explore the area and it is a good base to go to Granada, Seville, Cordoba and Antiquera.
The villa rental includesall bedding, towels and beach towels. There is a washing machine in the utility room.
For more information or bookings phone Shena Luck on 01491834543.