Casita La Huerta is modern in build but traditional in style and has lovely arches and rooftop terraces that help make it a little more special than the average newer builds and looks as though it has stood in its grounds for decades not just years.
The cottage lends itself to being a honeymoon or romantic retreat for couples as it is positioned in a lovely secluded spot with one neighbour below, comfortable positioned far enough away with no one looking into your space or pool area.
The peaceful location is enhanced with lovely valley views and river walks in the dry summer months.
There has been no expense spared on the interior fittings and the quaint Moorish influenced furniture and fabrics combined with chunky wooden tables and cupboards are totally in unison with a great modern kitchen which is the focus of the front of the cottage and allows you to cook and look at the views whilst sipping the odd glass of wine.
The lounge area is spacious and airy and located in the back of the cottage with lovely patio doors leading to the great 8 x 4 m pool, which has steps in one corner if you are toe tester and not a diver!
The terrace around the pool allows you to sun bath with one eye kept on the pool which will tempt you in on a regular basis.
The upstairs has 2 lovely bedrooms both with en-suites and the master bedroom also has a bath. The master bedroom has its own terrace, great for that morning coffee or orange juice whilst you contemplate the day ahead. Though the other bedroom with twin beds has balcony windows and pool views. There is also a lovely roof terrace for extra privacy and sunbathing.
There are mosquito nets on the windows and fans provided so the cooler night breeze will lead to a good night’s rest.
There is plenty of alfresco dining space for sun worshippers and shade seekers alike and you will find yourself moving around the outside of the cottage until the views and spot are in harmony with what you desire.
Great size well equipped with Large Gas Oven and 5 ring hob, microwave, toaster, Large Fridge/Freezer and Dishwasher.
There is a great Breakfast bar and 2 stools, great for relaxing while preparing the Dinner! There are plenty of utensils and pots and pans. The free standing furniture add to the ‘Country Cottage’ feel.
Lovely comfortable seating area for 4 people, with TV and DVD player. The patio doors open up straight out onto the pool terrace. There is a small table & chairs situated next to the patio doors where you can sit and look at the views. The wood burner is a good addition for winter bookings. The Large wooden doors open up on to the side terrace, which is covered, great to get away from the sun for a bit! There is also wi-fi available.
The front terrace is a great feature with lovely arch’s that give wonderful views through the valley. The large wooden table caters for 4 people, great for the evening meal by the BBQ. Opposite is a rustic bench, and a beautiful water fountain on the wall.
A car is really essential for this style of rental as you drive up towards Comares and then turn off 10 minutes down towards the river and the cottage on a mainly tarmac road, so a walk up hill in the summer months would be difficult but the location gives you tranquillity, peace and seclusion in equal amounts.
Although we believe it is a romantic location we are happy for families of four or groups to rent but we feel an £50 per week per person is fully justified for the extra numbers.
Come and discover this lovely cottage nestled below the comforting security of its nearby big brother village Comares and I guarantee you will return and recommend.
|Name of Rental Period||Start Date||End Date||Weekly Rate||Minimum Nights|
|Winter/Early Spring||1st November||31st March||£348||7|
|Spring||1st April||30th April||£448||7|
|Early Summer||1st May||30th June||£498||7|
|Summer 1||1st July||15th July||£688||7|
|Summer 2||16th July||31st August||£788||7|
|Late Summer||1st September||31st October||£498||7|
Please note that all Christmas/New Year and Easter bookings are classed as Mid season prices.
Some of the lovely reviews from the guest book
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Have just returned from a great stay at this lovely villa. It is very well equipped with a fantastic kitchen area. The pool was lovely and the views are amazing. David and Jacqui were great hosts and this is the second time we have stayed at one of their villas. The final part of the drive to the villa is not for the faint hearted, but you tend to get used to the roads the more you drive in this area. We would highly recommend this peaceful and secluded villa. We enjoyed the added bonus of feeding the 2 friendly cats.
We had the nicest week in Casita La Huerta. The directions to find the villa were spot on and we spent the week relaxing by the pool. We booked the villa for our honeymoon and couldn't have picked somewhere nicer. We wanted a week of relaxation and that's exactly what we got. David came and visited us to make sure all was ok, he is the nicest guy!
Will definitely be coming back!
Having spent 41/2 weeks at this lovely casita, we can highly recommend it for a peaceful and relaxing stay.
As with all the properties managed by David and Jacqui it is well equipped for any cooking you wish to do.
As we know the area well we dont do much other than relax and enjoy the pool.
The company of the cat,s is welcome, and they do like to be fed.
This is yet another great place offered by vineridge retreats, and we will have no hesitation in returning. ONce again many thanks to David and Jacqui.
Jonn and Jenny Cook. 7thMay-7thJune2019
Another wonderful holiday at Casita Le Huerta, our fourth here in 4 years! Beautiful, peaceful, a fantastic swimming pool; a very special place. Many thanks.
Just back from an eight day stay at the wonderful Casita La Huerta. What a fantastic place. Great places to sit in the shade or in the sun and a fantastic pool. The place really is beautiful. Thank you.
Well, it's all been said before about Casita la Huerta. It is wonderful, it is peaceful, it is a fabulous home from home, and, of course, like most of its previous visitors we really did not want to leave.
To spend time here is totally relaxing and totally comfortable in all respects. It must be said though that we did have jobs to do; namely to ensure the twice-daily visiting 4 dogs and 2 cats were fed and (where they allowed it) were given a stroke and a fuss! But that was an added pleasure for us though as we do like a creature around the place.
So a big thank you to the owners for creating this haven of happiness for the likes of us to enjoy.
Nestled on the side of a hill, overlooking a valley and green surrounding hills, lies Casita La Huerta. A unique, picturesque home from home, with every comfort and convenience, plus chic furniture and fittings, in fact a perfect backdrop for a quiet peaceful holiday, which we wholeheartedly recommend.
Once we had navigated the slightly hazardous approach to the villa, arriving eventually was a wonderful surprise. The pictures do not do it justice. Our big disappointment, was having to leave, but hope one day to return and repeat the experience. Many thanks for our holiday!
We have recently returned from an absolutely wonderful holiday at Casita La Huerta. The design and fabulous location is a credit to the owners and we felt very privileged to be able to stay here.
If we hadn't ventured out a couple of times the only life we would have seen was a goat hearder who passed the villa each evening and a few farmers harvesting their almond trees on the surrounding hillsides.
We stocked up at the supermarket and dined each evening using the BBQ and all three tables each facing a different direction.
Waking up to a beautiful sunrise each morning was magical and I even enjoyed a little bit of yoga on the bedroom Terrace.
The villa has everything you could need and my husband even managed to watch an England game on the English channels.
Since returning home I have found myself day dreaming about sitting by the pool and watching the sunset behind the wonderful hills, we would definitely love to return one day.
Superb villa in a wonderful location. We stocked up on food and drink on our way and had an extremely restful 'get-away-from-it-all' ten days. The house was spacious and very well equipped with a lovely pool area. We would agree with another reviewer that a car with adequate power to cope with the steep hills and unmade tracks would be an advantage. David was a superb host and ensured that we had everything we needed. Would unhesitatingly recommend.
We recently stayed at Casita La Huerta for a week and treasured every minute of our vacation there. The casita is spacious, well-designed, attractively and simply decorated, beautifully situated, and was equipped for all of our needs. We enjoyed relaxing in the pool, eating meals while overlooking the beautiful mountain views, soaking in the warm sun, relishing the cool evening breezes, and simply disconnecting in the solitude and quiet that the location provides (and we especially enjoyed the periodic visits from the cats and dogs - so cute!). The village of Comares is close, there are a number of good bars/restaurants in the area, and beaches are about an hour's drive away. But we found ourselves scaling back some of our plans so we could simply maximize our time at the casita. We're glad that we did - we loved it! Thanks Jacqui and David for a wonderful stay.