Apartment In Listed Carmen In Albayzin, City Of Granada
5 Mins Walk To Centre, 10 Mins To Alhambra, South Facing Balcony Overlooking Quiet Square
Sleeps up to 4 + baby (2 Bedrooms)
One of four tasteful apartments to rent in a restored 18th century listed townhouse/carmen. Located as close as possible to the city centre whilst still being in the Albayzin, the charming old Moorish quarter of Granada, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Within 5 mins walk of Plaza Nueva as well as the cathedral where shuttle buses depart every few minutes up to the Alhambra. The central location means you are also a short walk from numerous shops, bars and restaurants. This is a very bright apartment with a south facing balcony that overlooks a quiet square and has partial views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Alhambra. The renovation has aimed to fuse 18th century charm with 21st century comfort and style providing you with gas central heating, Wi-Fi internet access, DVD player, powerful walk-in shower and limitless hot water. Parking arranged 40 euros per week.
Master bedroom, double bed, bedside lights, wardrobe, fan for cooling in the summer.
Second bedroom: twin beds, bedside light, wardrobe, small balcony, fan for cooling in the summer, safe for valuables.
Cot available on request.
Modern bathroom with powerful walk-in shower and limitless hot water.
Polished cement work surface, gas hob, stainless steel oven, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, toaster, coffee maker and kettle. Table with 4 chairs. Salt, pepper, olive oil, and a welcoming supply of English tea, ground coffee and milk.
Balcony with views south of Sierra Nevada mountains and the Alhambra, partially blocked by a Cypress tree which you can see in the photo. Large comfortable sofa, TV, hi speed WiFi internet access. DVD player on request.
Bed linen and towels are provided and will be changed weekly.
Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.
Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Room Fans, TV.
Please be aware that the Albayzin is a maze of narrow cobbled streets and steps built on the side of a hill. The apartment is in the lowest part of the Albayzin closest to the true centre of town which is Plaza Nueva. But it is still a 5 minute walk uphill from the centre which some people may find difficult.
Balcony with views south of Sierra Nevada mountains, partially blocked by a Cypress tree which you can see in the photo.
Important notes on accommodation
This is one of four apartments for rent in the same listed building. To view the other apartments with 2 bedrooms please see property ref S3447 or ref S13056.
To view the apartment with 3 bedrooms please see property ref S4096.
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Notes on prices
VAT included, no extra costs for cleaning if staying for 3 nights or longer. Children sleeping in cot no cost.
Guests can arrive any day and at a time that suits them. Check out by 11am, apartment cleaned and prepared for occupation by 2.30pm.
Contact via email to confirm availability and cost. 50% non-refundable deposit payable to confirm reservation, the rest payable on or month prior to arrival. €150 damage deposit payable on arrival.
Apartment in Albayzin, City of Granada, Spain
About the area
45 mins drive to the beaches of Granada´s Costa Tropical.
Two 18 hole golf courses within 30 mins drive of apartment. The City of Granada golf club and the brand new Santa Clara golf club boasting the longest course in Andalucia.
45 mins drive from apartment.
80 different ski pistes.
Resort at 2100m.
Highest lift 3200m.
Views of Mediterranean sea.
Special Interest Holidays
The owners are friends with some professional and well informed tour guides who have lived in Granada for several years and can offer our guests the following experiences:
- walks in the natural beauty of the Alpujarras
- historical tour of Granada examining the indelible marks left by the three faiths: Jews, Christians and Muslims.
- tasting wine and cured ham and visiting the cave dwellings of Guadix
- the insiders tapas bar tour
- walks through the woods surrounding the Alhambra, once the hunting estates of the Moorish sultans with wonderful views over the city and to the high peaks of the Sierra Nevada.
Group sizes are kept to a minimum and tours are conducted in English. Further detail provided by email.
How to get there
The apartment is accessible by car without needing an access pass. The owners can recommend a city centre car park that costs 40 euros per week, we also have a private parking space near the apartment 15 euros per day.
Granada airport 20 mins drive, 27 euros in a taxi or 30 euros if you are picked up by our driver. Malaga airport 1 hour 15 mins drive, buses from Malaga to Granada leave every hour.
The centrality of the apartment means it is less than 5 minutes walk from numerous tapas bars and restaurants, the best of which the owners recommend in an up-to-date restaurant guide which is provided for the guests. Granada´s main food market is also closeby where clients will be able to find fresh local produce.
Reviewed by: Lisa, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 21 September 2014
Date of stay: September 2014
"Home from home"
If you're wanting a truly authentic experience of Granada here is the place!! The apartments are in a fantastic location for getting around Granada. With every think you'd expect from home!! Clean and well equipped. I was meet by Jamie who was incredibly helpful and very knowledgeable of the area. This has been my second visit and I will endeavour to return!!
Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, sightseeing, families with teenagers and romantic getaway
Reviewed by: Alan, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 5 August 2014
Date of stay: June 2014
"Great find in the heart of the Albayzin"
We chose to base our Granada holiday in the Albayzin and managed to find this great little apartment. It's fully equipped with everything you'll need and is perfectly located whether you just want to wander or pick up the local bus. It is pretty hilly but my 85 year old mother stayed with us for the first week and she managed fine. Local amenities are just a short walk away and the 'Bonno Turistico' ticket was very good value. We took advantage of the offer of Jamie picking us up at Malaga airport and bringing us to the flat directly - money well spent - and he's a good source of local info. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this accommodation.
Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car, sightseeing, families with teenagers and families with young children
Reviewed by: Maggie, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 21 June 2014
Date of stay: May 2014
I travelled alone looking for a typical Spanish apartment, plenty of history, restaurants, cafes, shopping and this beautiful house and location provided it all. The owner has restored this property to a really high standard with a mix of old and new and provided all I could need for my stay. Plenty of space for four. The on site manager, Jamie, was exceptional and I recommend obtaining his email before you arrive for contact and further information. The house is close to the centre of everything but in a beautiful narrow street. Yes, the previous reviewer is right, there is some street noise at night with bins being emptied and people walking home, but I would rate this apartment as 95% perfect. The photographs are a true reflection. Before I travelled, in line with Owners Direct advice, I tried several times, unsuccessfully, to contact the owner on the telephone, altho I had emails, and was concerned (particularly travelling alone) that this was a genuine rental. It was a worry I had, which was unnecessary and could easily be rectified. SO, A GREAT APARTMENT AND GREAT LOCATION. I do recommend it.
Reviewed by: Pasquale, Australia
Reviewed: 17 January 2014
Date of stay: November 2013
Apartment was clean, comfortable and in a good location for sightseeing. Tony met us when we arrived and he was really helpful with general information. He kindly walked us to the local supermarket so that we could get our bearings which was much appreciated. Only issue would be that the apartment was a little bit small for 4 adults and also the bedroom windows are above the street. Even with the windows and shutters closed you can hear people talking as they walk home late at night and the occasional car on the cobblestones as they pass. Can be a bit disruptive if you are a light sleeper. Enjoyed our stay in Granada.
Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car and sightseeing
Reviewed by: Jake, Venezuela
Reviewed: 20 September 2013
Date of stay: March 2013
"Welcome to Granada"
The San Jose apartments are a great place to stay. They are located in the heart of Albayzin and conveniently near all the major attractions in Granada. The apartments are clean and cozy; and Lisa, on site manager, is a great resource person and able to help you navigate your time in the city. This place is so much better than a hotel. You feel at home while you're in Granada.
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, sightseeing, families with young children and romantic getaway
Just wanted to say that we had a lovely time. The apartment was absolutely great, and in brilliant location with lots of atmosphere. Thanks for organising it, must recommend you on your total service. (Yorkabel Soquar, May 07).
We just came home from a wonderful week in Andalucia, which started in your lovely apartment. It was everything I hoped for and a true home away from home. Sorry we couldn’t stay longer, we hope to be back one day and will definitely recommend your place to our friends! (Marion Korting, November 07)
I just wanted to say thank you for the excellent organisation of the apartment. The flat is located very nice and we felt very good in the Albaycin. Lisa is very kind. If we return to Granada we surely will spend some more days in your house. (Sebastian Haag, April 08)
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