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Fantastic Traditional Alhama Village House w Sunny Secluded Garden, Splash Pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Village House in Alhama de Granada, inland Andalucia - Opposite A Pretty Square With Fountains And Roses, 5 Minutes Walk To Centre Of Alhama

* half price entry to Alhama's beautiful outdoor swimming pool with kids' pool, big pool, grassed area, shady umbrellas, and cafe/bar (up to 10 euros); great welcome pack with the best local produce; 2 complimentary breakfasts at Bar El Tigre, one of the best breakfast venues in Andalucia - see TripAdvisor for reviews.

Casa Verde is a lovely, traditional village house which has been beautifully restored to make it a wonderful 'home from home' for your relaxing holiday. All the rooms have wooden or terracotta tiled floors & the upstairs rooms have wooden beamed ceilings. The patio has two BBQs, table and chairs. Stairs take you down to a lower garden with loungers, spring to autumn splash pool* measuring 2.44m diameter, 76cm deep, herbs, fruit & vegetables for the table & a refreshing shower for cooling down. Calle Tejar Bajo is an attractive typical Andalucian street and Casa Verde is situated opposite a lovely square with 2 fountains. The house is 2 minutes walk from a handy little supermarket and only 5 minutes to the main square with shops, bars and banks. There's lots to do in Alhama itself and the town perfectly placed for great walking and cycling country, the coast (1 hour drive), and historical cities of Granada, (45 mins) Malaga, Seville and Cordoba. *Pool-April/May-end October but please check as depends on weather.

Neil Payne
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Neil Payne

Back in 2004 Neil and I swapped our busy, city-based lives in the UK for rural bliss in southern Spain and feel much happier and healthier as a result. Looking after people on holiday is refreshing and fun and we're loving having the opportunity to explore our wonderful adopted country.

Neil Payne purchased this house in 2006

Why Neil Payne chose Granada Province (Costa Tropical)

We fell in love with the rugged wildness of the mountains around Alhama then we fell in love with the charms of this lively, beautiful and relaxing little town. The coast and great cities are close by but Alhama feels tucked away from all that hustle and bustle.

What makes this house unique

We got the idea of providing fabulous, great value accommodation whilst travelling in 2002. We know that going on holiday can cost a fortune and we feel that you shouldn't have to pay the earth to stay in beautiful accommodation. Our houses are traditional village houses which we have lovingly restored – you'll find lots of period features including beamed ceilings & antique tiled floors; cosy and charming our houses are also modern and stylish. Our travelling experience taught us that attention to detail is very important and we provide lots of little extras so that you can relax & have a lovely holiday. We aim to create something special - a comfortable home-from-home feeling and you can see we've had great feedback if you look at our guests' comments on our website.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Oh Casa Verde, how we will miss thee!! Our time here has been amazing!" Kim Penna, Texas

"Casa Verde is an amazing home and we all thoroughly enjoyed staying here. We look forward to a return visit in the near future!" Sandra Musgrove, Texas

"We all enjoyed our stay at your fabulous Casa Verde and we have created wonderful memories here." Jane, Julie & Pat, USA

"We've had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed both the fabulous house and the beautiful surroundings!" Emma, Gordon & Katie, Scotland

"We've had a lovely few days in the beautiful surroundings of Alhama. The house is great with such attention to detail. We particularly enjoyed a couple of days cycling with "Cycling Country" just down the road." Julia Purcell

"Casa Verde, Alhama de Granada - heaven on earth!!" Sylvie, Ignace, Benjamin & Jill

"Highlight - sitting on the patio in Casa Verde of an evening in the sun, reading and drinking the local beer!" Emma and Jamie, Cardiff
Jul 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alhama de Granada in Andalusia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor bathroom - beautiful handmade "bottle bottom" mosaic floor, bath with shower over. First floor shower room - handmade glass mosaic floor, fantastic large shower area with powerful shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , not available between mid October and mid April
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , not available between mid October and mid April
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 from mid April to mid October, sleeps maximum of 4 during winter months. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, double bed, wooden floor, double height beamed ceiling, skylight. Bedroom 2, twin beds, wooden floor, beams, shuttered windows overlooking the square. Bedroom 3, double bed, balcony overlooking garden. Bedroom 4, twin beds, Morrocan style.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Casa Verde has woodburners in the kitchen and sitting room for getting cosy in winter evenings - we provide logs for a few nights and can put you in contact with the best priced source to purchase more. All electric and gas costs are included in the rental price. Electric heating provided and fans in the summer. As the walls are really thick the house is well-insulated against heat & cold. We have cots, stair-gates and highchairs & loads of books and films for little ones. Free wi-fi internet connection. Stairs: Casa Verde is on 3 levels & has steps to garden, stairs to top floor quite steep - please ask if you have any questions about stairs or accessibility. Outside: The kitchen leads onto the patio which has 2 BBQs, herbs and seating/dining for 8. Downstairs is a lovely terracotta tiled, walled private garden with flower beds - fig tree, honeysuckle, jasmine, raspberries and a selection of vegetables for the pot or salad bowl - help yourself! The garden gets loads of sun all day especially over the splash pool. There's also a shower for cooling down, hose for the kids to play with, toys and comfortable loungers for catching the rays. The splash pool measures 2.44m diameter by 78cm high - it will be available from April/May to late October - this is dependent on the weather so please contact us to confirm. Utility Room: Washing machine. Mop, sweeping brush, clothes drying racks, ironing board, iron, shelves, etc. Bed linen & towels provided. Cleaning available on request

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)


A relaxing haven of tranquility.

  • 5 of 5

We are missing Casa Verde and sleepy Alhama already! Neil and Pam are excellent hosts and always on hand if you need them. The welcome pack was a kind gesture and airport pick-up useful. This rustic townhouse is beautifully decorated with Moorish influences,colours and furniture. The shower was AWESOME and the beds REALLY comfortable.The weather was unusually hot during our stay but the house was cool with ceiling fans and the plunge pool was a treat!The locals are so friendly, the bars all providing exquisite,free tapas with every drink and the scenery make this town so appealing. The views of mountains and of the gorge, truly stunning! The local,municipal pool had a fantastic atmosphere with a bar, pool tables, table tennis, tennis courts etc..Great for children and adults alike.Casa Verde is so well equipped with everything you could possibly need. We would recommend this place to all our friends..... Truly wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Boho-chic and spotless!

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at this beautiful house in Alhama. Its boho-chic interiors were wonderful and tasteful. You could feel the love and energy that had been invested in the house by its owners. Very importantly, the place was spotless with great amenities and full supply of hot water and gas. It was very easy to stay here and the owners were wonderful in making sure all our needs were met. Couldn't recommend this place highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Casa verde is beautiful, felt like home immediately. Lovely touches like a bottle of wine and a few nibbles on arrival along with Pam and Neil's wealth of local knowledge were just the ticket and meant that we got the very most out of our stay. Can't recommend enough, even in the depths of Feb!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A must

  • 4 of 5

Casa Verde is aesthetically very pleasing and well equipped. 2 wood burners and a constant supply of wood from Pam and Neil ensured our evenings were very cosy.(It was the coldest spell for 40 years) Bright sunny days meant we could explore the joys of Alhama and its environs? Stunning scenery and masses of history not to be missed.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great holiday

  • 5 of 5

we had such a lovely time at Casa Verde, what a quaint village. loads to see and do in the area. we loved the local lake/resevoir to cool off!

Your Casa is so different and the individual decor was relaxing. if I ever consider retiring to spain then this is the place to stay! do you do long lets?!

apologies in taking so long to write my review, got there in the end!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Frank, thank you ever so much for your great review - we really appreciate it! We are very happy to do long lets between November and March - and offer great discounts. Hope we see you again! Very best wishes, Pam
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Wonderful house in an amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Casa Verde after an easy journey from the UK to find a wonderful welcome from the owners Pam and Neil and an unexpected supply of provisions including milk, cheese, bread, coffee and a bottle of the delicious local wine to greet us! This immaculate house was even better than described, and has been restored and decorated in a Spanish/morrocan style which is charming and homely in equal measures. The beds were extremely comfortable in every bedroom and we made full use of both the upstairs and downstairs living rooms. The kitchen is extremely well stocked, the dishwasher was essential with 7 of us staying there, and it had an amazing store cupboard of herbs, spices and other essentials.My favourite part however was enjoying breakfast everyday on the pretty patio outside! A real home from home!

The house is ideally situated within the town with easy walking access to the local supermarkets and to the lively bars in the town square, where we spent quite a few hours watching the world go by whilst enjoying the local beverages and sampling the free, yes that's right!, free tapas that accompanies them!

There are many walks around the local area and I would definitely recommend the one through the spectacular gorge, though maybe not in the midday sun! If you have a hire car then Alhama is ideally located for exploring this stunning region of Spain further. Something we intend to do on our return visit which we are hoping to do very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Rate 2
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact us by email or phone with your booking enquiry. We can do whatsapp/skype/viber. A deposit by bank or paypal transfer will usually be needed to secure booking. If you need to cancel your booking we will endeavour to obtain a replacement booking and return your deposit.

Changeover Day:
No preference.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for up to 4 people per week. For each additional person up to 8 people please add 50 euros per person per week. We offer good discounts for bookings of over two weeks and great value winter discounts. We also do part week bookings (minimum of 3 nights).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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