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Beautiful House With Loved Walled Garden, Wifi And English TV

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Alhama De Granada, Andalucia, Spain - Quiet Street With Parking And Just 5 Mins Walk To Bars Shops, Restaurants And Main Square

Characterful cottage with beamed ceiling and orignal tiled floors. There is a large welly equipped bright dining kitchen . The lounge is cosy with a wood burning stove and comfy sofas .There is a flat screen TV ,English TV (accessed through the internet) and DVD player and patio doors leading to the garden. The garden has many plants and there is tiled patio with a mosaic dining table and chairs and sun chairs and a bbq. The bedrooms are tasefully decorated with shuttered windows and original tiled floors.The large master bedroom has beautiful Moroccan style four poster bed.


Owner
louise Parr
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About louise Parr

I live here in Spain and love the area and the fact that it is still traditionally Spanish. What attracted us to this part of Spain was the amazing scenery and of course the tapas!

louise Parr purchased this cottage in 2007

Why louise Parr chose Granada Province (Costa Tropical)

The house is in really quiet street and so close to the shops and bars. The property was once a small fruit shop many years ago and is full of character and charm.

The main reason why we bought this house was because we really loved the fact that it had a garden.

What makes this cottage unique

Being able to wander into town and sit on the square in the sun in the afternoon for a few drinks and tapas. There are also many fiestas in the town were everyone dresses up and enjoys the festivities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a lovely time here in Alhama, the house has been perfect . We have enjoyed the bars on square and had some great nights in Ocha !

The welcome pack was much appreciated ..thanks you !
Mar 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Alhama de Granada in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • town
  • village
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Seperate feature glass brick shower, wc .
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with four poster double bed decorated in a Moroccan style witha dressing table and chair. The second bedroom is tastefully decorated and has twin beds .
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Parking is on the street very close by approx 30m. Outside: There is a patio are with a lovely mosaic dining table,chairs and a large umberella perfect for dining outdoors anytime of day or evening. There is a lovely fig tree overhanging the old stone wall and plants in the garden. There is a sunbathing area with a sunchairs and a bbq perfect for relaxing. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included

Reviews

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Beautiful House With Loved Walled Garden, Wifi And English TV
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
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Lovely Spanish house full of character. Very quiet yet near to bars etc and cool out of the heat.

  • 4 of 5

It's a lovely house. It's typically Spanish and very charming.

Everything works really and it has everything you might need.

The courtyard is very pretty too.

Near to shops, bars etc and yet very quiet too - no noises in the night - very peaceful.

The village is also lovely. Louise left a file which had some absolutely fab walks from the village - I can highly recommend reading the red file.

The gorge is not to be missed and neither are the local bars.

The food in the bars was some of the best we have had anywhere. A real bonus is the free tapas they give with drinks!

Our favourite was El Tigre, but to be fair they were all fab on the square.

Great house, great village, great holiday. We would like to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
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A welcome retreat from the heat of the day

  • 5 of 5

The location was great, close to the heart of the old town but in a quiet side road. After visiting 2 cities we found Alhama de Grenada was essentially Spanish and thoroughly enjoyed its rugged beauty and friendly people. There were many good bars and restaurants to choose from, and there will be some open every day of the week. If you want to eat at home, there are plenty of food shops and a market, I think it was on Friday. The kitchen has a good selection of cooking implements plus a barbeque on the patio. Unusually for us when we are abroad, we were not troubled by biting insects! Despite temperatures in the mid 30's the house remained cool. This homely cottage was good value for money.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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5

Gorgeous house

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous house and courtyard. Lovely location with some spectacular views from the village. Particularly enjoyed the walks along the river and through the gorge. Went to visit Granada for the day using the local bus service - much easier than trying to drive and park and well worth a visit. Also enjoyed outings to the coast and Lake Bermejales.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Cute property in a lovely town

  • 4 of 5

Visited at the end of march, hit a bit of a cold spell at the start of the week but property owner (Louise) was really helpful in providing heaters and wood for the lovely wood burner fire. House is cosy with lovely features like wood beams, pretty tiles and white walls. Situated a few minutes walk into the town which has plenty of bars and restaurants which provide local Spanish food including tapas with your drinks!!

The area is perfect for travelling, we hired a car and went off to Granada (1hr drive) and a beautiful town called frigiliana (1hr 15) very pretty with white washed he's walls and brightly coloured doors and pots. A must visit.

Locally you can walk the gorge and visit a local hamman or walk the gorge in the opposite direction and you get to a hot natural spring pool. Again a must visit... would definatley recommend if you want a traditional Spanish break.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful quaint cottage in a traditional Spanish village

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this homely cottage. It is packed with original features and character. The welcome pack was very enjoyable. The bed was comfortable. The patio garden was a peaceful retreat with plenty of sunshine yet also areas where we had the chance to get some shade.

The village is a very friendly place with some interesting historical features.The gorge is awesome The tapas bars were great. We particularly enjoyed Bar Andaluz. We will definitely recommend this place as an alternative to a seaside break.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great house in a great town!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the house with my wife and 2 teenage kids for 12 days in July. The house, located in the old part of the town, is comfortable and clean and had all the amenities we needed. There is plenty of space and also a great, very private outdoor area, which is perfect for chilling out with a glass of wine and a good book. A real suntrap too. Inside, the house stays cool during the day because the walls are so thick, which is nice. The house is within 5 minutes walk from one of the town squares, where there is a good selection of bars and restaurants. There are other squares a little further walk away. Plenty of choice of places to eat and drink. We loved the town. The location, perched on the edge of the gorge, which you must explore, is spectacular. Lots of little windy streets, and a tremendous history also. Has a real laid back atmosphere and isn't busy with tourists, mostly Spanish folk, which was a real plus. Evenings out are fairly busy around the squares and the atmosphere is great. Everyone is friendly and welcoming. Free tapas every time you buy a drink, day and night! Some evenings we never even bought a meal because we were so full from all the tapas. Visited several places during our stay including the Alhambra in Granada, about 45 minutes drive away, which was amazing. The lake at Bermejales, about 15 minutes drive, is fantastic for swimming and soaking up the sun. The location is stunning. I have never seen water that looked that colour before. Terrific big pool and restaurant within 10 minutes drive from the town, called Pato Loco. Spent a few glorious sunny days there just chilling and swimming and eating. Wasn't too busy either. They do a great deal there on weekdays. 3 course menu of the day and all day swimming for 11 euros each. Unbeatable value! Lovely meal and great facilities, although the prices around the towns establishments were also very reasonable. All in all we had a fantastic holiday. If you're looking for a more traditional relaxing Spanish location with spectacular scenery, some sites to visit and you don't want to just flop out on a beach all day, then this could be for you. If you want a Spanish holiday with loud nightclubs and raucous night time action then stay away. The owner Louise was very helpful with her info and directions etc. Also, there was a welcome pack with some essentials when we arrived which was nice. Would definitely recommend a visit and we hope to return some day.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

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"There are many excellent bars and restaurants in Riofrío, mostly serving superb dishes inclu..."
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
5 mins walk
Nearest Golf
54 Kilometres
BAVIERA GOLF
Nearest Train
54 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Salar
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
5 MINS WALK
Nearest Ski
54 Kilometres
Granada
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The countryside is truely stunning so perfect for birdwatching, walking and cycling . The waters of lake Bermajales are just 15mins drive with water sports and of course swimming.

There are two outdoor swimming pools within the town and within walking distance and another with lovely gardens and a restaurant just outside the town.The beautiful Arabic baths of El Ventoro are also just outside the town and within walking distance.The Roman bathes and natural hot springs are a 5 min walk.

The fantasic gorge is just 5 mins from the house ideal for a stroll and a picnic with amazing views.

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beach is at the resort of Torre Del Mar which is less than an hours drive.There are many beaches lovely along the coast.

Travel:

Granada airport is one hours drive and Malaga is an hour and an half . Directions will be given .

A bus is available, or there are transfer companies.

Distances:

The town of Loja is 35mins drive.

Granada is one hours drive.

Lake Bermajales is 15 mins drive with swimming and water sports.

There are many surrounding villages within 10-15 mins drive.

Further Details:

The market is 2 mins walk and on every Friday with a big selction of fresh fruit and veg and loads of shoes !!

There are many banks with cash machines, supermarkets and shops. In all there are over 30 bars in the town.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Alhama de Granada, Andalusia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£144
for 3 nights
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
50% deposit is required and the final balance due on arrival.
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Changeover Day:
Change over day is flexible.

Notes on prices:
Please ask for prices for more than one week.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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