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Stunning Villa With Beautiful Panoramic Views Across The Andalucian Countryside



Updated: 13-Sep-2016
House in Acequias, Lecrin Valley, Granada Province Andalucia, Spain - Situated At The Top Of The Village, The House Has Absolutely Beautiful Views.

Our family has owned Buena Vista for around 10 years. We bought it as a ruin and worked closely with local builders to sympathetically restore the house, emphasizing Andalucia’s links to Morocco through the design and furnishings. The house has very thick walls to help keep it cool in the summer and warm in the winter. There is a large roof terrace with comfortable banquettes where we have spent many a long and languid summers evening. In fact, we decided to install an outside kitchen so that we can maximise time spent on the terrace (and reduce the journeys downstairs for the cold cervezas!) There is a large shaded area, a fridge, sink, gas hob and cast iron "plancha" for flash frying (it also has a toaster and kettle so you can head straight up for breakfast!). The terrace has a lovely outside shower where you can enjoy spectacular views while getting ready for the evening ahead. Buena Vista sleeps 6 comfortably (there are 3 double bedrooms, each boasting spectacular views over the village and hills) and 2 bathrooms, one with a full sized bath. There is a good-sized, practical kitchen (with a well stocked larder containing herbs and spices etc). We are keen cooks so the kitchen is well equipped. The kitchen joins onto a comfortable sitting room with a large fire place – ideal for cosy winter nights in. The house is great for couples and families with older children or babies. We wouldn’t recommend the house for families with toddlers – the high terrace makes for lovely views but unless constant vigilance is your thing, it probably wouldn’t make for the most relaxing holiday!

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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I live in London with my wife, 3 small boys and dog.

Speaks English

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Review of Buena Vista

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house in Andalucia which completely lived up to expectations.

Great for relaxing on the terrace as well as a good situation for walking in the Sierra Nevada and visiting Granada, Cordoba and other places.

Very welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We can arrange language or cooking classes. We can also arrange a guide for walks around the area.


Acequias is approximately 30 minutes by car from the Costa Tropical which has popular beaches (e.g. Salobrena and La Herredura) where beachside restaurants serve up barbecued sardines, octopus and paella etc.


Acequas is a 30-40 minute drive from Granada airport (1.5 hours from Malaga). Car hire is essential.


Durcal is about 5k away from Acequias and has banks, shops and supermarkets etc. It also has a weekly market.

Further Details:

Acequias provides an excellent base from which to explore Andalucia. It is approximately 30 minutes by car from the Costa Tropical which has popular beaches (e.g. Salobrena and La Herredura) where beach side restaurants serve up barbecued sardines, octopus and paella.

The stunning Moorish city of Granda is also within easy reach (again, about 30 minutes by car). Granada is home to the wonderful Alhambra palace (book online to avoid long queues during peak times).

The Lecrin valley is very popular with serious climbers, as well as those who enjoy a more leisurely ramble. Niguelas is the closest town and is a very pretty 20 mins walk away – perfect for working up an appetite for those tapas! You can also drive to the Alpujarras mountains which are simply stunning (“Driving Over Lemons” land). The drive takes about 20 minutes (to Lanjaron) and you can either go on further into the Alpujarras (to beautiful remote areas like the village of Ferrirola) or from there you can go on a large number of different walks, pitched to your level of fitness or endurance.


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 40% deposit is required on confirmation of booking. The balance and a fully refundable £250.00 deposit (held against damages) is payable a month before arrival. Rental prices are based on full occupancy (6 people), but are negotiable depending on the time of year.
( Please note that there is a heating surcharge in winter. )

Changeover Day:
Generally Saturday to Saturday, but we can be flexible depending on the time of year. Arrivals generally after 2. 00 pm and departures generally by 10. 00 am on day of departure (again, we can be flexible depending on the time of year).

Notes on prices:
Prices are subject to availability and length of booking. We are happy to offer discounts out of season and for lower occupancy levels. Arrival and departure times can be flexible with prior agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 13-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • There are two bathrooms, one large with a full sized bath tub. Both bathrooms have showers, loos and washbasins.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: There are 3 double bedrooms. All have comfortable double beds. The rooms are light and breezy and have spectacular views out over the Andalusian countryside and village below. Each room has a ceiling fan and French windows with Juliet balconies.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: There is a small heating surcharge in the winter months if excessive gas is used. Utility Room: There is a dishwasher in the kitchen and washing machine on the roof terrace. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included (including beach towels). The property is cleaned weekly (when the towels and linen are changed). Other: There is a hallway with a large storage area (for golf clubs, coats, hats, beach bags etc.)

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