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STUNNING VILLA WITH POOL AND WIFI, 10MIN TO ALHAMBRA, 25MIN SKI RESORT, 45 BEACH

Scott Macdonald

Advertiser since: 2004
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Speaks English, Spanish, Indonesian
People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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STUNNING VILLA WITH POOL AND WIFI, 10MIN TO ALHAMBRA, 25MIN SKI RESORT, 45 BEACH

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Granada - Cortijo la Mata

Self catering villa rental with pool ideal for both Granada and Sierra Nevada

Cortijo la Mata, owned and run by Scott and Sari Macdonald, is a traditional Andalusian farmhouse constructed in the year 1911 converted into a holiday villa with breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada mountains, gated swimming pool, satellite TV (free to air UK channels such as the BBC) and high speed Wi-Fi.

For those who are looking for a complete escape to the Andalusian countryside yet want to take advantage of all that the city of Granada has to offer plus take in the ski slopes of Spain's highest mountain range the location is perfect. Situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the villa is located just outside the old village of Monachil in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by olive, almond and cherry trees.

Total land area of 1,500m2 which includes the villa (275m2 distributed over three floors), beautiful mature gardens of over 100m2, several patios and terraces totalling around 300m2, parking area of 100m2 (for 4 cars) and private mountainside of 800m2. The large pool is fully enclosed and there are 9 sun loungers to relax on while the kids splash in their own.

Ideal for a large family (with grandparents) or two families taking a holiday together in 6 bedrooms. Set amongst mature gardens with beautiful shrubs and trees the barbecue area with fabulous views of the countryside is big enough for family celebrations & gatherings. There are quiet corners for relaxation, so everyone can relax and enjoy their well earned family holiday.

The villa is ideally located within a couple of minute walk of the local shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, banks, a post office, pharmacy, DIY shop, tobacco shop, bike rental and bus stop. Cortijo la Mata is registered with the Andalusian Tourist Board VTAR/GR/00194.

Location :

- 10 minutes (8km) to Alhambra Palace

- 15 minutes to the city of Granada

- 20 minutes walking to Granada`s top climbing area-Los Cahorros

- 30 minutes to Sierra Nevada ski resort ( there is a separate road from the village to the resort )

- 30 minutes to Granada's Federico Garcia Lorca airport.

- 45 minutes to beach resorts such as Salobreña and Almuñecar

Facilities :

- 6 Bedrooms ( sleeps up to 12 ) including suite on top floor

- 3 Living areas each one with satellite TV and Spanish digital TV ( each living area has a chimney, open fire or woodstove )

- 3 fully-equipped independent kitchens

- 2 dining rooms and 2 bathrooms

- 3 Large patios furnished with rattan furniture, dining tables and chairs for 12 guests

- Barbecues ( one brick built and one metalic )

- 8 pool side sun loungers

- Private parking lot for 4 cars

- Around 800m2 of private mountainside in which to roam

- High speed Wi-Fi broadband throughout the property

- Air conditioning in top floor bedroom

Child friendly :

- Security gated pool, ideal for families with young children

- 2 travel cots and 1 wooden cot

- 2 standard high chairs

- Microwave

- Plastic plates and cups

- Changing mat

- Baby blankets

- Children toys and books

- 1 bike, 1 baby walker and 1 large playpen

Services (on request):

- Granada´s private chef

- Flamenco lessons

- Therapeutic massage

- Stargazing session

- Bike hire

- Spanish courses

- Cookery courses

- Catering Service

- Baby sitting

BOOKING NOTES:

- Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out 10:00.

- Swimming pool open according to season (open mid May thru end of September inclusive - weather permitting). Dimensions 7m length x 3.5m width and 1.2m (shallow end) to 2.0m (deep end) depth.

- Maximum capacity is 12 guests.

- A fully returnable breakage deposit of 300€ is payable together with the balance. This is returned provided the house is found to be clean and in order on departure day.

-Should guests wish to use the internet, data tokens can be purchased either at time of booking or any time thereafter by sending an email to the owner. Using the latest technology our satellite internet connection offers a headline 4Mbps download and 1Mbps upload speed and is connected to a WiFi which covers the entire property inside and out. Each token has a usage of 1GB and costs 25 €.

- No pets permitted.

- All bedlinen and towels are supplied and included in the price at no additional cost. For longer stays bedlinen and towels are changed on request. Please note that towels for the pool are NOT supplied.

- Cleaning materials and associated equipment are provided in the villa for your use during your stay.

- Change over day during summer months is Saturday. We can be flexible at other times so please ask.

- Late availability discounts - unlet dates within 7 days are discounted by 15%

- Long stay discount - 5% discount will be applied to full weeks after the first week

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Scott Macdonald (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2004
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Speaks English, Spanish, Indonesian

About Scott Macdonald

My name is Scott MacDonald and together with my wife Sari own and manage Cortijo la Mata villa in Granada (Spain) and Lake Beratan Villa in Bali .

We currently live in Scotland with our children, dividing our time between Granada (Spain) and our other home in Bali (Indonesia).

Scott Macdonald purchased this villa in 2002

Why Scott Macdonald chose Granada

Owner had studied and lived in Granada and other parts of Spain for many years prior to purchasing this property. Absolutely stunning location for a holiday. The intense blue skies, mountain backdrop on one side and the plain of Granada on the other combine to make it a very special place.

What makes this villa unique

This is a unique property. Travellers will be hard pushed to find such a traditional yet updated villa so close to Granada city whilst surrounded by the Andalusian countryside.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Sari and Scott for a warm welcome to Cortijolamata. The cottages are home from home. We have had a wonderful 5 days, enjoyed visits to Alhambra Palace, city tour of Granada on the open-top bus, sun and sea at Salobreña and relaxing by the pool taking in the stunning views.
Sep 2008
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People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Granada Airport
Nearest Barpub
1200 Metres
Monachil
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Motril
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Ronda Sur de Granada
Nearest Restaurant
1200 Metres
Monachil
Nearest Ski
28 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Playa Granada or Salobreña
Car: recommended

Cortijo la Mata, owned and run by Scott Macdonald, is a traditional Andalusian farmhouse constructed in the year 1911 converted into a holiday villa with breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada mountains, gated swimming pool, satellite TV (free to air UK channels such as the BBC) and high speed Wi-Fi.

For those who are looking for a complete escape to the Andalusian countryside yet want to take advantage of all that the city of Granada has to offer plus take in the ski slopes of Spain's highest mountain range the location is perfect. Situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the villa is located just outside the old village of Monachil in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by olive, almond and cherry trees.

Total land area of 1,500m2 which includes the villa (275m2 distributed over three floors), beautiful mature gardens of over 100m2, several patios and terraces totalling around 300m2, parking area of 100m2 (for 4 cars) and private mountainside of 800m2. The large pool is fully enclosed and there are 9 sun loungers to relax on while the kids splash in their own.

Ideal for a large family (with grandparents) or two families taking a holiday together in 7 bedrooms. Set amongst mature gardens with beautiful shrubs and trees the barbecue area with fabulous views of the countryside is big enough for family celebrations & gatherings. There are quiet corners for relaxation, so everyone can relax and enjoy their well earned family holiday.

The villa is ideally located within a couple of minute walk of the local shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, banks, a post office, pharmacy, DIY shop, tobacco shop, bike rental and bus stop. Cortijo la Mata is registered with the Andalusian Tourist Board VTAR/GR/00194.

LOCATION :

- 10 minutes (8km) to Alhambra Palace

- 15 minutes to the city of Granada

- 20 minutes walking to Granada`s top climbing area-Los Cahorros

- 30 minutes to Sierra Nevada ski resort ( there is a separate road from the village to the resort )

- 30 minutes to Granada's Federico Garcia Lorca airport.

- 45 minutes to beach resorts such as Salobreña and Almuñecar

FACILITIES:

- 6 Bedrooms ( sleeps up to 12 ) including suite on top floor

- 3 Living areas each one with satellite TV and Spanish digital TV ( each living area has a chimney, open fire or wood stove )

- 3 fully-equipped independent kitchens

- 2 dining rooms and 2 bathrooms

- 3 Large patios furnished with rattan furniture, dining tables and chairs for 15 guests

- Barbecues ( one brick built and one metalic )

- 8 pool side sun loungers

- Private parking lot for 4 cars

- Around 800m2 of private mountainside in which to roam

- High speed Wi-Fi broadband throughout the property

- Air conditioning in top floor bedroom

CHILD FRIENDLY :

- Security gated pool, ideal for families with young children

- 2 travel cots and 1 wooden cot

- 2 standard high chairs

- Microwave

- Plastic plates and cups

- Changing mat

- Baby blankets

- Children toys and books

- 1 bike, 1 baby walker and 1 large playpen

SERVICES (ON REQUEST):

- Welcome pack

- Granada's private chef

- Flamenco lessons

- Therapeutic massage

- Stargazing session

- Bike hire

- Maid

BOOKING NOTES:

- Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out 10:00.

- Swimming pool open according to season (open mid May thru end of September inclusive - weather permitting). Dimensions 7m length x 3.5m width and 1.2m (shallow end) to 2.0m (deep end) depth.

- Maximum capacity is 12 guests, however we can at times accomodate one or two more guests so please ask..

- A fully returnable breakage deposit of 300€ is payable together with the balance. This is returned provided the house is found to be clean and in order on departure day.

- Should guests wish to use the internet, data tokens can be purchased either at time of booking or any time thereafter by sending an email to the owner. Using the latest technology our satellite internet connection offers a headline 4Mbps download and 1Mbps upload speed and is connected to a WiFi which covers the entire property inside and out. Each token has a usage of 1GB and costs 25€.

- No pets permitted.

- All bedlinen and towels are supplied and included in the price at no additional cost. For longer stays bedlinen and towels are changed on request. Please note that towels for the pool are NOT supplied.

- Cleaning materials and associated equipment are provided in the villa for your use during your stay.

- Change over day during summer months is Saturday. We can be flexible at other times so please ask.

- Late availability discounts - unlet dates within 7 days are discounted by 15%

- Long stay discount - 5% discount will be applied to full weeks after the first week.

Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Granada, Granada Province (Costa Tropical)

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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Ski season
1 Dec 2014 - 30 Apr 2015
2 night minimum stay
€200
From
€200
€1,170
 
 
May
1 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
€200
From
€200
€945
 
 
June
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
2 night minimum stay
€200
From
€200
€1,015
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2015 - 12 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,220
 

Notes

  • - Breakage deposit: 300 €. Required.
    A fully returnable breakage deposit is payable together with the balance. This is returned provided the house is found to be clean and in order on departure day.

    EXTRAS REQUIRED:
    - Departure cleaning & laundry costs: 10 € per person/stay.

    - Electricity according to meter per stay. Meter is read on arrival and again on departure.


    EXTRAS OPTIONAL :
    - Should guests wish to use the internet, data tokens can be purchased either at time of booking or any time thereafter by sending an email to the owner. Using the latest technology our satellite internet connection offers a headline 4Mbps download and 1Mbps upload speed and is connected to a WiFi which covers the entire property inside and out. Each token has a usage of 1GB and costs 25 €.
  • - Maid - 10 € /hour. Don't want to clean yourselves? Just let us know.

    - Bike Hire (price on request).All levels and ages catered for.

    - Private Chef (price on request). Let our private chef make your holiday unforgettable.

    - Stargazing session: 20 € /person. Guided tour of the night sky without leaving the villa.
  • BOOKING NOTES:

    - Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out 10:00.

    - Swimming pool open according to season (open mid May thru end of September inclusive - weather permitting). Dimensions 7m length x 3.5m width and 1.2m (shallow end) to 2.0m (deep end) depth.

    - Maximum capacity is 12 guests, however we can at times accommodate one or two more guests so please ask.

    - No pets permitted.

    - Late availability discounts - unlet dates within 7 days are discounted by 15%.

    - Long stay discount - 5% discount will be applied to full weeks after the first week.

    - All bedlinen and towels are supplied and included in the price at no additional cost. For longer stays bedlinen and towels are changed on request. Please note that towels for the pool are NOT supplied.

    - Cleaning materials and associated equipment are provided in the villa for your use during your stay.

    - Change over day during summer months is Saturday. We can be flexible at other times so please ask.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Granada in Granada Province (Costa Tropical)

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 275 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , This shower is only used in summer months
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , air conditioning
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , air conditioning
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The Attic suite offers the following additional facilities: * private sitting room with satellite TV and woodstove * open plan kitchen dining room with gas hob/electric oven and fridge freezer * air conditioned queen size bedroom (200cm X 160cm) * baby cot * sofa bed for occasional use * private terrace with access to boiler room/ extra bathroom (wc and shower room)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 16 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming

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