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Beautiful Moorish Retreat

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Alburquerque

Sleeps 6. 2 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom.

This beautifully restored medieval house is all for you, no matter if you are a group of 2 or 6. Located in the old quarter, by the impressive castle walls of this real Spanish town, steeped in history and offering huge views.

A perfect hideaway...

The house sleeps maximum 6 people (2 double bedrooms and 2 single sofa beds)

There is one ground floor bathroom and the kitchen is fully furnished with gas oven, hob and fridge. A kitchen table seats 4-6 but there is also a patio table which seats 8-10 people comfortably.

In summer months, the upstairs bedroom has air-conditioning, the rest of the house stays cool due to foot-thick stone walls and the fact that the house is built into the hillside. In winter there is a log-fired stove, electric radiators, bathroom radiator and all the beds have electric blankets.

The house is in the old quarter, only metres away from the impressive castle walls of Alburquerque, a true Spanish town in the province of Badajoz, steeped in history and offering huge views. This is the place to visit if you love traditional town and country life, castles, festivals or just chilling out.

Discover abundant wildlife and lose yourself wandering along ancient tracks. Take in historic monuments and enjoy great food at many local traditional establishments both in Spain and across the border in the gorgeous Alentejo region of Portugal, less than 30 km away. If you're interested in ornithology, walking/ cycling, history, gastronomy and real Spain, come to Alburquerque!

There is an open air swimming pool in the town and a natural river pool in the nearby village of La Codosera.

The town can all be accessed on foot but you will need a car or bicycle to access sights out of the town like the natural swimming pool in La Codosera, the reservoir, world heritage sites of Marvao and Elvas. Good bus service to Badajoz.

Please note that the house, being centuries old, is built on several levels, has some low doorways and a very steep, narrow staircase. This may be an issue for people with limited mobility and is definitely not suitable for wheelchair users or young children.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2016

Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

Beautiful Moorish Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Berlin
5

Ziemlich nah am Traumurlaub

  • 5 of 5

Beschreibung war sehr passend und trotzdem wirkt die Atmosphäre erst dann, wenn man dort ist ;-) Uns hat es sehr gut gefallen, Martin ist ein wunderbarer Gastgeber. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt. Es ist genau die richtige Ausgangslage um das Städtchen mit all seinen Sehenswürdigkeiten und Kneipen fußläufig zu erkunden, aber auch, um mit dem Auto einige Höhepunkte der Extremadura kennenzulernen. Für alle reichte leider die Zeit nicht.

Sehr erwähnenswert ist aus unserer Sicht noch die gute Ausstattung mit Info-Material, besonders den Wanderrouten für den nordöstlichen Teil.

Wir können gern weiterempfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and for being such wonderful guests! :)
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Location

Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
250 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Alburquerque, Tierra de Badajoz

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£59
for 2 nights
From
£29
£147
£505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alburquerque in Badajoz Province

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming

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