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Alpujarra holiday cottage in Granada mountains

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Capileira

Capileira (population 570) is the most popular of all the captivating white villages of the high Alpujarra. High up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, it is one of the top walking destinations in Spain. Easy-going yet impressive, with ancient dwellings in the high gorge, it is blessed with some 300 days of sun every year. Bars provide free tapas with drinks and wholesome, inexpensive meals are served at a number of restaurants.

El Gato Negro (The Black Cat) has been home-from-home here for 15 years to couples and single travellers wanting to get to know or hike La Alpujarra and enjoy the comfort of a genuine village house. The original building, dating back to 1700, was completely and rustically restored in 2000.

Built on one storey, with solid chestnut beams, a double living room and space to sit out in sun or shade, it has the charm of an old friend. The atmosphere is very relaxing, the furnishings are comfortable and it’s a great place to explore from.

Trails along the spectacular gorge, down to the river or up into the Sierra Nevada mountains start from your doorstep. Good local facilities—including bar terraces, bakeries and craft shops—now include a cybercafé. The house has a DVD player for quiet nights in.

A good sofa bed can sleep one person in the front room, which can be curtained-off from the kitchen (a supplement of 40 euros applies).

Find out more on El Gato Negro's website www.alpujarra-granada.com

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

About Us

Guy Simpson
Calle Vieja, 5
18413 Granada
El Gato Negro, VTAR/GR/00912
VAT Reg No

Owner
Guy Arthur Simpson
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 November, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Alpujarra holiday cottage in Granada mountains
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

"This is a wonderful litt...

  • 5 of 5

"This is a wonderful little cottage with lots of authentic charm. It is small, but very cosy, with authentic character nestled within the village. It was clean, warm (in spring) with a small but efficient kitchen. We felt very special staying in "Gato negro" withy the snow clad mountains behind us. We would love to return again."

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Precioso

  • 5 of 5

La casa es tal como se ve en las fotos: acogedora y situada en una callecita preciosa y muy tranquila. Esta decorada con gusto y se encuentra todo lo que se necesita. Pudimos desayunar fuera, al ser los unicos en la plazoleta. No pudimos ver a Guy, ( nos hubiese encantado), pero Wendy nos acogio y estuvo muy atenta durante nuestra estancia.

Hay unas rutas realmente bonitas y por supuesto, todo el entorno y el pueblo es una maravilla.

De volver a Capileira, por supuesto que regresariamos encantados al mismo lugar.

Gracias a Guy y a Wendy por su amabilidad.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

"Gîte trés agréable , con...

  • 5 of 5

"Gîte trés agréable , confortable et pratique au coeur d''un trés joli village typique de la région ; la situation du gîte permet de vraiment découvrir la vie quotidienne des habitants du lieu .Parking à l''entrée du village mais possibilité de se garer pour décharger les bagages à 50 m de la maison.Jolies promenades à partir du lieu ou trés proches ( cartes et informations dans le gîte).Deux petits supermercados,une boulangerie tout proche. A conseiller!!!"

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Petit gîte plein de charm...

  • 5 of 5

Petit gîte plein de charme, très calme, bien situé dans un village très attachant.

Accueil très sympathique malgré notre heure d'arrivée plus que tardive.

On reviendra !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"Logement coquet, très co...

  • 5 of 5

"Logement coquet, très confortable, bien équipé pour deux personnes et d'une propreté irréprochable. Maison traditionnelle aux murs épais (bonne isolation thermique)bien restaurée. Environnement calme et absolument silencieux. Quartier pittoresque dans un village accueillant. Accès déconseillé aux personnes à mobilité réduite (marches, escaliers, pentes importantes).Belles balades et randonnées plus sportives tout autour."

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Die Beschreibung der Unte...

  • 5 of 5

Die Beschreibung der Unterkunft stimmt mit der Realität überein.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
La Tapa (good wines by the glass)
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
La Pizzeria (serves many other dishes, too)
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Motril
Car: recommended

Normally by hire car from Malaga Airport: 2 hours exactly. (Almeria Airport 2 hrs 40 mins is an alternative). Bus transport from Granada is also possible, although limited. Bus times are published with other FAQs on the house's own website www.alpujarra-granada.com

Complete directions will be sent with your booking confirmation. Airport transfers available on request.

Historic Capileira is the last village before Sierra Nevada National Park, which means fantastic hiking, horseriding and spectacular mountain scenery. Wholesome and nicely priced local food and drink combine with pure mountain air and spring water. Visit other pretty whitewashed villages, take day trips to Granada to see the exquisite Alhambra Palaces or go down to the Costa Tropical for sea and sun. A healthy and altogether satisfying holiday experience.

You will receive an in-depth local information guide as one of your holiday documents.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Capileira, Sierra Nevada Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£109
for 2 nights
From
£55
£235
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £13

Se puede alojar a una tercera persona (niño o adulto) en un sofa-cama cómodo de 1,20 x 2m en el salón a 10€ por noche ó 40€ por semana. Les enviamos instrucciones detalladas de cómo llegar y les damos la bienvenida en persona antes de dejarles con casa y llave. Hay buena información sobre el pueblo y zona: qué hacer, dónde comer etc. El resto del alquiler se puede abonar a la llegada. El depósito no es reembolsable.

Precio de la casa por noche (estancias cortas): 65 EUR
Precio de la casa por semana: 280 EUR
Uso de sofa-cama (para una 3ª persona, por ej.): 10 EUR por noche ó 40 EUR por semana.
La reserva de confirma con un depósito del 40% del total. El resto se abona a la llegada. El depósito no es reembolsable, pero no hay penalización adicional en caso de anulación de reserva.

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 58 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Table & Chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming

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