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Holiday home with private pool in fantastic setting

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps up to 2 people

Only one kilometre from the centre of Orgiva, this private house is set in a quiet rural location. It is an ideal centre for walking and exploring the Alpajurras and Sierra Nevadas or just relaxing and unwinding. Our holiday home has recently been refurbished and currently gives basic accommodation with all new furniture. It comprises a large double bedroom, refurbished bathroom, large lounge/diner with balcony and American kitchen. There are wonderful views across our large grounds (approximately 2 acres) and adjacent olive and orange groves. Breakfast on the balcony, enjoy outdoor meals under the olive trees or on the extra large poolside terrace. Swim in the 5m x 10m pool. A gated drive off a private lane leads to a vine enclosed parking area. The immediate gardens consist of an established pear orchard, mature olive trees, vines and a variety of younger trees including orange, lemon, grapefruit and fig.

A centre for what you want: The Alpajurras are an ideal location for those who just want to take it easy or for those who want to be slightly more energetic. With our large swimming pool, pool side terrace and shaded olive tree areas you can relax, read a book, or just take in the stunning views, without going anywhere. Alternatively, the surrounding mountains offer plenty of designated and informal walks or the opportunity to take a car ride to the numerous mountain villages famous for their hams, woolen carpets, honey and pottery.

In winter the ski slopes of Granada offer an alternative leisure pursuit not often linked with Spain.

Other attractions worth considering are the spa at Lanjaron, the caves at Nerja, Mini-Hollywood near Almeria where some of the greatest 'spaghetti westerns' were made, and of course the vast Sierra Nevada National Park where the scenery changes with each season.

Traditional Spain: Tapas is a standard accompaniment to an alcoholic drink from lunchtime onwards - a good tradition to be preserved and enjoyed. Whilst you cannot choose what you receive, this snack is usually of local produce and if you have a second drink the second tapas is normally different to the first. Try Tinto de Verano in the summer - a long cool refreshing mix of red wine and lemonade.

Less than an hour away is Granada, most famous for the Alhambra Palace. This fantastic complex of 14th century Moorish buildings, gardens and water features is a must to visit. Ensure you book in advance as queues for tickets on the day can be extremely long. Sensible shoes, light clothes and a bottle of water are all essential and don't forget to take your camera.

Andalucia is the home of flamenco, so ensure you see this genuine Spanish art consisting of song, dance and guitar playing.

Local amenities: Orgiva is a small market town with several small supermarkets, various banks with cash machines (usually with English option), internet cafes and a variety of bars and restaurants. Visit the local market in the upper town on a Thursday. This is a traditional fruit, vegetable and clothing market which now attracts newer stalls offering leather goods, organic produce, hand made jewellery and other locally made goods.

The coastal town of Motril offers the closest large supermarket/hypermarket which can be reached easily from the main coast road. This is the largest commercial town on the Costa Tropical and its centre, slightly inland, has the traffic to go with it. The Motril coastal area is now being developed but is ideal for those wanting to play a quick 9 holes of golf. As the club house is right on the beach those not wishing to be energetic can enjoy this usually quiet location mainly used by the Spanish.

More Details

Owner
Linda
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Órgiva in Costa Tropical

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
Notes:
Please note that the pool is unsuitable for non-swimmers.

Reviews

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Holiday home with private pool in fantastic setting
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5

Perfect stay, lovely setting.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very good time. The house and surroundings were perfect and very peaceful although the property is very close to town; the pool was heaven. It is a perfect place to enjoy the surrounding villages, which are all stunning.... but it is also great to stay at home, take a plunge in the lovely-big pool and enjoy a home made BBQ with local products bought in the shops in Orgiva. We wish we could have stayed longer.... a lot longer...! The property was clean and the caretaker was always available on WhatsApp. A very pleasant stay.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay!
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5

Lovely villa all mod cons , stunning setting with private pool

  • 5 of 5

We loved are stay in Órgiva.

The house was perfect , just what we wanted lovely pool area with panoramic views. Eagles soaring above us and Hoopoos in the gardens. Kitchen and bathroom well equipped, internet better than ours at home. It’s about a 15 minutewalk to

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, peaceful, breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

Homely comfortable villa well equipped, brilliant outside patio areas, wonderful clean pool, great for swims in the evenings in the coloured lights, lovely walks amongst the fruit and nut trees, nice private location, friendly owners who are there if you need them. Definately recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect relaxation

  • 5 of 5

House was absolutely perfect, everything we needed, comfy bed, well equipped kitchen (no oven though, but we didnt miss it). Complete peace and quiet and not overlooked in any way. We were out by the pool most of the day, cooked on the bbq in the evening with meat from local butchers and olive oil, lemons, limes and pomegranates picked fresh from the garden. We enjoyed the stunning views of the mountains, watching birds fly over in the day and the bats and stars at night. A short 20 mins walk into Orgiva for shops, fresh bread etc, and we ate out a couple of times (delicous pizza at pizza love) but the house was so relaxing we never wanted to leave it. If you need somewhere to switch off and tune in to nature, this is the perfect place. All the arrangements were so easy, Linda made everything simple, and there was even wine and beer left in the house to welcome us, along with guides to local areas, books, games and DVDs. Most relaxing and refreshing holiday i've had for years.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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5

Fabulous Holiday In Superb Location

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent two weeks In the cottage rented from Linda & Alan. I have to thank them for the lovely & superbly equipped house & pool which is tucked away on the edge of Orgiva. Our booking was handled professionally , always a quick response & full of useful information - as was the tourist pack & books at the property. Thank you too for the welcome pack of essentials & wine etc. A godsend on a Sunday arrival. The cottage is immaculate & has everything you may possibly need . Kitchen has all the utensils you want , and we made good use of the outdoor area & barbecue. The pool area is superb and the views from terrace lovely , even at night , sitting watching the shooting stars & satellites scoot by. I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone wanting a holiday in a peaceful location , with the bonus of a lovely house & private pool . Thank you again .

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely retreat!

  • 5 of 5

I was a bit unsure about staying so close Orgiva (having visited the region several times before), as we usually like somewhere more remote - but this property feels rural, and private, as it tucked away and not overlooked. As it was hot, instead of our usual walking excursions we relaxed by the lovely pool, watching the wildlife in the surrounding orchard and from the nature/wild area on the lower terrace. What a lovely find...we hope to return! Just the tonic if you are in need of some serious R&R! The owners Linda & Alan and Jack & Sheila (who helped on arrival) were very friendly, helpful and informative and we would certainly recommend this property to family and friends, as it has good facilities such as the great pool, outdoor kitchen/bbq and covered carport (essential in August heat)!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
El Recreo
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Lanjaron
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Playa Granada
Car: recommended

A short distance away is Orgiva, the capital of the Western Alpajurras. This market town is the centre for walking or driving to the many mountain villages on the south side of the Sierra Nevadas. Also nearby is the spa town of Lanjaron, which produces some of the best bottled water in the region. Granada with its famous Alhambra Palace is a must for all visitors being just 45 minutes away. Motril, a 35 minute drive, offers the closest beaches and golf facilities, although you also have a choice of many other beaches along the Costa Tropical.

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