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Beautiful, Rural, Secluded Villa

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Casa Mojo near Lanjaron, Las Alpujarras, Andalucia, Spain - Peaceful Retreat With Private Pool, Shaded Terraces And Stunning Views. 10 Mins Drive From Town

Casa Mojo is a secluded villa in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada National Park. Set on a terraced hillside amongst 100 olive trees, the villa is a uniquely designed house, built in 2006, consisting of a spacious octagonal living area and two generous bedrooms sleeping 4 adults both with en-suite bathroom facilities. In the large double bedroom there is a day-bed which can accommodate up to 2 children or up to 2 cots for babies. The villa is finished to a high standard with contemporary interior space complementing traditional architecture. Casa Mojo is surrounded by an acre and a half of olive, orange, lemon and almond terraces with magnificent views of the majestic Sierra Lujar and beyond the sparkling Mediterranean. An inviting 9 by 5 metres swimming pool, enclosed by a safety fence and gate sits in splendor just below the house. Internet access now available.


Owner
Jo Cove
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018

About Jo Cove

The property is jointly owned by friends Kath & Mark, Jo & Will. We all became great friends after spending a month sharing a house in Goa, India in 1996. We have all remained the greatest of friends and shared lots of travels and fun times since. In 2004 we had this mad idea that we’d build a house in Spain.

We ended up buying this beautiful plot of land and then spent a couple of years camping and sleeping in our hammocks on the land whilst we watched our jointly designed house slowly being built and coming to life.

Jo Cove purchased this villa in 2004

Why Jo Cove chose Lanjarón

We ended up buying this beautiful plot of land and building a house! We all spent a couple of years camping and sleeping in our hammocks on the land whilst we watched our jointly designed house slowly being built and coming to life.

What makes this villa unique

We all absolutely love spending time at Casa Mojo and now enjoy lots of family trips sleeping in luxury, enjoying the amazing pool and the tranquility and beauty of the location. We all hope you will enjoy your time at Casa Mojo as much as we do!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time! No complaints! The house was great and everything was setup nicely. The kids loved the pool, we enjoyed the weather and the local establishments. It was very convenient located and the books and brochures in the house were very helpful. 5 stars!! Andrew Casper - June 2012.



Casa Mojo was absolutely lovely, you have a lovely villa in a beautiful place.

We had a fabulous week, I am sure we would love to visit again sometime. Brian McKee - July 2012



The house was idyllic and we had a fabulous time. Julie Holland - July 2012



We had a brilliant time at Casa Mojo. We really enjoyed the walks – GR7 from Pampaneiro to Canar, GR142 Lanjaron to Orgiva and the round town route.

Never had such a well fitted out kitchen area in a rental before – very much appreciated.Having your own almonds and olive oil is very cool!

Have raved about the property to loads of friends – I hope extra business comes your way from that. Alan & Margaret Russell - October 2012
Oct 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lanjarón in Alpujarra Granadina

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathrooms adjoin both bedrooms with one also accessible by the connecting corridor. This bathroom boasts a roomy walk in shower with views as well as a bidet. The other bathroom has a shower over a long bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is large with a double bed, a day-bed, patio doors and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has twin beds (which can be joined together), patio doors and en-suite bathroom. Both bedrooms have A/C.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Both the villa and pool are very family friendly. We have a range of appliances for babies and toddlers, including a highchair, a booster seat and a bumbo with table. We also have 2 travel cots for babies and toddlers and a daybed for older children. We have built up a good range of indoor and outdoor toys, books and jigsaws for babies and young children to help keep the children entertained. The pool has a brand new safety fence with magnetic safety latch gate to keep toddlers and small children safe from the dangers of water. There is a swing and a couple of hammocks to play in on one of the terraces next to the house. Outside: Casa Mojo sits in an acre and a half of olive terraces. There is a decked eating area, with table and chairs which is shaded by a pergola covered by climbing plants. The gardens are bordered by fragrant lavender and rosemary hedges, and there are more culinary herbs for you to use in cooking. Feel free to explore the grounds and in season pick yourself some oranges, almonds, figs, lemons and pomegranates. There are plenty of grassy areas to explore or sit and catch the sun, listen to the water trickling along the ancient acequia’s, admire ancient trees, or relax in one of the hammocks. An inviting swimming pool sits in splendour just below the villa. Measuring 9 by 5 metres and reaching 1.6m at the deep end the pool gives ample swimming and playing space for all. The pool is surrounded by a hardwood decked area, ideal for lounging on one of the sun-beds. To offer the family complete peace of mind, the pool is enclosed by a safety fence with a magnetic closing gate. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, towels and pool towels are all included. These are changed weekly. The property is cleaned before arrival. Extra cleaning during your stay can be arranged. Other: Al fresco dining is on the decked terrace on the south side of the house, overlooking the pool and breathtaking views of the valley and mountain ridge. A large BBQ is situated beside the decked terrace.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful, Rural, Secluded Villa
average rating of 4.925 based on 41 reviews
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5

Exactly as shown in property details. Absolutely stunning location. Amazing gardens and breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

From the first day of booking, the owners were helpful and efficient. It is perhaps the best equipped hose we have stayed in. Everything had been thought of and it felt like home from the moment we arrived. The pool area was fantastic and a great place to “hang out” as a family. The access to the property is interesting and you do need to be confident in your driving ability and your car needs decent ground clearance. Fabulous holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous holiday, beautiful setting - wonderful pool! Very happy, very relaxed!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful villa with great views of the mountains. The area is beautiful and the villa itself is superb. Best word to describe our experience here is ‘tranquility’.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply perfect

  • 5 of 5

If you want to be away from it all and at one with nature this is the Casa for you.

Jo has been very helpful and always replies promptly to emails.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A superb villa with excellent salt water pool.

  • 5 of 5

This is a very well equipped and well maintained villa.

Fabulous views.

Superb salt water swimming pool.

Gas BBQ.

The driveway is steep, but with care we managed to negotiate it with a Ford Focus Estate, although either a shorter or higher wheel base would have been easier.

Drinking water is obtained from the springs in Lanjaron, but this wasn’t a significant problem provided we remembered to take 6L water bottles with us when going to or through the village.

We hired mountain bikes and booked horse rides with the stables in Lanyaron and Órgiva, which were both excellent ways of seeing the hills!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, Great!

  • 5 of 5

If you like nature and have basic skills (ie.

can light a fire etc.) this is the place to go!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Stunning mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property set in an idealic location. The facilities and layout of the property are excellent and make a perfect family holiday home. The pool was fantastic and kept the kids entertained. We also enjoyed the extensive garden an picking fresh figs, lemons and almonds from the many trees. Great wildlife without having to move from the pool!. Great location for exploring the alpajurra region, as well as Granada and the andalucian coast.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Sharon. The pool is such a hit with children and yes, you were there at a great time for figs, lemons and almonds, although each time of the year seems to brings something to pick from the trees. Glad you got to enjoy some local Alpujarras wildlife from the poolside too!
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Location

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beaches are at Motril and at the old Arab fortress town of Salobreña, a half hour drive through fabulous scenery to the south. Here you can eat in the excellent fish restaurants and visit the old Arab fortress. La Herradura, a little further along the coast, is in a dramatic bay, with some wonderful beach bars and restaurants.

Travel:

Malaga airport is 140km from Casa Mojo, approximately a 1 hour 30 minute drive and Granada airport only 60km, under an hour away. A car is highly recommended.

Distances:

Casa Mojo is situated 500m off the main road up a concrete track, in between the interesting towns of Orgiva and Lanjaron, both 5km away. Orgiva is a bustling place with a colourful Thursday market. Lanjaron is a noted mountain spa town and known as the gateway to the Alpujarras. It's home to a lovely shaded park and an interesting ruined Moorish castle. Both offer a wide range of shops, restaurants, cafes, banks supermarkets and Internet cafes.

Further Details:

The villa is named ‘Casa Mojo’ as the area it sits in is called ‘ La Mojoneras’, meaning ‘markerstones’, which are white stones on the land to mark out the borders between properties. ‘Mojo’ is a shortened version of this. The villa is set in an acre and a half at an altitude of 650m above sea level, with magnificent views of the valley and mountains, olive and almond terraces intermixed with oranges, lemons and pomegranates. Nearby is a wild rocky hillside, glorious with thyme, rosemary, gorse and broom from autumn to spring. The terraces look their best in the spring, dappled with poppies and borage amongst clovers and grass. You can weave your way along the terraces from top to bottom, or use the naturally crafted steps to take you to the lower terraces.

The pool is available for the months May to September. Because of its secluded position the villa and grounds are a perfect spot for complete relaxation. Please note: Young children must be supervised in and around the pool at all times. NO DIVING as the pool is not deep enough.

The swimming pool and nearby ‘acequia’s (irrigation stream) attract a lot of wild life. The arrival of the swallows, followed by the bee eaters is a joyful experience. Hoopoes dip over the terraces and eagles and other birds of prey swoop down from the mountains. A pair of eagles can often be seen soaring on the ridge above the villa. Lizards and geckos abound as well as intriguing praying mantis and numerous butterflies and moths.

The valleys and foothills between the Sierra Nevada and the coastal range are of great interest to walkers, birdwatchers, botanists, writers and painters. There are many activities including pony trekking, paragliding, golf and skiing. The last outpost of the Moors after the fall of Granada in the 16th Century, their Berber villages dot the mountain sides. The small towns of Orgiva and Lanjaron are both a 10 minute car ride away, where you can find all the shops and conveniences you will need.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lanjarón, Granada Province (Costa Tropical)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2018 Jul/Aug/Sept
21 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£463
for 4 nights
£810
 
 
2018 Sept/Oct/Nov
8 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£391
for 4 nights
£685
 
 
2018 Oct/Nov/Dec
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£317
for 4 nights
£555
 
 
2018 Nov/Dec/Jan
3 Nov 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£266
for 4 nights
£465
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£369
for 4 nights
£645
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Final payment to be made 8 weeks before arrival at the villa. There is a 25% deposit required on booking. There is a £100 refundable security bond required.


Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. If there are any other requirements or special needs, then please contact us for a chat. Shorter and longer stays are available. Please contact us for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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