Las Golondrinas is a well designed, spacious stone built cottage for two people with air conditioning and exclusive 10x5m private pool which is not overlooked by any neighbouring properties. Set within its own olive grove and located in the stunning countryside above the beautiful Andalusian small rural town of Algarinejo. 50 mins West from Granada airport and is an hour and twenty minute from Malaga airport.
Awarded a tourist licence by the Spanish Tourist Board, it is set on one level, and the cottage boasts amazing panoramic views towards the Sierra de Loja mountains and the surrounding countryside of mountains and olive groves. The ideal rural getaway holiday destination, offering privacy and seclusion. Perfect for lazy days by the pool, walking the signposted trails next to the cottage, star gazing the night skies with the no light pollution.
It has a large 10mx5m private, tiled pool, for your exclusive use. Completely private and Ideal for lazing around ,during the long hot summer months, along with a large terrace area, sunbeds and two pergolas for shade.
The cottage has good quality furnishings and has one bedroom with a king size bed, a large open plan kitchen/diner and sitting room, plus a bathroom with fully tiled shower. Air conditioning offering welcome relief from hot summer days. A flat screen TV with UK TV channels and Wi Fi in all areas including by the pool. There is a separate laundry room, complete with a washing machine, iron etc. Immediately outside the front door is a totally private, terrace equipped with table and chairs, chairs to relax, read and enjoy the amazing views. There is also a gas barbecue for alfresco dining.
For the bird and wildlife enthusiasts you can relax on the pool terrace and watch the red capped swallows dip into the pool, spot the hoopoes, azure winged magpies, honey buzzards, hen harriers and short toed eagles, to name some. Within an hours drive you can be in the parque de Subettica where the largest colony of Griffin Vultures can be seen and also other birds of prey.
Set amongst olive groves,the cottage is situated along a very good track which is easily accessible from the main road . A car is essential for your stay. Algarinejo (about 15 mins away in the car) is the last village and old stronghold of Granada province, originally built by the Moors, and is steeped in history. There are numerous bars and restaurants including an award winning restaurant, which offers an amazing experience of a tasting menu of 15 courses of the local food. Free tapas is available with drinks - as Algarinejo is located in Granada Province. Other beautiful, historical towns and villages like Priego de Córdoba and Montefrio are approximately half an hour away by car, as well as beautiful, hilltop Iznajar with its stunning lake, beach and water sports activities. A little bit further, however, less than an hours drive away is Granada with its famous Alhambra, and also the typically Spanish town of Antequera ( approx 1 hour away) with its very good shops, restaurants and bars and also high speed train links to major cities like Malaga, Córdoba and Sevilla and the rest of Spain.
A welcome pack of essential milk, bread, wine! etc is provided on arrival. Also some basic toiletries, toothpaste, shower gel. Towels and pool towels are provided and are changed mid stay.
All in all this cottage provides an ideal getaway for peace and relaxing or using it as a central base for exploring and visiting the many villages, towns and cities of Andalusia. Experience the real Spain !