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Luxurious Moorish Style Villa, Pool, Petanque, Table Tennis Sleeps 1-10 People - Apartment Castano 2

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Spectacular views from the beautiful swimming pool and gardens

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Last updated: 05/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sunbathe by the private pool in the peace and quiet amongst the olive groves of Tijola, near Orgiva, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Enjoy the wonderful sunsets and star gaze at night, wtih a glass of wine after enjoying a BBQ. Buy your vegetables and fresh fish from the small local market town of Orgiva. Visit the white washed Berber villages which cling to the southern slopes of Spain’s highest mountain range or visit the Alhambra Palace and go shopping or eat out in the famous city of Granada. Recently described by Chris Stewart in his best selling book 'Driving Over Lemons' this rural area offers peace and tranquillity with easy access to the bars, restaurants and supermarkets in Orgiva. Just 1 hour south of Granada and 1 hr 40 mins east of Malaga, with the coast and golf only 35 mins away and skiing in the winter, just 1 hour 15 mins, the villa has been designed with the 16th century Alhambra Palace in mind, but with all the luxuries and comforts of the 21 century

Apartment Castano 2: Costa Tropical and Granada Province Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 80877ha

This apartment has been designed to offer flexibility of accommodation, the focus of which is a large private balcony with splendid mountain views. A delightful place to enjoy a BBQ. Bedrooms: one, two or three double bedrooms available all with large fitted wardrobes, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, central heating and luxury bed linen. Each has a TV aerial point.* Bathrooms: one or two available, each beautifully finished with luxury showers, central heating and heated towel rails. Sitting Room: comfortably furnished including TV, video/DVD player, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, central heating. French windows onto large balcony area, with distant views over the small pueblo of Los Tablones and the Contraviesa mountain range. Kitchen: Fully fitted and very well equipped (partly open plan) with large fridge/freezer, dish washer, use of washing machine, electric cooker, hob and microwave.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 105 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We can supply a cot for babies...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • All bedrooms are spacious with large fitted wardrobes, they all have air-conditioning/heating, ceiling fans and central heating. The 2nd bedroom can either have twin beds or a double bed. A child cot is available on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Beautifully tiled and fitted with spacious shower cubicles.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Luxury

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 38 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid season - 2
May 1 - Jul 7, 2015
3 night min stay
€102
€714
Peak season - 2
Jul 8 - Sep 6, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,066
Mid season - 2
Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
€102
€714
Low season - 2
Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2015
3 night min stay

€527
Peak season - 2
Dec 22 - Jan 6, 2016
3 night min stay

€1,066

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A 20% deposit is due on booking with the balance payable one month before arrival.

Easter school holidays are classed as mid season. Spanish Fiestas are classed as Peak Season.

A damage deposit of £200 is required on arrival.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/31/2015
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Location

55 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Granada
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Typical Spanish Bars in the town of Orgiva
120 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Malaga and Almeria.
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Approx 35 mins drive
55 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Granada
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Lanjaron.
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Typical Spanish resturants in the town of Orgiva
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Approx one hour and 15 minutes drive
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Salobrena

Car: Recommended

Whilst not being a large town Orgiva, capital of the Alpujarras holds a weekly market in the town. There are many tapas bars, restaurants and small supermarkets. There are also 2 health food shops and a herbalist pharmacy. Enjoying many fiestas throughout the year, this is very much a Spanish town.

Lanjaron is a spa town, where the Spanish have enjoyed spa treatments for over 100 years. The minerals found in the different waters are said to be an aid for any number of ailments. Visit the fascinating city of Granada with its spectacular Alhambra Palace, and the old Moorish quarters of the Albaicin. Shop in the town centre or just enjoy the hustle and bustle of the street restaurants and cafés in this ancient student city.

Just 35 mins away are the relaxing beaches of the Costa Tropical. The white villages built by the Moors have a charm and style unique to this area. Spend the day visiting different villages and discovering some of the local crafts, still practiced in the region.

Other Activities: Petanque/Boules, table-tennis and badminton facilities all available at the villa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Nigel and I (Zoe) met in 1998 and realised that we both had a desire to live in the sun. We started looking for our dream place in the year 2000. The minute we discovered this beautiful area of Spain, we knew that this is where we wanted to be. We bought the property in 2003 and spent the next 3 years renovating it to bring it up to date. We wanted to make sure that it was updated to a high level of comfort. We have been pleased with the comments people have given us about how much they have enjoyed the property.

Why the Owner Chose Costa Tropical and Granada Province:
The location and views were what attracted us to the property! We knew that we would be renovating any property that we bought, so our main concern was the views and the location. Just two and a half kilometres from the market town of Origva and with spectacular views of the mountains, we find that everyone who stays here loves it. Some of the best walking areas of Europe are all around. It is so easy to access so many places from here - the beach 30 mins drive and the ski resort of the Sierra Nevada just over an hours drive away. It is so easy to access motorways to visit Granada, the coast, Cordoba and Sevilla. The mountain villages are within easy reach - the property ideally located for most things.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The house is surrounded by olive groves, orange and lemon trees, avacado and pomigranate trees. The water system that the Moors introduced still runs down from the Sierra Nevada mountains to this day, which means the area is unusually green for Spain. We had a blank canvass when we bought this house so after visiting Granada and Morocco many times, we gave it the style that is so right for this area - the last place the Moors lived before returning back to Morocco. You will see some of the features that we have put in, on the website, but you will see many more when you visit the house. We brought many pieces of furniture from Morocco including a fountain which is in the small courtyard.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Spectacular views from the beautiful swimming pool and gardens

    Spectacular views from the beautiful swimming pool and gardens

  • Sunbathe next to the pool

    Sunbathe next to the pool

  • Moorish details

    Moorish details

  • The villa private garden

    The villa private garden

  • Part of the gardens looking towards the villa

    Part of the gardens looking towards the villa

  • Villa kitchen

    Villa kitchen

  • Villa Living Room

    Villa Living Room

  • One of the apartment bedrooms

    One of the apartment bedrooms

  • Apartment twin bedroom

    Apartment twin bedroom

  • Moorish architecture from the small private courtyard

    Moorish architecture from the small private courtyard

  • Ski resort just an hour and a quarter by car

    Ski resort just an hour and a quarter by car

  • The villa and apartment

    The villa and apartment

  • Dine Al Fresco in the Blue Outside Dining Area

    Dine Al Fresco in the Blue Outside Dining Area

  • Views from the garden of boule pitch and the Lujar mountain range

    Views from the garden of boule pitch and the Lujar mountain range

  • View from the apartment

    View from the apartment

  • View of the villa from the boules court

    View of the villa from the boules court

  • The small private courtyard between the villa and the apartment

    The small private courtyard between the villa and the apartment

  • One of the villa's outside eating area

    One of the villa's outside eating area

  • One of the villa bedrooms

    One of the villa bedrooms

  • One of the bathrooms

    One of the bathrooms

  • One of the several outside eating areas

    One of the several outside eating areas

  • View of the main courtyard

    View of the main courtyard

  • The coast is only 30 minutes drive by car

    The coast is only 30 minutes drive by car

€75 - €152 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/31/2015
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