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El Tinao - a Townhouse with Soaring Views Towards the Mediterranean.

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Spectacular views from the spa terrace

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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

El Tinao is a new townhouse in the heart of the unspoiled village of Canar. The house is unique in the village, being the only property that retains a 'tinao' - a feature unique to Berber architecture which connects buildings on both sides of narrow village streets. Built in the traditional Alpujarran style, El Tinao is light and spacious, with high ceilings, chestnut beams and slate stone floors throughout. There are two terraces, one for outdoor dining and a BBQ, the other with sun loungers and a heated spa. Both, of course, have those wonderful soaring views over the village, high above Orgiva and across to the Sierra Lugar. On a clear day, you can see the Rif Mountains of Morocco. It's easy to lose track of time in Canar, but don't worry - you can also see the village clock tower from the terraces. It won't help you with the day of the week, but at least you'll know when to nip out to catch the bread van for croissants in the morning!


Additional facilities: El Tinao has a TV for playing DVD/CDs, and a selection of DVDs, books and games is provided. Canar has 3 bars serving tapas and traditional Alpujarran meals. There is a pharmacy and a well-stocked grocers which even opens on Sundays! Swimming is available in Orgiva for a small charge.

Further afield: Golf - there are 2 courses within 40 minutes of Canar; one on the coast in Salobrena, the other on the near side of Granada city. Skiing - the World Championship resort of Pradollano in the Sierra Nevada is 1 hour 15 minutes from Canar, while paragliding, windsurfing and diving are available in Salobrena and Almunecar on the Costa Tropical. The historic cities of Sevilla and Cordoba are both within reach for day trips, each at approximately 3 hours' drive. Not forgetting, of course, The Alhambra Palace and Generalife gardens in Granada, and we will happily book advance tickets for guests.

Canar is a great base from which to explore La Alpujarra either on foot or by car. The famous GR7 walking route goes right through the village, with the famous spa town of Lanjaron a 2 hour walk to the west, and a glorious 200 foot waterfall (El Dique) marking the half way point to Soportujar in the east (an easy 1.5 hour walk). We provide copies of The Rough Guide to Andalucia, Jeremy Rabjohn's excellent 'Holiday Walks in The Alpujarra' and a detailed walking map which you're free to take with you whenever you're heading out.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 105 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Tinao bedroom: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • All bedrooms have wardrobe, chest of drawers and fans.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Tinao en-suite: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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  • Bathroom 2 - en-suite: toilet, shower, bidet

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Other Amenities

  • All towels, including beach towels and bath robes for the loungers and spa are provided. Heating in winter is provided by oil-filled radiators. There is a wood burning stove in the living room, wood for which will be supplied....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Available via Internet - FilmOn.com, giving several UK and international channels (BBC, ITV, Film4, More4, E4 etc)...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    4MBS speed - with UK FreeView TV channels available by connecting laptop or tablet to the TV, along with many international TV channels available as well....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Selection of books and DVDs provided....moreless

  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Two private terraces...moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Heats to 40C, or can be used to cool down in the summer. ...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn/Winter 2014/2015
Sep 13 - Jun 12, 2015
6 night min stay

€400
Summer 2015
Jun 13 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

€475
Autumn/Winter 2015/2016
Sep 12 - Jun 17, 2016
6 night min stay

€400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

€475 Euros - mid June to mid September. €400 Euros - all other times.

A 20% deposit is payable at the time of booking, with the balance payable upon arrival in Canar.

Extra days (per day) beyond 1 week will be calculated pro-rata. Short breaks of less than a week available any time except Summer season. Bespoke quotes available upon request.

DISCOUNT - 10% if El Tinao is booked for 2 weeks or more


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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Location

70 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Granada
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Granada
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Autovia Sierra Nevada
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

Canar is the first village of the High Alpujarra, overlooking the local market town of Orgiva. Just below the Sierra Nevada Natural Park, and on the famous GR7 walking route, Canar is only an hour from The Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens in Granada.

 

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

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Photos

  • Spectacular views from the spa terrace

    Spectacular views from the spa terrace

  • Stylish living/dining area

    Stylish living/dining area

  • ...and without!

    ...and without!

  • Ensuite shower room

    Ensuite shower room

  • Keeping the house cool in the afternoon sun - the street outside El Tinao

    Keeping the house cool in the afternoon sun - the street outside El Tinao

  • El Dique waterfall

    El Dique waterfall

  • Sunrise over Cañar, looking towards the Mediterranean

    Sunrise over Cañar, looking towards the Mediterranean

  • Narrow streets and ancient buildings meet the sunrise in Cañar

    Narrow streets and ancient buildings meet the sunrise in Cañar

  • The approach to the village, with Piqui's bar at the top

    The approach to the village, with Piqui's bar at the top

  • The Poqueira Valley - 20 minutes by car

    The Poqueira Valley - 20 minutes by car

  • The dining terrace, with that famous Canar view

    The dining terrace, with that famous Canar view

  • Tinao bedroom from within...

    Tinao bedroom from within...

  • Mosaic tiled bathrooms

    Mosaic tiled bathrooms

  • Grape vine keeping the house cool...

    Grape vine keeping the house cool...

  • El Dique waterfall - a 25 minute walk from El Tinao

    El Dique waterfall - a 25 minute walk from El Tinao

  • Always peaceful - the view from El Dique down the Cañar valley

    Always peaceful - the view from El Dique down the Cañar valley

  • Take a stroll above the village - the views just keep getting better...

    Take a stroll above the village - the views just keep getting better...

  • One of the bars in the village serving meals and tapas

    One of the bars in the village serving meals and tapas

  • The fountain in the village plaza

    The fountain in the village plaza

€57 - €68 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 6-7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/30/2015
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