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'La Retama' Cerro Del Esparto

  • Sunloungers and pool
    Sunloungers and pool
    Sunloungers and pool
    Pool and Olive groves from top terrace
    'La Retama'
    Early morning view from the kitchen
    View from pool patio at dawn
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    This lovely family country house is charming and well located for enjoying the wealth of outdoor pursuits in this unspoilt and truly Andalusian area. Although it feels secluded in the heart of the rural campo, the grandeur of Granada is only a 30 minute drive away. Further afield are the hot springs of Alhama de Granada and the coast at Motril (about 1.5 hours drive). Gorgeous Montefrio is a 15 minute drive - a gem of classic Andalucian beauty: vibrant bars complement its elegance, winding streets lead up to the tiny whitewashed streets and the castle looking like a legend on top.

    Sample traditional tapas in the bars and restaurants of friendly Illora or the classic beauty of Montefrio. Sierria Pelada riding stables are a few minutes drive away and a moonlight ride on the mountain is a...
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(4)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (12)
    • Microwave
    • Private Garden
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The whole interior of the main Cortijo was redecorated before the 2012 season - and our guests loved it. The Cortijo is very much a family house, I do trust that guests will continue to care for the Cortijo and enjoy some of the precious objects that live there too.The beds are all new and comfortable, I added mattress toppers to them all in response a guest request from 2012 :)

    Our kitchen is particularly generously equipped with solid oak cabinets & built in hob/cooker. Granite worktops.
    Two dining tables - seats 8-12 together. Microwave. Extensively equipped - all pots pans, crockery etc. Large Fridge/Freezer in pantry plus fridge in Casita. There is a stereo with a selection of music and 'talking books'.
    I like to leave fresh packets of pasta/rice oil spices etc for guest...
    Listing #HL183361 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    I do negotiate on rental prices for smaller groups - please don't hesitate to email me and ask!

    I I price the house competitively, as you can see. 'La Retama' can easily accommodate two families which makes it a perfect way to enjoy the Andalucian Campo in style without breaking the bank. Although we need to ensure that 'La Retama covers its costs throughout the year we try to accommodate families on a tighter budget where possible. Feel free to call or email me to see whether we can negotiate on price for smaller groups.

    I take a 20% deposit on booking and ask for the remainder two weeks ahead of your holiday dates.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Granada: 20.0 km
    Railway: Granada: 0.0 km
    I recommend that all our guests hire a car. The roads to the Cortijo are excellent I am pleased to say - Our mountain road has just been resurfaced. However, we are in a rural location and public transport won't be convenient. Granada airport is half an hour away - Malaga airport is 1.5 hours away. Budget airlines fly into both airports - check your local availability. Please book your hire car when you book your flights - it is easy to search online and frankly the provision tends to be similar across the budget hire car companies.
    Activities nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.0 km.
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Catrin J
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 November 2011 for a stay in June 2011

We spent a very happy fortnight here, in the baking sun. The accommodation comprises a traditional two-bedroomed cottage, with modern additions of two bedrooms, a kitchen/dining room, a new bathroom, and a self-contained 'cassetta' comprising bedroom and bathroom. The place is furnished as a family home, with satellite tv, dial-up internet access, paintings on the walls, and decent kitchen equipment.... more

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Listed since : Sep 2011
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Calendar Updated: 301 days ago
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