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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
    Illora
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    Rental Home – 
    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...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • 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 Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    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...
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    Listing #HL183361 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Granada: 12.4 mi
    Railway: Granada: 0.0 mi
    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: 37.3 mi.
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Rob A
Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We spent a fabulous week here with another family. A lovely, well presented villa in traditional Andalusian country. A car is essential as it is about a 10 minute drive up from the village of Illora where there is a small supermarket, a couple of banks, several bars, etc. Lots of home comforts and plenty of space for 8 people,... more

Eileen G
Wigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

We stayed here early October weather really hot so made good use of the wonderful pool with amazing views.Loved this house, the best stocked store cupboard in any house we have stayed in,could have cooked a meal right away if needed. Almost everything about this house was perfect only negative bumpy driveway to property, you need a robust car !!!... more

klaxon201...
Swansea, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011 for a stay in May 2010

Big house with annexe that comfortably sleeps 12 with spsce for a cot or 2. Well appointed with a good size pool and large adjacent seating area. Flat roofed annexe was lovely for eating an evening meal in the last of the sun & the evening breeze. Room for everyone to not feel on top of one another. Illora 10... more

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