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Almond Hill House: stylish farmhouse set in 2 acres, mountain views, gated pool

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6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
14 guests
4 nights minimum
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ALMOND HILL HOUSE: Stylish 200-year old farmhouse with comfortable en-suite bedrooms, lovely gardens, olive and almond groves, great mountain views and a large gated pool. Great base for walking and cycling holidays and to explore pretty Moorish villages, the beaches of the Costa Tropical and magical Granada. 20-minute walk to town. Enjoy a rural location, close to town in one of the most beautiful parts of Spain. Air-conditioning and central heating for comfortable year-round holidays. Private chef available. . SPACIOUS, STYLISH HOUSE * Fully modernised 200-year old farmhouse, with original features and charm * 5 en-suite double or twin bedrooms with 2 smaller twin or single bedrooms * Well equipped kitchen and utility room with Smeg range cooker * Open plan living area, glass-covered int...ALMOND HILL HOUSE: Stylish 200-year old farmhouse with comfortable en-suite bedrooms, lovely gardens, olive and almond groves, great mountain views and a large gated pool. Great base for walking and cycling holidays and to explore pretty Moorish villages, the beaches of the Costa Tropical and magical Granada. 20-minute walk to town. Enjoy a rural location, close to town in one of the most beautiful parts of Spain. Air-conditioning and central heating for comfortable year-round holidays. Private chef available. . SPACIOUS, STYLISH HOUSE * Fully modernised 200-year old farmhouse, with original features and charm * 5 en-suite double or twin bedrooms with 2 smaller twin or single bedrooms * Well equipped kitchen and utility room with Smeg range cooker * Open plan living area, glass-covered interior patio, wood-burning stove and large dining table . EXTENSIVE GROUNDS * Wisteria and olive tree shaded garden terrace with comfortable seating, pergola and large dining table * Large (10 x 5 metre) gated pool – with sun loungers, umbrellas, shade from olive trees and covered pergola. Mountain views * The Olive Hut (40sqm extra living space) – for table tennis, yoga and games * Various shady spaces and orchard with space to be alone or together * Pick fresh fruit in season – including figs, almonds, tangerines, lemons and grapes . MODERN COMFORTS * Reliable wifi reaching bedrooms, gardens and pool terrace * Comfortable beds with good quality bed linen * Air-conditioning, fans, central heating and heated towel rails * Stylish bathrooms with powerful showers and on-demand hot water * Netflix . NEAR TO SHOPS, RESTAURANTS, PRETTY VILLAGES, THE BEACH AND GRANADA * Local shops (5 minutes' drive) include fishmongers, butchers, bakers and supermarkets * Great choice of bars and restaurants – some within walking distance * Explore pretty mountain villages - discover Spain’s Moorish past * Spend the day at the beach, enjoying a seafood lunch and a dip in the Mediterranean * Explore bars and the hidden squares of Granada, the old Arab quarter and the stunning Alhambra . CHILDREN WILL LOVE IT * Plenty of space for running around, playing and exploring – surrounded by nature * Away from busy roads – at the end of a country lane * The large pool is fenced and gated as is the lawned garden * Bedrooms are set apart so those without children can enjoy their own space. Some rooms work as family suites * Olive Hut – large wooden cabin for table-tennis and games * Small-holding at the top of the drive with goats, chicken and geese . BABIES * Two travel cots, two high chairs, baby monitor; food blender, microwave; plastic bowls and spoons, potty and baby bath * Please ask if you need additional cots, high chairs or other items and with notice we may be able to supply them . BEDROOMS AND GUEST NUMBERS Maximum numbers depend on the mix of adults and children. Check out the floorplan in the photos section * WISTERIA: Double en-suite (walk-in shower), private balcony * OLIVE: Double/twin en-suite (wet-room style bathroom) * ORANGE: Double/twin (or triple for younger children), en-suite (shower-over-bath) * LEMON: Small twin for children/single adult * ALMOND: Double en-suite (walk-in shower) with adjoining Fig * FIG: Small twin for younger children/single bedroom, adjoining Almond (1 standard single bed, 1 small single bed) * JASMINE ANNEX: Large double/twin, en-suite (walk-in shower) . JASMINE is included in bookings of more than 13 and 14 people and can be rented by groups of 12 or less for £200 per week. It is never rented independently of the main house. FAMILY SUITES: Orange/Lemon and Almond/Fig work well as family suites . POOL Weather depending, it's open April to October. Passive solar heating and thermal cover. It relies on sunshine so the temperature cannot be guaranteed. . PRIVATE CHEF Subject to availability for occasional meals . COURSES AND RETREATS Almond Hill House is a lovely property for small courses and retreats, comfortably accommodating between 8 and 10 adults. Get in touch for more information about hosting your retreat at Almond Hill House. . WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY 'Beautiful house in a stunning location – a lovely, restful holiday' – August 2018 'Our annual get-together was made even more special by this wonderful house' – July 2018 'Gorgeous house in a fabulous location' – June 2018 'One of the most amazing weeks of our lives' – April 2018 'This week has been everything we dreamed of, and more' – April 2018 “The best place we have ever stayed” – August 2017 “I don’t think we were prepared for how fabulous Almond Hill House turned out to be, a piece of heaven overseas” – June 2017 “We have rented many houses over the last 20 years and this is one of the best” – April 2017 “Such a special place, it really is quite difficult to leave” – June 2016 “If you have a dream of Andalucia, this is the place for you” – Sept 2015 Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VTAR/GR/0007More
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About the Owner
Matt and Sarah J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
Interaction with guests
THE OWNERS live in a neighboring property with their own private gardens, terraces and driveway. GUEST NUMBERS Maximum numbers depend on the mix of adults and children and time of year. Please let us know a little bit about your party when making enquiries, including how many adults and the ages of the children, if any. COURSES AND RETREATS Almond Hill House is a lovely self-catering venue for small courses and retreats, comfortably accommodating between 8 and 10 adults (including leader/s). Please get in touch for more information letting us know a little about your group.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I recently spent a few days at Almond Hill House with some friends. It’s the perfect place to relax and chill out - but also perfect for walking and hiking - so good for mind and the body. The house itself is so tastefully decorated...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Estelle H
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The House is well furnished and styled with love ! Kitchen is great. There is more than enough space for a big group. Big Pool and terrace for the morning and evening sun .... Beautiful surrounding and calm neighbourhood ! We´ll come back !

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Michael S
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Thank you to Sarah and Matt for a super holiday. They gave us home made bread, home made olive oil and veg from the garden on arrival as well as doing a shop for us because our flight was late in. They were the best...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Happiness598789
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 weeks at the Almond Hill House and couldn’t have enjoyed it more! We were 4 families travelling together with children - 15 in total and we all had a fabulous time. The house itself had plenty of rooms and space for everyone....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank RobynH1157
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Almond Hill House was the perfect venue for our annual get together. We are three families - 13 of us in total ranging in age from 13 to 53 and we all had a great time. Sarah and Matt were so helpful from the moment...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank CheshireFamily3
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighborhood
Las Alpujarras is one of Andalucia's best kept secrets – an unspoilt valley in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada dotted with ancient white villages dating back to Moorish times. Enjoy a rural location, just a 5 minute drive to town – with restaurants, bars, banks and supermarkets – or 25 minute walk.
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GETTING AROUND * A car is recommended – but it's easy to get to Granada and Lanjarón by bus * A 20/25 minute walk to town DRIVING TIMES FROM THE HOUSE * White Villages – 25 minutes * Beaches – 35 minutes * Granada and the Alhambra -– 55 minutes * Málaga – 90 minutes * GRANADA AIRPORT - 55 minutes (BA flies London City to Granada direct) * MÁLAGA AIRPORT - 90 minutes (most airlines fly to Málaga from all over Europe)
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