The Casita lies in the valley of the Alpujarra between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Costa Tropical - only 20 minutes from the Coastal towns of Motril and Salobreña and 30 minutes from the ancient city of Granada. The Area is of great interest to Bird Watchers, Walkers, Painters and Botanists, Amongst the many local activities are Pony Trekking, Hang Gliding, Golf, and Skiing.
The property is owned by an English architect who has practised in this part of Spain for many years, so as you may imagine, they are designed with care and flair. He lives nearby and is an absolute mine of information. He (David) is always happy to offer advice and information about the surrounding areas.
There are wonderful panoramic views from many parts of the cottage.Especially from the large private roof terrace. This is reached via a separate staircase from the entrance patio.
Once on the terrace there are 360º views over the olive and lemon groves to the mountains of Sierra Nevada.
furnished for comfort
Large 10 mtr X 6 mtr pool
Places to visit include: Granada, The Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, Salobreña, The Alpujarras and the beaches of the Costa Tropical,
The swimming pool is set against the hillside amongst scented oleanders, share it on summer evenings with skimming swallows as you swim.
Shopping is easy in the local village of Orgiva and there is a good supply of restaurants and bars to suit every pocket. A good read is the book by Gerald Brenan, "South from Granada", a lucid account of his time spent in the Alpujarra.
The large living / dining room has a wood burning stove, terracotta floors, rugs, TV, DVD, CD player, and a big collection of books.
In the dining area is a big dining table (seats 12) & breakfast bar which in turn opens to the large well equipped kitchen.
From the lounge via French windows you are on your enclosed private patio which has a barbecue (charcoal is supplied).
The master bedroom which is en suite, is furnished with rustic Spanish furniture. The en-suite bathroom has a corner bath with shower, basin, bidet and WC, heated towel rail and infrared heater.
The second (twin) bedroom also has an adjoining bathroom with a shower plus the same amenities as the master bathroom. Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and good storage.
Horse riding and pony trekking in the surrounding hills.