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Secluded farmhouse set in 2 acres, close to town, mountain views, gated pool

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View of the pool terrace from the Wisteria balcony
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6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
12 guests
4 nights minimum
Villa
HOMEWORKING: ask about home/school working for smaller groups 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. Enjoy a secluded, rural location at the end of a quiet lane, close to town in one of the most beautiful parts of Spain. Air-conditioning and central heating for comfortable year-round holidays. 20-minute walk to town. MAXIMUM GUESTS Sleeps up to 14 with a mix of adults, children and toddlers. See bedroom information. _________________________________________________________________________ COMFORTABLE HOUSE * Fully modernised farmhouse, retaini...HOMEWORKING: ask about home/school working for smaller groups 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. Enjoy a secluded, rural location at the end of a quiet lane, close to town in one of the most beautiful parts of Spain. Air-conditioning and central heating for comfortable year-round holidays. 20-minute walk to town. MAXIMUM GUESTS Sleeps up to 14 with a mix of adults, children and toddlers. See bedroom information. _________________________________________________________________________ COMFORTABLE HOUSE * Fully modernised farmhouse, retaining original features * 5 en-suite bedrooms, 2 smaller twin/single bedrooms * Well equipped kitchen with Smeg range cooker and 2 fridges * Open plan living area, interior patio, , large dining table for 12 * Central heating throughout and a wood-burning stove _________________________________________________________________________ EXTENSIVE GROUNDS * Gated pool (10 x 5 metres) with sun loungers and mountain views * Wisteria and olive tree-shaded garden terrace, shaded pergola, dining table for 14 * 7,000 sqm olive and almond groves with fruit trees – for seasonal picking * The Olive Hut (45sqm extra living space) – for table tennis and games * Long private drive right up to the house with lots of parking _________________________________________________________________________ MODERN COMFORTS * Good, reliable wifi reaching all bedrooms, the garden and pool terrace * Comfortable beds with good quality bed linen * Air-conditioning, fans, central heating and heated towel rails - for year-round holidays * Stylish bathrooms with powerful showers and on-demand hot water * Netflix, Sky News and Spanish TV/radio _________________________________________________________________________ BEDROOMS See floorplan in Photos section for more details * WISTERIA (ensuite): Double – private balcony * OLIVE (ensuite): Double or twin – accessible room * ORANGE (ensuite): Double, twin or triple for children * LEMON: Small twin for children or a single adult * ALMOND (ensuite) & FIG: Double with adjoining Fig – 1 single and 1 toddler bed/cot * JASMINE (ensuite): Large double/twin – 1 single and 1 toddler bed/cot [JASMINE is included in the price for groups of 10+ guests. Can be rented by smaller groups for £15 per night – please ask.] _________________________________________________________________________ INFANTS * We provide two travel cots, two high chairs, a baby monitor, potty and baby bath * Kitchen includes a food blender, microwave, plastic bowls and baby spoons _________________________________________________________________________ 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 * Enjoy traditional mountain villages - discover Spain’s Moorish past * Relax on the beach and enjoy a seafood lunch and a dip in the Mediterranean * Explore the bars and shady squares of Granada, the old Arab quarter and the stunning Alhambra _________________________________________________________________________ CYCLING, WALKING, HORSE-RIDING AND WINTER SPORTS * World-class cycling and mountain biking – professional bikes can be delivered to the house * Walks and hikes - from self-guided family rambles to organised walks with experienced guides * Horse-riding off-the-beaten track in the mountains with beautiful Mediterranean views * Guided off-piste skiing and snowshoeing locally or take a trip the nearby ski resort _________________________________________________________________________ CHILDREN WILL LOVE IT * Plenty of space for running around, playing and exploring – surrounded by nature in your own private grounds * Away from busy roads – at the end of a country lane * The large pool is fenced and gated as is the lawned garden * Olive Hut – large wooden hut for table-tennis and games * Small-holding at the top of the drive with goats, chicken and geese _________________________________________________________________________ POOL Weather permitting - it's open mid-April to early-October. Passive solar heating and thermal cover. This relies on sunshine so the temperature cannot be guaranteed. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VTAR/GR/0007More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
– La casa no es adecuada para fiestas, mascotas ni visitas de amigos y familiares que no formen parte del grupo de reserva. – The house is not suitable for parties, pets nor visits from friends or families who do nor form part of the booked group. JASMINE – included for 10+ guests. For fewer than 10, please ask – incluido para 10+ invitados. Por menos de 10, preguntanos
Bathrooms
5 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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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
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Reviewed 4 September 2020

This was our third stay at Almond Hill House situated up in the Alpujarras. On arrival there is an almost immediate sense of peace and tranquility, listening to the cicadas and looking out at the amazing view of the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. The...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Anne O
Reviewed 16 January 2020

What a wonderful, absolutely different Christmas! Your artistic, comfortable, super-convenient house made the most perfect setting for a family get-together with so many different aspects – one day up in the mountains skiing, one day down at the beach. And the setting – the houses...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Odyssey57626261980
Reviewed 6 November 2019

Wow! Having just returned from Almond Hill House, staying for the last week of October/November, we can’t recommend it highly enough. We were 3 generations of the same family and all needs were met with visits to Granada, the beautiful white villages of the Alpujarra,...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Paradise654659
Reviewed 16 August 2019

Have just returned from 2 weeks at Almond Hill House with my family (5 adults and 2 children 1&5). We all loved it. Sarah and Matt were the perfect hosts, answering our many questions prior to our stay and staying up to welcome us at...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank slm16
Reviewed 17 July 2019

We (9 persons) spend one week for mountain biking. It was a perfect place to bike through the Sierra Nevada. The house is very large with several bedrooms and bathrooms. It has a big patio nearby the private swimmingpool. The owners are very friendly and...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Siegfried E
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Reviewed 13 June 2019

We came with a group of friends with the same aim, to find a quiet, relaxing spot where we could unwind. We could not have chosen better. Almond Hill House was the perfect place to be, set in delightful gardens overlooking beautiful countryside, with a...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank TGJFC
Wanderer600057, VR Owner at Secluded farmhouse set in 2 acres, close to town, mountain views, gated pool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2019

Hi TGJFC, thank you for your kind words and we are thrilled you had such an enjoyable time. We look forward to welcoming you back one day!

Reviewed 2 June 2019

From the outset Mat & Sarah were most helpful. The property is so beautiful and tastefully renovated it's an absolute pleasure to stay. There were 6 of us in our party ranging from 11 years to 65 and we all loved every moment. The pool...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank CJBennett46
Reviewed 19 April 2019

Eleven of us from ages 3 to 71 just spent 8 fabulous days here at Almond Hill House. It's an absolutely perfect place for an extended family getaway, although judging from our own experience as well as from the entries in the guest book it...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank O1979WLsarar
Reviewed 25 March 2019

Enjoyed a wonderful February break with a group of old friends at Almond Hill House. We were blessed with beautiful sunshine and spent our first afternoon taking in the views and enjoying the beautiful outdoor areas of the house. The rooms were roomy and full...More

Date of stay: February 2019
1  Thank annpbruen
Reviewed 16 March 2019 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
1  Thank Estelle H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
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.
Getting around
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 (EasyJet flies Gatwick and Manchester to Granada direct) * MÁLAGA AIRPORT - 90 minutes (most airlines fly to Málaga from all over Europe)
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