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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
San Jose de la Rabita 23684
Alcala la Real
Situated in a traditional Spanish farming village surrounded by olive groves, El Rojizo offers you a rural retreat for all seasons. The area is a paradise for walking, cycling, painting, photography or a place to just to relax and read a book. The Sierra Nevada ski slopes are a 90 minute drive away as is the coast for water sports. The local village of La Rabita is just a few kilometres away where you will find bars, a supermarket and a chemist. The larger architectural town of Alcala la Real is within a 10 minute drive away and the historic town of Priego de Cordoba are accessed within a 30 minute drive. In both towns you can enjoy a stroll in the park, visit the historical monuments and experience some 'tapas' in the many bars available plus all the local amenities of a larger town. For those that wish to see more of Andalucía, the major historic cities of Granada, Cordoba and Seville are all within driving distance.
Bedroom 1 with Double bed, bedside chests, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 2 with Double bed, bedside table, clothes hanging and chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 with bunk beds, clothes handing and chest of drawers. All beds are supplied with linens and floor stand fans.
There is a family bathroom with walk-in shower, WC, basin with overhead light and mirror. The is also a downstairs wc and sink.
The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with halogen hob, oven/grill and extractor. The kitchen also has a breakfast bar area, fridge freezer and microwave.
The storeroom is where you will find all the cleaning materials, iron/ ironing board, drying rack and pegs, change of towels and washing machine.
The house has two living areas, the front lounge has two sofas, one which converts to an extra bed, stand lamp and TV with USB connection. The middle lounge features a dining table and 6 chairs, 2 easy chairs and book case.
Cleaning takes place before arrival and on departure. There are additional towels and bedding for a changeover for guests staying for longer periods. There is no maid service.
Barbecue, Parking, Garden, Sunbeds.
Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Microwave, Oven.
Electric – 230v European 2 pin plug.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Granada 56 mins away 63.6 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Andalucia region
About the area
There is a large private terrace with sunbeds for sunbathing and there is a lower patio area with BBQ area and hardwood table and chairs. There is parking directly outside the property.
The beaches of Motril can be accessed within an hour's drive, from there you can access the lovely coastline all the way in either direction towards Malaga or Almeria. There is a local beauty spot of Puente Palomillas where you can enjoy a dip in the water and BBQ by the river – 10 minutes drive. There are also several lakes and local beauty spots within easy reach.
How to get there
Granada Airport with direct BA flights to and from London City (July 2013) is just 45 minutes away. Most budget airlines including Flybe, Easyjet and Ryanair fly to Malaga where you can arrange car hire for the less than 2 hour drive to El Rojizo. Car hire is essential.
El Rojizo is around 10 minutes to the nearest town of Alcala la Real which features the historic fortress of Castillo de la Mota which dates back to 727 AD. The Alhambra at Granada is just 45 minutes away by car. Cordoba and the historic Great Mosque, Medina Azahara and Jewish Quarter are under 2 hours away. There are many historic and interesting towns and villages to visit including Zuheros, a white pueblo featuring bat caves. Priego de Corboda with its impressive balcony and Alcaudete with its own Castillo and ancient church.
Alcala La Real
The local historic and architectural town of Alcala la Real has all the amenities you will need to make your holiday enjoyable. During a walk through the town, not only will you see some interesting historic buildings to visit, there are a number of bars and restaurants where you can enjoy a drink and 'tapas' as well as traditional Spanish cuisine. There are supermarkets where you will find a large range of produce as well as an array of independent produce shops, butchers, fishmongers and bakers. There are a number of ATM's where you can withdraw local currency and plenty of retail shops where you can spend it. There is a sports complex which has an indoor pool and during the summer months there is a municipal outdoor pool. There are a number of cycle and walking routes, in particular the Via Verde del Aceite in Alcaudete which is very popular. For the more extreme sports enthusiasts, the Sierra Nevada Ski resort is just 90 minutes away by car. The seasons and scenery in rural Andalucía offer great photo and painting opportunities and also helps you to soak up the relaxing rural atmosphere that this part of Spain.
Places to visit/Activities:
Puente Palomillas – local beauty spot in Sabariego (10 mins)
Nacimeinto – birth of the river in Castillo de Locubin (15 mins)
Alcala la Real - Castillo de la Mota – Historic castle
Art Gallery & Museum
Shopping/Nigh life/Open air pool
Alcaudete Historic castle and church
Shopping/Nightlife/Open air pool
Zuheros Bat caves
Priego de Cordoba – museums/panoramic balcony/Churches
Many architectural buildings/Churches
Corboba Mequita and Medina
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