About the home
Architect designed, the villa offers spacious facilities including a large private pool. Here you will enjoy great privacy but are within 10 minutes drive to the local market town and 20 minutes from Mojacar Playa with miles of sand. Golf, horse riding, tennis are all within easy reach and there are two fine restaurants in walking distance. This luxury villa is uniquely situated in beautiful surroundings in one of the sunniest areas of Spain. Ideal for families and all who love walking, wildlife or just chilling
? Imposing double gates lead to the front courtyard, furnished a fountain feature and a BBQ. A set of steps lead down to the garden with orange and lemon trees. The ground floor consists of lounge, dining room and kitchen and two bedrooms. The corner front terrace is also furnished for dining with stunning views over the valley below. The stair tower leads up to the master bedroom with private terrace.
Being mostly on one level the villa is suitable for disabled access
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Mojacar, 15km|
Nearest amenities: 7km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
The main front olive wood door leads to an entrance area, off of which are two bedrooms and a bathroom. All floors are pink or white marble.
The furniture is in traditional Spanish style. The house has been left deliberately uncluttered to reveal the unique architectural splendour.
Bedroom One has two single beds and a built in wardrobe. Large shuttered doors in this bedroom lead directly back onto the front terrace. Bedroom two has a double bed and built in wardrobe. Shuttered windows open to an uninterrupted view of the adjacent mountain olive groves and goatherds.
The bathroom is in blue mosaic tiles with bath/shower, toilet and washbasin.
Leading from the entrance area through an archway down marble steps is the main lounge/dining area. This well lit room has three double sliding window doors each surrounded by carved archways supported on turned columns. One window leads to the front terrace. A second gives access to the adjacent front balcony. The third leads to the equally large rear terrace, which has the luxury of a large retractable canvas awning to protect you from the shade.
The lounge area has a feature fireplace with a log effect fire provided for the few winter evenings when it is needed. A CD/Radio player and Full Satellite TV with al UK channels are provided.
There is a large glass dining table with six chairs . The comfortable curved settee seats 5.
For eating outside there are three large metal table with eight chairs on the terraces around the pool.
A further archway leads to the well equipped kitchen with cooker/extractor, washing machine, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer and all normal kitchen utensils The view for those volunteering to work at the sink is superb!
Also leading off of the entrance area is the spiral staircase, which leads upstairs to the master bedroom in the Tower, and downstairs to the pool and poolroom.
The master bedroom has a king-size bed and large en-suite bathroom. The magnificent domed ceiling with its concealed lighting enhances the room. The main double door window lead out via the ornate carved arched to an extremely large private terrace with 360 views of the area. It is only available for high season lets.
The large room next to the pool has a fridge and sofa, which is ideal for a refreshing drink away from the hot sun. When, required, this poolroom can also be used as a fourth bedroom by using the sofa beds provided.
It has a large en-suite shower room. It can be set up with up to one double and two single sofa beds.
From this room you can jump out of your bed into the pool!!!
There is a surcharge per person for occupancy above 6 persons up to a maximum of 8.
Fee Wi-fi Internet access in villa and also available in nearby Bar/Restaurant
Further details outdoors:
A paved area with a backdrop of natural rocks surrounds the pool, which can be reached from either the spiral staircase or terrace steps. The pool and Whirlpool can be illuminated for night-time dips. There are ample sunloungers and sun shades around the pool area.
There are two large terraces at the front of the lounge and one large terrace at the rear. One of the lounge windows opens to a rustic balcony.
The top domed bedroom leads out to a large private terrace ideal for counting shooting stars. Record so far 48 in one evening.
The Jacuzzi is a large unheated whirlpool with powerful jets and surround seating.
It gets very warm in high season.
The Costa de Almeria region
Cabrera is one of the most unspoiled parts of the Province of Almeria and has been influenced by the Moors circ. 13th to 15th century. You can see the Moorish influence all around the minute you enter Cortijo Cabrera and you will know straight away this area is unique.
Cortijo Cabrera lies on the Sierra Cabrera mountain range overlooking a golf course valley, and is just a short distance from the villages of Turre, Garrucha, Vera, Los Gallardos, Cuevas del Almanzor and Mojacar.
Cabrera Mountain range is an area partially designated as a nature reserve, It is approximately 20 minutes from the long sandy beaches on the coast, yet in the rural charms of the Almeria countryside.
The Cabrera region offers a wealth of leisure activities for all tastes: swimming, sun-bathing, sea fishing, scuba diving and windsurfing, superb mountain walks, golf tennis, and horse riding. For bathing enthusiasts, there is a marina at Garrucha. Within a 2 hours drive you are on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada.
The Mojacar / Cabrera area
Local amenities consist of: - Cabrera Castle, tennis courts, horse riding, restaurants, golf course, fantastic mountain walks, caves, ten minutes drive to Mojacar beach, which has beaches with water sports and entertainment’s and also wilder untouched virgin beaches.
The breathtaking vistas of Sierra Cabrera make it one of the most spectacular areas not far from the beaches of Costa de Almeria. Visitors to the area are enchanted by the stark grandeur of the hills and mountains, the fragrant beauty of the orange and lemon groves and almond trees nestling among the foothills. The tranquillity is only disturbed by the distant chiming of bells of the herds of goats and sheep which, tended by their shepherds, timelessly roam the countryside.
Riding stables, golf, tennis bowling and water sports are all within easy reach and for those quieter moments you can relax at the snack bar by the Castle Arch or enjoy a superb meal with a choice of Spanish or Morrocan restaurants, like Los Pastores in the heart of the village. The Sierra Cabrera is an ideal location for those wishing to become full- time residents or just seeking a relaxing break from the pressures of everyday life.
A car is a necessity in the village of Cabrera.
How to get there
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Many Schedule flights to Almeria, Murcia or Alicante
Easyjet and Ryanair from London plus many regional airports in summer season
Activities near Mojacar
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break
08 Sep 2011
I could wax lyrical about this property for a long time and still not do it justice. I have spent 3 consecutive summers at Torre de Cascada with my family and have already booked again for 2012. The setting is stunning, nestled in mountain community of Sierra Cabrera, the views are breathtaking as your eyes are drawn to the valley below but also the other mountains beyond the valley that seem to stretch for miles. Outside there is a pool and a separate whirlpool/tub/pool which are both perfectly formed and our children, a 10 year old boy and twin 8 year old boys, are always adamant that going in these pools are the highlight of their holiday - they absolutely love them. The house is lovely inside, well laid out, everything works as it should, and the Sky TV facility ensures that Match of the Day and Eastenders aren't missed. However, it's the views that really make this property the gem that it is, not to mention the fact that you are not overlooked and for 99% of the time you could hear a pin drop - it is so peaceful and quiet. Sierra Cabrera as a location is fantastic and its most popular local restaurant, Los Pastores, is sensational - good food in an incredible setting. If you ever spend time at Torre de Cascada I guarantee that you will fall in love with the place as we have - it is truly everything you could wish for and more.
Tim Francis, Ascot, UK
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
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|2 Feb 13||6 Apr 13||£ 972||-||-||1 Week|
|6 Apr 13||2 Jun 13||£ 1045||-||-||1 Week|
|2 Jun 13||30 Jun 13||£ 1255||-||-||1 Week|
|30 Jun 13||14 Jul 13||£ 1360||-||-||1 Week|
|14 Jul 13||21 Jul 13||£ 1413||-||-||1 Week|
|21 Jul 13||28 Jul 13||£ 1575||-||-||1 Week|
|28 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 1575||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Sep 13||15 Sep 13||£ 1365||-||-||1 Week|
|15 Sep 13||27 Oct 13||£ 1360||-||-||1 Week|
|27 Oct 13||22 Dec 13||£ 998||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Saturday and Sunday nights
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