Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
5* - 4 bedroom Cortijo. Sleeps 10.The picturesque whitewashed village of Montefrio is just 15 minutes drive away.
Nestling among olive groves, Mediterranean pine and ancient Spanish oak trees, the Cortijo has breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada. Bujio is truly a haven of rustic tranquility, offering absolute peace and quiet. Described as feeling like a "private island set in a mountain". This prestigious four-bedroom Cortijo has retained many of its original features and like all similar traditional Andalusia homes, is designed to stay cool in the heat of the summer months. It has been sensitively adapted to maintain its character and to provide guests with a calm, relaxing environment that offers privacy in informal, stylish surroundings. Visitors can relax on sun loungers, soaking up the Andalusian sun by the pools edge. A Children's multi- play area and paddling pool - is ideally placed for adult supervision. The Gamers den has Xbox360-Kinect, Wii and PlayStation 3 consoles. (BYOG & controllers). Bujio also makes an ideal Christmas getaway.
Paths lead through the expansive grounds to the large swimming pool (10 x 5m) flanked by a Moroccan style casita with its own bar and barbecue area plus a wood burning paella ring. The swimming pool has a number of sun loungers and parasols. A children's play area, with paddling pool is ideally located by the swimming pool for parental supervision.
Accessed via a bridge and built on stilts, our fully equipped open-air gym is available for guests. We have a range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment. (over 16's only).
Surrounded by tranquil vistas across woodlands and olive groves, guest can relax and De-stress in our therapy room where our skilled masseuse, Ayesha, is available to provide a range of personalised treatments suited to individual needs. A new Hammam Spa offering a steam room, massage room, cold plunge pool and spa pool is currently under construction. Guest can also take advantage of our games area which offers, cycling, badminton, table tennis and much more.
Semi-professional kitchen - 5 ring gas cooker, double oven, deep fat fryer, fridge/freezer, microwave, Dualit toaster, juicer, Delonghi coffee machine, double s/s sink and dishwasher.
Original flagstone floors and beamed ceilings with an Andalusian open fireplace, luxurious sofas and armchairs. I-pod docking station. Separate dining room with open access on 2 sides leading to the courtyards, with facilities for Al Fresco dining.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||COSTA TRPICAL 40 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: GRANADA 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Each of our rooms are centrally heated, ensuring that guests can enjoy Bujio all year round. To add to the Cortijo's charms the lounge and master suite have traditional Andalusian open fireplaces in keeping with the property's rustic origins. Each bedroom uses only the finest Neals yard organic bathroom products and have a free-to-air TV/ DVD players and iPod docking stations.
Our traditional Andalusian lounge is the ideal place to relax or socialize with friends and family. The room has retained its original flagstone floors and has beamed ceilings and an Andalusian open fireplace in front of which visitors can curl up on luxurious sofas and chairs to listen to music, read, or simply relax with a cool glass of wine.
|Further details outdoors|
Less than 45 minutes drive away the Sierra Nevada is Europe's Southernmost ski resort and was home to the 1996 world championships. The resort has some of the highest peaks in Europe with a variety of facilities and pistes for all standards. In the early spring months, (March - April) guests can usually ski in the morning and by the afternoon be sunbathing poolside.
The Sierra Nevada has a wide gastronomic offering of nine restaurants, which are spread across the resort. There is also a nursery where you can leave your children while you enjoy a day in the snow. It is a center supervised by qualified personnel with over 13 years of experience, where small children from 4 months to 8 years can play, music, crafts, or even rest in the bedroom area.
Sierra Nevada has a wide selection of establishments that rent out complete, modern skiing or snowboarding equipment which you can collect on the slopes.
Motril beach 1 hour drive away.
There are 20 km of beautiful beaches that go from Salobreña to Castell de Ferro, wonderful landscapes with large cliffs dotted with watchtowers from Muslim times looking over to the African Continent.
Visitors will be able to choose between small coves, large and spacious beaches, busy or quiet beaches and all of them with the most spectacular and breathtaking sunsets, enjoying 320 days of sunshine each year.
The Santa Clara Golf course is located in the town of Otura. This 18 hole golf course, designed by Enrique Canales Busquets has been created with total respect for the natural environment and indigenous wildlife, providing a fantastic meeting place for golf enthusiasts. Just over 30 minutes drive from the Cortijo. Santa Clara Golf Granada is notorious for its spacious and fast moving greens. The course has a large variety of challenging obstacles, as a result the course is perfectly designed for every kind of handicap.
Club Amenities include: Clubhouse, Conference room, Locker room, Indoor pool Outdoor pool, Sauna, Creche facilities for guests, Children's playground and Bar.
Greenfee weekdays € 42.00 - weekends € 52.00. No handicap required.
Other facilities include, driving range, chipping area, putting green and teaching pros. Golf carts can also be hired.
We supply, 100% Egyptian cotton bed linens, towels, cotton bathrobes and slippers. The property is cleaned and linens changed weekly.
Their is a charge of 150€ if the Cortijo requires cleaning upon your departure.
A 30% deposit is required to secure reservations. Balance due 60 days prior to your arrival. A refundable damages deposit of 500€ is required prior to, or upon your arrival.
At Cortijo Bujio we offer guests an opportunity to "Customise their stay". We offer additional services that you can add to your holiday to further enhance your experience at the Cortijo.
House keeper......................14€ / hour.
Personal cook.....................25€ / hour
Food shopping...................20€ / delivery
Mountain bike hire.............25€ / stay
Child minding.....................12€ / child per hour
Paella evening...................28€ / person
Main menu meals.............36€ / person
Flamenco guitar.................55€ / hour
Spanish breakfast.............18.50€ per person
Tapas lunch........................24€ per person
The Andalucia region
MOST VISITED TOURIST ATTRACTION IN EUROPE: THE ALHAMBRA PALACE.( JUST 40 MINUTES DRIVE AWAY FROM THE CORTIJO).
The name Alhambra comes from an Arabic root which means "red or crimson castle", perhaps due to the hue of the towers and walls that surround the entire hill of La Sabica which by starlight is silver but by sunlight is transformed into gold. But there is another more poetic version, evoked by the Moslem analysts who speak of the construction of the Alhambra fortress "by the light of torches", the reflections of which gave the walls their particular coloration. Created originally for military purposes, the Alhambra was an "alcazaba" (fortress), an "alcázar" (palace) and a small "medina" (city), all in one. This triple character helps to explain many distinctive features of the monument.
MOSQUE OF CORDOBA.
The Great Mosque of Cordoba was considered a wonder of the medieval world by both Muslims and Christians. Built on a Visigothic site, which was probably the site of an earlier Roman temple, the Great Mosque of Cordoba was begun between 784 and 786 during the reign of 'Abd al-Rahman, who escaped from Syria to the Iberian Peninsula
For those wishing to absorb some of the local Spanish culture, the picturesque whitewashed village of Montefrio is just 15 minutes drive away. Set in a dramatic location, the village is flanked by two hilltop churches, which dominate the skyline. It is a site of cultural interest, the Alcazaba fortress ruins can still be found at its highest points. Near the village, which has retained much of its Moorish character, there is a vast archaeological site known as Las Penas de Los Gitanos, famous for its prehistoric tombs and remains of roman and visigoth settlements. As much as it is rooted in history and a timeless agrarian lifestyle typical of the region, Montefrio is also a working town with its feet firmly in the present; it has a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants, banks and other amenities, and a thriving, close- knit community that warmly welcomes visitors.
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14 Jan 2014
"Fabulous in every way !"
We were at the Cortijo for a week- a family with four teenagers/young adults. The owners Tish and Jeff were extremely helpful- nothing was too much trouble. The villa was in excellent condition, very … More
16 Oct 2013
"Still talking about it months later...."
I am fortunate enough to have stayed at some nice places in my time but I've never wanted to return to any of them.... until I stayed at the Cortijo Bujio this summer with my husband, our 2 child… More
6 Sep 2013
"Luxurious hideaway with stunning views"
Cortijo Bujio is a beautiful property in a stunning location, in the hills outside Montefrio. The house is beautiful, with excellent, comfortable bedrooms and lovely bathrooms. The kitchen is well equ… More
26 Apr 2013
"Beautiful, peaceful, rural retreat!"
Our group of 8 adults and 2 kids stayed here in April. This place is amazing, the views just stun you into silent contemplation sometimes. It's hidden away at the edge of a hill near the small town of Montifrio.
We would highly recommend this place if you are looking for peace and quiet far from the maddening crowd. And if you get a chance, sample the Reme's cooking, she creates magic!
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