Village House with Pool in Torvizcon
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Situated above the Moorish church at the top of the village this extremely spacious, split level, two bedroomed house enjoys spectacular views of the almost perpetually snow-capped Sierra Nevada and the village itself.?
The private entrance gate leads to a secluded walled garden with dining area, barbecue, relaxation pool and sunbathing areas.
Within the house are 2 double bedrooms, large kitchen/diner, shower room and a spacious living area which leads onto a first floor terrace complete with barbecue, doubling as an open fire. One end of the terrace is covered, providing shade during the intense heat of July and August and can also be enclosed to provide an outside area for cooler spring and autumn evenings. All rooms are equipped with fans and there are two woodburning stoves to provide warmth during winter evenings. The traditional style of architecture with shuttered windows ensures the house remains cool in summer and cosy in winter.
The kitchen is fully equipped with 5 ring gas cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge/freezer and double sink. There is ample crockery, glassware, cutlery etc. A large dining table provides seating for up to 8 people in comfort.The living room with its stripped wooden beams is situated on the first floor with two French windows leading onto the terrace. A selection of games and books are provided together with a music system,tv and dvd player. There is wireless internet throughout the house should you wish to bring your laptop.
Both bedrooms have double beds and plenty of storage space. French windows lead from the lower bedroom into the garden whilst the upstairs bedroom has French windows with a view of the picturesque back street.
All bedding and towels are included in the price and a cot and high chair can be provided upon request.
Parking is available 30 meters from the house but a car can be brought to within a few meters of the gate for loading and unloading.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Rabite 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga, Almeria, Granada|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Andalucia region
Andalucia is the southernmost region of Spain with over 300 days of sunshine each year. With beaches, mountains and historical cities it really does offer something for everyone.
The picturesque village of Torvizcon nestles at the foot of Las Alpujarras. An unspoilt traditional Spanish farming village where you are as likely to meet a mule as a motor car! Situated one hour from Granada and 45 minutes from the coast, culture, countryside, beaches and skiing are all within easy reach.
With a population of just under 1000, the village has 4 bars plus a hotel and pension, both of which serve meals. There are also 3 small supermarkets, bakery, butchers, fishmongers and a weekly vegetable stall enabling you to do all your shopping without leaving the village. The traveling market visits on the 1st and 16th of every month with a selection of clothing, plants, nuts & olives etc. For a wider range of shops and a bustling Thursday market, the town of Orgiva is just 20 kilometers away. The village pool is open during the months of July and August and there are numerous fiestas throughout the year, the largest of these being the St Antonio Abad (fiesta of fire) in January.
You are surrounded by magnificent views of the Sierra Nevada and Contraviersa mountain ranges with walking up the Torvizcon Rambla and along the Rio Guadalfeo on your doorstep. For the more adventurous, Mulhacen is close at hand.
Try visiting a local vineyard, take a walking tour, hire a mountain bike, visit the historical city of Granada, explore the local villages or simply while away your time relaxing by the pool!
Popular with Spanish tourists but as yet relatively undiscovered by other nationalities, Torvizcon is an extremely friendly pueblo blanco and an ideal place to observe and enjoy the traditional Spanish way of life.
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24 Oct 2013
"Nice comfortable house in a weird town in a beautiful area of Spain!"
It's a really comfortable house in a pretty weird town. The people are not really welcoming and there aren't any nice restaurants. The area is beautiful (especially for hikers!) and there ar… More
So sorry you didn't like the pool. To be fair, it does get the sun by late morning not 3pm as stated and if you take a look at previous reviews most people love it! Similarly most people remark on how friendly the locals are and whilst the village restaurants may not be michelin standard they are very traditional and offer great value for money. I would agree with your comments about the beaches at Salobrena and Almunecar and would also suggest trying the one at Cantarrijan
15 Oct 2013
"Beautiful Villa Fantastic Holiday."
The villa exceeded all expectations, in a lovely Spanish village with very friendly and helpful local people. The local supermarkets fulfilled our everyday requirements as did the Tapas bar and hotel.… More
13 Oct 2013
"Great house in a nice village"
We stayed here 3 weeks in June and enjoyed every minute of it. The house is very complete. A nice pool to cool of, you can sit in the shade under the grape vines. The only thing missing was a fan in t… More
Just to let you know that there are ceiling fans in both bedrooms, so sorry you didn't find them.
10 Oct 2013
"Nice stay in a peaceful place"
We had a very pleasant stay in this house typical of white villages and very well renovated. It match perfectly to the photographs. The welcome was warm. The terrace and the garden allow yourself to e… More
10 Oct 2013
"Everything I hoped for......"
I was looking for a relaxing break, away from tourist centres, where my children could experience everyday Spanish life. This holiday was perfect. The house was lovely, very comfortable and has ever… More
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