Casa Sol y Aire
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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Stunning restored village house with private pool and mountain views. This house is well equipped as a family home (rather than a holiday let) and oozes traditional Spanish charm whilst at the same time offering modern conveniences (e.g. wifi). It is a sociable house with plenty of communal space and is perfect for large families, groups of families holidaying together or groups of friends. A trip to Pinos del Valle will give you an insight into traditional Spanish village life. The hpuse is perfectly located for easy access to the Alpujarras/Sierran Nevada, the city of Granada and the beaches of the Costa Tropical - all within 30 mins drive.
You enter the property into an Anadlucian-style patio. On the ground floor there is a large country-style kitchen diner with dining table and chairs, as well as a sofa. The kitchen is well equipped (coffee maker, kettle, toaster, microwave, large fridge/freezer, slow cooker. dishwasher and plenty of cutlery/crockery). The pool terrace is accessed via the kitchen (top and bottom bolts on the exit mean the pool area is easily secured). On this level we also have a double bedroom with ensuite shower room.
On the first floor is a large living room with mountain views. We have TV (English TV streamed over wifi), DVD player + DVDs, books and a log burning fire. There is a balcony with table and 4 chairs and mountain views. Telephone (free landline calls). Also on the first floor of the house is a double bedroom with ensuite shower room, and a double and twin bedroom which share a bathroom.
On the top floor of the house is a large roof terrace with stunning views across the Valley. We have a table & chairs on this terrace as well as a BBQ. Part of the roof terrace comprises a sheltered mirador with seating. A washing machine and tumble drier can also be found on this floor.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Salobrena 20 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Granada 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
About this location
The Andalucia region
The Lecrin Valley is perfectly localted to enjoy a mountain, beach and city break all in one holiday. It is an area of contrasts - you can ski in the Sierra Nevada in the morning (50 mins drive from the house) and then enjoy lunch on the beach! Alternatively, if you are simply looking for somewhere to get away from it all then this is the wonderful location. Life in the Lecrin Valley is very laid back and provides an insight into traditional Spanish village life. No trip to the area would be completed without a visit to the Alhambra Palace in Granada (booking advised).
The elevated position of Pinos del Valle means that it provides respite from the stifling heat of the city in the height of the summer. The traditional design of the house and tiled floors help to keep the house cools (portable fans also provided). We also have full central heating for the few months of the year when temperatures are a little cooler.
Pinos del Valle
The house is well located for easy access to the Motril/Granada motorway, and to be able gets easy access to the motorways heading in the direction of Madrid, and Murcia/Costa Blanca. The wonderful city of Granada is a c.25 min drive. The beautiful Alpujarras and the traditional spa town of Lanjaron can be reached in 20 minutes, with Orgiva a further 10 mins away. Beaches can be reached within 20-25 minutes.
The village of Pinos del Valle has 2 supermarkets which will supply your basic needs (including meat and fresh veg), a baker, a bank and pharmacy - all within 3-4 minutes' walk from the house. A larger Mercadona supermarket is 10 mins away (Durcal/Niguelas junction) with a great fish counter and Carrefour Hypermarket and El Corte Ingles department store can be found in Granada city. The village also has a couple of bars including Bar Venecia (3 mins from the house) with its large terrace and mountain views where you can experience the Granada tradition of free tapa with every drink (it is very easy do away with the need for a meal by simply enjoying a few glasses of wine and tapa).
There are no restaurants in the village but restaurants can be found in the surrounding villages within 10 min drive, or further afield in Durcal or Lanjaron. However, with such stunning views from the house and a well equipped kitchen, it is a pleasure to cook and eat at home.
There is plenty to do in the local area with walking on the doorstep. Other activities include: cycling, bird watching, sightseeing (particularly in Granada), skiing, swimming, the beach and horse riding.
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19 Oct 2014
"Spectacular in every way, a must stay house"
Where to start - a beautiful well furnished house with a supurb kitchen, large roof terrace and spectacular views over the Lecrin Valley. Easy travelling on the new motorway from Malaga. Stop at Erosk… More
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