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The Pool area one of 2 pools in the private Urbanisation ,tennis court and exterior football pitch

Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This beautiful private villa with air conditioning,Carmen de los Leones,built as a family home ,larger than the normal rental property, with stunning views, sleeps 8 (and a separate apartment sleeps 6) ,is situated in the exclusive Ubaniization Monte de Los Almendros ,in a private community overlooking the whitewashed Andalucian village of Salobreña. Beaches and restaurants are 7 mins away. It has breathtaking,uninterrupted unspoilt sea views as well as views of the snow capped Sierra Nevada and Alpujaras. As it is less than an hour from the city of Granada ,visits can be made to the wonderful Alhambra Palace or for a city break at the shops.

This magnificently appointed private villa has an additional apartment which can be rented separately sleeping 6 or together for a family group,in total both properties can sleep 14..In addition there is a studio apartment which can sleep 4 but this is subject to negotiation with owner.The whole property is set in its own subtropical gardens with spacious terraces including a Mirador sun terrace ,facing east, south and west with panoramic views of the Mediterranean sea, the Moorish Centre of Salobrena and the snow capped Sierra Nevada. Private gardens with tropical fruit trees,mango,lemon and advocado.

Guests have a private key to access the community area which has a large adult pool and separate children's pool with a play area including swings,slides and table tennis,a football pitch,all of which are a short walk from the front door.It is ideally situated to explore the mountain Alpujarran villages. There is an excellent golf course 10 minutes by car from the property.

The villa has 3 bedrooms, 1 en-suite and one full bathroom. Separate laundry facilities with a washing machine and lines to hang laundry. The villa has a fully fitted kitchen with full size fridge freezer and dishwasher .All tableware ,kitchen utensils and linen are supplied. wifi on request.

It is recommended though that clients bring their own beach towels. The villa has a plunge pool which is for adult use.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Salobrena 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga (1.5 hours),Granada (50mins),Murcia.(2hours 60 km, Nearest railway: Granada 50 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (8), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

For entertainment there is a dvd player, Video player, a wide selection of CDs, Board and card games, Videos and DVDs, TV and sound system. WIFI available on request. The villa is set in a private exclusive urbanisation with tennis courts, football pitch and 2 swimming pools for use of guests with private access key.

Very large terraces with loungers , tables, BBQ, seats and a stunning, unspoilt 270° views.

Living room with fireplace, TV, DVD player, VCR player, sound system and collection of DVDs, CDs,board games and videos.

Dining room - seats 12.

Library - collection of books, in several languages ,information on area and toys for children.

Reception - seats 12.

Kitchen - hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, iron and board, toaster, coffee maker, food processor, juicer, liquidiser,dishwasher,cutlery,kitchen utensils and dishes .

Leisure items - Fully operational and private adult only plunge pool for villa only,Wifi , TV, VCR, DVD, radio, stereo system, CD player, board games, books, video films, toys, table tennis.

General items - washing machine, dishwasher,room heaters, house linen ,tv,video,fans, table tennis area in front garden.

Further details outdoors

Large subtropical garden. Large, secluded swimming pool (shared but only by neighbouring lilacs with private access), tennis court, football pitch, basketball court, and . children's swings, slides and pool. Several patios and terraces at each level of property (with BBQ and all outdoor furniture provided). Table tennis table, body boards, tennis/table tennis rackets and balls and boules set. Parking area.

Carmen de Los Leones is on the Costa Tropical, five minutes from the beautiful white-washed Moorish village of Salobrena and local beaches where there are excellent traditional beach restaurants (locally known as chiringuitos)serving fresh, local seafood.

Just 30 mins away is the Sierra Nevada mountain range which is Europe's second highest mountain range next to the Alps. There is an expansive ski resort located there which is open most of the year and not only provides excellent skiing / snowboarding but has views over the coast and Africa. Also near to the villa is Aqua tropic water park, about 30 minutes away by car, near the town of Almunecar which neighbours Salobrena. They have water slides, mini golf, beach volleyball, an aquarium, a quad track and a playground.

The Parque de las Ciencias in Granada is a science museum with over 30,000sq.m of outdoor space holding the different premises and scientific experiences which provides a great day out. The property is only 10 min from the port of Motril which has a brand new 18 hole golf course beside the sea.

Further details

No pets and animals. Suitable for few or many. Beach toys, table tennis racquets and body boards available from gardener who comes daily throughout the season. Villa and apartment can be rented separately or together. A reduction can be made if a family group take both villa and apartment.(a separate studio apartment sleeping 4 is also available )

No Smoking within the properties.

The Andalucia region

Benefiting from an average of 320 days of sunshine a year,the Costal Tropical Andalusian province of Granada lies at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains .This beautiful 35 mile stretch of coast is overwhelming in its beauty and charm. Often described as the 'real Spain' due to its lack of over development ,this area none the less provides everything you could need for a perfect holiday.

Salobrena the beautiful white village is the jewel of the Costa Tropical is situated on the Costa Tropical.

The city of Granada a mere 50 mins from the coast by an excellent motorway connection,itself has a vibrant atmosphere,wonderful shopping and is steeped in history. The Alhambra is described as 'the Jewel of Moorish Spain' and whether you wish to relax in gorgeous surroundings, ski in the Nevada mountains or enjoy vibrant night-life you will find what you need here.

The tapas culture thrives in this subtropical heaven and you can be sure that when visiting one of the many bars in the area you will be served traditional local delicacies with your drinks. You will not be short of night-life should you wish to find it but this Spanish idyll also offers peace and quiet as well as the opportunity of watersports, walking, climbing and paragliding for the more adventurous.

Salobrena

Salobrena is a beautiful whitewashed village that sits atop a huge rock just back from the shore. 105 metres above sea level is the Arabic fortified castle, the Castillo ,which attracts thousands of visitors every year due to its amazing views. Near the castle is the parish church which has been built on the site of an old mosque and is easily distinguished by a Moorish style arch.

Below the old town on the rock you will find Salobrena's modern side. There are plenty of bars and restaurants whilst avoiding the high rise overdeveloped atmosphere that plagues much of Spain.

From various viewpoints in Salobrena you can see the orchards of sub-tropical fruit trees, expanses of sugar cane, the shoreline and the rugged landscape of the Siera del Chapparral.

The nearby village of Caletta and beach of La Guardia in the vega are full of local charm and colour,a traditional local bakery,several bars serving delicious tapas and beach restaurants with wonderful menus of the day.

There are many traditional festivals and fairs for you to experience such as the San Juan and San Pedro fair in June and the festival in honour of the Virgin of Rosario in October. There are also many films, fiestas, plays and concerts such as the Lucero del Alba Flamenco Festival that turns the historic castle into a romantic setting with a delightful display of traditional music and dancing.

The nearby port of Motril has a thriving town with many shops and restaurants,cinema,and tapas bars.the Real Club Nautico is situated in the port and not far from the port is the excellent golf course ,Los Moriscos close to the beach with many restaurants in the area.

Below the old town on the rock you will find Salobrena's modern side. There are plenty of bars and restaurants whilst avoiding the high rise overdeveloped atmosphere that plagues much of Spain.

From various viewpoints in Salobrena you can see the orchards of sub-tropical fruit trees, expanses of sugar cane, the shoreline and the rugged landscape of the Sierra del Chapparral.

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6 Jun 2011

5/5

"Fabulous views, restful stay."

This was a perfect place for a family holiday. The accommodation is spacious with plenty of outdoor areas: gardens, covered balcony, large terraces with BBQ area. Well equipped kitchen and communal rooms. Lots of storage space in bedrooms. Our sons used the swimming pool every day, and sometimes they had it all to themselves.
Ideally situated for travel to Nerja, Granada and further afield. We even travelled to Almeria for a day trip to visit the Tabernas desert and film sets for the 'spaghetti' westerns.
A little distance to the beach, so a car is essential.
Overall, I couldn't fault this property.

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