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Almond Hill House: stylish farmhouse set in 2 acres, mountain views, gated pool

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6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
14 guests
4 nights minimum
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ALMOND HILL HOUSE: Stylish 200-year old farmhouse with comfortable en-suite bedrooms, lovely gardens, olive and almond groves, great mountain views and a large gated pool. Great base for walking and cycling holidays and to explore pretty Moorish villages, the beaches of the Costa Tropical and magical Granada. 20-minute walk to town. Enjoy a rural location, close to town in one of the most beautiful parts of Spain. Air-conditioning and central heating for comfortable year-round holidays. Private chef available. . SPACIOUS, STYLISH HOUSE * Fully modernised 200-year old farmhouse, with original features and charm * 5 en-suite double or twin bedrooms with 2 smaller twin or single bedrooms * Well equipped kitchen and utility room with Smeg range cooker * Open plan living area, glass-covered int...ALMOND HILL HOUSE: Stylish 200-year old farmhouse with comfortable en-suite bedrooms, lovely gardens, olive and almond groves, great mountain views and a large gated pool. Great base for walking and cycling holidays and to explore pretty Moorish villages, the beaches of the Costa Tropical and magical Granada. 20-minute walk to town. Enjoy a rural location, close to town in one of the most beautiful parts of Spain. Air-conditioning and central heating for comfortable year-round holidays. Private chef available. . SPACIOUS, STYLISH HOUSE * Fully modernised 200-year old farmhouse, with original features and charm * 5 en-suite double or twin bedrooms with 2 smaller twin or single bedrooms * Well equipped kitchen and utility room with Smeg range cooker * Open plan living area, glass-covered interior patio, wood-burning stove and large dining table . EXTENSIVE GROUNDS * Wisteria and olive tree shaded garden terrace with comfortable seating, pergola and large dining table * Large (10 x 5 metre) gated pool – with sun loungers, umbrellas, shade from olive trees and covered pergola. Mountain views * The Olive Hut (40sqm extra living space) – for table tennis, yoga and games * Various shady spaces and orchard with space to be alone or together * Pick fresh fruit in season – including figs, almonds, tangerines, lemons and grapes . MODERN COMFORTS * Reliable wifi reaching bedrooms, gardens and pool terrace * Comfortable beds with good quality bed linen * Air-conditioning, fans, central heating and heated towel rails * Stylish bathrooms with powerful showers and on-demand hot water * Netflix . NEAR TO SHOPS, RESTAURANTS, PRETTY VILLAGES, THE BEACH AND GRANADA * Local shops (5 minutes' drive) include fishmongers, butchers, bakers and supermarkets * Great choice of bars and restaurants – some within walking distance * Explore pretty mountain villages - discover Spain’s Moorish past * Spend the day at the beach, enjoying a seafood lunch and a dip in the Mediterranean * Explore bars and the hidden squares of Granada, the old Arab quarter and the stunning Alhambra . CHILDREN WILL LOVE IT * Plenty of space for running around, playing and exploring – surrounded by nature * Away from busy roads – at the end of a country lane * The large pool is fenced and gated as is the lawned garden * Bedrooms are set apart so those without children can enjoy their own space. Some rooms work as family suites * Olive Hut – large wooden cabin for table-tennis and games * Small-holding at the top of the drive with goats, chicken and geese . BABIES * Two travel cots, two high chairs, baby monitor; food blender, microwave; plastic bowls and spoons, potty and baby bath * Please ask if you need additional cots, high chairs or other items and with notice we may be able to supply them . BEDROOMS AND GUEST NUMBERS Maximum numbers depend on the mix of adults and children. Check out the floorplan in the photos section * WISTERIA: Double en-suite (walk-in shower), private balcony * OLIVE: Double/twin en-suite (wet-room style bathroom) * ORANGE: Double/twin (or triple for younger children), en-suite (shower-over-bath) * LEMON: Small twin for children/single adult * ALMOND: Double en-suite (walk-in shower) with adjoining Fig * FIG: Small twin for younger children/single bedroom, adjoining Almond (1 standard single bed, 1 small single bed) * JASMINE ANNEX: Large double/twin, en-suite (walk-in shower) . JASMINE is included in bookings of more than 13 and 14 people and can be rented by groups of 12 or less for £200 per week. It is never rented independently of the main house. FAMILY SUITES: Orange/Lemon and Almond/Fig work well as family suites . POOL Weather depending, it's open April to October. Passive solar heating and thermal cover. It relies on sunshine so the temperature cannot be guaranteed. . PRIVATE CHEF Subject to availability for occasional meals . COURSES AND RETREATS Almond Hill House is a lovely property for small courses and retreats, comfortably accommodating between 8 and 10 adults. Get in touch for more information about hosting your retreat at Almond Hill House. . WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY 'Beautiful house in a stunning location – a lovely, restful holiday' – August 2018 'Our annual get-together was made even more special by this wonderful house' – July 2018 'Gorgeous house in a fabulous location' – June 2018 'One of the most amazing weeks of our lives' – April 2018 'This week has been everything we dreamed of, and more' – April 2018 “The best place we have ever stayed” – August 2017 “I don’t think we were prepared for how fabulous Almond Hill House turned out to be, a piece of heaven overseas” – June 2017 “We have rented many houses over the last 20 years and this is one of the best” – April 2017 “Such a special place, it really is quite difficult to leave” – June 2016 “If you have a dream of Andalucia, this is the place for you” – Sept 2015 Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VTAR/GR/0007More
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About the Owner
Matt and Sarah J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
Interaction with guests
THE OWNERS live in a neighboring property with their own private gardens, terraces and driveway. GUEST NUMBERS Maximum numbers depend on the mix of adults and children and time of year. Please let us know a little bit about your party when making enquiries, including how many adults and the ages of the children, if any. COURSES AND RETREATS Almond Hill House is a lovely self-catering venue for small courses and retreats, comfortably accommodating between 8 and 10 adults (including leader/s). Please get in touch for more information letting us know a little about your group.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Eleven of us from ages 3 to 71 just spent 8 fabulous days here at Almond Hill House. It's an absolutely perfect place for an extended family getaway, although judging from our own experience as well as from the entries in the guest book it...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank O1979WLsarar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a wonderful February break with a group of old friends at Almond Hill House. We were blessed with beautiful sunshine and spent our first afternoon taking in the views and enjoying the beautiful outdoor areas of the house. The rooms were roomy and full...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank annpbruen
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

I recently spent a few days at Almond Hill House with some friends. It’s the perfect place to relax and chill out - but also perfect for walking and hiking - so good for mind and the body. The house itself is so tastefully decorated...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Estelle H
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The House is well furnished and styled with love ! Kitchen is great. There is more than enough space for a big group. Big Pool and terrace for the morning and evening sun .... Beautiful surrounding and calm neighbourhood ! We´ll come back !

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Thank you to Sarah and Matt for a super holiday. They gave us home made bread, home made olive oil and veg from the garden on arrival as well as doing a shop for us because our flight was late in. They were the best...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Happiness598789
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Las Alpujarras is one of Andalucia's best kept secrets – an unspoilt valley in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada dotted with ancient white villages dating back to Moorish times. Enjoy a rural location, just a 5 minute drive to town – with restaurants, bars, banks and supermarkets – or 25 minute walk.
Getting around
GETTING AROUND * A car is recommended – but it's easy to get to Granada and Lanjarón by bus * A 20/25 minute walk to town DRIVING TIMES FROM THE HOUSE * White Villages – 25 minutes * Beaches – 35 minutes * Granada and the Alhambra -– 55 minutes * Málaga – 90 minutes * GRANADA AIRPORT - 55 minutes (BA flies London City to Granada direct) * MÁLAGA AIRPORT - 90 minutes (most airlines fly to Málaga from all over Europe)
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