Superior apartment with WiFi and pool high up in Granada mountains

Capileira, Alpujarras, Andalucia Property Ref: AP17(2)
  • Doors
    1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps
    Sleeps 2/4
  • Poll
    Shared Pool
  • Property Ref: AP17(2)

A beautiful apartment on two levels with a private terrace. Sleeps 2 plus 2 children.

Booking information for AP17(2)

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • From October to April, an extra charge of 10 euros per day applies if central heating is required. This sum is payable locally in cash. 

  • The swimming pool is open from the end of April to the beginning of October, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AP17(2)

  • The changeover day is normally Saturday during the main summer season.

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Booking information for AP17(2)

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • From October to April, an extra charge of 10 euros per day applies if central heating is required. This sum is payable locally in cash. 

  • The swimming pool is open from the end of April to the beginning of October, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AP17(2)

  • The changeover day is normally Saturday during the main summer season.

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Summary

A beautiful apartment on two levels with a private terrace. Sleeps 2 plus 2 children.

Facilities

  • Bedrooms
    1 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
    1 Bathrooms
  • Beds
    Sleeps 2/4

Enjoyment
WiFi Internet; Satellite TV (limited channels only); DVD; Terrace furniture; Summer sunbeds; Sunshades; Shared circular pool (10 m in diameter; 2.5 m deep).

Self-catering
4-ring gas hob & oven; Microwave; Toaster; Coffee machine; Kettle; Fridge.

Practicalities
Radiators; Open fireplace (firewood not included); Shared use of washing machine, iron & board in laundry room; Hairdryer (on request); Cot & highchair (on request); All bedding and towels provided, including pool towels; Parking on premises.

Notes on Facilities
The swimming pool does not have a shallow end.

Layout

AP17(2) sleeps 2 (or 2 + 2 children)  (75 m²)
Upper level
Kitchen-dining area with double sofa-bed for up to 2 accompanying children.

Lower level
Studio bedroom: Double bed shower room/WC; Private, furnished terrace.

Exterior
Extensive shared gardens; Shared swimming pool; Parking.

Notes on Layout on all the other apartments on the estate:

AP17(1) sleeps 2 (or 2 + 2 children) (50 m²)
All on ground floor
Living / dining area with open fireplace and double sofa-bed; Kitchen; Double-bedded room with en suite bathroom/WC (shower over full bathtub); Private, furnished patio; Extensive shared gardens; Shared swimming pool; Parking.

AP17(3) sleeps 2 (45 m²)
All on first floor
Studio double bedroom with comfortable sitting area; Kitchen/dining room; Bathroom/WC (shower over full bathtub); Large, private, furnished and partly shaded terrace; Extensive shared gardens; Shared swimming pool; Parking.

AP17(4) sleeps 2 (50m²)
All on ground floor
Open-plan design with lounge, dining area & kitchen; Twin-bedded room; Bathroom (shower over full bathtub, WC & bidet); Private, furnished porch; Private lawned area with sunbeds; Extensive shared gardens; Shared swimming pool; Parking.

AP17(5) sleeps 4 (100 m²)
All on ground floor
Very spacious (40 m²) main living and dining room with open fireplace; Kitchen; Breakfast/dining room; Twin-bedded room with en suite bathroom/WC (shower over full bathtub); Double bedded-room with en suite shower room/WC; Private, furnished porch; Extensive shared gardens; Shared swimming pool; Parking.

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Overview

One of five high class, self catering apartments hidden amidst pine forests in an impressive mountain estate. It’s private, tranquil and the views reach to the Mediterranean on clear days.

These are some of the most elegant holiday apartments in La Alpujarra. Amongst the first accommodation to be built locally for quality lets, they have a certain grandeur and offer a taste of the very best in Alpujarra architecture in a spectacular setting.

The estate is situated at an altitude of 1,500 metres and easily accessed from a maintained forestry track between the villages of Pitres and Capileira. Built entirely of local stone and incorporating a significant element of carpentry in chestnut work by the master craftsman owner, the individual apartments are distributed over an extensive area and look out onto mature gardens planted with flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns.

Each apartment is designed to enjoy a measure of privacy with its own patio, terrace, or courtyard, and despite being part of a complex, each serves as a romantic retreat thanks to the way the property is laid out. In fact, the word “complex” hardly does justice to these superb country farmhouse apartments. They were designed by an expert on Moorish architecture and built by pioneers in quality restorations in La Alpujarra: you can expect the very best in local architecture preservation.

All apartments have the same proud, distinctive and refined style. Although varying a little in size, capacity and facilities, they are all very attractively presented and well finished. AP17(2) is the largest of the one-bedroomed apartments, offering a generous 75 m². It is accessed up steps from the gardens and has an open-plan arrangement on two levels.

On the upper level are a kitchen and dining area with open fireplace, plus an armchair and a sofa which can open to make a double bed for two children (at a supplement); on the lower level is the bedroom. The bed is partly hidden behind an elegant wooden screen and alongside it is a well-furnished sitting area. A door leads out to a private, furnished terrace with sunbeds for summer sunbathing.

The swimming pool area is situated on one side of the farmhouse, where it cannot disturb any of the guests. It is a large circular affair sitting neatly within a rugged landscape. Although there are solar panels that begin to warm the water from early spring, in our opinion swims can be bracing in April and May, but after then it is a real treat. The sun is strong this high up and, especially in the hotter months, swims are very refreshing. Pool towels are provided, so that's less packing (and weight if you're coming by plane). A hairdryer is also available on request.

Despite being shared, the pool area remains intimate and inviting. At the back of the pool, a short track connects to the famed European GR7 footpath which crosses the Alpujarras before continuing all the way to Greece.

Beyond and all around the estate spread pine forests in designated Natural Parkland. The relaxing sound of spring water around the farmhouse underlines the tranquillity of this high mountain spot.

A long walk or short drive along the forestry track brings you to Capileira, the most attractive of all the villages in the high Alpujarra in terms of location, facilities, atmosphere and architecture. The same road that leads down to the village goes up to Sierra Nevada National Park. There is excellent hiking along tracks and mule paths, with the summit of Mulhacén (3,481 m) very reachable outside winter months, when the snows are usually too deep.

Trips to Granada with the Alhambra palaces or the beaches of the Costa Tropical make for great days out if you want a change of scene, some cultural excitement, or a day by the Mediterranean.

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Location

Setting

Mountain estate in Natural Park pine forest. Las Alpujarras region (southern slopes of Sierra Nevada).

Location

Located at an altitude of 1,500 metres, in open countryside, surrounded by Mediterranean pine forests. It is accessed via a 2 km forestry track in good condition.

Pitres 3 km (2 km track+1 km road)
Supermarket, restaurants, pharmacy
Capileira 4 km (track+2 km road)
Similar facilities to Pitres
Hamlets of La Taha 10 min
Pretty walks, country bar-restaurants
Sierra Nevada National Park 20 min
High altitude walks
Orgiva 35 min
Low Alpujarra, most facilities
Granada 1 hr 30 min
And Alhambra Palace
Costa Tropical 1 hr 30 min
Beaches
airport Nearest Airports
Granada (GRX) 1 hr 40 mins
Malaga (AGP) 2 hrs 15 mins
Almeria (LEI) 2 hrs 40 mins

Prices

Rustical Travel charges Euros. All prices are fully inclusive, no hidden costs, no surcharges.

Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-4
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
€520
€610
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
€580
€670
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
€520
€610
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
€580
€670
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
€520
€610
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
€580
€670
Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-4
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
€520
€610
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
€580
€670
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
€520
€610
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
€580
€670
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
€520
€610
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
€580
€670
Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-4
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
£457
£536
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
£510
£589
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
£457
£536
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
£510
£589
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
£457
£536
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
£510
£589
Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-4
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
$511
$600
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
$570
$659
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
$511
$600
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
$570
$659
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
$511
$600
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
$570
$659
Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-4
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
AU$754
AU$884
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
AU$841
AU$971
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
AU$754
AU$884
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
AU$841
AU$971
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
AU$754
AU$884
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
AU$841
AU$971
Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax 1-2pax 3-4
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
CAD$1,117
CAD$1,310
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
CAD$1,246
CAD$1,439
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
CAD$1,117
CAD$1,310
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
CAD$1,246
CAD$1,439
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
CAD$1,117
CAD$1,310
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
CAD$1,246
CAD$1,439

Booking information for AP17(2)

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • From October to April, an extra charge of 10 euros per day applies if central heating is required. This sum is payable locally in cash. 

  • The swimming pool is open from the end of April to the beginning of October, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AP17(2)

  • The changeover day is normally Saturday during the main summer season.

+ Booking information and changeover day for AP17(2)

Booking information for AP17(2)

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • From October to April, an extra charge of 10 euros per day applies if central heating is required. This sum is payable locally in cash. 

  • The swimming pool is open from the end of April to the beginning of October, weather permitting, but not heated.

Changeover day for AP17(2)

  • The changeover day is normally Saturday during the main summer season.

+ Booking information and changeover day for AP17(2)

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YOUR REVIEWS

Dean | September | 2016

The accommodation was situated up a track / well signposted & excellent communications from the owner. On arrival the views are amazing & chatting to the owner - he gave many great options on walks around the valley / all superb. Lovely pool on site with dark skies in the night for star gazing. We spent 5 nights in the accommodation that is very tastefully decorating - everything you need for a great stay . Local supermarket a short drive away & plenty of choice for restaurants also nearby. Would & will be returning again"

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Beverley | August | 2016

We had a lovely time. The owner was very helpful and we had some nice talks. The apartment was very nice, clean with fantastic views. After the first week we moved to one of the other apartments as another family wanted two adjoining, this one had an enormous patio, we could see the eagles circling overhead. The road to the house is a little scary, but ok once you get used to it and if you don't have to pass anyone! The surrounding villages are great, good food at reasonable prices and not too touristy - no Brits abroad. All in all a lovely holiday."

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