Excellent Andalucia walking holiday apartment in forest estate

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

Quality garden apartment in high Alpujarra mountain location. WiFi, shared pool. Sleeps 2.

Booking information for AP17(4)

  • 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(4)

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

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Booking information for AP17(4)

  • 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(4)

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

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per week
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Summary

Quality garden apartment in high Alpujarra mountain location. WiFi, shared pool. Sleeps 2.

Facilities

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

Enjoyment
WiFi Internet; Satellite TV (limited channels only and no English channels); Sunbeds; Sunshades; Shared gardens; Shared circular pool (10 m in diameter ; 2.5 m deep).

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

Practicalities
Underfloor heating; Shared use of washing machine, iron & board in laundry room; Hairdryer (on request); Cot & highchair (on request); All linen provided, including pool towels; Parking on premises.

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

Layout

AP17(4) sleeps 2 (50m²)
All on ground floor
Open-plan design with lounge, dining area & kitchen; Bedroom 1: Twin beds (pushed together); Bathroom (shower over full bathtub, WC & bidet).

Exterior
Private, furnished porch; Private lawned area with sunbeds; 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(2) sleeps 2 (or 2 + 2 children)  (75 m²)
On two levels
Kitchen / dining area with double sofa-bed; Studio bedroom; Shower room/WC; Private, furnished terrace; 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(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(4) is the newest of the apartments and benefits from an intelligent design that makes full use of its 50 m². It’s a private, ground floor garden apartment, traditional in style.

Entrance is from the gardens under a typical Alpujarra tinao, or porch, where wicker chairs and a low table are placed for drinks or light meals, or simply to relax in the sun. Next to here,  the apartment has a lawned area it can call its own (as good as private), where you can recline on sunbeds.

Inside the apartment separates into three distinct areas, which communicate with each other via archways: from the lounge, through a dining area, to a well-equipped kitchen. Underfloor heating keeps the apartment warm throughout the winter months.

The swimming pool area is situated to 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 and backing onto pine forest. 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.

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 and 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 as 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

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Sleeps 2 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -2
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
€540
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
€600
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
€540
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
€590
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
€540
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
€600
Sleeps 2 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -2
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
€540
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
€600
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
€540
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
€590
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
€540
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
€600
Sleeps 2 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -2
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
£485
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
£538
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
£485
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
£529
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
£485
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
£538
Sleeps 2 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -2
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
$565
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
$628
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
$565
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
$617
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
$565
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
$628
Sleeps 2 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -2
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
AU$832
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
AU$925
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
AU$832
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
AU$910
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
AU$832
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
AU$925
Sleeps 2 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -2
06 Jan 201706/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
CAD$1,221
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 21 Apr 201721/04/2017
CAD$1,356
22 Apr 201722/04/2017 23 Jun 201723/06/2017
CAD$1,221
24 Jun 201724/06/2017 22 Sep 201722/09/2017
CAD$1,334
23 Sep 201723/09/2017 18 Dec 201718/12/2017
CAD$1,221
19 Dec 201719/12/2017 03 Jan 201803/01/2018
CAD$1,356

Booking information for AP17(4)

  • 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(4)

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

+ Booking information and changeover day for AP17(4)

Booking information for AP17(4)

  • 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(4)

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

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YOUR REVIEWS

Martin | September | 2016

A fantastic location for a really quite, peaceful holiday, no noise apart from the birds and running water, The apartment is reasonably well equiped for a few days stay, a little basic, but clean. The shower over bath is difficult to use being on th eabck wall and no shower curtain or screen, had to mop the floor after each shower! We did not have any wine glasses, not even one! so used water glasses. Ludec the on-site owner and host is a lovely helpful chap, will tell you all the walks, draw maps and knowes the best places to eat in the local villages, the supermarkets, when they open and close etc, very, very obliging and helpful, always about early morning and evenings. The grounds are stunning with flowers and wild forna and unusal trees. The pool area is a suntrap and a very good large pool size, deep though not suitable for young children, but I think the whole experince is best suited to adults seeking paeace and quite and good long walks. Being very high up the air can be a little thin which can cause shortness of breath on walks up the mountan valleys, just take it slow! Would certainly reccomend for a couple just wanting to escape and have a quite holiday. Oh, their are NO English chanels on the TV or news, just an American "how it's made program" that goes off at 10pm. The wifi is ok so you can stream english radio to an i-pad or lap top, radio 2 worked well in the mornings. All in al,l would go again if only for the peace and the local food, but make sure to check the itinery for glasses etc on arrival, I am sure Ludec will help you out or replace any missing bits and pieces. Thank you."

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