Rural 2 bed apartment with WiFi & pool in Alpujarras mountain estate

Capileira, Alpujarras, Andalucia Property Ref: AP17(5)
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    2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps
    Sleeps 4
  • Poll
    Shared Pool
  • Property Ref: AP17(5)

Splendid farmhouse garden apartment in high Alpujarra mountains. Sleeps 4.

Booking information for AP17(5)

  • 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.

  • Firewood is available on request at an additional cost of 8€ per load, 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(5)

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

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Booking information for AP17(5)

  • 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.

  • Firewood is available on request at an additional cost of 8€ per load, 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(5)

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

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Summary

Splendid farmhouse garden apartment in high Alpujarra mountains. Sleeps 4.

Facilities

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

Enjoyment
WiFi Internet; Satellite TV (limited channels only); 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; Fridge-freezer.

Practicalities
Underfloor heating; Open fireplace (firewood not included); 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.
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.

Extras
Firewood is available on request at an additional cost of 8€ per load, payable locally in cash.

Layout

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; Bedroom 1: Twin beds with en suite bathroom/WC (shower over full bathtub); Bedroom 2: Double bed with en suite shower room/WC.

Exterior
Private, furnished porch; 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(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.

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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(5) s the largest and most complete of all the apartments. Beautifully beamed, tiled and fitted out and with direct access to gardens at ground level, it is one of the best choices for a high Alpujarra holiday.

Entrance is from a private furnished porch to a breakfast/dining room set for four. A spacious and stylish country kitchen then leads to the apartment's highlight: the vast main room is that accounts for nearly half of the apartment’s 100 m², with sofas, armchairs, an open fireplace and a dining table that can seat eight people.

The apartment sleeps 4 people very comfortably in two en suite bedrooms. Underfloor heating keeps the apartment warm during the cool or cold winter months, in addition to the log fire.

Entrance is via a furnished, shady porch area, opposite which summer sunbeds are placed in the lawned garden, with views through the trees.

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 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201804/01/2018 23 Mar 201823/03/2018
€830
24 Mar 201824/03/2018 06 Apr 201806/04/2018
€950
07 Apr 201807/04/2018 22 Jun 201822/06/2018
€830
23 Jun 201823/06/2018 21 Sep 201821/09/2018
€950
22 Sep 201822/09/2018 18 Dec 201818/12/2018
€830
19 Dec 201819/12/2018 03 Jan 201903/01/2019
€950
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201904/01/2019 12 Apr 201912/04/2019
€830
13 Apr 201913/04/2019 26 Apr 201926/04/2019
€950
27 Apr 201927/04/2019 21 Jun 201921/06/2019
€830
22 Jun 201922/06/2019 20 Sep 201920/09/2019
€950
21 Sep 201921/09/2019 18 Dec 201918/12/2019
€830
19 Dec 201919/12/2019 03 Jan 202003/01/2020
€950
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201804/01/2018 23 Mar 201823/03/2018
€830
24 Mar 201824/03/2018 06 Apr 201806/04/2018
€950
07 Apr 201807/04/2018 22 Jun 201822/06/2018
€830
23 Jun 201823/06/2018 21 Sep 201821/09/2018
€950
22 Sep 201822/09/2018 18 Dec 201818/12/2018
€830
19 Dec 201819/12/2018 03 Jan 201903/01/2019
€950
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201904/01/2019 12 Apr 201912/04/2019
€830
13 Apr 201913/04/2019 26 Apr 201926/04/2019
€950
27 Apr 201927/04/2019 21 Jun 201921/06/2019
€830
22 Jun 201922/06/2019 20 Sep 201920/09/2019
€950
21 Sep 201921/09/2019 18 Dec 201918/12/2019
€830
19 Dec 201919/12/2019 03 Jan 202003/01/2020
€950
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201804/01/2018 23 Mar 201823/03/2018
£746
24 Mar 201824/03/2018 06 Apr 201806/04/2018
£854
07 Apr 201807/04/2018 22 Jun 201822/06/2018
£746
23 Jun 201823/06/2018 21 Sep 201821/09/2018
£854
22 Sep 201822/09/2018 18 Dec 201818/12/2018
£746
19 Dec 201819/12/2018 03 Jan 201903/01/2019
£854
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201904/01/2019 12 Apr 201912/04/2019
£746
13 Apr 201913/04/2019 26 Apr 201926/04/2019
£854
27 Apr 201927/04/2019 21 Jun 201921/06/2019
£746
22 Jun 201922/06/2019 20 Sep 201920/09/2019
£854
21 Sep 201921/09/2019 18 Dec 201918/12/2019
£746
19 Dec 201919/12/2019 03 Jan 202003/01/2020
£854
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201804/01/2018 23 Mar 201823/03/2018
$939
24 Mar 201824/03/2018 06 Apr 201806/04/2018
$1,074
07 Apr 201807/04/2018 22 Jun 201822/06/2018
$939
23 Jun 201823/06/2018 21 Sep 201821/09/2018
$1,074
22 Sep 201822/09/2018 18 Dec 201818/12/2018
$939
19 Dec 201819/12/2018 03 Jan 201903/01/2019
$1,074
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201904/01/2019 12 Apr 201912/04/2019
$939
13 Apr 201913/04/2019 26 Apr 201926/04/2019
$1,074
27 Apr 201927/04/2019 21 Jun 201921/06/2019
$939
22 Jun 201922/06/2019 20 Sep 201920/09/2019
$1,074
21 Sep 201921/09/2019 18 Dec 201918/12/2019
$939
19 Dec 201919/12/2019 03 Jan 202003/01/2020
$1,074
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201804/01/2018 23 Mar 201823/03/2018
AU$1,307
24 Mar 201824/03/2018 06 Apr 201806/04/2018
AU$1,496
07 Apr 201807/04/2018 22 Jun 201822/06/2018
AU$1,307
23 Jun 201823/06/2018 21 Sep 201821/09/2018
AU$1,496
22 Sep 201822/09/2018 18 Dec 201818/12/2018
AU$1,307
19 Dec 201819/12/2018 03 Jan 201903/01/2019
AU$1,496
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201904/01/2019 12 Apr 201912/04/2019
AU$1,307
13 Apr 201913/04/2019 26 Apr 201926/04/2019
AU$1,496
27 Apr 201927/04/2019 21 Jun 201921/06/2019
AU$1,307
22 Jun 201922/06/2019 20 Sep 201920/09/2019
AU$1,496
21 Sep 201921/09/2019 18 Dec 201918/12/2019
AU$1,307
19 Dec 201919/12/2019 03 Jan 202003/01/2020
AU$1,496
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201804/01/2018 23 Mar 201823/03/2018
CAD$1,256
24 Mar 201824/03/2018 06 Apr 201806/04/2018
CAD$1,438
07 Apr 201807/04/2018 22 Jun 201822/06/2018
CAD$1,256
23 Jun 201823/06/2018 21 Sep 201821/09/2018
CAD$1,438
22 Sep 201822/09/2018 18 Dec 201818/12/2018
CAD$1,256
19 Dec 201819/12/2018 03 Jan 201903/01/2019
CAD$1,438
Sleeps 4 people 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -4
04 Jan 201904/01/2019 12 Apr 201912/04/2019
CAD$1,256
13 Apr 201913/04/2019 26 Apr 201926/04/2019
CAD$1,438
27 Apr 201927/04/2019 21 Jun 201921/06/2019
CAD$1,256
22 Jun 201922/06/2019 20 Sep 201920/09/2019
CAD$1,438
21 Sep 201921/09/2019 18 Dec 201918/12/2019
CAD$1,256
19 Dec 201919/12/2019 03 Jan 202003/01/2020
CAD$1,438

Booking information for AP17(5)

  • 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.

  • Firewood is available on request at an additional cost of 8€ per load, 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(5)

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

+ Booking information and changeover day for AP17(5)

Booking information for AP17(5)

  • 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.

  • Firewood is available on request at an additional cost of 8€ per load, 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(5)

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

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YOUR REVIEWS

John | August | 2016

A great base to explore this area, with accessible local countryside and friendly villages with cafes and restaurants. Well maintained gardens and a pool with views across the valley, supplied by spring water but heated with solar panels. The area has an interesting history evident in aged trees, brought over during the Moorish period for agriculture (chestnuts, figs, walnuts) and in the case of Mulberries, for the silk industry. A network of ancient irrigation channels add a vivid splash to local walks.The owners live on site and are very helpful as well as friendly."

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