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Bayacas, Andalucía, Spain

Host: Frances B.
Published February 16, 2019

General description

  • Main home
Our home is a cortijo (country cottage) in Las Alpujarras, southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Granada.. It has stunning views of the mountains, a plunge pool, loads of places to relax in the sunshine or shade. The house is just outside Orgiva, in the Alpujarras. 1 hour drive from Granada, 30-40 mins to the beach, with beautiful walking territory. 2 hours from Malaga airport.

It has two bedrooms in the main house and an additional self contained studio (which at times is rented) at the other end of the land.

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • Many plants
  • Big garden
  • Vegetable patch
  • A dog
  • 2 cats
  • Farm animals
We have a lively mixed breed young dog who is incredibly friendly and playful. He will need walking/exercising twice a day. We live in the mountains so walking involves down and up hill. Two affectionate but independent cats who only need feeding and a bit of love and 20 chickens that need a quick clean out each day, food and water.. There is also an allotment that will need watering (and food eaten). We have an extensive garden which is mostly irrigated but some plants will still need watering if the weather is dry.

Practical life

  • Isolated
  • 50 - 150 m² (530 - 1590 sq. ft.)
  • More than 1000 m² (1060 sq. ft.)
  • Bus stop
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital
  • Veterinarian
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Deep freeze
  • Ground floor
  • No disabled access
We live in stunning mountains, perfect for a retreat or holiday, we are about 4 km to Orgiva, there are buses that go a few times a day to town or to the mountain villages, but hiring a car would be recommended. You can walk to Orgiva by the river bed in about 40 mins and back in about 1 hour. We have magnificent views and a beautiful garden. We have a plunge pool in the summer which is perfect for cooling yourself down on hot days. We live up a short steep dirt track so there is a wonderful rural feel, as you look over the valley below. Our house is tucked away a little below most of our land (its name is Cortijo Escondido or Hidden Cottage), so there are a few steps between the parking area and house.

Comfort and Luxury

  • 2 floors
  • 5 rooms of which 2 bedrooms
  • Traditional
  • Terrace / Balcony
  • Landscaped garden
  • Book library
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Swimming pool
Our house is a simple but comfortable country home, the stand out features are the plunge pool (summer only) the hammocks, the views and lovely terrace.

Tourism and Leisure

  • Mountain
This is a stunning area with great walks in the mountains, the nearest beach is about 40 minute drive away, within an hour there are a whole choice of beaches from rustic to town. In winter in about an hour you can reach the ski resort of the Sierra Nevada. We are an hour from Granada itself, an amazing city to visit. We are in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada so not far from the famous white villages of Pampineira, Bubion and Capilleira (wonderful walking, restuarants and artisan shops). We are about 30 mins drive from the Spa town of Lanjaron. Orgiva itself is a market town with a few nice cafes and restuarants.

Bayacas, Andalucía, Spain

18410 Bayacas, Granada, Spain


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