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Cortijo Anastacia

Tranquil Andalucian Farmhouse with Private Pool overlooking Granada and the Sierra Nevada
Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) only five minuets away from the Sierra Pelada Riding School

Cortijo Anastacia is a 200 year old Farmhouse which has been recently renovated whilst still retaining a traditional Spanish feel. Situated 10 mins. drive from Illora, on Parapanda Mountain, it has unrivalled panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada and surrounding countryside. It sits in 5000 square metres of land filled with Olive groves and is perfect for a family holiday. Located within the Province of Granada, "Fuente La Zarza" is a 30 min drive from the City of Granada and the fabulous Alhambra Palace. It's an ideal location from which to discover Andalucia.

Prices 2010

Rental periods Price per week
1 September - 30 June £650
1 July - 31 August £950

Notes on prices
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

Changeover day
As flight times vary, change over days and arrival times are flexible. Wherever possible we will try to accomodate your needs.


Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with Kingsize Bed.
Bedroom 2 with Double Bed.
Bedroom 3 with Twin Beds.
Bedroom 4 with Twin Beds - is on an open-plan landing.
Bedroom 5 with Bunk Beds - adjoins the double room.
Bedrooms 4 and 5 are probably more suitable for children.
Bathrooms: Downstairs Bathroom with Sink, W.C, and large walk-in Shower. Door to patio with external Shower. A second bathroom is planned for this year.
Kitchen: Luxury fitted Kitchen complete with Double Sink and Granite work top. Appliances include Cooker with Gas Hob and Oven, Fridge/ Freezer, Dishwasher, Microwave and Washing Machine.
Living Rooms: Open-plan Lounge / Dining Room with traditional wooden staircase to first floor. Original beams and open fireplace with wood burning stove. 2 large Sofas, Satellite TV and DVD player. Large Dining table seating 8 comfortably. Front door to patio and pool.
linen/maid service:
Clean Linen and Towels provided on arrival. Washing Machine available.

Notes on accommodation
The Farmhouse is fully Centrally Heated. Air Conditioning is not necessary as the Farmhouse's 2 ft thick walls keep the interior cool even in the summer months. However, fans are provided in each bedroom. The patio is all on one level so is ideal for children - plenty of room to run and explore the countryside.

Amenities/Facilities provided

washing machine
iron/ironing board
satellite tv
central heating
room fans
high chair
private pool (for sole use of guests)
pets accepted

5Outside Area
There is a fantastic 'floodlit' Private Pool ( 8m x 4.5m ) with tiled steps down in to shallow end (1m depth) to maximum depth of approx. 2.2m. Large Patio area with six sun loungers with cushions, Patio table and chairs, Parasol, Gas Barbeque and a range of childrens toys and inflatables. The Pool is not heated and is very pleasant between the months of April and October.

Coast & Beach
If you fancy a trip to the coast, Malaga is approx 1hr from Illora. Marbella with its trendy shops, bars and sandy beach is approx. 90 mins and Almeria, on the East coast is approx 90 mins from Illora.

Granada Airport is approx. 30 mins drive from 'Fuente La Zarza' and is served by Ryanair from London Stansted and Liverpool and by Monarch from London Gatwick. Easyjet also fly to Malaga Airport. Car hire is available at the airports or on-line. We recommend 'Carjet' (Crown Car Hire).

Cortijo Fuente La Zarza is the ideal location from which to discover Andalucia. The town of Illora is 10 mins drive away. Montefrio is 15 mins drive. Granada and the Alhambra Palace is 30 mins away. Loja is 35 mins drive. Alcala la Real, a large town, good for shopping is 30 mins away. Seville and Cordoba, both large cities are approx 2 hrs drive from Illora.

Further Details
There are plenty of local supermarkets and restaurants serving typical Spanish fayre and Barbeques. Full details of amenities, directions, operating instructions and a map of Illora will be supplied. The Spanish locals are most welcoming and friendly. This is the real Spain!

Booking Notes
Full payment is required if booking less than 6 weeks in advance. Otherwise a 25% deposit is required with the remainder payable 6 weeks in advance. A 250 Euro refundable security deposit is payable on arrival.



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