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Andalucia, Spain  (# 29643)
 Country Cottage outside Velez Rubio, Almeria
  VacationsFRBO Andalucia Vacation Rentals Property ID 29643 Andalucia Rental  

Major City: Murcia
Distance: 50-100 km

Type:   Cottage
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
Baths: 1
Size: 600 Sq Ft

Internet: No
Pets OK: No
Pool: Yes
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

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Pool (shared with owners)

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Name: Ann & Geoff Hughes

Phone: 0034 617 152 957 or 0034 950 167 735

Languages: English / Spanish

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VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2008-02-12

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Cortijo La Saladilla is located in the province of Almeria in the
northern part of Anaulucia in the Los Velez valley. The house sits
amongst almond and olive groves with the mountain ranges of Sierra
Maria, Maimon and Sierra de las Estancias nearby.

The nearest town of Velez Rubio is five kilometres away so car hire
is essential.

The area offers an opportunity to relax and appreciate it´s natural

The property is close to the A92 giving easy access to all major

Velez Rubio is within easy drivng distance of a number of airports -
Alicante 1.5 hrs, San Xavier, Murcia 1.5 hrs, Almeria 2 hrs. For
those travelling into Spain on Non-European flights Madrid 5 hrs.



La Cabana is a separate cottage to the main house and provides
accommodation for up to six people. The property is over 100 years
old and retains much of its original character and features: uneven
steps, low doorways, beamed ceilings and the original animal hanging
rings in the ground floor ceiling.

The ground floor comprises a well-appointed kitchen - dining area
and comfortably furnished lounge (the sofa converts to a double
bed). The bathroom is also located on the ground floor (bath with
overhead shower). There are two bedrooms on the upper floor (one
large double bedroom with its own lounge area and one twin room).

The cottage also has a private courtyard.

Bed linen and towels are provided and changed weekly.

Facilities within the cottage include - washing machine, microwave,
video player, iron & ironing board, fridge, electric kettle, gas hob
& oven, stereo player, toaster, DVD player, gas heater and a log

Should you require nursery equipment (highchair - cot -toys, etc.)
we can hire locally on your behalf.

A welcome pack is provided containing immediate essentials
(appropriate to you time of arrival).

At Cortijo La Saladilla there is a shady pine terrace and two other
open terraces overlooking a rambla (dry riverbed) and farmland, a
planted garden (with real grass) and a swimming pool. All are
available for use anytime during your stay.

We are able to offer the hire of bicycles. Tuition and use of air
guns is available on site.

We have five dogs on the property (all of which are friendly, if not
a little enthusiastic about people), two cats, six chickens, two
goats and one horse - just in case of allergies !



Velez Rubio is situated inland only one hour´s drive from the Costa
Almeria and two hours from the ski resort of Granada. It sits at
the foot of a fabulous maountain and boasts numberous buildings of
great architectural importance.

Velez Rubio is home to a colourful market held weekly. There are
also many restaurants offering a variety of excellent food for good
value in charming surroundings. The businesses are mostly family
run and offer a friendly and personal service. Velez Rubio also has
good local amenitites such as a medical centre, theatre,
supermarkets, and a large public swimming pool surrounded by trees,
with an adjoining bar and restaurant.

Numerous activities are on offer within the area including,
paragliding, climbing, orienteering, horse riding, hiking. Enquires
can be made on your behalf should you wish.

Sites of interest (all within a two hour dirve) include Alhambra
Palace (Grandada), Mini Hollywood, Western Leone and Fort Bravo
(Tabernas - the only desert in Europe), Mining Caves (Sorbas),
Castle (The Fortress of the Sun, Lorca), Water Park (Parque
acuatico, Vera). The historic cities of Almeria, Murcia and Huercal
Overa offer much in the way of museums and historical buildings.

The Mediterranean is approximately forty-five minutes drive away
with the popular costal resorts of Aguilas, Bolnuevo, Mazarron,
Parque Natural Cabo de Gata-Nijar providing a range of sandy beaches
and rocky covers.

Golf courses are all within a forty minute drive located in the
Vera, Mojacar and Roquetas de Mar areas.

Skiing is available in the resort of Sierra Nevada located two hours
drive from Velez Rubio. During the drive to the resort you will
experience breathtaking scenery. From the top of the Pico de Veleta
peak (3,396 metres), skiers can see across the Mediterranean to the
Atlas Mountains in Morocco.

The resort has advanced snow making facilities (if there were to be
a lack of snow) and nuberous runs of varying difficulty. The season
usually runs from late November to early March.



Weekly 450 euros Weekend (3 nights) 250 euros Night 100 euros Lunch per person 5 euros Evening Meal per person 10 euros BBQ per person 10 euros A deposit of 50% is required to secure a reservation with the balance payable four weeks prior to arrival. Discount offered for lets longer than three weeks. Our normal changeover day is midday Saturday. However, we are flexible and would ask that you contact us with your requirements.


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