Description of this holiday home in Spain
Mas de las Melgues is located in the middle of the beautiful, unspoiled nature of Castellon near Culla. This is the place for lovers of nature and beautiful walks. The house is located on the edge of the beautiful area of El Maestrazgo, a wild, mountainous area with villages on rocks and overwhelmingly beautiful landscapes. It is also the land of the legendary El Cid who went to war against the Moors and after whom many villages are named. You will feel more than welcome at Mas de las Melgues. The friendly owner, who lives in Valencia city herself, can take care of everything for you: catering of delicious meals with fresh products from the region, a (walking) guide who can tell you everything about the flora and fauna or introduce you to with the typical products of the region: grape picking and process of making wine, cheese or sausages! But of course you also want to enjoy the lovely house, the owner loves antiques and that is reflected in the special decor.
Surroundings of holiday home Mas de las Melgues
The house is located near the hamlet of El Molinell, about 10 minutes by car from the villages of La Torre d'En Besora and Culla where you will find small supermarkets, a few bars and a restaurant. Towards Culla is another restaurant that is only open in summer. For large supermarkets and banks, you can go to the (seaside) towns of Oropesa del Mar, Benicasim (approx. 1 hour by car) and Castellon. Valencia can be reached in 1 hour and 45 minutes. If you prefer unspoilt beaches, they can be found in the La Serra d'Irta Natural Park. Inland you can make trips to Villafranca del Cid (40 minutes by car), the medieval Cantavieja located high on a rock (about 1 hour) and Pitarque (1.5 hours) with waterfall and source of the river of the same name.
Layout of the holiday home
Ground floor: living room with fireplace. Open kitchen and dining area. Bedroom with a double bed and an extra bed. Bedroom with two single beds with extra bed. Bathroom with bath-shower combination and toilet. First floor: Bedroom with three single beds.
Tip from La Taha
The owner of the holiday home organizes all kinds of activities to make your holiday even more pleasant, or more active, than it already will be. For example, only if you wish and indicate in advance (nothing is required), you can help with the olive or almond harvest, look for black truffles, or help with beekeeping. A food service is also available, everything homemade and prepared with great care using local products. The owner is proud of the beautiful surroundings and is happy to share (her knowledge about) the fruits of the land with you. In the summer, she can set up outdoor summer cinema sessions with cocktail service. Everything exclusively for your group. After booking you will receive the contact details of Ana (the owner) so that you can make arrangements with her about which activities you wish to undertake during your stay.
• You pay a € 200 deposit on arrival, which you will receive back if you leave the house in good order.
• The nearby house Mas de la Higuera is owned by the same owner and is also rented out by us. Ideal if you want to spend your holiday with a large group.
• If you wish to use the wood-burning stove, you pay € 10 per basket of wood.
• Nearest airport is Valencia (VLC), 1 hour 45 minutes drive.
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