Description of the house
Cortijo Melonar-patio- is set in the beautiful natural landscape of the Alpujarras. This renovated and detached farm house is not far from the village of Pitres and set in an ancient terraced landscape. From all around the farmhouse you’ll have a fantastic view of the valley and the mountains. Cortijo Melonar is on a terraced plot of almost 7000 m2 . For those looking for a tranquil environment, Cortijo Melonar is worth considering. You can set off for walks straight from the holiday house. The British owners Robert and William have restored and converted the former ruins into 2 very special holiday homes: Patio and Vista. Each accommodation has its own terrace with both shade and sunshine. The expansive grounds offer delightful spots to spend at your leisure in hammock or lounger. Cortijo Melonar combines modern comforts with traditional Andalusian features such as a flat roof, ceilings with beams, exquisite floor tiles. Owners do what they can towards 'sustainability' for example, hot water from solar panels (supported by gas, so no problems with it running out) and eco-under floor heating system. Also, home grown vegetables available and eggs from own chickens. Each holiday accommodation has a beautiful bathroom, contemporary kitchen, floor heating and wood stove. In this house you’d even be comfortable in winter. William and Robert can give you all the information on the area. They are extraordinary friendly hosts who’ll respect your privacy. Should you be looking for some action in this holiday paradise, you’re welcome to assist in the vegetable garden or in other areas on the premises. This holiday apartment is in the middle section of Cortijo Melonar. Patio doors from the living room give access to a delightful patio. Patio also has its own private terrace in the garden with beautiful views.
Surroundings of Cortijo Opazo
The GR 7, a long-distance footpath is near to the estate. The path takes you to Pitres in approximately 20 minutes. The route in the other direction takes you to the valley. This scenic route leads through a picturesque landscape and past characteristic villages of the Alpujarras. A 5 minute drive takes you to Pitres with its shops, bars and restaurants.
All rooms are on one level: seats near the wood stove, a well-equipped open kitchen/diner, a bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin, one bedroom with a double bed.
• The patio of Cortijo Melonar-patio= gives access to a guesthouse consisting of one bedroom with 2 single beds and a bathroom. This accommodation is only available to guests of Cortijo Melonar-Patio- (Prices are mentioned in the particulars of Patio)
• Patio and Vista can be rented together. With the extra guest room the two rental homes can accommodate a total of max. 6 people.
• Local walking guides and maps supplied free of charge.
• Delicious meals can be ordered and served on your terrace, to celebrate a special occasion or simply to enjoy.
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