Description of this holiday home in Andalusia
Cortijo Melonar is located in the middle of the beautiful nature of the Alpujarras. The renovated farmhouse stands in an ancient terraced landscape not far from the village of Pitres. All around you have a great view of the valley and mountains. Cortijo Melonar is situated on a terraced plot of almost 7000 m2. Cortijo Melonar is ideal for those seeking tranquility. You can take beautiful nature walks directly from the holiday home. The English owners have converted the former ruin into 2 special holiday homes: Vista and Patio. Each holiday accommodation has its own private terrace with shade and sun.
The large grounds with a beautiful flower garden and pond offers wonderful places to relax, in a hammock or lounger. Cortijo Melonar combines modern comfort with traditions of the Andalusian architectural style such as: flat roof, beamed ceiling, beautiful tiled floors. Your holiday home has a nice bathroom, complete kitchen, underfloor heating and wood stove. Cortijo Melonar is also a comfortable holiday home in winter. The hospitable owners can provide information about the area. They are very friendly hosts who respect your privacy. If you want some action in this holiday paradise, you can participate in the vegetable garden or other parts of the holiday area.
Patio: this holiday home is the middle part of the cortijo. The living room patio doors give access to a lovely patio full of plants and a lovely sun during the afternoon hours. Patio also has its own garden terrace with nice views.
Surroundings of Cortijo Melonar holiday home
The GR 7, a long-distance hiking trail, runs nearby. Via this path you are in Pitres in 20 minutes. You enter the valley from the other side. This route takes you through a beautiful landscape and the typical villages of the Alpujarras. Pitres is 5 minutes by car, where you will find shops, bars and restaurants. The owners have also mapped out various hiking routes themselves, which they are happy to share with you.
All on the ground floor: living room, with patio doors by the wood stove. Well-equipped open kitchen with dining table. Bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Spacious bedroom with double bed, this bedroom is carved out of the rock wall and is therefore always nice and cool in the summer. The patio with sitting area is the ideal place to read a good book!
La Taha Tip
For hikers and nature lovers, this is the ideal holiday home, especially in April, May, September and October, this holiday home is the perfect base for a walking holiday. Book a meal with the owners for a fee; William is a very gifted chef!
• Patio and Vista can also be rented together. For 2 couples who want to go on holiday together, but also want to have their own place; ideal!
• Hiking guides and hiking maps available for guests.
• If you wish, the owners will cook you a delicious meal that can be served on the terrace. To celebrate a special occasion or simply to enjoy it.
• A camp bed can be placed in the living room for young children.
• From this holiday home it is about 1 hour and 45 minutes drive to the airport of Almeria (LEI). Granada (GRX) is 1.5 hours away and Malaga (AGP) is 2.5 hours away.
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- Minimum stay of 3 nights from March to October.
- Other months minimum stay 2 nights.