Charming cottage with private swimmingpool and free wifi
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About Property Manager
My name is Celi. Me and my partner Carlos living here in Dúrcal. we rent our holiday cottage this year for the first time and we hope the people enjoy the house like us. We have decorated the cottage with great care and the garden is the result of many years of hard work and love. All the best
Why Property Manager chose Dúrcal
we rent our holiday cottage this year for the first time and we hope the people enjoy the house like us. We have decorated the cottage with great care and the garden is the result of many years of hard work and love.
Pool / Spa
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Fabulous cottage in unique setting
The house is in really good condition and it was spotless clean on our arrival. The garden is gorgeous and the kitchen is really well equipped. We also very much appreciated the flexibility of check-in and check out times. We would definitely come back if we were in the area again!!! We had great time and a lot of it is thanks to this wonderful property!
About the cottage itself. It is situated:
- to the south-west - possible to enjoy lovely sunsets with a great view
- close to the town and a supermarket, its possible to walk to have a dinner in Durcal centre
- among olive orchard - gives feeling of seclusion and privacy
- In Lecrin valley - convenient place to drive to either North or South parts of Sierra Nevada, easy access to Granada and also the coast
Finally one more thing - as someone already has mentioned in the comments, the house does not have a central heating. It is equipped with a chimney, one electric radiator, air conditioning/heater and a small electric heater. Nevertheless, from our view this was not a problem.
We were unfortunately unlucky with the weather for several days during our stay. The temperatures were in the lower teens and it was raining for multiple days in a row - very humid. Also when we arrived, the house hasn't been used for a while so it was pretty cold. To be honest, I was a bit anxious whether we will feel comfortable.
However, it took us only several hours to warm the house up. We initially got a bit of smoky smell inside the house - but this has disappeared as soon as the chimney has been heated up for several hours. Once the fire gets rid of the humidity inside the chimney, the ventilation is excellent and for the rest of our stay we had absolutely no issues and we were warm and cosy :) - so as said, from our point of view this was really not a problem :)
The property is in a nice situation with mountain views. All fixtures and fittings are high quality. Everything is spotlessly clean, it is one of the only times that we have been to a property and felt comfortable about using the cooking utensils! All were immaculately clean.
Lovely place, just as described and in a great location
Very private without being miles from anywhere. Great pool, gardens and house. Very helpful hosts. 5 minutes from a big supermarket for convenience. 25 minutes from Grenada and some wonderful drives up into the Sierra Nevada easily at hand.
Reality beats the photos
The negative: we can't rent it 12 months a year (my fault, not owner's:) ).
The positive: everything else.
A perfect place for a couple's retreat.
Small house, good outdoor facilities, good views
The property was much as we expected - small but well enough equipped. We visited in February and the house was very cold despite temperatures outside in the upper teens. There is no heating in this house except an open log fire and a small electric heater so it was very difficult to stay warm. The log fire is unusable as it creates huge amounts of smoke in the room despite the owners advice to keep a window open (defeats the purpose of the fire!). The outside area is very good and well equipped with great views to the surrounding Sierra Nevada. The local town was disappointing and not a tourist attraction. There is a good supermarket close by and smaller shops in the town. The owners were welcoming and helpful.
A little gem with wonderful outdoor space!
We had two glorious weeks in this delightful cottage. The outdoor space was fantastic...even better in reality! The property was clean, well maintained & had everything we required. Antonio was very helpful with advice on local restsurants & places to visit etc. The owner was also on hand if we required anything. It is situated approx 25 minutes from Granada by car, there are also small villages close by that are worth a visit. The local village is 10 minutes walk & has a supermarket, pharmacy etc.
We ate at the cottage many nights & enjoyed the wonderful sunsets.
I would reccomend this property to a couple looking to escape!
We really enjoyed our stay & hope to make a return visit.