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Secluded, beautiful Cortijo,private Pool,in Organic Olive Grove,magnificent view

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms,build in traditional Alpujarra style,nature pur

The delightful property of LOV is situated at 800m & lies amongst centuries old organic olive trees, originally planted by the Moors, giving very private & tranquil surroundings . From the poolside terrace enjoy a magnificent view of the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada with whitewashed villages & shady woodlands sweeping down to the valley floor. The cortijo is truly idylic in its setting with each season bringing its own delights. Soaking up the sun, hearing the faint russle of the palm leaves , watching the soaring flight of the eagles above you, watching butterflies & listening to the birds sing, you understand the true meaning of a totally relaxing & stressfree vacation. The cortijo is very light, spacious, well equipped & with its love to detail offers you a home away from home & a warm welcome. The thick walls, double glazing & insulated roof ensures a cool house in summer & a cosy warm home in winter.The helpful but unobtrusive owners live nearby.


Owner
Bettina Klaubert
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

Amenities

Órgiva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bedrooms have their own fully equipped en-suite bathrooms, with bath, integrated shower and WC. Both feature a big window with a view. Towels & soap are, of course, supplied. A hair dryer is supplied for each bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • LOV features 2 spacious bedrooms.One with a double bed & big double glazed window facing the pool, the other with 2 single beds & big double glazed window facing the front porch . Each bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe. A comfy chair & little table give you the possibility to have a moment to yourself to enjoy a book or to write a letter. Cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The lounge area features 2 comfortable sofas (2/3),a rocking chair, radio & satellite TV,CD& DVD player.There is a great variety of games, books & DVDs.2 big french doors open onto the large sun terrace, pool area & the´tinao´(open porch). Wi-Fi internet. The open plan kitchen is enhanced by the traditional wooden beam ceiling.The kitchen is spacious, modern & provides all you need to produce a delicious meal to be enjoyed by everybody. Naturally there is a fridge-freezer, microwave, washing machine & more .A potent cast iron wood burner, with glas windows to watch the flames , heats up the entire home in cooler winter nights. Wood for wood burner not included in rental price. A gas oven, nice on those evenings when a real, roaring fire is not quite needed, is being supplied . A gas bottle can be bought directly from us or the gas station, local price Winter 2013 € 17

Reviews

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Secluded, beautiful Cortijo,private Pool,in Organic Olive Grove,magnificent view
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
Orgiva
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A perfect haven

  • 5 of 5

Just back from our 3rd stay at LOV and have come home relaxed, refreshed, ready to book again. No hassle, no bothers - just clean fresh air, fabulous accommodation, beautifully clean and supplied with anything we could wish for.

Perfect hosts - Bettina and Axel, were on hand if needed, but in no way intrusive - lovely people.

Perfect relaxation from the humdrum of daily life.

Treat yourselves to a stay here. You will go home a different person.

Thank you Tina, it was so lovely to see you again! Until our next trip 🥂

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

I'm writing this review 6 months after the holiday whilst reading my holiday diary, and I have to say it's wonderful to be transported back to the hills above Orgiva and the villa that was our home for 8 nights.

We chose to come in June when it shouldn't have been so hot, but it was! So we were glad to be in the mountains and in the shade until 8.30am, which made the house cool enough to sleep.

We loved being amongst the olives and fruit trees. There's nothing quite like fruit fresh from the tree. Bettina provided other fruit on arrival and bread and fresh eggs too - she's a helpful, laid-back owner who doesn't intrude but is there if you need her. Just the way we like it.

This was the perfect place for us. Very private, secluded (the approach road is not for the faint of heart!), within easy reach of the town and the beautiful white villages high in the mountains and just a great place to relax. If it wasn't for our tendency to always visit new places we would certainly return regularly, and we would recommend LOV to anyone.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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5

Perfect peace

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with LOV as soon as we arrived. Bettina was very welcoming and the cottage was comfortable, well-equipped, spotlessly clean and cosy - with the log fire lit in the evening. Surrounded by lemon and avocado trees it was the perfect place to relax and soak up some early season sun. The surrounding area provides wonderful walking and nearby Orgiva is a pleasant place to shop for food. An easy drive from Malaga airport. Look forward to returning next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
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5

Superb stay in the Alpujarra

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for more - stunning location, peaceful surroundings, spotlessly clean and with easy access to Orgiva and its resturants and bars. Tina and Axel were so kind, not only with their generous welcome pack (wine, cheese, bread and more) but also their organic vegetables, olive oil and eggs. A good base for walking and discovering the Alpujarras and we would thoroughly recommend to all our friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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5

A beautiful and secluded get away

  • 5 of 5

We are just finishing a wonderful two week break at Los Olivos Viejos. It is going to be so hard to go back to England after this very relaxing holiday. LOV is situated above Orgiva, with amazing views over the mountains. My favourite thing, indeed,has been to sit on the shady terrace watching the sunlight and clear blue skies above the mountain. The garden is beautiful, with well tended and aromatic shrubs and flowers surrounding the pool. Around the whole house is the grove of ancient olive trees,as well as fruit trees in abundance. The villa itself has been just right for a family of four (including two children, 10 and 11). On arrival, it was wonderful to find so many things provided, including eggs and olive oil. The villa was scrupulously clean, and the pool well maintained throughout our stay. We can thoroughly recommend a stay here.

Thank you Bettina and Axel!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
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Oasis of peace and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed a week at LOV in July 2014 and we enjoyed every bit of it!

It is a very welcoming house, arranged with care and eye for detail. We arrived on a hot afternoon and from the first steps in the house we fell in love with the quiet and cheerful place, with a chilled out and perfumed atmosphere.

The owners live higher up the hill and take good care of the property. They make sure you find all you need in the house upon arrival. Handy for cooking is the fact that all needed tools are there, but also all the basic ingredients (from salt to honey and olive oil, fresh herbs, eggs,...).

My 10y old son enjoyed the stay as well. Plenty of opportunities to satisfy his curiosity and need to burn energy. The cat Missy and the dog Benson were his dear friends in no time. And feeding the fishes and the chickens at evening were a mutual joy :-)

We rarely find such good places for washing away stress, noise and rust out of our system. We'll come back for sure, now that we know it. Thanks Bettina & Axel!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Orgiva
Car: necessary

Orgiva, the nearest village, lies about 500m below Lov and 5 km downhill. You’ll find banks, cash machines, post office, various supermarkets, 2 health shops, a police station and an emergency health center. A GP, English spoken, lives 300m uphill. Orgiva has developed into an alternative center, combining old Spanish tradition with the ecological orientated influence of the foreign community. This can be experienced every Thursday, 'Orgivas' market day.

The national Nature Park of Sierra Nevada starts just a few km above Cañar. Lovely for walks even in summer time. You will rather see a mountain goat or an Eagle soaring overhead , than meeting another hiker. Getting up to the top of Mulhacen, 3800m, is a spectacular experience .

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Mietnachlass ab 3 Wochen. Feuerholz für den gusseisernen Ofen mit Glastür ist im Preis eingeschlossen. Obst& Gemüse der Saison können geerntet werden, eigenes Olivenöl, frische Eier & eine generöse Grundausstattung wird gestellt. Die Anzahlung wird bei Stornierung zurück ersttattet , wenn LOV erneut vermietet werden kann.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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