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Los Abrilles 1 Bedroom Converted Barn - Sleeps up to 3 persons

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
2 nights minimum
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Delightful Converted Animal Barn once used to house animals in a 400 year old cortijo (spanish farmhouse) situated at the foot of a mountain and edge of National Park in the province of Almeria. The Converted Barn is situated far from any main roads and overlooks the valleys of Velez Blanco and Velez Rubio with outstanding 180 un-obscured views of the surrounding countryside. An ideal location for nature lovers, artists, bird enthusiasts and those searching for the quiet life in beautiful surroundings. There Barn has central heating for use during the winter months, and the use of a salt water swimming pool, 12m x 6m with roman steps, and an undercover barbeque area for outdoor summer eating. Situated just a short drive from both the whitewashed sleepy spanish towns of Velez Rubio and ...Delightful Converted Animal Barn once used to house animals in a 400 year old cortijo (spanish farmhouse) situated at the foot of a mountain and edge of National Park in the province of Almeria. The Converted Barn is situated far from any main roads and overlooks the valleys of Velez Blanco and Velez Rubio with outstanding 180 un-obscured views of the surrounding countryside. An ideal location for nature lovers, artists, bird enthusiasts and those searching for the quiet life in beautiful surroundings. There Barn has central heating for use during the winter months, and the use of a salt water swimming pool, 12m x 6m with roman steps, and an undercover barbeque area for outdoor summer eating. Situated just a short drive from both the whitewashed sleepy spanish towns of Velez Rubio and Velez Blanco, with their outside bars and local fiestas and markets, this is an ideal location for a totally relaxing and stress free vacation. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VTAR/AL/00598More
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About the Owner
Sally B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2015
Interaction with guests
The owners are on site, and are able to offer assistance and friendly advice on the area and the activities and sights that are nearby. Although close to hand when required, the owners are very discrete and more often than not you would not even know they were around.
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Sally and Andrew are lovely hosts, easy to get along with, there when you need them, but respectful of your privacy. Personally, I would say that their company made out stay memorable. Their beautiful 300 year old, sensitivity restored finca is a wonderful thing. With...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank RosemaryD139
TrailBlazer566052, VR Owner at Los Abrilles 1 Bedroom Converted Barn - Sleeps up to 3 persons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Many thanks for such a wonderful review. Hope to see you again one day. Best wishes, Sally & Andres

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Sally & Andrew's guesthouse. They kindly provided us with equipment for our one-year-old. At all time they were really generous & helpful. It's a real pleasure to have such thoughtful hosts. The house is lovely and has everything needed,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Aurélie C
Management response:Responded 26 June 2018

Dear Aurelie, thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you here to stay, perfect guests, and Paulo was a delight to meet. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Sally & Andrew

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The location is at the foot of a rocky mountain and above a vast irrigated valley (vega), the valley Los Velez, where cereals, olives, almonds and vegetables are cultivated, with scattered goat and pig farms. The actual building complex is a sensitively and appealing rehabilitated...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank BernhardM294
Management response:Responded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much Gabby and Bernard for your kind review and for being such perfect guests. You are welcome back anytime, it was a real pleasure meeting you and your daughter and really enjoying your company. Hope to see you again soon at Los...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you are looking for somewhere off the beaten track where you can marvel at the spectacular scenery of the Spanish countryside but still enjoy the cafes and restaurants of a typical Spanish town then this is the perfect property for you. The house is...More

Date of stay: October 2016
2  Thank bancroft63
Management response:Responded 6 November 2016

Thank you so much for such a positive review. We were delighted to have you both to stay as guests and that you enjoyed your little time away from it all in the beautiful Andalucian towns of Velez Blanco and Velez Rubio and surrounding area....More

Reviewed 1 March 2016

We had a relaxing week at the end of February, depths of winter for us but early spring in Andalucia, with the almond groves in blossom. The accommodation was simple but comfortable, everything we needed. A deeply rural setting with a fine view over almond...More

Date of stay: February 2016
1  Thank DJHTrondheim
Management response:Responded 15 June 2016

Dear Duncan and family Thank you so much for your delightful review. We very much enjoyed meeting with you all and are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Sally & Andrew

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Parking
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
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Does this holiday rental have an outdoor pool?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The barns are situated at the foot of a mountain, La Muela, on the very edge of a Protected National Park, set with pine forests. There are very few other properties in the vacinity.
Getting around
Due to the area in which the property is situated, there are only two ways of getting around On Foot By Car You will be in the middle of a remote valley, with only small tarmac roads leading to the main roads into town.
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