Villa 10 min to Alhambra and 30 min to ski resort.


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From $151 / night

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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Villa

Cortijo la Mata, owned and run by Scott Macdonald, is a traditional Andalusian farmhouse constructed in the year 1911 converted into a holiday villa with breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada mountains, gated swimming pool, satellite TV and high speed Wi-Fi.

For those who are looking for a complete escape to the Andalusian countryside yet want to take advantage of all that the city of Granada has to offer plus take in the ski slopes of Spain's highest mountain range the location is perfect. Situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the villa is located just outside the old village of Monachil in an area of outstanding natural ...Read more


Villa 10 min to Alhambra and 30 min to ski resort.
Province of Granada, Andalusia, Spain

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Additional Location Information

- 1km outside the village of Monachil
- 8km or 10 minutes to Alhambra palace
- 15 minutes to the city of Granada
- 20 minutes walking to Granada`s top climbing area-Los Cahorros
- 30 minutes to Sierra Nevada ski resort
  ( there is a separate road from the village to the resort )
- 30 minutes to Granada's Federico Garcia Lorca airport.
- 45 minutes to beach resorts such as Salobreña and Almuñecar

Monachil village where this property is situated is truly a Spanish village. The villa is ideally located within a couple of minutes walk from the local shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, large play parks, banks, a post office, pharmacy, DIY shop, tobacco shop, bike rental and bus stop. There is an hourly bus service connecting Granada city center with Monachil taking only 25 minutes.

Granada has always been known in Spain for the possibility of skiing in the morning and sunbathing in the afternoon and since the stunning new highway connecting Granada and Motril opened in 2009 this has taken on a whole new meaning. With the ski resort a 30 minute drive from the village and sub tropical beach resorts such as Salobreña and Playa Granada only 45 minutes, this really is an option on a sunny January day.

Granada is probably the province of Andalucia with the widest choice for the visitor and has an endless list of places to visit. Sierra Nevada National Park with the highest mountain range in Spain providing skiing in winter as well as outstanding nature reserves for all kinds of rural pursuits.

More About This Location

Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

Getting There

Nearest train station: Granada, 8 miles
Nearest ferry port: Motril, 42 miles
Nearest airport: Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport, 17 miles
Car is recommended


Last updated on March 01, 2015
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  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Central heating
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • A/C or climate control
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
  • Fireplace
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Mountain Views
  • Stove or Oven
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Television
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • 12 Dining chairs
  • 12 Lounge chairs
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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