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Beautifully restored cave house in Castillejar

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Newly restored cave houses situated in the village of Castillejar offers a unique holiday experience in friendly rural surroundings. The houses have been refurbished to a high standard, but still retains a rustic style with many unique features. The amazing natural insulation of cave houses means that they stay cool in summer and warm in winter a pleasant sixteen degrees. Both properties have wood burning stoves for cosy winter nights. Set in a peaceful location at the edge of the village, the houses have beautiful views across the valley which can be enjoyed from the terrace. We can offer a range of guided and self guided walking holidays for all levels of ability or simply come and relax and enjoy this wonderful part of Spain If you are looking for a holiday away from crowds love explo...Newly restored cave houses situated in the village of Castillejar offers a unique holiday experience in friendly rural surroundings. The houses have been refurbished to a high standard, but still retains a rustic style with many unique features. The amazing natural insulation of cave houses means that they stay cool in summer and warm in winter a pleasant sixteen degrees. Both properties have wood burning stoves for cosy winter nights. Set in a peaceful location at the edge of the village, the houses have beautiful views across the valley which can be enjoyed from the terrace. We can offer a range of guided and self guided walking holidays for all levels of ability or simply come and relax and enjoy this wonderful part of Spain If you are looking for a holiday away from crowds love exploring the great outdoors and want to experience the real Spain then this is the place for you. Special things to see and do Castillejar is situated between the fertile valleys of the rivers Barbatas and Guardal. Some of the most beautiful natural parks in the country are only minutes away – Sierra de Baza to the south, the Sierras of Huescar, Castril, Segura and Cazorla to the north. These mountains offer stunning contrasts of pine forests, vertical rock faces, trout rivers, lakes and hot springs. Swimming pools, Lakes, Springs and Spas – There is a large swimming pool with bar restaurant and amphitheatre for concerts. This is situated on the outskirts of the village and is open during the summer months. There is also a large outdoor pool at nearby Cullar, and natural spring water pools in Orce and Huescar. The intense blue waters of lake Embalse de Negratin are in striking contrast to the landscape, and an ideal place for water sports, here you can relax in the thermal springs which are open every day except for Christmas day. Hiking, Cycling and Horse Riding – All of these activities can easily be undertaken virtually straight from the doorstep, there are many way marked routes, from simple strolls and walks between villages to more demanding challenges in the surrounding mountains. We can offer both guided and self guided walking holidays. Bike hire and horse riding are available locally. Walking holidays - We have owned the cave houses for the past four years during which time we have enjoyed exploring the stunning Natural Parks that surround them. We are now able to offer a range of guided and self guided walking holidays tailored to suit customers specific needs. From simply providing maps and advice or one off guided walking days through to full guided walking weeks. This beautiful area of Spain offers a stunning variety of walking opportunities from simple strolls between villages along fertile river valleys to full day treks into the surrounding mountains with summits over 2000 metres. In these serene mountains we have been privileged to see a wide variety of wild life including golden eagles, mountain cats and ibex. Rooms, food and facilities We currently have two cave houses on offer: Cueva Uno The accommodation is all on one floor with level access, parking for two cars and a large sun terrace. Inside the property you will find a fully equipped kitchen, separate dining room, lounge with leather sofas and satellite TV. There are two bedrooms, one twin, one double and a bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC. Outside there is a large porch and terrace perfect for alfresco dining Cueva Dos The larger property also is on one floor with level access, parking for two cars and a large sun terrace. Inside you will find a large dining kitchen fully equipped to cater for 6 people, adjacent to this is a lounge area with leather sofas satellite TV and DVD, off the lounge is a snug with further seating coffee table and well stocked wine rack. There are three bedrooms, two twins and one double, serviced by two bathrooms both with shower wash basin and WC. Outside there is a large porch and terrace perfect for alfresco dining Disabled access: Both cave houses have level access with the accommodation on one floor with no steps. Family & baby friendly: Both caves are well equipped for family use. The Spanish people are very family orientated there are various fiestas throughout the year where family's meet to have fun and socialise. During the summer months large swimming pools are open in most of the surrounding villages most have restaurants and are a great place to spend a day. We can provide cots and high chairs for younger children Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: CTC-2019059304More
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About the Owner
David H
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

Had another great holiday at this well equipped and maintained cave house, this time with two couples on their first visit. Not really knowing what to expect I think they were all very pleased both with the cave itself and the views, peace and tranquility....More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank thorntonpipers
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We spent a week in the larger cave home in mid september and were absolutely delighted with the accomodation. The cave is well appointed and very comfortable. The location is superb and it was great sitting out till late watching the sun set over the...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank Andrew H
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Date of stay: August 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Water Views
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Our unique cave houses are surrounded by a stunning landscape of lakes and mountains just waiting to be explored. And after a day enjoying the numerous activities on offer you can experience life in a traditional Spanish village offering a variety of shops bars and restaurants selling local produce.
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The best way to discover all that this wonderful area of Spain has to offer is by car There is also a bus service from the village.
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