Cueva Rambla el Potrojo

Property number 8199
1 bedroom village house listed by Barrycontact owner
Sleeps 4 · 1 bedroom · 1 bathroom

Rural cave house. Stunning views. Private swimming pool. In village of Cortes de Baza in the Granada region of Andalucia, Spain. Sleeps 4.

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Village house overview

Unusual cave house in private setting, at the edge of the quiet picturesque rural village of Cortes de Baza, with its wide, orange tree-lined streets situated north east of Granada. It is not unusual to see tractors parked outside peoples houses while the farmers have their lunch. The local farmers are olive and almond growers and goat herders. The cave is deliciously cool in summer, cosy in winter. Well appointed with modern appliances and the luxury of an exclusive private swimming pool (Apr to Oct only) and terrace. Impressive view of Jabalcon mountain and rolling hills. Good location for day trips, walking or lazing by the pool. There are two single beds in the bedroom and a double bed in a room adjacent to the diner.





Living Room: There is a central internal room with a double sofa-bed, coffee table, desk, shelves and armchairs. There is a DVD player (with small selection of DVDs and Cds) and a CD and tape player. Various games, playing cards and books. The radio only works outside cave unfortunately, no reception inside cave.

Living Space Adjacent to Diner: Double bed. Bedside drawers with lamps, wardrobe, tall chest of drawers, Mirror

Bedroom: Twin beds with generously sized single beds. Bedside drawers with lamps, tall chest of drawers, mirror . Window onto pool.

Bathroom Spacious bathroom with shower, lavatory, bidet, wash basin, and washing machine, iron and ironing board. Well lit mirror. Wonderful view of the Jabalcon mountain through the window.

Kitchen The kitchen with typically Spanish rustic charm and a modern finish, provides storage, 2 ceramic Spanish sinks, oven and large hob (both gas), coffee maker, toaster and kettle, huge fridge-freezer. The kitchen is separated from the dining by Spanish arches.

Diner The dining area has a wood burner, large fireplace and two tables with 8 chairs. The window looks out onto the pool and terrace garden, with views over the hills and to the Jabalcon mountain.

Living Room There is a central internal room with a double sofa-bed, coffee table, desk, shelves and armchairs. There is a DVD player (with small selection of DVDs and Cds) and a CD and tape player. Various games, playing cards and books. The radio only works outside cave unfortunately, no reception inside.

Other There is a locked storage room next to the pool with additional furniture for use inside the house or out in the garden. There is also a pergola and a small barbecue
Cleaning / Towels The house is cleaned on departure from 10am to 3pm. Towels and linen are included.

Notes on Accommodation
Feel free to move the furniture to where you need it (but please don’t leave it out in the rain, or the sun if you are not using it!) The cave is carved from impervious rock and so retains a temperature of about 18 C all year round.

Amenities / Facilities provided

Hob, oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle, coffee-maker, toaster, table top ironing board and iron, CD & tape player, DVD player, room heaters and wood burner

Large pool (9m X 5m) in terrace garden April to Oct only). Garden furniture, parasols. and small barbecue. Flower beds and pots, young trees.


Cortes de Baza: The cave is situated on the edge of the village, with very easy walking distance to all amenities: large village pool, choice bars and places to eat etc., choice of supermarkets and other shops, petrol station. Saturday market selling clothes, crockery, watches, jewellery etc. Historic church.

Galera: 19 miles, swimming pool, restaurants and shops.

Orce: 25 miles. Castle, museum and archaeological site, shops, restaurants, wonderful natural spring swimming pool (with fish in the pool!) with bar & restaurant.

Huescar: (Market town) 20 miles, shops, restaurants. Swimming pool (with fish in the pool).

Baza: 15 miles-Large town, shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, clubs, discos, antiques.

Granada: 95 miles, Historic city, Alhambra Palace, cathedrals, etc.

Zujar The thermal baths at Zujar are renowned for their healing qualities. The water is directly from Lake Negratin and is a constant 38 degrees. At the restaurant you can enjoy a meal and stunning views of the lake and mountains.

Guadix Guadix is well known for its troglodyte area. This is an area full of cave houses dating back many centuries, strange and quite unique houses built into the rock face. The houses are made from caves with superficial concrete frontages being built on. The whole hillside is dotted with them, some of them palacial inside.

Further Details

Cortes de Baza has 2 small supermarkets, a bakery van, 5 or 6 bars ( all serve free tapas with drinks), restaurants and a new village pool. It is situated in an area surrounded by diverse natural beauty and wildlife offering peace and tranquillity. Within a few miles there are green valleys, white deserts, limestone gorges, Moorish castles, green and blue lakes, natural spring fed swimming pools and pine forests. There is excellent hiking and rock climbing, in the Sierra Castril Valley and the Sierra de Baza (both about a ½ hour drive).

In just under 2 hours you can be swimming in the Mediterranean, skiing in the Sierra Nevada or exploring the history of Alhambra palace or ancient archaeology of Orce. If you feel less energetic, read or just relax by your own pool on the terrace garden by the cave, overlooking the dramatic view of the Jabalcon mountain.

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Rooms and beds
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Other beds
1 double sofa bed in living room
1 cot
1 bathroom
Private pool
Private garden
Open fire
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20 out of 25 people recommended staying here
Family from Dumfries, United Kingdom · July 2015
The cave house offered quirky and cool accommodation for a quiet family holiday. Most days all you could hear was bird sound and the occasional farm animal. The inside of the house remained cool even when temperatures were searing outside. If you want to sample real rural Spain the cave house offers an ideal base. The village has a number of small...
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Ms R Deane
From Manchester, United Kingdom · January 2012
Tucked away under the main road is this very rural holiday cave, nestling between the goats, olive groves and almond orchards in the distance, and opposite a tiny traditional cave with ponies. The cave has everything you will need to relax and for rainy days you are even provided with a selec tion of DVDs, CDs and books. The last time I came here...
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From Horsham, United Kingdom · August 2009
Stayed for 3 weeks in 2007 and fantastic peaceful holiday. Accomodation still excellent with new gazebo, bbq and shower added. Unfortunately the peace and quiet at night was constantly interrupted by a barking dog which shares a concrete courtyard with two horses and was left unattended most nights in the new property across the valley. Barking...
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Nearby places
Nearest beach 160km
Nearest ski lift 150km
Nearest supermarket 500m
Nearest bar 300m
Nearest Restaurant 300m
Granada 96.6km
Almeria 160km
Malaga 270km
Almeria and coast 160.9km
Zujar thermal baths 24.1km
Sierra de Baza and Castril 24.1km
Orce historic town and archaeological site 40.2km
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Check in: 15:00
Check out: 10:00
Infants welcome
Children welcome
No smoking
No pets
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Renters must pay a non-refundable breakage waiver of £31
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Listed by Barry
Private owner from United Kingdom · Joined in 2005
Average rating from 25 reviews
Past bookings: 76 bookings
Number of properties: 1
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