Village of Lubrin - 45 minutes inland from Mojacar on the Costa del Almeria
1 Bed Self Contained Apartments with pool and mountain views
Secluded location and within easy walking distance of village
1 bedroomed Apartment (sleeps 2)
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Cortijo Fuente Arriba
Cortijo & Pool
Cortijo Fuente Arriba is a renovated Andalucian Farmhouse offering for rent self catering apartments with swimming pool, stunning views, rest and relaxation and an unforgettable experience of Spanish mountain hospitality from the delightful and charming villagers of Lubrin in the Province of Almeria
The approach to Cortijo Fuente Arriba is via a paved threshing circle where, not that long ago a donkey toiled dragging a sledge through the stalks of wheat. The Threshing circle provides ample parking for that essential car if you decide to explore more of Almeria.
The Cortijo is situated on top of a hill and surveys 3 acres of Almond Trees and Prickly Pears. The views are truly panoramic and on a clear day includes the Mediterranean some 12 miles away as the crow flies!
There is a large plunge pool which was renovated from a water deposit that was fed from the well in the Rambla some 75 feet below. A gazebo has been added which provides a viewing platform to the magnificent rock out
Parking, 2 Private Terraces, Shared un-heated Swimming Pool, Garden, Boules & Croquet, Barbecue, outdoor furniture and umbrella
Mojacar & Garrucaha are 45 minutes away by car.
The more Spanish resorts of San Juan Torres and Aquilas (to the North) and Carboneras, Agua Marga and San Jose ( to the South) are about an hour away. These Spanish resorts, in Summer, are very much less crowded, especially mid-week, than Mojacar and Garrucha.
Car hire is essential
Lubrin is located about 1 hour cross country from Almeria Airport or 2 hours motorway/cross country from Alicante or Murcia Airports
Lubrin village is just a short walk away.
Places of Interest include Cuevas de Almanzora for its cave houses and Tabernas for its magnificent Desert National Park. At Tabernas is a Westen Theme park on the site of the Clint Eastwood Movies!
The ancient Andalusian city of Almeria(1 hour away)lies sheltered at the base of a bay, proudly dominated by the amazing Alcazaba, a huge Moorish citadel with three walled enclosures dating from 995. From the citadel visitors have a good view of the cityâ??s most impressive and important Christian monument, the Cathedral, dating from 1524, designed more like a fortress than a church because of the need to defend it from pirate attacks. The Cathedral contains numerous art treasures, including a tabernacle dating from the 18th century, designed by Ventura Rodriguez. With its interesting medieval architecture, Almeriaâ??s old town is a delight to stroll through with its tranquil squares, archways and colonnades. The city also has a fascinating archaeological museum and unique cave dwellings in the hillside above the old gypsy quarter.
Granada, Sierra Nevada and the Alpuharras are just over 2 hours away and the skiing and walking seasons adds another dimension to life in Lubrin. Andalucia also offers such cultural gems as Seville, Cordoba and Cadiz which are no more than 4 hours away by car. Malaga is about 3 hours away for those persons bent on a real Costa fix!!!!
Lubrin is a small village of about 500 of the nicest people you are ever likely to meet. There are a number of Cafe/Bars that offer Tapas. Meson Molinos is a restaurant offering fine wines and a mouthwatering menu. Bar Lopez is located in Rambla Aljibe, which is one of the dozen or so hamlets in the Parish of Lubrin, where you can get a good wholesome 3 course Menu del Dias including wine for about 9 Euros
There are 3 Banks and the village shops include 2 Supermarkets, 3 Butchers, 3 Bakers (no Candlestick Makers!!) and an Ironmongers. You can buy anything from a pin to a Porsche( well not quite a Porsche). Market day is on a Wednesday when you can stock up with fresh fruit and vegetables; on most days the fresh fish van comes up from the coast.
Life in Lubrin is a time warp and will remind us more senior citizens of an early childhood where family groups sit out on the streets on hot summer nights with children playing until the sun sets over the hill.
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