Living room with two French Doors that open to the garden.Modern fully equipped kitched with windows looking at the garden.
Spanish Garden Home - Historic Area
Spanish Garden Home - Historic Area
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
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Typical Granada Carmen. Granada is renowned for its Carmen's (historical garden homes in the old city, surrounded by high walls providing privacy).

The space

Prime location for short walks to the major tourist attractions in Granada. A charming 1 bedroom 2 bath vacation Home with a very large garden. Completely and lovingly renovated. An historic tranquil oasis in the middle of the historical tourist district.

The House and Garden:
•Stand alone house in excellent condition with Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom, two Baths. Beautifully renovated in classic upscale Spanish style. Ideal for two, but sleeps up to 4.
•Modern, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, vitro ceramic 4 burner electric stove, oven, microwave, granite counter tops and large windows looking out onto the garden.
•All the modern conveniences, including WIFI high speed internet, air conditioning and clothes washer.
•Three French doors open to the garden and patio for dining outdoors.
•Located within a large peaceful and private garden that is on the national historic register. Very quiet and secluded garden spots are perfect for dining, practicing yoga or meditation. Walls over 3 meters high separate the garden from the street, affording complete privacy.
•Private access from a tranquil street. Free street parking within 20 meters of the front door is almost always available, but a car is not recommended nor needed.

Location:
•One of the best locations in the Albaicin historical tourist district (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), on a quiet street just one block from a bus stop and plaza San Miguel Bajo. A short walk on pedestrian streets will take you to multiple restaurants, cafe's, historical monuments, the city center and plazas (San Miguel Bajo, San Nicolas, Larga, Aliatar and others). Twenty minute scenic walk on mostly pedestrian streets to the Alhambra.
•Located on the grounds of a Carmen (historical house and large garden). It’s a quite and green oasis in the middle of a densely populated tourist district.

Interaction with guests

I'm frequently out working in the garden (watering, pruning, etc.), so we will have opportunities to see each other and chat there if you choose to.


Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Air conditioning

Prices
Extra people $18 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $24
Security Deposit $121
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

Small pets considered (please ask first). No smoking inside house, but you are welcome to smoke outdoors in the private garden.


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Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Stephen User Profile
August 2014
Truly the most memorable hosts and properties we've had the pleasure to meet & visit. Don & Isabella are exceptional hosts & La Casita del Carmen is a storybook all it's own. Thank you for the chance to share it.

Juliana User Profile
August 2014
Isabella and Don are wonderfully sweet hosts! The house is very close to Plaza San Miguel Bajo which has several small bites restaurants and one that opens for breakfast at 9am. They were so helpful by providing maps, a guide book that we borrowed and so much more! It was easy to walk to the Cathedral, the Royal Tombs, shops and more. You definitely want to take a taxi back after a long hot day of walking. It's a quick walk to many wonderful fine dining restaurants as well. Las Estrellas del Mirador de San Miguel is a must! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!! The house is wonderful and cool in the evenings when you open the windows. The gardens are beyond exquisite!! We ate breakfast and had cocktail hour most days during our stay under the gorgeous tall trees. The day we went to El Alhambra we could see the house from the grounds!!!! We highly recommend this wonderful Carmen (the historic name of houses with gardens/orchards). Thank you Isabel and Don for a lovely time. We didn't want to leave!

Kathleen User Profile
June 2014
Isabela and Don were very friendly and were there to meet us as soon as we arrived. The 'casita' and gardens were beautiful! We were very comfortable, and loved the decor and layout. The kitchen had everything you would need, including an efficient washing machine. The bed was very comfortable, and we appreciated the fans, as it was not hot enough to use the air conditioner. Isabela and Don were very helpful with restaurant recommendations. We visited Alhambra and were able to walk back to the casita. The neighborhood was magical, and full of local flavor! It was also within walking distance to the city center. We wished we had scheduled more time there. We highly recommend the casita!

Emma User Profile
May 2014
I could not have had a better experience than my month with Isabela and Don in Granada. The guest house is lovely in itself but its situation on a large and lovingly tended private garden makes it one of the prime locations of the city. It's is a cool escape from the warm sunny days, a haven of sorts, full of fresh herbs and fruit trees. Isabela and Don could neither have been more gracious and dependable hosts. They welcomed me warmly into their lives and shared with me their love for Granada and the Albayzin. They were founts of knowledge and recommendations and helped me experience all the Granada had to offer in a truly authentic way. I would return to stay in a heartbeat!

Jen User Profile
May 2014
We absolutely loved staying here!!! Don and Isabela were incredibly gracious hosts and their house is absolutely amazing. My boyfriend and I traveled throughout Spain for 8 nights last week, and this house was definitely our favorite out of all the places we stayed. We had everything we could possibly need and more... the house is spacious and comfortable, but it is also gorgeous. It is in a great area; very safe and charming neighborhood - we were able to walk everywhere we wanted, and the best view of the city is right up the road. The garden in the backyard is breathtaking... Don and Isabela even picked us oranges from their tree for our juice in the morning. I highly recommend staying here.. you won't regret it!

Amber User Profile
April 2014
This was our favorite place we stayed! An absolutely beautiful carmencita that was clean and had beautiful details. Don and Isabela were very helpful and accommodating hosts, allowing us to stay an extra night and helping us orient ourselves in Granada. We got to pick oranges in the large, beautiful gardens and make fresh squeezed orange juice. It was experiences like these that made this a truly authentic stay.

David User Profile
April 2014
This was a great stay. It's a detached garden home, which is larger than my apartment back home. It has a large living area, good kitchen, and nice bedroom. The gardens are lovely. Isabela and Don were very nice hosts, provided great check-in info, and were very responsive to questions we had about local activities. There was some coffee, tea, and pastries on hand as well, which was very very nice of the hosts. The location is ideal, in the middle of the Albaicin, and it's a few minutes walk to San Nicholas and a quick walk to restaurants and plazas. It's easy to get to and from the newer part of town with a few minutes walking, and it's not a bad hike to Sacromonte and the Alhambra. Granada is a beautiful town, and this place is a great place to stay while exploring. Very central, clean, quiet, beautiful, and welcoming. Highly recommended.

Granada, SpainJoined in June 2011
Isabela User Profile

Hello Im Artistic, detail oriented, tranquil. Loves to travel, paint and visit museums and monuments.

Languages: English, Español

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