For the first time in twenty years this property has come to the market. It is situated in the countryside but with easy access to amenities in the nearby village of Ptitres. Access to the house is via a track and leads to the front door. The main house, is South facing and recieves the sun all day. The entrance door leads into an open plan living/kitchen, then a door leads through into another room currently used as a sitting room, but would be a bedroom. There is a family bathroom and two more bedrooms, a large master and another with twin beds. Outside there is another building which is set up as a small studio apartment, legally classed as a Nave almacen. An ideal space for guests, an artist studio, yoga studio etc. There is water and electricity in this building. The property is set in one and a half hectares of land, a large forest area with beautiful old chestnut trees, water comes from the river into two albercas (water storage tanks). Within the forest area there is a natural waterfall creating a lovely cool area. The views from the front of the house are expansive taking in lots of mountain ranges.
Mains electricity is connected. Water rights from the acequia. Internet is available from local suppliers.
La Taha, is a municipality in the Alpujarras region of the province of Granada, Spain. It is named after Taha Salman, the polymath who was among the first to settle in the area. The modern municipality consists of three distinct villages, though several of these are themselves clusters of distinct settlements. It lies to the east of the villages of the Rio Poqueira gorge, and to the south and west of Trevelez. The villages are all on south-facing slopes overlooking the Rio Trevelez.
The villages of La Taha are:
- Pitres, with the smaller settlement of Capilerilla above it; this is the administrative centre, the largest of the three villages, and the only one on the through road
- Mecina Fondales, which comprises Mecina, Mecinilla, and Fondales
- Ferreirola, which is below the smaller village of Atalbéitar
In guidebooks and other sources, some other neighbouring villages are often included in La Taha, though they do not belong to the municipality. These include Portugos and Busquístar.
The name La Taha comes from Arab Tá, meaning "obedience". Under the Nasrid kings of Granada, the region was divided into a number of administrative districts called "tahas", each containing several settlements; for example, the villages of the Poqueira gorge formed "La Taha de Poqueira". Modern La Taha is the only one of these districts to have retained the name.
There is a modest tourist trade in La Taha, though the villages do not attract the intense interest either of the Poqueira river villages or of Trevélez. Pitres has a market on Friday. The GR7 Long Distance footpath passes through the municipality.
Atalbeitar is one of the best villages in which to learn about the original characteristics of the houses and streets of the Alpujarras, due to the lack of new buildings that other more touristic villages have been constructing.
Land & Gardens
Mostly Steeply Sloping Land
Broadband Internet Spectacular Views
Fully Fitted Kitchen Wood Burning Stove(s)
Acequia Rights For Irrigation
Close To All Amenities Close To Village Mountain Views Open Countryside Views
Private Entrance South Facing Tranquil Location Very Private