LA TAHA TRADITIONAL RUSTIC VILLAGE HOUSE
The property was completely renovated a few years ago. It is on two levels, the front door enters on the top level into a reception hall. Of this hall doors lead to three bedrooms, the family bathroom with shower and into the sitting room, this is open plan with a fitted kitchen to one end and access out onto a roof terrace affording views over the village and surrounding mountains. The other end of the room is the living area with windows to the South, so plenty of natural light. Another door leads into the fourth bedroom, with built in cupboard and window to the rear. Outside approached via a flight of step a door leads into what could be a separate studio for guests or for use as an artists spca, potters space etc. It has been renovated but not yet finished, there is the bathroom to install (plumbing is in place), space for a small kitchenette and decorating to be finished.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. 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 Poqueria 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 Poquiera 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.
Fully Fitted Kitchen Pellet Stove
Close To All Amenities Close To Village Mountain Views Private Entrance
South Facing Tranquil Location Very Private