This traditional village house situated in La Taha was renovated around ten years ago but keeping its orginal charm. The main entrance door leads into a short hall. On this level there is the family shower room with space and plumbing for a washing machine, a double bedroom with tradtional beamed and slate ceiling, off this room there is access to another room, ideal for a child or babys room. Stone stairs lead up into the large open plan living room kitchen. The living room has a traditional Alpujarran fireplace and the ceiling is beamed and slated, traditional to the area. Behind the sitting room there is another double bedroom with window to the rear of the property. There are french doors from the kitchen area leading out onto a Juliet Balcony with lovely views of the valley and surrounding mountains.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Internet is vailable from local suppliers. The property has mains drainage.
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 Open Fireplace(s)
Wood Burning Stove(s) Wooden Beams
Close To All Amenities Close To Village Mountain Views
Private Entrance South Facing Tranquil Location