Cortijo El Azahar, Bedar Spain.

This holiday villa for rental in Bedar sleeps 11 with four bedrooms and a study/bedroom in the cortijo and a further double bedroom with en-suite and kitchen facilities in the separate annex (Almacen).

Welcome to your own corner of paradise! Completely private cortijo set among orange groves and overlooking the village of Bédar with excellent views of the Sierra Cabrera mountain range and the Mediterranean sea.

This refurbished luxury 6 bedroom cortijo including guest annexe features numerous orange, lemon, olive and almond terraces on a two acre site. There's a choice of east facing paved terraces around the cortijo offering a shaded or sunny aspect and a traditionally built-in pizza oven and barbecue; perfect to try out homemade pizza or barbecued whole trout with freshly picked lemons from the gardens.
Please be aware that access to the cortijo is down a steep private road which isn't suitable for novice drivers or minibuses.

Open plan kitchen dining room with fusbal table
Open plan kitchen dining room with fusbal table
Built in pizza/bread oven on the terrace
Built in pizza/bread oven
Large double or twin downstairs bedroom with french windows onto the terrace
Double or twin bedroom with French windows to the terrace
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
The pool and jacuzzi lit up by night
The pool and jacuzzi by night
The Almacen. An annex with double bed, en-suite, kitchenette and glazed french windows with views of olive, lemon and orange trees.
The Almacen. An annex with double bed, en-suite, kitchenette and glazed sliding folding doors with views of olive, lemon and orange trees.
The master bedroom with en-suite, a Juliet balcony and views to the mediterranean
Master bedroom with Juliet balcony
Mini tennis/ball court
Mini tennis/ball court
Upstairs double with french windows onto east facing balcony
Upstairs double with french windows onto east facing balcony
Downstairs single bedroom.
Downstairs single bedroom.
Built in barbeque on the terrace
Built in Barbecue
The gated pool terrace with sunloungers
The pool terrace with sun loungers
Private gated pool and jacuzzi with views to Bedar and the Siera Cabrera
Private gated pool and jacuzzi with views to Bédar and the Sierra Cabrera

Holiday Villa Accommodation

  • Large open plan kitchen diner with doors to terraces
  • Downstairs wc and separate shower room
  • Living room with double doors to terrace
  • Downstairs double bedroom (can be set up as twin) with double doors to kitchen terrace
  • Downstairs study/single bedroom
  • Upstairs master bedroom with Juliet balcony and en-suite shower room with power shower
  • Upstairs twin bedroom
  • Upstairs double bedroom with french windows to east facing terrace
  • Upstairs family bathroom with power shower
  • Separate Almacen with own terrace accommodates two with en-suite with power shower, kitchenette and glazed sliding folding doors with views to the sea.

Externally the holiday villa has:

  • Choice of paved, gated terraces around cortijo
  • Outside tables and chairs on different terraces
  • Fabulous panoramic views to the sea and Sierra Cabrera mountains
  • Built in BBQ
  • Pizza oven
  • 8m x 4m private, gated swimming pool
  • Large built-in jacuzzi (available June to September incl.)
  • A gazebo providing shade at far end of the pool terrace
  • Sun loungers around pool
  • Mini paddle-tennis court
  • Approx 2 acres of terraces with orange, lemon, almond, pomegranate and olive trees to explore

Internally the holiday villa has:

  • Air conditioning in every room
  • Wood burning stoves in the kitchen/diner and main living room
  • English and Spanish TV channels plus a selection of DVD's
  • Wifi throughout house and Almacen
  • Washing machine
  • Fully equipped kitchen plus separate pantry (dispensar) with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge & fridge freezer
  • Fusball table, table tennis bats, balls & net, selection of board games plus a telescope for star gazing
  • Solar panel and back up immersion heating means there's always plenty of hot water
  • Hair driers in all bathrooms
  • All holiday lets include bath towels plus a weekly change of linen
Mojacar Playa, near Tito's bar (in May)
Mojacar Playa, near Tito's bar (in May)
The village of Bedar
Bédar
Horse riding in the region
Local horse riding
Water slides at Aqua Vera
Water slides at Aqua Vera
Old maining railway tunnel
Old mining railway tunnel
Fortified castle at Lorca
Fortified castle at Lorca
Christmas Concert in Bedar
Christmas Concert in Bedar

The Bedar region

Cortijo El Azahar (which means orange blossom) is a fifteen minute walk from the pretty village of Bédar which has a selection of bars/restaurants a couple of supermarkets a panaderia (bakers) a pharmacy, estate agents and bank. There's also an arts and crafts centre (Bédar Arts Centre) offering ceramics and painting on selected mornings a gym and a municipal outdoor swimming pool.

Bédar was a centre for mining in the 19th century and where once railways took iron ore to the port at Garrucha in their place are a variety of easy walks/cycle paths encompassing the villages of Los Pinos, Serena and Bédar itself.

Mojacar Playa with its beaches and beach bars is only 25 minutes by car. There are also good beaches at Garrucha and a designated "naturist zone" at Vera, however if you head south into the Cabo de Gata National Park you'll find various 'off-the-beaten-track' isolated sandy beaches. Las Negras is great for snorkelling and you can hire kayak's, paddle boards or try out scuba diving! whilst San José is a family-friendly village with a choice of gently sloping, well maintained beaches and some great seafront, seafood restaurants.

Local markets close to this holiday villa

  • Monday: Huércal-Overa, Antas, Berja
  • Tuesday: Albox, Los Gallardos, Cuevas de Almanzora
  • Wednesday: Mojácar, Bédar, Lubrin, Vélez Blanco, Palomares
  • Thursday: Cuevas de Almanzora, Olula del Rio, Carboneras, Sorbas
  • Friday: Garrucha, Turre, Zurgena
  • Saturday: Aguilas, Vera, Arboleas, Vélez Rubio
  • Sunday: Villaricos, Purias

Choice of Supermarkets near Bedar

In Bédar you have two small supermarkets SuperClara and Javier's for all your essentials plus there's a bread shop down towards the town hall. The next closest supermarket is in Turre called SuperTurre. It's an Aladdin’s cave where you can buy everything!!. Elsewhere there's a Mecadona on Mojácar Playa, in Garrucha and Puerto Ray, all of which have good fish counters. There is also a retail fish market just off the main street in Garrucha 'el mercado de pescado'. Garrucha also has a Lidl. Just be aware that many shops close between 14:00 and 16:00/17:00 each day.

Cortijo El Azahar Holiday Villa Bedar

Bookings and availability for the hoilday villa in Bedar

All bookings are dealt with by Exclusive Holiday Villas
Visit them at exclusiveholidayvillas.co.uk to check availability

Alternatively call Allison, from the UK there's a local UK call rate on 0161 81 88 666
or call the main office on (00)+34 950 092 602

Winter Lets and Long Term Lets

Cortijo El Azahar is available for rent all year round so if you want to spend a little longer in the region and can travel outside of the school holidays its the perfect base for exploring the area in a little bit more detail.
Generally Winter Lets or Long Term Lets are for a minimum of two months, but there is some flexiblity. Contact Nathalie at Exclusive Holiday Villas to discuss your requirements.

5 Day Mindfulness Retreat

Wed 30th Sept to Sun 4th Oct 2020

£395.00*

A unique opportunity led by two mindfulness teachers with over 20 years experience Helen Stephenson MA and Dave Austin.

This light vegetarian retreat includes yoga and mindful meditations in the mornings and evenings with afternoons available for exploration and excursions or rest and relaxation.

For enquiries or registration contact bupp@comingalongside.co.uk

  • *Early bird discount if deposit paid by 9th April. Normal price £425.00
  • All inclusive price per person based on two people sharing a twin room.
  • Price excludes flights.
  • Free transfer from Corvera airport on specified flight.

 

Cortijo El Azahar, Holiday Villa, Bedar, Spain