Quiet country cortijo away from roads

Algarinejo, Spain
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This is a "Fingers Crossed" listing and obviously Covid dependent. Our cortijo is up quite a good track near a small town in the Province of Granada. We have two very well behaved dogs, a Lurcher and a small terrier and 6 chickens who

Home & location

Our house is quite isolated but it is near a lovely and friendly small town. We are equi distant between Granada, Cordoba and Malaga and 2 hours from Seville. The Sierra Nevada is just under 2 hours away. The walking here is superb

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The dogs do not have to be walked but they would love it if you did! They only need feeding once a day, last thing at night and are fine if left alone for up to 8 hours occasionally. They are affectionate and do need talking to! The

Meet the pets

  • Hattie

    Norfolk Terrier

    13 years

  • Cat, or at a push, Monkey

    4 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (6)

Lorena y Francisco

Our stay in Algarinejo was simply great. Mylor and Hattie are very easy to take care and Monkey is the sweetest and trusted cat ever! It was our first time

Stayed · 11 Aug - 30 Sep 2020

We house/pet sat for Diana and Ian at relatively short notice following a reluctant cancellation by the previously scheduled House Sitter. We met in the

Stayed · 14 Jan - 27 Jan 2020
Mary Jo

This was my first sit with chickens and I was a bit nervous, but I immediately fell in love with this quiet cortijo miles from anywhere. Diana and Ian gave

Stayed · 20 Aug - 26 Aug 2019

Dianna and Ian have a beautiful home nestled amongst miles of olive groves. They were very welcoming and cooked a lovely supper for us when we arrived

Stayed · 08 Jul - 22 Jul 2019

We had a fantastic week caring for Mylor, Hattie, Cat and the chickens. The dogs are full of personality. The cortijo is cosy and comfortable. The rural

Stayed · 14 May - 21 May 2019

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