• 9 bedrooms (including 4 family suites) 9 bedrooms (including 4 family suites)
  • 9 bathrooms 9 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 15 Sleeps 15
  • Breakfast service available* Breakfast service available*
  • Daily Housekeeping Daily Housekeeping
  • Private pool with mountain views Private pool with mountain views
  • Great for multi-generational families Great for multi-generational families
  • Optional Chef Optional Chef

Classic Andalucian charm is seamlessly combined with luxurious contemporary touches at Casa la Joya in Granada. Stylish traditional features such as white marble fireplaces, ornamental stone fountains and a stunning interior patio are brought to life with an interior designer's touch. Sleeps 26 in 9 bedrooms, of which 4 are family suites.

At a glance

Large families and groups will love the 9 beautifully decorated bedrooms, including 4 spacious suites with interconnected rooms ideal for parents and children


Soak up the gorgeous interiors combining handpicked antiques with luxurious modern touches


Live the 'Real Spain' with classic period features such as a large interior courtyard with ornamental fountain


Take time to contemplate in the beautiful walled garden with BBQ and stunning private pool facing the mountains


Located in a charming location on a quiet side-street in a pretty white village in the Granada province


Visit the incredible city of Granada, just 30-minute drive away, or enjoy a day on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada ski resort, while stunning beaches are just 40 minutes away.


Boutique hotel services available, including daily housekeeping, breakfast* and a dedicated villa manager


Base price is for 10 guests + supplement payable for extras up to maximum capacity. Use the availability checker to get an exact price for your group size.


Welcome to Casa La Joya

A TRADITIONAL MANOR HOUSE

Tucked away down a quiet street in one of Granada’s picturesque white villages, Casa la Joya could be easily overlooked from the outside. A simple, carved wooden door in an unassuming brick wall is all that marks the entrance to this handsome 19th-century manor house.

Despite its understated exterior, once guests step inside this magical property the meaning of its name – joya means “gem” in Spanish – will become clear. The passion project of an esteemed interior designer, there is not one corner of Casa la Joya that has not been blessed with its owner’s exquisite good taste.

Beyond the large entrance hall visitors will be greeted by the sight of a traditional Andalucian courtyard known as a corrala. An array of seating areas encircle an ornamental stone fountain at the centre – including velvet armchairs, writing desks and coffee tables. An overhead skylight allows sunlight to dapple through onto the original stone floors and pool around the bases of the numerous potted palms, creating a sun-filled space where guests can gather to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or a morning coffee.

Opening off the patio is a network of rooms, including a luxurious first-floor suite, a sunny tea-room, a modern kitchen and a large breakfast room with street views and a family-sized table. Upstairs, bedrooms unfold along a maze of corridors and passageways. High ceilings and french windows provide a sense of airiness and space, and depending on the side of the house the bedrooms are located on, either a view of the sleepy town square or the pretty walled garden can be enjoyed.

Almost every corner at Casa la Joya contains something beautiful to behold: be it a stylishly upholstered chair, a statement chandelier or an artfully distressed antique wardrobe. Each piece is carefully chosen to complement the overall aesthetic of the house, making Casa la Joya a dream property for anyone with an appreciation for interior design.

 

eLEGANT INSIDE AND OUT

The effortless charm of Casa la Joya extends further than its luxurious bespoke interiors. French windows located at the far end of the ground floor open onto a large, shaded sun terrace coiled with vines, where a rustic table creates an idyllic spot for an al-fresco breakfast or a candlelit dinner.

Beyond the patio, a mature walled garden unfolds, planted with 100-year-old Persimmon and Loquat trees, which provide much-needed shade during the balmy summer months. A beautiful swimming pool occupies the far corner of the garden, surrounded by sun loungers designed to face the enchanting view of mountains and open sky.

Should guests wish to explore the surrounding area, a short stroll up the street outside leads to a sleepy town square dominated by a beautiful, honey-bricked church that glows golden at dusk when caught by the last of the sun’s rays.

The town itself is the epitome of laid-back Andalucian living, with its narrow streets, white houses and flower-filled balconies. The village is one in a network of small towns that make up the Lecrin Valley in Granada, famed for its orchard covered landscapes and glittering blue reservoirs.

The Lecrin Valley offers the best of both worlds: stunning countryside and tranquillity, only a 30-minute drive from the bustling streets of Granada city centre, and 60 minutes from the snow-carpeted slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

How Casa La Joya works for you

  • 9 bedrooms, including 4 family suites
  • 9 bathrooms + 1 ground floor WC
  • Communal courtyard and downstairs tea-room for family gatherings
  • Breakfast room with projector screen playing Netflix
  • Large walled garden with sun terrace
  • Private 30m2 pool with mountain views
  • Gas BBQ and outdoor dining space
  • WiFi throughout
  • Heating and air-con in every room
  • Dedicated villa manager-concierge, and private chef available on request
  • Breakfast layout available daily for a small supplement*

 

Should guests be desirous of privacy in the evenings, each of the 4 family suites at Casa la Joya comes with a self-contained living room containing comfortable sofas, armchairs and coffee tables.

For communal get-togethers, the ground floor tea room with garden views provides a charming space to enjoy a board game or a pre-dinner cocktail.  Alternatively, the large central courtyard has plenty of seating areas on offer – as do the numerous sun terraces to be found on both the first and ground floor of the property.

 

Accessed via steps leading up from the central courtyard, the kitchen at Casa la Joya is a compact, functional space with a stylish black and chrome finish and a granite-topped central island.

The kitchen comes equipped with a 3-ring electric hotplate, toaster, integrated Balay oven/microwave and a Hisense American style fridge freezer (extra storage space can be provided in the pantry next door if required.)

When it comes to communal dining, Casa la Joya offers a large breakfast room with street views, complete with a long, 10-seater table. Coffee making facilities are provided in the form of two Nespresso machines, and there is a large projector screen at the head of the table – making it the ideal spot for breakfast meetings or working lunches.

Additional dining space is provided outside on the sun terrace, where the gas BBQ can also be found.

Relaxation comes as standard in Casal la Joya’s exquisitely decorated bedrooms with their comfortable beds and high-quality sheets.

After a restorative night’s sleep, start the day with a coffee on the sun terrace followed by breakfast in the garden or take or a refreshing morning dip in the beautiful private pool with mountain views.

Should you fancy a day trip, the stunning mountain city of Granada is only a 30-minute drive away – with its meandering streets, Moroccan tea-shops and breathtaking Alhambra palace. Alternatively, hit the slopes of the Sierra Nevada ski resort, or spend a day hiking one of the many trails that cut through the Lecrin Valley.

Bedroom 1 (Principal Family Suite): Located on first floor. Large, well-proportioned room with high ceilings and french windows overlooking sun terrace and gardens. Lounge area with ornate antique chairs and rug, white marble fireplace and beige sofa and chairs facing coffee tables. Contains a second, smaller twin room with views over an interior patio. Large en-suite bathroom with stone tub with overhead shower.

Bedroom 2: Large ground floor double with wheelchair access. Twin beds (90cm) set against patterned wall, lounge area with grey velvet sofa, coffee table and large open fireplace. En-suite bathroom with roll-in shower in neutral tones of white and charcoal.

Bedroom 3 (Family Suite): Family suite featuring two bedrooms, leading off tea-room on ground floor. First bedroom contains twin beds (90cm) set against a statement wall of white and dove-grey stripes. French windows with sash curtain overlooking the sun terrace and garden and large free-standing cream wardrobe with mirror. Second double bedroom is located at bottom of passageway, next to the shared bathroom. Features twin beds against charcoal grey feature wall, mirror and open wardrobe. Shared bathroom with natural stone finish and walk-in shower.

Bedroom 4: Located on first floor with street views. Double room with pink-blush velvet sofa and stylish black glass & gold coffee table, large potted fern, plush grey rug, decorative chandelier and twin beds (90cm) against the far wall. Private en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and grey stone finish.

Bedroom 5 (Family Suite): Located up a further set of steps on the second floor of the property. Large family suite featuring principal bedroom with two twin beds (90cm) pushed together, and further double room adjacent with a standard sized double bed (180 cm) and open wardrobe. Modern en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.

Bedroom 6 (Family Suite): Spacious suite on first floor with two large double bedrooms and a shared lounge with two armchairs and straight-backed chair surrounding a glass-topped table. First bedroom features ornate cream wardrobes and French doors overlooking the street below, and twin beds pushed (90cm) together. Second bedroom overlooks interior patio features large mahogany chest of drawers, mirrored wardrobe and twin beds pushed together. Shared bathroom with walk-in shower and stone finish.

Bedroom 7: Large double on second floor. Cool, dove grey tones and french windows overlooking shared sun terrace. High ceilings, full of light. Large mahogany wardrobe with mirrored doors and white marble fireplace. Private en-suite bathroom with stone bath and over-tub shower.

Bedroom 8: Double room located up steps off ground floor – only room with view of town’s pretty square with honey-bricked church. Twin beds (90cm) pushed together with grey padded headboard, glass-topped table with two chairs, free-standing wardrobe. En-suite, curtained-off bathroom with walk-in shower.

Bedroom 9: Located across the hall from bedroom 8 via a set of steps. Large double room with chequered floor tiles, french windows overlooking opening onto the shared sun terrace with views of the garden. Twin beds (90cm) pushed together against a feature wall with a feather pattern and a large, free-standing black wardrobe. En-suite bathroom separated from bedroom by glass sliding door, with walk-in shower.

DAILY HOUSEKEEPING

Your rental at Casa la Joya includes daily room service, with a bed linen change every three days and an in-house assistant service during the afternoons. A breakfast service is also available for a small additional fee. Extra housekeeping, personal laundry and shopping for supplies can be arranged on request for an additional fee.

CATERED TO YOUR CHOOSING

If you prefer not to cook, our professional villa chefs can prepare a range of local or international dishes for you and your guests.

For a taste of authentic Spanish cuisine, ask about our gourmet Spanish menus, Paella demo’s, wine tasting, or book a tapas tour with our expert foodie tour guides.

DEDICATED CONCIERGE

When you book a villa with The Luxury Villa Collection, our Guest Experience Team can help you with all your holiday arrangements to ensure a smooth stay.

SHOPPING SERVICE

A complete villa pre-stocking service is available through your Concierge, with goods paid for locally on arrival.

EXPERIENCES

Casa la Joya is within easy reach of a whole range of amazing experiences to add to your travel memories. From exciting family adventures like canyoning or diving to world-class golf, in-villa gourmet chefs to wellness treatments, we work closely with the best local suppliers to help make your stay extra special.

Skiing is always popular during the season (from December to late April). Sierra Nevada is great for beginners and children. Passes and ski hire can be arranged by the villa concierge.

For Spanish culture, explore the cities of Andalucia with a personal guide direct from your villa. Granada is an easy day trip away with the Alhambra Palace an absolutely must-see. For foodies we have selected the best places to eat in Granada city. Enjoy a selection of day tours or bespoke itineraries all with a door to door service in air-conditioned vehicles.

Collections featuring this villa

The vision of an esteemed interior designer, every aspect of Casa la Joya has been meticulously thought-out  from its exquisite soft furnishings and intricate designer wallpaper to its gorgeous hand-picked antique pieces.

Casa La Joya Sunny Downstairs Tea Room

Luxurious modernity meets classic Andalucian style in this elegant townhouse, which maintains stylish traditional features such as white marble fireplaces, original stone floors and a stunning interior patio.

Casa La Joya Principal Suite

Stunning 9-bed townhouse Casa la Joya functions like a luxurious boutique hotel, with daily housekeeping, a twice-weekly linen change and breakfast service available on request for a small additional supplement.

Casa La Joya Breakfast on the Terrace

Enjoy the local area

Casa la Joya is located in the old quarter of the small town of Pinos del Valle in the Lecrin Valley, Granada. The surrounding area is famed for its amazing local produce, including oranges and olives.

The town has the added advantage of being situated a half-hour drive from the centre of Granada and 40 minutes from the coast of Almuñecar with its beautiful beaches. The house is also on the doorstep of some fantastic hiking trails and is also situated a short drive from a collection of stunning reservoirs.

Other local amenities include:

  • Nearest Airport: Malaga AGP 127 km (1hr 22 min), Granada International Airport 50.9km (35 minutes)
  • Nearest Beach: Almuñecár Beach 46.4km (38 minutes)
  • Supermarkets: Small supermarket located 400 metres from the property. A larger supermarket, Mercadona, is located a 13-minute drive away (12km) on the way to the neighbouring town of Durcal.
  • Restaurants: Local bar within walking distance of villa (250 metres)
  • Golf: Los Moriscos Golf (28 minutes) Impressive Playa Granada Gold (29 minutes)
  • Local Areas of Interest: Casa la Joya is located a short drive across the valley to the stunning white villages of the Alpujarras region. There is also skiing on offer on the world-famous slopes of the Sierra Nevada during the winter months. The resort is a 1hr drive from the house (70.3km)

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