Granada Countryside, Andalucia»Mansion Sol y Sombra

  • Bedrooms: 17
  • Bathrooms: 17
  • Sleeps: 34

This jewel of Andalucian architecture dates back to 1492 and is set deep in the heart of the Spanish hinterland between the Mediterranean Coast and Granada. Painstakingly restored into an outstanding country residence with its own chapel and large Moorish gardens, it is the ideal location to celebrate your wedding ceremony in the sun.

The main house and annex cottages can accommodate up to 34 guests. In addition to the mansion and separate cottages there are spacious ornamental gardens, tennis court , several large terraces, outside summer bar/eating area and a 30 foot spring fed swimming pool, all surrounded by magnificent unspoiled views of the hillside and valley.

Guests are able to explore the area or participate in organized sporting and cultural activities.--- there is Granada with its dramatic Alhambra Palace, the ski resort of Sol y Nieve in the Sierra Nevada mountains, deep sea diving on the coast and hang gliding in the mountains.

Rates 2012 Prices per week:

Jan 7 - Apr 1: $10,000

Apr 2 - May 18: $12,600

May 19 - June 18: $14,000

June 19 - Sep 15: $17,000

Sep 16 - Oct 31: $12,600

Nov 1 - Dec 19: $10,000

Dec 20 - Jan 6: $17,000
Interior
  • Powder Room
  • Drawing Room
  • Library
  • Day Room/TV Room
  • Dining Room (seats 24)
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Museum/Games Room with Pool Table
  • Patio
  • Dining Hall (seats 100)
  • Courtyard Cottage
  • 11 twin and double bedrooms in main house
  • 6 twin bedrooms with bath in the cottages
Exterior
  • Chapel
  • Gardens
  • Tennis Court
  • Terraces
  • Summer Bar/Eating Area (24-150 people)
  • Swimming Pool (heating optional)
  • Electronically Controlled Entrance
  • Covered olive mill with seating for 100 people
Amenities
  • Telephone, fax and Wifi Internet connection
  • TV room with satellite TV, DVD system and VHS
  • Kitchen with twin ovens, fridges, freezers, industrial dishwasher,
  • Pool table
  • Maid service 3hrs, 7x per week
  • Gardener/ handyman 5x per week
  • Linen changes are weekly unless otherwise requested
  • Extra maid service can be provided at 8 euro per hour
  • A cook can be arranged at 12 euro per hour
  • Most guests find extra maid help and services of a cook invaluable, the staff are pleased to carry out additional cleaning of bedrooms, preparation of meals, cooking, serving, clearing away, washing up and laundry or baby-sitting
Activities
  • Golf
  • Tennis: On Site
  • Pool: On Site
  • Museums
  • Restaurants: 5 Km
  • Bars and Bistros: 5 Km
  • Shopping: 25 Km
  • Sightseeing/Tours: 35 Km
  • Sailing: 25 Km
  • Skiing: 60 Km
  • Beaches: 30 minutes, 1 hr from Granada and the Alhambra
Transportation/
Distances
  • Airport: 80 Km
  • Malaga Airport: 1 hr and 30 min
  • Rental Car: 25 Km
  • Train: 60 Km
Nearby Accommodations
  • Hotels: 25 Km
Staff Notes
  • Cook and extra staff available upon request
  • Minimum stay of 4 nights for villa or wedding for July, August and September at 1,600 Euros
  • Remainder of months, three night minimum
  • No animals
  • 250 Euros linen charge per group
  • 250 Euros final cleaning fee
  • 250 euros winter fuel charge (November to May)
  • 300 Euros pool heating charge (November to May; optional)
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WEDDING PLANNING INFORMATION

Number of Guests

Indoors

Outdoors

Wedding Ceremony 100 150 Formal Dinner 100 150 Cocktail Reception 150 200

Available Services

In House

Avail. in Area

Wedding Planner X- Caterer X- Florist X- Musicians X- Lighting Technician X- Hairdressers/Make-Up X- Videographers X- Photographers X- Wedding Cake X- Limousine Services X- Drivers X- Shuttle Services X- Rental Equipment and Furniture X-
Equipment Setup X- Groom's Cake X- Tuxedo Rental -X Invitations and Printing -X Wedding Dresses -X Bridesmaid Dresses -X Rings -X Tents X- Heaters X- Candles X- Dance Floor X- Disabled Access X- Changing Room X- Security for Gifts -X Liability Insurance -X Security Personnel -X Civil Servant X- Contingency Plan X- Bride & Groom Food Tasting X-