Beautiful Moorish retreat
Hosted by Rebecca
Rebecca is the host.
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
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This beautifully restored medieval house is all for you, no matter if you are a group of 2 or 6. Located in the old quarter, by the impressive castle walls of this real Spanish town, steeped in history and offering huge views.
A perfect hideaway...

The space

The house sleeps maximum 6 people (2 double bedrooms and 2 single sofa beds)
There is one ground floor bathroom and the kitchen is fully furnished with gas oven, hob and fridge. A kitchen table seats 4 but there is also a patio table which seats 6-8 people comfortably.
In summer months, the upstairs bedroom has a small air-conditioning system, the rest of the house stays cool due to foot-thick stone walls and the fact that the house is built into the hillside. In winter there is a log-fired stove, portable heating, bathroom radiator and all the beds have electric blankets.

Interaction with guests

We will meet you and show you the house then leave you with the keys. We live nearby and are contactable by mobile for any problems you may have.

Other things to note

Please note that the house, being centuries old, is built on several levels, has some low doorways and a steep, narrow staircase. This may be an issue for people with limited mobility and is definitely not suitable for wheelchair users or young children.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 sofas

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events


37 Reviews

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Roz User Profile
September 2017
Becky and Martin are wonderful hosts and are on hand for any questions. The house is a great base for exploring the beautiful nearby areas and the castle on the doorstep is definitely worth a visit!

Helen User Profile
May 2017
This cute, historical house is the medieval quarter of Alburquerque with breath-taking views of the castle - the garden is right under the castle wall. It may look small from the outside but it is a tardis that stretches way back, on several levels, including a sunny patio. We loved having breakfast here. The house is well placed - just a short walk into town to the local shops and the bars in the square - and Becky gave us some great ideas of local places to visit including a great walk that set off from the town and offered amazing views of the breath-taking scenery. Unspoilt and off the tourist track, the town is a really relaxing place to be. The house is well-equipped, with a great kitchen and comfy beds, and we were made to feel really welcome.

Paulo User Profile
August 2016

Erik User Profile
June 2016
This has been a real discovery, the house as well as Extremadura. Martin welcomed us at our arrival with a bottle of his own olive oil (which was excellent by the way, we have emptied the entire bottle: on the pan tostado con tomate fregado, in the salad, as a finishing touch with pasta etc) and we found a beautiful, charming house. Nothing too fancy, but very cosy, very comfortable, kitchen very well equipped, absolutely no need for dining out if you can prepare your own dinner (which for me is part of the quality time you need when you're on a holiday as well). Martin told us to call him for any little inconvenience there may have been, but fortunately, that wasn't the case, except that Telecinco didn't broadcast Belgium - Italy, but that's obviously not his fault... The terrace: a dream! We've spend a lot of time reading, resting, pure quality time! And then there was Extremadura: Cáceres, Trujillo, Guadalupe, Alburquerque itself, Olivenza, Zafra, ... All beautiful little gems dotted in the spectacular landscape. So the points go to: anfitrión 9/10, house 9/10, Extremadura 10/10 :-) All warmly recommended!

Ashley User Profile
June 2016
My husband and I enjoyed five days of peace and quiet at this lovely and unique house (if you don't mind the normal sounds of rural animal life). The roof and views are the highlight, but Martin and Rebecca have done an outstanding job of renovating the whole place: great shower, kitchen with all you'd need for self-catering, and comfortable beds and lounge area. As others have noted, this is in the medieval section, so the stairs and doors are not great for kids or really tall folks, but we are tall and still made it work. I loved this place and the tiny town and the natural pool at La Cordesera. Would definitely go back!

Susan User Profile
May 2016
Rebecca and Martin were great hosts - communication was very good and we were welcomed very warmly to the house, which has lots of information about places to visit. The large kitchen was very well and generously equipped, and we made full use of it to cook our own food, as there isn't a restaurant in town that can offer the fantastic experience of dining al fresco with a view over the plains and up to the amazing castle above, with the scent of orange blossom and jasmine filling the air (but I'm making no comment about our cooking :) ) The location in the old town is ideal, very quiet with lots of safe and easy parking around.

Wendy User Profile
April 2016
A lovely rural township with stunning views from backyard over the castle. This place has everything you need & Martin went to so much effort to make us comfortable, including fresh flowers, fire going, everything so clean. Communication before arrival was perfect including directions. Thank you!

Alburquerque, SpainJoined in April 2013
Rebecca User Profile
I'm English but now live in the countryside near Alburquerque. I work as an English teacher in a private university and in a language school in Badajoz. I love nature, cooking and walking. Soy de Inglaterra pero ahora vivo en el campo cerca de Alburquerque, Extremadura. Trabajo…
Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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