House in Alcossebre, Costa del Azahar, Spain

House in Perfect Location in the Centre of Alcossebre

2 Minutes Walk to Lovely Beach and 5 Minutes Walk to Shops and Restaurants, Large Pool

Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

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    £400 - £740WEEKLY
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    • Property type:House
    • Sleeps:6 (3 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
    • Pool

    Location:

    Property description

    The house is in a perfect location within a short walk of the fabulous main Alcossebre beach and the town centre. The house, which is on a small gated community of 28 has a private enclosed garden, upstairs and downstairs terraces and shares a large pool. The house and location are perfect for families or those who don't want the hassle of having to use the car every time they go out. Alcossebre is a lovely unspoiled Spanish town with fabulous clean beaches and a large selection of restaurants and shops. The town is a perfect base for exploring some beautiful, largely undiscovered, parts of Spain.

    Accommodation description

    Bedrooms:
    Bedroom 1 with double bed and doors onto large terrace.
    Bedroom 2 with twin beds and doors onto large terrace.
    Bedroom 3 with twin beds and doors onto balcony.

    Bathrooms:
    Large family bathroom with bath/shower, wc and bidet.
    Separate wc downstairs.

    Kitchen:
    Fully equipped kitchen with hob, oven, microwave, fridge freezer, coffee machine, toaster, kettle and a large selection of utensils, cutlery and crockery.

    Utility Room:
    Washing machine.

    Living Rooms:
    Large lounge/dining room with doors into patio and garden. Flat screen TV, DVD player, VHS player. Freeview with a number of English channels. Dining table with 6 chairs, large dresser.

    Other:
    Garage. A cot is available.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    The property will be cleaned prior to your arrival and a hand and bath towel is provided for each guest (please bring your own beach towels). A change of laundry will be provided at the end of each full weeks stay.

    Amenities/Facilities:
    Barbecue, Shared Pool, Parking, Garden.

    Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Cot, Room Fans, TV.

    Location Type:
    Beach.

    Outside
    Private garden, 2 terraces, barbeque, patio furniture, sun loungers. Large shared pool in well kept garden area.

    Important notes on accommodation

    The house is perfect for children as the garden is fully enclosed. The communal pool is around 50 meters away within the gated community. It has a shallow children's area as well as the main pool.

    Rates

    Prices

    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    19 October 2014 - 31 December 2014 £ 500.00 7
    1 November 2014 - 31 December 2014 £ 500.00 -
    1 January 2015 - 14 March 2015 £ 400.00 7
    15 March 2015 - 16 May 2015 £ 500.00 7
    17 May 2015 - 30 June 2015 £ 625.00 7
    1 July 2015 - 5 September 2015 £ 740.00 7
    6 September 2015 - 31 October 2015 £ 625.00 7

    Notes on prices
    Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

    Changeover day
    Changeover day is flexible.

    Booking notes
    A 25% deposit is payable (non refundable) on booking with balance of 75% payable 4 weeks prior to arrival. A damage protection deposit of £100 must be paid at this time with the balance due.

    Location

    House in Alcossebre, Costa del Azahar, Spain

    About the area

    Coast/Beach
    The nearest beach, which is the largest in Alcossebre, is only 200 metres away. It is a fabulous, very clean beach and is very safe for children. In peak season you can hire sun beds, pedalos and boats.

    Golf
    There are 3 excellent golf courses within a 30 minute drive. These include the Panoramica Championship course, which is one of Spain's best courses and has hosted the Spanish Ladies Open for the last 3 years.

    How to get there
    Valencia airport is just over 1 hour by car.
    Reus airport is 1.5 hours by car.
    Barcelona airport is just over 2 hours by car.
    Car hire is advised to get to the resort, but is not absolutely necessary while you are there.

    Distances
    Approximate driving times to places of interest: Peniscola 20 minutes. Morella 50 minutes. Valencia 1 hour. Port Aventura (Universal's theme park) 1.5 hours.
    Barcelona 2.5 hours. Benicassim water park 20 minutes.

    Further Details
    Alcossebre is a rare jewel on the Spanish coastline. It has managed to retain its Spanish charm and has not been spoiled by mass tourism. This applies to the majority of the Costa Azahar, which is the main orange producing area of Spain. There a many traditional Spanish towns within a short drive as well as some stunning scenery. The towns of Peniscola and Morella are certainly worth visiting.

    Guest reviews

    5 reviews
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    Guest
    rating

    5/5

    Reviewed by: Liz and Family, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 1 September 2014

    Date of stay: August 2014

    "Great Holiday"

    We have just come back from our second visit to Dave and Sally's property in Alcossebre and have no doubt we will go back again. The house is located in a quite location and is perfect for our family of 5, it is very well equipped, a really good size and spotlessly clean, the outside space is great for sitting with the family, and the welcome pack a nice touch as we arrived late. The weather was very hot and we spent most of the time by the pool (which we had pretty much to ourselves) or the beach which is very close to the house. We ate out at many of the restaurants and found them all of good quality and compared to other areas in Spain very reasonably priced. We had one trip to Peniscola which is worth the visit if the weather not too hot for walking up to the castle. I would not hesitate to recommend the house or the area for a relaxing family holiday.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing and families with young children

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    5/5

    Reviewed by: Dan, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 27 August 2014

    Date of stay: August 2014

    "Great Holiday"

    We stayed in August and cannot rate the house and location more highly. The house was very well equipped and stocked with various things the owners are prepared to let you use. The house was spacious and clean. The terraces located off the bedrooms and off the living room were excellent and very well used. The swimming pool was 30 second walk, it was a great size and very well maintained and the garden was lovely. The house was ideally located, just a few minutes walk to the beach and to the town and supermarket very close by. The walk to restaurants and bars was very pleasant along the seafront. We had the use of a car but you really don't need it. We visited the water park which the kiDs loved and drove to Morella in the mountains which was a lovely day out. The beaches were lovely, we tried the banana boat and the person's. I would have no hesitation recommending this house and hope to go back in the future.

    Recommended for: Tourists without a car, sightseeing, families with teenagers and families with young children

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    5/5

    Reviewed by: Sharon, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 8 August 2014

    Date of stay: July 2014

    "Just what's needed"

    We have just returned from a wonderful two weeks in this lovely villa and location. It's difficult to find a suitable holiday for our five children aged between 17yrs and 2yrs but this really worked well for us all. The pool is gorgeous and usually very quiet, the beach in walking distance with loads of teenager friendly activities on offer! The villa itself is clean, well equipped with plenty of room. The garden and patio area are perfect for relaxing with the family. Alcossebre , we found to be a friendly and vibrant place which comes alive during the night with its many restaurants and bars. Which welcome families. Dave could not have been more helpful and went out of his way to offer us tips and advise on the area. I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa for holidays! And looking forward to hopefully going back one day.

    Recommended for: Tourists without a car, families with teenagers and families with young children

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    4/5

    Reviewed by: Paul L, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 8 September 2013

    Date of stay: August 2013

    "Review"

    We had a great week at this house. Location is superb with just a 5 minute walk to an excellent beach and 10 mins into the centre of town where there is a good selection of restaurants and bars. The house itself has a communal pool close by but we never used it due to the proximity of the beach. The house is very well presented - clean and spacious and on a very secure gated complex. We couldn't fault the accommodation in any way nor the helpfulness of the owners in providing advice and assistance if needed. A great holiday.

    Recommended for: Tourists without a car, families with teenagers, families with young children and people with disabilities

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    4/5

    Reviewed by: Paul, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 29 August 2013

    Date of stay: July 2013

    "Family Holiday in Alcossebre"

    We stayed in this 3-bed Town House in Alcossebre in July and August of this year. We had a most relaxing time and the house is located in a very convenient part of town with easy access to the beach and facilities. It was easy to find and the house is well furnished with 3 good sized bedrooms which meant our 2 boys slept in separate bedrooms! That might have helped with the relaxation. The pool within the complex was great which we used at least twice everyday. It was never particularly busy and was perfect for a refreshing swim after a day out. The garden was also a very pleasant spot to watch the stars come out in the evening and meet the friendly neighbourhood geckos. It was very hot when we were there and the upstairs of the house and the street in front of the house can get hot during direct sunlight. Enjoyed the laid back atmosphere of Alcosebbre and the mix of nationalities holidaying there. We will be back one day! Paul

    Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children and people with disabilities

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    About the Owner

    Dave and Sally Derham live in an old farmhouse on the outskirts of Bristol. Dave runs his own coaching and consultancy business whilst Sally is a therapist specialising in panic attacks and phobias, working largely on the recommendation of local GP's. Dave and Sally have always been keen on property design and serious DIY. They are currently carrying out their most ambitious project to date - a barn conversion, which they plan to move into as soon as it is finished. They are doing most of the building work themselves and have found it a massive learning exercise! As well as doing therapy work, Sally works with a local rescue centre to rehabilitate problematic dogs which have been abandoned. Dave relaxes by playing guitar and rebuilding classic cars and motorcycles.

    Year property purchased: 2002

    Why this location?

    We first visited the Cost Del Azahar in 1996 and fell in love with it immediately. It is a very rare jewel which has retained its genuine Spanish charm and has avoided the blight of mass tourism. Having spent several holidays exploring the area and looking for our ideal property, we finally found our dream and bought the house in 2002. Shortly after this, we both started working for ourselves and are now able to spend a lot more time in Spain. The more time we spend there the more we love it.

    What are the unique benefits of the property?

    Alcossebre is a wonderfully relaxing place to be. We feel the weight fall off our shoulders every time we arrive! The character of the place changes throughout the year, which makes it very interesting. In winter it is quite quiet, but significantly warmer and sunnier than the UK. In peak season there is a real buzz about the place. We really like the fact that Alcossebre is not full of Brits - the majority of people there are Spanish, although there is a nice mixture of British, French, German, Dutch and Scandinavian visitors. Enough people here speak English to make life easy. There is a great choice of restaurants within a short walk. The beaches are fabulous. There is a endless list of great places to visit if you are the exploring type - which we are!

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    Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, German.


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