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Ground Floor Corner Apartment With Terrace & Pool. Views To Golf Course & Hills

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Lounge, Kitchen, Sun Lounge, External Decking, Sleeps 4

Set in a tranquil and mountainous backdrop on this stunning Polaris World 5* golf resort. Our apartment is contemporary in style and furnished to an extremely high standard. It is in an excellent location directly overlooking the third fairway and beyond down down across the main Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort and the serene Murcia countryside. An external garden area laid in Thermowood Decking and inclusive of a 4 seat Ratten garden set with parasol & chairs for alfresco dining is only steps away from one of 19 communal swimming pools on the resort. Garden facilities also include sun loungers and barbecue. This apartment is perfect for summer and winter holidays and you certainly do not have to be a golfer to enjoy staying here. The master bedroom comprises twin beds (mattresses can be zipped together to form a double bed), fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinet, full length mirror and hair-dryer. Bedroom 2 has twin beds (can also form a double bed as per the master bedroom), fitted wardrobe and bedside cabinet.

The lounge/dining room has a stylish leather corner sofa and matching armchair, dining table with seating for four. It also includes a Sony 32' LCD TV, DVD and Digital receiver with UK channels and an I-Pod Docking are also included. There is a FREE internet WIFI connection. The kitchen is fully equipped. Bedding and bath towels included. Gated development with 24 hr patrols. Sports courts on site and children's play areas. On site bar and restaurant, supermarket, golf shop and residents lounge. Secure underground parking.

The Resort: Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort is a self contained 'gated' resort with Mediterranean-style, whitewashed apartments built around an 18-hole golf course. Regular patrols by site security help you to feel safe and at ease. There is a golf club house, restaurant and bar, well stocked supermarket, and these are converted from the original Hacienda Buildings in a traditional style. There are communal swimming pools, tree-lined avenues, children’s play areas and landscaped gardens

Whether you’re planning a relaxing family holiday, romantic break or golfing trip, Hacienda Riquelme offers something for everyone. Your holiday can be anything and everything you want, from golf, walking, horse riding, go-carting and water sports, to sun bathing on the beautiful beaches, or just chilling around your swimming pool. Surrounded by a fantastic back drop of the spectacular mountains and just 25 minutes from the golden beaches of the Mediterranean Mar Menor and city of Murcia with its exquisite variety of bars, restaurants & shops. You can also make use of all the facilities at the other Polaris World Resorts, El Valle and La Torre only 15 minutes away.

Coast/Beach: The Costa Calida has a stunning Mediterranean coastline with an average temperature of 21c and 320 days of sunshine a year. Our Apartment is a 20 minute drive to the Mediterranean coast and to the Mar Menor, (Europe's largest salt water lagoon with more than 170km2 lukewarm water), flanked by numerous sandy beaches and long promenades to stroll along. The shallow waters and warm winds of the Mar Menor make it ideal for sailing, canoeing, jet skiing, diving, windsurfing and kite boarding. Los Alcazares has many restaurants, bars and play areas 25 mins away. Murcia is fantastic for walking, cycling, golf, hiking, mountain bike cycling and horse riding. Cartagena harbour/town full of history and beauty - 35 min. New, exciting water park in Aquapolis in Torrevieja - 45 min. A local shopping complex called 'Dos Mares' with an enormous supermarket, many restaurants and a cinema is 30 minutes' drive away. Murcia the capital and two large shopping complexes and a new water / safari park are also 30 minutes away.

Costa Calida & Murcia: The Costa Calida is situated in the south east of Spain. To the north lies the Costa Blanca and to the south lies the Costa de Almeria. Translating as the 'Warm Coast' Costa Calida forms the coastline of the Murcia region. Well known for its mild climate, it enjoys sunshine for in excess of 320 days per year, more than any other in region in Spain. The sun is at its hottest during the summer months, with temperatures rarely falling below 30°C (86°F). Winters are typically very mild with averages hovering around 18°C (64°F). The Costa Calida/Murcia area is reputed to have one of the most pleasant climates in the world - according to the World Health Organisation. There are so many reasons for coming to this area and many people who come as holiday makers eventually return to live here. The Murcia region is one of Spain's & Europe's best kept secrets. An unspoilt area with 250km of beaches along the shores of 2 seas: the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor. Due to Murcia’s mini micro climate it is recommended for asthma and joint problems. The region is noted for its contrasts; from its rich diverse coastline with its areas of dunes, salt flats, gentle coves, areas of rough water to mountainous national parks.

The marine reserve at Homigas Islands near Cabo de Palos, is acknowledged by diving enthusiasts as one of the best scuba dive sites in Spain. Cabo de Palos is famous for its lighthouse and is situated at the mainland entrance to the La Manga strip. On Sundays there is a market where local produce and bargains can be found.

The historical port of Cartagena was founded in 227BC by the Carthaginians and due to its location has always been a major port. The city contains a mixture of old and new, including a Roman amphitheatre, which was only discovered in 1987, as well as many other archaeological treasures. You can take a boat from the port to explore parts of the coast unseen from the land.

Golf

The course at Hacienda Riquelme is a Jack Nicklaus Design and is the largest offered by Polaris World. This superb 18 hole, par 72 golf course has approximately 6300 meters from the farthest tee and forms part of the challenging Nicklaus golf trail (9 Jack Nicklaus Designed courses when completed). The fairways of the golf course are surrounded by olive trees, fields of wild flowers and 5 lakes. Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort offers many facilities in the area of golf such as a club house, pro-shop and driving range. As a guest at the resort you will have full access to the facilities and golf courses at the other Polaris World resorts at La Torre and El Valle all of which are within easy reach (free shuttle bus available). Special offers and rates are provided to all residents throughout all the courses. The choice of other golf courses locally are also numerous and varied with the Peraleja Golf course, designed by Severiano Ballesteros, next door and La Manga.

Special Interest Holidays

Balneario de Archena - On the banks of the clean water and rich river Segura, we find the Balneario de Archena. This is an ideal destination for a healthy treatment. The centre which has sources of rich mineral water with temperature of 52 °C is specialized in the treatment of respiratory problems and skin and rheumatic diseases.

Balneario de Fortuna - The salt-rich waters of the Balneario de Fortuna spring with a temperature of 53 °C and are particularly effective for the treatment of asthma, rheumatism, colds and allergies, and gynecological disorders. The baths were already used by the Moors and the Romans and are housed in modern facilities. There are three hotels with direct access to the spa, an outdoor pool with hot spring water, ideal for cold winter mornings.

Lo Pagán and healing mud baths - The route begins along the Mar Menor in Lo Pagán, a village two kilometres from San Pedro del Pinatar where the best open-air mud baths in Europe are situated.

More Details

Property Manager
Sean Butcher
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017

About Sean Butcher

I originate from Newmarket in England and have nearly 30 years professional experience in Property and Real Estate. I have also been a private landlord for more than 25 years. I currently work as a Projects Manager in the East of England and also run a small property business. An opportunity to work overseas between 2008-11 helped me to fulfill a lifetimes dream to own a holiday home in Spain.

Having realized this dream, I take great pride in making sure that we provide exceptional customer service and always ensure that our properties are presented and maintained to the highest standards, with friendly and amenable supporting services.

I hope that you enjoy the apartment and the picturesque region of Murcia as much as I do.

Sean Butcher purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Sean Butcher chose Murcia

I was introduced to the region of Spain in 2004 and was very impressed with the area. It is really easy to get to, has sympathetic low density development in a beautiful rural conservation area and in the Mar Menor has a unique micro climate with well over 300 days of sunshine per year. Murcia is also rich in Spanish culture as evidenced by the traditional nearby town of Sucina which includes plenty of quality restaurants and bars. Murcia is also an up and coming region and is destined to become the Leisure Centre of Spain with the construction of Paramount Theme Parke in Alhama de Murcia, the largest biggest theme park in Spain.

What makes this apartment unique

This corner ground floor apartment has a stunning front line location with views across the fairway to the 3rd hole and looks down onto the stunning 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course. The views are breathtaking and the ambiance perfect for the keen golfer or relaxing holidays. The resort has 24 hour gated security, making it perfect for families with children of all ages. The apartment has a terrace area which is fully enclosed with a solar control glass curtain and furnished with the most recent stylish rattan furniture set. An external garden area laid in Thermowood Decking, includes sun loungers and a barbecue and is only a few steps away, from a large swimming pool shared by only a small number of apartments.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Great apartment in a beautiful family friendly location. Well maintained and comfortable. Everything you need for a relaxing time. Good on site facilities and major supermarket etc a short drive away. Will be back!
Aug 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Murcia in Region of Murcia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet replaced by full height storage unit
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds mattresses can be zipped together to form a double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Master Bedroom - twin beds (mattresses can be zipped together to form a double bed), fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinet, full length mirror and hair-dryer. Bedroom 2 - twin beds (can also form a double bed as per bedroom 1), fitted wardrobe and bedside cabinet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Sun Lounge - The lounge has patio doors leading into a sun lounge with a solar control glass curtain, stylish rattan lounge set and purpose built storage units. Ceiling mounted wall fans - installed to Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Lounge/Dinning Room & Sun Lounge. An external garden area - laid in Thermowood Decking and inclusive of a 4 seat Ratten garden set with parasol & chairs is only steps away from a large swimming pool shared by a very small number of apartments. The garden area also includes sun loungers and barbecue.

Reviews

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Ground Floor Corner Apartment With Terrace & Pool. Views To Golf Course & Hills
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Lovely short stay !

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was extremely clean and well furnished . We also got lots of very good information regarding the resort and surrounding area from the owner before travelling which was very helpful.

It was lovely to have direct access to the fab pool area which was extremely quiet whilst we were there ! We had wonderful weather for the month of November but unfortunately the pool was far too cold for swimming . We would definitely return , many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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5

Lovely Apartment Would definetley stay again

  • 5 of 5

Good communication with home owner. Gorgeous apartment, has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Pool right out the back of you which is a bonus.

Very happy with our stay there, just what we wanted, nice and relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment and a very nice owner

  • 5 of 5

26-9-2017

We had a very nice time in a lovely apartment. It has got a great view and a good location and with the help of a good welcome pack we have been to all sorts of places such as: a good place to eat in Sucina (Taj Classic), a lovely beach in Lo Pagan and especialy for the ladies a big shopping center, Centro Comercial Nueva Condomina in Murcia. We also visit some local markets. To come back on the resort and the nice apartment everyday gave us a good feeling. The enthusiastic owner Sean Butcher is a reason enough for us to come back again. We felt realy welcome and the way everything is organized is outstanding. I will recomment this to every one who likes a nice and relaxing holiday Ofcours you need a car but even if you decide to stay on the reort it will give you the ultimate holiday feeling.

Ton, Jacq en Romy from Holland

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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5

Fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this apartment is perfect.. The location is first class with only a 5 minute walk to the resort clubhouse. The pool area is only 25 yards away and was very quiet.during our time here. The deck area had the sun from very early morning until mid afternoon and was excellent for relaxing in.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Top class apartment in great surroundings

  • 5 of 5

From the initial booking through to holiday end this was absolutely fantastic. I cannot speak highly enough of the service Sean provides. Any question or query was answered promptly, no matter how trivial (I excelled myself in the trivial department!)

The apartment is wonderful. It has everything you need. To list its benefits would take far too long.

The location is brilliant. The close proximity to the swimming pool and ease of access from your very own deck area is just fantastic.

I would have no hesitation in booking this apartment again, unfortunately my dates for next year are taken already which is no surprise.

Hacienda Riquelme is a great looking resort and is so peaceful and relaxing that we will most definitely be making a return in the near future.

Thanks Sean, we had a great time. You can be very proud of your place, it is just top class.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved it ||

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a great two week stay at this apartment. We found everything beautifully clean and the bed was very comfortable. We have not stayed in a ground floor apartment before but the privets around made it feel private, I thought it was great the pool was right in front of the apartment, and it was a good size. The maintenance people were round every day keeping everything immaculate and the whole area was very pretty. We ate several nights in the hacienda restaurant on site which was very good. I would also say that the management team were brilliant and we wish to say a special thankyou to them. The English TV is a bonus if you have young children or don't want to stay out late. We shall be certainly be back next year . Dianne Whittell Yorkshire

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Murcia San Javier (MJV)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
On Site
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
On Site
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Balsicas
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Sucina (RM1)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
On Site
Nearest Ski
352 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Los Alcazares
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach

The Costa Calida has a stunning Mediterranean coastline with an average temperature of 21c and 320 days of sunshine a year. Our Apartment is a 20 minute drive to the Mediterranean coast and to the Mar Menor, (Europe's largest salt water lagoon with more than 170km2 lukewarm water), flanked by numerous sandy beaches and long promenades to stroll along. The shallow waters and warm winds of the Mar Menor make it ideal for sailing, canoeing, jet skiing, diving, windsurfing and kite boarding.

Golf

The course at Hacienda Riquelme is a Jack Nicklaus Design and is the largest offered by Polaris World. This superb 18 hole, par 72 golf course has approximately 6300 meters from the farthest tee and forms part of the challenging Nicklaus golf trail (9 Jack Nicklaus Designed courses when completed). The fairways of the golf course are surrounded by olive trees, fields of wild flowers and 5 lakes. Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort offers many facilities in the area of golf such as a club house, pro-shop and driving range. As a guest at the resort you will have full access to the facilities. There is also a wide choice of other golf courses in the area including the Peraleja Golf course, designed by Severiano Ballesteros and La Manga.

Special Interest Holidays

Balneario de Archena - Located on the banks of the clean water and rich river Segura, this is an ideal destination for a healthy treatment. The center which has sources of rich mineral water with temperature of 52 °C is specialized in the treatment of respiratory problems and skin and rheumatic diseases.

Balneario de Fortuna - Fortuna is a spa town to the north east of Murcia near the border of the province. Famous for its hot springs which were greatly appreciated by the Romans, Fortuna is fast becoming popular once again as the town becomes an important center for hydrotherapy, beauty treatments and other therapies associated with the natural hot mineral water. Fortuna is a typical Spanish town, as yet unexploited, with peaceful streets and a white church with a curious tower. For country lovers, to the south of Fortuna, there is a large lake, enclosed in a nature preservation area and surrounded by woods, ideal for walking or fishing.

These waters contain several elements and minerals that are often touted as a cure-all with health giving qualities and mysterious powers. Thousands of people flock to these springs in order to alleviate medical conditions namely, for rheumatism and breathing disorders and we have one just up the road, in Fortuna.

Lo Pagán and healing mud baths - The route begins along the Mar Menor in Lo Pagán, a village two kilometers from San Pedro del Pinatar where the best open-air mud baths in Europe are situated.

Travel Distances

The traditional, quaint, village of Sucina is five minutes drive, with petrol station, banks, 2 supermarkets, church, bars and restaurants. Murcia City is 30 mins away with its glorious Cathedral, restaurants and bars. The historical city of Cartagena is also 30 mins away and Los Alcazares, with beautiful beaches, shops, bars and restaurants, is only 10 mins away. Murcia is a fascinating region, rich in nature reserves and is ideal for those who like to explore.

Further Details

Due to Murcia’s mini micro climate it is recommended for asthma and joint problems. The region is noted for its contrasts; from its rich diverse coastline with its areas of dunes, salt flats, gentle coves, areas of rough water to mountainous national parks.

The marine reserve at Homigas Islands near Cabo de Palos, is acknowledged by diving enthusiasts as one of the best scuba dive sites in Spain. Cabo de Palos is famous for its lighthouse and is situated at the mainland entrance to the La Manga strip. On Sundays there is a market where local produce and bargains can be found.

The historical port of Cartagena was founded in 227BC by the Carthaginians and due to its location has always been a major port. The city contains a mixture of old and new, including a Roman amphitheatre, which was only discovered in 1987, as well as many other archaeological treasures. You can take a boat from the port to explore parts of the coast unseen from the land.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Murcia, Spain

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Oct 2017 - March 2018
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£78
for 3 nights
From
£26
£187
 
 
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£96
for 3 nights
From
£32
£225
 
 
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£111
for 3 nights
From
£37
£260
 
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£120
for 3 nights
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£40
£270
 
 
July 2018 - August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£141
for 3 nights
From
£47
£335
 
 
1st Half September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£126
for 3 nights
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£42
£300
 
 
2nd Half September 2018
16 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£111
for 3 nights
From
£37
£260
 
 
Oct 2018 - March 2019
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£81
for 3 nights
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£27
£195
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£135
for 3 nights
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£45
£305
£1,320
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

SECURITY DEPOSIT - of £150 is payable with the balance 6 weeks prior to commencement of holiday. The deposit is NOT applied towards the rent and shall be refunded in full within 14 days of departure providing the following conditions are met.
CLEANING COSTS - Cleaning costs are NOT included and are €65 per clean, including laundry, payable locally to our agent.
MONTHLY STANDARD RATE - From £760 during the winter period (01-Oct-16 to 31-Mar-17); rising proportionately during the summer period. Discounts are offered to returning guests and for rental periods of 6 months or more.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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