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New Owners, try our beautiful villa with heated 11mx5m pool.15min to beach/golf

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,336 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Amazing mountain views. 3 spacious en-suite bedrooms!

Delightfully situated in the village of El Pinar, Casa Piedras is a privately owned villa with a fabulous 11x5m Roman-style pool, huge patio, gazebo, lighting and a variety of sunny and shaded areas for alfresco dining. Accommodation comprises entrance hall, fully fitted kitchen, utility room, large dining room, lounge with double doors opening on to the rear garden. Two fully-fitted twin-bedded rooms with en-suite shower rooms. Huge master bedroom/family room with panoramic views of the mountains/village, king size bed, walk-in wardrobe and a large en-suite bathroom. There are fans for summer, heating for winter. WIFI, IPTV, Xbox 360 with a variety of games, barbecue and boules. Casa Piedras has the advantage of being a Spanish farmhouse-style villa with extensive grounds offering modern amenities fully equipped to a high standard. The villa is not overlooked by any other property and is only a 2 min. walk to the centre of the village.


Owner
Matthew and Leila
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 September, 2017

About Matthew and Leila

Hi, we are Matthew and Leila, we purchased Casa Piedras in Sep 2015 having stayed in El Pinar / Bedar a number of times. We live near Cheltenham, England with our two small children Millie and Oliver.

Matthew and Leila purchased this villa in 2015

Why Matthew and Leila chose Mojacar area

Why this property? Why not, it is everything we wanted. A great size property with so much scope as a family home and a rental. No neighbours so lovely and quiet, yet only a short walk to the centre of El Pinar. Mojacar just a short drive away, Garrucha even closer (they have the most amazing seafood). It's great for all types of holiday, you can laze by the pool/on the beach, go mountain biking, scuba diving, fishing - it's all here!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bédar in Levante Almeriense

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3336 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Accessed via Bedroom 2 or the villa hallway
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Accessed via Bedroom 3
  • His / hers sinks in the master bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , This bedroom nearly covers the entire floor plan of the vila
    Bedroom 2 - 2x large single beds. Huge built in wardrobe space available
    Bedroom 3 - 2x large single beds. Huge built in wardrobe space available
  • Master bedroom is truly wonderful - it is on the first floor so has amazing views of the sunrise. It is also huge, housing a full bathroom, walk-in-wardrobe, sofa-bed and cot (if required). A built in bookshelf stocks a wide variety of books for night time reading!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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New Owners, try our beautiful villa with heated 11mx5m pool.15min to beach/golf
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
4

Highly recommended, we had a great time.

  • 4 of 5

The villa is rather secluded but that was good for us. It's a lovely large villa with everything you need including toys for the little ones and mountain bikes for the adventurous. We loved to sit and eat under the front veranda and often pass the late evening there as we could listen out for the 2 year old asleep inside. The pool is fantastic although the pathway/patio from the villa is a bit precarious for those unsteady on their feet (in our case the 2 yr old) but the facilities once there are again brilliant, patio set, sun beds and plenty of pool toys in the store room (we added to it by leaving some of ours!) and shade for those who want it. Once we discovered the local areas they didnt seem so far away. Sally the caretaker was lovely and really helpful and the owners were happy to communicate.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Peace and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

We arrived quite late to the villa and where met by the caretaker Sally who showed us around. We asked if there was anywhere we could get some water as we hadn't passed any shops on the way, she kindly went to her house in the village and came back with a pack of 6 bottles. Thanks Sally.

This villa has everything you need to have a great stay, The outside is huge with a few different seating areas, pool and garden which is awash with wildlife. My favourite thing was the pool it's big enough to swim some lengths and also very warm on one day it got up to 31dg. It was a chore some days to drag ourselves away from it to tour the areas. We found some great beaches in the area our favourite being Vera it was huge. I would highly recommend this villa especially for family's with children, our grandkids locked it.

grandkids

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We did not think that this property was suited to winter lets in its current condition.

  • 2 of 5

The property is large with very good potential when fully set up for letting. It has a good position with great views and is very quiet. It should be noted that it adjoins a very large abandoned buildings development site, and that the village of El Pinar is part of this. The village has absolutely no facilities, shops, or bar.

The property was advertised as having a heated pool available. Due to the fact that the heating system was insufficient (and no-one appeared to understand its operation) we were only able to use the pool for a very few days.

There is no security system or alarm for the pool (a concern for those with small children)

No doubt in the summer period the pool area will be very good with plenty of space and privacy

In general terms the property both inside and outdoors was very poorly equipped and furnished and fell far short of what should be expected at the price charged. We could elaborate at length on this subject.

As we had driven all the way from Cornwall we and our friends decided to make the best of things, and enjoy our visit to and exploration of Southern Spain.

Many people with reasonable expectations would not have stayed, and some would have expected a refund

Until significant improvements are made to the comfort and fixtures and fittings, we could not recommend this property for winter lets.

With improvements it would be great, especially for those wanting peace and quiet, and with an interest in natural history.

The restaurant in Bedar is great

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very surprised and disappointed to receive this review from David. The only communications we received from him during his stay (from this rather long, misleading, and sometimes just plain untrue review) was concerning the pool temperature. Not well equipped for winter? Log burner with plentiful supply of free Olive hardwood, wall mounted electric heaters in every room and in addition to that, another 2 portable gas stoves. The beds have duvets, blankets etc... The solar hot water system has a built-in immersion heater for cloudy days. Please see Barbara K's review that contradicts David in every way (she stayed in January). David's persistent issue was around the pool temperature. I explained to him when he first enquired about booking the villa, that the pool heating system was very much dependant on the weather. Unfortunately, only a week or so before his arrival we had snow for the first time in 30 years, which stripped the pool of much of it's heat. Whilst the heating system maintained the temperature, it did struggle to reheat quickly. I raised this with the installation company who after a number of visits, installed a larger, more powerful heat pump. I'm pleased to say that only a few days after David left, the pool was a very pleasant 29 degrees. Our pool safety complies with Spanish law, and of course we suggest that those unable to swim are not left poolside during your stay. That being said, I am investigating pool alarm systems as an added measure. As for the abandoned buildings...on the drive up the villa you will pass an unfinished building. This is not visible from our villa so should not impact your stay. The bar / restaurant in El Pinar is currently up for sale, hopefully a buyer will be found soon, as it is a welcome addition to the village. Overall, I have to say I'm disappointed in David, he was difficult from day one; demanding free housekeeping and laundry, even though the website clearly states it is not included. He also received a welcome pack that he was not charged for. I believe that if his stay was as unpleasant as he suggests he would have asked for a refund or compensation. We have had no requests for either. On a positive note to finish, only yesterday we received an email from our current guests who said how pleased they were with the villa, and indeed the warm pool.
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5

Great villa - quiet, spacious, private.

  • 5 of 5

Casa Piedras is an older villa, spacious and comfortable, with updated bathrooms and kitchen. We stayed for two weeks in July, together with our son, daughter-in-law and grandsons. The weather was excellent and we spent a lot of time enjoying the beautiful pool and surrounding patio areas. Having been to El Pinar several times in the past, our only disappointment was to find the restaurant, bar and pool closed. We enjoyed the slight remoteness and privacy. Overall, we were very satisfied.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing location

  • 5 of 5

Situated on the outskirts of a quiet hill villiage Casa Piedras is an ideal location for a relaxing break yet only 15-20 mins from the coast with all its many attractions. We were conveniently placed to descover the many interesting mountain villiages as well the local beaches and coatal towns. When the weather was good we were content to spend the day around the large private pool area. In the evenings we used the property's ample facilities to cater for ourselves and use one of the properties many lovely sitting areas.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Private, peaceful hilltop villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week at the villa. The end of March is early in the season, so it was cold the first day or so, and chilly in the evening, but the villa is well heated (mostly solar) and has lovely wood burning stove in the living room. As the weather improved we spent the entire time outside by the pool, which is very private and secluded. The mountain breeze was very welcome even in March, so in the height of summer it would be really necessary! The villa is very well equiped and the main bedroom as marvellous views. Local towns and hilltop villages offer some great restaurants at very reasonable prices and the coastal towns, 15 minutes away by car, have everything you need. There's also great hiking from the front door, and cycling. You do need a car to get around, but they are cheap to rent. Matt and Leila were really helpful with our questions and provide lots of local information. We'll definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Almeria
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Bedar / Los Gallardos
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
El Cortijo Grande
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
E15
Nearest Restaurant
3 Metres
Bedar / Los Gallardos
Nearest Ski
240 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Mojacar Playa
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bédar, Costa de Almeria

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Sept-17
10 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
Oct-17-Apr-18
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Pre Peak 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Peak Season 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£930
for 7 nights
£930
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Changeover Day:
Saturday, however we may be able to accommodate other days - please ask

Cot and High Chair:
One of each available at no extra cost!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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