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Two superb 2 bedroom villas & apartments with private pool and gardens - Casa Helena

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Casa Helena

Casa Helena is one of 2 Identical villas.

A good sized modern 2 bedroomed villa with a feeling of home. If shown as booked please see our identical villa Casa Alicia.


About the property

Casa Benedict

Casa Benedict is a small holiday retreat comprising 2 villas & 2 apartments, so available as individual units or ideal for family & friends to share whilst being independent.

Situated in peaceful surroundings near a typical Spanish village, 5 Min by car to the Resort and Beaches of Mojacar and the fishing port of Garrucha. Our Villas and Apartments are set in a garden of three acres planted with oranges, lemons, olives, figs, etc. Large patio area with barbecue around the swimming pool, lovely ornamental garden pond and gazebo for relaxing in the shade.

Good security with electronic gate access, guests provided with remote. The property is newly built and provides everything you should need

T.V, microwave, washing machine, fridge, iron, etc. Two bedrooms, 1 double, 1 twin, with bed settee in the lounge area to accommodate up to six people per villa. Pool and facilities only used by the villas and apartments so very private and quiet. Panoramic mountain views in all directions.

We have installed a 2.4 metre satellite dish and are still able to receive British T.V. channels

Locality: An enchanting Moorish village, nestled between the Mediterrasnean and the Sierra Cabrera mountains, with narrow winding streets of whitewashed houses opening out into small Plazas. Mojacar is an ideal base from which to explore the real Andalucia- the countryside and villages surrounding Mojacar have altered very little over the centuries. Mojacar's gently shelving beach is over 4 kilometres long, windsurfing and sailing are just two of the water sports available. Browse for bargains in the colourful local markets, centred round authentic Spanish restaurants and Tapas bars.

Ambience: If you are looking for clear skies, reliable sunshine and fine beaches, look no further than the Costa Almeria, with at least 300 sunny days a year, and more total daylight per year than anywhere in the world, this part of Spain has the perfect holiday climate.

This small complex is owned and run by English couple along with their two dogs Tia a Black Labrador and Mac a Golden Labrador both have been raised alongside children and are very friendly (they get more comments in the visitors book than we do) we are happy to give any help and advice to make your stay more pleasurable.

Our complex is newly purpose-built and consists of 2 attached villas, a 2 bedroomed apartment and a 1 bedroomed apartment all totally self-contained around a central swimming pool with a smaller children's pool attached. Set in an area of three and a half acres, planted with orange, lemon, mandarin, grapefruit, olive and fig trees. Each villa comprises two double bedrooms, one with double bed, the other with twin beds. Bathroom and kitchen, lounge/diner, patio doors to dining terrace and spiral staircase up onto rooftop sun terrace. The villa accommodation is designed ideally for 4 people, but can comfortably take six using the sofa bed in the main lounge.

More Details

Owner
Ian or Jan
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Ian or Jan

We purchased Casa Benedict after deciding to escape the usual drudgery of sitting in Traffic jams on our usual commute to work and after a short break in Barcelona where we loved the Spanish way of life.

We also live on the property in an adjoining 3 bed villa.

Ian or Jan purchased this villa in 2004

Why Ian or Jan chose Mojacar area

The property was only 2 years old when we purchased it and we wanted to move to Spain but still need a small income to pay our way. We have always had our faithful dogs and we needed plenty of space for them as well. At the time of purchase Jan's Daughter and grandchildren were also living in the area but have now moved back to the U.K.

What makes this villa unique

We fell in love with Casa Benedict on the first viewing and made an immediate offer after sitting on what is now our front terrace enjoying the views of The Cabrera Mountains and the village of Mojacar set at the foot of the mountains.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments from our visitors books



Our stay here has been fantastic, brilliant apartment, pool, garden & area. You both have made us feel very welcome and at home. We will recommend you to everyone - Mr & Mrs Ray Hampshire.



We have been made very welcome and provided with everything we could want. Nothing was too much trouble for Ian & Jan - Mr & Mrs Pollard Nr.Manchester.



We love it here Ian & Jan were fabulous hosts. Casa Benedict has the homely touch and the little things like the info folder and Tara & Macy (Eddie Loves Them) make a difference. Thanks for a brilliant stay we shall return - Mr & Mrs Hickman with Eddie aged 6.



Thanks to Ian & Jan we have really enjoyed our time here. The Villa, Pool & Garden have been great and Rumer has used all her camera film on the dogs. The setting & location of the Villa combined with the hospitality ensured that the two weeks have been the most relaxing & pleasurable - Mr & Mrs McDermott Sheffield
Nov 2007
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Available Rentals

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Notes

In High season we prefer a changeover day of Saturday if possible.

Important - the above rates are based on an occupancy of 2-4 persons, for bookings of 5-6 persons please see the rates table.
Our terms are 25% deposit (non refundable) to hold & confirm booking, with full payment 8 weeks prior to arrival.
We can offer better rates for longer lets over 2 months in our off season only.

Our Rates DO NOT include cleaning and we require a 50 Euro deposit on arrival which is returnable upon departure if the Apartment is left clean.

Our terms are 25% deposit (non refundable) to hold & confirm booking, with full payment 8 weeks prior to arrival.
We can offer better rates for longer lets over 8 weeks in our off season only.

Why not email us even if availability is shown as booked as we do get last minute cancellations.

Email us if you require any more information and for details of our comprehensive web site.


Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • PET BOOKINGS please inform us of the temperament and breed of dog before booking. Extra charges of 25 euros per dog per booking apply.
  • NOISE POLICY we have a NO noise policy after 11.00pm for the benefit of our other guests.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Nice clean shower room with new glass block built enclosure & power shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Double Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa Bed in Lounge
  • 1 double, 1 twin, both with triple wardrobes, large chest of drawers and bedside tables. Sofa bed in lounge to enable up to 6 persons 10% supplement per person applies to our advertised rates for 5-6 persons. Cot available on request at no extra charge.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Swimming pool with separate children's pool. Elevated property giving panoramic views, therefore 5 steps to property being unsuitable for wheelchairs Children's play area with swings, slides, climbing frames, rope walk, etc. Sit and relax in our gazebo overlooking the fish pond or stand on the bridge and watch the wildlife. Air conditioning available at extra cost. Free WiFi Internet access.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

Casa Helena
average rating of 4.775 based on 41 reviews
Malvern Hills
5

A 60th birthday to remember at Casa Benedict

  • 5 of 5

Andrew and I spent three out of five weeks at this wounderful location. The first was to size the place up as we had booked for two weeks in May for family and friends to celebrate my birthday. It was amazing it had everthing we wanted and more. Great location, totally safe with masses of space,beautfully kept and perfect for a large gathering.

Jan and Ian could not have been more helpfull, toys for the grandchildren, extra large pots and pans all arrived before we asked, everthing was done to make our stay perfect. They even arranged the weather.

The dogs were a great hit even with Amy aged 2 who was frightened of dogs when she arrived. By day two she was feeding Tara and calling her to join us.

The location on site of the villas and apartments lend themselves to the perfect place for a large gathering we could not have choosen better.

We left with new friends and intend to return again unfortunatly not to celebrate another 60th birthday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a marvellous fortnight as we felt we were on holiday too. When the feedback is so positive it transforms our work into pleasure. How lucky we are to become friends with such nice people, looking forward to spending more time in their company. Ian and Jan
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4

Relaxing and peaceful family retreat

  • 4 of 5

The family’s recent stay was a great success. We were already familiar with the local area and finding the villa was particular straight forward but the directions sent to us by Ian and Jan where helpful.

The Villa could be seen as a little isolated and you would need a car. However, we thought it was in an excellent location with great views and a short distance from the beach and local town Turre by car and would be ideal for young families looking for a Villa that was not over looked.

We found Jan very accommodating throughout our stay and nothing was too much trouble. We were very fortunate to have the pool to ourselves and the kids loved it. Although it was a bit chilly as not heated and not had the full summer sun on it.

The children’s play area is a bit dated and in need of some improvement although Jan did confirm that this is a future project. Overall we had a great family holiday and would not hesitate to recommended it to other families and friends groups as the benefit of having separate villas on site is great as you can socialise in the large outside area but also retreat to your own villas for some privacy.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter Many thanks for the kind review. Sorry that I didn't get to meet you as I was in England but I am sure Jan looked after your every need! As Jan mentioned the small children's playpark has now had a makeover. Hopefully we will see you again next year. Regards Ian
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4

A great experience

  • 4 of 5

Casa Helena provided a perfect base for a 6 week escape from the cold and gloom of an English winter. We enjoyed the peaceful rural setting almost as much as our dog who loved being taken out for easy walking straight from the villa gates.

Although not luxurious, the villa itself was comfortable, clean, well equipped, and spacious. The outdoor space around the swimming pool is lovely and the garden looks as though it will be very pretty in the summer. Ian and Jan were perfect hosts, friendly and helpful but never intrusive.

The nearby small town of Turre is a half hour easy stroll and has bars, restaurants and a good supermarket. Mojacar Playa is only a 10 minute drive and has lovely beaches and a very good choice of bars and restaurants.

The surrounding area, both coastal and in the mountains is attractive and accessible and, importantly for us, offers good walking.

Our experience was sufficiently enjoyable for us to book a return trip - an obviously strong recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

Cannot find fault with any aspect of this stay at Casa Benedict. We stayed in Casa Helena which is a home from home well equipped comfy villa. Lots of space and everything you need. The location was great, charming and peaceful with Turre and Mojacar nearby. Ian and Jan could not have been more helpful. I had a medical emergency whilst there and honestly they were amazing to us. The garden is beautiful and the pool area is large with plenty of loungers, 2 bbq's and is a welcome site after a hot day at the beach or just as lovely to sit and relax around the pool all day. For those who like their TV there are many English channels and we watched most of the Euro's there. Of course I have to mention Mac and Tia resident dogs who we feel in love with and miss them so much. Cannot recommend Casa Bemedict highly enough and can't wait to go back. Have recommended to all friends and family. Wish we were there right now. Thank you Ian and Jan.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sarah & John Thank you for the amazing review. So glad Jan was able to help with advice on your medical emergency and we both hope you have now made a full recovery. Tia & Mac were still going into Casa Helena after you left and thank you for helping with them whilst I was in the U.K. We all look forward to a return visit next year. Ian, Jan, Tia & Mac
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5

A stunning holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Once again another super stay at Casa Benedict (Alicia).I cannot praise this accommodation enough.Ian and Jan are excellent hosts and always on hand if you need anything or advice.I fully recommend Casa Benedict,don't even hesitate.Spotlessy clean very well maintained with everything to hand.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris & Bob it was great to see you for the second year running and we look forward to seeing again later in the year.
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4

Was as expected and was clean and tidy

  • 4 of 5

Just got back from having a month in Casa Helena,Casa Benedict and thoroughly enjoyed the stay.Ian and Jan were very helpful with all our needs ,nothing was too much trouble.The villa was in a very peaceful area which gave us a very relaxing break.The listing description was accurate.Regarding restaurants,we enjoyed meals at the chinese restaurant on the Playa and Le Lance also on the Playa .Would recommend a holiday at Casa benedict.Alan and Margaret

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Parque Acuático Vera
Oasys MiniHollywood
"A great day out for the family but purchase the ticket inclusive of buffet lunch, I would go..."
Bella Vista
"Great value 3 course lunch & Dinner, superb friendly service and always busy."
Nearest Airport
77 Kilometres
Almeria
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Turre
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Cortijo Grande Turre and Marina Golf Mojacar Playa
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
junction 520
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Turre Several Varied Restaurants
Nearest Ski
225 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Mojacar & Garrucha
Car: recommended

We are situated in a semi rural position near Turre which is 5 Min from the beaches of Garrucha or Mojacar. 10 Min from the Aquapark at Vera and only 5 Min or so to E15 motorway exit 520 which runs from Alicante to the south.

Golf: There are several Golf Clubs a short drive away, including the only Desert Golf course in Europe, at Desert Springs, Valle Del Este, Marina Golf in Mojacar and the 9 Hole golf course at Cotijo Grande 5 mins away.

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