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Large private pool and Spectacular Views of the Coast-close beach & Begur.

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Villa in Begur, Costa Brava, Spain-Table tennis.WIFI.SAT TV.All on one level

Great holiday villa on one level with uninterrupted sea and country views surrounded by a wooded hillside. Large swimming pool with diving board. Table tennis. Lawn, sun terraces and full width covered terrace. In a peaceful location 1.5km from Begur which has many superb restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. The beautiful sandy bay of Sa Riera is within 10 minutes drive. Within 15 mins drive are wonderful coastal resorts such as Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc, Tamariu and Aiguablava offering a wonderful opportunity to explore the beautiful rugged coastline and places of cultural interest including medieval towns. A car is essential to appreciate the area. Casa Alfora offers comfortable accommodation for two families or a large group of friends on one level with direct access to the garden and pool area and a full width covered terrace leading from the living room makes for wonderful outside living.

Facilities include: WIFI, airc-on, woodburner, hairdryer, safe.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

I have been involved with property for as long as I can remember and when we first visited Begur in we thought it a wonderful region and decided to buy a holiday home, Casa Alfora.

We rented it out through a local agent the first year (2001). After that I decided to rent it out myself and since then we have built two more houses and purchased another in Begur all of which are on this site. Gradually I built up a business and we now have our own website featuring property in Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal.

Poros Island, Greece is a favourite destination of ours where we have a house overlooking the harbour and on the mainland, both with amazing views and both of which are featured on this website.

Now we have added our lovely Padstow cottage to this site. We hope you like it!

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Guestbook comments from the manager

'Thank you so much for arranging the Alfora property last week at one hour's notice. It was perfect, and the view from there is great. All 6 + 3 toddlers and 1 baby had a great time. Thanks again'. S. Austwick



'The house was in such a wonderful setting for outdoor living. The pool was brilliant, we really appreciated it in the heat' - J. Seaman



"We really enjoyed our stay in Casa Alfora in Begur and would recommend it for sure. Couple of our friends already are interested and might come to stay there in future. It was wonderful that all building was on the same level as we had 5 boys and didn`t need to worry about the steps although they found the backyard fascinating to climb and discover. I would also recommend the restaurant Convent - excellent food, service, atmosphere and nicely close to the villa. Thank you very much for wonderful holiday. Best regards". E.Moorlat
Jun 2002
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Location

From the Owner

My brother and I bought this villa on our first visit to Begur which we found to be the most charming place with wonderful surrounding countryside, beaches and medieval towns and spent a marvellous holiday here with friends, renting a villa near to Sa Riera beach. We thought this would make a superb holiday home as it is in a peaceful location with direct sea views and yet only 5mins by car to Begur and in the other direction to the beach and fishing village of Sa Riera. In 2008 we had the house fully refurbished which included forfeiting one of the bedrooms to make a new larger kitchen, renewal of the bathrooms and installation of an additional shower room and retiling and decorating throughout. This has proved very worthwhile and has transformed this family holiday home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Girona at 46 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : BEGUR at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : BARCELONA at 144 Kilometres Nearest Golf : PALS at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : FLACA at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : BEGUR at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : SA RIERA at 3 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Drive time:

5-10 mins Sa Riera

10-15 mins Llafranc, Tamariu, Calella de Palafrugell, Aiguablava, Sa Tuna, Aiguafreida.

All but Aiguafreida have soft sand beaches and clear water with shallow entrance and waterfront restaurants.

BEGUR - This historic town with its cobbled streets has an outstanding choice of Catalan restaurants, tapas bars and shops. The main square has entertainment in the high season and there are cellar bars and a couple of discos. Market Wednesday. Wonderful place to be!

Travel:

Barcelona airport 1.5 hours, Girona airport 50 minutes, Perpignan 1 hour, 12 hours from Calais (approximate driving times). A car is essential to appreciate this area.

Distances:

Begur - 1.5km

Girona - 45 mins- beautiful old city full of charm. Can be explored in a day.

La Bisbal - 20 mins (ceramic and antique centre)

Peratallada - 20 mins (medieval inland town of great charm)

Platja d'Aro- 20 mins drive Water park

Barcelona- 1.5hrs drive or leave your car and take the train from nearby Flaca with no parking hassles.

Pubol castle- 20mins -Dali's present to his wife Galia.

Figueres- 40mins drive - If you are a Dali fan you will find his museum fascinating.

Further Details:

Begur is a very charming old town with a castle at its crown. There is a central square with narrow streets leading off, full of interesting shops and offering a superb choice of restaurants mostly with outdoor terraces. In the high season local artists display their work in the square and there is traditional spanish dancing and other entertainment. The atmosphere is very spanish and there are no souvenir shops or 'English bars' There are a couple of good discos. Banks are in abundance and most restaurants and shops accept credit cards. Leisure activities can include tennis, horse riding, diving, sailing, windsurfing, canoing, cycling, water park, zoo. The beaches are clean and have restaurants; some also have shops. Good supermarkets in the town and surrounds.

About the area ~ this is the unspoilt Costa Brava or Catalunya which is free from large Tour Operated holidays and where most of the properties are owned by Barcelonians. It is rarely overcrowded and has retained real Spanish charm without a souvenir shop in sight! This is an area you will want to return to again and again.... Every day there will be a different place of interest to visit, be it a cultural pursuit or another sundrenched sandy cove with clear water to while away the day. All the coastal resorts here have waterfront restuarants, cafes and shops and it is a real pleasure to wander the little streets around the front and enjoy the spectacular scenery that this rugged coastline offers. Development here is mainly villas as the terrain does not allow for large apartment blocks and the coastline remains intact with some wonderful coastal path walks.

The nearest beach at Sa Riera is just a 5-10 minute drive and here you will find the prettiest sandy bay with waterfront restaurants, shops and cafes. Also within 10-15 minutes are the excellent beaches and coastal villages of Aiguablava, Sa Riera, Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Tamariu.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
low
28 Oct 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
LOW SEASON
30 Dec 2016 - 16 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
SPRING
17 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 
 
EASTER
14 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,395
for 7 nights
£1,395
 
 
MID SEASON
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,695
for 7 nights
£1,695
 
 
HIGH SEASON
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,895
for 7 nights
£1,895
 
 
SUMMER
16 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,395
for 7 nights
£2,395
 
 
HIGH SEASON
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,395
for 7 nights
£3,395
 
 
HIGH SEASON
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,695
for 7 nights
£3,695
 
 
CUBAN FESTIVAL
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,595
for 7 nights
£2,595
 
 
MID SEASON
8 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 7 nights
£1,495
 
 
LOW SEASON
29 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 
 
HALF TERM
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,295
for 7 nights
£1,295
 
 
LOW SEASON
27 Oct 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,885
for 7 nights
£1,885
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Smaller Groups-Up to mid June and from mid September Casa Alfora can be rented to smaller groups at special rates. Please ask for details. Add value to your holiday experience grocery delivery, cot, highchair hire, beach towel hire, home catering- Paella evening & other menus. Babysitting. Your suggestions are welcome.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day Friday or by arrangement out of season. Arrival time from 16:00 (we have arrangements for late arrivals). Check-out by 10am. Out of season we can be flexible on the above timings and changeover days.

Notes on prices:
We can offer small group rates out of the main season. Please ask for details.

Payment Notes:
30% deposit on reservation. Balance 2 months prior to holiday. UK Debit card, credit card, bank transfer accepted. Payment in sterling or euros by credit card or bank transfer. Credit card details required as security deposit.

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Facilities

From the Owner

Casa Alfora is in a very good location being so close to the beach and the medieval town of Begur, with many other coastal villages to visit within 5-15 minutes drive. We love going into Begur and soaking up the atmosphere in the evenings and visiting the bustling weekly market. There is always something interesting going on in the season and out of season the peacefulness is an equally appealing contrast. Casa Alfora has a full width covered terrace and even if it is pouring with rain, which it was one evening, we all sat under the terrace, warm and dry with the barbecue blazing away and it felt very nice! The large swimming pool is an obvious attraction, especially the diving board which kids just love.

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Two good sized, fully tiled bathrooms with bath/shower over, basin and wc. Additional ensuite shower cubicle. Cloakroom with wash hand basin and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 twin rooms, one with sea views. 1 large double room with door to side terrace. 1 small double room. 1 bunk bedroom.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Casa Alfora offers comfortable accommodation in a peaceful location and is suitable for a group of friends or two families with the bedrooms and bathrooms situated either side of the spacious living area. The garden surrounds the villa and is enclosed with a covered terrace to the front and a further open terrace at the back with table tennis. It is easy to keep an eye on pool activities from the full width covered terrace leading from the living area. The accommodation is on one level making it very suitable for children and elderly people. The enclosed garden offers privacy and is mainly level with an additional area accessed by shallow steps to a walkway at the back of the house. The swimming pool is 10 x 5 m. Casa Alfora is available all year round with air-conditioning, ceiling fans and a very effective wood burning stove for cooler months. We have local management to meet you on arrival and available to deal with any queries during your stay. Outside: A full width covered terrace leads from the living and dining areas where the garden is level. The private swimming pool is approximately 10 x 5m with a deep end and diving board. There is a sun terrace either side of the pool with sunbeds and a grassed surround with a further terrace at the back of the house with table tennis and more seating. Steps lead to a raised walkway. From the garden there are superb views of the coast and countryside. Ample dining and seating and sunbeds and a built in BBQ. Garage and street parking outside the villa. This road is a quiet cul de sac. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Included: Linen, bathroom towels, pool towels, weekly cleaning and change of linen and bathroom towels. Optional Extras: Babysitting, Beach towels, cot/highchair, grocery delivery, food hamper, home catering (paella evenings and other menus available). Other: Casa Alfora has been upgraded in 2012 with refurnished bedrooms and living area. The rear terrace provides an excellent play area with table tennis and seating. Garage and street parking outside the villa which is in a quiet cul de sac.

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