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2 Bed Garden Apartment with Private Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Apartment in Villamartin, Costa Blanca, Spain - Ideal Location for Families and Golfers

A beautiful two bedroom, fully furnished , ground floor apartment in Villamartin near Torrevieja with its own private pool and garden. This low-rise development is just five minutes from beautiful blue flag beaches at La Zenia and Cabo Roig, and three superb golf courses. Close to Murcia and Alicante airports. The apartment is just a short stroll to a fantastic local plaza with over 20 bars, restaurants and a host of facilities and amenities including English speaking doctor. The apartment is ideal for families and small golfing groups and is available all year round.

Mike Downes
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017

About Mike Downes

Both owners are Nottingham based families and we purchased this property whilst under construction in 2004. We try to get out to Spain 3 -4 times a year to chill out and to continually improve the property for our own comfort and for our guests. It is a second home for us and we just love being out here!

Mike Downes purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Mike Downes chose Orihuela Area

The Orihuela Costa has the most stunning beaches, literally hundreds of excellent restaurants and bars and is a readily accessible destination from both Alicante and Murcia airports. It offers golf at reasonably priced courses, home from home comforts and facilities or the traditional Spanish experience if you go into the bustling coastal town of Torrevieja or the hilltop villages inland from the coast. It literally has something for everyone.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is one of few two bedroom apartments to benefit from its own private pool and beautiful terraced garden and so is an affordable luxury. The setting is a tranquil residential environment yet within 10 minutes walk is the lively and safe Villamartin Plaza. Our apartment is somewhere you can chill out in the sun during the day and then prepare for your night out wondering which of the 20+ local restaurants you will stroll to and whether your late night entertainment will be to listen to the live music in Shandon Bells, dance with the youngsters in Cafe Rock, or make you own music in the karaoke bars till the early hours. After that it is just a nice downhill stroll back to our comfy apartment - what more could you want ? Satellite TV ? - well that is thrown in as well!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)


Very friendly, homely villa

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in this place, the neighbours were friendly, the area is near to all the facilities so you can have a glass of wine with your dinner without driving. The Plaza has an array of restaurants. Swimming pool was an amazing added extra for the price, cold, but that just added to the fun:) Beaches are nearby, great shopping centre with "must have ice-cream or gelato". House was homely, beds could do with up dating..a little hard for our taste, but hey, slept well on the sun beds in the garden during the day. Overall, we loved it and would go back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment in quiet residential area.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at night but that wasn't a problem for the agents, they ensured we had some electricity and clear instructions where to find the key, the apartment was spotlessly clean, with all the facilities you need, it was home from home, apart from the British weather.

The pool was larger then we expected, big enough for 4 adults on inflatables, very clean and attractive garden, plenty of seating by the pool and on the veranda.

We used the large communal pool once, which again had plenty of sun beds, which is a bonus as usually communal pools in other places of VillaMartin don't have.

A short stroll to the lovely plaza where there is lots of restaurants to choose from, also a great supermarket, not very big but has all you would need, further afield heading towards la Zena is Dialaprix supermarket, which has the best meat selections for barbecues, must try the pork kebabs, yummy.

The apartment is in a quiet residential area with great neighbours, making it a lovely community to stay in.

I highly recommend this apartment and will be returning again soon, ( already planning next trip back ) if a second shower room is added that will be a bonus to an already perfect holiday home.

Plenty of information in the folder provided, has a telly, DVD, satalite tv, but we didn't need it as spent our nights relaxing on the veranda.

One petty thing to change is the pool net, large holes so not really fit for purpose, but otherwise a great stay all round.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the kind review. We will be creating a second shower room over the winter and installing wifi now that the infrastructure has arrived at our community. And we will be replacing the pool net !!! Mike Downes
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Excellent facilities and location. A must return.

  • 5 of 5

Firstly I must say the property was absolutely spotless and in excellent condition with all the facilities and equipment you could wish for. The pool is larger than you imagine and provides a superb extra rarely found in similar properties in the area. As regular visitors to Villamartin we know pools this size are rare

The location is excellent. Only a leisurely 10 minute stroll to the plaza with other bars and restaurants nearer than that.

We cannot fault this property and will return again.

Stevie and Jackie from Glasgow. September 2016.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very nice apartment, I will go again!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment that is in a good location. We are very regular visitors to this area so it really suited us! The private pool is quite an asset and you also have a communal pool if you need it. It is on the ground floor with a large area so you can relax outside and use the BBQ etc. Normally with an apartment you just get a balcony.

Good Points, Good location, private pool, well equipped. The apartment was spotlessly clean and the local agents are very nice people.

Not so good points, I think the apartment is due a bit of a freshen up in terms of decor and furniture. A huge bonus would be a second WC and shower. This is fairly straight forward job and I understand is on the owners "to do" list. Please don't be put off by this as I understand the work is due to be done over this winter.

I was not a fan of the metered electricity for 2 reasons, firstly I expect the price I pay to include everything and secondly we put 10€ in and I think only used 1€ as we did not use the aircon. We filled the meter as we were concerned that we might run out whilst we were out or run out in the night. We had bought a lot of food and needed the fridge and freezer to keep working.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We do indeed plan to put in a second shower and wc and and this will take place early next spring after our winter guest has departed. Electric meters are an unfortunate reality as previously we experienced some very high bills through the aircon system occasionally being left on night and day in the hot periods even when guests were out of the apartment. We try to keep the rental price competitive for the facilities we offer and pay as you go for electricity helps us achieve this. .
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Good value for money

  • 3 of 5

Handy for local facilities.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish a thoroughly fantastic holiday, which was due to the excellent accommodation.

The property has obviously been well maintained and to a very high standard, equally with the garden and pool area.

The property was welcoming and was very well equipped, the facilities as described at the Plaza are just a short walk away and the La Zenia centre is only a short drive.

Villa Martin is ideally suited for access to the N332 which is the coastal road accessed from Alicante airport, therefor no tolls to pay.

We enjoy visiting surrounding areas, lots of villages and towns to see within a 20 min drive.

We had no problems what so ever in the apartment but the owners had left an excellent folder including any information you could possibly need.

Can't rave about this property enough.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 4
3 Oct 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 1
29 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2
4 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 3
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
£100 (150 euros)reservation and breakage deposit payable on booking (non-returnable in the event of cancellation). Full holiday price payable 6 weeks before departure. Deposit returned within 2 weeks of return of key and property inspection.

Changeover Day:
We are generally flexible on changeover day and try to work around arrival and departure times as best we can.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Orihuela in Alicante Province and Costa Blanca

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled bathroom with bath/shower over, WC, bidet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds, built in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, built in wardrobe.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Please note that the apartment electricity supply is metered. The meter takes €2 coins. Outside: This ground floor apartment has its own exclusive garden and parking space. Unusually for this location it has its own private pool as well as access to a communal pool (30m). A seating balcony overlooks our pool and terraced area. Utility Room: Utility area with external sink and washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Accommodation includes towels (excluding beach) and linen. Apartment is cleaned prior to arrival only. Additional clean, linen wash/change (chargeable locally) available on request.

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