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Luxury air conditioned beach front with large south facing patio.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Alcossebre, Costa del Azahar.CASTELLON AIRPORT NOW OPEN 20 mins away.RYANAIR FLIGHTS. - Unspolt Spanish Resort, Very Good Value Inexpesnsive Restaurants, Beautiful Beaches, Marina And Golf

Privately owned luxury frontline apartment. Fully air conditioned, ground floor location with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeping 6. There is a large sunny, south facing patio overlooking pool, beach and sea. Safe gated complex in large beautifully landscaped gardens facing sandy blue flag beach. Own parking space. There are restaurants and well a stocked supermarket 2 mins walk away. The small unspoilt resort, alcossebre is a 15 min walk with marina, golf tennis, watersports etc. Peniscola is a 20 mins drive. Morella is 1 hour’s drive. There is a water park in 30 mins drive and port adventura theme park is 1 hour’s drive.


Owner
michelle
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
25 November, 2017

About michelle

My husband and I have owned this apartment for 10years.We have both lived abroad in our 20s and settled in England to raise a family. We spent 6 months looking for the perfect location, one which would suite our family friends and elderly relatives and within easy access to our local airport.

We have been extremely pleased with the apartment complex and area and feel we have made some great friends and had some wonderful holidays.

Our children have now grown up but continue to visit with their friends and family.

we have been very pleased with all our rentals and had a lot of positive feedback and hope to continue for many years.

michelle purchased this apartment in 2004

Why michelle chose Alcalà de Xivert

We wanted to find a location with great beaches good restaurants and lots of local culture.

It was important to find a resort where the Spanish holiday.

We liked the fact that there are no major hotels in the area and it still feels like a small friendly Spanish town.

Every time we visit we feel totally relaxed and refreshed and love the laid back lifestyle.

We have made many friends in the area and always find new places to visit.

What makes this apartment unique

Without a doubt the complex is one of the best in the area.

The pool and gardens are very spacious and the beach is so close.

It is great to be able to wander round to the local supermarket or get take away paella to eat on the patio or just chill with a bottle of wine and a few tapas at the local restaurant.

We also love the walks in and around the area and all the fresh produce you can buy from the local farmers.

You can get the local train into Valencia for a days shopping or sightseeing or drive up into the mountains where little has changed for century's. There is always some sort of fiesta going on which is a great experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mr & Mrs Baldwin August 2011. "One of the best equipped apartments we have ever stayed in, beautifully furnished with lots of nice touches like books, toys, videos and beach equipment. Super location for the pool and beach. We loved sitting on the patio eating take away paella from the local restaurant. Very relaxing stress-free holiday"

Mr Cairns, September 2012 "Thank you for all the information and help, we had never booked this type of holiday before and you made it all so easy from booking flights car hire and recomendations. Loved the apartment ideal location for children safe shallow beach and pool and lots of space for them to play in the gardens. The water park was a good day out".

Mrs Heap April 2009 "We had wall to wall sunshine for 2 weeks, did lots of exploring the places you recommended particularily like snorkeling down past the Marina. Lots to do and see. Spoilt for choice with so many good restaurants".
Jul 2006
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
castellon
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Bar rusos, El Mirador,Bar xaloc
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
valencia
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
alcala de xivert
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
N340
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
El Mirador,Bar Rusos, Pizzarea
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
platya del moro
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Nearest Beach Playa Del Moro is 10 metres. Blue flag sandy beach with little caves and rock pools at each side.

Very safe shallow sea. Pedeloes to hire during summer months. 5 miles of sandy beaches along coast line all blue flag and a variety of watersports and playgrounds on beaches. Wooden walkway along beaches to stroll into town. A variety of costal walks on flat terrain.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Castellon Airport which has just opened and is only a 20 min journey from airport to patio. Ryanair fly 3 times a week during the summer and twice during the winter. Reus is 1 hour 20 mins, Valencia is 1 hour and Barcelona is 2 hours 20 mins. Car hire recommended but not essential. Airport transfers can be arranged. See owners website for flights and car hire/airport transfers.

Distances:

Nearest supermarket and restaurants 200m. Nearest town 15 min walk. Peniscola 20 mins drive. Morella 1 hour drive. Water park 30 mins drive. Port Adventura theme park 1 Hour drive. More details including map on owners website.

Further Details:

Golf, tennis, bike hire, crazy golf, horse riding, marina, boat trips/scuba diving etc all available locally.

Many lovely walks into the Siera de Irta (national park) and hermitage. Alcossebre has an abundance restaurants from traditional cheep cheerful family run tapas bars to fine dining. There is a local market once a week selling good organic produce at very low prices. Several banks and chemists together with trinket shops and boutiques. Well stocked supermarkets where you can still but a bottle of wine for under 2 Euros. Local butcher, bread shops, speciality honey and local produce from the region.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Alcalà de Xivert in Baix Maestrat

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, bidet, wc washbasin. Bathroom 2 with walk in shower, wc and washbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King size bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and en-suite bathroom. bedroom 2 with 2 single beds. Double sofa bed in lounge
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: This apartment has air conditioning and heating throughout. It is suitable for families with small children and spacious enough for teenages. There are toys games videos and beach equipment to amuse children of all ages. The flat terrain makes it also suitable for the elderly. Outside: 2 large pools joined by a slide and separate paddling pool shared. Very Spacious grounds with landscaped gardens and sufficient shade by pools. Large patio with table 6 chairs and awning covering the full patio if required. Trunk on patio storing beach equipment. Gated complex with own secure parking space. Caretaker on site. Lifeguards on duty during August. Utility Room: Washing machine extra sink.Ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided. Price includes final clean. No Smoking. Other: Large south facing patio with table 6 chairs and large awning covering the full patio area if required. Storage trunk with beach equipment.Easy acess to gardens pool and beach. Beach/pool reclining chairs. Direct access onto beautiful landscaped gardens.

Reviews

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Luxury air conditioned beach front with large south facing patio.
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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First class

  • 5 of 5

Very well maintained complex. The apartment is very well equipped and is the best we have stayed in so far

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you , we organised your airport transfers and late check out which worked well for you. Glad you had a good holiday. Please come back again soon. Michelle
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excellent

  • 5 of 5

great apartment,lovely location

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location and apartment, close to the beach with superb swimming pools within a immaculate gated complex. A well-appointed apartment with the best equipped kitchen we have ever encountered!

We have all had a lovely, relaxing holiday, with continuous sunshine despite the lateness of the year. All in all our experience ensures that we will use this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. The climate in October through to December is usually lovely in Alcossebre. Im so pleased you liked the apartment. We have tried to equip it with everything you could need right down to spices and herbs in the kitchen so dont have to buy everything from scratch for those keen to cook. We have also left some traditional Spanish cook books in the library. We hope you will return soon Michelle
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A gem of a place!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a totally relaxing, hassle free break in the sun which is exactly what this property and location gave us!

The apartment was very attractive and everything was spotlessly clean and in good order. The apartment had everything we needed including a substantial patio sunshade ( which even in mid-April was needed at mid-day). The location of the apartment was perfect. A lovely beach across the quiet road and good local restaurants in both directions. The local shop sold everything and was open every day so no need for a car to do a big supermarket shop!

We do a lot of driving for work so didn't want to hire a car. This apartment was perfect for that.( especially with the new local airport at Castellon only a short taxi ride away). We enjoyed leisurely short strolls along the attractive raised wooden walkway into the main hub of a very 'Spanish' Alcossebre where there are what seemed an endless amount of good bars and restaurants! We walked through the town to a lovely Marina and on to the lighthouse.

In the other direction there are great walking opportunities too, taking in more beaches or lengthier walks to the next small towns. We chose to do an ornithology focused early morning walk with Des (a keen local environmentalist) who was a hive of information not only about birds but local plants and fauna too and how they need protecting. This was arranged easily and was well worth the small donation we gave for his environmental projects.

The early spring sunshine was a big plus but we felt even out of season there would be so much to do such as hiring bikes, kayaking etc.

If we had been there for longer we might have considered hiring a car for a few days as there seemed so much to explore from Alcossebre.

All in all we thought this was a fantastic place to stay and we're certainly thinking of returning soon and doing the things we didn't have time to do on this visit. The owners could not have been more helpful and accommodating.We would strongly recommend this place for all ages.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review I am so pleased you enjoyed staying in our apartment and we were able put you in touch with some of our contacts for airport collection bird watching and local restaurants. We hope you will return again soon.
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5

A beautiful apartment in unspoilt Alcossebre

  • 5 of 5

Alcossebre is a lovely gem on Valencia's Orange Blossom coast. Not far from larger towns like Peniscola and Benicassim, and just a train ride away from Valencia, Alcossebre remains completely unspoilt with heaps of rural Spanish charm and welcoming locals. The area isn't built up at all, and so from the apartment all the lovely bars and restaurants are a short walk away, with gorgeous views over the sea, the foothills of the region's mountains and miles of orange groves. if you like good food and drink, there are plenty of fantastic, good value options. Even in December we had 23 degree sunshine and really enjoyed staying in such a well-looked after home. Highly recommended and thanks to Michelle and Martin for such a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the apartment a number of times and have always been very happy with the facilities. There is a good supermarket nearby and a choice of good beaches.There are a number of good resturants in the village which is a short walk from the apartment.The complex also has an impressive swimming pool.We thoroughly recommend it to anyone

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful holiday and hope to see you again next year
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Alcalà de Xivert, Valencia - Costa del Azahar

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
 
RATE ONE
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£250
for 5 nights
£350
£1,000
 
 
RATE TWO
1 Apr 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£321
for 5 nights
£450
 
 
RATE THREE
23 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
Rate 4 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Rate 5 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£357
for 5 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 6 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 29 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
£286
for 5 nights
£400
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£286
for 5 nights
£400
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes: Flexible on dates and duration of stay. Please contact the owner directly
Please contact the owner direct by e-mail or telephone.
A non refundable 25% deposit is requested with final payment 2 months before arrival date.
cancellation fees are
number of days Amount you as tenant must pay
More than 56 days 25% deposit
56-29 days 50% of the total rental cost or deposit if greater
28-14 days 75% of the total rental cost or deposit if greater
14 days or less The total rental cost.
A security bond of £150 is required.
we have contact with other owners on the complex should our apartment be unavailable or for larger parties.

Changeover Day:
Saturday during summer months but can be flexible out of season. Departure 11am. Arrival 4pm. Can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Payment in Sterling or Euros

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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