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Large private villa with secure enclosed private pool set in over an acre.



Updated: 29-Sep-2016
5 bed villa in Murcia, Balsicas, Costa Calida, Spain-easily suits 2 families or larger group.

Formerly a small Spanish Finca, this serene property has been extended into a large and luxurious villa with 5 spacious bedrooms, 4 of which enjoy en-suite facilities and air-conditioning. There is a very well equipped kitchen that includes a dishwasher among other homely amenities. The private pool has a generous terrace area with sun loungers, outdoor shower and a large rattan day bed for relaxing. The villa is very private with access via electric gates. The sizeable gardens are laid to gravel and well maintained. Outside dining is available via a large round rattan dining table that comfortably seats 10, plus there is a 10 seater chill-out area with rattan furniture to enjoy evening drinks. The villa is in close proximity to the calm and shallow waters of Mar Menor, which is a natural lagoon - ideal for children and young families. The local cities of Murcia and Cartagena are beautiful places to visit, steeped in history, with the Cathedral in Murcia being an extremely popular attraction. Golf lovers in particular are spoilt for choice being just 5 minutes from Polaris World’s 18 hole golf course just a five minute drive away.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Having just returned from your villa in Murcia a few days ago,

I would just like to send you a message on behalf of the Williams party to thank you very much for an excellent property. The villa and pool were both outstanding, and we were amazed at the amount of space available to us all around the grounds - enough to play football and rounders when it wasn't too hot! The beaches nearby were excellent and easy to find, the weather glorious, and the holiday was made more memorable due to the outstanding quality of the accomodation. Please thank Allan and Jean on our behalf for all their help after we arrived. The villa was very well equiped and the property is really fantastic. We will be telling all of our friends. - The Williams party.
Mar 2016
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely spacious villa with fantastic pool

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in this villa which was spacious, clean, well maintained and beautifully furnished with comfortable beds. The pool was fantastic and serviced weekly. The managers were helpful and when the battery went in one of the smoke alarms they came out the same day so it wouldn't beep overnight. You do need to drive to restaurants, beaches and shops but there is plenty of choice for all of these within very easy reach and the surrounding roads are easy to navigate and not too busy.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Hot Spacious Bliss

  • 5 of 5

It was not only the weather that mad our stay so memorable.

The villa and its grounds was a place you could spread out and relax in the warm sunshine. Whether breakfast round the outside table, or afternoons and late nights under the pergola. For us the remoteness suited us perfectly. The pool was large very clean and well looked after, it had plenty room for all ten of us swim or have pool games.

The villa itself was also large enough for all of us, stacks of kitchen utensils and equipment. Living area with large couches, and the five bedrooms. If returning to the Murcia area we would most definite consider this villa again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're glad that you had a great time at the villa and enjoyed the space and the peace it offers. We shall pass on the comments about the pool to Maxine, she works very hard all year round to keep the pool at its very best. We've worked over the last couple of years to make the accommodation as comfortable as possible, and hope that you feel it is a home away from home. The rural setting is great with amenities only a short drive away. We look forward to having you as guests again next year should you choose to return again.
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A very comfortable and spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

Vicky and Ray have been very welcoming and have provided lots of useful information for visiting nearby places. The beach situated on the Mar Menor is only 15 minutes away although there are many to choose from. Murcia and Cartagena are beautiful towns to explore. The Villa was immaculate, well resourced and the pool maintained excellently. Perfect for small, large or multiple families.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're glad that you had a great time, and enjoyed the villa. We shall pass on the comments about the pool to Maxine - she'll be pleased. We're glad you found the information useful - we shall be adding your restaurant recommendation to the details for next year! We hope you'd consider coming back another time.
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Excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this villa. Two families totalling 4 adults and 4 children. The pool was immaculate and looked after twice a week by Maxine and Allan was always on hand should we have any issues. It is a bit rural, but as long as you have a car you can get anywhere!! We spent alternate days by the pool or La Manga reaches or Santiago de la Ribera. The local spar on the golf complex La Torrie is only 10 mins away and not too expensive as the Euro is so good at the moment but Dos Mares (30 mins away) is fabulous, even got myself some cheap RayBans!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Costa calida

Fantastic family holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa was wonderful so much space both inside and outside of villa. The pool area was absolutely fabulous and so secure as it was gated. Which made it completely safe for our two grandsons aged seven and two. The villa was also gated which also added to the sense of security Allen was on hand almost immediately to change the gas bottle when the gas ran out. We found it a little rural although with a car there was plenty of places to visit It was an ideal villa and location for a family holiday. You could not help to switch off. I would certainly recommend this villa to family and friends

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa in Gea-y-Truyols, Balsicas

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at this villa. It provided a fantastic setting for a family holiday. The villa was very clean spacious and well equipped. We couldn't ask for more. The large pool was a real asset and a definite winner, enough room for everyone. The large gardens provided lots of space for playing games and the two patio areas were great for relaxing and enjoying a cool drink. The location is a bit rural but this is far outweighed by the wonderful peace and quiet and the privacy. Sitting on the patio in the evening was just heaven and seeing the stars when it went dark was fantastic.

The supermarket Dos Mares (close by) provides a huge choice at reasonable prices and the local supermarket to buy fresh bread etc was a short drive away.

Allan and Jean were fantastic. They were attentive and fixed one or two minor problems immediately; nothing was too much trouble for them. Their local knowledge was really helpful.

We would have no hesitation in booking this villa again, it’s a real winner!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're really glad that you had a great stay and enjoyed the villa. We've worked over the last couple of years to make it as comfortable as possible, and hope that you feel it is a home away from home. The rural setting is great - you don't often get to see the stars like that. We look forward to having you as guests again next year!
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Activity and Interests


The nearest beach is 20 mins away at Santiago de la Riberia and Los Alcazares on the Mar Menor, which has 73km of beaches. The Meditteranean beaches are 25 mins drive away.


Murcia and San Javier 20km. Alicante airport 100km. Car hire essential.

Murcia Airport is 15 minutes drive away. Alicante Airport is 50 - 60 minutes drive


Balsicas 9km. La Manga 57km. Mar Menor 25km. Murcia 27km. Cartagena 45km. Torrevieja 43km. Lo Pagan salt flats renowned for therapeutic mud (Mar Menor) 27km.

Further Details:

The nearest supermarket is in La Torre resort (Polaris World) however the hypermarket Dos Mares is on the N322 20 mins drive which provides greater choice. The nearest bar/restaurant Valle Del Sol is at the junction of the F13 and C3319 1.6km away. The nearest Medical centre & post office are in La Torre and the nearest bank are in La Torre and Balsicas.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 4
30 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 5
18 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 1
6 Feb 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Call or email to check availability. Deposit £300 payable on booking to secure your chosen dates. Returnable damages deposit £200 payable at time of paying balance (returned 14 days after return, if no damages). Balance due 8 weeks before departure.

Changeover Day:
During peak times changover must be on a Saturday as the villa rents out Saturday to Saturday. The villa must be vacated by 10am on the morning of your last day. Check in is available from 4pm. Contact the owner if your requirements are different.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week and in UK pounds. Maximum stay 21 nights, minimum stay 7 nights May to October and 4 nights November - April, short stay prices are a minimum of 75% of the 7 night price.

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Updated: 29-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suites to bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 with shower and WC. En-suite to bedroom 4 with bath with shower over and WC.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms, 4 with en-suites Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, 2 and 3 have king sized beds and en-suite and air-con. Bedroom 4 has a king sized bed and en-suite. Bedroom 5 has twin single beds and air-con. This room interconnects with bedroom 4 and is ideal for family with young children.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The pool cleaned weekly and the gardens are maintained monthly. The villa is a very happy and homely place to chill out and relax. Air-conditioning/heating in all rooms. Outside: The villa sits in nearly two acres with the top acre landscaped and laid with gravel. There are a variet of palm trees as well as and other native trees including olive, orange, lemon and fig trees, bourganvillea and cacti. There are two patio areas a shaded Pergola terrace with rattan furniture to seat 10 people and a full sun terrace at the front of the villa with a large round rattan dinning table for 10. The Private pool (size 10 x 6m) is fully secure with lockable gates. The driveway holds 6 or more cars, outhouse for garden tools and furniture storage a washing line. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided. Please feel free to bring your own. Other: There is an large dining table + 10 chairs, 2 air conditioning units and celining fans. We have fitted smoke alarms and a seurity alarm. 2 baby cots, 1 travel and 1 fixed, 2 highchairs and a potty.

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