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Stylish & well-equipped villa: Nature/Lake view nr beaches/golf/markets/festivls

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Quesada, Costa Blanca South, Spain - Perfect Holiday Home. Understated but High Spec!

Cosy and stylish, well equipped villa. Breathtaking sunsets. In Quesada, nr Torrevieja/Guardamar. Between Alicante and Murcia airports - (35 minutes drive away from each). 3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms. Living room / kitchen with open plan breakfast counter. Sun deck and patio with wooden outdoor furniture and BBQ. Balcony with retractable awning. Communal pool and small garden. Special notes Digital TV (incl English channels), Hi-Fi and DVD, washing machine and dishwasher. Fully fitted kitchen (fridge, blender, food processor, toaster, combi microwave oven). Air-conditioning and heating. Games. Access to broadband internet.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Dutch, Afrikaans, Flemish (PropertyManager fluent Spanish
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About The Owner

We live in England with our 2 children and 2 cats, just across the local common where we walk and cycle all over. We are a family of keen cyclists & try to have a cycle outing once a week. If not cycling (or playing tennis if you're Nico), we love playing games, music, singing, al fresco dining or barbecues, walking, swimming, being part of our local community (fairs / markets / music events)

The Owner purchased this in 2004

Why The Owner chose Torrevieja Area

We love our house firstly because of all the effort we put into "dressing" it... We love the view, the freedom, the marble, the difference to how our life is at home - a true holiday home.

We love the area because it supports our need for a varied holiday (we have a 15 year gap between all our children) - we overlook the orange/lemon groves adjacent to the De La Mata (salt lake) Nature Reserve which is great for local walking & cycling. Local supermercado is walking/cycling distance away. Yet we are central to small wonderful Spanish villages, market towns and great cities. All with great traditions all year round (truly awesome Easter and Christmas celebrations as well as outstanding concerts & events over the Summer holiday offering a little more entertainment and cultural diversion)

What makes this unique

This is OUR holiday house that we share with you.

Our house is unique in both style and practicality. Elegant furniture -not the mass produced bland offerings of most. Fully functional for any time of the year (winter - heat, summer - air-con / terrace dining, built in proper barbeque, proper wooden garden furniture and loungers) with all, not just some, holiday conveniences such as dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, combination oven (microwave & convec) and even kitchen processor.

As we love games, multitude of games. As we love music & movie there are many CD and a big selection of DVDs. We love exploring so our guidebooks are there... And with kids - toys, work - broadband of course! As we love cycling:we used to have 2 adults & 2 children's bicycles (sorry now removed as too costly to maintain, still excellent to hire & cycle around!).Our home from home. Hope you enjoy it too

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are so grateful that you were able to help us (and friends find accomodation at short notice) at a time of challenge. Your generosity and assistance at every step was deeply appreciated. Your house is also very welcoming and your property managers friendly and efficient.
Jul 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday in Ciudad Quesada in Alicante Province and Costa Blanca

Location Type:
  • lake
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs family bathroom with bath, shower, wc, bidet, basin and large well lit mirror. Downstairs bathroom with shower, wc, basin with large well lit mirror. Downstairs bathroom also contains the washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, built in cupboards, safe, optional desk and internet connection. Leads to balcony with wooden loungers. Fab view! Bedroom 2 with twin beds and built in cupboards. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and built in cupboards.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: High quality furnishings (e.g. feather cushions/leather sofa, kelim rugs). Air-conditioning throughout the property (Also provides fan heating in cooler months). Very well suited for children (field opposite; small play park nearby; fully equipped kitchen, toys available, kids bikes, etc, cot/high chairs/etc for hire - easily arranged). DVDs and games (eg Scrabble, Twister, puzzles etc) available. Very secure. Instead of a "High Chair", we have also added a "clip-on" baby/toddler seat Outside: Al Fresco! Patio contains built in BBQ (barbeque) and wooden dining furniture. Upstairs balcony has 2 sun loungers, table and retractable awning. Overlooking shared pool that includes children's pool section. Owners bicycles available (incl baby seat and children's bikes (3-5 and 6-12+) plus 2 adult bicycles). Utility Room: No separate utility room but dishwasher in kitchen and washing machine in bathroom. Vacuum cleaner and other cleaning equipment. Laundry dries on clothes horse on balcony or patio. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included in the rental but beach towels should be supplied please. Whilst property is cleaned before and after your stay (compulsory cleaning fee extra), additional cleaning can be booked directly with the property managers. Other: Outside terrace for Al Fresco eating!

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

4

Lovely townhouse, clean and a good position for quesada centre.

  • 4 of 5

Location

Good location for the centre of quesada, need a car for beaches etc.

Facilities in property

Everything you need for a stay, kitchen utensils, furniture, bedding, hairdryer, BBQ, pool, Internet, to U.K. Channels. Oh and guaranteed sun in the summer

Bring your own towels, only one towel per person not good in the winter with no facility for drying. Also visiting in winter be prepared to be cold the first night while the property heats up.

Good service from local property service company but they expect the beds to be stripped and property cleaned after visit have had better service from other companies.

Overall good value for money, better once its warm due to heating. Good location for walking into town. Everything you need for a trip. Tip for owners have the heating put on by service company the first night was like ice and one towel not great.

Would have been 5 star but not great with one towel, luckily family close by brought towels and blankets for the lounge on the first night.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear H Many thanks for your thoughtful honest and helpful review with wonderful suggestions - call/text me during your stay so I can facilitate some quick solutions in future. I think your idea of warming up the house before arrival is an excellent one which we will definitely implement - thank you and sorry you didn't get that benefit. With regards to towels, again an excellent suggestion during winter as I get what you're saying, things are slower to dry (the washing machine is there for everyone's use but in winter they won't dry as fast). We do have 2 sets of towels but in summer there are so many visitors we can't give everyone 2 each. In winter, no problem! Finally, blankets or throws for the leather sofas or as extra warmth also a great idea during winter. With regards to the service - I will follow up but to be fair most people return the property more or less in the state they received it (at least tidy, cleaned sink and swept) but we've had some renters leaving the house in a terrible state, hence our managers may have perhaps erred on the side of caution. Apologies for the strict tone! Once again, thank you for very valuable ideas, frank review and acknowledgement of good value. Glad you had a good time and family close by. You are most welcome to see the improvements next time. Warmest regards Elsje
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5

Great location, lovely villa.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday in this villa. Located opposite pool with great views. Very spacious and very clean. Beds very comfy. Air conditioning. Very easy to find. Good communication with owners and were met at villa by manager. Restaurants, supermarkets, a walkable distance. Beaches and fun fairs an easy drive away. Would recommend to family and friends. Thank you for a lovely holiday. X

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're most welcome!! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay as much as we do and appreciate your lovely comments, thank you so much. Glad we managed to sort the boiler and elbow just before you arrived. Our managers are absolute gold! You are most welcome to come back any time
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United Kingdom
5

Fabulous Holiday House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 weeks in July and had a great time, the holiday house is fully equipped and furnished to a high standard.....a home from home. We found the location to be ideal and close to beaches, waterparks, bars and restaurants. We also enjoyed having access to the internet and mountain bikes which was an added bonus.

The owners were especially nice and very helpful from the minute we booked the house and were a pleasure to do business with.

We'll be back ;-)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David (and family), thank you very much for your heartwarming comments. (It's moments like these that make you humbly grateful) We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you so much for treating our house as your own, it's very reassuring that all the hard work that goes into making our holiday home is being appreciated and respected... It's no small wonder that most people who have stayed at our house eventually become friends because they keep coming back - we all love it. The climate, temperament, convenience - everything for a great restorative family holiday is right there. You are most welcome to come back too. Appreciatively, Elsje
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Lancaster
5

22 Isamar Park

  • 5 of 5

What a simply wonderful holiday we have just returned from in Ciudad Quesada in this brilliant home from home. From the first contact with the owners right through to the fortnight's holiday it has been fantastic. The house itself is comfortable and really well equipped, particularly the kitchen. With three good sized bedrooms, my wife, myself and our three boys had ample room to find our own space if needed. The ideally placed communal swimming pool, more often than not, we had to ourselves. Only a ten minute drive to some of the best beaches you could hope for, and 15 minutes from a couple of great water parks, the home is the ideal base for exploring this wonderful part of Spain. All in all, brilliant.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, well kept and well equipped house in quiet area

  • 5 of 5

Helpful owners (thank You for long distance assistance), and locally based handlers made our stay as good as it gets. The heating system turned out to be the most important asset in late january, the limited hot water supply may need consideration.....by the tennants. Nice stay!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring17
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
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£300
 
 
Summer Peak
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
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£60
£395
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£305
for 7 nights
£305
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

NBNB Property manager fee for Handover/Linen/Cleaning fee not included on Owners Direct Rates as it needs to be given in cash to the David or Jessica upon arrival.
(Christmas / Easter supplement £25)Prices shown per week-contact owner for shorter/longer let. 25% non-refundable deposit payable on booking and the balance payable 8 weeks before the arrival date. A £100/€130 key/damage deposit required along with the balance, will be refunded after satisfactory inspection of the house within 1 week of departure. Late bookings(8 weeks) to be paid in full. No liability is accepted by owners for loss of guests clothing/personal effects (own insurance necessary).

Changeover Day:
Flexible if possible. You may book to arrive and depart any day of the week to take full advantage of obtaining the cheapest flight deals. Arrival/departure times flexible PROVIDING no clash with other guests

Notes on prices:
Meet and greet service. Use of air-conditioning, electricity and water currently included in the price, but may need adjusting due to escalation of charges. A surcharge of 10 euros is required for meeting outside office hours, after 8pm and weekends, payable to the property manager on arrival along with the cleaning fee. Broadband access is available. Both short and long term rentals are available. Please email or telephone for rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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