Perfect Location, Excellent Facilities, Spacious Villa And Garden. 5 minutes walk of all Amenities
This fabulous property, spread over two storeys on The Hacienda Del Alamo Golf Resort, is well furnished and comfortable. With its three bedrooms and fully equipped kitchen, dining area and lounge, this fully air-conditioned, high ceiling villa is spacious and light. It has the largest private pool on the Resort, full-sized sand volleyball/badminton court, table tennis table, PS2 and games, flat screen TV and DVD player. Outside there is an Australian gas BBQ and plenty of space for outside dining with 2 sets of tables and chairs, enough to seat 10 people and 6 sun loungers, all of top quality. The villa is situated just behind the academy and practice areas and therefore only a couple of minutes walk to all amenities including the 18-hole golf course, clubhouse, 5 star hotel and Spanish Village. This is the ideal villa for families or a group of golfers.
Top Traveller Review
About the Owner
La Casa del Barco ("The Boat House") was bought off plan by the Cramp family and since its completion we have stayed here every summer and most half-term holidays. We moved from our home in Kent to the Middle East 6 years ago and hence can't use the Villa as much as we used to, so we thought others might like to enjoy our second home in the sun.
As our second home, The Boat House is furnished as such, with plenty of kitchen accessories; plus TV, DVD, PS2 and games; and outside there is a table-tennis table and volleyball court, which also doubles as a sand-pit for the littlies!
Named The Boat House after installing an old fishing boat in the front garden, The Boat House has become a well-known landmark in the Resort and is a fabulous villa with stunning garden and pool - enjoy!
Guestbook comments from the owner
Had a fabulous holiday at the Boat House - thank you so much for a wonderful time - the pool and garden and all the facilities were so handy and kept the children amused, while the golf kept my husband amused! We hope to return soon. - Jane Fenton, Whitstable, Kent.
5 based on 3 holidaymaker reviews
We have just returned back from the most fantastic 2 week holiday in this gorgeous villa, the villa itself is out of this world as is the outside space, which was perfect for our two very active boys (age 7 & 4). Every evening we would have volleyball matches and every lunchtime we would have table tennis matches in between all the swimming, the swimming pool itself was by far the largest we have ever had in a rented villa and we rent villas every year for our holidays. Customers should note that you do definitely need a car, we very nearly chose not to hire one, but it is an essential part of staying in this area, other than the clubhouse and bar, everything else is a drive away. The only bad side to this villa is that it is so amazing you don't actually want to go anywhere!!!!! We stayed in nearly the entire 2 weeks other than to visit the beach twice and do a shop every now and then so that we could cook on the massive gas BBQ, which did run out of gas on day 2, we contacted the guy in charge of looking after the villa and he arrived within 20 minutes with a brand new one - which you cant fault at all and we couldn't thank him enough as we had two very hungry boys after all the swimming! To sum it all up (and this is difficult because I could go on and on about this lovely villa) it is perfect for families just wanting to get away and relax - highly recommended, in fact we may just book it again for next year!!!
As a family of 4 with 2 teenage boys the villa was perfect. The pool was easily the largest of any villa we have stayed in and provided hours of fun. This plus volleyball, table tennis and the wonderful surroundings meant we spent most of our time at the villa. Hope to return.
Fantastic, relaxing villa
We stayed at the boat house for 7 nights, family of 4. It was exactly what we wanted & more. The pool was where we spent most our time, from morning til night! Kids really loved it! Loved the upstairs sun terrace also.
The badminton court, as well as the ping pong table kept the kids & my husband amused throughout our stay.
I loved the location of the villa being the corner plot & not being over looked either! The weather in june was fantastic which made our holiday even better.
Thank you for everything!
From the Owner
“We had been visiting the Murcia region for several years before buying our Villa, so decided to buy when this Resort was still in the planning stage. Hacienda del Alamo is truly the most stunning resort in the area, with all the villas built in different styles, so no "big brother" feeling here! The Boat House has a huge corner plot, so a feeling of space and privacy abounds, with our nearest neighbour some metres away. It is a very friendly Resort where we have met some life-long friends. New motorways mean that everywhere is now easily accessible, even the mountains of Sierra Nevada. While the surrounding area is very rural, the local town of Fuente Alamo has plenty of restaurants and bars and the local people are always happy to help with our limited Spanish!”
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Bowls. Tennis courts. Paddle tennis courts. Rugby/football pitch.
The beaches of the Mar Menor and Mazzaron are 30 minutes away and offer warm waters and and safe bathing. La Manga strip, Los Alcazares and Los Alcazares are all within easy reach, each boasting long sandy beaches with paved walkways and endless bars and restaurants. The port of Cartegena is a 20 minute drive away and has a wide range of shopping and historical sites.
Murcia San Javier Airport is 30 minutes away and Alicante Airport is around 80 minutes drive. The new airport at Corvera is due to open in 2011 and will be just a 15 minute drive to the resort.
Approx 3km to the village of Fuente Alamo, with its well-stocked supermarkets, bars, shops, restaurants etc, plus Saturday market. 25 minutes to the historical city of Murcia with its cathedral and cobbled streets, and a similar distance to the Port of Cartagena with its many historical Spanish Navy buildings, plus shops and department stores. There is also a big shopping mall - Espacio Mediterraneo - just 20 minutes drive away.
Resort facilities are all within a short walk but car hire is essential if travelling outside of the resort. There is a fine dining restaurant at the Golf clubhouse with stunning views from the outdoor terrace across the golf course to the mountains in the distance, also a cafe/bar/restaurant for more informal dining. The Spaniard Inn offers breakfasts, lunches and dinners in an informal atmosphere and also holds regular themed evenings, including live music and hog-roasts. For sports enthusiasts there is the 18-hole golf course, 6-hole Academy Course and practice facilities, also the sports centre with tennis courts, paddle tennis courts, rugby/football pitches and a bowling green. There are several childrens play areas including a mini assault course with zip wire. So there is something for everyone!
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
Off Peak 2016/7
5 Sep 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£250|
25% deposit is payable at the time of booking, with balance payment plus security deposit payable 8 weeks before departure.
For any bookings made within 8 weeks of departure payment in full is required.
A refundable security deposit is required of £250 with the balance payment. This will be refunded, subject to any loss or damage within 2 weeks of your return.
Changeover days flexible and by arrangement - please contact us.
Arrival time 4pm, Departure time 11am but may be flexible depending on other bookings - please ask.
Long and short term hire available.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Late booking discounts available please contact the owners.
Security deposit required.
Daily rates available for additional days and long term winter rental considered. Please contact owner for details.
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“In one of the most convenient locations, The Boat House backs on to the Golf Academy, including practice putting green, driving range and coaching area. There is also a small bar/cafe. Just out of the back gate and a 2 minute walk is the Clubhouse (with cafe/bar/restaurant and a la carte restaurant), 18 hole golf course and brand new 5* Hotel. A 2 minute drive is the Sports Centre with tennis courts, paddle tennis, bowls and football/rugby pitch. The Spaniard Inn, the Resort's very own "local pub" is open every night and they also have themed evenings during the summer months.”
- Sports & Activities
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kitchen ...
- Pantry Items
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Games
- Video Library
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only ...
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair accessible
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Large private en-suite to the master bedroom with wash basin, bath/shower, separate shower cubicle and wc. Large family bathroom on ground floor with wash basin, bath/shower, and wc.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom (king-size double or twins) has a private en-suite bathroom and 2 private balconies with fantastic views. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and bed-side cabinets with lights.
- Golf ...
- Ski & Snowboard ...
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: The property is air-conditioned throughout (with heating for cooler months). There is a non-smoking policy. Outside: A covered terrace to the back of the property provides shade, as does the pergola situated over the dining terrace, where there is a dining table and 6 chairs. There is an additional table with 4 chairs on the back terrace. Within the 1200m of landscaped gardens there are extensive terraces surrounding the huge private 12m x 6m pool, plus a decking area for sun-bathing away from the water. Other facilities include an Australian Gas BBQ, 6 sun loungers, full-sized sand Volleyball/Badminton court (which can also be used for smaller children wanting to play in the sand), a table-tennis table and an outdoor shower. Plus of course there is the famous "boat" in the front garden (hence the name "The Boat House") - a well-known landmark within the resort. Utility Room: Outdoor utility area for hanging laundry, etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided. Mid stay cleaning can be arranged at extra cost if required Pool towels available at extra cost if required. Other: Dining area with solid oak dining table and 6 chairs, oak dresser and glass/oak cabinet.