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Villa With Private Pool And Two First Floor Balconies



Updated: 15-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Villa in Vera, Andalucia, Spain - Peaceful Location, Several Beaches And The Historic Village Of Mojacar Just A Short Drive From Villa

This luxury two storey villa is an ideal haven for those looking for something that extra bit special. Located very close to Desert Springs Golf Course, this beautifully constructed villa sleeps four comfortably and is a must for any golf fanatic but offering much more in the local area to ensure a relaxed and enjoyable holiday. Set in superb landscaped grounds, the enclosed private area to both side and rear of the villa encompasses a beautifully laid out pool and sunbathing area.

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About the Owner

Sharon Appleton
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2017

7 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Great holiday, dissapointing post holiday charges

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful holiday in this relaxing property. It is located in quite a remote area so a car is a must. It is only a short drive to Vera where all amenities can be found. The nearest beach is approximately a ten minute drive away - parking is free.

The pool at the villa is a reasonable size for kids / family to play in. Air conditioning in the bedrooms is very effective. There isn't an outside BBQ so cooking outside requires rigging up a hot plate with extension lead. It works but doesn't have the same effect as a BBQ. Cooking and eating outside during the day was a challenge because of the flies: need one hand to eat and one hand to fend off the flies. Still worth the effort though.

The owners were very helpful prior to our arrival giving us a lot of information as we requested. On arrival we also had a welcome pack of 'fizz' and other essentials - a very thoughtful touch. The villa was very clean.

Why only 3 stars? On return from our holiday our returned deposit was unexpectedly reduced. This was due to the pool requiring an extra clean during our stay (at our request). We were not warned at the time there would be this additional cost. The pool got very dirty and murky quickly. The owner said this was due to sand. We think it was due to dirt being blown in by the wind (it can be quite windy at times). Whatever the cause, it seemed a little churlish to be billed for the clean especially without being told this would be the case.

A stand up fan broke whilst we were there. It just collapsed (it was clearly not in very good order when we arrived - very wobbly and noisy) - the owner indirectly suggested we were at fault as in an email they stated "We haven't charged you for the broken fan".

As a property that is being rented out there were other minor things that should be addressed such as a lot of solar lights in the garden not working, cement work around the pool is cracking, TV instructions very complicated (need writing more logically). These are only minor issues and did not detract from our great holiday.

If it hadn't of been for the unexpected additional charge for the pool cleaning and the comment regarding the fan, we would have given a 4 star rating (4.5 stars would have been more accurate as the additional issues were only very minor).

In summary, we would recommend the property but with the caution of being wary of potential unexpected post holiday costs!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Spanish getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a lovely peaceful destination this villa is for you! We have had several holidays here, as a couple and with family and friends,and about to rebook for 2016.

The impressive villa is beautifully maintained inside and out and the photos are really true to life ,everything including the pool is clean and fresh, beds comfy and I have never hired a villa with such a well stocked kitchen!!

As previous reviewer said owner explained it was in a rural position and we would need to have a car,but that is a big part of the appeal for us. The local town of Vera had everything we needed and we then ventured into other local resorts and found lots of places to eat and drink. Mojacar Playa and the Old Town are well worth visiting and are easy to get to.

The Desert Springs Golf Club is minutes away,my husband says it is a super course,i don't play but can recommend the restaurant for meals.

Can't wait till my next visit now, the thought of sitting on the balcony with a glass of rosé will help me get through the winter!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments ...delighted you enjoy staying as much as we do
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Fantastic villa for that quiet relaxing get away

  • 5 of 5

Villaricos has been kitted out by Sharon & Carl to be the perfect home from home accommodation. As it is fully equipped for all of our holiday needs, they ensured that our stay was wonderfully relaxing.

Villaricos is in a quiet residential area, without being overlooked, making it feel that we were away from everyone.

We had such a great time that we are already planning our return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I returned today from two weeks at this lovely villa and just had to write a review! If your looking for a quiet holiday in a very rural area then this might be just the place for you. Although there are other villas around this one, you are not over looked-well unless a neighbour hangs out of an upstairs window! The pool is surrounded by a spacious patio and some nicely planted garden areas where you can lay back and relax in almost silence for most of the time-the only noise was birds twittering and at times a family playing in their pool a few villas away. Inside was well equipped & clean not that we chose to be inside, well who would when you can be outside in the sun! We found the beds comfortable and with the air conditioning got some great nights sleep. Because of the location a car is a must but the owner was clear about that from the outset but when rural was mentioned I don't think we realised just how rural but don't let that put you off a drive over the rough tracks leading to the villa is well worth it and if you have kids they will love the bumpy tracks. You can stay here and think your miles from civilization (although other villas are near) but it's only a short drive and your in the town of Vera. The owners were very helpful, their description was accurate, property was maintained to an excellent standard and we would recommend this place to friends. Our favourite trip out was to Mojacar, make sure you wear comfy shoe as you will have some sleep climbs up through the village but it will be worth the effort when you see the breath taking views. Vera market on Saturdays is an adventure with loads of stall in and out of all the winding streets and a must for most holiday makers.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

Myself, husband and two teenage children found this to be a perfect villa to enjoy traditional Spain. We all had a wonderful stay as the villa was well equipped, clean and comfortable. It is set in a rural peaceful location with beautiful mountain views. The outside area was spacious with a fabulous patio which was great for eating alfresco or just to chill out and enjoy the garden. The children lots of fun cooling off in the good sized pool. There are a variety of restaurants and places to visit just a short drive and Desert Springs Golf Resort is a couple of minutes away where non golfers like us, had a great time on the driving range and had a lovely evening meal. There are also several good beaches close by.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here a few times now. The villa is beautiful has everything you need to make a great stay. Pool and garden areas are beautiful and relaxing. Short ride out of Vera also makes it very quiet and a total chill out area and yet easy to drive to Mojacar Garrucha and all the other smaller towns to make your holiday perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Almeria at 95 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Dessert Springs Golf Club at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Dessert Springs at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Dessert Springs at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Granada at 200 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Vera at 10 Kilometres Car: necessary


There are several beaches to visit, the closest being a 10 minute drive from the villa.


Car is necessary. The main airport of Almeria is less than an hours drive with Murcia being just over 1 hour away and Alicante being just under a couple of hours drive.


Vera - just under 10 minute drive.

Garrucha - about 15 minute drive.

Mojacar - about 20 minute drive.

Further Details:

Other places of interest include Cabo de Gata Natural Park, Castle of Lijar, water park at Vera, mini Hollywood; the quaint fishing village of Villaricos or drive up the coast to Mojacar Playa where there is a wide variety of activities, restaurants and entertainment available.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 6
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A security deposit of £200.00 is required to confirm your booking. This will be returned to you in full upon the property being inspected after your departure, and the keys returned to the managing agent. Any damage/breakages/lost keys will be deducted from the deposit. Should you wish to cancel your booking 50% of your deposit will be returned to you provided you have given a minimum of 6 weeks notice.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week. Please contact the owner for availability and pricing for stays less than 7 days. The owner will accept Euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 15-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Main family bathoom on the first floor comprises bath with overhead shower; separate shower cubicle; wc and hand wash basin. Ground floor bathroom with walk-in shower, wc, bidet and hand wash basin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with private balcony and two single beds, which can easily be pushed together to make a double. Bedroom 2 with two single beds. Air-conditioning and built-in wardrobes to each bedroom.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed


  • Notes on accommodation: The rental fee must be paid in full to the owner 6 weeks prior to the start date of your holiday. A full maid service can be provided at additional cost - please enquire for further details. Outside: Private 8 x 4 metre pool in beautifully landscaped gardens. Wrought iron patio furniture with additional garden seating located at the bottom end of the pool. Six sun loungers are also available. Two seater bistro set on private balcony located outside bedroom 1. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bedding and cleaning costs are included within all rental rates. However, if necessary we reserve the right to make a further deduction from your security deposit if the villa is left in an unacceptable condition.

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