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Alicante Villa With Air-con and A Private Pool With Large Secure Tiled Sun Area

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Alicante, Costa Blanca North, Spain - 5 Mins Drive To Shops/Bars/Restaurants/beach, 20 Mins From Airport, Alicante Port, Torrevejca,

The villa is in a private estate called La Escuera in La Marina, all the villa's in this estate are big and have to have a minimum of 1000 sqm plot. I am renting my 4 bedroom, 2 Bathroom guest accommodation with WIFI, which I only use for around 3 weeks a year, so you will have the villa to yourself. Due to the size of the villa, it has a large area for sunbathing, swimming, relaxing, all on one level. The whole area is surrounded with walls, so it is very secure and private, although you are very close to everything. There are two large parasols and a gazebo. The lounge/dining/kitchen and also the main bedroom have coin operated air-con units, there are also ceiling fans in the lounge and the main and second bedroom. The villa has everything you need. You walk out your front door and the pool is right in front of you. It is all on 1 level there is lots of garden furniture and 8 sunbeds. This is the perfect place for an early evening barbecue. Or venture out to the town for a lovely meal.

There is a private english lady taxis service that has an 8 seater contact 0034678229157 lynnehillgreen@gmail.com or kay who is looks after the house that lives opposite 0034667811549 kayepattison@hotmail.com who i find better to contact on whats app, she charges 30 euros from the airport in her car. She can also be booked for local journeys with 24hrs notice.

I recommend hiring a car as I love to go into Alicante town on a night out and to Torrevieja to visit the evening market and it is just easier to get around.

However if you just want a relaxing holiday around the pool then Kay or Lynn will pick you up. La Marina town is a 15 min walk where you can find loads of bars and restaurants.

More Details

Owner
Derrick Fiddes
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Lithuanian
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2017

About Derrick Fiddes

I run a large restaurant in St Albans Hertfordshire and my partner and i use my villa around 5 weeks a year.

I do not have children.

I have owned it for about 5 years and bought it as a new build. I have decided to rent out to holiday makers my 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom guest accommodation.

I have never rented it before but i have let friends use it.

I would like to try and cover my bills as currently i send around £5000 per year for bills and maintenance.

I am sad to leave the villa as it is gorgeous.

I bought the villa because it was close to the airport and the beach. Its about 15 or 20 mins on the beach road N332 from Alicante. Very easy to find and a very central location.

Derrick Fiddes purchased this villa in 2006

Why Derrick Fiddes chose San Fulgencio

I bought this property in 2008 newly built.

I looked at property in Cyprus and Turkey but decided on Alicante because it is 2 hours flight time from the U.K, It is close to the airport and easy to get too, Close to the beach, in a private area that has no building work in an established area, Close to the Alicante to Torreveja, 5 mins drive from La Marina town with many shops, restaurants and supermarkets 10 mins drive to the old town of La Marina.

It is a large property with a large plot so there is plenty of room to relax and have fun.

It is peaceful the only thing you can ever hear is the local cock waking up in the morning.

It is a very romantic getaway

What makes this villa unique

Most properties in the area have small land and often a shared pool.

Because of the size of the villa it has a large paved area next to the pool and on the other side of the villa there is 3 trees to give shade where you park your car.

All the money that is taken in rent is invested in the villa, after the bills are paid of course.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gorgeous villa in a perfect location i will be going back. My children would not leave the pool.

Alex Carvalho



Great value for money. Loads of nice restaurants very close by.

Although i love the beach i did not want to leave the villa. Pleased i hired a car though it was so much easier with shopping and sightseeing.

Paul Tacon 14/09/11



A perfect place to unwind peaceful and the pool area was so big just the place to have a BBQ. i will be going again.

Chris Bennett
Oct 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in San Fulgencio in Vega Baja del Segura

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Any breakages will be charged for if you have not replaced the item that you broke.
  • You are welcome to use the BBQ but please leave it clean after you have used it, If it is left dirty, i have to pay the cleaner extra to clean it.
  • Please do not sit on the new leather sofa's with sun tan lotion on, please put down the throw before sitting down. Please put drinks mats on the table
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 x Bathrooms. Bathroom 1 a Large bathroom including bath with shower, wash hand basin and WC, window and bath towels. Bathroom 2 is a small bathroom with a toilet, shower, wash hand basin and a small window.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Kingsize Bed, with air con
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cealing Fan
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , fan by bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , fan by bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and ceiling fan, air con, Bedroom 2 with a double bed and ceiling fan, air con. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds and table fan. Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds and table fan
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Please note the air-con unit is coin operated and it takes 1 euro and 2 euro coins. There is off street parking lot up to 3 cars. Outside: The pool is 5x7 meters with a 6 ft deep end this is a private pool not shared with anyone and right outside your front door.. There is a barbecue, gazebo, 2 outside tables 8 chairs, 2 large parasols and 8 high quality sunbeds. There is a olive tree and 2 other trees on 1 side of the house and a flowering garden behind the pool. There is an outside shower next to the pool. Utility Room: Washing machine and hanging rail. Ironing board with iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The beds will be made up for arrival. There is bath towels for all guests. The rental includes cleaning on departure but it needs to be left in the same condition as arrival. Other: I have my accommodation that has 1 bedroom a gorgeous lounge a dressing room air con and dinning area with a kitchen. This is upstairs of the villa totaly separate from the main villa. I would let for the same price again with a 300 euro deposit

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Alicante Villa With Air-con and A Private Pool With Large Secure Tiled Sun Area
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5

If you want a villa near Alicante this is it!

  • 5 of 5

Can't fault the villa or the owner in any way has everything you need and all that you could want is within walking distance despite what other reviews have commented! That being said I wouldnt trust google maps to find a supermarket we asked the cleaner Kay (who is a hero for all she did for us) to drive us to the supermarket without realizing we had walked past 1 several times and could have easily walked to! It is a bit tricky to get taxis to COME to you however there is a taxi rank near the supermarket so getting to and from the airport is no problem and they will give you cards to ring a taxi that picked us up from the villa on two nights. The area itself is ridiculously quiet and the pictures dont do the pool area any justice it is absolutely amazing. Overall 10/10 and I have already recommended the villa to several friends and family! A+++

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, I am glad you had a good time in the villa. I have just had Wifi fitted as well and invest any money I make back into the villa. I hope you come and visit again.
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5

Absolutely brilliant ! First but definitely not the last !

  • 5 of 5

The lovely weather is obviously a massive bonus however the accommodation is excellently appointed. Very clean and everything you really need when you are on holiday. 10 mins by car from the beach and La Marina Resort. They do day passes but not in peak season. The villas location was perfect for us. We had no plans to go far so did not hire a car. Plenty of restaurants/bars 15 minute walk plus decent supermarket. More choices 10 minutes by car. Taxis control rooms do normally have someone who speaks English if your Spanish isn't up to par. Taxis are not that expensive. The Saturday market area 10 minutes drive is an interesting experience. It closes at 2pm so get down there early. The villa was the main focus for us and the poolside area is excellent. Plenty of space to spread out lounge or sit. We were lucky to have loads of inflatable bits and pieces for the pool and the kids loved every minute. To just open the door and go straight into the pool 15 feet away was luxury. The housekeeper lives directly opposite and was extremely helpful with our queries. For those that like to keep in touch with home while away, there is very good WIFI and the biggest satellite dish in Alicante giving you all freeview UK channels !! The owner obviously maintains the property to a very good standard and thank you for making our holiday one to remember. We will be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you enjoyed the villa, I hope you visit again soon. Its a lovely time to go in October still lovely and hot and much cheaper on the flights.
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Lovely Villa

  • 4 of 5

Really nice villa, we were here for a week and had Lynne pick us up from the Airport and take us shopping she was wonderful throughout our stay. The Villa is in a quiet estate and unfortunately is further away from the bars and restuarants than whats stated in the description! Had to get taxis and these are not easy to come by as there only seems to be 3 taxis that run in the area. We also found the air con to be quite expensive over the week as 1 euro only lasts just over an hour. If your looking for a quiet holiday away from hustle and bustle its perfect. If your wanting some entertainment and bars that are 'close' be prepared to have taxis at the ready or do a 25/30 min walk in the heat.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased that you liked the villa and that Lynne was helpful. Indeed, the villa is situated on a Private estate which is a perfect environment for total relaxation, in a separate area in La Marina where all the larger properties are. However, I must point out that the description which is given in regard to the distance from the restaurants and amenities is quite correct and yours is the first complaint. Most of our regulars don’t even bother to hire a car any more as they know they can walk, with ease, to our many local bars and restaurants. For those who wish to explore venues further afield, I’ve not had any detrimental comments should they wish to travel by taxi, that none were available. There are plenty operating in the area. I will make a point of leaving additional telephone numbers for taxi hire for future guests. Kay that looks after the villa is always happy to give guests lifts anywhere in the area also. I recommend on my listing to hire a car as I like to explore and it is so cheap and easy, I personally always do this. As far as keeping the villa cool is concerned, there are ceiling fans which create an excellent air flow, electric floor fans and if required, there are also air conditioning units installed. Many guests find they can cool the rooms without even needing to turn on the air conditioning. However, I recently decided to have a meter installed for the air con units as there were some occasions when people would go out and leave them running all day which obviously made the electricity bills unsustainable. Since having these meters fitted, one Euro allows you approximately 2/3 hours continuous use which I don’t believe to be classed as expensive. In the really hot months of summer I put it on for 20 mins before I go to bed to cool the area down then leave a fan on low. I always take on board helpful comments made, and am constantly striving to make sure my guests go home feeling happy, relaxed and keen to come back. I hope overall your stay was an enjoyable one.
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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Thanks again Derrick for letting myself and family enjoy this wonderful villa of yours,it was truly very relaxing especially the night time when the pool was a cooling off place.Would highly recommend it,villa superb has everything you need for an enjoyable stay.Thanks again Derrick (and Kay who lives opposite for everything.)xx

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, your always welcome.😎
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5

Fantastic Family Holiday Villa

  • 5 of 5

Great family holiday 2 adults and 3 children. Villa was fantastic in terms of size and facilities especially the pool. Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby, but hire car gave us more options. Alicante was well worth a couple of vists, loads to see and do. Already looking at next year's summer break.

Blair Keen

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great first family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely place, and villa. First family holiday with 1 year old son and brothers/sisters and we loved every minute of it. The villa itself is perfect, had everything we needed and the pool topped it off. The only thing was the air con, we didn't realise it was operated by euros but we only used about 15 euros for the whole week in our room so wasn't bad. The walk to the strip was about 15 minutes from the villa which wasn't bad and once we knew the way it was a piece of cake. Overall it was a great first holiday, our son absolutely loved it! We're hopefully returning next June with the other side of the family, can't wait!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you had a good time. You are always welcome at the villa 😎
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Location

Alicante Marina
"Check out the back streets and find gorgeous squares with amazing trees and cafes to sit and..."
Passeig Esplanada d'Espanya
Castilo Santa Barbara
La Cova
Museo de Aguas de Alicante
Monastrell
Platja del Postiguet
La Casona Alicantina
Museo Arqueologico Provincial De Alicante
Fast&Bio organic restaurant
S. I. Concatedral de San Nicolás de Barí
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante Maca
La Taberna del Gourmet
Basilica of Santa Maria
Acqua Chic
Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
ALICANTE
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Pisa
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
La Marina
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The theme park Terra Mitica the biggest theme park in Europe is 45 mins away.

Mundomar is a great day out and Aqualanda is great fun. Alicante port has huge boats a massive choice of seafood restaurants and night open air market also late night bars open if you want to go dancing. A very classy bar/clun on the seafront is isla marina in Alicante.

Coast/Beach:

La Marina beach is only 5 mins drive away and has its own beach bar sun beds and restaurant on the beach. The beach is a beautiful long sandy beach.

Travel:

20 mins drive from Alicante airport on the beach road N332 towards santa polo take the turn off to La Marina urbanisation not La Marina Playa !! Then take the next left into La Escuera after the garage on your left. second right and go left at the no entry sign(dont go through it)right to the top of the road your villa is on the right hand corner. Park the the semi circular parking bay and the gate is at the front of the villa. The guest accommodation is on the ground floor by the pool.

Distances:

La Marina town is 5 mins drive away with lots of restaurants/bars,some shops and a large supermarket. Markets are on Thursdays and Sundays. Guardamar is about 10 mins going on the N332 away from Alicante it has a lovely evening market on weekends and all week in the summer, it have great beach front restaurants for the evening. Alicante has an amazing port with stunning boats and restaurants and a castle overlooking it if you fancy a trip up to see it. Torrevieja is around 25 mins away.

Further Details:

An excellent spacious villa with lovely surroundings. Very family friendly and well equipped accommodation with a great pool and a wonderful evening setting. Would definitely book this again in the future.

vishal_karsan@yahoo.co.uk wrote:

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in San Fulgencio, Alicante Province and Costa Blanca

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Out of Season
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£177
for 2 nights
From
£88
£353
£878
 
 
May
1 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£88
for 1 night
From
£88
£397
 
 
Half term
19 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£265
for 2 nights
From
£132
£878
 
 
June
4 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£212
for 2 nights
From
£106
£706
 
 
summer holidays
14 Jul 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£353
for 2 nights
From
£177
£1,059
 
 
Late Sun
17 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£247
for 2 nights
From
£124
£794
 
 
Out of Season
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£177
for 2 nights
From
£88
£397
£878
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£265
for 2 nights
From
£132
£353
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £88.26

Booking Notes:
£100 non refundable booking deposit required. Total payment due 15 days before booking. payment via the website, Bank transfer or paypal accepted.

Changeover Day:
You need to vacate the villa by 12;00 as the new guests can arrive from 3pm.

Notes on prices:
Air-conditioning in the lounge requires 1 euro or 2 euro coins for operation.
Air-conditioning in Bedroom 1 requires 1 euro or 2 euro coins if required.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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