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Outstanding 3 bedroom,3 bath villa with heated pool on Mar Menor golf resort.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Mar Menor Golf Resort, Costa Calida, Spain - 10 Minutes From Los Alcazares, Great Beaches And Restaurants 30 Minutes From The Old Town Cartagena

This villa was a private home for 8 years and is in immaculate condition. The patio area has been enclosed with fully retractable sliding glass doors doubling the ground floor area. The floor here has also been porcelain tiled. On a corner plot so enjoys all day sunshine in the summer with a roof area only accessed from the top floor of the villa.The patio looks out over the garden which is a special feature of the property,large irrigated and full of colour.We have now built in the garden an 7.5m by 4m fully heated pool with underwater lighting.At the same time we have built a new patio outside the sliding glass doors and renewing the other 2 patio areas with matching tiles.The remainder of the garden has been fitted fitted with good quality artificial grass.The new photos of this area are on the web-site.It simply looks stunning,we have had an awful lot of people coming to look at it and the pool company that did the work have got more work after these inspections.In the winter months the villa was totally re-decorated with good quality paint. We have 2 flat screen T.V.s with the full Sky Sports package in 1 room and in the other the full BBC1,BBC 2,ITV channels,channels 4 and 5 etc.Also recently upgraded fast wi-fi internet. 2 outdoor pools are 5 minutes walk away + an all year round indoor pool. Mar Menor resort established, friendly with lots to do, golf, tennis, paddle tennis, gym and Spa. Frequent evening functions and live music. The golf in the region is legendary, so many great courses only 30 minutes drive away. Los Alacazares has lovely beaches,excellent restaurants and a great nightlife and the historic old town of Cartagena with it's lovely old port area, Roman Walls and more great restaurants only 30 minutes away.

La Manga golf resort is only 40 minutes away and for golfers there is always a deal to be had here.As for the Mar Menor resort,many people live here,it is always busy,has a great atmosphere,so unlike many of the other resorts close to here,completely different.We feel we cannot really do any more to this villa,it is everything we always wanted and other guests have also commented on how much they have enjoyed staying here.

Once you have contacted me,please deal with me directly and do not send any money to Owners Direct.I run the business as a limited company from my farm here in Norfolk.We have now had a great many guests and we have NEVER had any problems with this.

More Details

Owner
Robert Howgego
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
4 September, 2017

About Robert Howgego

I am a retired farmer from Norfolk. We farmed here for 40 years mainly potatoes and onions. I retired last year,we are both keen golfers,also love sailing and scuba diving. We visited some friends in Spain in April and someone showed us this villa,it has been a home for 8 years and we felt the loving atmosphere within it,we fell in love with it,and with it's lovely garden and bought it,we visited a few other villas but were totally unmoved by them. We had no intention of buying a home,it was very much done on instinct. We love the golf,the proximity to the beach,the excellence,the variety and the reasonableness of the food and wine, and the friendliness of the folks on Mar Menor resort.Now we have had the garden,pool and patio areas built,we feel we can now offer the complete package.

Robert Howgego purchased this villa in 2012

Why Robert Howgego chose Murcia - Costa Calida

A great area for golf,beaches,restaurants,bars,nightlife,a quiet,friendly,very secure resort everything we want in fact.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Campo de Cartagena in Region of Murcia

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with bath,shower,W.C. Upstairs bathroom with bath,shower and W.C. Downstairs bathroom with shower and W.C.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: King size bed. Air con. Ensuite bathroom, huge wardrobe, ceiling fan, security window has fly screen. Bedroom 2: Double bed. Ceiling fan, huge wardrobe, security window with fly screen. Bedroom 3: 2 single beds, fan, big wardrobe, window.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation There is an 110 Euros fee to cover the cleaning and the laundry payable locally upon arrival. Outside: We have a really beautiful garden, one of the main reasons we fell in love with the property. There is a paved patio area outside the kitchen door with table and chairs and parasol, but anywhere in the garden is lovely. The swimming pool is 7.5m by 4m and is fully heated with 2 underwater lights.There is a tiled patio now leading out from the patio room sliding doors so you can eat outside, and the rest of the garden, apart from the borders has been landscaped with artificial grass.Photos are available but in real life it simply looks amazing. Utility Room: A big storage space just outside the kitchen is available for larger items. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is thoroughly cleaned after each visit, we provide beach towels. Other: The roof terrace is only accessed from the upstairs of the villa, it has 4 sun loungers and a table and catches the morning sun. The swimming pool is 7.5m by 4m and it fully heated, comes with 2 underwater lights.There is now a tiled patio area outside.

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Outstanding 3 bedroom,3 bath villa with heated pool on Mar Menor golf resort.
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Fabulous large Villa with a great Poo, and Garden

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fabulous Villa, you can tell the Villa was bought to live in by the owners originally, as it has everything you need for a great holiday, and the beds are extremely comfortable, its position is perfect for the main central area for Golf and the restaurants if you wish to dine out, or has everything you need at the Villa if you wish to eat in.

The Pool is perfect and a great size, as is the garden that has a good selection of furniture to use, and inside you have 2 large TVs.

Will definitely be booking this Villa again, thanks for sharing it Robert.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this positive review.My wife,Tania and I always try to ensure our guests have a really great stay at this villa and we're grateful for people taking the trouble to write reviews like this.It's very encouraging for us to know people enjoy staying at our villa.
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5

Ideal place to relax and chill out.

  • 5 of 5

The villa is well equipped and proved an ideal place for a relaxing holiday for a family of four. The pool is a good size and was the main focus of our stay - allowing a private area to enjoy family games or just to swim in peace.

The conservatory has a state of the art TV with all Sky channels and the latest movies to occupy downtime. It also meant that we didn't miss the Rams opening League of the season.

The bedrooms are comfortable and all air conditioned which meant that you could sleep peacefully.

The couple who manage the property were always on hand and responded straight away to any questions we had.

I found the whole process very professional and would certainly recommend the property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

From booking the villa to leaving the villa nothing could of gone smoother, communication between Robert and his management agent Tania was very good.

We could not of asked for more from our stay, the outdoor area/paradise is beautiful, the pool is amazing, we made use of the BBQ on a couple of evenings and also had a meal at the hotel and meals on the boulevard.

The inside of villa is as fantastic as outside with all the kitchen appliances you need, TVs with all the channels you could ask for, 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms, all rooms have air conditioning, reclining relaxing chairs in living room.

We didn't hire a car as we only wanted a totally relaxing time which we did, however we did get a taxi +34 657 653 959 (English speaking and replied to text when asking for prices)from the villa to Los Alcatherez 13€ and Cartagena €30, very nice places with lots of bars/restaurants.

We hope to return again next year. Thank you Robert and Tania

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is a real home from hom. There is plenty of space inside and out and the furnishings are good quality. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was great having the golf clubhouse and Spar shop on site. The Clover pub we thought was pricey for what it was and preferred the club house with table service. The resort is quiet and relaxed with open spaces between blocks of villas. It is very well maintained, clean and secure.

Robert and Tania communicated very well. Highly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Superb

  • 5 of 5

3rd visit to the resort but first time in this villa. Absolutely amazing place with more than enough space for everyone. The outside area and pool are just perfect. We WILL be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review.We have tried to design a really nice pool and patio area.It's great to know people like it.
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5

Fantastic villa and stay

  • 5 of 5

A great looking property, with all that you could need for a stay, from plenty of towels to 2 tv's, one with sports. The swimming pool was amazing, and as we were slightly earlier in the year we had it heated, which was great as it meant we could be in the pool every day. We have young children so they loved this.

The garden for the property is certainly one of the best on the resort, which helps make it very relaxing to be in.

We didn't play golf as I don't get the chance with a young family, but it looked very good, and I'd like to come back to make use of it.

The hotel club house, and restaurants/bars were all very nice, and we had some very enjoyable meals, and daily morning coffees!

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the resort and this property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Murcia
Nearest Golf
Mar Menor
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A P 7
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Los Alcazares
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Los Alcazares is a 10 minute drive away. The beaches and boardwalk stretch for about 2 miles and walking and cycling are extremely popular. Sunbeds are available with umbrellas for about 3 Euros a day. The little beach bars are friendly and delightful, around 6. 00 in the evening many local people come out and there is a great atmosphere here. The old Roman Town of Cartagena with all it's history is only 30 minutes away and just beyond that the famous La Manga Resort.Other seaside resorts close.

Travel:

San Javier/ Murcia Airport is only 15 minutes away and Alicante under 1 hour away. Just lately many restaurants have opened very close to the resort, you could spend a week here without a car but I would advise one as there are so many places to visit only a short drive away.You could take a ferry to Santander or Bilbao,driving time 4 to 5 hours. Another big airport is set to open shortly.

Distances:

Los Alcazares 10 minutes. Cartagena 30 minutes. La Manga 45 minutes. Alicante under 1 hour with many coastal resorts on the way there to stop off at. Murcia with it's great cathedral 45 minutes, even Granada with the great Al Hambra only 3 hours on the motorway.Murcia airport less than 15 minutes away.

Further Details:

There are a huge number of supermarkets in Los Alcazares for the "big" shop but the supermarket on the resort has most things you need and is reasonably priced. All the banks have branch in Los Alcazares. There are lots of nice restaurants in the local villages nearby. On the road to Cartagena there is a huge retail park where you can buy sports goods and electronics very reasonably. The town of Murcia is only an hour away with it's vast collection of shops, a huge Ikea,the famous cathedral and also the Casino which does a superb and very cheap lunch.There are many other seaside resorts close by with great restaurants,San Pedro de Pinatar,Cabo de Palos, Mazarron, Santiago de la Ribera to name but a few.There is also now an excellent shopping mall 15 minutes down the motorway called La Zenia,it has all the main brands including Zara.There are some amazing bargains here as it is a Spanish company so clothes there are already much cheaper than in U K,combine that with the exchange rate,unbelievable deals on quality clothes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Campo de Cartagena, Spain

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late summer
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£636
for 5 nights
£850
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£529
for 5 nights
£700
 
 
Winter
2 Jan 2018 - 12 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£529
for 5 nights
£700
 
 
Early summer
13 May 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£636
for 5 nights
£850
 
 
High Season
24 Jun 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£707
for 5 nights
£950
 
 
Late summer
27 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£636
for 5 nights
£850
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£529
for 5 nights
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£443
for 4 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £100
Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Due to some unfortunate incidents we have now decided to take £150 deposit on top of the rental charge.This would probably be in the form of a separate cheque or a bank transfer made out to us.Once our agent has checked the villa this will be returned immediately,hopefully within 1 or 2 days,certainly within a week.As we are keeping our prices reasonable we also ask you pay 110 Euros in cash upon arrival for cleaning and laundry,this is a very fair price we feel.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
Pool heating from October 2015 will be charged at 75 pounds sterling per week.This is an optional charge.It is highly unlikely that you will require any pool heating from the middle/end of May until the middle of September.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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