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Fully Modern Home. British TV. High Speed WiFi. Pool Close. Near All Amenities.

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

House in Gran Alacant, Costa Blanca, Spain. Personal Attention. Local Bilingual Owner. Convenient Quiet Location. Views. Beach close

Gran Alacant is a village with most things you could want. Importantly, there are hours of glorious sunshine & miles of wonderful sand & sea. The house has unlimited high speed Wi-Fi and faces south-east so gets the full benefit of each day’s sunshine. It is close to all local amenities. Air Conditioning (cold/hot). House recently redecorated. A bright and sunny private home, elevated above its neighbouring houses. There’s nothing directly opposite but a landscaped garden with a secure wire fence followed by a beautiful, green, wide, natural ravine. It’s on a very quiet road serving only its row of ten homes. The English/Spanish speaking owner lives locally & is readily available to help if needed. Complimentary lifts from/to Alicante Airport are offered to renters where possible. A car isn’t necessary for local area. Car parking is available outside the house. Bus & ‘train’ services provide a local GA route including all focal points. Good Bus service to Alicante and nearby Santa Pola.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Alfredo
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Alfredo,

Our recent holiday in Gran Alacant was very enjoyable. The house is very clean and has all the qualities for an enjoyable holiday, especially sitting on the patio enjoying a cool drink after a long day.

The beautiful beaches are nearby as are the local amenities such as super markets. Local bars and restaurants are all within walking distance which was good for us and offer a good choice of food.

I would recommend your holiday home to friends.

Kind regards

Roy



Dear Alfredo

Thank you so much for our stay in your lovely house. It is so clean and well maintained, and you made it clear that you will do everything you can to make your guest’s stay comfortable and enjoyable. The views from the sun terrace are fantastic and, although close to the airport, we didn’t hear any aircraft sound. We would certainly recommend the house to others, great value for money.

B&R
Oct 2012
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Alfredo,

Our recent holiday in Gran Alacant was very enjoyable. The house is very clean and has all the qualities for an enjoyable holiday, especially sitting on the patio enjoying a cool drink after a long day.

The beautiful beaches are nearby as are the local amenities such as super markets. Local bars and restaurants are all within walking distance which was good for us and offer a good choice of food.

I would recommend your holiday home to friends.

Kind regards

Roy



Dear Alfredo

Thank you so much for our stay in your lovely house. It is so clean and well maintained, and you made it clear that you will do everything you can to make your guest’s stay comfortable and enjoyable. The views from the sun terrace are fantastic and, although close to the airport, we didn’t hear any aircraft sound. We would certainly recommend the house to others, great value for money.

B&R
Oct 2012
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25 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

5

most helpful owner ever !

  • 5 of 5

Alfredo's commitment to his guests was second to none. Airport transfers were very much appreciated, as was the mini tour of Gran Alacant prior to arriving at the house. The house was spotless and very well equipped, with lots of thoughtful touches, including heaters and extra blankets for those, like us, staying over winter. UK TV connection and internet were both reliable. The house is only 5 mins from the bus stop, the supermarket, bank etc: the Thursday market is 30 mins walk away or less than 5 mins in a car.

The beach is at the bottom of a long steep hill and although it's walkable, it's not for the fainthearted ! We sometimes opted for the bus instead !

As we did not have a car, we relied on the bus service, which was well run and kept to the timetable, though the frequency of buses is much higher in the summer season than the winter. However it was easy to get to Alicante ( a lovely city by the sea !) and the resort of Santa Pola was only 10 mins away: from here other buses go along the coast.

Thank you Alfredo for being so kind and helpful - and for the fact that your English is so much better than our Spanish ! We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment, which I appreciate enormously. It makes me feel proud of the product I offer and motivates me to work hard in order to give the best service possible to my renters. Best wishes. Alfredo
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5

New Year Break

  • 5 of 5

Just arrived from a week away at this lovely home, has everything you need very comfortable and gets sunshine all day, hope to return again in the summer and definitely new year again, Alfredo picked us up and dropped us off again at the airport which is a great help as saves all the hassle of trying to explain in very broken Spanish how to get to house. Will thoroughly recommend this house and Gran Alacant for a break any time of the year, we class this as our second home. Thanks again Alfredo and hope to see you in the summer

Hilary & Alan

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great review! It was a pleasure to meet you two and I wish all renters were like you, so easygoing and friendly. I must thank you also for treating the house so well. Please come back any time! Alfredo
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5

Lovely holiday home in the sun

  • 5 of 5

This is second time we have been to Alfredo's house. We stayed here in January and felt so at home we booked again. Alfredo arranged for Ian to pick us up at the airport and we had no problem meeting up with him. On the way to Gran Alacant Ian gave us recommendations of restaurants and cafes. The house was spotlessly clean and everything there was available for us to use.

There are good restaurants just a short walk away and there are regular buses and tourist trams to take you bit further out.

The television works great and has all the British channels. Super speed wifi as well.

We only stayed for a week this time and it was heavy rain on our last day, Ian called and offered to take us to Elche. This was really appreciated, we had look round the shops then met Ian for lunch before he took us back. Thanks so much Alfredo and Ian for such a good holiday.

Jean and Wullie

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very, very , very much. It's been a pleasure to meet you and your husband again. All the best for you two. Alfredo
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5

Home from home.

  • 5 of 5

All 4 of us would like to thank Alfredo for a brilliant holiday!

We tried to book again for 2 weeks over Xmas but it's booked out :(

Alfredo picked us up from the airport even though we had a late flight and Ian took us back saving us €40 on taxis.

The bread, butter, milk, water, marmalade Alfredo bought for us was a life saver and a lovely touch when you arrive late and the supermarket is closed.

Location is brilliant, 5 mins to the supermarket, shops, bars, bus stop etc while being very peaceful and quiet.

At the front of the house you look onto lovely gardens and a ravine, we found a couple of lime trees which came in handy for our bottles of Corona :)

The beds were really really comfortable and everyone slept great.

The house is very well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Sad to leave but will definitely be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this great review. I'm really happy that you enjoyed staying in my house and found everything to your satisfaction. I'm sorry your plan for Christmas hasn't worked for you this time but I really hope it's work in the future. I hope to see you soon. Very best wishes, Alfredo
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5

Qué casa más preciosa !

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a great holiday in this lovely, comfortable house. To say it is well equipped would be an understatement, Alfredo, the owner has thoughtfully provided just about everything you could possibly need for a self catering holiday, and all in clean good working order.

We have stayed in G.A several times before and would say this is one of the best spots in the area, with great views overlooking well tended gardens and the ravine, where you will be serenaded by the song of Cicada's, or head up to the roof terrace for amazing views over the bay to Alicante.

A short walk from the house will take you to numerous bars & restaurants including La Paletta which is trip advisor's top ranking for G.A, and 14th out of 5153 restaurants on the Costa Blanca!! Definitely go there.

Thankyou Alfredo and Ian for making everything so easy, including the booking process , and of course the transfers from the airport which were much appreciated. Great customer service!

Keep up the good work & I hope we can visit you again sometime

B&L

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very very very much for such wonderful review. I'm really pleased you two had a good time in G.A. and enjoyed the house, which makes me proud of it. Also, thank you very very very much for enjoying the house and keeping it in such great condition, which makes you the perfect guests. Hope to see you soon. Alfredo
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Lovely property could not fault it

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from above property thank you Alfredo it was just what we were hoping for on our holidays and we were all impressed Lovely home so clean and tidy the views from the roof terrace was lovely many a beer was drunk looking across the area . lovely and local for all facilities beach and blue train lovely near by swimming pool as well could not asked for a better property many thanks Alfredo and thanks for making us so welcome from the moment you picked us up at airport and for showing us around we certainly enjoyed our holiday and your lovely home Martin

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this wonderful review. I`m really happy that you enjoyed staying in my house and found everything to your satisfaction. Very best wishes, Alfredo
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Alicante-Elche at 12 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Various at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : El Plantío Golf at 17 Kilometres Nearest Train : Alicante at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7 at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Various at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Carabasí at 3 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

The local magnificent CARABASÍ BEACH is huge, sandy & never crowded. The sea is crystal clear and life guards are on duty in holiday periods.

ADDITIONALLY AVAILABLE: beach bars, free car parking, free picnic & BBQ areas.

TO HIRE: sun beds & parasols.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: pedalos, paragliding, windsurfing, sailing, diving.

The beach is a 3-minute drive or a 15-minute walk away. It can also be accessed by bus and by 'train'.

Travel:

ALICANTE-ELCHE AIRPORT: 15 minutes. Where possible complimentary lifts are offered to renters.

Good taxi & local bus services.

CAR HIRE: not necessary for the local Gran Alacant area.

MURCIA (St Javier) AIRPORT: about 45 minutes from GA and from it car hire is recommended.

Distances:

LOS ARENALES DEL SOL & SANTA POLA towns: 5/10 minutes

ALICANTE & ELCHE cities: 20 minutes

Scheduled bus services to above.

Alicante:a beautiful city with a magnificent marina, esplanade, castle & much more.

Elche: an inland city, Spain’s Palm Tree capital.

BENIDORM: 45 minutes.

Times by car.

COACH TRIPS: weekly from GA to various interesting places during holiday seasons.

TABARCA ISLAND: 5 miles from Santa Pola & 8 from Alicante, accessed by regular boat services.

Further Details:

THE HOUSE is close to local amenities such as Supermarkets, Shops, Cafés, Restaurants, Bars, Banks, ATMs, Internet Cafés, Library, Health Centre, Pharmacy, Children's Outdoor Play Areas, Adults' Outdoor Exercise Areas,

Sports Centre, Bus Stops, Local Train Stops, etc.

TENNIS: courts at the local Sports Centre.

PETANCA: in the urbanization and throughout GA.

CHILDREN'S PLAY & ADULTS' EXERCISE AREAS: outdoors around GA.

FISHING: all along the beaches and the GA/Santa Pola Coast. Tabarca.

BOWLS: details of the local thriving Montemar Bowls & Social Club.

WALKS: to the local lighthouse, in ‘El Clot’ (GA’s Nature Reserve), all around GA and round Santa Pola’s Salt Lakes. Tabarca.

The coastal path to Santa Pola is truly beautiful. There are intimate beaches, very popular seasonal bars and chiringuitos (summer beach café/restaurants).

BIRD WATCHING: ‘El Clot’ and Santa Pola Salt Lakes.

MARINE RESERVE: Tabarca Island with its a quiet fishing village with an old fort, church and lighthouse, several fresh seafood restaurants, beach with clear turquoise water ideal for bathing and snorkelling, several coves and tidal pools. It is the smallest permanently inhabited island in Spain.

WHAT’S GOING ON: The local free magazines, ‘The Gran Alacant Advertiser’ and ‘All Abroad’, and free weekly papers give details of what’s going on as well as the latest local news. These are available in various bars and cafés around the area.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rate 1 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£30
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£30
£195
 
 
Rate 2 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£35
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£35
£245
 
 
Rate 3 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£40
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£40
£285
 
 
Rate 4 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£45
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£45
£320
 
 
Rate 5 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
£55
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£55
£375
 
 
Rate 6 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£45
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£45
£305
 
 
Rate 7 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£40
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£265
 
 
Rate 8 2016
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£35
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£205
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£30
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£195
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
DEPOSIT: at time of booking, non-refundable 25% (£ in UK or Spanish bank by arrangement).

BALANCE: on arrival € cash or £ in UK or Spanish bank six weeks before arrival.

DAMAGE/LOSS Refundable Deposit: 100 € on arrival.

MAINTENANCE: end-of-stay laundry charge 40 € on arrival.

NO OWNER LIABILITY for personal injury, loss of valuables, etc.

HOLIDAY INSURANCE recommended.

SPECIAL DEALS for stays of 3+ weeks.

INCOMPLETE WEEKS: pro rata weekly rate.

Changeover Day:
By Arrangement.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1: Bath with shower unit, w/c, bidet, washbasin, mirror, shaving socket, hair-dryer. Bathroom 2: Walk-in shower, w/c, washbasin, mirror, shaving socket. Solarium: Outdoor shower.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: A/C, double bed, 2 b/s table/lamps, r/c ceiling fan, double wardrobes, full-length mirrors, drawers, chair, balcony, scenic views. Bedroom 2: A/C, 2 single beds, b/s table/lamp, ceiling fan, wardrobe, full-length mirror, stool, chair.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Guests are welcome to my home and are asked to treat it as they would their own. NO SMOKING indoors please. NO PETS. Thanks in advance for your considerate co-operation. Outside: Patio: front tiled area, flower garden, table & chairs, umbrella. Ideal for relaxing and sunset drinks. Bedroom 1 Balcony: Ideal for morning coffee and sunset drinks. Solarium: large private roof terrace, 360º stunning panoramic views. Ideal for sunbathing, etc. Shower, table & chairs, umbrella, cupboard, sun loungers, etc. POOL: the community swimming pool, children's pool & gardens are about 2-minutes’ walk from the house, close enough for easy access yet far enough away for undisturbed peace & quiet. The area is accessed by electronic key to prevent unauthorised entry. The grass area is planted out with trees. Showers, WC & parasols are available. Utility Room: GALERIA: Enclosed drying area off kitchen, washing machine, clothes lines, hot water heater, cupboard. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The house is immaculately prepared personally by the owner in preparation for visitors’ arrivals. Hand and bath towels are provided for each visitor as are bed clothes. Beach towels are not provided. Other: CLOAKROOM: Useful walk-in storage area, extra chairs, ironing board, iron, wine rack, shopping trolley, beach toys..

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