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Fabulous house corner plot! A stone's throw to pool, separate toddler section.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom semi detached holiday home. Full air con. Just a 10 minute stroll to the nearest blue flag beach.

Casa Sara is without doubt in the best position! conveniently located on a small, quiet pristine complex with parking outside your door.

There are 3 terraces; one a private roof terrace. Casa Sara is not overlooked, Front view of orange trees. Side terrace views of garden and pool.

Situated on the outskirts of the charming seaside village Alcossebre on Spain's picturesque Costa Azahar Coast, Wonderful pool & mountain views can be enjoyed from the roof terrace.

All furniture,appliances,fixtures & fitting are of the highest standard.

- Living room

Spacious bright lounge, Comfortable sofa, leather chair, beautiful large banana leaf coffee table, side table with lamp, long unit plus candles creating a lovely cosy lounge. Large sliding doors leading to outside terrace.

Panasonic 37" flat screen tv, Panasonic DVD player, Sony music system with docking station for IPhone, numerous adult and children's books, videos for adults and children.

- Dining area

Large dining table and 4 banana leaf chairs.

- Kitchen

Extremely well equipped kitchen. Bosh dishwasher, Bosch washer, Zanussi large fridge/freezer, Zanussi ceramic oven/hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, cafeteria, crockery, cutlery, glasses and cooking utensils including large selection pots/pans. You will find a supply of dishwasher/washing machine tablets, fabric conditioner etc. You will also find cooler bag and freezer blocks.

A welcome pack is provided.

- Pool

Inviting tranquil pool with separate toddler section. Private mature garden abundant with plants and beautiful palm trees offering ample shade. Literally a stone throw from the house.

On the terrace you will find a large trunk, with lots of pool/beach toys floats,armbands,buckets spades,dive toys etc.

2 beach parasols (please do not use at pool)

It is a 5 mins stroll to the coast and another 5 mins to the beach. The village is beautiful 20 mins walk along the boardwalk or beach. Delicious restaurants tapas bars are a 10 mins walk.

On this breathtaking stretch of coastline lie the twin villages of Las Fuentes and Alcossebre. Positioned within an area of conservation, Alcossebre development has been strictly controlled. You will not see any highrise buildings!

Costa Azahar is often described as a hidden gem. This region is relatively untouched by mass tourism and is without doubt the most authentic of the costas with a more relaxed vibe. The whole area is abundant with orange and almond groves. Tha fragrance and sight in spring are particularly wonderful. With all year sunshine Costa Azahar offers a more authentic version of the Spanish Mediterranean. Pristine sandy beaches, marinas and yacht clubs are to be found all along the coastline. Once visited, it is easy to see why many people return to this stunning part of Spain. Many couples and family's staying at Casa Sara have previously booked with us. And continue to return.

Open spaces no high rise give the area a totally relaxed feeling. Casa Sara really is a lovely well maintained home!!

Offering everything you need for a comfortable stay, we hope you enjoy your holiday as much as we do!

Locally we have a well-stocked supermarket. Also ample shops & boutiques all excellent quality with a range of merchandise available from arts & crafts souvenir shops,lace,etc. Early Tuesday evening a popular weekly market Can be found along the coast. Farmers sell the freshest just picked fruit & vegetables, also numerous stalls selling organic honey, jam,ham,cheese,olives and of course olive oil. Delicious artisan produce bread,cakes, pastries yummy choclates,home made fudge. Why not buy a bag of churros doughnuts whilst meandering around (we do) absolutely scrumptious.

Enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk into town or to the beach. Wherever you walk you will have mountains, sea and sand as a beautiful backdrop.

There are numerous fabulous restaurants, traditional tapas bars, ice cream parlours, coffee shops, scrumptious patisseries and a deli store. We also have our very own Michelin star restaurants in Alcossebre; Can Roig and El Pinar (stunning views from mountain). Restaurants are mainly situated along the promenade and marina offering excellent views over the sea. A wonderful evening can be enjoyed in a relaxing ambience soaking up the atmosphere of the town at night. Enjoy a cocktail at one of the many bars watching the moon glistening on the sea. Or of course if you have children enjoy homemade ice cream and play on the swings and slides.

You will also find an outside library with wifi.

With the introduction of the brand new airport at nearby Castellón (25 km), making Casa Sara even more accessible by air. Ryanair are operating 3 flights a week from London Stansted and 2 a week from Bristol to Castellón airport.

PLEASE CLICK ON FACILITIES AND SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO TOUR OF CASA SARA.

WE ALSO HAVE OUR OWN WEBSITE!

>>>>> www.casasara.co.uk <<<<<

All beaches have blue flag status. Gently sloping beaches with crystal clear water; ideal for children. Numerous sheltered sandy coves can be found along coast line.

– Carregador Beach

This is a blue flag beach, which is the largest in the zone. Sandy beach with a lot going on during the season, plus the sailing school is situated there. There is good access for those with reduced mobility.

– Romana Beach

Separated by sand dunes from Carregador Beach, Romana Beach is a blue flag beach shaped like a shell. In summer there are beach football competitions, as well as pedalo hire and a children’s play area.

- Las Fuentes Beach

Las Fuentes (fountain) is joined onto the north of Alcossebre. Enticing beach with refreshing cold springs creating unusual formation in the sand. Mineral streams run directly out onto the Las Fuentes beach where wildlife and birds come to drink.

During the height of the summer Las Fuentes is home to various activities, such as volleyball, both day and night, trampolines and play areas for children and pedalo hire. There is also a lovely beach bar offering delicious tapas and cocktails.

– Moro Beach

Small beach nested between two rocky areas. This sandy beach gets its name from the large emerging rock close by of the same name.

- Tres Playas

These are three small coves that are interconnected, they have a mixture of sand and shingle.

- Mañetes or Tropicana Beach

Tropicana beach has more of a tropical feel and tends to be quiet. Another beautiful sandy beach with straw parasols and sun loungers.

Days Out:

- Latest fun on wheels to be introduced to Alcossebre is hiring a Segway. Discover 10 kms of coast! You can book a tour.

- Port Aventura theme park: discover the six worlds of one of Europe's most iconic theme parks. Experience the ‘Dragon Khan’ roller coaster with 8 inverted loops or try out the two track roller coaster ‘Stampida’ entirely made of wood. The theme park also includes Costa Caribe giant water park, which includes an indoor area.

- Another fantastic day out: Aquarama water park (Benicassim). Over 45000 square meters of fun for the whole family. The ‘Devils Jump’ is the highest kamikaze slide in Europe! Little ones have their own areas in ‘La Cala del Pirata’, ‘Minidunas’ and ‘Chiquilandia’. Also enjoy the amazing wave pool.

- Peniscola, a picturesque old town with castle overlooking the town and sea, is a 30 mins drive.

- The beautiful city of Valencia is only an hour away.

- Vinaros renowned for its seafood and beautiful beaches is a 40 mins drive.

There are two excellent 18 hole golf courses:

- Panoramica: a Bernard Langar designed course, about 35 mins away.

- Club Mediterraneo: Sergio Garcia's home course, about 35 mins away.

More Details

Owner
Julie Roodnat
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

About Julie Roodnat

Ronald is a freelance IT Developer working in banking and Julie a telephonist working for a large Hospital.. We have two daughters. Also a precious five year old granddaughter. Isabelle is on her third holiday to Casa Sara but this time with Grandma & Grandad. We really can't wait!

Julie Roodnat purchased this house in 2003

Why Julie Roodnat chose Costa Azahar

We purchased our holiday home after watching 'Place in the Sun in 2003. The programme featured Alcossebre situated at the Costa del Azahar (Orange Blossom Coast). We instantly booked flights and fell in love with Alcossebre, the rest is history. We named Casa Sara after Julie's Grandma as she was 90 the year we purchased. This is a very authentic part of Spain. There are no high-rise buildings here, this region is a conservation area. Beaches and coves are beautiful. Alcossebre is extremely family friendly with lots of children play areas. There are numerous delicious traditional tapas bars, restaurants and mouth watering homemade ice cream parlours also serving crepes & waffles truly scrumptious! All with stunning sea and mountain views! Alcossebre is also beautiful out of season when temperatures are not too high Ideal for hiking,cycling,walking, bird watching or stroll on the beach Tapas & sangrria, or just relaxi Nothing quite like a siesta!

What makes this house unique

Alcossebre is an extremely relaxing location we holiday here as much as possible. Also our family love to visit too. Casa Sara so very quiet safe environment. Beaches and coves are pristine. There are many walks suitable for all in the Sierra de Irta. Our favorite walk is to the lighthouse,when feeling energetic we take a picnic and bottle of wine into the mountains absolute bliss.

Our holiday home has everything you need for a very enjoyable comfortable stay the views and open airy feel make this a very special place to spend quality time. We hope you enjoy your holiday at Casa Sara as much as we do!

CLICK ON FACILITIES AND SCROLL DOWN FOR OUR OWN WEBSITE AND VIDEO TOUR OF CASA SARA. ############www.casasara.co.uk##################

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alcalà de Xivert in Castellon Province

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom downstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom upstairs - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Downstairs bathroom with wc, hand basin and shower. Upstairs bathroom with hand basin, wc and bidet, bath/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Second Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Master bedroom extremely comfortable with king size bed, large beautiful banana leaf headboard. High quality 100% cotton sheets and pillows. Fitted wardrobes, large chest drawers, bedside cabinets with lamps, air conditioning unit, hairdryer, views over gardens and pool. Second bedroom: comfortable twin beds. Wrought iron pretty headboards, cotton linen, lovely bedside table and lamp, air conditioning unit, hairdryer. Not over looked, with views of trees. Sometimes you can hear the sea from this lovely room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: Large terrace area with retractable awning. Table and four chairs this is perfect spot for lunch overlooking private gardens surrounding the swimming pool. Spacious terrace at front with bougainvillea covered pergola with chairs and table. Ideal spot for morning coffee. Roof terrace with sun loungers, table and chairs. Ideal for private sun bathing! Also lovely spot for glass of wine whilst watching the sunset. Perfect mountain views can be enjoyed. For your convenience you can park directly outside Casa Sara. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The house is cleaned and prepared prior to arrival. Quality towels and linen are provided and are changed weekly. Beach/Pool towels are not included. We have two beach parasols plus a large picnic bag & blocks.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

5

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped home away from home. Casa Sara has got everything that we needed for a weeks stay in Spain. A short stroll to the sea front and about a 10 minute walk to some typical Spanish restaurants to enjoy tapas. The complex is very well kept with mown grass and a clean swimming pool. Julie arranged for us to be collected from the airport by a very friendly local who was ready and waiting for us when we arrived and the welcome pack was a nice touch with an ice cold beer and a glass of wine awaiting us when we arrived.

We really couldn't fault our stay at Casa Sara.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Casa Sara. We do maintain the house to the highest standard and are pleased you thought it well equipped. The opening of Castellon airport plus cheap Ryanair flights are a real bonus, making Casa Sara a very resonable priced holiday. Transfer are just 20 minutes We are also happy to arrange airport pickup. Look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for booking Casa Sara. Kind regards Julie & Ronald
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5

Excellent holiday house and location - loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic break as this delightful property. A real home from home and kept in immaculate condition. The house is in a great location with 3 outdoor areas!! We loved the roof terrace with spectacular mountain views , was so relaxing sitting with a cup of tea in the morning and a vino in the evening admiring the views. The location is just right, its quiet for relaxation but the pool, beaches and restaurants ( and supermarket) are close by. We really loved the beautiful ( un-cramped !) beaches and loved to walk up to Les Fuentes and have lunch at the great restaurants on the sea front.

The owner ,Julie, was terrific. Booking was swift and she even arranged with her property manager to do a very reasonably priced transfer from the airport as we were not hiring a car. Thank you Julie! We love your house and have no hesitation in recommending to others . Please save us a slot for next year we are missing the sun !!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we are most grateful for your lovely review and kind words. Working with our Manager to provide a truly lovely home from home. With the opening of the new airport at Castellon of course is fantastic news making Alcossebre more accessible, looking forward to welcoming you back next year. Thank you Julie & Ronald
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We just wanted to say thank you for a great holiday at Casa Sara. You’d thought of everything, it truly is a wonderful home from home. Everywhere was so clean and we loved relaxing on the roof terrace after a day by the pool or at the beach, we will definitely be back! We’re recommending it to our friends and family too.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are so proud when Casa Sara is recommended I can't tell you how much it is appreciated. I totally agree it really is a lovely place to relax the roof terrace. With the new airport from Castellon only a 20 minute transfer a real bonus. Look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Julie & Ronald
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5

Fantastic house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Myself my husband and our 4 year old daughter stayed at Casa Sara. Before our departure the owners were very helpful and gave us all the information we needed before we traveled. The house far exceeded our expectations. It was tastefully decorated, spacious and spotlessly clean but still felt homely. We particularly loved the pool area, where we spent most of our time, this area is very well maintained and just steps away from the terrace. The terraces were well equipped and we made good use of the roof terrace. The kitchen was also very well equipped and we had everything we needed and more. We found plenty to do in the surrounding area and the local beaches are a must. We felt very safe and our daughter enjoyed playing on the parks and on the beaches which were stunning whilst not being over crowded. There are lots of fantastic places to eat which really made our holiday and our favorite was an Italian called El Patio which had live music on. I would definitely recommend this property and hope to return again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review Casa Sara. We work hard with our Managers to keep our holiday home in Pristine condition. We agree Alcossebre is a lovely safe family friendly Town/village Thank you once again for choosing our home. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Julie Roodnat
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5

July 2016

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Casa Sara for 2 weeks. The property is beautifully furnished and has lovely decor. It really has everything you could need. The pool is a stones throw from the outside terrace which is amazing and the beach is a 5 min walk to the end of the road. Couldn't recommend highly enough!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Helen, Thank you for booking our holiday home and for your review, it's always lovely to have such amazing feedback. The pool being so close to the house is a hugh bonus. Safe beautiful beaches just a short walk all make Casa Sara very popular Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Julie & Ronald Roodnat
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5

Difficult to find fault!

  • 5 of 5

We booked the house on the basis of the previous reviews and were not disappointed. We have stayed in many holiday properties in Spain and this is one of the best. The house is very well furnished, nicely decorated and the quality, quantity and range of equipment provided is excellent. There was only the two of us but the house is big enough that 4 people wouldn't feel cramped, helped by having two showers and toilets. The walk to the beach is a a couple of minutes and the well stocked local supermarket is 10 minutes. It is a good 30 minute walk into the town centre along the beach side road and board walks but only a couple of minutes in the car if you don't fancy the walk. The development which the house is in is well tended (as the is general area) and the pool is only a few metres away from the side of the house. The area was very quiet when we were there (late September) but we like it that way so that was fine.

The owners were very prompt and helpful with our booking arrangements and provided lots of useful information on how to get to the house and the local amenities.

We have visited Alcossebre before and like the relaxed feel and lack of over powering developments. If we are looking to stay in the area again this is certainly a property we would come back to.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bernice & Eddie for such a lovely review and of course for taking the time to do so. We work hard to make sure your holiday is as comfortable as possible. The choice of holiday homes are overwhelming, thankfully Casa Sara happens to be very popular. Hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Julie & Ronald
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

BOOKING NOTES:

*** PLEASE NOTE: TO AVOID BOOKING FEES YOU CAN BOOK DIRECT WITH US. WE HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFULLY RENTING CASA SARA OUT SINCE 2005. NEVER DOUBLE BOOKED OR CANCELLED A BOOKING. ***

THERE IS NO MINIMUM STAY. HOWEVER £100 CHANGE SUPPLEMENT WILL APPLY FOR STAYS LESS THAN 5 DAYS. 

Please note: Euro payment acccepted direct to our Spanish bank account.

Please refer to availability calendar before making an enquiry, to make sure the dates you require are available.

No smoking inside the house.

There are no hidden extras. All prices include electricity, linen, cleaning etc.

£100 per week non refundable deposit payable at time of booking. Outstanding balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to departure.

We accept PayPal and (international) bank transfers in the following currencies: Euro (EUR) and British pound sterling (GBP).
Please note use of PayPal will incur a 3.5% surcharge.

Changeover Day:
Saturday in high season, flexible in low season. Arrival afternoon, departure 10am unless prior arrangements have been made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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