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Luxury villa, spectacular gardens & mountain views, private pool, hot tub & bbq

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Villa in Albox, Inland Almeria, Almeria Andalucia, Spain - Peaceful Location, Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms), 3 Bathrooms/toilets, Air Con, Internet Access

This beautiful and luxurious villa offers everything you could imagine of a holiday away from the typical tourist trail. Set in its own gardens of an array of trees, olive, almond, lemon and orange, the mountain views that surround the villa are particularly stunning. The villa has its own outdoor hot-tub/jacuzzi, pool that is covered with an enclosure and is surrounded by mature gardens. The area is perfect for walking or cycling or just relaxing by the pool and taking in the peaceful location. Inside the tasteful décor has everything you need to make your stay a memorable one. The local town of Albox is only a 5 minute drive and this quaint Spanish town holds a market on Tuesdays and has a selection of shops, bars and restaurants. You could be at the nearest beach within 40 minutes and the nearest golf course, Desert Springs, is only a short drive away. There are another 4 golf courses within a short distance from the villa. However you decide to spend your well earned holiday we are sure you will be enchanted by this beautiful villa and setting.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We bought the villa as we loved the stunning views and convenient location. It is very secluded but there are other villas nearby and Albox with all its amenities is within walking distance and only 5 minutes by car. We intended to use the villa as a holiday let but eventually hope to retire there ourselves.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments in guest book in villa by visitors -



– Villa great, weather good, hot tub fab, villa secluded yet close to all the amenities.



– Villa great had a really good holiday, Lovely and relaxing will come back again.



– thanks for such a relaxing week, fabulous villa, great tranquil location, clean well equipped and a great pool.



- We enjoyed this lovely villa the pool with its protective cover was a great bonus.



- We have really enjoyed staying in villa, It was very very clean on our arrival and has everything here you need just like home. Hot tub was a bonus we really enjoyed relaxing in there and what a great massage every day. BBQ outside. We hope to come back next year thank you.
Sep 2014
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10 Reviews

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based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

5

Absolutely Splendid

  • 5 of 5

Last minute booking and from the start the owner was great, enquiry one day and the following day we were booked and travelling. The Villa is in a lovely position, set in a beautiful large garden with pool hot tub and every luxury you could wish for inside and out. Very easy to find, peacfull quiet locaton yet Albox with all amenities 5 minutes drive away. We arrived late at night to find welcoming garden lights and everything we needed in the fridge for an evening snack, hot drinks, a bottle of bubbly, beers soft drinks, water and enough food for a hearty breakfast. Everything spotlessly clean and so homely. If your looking to stay in this area don't pass this beautiful Villa by. Book it, enjoy it and love it like we did.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the villa. We have tried to accommodate late bookings and you have confirmed that our arrangements have proved successful and that no matter what time, day or night, our guests arrive the facilities provided are appropriate and welcoming for tired travellers. Thank you for choosing our villa it was a pleasure having your stay and you are welcome back at any time.
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5

Brilliant villa, perfect pool!

  • 5 of 5

We spend 2 wonderful weeks here and highly recommend the villa. The villa itself was well equipped with everything we needed for our stay. The pool and surrounding patio area was perfect! Certainly rates number one out of all the villas we have stayed in over the years. Our two boys loved every second spent in the pool. The screen was ideal, keeping most bugs out! We actually had a mozzie bite free holiday :) Already missing breakfast by the pool! The roof terrace was ideal for watching the sunset in the evenings and star gazing at night.

The owners have looked after us well, thank you.

We ventured out and about. We would highly recommend a visit to Negratin Lake, near Baza. Great place to swim.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay at our villa and we are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday. Like you, we also enjoy the Florida screen as it protects against insects but still allows guests to obtain a good tan. We hope you return and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Shirley and Fred
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5

Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

What a fab villa has everything you could want on a holiday. Sunbathing by the pool with the bonus of a screen covering keeping the flies and bugs out. BBQ for dinner then relaxing in the hot tub in the evening. We arrived to a lovely welcome pack and the villa absolutely spotless. Albox is a good base for travelling to beautiful spanish towns and beaches. I would love to go back and would have no hesitation on recommending this villa. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 star rating it was a pleasure to have you and your party stay and look after our villa so well and enjoyed the welcome pack. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and that you found Albox such a good location. It is a typical Spanish town with all the amenities necessary for travellers plus being near many other places of interest and the coast is only 30 minutes away. It was also good to hear that you found the Florida screen over the swimming pool area so useful for keeping flies and bugs at bay while you enjoyed the sun plus use of the hot tub in the evening where you can relax and enjoy a drink or two. You are first class guests and we welcome you back at any time to enjoy our villa. Thank you for choosing our villa and we look forward to seeing you back again. Best wishes, Shirley and Fred
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5

5 Star

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay at this fantastic villa and hopefully wont be our last, it has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, private, quiet, but only 5 minutes by car into Albox, recommend the Rambla Cafe for breakfast and Little India for a good curry.

The pool area cover is fab as you don't have to worry about insects when eating outside and the hot tub is a lovely added bonus as it was a little too chilly in April for us to brave the pool so used the hot tub every day instead.

Thank you Shirley, we will be back!

Sarah Thompson

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 star review Sarah. It was lovely to have you and your party back again, you are always welcome. We were pleased to know you enjoyed your holiday and that you found all you needed at our villa including the Florida screen over the swimming pool an advantage, which keeps insects out and lets the sun in. We try and make everything as perfect as possible for your stay and to hear that we have achieved this is very rewarding. We look forward to welcoming you again at our villa on future occasions. Many thanks Shirley and Fred
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January In Spain

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent January in Spain, house Hunting, We hired Villa Sonadores as a base for our search and didn't consider this as a holiday, The Villa very quickly became the yardstick by which we measured all the homes we looked at as it had everything we wanted, The weather was fantastic, we had coffee outside each morning gazing at the wonderful views, and so our search very quickly also became a holiday, The facilities are excellent, louise and steve who were on hand to help were very helpful, there is everything you need in Albox and just a short drive away, I cant think of a reason not to holiday here,

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you found all you wanted at our villa. We have tried to offer a home from home atmosphere and originally chose the villa for its tranquil location and wonderful views of the surrounding mountains, yet on the outskirts of Albox which is a quaint Spanish town that has many amenities and facilities such as a sports centre, bowling alley, restaurants and bars. Despite this it has still retained its Spanish charm and within easy reach of the more commercial coastal resorts. We look forward to your return and hope you eventually find your dream home in the sun.
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5

Relax - you certainly will

  • 5 of 5

Relax, we certainly did.

We really enjoyed our two week stay at Los Sonadores. Whilst the villa is situated a couple of miles out of the town of Albox, it is a quick drive down to the town and parking on the road is easy and free of charge. On several occasions we enjoyed the cooler morning temperatures and walked the distance, it takes approximately 40 minutes at a relaxed walking pace.

The villa is very comfortable and we felt very much at home. It is an individual property set in its own very private and secure gardens and we enjoyed the daily luxury of a private well maintained swimming pool and hot tub.

After two weeks of fine weather and relaxation our only regret was not having another week (or two) there.

A huge thanks to Shirley & Fred for letting us share their home for a brief time, and also to Steve & Louise for hosting us whilst we were over.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for giving us a 5 Star review and we are very pleased you had a relaxing time at our villa. We also loved its perfect location in a rural setting with stunning views of the mountains and yet so near the town of Albox. It is good to know you found the villa comfortable and as you say, it felt like home. We appreciate the care you have taken of our villa and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Many thanks. Shirley and Fred
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Location

From the Owner

We just fell in love with the tranquillity of the area and just love the peace and quiet that the villa offers. Also in Albox which is only 5 minutes car drive away there are a multitude of restaurants and tapas bars. Also the local people are so friendly and helpful.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Almeria at 70 Miles Nearest Barpub : Various bars in Albox at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Desert Springs at 25 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Various restaurants in Albox at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Villaricos at 30 Miles Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

There are beaches like San Juan and Villaricos close by and also have a Sunday market. The resort of Majacar is approximately 50 minutes drive away. These beaches have been given the https://www.ownersdirect.co.uk/lm/661.8159548.3453372/location.html#blue flag award for cleanliness, they never get overcrowded which makes them extremely safe for children. You will find a large number of tourist shops, bars and restaurants along the sea fronts.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Almeria which is approximately 1 hours drive from the villa. Murcia airport is approximately 1 hours and 50 minutes. Alicante is approximately 2 hours 15 minutes. All airports are accessible by the excellent motorway system. Most budget airlines fly to these airports and to appreciate the area we fully recommend car hire.

Distances:

The small town of Albox is only 5 minutes by car. The coast is approximately 30 minutes drive away depending on which coastline you choose to go to.

Further Details:

The local town of Albox is only 5 minutes drive and has an array of shops, banks, chemists and supermarkets with a selection of cosmopolitan restaurants including English, Italian, Chinese, Indian and French. Every Tuesday there is a fabulous market with a smaller market on a Saturday which sells mainly fresh produce. This part of Andalucia is famous for its fiesta where Spanish and English relax over a beer or sangria.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2016/8
1 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
2017/1
18 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
2017/2
7 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
2017/3
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
2017/4
25 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
2017/5
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
2017/6
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
2017/7
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
2017/8
30 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
2017/9
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£57
for 1 night
£400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

A welcome pack is given at the commencement of the holiday free of charge.

PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR LAST MINUTE DEALS = BIG DISCOUNTS

Booking Notes: A key/damage deposit of £100 is payable with final payment. This is fully refundable after the keys have been returned and the villa has been checked 48 hours after your departure.


Changeover Day:
On your arrival day the villa will be available for you at 5 pm and you must depart the villa by 10 am on the day you leave. These times can be negotiated depending on whether or not people are occupying the property before or after you.

A meet and Greet and a welcome pack is given at the commencement of the holiday free of charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The healthy life style, the beautiful climate and the fact that the sun shines almost every day. It is near to golf courses, beaches, lakes with beautiful mountain walks surrounding the villa.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • 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

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, main bathroom with bath and shower and vanity suite
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure, ensuite to bedroom 1
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure, ensuite to bedroom 4
  • Attractive, spacious bathroom has a bath and overhead shower, washbasin & wc. Master bedroom has en-suite shower & wc. Bedroom 4 in annex has en-suite shower, washbasin and vanity unit.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, fitted wardrobes and ensuite facilities - overlooking pool
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Kingsize bed with ensuite facilities - air con
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, large room with extensive fitted wardrobes - air con
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, extensive fitted wardrobes and cupboards,money safe, air con
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms have air-con, double wardrobes Master bedroom with king-size bed en-suite/shower +safe Bedroom 2 double bed, fitted wardrobe + safe Bedroom 3 twin beds, fitted wardrobes Bedroom 4 annex double bed with en-suite bath/shower + air con

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: The villa nestles in its own private grounds of olive and almond trees, with fruit trees and mature palm trees. A typical Spanish rural setting. The property is gated and approached by a driveway with double car-port parking to the side of the villa. Within the grounds the pool is enclosed by screening and surrounded by a high wall which provides complete privacy for the users. Situated in the back of the villa is its own private spa, pool with enclosure, complete with patio area, sun loungers and dining area. There is a BBQ for your use. The roof terrace is a perfect sun trap and the views are stunning. The pool contains night lights and there are outside lights surrounding the pool and villa. In the evening when the lights are shining on the pool and the orchard the setting is simply idyllic. Utility Room: Separate utility room has a washing machine, 2 fridge freezers, iron and ironing board, a small sink for your convenience. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is thoroughly cleaned prior to and at the end of your visit. Clean linen and towels are provided. We also supply towels for the pool/beach. A welcome hamper is provided to get your holiday underway. A meet and great service is also offered. Other: All rooms are spacious and very well equipped, WiFi is available. The air-con has a consumption allowance per week of your stay this can be topped up by yourselves via coin meter. There is a smart TV and DVD with selection of DVDs.

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