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Cortijo With Private Pool, Stunning Views Of Orange Groves And Mountains

Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Jul-2016
Villa in Turre, Mojacar, Almeria Andalucia, Spain - Peaceful Location, A Real Taste Of Spanish Living. It Is Only A 3 Minute Drive To Turre

This 3 bedroomed villa is an ideal, tranquil retreat from the stresses of a busy life.

It has fantastic views of the Spanish country side and a stunning drop back of the breath-taking mountains. The private pool is spacious with sunbeds to relax. Spend your days relaxing by the pool and your evenings billiard table, whilst firing up the BBQ for a bit of alfresco living in rural Spain. If you want a really relaxing holiday and a taste of traditional Spain to escape the stresses of life...this is an ideal location!

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Call Manager
Speaks English, Spanish

3 Reviews

4.3
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

4

GREAT VILLA AND LOCATION

  • 4 of 5

A great holiday. The villa was set in its own grounds, which were very large. Lovely views, and the owner visited with a bottle of tasty fresh olive oil - delicious! Owner, and Lolli etc were very friendly. Pool was great, and we did lots of walking on a night. The villa was traditional, and fitted in well with its surroundings. Amazing area, loved it, think we picked the best spot when we looked at other areas when driving home. The town is a 5 minute drive away, but the streets are very narrow so get a smaller car! The local shops are ok. The Indian takeout was good. Mojacar is good to visit for restaurants, Lidl is in Garrachua, and I would recommend going to this supermarket, fresh squid, large prawns etc, and much better than the other supermarkets close by, and a step up from our Lidl's!. We got stocked up. If your into cooking, the pots and pans are a bit basic, but we managed. Weather was excellent, no rain. It's made us consider buying a property abroad, so it must have made an impression! Met a few ex-pats in the local town, and got talking. Would recommend this place for a holiday - you won't forget it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We are very happy you had such a great time! Many thanks and the review will be useful to others! Kindest regards, Loli
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5

Lovely peaceful villa with super pool

  • 5 of 5

The villa was just lovely! It's tucked away up a country road about 5 minutes drive from Turre which is the nearest town. It is c 15 minutes drive to the nearest beach at Mojacar playa. Lots of free parking right next to lovely sandy beach. We loved the peace and quiet of the villa and the views over the mountains and the hilltop town of Mojacar in the distance. The charming owner came up one day and kindly gave us some olive oil and a couple of bottles of wine he had made. He told us about a walking route around the orange grove in front of the villa and about other local places of interest. The villa is well equipped and the pool is fabulous and although the villa is not particularly modern inside this does not detract from its charm and we loved our stay here. Loli is the local agent for the property and she was kind and efficient. There is a shop in Turre that is open late and sells everything one might need. We loved the Italian restaurant called Osario about 10 minutes drive away on the road just past Mojacar on the way to the beach just before the petrol station at the roundabout. Food and service wonderful. We also like loved the giant pizzas at the Imperial. Turn left at sea front and it is a mile and half down seafront on left hand side. Black and white sign. Gets vvv busy so best to book. Again super food and great service. We went on a lovely boat trip from a seaside town to the north. Visited Cartegena for the Roman ruins and visited most of the local beaches including the one at Garrucha which had kayaks to rent and swan pedallos with a little slide. We also visited Cabo de gata which is quite a drive away and very lovely although I preferred the local beaches. All in all a great stay. Loved this part of Spain and the villa. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! Come back again, kindest regards
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4

Beautiful rural location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property in a stunning location yet only a 2 min drive from Turre or 10 mins from the coast. The pool was a really good size for a large family (7 of us). It was extremely hot the week we were there but the owner drove over with fans for the bedrooms and there is aircon in the lounge so we coped!! Loli was always a text away with any queries which was great. We drove from Alicante airport (about 2 hours 20 mins) but motor way most of the route so a very easy and scenic drive. Quite close to attractions such as Oasys Mini Hollywood (which we visit every year as it appeals to everyone and is well worth the money). Garrucha on the coast has a fabulously large beach and lots of restaurants and Mojacar Pueblo is well worth a visit too (Weds market day). The Chinese restaurant in Turre (next to the supermarket on edge of Turre) was excellent value for money and really good service €6.95 menu of the day. All in all we had a lovely stay and would definitely recommend this Cortija.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all enjoyed your stay. I am glad the cortijo served all your families needs! Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Almeria 50 mins, Murcia 1.5 hours, Alicante 2 hrs at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Mojacar Playa or Garrucha at 6 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

There are coastal and countryside walks to explore. The cortijo is set below the impressive mountain range

Many painters flock to the area as there are breathtaking views and coastal scenes to paint or draw.

Or simply the endless blue flag beaches, offering activites such as scuba diving.

Coast/Beach:

Mojacar has 17 kilometres of blue flag sandy beaches, it is 10 minutes approx by car.

Cabo de gata national park is a must see day out. With fabulous scenery and many hidden beaches and coves, totally unspoilt.

Travel:

Almeria airport, 40 minutes

Murcia airport 1.5 hours by toll road.

Alicante airport 2-2.5 hours.

Granada airport 2 hours by car.

FLIGHTS:

Ryanair -

Manchester - Alicante

Birmingham - Alicante

Bristol - Alicante

East Midlands - Alicante + Almeria

London Stansted - Alicante + Almeria

Edinburgh - Alicante

Manchester - Alicante

Dublin - Alicante + Almeria

Easyjet -

London Gatwick - Alicante + Almeria

There are other airlines but these are some options.

Distances:

The town of Turre is 3 minutes by car.

Mojacars white washed village and mojacar playa are 10 minutes by car.

Garrucha fishing town, is only 10 minutes away. Garrucha almost joins Mojacar.

Vera town is a worth a visit and offers one of the largest street markets every saturday.

Vera playa has long beaches and the fun "Water park" - A Must!

Tabernas famous for film sets and spaghetti westerns is a great day out, offering live shows, a well spacious well kept zoo and a swimming pool.

Further Details:

The town of Turre and Mojacar playa has restaurants, shops, supermarkets, Spanish and English bars, banks, also health and fitness centres.

Markets:

Friday - Turre

Weds - Mojacar.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
- Prices are in pounds and vary from £425 to £700.
- A non refundable deposit of 20% is required to secure the booking.
- Full payment (80%) to be received 6 weeks prior to arrival.
- Bookings can be cancelled, 41-30 days prior arrival incurs 50% charge of total. Cancellations less than 29 days incur 100% charge
- £200 breakages deposit which is refunded in full after departure (within a week) after inspection of the property.
- This property is a non smoking villa.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is flexible but within reason. Arrival and Departure times are out at 11am and in at 3.30pm although these are flexible if it is not a same day change over, we will try and accommodate your needs. Please contact me for further details.

Notes on prices:
Please note, insurance cover is essential as the owner does not except any responsibility for loss or damages to personal or belongings whilst staying at the villa.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom - with a walk in shower and wc Pool wc - sited outside for use when enjoying the pool

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Double bed, wardrobes Bedroom 2 - Double bed and a single bed light and airy with wardrobes. Bedroom 3 - Twin Beds, light and air spacious with wardrobes.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Outside: The villa has its on pool, with sunbeds to relax on. There is a wc to use, so you don't need to keep entering the property. There is a BBQ and Billiards to enjoy a game of pool or snooker! The surrounding area is very quiet and typically Andalucian Spanish. A real taste of Spain, with the sea 10 minutes away. Utility Room: Washing machine, gas bottles, iron, ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: A hand towel and bath towel are provided per person. Fresh bed linen is provided at the beginning of the stay although a change of sheets and mid stay clean are offered. Pool towels are included.

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