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Villa With Private Pool



Updated: 14-Sep-2016
Villa in Sucina, Costa Calida / Murcia, Spain - Peaceful Location But Within 5 Minutes Walking Distance Of The Village

The property has a large pool that is not over looked and plenty of seating area around it. It also has a walled sun terrace on the first floor. The front of the house has a mature lemon tree and seating area. The house itself has full air conditioning and for the winter months this also acts as central heating. There is a wood burner in the Lounge for lovely cosy evenings in the winter. Upstairs is self contained with a double bed and en-suite shower and toilet. Downstairs there are two double bedrooms with twin beds. There is a large bathroom with bath/shower bidet and toilet. The lounge has English freeview Tv with DVD player.There is no wifi in the property but you can get it in most of the bars and restaurants in the village. The kitchen is a modern American design kitchen with oven, hob, grill, microwave, kettle, toaster, large fridge with freezer compartment. The dining room table seats 6. The lounge has two leather settees, woodburner. Hairdryer and straighteners are supplied. Towels are not provided. The front outside area has two teak chairs with table. The pool area has seating for 6 with table and large umbrella. There is also a shower for the swimming pool. Upstairs is a sun deck with two reclining sunloungers.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Ty and Helen Stainfield and we have been happily married for 32 years. Our two boys are grown up now and we have one little grandson who we adore.

We have owned the villa for 10 years. It is firstly our families holiday home and secondly a rental property so you get all the added bonuses of a family home.

As teachers nearing retirement age we are really looking forward to using our beautiful home in the sun outside of school holidays.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Had a fabulous time. Managed to be there for the Sucina Festival which was fantastic. A real home from home. Children loved the pool!

"Loved the peace and quiet of the villa, but what a brilliant vibrant village. Will be booking again next year!

"Brilliant beaches and thanks for letting us stay in your gorgeous villa, we loved every minute."
Mar 2015
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15 Reviews

based on 15 holidaymaker reviews


Home from home in the sun

  • 5 of 5

All you need for a relaxing holiday. We hired a car but you could manage without as all you need is in the village a couple minutes walk away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well equipped, spotlessly clean villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a 2 week stay at this villa. It was very well maintained with a lovely pool in a really quiet neighbourhood.

Ray from next door met us on arrival to show us around and was so kind. An absolute gentleman.

Villa had everything you could want to enjoy your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing a holiday home with a true Spanish feel a lovely village

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed a big plus having uk TV to chill out with at night. The pool was beautiful as the weather was absolutely burning hot , very peaceful around the neighbourhood which was a big plus 😃

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyable holiday

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a nice quiet relaxing holiday this villa and location is perfect. The villa itself is modern, very clean and tidy with everything you need. Extra nice touch were the hair straighteners that came in useful. The pool is a godsend as it was very hot. Recommend a car to really appreciate the surrounding areas although bars and restaurants are within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Villa

  • 5 of 5

Spent a lovely week here, the villa is in a quiet residential area and has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The centre of Sucina is a short walk away, with it's bars and restaurants. As we were here only for a week, we did not hire a car as Sucina and villa had everything we needed. Helen was very helpful and responded quickly to any queries we had. Would certainly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. It means a lot to us that you enjoyed your stay
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A lovely villa which is a family home.

  • 3 of 5

The villa was well equipped in the kitchen, knives and saucepans excellent. Very well kept and furnished like a family home. We used the wood burner whilst here as weather turned cold and it was great. Easy access to village and eating places. Very little traffic driving very relaxing, easy to get to the beautiful beaches about 10 miles. Would recommend this villa to anyone looking for accommodation in Succina. Spent seven weeks there. Helen very helpful with all booking queries and information.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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From the Owner

We bought our property from plan in 2002. We chose this area as it had the highest amount of sunshine in Europe per year. It is cheap to get to as it is less than 2 hours to get to from the UK. It is close enough for us to drive to if we wanted to. Car hire is very reasonable and we rarely pay more than 70e a week even in the school holidays. The beaches are stunning! Sandy and quiet at all times of the year. It's not too English but you never feel isolated. You have a real choice of the inland Mar Menor sea, which is safe and warm for the little ones, but also the Mediterranean for the wonderful snorkeling in crystal clear water. Prices are very reasonable in the bars and restaurants with a huge range of different cuisines. As keen golfers we couldn't have picked a better area.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Murcia at 12 Miles Nearest Barpub : Sucina (Bodiga) at 250 Metres Nearest Ferry : Bilbao at 508 Miles Nearest Golf : Paralejca at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Murcia at 18 Miles Nearest Motorway : AP7 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Sucina (Bodiga) at 250 Metres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada at 188 Miles Nearest Beach : Santiago de la Ribera at 12 Miles Car: recommended


It is 12 minutes by car to lots of beautiful sandy beaches on the safe and beautiful inland sea of the Mar Menor or the Mediterranean. The area Mar Menor is renowned for the rejuvenation qualities of it's inland sea water. The water is even warmer than the nearby Mediterranean and has no tide and is shallow so is especially save for young children. The Mediterranean beaches are a similar distance. You never pay for parking and the beaches are quiet and unspoilt even in the height of summer


The nearest airport is Murcia Airport, 12 minutes by car or Alicante which is 50 minutes on a straight motorway.


The regional capital Murcia City with its famous Cathedral is 30 minutes drive. The spectacular Sierra Esponas mountains are 50 minutes away. The Roman port of Cartagena is 30 minutes drive. The medieval village of Lorca is 3/4 of an hour. Within 30 minutes is the Calblanque Regional Park which is a protected area where mountains plunge into the Mediterranean. Here can be found the best beaches totally unspoiled. Activities here include hiking, horse riding and even mountain climbing.

Further Details:

Sucina has several banks, lots of bars and restaurants and has a lively social atmosphere. There are 3 supermarkets, a vets, a pharmacy, clothes shops and a garage. The coastal area of Murcia is known as the Costa Calida or "warm Coast. It stretches from the largest lagoon in Europe (the Mar Menor) around the La Manga strip and along the Mediterranean coast to Aguilas in the south. The villages around the Mar Menor have been tourist destinations for the Spanish for many years. The beautiful beaches of resorts such as Lo Pagan, Santiago de La Ribera and Los Alcazares (a resort even in Roman times) are on the crystal clear northern end and is quite shallow (maximum depth of 7m) so it is excellent for children as it's beaches shelve very gently .In the summer, the waters are literally like a warm bath. The whole area is a Mecca for lovers of water sports of all kinds, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, jet skis, snorkeling, scuba diving or just swimming. There are many marinas in the area and several schools for these activities. Taking the motorways inland you can discover the Ricote Valley. This region is famous forit's unspoied scenery with apricot and plum orchards, vineyards, olives, cereal crops and even rice growing in the fields between the mountains. This is a great area to explore all of the small villages and towns and there are some real gems here. The small town of Mula with it's narrow streets is nestled beneath the castleand has some beautiful churches. The villages of Bullas and Jumilla are famous for the excellent wine from this region and contain some lovely old buildings.


Rental rates

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £150 is payable at the time of booking and the balance one month before your holiday. Cleaning is £50 extra to the villa rental price and is paid as part of the deposit.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday during school holiday periods. Outside of this the changeover day is negotiable.

Notes on prices:
The air conditioning is on a meter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The property is right next to a natural bird sanctuary and we have baby owls come and sit on our gate post. It is very peaceful and quiet, but the village is just a short walk away which has several bars and restaurants for lovely family evenings. The pool is big enough to do proper lengths and you really needn't go out of the village if you didn't want to. However you would be missing a treat with all the lovely beaches and places of interest. We love playing golf and the courses are very reasonably priced and just fabulous courses. At the moment we have a deal with the course in the village and play 18 holes for 20 Euros. The village is a real mixture of Spanish and English. It is very sociable and welcoming. In the summer months the town square is the venue for live bands at the weekend

Property Type

  • villa


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 90 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite has shower, wc and bidet. Downstairs bathroom has bath/shower over, wc and bidet.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed with an ensuite. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and built in wardrobes. Bedroom 3 has twin beds and built in wardrobes. All bedrooms have air conditioning.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: All the furniture is of a high standard and new in 2014 Outside: The swimming pool is 9m x 3m and has steps to walk in at the shallow end. This is approx 1m deep going to 2m at the deep end. It is lit in the evenings. It is not overlooked and is surrounded by a high wall. The seating area by the pool has plenty of room and has a large table and chairs to seat 6 people. It also has a BBQ. At the front of the house and also by the pool is another seating area that is next to a mature lemon tree. This is a low teak table and chairs and is an ideal place for a sundowner with a lemon off the tree in your G&T. Upstairs on the sun terrace are two large sunloungers. Utility Room: Washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels are not included. Linen is included and changes are available mid holiday if you are staying for two or more weeks.

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