Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Ideal for golfers as the urbanisation is next to Alcaidesa Golf Clubhouse, from which runs the only links course on the Costa del Sol and a second heathland course. The apartment is suitable for disabled people and is in a great location for family holidays.
There is a long unspoilt beach nearby which also has water sports in the summer. The view from the beach towards Gibraltar is stunning with plenty of room for sunbathers, unlike many of the beaches on the Costa del Sol. The apartment is sunny, comfortable and spotlessly clean, It is very well furnished with lots of little extras to make it a real home from home. There are 2 swimming pools on site, one of which can be seen easily from the terrace, making it ideal for families with children.
The Birdie Club is a pueblo style development with 26 town houses and 53 apartments. Ours is on the 3rd level, easily reached from the garage by a lift. One of the 2 swimming pools is on the same level as the apartment.
The apartment has marble floors throughout and both the en suite and shower rooms are tiled with marble. The apartment is at the end of the complex giving superb views from every room.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Alcaidesa 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gibraltar 8 km, Nearest railway: Estacion de San Roque 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The lounge/dining room has windows on three sides from which to enjoy the view, 2 of which are patio doors. It has a leather 3 seater sofabed and a matching 2 seater sofa. There is also a large coffee table, extending Nathan dining room table to seat 6 and several other matching units. The TV has satellite UK programmes.
There are 2 bedrooms, both overlooking the 1st tee of the Links Course with views to the mountains.The en suite main bedroom has a superking bed which can be easily converted into 2 single beds. The en suite bathroom is large with double basins, a jacuzzi bath with glass shower screen, toilet and bidet. The second bedroom has 2 single beds. Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has a basin, toilet and separate jetspa shower cubicle.
The separate kitchen is spacious, well equipped and with Siemens appliances and also has a view to the 1st tee. There is also a utility room with washing machine and tumble-drier.
There are 2 parking spaces available in the secure garage, from which there is a lift to all floors.
|Further details outdoors|
The terrace has 3 sides giving a panoramic view over the 1st teeof the Links Course, the mountains and the white villages of Gaucin and Casares, Sotogrande harbour, along the coast to Estepona and Marbella, over the 18th hole and fairway of the links course towards the Mediterranean and down to the larger of the two swimming pools. It is furnished with 4 sun loungers, a table and 6 chairs. There is also a private jacuzzi which is the only one on the site with security railings. The shape of the terrace allows for both sun and shade at any given time of day.
Discounts can be negotiated.
20% deposit required to confirm booking with remainder payable 1 month before rental period, if possible.
Smoking only allowed on terrace.
The Costa del Sol region
The Costa del Sol has possibly the best climate in Europe, with maximum temperatures of 38 C in summer and 16 C in winter. Minimum temperatures approx 8 C in the coldest months. It is sunny for more than 300 days of the year. Rain falls mainly in Autumn and Spring.
There are many places of interest within easy reach of the western Costa del Sol. Seville with it's special Holy week processions, Jerez from where sherry comes from and with many other attractions, Ronda and it's amazing views, Tarifa for wind surfing and golden sands, dolphin watching trips and its quaint streets.
Gibraltar has the impressive Rock and Barbary apes, it's military history and British shops. It also offers dolphin watching trips from it's Marina. Marbella and Puerto Banus where the rich and famous can be seen and with excellent nightlife are 45 minutes drive away. The famed Andalucian White villages are in abundance.
Alcaidesa is a quiet village near the town of San Roque, bordered by the Meditarranean to the south, La Linea and Gibraltar to the West, Sotogrande to the East and mountains to the North. It has a lovely Blue Flag beach stretching to Gibraltar, some 5 miles away. It is a place to relax in the sun rather than enjoy hectic night-life.
There is a small supermarket, and a few restaurants on the urbanisation. A Supercor and Mercadona supermarket in the Sotogrande Commercial Centre and the town of Guadiaro are both 10 minutes away by car, There is a large Carrefour in La Linea.
There are many Golf Courses nearby including Valderrama, Sotogrande, San Roque, La Reserva and Finca Cortesin to name but a few. There are also the 2 Golf Courses in Alcaidesa itself. The Birdie Club is situated next to the brand new, impressive Alcaidesa Golf Club House which has a restaurant, Pro shop etc. It is within 5 minutes walking distance of the complex making it an ideal holiday destination for golfers.
Sotogrande polo club is a 10 minute drive away. Sotogrande also has a small but elegant marina. There are also equestrian pursuits available nearby. There is a tourist train to Ronda from the Estacion de San Roque which climbs into the mountains and stops at many of the White Villages. There is a market in La Linea every Wednesday and other markets in Estepona, Puerto Banus and other local towns.
Alcaidesa is close to Sotogrande and Gibraltar. It is also within easy reach of Marbella, Puerto Banus, Tarifa and Algeciras, from where you can take a day trip to Tangier. Gibraltar is 15 minutes from Alcaidesa by car and has a Morrisons supermarket where you can spend British Pounds rather than Euros. Petrol is also much cheaper there than in Spain or the UK, as are spirits and cigarettes.
A new Primark can be found at Puerto Europa, a brand new shopping centre 10 miles away.