Unique Cave House Loma Alta
Cave house | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
This unique 19th century Cave House has been lovingly restored to a high standard, set in beautiful lush tropical gardens, with private pool. Surrounded by orange and lemon groves with olive and almond farms also. There are stunning 360 degree Mountain views, making this property ideally located for cycling, walking, bird watching and nature/wildlife enthusiasts.
The village of La Murada is only 1 km, with plenty of typical Spanish bars and restaurants, as well as banks, chemist, supermarkets, several specialist shops, a petrol station and medical centre.La Murada is well known for its excellent market, on a Sunday, which brings people in from all over the area.
Bedroom 1 with king size bed.
Bedroom 2 with two single beds.
Bedroom 3 with double bed (plus optional single bed for child only) with en-suite.
Bedroom 4 with King size bed and en-suite.
Bathroom with bath/shower, wc, bidet and hairdryer. En-suite shower room and wc to bedroom 3. En-suite bath/shower and wc to bedroom 4.
Bedroom 4 is not part of the main cave house but seperate with en-suite bathroom and its own private courtyard, within the grounds of the property.
Fully fitted kitchen and separate pantry. Oven/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and small appliances.
Separate Dining room with dining table and chairs, CD player.
Living Room has sofas and chairs, coffee tables, Satellite TV, DVD, boardgames, cards, books and wireless broadband internet. Also genuine log burner for the occasional cool winter months.
BBQ area with access to kitchen via window. Terrace has tables and chairs, sunbeds, recliners and parasols.
Use of washing machine and iron/ironing board. All bed linen and towels (except beach/pool towels) are provided. Beach/Pool towesl are available on request for a small fee. The property is cleaned between lets. Additional cleaning can be arranged at an extra fee.
Refundable security deposit of £150 payable on arrival. Supplement of £50 per week for 9th person.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Marina & Guardamar 29 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante 50 km, Nearest railway: Orihuela 10 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The Cave house maintains a constant comfortable temperature all year round so there is no need for air conditioning or fans in the summer. Except in Bedroom 4 which has a fan in the room. Welcome pack of essentials is included.
Cot available on request.
Transfers available for cyclists and their Bikes.
|Further details outdoors|
Private pool is surrounded by a tiled terrace with sun loungers, reclining chairs. Soft comfortable garden furniture on another terrace including tables and parasols.
Access is via a tarmac road, which leads directly to parking area with a covered car port for two cars.
Very quiet secluded location.
£150/euros Security/Damage deposit required, payable on arrival and refunded on the day of departure following checks.
The Costa Blanca/Valencia region
The Costa Blanca brings to mind images of idyllic beaches and coves in the Region of Valencia. However, the Costa Blanca also offers many other attractions that provide a careful blend of modernity and tradition. Alicante has an ideal climate for practising water sports and a special light in which to relax by the sea where you can enjoy a few fun-packed days of leisure.
Further inland, nestled among beautiful landscapes, towns such as Elche, Orihuela, Guadalest and Alcoi offer a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Discover the popular fiestas and celebrations, delicious Mediterranean cuisine, art, modernity and countless activities and events that will not fail to impress you.
The beaches of Guardamar, Santa Pola and La Marina are 29kms away.
There are many golf courses within easy traveling distance.
Special interest holidays
The Thermal Spa Baths of Fortuna and Archena are a short drive away. Orihuela is a very old medieval town with lots of historical buildings is 10 mins drive. Elche which is approx 20 mins drive is world famous for its Palm Tree park.
By Car, Alicante Airport is 30 mins, Murcia Airport is 45 mins. Car hire is advised. Airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged at an additional cost.
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3 Sep 2013
"A charming house in a totoally quiet, idyllic location with kind and helpful owners."
The Cave House is clean, well equipped with a lovely garden and pool and good value. It is blissful lying by the pool when all you can hear are the crickets and birds, yet it is only a few minutes away from La Murada, a typical Spanish village where you can find all you need. The restaurants look like cafes but worth trying as you get a delicious BBQ and salad with a drink for 9euros. Although the Cave House is away from the village it is not solitary and the owners, who were very kind and helpful, live next door.
Although you could walk to the village I would recommend a car as there is a lot of interesting things to see and do - the Discover Costa Calida website is very useful. We chose to travel away from the hustle and bustle of the coast and found some interesting places to visit in land - Los Banos de Fortuna is a lovely spa village and really worth a visit. Also, my husband and 19year son (but I know they take younger children) had a fantastic day on enduro bikes with Solmoto, it is just beyond Lorca so about an hours drive but really worth it if you enjoy that sort of thing.
I would recommend the Cave House to anyone wanting the traditional villa with private pool experience without it breaking the bank as to add to the villa being value for money the flights to Alicante seem to be cheaper than to anywhere else too.
13 Aug 2013
Great facilities especially the pool and the views, very quiet location but limited shops and restaurants in the immediate area so car hire is essential if you want to explore and have easy access to the more populated locations and the beaches.
18 Jul 2013
"GORGEOUS HOUSE WITH VERY WELCOMING HOST"
This was one of the most relaxing holidays I have ever had. We felt completely at home and Claire was very helpful with everything we asked her. The property is lovely inside and out and very well presented. I would recommend to anyone who wants an away from the madding crowds holiday but would also add that if you want to visit the beaches or towns you will need a car. The village that is closest to buy groceries is not really walkable.
3 Jul 2013
"Great place to stay in lovely countryside with excellent cycling."
Just back from a great week at the Cave House, a mixed group of 6 cyclists who all enjoyed the area and coming home to a welcoming house with a great pool. Claire made us very welcome and removed all the transfer hassle - even for our bikes!
The bedrooms stayed cool at night and the grounds hot by day.
Excellent bars and restaurants in the nearby town.
20 Jun 2013
Well laid out house and garden. Incredibly cool inside despite the heat outside. Very quiet area but within walking distance to shops etc in nearby town. Comfortable beds. Owner very friendly and helpful.
27 May 2013
It was perfect for us, our little boy was 5 and our little girl was 18 months the swimming pool was perfect the villa was great and the owners were like friends to deal with i cannot fault it for what we needed
23 May 2013
"Great, relaxing family break in southern rural Spain"
We booked the Cave house online based on the information provided, the photographs and the price, for a family of six including four children age six to 13 years, and after email exchanges with the owner who provided location and travelling directions.
The property was easy to find and did not disappoint in any way, with its secluded leafy garden with plenty of shaded areas, pool and views of the surrounding countryside. And the house itself was easily large enough to accommodate a larger family, though we spend most time outside rather than in BBQ'ing and eating in the garden.
The village was only a very short drive away with one in particular very good supermarket memorable for the great sausages and singing butcher who was able to encourage my kids into speaking Spanish.
Other attractions could be found within 30 minutes drive including the very impressive Canelobre Caves at Busot and the lovely historic Cathedral town of Elche with castle, museums, restaurants, bars and cafes. Drives through the various mountain uplands were also a treat, through forests. pick-nicking lake side or stopping for lunch in one of the many villages along the way.
The owners were also very friendly, very helpful and flexible, allowing us to say for an extra day when I realised our flight back to Dubai was a day later than I had expected.
All-in-all, a very relaxing 3 weeks holiday that went all too quickly!
11 Apr 2013
"A relaxing stay in a charming cave house"
A charming,well maintained spacious cave house with all amenities. The house has lots of room and is in great order with a wonderfull terraced area and a plunge pool, giving views over orange groves.
Nearby town is small but has a few bars, shops and banks etc although a car is necessary if you want to go further afield and within easy reach you have Murcia, Alicante and more.
I did however take a train from a nearby town to Alicante without any problems.
Or you can just enjoy staying in relaxing, peacefull surroundings.
11 Apr 2013
"A very relaxing holiday in lovely surroundings"
The house is in a very quiet location perfect for just switching off and relaxing which is what we wanted. The house is well equipped and very comfortable. There was plenty of room for 5 of us. The gardens and pool are beautiful. There are several good restaurants locally and in the main town although we did use the BBQ often.
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