Sun Terrace - 5 bed apartment
Apartment | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Treat yourself by staying in our unique 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with huge terrace (165 sqm internal with 85 sqm terrace) on the Condado de Alhama golf resort. This was originally 2 adjoining apartments (a 3 bed and a 2 bed) but in September 2013 they were connected up and converted into one apartment. A plan of the layout, all on one level, is available to view in the photo gallery (click on the zoom magnifying glass to see in full). Both apartments have retained their kitchens so the 2 bed is similar to an annexe and could fit, for example, two families on holiday together. Would suit 5 to 8 people wanting to holiday in comfort but there are enough beds in the bedrooms to accommodate 10 people without anyone having to sleep in a living room.
Condado de La Isla was built in 2009 and located on an exclusive island (La Isla) with its own 24 hour security over the moat entrance. Enjoy long lazy meals on the extended expansive terrace (22 paces on one side and 15 paces the other side) with views over the lake and towards the Carrascoy mountain (and where the future Paramount Theme Park should be located). Condado is very much an international resort with many owners from Norway, Denmark and Spain as well as Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland.
Free access to large infinity swimming pools (with child sections), activity & child play areas on the island. Short 5 min walk to the resort supermarket, bars & restaurants. Pay and play golf and sports facilities on the resort. Short drive to fabulous child-friendly beaches and numerous sea-side restaurants at Puerto de Mazarron and Bolnuevo.
4mb wifi (with optional UK IP allowing BBCiPlayer as well as Sky if you have SkyGo), 2 satellite LCD TVs (incl a hard drive recorder with over 100 recorded films), blu-ray DVD player with surround sound (& plenty of blu-ray DVDs), wii (plus wii games) and top of the range aircon (in all bedrooms and both living rooms).There is 1 superking sized bed, 1 double bed and 6 single beds (and any two of the singles can be bound together to create a twin bed). There are 2 bathrooms with one of them having a very large shower instead of a bath. Water filters in both kitchens at the apartment so no need to buy bottled water.
The golf course is a superb Jack Nicklaus Signature course (best in Murcia) with excellent practice facilities. There are 3 sets of golf clubs (right handed) available for free use by guests.
We have lived as a family in Murcia for many months so know the area very well and provide a detailed 30 page information pack (including lots of restaurant and beach suggestions) to guests.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bolnuevo & Puerto de Mazarron 25 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia (at San Javier) 75 km, Nearest railway: Alhama de Murcia 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Two modern kitchens with two fridge freezers and a dishwasher and filtered tap water (no need to buy bottled water). Aircon in all 5 bedrooms and both living rooms. Ceiling fans also in 2 of the bedrooms. Patio doors from 3 of the 5 bedrooms open on to the large terrace, Large wardrobes. Dining table. Two sofas. Patio table. Beach/pool chairs. Recliner patio chairs. 1 super-king sized bed, 1 double bed and 6 single beds. Many books and DVDs (incl blu-ray discs) and surround sound with two satellite LCD TVs, nintendo wii (plus wii games) and wireless internet (4 mb wifi) in the apartment along with ipod speakers, radio, telescope, binoculars, sports equipment such as padel tennis, petanque and badminton rackets and local maps/info. Washing machine on the terrace outside. There is a toddler bed guard. Other baby equipment can be hired. See photos for more information.
|Further details outdoors|
A guest staying on the island has free access to a children's play area and outdoor badminton, table tennis, boules and outdoor gym equipment along with a clubhouse (which also has free wifi) where the games equipment is stored. There are two large infinity pools (25m by 10m) on the island which both have an inbuilt shallow children's area and pergolas for shade. On the resort there are bars and restaurants with supermarket all a 5 min walk away. Tennis, basketball, paddle tennis, football and related equipment are hirable. Discounted golf rates available to guests at around 50 euros (and twilight golf often available at 35 euros) - the course on the resort is called 'Signature Alhama and was voted best course in Murcia in 2012. Use one of our golf club sets for free. See the official resort website at www.condadodealhama.eu for more info or our own website.
It is a 35 min drive to the ancient city of Cartagena with its Roman Amphitheatre. La Manga Club and the Mar Menor is a 45 minute drive. Low cost airlines fly to Murcia (45 mins) and Alicante (1.25 hours) airports. Average temps in Murcia are normally approx. 10°C warmer than central England.
Start/End date of stay can be on any day of the week. A £150 damage deposit is required for each booking. Cleaning fee of £75 is extra. This will ensure all beds are made up for you prior to arrival and all linen/towels and floors cleaned after you leave. A welcome pack of food/drinks can be arranged. Travel cot and high chair can also be organised for an extra hire cost. We know other owners on La Isla and can arrange extra accomodation for larger groups next to our apartment or elsewhere on la Isla or other sections of Condado de Alhama.
The Murcia region
Costa Calida translates as the 'Warm Coast' and with over 300 sunny days in Murcia each year you can understand why. Murcia is also known as the 'garden of Spain' & for La Manga Club which was established near the Mar Menor salt-water lagoon in the 1970s. Recent years have seen a number of golf resorts built & to support the new developments there are brand new motorways but traffic is still low so getting about is easy.
There are a number of not-to-be-missed Spanish Festivals during the year. The old city of Murcia is 30 mins away with a Water Park, Zoo, Shops, Museums & Cathedral. The ancient city of Cartagena www.cartagenaturismo.es is 35 mins away with its Roman amphitheatre, Marina, Parks & Shops. Lorca is 30 mins away with its famous Castles (e.g. Fortress of the Sun). Closer are fishing villages/towns where you can walk the promenade or take a boat trip. Alternatively you can go walking or mountain biking in the mountains (e.g. Sierra Espuna National Park) or enjoy the numerous lovely unspoilt beaches.
Normal Temperatures in Murcia are 10 degrees centigrade higher than central England.
Condado de Alhama
Condado de Alhama is a new golf resort set in a valley between the mountain nature reserves of Sierra Espuña and Carrascoy-El Valle, consisting of 3,500 properties on a 900 hectare (2,250 acre) site. See the official resort website at www.condadodealhama.eu and if you want to see the official video about the resort's annual August Medieval Festival there is this www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHwRwmf47t4 from 2012.The gated resort is situated midway between Alhama de Murcia and the coastal town of Mazarron, just off the new RM23/RM3 motorway and is about a 15 min drive from the resort entrance to beaches at Mazarron or 30 mins to the ancient city of Cartagena. La Isla was built in 2009 as the exclusive area of Condado and consists of 11 apartment blocks aligned in an oval shape on a made-man island totalling 396 apartments (36 apartments on each block) - ours is one of a small number of extra-large apartments on La Isla. La Isla also has its own 24 hour manned security entrance over a moat and a 5 min walk away is the resort supermarket and restaurants and bars. It's a 45 min drive to La Isla from the Murcia airport at San Javier or 1.25 hours from Alicante. Murcia airport is due to move from San Javier to Corvera in 2013/14 which will cut transfer time in half (down to just 20 mins) from the airport to Condado.
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10 Sep 2013
"great apartment like home from home."
Excellent fully furnished apartment with everything you need and more.Chris the owner supplied us with a 30 page brochure of info from where to go,where to eat,location of beaches and other places of… More
21 Aug 2013
"Relaxed and Bronzed on the Condado super sun terrace!!"
My wife and I plus our 16 & 10 year old sons stayed here for 11 days in August. The apartment has most of what you need, fantastic aircondidtioning, Huge sun terrace, Extremely comfy beds especially t… More
7 Oct 2012
"A very peaceful stay in a very well equipped appartment"
The Weather was excellent, the apartment was very comfortable and very well equipped, it really was a home from home. We found that the development was very well placed for the beaches and other large… More
7 Aug 2012
"Fabulous apartment with everything you need in a great location!"
A really great, spacious apartment with a huge balcony. The apartment has been thoughtfully been provided with everything you need to ensure a great holiday including books, DVDs, cool box, beach towe… More
23 Jul 2012
"Nice and peaceful, great golf course."
Lovely apartment in the Condado de Alhama resort. Spacious 3 bedrooms with lovely large sun terrace. Great facilities in apartment. You couldn't really want for anything. The actual resort was ve… More
Just to add that the Golf Clubhouse at Condado de Alhama opened 1 August 2012 and bookings/buggies are now taken from the new clubhouse which is situated next to the 1st tee and the excellent practice area.
4 Jan 2012
"Peaceful, tranquil and beautiful"
The apartment is situated in the South-East of Spain about an hour's drive from Alicante airport (Murcia is even closer). The apartment itself is lovely - located within a golf resort. If anyone … More
14 Nov 2011
"Great holiday for chilling out with great golf course and practise facilities."
The apartment had all the necessary requirements which made the short break I had very enjoyable.
The golf courses I played were in very good condition even after the Autumn mantenance work on the greens.
In fact the practise facilities are superb and within walking distance. A definate place for anyone wishing to seriously improve their game.
The local beaches are unspoilt with the sea lovely and warm ,ideal for swimming and safe for children.
Cratagena is my type of city with nice restaurants and shops , bars etc. The harbour area is a lovely place to just chill out in the evening.
I now look forward to my next visit.
12 Nov 2011
"relaxing mini break"
stayed at the apartment with group of friends. Plenty of room in the spacious apartment for 5 adults which was well provided with the basics for the kitchen and books/DVD's etc.Apartments themsel… More
10 Nov 2011
"Ideal Base for the Area"
Extremely well appointed apartment with local amenities and added advantage of championship golf course on site. Great centre to visit area and also access the many other brilliant golf courses in the environs.
Transport essential for getting around but could pass a very enjoyable stay relaxing on the complex.
9 Nov 2011
the apartment is a very comfortable size, and has all the facillities you would need for a relaxing stay. the balcony is very spacious, & gets the sun from the time it arises till 6pm and that's … More
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