Luxury Villa Casa Andromeda
Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Nestled on the slopes of the stunning Montgo mountain, 10 min drive from the sea, Javea port and popular Arenal beach, in the highly sought after and quiet residential area of Montgo Toscamar, Casa Andromeda offers its valued guests a sense of peace and luxury with stunning views.
This newly decorated house, air-conditioned throughout, is totally private on a large fenced plot, encompassing terraces and gardens with fruit trees, where guests are welcome to pick the ripe fruit during their stay, and with a bit of wilderness for children to explore.
Accommodation is for 10 people on 3 levels, each with its own private terrace area. A total of 6 double bedrooms and 5 modern bathrooms with walk in showers. The villa is ideally suited to an extended family or families holidaying together wanting time together and apart. The main pool level has 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms a fully fitted modern equipped kitchen, living and dining rooms, an office and wine bar. The lower level apartment has 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The tower room at the top of the house has a large double bedroom, an en-suite bathroom and a private terrace with fabulous mountain and valley views.
The villa comfortably accommodates a group of 10 people and provides privacy for families or couples sharing. All three levels have separate entrances and both sun and shade terraces. The mid and lower level terraces offer stylish outdoor dining for 12 people.
The swimming pool can be accessed from all levels and, as with the terraces, has lovely views over the valley and mountains and the sheer cliffs of the Montgo itself. The house has wireless internet and Satellite TV (mainly English speaking programmes).
There is a laundry room with a washing machine and tumble drier.
The owners of Casa Andromeda want their guests to experience some of the little luxuries that staying in Spain offers and have equipped the house with a small wine collection with special wines from the local area, available to the guests at the prices provided.
The fun packed Arenal beach and the classical Spanish Javea Old Town with its narrow streets, numerous cafes and fabulous restaurants are only 10 minutes drive away. There are wonderful walks both directly from the property or a short car journey away. Golf courses and tennis courts are just down the road as are a variety of shopping opportunities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arenal 8 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante / Valencia 80 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Outdoor living is the attraction of Casa Andromeda's newly extended pool and lower covered terraces with spectacular views on the Montgo and the valley below; a stylish dining setting for a party of 12 or separate table settings for smaller groups.
Casa Andromeda is furnished and decorated to blend the warmth of Spain with a classic Northern European style. Each bedroom has a different theme and style ranging from the contemporary black, white and turquoise Chameleon Room to the pale wood, cream and gold surrounding the ornately carved 4-poster bed of the romantic Royal Room.
The living accommodation of the main mid level apartment mixes orange and terracotta with the natural stone of Tosca arches, and leads in to the cool cream and soft sea-green colours and Indonesian influenced dining area with its majestic, yet timeless chandelier. On this level there is also an office with classical English Victorian furniture and a winebar with a unique selection of local wines, - all surrounded by Tosca arches and terracotta walls.
The mid level apartment kitchen is classical in style but includes a new highly efficient induction hob, kitchen utensils and machines to suit those guests who enjoy cooking and, there is an espresso machine for that after dinner taste to go with your cognac or liquor.
The Tower room is accessed via a spiral staircase to the top of the house and is completely private with its own brand new en-suite bathroom with shower and its own private roof terrace, complete with panoramic views and superb all-day sunbathing opportunities. The cool Cave Room which is the largest bedroom in the villa also boasts its own entrance from the lower Naya and a brand new en-suite with shower.
|Further details outdoors|
- The property has two separate gated entrances and secure parking for several cars.
- It also has a car port and an additional personal gate at the main entrance.
- The garden has a barbeque area, and a roof top terrace from where the setting sun can be enjoyed over the Montgo and sun loungers for the pool area or the other terraces.
- The house and garden are fully fitted with the most sophisticated and extremely simple to use security alarms and sensors.
- The surrounding Villas are large and boast a mixture of permanent residents and holiday makers who want to be within easy access but slightly away from the hectic Javea seafront, whilst enjoying the panoramic views and the dawn to dusk sunshine that is the exclusivity of the Montgo.
- Golf courses and tennis courts are within a few minutes drive of the property.
Casa Andromeda has a Family and Friends Club which all guests are welcome to apply to join. After every 2 separate visits, all Club members are automatically entered in to a prize draw to win a week's holiday at half the normal rental price in off-peak season.
A Welcome Pack is provided upon arrival to include local maps and information about places to visit, shop opening times and locations, restaurants etc. and further details of the Andromeda Heights Family and Friends Club.
We want you to enjoy your stay as much as possible, so further help and support are available 24 hours via email or phone directly to the owners (English, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, French and German language capabilities) or within daylight hours, locally in Spanish. Details are provided in the welcome pack.
The Costa Blanca/Valencia region
Alicante is a costal province in Eastern Spain, in the southern part of the Community of Valencia. It borders the provinces of Murcia (S-W), Albacete (W), Valencia (N) and the Mediterranean Sea (E). The province is mountainous, specially to the north and west, whereas it is mostly flat to the south.
Alicante ranks as the 5th most populous province in Spain, with 1,825,264 inhabitants, from which at least 350,000 (20%) are foreign.
Xàbia (Spanish: Jávea) is a lovely coastal town, half way between the cities of Valencia and Alicante.
Javea is also known as Spain's Sunrise, as it is the most easterly town on the Spanish mainland and the first point on the mainland where the sun can be seen rising.
Situated behind a wide bay and sheltered between two rocky headlands, the town has become a very popular small seaside resort and market town.
Orange, Lemon, Almond and Olive trees are everywhere to be seen in this fertile area. The Natural Park of Montgo with its 753 m Montgo Peak is one of Javea's beauty spots and is the second-highest peak so close to the sea in the whole Mediterranean, from where the island of Ibiza can be seen on clear days.
Javea is protected from harsh winter winds of the north by the mountain and enjoys a unique micro-climate that the World Health Organisation named as one of the healthiest in the world. There are more recorded hours of sunshine per year in Javea than in any other place in Spain, making it a popular destination for Northern Europeans and the Spanish alike during the cold winter months.
Several times a year Javea lets its hair down with a lively fiesta, as do the surrounding villages of Gata de Gorgos, Jesus Pobre and Benitachell. There are three main fiestas: the Fogueres de San Juan (June), the Moros y Cristianos (July) parades, and the Nuestra Señora de Loreto (September) with the bull-running on the harbour walls and a firework display.
The best known, and most enjoyed by visitors, is the July fiesta of 'Moors and Christians' celebration, when locals re-enact the Moorish landings on the coast and the recapture of the peninsula by Christian defenders. During the second half of July the town is enveloped in an orgy of feasting, street parades, dancing, music and fireworks.
Since the 1970s Jávea / Xàbia has become a popular place for northern European holiday makers to rent villas and apartments and for affluent expatriates to purchase retirement villas. Whilst the old town of Javea is still predominantly Spanish, the new town is also a very popular holiday destination for Spanish tourists in August and for long weekends at other times of the year.
The town can be split into three distinct areas: the Old Town, the Port and the Arenal beach area.
The Old Town with the impressive Church of Sant Bartolomé dating back to the late 14th century and it's cobbled streets, has a regular marked day on Thursday, and a good selection of quality restaurants and bars.
There is also a historical and ethnographical museum ("Museo Historico y Etnografico Municipal J.B. Soler Blasco Javea") and an established art gallery in the old town, Atelier 1 with regular art exhibitions are held in the gallery at the town's library.
The Port is a favourite with tourists with a range of restaurants situated side-by-side along the seafront, safe gravel beaches, pretty promenades, fresh fish market and a classy marina. The landmark, and well worth a look, is the church of Nuestra Señora del Loreto, built in 1967 to represent the heart and feelings of Xàbia's fishing quarter. Looking more like a water reservoir than a church, it was built to resemble a fishing vessel bursting through the waves.
Between the Port and the Arenal beach, and within walking distance of the Port area, is a long stretch of seafront where parking is easy and free and where local people go for walks or fish from the rocks in the lower seasons. In this same spot, but with parking somewhat more challenging at the time, a number of temporary, yet chique and welcoming busy beach bars are set up to attract and supply food and drink to those who enjoy the views and sounds of this relaxed yet buzzing and elegant feature of Javea's mid and high season offering.
The Arenal beach area has a wide arc of a white sandy beach, flanked by a promenade of shops, bars, restaurants and fast food diners. During the summer evenings there are a number of stalls selling handmade crafts. Many of the bars offer live music and one can party away until the very early hours. Accomplished 'sand artists' work along the Arenal beach during the summer months as well as a wide range of street entertainers.
The Montgo Mountain is itself an experience for those who enjoy fresh air, exercise and beautiful nature. There a wonderful walks and views to be enjoyed both from this mountain park and from the mountain ranges a short car journey away.
A large range of sports and hobby activities are catered for in and around Javea, including hill and mountain walks, cycling, diving, fishing, golf, horse-riding, mountain-biking, photography, bowls, sailing, trekking; there are many shops & rental centres that serve these pursuits
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20 Oct 2013
"Above expectations, the quality of the villa and the breath taking view"
This was the second time we came to Javea. Last time we stayed in a hotel but being with 2 other couples with children we rented Casa Andromeda. We had wonderful time.The house is well kept, spacio… More
18 Sep 2013
""Amazing villa with incredible views, peaceful yet close to all amenities highly recommended!""
We had the most wonderful time during our stay! The weather was stunning, it was up in the 30's everyday. The Villa is beautiful, it has the most unbelievable breath taking views. The pool area,… More
28 Apr 2013
"Beautiful accomodation in fabulous location"
Whilst the villa more than lived up to the amazing photographs, the surroundings surpassed my expectations in every way. The Montgo itself, warm and enticing by day, mysterious and exciting by night;… More
20 Apr 2013
It is obvious that this is a much-loved home made available to holidaymakers rather than a commercial enterprise. Everything is comfortable, stylish and of high quality and there is indoor and outdoor… More
12 Nov 2012
"It was hard to leave this perfect location"
We had the perfect little vacation in September, coming from a grey and drizzly northern German weather and arriving at Valencia airport in a 27 degree sunny afternoon.
This was much topped by our arrival at Casa Andromeda. What a wonderful place to spend our rare free time. The whole atmosphere of the place -the views, the sounds, the smell, were just so relaxing. We had all our meals outside, couldnt get enough of the stunning view of the mountain and hardly used our rental car because we didnt want to leave that lovely casa.
We stayed in the Royal Room with a very modern and comfortable en suite bathroom.
We very much liked the way the house is furnished, stylish and cosy, it didnt feel like a rental place at all, more like a friend s house.
Heidi, the owner, was extremly friendly and helpful, providing us with all the information that we needed.
Javea is a lovely town, we very much liked the old town and the coastal area with lots of lovely views.
We are certainly planning to spend another holiday at Casa Andromeda.
8 Nov 2012
"Wnderful, perfect week"
Lovely villa for a large group of people. We were in Spain as part of a choir doing concerts in Javea and Pedreguer and the villa provided a wonderful place for us all to gather when not rehearsing. Lots of thought obviously been put into providing everything that is needed and lots of extras which made week even better. Fantastic communication and information from Heidi who couldn't do any more than she does to make your stay well organised and straight-forward. Highly recommended!!!
17 Oct 2012
"Casa Andromeda the perfect place to spend time with good friends"
We came from Scandinavia to enjoy a little late summer warmth with friends and wanted somewhere beautiful, reasonably quiet and with good views and outdoor space to enjoy being together as a group, cl… More
16 Aug 2012
"Casa Andromeda - the perfect place for relaxing"
We enjoyed a wondeful week in Casa Andromeda, and was blessed with perfect weather. The property is very beautiful and has wonderful views.The indoor and outdoor facilities are great, just like in the pictures, and the house is furnished and decorated with style and quality. From the wine bar you can enjoy exellent spanish wine to affordable prices. The owner Heidi was extremely helpful and welcoming, and we very much felt the place as a home during our stay. We slept in the romantic tower room with its stunning view, fantastic to wake up in the morning.
You need a car to stay there, but Javea is just a short drive away with a wonderful beach, good restaurants, shops and lots of people. But it always felt good to get back ”home” to peaceful Casa Andromeda. The top of Mongo mountain is ideal for people wanting exercise, with a great wiev as reward.
We hope to come back soon to this wonderful retreat, and we certainly will recommend Casa Andromeda to our friends.
8 Aug 2012
"Relaxing poolside with stunning views"
Firstly, I would like to mention Heidi, who was very helpful and welcoming with everything and was just a phone call away throughout the holiday if she was needed (luckily she wasn't needed). The property was very clean. We had a lovely holiday, The grandchildren (and their parents) loved the pool and there were plenty of comfortable sunloungers and to sit on whilst watching them with parasols for shade. There were also lots of shady, cool places to sit and chill when the heat got too much or you wanted some quiet time to yourself. The new kitchen was beautiful and very well equipped.
I particularly liked the Royal room with it's lovely ensuite.
The panoramic views of the valley below the villa were matched by the spectacular mountains above. As it states on the villa details, a car is necessary, but there are a few restaurants a short drive away. We tried the 121 which was quite reasonable and the food was good, although the night we were there service was a bit slow due to the number of diners that turned up around the same time. There was a small local supermarket that stocked some English items a few minutes drive, but lots of larger supermarkets a bit further in Javea. In the evening it was pleasant to walk, enjoy a drink or an ice-cream along the promenade at l'Arenal, a few kilometres away. Yes I would recommend this to a friend,
14 Jun 2012
"High and Mighty"
Like a ship, Casa Andromeda could be referred to in the feminine gender: her terrace is high and wide - open to sun and sky , providing views of distant villages, and mountain ranges; her cosy naya is sheltered and shady, ideal for quiet reading sessions remote from tanned sunbathers on the terrace, for secluded meditation, or simply an afternoon nap in the shade - it is your choice.
Wandering further down from the naya one finds a terraced garden with newly planted flowering bushes and tropical fruit trees: amongst them the remains of the original Mediterranean flora, the Carob tree or Ceratonia Siliqua, whose seeds, according to Wikipedia, were used for measuring the purity of gold in Roman times, as the Solidus, a pure gold coin was said to weigh 24 carob seeds. Both pods and seeds of the Carob are edible and have a sweet taste.
From the terrace I (Nils) was able to exploit the stitching program of my camera to create genuine panoramic photos of the magnificent view. Despite my shaking hand and slightly blurred vision (most likely caused by the Coulebrand wines discovered in the bar just inside the terrace door), the photo itself shows no sign of inebriety.
So much about the Casa itself. Our exploration of the surrounding area was restricted to Javea town and its restaurants - a mixture of traditional and modern styles, where we enjoyed friendly service and excellent food.
We did not try to climb the Montgo, that will be our next goal. Nor did we try the tennis court available in the neighbourhood of the Casa. A return trip is therefore compelling!
Ann & Nils.
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