House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
OUR HOUSE is a sunny 3 bed/2 bath house with a large amount of outdoor living area. Situated on a small urbanisation, the house and area are both ideal for families with children of any age, the elderly/infirm, or for friends sharing. It is great area for the winter sunshine too.
The large front patio, with patio furniture, leads through the front door to a bright, through living/dining room with sofabed, air-con and English TV. There is a well equipped kitchen.
A small hall takes you to one double bedroom and one twin room, both with large wardrobes, drawers and ceiling fans. A bathroom with bath, shower, bidet, washbasin and toilet is also on this floor.
A large, secluded back patio is accessed via the kitchen, with patio furniture, barbeque and 2 large cupboards full of beach toys. There is an outside shower (a huge asset on those very hot days!!), sink, washing machine and clothes line here.
Wide stairs lead up to the solarium (for the serious sun worshippers) with views of the salt flats nature reserve and the Mar Menor. From here there is a separate entrance to the third bedroom. This is a large twin bedded room with en-suite shower room and air-con, large wardrobe and dressing table.
Behind our row of houses is the gated community pool for the use by Manzana 7 (our block) residents only. This is a lovely pool, which is well looked after.
We have 2 old bikes (1 large, 1 medium) available for your use.
Just 5 minutes walk away, is the more established community of Playa Honda, where there is a general store (which stocks many English products – their steak is fabulous!), several bars and restaurants.
Opposite us is a sports centre with football, tennis and padel tennis courts (some flood lit at night for cooler temperatures to play in) to be hired plus a Gym and a variety of classes.
There area also has several children's play areas. Within a short walk there are some free tennis courts,crazy golf and a football pitch.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Playa Paraiso 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia (San Javier) 20 km, Nearest railway: Los Nietos; 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Double sofa bed in living room is available to sleep 7th and 8th person - see 8 person tarif rates.
The ground floor of the house (2 bedrooms; 1 bath) could be rented separately, sleeping 2 - 4 persons - this closes off the en suite twin room upstairs - See 4 person tariff prices (not high season)
Baby equipment available to hire,
The living room has English TV, DVD and Video plus a library of films for you to watch. Upstairs there is a DVD player.
This is a no smoking property.
|Further details outdoors|
The large front patio/terrace is great for eating outside with patio table and chairs, or just for lying and catching the suns rays. There is an ouside tap - great for washing those sandy feet on return from the beach.
The secluded back patio/terrace can be used for dining or sunbathing. There is an outside shower to cool you down when the sun gets too much, plenty of patio furniture and a barbecue. If you need to wash your clothes there is a wahing machine, sink and line.
We have 2 old bikes available for your use - please be aware they are old and will not take a lot of hard cycling.
We also have a bin full of Lilos, bats, balls, buckets and spades etc. for you to use at the beach.
The upstairs solarium/terrace (for the serious sun-worshippers) has views of the sea and the salt lakes. You may be able to see the pink flamingoes feeding from the waters or flying overhead.
The Swimming pool is open all the year round.
We request that there is No Smoking in our house.
The downstairs of the house is suitable for disabled - one low step up into main living area - wheelchair maybe a bit tight into bathroom.
Bath towels are provided but please bring own beach towels.
Pets are welcome. Please mention when you request a booking.
If you have any questions about our house or the area please don't hesitate to telephone or email us.
The Costa Calida region
This region of Spain is situated on the South East coast.
The property is in a stunning location close to2 seas with an exceptional climate (average of 320 days of sunshine each year) encouraging top sports people from all over the world. A breathtaking 'get away from it all' location Playa Paraiso is a paradise for golfing, swimming and all water sports on the beautiful calm waters of the Mar Menor. Within 5/10 mins drive are the unspoilt Mediterranean beaches, the Calblanque National Park (a protected nature reserve) and the world famous La Manga golf, tennis and football complex. The historic cities of Cartegena and Murcia and the picturesque fishing port of Cabo de Palos, with its excellent fish restaurants overlooking the harbour are all within driving distance. Just 5 mins drive (15 mins beach walk) to the bottom of the very long 'La Manga strip' with all its shops bars and restaurants.
La Manga Del Mar Menor
Free Tennis courts, Mini Golf and children's play area within 5 mins walk from house. We now have a new sports area opposite us with more Tennis and padel Tennis courts, a football pitch, gymi etc.
There are several sailing and scuba diving schools in the nearby village of Cabo de Palos. There are also daily markets in the surrounding villages which sell a vast selection of clothes, shoes, fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, household goods and much more.
Over 2 weekends in either July or August a Spanish Fiesta takes place in Playa Paraiso, Fun, music and entertainment for all the family until the early hours. (The exact venue and dates are variable each year).
Playa Paraiso/Playa Honda has a selection of shops and restaurants just a short stroll along the beach offering all types of cuisine. A short car ride away opens up the choice of national and international cuisine at very reasonable prices.
There are several beach bar/refreshment areas along the Playa Paraiso/Honda beaches (June - Sept). Our new promenade (currently being built) should hopefully be open for summer of 2010.
The Calblanque National Park - the hills of which can be seen from our house - is just five minutes drive away. With its natural beauty, excellent soft sandy beaches with gently rolling Mediterranean waves this area is a must to visit.
Closeby is La Manga Club, which is open all the year round. Famous for its golf, but also offering a good selection of shops, restaurants, evening entertainment, casino,outdoor activities and spa facilities.
You can also find tennis courts, roller skating and a Go-kart track which are all a short car ride away.
Golf - La Manga (7 mins drive) 3 Championship courses and practice facilities.
- Torre-Pacheco (10 mins drive) 9 hole course.
- Hacienda del Alamo (15 mins drive) 18 hole course.
- Mose Trajechum (15 mins drive) 3 different 9 hole par 3 championship courses.
- Campoamour (25 mins drive) 18 hole course.
- Las Rambles (25 mins drive) 18 hole.
- Villamartin (25 mins)
Many other courses within an hours drive.