Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Elegant and spacious holiday villa in the perfect location for guests to enjoy all the amenities of the local area.
The accommodation is set on one level and only three steps separate the gated terrace from the pool area.
The house is situated in a quiet residential area only 3 minutes' drive from Moraira village and two of its three blue-flagged beaches. It is surrounded by an attractive and well-tended garden and enjoys extensive views over the surrounding countryside.
A short path leads to the covered porch and front door. The hallway opens to a spacious, open-plan living area. The lounge is to the left and comfortably furnished with two, three-seater sofas, easy chairs and occasional tables. An attractive fireplace houses an open, log-effect gas fire for winter evenings, a remote-controlled ceiling fan installed to take the edge off the summer heat. Double doors open on to the covered terrace.
Entertainment is provided by a flat screen TV with British 'freesat' satellite connection (including BBC and ITV), as well as Spanish digital programmes. A DVD player and i-pod dock provide further amusement and a permanent, unlimited wi-fi connection enables guests to easily keep in touch with friends and work affairs.
A separate reading and sitting area links the lving- to the dining room, furnished with a rectangular table providing comfortable settings for six. Like the lounge this room has double doors that lead out to the covered and open sun terrace.
The dining area is separated from the kitchen by a wide arch and American style bar. The modern and fully fitted kitchen has been stylishly finished with granite work surfaces and lime washed woodwork. Equipment includes a ceramic hob, electric oven, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave/grill, kettle and electric toaster.
The roomy master bedroom suite offers a king-size double bed and modern furnishings plus a full, en suite, bathroom. The second and third bedrooms are both furnished with twin, single beds and share a second full bathroom. Large double cupboards in each room provide plenty of storage space. All three bedrooms are equipped with their own air-conditioning units and have ceiling fans; mosquito nets and blinds are fitted to all windows.
The covered and open terrace is ideal for outside dining and provides a private and relaxing eating area enjoying extensive views over the surrounding countryside as well as the pool area.
A wrought-iron gate at the end of the terrace ensures small children can be easily kept away from the pool area when not supervised.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Moraira - 3 Blue Flag beaches 2.5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante / Valencia 100 km, Nearest railway: Teulada 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool is rectangular and measures 9 by 4 mts. Integral, tiled steps provide a Roman style end adding a further 1.5 mts to the overall length. The depth graduates from 1 to 2 metres.
An adjacent, poolside shower and plenty of terrace and garden furniture - loungers, sun umbrellas, tables and chairs plus a portable, kettle barbecue - provide comfortable, outdoor living for all.
The villa stands within its own fully enclosed and gated plot extending to approximately 1,000 sq mts or a quarter of an acre.The garden is maintained throughout the year and fitted with an automatic watering system. Gravel paths wind between beds stocked with a wide variety of Mediterranean shrubs, succulants and varieties of fruit trees including orange, lemon, pomegranite, fig and pear.
The villa is professionally cared for by a local, British owned and run management company. They will be on hand at all times to assist guests with any sort of query or problem that might arise during guests' stay.
The garden and pool are maintained throughout the year.
- The supply of bed linen and towels is included in the rental price. Linen is changed weekly.
- Cots and high chairs are available to hire.
- An arrival pack of basic provisions is available, to order, at extra charge.
The Valenciana region
The Costa Blanca is one of Spain's main holiday areas and is famous for its wonderful climate, interesting towns and friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Alicante and Valencia are the two main cities of the region and their airports provide easy and reasonably priced access to the area throughout the year from most European cities.
The area offers plenty to see and do. The coastal towns of Calpe, Altea, Javea and Denia are all within 30 minutes' drive and well worth a visit. Benidorm, by far the biggest tourist centre of the coast, is around a 40 minute drive away. Its theme parks, including Terramitica (Spain's answer to Disneyland), Aqualandia Water Park and Mundomar Marine Park (sea world) offer children (and adults) a wide variety of activities
Not far inland the area is dominated by rugged mountains, cut by deep valleys and fertile plains that provide an impressive backdrop to the coastal landscape. The mountain towns and villages behind the coast are only a short distance from the major resorts but life there is a world away from the tourist hustle and bustle.
If you have the time to explore further afield Valencia, with its historic city centre, stunning 'City of Arts and Sciences' and spectacular aquarium 'Oceanografic', and Alicante, with its imposing 'Santa Barbara' castle, beautiful maritime 'Paseo' and elegant shops, are far too good to miss.
Moraira is simply a small, yet now bustling, Mediterranean port and an ideal location to spend a relaxing family holiday. There are no high-rise developments, no large hotels, no package tours and no large, noisy nightclubs. Development of the area has been closely regulated and is mostly in the form of privately-owned villas set amongst the rolling hills bordering the coast.
Moraira evolved as the fishing port for Teulada, and both the lookout tower (Torre-vigia) on Cap d'Or overlooking Moraira's El Portet beach, and the Castle are reminders of its past. The village has four beaches, each one different in character from the others. During the summer months all are cleaned daily. The beach of El Portet is situated in a small bay sheltered by the Cap d'Or headland; its clear and tranquil water and gently sloping seabed make it very safe for swimming and ideal for children. The Ampolla beach, closest to the town, offers an expanse of sand and is backed by a play area, beach bar and restaurant. Platgetes, further along the coast, is smaller, quieter and part sand / part rock. The fourth beach, L'Andrago, is composed of a mix of boulders and pebbles and is ideal for snorkelling. North and south of Moraira are a number of small coves and secluded bays that are worth exploring.
Fishing boats still sail from the port, and there is a daily market where their catch is sold, but their numbers are now far exceeded by the quantity of luxury yachts and pleasure craft that today use the facilities and marina.
Small enough to be unaffected by mass tourism, and fortunate to have retained much of its original charm and character, this vibrant and cosmopolitan holiday village has now become one of the most attractive and prestigious holiday centres of the northern Costa Blanca. Visitors are offered an extensive range of shops bars and restaurants and plenty of entertainments to suit all age groups and tastes.
All types of recreational facilities are available locally - tennis, surfing, wind surfing, water skiing, scuba diving, horse riding, walking, cycling, and swimming – and equipment can be hired locally at reasonable rates. Golfers will find three courses within a twenty to thirty minutes' drive of the village.
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12 Mar 2012
"Peace and tranquillity with restaurants and bars only a short stroll away."
We had a fantastic time in Moraira staying at Casa Alba. Everything about the villa was amazing.
It's all fitted out to a high standard. The kitchen/diner/lounge are perfect but to be honest we didn't spend much time inside. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner on the terrace and could spend all evening out there as well if we wanted. We used the barbeque almost every day!
The pool is massive and someone came to clean it whilst we were there.
We walked into the town (village) 4 times whilst we were there even though we had the car and though it's not “on the doorstep” it is a very pleasant walk.
Overall it was a great holiday and we hope to go back to Casa Alba again this year!
26 Jan 2012
"our Spanish holiday"
Fab villa, everything there that one could possibly need, pool and balcony area really nice.
Loved the town with its many restaurants and bars. All in all a perfect placet for a relaxing holiday
3 Aug 2011
"Fantastic Villa including an amazing view with a superb feel about the place"
When we opened the blinds first thing in the morning, we were greeted by an amazing view from the Balcony that really added to the superb and I have to say, very spacious feel of the Villa. The pool … More
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