Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The house is situated in a quiet residential area only 3 minutes' drive from Moraira village and two of its three blue-flagged beaches.
Surrounded by an attractive and well-tended garden the villa enjoys extensive views over the surrounding countryside.
The accommodation is set on one level. Three steps separate the gated terrace from the secluded pool area but, should guests choose to use the path round the side of the villa they would have no steps to negotiate. The pool area is supplied with an ample supply of sun loungers and terrace furniture providing comfortable outdoor living for all.
The living space is bright and airy, the three bedrooms are all comfortably furnished, air-conditioned and have mosquito nets on all windows.
The villa has full central heating and so offers ideal accommodation throughout the year for families young and old - those with young children or those who find difficulty with steps and inclines.
|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||Log fire, 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|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The hallway leads to a large, bright and open-plan living area. The lounge is furnished with comfortable sofas. An attractive fireplace with open, log-effect gas fire provides comfort during the winter months and a large, remote-controlled ceiling fan takes the edge off the summer heat.
A flat screen TV with satellite connection showing all British 'free-to-air'' channels (BBC, ITV, Channels 4 & 5, etc), as well as those provided by Spanish digital services, and DVD player provide plenty of entertainment. The villa is equipped with a permanent wi-fi internet connection that enables guests to easily keep in touch with friends and work affairs, it also has an i-pod dock for any hi-tech music lovers. A separate reading and sitting area links to the dining room which, like the lounge, has double doors that lead out to the covered and open sun terrace.
A wide arch separates the dining area from the fully fitted, modern kitchen which is 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 master bedroom suite is extremely spacious and has a king-size double bed and modern furnishings; plus a full, en suite, bathroom. The second and third bedrooms are furnished with twin, single beds and share a second full bathroom. Each bedroom is fitted with an air-conditioning unit as well as a ceiling fan, there are mosquito nets on all windows and large double cupboards provide plenty of storage space.
The covered and open terrace enjoys extensive views over the surrounding countryside. A wrought-iron gate at the end of the terrace ensures small children are easily kept away from the pool area. The terrace is ideal for outside dining and a beautiful location to sit and just while away the time on hot summer afternoons.
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool is rectangular and measures 9 by 4 mts, with integral, tiled steps in a Roman style end that add 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 a plot measuring approx a quarter of an acre and which is totally walled and gated. The garden is maintained throughout the year and has an automatic watering system. Gravel paths wind though beds stocked with a wide variety of Mediterranean shrubs, succulants and fruit trees that include orange, lemon, pomegranite, fig and pear.
The villa is managed by a local, British owned and run, villa management company. They will be on hand throughout the duration of your stay to assist with any query or problem.
The pool and garden are maintained throughout the year.
- Cots and high chairs are available to hire.
- Arrival pack of basic provisions is available at extra charge.
The Costa Blanca/Valencia 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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