Casa del Mago
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Perfect for couples or families. The villa is beautifully set within its own grounds and benefits from its own private small pool.
French doors from the living room lead to a spacious terrace with stunning mountain views, furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco.
With 2 double and one twin/triple bedroom, the villa is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.
The local town of Denia is charming with great restaurants the finca and is close to both sea and mountains a water park and only 30 mins from renowned Terra Mitica theme park.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Las Marinas 4 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante or Valencia 95 km, Nearest railway: La Jara 1 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||TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 9|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Much loved family home only recently become available for rent
Traditional build with lots of local character
Set within the Montgo Natural Park
600 metres of private driveway
Set amongst carob trees within fruit groves
Shady and sunny areas abundant
Unique designer terracotta flooring throughout
Spacious modern kitchen with dining area
Fireplace and wood burning stove
Cosy in winter and cool in summer
|Further details outdoors|
House with its own garden area with small pool and large sun terraces within natural setting.
Choice of outdoor dining areas
Secluded and not overlooked
Adjacent to golf course/tennis/horse-riding
Distant sea view (but in winter only)
Unspoilt grounds with abundant wildlife.
The house is surrounded by 7 old Carob trees at least one of which is over 300 years old.
All 3 bedrooms have balconies and are south facing, perfect for breakfast whilst watching sun come up or full moon.
Evening terrace for sundowners whilst watching the sunset over the mountains.
No desire to leave the house except that there is so much to do in the area
Can be met at airport and accompanied to property
Welcome pack provided on arrival
Small private swimming pool
English/Spanish speaking representative on hand to answer any questions
Cleaner available at extra cost
The Valenciana region
Costa Blanca is within region of Pais Valencia and in the province of Alicante. It consists of around 200 km of Mediterranean coastline though its borders aren't strictly defined. It is a mountainous region with wonderful sandy beaches and a great all year round climate. To the north it includes the popular resorts of Gandia, Javea and Denia and to the south it extends beyond the city of Alicante. The region is famous for its high quality cuisine specialising in regional rice dishes, super fresh seafood and great wines
Few sun worshippers escape the beaches and bars but the ones that do are in for a treat if they head into the stunning interior. Here you'll find one of Spain's great undiscovered gems, an area growing in popularity with walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers and nature lovers in general. Although popular with tourists there are still wild and unpoikt coves and beaches unreachable by car that are perfect for naturism and getting away from the crowds even at the height of the tourist season
The Costa Blanca Weather is what you would expect from the shores of the Mediterranean, lots of sun and little rain. It has been quoted by the World Health Organisation as being one of the healthiest climates in the world with more than 300 days of sunshine per year.
Winter daytime temperatures seldom fall below 10ºC and can in fact be high enough for sunbathing. At the height of summer average temperatures are around 30ºC
There is not much rainfall but what there is generally falls during the winter months. Fortunately even when it does rain you know that the sun is never far way. In the summer you would be very unlucky to experience more than a few drops of rain.
The Costa Blanca Weather means that you can really enjoy the outdoor life both in summer and winter and is great for playing golf and other outdoor sports
The property is situated on the slopes of La Sella mountain in the scenic triangle between Pedreguer, Denia and Javea.
It is set in a secluded rural enclave adjacent to a state of the art golf course designed in conjunction with Seve Ballesteros. There is a small supermarket about half a km away in la Sella or the nearest big supermarket is in La Jara 1 km away. There are modern tennis courts and horse riding facilities in la Sella.
Other local facilities include Cycling, Fishing, Golf, GoKarting, Horse riding, Parasailing, Sailing, Sightseeing, Snorkeling, Swimming, Tennis Courts, Walking, Water Skiing, Wildlife viewing and Windsurfing. Local boats provide a water taxi service between Denia, Javea and Moraira. There is a narrow gauge railway between Denia and Alicante, which is the best form of transport to view the magnificent scenery.
It is located within the municipal area of Pedreguer, an attractive and largely unspoilt small town with a few good restaurants and easy access to Moorish towns of Alcalali, Orba and the wine growing Jalon valley.
The closest seaside town is Denia which lies some 4km away and 7 km north of Javea along a spectacular winding mountain road watched over by Montgo Mountain. It is an attractive resort with a fascinating old town, fine restaurants and magnificent beaches stretching for many kilometers to the north.
There are daily Denia to Ibiza Ferry services (you can see Ibiza on a clear day) and Mallorca. There are also full and half day mini cruise options along the coast which visit other resorts including Javea, Calpe and Altea. The ferry terminal in the town centre lies only about 300m from the town's train station which is convenient for services south to Alicante. if you're headed north to Valencia or Barcelona by train you'll need to take a bus to Gandia or Xeraco and catch the train there.
Near the Denia train station is the very helpful tourist information where you can get a town map and stroll along to Marques de Campo. This lively street is lined with open air restaurants which are nicely shaded by trees. The surrounding streets are great for shopping. A tourist train runs from the tourist information office to the castle. Check times on the noticeboard outside.
For sightseeing head up to the town hall (ayuntamiento) building from Marques de Campo and visit the Iglesia de la Asuncion church with its fine dome. Then continue up the steps following the signs for the castle which overlooks Denia Bay. The castle closes for lunch between: 1pm and 3pm from October to March, 1.30pm and 3.30pm in April and May, 1.30pm and 4pm in June and September and between 1.30pm and 5pm in July and August. All the old houses that surround the base of the castle have been nicely painted in different colours adding to what is already a rather atmospheric place to wander around.
From the castle make your way to El Port which consists of a line of attractive restaurants facing the port area. Most of them tend to specialise in local rice based dishes such as Paella and Arroz a Banda as well as Fideua which is a noodle based paella.
As is the case with all the resorts in this area it is the beaches which provide the main attraction to visitors and Denia is no exception. As you head north of of town you immediately come to some pleasantly low rise properties on glorious, quiet beaches which continue on for many kilometres along this coast. By road leaving Denia in this direction you'll first of all come across a tastefully developed resort sector with a fine range of apartment complexes, bars and restaurants geared to an international clientele which slowly becomes more of a residential area independent of the tourist area.
For a change of scene you can easily spend a day visiting Javea just along the coast, you can head south to the multitude of theme parks which surround Benidorm and as an interesting short excursion you can head a few kilometres inland to the beautiful Las Calaveras caves at Benidoleig or go on to Orba and the spectacular Jalon valley.
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6 Oct 2013
Stayed at the end of August as 2nd bonus holiday this year. Lovely big quirky house with 3 large rooftop sun terraces. Very quiet secluded area but still only 10 minutes drive from the beach and town… More
30 Jul 2013
"Beautiful House - Ideal Location"
We had a wonderful surprise when we arrived at Casa del Mago, it's beautiful, spacious and is obviously well cared for, everything we needed was there. And what a fantastic location, the beach at… More
16 Apr 2013
"Perfect place for a winter getaway"
We really enjoy our stay at Casa del Mago, this year being the second time we have visited.
Our pets are welcome and we think that the dog would live there if possible! The people in the surrounding area are friendly and there are good places to eat, even in February.
Thank you Wendy. You and your dog are always very welcome at Casa del Mago any time. Judith
25 Sep 2011
"Great house, great location - most relaxing holiday venue ever!!"
A hidden gem in the costa blanca - a very rural setting, yet close to beaches and Denia nightlife. Feels very secluded and private - furnished to a very high standard with so many homely touches.
We would all highly recommend this property.
Many thanks to the owners for allowing us the opportunity to enjoy their home.
10 Aug 2011
"Great Surroundings, nice place to be."
We have been 3 weeks at Casa Mago. It was great. The mountains, beaches, food and the lovely place were very nice. We want to go back. You have everything you need.
We liked to have our privacy . Casa Mago has a lot of privacy , it was great.
Great house, everything you need is there.
In one word; Great.
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