Finca | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
El Rodat is a beautiful detached finca dating from 1820, fully restored and maintaining many original features. Only a five minute walk away from the village of Jalon, famed for its award winning bodegas and Moscatel wine, as well as its restaurants and other amenities, yet within a 15 to 30 minute drive from the popular coastal resorts of Calpe, Denia, Moraira and Javea renowned for their white sandy blue flag beaches.
With accommodation for up to 6 people and set in a stunning rural location with 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside and mountains, El Rodat is a great choice for any holidaymaker. The finca is full of Spanish charm, and even has its own seven arch Riu Rau which in the past was used to make raisins from the local grapes. Tthere are still grapevines growing arched across the gravelled drive from the Riu Rau which in the summer months are laden with fruit. The accommodation consists of a good sized fully equipped modern kitchen, a large lounge with beautiful vaulted beamed ceiling, original Spanish shutters and open stone fire place A large enclosed naya is used as a dining area with views over the garden. The living and dinning areas boast many original features and are full of character. There are two double bedrooms, one with ensuite shower, and one single bedroom plus a family shower room. There is also a sofa bed in the dining room/naya. A separate utlity/laundry room with washing machine and sink unit leads to the rear of the property.
Externally there is an elevated small covered terrace area for dining with a small table & 4 chairs and two rustic recliner chairs for reading & relaxing, a fantastic 10 x 5 meter swimming pool with Roman steps, surrounded to one side by a beautiful wooden pergola sunbathing & terrace area, the covered Riu Rau has two large dining tables and several chairs to accommodate up to 12 people. The gardens are large and beautifully landscaped with hammock area and rustic stone table and benches
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Calpe / Denia 14 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante / Valencia 75 km, Nearest railway: Teulada 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
The 10 X 5 metre pool, which is accessed by roman steps at the shallow end, is the focal point of the beautifully landscaped gardens, where different areas are marked out for sunbathing, shade, entertaining and outside dining.
-Swimming pool, BBQ area with seating for 6, sun terrace with sun loungers. Exotic Pergola next to the pool
-Riu Rau with seating area and table for 6 people.
The Valenciana region
Welcome to this exciting and enchanting part of Spain. This region stretches from Valencia, the city that invented paella and is proud of it’s tapas, stages Las Fallas – Europe’s wildest spring festival – and is home to a 22nd-century city of Arts and Sciences, south to the city of Alicante, a bustling, bright port and holiday city with vibrant night life.
The coastline boasts some of the Spain’s finest beaches, as well as pleasant natural features such as La Albufera – a freshwater lake famous for it’s bird life, eels, flat bottomed boats and surrounding paella restaurants – and charming towns such as Altea – one of the prettiest little pueblos on the Valencian coastline – as well as the tourist Mecca of Benidorm with it’s superb beaches and fantastic nightlife.
Along the Costa Blanca, the White Coast – you will find some of Spain’s most popular beach resorts including Javea, Gandia, Oliva, Denia, Moraira, Altea, Benissa and Calpe offering great beaches, excellent sports activities, lovely marinas and fishing ports surrounded by restaurants and bars serving some of the best of Spain’s traditional cuisine.
The traditional villages of Jalon and Alcalali are only a 5 minute drive away and a wealth of attractions including horse riding, walking, golf and scenic mountain drives. There are a large number of restaurants to choose from in the surrounding villages of Orba, Alcalali, Jalon and Parcent - all offering excellent value for money with 'menu del dia' from approx 8 Euros per head including bread and wine. The other villages of the Jalon Valley, Jalon, Alcalali, Lliber and Orba can all be easily reached within 10 mins drive. They all have interesting characteristics and plenty of restaurants, shops, cafes and bars.
Other places of interest in the area are A 5* paragliding school in Parcent village and paragliding from the mountain (Coll de rates), only a 10 minute drive from the townhouse. There is also the Donkey sanctuary in the mountains toward Bernia where one can offer support for the project by indulging in an incredible lunchtime feast with amazing views where all profits go towards the well being of the donkeys. There is also the famous mountain spring and walks on the Serra Bernia, only a 10 minute drive away. Around 50 minutes drive away are the famous theme parks of Benidorm, including Terra Mitica, Terra Natura, and Aqualandia Water Park & Wild Life Park. Historic Guadalest and the famous water pools and waterfalls are just 30 mins drive away. The area around the property is particularly good for walkers/hikers, cycling, bird watching and sight seeing.
There are several Golf Courses in the area most within 20 to 50 mins drive. Benissa 9 hole course 25 mins drive. Denia 18 hole course 25 mins drive. Altea 18 hole course 40 mins drive. Oliva Nova 18 hole course 45 mins drive.
The Costa Blanca is renowned for its white sandy blue flag beaches and several can be reached from the villa within 20 - 45 mins drive. Denia 20 mins. Moriara 20 mins. Calpe 20 mins. Javea 25 mins. Altea 35 mins. Benidorm 45 mins
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