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Unique Cave House Loma Alta – Home 211184 Cave house

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Unique Cave House Loma Alta – Home 211184

  • Cave house
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min stay

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Cave house / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

This unique 19th century Cave House has been lovingly restored to a high standard, set in beautiful lush tropical gardens, with private pool. Surrounded by orange and lemon groves with olive and almond farms also. There are stunning 360 degree Mountain views, making this property ideally located for cycling, walking, bird watching and nature/wildlife enthusiasts. The village of La Murada is only 1 km, with plenty of typical Spanish bars and restaurants, as well as banks, chemist, supermarkets, several specialist shops, a petrol station and medical centre. La Murada is well known for its excellent market, on a Sunday, which brings people in from all over the area. Accommodation Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedroom 2 with two single beds. Bedroom 3 with double bed (plus optional single bed for child only) with en-suite. En-suite shower room and wc to bedroom 3. Fully fitted kitchen and separate pantry. Oven/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and small appliances. Separate Dining room with

This unique 19th century Cave House has been lovingly restored to a high standard, set in beautiful lush tropical gardens, with private pool. Surrounded by orange and lemon groves with olive and almond farms also. There are stunning 360 degree Mountain views, making this property ideally located for cycling, walking, bird watching and nature/wildlife enthusiasts. The village of La Murada is only 1 km, with plenty of typical Spanish bars and restaurants, as well as banks, chemist, supermarkets, several specialist shops, a petrol station and medical centre. La Murada is well known for its excellent market, on a Sunday, which brings people in from all over the area. Accommodation Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedroom 2 with two single beds. Bedroom 3 with double bed (plus optional single bed for child only) with en-suite. En-suite shower room and wc to bedroom 3. Fully fitted kitchen and separate pantry. Oven/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and small appliances. Separate Dining room with dining table and chairs, CD player. Living Room has sofas and chairs, coffee tables, Satellite TV, DVD, boardgames, cards, books and wireless broadband internet. Also genuine log burner for the occasional cool winter months. BBQ area with access to kitchen via window. Terrace has tables and chairs, sunbeds, recliners and parasols. All bed linen and towels (except beach/pool towels) are provided. Beach/Pool towels are available on request for a small fee. The property is cleaned between lets. Additional cleaning can be arranged at an extra fee. Refundable security/damage deposit of £150 payable on arrival. Supplement of £70 per week for 7th person.

Further details indoors

The Cave house maintains a constant comfortable temperature all year round so there is no need for air conditioning or fans in the summer. Welcome pack of essentials is included. Safe totally fenced garden. Catering available. Cot available on request. Airport Transfers & Transfers available for cyclists and their Bikes.

Further details outdoors

Private pool is surrounded by a tiled terrace with sun loungers, reclining chairs. Soft comfortable garden furniture on another terrace including tables and parasols.Access is via a tarmac road, which leads directly to parking area with a covered car port for two cars.Very quiet secluded location.

Location description from owner

The Valencian Country region

The Costa Blanca brings to mind images of idyllic beaches and coves in the Region of Valencia. However, the Costa Blanca also offers many other attractions that provide a careful blend of modernity and tradition. Alicante has an ideal climate for practising water sports and a special light in which to relax by the sea where you can enjoy a few fun-packed days of leisure.

Further inland, nestled among beautiful landscapes, towns such as Elche, Orihuela, Guadalest and Alcoi offer a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Discover the popular fiestas and celebrations, delicious Mediterranean cuisine, art, modernity and countless activities and events that will not fail to impress you.

Alicante

Coast/Beach
The beaches of Guardamar, Santa Pola and La Marina are 29kms away.

Golf
There are many golf courses within easy traveling distance.

Special interest holidays
The Thermal Spa Baths of Fortuna and Archena are a short drive away. Orihuela is a very old medieval town with lots of historical buildings is 10 mins drive. Elche which is approx 20 mins drive is world famous for its Palm Tree park.

Travel
By Car, Alicante Airport is 30 mins, Murcia Airport is 45 mins. Car hire is advised. Airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged at an additional cost.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Claire F
Average reply time:
3 hours 4 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
24 Apr 2017
Years listed:
5
Based in:
Spain
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish


This Cave house has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 7. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Mar 2012. Located in Costa Blanca, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £570 to £845.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Apr 2017.

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“Great accommodation - made the holiday”

Reviewed 28 Aug 2016

We are a family group with young adult children and 3 year old grandchild. The house met all our expectations and was exactly as shown in the photos. It is probably the best equipped place we have stayed and immaculate. Our grandson spent hours in the pool and learned to swim in the week we were there - bonus! The owners couldn't have been more helpful and gave us good advice on getting to the various towns we visited. The small town of La Murada had everything we needed- a good supermarket with bakery and butchers (with an English speaking butcher) and a number of bars and cafes. The more we walked round the town the more places we found in the back streets. The road leading into La Murada is walkable in about 15 minutes. Very little traffic travels through the main road and we found it safe to walk, We had a wonderful holiday in the cave house and loved everything about it.

“Lovely area and lovely property.”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2015

From the time of booking to the time we handed back the keys to the property Claire and Martin (property owners) were very helpful and went out of their way to make the holiday as comfortable as possible. The property is situated out of the way of all the noise and bustle that a normal city would bring. Its a very quiet place and has the best of both worlds if you are taking children. It has a pool to keep the kids amused while you can relax and is also a short distance from the town which has supermarkets, bars and a sunday market which is very good. It is also close to main citys if you want to visit waterparks etc. The property is very well presented and is also very clean with plenty space. Myself and my family had an excellent time here and my only small complaint would be that it has no mention in the advert for the property that the property owners actually stay above. I think this would be fair to mention in any future advertisements as i was a bit surprised by this and wouldnt have proceeded with a booking based on that but after the stay it didnt bother me at all and im glad i did book it so dont let this put you off. I just thought i would mention this as im being as honest as i can and everybody has different views/opinions on this subject. All in all a very good holiday with very friendly people and would definetly consider rebooking for next year :)

“Wonderful, so clean and spacious”

Reviewed 20 Jul 2015

What a beautiful place to stay. We spent many an afternoon in the private pool, reading a book and looking over at the mountains. The garden is beautiful, very well kept and looked after. The cave house is quirky, clean and very spacious. We ate in every night as the kitchen was so well equipped. The friendly and easy going owners have obviously done their homework, and fitted the property with everything you need for a 'home from home' stay. We all enjoyed our holiday at the Cave House. We hired a car, which was very cheap, from Alicante Airport. .

“A charming house in a totoally quiet, idyllic location with kind and helpful owners.”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2013

The Cave House is clean, well equipped with a lovely garden and pool and good value. It is blissful lying by the pool when all you can hear are the crickets and birds, yet it is only a few minutes away from La Murada, a typical Spanish village where you can find all you need. The restaurants look like cafes but worth trying as you get a delicious BBQ and salad with a drink for 9euros. Although the Cave House is away from the village it is not solitary and the owners, who were very kind and helpful, live next door. Although you could walk to the village I would recommend a car as there is a lot of interesting things to see and do - the Discover Costa Calida website is very useful. We chose to travel away from the hustle and bustle of the coast and found some interesting places to visit in land - Los Banos de Fortuna is a lovely spa village and really worth a visit. Also, my husband and 19year son (but I know they take younger children) had a fantastic day on enduro bikes with Solmoto, it is just beyond Lorca so about an hours drive but really worth it if you enjoy that sort of thing. I would recommend the Cave House to anyone wanting the traditional villa with private pool experience without it breaking the bank as to add to the villa being value for money the flights to Alicante seem to be cheaper than to anywhere else too.

“Excellent”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2013

Great facilities especially the pool and the views, very quiet location but limited shops and restaurants in the immediate area so car hire is essential if you want to explore and have easy access to the more populated locations and the beaches.

“GORGEOUS HOUSE WITH VERY WELCOMING HOST”

Reviewed 18 Jul 2013

This was one of the most relaxing holidays I have ever had. We felt completely at home and Claire was very helpful with everything we asked her. The property is lovely inside and out and very well presented. I would recommend to anyone who wants an away from the madding crowds holiday but would also add that if you want to visit the beaches or towns you will need a car. The village that is closest to buy groceries is not really walkable.

“Great place to stay in lovely countryside with excellent cycling.”

Reviewed 3 Jul 2013

Just back from a great week at the Cave House, a mixed group of 6 cyclists who all enjoyed the area and coming home to a welcoming house with a great pool. Claire made us very welcome and removed all the transfer hassle - even for our bikes! The bedrooms stayed cool at night and the grounds hot by day. Excellent bars and restaurants in the nearby town. Highly recommended.

“Lovely house!”

Reviewed 20 Jun 2013

Well laid out house and garden. Incredibly cool inside despite the heat outside. Very quiet area but within walking distance to shops etc in nearby town. Comfortable beds. Owner very friendly and helpful.

“fantasic”

Reviewed 27 May 2013

It was perfect for us, our little boy was 5 and our little girl was 18 months the swimming pool was perfect the villa was great and the owners were like friends to deal with i cannot fault it for what we needed

“Great, relaxing family break in southern rural Spain”

Reviewed 22 May 2013

We booked the Cave house online based on the information provided, the photographs and the price, for a family of six including four children age six to 13 years, and after email exchanges with the owner who provided location and travelling directions. The property was easy to find and did not disappoint in any way, with its secluded leafy garden with plenty of shaded areas, pool and views of the surrounding countryside. And the house itself was easily large enough to accommodate a larger family, though we spend most time outside rather than in BBQ’ing and eating in the garden. The village was only a very short drive away with one in particular very good supermarket memorable for the great sausages and singing butcher who was able to encourage my kids into speaking Spanish. Other attractions could be found within 30 minutes drive including the very impressive Canelobre Caves at Busot and the lovely historic Cathedral town of Elche with castle, museums, restaurants, bars and cafes. Drives through the various mountain uplands were also a treat, through forests. pick-nicking lake side or stopping for lunch in one of the many villages along the way. The owners were also very friendly, very helpful and flexible, allowing us to say for an extra day when I realised our flight back to Dubai was a day later than I had expected. All-in-all, a very relaxing 3 weeks holiday that went all too quickly!

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