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Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 38509

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Casa Gatenby Villa

2bedrooms
4sleeps
3nights min stay
VISITED BY TRIPADVISOR

Villa / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Relax in style in this luxury townhouse situated overlooking one of the resorts fabulous communal pools. This spacious townhouse has all the amenities available for an enjoyable relaxing holiday and was fully refurbished in 2015 and also visited by Holiday Lettings who arranged a photo-shoot of the house. Wake up to glorious sun and enjoy your breakfast on one of the two terraces. The ground floor covered terrace is furnished with a table and chairs to enjoy alfresco dining. You can also go for a cycle ride around the resort on one of the four bikes that are available. There is also the use of two full sets of golf clubs and deck chairs to take to the pool.At the end of a day's activities - whether that be a swim at the pool, which is directly opposite, a game of tennis, a round of golf or a trip outside the resort to the beach or one of the many places to visit; why not sit on the first floor terrace with a glass of wine before dining on one of the terraces or wandering to the Town

Relax in style in this luxury townhouse situated overlooking one of the resorts fabulous communal pools. This spacious townhouse has all the amenities available for an enjoyable relaxing holiday and was fully refurbished in 2015 and also visited by Holiday Lettings who arranged a photo-shoot of the house. Wake up to glorious sun and enjoy your breakfast on one of the two terraces. The ground floor covered terrace is furnished with a table and chairs to enjoy alfresco dining. You can also go for a cycle ride around the resort on one of the four bikes that are available. There is also the use of two full sets of golf clubs and deck chairs to take to the pool.At the end of a day's activities - whether that be a swim at the pool, which is directly opposite, a game of tennis, a round of golf or a trip outside the resort to the beach or one of the many places to visit; why not sit on the first floor terrace with a glass of wine before dining on one of the terraces or wandering to the Town Centre for a nice meal in one of the many restaurants or even venturing out to the local village of Roldan, 5 minutes drive away, for many more restaurants and bars.This spacious townhouse has all the amenities available for an enjoyable relaxing holiday.This property is located on the private gated 5-Star Golf & Spa La Torre Resort. Benefiting from enviable views it is perfect for golfers or families/couples wanting a relaxing break. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom villa is furnished to a high standard and benefits from air conditioning in all rooms and central heating throughout for the cooler months.We can also offer wireless internet connection for those of you who need to keep in touch while on holiday.This is a perfect location for a summer holiday, winter break or All Year Round Golfing.

Further details indoors

On the ground floor is the main entrance area, the twin bedroom has fitted wardrobes, an en-suite bathroom with walk in shower, kitchen and lounge/dining room with many modern appliances including TV & DVD player, radio, satellite TV from many different European countries and full modern kitchen & dining facilities. The large terrace accessible from the lounge, overlooks a large communal pool and tennis courts. Outside lighting and dining patio furniture creates a relaxing environment during the evenings. On the first floor the double bedroom has patio doors leading directly onto the large balcony patio with extensive views of the mountains. The patio is furnished with sun loungers and a sun umbrella is available for shade. Outside lighting also enables the balcony to be used into the evening. In the bedroom there is a large wardrobe providing plenty of storage, air conditioning and digital TV . The main en-suite bathroom is fitted to a high standard and includes a bath and shower.Beach towels are also available for guests to use.Good size lounge with 2 seater and 3 seater sofa, dining table and chairs.

Further details outdoors

TV with digital channels and a selection of DVDs for a relaxing night in. The telephone enables internal calls to be made within the Resort. Patio furniture and sun loungers are provided enabling dining on the ground floor patio and sunbathing on the 1st floor balcony terrace with great views.Parking is on the driveway in front of the house.There are 2 sets of golf clubs, 4 bikes and tennis rackets available to use and also a BBQ.

The gas boiler and air conditioning units are serviced every year and there is a co2 detector and smoke alarm at the villa.

Location description from owner

The Murcia region

The townhouse is located in Murcia, Southern Spain along the Costa Calida. The Murcia region enjoys fantastic weather all year round with over 310 days of sunshine a year. With mild temperatures in the winter months and warm summer days La Torre Golf Resort is the ideal location for a golf holiday all year round with average temperatures of 21c.

The location of La Torre Golf Resort is superb for family and golf holidays. It is just minutes away from miles of safe sandy beaches of the warm Mar Menor waters. The closest beaches just 20 minutes away are in Los Alcazares, which have won the Q awards in 2005 for their high standards. Los Alcazares has many local amenities. San Pedro Del Pinatar, Santiago De La Ribera also have lovely beaches. Torre De La Horadada has smaller more private coves offering seclusion and clear waters. You can also enjoy a ferry trip across the Mar Menor to La Manga.

The resort is close to two cities, Murcia the capital of the region and the port of Cartagena. At both you will find many places of interest to see, visit and experience Spanish city life. In Murcia there is a superb cathedral and a several museums including the Archaeological Museum, Fine Arts Museum or the Salzillo Museum. Near the cathedral there are small lanes with little shops and boutiques.

There is plenty for the children too! Terra Mitica- a classic theme park experience giving a fun day out for all the family. Aqualandia: a great water-park. Or Terra Natura where you can see how animals live in their natural habitat and discover the people and places of each region. See shows and entertainers and have fun in the aqua park which is open in the summer.

Horse Riding, Quad Biking and Go Karting are available . Within one hour drive, escape into the Sierra De Espuna National Park with it's beautiful forest walks and outdoor activities.

La Torre Golf Resort

This resort is minutes from the Mediterranean beaches. in the Murcia area. Ideally located, San Javier Airport ( Murcia Airport ) is just 15 minutes drive and only 45 minutes to Alicante airport. Access to the resort is through a secure gated entrance lined with palm trees. Once inside the resort there are landscaped grounds, fountains and lavish planting throughout creating a relaxing Mediterranean environment.

There are plenty of restaurant & bars in the area- La Torre Resort Clubhouse is located in the centre of the resort. The town centre near the club house has a further selection of bars/restaurants all on the Resort.

Jaipur Palace Indian Restaurant 5 minutes from La Torre (well recommended), together with other bars and restaurants. Los Alcazares also has a number of restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines & local Spanish food. If you don't want to eat out every night then there is a supermarket on the resort catering for all your needs.

The area is also well catered for swimming pools & sports facilities. Large luxury pools are located throughout the resort and are open for use by all residents and visitors.

Golf is of course on tap! There is an 18 hole Jack Nicklaus Designed Course. It has three lakes and five hectares of bunkers!! The golf course will form part of the Nicklaus Golf Trail linking up with the other courses once they are completed. There is also a great practice range with a bustling clubhouse and golf pro shop.

If golf isn't your thing then don't worry- there are two tennis courts next to the villa and swimming pool.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds, 2 Single Beds
  • 2 en suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)

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Access

  • Parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Martin Gatenby K
Response rate:
85%
Calendar updated:
02 May 2016
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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“Better than ever”

Reviewed 30 Aug 2015

This is the second time we have visited Casa Gatenby and we were unsure if it would live up to our happy memories from our last visit. It surpassed them. The property was immaculate made even better by the addition of a high quality extended kitchen. Casa Gatenby has everything you could want and more including bikes, beach chairs, inflatables, bbq, etc. it feels a little like home from home. We had forgotten how perfect the location of the villa was. Casa Gatenby looks onto a beautiful big pool and a set of floodlit tennis courts. Perfect if you have active children. The owners of Casa Gatenby, Kim and Martin, cannot do enough to help with the booking process. They respond to all emails swiftly and ensure you have everything you need for a stress free holiday. We cannot recommend this holiday home highly enough and have already booked for next year.

“Home from home, attentive owners, excellent facilities”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2015

Booked for two weeks, family with 13 & 11 year olds. From initial enquiry I found the owners very attentive and helpful, with regular contact from booking all the way through to end of holiday. They clearly care for their property and have a genuine interest in ensuring that their guests enjoy their stay. One of the main reasons for choosing this property was the add-ons provided by the owners including the use of beach towels, golf clubs, tennis racquets, four bicycles, sun loungers, TVs, BBQ, Wi-Fi. The house is located next to a communal swimming pool and approx a 10-15 minute walk from the centre of the resort. The resort was quiet at the time of our visit, with limited options for eating out so a car is a big advantage. The resort is immaculately kept. Ideal for a relaxing break.

“Lovely Villa regular home from home.”

Reviewed 17 Jun 2015

The wife and I have just returned from a ten day break Staying at Casa Gatenby. The Villa has everything you could want for a perfect break. Its furnished to a extremely high standard. Five minutes from the pool and tennis courts. Kim the owner went out of her way to make sure we had a perfect holiday. This is our second visit to Casa Gatenby and we will definitely be returning next year.

“Beautiful Villa with every home comfort.”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2014

We had a fab stay at Casa Gatenby. The owners Kim & Martin were so helpful and their villa is beautiful and spotlessly clean. The location is superb so close to one of the nicest pools on the site. I would recommend this villa to anyone.

“Another great holiday!”

Reviewed 2 Sep 2013

This is our third stay at Casa Gatenby and yet again we had a great time. The villa is perfect with enough room for our family of four and has everything you would need for your holiday.

“Superb”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2013

We feel so lucky to have found Casa Gatenby. The villa is perfect for a family of four. It is situated right next to one of the largest pools on the complex. Our boys enjoyed the freedom of being able to swim and play tennis while we watched on from the comfort of the good sized balcony. The villa was really clean and fully equipped with good quality appliances, furniture and extras - dvds, books, bikes, bbq, deck chairs, pool floats - the list is endless. From our first enquiry about the villa we found the owners to be extreemly helpful, efficient and considerate to our needs. We described La Torre Golf Resort as a 'bubble' which seems to stand on its own amidst lots of spanish agriculture. It is very well maintained and the golf course is immaculate. There are places on the complex to eat and enjoy a drink although we wouldnt recommend the Bamboo restaurant! Our favourite was the italian but you need to reserve a table the day before during busy times as its very popular. Our children would recommend the onsite ice cream parlour which sells big tubs of very reasonably priced ice cream. We would not hesitate in recommending Casa Gatenby and definately hope to visit again next year.

“A perfect relaxing holiday!”

Reviewed 22 Nov 2012

This has been our 4th trip to Murcia and I can guarantee Casa Gatenby is in the perfect location on this fantastic 5 Star, La Torre Golf Resort. The house is extremely well cared for, clean and directly overlooking the main pool and tennis courts. The town centre is only a 10 minute walk from the property for those dining out in the evenings. During our stay the British TV channels were a god send as we watched most the Olympics without a problem. It is also worth noting that 2012 was the hottest summer for many years in Murcia, which was not a problem as the property has airconditioning in both the bedrooms and the lounge, which is not the case with all La Torre properties. Kim, the property owner, could not have been more helpful, always available to answer any questions via Email or telephone, despite travelling across Europe at the time of our stay. My Family and I love staying at this resort and will stay at Casa Gatenby again, if it hasn't been booked! We happily recommend this accommodation to anyone, especially those with children wishing to be close to the action.

“Nice villa and holiday.”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2012

Overall we had a nice stay at this Villa, it was clean and located close to the pool, however, the wifi wasn't working when we arrived and had to wade a day of our holiday waiting about for this to be fixed. The villa is also located on the outer perimeter of the resort right on the main resort road and over looking fields which gave off a traditional farm smell which was sometimes unpleasant. On arriving home we had £20 of our deposit kept, as the BBQ ashes hadn't been disposed of, even though cleaning the villa was included in the price and there was no mention of having to clean it nor were we provided with information on where to put the BBQ ashes. Lovely resort and the weather is excellent just not sure would recommend this property with all the others available.

“Spotless House on a fantastic resort”

Reviewed 13 Sep 2011

My wife and i just spent a fabulous week at Casa Gatenby in September. The villa was immaculate with all the home comforts, UK TV, Air-con etc. La Torre resort was immaculate and the swimming pool outside the door was superb. A fantastic place for a quiet and relaxing break! the owners Martin and Kim were very helpful from start to finish and provided information on all aspects of the wider area. the wifi access was fantastic for us iphone users.

“Perfect”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2011

Excellent facilities. We hired a car which is a must if you want to explore the different beaches and surrounding areas. The accomodation was excellent. Getting about was no problem. The beaches were excellent for young children. Overall we had a fantastic holiday. We would highly recommend.

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