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Detached Luxury Villa with Pool and Garden at Apple Gardens Resort

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Marrakech villa description

Luxury detached villa which sleeps 6 people in comfort in 3 en-suite bedrooms (1 double and 2 twin) with air-con and heating. There are also two sofa beds in the lounge area. The villa was built in 2009 and has a floor area of approximately 140 square metres. The villa is set in a large, private garden on the boutique Apple Gardens Resort, complete with private pool and rooftop terrace with stunning view of the Atlas Mountains. A beautifully peaceful setting, ideal to relax after visiting the sights of Marrakech. Apple Gardens is a traffic free resort - covered parking is available at the entrance to the development; it only takes one minute or less to walk to our villa. Only 15-20 minutes drive from Marrakech centre, the resort includes 2 tennis courts, a small par 3 golf course, a children's play area, a small football pitch and a 1.8km jogging route through the beautiful lush gardens.

The villa is built to European standards with all modern conveniences and is based on traditional Moroccan designs.


Situation: The villa is situated around 15-20 minutes to the west of Marrakech. There are some small local shops a few minutes walk from the villa for everyday essentials and a greater choice at the local village just a few minutes drive away, where there are cafes, a bakery and many local fruit sellers. A large local traditional market is held at a nearby local village every Saturday. A large supermarket which is open every day is situated 10 minutes drive from the villa. A few minutes drive or short walk from the villa is a lovely restaurant and riad (called Weedan) with open air pools.


Things to do: Marrakech is a vibrant and charming city at the foot of the majestic Atlas Mountains and based around an ancient oasis. With 333 days of sunshine per year and very easy access from northern Europe, it offers something for everyone. The year round sunshine, amazing culture, golf, mountains, gardens, restaurants and night-life also make the city too good to miss.

No visit to Marrakech would be complete without a visit to the Jemaa el-Fna square. This UNESCO World Heritage site holds a large market in the morning, selling freshly squeezed fruit, nuts, plants, etc. After sunset, the air fills with smoke from the grilling meat and the aroma of spices, and you can watch musicians, storytellers, dancers, snake charmers and fortune-tellers.

Other must-see sights include the souks (markets), the Koutoubia Mosque, the Menara, Majorelle and Aguedal Gardens and the Palais Bahia.

The Oasiria Water Park provides a fun day out - situated on the outskirts of Marrakech this water park has something for everyone - heated quiet pool, 3 water slides plus the Kamikaze slide, a pirate ship, the lazy river and 5 restaurants, all set in lush gardens.

The Ourkira valley, 42 miles south east of Marrakech in the Atlas mountain foothills, is a popular day trip, with cafes, shops and small hotels clinging to the hillside. It is possible to walk up the valley to view 7 waterfalls.

The villa is built to European standards and is based on traditional Moroccan designs. This concept is continued inside the villa where modern appliances and equipment blend with traditional Moroccan brasswear, fabrics, mosaics and furniture.

Internet access can be obtained at various places on the Apple Gardens Resort, including from the reception building less than a minutes walk from our villa.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Villa
  • 140 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Apple Gardens is a traffic free resort. Covered parking is available just inside the grounds less than a minutes' walk away from our villa. The villa has its own private pool and ground floor terrace accessed directly from the large patio doors in the lounge and kitchen. The ground floor terrace has a large traditional mosaic table for outside dining and seats 6 to 8. The villa is set in a large private landscaped gardens with lawns, palm trees, lemon and olive trees and bougainvillea. There is an canvas awning over the ground floor terrace. This is retractable. Very useful in midsummer as the garden faces south. Internet access is available at various points on the Apple Gardens Resort....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Luxury

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Water Parks
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Museums

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village
                  • Downtown
                  • Mountain
                  • Resort
                  • Town

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        There is a dining area in the large open plan lounge/dining room...moreless

                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Living Room
                      • Parking:

                        Free covered parking, less than one minutes' walk from the villa...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        All towels provided including pool towels...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        This is available to use in the reception area of Apple Gardens...moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Internet
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Hair Dryer

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Tennis:

                            2 clay tennis courts on the development...moreless

                          • Golf:

                            Small golf course on the development...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Barbecue
                          • Tennis Court
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Gated Community

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool
                          • Outdoor Pool

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Autumn
                              Sep 13 - Dec 19, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              £140
                              £750
                              Christmas/New Year
                              Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              £170
                              £994
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              £170
                              £994

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
                              • No additional mandatory fees
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              The security deposit will be refunded within 7 days of departure from the property, less any deduction for damage/additional cleaning to the property.


                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                              Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                              Location

                              18 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK)
                              15 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Marrakech
                              16 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Casablanca - Marrakech
                              100 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Essouria
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Weedan Restaurant
                              40 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              Oukaimeden
                              200 Metres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Apple Gardens
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Weedan Restaurant

                              Car: Recommended

                              Our villa is a short drive from the centre of Marrakech just off the road to Fez (N8). The villa is part of the Apple Gardens Resort development, which was designed by one of Morocco's top architects. The development was completed in January 2010 and consists of 51 villas, a 6 hole par 3 golf course, 2 clay tennis courts, a children's play area and a small football pitch.

                              The centre of Marrakech is a 20 minute drive away, where you can visit the famous sites such as the Djemaa El Fna square, the souks, the Koutoubia mosque and the botanical gardens.

                              The Atlas mountains are approximately one hour's drive away and can be seen from the villa.

                              There are many famous golf clubs around Marrakech, including the Royal Golf Club, the Amelkis Golf Club and the Palmerie Golf Club.

                              Marrakech Menara airport is situated 4 miles from Marrakech and is a 30 minute drive from the villa.

                              As well as the delights of Marrakech city there are many other things to see and do around the area from family water parks, desert adventures, camel rides or cycling.

                              Golf: It is the combination of the excellent weather and water from the Atlas Mountains that makes Marrakech such a fantastic location for golf. Despite its proximity to one of the largest deserts in the world, the water table is high and Marrakech is surprisingly verdant, something that can surprise new visitors who often expect a dusty and dirty city.

                              There are currently 5 golf courses in Marrakech with a further 7 having been granted licences. 3 of the courses have been around for a while. Firstly, the Royal Golf Club was built in the 1920s and was a favourite of the late King Hassan II. The Amelkis Golf Club is the next oldest course you should play when visiting Marrakech. It has 36 holes, both par 72 and around 6,500m and is located directly opposite the Royal Golf Club.

                              The third well established course is the Palmeraie Golf Club (18 holes, par 72, 6,214m). It is based in the Palmeraie Oasis and, like all other courses here, is stunning and beautifully maintained.

                              Ski: Marrakech also offers the chance of excellent skiing on the High Atlas mountain range, at the Oukaimeden ski resort, just over 40 miles or an hour's drive from the city. Oukaimeden is usually visited as a day-trip from Marrakech and offers all sorts of services and lots of fun. Oukaïmeden was first opened as a ski resort in 1936 by the Marrakech French Alpine Club. It is located at 10,738 feet above sea level (3,273 meters) and is the highest ski resort in Africa and the best equipped in Morocco, as well as one of the most popular in the continent. The snow season is quite variable and lasts a yearly average of 120 days, from mid-December to mid-March, although snow is quite reliable from January until late March or early April. The Oukaïmeden ski resort has a relatively modest skiing area, of around 300 hectares, but very interesting, including 3 black, 8 red, 4 blue and 3 green trails.

                               

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                              Photos

                              • The villa from the garden

                                The villa from the garden

                              • The villa from the front

                                The villa from the front

                              • Kitchen with granite worktops, dishwasher, oven, washer, fridge and microwave

                                Kitchen with granite worktops, dishwasher, oven, washer, fridge and microwave

                              • Bathroom 2 (bathroom 3 is almost identical)

                                Bathroom 2 (bathroom 3 is almost identical)

                              • View from the roof top terrace

                                View from the roof top terrace

                              • Tennis courts and football pitch in Apple Gardens

                                Tennis courts and football pitch in Apple Gardens

                              • Panoramic photo of the house and gardens

                                Panoramic photo of the house and gardens

                              • Lounge with sofa bed

                                Lounge with sofa bed

                              • Bathroom 1

                                Bathroom 1

                              • View of the garden

                                View of the garden

                              • Children's play area in Apple Gardens

                                Children's play area in Apple Gardens

                              • Camels in the nearby Palmerie

                                Camels in the nearby Palmerie

                              £140 - £170 per night (GBP)
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                              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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