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Family friendly villa with private pool and parking. Peaceful with great views!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, sleeps 7 with views over orange groves towards Gandia

3 bedroom holiday villa, sleeping 7 people in two double bedrooms and one triple (bunk beds plus single). There are two bathrooms, one of which is en-suite. English TV, PlayStation 3, DVDs, boardgames, kids toys and books available. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and tumble dryer, central heating for the winter months. Outdoors the villa has a private pool with loungers, gazebo and barbecue area. The large terrace offers amazing views over orange groves to the neighbouring villages and surrounding mountain ranges. There is parking for two cars and the villa is secure with gated access.

Overlooked by a Moorish ruined castle and nestled into the wooded hillsides among the orange groves this is a peaceful retreat. Shops, banks and restaurants are a 5 minute drive or 15/ 20 minute walk away in the small town of Villalonga which also has a twice weekly market. Blue flag beaches are a 20 minute drive away as well as the historic town of Gandia, with museums, historical buildings and a large market.

The area is great for hikers, cyclists, sun seekers or those looking for a peaceful base to explore the Valencia and Alicante regions. Perfect for relaxing and getting away from it all!

More Details

Owner
Michael James
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Michael James

We are a family of six living in the UK. We love going on holiday, and a few years ago decided to buy a property abroad so that we could enjoy more time getting away from it all.

Michael James purchased this villa in 2013

Why Michael James chose Villalonga

We decided on a property close to Gandia because it gives us easy access from either Alicante or Valencia airports but is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists.

The nearby beaches are beautiful and the local village feels very Spanish and welcoming. There is plenty of opportunity for sightseeing nearby.

What makes this villa unique

We saw dozens of villas when house hunting for our place in the sun. We wanted a detached house with pool in a peaceful setting, and the moment we saw Villa Azahar we knew we'd found the perfect place for our family. It had all we were looking for, and more! The views from the terrace are stunning, during the day you can admire the orange groves across the valley, at night you see the shimmering lights of the neighbouring villages in the distance. We have enjoyed many happy family holidays here, and are certain you will like it, too!

Amenities

Villalonga Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En Suite Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Built in wardrobes and En Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Built in wardrobe, 1 single bed, 1 bunk bed. Ideal for kids.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Built in wardrobes
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming

Reviews

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Family friendly villa with private pool and parking. Peaceful with great views!
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
5

Magical

  • 5 of 5

Villa, pool, location all wonderful and we wish we’d never left! My 4 yr old learned to swim in the pool and we all relaxed utterly and had a wonderful stay in an amazingly beautiful part of Spain. Emigration has never been so tempting!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wow!! Stunning views, great pool, beautifully finished internally and plenty of space outside.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous two weeks in the villa. Spent most of the time in and around the pool. Children chilled out watching the dvds and playing games on the PlayStation when it got too hot. We spent a pleasant afternoon wandering around the village and enjoyed a few beers in the local bars. We also visited gandia beach and had a nice meal. The beach there is beautiful but we preferred the beach of daimus with plenty of free parking and it's relaxed atmosphere. A lovely beach. We also travelled easily into Valencia by catching a train from xeraco which was easy to find and free parking. Cost about 7 euros into Valencia. The open top bus stops near the station and is a great way to explore the city. Would also recommend the aquarium which we also visited was awesome. We had a wonderful

Holiday and would highly recommend this villa. We would definitely come back too!! Thank you for sharing this wonderful property. Nicola, colin, olivia and Tomos xx

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing views, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Simply wonderful! Very quiet area, ~5 min drive to the nearest supermarket, pharmacy and petrol station. Having George as a neighbour we were feeling safe as he was always there when we needed something. (thanks for your help!!). Villa is spacious and in good condition. Being in the swimming pool you'll be looking at the landscape of hills and mountains. Great holidays!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic that you had such a great time, it's lovely to swim in the pool and be able to soak up the landscape. Hope we have you as guests in the future if you revisit this part of Spain. Regards.
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Fabulous house and location just loved it .

  • 5 of 5

Dear Mike & family

We loved the villa so peaceful and had every facility for a family . Thank you for sharing your fabulous home.To wake up every morning to a good day in amazing surroundings was just what we needed . The village was a real authentic Spanish village full of character with amazing restaurants. Joan and Gerorge next door were very helpful and really lovely neighbors. Will be back .

Mairead, Fred and family

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you had such a wonderful time. It is a very peaceful location, and the views are great, perfect for recharging!! We look forward to having you back again as guests, you're very welcome. Regards Mike.
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Lovely views, quiet location, north facing location means it's quite shady

  • 4 of 5

Lovely quiet spot and views. The house was perfect for our needs. It's on a north facing hillside so when we were there (October) the sun didn't appear from behind the mountain until about 9.30 and went behind the hill again about 2.30. This is probably quite an advantage in the summer months but in autumn it meant no breakfasts or evenings outside (the weather was also a little cool the week we were there). The neighbours were friendly and helpful. The tumble drier was useful as it was very humid during our stay and it was difficult to dry the towels.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely views pleasant stay

  • 4 of 5

Lovely villa with very nice views of surrounding area not touristy at all , reasonably appointed, villa looked after by very pleasant neighbours Good sized pool well maintained . Close to nearby village with a couple of good restaurants walkable . Nice trekking up nearby hills and old ruins, good sturdy trainers required.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to see guests trekking up to the old Moorish castle ruin behind the villa. There's more great views from up there too! Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to hear from in the future. Thanks Mike.
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Valencia
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
numerous bars in the nearby village (15 min walk)
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Denia - ferry to Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Oliva Nova golf resort
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Gandia - train connection to Valencia
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
AP-7: North to Valencia, South to Alicante
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Casa Babel hotel and restaurant (15 min walk)
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Playa de Gandia
Car: necessary

Villalonga is a bustling Spanish village, a 15 minute walk from the villa. The local supermarket stocks all the basics and some more, and the village has several bakeries, butchers, veg shops, snack bars, a pharmacy and a hotel with restaurant. There is also a great value market held twice weekly (Tuesday and Friday). The old town is picturesque, and the views from the hill top chapel across the village are lovely. Villalonga offers great hiking trails, and the mountain backdrop is stunning.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $265.39

Payment terms:
A 25% deposit will secure the booking. Final payment should be made 8 weeks before the holiday start date.

Changeover Day:
Changeover can be arranged for any day. Please vacate the property by 11:00am, check-in for new guests is after 3pm. Please ask if you require alternative arrangements and we shall do our best to accommodate.

Please enquire for discounted monthly booking rates, we can offer great deals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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