The exclusively furnished villa for 7 people with all mod cons is surrounded by 140 m² of terrace, partially covered and with various places for seating, large pool with children’s section, eco- sauna, outdoor shower, barbecue, beautiful garden with tropical plants as well as a covered car port. The house has 3 floors, ground floor, a large living/dining area with open plan kitchen, fully air conditioned as well as a sleeping area equipped with large roof ventilators, 2 bedrooms plus a modern bathroom with toilet, first floor: double bedroom with air conditioning, large bathroom with shower and beautiful terrace with fantastic sea view. Separately located: for 2 extra people (extra charge) lower apartment with double bed/ living room, air conditioning, kitchenette, shower/toilet, winter garden and direct access to pool and outside shower. Hedges surround the whole site. The apartment will not be rented separately from the main property. Located in a quiet villa complex on a cul–de-sac.
Further Details: The healing climate for people with rheumatic and heart problems attracts many guests even in winter. There are people who stay in Calpe the whole year round because of the beneficial effects of the local climate. It is less than a mile to the bathing cove and two miles to the larger beaches. The local area boasts gorgeous coastal landscape, loads of sandy beaches, caves and animal parks. In Benidorm you can really taste the high life. The surrounding area is mountainous, with large stretches of fruit plantations and vineyards, the many wines are both of outstanding quality and reasonably priced. In the many surrounding villages you can find traditional Spanish life and proud local people.
The history of Calpe: Calpe and the surrounding area was an important settlement area because of its strategic importance. A people of many cultures: The province was under Moorish rule until the 14th century after which it was incorporated into the Kingdom of Valencia. The lively festival “Moros y Christianos” commemorates the end of Moorish dominance in the area. The area experienced an economic boom in the 18th century and Calpe became an important trading area and fishing harbour. Nowadays it is a much loved holiday resort and offers its guest many promenades, restaurants, tourist attractions, water-based activities and boat trips and much heritage and in the heart of the old town area beside Arrable, the Moorish quarter, there is a group of buildings which consists of Torreo de la Peca, the fortifications walls and the old city church. This is the only example of the gothic Mudejar style in the whole autonomy of Valencia.
Shopping, temperature, arrival, marina: There are many shopping opportunities in Calpe. There is a market on Saturday, you can buy fresh fish in the harbour and get everything else you need in the town itself. The climate is typically Mediterranean and very mild, the summer lasts 3/4 of the year in the coastal area. The average temperature in the province of Alicante is 17 ºC, in the off season you can expect 26-28 ºC, in the middle of summer from 32-40 ºC and 12-20 ºC during the winter. For the trip from Alicante airport, in emergencies also Valencia (72 miles to Calpe) you can rent a car in the airport. By car you take the Barcelona/Valencia motorway directly to Calpe. You can also get to Calpe by train. The N-332 coastal road leads from Alicante to Valencia though very interesting landscape. Regular buses connect Calpe to Valencia, Barcelona, Alicant and Madrid. The harbour of Puerto Blanco, over half a mile away and the Calpe harbour –2and a ½ miles away- offer berthing places for all. There are more harbours nearby.