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I'm in two minds about writing a good review as it means others will find this property or the prices may go up.
The communication with the owners was fantastic. Even with conversing in a different language it was speedy. I had some initial concerns based on a previous review. Having spoken to the owners it was obvious that the property wasn't quite refurbished two years ago, but is now.
I'll start with some of the not so positive points (and it is not really the property at fault).
The road to the property can be a challenge. On our first day the family had to get out of the car and walk the last bit to lighten the load. The car was a decent estate so wouldn't normally have struggled. Imagine a rally stage with loose gravel, uphill with ruts!
The other thing to take note of is the wildlife. You are in an agricultural area and that brings wildlife. There are quite a lot of flies, wasps, hornets and other general things that like to sting and bite. We even had a scorpion in the house which had to be caught and tossed into a field.
The owners have some fly traps around the garden and they do a certain amount to catch some of the insects.
A possibility of a couple of fans in the house might help on a night time.
The house itself is beautiful. You can really see the craftsmanship, love and attention that has gone into producing a bespoke finish in the kitchen and bathrooms. It was spotless clean when we arrived. There is a lot of glass to clean.
Some other nice touches are a smart tv, reasonable internet in parts of the house, a music system wired into the house with Blue tooth and a pool cleaning robot.
The dining/sitting room downstairs is nice and cool due to the stone floors and the double opening glide door systems.
The main focus of the property is the pool. An infinity pool looking down the valley and into the sea in the distance.
Ideal property for kids. Lots of land for them to play around in.
Enough shops locally (about 8km) to last a few weeks easily without needing bigger stores.
You will definitely need a car for this property and it would be difficult to access if you had some mobility difficulties.
We never go back to the same place twice as the world is a big place to explore.
We would however consider going back to this place. we were sad to leave
The property is in a wonderful location - quiet, private, fabulous views, and lots of outdoor space to enjoy. We were a large family of 3 generations and there was plenty of space for everybody to do their 'own thing'. The house is very well appointed, and the kitchen in particular was well equipped for a holiday rental, which was a bonus. The pool area is lovely and the pool is well maintained. The local manager, Fabiana, was very helpful too. All in all, we had a great stay.