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Large exclusive villa, stunning views, private pool, 10min drive to the sea

People10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 2,960 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6 large dbl bedrooms, 5 luxury bathrooms. Separate, connected apartments. Pool

Nestled on the slopes of the stunning Montgo mountain, 10 min drive from Javea port and the popular Arenal beach, with Javea's relaxed and pretty beach bars, in the quiet exclusive area of Montgo Toscamar, Casa Andromeda offers its valued guests a sense of peace and luxury with stunning views.

Again newly decorated and fully air-conditioned, this is a totally private property. New extended and upgraded kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms! Own winebar available for guests to sample special Spanish wines. Large fenced and gated plot, swimming pool, terraces and garden with fruit trees, where guests are welcome to pick and enjoy ripe fruit. Newly extended gardens laid to lawns with artificial grass - so no grass stains! Sunny & shady areas throughout and spectacular views. Space to be together or private and apart.

Accommodation is for 10 people (6 double bedrooms) on 3 levels, each with a private terrace. Lower apartment: 3 dbl bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, breakfast area + modern equipped kitchenette. Main level: 2 dbl bedrooms + 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining, office, wine bar and modern, fully equipped kitchen. Tower Room: 2 single beds and en-suite bathroom + private terrace. Access to the pool is from all levels. There is a large colonial style covered terrace with a gas barbecue area + open panoramic sun terraces above.

Wine Lovers: This year we continue featuring Coulebron wines from a small Bodega in the Pinoso region. Following visits from private wineclubs, we may extend our offering of local wines. For more information contact us, let us know your wine interests or see the wine list in the villa.

Special Celebrations: Casa Andromeda has hosted a private wedding celebration, a wedding photo-shoot, a company team event, wine club holidays and several anniversary parties for families and friends staying in the villa. We, the owners, are delighted to offer recommendations and help with such or similar arrangements on a FOC basis to our guests and to provide references.

More Details

Owner
Heidi Giaever and Geert Follens
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Heidi Giaever and Geert Follens

Geert is Flemish and I (Heidi) am Norwegian. We have been privileged enough to have lived and worked around the world for most of our careers, mainly in Europe, Asia and Africa, and with the past 8 years based from Belgium, where we have our permanent home.

We are both engineers by profession and training but our work has focused on business development within industry. We are currently based in the UK but admit that we escape to Spain, Norway or France as often as we can to enjoy outdoor activities and especially the climates and slower paced lifestyle that the mountains and Javea have on offer.

Geert is a wine-connoisseur and I love cooking and entertaining.

Apart from this, and beyond our love-hate relationship with DIY house- and garden- work, our favourite activity is to spend time with family and friends. We both also appreciate beautiful nature and beautiful things, so we do our best to surround ourselves with who and what inspires us. The creation of Casa Andromeda is a result of all these influences.....and yes, we love it so much that we got married here.

Heidi Giaever and Geert Follens purchased this villa in 2010

Why Heidi Giaever and Geert Follens chose Jávea

Good friends recommended we take a look at Javea and kindly let us stay in their villa there to get a feel for the area.

Despite viewing 56 properties in the course of 2 long weekends, starting our search in Elche, south of Alicante, almost buying an olive and almond farm in the mountains outside Pinoso, and finalising our viewings north west of Valencia, we kept coming back to Javea. It was the area that gave us everything:

- A stunning mountain, a gorgeous coastline, spectacular views, a true Spanish old town with real culture, history and family life; - inhabited by young and old throughout the year

- Hardly any new or incomplete urbanised holiday developments that are lifeless out-of-season and there are no high-rise hotels or apartment buildings

- A truly international population; working, retired or holidaying, and as a result; a multitude of restaurants to suit every budget, every taste and every standard

Thanks to history, and the fact that the wealthier Spanish from Madrid and Valencia supported and protected Javea from mass tourism, this area remains the preferred holiday destination for those who have been lucky enough to get acquainted with this lovely coastal town.

What makes this villa unique

We fell in love with the incredible views. Both on the spectacular Montgo mountain itself and on the valley. And we love the peaceful nature of the area, yet its close proximity (10min drive) to the sea and to the town. And to be able to simply walk out of the door and up the mountain without getting in a car, was a dream come true for a Norwegian of course!!

There was a lot that needed doing to the property to put right the neglect and shortcuts from the past, but it was worth every effort and euro spent for the stunning position it inhabits. So far those who have been there, seem to agree with us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nous avons passé 2 semaines de reve lors de notre séjour à la Casa Andromeda.

Une magnifique maison, pouvant s'adapter en fonction du nombre d'occupants, très agréable, lumineuse, avec une vue à couper le souffle. Très belle propiété avec de nombreuses terrasses ombragées et ensoleillées, une très belle piscine; une cuisine ultra, ultra équipé - du jamais vu! L'aménagement et le confort de cette maison ont dépassé de loin nos exigences, de plus nous avons très bien dormi, très belle chambre - qui reste fraiche ( ainsi que toute la maison ) avec un très bon matelas et une très bonne literie.

La vue sur le montgo est impressionnante, l'endroit est calme mais à proximité de restaurants et supermarchés... (une bible ultra détaillée était à notre disposition avec tous les détails des choses à faire, restos, promenades,...) De plus, l'hospitalité et les contacts avec les propriétaires étaient fabuleux & très chaleureux.

En conclusion, nous avons passé 2 semaines superbes avec l'envie de revenir très vite...
Jun 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Jávea in La Marina Alta

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2960 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , En suite to Royal Room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite to Tower Room
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite to Cave Room
  • There is a separate free standing bath in the Royal Room en-suite bathroom. All other bathrooms have showers, washbasins and toilets. The Cave Room en-suite and separate bathroom in the apartment both have large, modern walk-in showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Royal Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Chameleon Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Tower Room Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Jungle Cave Room Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Newly extended, refurbished and clad in natural stone
    Blue Cave Room - 2 Single Bed , With en-suite bathroom
    Montgo Room with mountain view of course! - 1 Double Bed , Newly extended & decorated; natural stone walls and tiles
  • Casa Andromeda is newly furnished and re-decorated annually, to blend the warmth of Spain with a classic Northern European style. An extended pool terrace offers stylish outdoor dining for 10+. Each bedroom has a different theme/ style ranging from the contemporary black, white and turquoise Chameleon room to the pale wood, cream and gold surrounding the ornately carved 4-poster bed of the romantic Royal room. There are now 3 large bedrooms in the lower apartment of the house, combining a cool blue Mediterranean feel with the warmth of the natural Montgo stone. The sunny Tower room has stunning views and its own en-suit bathroom and private terrace and is accessed via a spiral staircase from the front of the house. All rooms have air conditioning and plenty of cupboard space. The beds have new, quality mattresses. Windows are alarmed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The kitchen is upgraded with a brand new efficient and hygienic induction 4-ring hob

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Large exclusive villa, stunning views, private pool, 10min drive to the sea
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A fantastic villa with spectacular mountain views

  • 5 of 5

Casa Andromeda was everything we had hoped for from the description - spacious, characterful, situated high on Montgo with a breathtaking view across the valley to the mountains beyond.

We were a family of six with plenty of room to spare and, as the grandparents, the apartment below gave us privacy when we needed it. The atmosphere at the villa - on the pool terrace sunbathing or in the cool of the large naya below or strolling through the stepped gardens - meant that we were happy to spend our days there without moving! The rest of the family enjoyed the beaches in Javea and we all dined at night in the town or in the excellent local restaurants nearby.

What made our stay so special, from our first enquiry through to the end of our holiday and after, was the wonderful response at all times we received from Heidi the owner. Nothing was too much trouble for her. It was clear that she wanted us to have the best experience possible while staying in her lovely home. And we did!

I cannot recommend Casa Andromeda highly enough and we will be returning there next year.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Spacious villa on Montgo with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect holiday retreat for us. The views from the terrace never failed to delight us and while the younger members of our extended family visited the beaches we "the Oldies" were happy to stay at the villa most of the time, by the pool or on the lovely cool naya. The villa is set on three floors and worked well for our three generations of family sharing it. It is on an elevated position on the mountain of Montgo and has beautiful terraced gardens which romantically illuminate in the evenings to create a magical atmosphere.

We loved it so much we have already booked our dates to return next year!

Our main reason for returning however is because of Heidi the owner. From the first time we contacted her and throughout our stay and after, she was so welcoming and attentive to our needs it was a pleasure to be dealing with her. Nothing was too much trouble and you really feel it matters to her that you have the best possible stay in Casa Andromeda.

A five star experience in every way!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An excellent property

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent house for either a large family wanting their own space or a number of families holidaying together.

The property was clean, beautifully and tastefully furnished and had everything you could need to have a fantastic stay. We stayed in the apartment downstairs and found it to be very spacious and the Tower room was perfect for our teenage boys. The garden is huge and the views are breathtaking.

We all ate together either downstairs or by the pool, watching th sun set over the mountains but there are incredible restaurants nearby in El Gaucho and notably La Gourmand which is only a short walk from the property. My family and I love snorkelling and there are many wonderful beaches to see an array of tropical fish. Cala Morag, Grenadella and Portaxitol were amongst the best.

The survive from Heidi and Geert was fantastic, anything that was asked for was not a problem. I would thoroughly recommend this property and will be back I'm sure with our friends in future years.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa. Stunningredients views!

  • 5 of 5

This is beautiful villa, finished to a very high standard. All the furniture, accessories, linen, is all high quality and the beds are super comfy! A very well equipped kitchen in the main house and a more than adequate supply downstairs, makes life easy for anyone who enjoys some cooking. The views from the terraces are stunning! Looking outwards towards Javea in one direction and Gata de Gorgos the other. And behind is the magnificent Montgo, which changes colour through the day, into the night. Fabulous pool which gets the sun all day so a really nice temperature, especially at night. All in all, this is a wonderful villa for two families or one large one! We had two teenage boys with us and the tower room was perfect. Close enough but still gave them their own space. We will return!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline for such a wonderful review! We are always delighted when the house and facilities suit our guests and they enjoy their stay, as you have done. It makes the effort worth it on our part. Now that we have added the extra garden spaces we feel that it works even better for 2 or 3 generations holidaying together and are very pleased your boys enjoyed the Tower Room. Our plans to add a gym and spa area are intended as a continuation of the process of making Casa Andromeda into the luxury, peaceful holiday destination so many of us need nowadays....so watch this space. We feel we are lucky to have found this piece of paradise in Javea and are delighted to share it with you and your family. We look forward to welcoming you back. Heidi
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Holiday beyond expectations in wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful villa set in peaceful surroundings in Montgo Toscamar area of Spain. I chose this location after reading excellent reviews. I was not disappointed, in fact it was beyond my expectations. Everything is to a very high standard , it is beautifully decorated and furnished. It includes a very well stocked wine bar. The pool terrace has excellent views. We were a party of 6 adults, a four year old and two one year olds. The addition of the lower garden was perfect for the children to run about in the evenings? We each had our own area when required. I have never visited this area of Spain before, but fell in love with the town of Javea. It is a perfect family location. Staying at Casa Andromeda is a perfect base, but a car is essential to visit the surrounding areas. We visited Moraira, Denia, Altea, Calpe, Valencia and the water park at Aqualandia on the outskirts of Benidorm. Heidi, the owner, is a lovely person. She kept in constant touch, passing on all the information required to make our stay smooth. She even took time out to visit us at the villa to make sure we were having the perfect holiday. I cannot praise her highly enough. Her attention to detail is spot on. If anything previous reviews don't really do this place full justice. You have to stay to fully appreciate how wonderful it is. I have already recommended it to friend and I would return in a heartbeat. Loved everything about the villa and its surroundings

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wundervoller Urlaub in einer sehr schönen Villa

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben in der Casa Andromeda mit meiner Familie und der Familie meiner Schwester (insgesamt 9 Personen) einen sehr schönen Urlaub verbracht. Der Blick von den Terrassen ist atemberaubend! Die Villa bietet sehr viel Komfort und auch Privatsphäre, da die Aufteilung der Räumlichkeiten sehr gut gelungen ist. Die Möglichkeiten draußen auf den Terrassen zu Essen ist auf beiden Terrassen-Ebenen möglich und sollte auf jeden Fall genutzt werden. Die Villa erfüllt alle Anforderungen einer luxeriösen Villa.

Wenn Freunde von uns in der Gegend Urlaub machen wollen, werden wir auf jeden Fall die Villa weiterempfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Alicant and Valencia +/-
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Le Gourmand Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Javea port (ferry to Ibiza)
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Marriott Hotel
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Denia
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Junction 62 on the AP7
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Le Gourmand, Chez Urs, Montgo,
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Arenal
Car: necessary

Javea is a lovely coastal town between Alicante and Valencia. Known as Spain's Sunrise, it is the first point on the mainland where the sun is seen rising. Javea was listed by the WHO as having one of the healthiest climates in the world, with more recorded hours of sunshine per year than in any other place in Spain.

The villa is 5min walk from Estrella Lodge tennis courts, 3min drive from La Sella Golf & spa and 10min drive from Javea old town, with its market, port, beaches, seaside restaurants, bars and promenades. The villa is nestled in the foothills of the Montgo Mountain, with stunning panoramic views of the valley and mountains beyond. The Montgo is protected Natural Park and boasts a serene and peaceful location for the very private Casa Andromeda.

There are wonderful walks on the Montgo or in the valley, directly from the villa, or in the Costa Blanca mountains further inland 30 min drive away. One of the many supermarket is within 15 min walking distance and the large La Marina indoor shopping centre & cinema complex is less than 10 min drive away.

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £526.19

Included; Wireless internet, satellite tv, dvd, bedding, towels + cleaning and laundry at end of stay. No extra hidden costs. Additional cleaning / laundry / maid service during stay is charged as required.

Payment is by bank transfer.

- 25% of the total rental fee is to be paid as a deposit to secure the booking.
- The balance of the rental fee is to be paid a minimum of 2 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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