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Karen Maguire

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English, Spanish

Sophisticated Country Villa, Private Pool, Jacuzzi, Air Con,Golf

34 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Alto Guadalentín - Villa Lorca

Contemporary villa with 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms (two en-suite) sleeps 6

Villa Lorca is elegant and stylish, with exquisite furnishings and a well equipped Porcelanosa gourmet kitchen. You can unwind on the spacious patios, swim in the large pool with outside shower, enjoy the 5 seated Jacuzzi or play mini golf or borrow a book from the library.

Set on one level, the master bedroom 1, has a king size bed with a stunning en-suite wet room with mosaic tiles. Patio doors lead onto the covered internal terrace, a perfect place for you to enjoy breakfast with freshly squeezed fruit from the orchard.

Master bedroom 2 enjoys sumptuous twin beds and a large Porcelanosa en-suite with marble shower enclosure. Bedroom 3 enjoys twin beds and stunning mountain views.

Enjoy: Air conditioning: satellite TV : DVD library :CD library : American fridge with ice maker and filtered water : BBQ : Espresso machine.

Location and area: Villa Lorca is situated on flat land, (no tracks or mountain roads to negotiate) with immediate access off the old straight Roman road from Lorca to the coast. The street is flanked by beautiful houses of both modern and traditional build . Parking is available outside or in the enclosed area with automatic gates. The gardens have a variety of fruit trees, including tangerine, lemon, figs, pomegranate, almond and stunning grape vines.

Idyllic but within minutes of towns and coast, the surrounding valleys are largely agricultural land, where you can see beautiful almonds trees and the orange and lemon orchards, as well a the fresh vegetable produce, grown in the area.

Lorca and the coastal towns are still very Spanish, the real Spain, where prices are yet very reasonable for drinks, shopping and meals out. A 6Km drive takes you to the nearest shopping centre with bars, cinemas, bowling and restaurants. (open 10am to 10pm) Monday to Saturday.

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Suitability: Villa Lorca would be ideal for many different groups.

Honeymoon couples can enjoy the get away from it all ambience.

Gourmet chefs can use freshly available produce for their favourite creation.

Families can relax and catch up whilst enjoying the spacious pool and time together.

Golfers can choose a game of golf, from the numerous award winning golf courses within easy reach.

A girlie week away, top up your tan with an average of 300 sunny days a year, or shops at the local markets for bargains.

This year round area has something for everyone. Events can be arranged.

Villa Lorca has a non smoking policy, however smoking is permitted on the outside terraces and patios.

Useful Information: Owners are readily available for any queries or questions that you may have, whilst in your country or on location.

As a Pool cleaning service is included, access to the property is required on a weekly basis.

Cleaning and laundry service available at extra cost. If required a translation service is available.

Nearest Airport Murcia 116km and Alicante Airport 162km

Nearest: chemist 0.6km, hospital 10km, ATM/bank 0.5km, Call box 0.5km, church 1km.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Karen Maguire (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, Spanish

Reviews

5
based on 34 holidaymaker reviews

Sophisticated Country Villa, Private Pool, Jacuzzi, Air Con,Golf
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews
5

Fabulous Villa, Brilliant Owners, Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

I found this villa on Homeaway and it looked ideal for our family of 6. We were however pleasantly surprised on arrival. The villa was even more exquisite than expected. Ian and Karen could not do enough to help - and when my daughter was sick - they took time out to help us with a pharmacy and to sort it out.

Back to the villa - the pool and the house were kept immaculately clean. There are so many seating areas outdoors that we were spoils for choice. The gardens are a delight.

It is only 15 mins from fabulous beaches, and a local shop just 2 mins away.

We really felt spoilt throughout our stay - nothing was lacking.

We've booked in for next year - as this was so fab.

Thank you Ian & Karen for a delightful stay. We will be back!

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Amazing property, perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a weeks holiday at this property. From booking to arrival Isn was incredibly helpful. The villa was immaculate with everything you could possibly want. We forgot to being our pushchair and Ian brought us one to use throughout our stay.

I cannot recommend this villa or its location enough. We have recommended it to our friends and family so expect some booking soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Very relaxed holiday

  • 5 of 5

The reason this is entitled "very relaxed holiday" is because the villa was exactly as described on the website and as described by previous reviewers. Also nothing was too much trouble if we needed anything. Although we havent any young children this villa would be ideal as there is plenty of garden space for playing (and safe). Found the kitchen ceramic top rather complicated and we had some unusual meals! which were still very nice. There is an Italian retaurant just up the road and just minutes away which was very reasonable considering the standard of food and the attention of staff, which we would thoroughly recommend. At the moment I cannot see us returning in the near future as I am awaiting an operation but maybe in the future.................? I would really recommend this villa.

Thank you, Karen, Ian and Chris from the Westlakes.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

A home from home in the sun

  • 5 of 5

We have just arrived back from 2 very relaxing weeks at this villa. Right from the initial enquiries we were impressed by both Karen and Ian. Having read the previous comments it had a lot to live up to but it certainly did just that.

The route supplied was bang on and easy to follow and when we arrived you could tell that they were proud of their villa What also came across was that they wanted us to enjoy staying there. The villa itself was clean , tidy and well equipped and during our stay there we never felt anything was missing . The welcome pack has been mentioned in previous reviews and it was the more than adequate, in fact we were still using some of the food nearly a week later.

There are a number of places to sit and eat , our favourite was the area between the lounge and the main bedroom. It had what Diane called an "ambiance" especially with the candles on. We also liked sitting under the Olive tree by the Jacuzzi. We found plenty to entertain ourselves and thought the mini golf was a good idea . We also used the pool and Jacuzzi a fair bit. It was also nice to use fresh lemons and the fresh chilies that Ian grows, they came in very useful for our home made "Patatas Bravas".

We did venture out and the market on Sunday was within walking distant and was a decent size. The roast chicken and potatoes we got from the market were lovely. We used the local bar, Bar Deportivo and found their prices very reasonable.

All in all a lovely villa with plenty to do and great hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Genuine home from home.

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed at Villa Lorca two years ago (see previous review) we were confident that we would be greeted again with the same perfect villa. We were wrong! Karen and Ian have improved the villa with an added Jacuzzi and have extended the middle bedroom so that it doubles as a kids' sitting room complete with DVD player and satellite channels. This meant that when our youngest daughter had had enough of the fantastic, well-kept pool she could go and relax in her own space and we could still watch TV in the living area if we wished. The extended room provides separate sleeping areas so that two older children would have their own space and privacy. The whole villa is beautifully decorated but the new addition is absolutely charming with a very pretty terrace outside.

Outside of the villa there are several areas for seating but the canopy over the large table and chairs is invaluable in the hot sun. This means that there is always somewhere shady to sit and sip a cold drink. If lying on a lounger is your thing then there are also two large parasols when you fancy a bit of shade or if you need to keep your drink cold!

This villa genuinely is home from home. It is so well-equipped that the next time that I book it, I am considering turning up with just my swimwear, toothbrush and kindle! The welcome pack will see you through your first day and there is everything that you could possibly need to make your holiday comfortable. Toiletries are provided, towels are provided, cleaning materials are provided, washing powder is provided, dishwasher tablets are provided, a first aid kit is provided and I really could go on but I won't bore you further with a list of things that this villa has covered. You really can book it with confidence.

The situation of the villa is fantastic, it is peaceful but not too far from amenities; once again, we did not venture very far but we did visit the Sunday market and bought some delicious cooked chicken and fruit. If you do arrive late on a Saturday, be sure to visit the market and stock up!

Our one complaint is the ten minutes of rain that we had one morning. Shocking I know! Even then, Karen was in contact via text asking if it had washed any dust into the pool to see if it needed a clean. At the time we said not but the next day it did look a bit grubby so we sent a quick text to see if Karen and Ian were about to come over and within an hour it'd had been cleaned. Amazing!

The only villa we have booked twice and will return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Perfect relaxing holiday in an amazing Villa

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the most amazing relaxing holiday in this beautiful villa. Situated in Purias, the views were amazing and the jacuzzi, pool and mini golf course were an added bonus. Karen and Ian were the perfect landlords helping escort my partner and i to the private medical centre with an ear complaint and even delivering baby milk to us at short notice - thank you. My family and I had the best holiday here and my father has even made arrangements to rebook for the family again next year! There is a fabulous restaurant 5km as you leave the villa, turn left and you will be amazed with the service, quality of food and good value for money.

Thank you Karen and Ian you were the perfect hosts, cant wait to visit again soon.

Sophie & the Turner Family.

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  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
116 Kilometres
Murcia 116 km. Alicante 154km. Almeria
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
La Parmigiana
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Cartagena
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Lorca golf
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Lorca
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
N332
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
La Parmigiana
Nearest Ski
225 Kilometres
Granada
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Aguilas
Car: recommended

Villa Lorca is set in enclosed 1400sqm landscaped gardens, surrounded by the spectacular mountain range of Almenara.It is within walking distance of the village, where you will find shops, banks and restaurants. Purias is a peaceful location, yet only 12km from the baroque town of Lorca, with medieval Castle, churches, museums and gorgeous squares, Lorca is famous for its Easter parades. The pristine uncrowded Mediterranean coastline, with 28km of beaches and coves is a 15 minute drive away. Aguilas costal town is well worth a visit. See the 1875 square which is surrounded by a variety of beautiful buildings with 19th. century façades and stroll along the promenades towards the working port. Aguilas is known for its pre Easter carnival, a stunning event. Golf lovers will not be disappointed as many famous courses are easily accessible. Lorca Resort Golf is now open. Granada city and slopes are only a 2 hour drive and Cartagena naval city a one and quarter hour drive away

Golf: Lorca Golf Resort only 5 minutes by car is now open.

18 hole course

Club House

Ski: Granada with its ski slopes Sierra Nevada, takes approximately a 2 hours drive from the villa.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alto Guadalentín, Murcia - Costa Calida

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late summer
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£848
for 7 nights
£848
 
 
autumn season
1 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£623
for 7 nights
£623
 
 
xmas season
21 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£649
for 7 nights
£649
 
 
Low Season
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£597
for 7 nights
£597
 
 
Spring Season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£649
for 7 nights
£649
 
 
High Season
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£926
for 7 nights
£926
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Villa Lorca can accommodate an extra person. Please note that this extra will incur a charge of 1/6th of the daily rental rate.

Please note that a 200 euro security deposit will be requested on arrival. This deposit will be returned providing that no damages have been sustained to the property.

Jacuzzi is an optional extra and is charged at 30 Euros per week.

Welcome pack included in the price.

Exit cleaning fees included in the price. If you require a late check out after 10am and it is suitable for you to stay later, please note that a cleaning fee of 70 euros will be charged.

Gas, water and electricity included in the price.

Please contact Karen by email regarding booking procedure.

Email re long term winter rentals.

Cancellation period is 45 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alto Guadalentín, Spain

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom 1 has a wet room style en-suite and is suitable for wheelchair access. All bathrooms are supplied with hair dryer, large mirrors, heated radiator and ample supplies of bath sheets, hand towels and bathmats. Toilet rolls, hand wash, shower gel and cleaning materials included. First aid kit supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Air conditioning, en suite bathroom, patio door to terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Air conditioning and ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Air conditioning, door to patio. Can add extra bed or cot.
  • Cot available at additional cost. Master bedroom 1 and wet room are suitable for wheelchair access. All bedrooms come with top quality mattresses. Each bed has an ample supply of quality linen and 2 pillows are provided per person. Alarm clock and reading lamps provided in each room. Table fans provided in each bedroom. Generous supply of coat hangers in the wardrobes. Extra blankets and throws provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 3 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
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
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Mini golf and table football are some of the extra facilities for you to enjoy. The Porcelanosa gourmet kitchen is well supplied with plenty of dishes and crockery. Try out the vapour oven. Welcome pack included for your arrival. Filtered water and ice machine provided. Utility room with iron, board, extra fridge space, dryer, cool box and picnic bags with melamine dishes, bowls cutlery and glasses for use around the pool area or for the beach. Outside solar powered heated shower at pool area. Pool/beach towels supplied. Sun loungers with pads provided. Outside tables and seating for 18. Swimming pool has dismountable safety fence.

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