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Kate Gardner

Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French (a little!)
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Private sparkling pool, lovely garden, close to beaches & scenic walks.

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Xàbia - Villa Cilantro

A single level, 3-bed, 2-bath villa in a quiet residential location

We have just completed (March 2016) a refreshing makeover on the villa with newly skimmed, smooth walls, simple uncluttered decor and new floor tiles throughout. We can now even boast USB sockets for easy charging of your devices!

This traditional, single-level Spanish villa is in an excellent and sunny position on a quiet residential road. The large (10m x 5m) private swimming pool is at the front of the villa, surrounded by a tiled patio and mature palm, yucca and lemon trees and other shrubs; with an outdoor shower facility and portable barbecue. The villa has an established side and rear garden with lawns, and an additional patio area for catching the late evening sun. The garden is not overlooked on any side of the villa. On the top of the villa is an additional sun-deck with views to the sea and surrounding mountains. Inside the villa are 2 twin bedrooms and 1 double with en-suite shower/WC. Well equipped, modern kitchen . The open plan dining/lounge area has two leather sofas.There are numerous games and books, and the lounge has a DVD player and a new flat screen TV/video with a good selection of movies and TV channels via Satelitte.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kate Gardner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French (a little!)

About Kate Gardner

My sister lives in Javea and has been a dentist here for over 16 years. When I took my husband to visit - he fell in love with the area and we decided to buy a villa so that we could regularly holiday in Javea.

Kate Gardner purchased this villa in 2001

Why Kate Gardner chose Javea, Moraira and Denia Area

It had everything we wanted from a villa - crystal clear swimming pool, quiet location close to local amenities and beaches. Perfect sized living accommodation for our family...we enjoy it every time we visit. With the recent updates (April 2014) we believe the villa is even more a home from home...a great option for a long winter let. Enjoy new heating, double glazing, ceiling fans & outside furniture. Perfect!!!

What makes this villa unique

The location of the villa means that there is often a cooling breeze off the sea - a relief in the hottest summer months - and a surprising view of the sea and Montgo from the roof terrace. We love lazing on a blanket in the shade of the trees in the back garden - and really enjoy the outside shower during the summer months!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We found this to be a perfect location for a relaxing easter break. The unseasonably hot weather made it all the more enjoyable and we could even have a brisk swim in the pool - it was 19-20 degrees most days which is fresh but we had the sun to warm us up. The new central heating was really welcome on the first few evenings when the sun had gone down - warmed up very quickly - and lovely hot showers too. The villa had everything we need for a very comfortable stay and feels very well cared for -- it felt very secure and peaceful...with virtually no traffic at all. The pool was sparkling as advertised and the sunbeds very comfortable..

We loved the walk to the viewing spots and the steps down to the rocks - great for jumping in on a calm day...and being keen open water swimmers we swam a mile across to Grenadella bay from here on a day when the sea was flat calm (we were wearing wetsuits!). We did a lovely walk to the castle - more stunning views! The local Spanish restaurant Los Amigos you recommended to us was fab - for 8.50 euros we had a 3 course meal with a beer or wine - it was well used by the locals (always a good sign) and very authentic - especially the paella on Friday...Great little German bakery a few minutes walk with lovely selection of croissants & pastries & baguettes plus some really good rye breads..good for a top up of general groceries (a bit pricey for a big shop).

We will definitely come and stay again. Many thanks!
Apr 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)
Private sparkling pool, lovely garden, close to beaches & scenic walks.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 42 reviews
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Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

From the booking to the arrival of our stay at villa cilantro everything was perfect. The detailed information we received from Kate before our arrival was way and beyond anything we have ever received staying in other villas. All the local points of interests, walks, beaches, restaurants and shops etc were listed giving us so much information and help. The villa was very clean and homely and very well equipped. The fantastic pool, beautiful surroundings and garden are so well kept. It really made it a great holiday for us. Also we needed more bedding as our other daughter was joining us and Kate replied and sorted extremely efficiently. To sum it up a fantastic villa, stunning location and brilliantly managed. A dream of a holiday and already thinking of booking again for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a fantastic review - thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased you had such a wonderful holiday. You are welcome back anytime! Thank you Kate
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Fantastic holiday retreat

  • 5 of 5

Never need to look elsewhere for a holiday villa!. This villa has everything you need. Quiet location, beautiful gardens and a superb private pool. Not to mention the stunning views that are a short walk away.Always very clean and all mod cons to a very high standard. My 6th visit and I took the family. The owner provided great recommendations of the area to visit, places to eat. Very accommodating with two kids who want to come back tomorrow. Definitely recommend this villa to friends and family. Cannot wait to go back. Thank you for a wonderful stay in your lovely villa!!.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Holiday in Villa Cilantro

  • 5 of 5

We have just had 12 fantastic nights staying in the Villa Cilantro. The villa was spotless clean and homely, with all the facilities you would need. The pool area was just amazing, with loads of space, sunbeds and complete privacy. We spent most days at the pool, as my two daughters just loved being able jump in without bothering anyone else, and they both learned how to dive. In the evening time after we returned from our night out, my daughters would get back into the pool, which you can light up at night time. which was fantastic and looked amazing. There are two lovely restaurants within walking distance, La Guardia & Casa De La Pizza and, as recommended by the Kate the owner we ate at both restaurants and had lovely meals, very reasonably priced, and lovely attentive staff. The bakery at the top of the street was really handy in the mornings. You will need a car or taxi to travel into Arenal if your looking for some night life but if like us you just want a relaxing, private, family holiday, then you don't need to travel. As we had a late flight home when leaving, Kate the owner extended our checkout time at no extra cost. All in all we had an amazing holiday and we would definitely recommend Villa Cilantro and we do hope to return again.

Jacqui & Lawrence Murphy

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and very well equipped villa

  • 5 of 5

Very nice stay for a fortnight in July 2015 in this beautiful villa for a second time (previous one same period in 2012). This villa is very well equipped and situated in a quiet area and not so far from nice beaches (5/10 mn by car).

Pool is pleasant (water around 30 C during our stay).

Thanks again Kate for this very good opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Supurb stay

  • 5 of 5

Amazing Villa it had everything a family needed for a great holiday it was spotless. And the pool area very family friendly will definitely be returning to this wonderful villa

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a glowing review. We are delighted you had such a great holiday and the villa met all of your expectations. It is really important to us that all our guests are happy :)).... We are very lucky to have a great team out there keeping the place looking its best!
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Pleasant family villa

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 5 nights at the villa with our two-year old toddler, 2 month old baby and grandparents. The villa has everything you need for a relaxing family break. Our toddler enjoyed the swimming pool, the extensive selection of games, books and dvds, as well as our evening visits from a friendly cat out in the garden!

We spent our mornings at the Arenal beach in Javea, which is very family friendly and only a 10 minute drive from the villa. After lunch at restaurants near the beach we relaxed at the villa in the afternoons and evenings. There are supermarkets near the villa, and also some restaurants very close although we didn't try those.

The villa itself feels very much like a family home with an outdoor area for dining with lovely views and a comfortable living room. We didn't use the roof terrace but the view from there was very nice. The en-suite bathroom from the main bedroom was great to have, and the main bathroom had a bath as well as shower which was useful for bathing our toddler.

It was good to have an English speaking contact available to phone if we had any problems. The owners were very quick to contact us to arrange our stay at very short notice, and were great to deal with regarding payment etc. The price was very reasonable and the flexibility of not having to book for a whole week appealed to us.

Overall, we found our stay very relaxing for the whole family, particularly enjoyed by our toddler who started learning to swim in the pool with the help of her grandparents!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Alicante or Valencia
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Denia
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Gata
Nearest Motorway
19 Kilometres
E-15 junction 63
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Playa Ambolo
Car: recommended

Villa Cilantro is situated in a stunning location in the Costa Nova area of Javea (Xabia in Spanish), in the Costa Blanca region.

Newly updated with central heating for winter lets, double glazed windows, ceiling fans & wi-fi (optional extra) .It is situated in a peaceful residential location with little traffic and no development or building. Within walking distance of the villa are some stunning 'Miradors' (scenic views), and spectacular rocky coves with swimming can be reached in 10-15 minutes walk. Five minutes drive takes you to Granadella, one of the most scenic bays in the Javea area. 10 minutes drive takes you to the main sandy beach at Javea (Arenal -see photo) suitable for children of all ages, lively restaurants and bars and boat hire and diving. Further afield is Montgo mountain (15 min), Terra Mittica (Disney-like Park) and Aqualandia (huge water fun park) both within 45 minutes drive. The Costa Blanca region of Spain is renowned for it's warm, sunny and healthy climate. Closest airports are Alicante/Valencia (75 min) or Murcia (120 min) or Barcelona (4.5 hours).

Other Activities: Go-karting, fun-fair, volleyball, playgrounds, indoor heated 25m pool, jet ski

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Xàbia, Javea

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Summer
1 Jul 2016 - 1 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Autumn 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Winter break
4 Jan 2017 - 1 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Spring break
2 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Low summer
6 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£480
for 4 nights
From
£120
£795
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Late Summer - Autumn
10 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£500
for 4 nights
From
£125
£795
 
 
Autumn-Winter
8 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£650
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Pet Fee £50

Please email us for an up to date quote. We will offer a discount when only 2 people renting.
Wi-fi chargeable at £20 per week
For a longer term lets between 1st November & 31st March (over 3 weeks), utility bills will be charged separately and a refundable security/breakages deposit of 1000 euros will be required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Xàbia in Alicante Province and Costa Blanca

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Washbasin
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Washbasin
  • The main bathroom and suite is bright and modern (installed in 2007). The en-suite bathroom was new in 2009.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , En-suite shower/WC
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Cot available
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms sleep 2 persons and have a fitted wardrobe and drawer space. Main bedroom has en-suite shower / WC (new in April 2009). All windows have wooden shutters and curtains (can be made very dark for young children!). A cot is available on request. All bedrooms recently redecorated.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have just completed installation on heating system, double glazing, ceiling fans & general updates to the villa, April 2014. Brand new kitchen and en-suite bathroom for summer 2009. The villa has a balcony (naya) with a smart aluminium/glass table with 6 chairs used for outdoor dining. There are tennis courts within 15 minutes walk (clay or concrete) and a snooker hall and bars with satellite TV facilities within 5 minutes walk. We are able to provide details of local baby-sitting facilities if required. The driveway can park 2/3 cars and the front gate/fence is highly secure. 10% discount for guests on dental treatment and facial rejuvenation (botox, fillers) at Clinica Dental La Plaza, Javea - please enquire for more details.

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