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A stay at the 'Yellow House' means that you can explore the beautiful region of Valencia. You can enjoy the city centre attractions and the stunning sandy beaches of this region, as well as discover the charming, traditional Spanish towns and villages and stunning inland, rural scenery - all in 1 holiday!
Please take a look at our guest reviews to find out what previous guests have to say about the villa and the surrounding area.
Chill out with lazy days sunbathing in the garden, enjoy family fun in your own pool and have a delicious BBQ. When you are ready to explore, just hop in the car (or catch the train from Chiva or the metro from Torrent) to discover Valencia City. Alternatively relax on the stunning sandy beaches of El Saler, Cullera or Sagunto, or visit the sleepy villages & stunning countryside of the inland region of Valencia.
This traditional Spanish villa is a home-from-home and features 3 good sized bedrooms, a spacious lounge/ dining area, a well equipped kitchen for self-catering + 2 modern bathrooms.
There is free wi-fi internet access (with your own laptop/ smartphone/ IPad), a new 40 inch flat screen with Satellite TV, DVD player, I-Pod dock, CD player. Plus there is a huge selection of books, DVD's & games to keep you entertained. The owner has thoughtfully provided maps and guidebooks for the local area so you can plan your days out to make the most of your holiday.
There is air-conditioning in 2 bedrooms, an electric fan in bedroom 3 & ceiling fans in the lounge. All windows have mosquito screens so you can open the windows without insects getting into the house.
You can eat breakfast on the balcony, relax in the very private garden surrounded by lovely fruit trees, cool off in your own private 6 x 3 m pool, play with your children in the garden, then chill out on spacious shady terrace during the heat of the day.
Fantastic extras provided by the owner include a gas BBQ, paella pan, a hammock, 2 adult bikes, plus you can have fun playing table tennis, badminton, boules & darts. There is plenty of outdoor furniture such as sun loungers, deck chairs, parasol and outdoor table.
The local supermarket is really handy as it is only about 8 minutes drive away so you can stock up on your groceries really easily.
After unwinding and enjoying chilled out days at the villa, you may be ready to get out and explore Valencia, which is Spain's 3rd largest city. There is so much to see in this amazing city. A 'must' is to visit the futuristic City of Science and Arts (which includes the amazing Oceangraphic aquarium), Bioparc Zoo & Jardin del Turia.
Valencia is steeped in history as the cathedral is said to be the home of the Holy Grail. Don't forget to climb the tower for stunning views over the city. Then take time to discover the Barrio Carman (old quarter) with its old cobbled streets & plazas. There are many interesting monuments, museums & parks to explore as well as lots of art galleries.
Other places of interest are the La Lonja de la Seda (the former silk exchange), the Bull ring & Mercardo (the traditional, large indoor market).
Plus there is also the modern marina built to host the America's Cup & old port to explore. Football fans should visit Mestalla (the home of the Valencia football team).
Just off the A7 motorway (near the airport) is the fantastic Bonaire shopping mall with lots of outlets stores and famous name shops such as Zara, Mango, Primark and many more, an Al Campo hypermarket, lots of restaurants and fast food outlets to choose from plus a cinema and bowling.
The Valencian region also has stunning scenery to explore with lakes, mountains, rural & historical towns & villages. Walkers will enjoy the Sierra Calderona natural park with its unspoilt sea views, pine forests & well marked footpaths. The Reserva Muele de Cortes is another lovely nature reserve.
Closer to the coast is the Albufera freshwater lagoon & the stunning long sandy beaches of El Saler. Try the paella at El Palmer (home of Valencian paella).
This is an important agricultural area of Spain, therefore all kinds of fresh produce is grown locally. You will see the fruit trees and grapevines is the surrounding fields and valleys. You can even take a winery tour in the nearby town of Requena.
Take time to visit the warm water canyon at Montanejos, admire the Navajas waterfalls, sail through the beautiful Coves of Saint Joseph or discover the historical towns of Xativa & Sagunto.
Other activities on offer in the region include boat hire, sailing lessons, wind-surfing, jet-ski, diving lessons, fishing, cycling, horse riding, motor racing events & golf.
Experience local Spanish culture & stay at the villa during a fiesta such as Las Fallas (15-19 March) & La Tomatina .. the tomato throwing festival in nearby Bunol (last Wednesday in August).
As there is so much to do in the area, car hire is recommended to get the most out of your stay as there is so much to see and do in this region of Spain. However if you just want a lazy, chilled out holiday at the house to recharge your batteries, then we can provide airport transfers from Valencia airport, to the supermarket etc. Please ask for further details.
Fly into Valenica Manises airport, and it is only a short 20 minute drive to the house. Fly to Valencia with Easyjet from London Gatwick. Ryanair now fly to Valencia from London Stansted, Manchester, East Mids, Dublin, Bristol, Frankfurt, Brussels, Dusseldorf. It is cheaper to pre-book car hire before you travel.
Some previous guests have also used Alicante and Barcelona airports as the motorway network is excellent in this part of Spain.
We send a travel pack before you travel with directions from the airport, key information, emergency contact details plus at the house is a guest manual with ideas of where to shop, eat out and places to visit during your holiday.
There are lots of maps & guidebooks on the bookcase at the house to help you plan your stay. If you don't want to drive into Valencia, it is cheap & easy to catch the train from Chiva or get the metro from Torrent.
My name is Nicola and I run a small holiday lettings business called Maison-Sol Holiday Rentals. Currently I manage 8 properties in Spain and Turkey. I rent this holiday home on behalf of the owners and have visited it recently for my family holiday in May 2013, so please feel free to ask any questions.
I have worked in sales and marketing in the holiday industry for a package holiday company before setting up my own business, and have been renting out holiday properties now for 8 years. I am also an overseas property owner myself as I have my own holiday home on the Bodrum Peninsula in Turkey.
This villa offers a convenient, peaceful place to stay just outside of Valencia city. This means you have very easy access to the cultural and historical aspects of the city (as well as the shops) without having the constant hustle and bustle staying in city centre accommodation.
Valencia has also has a great old port area and 5 mile promenade/ beach running to the north, whilst to the south are stunning natural sand dunes and long stretches of sandy beaches.
The house is located about 20 minutes drive from Valencia airport and we also have guests fly into Barcelona and Alicante as well due to the excellent road network in this part of Spain.
It is situated about 5-6 km to the A-3 Madrid-Valencia motorway and about 7-8km to the A-7 motorway running north to Barcelona and up to France, then south down to Alicante and Murcia. This makes it easy to drive from other areas of Spain or down from France (or other European countries) to this property.
This house is spacious and set it its own spacious gardens with a private swimming pool in a quiet neighbourhood (not isolated on its own in the middle of nowhere like some properties are). It has a really homely feel to it with a large lounge and 2 bathrooms. There is a lovely, large shady patio with a dining table, gas BBQ and paella pan.
Games, books, DVD's and maps are supplied for the use of our guests. FREE wi-fi internet is availabke so you can connect your technology to the wireless network which is great for kids gadgets or if you need to bring your laptop for work purposes.
Plus to keep you busy, the owners have kindly provided darts, table tennis, basketball net, badminton, boules or you can take a ride around the local lanes on one of the 2 adult bikes.