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Superb Large Spanish Country House Set In Montgo National Park. Sleeps 8-10.

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Huge Garden,pool ,private ,open Country Views Of Montgo

Beautifully located south facing reformed ,120 year old finca with fabulous open views all round. Also a good wedding and private function venue close to Javea. Bright and airy rooms with tall ceilings. marble floors and original tosca stone features .Very private with enormous open naya leading to pool terrace/BBQ and flat lawn play area- great for rounders and football. Lovely big trampoline. Walk out the gate to the campo / countryside and surrounding orange groves and vineyards. Lovely walks and safe for children to explore. The local farming community is friendly and the area is popular with cyclists and locals taking a walk . In the garden there is a chicken area ,with 2 friendly chickens ,2 piglets and fruit trees.Trampoline with safety net in garden and some gym equipment in the house.

The naya provides shade in the summer and warm sun in the winter (when it is a real sun-trap.).The main door leads to the modern fully equipped kitchen and utility room . Also large opening windows from the naya lead to open plan lounge-diner . Downstairs are 2 bedrooms both with double beds one smaller and one larger . Built in wardrobe and bathrooms.

Upstairs main bedroom suite with dressing room and luxury spa style bathroom, beautiful views,walk onto large terrace with panoramic views right to the sea .The second twin bedded room has spacious en suite with walk in shower. The large connecting corridor allows for 2 extra single beds ideal for children. ( bedroom 5 you could call it ) Cot /highchair available

This eco-house has a solar system (and a heat pump) which supplies hot water and underfloor heating in winter.

The pool is heated by the solar system for a long swimming season. There is a solar pool shower . Large attractive BBQ and shade on the terrace.

Please see drone video of the house and area as a utube video link.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, all, we can use google translate
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Gary

I am from the UK ,your friendly caretaker of the property and have been in the area on 25 years. I can help you with any queries about the house or the beautiful surrounding area and will be on call to solve any problems.

Why Gary chose La Marina Alta

The current owners bought and renovated this country farmhouse from 2004 because they wanted to live in the campo but still close by all amenities.This is a very quiet location but with easy access to plenty going on around . It is close to the main highway to get to places like Benidorm and Ondara shopping and cinema centre., and many other attractions within 30m to 1 hr drive away. You can walk out directly into beautiful countryside, with the backdrop of Montgo mountain. There are chickens and a fruit garden of oranges apples, pears , peach , figs.

What makes this farmhouse unique

This house was originally an old farm house over 100 years old with a hay loft ( the second upstairs bedroom ) and cattle keep in the courtyard and 2 wells . An eco house with 2 wells and solar panels, underfloor heating, backed up in winter with a wood burner; great for winter lets for a very spacious house with low costs. Solar pool heating to extend the swimming season.

There is a filter system for drinking water and a solar shower for after swimming.

A good area for cycling , and walking - a great time to take a walk is on light spring and summer evenings.


Gata de Gorgos Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , spa-style bathroom , really lovely and spacious
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , spacious natural slate ,modern design
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , modern slate style tiles , very nice bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , all bathrooms are modern off floor design and like new
  • All our bathrooms are a very modern hygienic design.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , built in wardrobes , modern ensuite shower-room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , small twin room ,built in wardrobes and modern bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - Superb suite,dressing room. Spa style bathroom.flat screenTV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Large room,and beds can be pushed together- Wardrobe
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , spacious corridor area with 2 beds for children -leads to B2
  • All bedrooms have comfortable modern mattresses. The last 2 beds are in a spacious upstairs corridor and most suited for children . They are leading to the adjoining the 2nd upstairs bedroom, and are closed by a curtain to the upstairs landing.There are some some toys and book for children and adults All rooms have antique marble floors, ceiling fans. They are as yet being prepared to a high standard.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This is a good location for a wedding. The surrounding area is beautiful with all round views, the naya and terraces are very spacious, and the lawns is a vast area. We can send you photos to illustrate if interested. The neighbours are distant , there is a good parking area and space for more parking not far from the Finca. Wedding organiser Wedding caterers we know are 1. specialist in argentinian bbq and roasts. 2.Victoria Putt Gillin - caterer on facebook 3.Costa Blanca Hogs and Catering - Peter Read - also ethere on facebook 4.Catering Costa Blanca- also on facebook/ web


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Superb Large Spanish Country House Set In Montgo National Park. Sleeps 8-10.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Fantastic villa in a stunning location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect stay at the Finca , it is so spacious, clean and modern . The pool and grounds are amazing , we especially loved feeding the pigs and chickens👍𣐠Gary & Karen were on hand for any questions we had and there was also lots of helpful local info in the villa. We will be back 😊򒠽򒨊

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantstics time for two families sharing

  • 5 of 5

We all had a fantastic stay at finca de la rana. The villa was clean, modern and well kept. Karen and Gary did some shopping for us so we had supplies in as we didn't arrive until late on the Saturday and we had 5 kids in our group who were hungry! Gary came by the next day with fresh bread and local treats from the market, he was very friendly and was always available to help us in any way (even ordering us some paella from his local restaurant/bar for us to pick up). The views were spectacular with the Montgo mountains behind us and vinyards in front, the nearest house you could see was a few hundred yards away. The kids loved the two pigs and two chickens and we collected fresh eggs every day and picked oranges from the groves and made fresh juice to drink as well as feeding the pigs our food scraps! The pool was big and Gary came by every other day to make sure it was clean and the kids used the trampoline every day. The villa was a 10 minute drive to the old town and 15 minute drive to the beach down one local road. We have stayed in Javea 3 years in a row now and this was the furthest out of town we have stayed, but it was worth the extra driving for the the peace and quiet and very large villa and gardens and living space compared to a smaller plot nearer the sea! I would definately recommend this villa, usually we find the pictures look better than the villa is when you get there, but this time we were pleasantly surprised that the villa was nicer than the pictures. Thanks Karen and Gary x

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Finca de la Rana

  • 5 of 5

The villa exceeded all expectations. Gary (owner) was extremely helpful in all ways. We went as a party of seven ranging from 70 to 2. The accommodation and grounds were beautifully maintained. The children very much enjoyed feeding the pigs and hens. The villa is remote but remains within easy reach of Javea and local supermarkets. We would definitely recommend this villa and will be back

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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One of our best cottage rental experiences

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable home in a private location surrounded by orange groves to which we very much hope to return. The house and grounds were every bit as pleasant as pictured. High ceilings, cool stone floors, a spacious common area and bright kitchen. Bedrooms & bathrooms are clean and attractive. Beds have comfortable mattresses. Ceiling fans circulate the air and help keep rooms cool on warm evenings. Off the master bedroom there is a pleasant veranda where we enjoyed taking in the morning sun. The pool is clean & lovely with an elevated view of the grounds. The spacious covered patio is a luxurious shelter from the sun and spot for drinks & meals. We made frequent use of the BBQ with spacious prep area situated nearby. Xabia & Denia nearby are attractive beach towns with a lovely drive in between, though we often found it more enjoyable to pass the hours by the pool. At one end of the extensive grounds is a fenced-off area where we discovered two chickens & two miniature pigs, who we enjoyed feeding & watching interact with each other. Owners Gary & Karen are quite friendly and were responsive re any questions & requests. The Saturday morning market in nearby Pedreguer was bustling and well-stocked. The Sunday morning flee market 15-20 minutes north in Barranquet stretched for at least a kilometer along the roadside. (It extends north along the N-332a aka Avenue Valencia from the junction/roundabout with the CV-700). An updated list of local markets with time & location would be helpful. Definitely one our best cottage rental experiences.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for the comprehensive review and for the info about the markets. We will make the list of Markets as you mentioned would be very useful . Karen
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Even better than the photos show it to be.

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend this property. We chose it because of the outside space since we never spend much time indoors when we are on holiday and it did not disappoint. Well equipped with everything that you would need for a great holiday. Lots of toys and activities to keep the children (7 and 8 years old) occupied - including feeding the 2 hens and 2 micro pigs. Gary and Karen were friendly and helpful. Hoping to return soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa for a Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our party was made up of my parents, my partner and our 3 children, with age ranges from 6-11. As soon as we arrived we knew we had chosen the right place.

The kids had so much space to play with an abundance of toys/games/eqpt provided at the villa. They fell in love with the 2 chickens who they fed every day and played with.

The pool is ideally located close to the entrance door giving peace of mind as someone can always have an eye on the children whilst they are playing in the pool.

Inside there is plenty of space within the bedrooms, kitchen is very well equipped and there's a toy cupboard with plenty of toys, games books, dvds etc

Its located about a 10-15 minute drive from the Arenal beach which is beautiful and full of plenty shops/bars/restaurants.

The owners, Gary & Karen, were a great help, Gary even gave us a lift into town when we were going out for a few drinks.

Been to several villas in Spain over the past few years and this by far our favourite.

Would definitely recommend :) :)

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou and so glad you had a lovely holiday !
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
in Jesus Pobre or Gata
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Javea or Denia
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
La Sella
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Gata de Gorgos
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
N322 coastal highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
los Cuadros- local spanish restaurant
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Javea arenal beach
Car: necessary

Javea (also known as Xabia) is a gem of a town situated on the Northern Costa Blanca. It's rugged coastline is indented with secluded coves and sandy beaches. These hidden caves and bays were once used by pirates and smugglers in the Middle Ages but are now used by sunbathers, snorkellers and scuba divers.

Javea is situated on the most easterly point of mainland Spain about 100 km from Valencia and 90 km from Alicante.

Javea has been voted environmentally near perfect by the World Health Organization and boasts 320 days of sunshine a year.

A very popular part of Javea is the Arenal's main sandy beach, perfect for bucket and spade lovers. The waters are shallow and very safe for bathers. Many of the beaches have been awarded the 'blue flag' for being particularly clean and well maintained. A host of restaurants and bars is located along the entire length of the Arenal. In the summer evenings you can enjoy visiting the many stalls that are erected on the promenade--e.g silver jewellery, local paintings, leather

other Activities:

Water sports:

It is possible to hire out windsurf and motor boats, jet skis , pedalos, canoes from Javea main beach and windsurfers on the stony shores closer to the port of javea. There are guided jet ski tours that go as far as Benidorm ,or at least close - but exploring the rocky coastline , and secluded beaches and caves is really fantastic- the scenery is awesome.There is a cable water ski in Benidorm, a 30 minute drive ,which is great fun for new and experienced water skiers .

The sea is generally calm and fairly flat , but when the sea gets up ,surfers appear and you can buy body boards quite cheaply -that's fun.

Walking and cycling -there are many established walks and cycle routes. Info on these is in the villa or at tourist offices and on large maps by the beach.

Visiting other towns and markets . Each town has market day and there some interesting antique markets in Jalon and Jesus Pobre

Golf- there are 2 golf clubs nearby . The Javea golf club requires proof of handicap, and La Sella is on the way to Denia at the Marriot golf resort.


Rates & Availability

Gata de Gorgos Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 24 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 28 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
late august
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
late season
Oct 1 2017 - Mar 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
Mar 25 2018 - Apr 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 9 2018 - May 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
early summer
May 27 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jul 22 2018 - Aug 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
late summer
Aug 25 2018 - Sep 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2018 - Sep 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2018 - Mar 25 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $452.77

£100 for final cleaning Fee .
Extra person or extra bed over 10, 75 pounds per week . Portable aircon units 40 pounds a week. Dog when agreed 50 pounds.
A weekly laundry change on request at 9 pounds per person made with booking. Machine is available for laundry .
Midclean available on request additional 30pounds
excessive cleaning is subject to additional cost if required to maintain high standards
winter lets available
shorter stays possible
Reservation fee: 25 %
Pay balance 6 weeks before arrival
Refundable security deposit: 300 £
Linen pack is included in the price
Pets included when agreed -pet rules apply.

Our total prices include reasonable use of utilities and all linen, excluding Beach Towels

Longer stays considered (1 - 6 months)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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