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Independent villa near the sea with private pool and large garden

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cosy villa with a special ambience

Villa Santa Sabina is located in a quiet residential area in Balcon Al Mar with a sea view. Nearby there are several picturesque bays, which can be reached on foot like Ambolo or within a few minutes by car. Moreover, there are very large and wide sandy beaches along a turquoise coloured sea in and around Xabia, which invites you for swimming, sunbathing and long beach walks. The house lies just before the famous lighthouse of Cabo de la Nao. In a 10 -minute walk from the house towards the lighthouse, you can see the sun setting in the evening dramatically over the cliff and even see Ibiza on clear days - for instance from one of the local restaurants. The house is surrounded by a romantic garden (1000 m2) with pool (8x4m), pool complex, palm trees and old Mediterranean plants and has 4 sunny terraces. From the solarium (rooftop terrace) you can view the sea. Behind the house there is a built-in barbecue with stone seats. Everywhere here your spirits will soar and you can relax and unwind. Within walking distance you can reach several restaurants, and a well-stocked supermarket, which is open every day, a hairdresser's salon and a newspaper stand. By car it is about 10 minutes to Xabia 's town centre and other bays and sandy beaches. (More photos on request).

Recreation: The villa is ideally situated to explore further. In half an hour's drive, for example, you can reach the famous caves of Benidoleig. Or take a fantastic mountain tour around Bernia in Spain. Have you heard of Jalon with its popular wines? Or have you ever seen huge potholes? There is a lot to discover in the hinterland - and your culinary senses are very well taken cared of. So you can travel into a gigantic mountain range without much effort / dive or relax on various sandy beaches and / or rocky bays. It is so versatile that weeklong you can experience something different exciting or relaxing, without repetition. We would also be glad to give you more tips from our own extensive experience. But you should also have interest in seeing the town and do some shopping. Valencia offers as a great experience. But you should not miss a visit to the nearby coastal towns to enjoy all the variety. Even a trip to Ibiza or Majorca by ferry from the nearby Denia is possible every day.

Whoever wants to enjoy his holiday free from cooking, can reach 4 restaurants directly from the house on foot.

More Details

Andreas Mueller-Horn
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Andreas Mueller-Horn

We live in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the high mountains. Our house in Javea is our second home by the sea. Because we feel so comfortable there too, we want to give this opportunity to you too. We ourselves visit the home 2 times a year and take care of everything with love. It should be your personal home too during your vacation.

Andreas Mueller-Horn purchased this villa in 1995

Why Andreas Mueller-Horn chose Xàbia

Our tenants feel happy instantly and tell us: 'The recovery begins immediately and so I really have some of my most valuable days of the year'. We offer you a second home away from your own. The garden is grown wonderfully with old plants and great atmosphere. From the solarium you can see the sun rise in the mornings and set again in the evening. This gives the feeling of experiencing a long day from start till the end. And of course, to watch a beautiful starry sky cosily in a deck chair, that is something quite interesting.

The proximity to Capo del la Nao is a cherry on top of a cake. Only a 10-minute walk and you are at one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Spain - with distant view and the nearby cliff line, with offshore islands and 160 metres vertically above the sea. Around the house there are a total of 8 Miradores - viewpoints to get the most beautiful country side views and sea views. They are all popular and well worth a day trip. Beauty in a little space.

What makes this villa unique

Very quiet location in a central holiday resort. Sea view - proximity to the sea - with various beaches and wonderful rocky bays. Every day you can experience a new beach or take a tour into the mountains. A diverse holiday that offers something for everyone. Or take a stroll in the historic centre and enjoy yourself in the many cafes and restaurants and relax lying with a book at your own pool the next day - for us this is what holiday and relaxation means. Or, if you want, you can even take a trip to Ibiza or Majorca. Ferry ride from Denia - 20 km away from Javea.


Xàbia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - outdoor shower , 2 outdoor showers
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Sinks, storage shelf, rolling shelf, stool
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedding and towels are provided. They are included in the cleaning cost (€ 160).
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Comfortable furnishings, you will feel right at home. It has everything that you need. The living room furniture is cosy; the dining table in the living room is extendable (for 6 persons). A fireplace takes care of cosy hours in the evening. 2 gas furnaces provide comfortable warmth. The kitchen (American kitchen with service hatch) is fully equipped with all kitchen utensils. In front of the house there is a carport for 2 vehicles. Outside the house, there are 2 outdoor showers in the garden. One of them with hot water, the other by the pool side with cold water. Garden furniture is also available naturally as well as the grilling utensils at the barbecue. All around the house care has been taken to ensure that you feel comfortable. Pets are allowed and will be charged € 60 per stay. A security deposit of € 400 will be refunded 2 weeks after departure. Upon individual requests we would be glad to send more photos.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Independent villa near the sea with private pool and large garden
average rating of 4.470588 based on 17 reviews

Tainted Paradise

  • 3 of 5

This villa is situated in a beautiful area and has a rustic charm. Our visit was spoilt on several counts as follows: When we arrived we were surprised to discover there are 11 steps to reach the ground floor (entrance) level and carrying heavy suitcases and food boxes up these does not come easy for older people. The villa is described as suitable for elderly and infirm! Anyone arriving at night will struggle in the dark garden (tree surrounded) and will not find the outside lighting until they have entered the villa and found the switch - in the rear hallway.

Once inside the only instructions left for us were in german - apparently the cleaner forgot to leave english info. At this time of year it is quite cool in the evenings but the 2 gas heaters agai had no readable instructions. The TV is an old analogue model, there is no cable vision and the satellite box has only german and french programmes. The TV failed after 45 minutes and never worked again.

No information about the wifi which also faile after about 2 hours. Later on the local agent (Marie) came to the villa and told us we must visit the supermarket 5 miles away and pay to "re-charge" the Orange router to avail wifi. Though we did do this and paid 20 euros the wifi would not work. Marie came and tried but could not get a wifi signal so took the router to be tested at the weekend but was told it worked, we never saw it again and lost the 20 euros.

We were also told if the gas ran out we must find a garage/stockist to exchange a cylinder (up and down those steps!) and pay the fee. None of this is mentioned on the Homeaway website description of this accomodation and would have put us of making this booking. The villa would be a delightful place to stay in summer with hot weather and light evenings but as mentioned before the steps make it unsuitable for the elderly (we are both 78) and carrying heavy calor gas bottles up and down the steps could be very dangerous!

To summarise we feel the description of the villa should be amended in line with our comments.

Anthony and Margaret Wall

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My wife and me are sorry for the incommodities felt by guests. But sometimes these incommodities/difficulties would have been avoidable: most elderly guests are able to make 11 steps. How "elderly" does someone feel and when is it to much for this house?  There is no general scale for that. There also is an  2nd entrance to the house from the back  and there are less steps to climb. The 84 years old mother of my wife was more the 4 times in the house without any step problem. If there are doubts, it would be best to ask about circumstances before renting. This is just a mail to me as the owner. And there are all the pictures of the house.If the house information was not given in english, this was a mistake by our agency. It should not happen and reason for me to apologize. In such a case Marie from our agency should be contactet, she talks fluently english and all information is available in english.The TV worked, but was old and now is changed in to a more modern one.In Spain always the gas bottles have to be changed by oneselfe, this can be done in any gasoline station. The gas bottle for cooking is in the basement, so it has not to be carried over the stairway. There is a switch for the garden light  close to the entrance door from the street.For all our guests the wifi box works fine. There are no complaints. Our agency told me, in this case once it was forgotten to press the "on" button, then the other time the battery of the box was not recharched. Using any kind of set, the instruction should be read. As mentioned in the description in home away, in the wifi box there is a  spanish prepaid SIM card, that has to be recharged when empty by the user.There is no general heating in the house. There are 2 gas heaters and the chimney. In summer surely no heating in the house is needed, in spring and autum in the evenings you get along with this heating system, if there are doubts, a house more expensive with general heating should be rentet. So it says in the advertisement in home away. Anyone renting should read carefully the advertisement and in any doubt ask me as owner, I am allways glad to answer any question there might be.As mentioned obove, my wife and me fell sorry if the vacation in our home was not as exspectet, especially if the reason is a mistake by our agency in Javea, but many wrong exspectations or unpleasant situations can be avoided by reading carefully or asking me.
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Private & relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We found the villa to be in an ideal location for a very private and relaxing holiday. A car is essential to reach the lively resorts of Arenal and Javea but there are also restaurants within walking distance. We particularly enjoyed the pool and garden. We would love to come back to the villa another time and would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely traditional villa, with great outside space

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely holiday and found the villa to be perfect for our needs. The BBQ area, outside shower and of course the pool were all great. The villa was clean and perfect for a family of 4, there aren't all the mod cons, but you're on holiday! I'd definitely recommend getting a car, although there are 2 good restaurants/ bars within walking distance and shop/bakery too. It's about 10 mins drive down to the Arenal.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vieille maison qui sent le renfermé, équipement en mauvais état

  • 1 of 5

Maison non conforme aux photos pour l intérieur. Jardin non éclairé et avec des marches, dangereux le soir.Pas de prises de terre , électricité pas aux normes de sécurité , danger.TV ne fonctionne pas (signalé par mail) et chaînes peut être uniquement en allemand , pas de chaînes espagnoles ???Sieges et tables en plastiques très usées et sales avec tâches de moisi. Idem pour sièges au bord de la piscine avec tâches de moisi .table terrasse du haut rouillée, danger .Le pire c est l odeur de renfermé et de moisi dans les 2 chambres et placards donc impossible de ranger ses affaires. Maison aérée 24h/24 mais l odeur subsiste. Prix élevé pour une maison en si mauvais état.Photos à l appui

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Votre évaluation de notre maison de vacances nous a bien étonné, ma femme et moi.Jusqu'au moment, personne n'a prétendu que les photos et images dans notre annonce ne correspondent pas à la réalité.Ni la maison, ni la piscine, ni le terrain du barbecue n'ont été changé.L'ameublement de la maison est le même commesur la photo dans notre annonce. Nos visiteurs recoivent la clé de la maison d'une agence sur place.Cette agence estaussi l'interlocuteuse pour tous les problèmes concernant la maison, p.ex. l'électricité ou le poste de télévision. Tousles collaborateurs de l'agence parlent  très bien francais, car il s'agit d'un agence francaise. S'il y avait quelque chosequi était endommagé, vous auriez dû vous adresser à l'agence.C'est bien curieux que vous ne l'avez pas fait.Après coup, il s'est révélé que ni le poste de télévision ni l'éclairage du jardin n'étaient  endommagés.Si un hôte annonceun dysfonctionnement ( défaut ), notre agence sur place passera tout de suite à l'action pour faire corriger le défaut.C'est aussi faux, que l'ameublement du jardin soit moisi et que les armoires dans la maison sentent le renfermé.C'est hautement improbable en Espagne où il y a plus de 30 degrés en été et il est très sec.Les meubles du jardinse trouvent près de la piscine en plein soleil et rien ne moisira.Après chaque location, la maison est nettoyée professionellement par une entreprise de nettoyage. Pendant 13 ansde location, il n'y avait jamais de réclamation à cause de soi-disant odeur moisie dans les armoires.La ventilation de lamaison se fait régulièrement, aussi dans le temps où il n'y a pas de location.Ma femme et moi, nous avons malheureusement l'impression que cette mauvaise évaluation s'inscrit dans  le cadre de votretentation de réduire le loyer ultérieurement.Il fallait lire les autres évaluations pour savoir comment d'autres hôteséprouvent notre maison.
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Santa Sabina is een gezellige woning gelegen in een mooie omgeving.

  • 4 of 5

Wij hebben het heel fijn gehad in Santa Sabina. Het is een gezellig ingericht huis gelegen in een mooie, vrije tuin. Ondanks de vrij koude wind, is er elke dag gebruik gemaakt van het grote zwembad. Het huis ligt in een mooie wijk. Vanuit huis kun je lopen naar de vuurtoren, prachtig uitzicht, en naar een restaurant waar je heerlijk kunt eten. Javea is een gezellig stadje met een mooi oud gedeelte en een gezellige boulevard met leuke strandtentjes.

Wij hebben , ondanks dat het weer niet altijd even mooi was, een hele fijn tijd gehad in Santa Sabina!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super Ferienhaus

  • 5 of 5

Erneut haben wir wunderbare Urlaubstage in Javea in dem Haus "casa Santa Sabina" verbracht. Man fühlt sich in dem Haus einfach willkommen, alles ist sehr übersichtlich, es fehlt an nichts, ein richtiges Ferien zu Hause.

Sehr angenehm ist der vor der Kùche überdachte Vorplatz, dort haben wir meistens gegessen, wenn wir nicht den BBQ benutzt oder in dem wirklich guten Restaurant "casa Pepe", nur 2 Minuten zu Fuß, gespeist haben. Der kristalklare Pool ist eine große Freude mit der ihn umgebenden Relaxzone.

Die großzügige Lage in der älteren Urbanisation "balcon al mar" mit dem schönen Pinienbaumbestand lassen die Tage besonders erholsam sein. Wir sind froh nach langem Suchen ein solches Haus gefunden zu haben und durch die jederzeitige Ansprechbarkeit der Agentur vor Ort und den sehr freundlichen und hilfsbereiten Vermieter fühlt man sich bestens aufgehoben.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Alicante or Valencia
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Casa Pepe
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Gata de Gorgos
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Casa Pepe
Nearest Beach
1.2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Javea, the 'Pearl of Costa Blanca', is surrounded by lemon and orange groves. It is a charming little town with a marina, historic centre, a long promenade by the sea side from Arenal with many pubs and restaurants up to the harbour. Directly at Javea you will find various sandy beaches and coves, cliffs and fantastic mountains all around with varied scenery and views. The place is known for Europe's best healing climate (Mediterranean herbs grow everywhere, sea air and no industrial buildings). Javea and its surroundings invite you to take a stroll, walk, explore and enjoy. Recovery by itself is pretty fast here. However, you do not even need to move to Javea (10 minutes drive from the villa). A walk from the villa will take you up to the swimming bays Granadella, Ambolo and Las Barracas, or on the peninsula of Portichol, from where one can see the hinterland and mountains. Cap Negre, with its magnificent view is also only 10 minutes away from the house

Other Activities: Boat, jet rental in Javea at the harbour

Golf: Javea - Location: Highway Javea-Benitachell, Javea 4.5 km. Protected by Cabo de San Antonio from the north winds in winter, open in summer for south-eastern sea breezes. Surrounded by pine forests. Very attractive area with gentle slopes, landscaped 'greens' and wide lanes lined up with orange trees. 9 holes, where the 6th hole is particularly difficult and requires steady shot. The shortest hole is No. 7 with 140 m and the longest is No. 5 with 475 m. *** Ifach - Location: Highway Moraira a Calpe, 3 km. Towns San Jaime, Benissa, the stretch amidst pine, almond and carob trees. Valley with a beautiful sea view. 9 short holes require safe 'Drive' and experience in the game over shorter distances. Trees and obstacles increase the difficulty level. *** La Sella - Location: Highway La Jara - Jesus Pobre, Denia. Surrounded by Mediterranean forest and mountains, near Montgo Nature Park, play field with 18 holes and a total length of 6,072 m. Nice scenery and extensive, easily accessible access services. Suitable for players of all levels. Varied, beautiful views from all routes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $488.76

Haustiere erlaubt 60,--€
Endreinigung mit Wäsche 140,-€

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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