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Altea old town Luxury townhouse, private courtyard + terrace wifi Garage airco

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
0
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Charming 2 bedroom townhouse, courtyard & terrace Prime location, sleeps 4 wifi

This charming Mediterranean townhouse is situated in the heart of Altea's old town in one of the most photographed and prettiest cobbled street settings. Set inside the historic castle walls and now a declared historic protected area, this delightful house with modern interior is close to the main Church Square and is only a 6 minute walk to the beach front and New Town Center, making it a prime location perfect for a home from home vacation.

The house itself has been lovingly renovated and tastefully decorated to the highest standards with a beautiful antique front door leading you to the open-plan living room and designer kitchen with breakfast bar and secluded patio. This property has two bedrooms (max 4 persons) with the main double being situated on the first floor along with the deluxe bathroom. The second of the bedrooms can be found on the second floor, comprised of 2 single beds and leading onto a delightful terrace where you can sunbathe or simply enjoy the roof top views.

The delight of this property stems from the finer details which have been fondly thought out by the owner to ensure a real haven of peace and tranquility. Whether you like to lose yourself in a good book from the fully stocked bookshelf, relax on the comfortable sofa whilst listening to the extensive selection of CD's, or simply enjoy an alfresco dining experience (and a glass of vino or two!) on the patio adorned with exotic palms and aromatic plants, this is the property for you.

To make your stay more comfortable we offer free high speed Wifi, English & Norwegian Satelite Television, air conditioning, heating and double glazing throughout.

We supply the finest bed linen, white fluffy towels in the bathroom, beach towels and all the basics you would need during your stay (hairdryer, tea, coffee etc.)

We are more than happy to arrange airport transfers and any shopping requirements prior to arrival.

Although there is sufficient parking close to the house guests have the possibility of renting a garage just 20 meters from the house with a weekly cost of 50€.

You can ensure full peace of mind during your stay as this family run rental is fully-registered and licensed by the Spanish Tourist Board, giving you 100% comfort, quality and 24 hour friendly assistance.

As we have lived in Altea for the past 30 years we have all the insider knowledge to be able to offer endless advice and tips on Altea's hidden gems.

The commercial part of the town,offers its market ,boutiques and the newer palm-lined esplanade packed with restaurants serving delicious international cuisines.

You would expect Altea to have a harbour, being located beside the sea as it is, but in fact Altea has 2 harbours, the old fishing harbour and a somewhat newer Sports harbour

Altea holds the biggest street market in the region and visitors flock from all over the area to purchase fresh locally grown produce and gifts, the market is held on Tuesdays from 8.30am till 1pm.

Although most of our guests seem more than content to while away the day relaxing and enjoying the easy lifestyle associated with Altea´s old town, and beach, there are a multitude of things to do in the surrounding area. Due to Altea´s cultural status (it is home to the University of Fine Arts) there are dozens of art galleries and antique and craft shops, selling items unique to the area. As well as the many sports on offer, there are also many attractions for children (and the young at heart)

City life in Alicante (45 mins) and Valencia (1 hr 15 mins) is offset by the stunning Costa Blanca mountain scenery, home to the ancient monastery village of Guadalest. Altea is only approximately 20 minutes drive from the night life of Benidorm , and is handily placed for visiting its many attractions.

The famous water park of Aqualandia and Terra Mitica, Spain´s largest theme park with rides from around the world. Also the very popular Mundomar Dolphinarium.

More Details

Owner
Suzanne Reeves
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Altea old town Luxury townhouse, private courtyard + terrace wifi Garage airco
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
5

Charming Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't fault this property. Everything about it was first class. Very well thought through in design, fully equipped with everything you could want. It was in a stunningly beautiful location just below the church and with lots of restaurants to choose from nearby. Sue and Pete, who live just round the corner, were exemplary hosts, with nothing too much trouble for them. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your fantastic review. We enjoyed having you stay with us, and thank you for taking such great care of the house. It was nice to know that you were so comfortable in the house during the winter time. We look forward to welcoming you back
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5

Fantastic holiday (and the host)!

  • 5 of 5

My family had decided to come to Altea for three weeks, and when we saw this apartment the decision was final. We have a small baby girl and weather at that time of year could be a bit chilly. That is why the double glazed windows were great. Warm inside for a baby crawling the floors away. At that time she didn't walk, only stood supported so in that way it was perfect. Now that she walks and runs the apartment would not be a good choice since it has two steep stairs. This was of course explained to us when talking with Sue about the apartment and our needs.

We had thought to rent a car, however when we started walking the streets of Altea we didn't feel the need to have a car. Good groceries nearby so you could easily walk and carry them home. And it really felt like home. We come from Finland and have quite high living standards, so it really felt like home. This townhouse has been renovated with same high standards and as I understood, it was made by Peter, Sue's husband. Also every Tuesday there is a street market 3 minutes walk form the house. Good atmosphere and delicious fruits. Fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers to the kitchen table.

What comes to Altea, well all the good things are true. Never heard of the bad things :) Lovely cafes up in the hill besides a beautiful old church. I used to go have my morning cafe there. Very friendly people all around. We had our own timetable and it was fun to see that some of the restaurant workers had too. During that three weeks we got face familiar with some of the near restaurant staff. Made me feel more like home. Very relaxing holiday.

And what comes to Sue and Peter, well they were very helpful in every way. Right from the first inquiry to the lift to airport, they were great. You can really understand that although this is their job, they really enjoy the guests. Not once did I feel that I was disturbing or bothering them. Very nice and easy going. It also made me feel at ease to know that they lived around the corner.

This townhouse was perfect for us and we have many good memories of our holiday! Would definitely recommend to friends and relatives, and have done so already. Thank you Sue and Peter!

Best regards,

family Sulin

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for finding the time to review our townhouse. It was a pleasure to meet you all and especially your darling daughter. We are always happy to supply a cot and highchair for young babies and have since invested in a pushchair and extra car seat. Having you stay for 3 weeks was so nice, it gave us time to get to know each other a little. Our house is well heated and with the double glazing cozy and warm during the chilly winter evenings. Thank you for mentioning that you felt at ease knowing that we live just around the corner. Many of our guests comment on this and like the fact that ours is a registered family business and the meet and greets are handled by ourselves and not a representative who may be rushed and less interested in guests questions and needs. Thank you for recommending us and we hope to welcome you again in the future, to this or another of our three houses , when your daughter is a little older.
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5

Fabulous townhouse in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful townhouse in a great location close to the main Church Square in Altea old town. It has everything you could need, a very high standard, well equipped property with two lovely outside seating areas. The terrace off the second bedroom was great for catching the sun and the courtyard had a fabulous relaxing feel about it with beautiful plants and fairy lights. The internal decoration is tasteful and the whole house was absolutely charming.

Suzanne the owner was a fantastic host and recommended place to eat etc, we looking forward to visiting Altea again and staying in the townhouse !

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stunning location, beautiful interior

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Altea and we stayed in the same house as before.

Again, we were not disappointed. The standard of the accommodation is very high and Pete and Sue (the owners) were extremely helpful. The house was spotless. Plenty of clean towels were provided, as were beach towels. The beds are very comfortable and the linen is of excellent quality.

We love Altea old town with its alfresco dining around every corner. There are a number of interesting shops intermingled within the various cafes and restaurants. It’s very safe and we were happy for our teenage children to explore the area on their own.

The beach is just a short walk away and local transport is good if you want to go further afield.

During our stay we visited Les Fonts de l'Algar waterfall and Benidorm and took a stroll along the beach front in Altea.

We are looking forward to visiting again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning location, beautiful interior

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Altea and we stayed in the same house as before.

Again, we were not disappointed. The standard of the accommodation is very high and Pete and Sue (the owners) were extremely helpful. The house was spotless. Plenty of clean towels were provided, as were beach towels. The beds are very comfortable and the linen is of excellent quality.

We love Altea old town with its alfresco dining around every corner. There are a number of interesting shops intermingled within the various cafes and restaurants. It’s very safe and we were happy for our teenage children to explore the area on their own.

The beach is just a short walk away and local transport is good if you want to go further afield.

During our stay we visited Les Fonts de l'Algar waterfall and Benidorm and took a stroll along the beach front in Altea.

We are looking forward to visiting again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. It was so nice to welcome your family back for the second time. We enjoyed hearing from the children how much they enjoyed going for ice creams and shopping in the old town during the evening. Thank you for taking such good care of our holiday home and we look forward to you staying with us again next year.
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Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Altea and it certainly will not be our last. The old town of Altea was charming and full of character. Plenty of lovely restaurants right on your door step. The "icing on the cake" was staying in Sue and Pete's beautiful townhouse. The lounge was cosy, the kitchen was very well appointed and fitted out and the double bed was very comfy with luxurious bed linen. We enjoyed having breakfast in the courtyard and pre dinner drinks out on the roof terrace, which had lovely views over the town. Sue was very friendly and a good host. Looking forward to returning soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and thank you for taking such good care of our home. It is so nice to know that guests have enjoyed the house to the full. Our conversations during the drive to and from the airport were relaxed and entertaining and we sincerely hope you will return to stay with us again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
alicante
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
denia
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
altea
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
altea
Car: not necessary

Situated about 7 kilometres north of Benidorm on the Costa Blanca, Spain, the pretty coastal town of Altea has often been called 'the artists capital of the Costa Blanca', as the narrow streets of the old town are lined with the workshops and galleries of the artists and potters who have made their home there.

The picturesque town of Altea embodies both modern and old Spain. It is one of the most charming places on the Costa Blanca; sheltered by mountains and overlooking the sea. Altea old town itself has long been recognised as the Bohemian centre for musicians, artists and writers from all over Europe.

The old town is set on a hill above the waterfront.

Calle Santo Domingo - in the heart of historic Altea: To get acquainted with Altea, you should leave your watch behind you, and roam the streets at your leisure. Stepping out of Calle Santo Domingo and turning left takes you to the Church Square - the focal point of the Old Town, and home to the landmark blue and white dome...

Other Activities: golf, theme parks, paddle tennis, pitch and putt.sailing

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Rates & Availability

Altea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
winter 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$72
From
$76
Fri,Sat
$505
$1,434
 
 
easter 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
5 night minimum stay
$101
From
$106
Fri,Sat
$691
 
 
spring 2017
Apr 22 2017 - May 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$96
From
$101
Fri,Sat
$637
 
 
early summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
$106
From
$112
Fri,Sat
$744
 
 
summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
$127
Fri,Sat
$850
 
 
peak summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
$143
Fri,Sat
$956
 
 
late summer 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
$124
Fri,Sat
$850
 
 
autumn 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
$104
Fri,Sat
$717
 
 
low season 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$76
From
$80
Fri,Sat
$531
$1,434
 
 
christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$96
From
$101
Fri,Sat
$664
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$691
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning charge for 3 /4 $85
cleaning charge for 2 $64
Pet Fee $37

Strictly no smoking allowed inside the house
Our check in times are between 14.00 and 19.00.
Late check ins will occur costs.
Check in after 19.00 and up to 21.30 is subject to a 25€ surcharge
Check in after 21.30 and up to 23.30 is subject to a 50€ surcharge
Check in after 23.30 only upon prior agreement and subject to a 70€ surcharge
All late check in costs should be paid in cash on arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Altea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , good mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , good mattress
  • Both bedrooms have airconditioning/heating and double glazing. Fitted wardrobes. The main bedroom on the first floor has a double queen sized bed and TV. The second bedroom on the second floor has two single beds and access to the top terrace. Bed linnen and towels are changed every week.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
To view a video of our property please email us and we will send you the link. www.alteatownhouse.jimdo.com Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any special needs or requirements . Our beautiful coutryard patio has a BBQ and dining table with 4 reclining chairs for relaxing. The wonderful exotic plants are attached to an automatic watering system and need no attention.

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