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Spacious House With Shared Pool In Quiet Village Location. ** Free WiFi **

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 5 nights

Description

La Tercia House Rental Photos and Description

House in La Tercia, Murcia, Costa Calida / Murcia, Spain - Rural Location Within Easy Drive Of Beach, Historic Cities And Golf

People love our house; it is spacious, modern and very comfortably furnished. Facing South on the foothills of the stunning Sierra de Colombares regional park, it offers panoramic views over the village and countryside beyond towards the coast from the large roof terrace which is great for al fresco dining or relaxing. Staying here, you are in true rural Spain, away from the commercial tourist resorts but conveniently close for you to visit them easily. You will be staying a short drive away from historic cities, such as Murcia or Cartagena, safe bathing or watersports in the Mar Menor, breath-taking scenery, golf, angling, wildlife or vineyards. Take your pick...or simply relax, soaking up the sun and the village atmosphere.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Owner
Steve & Sandra Heninghem
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you! Great house, good base for accessing the area... - Mr. G.Beech



My third time here....says it all! Brilliant week in the sun, in superb accommodation. - Mrs. G.Gunnell



Thank you very much for allowing us to enjoy your fabulous home. Lovely village, lovely location, such friendly people & plenty of good food. Looking forward to further visits. - Mr. S. Simpson
Nov 2013
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Spacious House With Shared Pool In Quiet Village Location. ** Free WiFi **
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
5

A beautiful break from it all

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful property in a very traditional Spanish village a lovely quiet location. The property has two large well appointed and decorated bedrooms a large roof solarium with barbecue area, table and chairs to make the most of the sun which will be with you all of the day. A lounge dining area with downstairs shower room and kitchen, television with uk tv for those that want it. Fully airconditioned, which was needed as it was very hot for the duration of our stay. The kitchen has everything one could wish for for a self catering holiday. The property was immaculate. There is plenty of off street parking and there is a communal swimming pool a two minute walk away. The pool was spotless and very well maintained. The village is quiet with a community centre with lovely local bar nearby which is great to practice ones Spanish. There are children's play areas and a communal basketball pitch.There are two local stores where one can purchase most of the essentials. There is a village nearby called Sucina where Mario's a local restaurant served a wonderful full British breakfast for those so inclined. A short drive away and one is in the beautiful mountain range overlooking the cathedral city of Mercia which is approximately 40 min drive away. A great base for walking and cycling.

The most of the beaches are 20 minutes by car but easy to find, and the roads are heavenly quiet. The owners of the property were most helpful with their tips on where to visit, where to eat and what to do. There is a local English speaking contact nearby should there be any problems (which we did not).

Overall this is a fabulous base to see a beautiful area and will definitely return... next time with bikes.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your fantastic review. Please come back and stay with us again soon.
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4

Nice comfortable house

  • 4 of 5

Clean and comfortable and had everything you needed, nice friendly and helpful owners and local agent. Good location for visiting the coast and also two national parks where there are good walking trails.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Glasgow
5

A very clean, comfortable and well appointed house

  • 5 of 5

This is a great base for exploring the surrounding area. Highlights for us included visiting Murcia and Cartagena. The property itself was very homely, scrupulously clean and very well appointed. We chose to self cater for some of our meals and found everything we needed for this. Would certainly have no hesitation in recommending this property to friends and family and hope to return again at some point in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely description & we look forward to your next stay with us.
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Glasgow
5

A very clean, comfortable and well appointed house

  • 5 of 5

This is a great base for exploring the surrounding area. Highlights for us included visiting Murcia and Cartagena. The property itself was very homely, scrupulously clean and very well appointed. We chose to self cater for some of our meals and found everything we needed for this. Would certainly have no hesitation in recommending this property to friends and family and hope to return again at some point in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Dundee
5

So Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at this property by complete chance, we were let down by the standard of accommodation offered elsewhere and decided to move. The owner was so understanding and empathised with our situation, he arranged for the property to be prepared and ready within 24 hours, for this we can't thank him enough.

The property itself is very much home from home, there isn't anything that you would miss, it was clean, tidy and extremely welcoming. The village is in our view fantastic, there are a couple of shops where you can obtain all your requirements, one of the shops is a Spanish version of of Arkwright's store on "Open all Hours" it sells everything and the owner is very friendly, in fact all the villagers are very friendly, there are only three places where you can get a beer or a vino tinto, all within walking distance, but if your looking for a relaxing break then this is the place. In the surrounding area there are plenty of places to visit and there are a number of restaurants etc within 10 mins of the property.

Thanks Again Steve, we had a wonderful time in your beautiful villa

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were able to understand your situation having been in a similar one ourselves in the past and we are so happy to have been able to provide you with the holiday you were looking for. Please contact us if you need accommodation in the area again. Thank you very much for your lovely review; it means a lot to us Steve & Sandra
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5

Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here, the house was cosy and inviting, everything to a high standard. A book left by the owners provided us with lots of information on places to visit and things to do. We had a wonderful time and although in a Spanish village many English people live there and everyone is extremely friendly and willing to help with any information and an agent was on the end of the phone 24/7 in case we had any problems.

A great place to have a holiday as relaxing or action packed as you like.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review and for recommending our house to your friends who also told us that they had enjoyed their stay. Hopefully you will come back again soon. Kind regards Steve & Sandra
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Map

Catedral de Murcia
Murcia
"Murcia town is a truly congenial, unspoilt, deeply Spanish little city, hemmed in by mountai..."
Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Murcia, San Javier
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Centro
Nearest Ferry
115 Kilometres
Alicante
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Hacienda Riquelme
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Balsicas
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
RM-1
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Bowls Club, Valle del Sol
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Santiago de la Ribera

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beaches are an easy 25 minutes' drive away on the Mar Menor, a calm, safe inland sea, separated from the Mediterranean by the narrow La Manga strip. All the Mar Menor beaches are blessed with very clean, great quality sand and are well worth a visit.

At the north end of the Mar Menor, a popular pastime is to bury oneself in the wet sand as it is alleged to have health-giving properties.

Travel:

As the airport is on the Mar Menor coast, it also is about 25 minutes' drive from the house.

We can arrange a transfer from the airport for you if you wish and we have had guests who have simply wanted a peaceful break and have remained in the village or asked us to arrange transport, however we'd recommend you hire a car which will allow you the freedom to discover this wonderful area of Spain.

Distances:

Nearest restaurants - 5 minutes drive

Sierra de Columbares - 5 minutes

Murcia city - 20 minutes

Murcia Zoo & water park - 30 minutes

Cartagena - 30 minutes

Bullas (wine region centre) 40 minutes

Further Details:

The village has several small shops; two convenience stores, a bakery producing bread twice a day, a newsagent, hairdresser, pharmacy, ladies' fashion and three café bars.

Our village sits on the foothills of a breathtaking Regional Park, which is the largest bird reserve in Spain, through which you can drive to the old kingdom seat of Murcia with its lovely old quarter, magnificent cathedral, zoo & water park.

30 minutes to the South lies the ancient city of Cartagena, on the itinerary of most Mediterranean cruises, due to its historical importance, because of which it bears the marks of most of the European civilisations throughout history. It has impressive natural harbour defences which made it the natural choice as the filming location for "The Guns of Navarone."

"Costa Cálida" means "warm coast," so named because of the wonderful climate, giving year-round averages of 22 degrees and providing such a healthy environment that Murcia is known as the "Garden of Europe", producing a cooking enthusiast's dream of first-rate fresh produce all year round. It's not just the fleshy artichokes, the unbeatable, tangy tomatoes and the juicy citrus fruits fresh from the surrounding orange and lemon groves, but the succulent sea-food, freshly caught in the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor. A trip to any of the fabulous markets is an adventure in itself.

The region of Murcia is home to some of the most handsome towns in Spain - Lorca and Caravaca de la Cruz among them- as well as dozens of sleepy, castle-topped villages. It also boasts several regional parks, including the Sierra de Espuña, a natural park ideal for hiking, bird-watching and getting back to nature. Alternatively, try the Mar Menor, Europe’s largest salt-water lagoon providing calm waters, safe bathing and a plethora of water sports.

Rates & Availability

La Tercia House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 26 2016 - Feb 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$44
From
$57
Fri,Sat
$266
$951
 
 
Early Spring
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$57
From
$70
Fri,Sat
$355
$1,237
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$70
From
$82
Fri,Sat
$412
$1,395
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
$82
From
$95
Fri,Sat
$476
$1,649
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 27 2017
1 night minimum stay
$70
From
$82
Fri,Sat
$412
$1,395
 
 
Autumn
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 24 2017
1 night minimum stay
$57
From
$70
Fri,Sat
$355
$1,237
 
 
Winter
Nov 25 2017 - Feb 23 2018
1 night minimum stay
$44
From
$57
Fri,Sat
$266
$951
 
 
Early Spring
Feb 24 2018 - Mar 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$57
From
$70
Fri,Sat
$355
$1,237
 
 
Spring
Apr 7 2018 - Jul 27 2018
1 night minimum stay
$70
From
$82
Fri,Sat
$412
$1,395
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$70
From
$82
Fri,Sat
$412
$1,395
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $127

Booking Notes:
We can accept payments by PayPal or bank transfer in Sterling or Euros.
There is a fee of 60€ for cleaning and laundry following your stay, payable to our local agent on arrival.

Strictly no smoking inside, please. A security deposit of £100 is required, refunded within two weeks of your return (subject to satisfactory property inspection). Only £100 deposit to secure booking, the balance being due (with security deposit) by 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible except for the summer season which is Saturdays only.
Arrival & departure times can be flexible by individual arrangement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

La Tercia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • House bathroom on first floor with shower over bath, bidet, wc & basin with hair dryer. Bathroom 2 with spacious body jet shower enclosure, basin & wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Both have air conditioning and a South-facing balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: This is our holiday home and so it has been made homely & fully equipped for easy living on self-catering holidays, including free WiFi. Outside: Our large roof terrace, equipped with a barbecue, dining suite and sunloungers provides ample room for sunbathing & al-fresco dining. A further outdoor dining suite is available in the garden area to complete your dining options. Our shared swimming pool with jacuzzi and terrace area is a minute's walk away. Utility Room: Iron, ironing board & cleaning equipment Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are all provided, however we request that you provide your own towels for outdoor use. The property will not normally be cleaned during your stay, although this can be arranged for a small charge, if desired.

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