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Delightful 1 bed apartment set in beautiful gardens

Alcossebre, Castelló, Spain
  • Apartment645 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 - 6 nights

A wonderful relaxing holiday awaits you

A lovely one bed apartment set in a small exclusive gated complex, with beautiful mature gardens. The complex is a short walk to the Playa Romana Beach, with a number of excellent restaurants and a small supermarket a few minutes walk away. Alcossebre is a small Spanish town within easy reach of the airports with something for everyone. Clean golden beaches, fabulous restaurants and bars are all within walking distance. For the more energetic, then golfing and scuba diving are all just a short drive away.

The apartment recently renovated and has everything you would need to make your time away enjoyable.

Whether you want to relax & read, be slightly more energetic and explore the area, or just chill on the beach, Alcossebre really does have it all.

Getting out and about: Special interest holidays

Access to the area is relatively good with Valencia and Reus. Alcossebre is a wonderful base and there are some wonderful places to visit. We have the Sierra D'Itra 'mountain' and you can walk/hike. You can also hire pedal bikes and the coast offers safe driving. In addition, scuba diving based in the lovely marina of Las Fuentes.

The large Spanish resort of Oropessa is about a 20 minute drive south of Alcossebre. Whilst it is not everyone's cup of tea (built mainly for the Spanish holiday makers) as it has quite a few high rise hotels. It does have a wonderful spa/indoor swimming pools so if you want to treat yourself then it may suit you (especially out of season if you have a dull day). They even carry out plastic surgery!

Peniscola, Vinaros & Morella: These are 3 great towns well worth a visit.

Peniscola is closest and whilst it is a holiday resort it really does have a lot of character. There is the wonderful fort/castle (where they filmed El Cid) which is full of windy streets and restaurants. The prom is about 4 miles long full of ice cream parlours. It makes a great day out for all.

Vinaros is a market town with a lovely shopping area - full of local character and typically Spanish. Because it is the main working town, there is something to see and do all year round. Well worth the visit.

Morella - one of the oldest walled cities in Spain (still inhabited) it is about an 75 min drive. But really worth the effort. It reminds us of York/Bath (except its on a mountain). Lots of great tapas bars/cafes and the views are magnificent. A great day out.

Owner

Lorreine Kennedy

Member Since 2008
Response rate:
80%
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 11, 2018
About Lorreine Kennedy

I run my own firm, Carematters, based in St Albans. Carematters provides information and advice to later life clients. I love my role but it can be very pressurised, and as a result regular trips to Alcossebre help me cope with the pressures of life.

Lorreine Kennedy purchased this Apartment in 2003

Why Lorreine Kennedy chose Alcalà de Xivert

Simple, it is set in the most lovely gardens in a quite part of Alcossebre and yet close enough to the shops, beach and restaurants to be convenient. we looked at dozens of properties but this one stole our hearts. We never imagined that we would feel the same way 15 years later, but everyone is so friendly and the complex so well maintained that we cannot imagine being without it.

What makes this Apartment unique

The complex has beautiful gardens, good sized pool, lots of shade, wonderful fellow owners and guests. Most importantly the complex is incredibly well maintained, it is simply lovely. Properties in a typical Spanish Pueblo style. There is complete peace and quiet (although August does get busy as families arrive)

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon
      • The lounge holds 2 new sofa's, both of which turn into very comfortable sofa beds. The bedroom has a double bed, ceiling fan and a lovely secluded east facing balcony. There is plenty of storage space. Linen and towels are provided.

      Bathrooms

      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • The bathroom has just been installed (Nov 2012) and is, as you would expect quite lovely. It is clean and tidy as is the rest of the apartment. A hair dryer is provided (in the bedroom). We decided to remove the bath completely and now you have a large walk in shower that runs across the whole of the bathroom. There is also an iron and ironing board.

      Location Type

        • Beach
        • Near The Ocean
        • Village

          Theme

            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Holiday Resort
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Living Room
                      We have recently had the apartment updated with new floor tiling throughout, 2 new sofa-beds and everywhere has been painted and decorated
                    • Fireplace
                    • Heating
                      De Longhi heaters & two hot water bottles!
                    • Internet
                      The local cafes and restaurants all now have WIFI and will give you their free log-in details.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Sunbed
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                        • Kitchen
                          We had a new kitchen fitted in 2012, and whilst it is small, it is perfectly formed and has everything you could want away from home. It is lovely and light and frankly, I love it!
                        • Coffee Maker
                          A cafetier is available
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Everything you could want or need during your holiday.
                        • Freezer
                          a very small freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Everything you could want during your holiday.
                        • Oven
                          an electric oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          I stock the usual cleaning materials for those of you who are particularly house proud, together with brushes, and dustpans.
                        • Refrigerator
                          a fridge to hold all your chilled food
                        • Stove
                          A modern electric/halogen hob
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              There is a breakfast bar that seats 2 in the lounge, and both balconies have tables that seat 4.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 2 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • Books
                                  A great choice of books.
                                • CD Player
                                • Music Library
                                  a small selection of cd's
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Set to UK tv
                                • Stereo
                                  A radio/cd player
                                • Television
                                  an easy to use flat screen tv

                                  Outside

                                    • Balcony
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      There are two terraces (or balcony's) one is east facing and the other is west facing, so you always have sunshine or shade depending upon your choice.
                                    • Golf
                                      There are a number of very good golf courses around 30-40 minutes drive from Alcossebre. Sergio Garcia designed the course at Castellon and there is a good course - Panoramica close to Vinaros
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Beautiful mature gardens. The owners of La Senia keep the gardens in tip top condition and the setting of the complex is just lovely.
                                    • Outdoor Furniture
                                    • Tennis Court
                                    • Terrace

                                      Suitability

                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • Singles
                                        • limited accessibility
                                          There are approximately 16 steps which lead to the apartment so unfortunately, anyone with limited mobility would find it difficult to access the apartment.
                                        • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              The pool is simply beautiful!

                                              Attractions

                                                • bay/sound
                                                • churches
                                                • marina

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              Notes

                                                                • In the morning the balcony off the bedroom is sunny and light. It is east facing. The views are of the garden and the surrounding orchards Off the lounge there is a lovely large west facing balcony with views to the mountains and gardens. We always have breakfast on the east facing balcony and in the late afternoon, when the sun is beating down, the east facing balcony is perfect. The apartment has been updated and is light and airy. It has a contemporary feel , but has lots of homely touches. It has the feel of a much loved home There is a tennis court that you are welcome to use.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  17 Reviews

                                                                  Excellent4.6/5

                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Lovely apartment om a peaceful complex

                                                                  Peter R.

                                                                  This is a lovely and well equipped apartment on a beautifully maintained complex. The website photographs accurately reflect the accommodation and Lorreine (the owner) is easy to communicate with and very helpful.

                                                                  We most enjoyed the double balcony feature which offers sunny or shaded seating areas throughout the day. Both balconies are equipped with table and chairs and sun loungers are also provided for use in the communal grounds. The recently refitted kitchen and bathrooms also add a standard rarely found in holiday rentals.

                                                                  The apartment overlooks the communal gardens/swimming pool and even in peak season provided a very peaceful space to relax in. Fellow holiday makers were a friendly bunch and we had a great break. Access to the complex is via controlled gates adding to an overall sense of security.

                                                                  Playa Romana is the nearest beach and only 5 minutes walk away. It is a wide, sandy beach that slopes gently into the sea and therefore very safe for children.

                                                                  Alcossebre town is a further 15 minutes walk away along the wooden coastal walkway. The town is still predominantly a Spanish tourist location and this is therefore reflected in the restaurant/bar/retail offer. There are plenty of good value eateries and bars throughout the town.

                                                                  We have been to Alcossebre several times in recent years and love its traditional Spanish feel and La Senia is a super base from which to enjoy the area or have some wonderful R&R.

                                                                  Perfect

                                                                  Gill K.

                                                                  Had a lovely relaxing 9 days ( wasn't long enough ) in this fab apartment in a lovely quiet complex.. The apartment was very well equipped with everything you could possibly need and more.. Very clean and comfortable and set in lovely gardens with a fab pool.. Just a short walk down the road and your at the beach with a few bars/restaurants and a supermarket. A nice leisurely walk along the sea front and your into the lovely town on the promenade with plenty of bars/restaurants great for watching the world go by..The owners Lorreine and Dave were very helpful recommending places to visit and where to eat etc.. We hired a car but only used it a couple of times as we just wanted a do nothing holiday.. We would highly recommend this beautiful apartment.. In fact we are planning to go back next year to explore the area further..

                                                                  Gill & Steve

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Dear Gill and Steve

                                                                  Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you loved our lovely apartment,complex and Town as much as we do.

                                                                  Super to hear that you want to return next year. Hopefully you will be able to explore the area more too!

                                                                  Thank you once again for the kind words. Look forward to hearing from you again. Regards Lorreine & Dave

                                                                  Very roomy 1 bed apartment, set in a delightful small development, not far from sea.

                                                                  William R.Darlington UK

                                                                  Upper level apartment with lots of storage and two large balconies. These face east and west so that you can follow the sun or, as with us in a very hot June, hide in the shade. Bathroom and kitchen are new and very well equipped with everything needed, even for an extended stay.

                                                                  There is a lovely pool and garden, which are both regularly maintained to a high standard, at least as good as most hotels. The neighbours are generally quiet, yet friendly so it is difficult to find anything not to like!

                                                                  A lovely Apartment on quiet complex

                                                                  Peter T.

                                                                  We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 week stay here in mid April, the apartment is exactly as described and very comfortable, it's already been said that the freezer is very small and there is no microwave but these are only minor things especially if you eat out a lot as we did. This really is a lovely quiet complex but with the sea front & restaurants within a very short walk. Looking round the complex I think this is one of the best apartments as it has a balcony at the front and back so you can choose if you want to be in the sun or shade, the only downside to some maybe the steps up to the apartment but all in all we can definitely recommend staying here. Lorreine & David the English owners gave plenty of information as to recommended places to eat and where to find local supermarkets etc which was also reinforced by a visitors book which was also very helpful. Alcossebre itself is a lovely area with plenty of other places to visit without having to go too far. I'm sure it won't be too long before we will be returning.

                                                                  Very nice place , quiet and near the beach

                                                                  SANDRINE F.

                                                                  It's a perfect place to be, quiet and peaceful with my family.

                                                                  The apartment is pleasant and ordered well with its 2 terraces.

                                                                  The bathroom is practical with its Italian shower.

                                                                  The ventilator is pleasant in the bedroom, on the other hand would be needed one in the lounge so that the children can sleep also.

                                                                  In the kichen the fridge is a little small to put everything but we had fortunately an icebox.

                                                                  I missed a little a microwave and the electric coffee maker...

                                                                  But we were so much in a wonderful place that it really has no importance!

                                                                  The swimming pool is wonderful for children and adults .

                                                                  And we can find everything you need (beach, restaurant, supermarket, ...)without take the car every day.

                                                                  we will be back next year !!!

                                                                  Thanks to Lorreine too for her kindness.

                                                                  super

                                                                  dutriaux k.

                                                                  nous sommes venus en famille et nous avons vraiment apprécié la situation de cet appartement .C'est une résidence familiale , trés bien situé , au calme , loin de l'agitation des autres résidences.

                                                                  Il y a tout le confort souhaité et le tennis est un plus pour les amateurs .

                                                                  C'était parfait , et nous y retournons cet été 2015

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Salut Karine

                                                                  Cest superbe, je vous remercie pour vos aimables paroles . Je sais que vous êtes sur le point de rester avec nous encore une fois , il va sans dire - avoir un moment très agréable. meilleurs voeux Lorreine

                                                                  Location

                                                                  Alcossebre, Castelló, Spain

                                                                  There are 5 beaches in and around Alcossebre. All are excellent, and meet the European Blue Flag standard for cleanliness. The closest beach (Playa Romana) is a few minutes gentle stroll from the La Senia complex. All of the beaches are gently sloping, with clean golden sand, and the sea is ideal for children and adults alike. The bungalow is in the Playa Romana area of Alcossebre, a 15 - 20 min walk into the town itself. Nearby Las Fuentes with its beautiful marina is within walking distance. For the fun followers, then the Universal theme park about an hours drive up the coast. Further details: The local supermarket is a short walk from the complex, as are some excellent restaurants. In the town centre, are 3 small supermarkets, a number of banks/plenty of cash machines, a tourist information centre, and many many restaurants, bars and tapas bars. All of the above are well stocked shops, but for the 'big shop' we usually go to one of the hypermarkets on the N340. Golf: The beautiful golf course (Panoramica) in San Jordi is an approximate 25 minutes drive, it was designed by Bernhard Langer. . Another course (Cap i Corp) is being built with completion due late 2008. There is also Sergio Garcia's course at Castellon - about 25 - 30 minute drive away

                                                                  Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  We ask that you treat the apartment as you would your own home. We really do have a lovely apartment and complex and know how very lucky we are to own it. We want you to have a wonderful holiday and would ask you to treat security in much the same way as you would at home.

                                                                  $50avg/night
                                                                  17 Reviews
                                                                  Excellent 4.6/5
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