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Quiet one bedroom property housed in 17th century building - Serranos 17, Apt 1 (Front apt)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Description

Serranos 17, Apt 1 (Front apt)

Fantastic 1 bedroom apartment housed in unique historic 17th century building. 2 large balconies you can sit out on, 4 metre high ceilings with original wood beams, brand new bathroom (Dec 2015), fully equipped kitchen, wifi internet, very good heating via hot water radiators, good air-con in Summer, 40inch TV. Great central location less than 200m from Cathedral and Basilica, 300m form the very main square....


About the property

Very central one bed charm

One bedroom property with full bathroom, brand new kitchen (Dec 2015) and living area. Possibility of sofa bed in living area, flat screen LED TV. Small balcony in living area (standing area only). Wood floors throughout (living area, bedroom and hall) except for kitchen and bathroom (for practical reasons). High ceilings with original wood beams. Good showers & heating (large gas boiler) via hot water radiators. Kitchen equipped with washing machine, gas top, microwave oven / grill, slow cooker and granite tops.

The building itself is a fantastic grand property ('Palacete') from the 17th century located in the very heart of Valencia City's historic quarter 'El Carmen'

Unlike other apartments which are located in suburban areas, SERRANOS 17 is located right in the middle of the historical centre meaning more time for sightseeing and shopping and less time wasted taking taxis back and forth to the city centre. WiFi Internet, air conditioning in Summer and heating via hot water radiators in Winter, flat screen TV.

More Details

Owner
Nicholas Walsh
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, Written Italian & French understood
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Nicholas Walsh

Living in Spain on and off for the last 20 years and 10 years in Valencia renting out short term apartments in Valencia's wonderful old town centre

Nicholas Walsh purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Nicholas Walsh chose Valencia City

Unique historical building with 3 large balconies (difficult to find balconies big enough to sit out on in the old town). Wonderful airy living room - dining area with 5m high ceilings. Great character - original wooden beams, warm wooden floor, great big entrance door downstairs for horsemen...

What makes this apartment unique

See above..

Available Rentals

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Notes

The apartment may be already booked though showing availability. In such cases we can usually offer you other apartments in Valencia´s historical quarter, just send us an email.
Nightly rate for short stays are higher while nightly rates for longer stays are more economical.
LAST MINUTE SPECIAL RATES may apply.
3 Night minimum stay but longer during busy periods.


Amenities

El Carme Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Toilet, wash basin and shower enclosure
  • New bathroom completed Dec 2015
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 single beds (or 1 king size upon request)
    Living room - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed with double mattress
  • 2 Baby cots available upon request. Bedroom with large balcony - big enough to sit out on. High ceilings with wooden beams and wood floors. High Quality 30cm thick mattresses
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
AIR CONDITIONING FOR THE HOT VALENCIAN SUMMER. Digital TV means some programmes can be switched back from Spanish into the original language i.e. English Free reliable Wi-fi Internet.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Serranos 17, Apt 1 (Front apt)
average rating of 4.470588 based on 17 reviews
4

Comfortable, well designed but noisy.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is extremely conveniently located so we were able to explore everywhere on foot. It is attractively designed but the bathroom is very small and awkward to move in. There is no sound/music equipment apparently due to complaints from neighbours, which is ironic due to the considerable noise from the apartment above - particularly furniture scraping on the floor through the early hours of the morning. There is also a lot of noise from the short term let holiday apartments on the opposite side of the street. All this is a shame as Valencia is a lovely city which exceeded expectations.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Love Valencia!

  • 5 of 5

Great location for the old town and the dry river bed with cycle and running tracks through greenery and flowering trees. Very nice flat, small but absolutely fine for 2. Comfortable beds and good shower. Appreciated being given 2 bath towels each - not everywhere does this! Loved having a small balcony to eat/drink on. Only downside was the 3 flights of stairs, but Nicholas was VERY kind and carried our bags both up and down.

Loved Valencia generally - maybe less stunning than Barcelona architecturally but very charming and also we found it more relaxed. Ate very well indeed without spending a fortune, too.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Great location, clean, well appointed unit in El Carmen

  • 5 of 5

Visiting my daughter studying abroad. A wonderful unit with all you need. Walk everywhere. Very comfortable bed.

Would recommend and stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautifully decorated with everything you could need. Nicholas met us when we arrived and showed us round. The balcony had a lovely view of the Torres de Serranos, which is just at the end of the street. The area around the apartment is full of life and is close to lots of tapas bars, restaurants and also the cathedral. You are also only 5 minutes from the Turia park on the old riverbed, which is lovely to walk along and is surprisingly peaceful for being right in the centre of a busy city.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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4

Modernised apartment set in atmospheric El Carmé district with views of Torre de Serranos Tower

  • 4 of 5

Our stay in one of Nicholas' apartments was very comfortable for 3 of us and Nicholas was a very helpful host. On arrival he carried two of our suitcases up the 3 flights of stairs to the apartment. The only air con unit in the apartment wasn't working, but Nicholas immediately bought 2 brand new fans and arranged for the installation of a new air con unit within the week we were there.

He checked on us every couple of days to ensure we were managing to keep cool particularly that we had our 4 year old daughter with us.

Nicholas was a wealth of knowledge with many things and suggested where the nearest swimming pool and vegetarian restaurant were.

The apartment is a short walk away from the Pont de Fusta tram stop and bus stop for the beach and one tram stop away from Club Hipica, which has a lovely clean outdoor swimming pool open 11-7pm daily (June to September) if you can't be bothered to go to the beach.One can also play tennis there (in conjunction with Valenica tennis club) and children from 6 upwards can have riding lessons with the riding club there too. It's a well run yard in the midst of a city.

At the same time all the city's main tourist attractions and shopping are a 10-20 minute walk away.

A lovely location, with the gardens de Turia 5 minutes away so a great place for families too.

Thanks Nicholas

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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3

Great, but ........

  • 3 of 5

Having spoken to the owner by phone before we travelled, we knew we were dealing with someone who wanted our business. We struck a deal for 6 days and discovered that the owner would be on our flight from Dublin, eta 23.40. Our plane was almost 3 hours late and our time to meet the landlord became 3.00am. He turned up reliably and happily. We went to bed immediately and reserved examination of the accommodation until the morning.

The Living Room was just as pictured on the website; characterful. The bedrooms were disappointing. The Master had 2 single beds of different heights side by side and the door to the en suite didn't close. The bed linen was fresh and crisp. The second bedroom was tiny; certainly cramped.

Both bathrooms had good fittings.

The location was good despite the 50 steps upwards. All in all good enough.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Valencia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Valencia Port
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: not necessary

Unique historic apartment in the very centre of Valencia's Old Town. High ceilings throughout and 3 large balconies overlooking the street, perfect to have breakfast on or a drink in the evening. Equipped with all mod cons such as Wi-Fi internet, air-conditioning, 42inch flat screen TV etc. Central heating in Winter keeps apt very cozy and warm.All tourist attractions within short walking distance as well as bars, cafes, restaurants, shops etc. Beach easily accessible via direct tram. For food enthuasiasts the fantastic central market is less than 200m away.

The surrounding area is like a museum with all the historical treasures and tourist sites within walking distance including the Cathedral 200m, Basilica 200m, Plaza de la Virgen 150m, Plaza de la Reina 250m, Central Market (Mercado Central) 300m, La Lonja (UNESCO building) 300m, Fine Arts Museum 300m, IVAM Modern museum 400m, Central Train Station 600m etc. The main drag of the renowned trendy neighbourhood, 'El Carmen', full of restaurants, bars and cafés is less than 100m away.

The river bed park 'Parque del Rio Turia' is at the end of the street less than 100m away. Apart from having the fantastic City of Arts & Sciences it is a fantastic place for sports enthuasiasts (joggers, cyclist), kids and walkers.

Playa Malvarrosa (Valencia's nearest beach) awarded the EU blue flag is 4km (10min ride) away. Other nearby beaches include the tranquil and pristine El Saler beach located along a lovely pine grove. Also located nearby is Valencia's Port, home to the renowned and prestigious 2007 America's Cup. SERRANOS 17 is within 15 miles of three excellent 18 hole Golf Courses: El Saler (ranked in the world's top 50), El Bosque and El Escorpion.

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