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Villa Tranquilla (fountain Apartment) Estepona

Beach apartment with 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and shared pool in Urb. Don Pedro, Spain

From £443 per week

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Apartment to rent in Urb. Don Pedro, Spain

  • Apartment
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shared pool
  • WiFi
  • Near beach
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ

Apartment overview - owner's description

Beautiful Spanish Villa close Marbella & Gibraltar, converted into 4 delightful apartments. Large garden,pool,wonderful sea views-truly tranquil !

Our beautiful Spanish villa has been superbly converted into 4 attractive apartments. We live in one and the remainder are available for holiday rentals.
There is an 8 metre pool, relaxing half acre garden, tranquil "Viewing Area" Moroccan Terrace, table tennis, free on-street parking

The Fountain Apartment
The front door slides open into a light twin aspect room comprising a living / dining area and open plan kitchen. There are 2 x two seat sofas, dining table with four chairs, side tables, T.V. / VCR with UK & european satellite channels, radio / cassette / C.D & DVD player.
The kitchen includes oven, gas hob, extractor, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, juicer, toaster, kettle, coffee filter machine etc.
The main bedroom has double hanging and double shelved cupboards. There is direct access to the delightful Terrace with working Spanish fountain. There is a foot spa and hairdryer. The twin beds are designed so that they can be joined via the legs and matress zip to form a proper double bed.
There is a shower / W.C. / bidet / wash basin en suite. Bedroom 2 has the same type of beds and a double cupboard. There is a door to the Terrace as well. Across the hall is the second shower room with cubicle, W.C. and wash basin. Both bedrooms have a wall mirror with consul and seat.
Linen & towels (pool and bath) are changed weekly when the flat is serviced.

Estepona and Around
Estepona is a very underrated town, hence the large Spanish population and comparitively few foreigners. Its the way the spanish like it!
There are still few or no tour operators offering Estepona Town as a vacation spot and we are both pleased and totally baffled.
It is a lovely old town and fishing Port(founded 500 years ago) There are charming old cobbled streets and delightful local shops and plazas. There are a huge variety of cafes, restaurants, ventas etc in the area. Estepona has a very safe feel about it with little crime.
From the bus station, you can travel to Gibraltar; Marbella & Casares.
Try it once and you'll want to come back.

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1 out of 1 people recommend staying here

From Ipswich, United Kingdom May 2005

Hi Lynne,

Glad that the apartment met your approval, although it wasn't spotlessly clean, we do try and keep on top of it.

Our journey was fine and although it is good to be back home nothing beats lazy days at Villa Tranquilla.

Thanks once again for making our stay so great. We really do love staying with you and hope to come again next year.

Jude has asked for Anna several times and can't quite grasp the concept that she is in a different country!! To a 2 1/2 year old next year is such a long time off.

Thought you might like to see Jude and Evie enjoying the paddling pool. Thanks for buying another one. It gave us a few moments of adult time!!

Take care,

Love

Sam, Joe and kids xx

(See previous review)


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Dear Lynne, Neville and Anna,Thank you so much for your hospitality it was a lovely holiday enjoyed by all. Our journey was fine, just that we had not realised that the clocks in Spain had also gone back an hour so we got to the airport quite early but that was fine we made it in the end. Once again thank you, you have a lovely villa and the apartment was beautiful. We are in conversation with Craig’s parents for perhaps booking again for next year. We will be in touch.Thanks againSandra

Dear Neville and Lynne The journey home was ony 40 minutes delayed but we were in our own beds by 2.00 am (UK time). No lager louts all very respectable. Although the sun is shining and the temp is in the 70s we have got the heating on! Thanks for providing us with such lovely accommodation you really are the extra mile and it was also good to be able to chat and have the benefit of your local knowledge. We loved the holiday and it was just the sort of break Judi needs. Attached are a few snaps I will be working on the others over the next few weeks. I was rather taken with your pot of chrysanthumums which I thought was very Goya so I have played with it a bit. It was also nice meeting you and hopefully you will see us again. I will be in touch with Neville shortly and Judi will send the pictures to Lynne. Mike

Hi Lynne and Neville You beat us to it. I was just sending a message to my friend in Australia and it was your turn next! We had such a great time in Estepona and loved the apartment and your wonderful villa. We too enjoyed meeting you both and thanks very much for the tour and drink. It was nice having a good natter and finding out how your business started in Spain. We will certainly recommend your accommodation to anyone wanting a peaceful and relaxing break in the sun. We were at the Shell garage filling up when the hail storm started. The other end of Estepona was perfectly dry and sunny when we drove through to the airport. The flight home was a bit bumpy due to a strong head wind, but we made it back to a freezing cold UK. Hope to meet you again.Best regardsLinda

Dear Neville, Lynne and Anna,Sorry for the disappearing act this morning, but the kids were up at 5am andso we were ready early and took full advantage of getting a head start onthe traffic etc. We didn't wish to disturb you, in case you were still inyour P-J's!!We would like to just say how pleased we are that we booked with you andthat we enjoyed every aspect and moment at the villa. Your hospitality wassecond to none and this was furthered by the availability of a loving onsite baby-sitter, who the kids fell in love with. It gave us the much neededopportunity to go out as adults and spoil ourselves with fine food and winewith no worries of the kids.It would appear that Judes exuberance in the paddling pool may have gone abit far as we noticed a slight tear in the base by the slide, where thefabric has caught on the patio. I hope that this can be repaired fairlyeasily, as Jude would love to be able to use it next time.Both Sam and I will have no hesitation in recommending your Villa to friendsand family and wish you all the best with your venture.RegardsJoe, Sam, Jude and Evie.

Dear Lynne,Thanks for your e-mail this morning, sounds as if Villa Tranquilla iskeeping up to it's name, very quiet. I will try and sort out dates for lateSeptember/October over the next couple of days.If you can keep the Parasols that are broken I will repair them later thisyear and I will bring my piny to do the cleaning.Say Hi to Neville and Anna.

Hi Lynne, My moto is leave things as you find them!!!!!!!We had a good flight home and indeed a lovely holidayOur aim is to see you next year June/July timeWe will keep intouchBest regardsDebbie

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Location

This apartment is:

900m from the nearest beach 750m from the nearest bar 750m from the nearest restaurant 900m from the nearest supermarket 45km from Gibraltar airport 80km from Malaga Airport 160km from Granada Airport 80km from Malaga Airport 17km from Puerto Banus 24km from Marbella 14km from Casares

Local activities

Boat hire 15km Cycling 15km Fishing 15km Golf 15km Horse riding 15km Mountain biking 15km Sailling 15km Sports center 15km Swimming 10km Tennis 15km Water skiing 45km Walking 15km Wind surfing 45km

Sights and attractions

Museum 15km Shopping 15km Theatre 45km Theme park 15km Zoo 45km Cinema 45km

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This apartment is in the town but in a quiet area near the sea. It has a shared pool, a barbecue, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is recommended as the apartment is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

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Early booking discounts

  • Arrive between 8 January - 22 January and receive £75.60 off if the booking is made 14 days before the arrival date.
  • Arrive between 12 November - 19 December and receive £71.40 off if the booking is made 14 days before the arrival date.

Late booking discounts

  • Receive 15% off if the booking is made within 1 week of the arrival date.
  • Receive 12% off if the booking is made within 2 weeks of the arrival date.
  • Receive 10% off if the booking is made within 3 weeks of the arrival date.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.

Compulsory extras

  • Checkin is between 3pm & 10pm. If you arrive after this time, an "Unsociable Hours" charge will be made

    £32.76 per booking, paid locally

Optional extras

  • Collection & Return to Malaga Airport. Includes visit to supermarket.

    £176.41 per booking, paid locally

  • Collection & Return to Gibraltar Airport. Includes visit to supermarket.

    £138.61 per booking, paid locally

  • Supermarket stock-up. Suggested if you are arriving after 8pm on a Saturday or if you dont want to spend your first day food & drink shopping. Cost of items plus

    £33.60 per booking, paid locally

  • Payment towards the heating of the pool.Optional, between 1 Oct - 30 Apr.

    £58.80 per week, paid locally

  • We have a "Baby Pack" comprising a Travel Cot High Chair Baby Changer Baby Bath. Cost per item per week is 20 euros, or for the "Pack"

    £50.40 per week, paid locally

  • Wi-fi

    £5.04 per week, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms, 1 en suite bathroom, 2 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Shared pool

Entertainment

CD player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in Local, Satellite / cable

General

Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view

Leisure

Table tennis

Suitable for

Infants, Smoking, Pets

Extra information

Once you have experienced Villa Tranquilla, we feel sure that you will want to re-book and/or tell friends about the unique holiday experience that you have just enjoyed. We are an English family who purchased an enormous beautiful Spanish villa and transformed it into 4 beautiful apartments. We live in one and ensure the smooth running of the other villapartments. Whilst we are there to assist in any way we can, we try to be as unobtrusive as possible. For your safety, each apartment has a smoke detector(s), fire extinguisher and carbon monoxide detector/alarm. We feel sure that you will enjoy the Port and Town of Estepona. Northern Spaniards holiday here as they classify it still as a Spanish seaside resort, unlike for example Fuengirola, Torremolinas, Benidorm or Marbella where most British tourists end up on a cheap package deal. Come and try out Estepona. You may even like it!!

Philip

Average rating from 3 reviews

Private Owner From Estepona, Spain Member since Oct 2003

This is my third business life. On leaving school, I became an estate agent selling residential property in central London until 1985. I then set up a security installation business with 2 others in North London and sold my shares in the business, home & cars to go on a life-changing wild adventure that we are still living. We have 2 grown children who are now a Private banker in Singapore and a wife/mother in Estepona Port, looking after our precious grandchild Julian. Lynne (my wife of 30-odd years) who was a nurse at Kingston Hospital and I live here and run the business and our very friendly dog 'Charlie' amuses the clients. The business comprises Villa Tranquilla and our Port Apt which we purchased in 2002. We left Surrey, the drizzle and expensive life behind us to try something new. We bought the apartment after seeing only 3, but it took 62 houses before we saw our 'country house on the edge of town' that we converted into 4 terrific apartments. We live in the largest and rent out the other three on holiday lets. After 13 years, we have a pretty faithful group of re-visitors, friends who have been recommended by previous clients and new clients. It is a wonderful life-style as we get the benefits of the weather; cheaper life; meeting some wonderful people who stay and often end up as good friends, then finally living in another country, seeing how the Spanish live yet still being close enough to pop back to England to see friends & family on a semi-regular basis. You should try it !

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This is my third business life. On leaving school, I became an estate agent selling residential property in central London until 1985. I then set up a security installation business with 2 others in North London and sold my shares in the business, home & cars to go on a life-changing wild adventure that we are still living. We have 2 grown children who are now a Private banker in Singapore and a wife/mother in Estepona Port, looking after our precious grandchild Julian. Lynne (my wife of 30-odd years) who was a nurse at Kingston Hospital and I live here and run the business and our very friendly dog 'Charlie' amuses the clients. The business comprises Villa Tranquilla and our Port Apt which we purchased in 2002. We left Surrey, the drizzle and expensive life behind us to try something new. We bought the apartment after seeing only 3, but it took 62 houses before we saw our 'country house on the edge of town' that we converted into 4 terrific apartments. We live in the largest and rent out the other three on holiday lets. After 13 years, we have a pretty faithful group of re-visitors, friends who have been recommended by previous clients and new clients. It is a wonderful life-style as we get the benefits of the weather; cheaper life; meeting some wonderful people who stay and often end up as good friends, then finally living in another country, seeing how the Spanish live yet still being close enough to pop back to England to see friends & family on a semi-regular basis. You should try it !

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