Casa Escudo Hacienda Riquelme Costa Calida Spain
Casa Escudo is a modern luxury 5* ground floor, two bedroom apartment, with front line views of the golf course. Overlooking the tenth tee, and the stunning Riquelme Country House (town centre). It is a secure gated environment, and there is a no-smoking policy inside the property. The style of the property is very contemporary and comfortable, home from home with everything you could need or want. Great care has been taken to provide quality furnishings, which sets this property apart from the competition. FREE WI-FI is now available in the apartment.
Towels and linen are provided including beach towels to save on your flight baggage allowance. A mid stay clean is available for £45 and laundry £30, payable at the time of booking (optional).
The apartment has full gas central heating, with instant hot water, and air conditioning in the lounge/dining room and both bedrooms. Suitable for children, sorry no pets. Welcome packs available, please contact the owners for details.
Inside the property
The comfortable lounge has two brown leather sofas, 26" LCD TV with satellite digibox, DVD Player, music system with an assortment of CDs and DVDs, games, playing cards and books.
There is a lovely light open plan dining area with patio doors, oak dining table, four leather chairs, console table & mirror.
The large kitchen is fully equipped with oven, hob, extractor, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave/grill, pots & pans and utensils. There is an ironing board and iron, fire extinguisher and fire blanket. There is also a smoke/carbon monoxide detector in the hallway.
There are two bedrooms, bedroom one with a kingsize bed with memory foam mattress, two side cabinets dressing table with mirror and fitted wardrobes. The second with twin beds, side cabinet and fitted wardrobes. There is a hairdryer in both rooms.
The bathroom is well fitted with walk-in power shower, WC, bidet, vanity unit with mirror above and basin. A shower mat is provided for safety. There is also an extractor fan fitted.
Outside the property
There is a small terrace leading from both bedrooms which is South East facing, and a large furnished terrace with pergola over, to the front. From the large terrace there are views over the golf course at the tenth tee, and of the Riquelme Country House (town centre). It is a large sunny terrace with a large patio set and luxury sun loungers, just the place to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the magnificent sunsets.
From the small terraces there are views accross beautiful countryside and landscaped gardens, with olive trees, pomegranate trees and wild flowers.
The large terrace has view across to the stunning recently renovated Hacienda which opened on 23rd September 2010, it is a great place to meet up with friends, relax and enjoy the views. It incorporates a large supermarket, golf pro shop with changing rooms and showers, restaurants & bars. It has been refurbished in a very contemporary style which is welcoming and bright. The newly opened restaurant El Cason serves Italian food in the evenings at a very reasonable price, and other meals and snacks during the day. The sweeping marble staircase in the main house leads you to a lovely relaxation area and internet cafe. The beautiful gardens have been brought back to their original glory with roses and lavender planted amoungst palm trees and lawns. The outside bar, Las Palomas, is a very pleasant place to stop for a drink with views down the golf course, you could easily while away the hours here! it is great for your mid morning cup of coffee.
The supermarket is well stocked and reasonable priced, with fresh baked bread in the mornings.
In the centre of the Hacienda is a lovely courtyard, with orange and olive trees and a copy of the original marble fountain installed by the Riquelme family in the late 1800s. The whole resort is steeped in history and totally different to the usual style Spanish resorts.
There are childrens play areas dotted around the resort, but if you want something different, why not try a water park, the Torrevieja Aqupolis is just a 30 minute drive away. Water sports are available on the Mar Menor, including windsurfing, kite boarding & sailing. Jet skis are available for hire form ABC La Manga sport centre. There are many leisure activities available in the area including horse riding at Pareleja (next door), cycling and go-karting in Los Alcazares.
From the first moment you arrive the resort and apartment will delight you, from the perfectly manicured golf course and gardens to the friendly residents and holidaymakers, it is a truly wonderful experience!
Front line views to the golf course and Historic Hacienda (country house), beautiful landscaped gardens and lakes.
A cot and high chair are available if required for a small charge. For any special requests please contact the owners or for more details.
There is a free telephone for use within the resort or to book Polaris resturants.