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Property and local area description
Stunning views and location in the peaceful area of Costa Esuri
Electric gates open from the road to the front of the villa where there is ample parking for 2 cars and a long drive to the right of the house. Decorative wrought iron gates open from the porch to an internal Andalucian courtyard complete with fountain. Bedroom 3 is off this courtyard and has twin beds, large wardrobes and an en suite shower room. From the courtyard the front door leads into the light and airy entrance hall from where stairs lead up to the first floor.
Bedroom two is just off the main entrance hall and has a king size bed, ample wardrobe space and an en suite shower room. The large, well equipped kitchen and a spacious open plan dining room with a large table and 10 dining chairs are also on this entry level. Patio doors from both the kitchen and dining room lead onto a feature of the property, a large covered terrace (35 sq mtrs). Here there is dining furniture for 10 so you can make the most of the beautiful views over the countryside when dining al fresco.
Stairs from the hallway lead down to the lower ground floor hall where there are a further two bedrooms each with twin beds and a large shower room. There is also a second lounge (25 sq mtrs) with sofas, TV, DVD player etc and patio doors giving direct access to the lower gardens and swimming pool. From the lower hallway there is a separate enormous games room (41 sq mtrs) with something for everyone. There is a large pool table, tennis table, games etc. to keep the young and young at heart busy whatever the weather!
The stair case up to the first floor leads to a galleried landing from where the very generously proportioned master bedroom suite is located. This room is very light and airy and has huge built in wardrobes offering ample storage space. There is a full sized en suite bathroom with a bath and shower over, two basins, WC and bidet. There is a large king size leather bed in this room, bedside tables and a dressing table. From the landing is an additional cloakroom.
The lounge is also on this level to take advantage of the elevated views. It is a lovely light and spacious room and has a fireplace for the winter months. There are 2 large sofas and a modern chaise longue. For your entertainment there is a large plasma TV, DVD etc and freeview channels and Spanish TV. Three sets of patio doors lead out to the large open terrace where there is more modern, comfortable seating and ever more beautiful views of the Guadiana River and across to Portugal. A winding staircase leads from the terrace to an upper rooftop terrace with a covered area and panoramic views.
The gardens are planted to lawn and native flowering shrubs. Steps lead down to the lower level of the garden where you will find a lovely swimming pool with outdoor shower and sun loungers. Or why not just layback and relax in the swinging hammock!
On the resort of costa Esuri ther is a mini supermarket selling the essential groceries and daily fresh bread. You can sit outside and enjoy a coffee or a glass of beer. This is approximately 10 minutes walk from the villa. Also on site is Jags Bistro, a bar / restaurant offering a good range of quality meals and entertainment. They have a fantastic terrace overlooking the 18th hole of the West golf course which is the perfect place to sit and watch the sun set over the Guadiana river and Portugal in the distance. The golf club house with its bar, restaurant, driving range and pro shop, also has various activities and events throughout the year.
There are two golf courses to choose from on this development, the East and West courses. Both are Par 72 and offer the golfer different options as the West course is a links style course while the East course is more challenging due to the natural terrain.
Ayamonte and Costa Esuri are easily reached by the IP 1 motorway which links Spain and Portugal. Low cost airlines fly to both Seville airport (90 mins drive away) and Faro airport (45mins drive away). Car hire form both airports is well organised and reasonably priced. Transfers can be arranged if required.
Visit the nearby border town of Ayamonte (10 mins) where you will find some fantastic fresh fish and seafood, great tapas bars and boutiques. Meander through the delightful pedestrianised streets and stop in one of the palm tree lined squares to watch the world go by.
The nearst beach is at Isla Canela (Spain) or Praia Verde (Portugal) where you will be amazed at the beautiful wide golden sands.
All year round there is a go kart track in Cartaya (30 mins) and in high season there is also a water park to keep the young at heart amused. Huelva and La Rabida (approx 45 mins) offer history and a chance to discover about Christopher Columbus (Cristobal Colon). Further on is the National Park of Doñana where if you are very lucky you may spot the elusive Iberian Lynx. The whole area is fantastic for bird watching with many different species guaranteed.
Further afield into Portugal are the touristy delights of the central Algarve (1hr), Tavira (25 mins) and the nearest town of Villa Real de Santo Antonio (10 mins) along with lovely beaches and lots of golf courses. Faro airport is approximately 60km and Seville 130km.
A car is recommended to get the most from your holiday.
Whether you want a family holiday, enjoy birdwatching or a you are a group of friends looking to play golf this is a beautiful villa that will tick all the right boxes. It is a perfect base for exploring this beautiful region and discovering the wealth of bird and wild life, gastronomy, history and culture that this region has to offer.