Tierra de Sol Apartment, CALASPARRA, Murcia, Spain
Mountains and pine forests surround the apartment.
The newly built first floor apartment,is on a gated community. It has 2 twin bedrooms,sleeping 4 people. There is a lounge/diner, bathroom, galley kitchen, utility are(ample storage space for suitcases).The 50 square metre private roof top solarium is south facing. This is where the WOW! factor hits you as the views across the mountains are stunning. The solarium is accessed via the inside of the apartment. There is use of a shared swimming pool,children's swimming pool, bowling green and gardens at no extra cost.
Air conditioning (hot in winter cold in summer),DVD Player,Satellite TV-all BBC and ITV English channels, English radio and Spanish TV channels,kettle,toaster,iron,hair dryer,clothes dryer,cooker,fridge,freezer,4 ring hob,oven,washing machine and microwave.
There is a twice weekly cleaning service included in the cost. Linen and towels are provided. Beach towels are not provided.
As the owners live only a 5 minute walk away personnal attention is guaranteed. They are able to pre book activities eg. quad biking, horse riding. Advice can be given as to the best reaturants to eat at and places to visit.There is also a comprehensive folder giving information about local eateries and places to visit.
Welcome pack can be provided at an extra cost.
Calasparra is about 45K north west of Murcia city, the capital of the region of Murcia. It is accessible via Alicante and Murcia San Javier Airports. Driving time to this area is just over 1 hour on 3 main roads.This region is called 'The Lake District of South Eastern Spain' due to the varied landscape of reservoirs, rivers, majestic mountains, rice fields and vineyards. Murcia recieves the most sunshine per year in Spain and has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters
Calasparra today is a bustling rural town. Most of its activities centre on the town square, where there is a variety of cafes, bars and restaurants providing a 4 course lunch called a 'Menu del Dia' for approx. 10 euros ( and this includes a drink) The famous bull run/fiesta of Calasparra takes place the first week of September when there is music, parades and fireworks.
Caravaca de la Cruz is a town approx. 15 miles from the apartment. There are 5 Holy Cities in the world, Jerusalem and Rome are well known. Caravaca de la Cruz is also a Holy City. For 8 centuries pilgrims have been travelling to Caravaca de la Cruz to venerate the 'Vera Cruz', a piece of wood belonging to the cross on which Christ was crucified. In 1988 the Pope awarded Caravaca de la Cruz the 'Jubilee Year'. This means that every 7 years 'Jubilee Year' is celebrated.