Modern apartment to let in Portman, Spain - SP006641

Portman (9km from La Union), Murcia, Region of Murcia Reference: SP006641 Advertiser since: 17 February 2017
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La Manzana Self Catering Flexible 1 4 1 Double sofabed

About this property

Brand New Modern Apartment with Sea & Village view.. This apartment is in a village setting.

The traditional Spanish village of Portman lies in a picturesque sheltered harbour in the Costa Calida. The historic mining hills form the backdrop of this charming harbour village which inhabits around 1000 people, mainly Spanish. The bay is benefiting from a rejuvenation project which when complete will be proud to boast a new marina for 400 boats.

The village has a very friendly relaxed atmosphere with a truly Spanish feel. There are 6 bars in the village all serving snacks, tapas and seafood caught locally. There are 4 restaurants, all serving high quality Spanish dishes including seafood and meat dishes they are all highly recommended. The Casa Cegarra is centrally situated in the village, Mar de Canas is by the Yacht club, and 2 are on the Playa Lastre with wonderful sea views.

The beautiful Portman cove named Playa Lastre is only a 3 minute drive or currently 15 minute walk; once the marina is complete the cove will be a 5 minute walk. The beach cove is beautiful with crystal clear waters, and has 2 bars, 2 restaurants and a lighthouse.

Portman village also has a small Spar, Green Grocers, and a traditional Spanish grocer, a pharmacy, Bank, Pescaderia (selling fresh locally caught fish), children’s playground and pretty chapel.

La Manzana is a new spacious 1 bedroom apartment with a large lounge, incorporating a large corner sofa/sofa bed allowing the apartment to sleep up to 4 people comfortably. There is an independent shower room and a large open plan Kitchen complete with fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, oven and hob. There is also a kettle and coffee-machine.

There is a full width tiled terrace at the end of the lounge accessed through frenchdoors and kitchen door, and a large sun terrace with table and chairs and bbq. The sun terrace offers magnificent panoramic views over the pretty village and hills, especially stunning in the evening.

The apartment is equipped with air conditioning in the bedroom and living area, and a ceiling fan in the bedroom. There is a pretty sea view from the bedroom. The apartment is decorated and equipped to a high standard and we have given it a real home from home feel.

If a traditional, rustic, Spanish feel is what you are looking for the Portman is perfect, the village is close to exciting beautiful towns, harbours, beaches, nature reserves and places of interest including the beautiful harbour city Cartagena, which is a 15 minute drive from the apartment, this city is steeped with Roman history, with yachts of all values and sizes, it’s a popular place for the Mediterranean cruise ships to dock for the day for a cosmopolitan shopping experience. A wonderful place for various museums, and for an array of restaurants and bars, you can meander through the city centre on the beautifully marble tiles floors and marvel at the architecture.

Twenty minutes from the apartment lays the beautiful harbour town of Cabo de Palos, with its beautiful marina surrounded by sea food restaurants and bars, you can sit at any of the bars and restaurants and watch the most amazing sunset. The most outstanding landmark in the town is the lighthouse, which came into service in 1865 at the top of the promontory and is a must for anyone visiting Cabo de Palos. The sea bed is of an extraordinary beauty in which someone can undertake shallow and simple dives, ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling. The weekly market is held at Centro Comercial Las Dunas every Sunday morning 8.30 until 2pm.

La Manga Club Resort is one of Europe's top 5-star sports and leisure resorts only a five minute drive from the apartment. The resort holds three pro-quality golf courses, tennis courts, spa Wellness centre, and gym, there are lots of restaurants, bars and shops which are open to the general public.

Ten minutes away from the apartment you will find Playa Calblanque, the protected natural beach of high landscape value. This beach is located within the regional park Parque Regional de Calblanque, which is home to an abundance of unusual wildlife, one of the best preserved unspoilt natural landscapes on the coast. Its enormous natural wealth is based on its arid mountains, its long, ochre and golden-coloured beaches as well as its lonely coves, the formation of its fossil dunes, its white salt lakes and its mountain massifs, which contrast with the blue sea. This is perfect for nature lovers, hikers and beach lovers.

Los Alcazares is located on the shores of the Mar Menor; the Mar Menor is a huge coastal lagoon which is 170km2 of warm salt water, separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a stretch of land 24km long called The La Manga Strip, famous for its many bars and restaurants. The Mar Menor is the perfect inland sea for safe bathing and warm waters, with an 8 km stretch of beautiful sandy beaches. Los Alcazares is a walker’s paradise with a beautiful promenade stretching from the south to the north of the resort. Within that promenade walk is the famous La Encarnacion restaurant/Hotel built in 1904, this was the first Mediterranean resort to be built in the Mar Menor, a must visit restaurant, the hotel has 37 historic rooms, and the original spa baths which can be viewed, beautiful sea views from the restaurant. The 525 plaza is famous for its nightlife, with bars, restaurants and nightlife. Within area of Los Alcazares and the Mar Menor are some notable towns worth a visit, including, Santiago de la Ribera, Lo Pagan, Mar de Cristal and Los Belones.

An important area north of the Mar Menor is the regional park of Las Salinas Y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar, it is every summer one of the stops of Pink Flamingos travelling to the north of Africa, they occupy the salt ponds and pine forest dunes and Saline grounds off this park, San Pedro is also famous for its salt marshes visited by thousands of tourists every year who smother themselves in salty mud from the salt march pool for the healing qualities within.

There are 18 top class golf courses within the area; these include La Manga, Mar Menor Golf, Sierra Golf and Roda Golf to name a few.

There are 2 airports locally, the largest is Alicante International, this is 75 minutes’ drive from the apartment, then more locally the brand new airport of Region de Murcia International Airport, which is based at Corvera, this is 35 minutes’ drive from the apartment.

Type

Apartment

Kitchen and dining

Kitchen comprises......

Lots of cupboard space, full size refrigerator with small freezer, dish washer, washing machine, oven, hob and extractor, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee-maker.

There is a breakfast bar seating up to 4 people, and there is additional outside dining.

Living rooms

Spacious living room with seating for up to 4 people, complete with 32" flat screen tv, dvd player and dvd library, also Bluetooth speaker. There is also air conditioning fitted.

Bedrooms

Large bedroom with super king size bed, which can be separated into 2 singles is preferred, there is a triple wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets which compliment the room, there is also air conditioning fitted.

Bathrooms

The shower room comprises, wc, sink and shower cubicle.

Heating

The air conditioning works as central heating

Entertainment

Tv, dvd player and Bluetooth speaker

Garden and outside

There is a large balcony, together with a spacious roof terrace with bbq.

Parking and garages

There is free on street parking .

Visitor suitability

Ideally suited to couples, however, space for children and play areas are local.

Information about any additional facilities

There is a stunning large pool, complete with childrens paddling pool, hours of fun for everyone.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool

Activities

Beach holidays

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 1 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Unknown
Name of nearest fishing location: Playa de Lastre
Distance: 1 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: La Manga Club
Distance: 5 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Rancho De La Fuente
Distance: 9 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Bullas Wine Route

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Cruz de Portman

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Natural Merchants, Plaza Castellini 9, 30201, Cartagena
Distance: 17 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Stewert Matthews

We are Stewert and Sarah Matthews, we are from a sales background, we have purchased this apartment to enjoy ourselves, and would love to share its charm with new people too, Portman is a beautiful Spanish cove with lots of charm.

Year property purchased 2018
Why this location? The village has a very friendly relaxed atmosphere with a truly Spanish feel. There are 6 bars in the village all serving snacks, tapas and sea food caught locally. There are 4 restaurants, all serving high quality Spanish dishes including seafood and meat dishes, they are all highly recommended. The Casa Cegarra is centrally situated in the village, Mar de Canas is by the Yacht club, and two are on the Playa Lastre with wonderful sea views.
Unique benefits of property The traditional Spanish village of Portman lies in a picturesque sheltered harbour in the Costa Calida. The historic mining hills form the backdrop of this charming harbour village which inhabits around 1000 people, mainly Spanish.

The Village has a very friendly relaxed atmosphere with a truly Spanish feel. There are 6 bars in the village all serve snacks, tapas and seafood caught locally. There are four restaurants, all serving high quality Spanish dishes including seafood and meat dishes - they are all highly recommended. The Casa Cegarra is centrally situated in the village, Mar de Canas is by the Yacht club, and 2 are on the Playa Lastre with wonderful sea views.

The Owner Recommends

Cartagena

The beautiful harbour city Cartagena, which is a 15 minute drive from the apartment, this city is steeped with Roman History, with yachts of all values and sizes, it’s a popular place for the Mediterranean cruise ships to dock for the day for a cosmopolitan shopping experience. A wonderful place for various museums, and for an array of restaurants and bars, you can meander through the city centre on the beautifully marble tiles floors and marvel at the architecture.