Ideal two bedroom holiday apartment, on the first floor, East facing in a lovely gated community in San Bartolome. The property has an open plan fully fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a family bathroom, living come dining area with large patio doors that open up onto a balcony with stairs going up to a private solarium, with magnificent mountain views, plenty of room for sunbathing, barbecue and also a storage cupboard. The municipal swimming pool is 5 minutes walk from the apartment which also has a local tapas bar. This property is situated in a very central area with walking distance to all amenities, the post office is opposite the apartment block and at the end of the road you have a street market every Tuesday, this is in a typical Spanish quiet village only 10 minutes drive from the large town of Orihuela and your are only 5 minutes drive from the main Orihuela hospital Vega Baja.
Orihuela is a large municipality covering an area of 365 km2 and is the historical capital of the Vega Baja. The region can be split into three distinct zones; the surrounding countryside and the La Pedrera Reservoir, the coastal area known as the Orihuela Costa and the city itself.
The historical centre of Orihuela is packed with museums and religious buildings. Even if you are not a museum lover, Orihuela is still worth a visit. Pop into the Casino with its beautiful tiled patio or see a concert or play at the Teatro Circo, enjoy a walk beside the Rio Segura which runs through the middle of the city, discover the Palmeral Park, browse the boutique shops, try the tapas bars, visit the Tuesday or Saturday morning market, shop at the Ociopia Shopping Centre or take a drive to the Pinar de Bonanza Natural Park with its picnic benches and hiking routes.
There is a modern train station just over 1 km from the historical centre. You can either arrive into Orihuela, parking at a quieter station on the line or catch a train north, to Alicante and Elche, or south to Murcia and then beyond.