Excellent 3 Bed Villa Situated in Alicante SpainEuroresales Property iD – 9824450Property information:A spacious and bright residence with spectacular views that has the top floor with two bedrooms, one with bathroom en suite and another bathroom,a large living room / dining room space and kitchenette.Downstairs there is another reception room and utility/washing room plus another double bedroom with en-suite.The property has a private pool and spacious garden and gas hot water and central heating.There is also a newly fitted pellet burner in the living room, and a walk in shower in the upstairs en-suite.Alicante enjoys mild winter temperatures, hot summers and little rain, concentrated in equinoctial periods.The climate of the Alicante region according to Koppen climate classification is a hot semi-arid climate (BSh).On average the temperature ranges between 17.0 °C (63 °F) and 6.7 °C (44 °F) in January, and between 30.8 °C (87 °F) and 21.5 °C (71 °F) in August, with an average annual temperature of 18.3 °C (65 °F).Daily variations in temperature are generally small because of the stabilising influence of the sea, although occasional periods of westerly wind can produce temperature changes of 15 °C (27 °F) or more. Seasonal variations in temperature are also relatively small, meaning that winters are mild and summers are hot.Other information:No. of Beds: 3No. of Reception Rooms: 2Floor Space (metres squared): 240Furnished: NegotiablePool: PrivateGarden: PrivatePlot (metres squared): 800Parking: Street Parking, Off Street ParkingNo of Outbuildings: 0 (although there is an underbuild that could be converted to a room or left as a storage area, there is also a pump room for the swimming pool built into the underneath of the house)View: Mountain, CountryDistance from Sea: 30 minsDistance from Airport: 1 hourDistance from Golf: 30 minsDistance from Main Attraction: 30 minsAbout the area:Alicante, or Alacant, both the Spanish and Valencian being official names, is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of Alacanti, in the south of the Valencian Community.it is also a historic Mediterranean port. The population of the city of Alicante proper was 330,525, estimated as of 2016, ranking as the second-largest Valencian city. including nearby municipalities, the Alicante conurbation had 452,462 residents.The population of the metropolitan area was 757,085 as of 2014 estimates, ranking as the eighth-largest metropolitan area of Spain.History & CultureThe Jalon Valley is famous for its wines, the bodegas of Jalon produce a very fine Moscatel, as well as some excellent full bodied reds; there are several bodegas in the region that are worth a visit to sample the delicious wines.in 1472 the Moors living in Jalon sent wines to the Valencian Court and this wine for many centuries was the base of region of Valencia’s economy: Jalon’s wines belong to the ‘denominacion de origen’ of Alicante.Leisure and recreationHiking and rambling on footpaths to the Sierra de Bernia, to Penyo de la Mica, the Sierra del Forner and the Castellet (little castle) are all beautiful routes for the keen walker.Visitors can go horse riding or quad biking in Benissa, which is 6 kilometres away.Jalon TownJust off the main square of Jalon there is the beautiful church of Jalon, built in a neo-classic style with its remarkable altar and blue dome. in the same square a market is held every Tuesday around the square’s fountain.Jalon offers great shopping and some fantastic bars and bodegas to enjoy a nice glass of Jalon wine and watch the local world go by.ExcursionsFor those who want to take in the natural surroundings or historical sites, excursions can be booked to the Cave of ‘les Maravelles’ where prehistoric remains have been found; to the Bernia mountain, where the remains of the castle Forat and Font de Cabanyes fountain can be found and where you can enjoy panoramic views to the coast of Alicante.Shopping & MarketsJalon is a charming town with its handicraft shops, wine cellars, restaurants and places and is a great holiday spot for those who wish to lap up local culture.The Rastro of Jalon is held each Saturday beside the river. Here you will be able to find, antique furniture amongst the wide variety of offerings. The weekly open produce market is held every Tuesday in the main square.CuisineJalon has an interesting and exciting local gastronomy. Famous for its sweets and pastries made with local almonds. Try the pastissets, mantecaos, carquinyols, mostachos and their famous bollos (pastry made with green peas).Jalon is also famous for its sausages, still created using ancient recipes; delicious examples of Morcilla, Bufas, Longanizas, and Chorizos all go down well with a drop of local full bodied red. Jalon is rightly renowned for its robust red wines, and sweet whites, the Mistela and Moscatel.FiestasThere are a number of fiestas dedicated to various saints throughout the year; the fiesta of the Romero (last Saturday of April), the Moors and Christians (last Sunday of July), the fiestas of Santo Domingo (the 4th of August) and the fiestas of the Virgin Pobre (third Monday of October).Leisure TripsApproximately 45 minutes by car you can visit the Water Parks of Benidorm (Aqualandia, Mundomar, Terra Mitica) and a 30 minute drive will take you to the Safari Park Vergel, you can also visit the coves of Benidoleig and the Valley of Ebo.GolfThere is a wide choice of golf courses to suit every ability within an hours drive of Jalon.ClimateThe Jalon Valley enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, it can get very hot during the summer and in the winter the area is protected against the cold north winds by the surrounding mountains.The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees. in 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world – neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination.