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DESIGNER LOFT WITH A LARGE PRIVATE TERRACE IN CITY CENTER

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Eric Mills

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Eric Mills

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DESIGNER LOFT WITH A LARGE PRIVATE TERRACE IN CITY CENTER

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Dreta de l'Eixample - The Perfect Escape

Quiet & charming 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom loft with 45-square meter terrace!

This extremely comfortable apartment combines all of the modern conveniences with a unique design and a fabulous 45-square meter private terrace. The apartment sleeps 6: 2 bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed, and a large fold-out sofa bed in the living room (with a mattress that rolls over the top for extra comfort). The flat also has 2 complete bathrooms, (one with a shower and the other with a romantic bathtub), overhead track lighting, a classic brick and wood, rolling ceiling and a fireplace! The living room, dining room and kitchen are all filled with light.

The beautiful private terrace contains a table with four chairs and a barbecue. There are also reclining chairs for relaxing & sunbathing and an outdoor shower if you need to cool off! A quiet and elegant apartment in the city center, this is a perfect home away from home in Barcelona.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Eric Mills

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Born and raised in San Francisco, I have been living in Barcelona for the last 15 years, where I work as a writer for a small jazz record label. My wife Floriana is an architect from Italy. We have a four-year old daughter Luna who is our pride and joy. Despite coming from different places, Barcelona has really become home for us.

Eric Mills purchased this apartment in 2013

I've only owned this apartment for a short time. I knew that I wanted to get a place near the Arco de Triunfo, as I've fallen in love with the openness of the street Paseo San Juan and its proximity to so many of my favorite places. I had been searching in this area until I finally found this fabulous apartment!

The flat is both modern and minimalist, yet warm and cozy. The huge terrace, tastefully designed rooms and high beautiful ceilings all combine to make this an extremely delightful and relaxing place for a romantic or family-oriented get away.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday apartment rental in Dreta de l'Eixample , Spain

Designer Loft with a Large Private Terrace in City Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
business
Designer Loft with a Large Private Terrace in City Center
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p480770vb
+34 618545610
Dreta de l'Eixample Eixample
5

We had a great time in Barcelona!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
We, a family of 2 adults and 2 children had a great time in Barcelona on December 24, 2013 to January 9, 2014. It was superb!
The excellent location of the apartment allowed us to do without a car. We had excellent hiking (sometimes use a taxi) to the main attractions of Barcelona.
Great shops, restaurants, parks and entertainment are within reach.
Many thanks to Floriana and Eric.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Designer Loft with a Large Private Terrace in City Center
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p480770vb
+34 618545610
Dreta de l'Eixample Eixample
5

Perfect Location, Great Value, Wonderful Hosts!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
First of all, Eric's flat is in the ideal L'Eixample location. Close enough to walk to the usual attractions, but nicely tucked away from the tourist trap hotels. You truly live among locals and get a good feel for the neighborhood. There are a LOT of dining options in the area, and Eric's recommendations were spot on! We particularly enjoyed Txakolin & Espai Sucre. The flat itself is quite spacious (there were only 2 of us), with tons of storage, and all the amenities. A big PLUS is the washer/dryer, which makes it easier to pack light, as well as a small safe for valuables (which we felt was unnecessary in this safe neighborhood). Very modern furnishings, and good wifi. The building is very quiet, particularly since it does not front the main street. There's lots of natural light. Eric was out of town at the time, but he left us in the very capable hands of his friend, Aida. We stayed for 7 nights, and by the end, we fell in love with the neighborhood. The entire process, start to end, was quite seamless.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Designer Loft with a Large Private Terrace in City Center
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p480770vb
+34 618545610
Dreta de l'Eixample Eixample
Kanata, Ontario, Canada
5

Very Comfortable Apartment and Great Location

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
In early October we spent 4 nights at Eric's apartment and enjoyed it thoroughly. The apartment was comfortable, clean and roomy, and the terrace was terrific. The location worked very well for us - an easy walk to the park, the hop on/hop off bus main stop, the old part of the city and the port. The area itself is lovely - not too busy, but with 2 large supermarkets just over a block away, great prepared food spot across the street and some very good restaurants just around the block. Eric was a pleasure to deal with - very obliging when setting up the rental agreement, and prompt with responses when we had a couple of questions. All in all, a very good experience and we would highly recommend this apartment.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Designer Loft with a Large Private Terrace in City Center
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p480770vb
+34 618545610
Dreta de l'Eixample Eixample
Los Angeles
5

Perfect!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
This is a luxurious apartment, centrally located, near three metro stops, easy walking to the Old City, Plaza Catalunya, Sagrada Familia, Barceloneta. We were two guys, using two bedrooms. There's clearly comfortable room for more people. There's also a garden with seating, a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. A full and modern kitchen. Eric was friendly, responsive with good information. Hated to leave.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Designer Loft with a Large Private Terrace in City Center
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p480770vb
+34 618545610
Dreta de l'Eixample Eixample
San Francisco, California
5

Vacation Tenant

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
We rented the apartment from Eric, from 10/12 - 10/18. It was quaint and quiet with all the amenities, i.e., two Bedrooms, two baths, Washer/Dryer, diswasher, TV and a comfortable living space. One of the major highlights of the apartment was it's location. It was only about a 20 minunte walk to various main parts of Barcelona, which made it accessible to restaurants, shopping, and transportation should you want to travel outside of Barcelona or locations farther into the City.

Also, Eric was very accommodating with his knowledge and experience in the area, so he was able to provide many great recommendations for things to do and places to eat, and was always available should we have any questions or concerns. I would highly recommend this vacation rental for anyone wanting to explore Barcelona and all it has to offer.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/3
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Barcelona El Prat Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
World Trade Center Ferry
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Estación de Francia
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Barceloneta Beach
Car: not necessary

This apartment is located only 3 blocks away from the Arco de Triunfo and Barcelona's beautiful Ciutadella Park (with the zoo) and only a 10-minute walk to the charming Born neighborhood in the Gothic quarter, and the very center of the city at Plaza de Cataluña and Las Ramblas. It is also close to two different metro stops, Barcelona's primary bus station and walking distance from the Sagrada Familia and Hospital San Pau, as well as Gaudi's lovely buildings on Paseo de Gracia: La Pedrera and the Casa Batlló.

In addition, there are numerous outstanding restaurants within a short walking distance (I will provide you with a list). Quiet yet centrally located, the area is perfect for a relaxing and exciting get-away!

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Dreta de l'Eixample , Eixample

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Low Season 2014-15
1 Nov 2014 - 28 Feb 2015
€110
€695
3 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
€130
€130
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
€840
3 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit €150.00
Cleaning €50.00
In addition to the nightly rate, there is also a one-time cleaning fee of €50, plus a security deposit of €150 (or the equivalent in the currency of your choice), which is paid upon checkin and returned to you upon checkout. Generally 25% of the fee is paid in advance, while the remaining 75% is collected with the security deposit upon checkin.
Notes As this is a legally rented apartment I am also obliged to charge a tourist tax of €0.75 per night (for a maximum of 7 nights) for each person over 17 years old. The money is then paid to the city's tax authorities.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dreta de l'Eixample in Eixample

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 127 m²
  • 6 stories
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Elevator
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a romantic bath tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 bedrooms with large queen-sized beds and plenty of closet space. The master bedroom also has a hidden safe.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • ruins
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • cycling
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