|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Casa El Ma is a medium-sized, completely restored farmhouse, surrounded by forest with a wide variety of trees, some of which are hundreds of years old. In front of the house there is a natural spring with the running into a little lake. Records of the farmhouse date back to 1213, and it conserves some vestiges of earlier periods, especially the remains of walls with opus spicatum or herringbone stonework.
In May 2012 the new beautiful swimming pool (10x4 meters) with Jazucci function opens.
It is attached to a very well preserved seventeenth-century church which is still active on special days during the year. A few yards from the farmhouse there are two very well conserved tile kilns, These kilns are believed to be built for making bricks to build the house. Utmost respect for all the details and items of earlier periods has been paid in its conversion into welcoming, two-storey accommodation:
- The main entrance on the ground floor has a courtyard with a barbecue and tables. Inside the building there is a dining room and a lounge with two sofas, chimney and television. The kitchen is in the same area and is equipped with a ceramic hob, fridge, oven and dishwasher. A common area leads to a bathroom with a shower, a bedroom with twin beds, a washing area with sink, washing machine and dryer, and a game-room with table tennis table and board games.
- The first floor is reached by a stairway from the dining room or by an entrance on the first floor. The first floor has a fully-equipped bathroom with shower, a double room, a single room and another double room with fully-equipped ensuite bathroom. This room also has an exit.
Outside, the house has a private courtyard with terrace and barbecue. The property is next to the owners' house, and the two houses are surrounded by wonderful garden with lawn, trees and many spots with excellent view over the area, as it is situated on a hill. There are bicycles in the house, which are free of use.
4 double bedrooms
3 bathrooms (1 ensuite)
Living room with dining area, sofa corner and big plasma TV
Modern kitchen with fridge, oven, microwave, dishwasher, juicesqueezer and much more
Washing mashine, dryer and ironing facilities
Table tennis and boardgames
2 Bicycles for adults and 2 bicycles for children
Big swimming pool (opened 2012) 4 x 10 meter and with Jazucci function
Ideal location for half/full day trips to Vic, Barcelona, Costa Brava, Penedés and the Pyrenees
Horseback riding possible in the area
Do you wish to combine your stay with some nights in Barcelona?
Most of our holiday homes are situated within 1-1½ hours drive from Barcelona. Most of our guests visit the city during their stay in Catalonia. Every year more guests however choose to make a combined stay, where you stay in Barcelona some days before or after your stay in the holiday home.
Therefore, we have found a selection of holiday lettings in Barcelona, so we can help you making the best possible combination.
Description of the region:
ic is the capital of the region of Osona, Barcelona, is located on the banks of the Meder river, in the vicinity of the impressive Sau reservoir. It is small town (70.000 inhabitants) and is situated on the plain that carries its name. Plane del Vic.
A holiday based in Vic provides you and your family with the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, in the heart of Catalonia. You will find yourself at home among the local inhabitants and enjoy the lively local life and cuisine in this beautiful town. Among lush green hills, and authentic small town Spanish life, you are still only 75 km. distance to the big city-life of roaring Barcelona, or the majestic beauty of the highest peaks of the Pyrenees. If you want to go to the beach, whether you prefer a lively crowded beach or a peaceful secluded one, it is only a 100 km. drive to the east. Your vacation house will provide a excellent base for experiencing the diversity of Catalan nature, the historical and cultural heritage, or you can just relax, sit back and sink into everyday Catalan living.
Market in Vic
The town Vic with its charming old quarter is worth a visit. On Tuesdays and Saturdays you will find a large popular and lively market on Placa Major. Another option is to enjoy the delicious cuisine or to take a guided tour through the historical quarter. On the central square you will find many shops and café terraces. The square is always full of genuine Catalan rural atmosphere.
In Vic you can enjoy: Museu Episcopal, which displays a rich collection of Romanesque art. The Gallery Sala del Romanico has a outstanding group of alter fonts and The Gothic Gallerie Salas del Gotico`s collection of alter pieces are also impressive. All 3 galleries are given 3 stars (highly recommended) by Guide Michelin.
La Plana de Vic is all surrounded by mountains: in the north the mountains of Comarca (administrative area corresponding to the English county) of Ripollès and Comarca of Garrotxa, in the east the mountainous area of Les Guilleries, in the southeast the Massif of Montseny, in the west the mountainous areas of Moianès and Lluçanès, and it remains closed by a circle of mountainous systems that draws the heights of its outline: the mountains of Bellmunt, Collsacabra, Guilleries, Matagalls, Tagamanent, the Bertí's Crags, Collsuspina, Gurb, El Grau and Orís, and the Pyrenean spurs of Montesquiu and Besora.
The possibilities for activities in the area are numerous, for adults as well as for children. Riding, hiking, sailing even hot-air ballooning.. If you want to plan any activities ahead of you travel, please contact us, and we will try our best to assist you the best we can.
Distance to (km):
Costa Brava: 69
Public Internet access: 14
Public transportation: 3
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Stay tax||€0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.|
Number of persons: The price includes 8 guests. There are 2 optional extra beds, for children against supplement. and cots at request.
Price includes: National taxes and VAT, electricity, heating, water, bed-linen, towels and cleaning at departure.
Not included: Catalan tourist tax: € 0,5/adult (+16) per night.
PLEASE NOTE: At Catalan holidays in low- and medium season supplements may apply.
Deposit: When booking the property, a deposit equal to 40% must be paid within 8 days to secure the booking. By cancellation more than 2 months before arrival, half of the deposit will be refunded. By cancellation less than 2 months before arrival, the deposit is not refunded.
Remaining payment: The remaining amount is to be paid to the property-owner when you arrive