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Villa in Plana, Catalonia, Spain

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Plana, Catalonia, Spain

Description:

Historic and Exceptional holiday home in Catalonia, Spain. A tower has been restored and made into a “one of a kind” holiday retreat for 12+2guests

El Torre is a unique property with a solid history

. The tower dates from the

13th century

and early used as a monitoring point to the nearby village. In connection with the tower there are 4 acres of ground with grazing cows, which contributes to a brilliantly authentic experience. Withdrawn from the tower is an associated building, which was used by those who watched the area.

The swimming pool and football pitch is shared with the other house (El Masia Torre)

.

The tower has been

completely restored over time and today it stands as a really exceptional holiday home

. El Torre has room for 12 +2 guests and has 6 bedrooms (one is a room with bunk beds)

and 4 bathrooms

. To understand the construction the pictures appear in sequence moving up through the El Torre.

You enter the tower via a

beautiful entrance

, which almost resembles a hanging bridge. From here you enter a kitchen that is equipped with fridge, oven and microwave and dishwasher. There is also a seating area whith a TV. From here there is access to a

superb terrace where you can sit and enjoy your morning coffee.

On this floor is also a bathroom. From the opend dining & living area, you can move two steps down, where there are two bedrooms (one triple room and one double room). Back on main floor there is also a room with an

antique game table and the room is decorated in a good old knight style (the knight of the round table).

From the main floor,

you can move up the tower via a beautiful staircase. Five steps up you will come into another living area

with beautiful cutouts in the shutters. The living room has a dining table, sofa corner and from here you can walk out to a small terrace from where the spectacular scenery can be enjoyed at your leisure. Few steps up, there is

another kitchen

with cooker fridge / freezer and dishwasher. 6 steps up you enter a

library with a sofa and a computer with internet connection.

From this plateau you move up through a more narrow staircase. On top of the tower there are plateaus with a bathrooms with bathtub, a double bedroom, another bathroom with bath, one bedroom with bunk bed and at the very top is another double room, witch has what may be the most beautiful view in the area. At the top you will come up to the terrace of the tower. From here you can sunbathe or sit on the benches and think of the ancient…. or simply fully enjoy the excellent views.

The garden is really big and there is a terrace with BBQ. The village is 800 meters from El Torrelies and it has 3 restaurants, a unique viewpoint and a

small grocery store

.

The beautiful, beautiful village Rupit lies 9. km. from El Torre

and the

city of Vic, with the region's biggest market

on Tuesdays and Saturdays (morning), is located 18 km. from the house. Should you feel like spending a day in

Barcelona, then the city is 98 km. from the house

and there is

90 km. to the Costa Brava coast

.

ElTorre is Located in the very heart of Catalonia which, creates the possibility of countless memorable excursions.

Facilities in El Torre.

• 450 m2 of unique and historical property with room for 12 +2 guests

• 4th acres of grounds

• 6 Bedrooms

• 4 Bathrooms

• 2 kitchens - both with a refrigerator / freezer / oven / stove / dishwasher

• Office with computer with internet connection

• Soccer field - Football Golf!

• Shared swimming pool

• Terrace with BBQ

• WIFI Internet

• 800 meters to the nearest village

• Located in the heart of Catalonia, which provides an opportunity for a host of memorable activities

Football field, Internet and computer, Playground or swings, Television

Dishwasher, Washing machine, Cot

Shared garden, Shared outdoor swimming

pool (9x5 m

), BBQ, Terrace

Description of the region :

Vic 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.

Activities:

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..

Directions

Andorra: 150

Barcelona: 98

Costa Brava: 110

Girona: 94

Placa Catalunya: 98

Vic: 30

Public transportation: 0,8

Restaurant: 1

Supermarket: 1

More Details

Property Manager
Russell Or David..
-
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vic in Muntanyola

Property Type:
  • villa
General:
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool

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Notes

  • You will be charged the rental cost for this booking only. Any extra charges such as cleaning fees, cots, high chairs or electricity consumption will be confirmed at the time of booking and may be payable at the time of booking separately or on arrival.
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