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Villa in Plana, Catalonia, Spain

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Plana, Catalonia, Spain

Description:

Las Casas del Arcos – Petit is a holiday home in very beautiful surroundings and with excellent common areas.

It is a perfect holiday home for the small family who wishes spacious outdoor area, a

lot of possibilities for activities

and likes to meet other children and families by the pool as the common ground is shared with two other holiday homes on the premises.

The greatest assets of Las Casas del Arcos are the good possibilities for activities.

The garden is large and ends in a little forest area, where you can walk or explore. The garden has

football goal, a small playing ground, a wonderful fenced swimming pool area with good furniture and in the far end of the garden is a small area with rabbits, goats and a peacock.

An area which most certainly will attract the children and add to many nice holiday memories. There is furthermore an

activity-house with table tennis, table football and a playing corner

– wonderful if you need a bit of shadow in the warm summer days. In a shadowy corner by the entrance to the forest area are furthermore a

garden hammock and a hammock

. This is the obvious place to go with a good book during the siesta, when the sun is at its highest.

The holiday apartment is situated on the second floor in a private part of the garden so you don’t sense that others live in the building. The entrance is on the first floor which also has

a terrace with a wonderful view over the Catalan landscape. Under the upper terrace is also a terrace area with BBQ.

The holiday home in itself covers 90 m

2

and has an

open common area, a smaller sitting room, a kitchen and a dining area.

There are furthermore two double bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds, which can be united or separated as you like. There are two bathrooms.

The house is situated in the Plana de Vic region

. The regional capital, Vic, lies 22 km. from Las Casas de Arcos and has

a rather good market every Tuesday and Saturday between 7 am and 2 pm.

All imaginable products can be bought here: delicacies from local producers, clothes, pots and living animals. It is absolutely worthwhile to visit the market in Vic. Moreover Vic is a cosy town with a lot of good stores. It is a must to visit one of the two

really good sausage makers

in the town, who deliver their Spanish sausages to special stores all over Spain and quite a few in the rest of the world. You can make a nice walk around the town in about 4 hours.

There are 90 km. to Barcelona

, so it is an obvious choice to reserve a day or two for a visit the bustling capital of Catalonia.

The villages Rupit and Tavertet

are also something you must see when living in the Vic area. Both are very charming and Rupit, which is built on rocks is attractive for children as well as grown ups. Bring swimming suits as it is possible to have a bath in the river below the village

. If you want a day on the beach, you can either go to Barcelona, which has a 4.5 km. long beach in front of the city or drive to Costa Brava

, which is 115 km. away. (in this case you could finish the day in Girona, which is a very fine city)

We are convinced that you will have a really good holiday in las Casas de Arcos, which we find is a veritable pearl for families with children.

Facilities i Las Casas del Arcos Petit:

90 m

2

cosy, traditional holiday home

2 double rooms

1 bathroom

Large, cosy garden (nearly a park)

Many facilities for children: fenced pool, playground, table tennis, table football, hens, goats, rabbits and peacock.

Beautiful view ove the Catalan landscape

Wi-Fi

Public tennisclub (8 km), Golf possible (30 km), Football field, Table football, Tabletennis, Internet and computer, Playground or swings, Television, Stereo

Dishwasher, Washing machine, Cot

Shared garden, Shared outdoor swimming

pool (10x3 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: 115

Barcelona: 90

Costa Brava: 115

Public transportation: 4

Restaurant: 2

Supermarket: 4

More Details

Property Manager
Nuala Brennan
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Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Olost in Osona

Property Type:
  • villa
General:
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • 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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