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Dream Architect Built It For Himself

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Begur - La Volta

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, garage, pool and garden

The house, which opened in 2010, is built on one of the last available sites in the old town of Begur, is 5 minutes from downtown and at the same time enjoying 600m2 of land equipped with porch, lawn and pool perfectly oriented to the Mediterranean. The house style is a blend of contemporary lines solved with technology and materials. Environmentally friendly, using organic materials, and home automation systems to ensure maximum comfort. It features a bedroom suite with Jacuzzi tub and shower room with a big window facing the Mediterranean. Two rooms with shared bathroom also overlooking the sea and the castle. And fourth room free to the main body of the house with a window looking at the bottom of the pool. The kitchen dining room is set in a single room under a massive dome-shaped cover Catalan. You can park up to 4 cars. Fully exposed to the sun.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Gianni Ruggiero
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

My friends and I would like to thank you for renting us your villa in Begur.

We had a wonderful week, and shall return there sometime next year.

The villa is absolutely beautiful, it was exactly to our taste. You have designed it very well. It was a pleasure to meet you. Please thank Eva for the tourist information she gave us. We visited Monells and Madremanya on her recommendation and they were beautiful places.
Jul 2013
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based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Dream Architect Built It For Himself
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 5 reviews

Excellent villa.

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent villa, actually much better in reality than described. There was the most beautiful views from the many very large windows. There is everything one needs for cooking etc. The rooms were very homely and welcoming. The villa was extremely clean. The owner is very friendly and helpful. It is just 5 minutes walk to the centre of Begur, which is a lovely place with many restaurants and cafes etc. We will definately be returning to this villa. If I were to design a villa, it would be exactly the same as this one.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Fantastic stay in LA VOLTA

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic House nicely located in Begur with sea view,

We appreciated the contacts per mail and phone to arrange our arrival,

We had very good time inside or outside, thanks to the good equipments and also perfectly maintained.

We enjoyed side seeing around this lovely region, specially the Dali museum , Pals and Pubol

Looking forwards to coming back !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
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La Volta

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at La Volta. It was exactly what we expected and matched the description of layout and proximity to the village with great accuaracy.The house was immaculate. The housekeeper and pool/lawn maintenance was perfect. I appreciated the well appointed furnishings in all of the rooms including the kitchen and laundry room. The communication with the owner and manager was very good. There was an air conditioner malfunction and they worked on as soon as they knew it was not working. I would recommend turning the air on a couple of hours before the guest check in to avoid this in the future.

Eva was also a fantastic contact for places to visit, eat and tour in both Begur and Barcelona!

Our family really appreciated the beautiful detail that the architecture put into the house as far as design, function and energy sustainability.

I would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Hostal Sa Rascassa
"Plaza de Monells"
Nearest Airport
59 Kilometres
Gerona at 59 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Center Begur 1 Kilometer
Nearest Ferry
19 Kilometres
Palamos at 19 Kilometers
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Pals at 8 Kilometers
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Flaça at 30 Kilometers
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Gerona at 50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Center Begur 1 Kilometer
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Vallter 2000 at 140 Kilometer
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Sa Tuna at 5 Kilometers
Car: not necessary

Begur is a medieval village, situated 400m from the sea level around a castle that served as protection from pirates. It is surrounded by numerous small beaches only by the emerald water and the cuisine. The house is oriented toward the valley that ends at the beach Aiguafreda and enjoys magnificent views of the horizon of the Mediterranean and the castle of Carmen Amaya. Front of the house, and almost runs into the sea with a forest of oaks that have just trekking routes on the beach.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Begur, Baix Emporda

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
23 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 13 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
14 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
22 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
16 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £179
Pet Fee £13
Refundable Damage Deposit £537
Tax Rate 10.0%

Damage deposit l: 600€.
Cleaning: 150€.
Animal Supplement day:15€
Car rental: 700€ per week
National VAT 10%
We accept reservations from Saturday to Saturday, for specific days reservation, please send an email.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Begur in Costa Brava

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Outdoor Shower , Hot water
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There are three parking spaces in the house. One of them is covered and it is only for the owner´s use. Not for renters. The other two are on the sidewalk, not covered and they can be use by renters. We also rent a Willys car for 700€ per week.

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