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Vicky Grandfield

Member since: 2006
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Fabulous Catalan villa-enclosed private, large garden, pool, WiFi, great locatio

35 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Calonge - Casa Sant Roc

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8 + cot, pool can be heated, SPECIAL OFFER

Our holiday home sits in a 1000m2 level plot at the foot of the Gavarres hills. Comfortably furnished throughout and well equipped for self-catering, both in the kitchen and garden, where there is a broad covered terrace alongside the large in-built barbecue. There are shady areas under the trees in which to eat or simply relax. Especially suited for families with younger children the garden is enclosed and the private pool, which is visible both from the terraces outside and the living room within, has a separate children's paddling pool end. The house is great for families - the pool is in the sun from early morning to late evening - meaning it is one of the warmest pools we have ever come across. With the added benefit of a paddling pool end and roman steps into the the main pool.Suitable for golfers with excellent golf courses a short drive away. The property has electric radiators which makes it suitable for early or late bookings. The perfect retreat if you have had enough of the beautiful beaches, countryside and medieval towns. The villa is equipped with fans in the 4 bedrooms and mosquitto nets on bedroom windows. Table tennis, basket ball outside, MP3/ipod dock speaker, stereo system, satillite TV, DVD, WiFi.

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Golf closest to villa is at Club de Golf d'Aro at : Platja d'Aro, 15 mins, with its astonishing layout and breathtaking views of the Med, offers a challenge, it also has an excellent practice ground. 20 minutes away is Club de Golf Costa Brava at Sant Cristina, a gently undulating 18 holes offering moderate difficulty. It has an excellent restaurant. 20 mins away, home of earlier Spanish Open Tournaments is one of Spains oldest courses at Golf de Pals with a beautiful rustic clubhouse and offering a challenging course.

25 mins away is Golf Serres de Pals, 30 mins is Emporda Golf Club with 36 holes of unusual mixture of grassy, sandy links and pines with many water hazards.

45 mins away is the home to The Sarazon Open and the Spanish Open, PGA Catalunya. An astounding test of golf! With an huge practice ground.

An hour away: is the Golf Girona, on a mountain above the town with breathtaking views.

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Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Vicky Grandfield (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks English

Why Vicky Grandfield chose Baix Emporda

We booked a holiday ourselves in Casa Sant Roc on the recommendation of friends who had stayed at the villa themsevles. As luck would have it, the owners had put the property on sale that week. As the saying goes 'we loved it so much we bought it' as our family holiday home. We had fallen in love with Catalonia on a previous holiday and even today find new and charming places to visit, with every activity we can think of within reach.

We found Casa Sant Roc was ideally located to easily get around and enjoy the diversity that Catalonia has to offer - the mountains, beautiful countryside, the sea, quiet coves/fishing ports (Palamos), busy holiday centres - with shopping, activities, waterparks etc (Playa D’Aro), cultural trials (Dali and Medieval legacies), and splendid cities (Barcelona and Girona), whilst the house itself is in a peaceful location near the traditional Catalan town of Calonge nestling under the Gavarres hills.

What makes this villa unique

We fell in love with Casa Sant Roc as the house has a large, level,south facing garden (quite unusual in this part of the world). The house is great for families - pool in the sun from early morning to late evening - meaning it is one of the warmest pools we have ever come across. With the added benefit of a paddling pool end and roman steps into the the main pool. A lawn for kicking a ball about on or playing badminton. Shaded areas to sit and several outside eating areas. The house has a terrace for sitting on, built in BBQ and outside sink together with outside dining room.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'we had a great time there and were really impressed with the villa, I would definitely recommend it to friends and family.' Mr B, April 2008

The Villa was absolutely delightful, with a wonderful swimming pool and garden which were perfect for our two young children. The property was very well equipped with lots of nice personal touches which made it feel like our home for the fortnight. I would highly recommend this villa to other families especially those with young children' Mrs B, August 2008. The Villa is a wonderful place to have a holiday, it is very pretty and is well furnished,

The garden is very large and private , we very much enjoyed the pool and Bar-B-Q area. The surrounding area has many things to offer beautiful unspoilt beaches , very good shops and many places of interest all within a short distance. Mrs S, Sept 2008
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Reviews

4.7
based on 35 holidaymaker reviews

Fabulous Catalan villa-enclosed private, large garden, pool, WiFi, great locatio
average rating of 4.714286 based on 36 reviews
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Lovely villa for a peaceful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa is well equipped with everything one could need for a family holiday. We had 5 adults and my 2 young grandchildren in our party and there was plenty of space for everyone. The pool, gardens and outside dining area were particularly appreciated, though the little ones also enjoyed having UK TV channels so that they could go inside in the midday heat. The villa is extremely convenient for getting around and there is a good supermarket just down the road with an excellent fresh fish counter for those who want to self cater, though there are several excellent resturants in the area - El Refugi in Romanya just 10 minutes drive along a country road is particularly recommended. I would recommend the villa to anyone who wants a relaxing stay in a lovely part of Spain.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely villa with fantastic garden

  • 4 of 5

We have had a lovely week in this villa and particularly liked the outside space (to be honest we were barely in the house). The pool is lovely and there is plenty of loungers and seating areas including a dining table which seats 8.

The villa has absolutely everything which you would require - the kitchen is quite small but very well equipped and there is a barbecue outside too. No air conditioning but there are fans in all the bedrooms.

The areas itself is great. The village is well worth a visit with a lovely old square, church and castle. It also has a few small shops and a great small supermarket. There lots of bigger supermarkets about too.

A short drive takes you to the beach at St Antoni and further afield the beaches at LLafranc and La Fosca are good. I love Tamariu too with it's restaurants right on the beach. Begur in the evening is just lovely with music in the main square and a lovely family atmosphere.

Overall I would thoroughly recommend this villa for a relaxing family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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GREAT FAMILY VILLA

  • 5 of 5

Had a really good holiday enjoying the beautiful garden and great pool in peaceful surroundings. The

villa very clean and had everything - home from home and the bedrooms are a good size. Had lovely days out in local

area - beaches, coves and wooded walks. Loved the local waterpark too!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely villa in fabulous garden with great pool

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned, having had a lovely stay at the villa - it was compact with everything we needed. The garden and the pool are beautiful. There was also the added benefit of table tennis - great for keeping the kids happy.

The villa is located in a quiet urbanisation but is yet within very easy reach of beaches, supermarkets, shops etc. The surrounding area is well worth visiting - small medieval villages, fishing ports, etc Palamos, Pals, Begur, Callela de Pallafrugell, Pubol are a few we would recommend visiting). The villa is not far from a wide range of activities - scuba-diving, sailing, horse-riding etc. There is also a good range of restaurants in Calonge/St Antoni di Calonge and the neighbouring towns/villages. The villa is not too far from Girona or Barcelona, which are also worth visiting. The only downside is that there were only a few (news) channels on the TV. It would have been nice to occasionally to relax and watch TV in the evening. Otherwise, I would recommend the villa - we had a really lovely time. Thank you Vicky (owner) and Karen (manager).

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased to hear you all had a lovely holiday and enjoyed the villa and garden and the variety of local attractions on the doorstep. We have been looking at ways around this issue of TV channels where the BBC have blocked transmitting to Spain, (involves logging on to an IP address in the uk and streaming which is a bit too complicated - for me anyway!) and will hopefully have a workable solution before next season. There is internet where programmes can be streamed and plenty of DVDs.
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Fun in the sun

  • 5 of 5

The villa was comfortable and well appoinred, while the large garden and pool were ideal for family fun.Everything met our expectations and we would recommend a stay here. The beaches and

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you all had a wonderful holiday and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes Vicky
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Family friendly stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at Casa Sant Roc with our young family (4 children ages 7 and under). Swimming pool really safe and lots of room in the garden for the boys to play football. Lots of outside eating at different tables depending on where the sun is.

Lots of beaches within 30 mins drive to explore that are also family friendly.

Villa comfortable and clean and room for everyone.

We had a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Owner's Response: So pleased you all had an enjoyable holiday. Best wishes Vicky
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Caldes de Malavella
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Beach
2.5 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The medieval village of Calonge, 2km away, has all the amenities eg restaurants, weekly market. A restaurant in walking distance. Nearest beach is 5 minute drive away, which stretches from the fishing port of Palamos (where there are plenty of good fish restaurants) to the quiet family resort of Sant Antoni. Our personal favourite beach is La Fosca (a 10 minute drive) which is a small, natural bay with the added advantage of a gentle sloping beach into the sea and the beautiful natural cove of Castell with plenty of stunning costal walks. The pretty coves of Llafranc and Begur are a 20 minute drive away. Heading south you have a Water park at Platja d'Aro, a 15 minute drive away with slides and flumes. A bit further south is the Victorian town of Sant Feliu de Guixois which has a marina and family beach. Head inland and there are plenty of walks in the beautiful Gavarres National reserve. The hill-top hamlet of Romanya (just a few km away) has two restaurants with stunning views.

Other Activities: waterpark 10 minutes drive away, bowling

Golf: Within an hour drive from the Villa there are at least 9 courses. Club de Golf d'Aro at Platja d'Aro - 15 mins, Club de Golf Costa Brava at Sant Cristina - 20 mins, Golf de Pals - 20 mins, Golf Serres de Plas - 25 Mins, 36 holes at Emporda Golf Club - 30 mins, World class PGA Catalunya - 45 minutes, Golf Girona - 60 minutes, Torremirona & Peralada both 60 minutes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Calonge, Baix Emporda

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late summer
27 Aug 2016 - 16 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 7 nights
£1,093
 
 
Late summer 1
17 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£978
for 7 nights
£978
 
 
autumn
24 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£812
for 7 nights
£812
 
 
autumn
1 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£641
for 7 nights
£641
 
 
Festivities
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£803
for 7 nights
£803
 
 
low season
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£641
for 7 nights
£641
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£679
for 7 nights
£679
 
 
spring
22 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£641
for 7 nights
£641
 
 
late spring
20 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£765
for 7 nights
£765
 
 
early summer
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
sunny June
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£978
for 7 nights
£978
 
 
mid summer 1
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 7 nights
£1,093
 
 
mid summer 3
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 7 nights
£1,495
 
 
mid summer 3
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,538
for 7 nights
£1,538
 
 
High summer
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,871
for 7 nights
£1,871
 
 
Summer
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,666
for 7 nights
£1,666
 
 
Late summer
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 7 nights
£1,093
 
 
Early autumn
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£978
for 7 nights
£978
 
 
Autumn 1
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£812
for 7 nights
£812
 
 
Fall
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£641
for 7 nights
£641
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £171

Changeover day is Saturday during peak weeks (June to September). Outside of peak weeks I am happy to accommodate any changeover day if possible.

Notice of cancellation is required in writing.

Please note the following cancellation charges. UP TO EIGHT WEEKS - NO cancellation charge. However, there will be an administrative charge of €100 deducted from your booking deposit.
Less then 8 weeks - no refund, unless we can resell your booked weeks.
You are advised to take out a travel insurance policy with a cancellation clause, which may enable you to recover any monies


Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the villa but ashtrays are provided if you wish to smoke outside in the garden.

A welcome pack of groceries can be provided for when you arrive at the villa for a small fee - please ask for details

As the pool is private there is no life guard, so children should always be supervised in and around the pool.
You will need to provide you own travel

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Calonge in Costa Brava

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 165 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedrooms sleep 8 adults, plus cots are available for babies. All bedrooms are comfortably furnished, modern and light with built-in wardrobes. All bedroom windows have mosquito nets fitted for your comfort. Each bedroom has a fan.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is provided with an I pod/MP3 dock/speaker, CD/radio/bluetooth/USB/mini card stereo, DVD & flat screen TV with satellite, free WiFi connection. The property also has table tennis and a basket ball net. Costs include pool maintenance, a house clean on arrival and every 7th day if staying longer than one week, and linen and towels (please provide your own beach and pool towels). There is a restaurant in a converted farm house which is a 5 minute walk away from the villa. FREE Wi-Fi .

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