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Countryside castle for 16-18 guests, 30km from Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea

People16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Bedrooms 7, Bathrooms 5, Sleeps 16

Incredible rural Catalan mansion with a private pool just 30km to Barcelona

This breathtaking and traditional masia boasts 7 bedrooms (sleeping 14-16), 5 bathrooms, 2 open plan dining/living rooms, games room, and indoor courtyard. Two large families can easily enjoy separate vacations in this villa of 1000 square meters on 6000 square meters of land which includes basketball area, football pitch, secured large swimming pool and ample terrace space offering privacy and unrivaled countryside and mountain views from each room/direction.

Situated at the foot of Sant Llorenc del Munt National Park and neighbouring villages, the masia is surrounded on all sides by natural environment and walking/biking/4x4 paths. This masia offers a truly unique opportunity to be immersed in the history of this fully preserved early 1900's property while enjoying all the benefits of an adventure or city break with Barcelona nearby.

The nearest village of Castellar del Valles has an excellent horse riding stables with lessons and excursions into the natural park. Within walking distance, the village also offers outdoor refurbished tennis courts, archery, paintball, bike rentals, shopping, quad biking and a wide selection of restaurants.

La Molina is well-situated, surrounded by mountains of more than 2500 metres. La Molina is the nearest ski resort to the main cities of Catalunya and large parts of Spain. It is readily accessible by car, bus, or train. After nearly one hundred years of operation, La Molina has the experience to maintain its position as one of the premier ski resorts of Spain offering the newest technology and services.

Departure cleaning & pool/garden maintenance charge 250 EUR

Department of tourism registration number: HUTB 004183.

More Details

Property Manager
Catalunya Casas
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About The Owner

Hello. My name is Janet Dawn Buckler and my company Catalunya Casas owns and manages various properties in Catalonia. We specialise in family villa rentals (with pools and gardens!) that are close enough to Barcelona to enjoy all the benefits the city has to offer, yet far enough ‘off the beaten track’ so that our guests have the opportunity to enjoy and experience the real Catalonia/Spain. Our mission is to offer guests an original 'un-hotel' like experience, which includes hand-picked properties and additional services that are not available on traditional tourist routes (e.g., private in-villa catering services, local attraction discounts, hiking/biking/hidden treasure tours, wine/cava/chocolate/tapas/paella tastings, and more! We can arrange and provide pretty much any activity that you can dream up!).

As we are unbiased in our opinions, we make it our duty to ensure you choose the perfect villa for your vacation and are always happy to advise on any detail of your location or property preference. We have strict maintenance and quality standards and are registered with the regional property agents association (API 6002) to ensure reliable, trustworthy, and dedicated service.

Why The Owner chose Valles Occidental

I love this property because of it's peace and tranquillity yet easy access to everything.

What makes this house unique

I am the type of traveller who enjoys 'off the beaten track' vacations. I do not like areas where there are a ton of tourists, so I always search for villas that are near to the area I wish to visit, but provide peace, tranquillity, nature, comfort and a true cultural experience. I grew up in Canada, then lived in the UK for 6 years and now live here in Spain/Catalonia. I love the people, culture, food and emphasis on family in this area. I am not so keen on the 'mañana' attitude when performing business activities - but this would be the last of your worries, as you are here to vacation! I finally feel like I have found my home and I look forward to sharing this unique and beautiful area with you.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Castellar del Vallès in El Vallès Occidental

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1000 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Tennis
  • 14 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
Ask about our extra services: Bedlinen (includes top and bottom sheets, pillow case) = 10 Euros per person Towels (includes one hand towel and one bath towel) = 5 Euros per person

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Countryside castle for 16-18 guests, 30km from Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews
5

classique , rustique style mais , moderne et fonct

  • 5 of 5

Nous remercions à Catalunya Casas pour la recommandation et Réservation pour cette villa La taille des chambres, jardin, décoration et le style , nous confessons que dépassé nos attentes.Le jardin permettre de belles promenades , comme tous les jardin meubles , qui nous a permis de dîner tous les soirs et profiter du cadre ; loin de l'agitation et le stress des sites touristiques typiques La maison en plus d'être divine , est entièrement équipée , a un classique , rustique style mais , moderne et fonctionnel . Nous recommandons cette villa et les environs, ainsi que la visite obligatoire de Barcelone, un accès rapide et facile à partir de la maison .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location....

  • 5 of 5

We needed a place where I could work while my family enjoyed a real holiday.

As our kids are already teenagers , the location was perfect for them to drive to Barcelona. The villa is like token from a medieval film......... amazing....

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Huge and comfortable Villa.....

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place for a numerous family like us and our friends

The kids had all the space to play, They really enjoy the huge sweeming pool.

The terraces and porche invite to have dinner outside .

No needed air conditioner as the place is in the hill with a pleasant brise, we higly recommended ......

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Huge and comfortable Villa

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place for a numerous family like us and our friends

The kids had all the space to play, They really enjoy the huge swimming pool.

The terraces and porch invite to have dinner outside .

No needed air conditioner as the place is in the hill with a pleasant Brice, we highly recommend It.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous property!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our group of 12 people. It was just a short drive from Barcelona and we felt right at home in the cozy rooms! It was a bit too cold to use the pool, but some of us were brave enough to take a dip! We loved the quaintness of this neighborhood too, very rich in Catalan culture.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful house with great social spaces

  • 4 of 5

This house is massive and has a lot of character. We had a great time out on the patio and in front of the fireplace(s) in the evenings. The pool area offered great relaxation as well. The rooms were well appointed and spacious, this is a house where you can socialize and also spend some time apart, it's that big. Being built in a traditional style with thick walls the house can be a bit on the chilly side but as soon as we mentioned this to the caretakers, Dawn and Carlos at Catalunya Casas they supplied us with electric heaters. The house has a well appointed kitchen with two fridges, the only thing that could come in handy there would be a microwave oven and a larger coffee brewer, other than that I found it perfect. I would happily return, thanks for a great stay, highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We take all suggestions onboard and as a result of your comments, we have ordered a super sized coffee maker to be added to the kitchen immediately. There is a warming oven that the Spanish usually use instead of a microwave, but you have a very valid point! We want our guests to be completely relaxed and have everything they need in our villas, so we will most certainly ensure for future guests that the kitchen also comes equipped with a microwave. With regards to the heating, May is a tricky month - sometimes it is still chilly in the evenings so heating may be required. But I can assure you in the summer months those thick walls keep the Spanish heat OUT as well which is a huge benefit of the villa on hot summer days. It was a pleasure accommodating you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kindest Regards, Dawn Buckler Catalunya Casas.
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Location

Nearest Golf
6.1 Kilometres
Real Club de Golf El Prat
Nearest Beach
27 Kilometres
Nova Mar Bella Beach
Other Activities:

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Ideally located between Barcelona and Girona, the masia is only a 2-minute drive from local bars, restaurants, and shops. This family vacation mansion offers a truly unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of this fully preserved, century-old property while enjoying all the benefits of the thrilling city of Barcelona just a short drive away.

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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • A 25% booking deposit is required upon reservation, with the remaining charges to be paid before arrival or in cash on day or arrival. A surcharge of 250 cleaning and maintenance fee is applicable (this charge includes bi-weekly pool and garden maintenance and on call emergency maintenance service). Linens and towels are not included in this rate.

    A 500 Euros damage deposit is required as well upon arrival at the villa, which will be returned within 7 days of departure. Changeover date can vary outside of the months of July and August.

    The quotable prices are for 16 people. Two extra beds can be added for 18 guests total, 150 Euros per extra guest per week.
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