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CATALAN MASIA WITH POOL. CLOSE TO GIRONA; EASY ACCESS COSTA BRAVA & BARCELONA.

Gill Colverson

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, A little Spanish & a little French.
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Gill Colverson

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english, A little Spanish & a little French.
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Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2014
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CATALAN MASIA WITH POOL. CLOSE TO GIRONA; EASY ACCESS COSTA BRAVA & BARCELONA.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Santa Coloma de Farners House Rental Photos and Description

True home from home. Arrive, unpack, relax, explore. A very warm welcome.

Welcome to Casa Nova d'en Borra, a character masia situated close to Girona and Girona airport, with easy access to Barcelona, Costa Brava and France.

Here we invite you to relax, unwind, to explore at your leisure. Spend quality time with family and friends; experience Catalunya; a taste of the Mediterranean.

This renovated masia is a true home from home - light, spacious with modern comfort, well decorated and well appointed. Wifi and Sky Freesat TV, ipod and MP4 docking station. The house has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a seperate ground floor toilet and generous living spaces.

One true pleasure is the fabulous large outside roofed porch área with traditional barbecue, fridge, wooden furniture and outside lights, ideal for summer living and al fresco winter lunches.

The masia front garden is walled and fenced with gates; private and secure. The front garden and pool are south facing catching the sun all day, a superb suntrap. with open views across the fields to our wood and hazelnut grove. The pool área is fenced with a locking gate so you can relax whilst your children play in the garden.

In addition there are many other areas to explore on the estate outwith the walled front garden - further garden areas, our vegetable patch, fruit trees, hazelnut grove, fields and our cork and oak wood - plenty of space to walk, cycle, play boules, to relax, to read a book.

Ideal for small to larger groups; whole house rental; toddler and family friendly; cyclists, golfers and retreats. Catering is available.

Casa Nova d'en Borra is a private estate, yet not isolated, situated between two villages (2km & 3km), with an easy 15 minute drive right into Girona's charming city centre and 25 minutes to S'Agaro our closest beach. There is a good variety of local shops, supermarkets, markets, restaurants & activities all within 10 minutes of the masia.

Owner managed; a warm welcome; book with confidence.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Gill Colverson (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, A little Spanish & a little French.

About Gill Colverson

Chris and Gill welcome you to Casa Nova d'en Borra in Catalunya.

Here we take pride in providing a comfortable, well presented house for you to truly relax in, to feel at home.

We made the move from Edinburgh, Scotland to Catalunya; from owning and working in our restaurant, Le Cafe St. Honore, central Edinburgh for more than 15 years, to renovating and refurbishing this Catalan masia and estate.

Life is never dull here - there is much to explore, to discover, people to meet, foods to try, guests to cater for, markets and festivals to attend, theatres, museums and exhibitions, the masia and grounds to be managed, sunshine to be enjoyed.

We look forward to welcoming you to this fabulous place.

For more information and ditties on our life here please do dip into our blog - www.casanovagirona.blogspot.com

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful 10 days. We enjoyed the house, the kindness of Chris and Gill, the facilities and the area. The house felt like home. Thank you.
Sep 2012
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

Reviews

Catalan masia with pool. Close to Girona; Easy access Costa Brava & Barcelona.
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Catalan masia with pool. Close to Girona; Easy access Costa Brava & Barcelona.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438793
+34 -872000218
Santa Coloma de Farners La Selva
USA
5

Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5
We were a group of 12 friends, including children, who periodically go on vacations together for 2 weeks, and do some biking and lots of eating. This house is as comfortable as shown on the web page and worked very well for us.

The spaces are large enough for a large group, and comfortably furnished. There are enough different places, that you are not confined to your room if you want a little privacy. The outdoor eating area was great. The internet and TV and other facilities worked well.

The hosts were extremely accomodating and friendly. The grounds well kept. The area nearby is quite pretty for both walking close by, as well as for road biking.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Catalan masia with pool. Close to Girona; Easy access Costa Brava & Barcelona.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438793
+34 -872000218
Santa Coloma de Farners La Selva
5

Très belle maison dans un coin tranquille

  • 5 of 5
Nous avons réservés cette superbe maison une semaine en juillet 2011 pour 17 personnes (4 familles). Chaque famille avait sa salle de bains, nous avions beaucoup d'espace dans la maison, une cuisine bien équipée, les chambres bien aménagées et les propriétaires très sympas, nous avions d'ailleurs commandé les repas des adultes pour notre arrivée du samedi soir et c'était parfait. Le coin est très tranquille car c'est la seule maison aux alentours de ce bois (nous avons même fait un peu de VTT dans le bois en partant directement de la maison) tout en étant pas très loin des commerces, les propriétaires habitent juste à côté et sont très accessibles, ils nous ont même fait profiter de leur potager !!! Le seul bug de cette semaine a été la météo mais personne n'y pouvait rien.
Un grand merci à Chris et Gill pour cet agréable séjour et nous recommandons vivement cette location à toutes les personnes qui souhaitent avoir de l'espace, une maison très bien équipée, un coin tranquille et de très bonnes relations avec les propriétaires.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Girona Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
La Crosa, Sant Dalmai
Nearest Ferry
95 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
PGA Catalunya, Caldes de Malavella
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Caldes de Malavella & Girona
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Junction 8, Ap-7
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Brunyola, El Castell. Sant Dalmai, Can Gros.
Nearest Ski
125 Kilometres
La Molina
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Platja d'Aro / S'Agaro
Car: recommended

We are situated in the N.E. corner of Spain, a 40 minute drive from the French border, 15 minutes south of Girona city centre, 10 minutes from Girona airport, 25 minutes from the coast & within an hour of Barcelona. Travel is easy and direct.

Private, secluded, yet not isolated, this location allows you to enjoy all aspects of Catalunya from countryside to coastal and village to city.

The masia is situated between two villages, (2 & 3km), with a large variety of shops, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, activities, culture etc in the área ...... and only a 15 minute drive right into Girona's charming city centre.

Days can be as active or as lazy as you wish - travel, explore or enjoy the house, pool and estate, end the day with a great family bbq.

Transport / Travel -

AIRPORTS - We are a 10 minute drive from Girona Airport, (GRO); 70/80 minutes from Barcelona Airport (BCN); 120 minutes north of Reus Airport; 60 minutes south of Perpignan Airport and 120 minutes south of both Beziers and Carcassonne Airports.

( Ideally we are a 10 minute drive to Girona Airport, but at the masia we have little awareness of the airplanes as they land and take off, as we are to the west of the airport and the flight path is to the north and south.)

TRAIN - 15/20 minutes from both Girona and Caldes de Malavella train stations, ideal for a day trip into Barcelona.

Paris to Girona rail travel, TGV and AVE.

Our closest beaches, approx 25 minute drive are Platja d'Aro and S'Agaro - and drive a little further to the delights of Tamariu, Llafranc and Begur.

Our closest golf courses -

PGA Catalunya, a 15 minute drive, and Franciac Pitch and Putt for some family fun. Golf Girona and Golf d'Aro, both approx 25 minute drive.

Cycling - Girona Province is a perfect location for road cycling with excellent cycling routes, It is home to many pro-cyclists. Sant Hilari is one of our local routes.

We can recommend the charm of Girona, with it's excellent shops, restaurants, tapas, culture & markets; Costa Brava coves & beaches; family fun at a Platja d'Aro waterpark; many golf courses; medieval village of Besalu; Salvador Dali Museums; :Emporda Greek and Roman ruins: ES F1 GP weekend; crafts & festivals; Thermal Spa at Santa Coloma de Farners; walking; cycling; the cosmopolitan streets of Barcelona within easy reach. Enjoy all year round - there is something for all ages and interests.

Please see our blog for up to date activities, recipes, weather etc - www.casanovagirona.blogspot.com

Photos

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From €243 Per night

Santa Coloma de Farners House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn 2014, 12 People
Sep 27 2014 - Dec 15 2014
2 night minimum stay
€350
€1,600
 
 
Christmas/New Year. 12 People
Dec 16 2014 - Jan 9 2015
3 night minimum stay
€375
 
 
Winter 2015, 12 People
Jan 10 2015 - Mar 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
€350
€1,600
 
 
Easter 2015, 12 People
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,700
 
 
Spring 2015, 12 People
Apr 11 2015 - May 22 2015
2 night minimum stay
€350
€1,700
 
 
Early Summer, 12 People
May 23 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,800
 
 
Summer, 12 People
Jun 13 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,000
 
 
High Season, 12 People
Jul 11 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,400
 
 
Late Summer, 12 People
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,000
 
 
September 2015, 12 People
Sep 5 2015 - Sep 25 2015
5 night minimum stay
€350
€1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €400
Pet Fee €0
Notes We have various rental rates dependant on group size, length of stay & season -
Up to 12 people - 1600 to 2400 euros /wk.
Up to 8 people - 1200 to 2200 euros /wk.
Up to 6 people - 1000 to 2100 euros /wk.
Night rate - min 2 night, then wk pro rata.
All charges included in rental price.
Towels & bed linen provided.
Security deposit due, refundable.
25% payment to confirm reservation.
Owner managed.

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Amenities

Amenities

Santa Coloma de Farners House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Baby Gate
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shared shower room between bedrooms 3 & 4, connecting doors.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Bedroom 5's en suite shower room.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Bedroom 1, Large en suite, with seperate shower & bath.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Bedroom 2's En Suite, shower is over the bath.
    Toilet - toilet , Ground floor toilet.
  • Casa Nova d'en Borra has 4 bathrooms in total - 3 en suite bathrooms/shower rooms and one bathroom that is shared by two bedrooms. There are two baths - bedrooms 1 and 2. We have two baby baths, child's toilet seat, two potties, changing mats and a step stool. There is a seperate downstairs toilet in the hall.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1st floor. Child bed in dressing room. En suite bath &shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1st Floor. En Suite, shower over bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1st Floor. Shared shower room, between bedrooms 3 & 4.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1st Floor. Bunk bed, double & single. Shared shower room.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2nd Floor. En Suite shower room.
  • The masia has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a seperate ground floor toilet. The bedrooms are on the first and second floors. Additional beds available - Three cots, (a rigid wooden cot and 2 travelling cots); One single fold down bed, (ideal for children). Bedroom 1 has a seperate dressing room with window and a curtained door. It is situated between the main bedroom and the bathroom. It is furnished with a large hanging área for clothes and a child's bed. The masia has 5 hairdryers for your use, one in each bedroom. Each bedroom has either or both free-standing and ceiling fans. All bedroom windows have shutters.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 19 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
WATER - The masia has it's own private wells. The wáter is good to drink, but as a precaution only, we recommend buying bottled wáter for cold drinking wáter. The masia wáter can be used for cooking, hot drinks, cleaning teeth etc. (70 cents per 8 litre btl wáter). WINTER WARMTH - The masia has central heating & a wood burning stove. SUMMER HEAT - The masia has great thick walls to keep the summer heat out. We recommend that all windows & shutters to the front are kept shut during the day, & opened each night to let the cooler air in. Each room has ceiling and/or free standing fans including the hall. HOT WATER - There is constant hot water. BABIES & TODDLERS - we have baby & toddler equipment including high chairs, monitors, steriliser, potties, etc. WIFI - There is WIFI Access. MUSIC - There is an IPOD/ MP3 portable docking station. TV - ES, CAT tv & UK SKY freesat. (No BBC, ITV, CH4 & 5, please bring laptop to watch streamed tv)

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