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Sunny Hillside villa, heated pool. Wonderful views, privacy, WIFI

Jonathan Brett Harrison

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, german
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Sunny Hillside villa, heated pool. Wonderful views, privacy, WIFI

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Calonge Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms1ensuite2nd bath Sep WC.6 adults:cot-bed+highchair+pushchair available

Casa Candia is situated on a sunny hillside & belongs to a private urbanisation with wonderful panoramic views to the Mediterranean sea.The villa is tastefully furnished.There are 2 balconys & 2 terraces with stunning views.The kitchen is well equipped for a family of 6 + baby, and the adjacent open plan dining and sitting areas are comfortably furnished; French window type doors lead out onto a large patio which joins the patio and lawn in front of the pool. An open log fire. INTERNET . TV - English, German, French & Spanish. Nintendo Wii station + games & sports. DVD/VHS, CD- tape-player & radio, 1 TV- Video in ensuite-bedroom; ipod docks in 4 rooms, a book shelf with 300 varied books. Ping-pong table. 8 sun-lounges,2 garden tables,plenty of chairs, Weber charcoal grill:a gas grill. Central heating: ventilators for the summer.There are plenty of things to do, and many interesting places to visit. Our agent is in nearby Sant Antonio, and speaks English, German, French and Spanish.

From our GUEST BOOK : Good morning Mr. Harrison,I wanted to drop you a quick note to say that we enjoyed our visit to Spain and your home was lovely! Also, the ladies at the rental office were very nice and helpful. Thanks again, Pam Lake.

Jonathan. Just a quick note to let you know we have just returned from Spain and have had a excellent time. Although the weather hasn't been great the villa was a real home from home, in a fantastic location and with all the amenities we needed. The children made full use of the pool and the fact that it was indoors meant we were all able to use it even when it wasn't sunny. Best wishes Craig.

Hello Brett, Thank you for all the directions - they were spot on. We had a very enjoyable time in Catalunya. The villa was just what we wanted. Oh for a palm tree and such solitude and views. We thought the pool was excellent with the overhead balcony. I found a very compulsive read in your extensive library & We found Al Vent very helpful. Sue and Keith

Eating : There are plenty of excellent opportunities for wining and dining. From Monday to Friday it is possible to have a good midday meal for 9 to 15 Euros, this is generally a three course meal ( often 3 different choices for each course ) and sometimes includes not only bread, but water,wine and coffee too. Midday meals are from 13.00 h. untill 15.30 h. and evening dining begins at 20.00 h. Many restaurants are non-smoking, but one has to check at the door. Palamos has a variety of very good restaurants,bars and tapas bars (Moni 's tapas-bar!! )

Also along the sea front at Sant Antonio there is a good selection of restaurants where one can sit outside; even an Irish pub for those who miss their Guinness. Playa d'Aro also has some good restaurants, as well as the usual fast food: pizza and burgers etc.

Shopping - eating at home:- there is a good super market in Calonge and others are 1 to 2 kms further down the road; there are also daily markets, which rotate from town to town.

Places of interest: The charming picturesque fishing villages of LLAFRANC, CALELLA,TAMARIU are lovely and also enjoy a variety of excellent restaurants: the fantastic views from the lighthouse above Llafranc at Cap de Sant Sebastian,where one can dine at the El Far Hotel high above the sea: are all not to be missed. PALS is a superbly preserved and reconstructed medieval village, very pretty, and best visited early in the morning before everyone else arrives. LA BISBAL - best known for its Catalan ceramics industry (there are dozens of shops), PALAFRUGEL, BEGUR, SANT FELIU are all worth a visit. Further afield, the Dali museum at FIGUERES, the Dali house at Port Lligat near CADAQUES ( one has to book a time ,Tel.972 25 83 15) and the small castle where Dali's wife Gala lived at PUBOL on the way to Girona, are all very interesting. Girona itself also has alot to offer, with many different shops, a cathedral and an interesting old town. In the summer there are music festivals at PERELADA and at Cap Roig.

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  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Jonathan Brett Harrison (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Sehr geehrter Herr Harrison,


es war sehr schön in Ihrem Haus! Der Familie hat alles sehr, sehr gut gefallen! Wir haben so viel mit dem tollen Ausblick und dem schönen Pool zu tun gehabt, dass wir viele andere Sachen kaum nutzen konnten. Tischtennis war gar nicht, auch wegen des Windes. Die Wii hab nur ich einmal zum Golfen ausprobiert, die Batterien in den Controlern sind alle und man muss die Batterien aus der Fernbedienung etwa des Fernsehers einsetzen! Alles schön und für uns eine ganz tolle Erfahrung. Nochmals Danke!


Wir überlegen gerade, ob wir in den Herbstferien die Sache nochmal wiederholen sollen. Wir würden aber fliegen wollen. Wenn das alles zu machen ist, melde ich mich wieder bei Ihnen!


Bis dann und herzliche Grüße aus Berlin,


Apr 2011
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Sunny Hillside villa, heated pool. Wonderful views, privacy, WIFI
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 17 reviews

Beautiful villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We love this villa and have stayed there several times. It is a real 'home from home', comfortable, clean, spacious and well equipped. The larger than average indoor pool is perfect for families, providing sun protection throughout the day. The garden is pretty and well maintained with interesting flowers at different times of the year. Three generations of our family, including a toddler, enjoyed this year's holiday; there is enough space and privacy for everyone. Nearby Calonge is a delightful Mediaeval village and Sant Antoni on the coast is a great family resort, friendly and not too crowded.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

August 2013

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a wonderful week in Casa Candia. The description given was both detailed and accurate. The owner was very helpful and efficient throughout the whole process of enquiry to returning the bond after the holiday.

The instructions from Barcelona airport to the agents office were extremely clean. The agents were really friendly and helpful, and drove us to the villa from their office.

The property was very spacious and clean. It was extremely well maintained. There were lots of home essentials and comforts which made a difference to the stay. We absolutely loved the fact that the pool was indoors as it meant we didn't have to fish out any bugs! Apart from swimming in the pool and soaking up the sunshine in the beautiful garden, there was plenty to do inside such as the Wii and British TV! Would definitely recommend this property.

There are plenty of supermarkets around and we managed to get almost everything we needed (was difficult for the vegetarians in our party!).

We loved Sant Antoni, the beach, restaurants and shops were great. We also loved the beach at Tossa De Mar. We went to Girona which has a beautiful Cathederal and lots of shops. We loved the little town of Peratallada with its little winding streets and shops. There was much more to do and see but we couldn't do it all in a week! Fantastic holiday, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Einfach nur toll: Urlaubsfeeling von Anfang an

  • 5 of 5


Bochum, NRW


Wir verbrachten mit 5 Personen ( 3 Erwachsene / 2 Kinder ) 2 wunderschöne Wochen in Casa Candia über Ostern 2012. Die Anmietung über den Vermieter war reibungslos. Auf Anfrage erteilte er sogar noch nützliche Tipps für Unternehmungen in die Umgebung. Auch die Schlüsselübergabe vor Ort war kein Problem

Die Lage des Hauses zeichnet sich aus durch einen tollen Blick über Calonge und Palamos bis hin zum Meer. Die Auffahrt zum Haus ist etwas steil, lässt sich jedoch auch mit größeren PKW ´s gut bewerkstelligen. Trotz Hanglage gibt es auf dem Grundstück sehr viel Platz: zum Relaxen, Tischtennis spielen und Sonnenbaden.

Das Haus ist auch innen sehr geräumig, sauber und gepflegt sowie gut ausgestattet. Jedes Schlafzimmer hat einen eigenen Balkon mit herrlichem Ausblick. Das Elternschlafzimmer verfügt über ein Bad en suite und eine riesige Terrasse auf dem Poolhaus: eine Einladung zum morgendlichen Kaffee bei Sonnenaufgang, wenn der Rest der „Bande“ noch schläft.

Der beheizte und sehr gepflegte Pool ist ein Highlight und hat den Vorteil, dass er auch bei Regen oder kühleren Tagen zu jeder Tages- und Nachtzeit uneingeschränkt benutzt werden kann.

Insgesamt ein toller Aufenthalt mit hohem Erholungseffekt sowohl bei den Kindern als auch den Erwachsenen.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Nice "Home away from Home", perfect for families !

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful, very quit time at this house, which we called "home" for a week at end of June 2012.

Everything we used and saw was like on the pictures shown at

The Internet (wifi) was fast enough, the TV had many programmes in many languages, the kitchen had everything you need and the garden was a dream in our eyes. Not too stylish, kind of wild and old, nevertheless well kept and trimmed, what we personally liked a lot.

The best part was the view direction Palamos, Calonge and the MedSea. Fantastic being nearly on top of the mountain.....!!!

Many deckchairs and a big dining table outside, near the pool, which was too cold for us, because nearly no sun came into the covered poolroom (no matter if doors closed or open), but that was secondary.

What we also liked was the tabletennis table in the garage. We had a lot of fun, even there was no chance to play outside, it was simply too windy.

As we needed our rest a lot, we cannot tell future guests about restaurants or activities in Sant Antoni de Calonge, Palamos or Calonge. We had light lunch at "home", in the evening we drove to Platja d'Aro, because we liked it a lot and knew some restaurants from former visits.

For tennis lovers: the is a little club on the main street direction Sant Antoni, good conditions, good prices, a lot of fun.

Shopping (food) is easy to find, ALDI, LIDL+++++, fresh and tasty....

We would like to mention that it was really easy to handle everything with the owner, he answered every question and as well AlVent (where you get directions and keys) worked out well, very nice people, very easy everything.

We would definitely recommend this house ! Thanks a lot :)

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Karlsruhe, Deutschland

Wundervolle Ferienwoche

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben eine wundervolle Woche im Ferienhaus Casa Candia verbracht.

Das Haus ist wirklich super, hat einen sehr schönen Ausblick und das Schwimmbad ist hervorragend.

Es war sicher die schönste Ferien-Villa, die wir jemals gemietet haben.

Leider war die Woche schnell vorbei, aber vielleicht können wir irgendwann wieder nach Calonge fahren.

C.St. und Familie

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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West Dorset


  • 5 of 5

Jonathan Brett Harrison's house was a perfect getaway for our week minding Ann's grandson and step-granddaughter during the first ever Catalonia school half-term. We took videos galore for the youngster and the Wifi was invaluable for the homework research - and the heated indoor pool a tremendous asset for the whole family. A tremendously warm and practical house and very friendly agents (Al Vent) to show you around on arrival. There is also a very large library for those who just want to hang out and not do much. February and early March during the week rather restricts the choices of restaurants but there is a great Wok place in Sant Antoni opposite the Al Vent office which is incredible value and a big choice of foods to suit all tastes.

It's within easy reach of Girona airport (about 40 minutes away) and there are many interesting historical sites including some dolmen in Sant Antoni itself. Roman ruins on the coast are about an hour away and the Dali Museum in Figueres just over an hour. However, the Dali house on the coast is probably a more satisfactory day's excursion.

All in all highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Caldes de Malavella
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Vizcondado de Cabanyes is a private urbanisation set in the beautiful evergreen Gavarres hills, which lie between the old fishing town of Palamos and the seaside resort Playa d'Aro. Cabanyes is about 4 kms inland from Sant Antonio, near the medieval village of Calonge.The nearest shops are in Calonge 2kms. Nearest beach is at Sant Antonio. The nearest airports are Girona / Ryanair,Barcelona / Easyjet, & Perpignan. The coastline varies from picturesque secluded coves to long stretches of clean sandy beach.There are many good restaurants, and there are plenty of things to do, all kinds of sporting activities, and many interesting towns and villages to visit. In the summer there are various music festivals, and Barcelona is also only a one and half hour's drive. There is a very good tourist office in Sant Antonio on the main road opposite our agent.

Otherwise just relax at home, in front of the pool or on the terrace, enjoy a glass of Cava (Spanish Champagne ) and admire the view.

Other Activities: motorboat, go-carting, mini-golf, crazy-golf, jetskiing, waterpark with waterslides, snorkling.


Rates & Availability

From €1,200 Per week

Calonge Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 11 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 25 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 23 2015
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €300
Notes The pool is heated from October 1. to June 15. to 28° : the pool is not heated during the summer months except in exceptional weather conditions. A reduction of one 150 Eurso will be made if heating is not required during the months of October to June. Changeover day is Saturday: again in the winter it might be possible to be flexible, depending on the number of bookings.
Payments :- 30% within 2 weeks of booking; 30% 90 days before renting begins; 40% 30 days before renting begins.
Cancellations :- 180 days before renting begins, the owner retains 10%; 90 days before renting begins, the owner retains 50%; Cancellation takes place 30 days before renting begins, owner retains 75%; Cancellation after 30 days before renting begins, the owner retains 100%.
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Calonge Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 155 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , toilet with bath, seperate wash basin
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , downstairs WC wash basin
    Room 4 - shower by the pool
  • The washing machine is in the second bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , ensuite and glass doors opening onto large terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , balcony
  • The single beds are arranged together as double beds, but one can separate them to use them as singles. Brackets for the beds + double mattress covers for the mattresses are provided to keep the two beds and mattresses together, should you want a double bed. There is another door leading from the bedroom with the ensuite bathroom to another smaller terrace facing south east, which is wonderful for the evening sun. There is a small safe in the built in wardrobe of the first bedroom. Please do not smoke in the bedrooms. TV for videos in the ensuite bedroom. Ipod docks in all bedrooms and lounge. Ventilators for the summer. Mosquito nets can be provided. There is also an electric ( battery powered ) Mosquito swatter.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
TV programmes in English - German - French & Spanish Ventilators for all rooms. Wii Nintendo play station + games & sports. Internet is WiFi, and is very reliable. Ipod docks in 4 rooms. Pingpong. A variety of Guide books. The INDOOR SWIMMING POOL has also become very popular in summer. The pool faces south and collects the sun during the day. The large glass doors slide open enabling one to move freely in and out: This is excellent for children who can swim all day without worrying about the ever increasing dangers of having too much sun. The doors open onto a patio and lawn where there is more than ample space for 6 people to enjoy lying in the sun, or the shade under one of the palm trees. The pool is of course heated for guests during the months from October to mid-June. There are several barbecues /grills they are kept in the garage, and can be used outside where ever you wish, provided all safety precautions are consider

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