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2 great Attics. Beautiful terraces.Different spots, same area: S.Caterina-Born - The green Born penthouse, private terrace: amazing 360º view overcity

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

Description

The green Born penthouse, private terrace: amazing 360º view overcity

40m2 apartment+40m2 private terrace. 100% Green sources energy. Best location.

This is a charming attic apartment with a stunning 40m2 terrace with view all over Barcelona 360º panoramic. Located on the 5th floor with NO elevator it sleeps up to 4 people(1 double bedroom queen size mattress and 1 double-sofabed). All rooms have a lot of natural light.

The terrace is located over the apartment. I love plants and flowers. I love to keep my terrace as my little green and blue paradise, where to enjoy nice breakfasts or lovely dinners under stars. There are a big table and 4 chairs of wood with the ecological certificate FSC.

The apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen featuring cooker with microwave, fridge-freezer, toaster, coffee-machine,Nespress and washing machine. The apartment has a cosy living room with TV, and a bathroom.

There is ADSL internet wifi conection.

The Green Penthouse BORN commitment: All energy used in my apartment is 100 % clean sorces.

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About the property

2 attics, 2 terraces, 2 spots

I own 2 different attics penthose with beautiful terraces in center town of Barcelona, around Santa Caterina marquet.

The smallest one I call it 'THE GREEN PENTHOUSE BORN', as It is ecologic, and full of flowers and plants all over my loved terrace. It's located in Born area.

This is a charming attic apartment with a stunning 40m2 terrace with view all over Barcelona 360º panoramic. Located on the 5th floor WITHOUT elevator but a cozy stair. It sleeps up to 4 people(1 double bedroom queen size mattress and 1 double-sofa bed). All the apartment has a lot of natural light.

The terrace is private (40m2), just for my host tu be used. Located over the apartment, not in front. I love plants and flowers. I love to keep my terrace as my little green and blue paradise, where to enjoy nice breakfasts or lovely dinners under stars. You will not believe how quiet it is at night... making you feel as you where in some little town of the countryside. There are a big table and 4 chairs of wood with the ecological certificate FSC. The terrace is also equipped with a deckchair, hammock and a little barbecue.

The apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen featuring cooker with microwave, fridge-freezer, toaster, coffee-machine and washing machine. The apartment has a cosy living room with TV, CD/Radio and a bathroom.

There is ADSL internet fast wifi conection, only for my guests to be used. Not sharing it with any one else. So perfect running. There is also an old computer with webcam and international tv chanels, enough to check mails. There is air-conditioning and electric heater.

The apartment is equipped with Bed linen and covers.Towels. And all needed to be enjoyed fully.

The Green Penthouse BORN commitment: All energy used in my apartment is 100 % clean sorces.

No nueclear.

No gas.

No coal.

No fuel.

Walking distance of all major attractions in the city (8 minutes to La Catedral, 15 minutes to the beach), and surranded by nice bars, cafés, restaurants, bakeries and all trendy shops you will need.

The other attic of mine, the biggest one, with 2 bedrooms and lif, I call it: 'THE MUSIC PALACE PENTHOUSE', as it is close to the 'El Palau de la musica' , a modernist theater where play great music.

The apartment has a perfect distribution that take profit of each corner to make it bright and spacious. With each of the two rooms separated by the wide open space where we find dining, living room and kitchenette. Giving each room its own privacy. All double beds.

And every room, every wall, every corner windows to enjoy the large terrace surrounding the apartment. Bright spaces with views of sun, sky and rooftops.

In the living room, a sofa bed can accommodate up to 6 people.

The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with everything you need for cooking: oven, microwave, dishwasher, etc ...

Thanks to be at the very top of the building and is surrounded by a large terrace, the apartment is quiet and peaceful, no noise from the street or traffic. Take time to enjoy there a nice dinner or a sunny breakfast. :-)

Area: BORN-Santa Caterina.

On the opposite side of Barcelona’s Gothic quarter, separated by Via Laietana, is the barrio of Born. Although it’s similar in many ways to its Gothic neighbour, it doesn’t draw the same number of tourists. Since the 1980s it has provided a focal point for the city´s artistic scene and now boasts some of the highest property prices in the city – like many other parts of Barcelona it has moved on substantially from its down-at-heel roots to attain such desirability. Attractions in this area streets are everywhere – the opulent Modernisme of the Palau de la Música, the post-modern Mercat de Santa Caterina, and the Gothic splendour of the basilica Santa Maria del Mar – are all within 10 minutes’ walk of each other. The area is also home to the acclaimed Picasso museum. Another advantage is being located right next to Parc de la Ciutadella, where you can get a break from the narrow streets of the old town. Born is right in the centre of Barcelona and as a result it provides a well-placed and characterful base from which to explore the rest of the city.

LEGAL LICENSE: HUTB-002370

Kids under 3 years old don't pay extra. Olders count as guest.

The landlord also provides a baby cot free of charge. Ask for it if you need it.

No parties are allowed. Nor in the flat nor in the terrace. please respect the neighborg.

EXTRAS:

Please note: For arrivals from 20.00hrs to 23.00hrs there is a supplement of 25.00€. This is increased to 40€ if your arrival is after 23.00hrs. This charge is not included in the price quoted below.

During next periods there is a minimum stay of 6 nights:

*Primavera Sound week (28/05 to 1/06 - dates may change every year)

*Sonar festival (18 to 21 june - dates may change every year)

*New Year

*3GSM (23/02 to 1/03 -dates may change every year)

*Semana Santa/ Holy Week

In July and August there is a minimun stay of 5 nights except gaps.

To confirm the booking there is 2 ways:

A- Using my personal paypal/bank transfer/INTANT QUOTE 35% in advance. And the balance by cash at check in.

B- 35% using INSTANT QUOTE. Balance is needed 2 weeks prior arrival (2th payment has a 3% extra fee unless paid cash or Paypal avoiding any transaction fee to me)

Cancellation policy: 90% refund if canceled at least 30 days arrival, 50% prior 10 days (less bankfees)

2 nights stay have a 20% extra charge

Green Born Tourist licence: HUTB-002370

Trafalgar Tourist licence: HUTB-004205

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Owner
Victor Bello
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, catalan
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Victor Bello

I'm from Barcelona. Photographer. I live and work here.

I love traveling around the world.

Both for living and traveling, i love (I need it!!) to see the sun and the sky from the place i am staying. Open views please! Most of my apartment are attics with amazing views over the city or to wide areas. Come and enjoy it!

Victor Bello purchased this apartment in 2001

What makes this apartment unique

No doubt, the best things of my 2 apartments are the unbeatable location and their terraces. It is really something. It gives you happyness when you are there.

Choosing the 'GREEN PENTHOUSE BORN' you will enjoy a 360ª panoramic view of Barcelona center and even farther. From there you can see the amazing Sagrada Familia, the Gotic cathedral, Santa Maria del Mar church, Tibidabo montain, Montjuic montain, Twin Towers, Agbar building, etc... THE WHOLE CITY.

In both apartments, it's a great plus enjoying the sun during the day or the stars over your head at dinner time . To have breakfast there is the best way to start knowing the city. At the end of the day, there is no better place to rest!! I love to keep it as nice as possible because it really give me happyness. You will not believe how quiet are both terraces at night... making you feel as you where in some little town of the countryside.

Choosing 'THE TRAFALGAR PENTHOUSE' you wiil be abble to see how is a tipical 'patio' of a Eixample cuarter. And you will enjoy a lift. jeje

Available Rentals

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Notes

To confirm the booking there is 2 ways:
A- Using my personal paypal/bank transfer 35% in advance. And the balance by cash at check in.
B- 25% using INSTANT QUOTE. Balance is needed 2 weeks prior arrival (2th payment has a 3% extrafee unless paid cash)
Cancellation policy: 90% refund if canceled at least 30 days arrival, 50% prior 10 days (less bankfees)
2 nights stay have a 20% extra charge


Amenities

La Barceloneta Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • baño 1 - toilet , shower , BRAND NEW bathroom from February 2015
  • The bathroom has been renovated completely in January 2015. It's a small bathroom but very bright and pleasant. There is a nice shower try with its shower panel.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The room has a large bed of 150x200 cm / 60 in. Addition of a large wardrobe of 200cm x 60cm and a desk. The room is a must to go to the bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kids under 3 years old don't pay extra. Older count as guest. The landlord also provides a baby cot and a baby seat free of charge. No parties are allowed. Nor in the flat nor in the terrace. please respect the neighbor. Smoking is not allowed inside the apartment but yes in the terrace. 250 euros deposit against damage & keys to pay in cash on arrival returned on departure, 50 euros cleaning charge deducted. (It is said in the quote) Please note: For arrivals from 21.00hrs to 23.00hrs there is a supplement of 25.00€. This is increased to 40€ if your arrival is after 23.00hrs. This charge is not included in the price quoted below. Special tourist TAX of 0,75/day/person (up to 7 night) not included. Will be deducted from deposit. Green Born Tourist licence: HUTB-002370 Trafalgar Tourist licence: HUTB-004205

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The green Born penthouse, private terrace: amazing 360º view overcity
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
5

Great neighborhood to stay in and walk everywhere

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was fine and had everything we needed. The terrace was lovely

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Charming loft

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! Great neighborhood, amazing views from terrace.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 (2 adults and 11-yr-old twins) stayed here for several days. The location is ideal to easily access the majority of the sights. There is a grocery store nearby and many restaurants and shops in the neighborhood. The apartment itself was very clean, tastefully decorated, and well equipped for our family. We didn't have time to lounge on the terrace, but it was beautiful. We had a fantastic time exploring the city, and welcomed a nice place to relax at the end of a busy day.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

We really love the place, close to everything. 2 min walk to amazing food market, parallel street is full of great restaurants,, 10-15 min to port, historical quarter is near by. The owner of the place took care of any requests that we had.

Strongly suggested this place... You will enjoy !!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Great Apartment in a non-touristy part of town

  • 5 of 5

We spent a most enjoyable week in this great apartment, the climb up the stairs really is worth it for the views. For us the best features were the roof terrace and location.

The views from the terrace are great, and you can see the towers of both the Cathedral and Sagrada Familia from it. Victor has loads of pot plants on the terrace, so it feels vey much a home from home rather than a holiday rental. The apartment is located in a quiet, mainly residential area, but is within easy walking distance of the main city sights.

We'd have no hesitation in recommending the apartment to friends, and would love to stay again on our next visit to Barcelona.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Wonderful apartment in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little apartment on the edge of the Born. It is small, but haw everything we needed and plenty of storage space. There were dozens -- no, hundreds -- of restaurants within minutes of our front door. Yet, the apartment was just enough away from the main tourist strips to give a taste of real Barcelona as well. It overlooks a modest little park that was clearly a little hub for people who live nearby. The apartment's rooftop terrace is was fabulous. We loved sipping Cava, watching the sun set and taking in the gorgeous view. It is even nicer than the photos. The climb to the apartment is not for the faint-hearted -- there are 91 steps up, but we found it was a perfect way to work off all the tapas, paella and sangria. Victor and Flor were very accommodating. I would highly recommend this spot! My husband, daughter and I would love to stay there again someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Barcelona el Prat aiport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Port Vell
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Estacion de Francia
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Ronda Litoral
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
El Mosquito
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
La Barceloneta
Car: not necessary

Area: Santa Caterina-BORN- Urquinaona subway

The Born area is opposite the Gothic, separated by the Via Laietana, and next to the Barceloneta, a short walk from the main beaches of the city.

Since the 80s the Born has become one of the most artistic and flamboyant city, becoming arguably the most fashionable area of Old Town. The monuments of this district are innumerable - opulent modernism Palau de la Música, the Mercat de Santa Caterina contemporary and gothic splendor of the church of Santa Maria del Mar - and are all within a few minutes walk. Another key attraction of the area is the Picasso Museum exalted. A great advantage is to be located next to the Parc de la Ciutadella, where you can relax so much historic center alleyway. El Born is right in the center of Barcelona and therefore will provide a basis expressive and well placed for exploring the rest of the city.

And among all these places of interest, one will enjoy the narrow streets lost iran will discover lovely shops, squares with terraces, or any corner where you get a great picture. And of course the huge gastronomic offer and bars, where to dine or enjoy a delicious Mojito.

The Born adjoins the Barceloneta old fishermen district and today posedora of the best beaches in the city. A lovely 25-minute walk from my house, across the harbor and this particular neighborhood, will take you to the beach of Barceloneta. Where you can swim from April until almost November. Thanks to the warm climate of our city.

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