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Costa Brava villa in Begur with private pool and sea views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Begur House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms plus single in tower, walk to Begur, 5 mins. to beach

Villa La Veleta has classic Costa Brava architecture on two levels and a stone tower. Large French windows from the living room, dining room and kitchen allow plenty of light and panoramic sea views. A wide terrace for dining and relaxing wraps around two sides of the villa. A new kitchen to a high standard and an overall update has been completed.

Three bedrooms and three bathrooms are on the lower level. Patio doors open onto a terrace with access to the garden and private pool.

An additional single bed is in the tower.

The large and private garden has mature plants, a lawn, and a private pool with tiled surround, Roman stairs, and lounge chairs.

Our location is quiet and convenient. We are within 1 km of the beautiful and historic village of Begur and 3 km to Sa Tuna Bay. A marked hiking trail just outside the gate leads up to Begur (10 minute walk) or down to Sa Tuna Bay (20 minute walk).

Several nearby beaches and coves can be reached within a ten minute drive

We have recently completed an expansion of the villa including an en-suite bathroom on bedroom one, a sitting room with sofa bed on bedroom three, and a large expansion to the terrace which includes a shaded dining area.

Exploring the Region: Beaches: Sa Tina Bay is 5 minutes by car or 20 minutes walking on a marked trail. (This is a downhill route and will take longer coming up.)

Aiguablava, Sa Riera, and Pals are 10 minutes by car. Llafranc and Calella can be driven in 15 minutes. Several smaller coves can be reached within the same time frame. Many are linked by marked walking paths.

Town & Country: The medieval village of Begur is 1km. Several ancient villages including Pals and Peratallada are 10-15 minutes. La Bisbal is famous for ceramics and antiques (20 minutes). Figueres, home of the Dalí Museum, and historic Girona are within a one hour drive.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Denise Germer
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016
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About Denise Germer

We love to travel. We live in New Orleans in the US, but Begur is our second home.

Denise Germer purchased this house in 2009

Why Denise Germer chose Baix Emporda

After traveling all over Spain for work and pleasure, we rented this property back in 2002 and loved it best. We came back in 2008 and found it for sale. Since then, we have made several improvements and enjoy exploring more every time we are at home in Begur.

What makes this house unique

Our villa has a quiet location, but still walking distance to the village without being on the road. We are hikers and love the trails. We also like our sunny private pool, the incredible views from all over the house, and the large and mature garden.

Many guests have told us that one of the reasons they loved the house is that it looks and feels like a real home with decoration and amenities for a proper stay rather than just another holiday rental property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Villa La Veleta exceeded our expectations. The booking system worked well and you replied very quickly to every email I sent. You supplied loads of info before which was very helpful. You have thought of everything you could possibly need for a lovely stay. Fernie is very helpful too.
Aug 2013
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Costa Brava villa in Begur with private pool and sea views
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Beautiful villa in great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a really lovely and well presented villa in a quiet residential area with stunning views towards the Mediterranean sea. Also it is an easy 15 minute walk to and from the charming village of Begur which has an excellent range of restaurants and shops. It is also possible to walk ( about 30/40 minutes ) to the small coastal village of Sa Tuna which has a few restaurants in a lovely setting. However the walk back is quite steep. There are also a number of coastal walks in the area as well as beaches - our own favourite being Sa Riera. Overall this an excellent choice for anyone wishing to visit an unspoilt area of the Costa Brava.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great stay

  • 5 of 5

The villa was very comfortable and well maintained .The area exceeded expectations with lovely coves and historic charming towns. Only very marginal downside for us , who live in the country was proximity to the road but we soon got used to it and I expect town dwellers would not have noticed it in the first place!. Wonderful views from spacious terrace . All arrangements went very easily. Highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank our guests for taking the time to review their stay at our property. So pleased to have another happy guest. I think one of the reasons guests enjoy our property is that we use it ourselves as a second home and it is furnished and outfitted for real use rather than simply another sparse rental property.
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week in this beautiful villa. Everything was very smoothly handled from the booking process to arriving and leaving the property. We enjoyed the 15 minute stroll down the footpath into Begur where there were bars and restaurants to be found (the torches provided are a must in the evening!) We visited Barcelona by train on one day and spent the rest of our time exploring the local area. We enjoyed coffee in the square with the locals in Begur on Wednesday morning (market day) and we bought some lovely local produce in the bakery and delicatessen to have for supper in the evening. We were two couples, in our fifties and seventies. The weather was not quite warm enough to enjoy the pool at this time of the year but I can imagine it would be lovely in the summer.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that our guests enjoyed their stay. We hope they will come back to Begur and Villa La Veleta another time.
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Incredible home base in Costa Brava

  • 5 of 5

We were two couples that rented Villa la Veleta for a one week stay, using it as a home base to explore the area. The process of obtaining information, renting the property and checking in all went very smoothly. The property itself is beautiful, very comfortable and had all the amenities we required. We also enjoyed the convenience of the walking trails to Begur and Sa Tuna along with all the other "perfect" villages and coves within driving distance. The view from the terrace and the bbq clinched a 5 star rating. (Ottawa, Canada)

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy our guests enjoyed their stay and I hope this review will be helpful to future guests. We look forward to renting to others who would like to explore this beautiful part of Spain or return to enjoy more time in Begur.
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Great stay in Villa La Veleta

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 2 weeks in the villa and we really enjoyed the gorgeous view we had from the terrace. The villa was comfortable for 2 families and the kids had lots of fun playing in the garden and jumping in the pool.

The cute little town of Begur is really well known and we loved going there in the evening. There are also really nice beaches in the area, we could go to a different one everyday :-))

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at our property. We are so happy everyone enjoyed themselves. Please come back to Begur and stay with us again.
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Beautiful Begur

  • 5 of 5

Villa La Veleta is one of the most beautiful properties we have stayed in! It is located close to town and beaches, only a short walk away. The home had plenty of space for 3 adults, and all the modern amenities you would expect. Highlights of the home include a spectacular deck to lounge, eat or barbeque, beautiful views visible through large windows in the great room, and the tower bedroom which reminded us of the Rapunzel fairytale. The town is a well preserved medieval town with amazing restaurants and many shops. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Map

Sa Tuna beach
Hostal Sa Tuna Restaurant
Aigua Blava
Pals
Begur
Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
several in Begur
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Pals
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Flaça
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
AP7
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
several in Begur
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Sa Tuna
Car: recommended

Begur is a charming Costa Brava hill town with cobbled streets and a castle on top. There are supermarkets, a variety of good restaurants, boutiques, and bars. There are also bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, and pharmacies. An excellent tourist information office provides maps, market days for the surrounding villages and information on local and regional festivals and events. In summer season there is live entertainment in the town square as well as craft markets. Wednesday is the village market day.

Begur is the gem of Costa Brava because it is unspoiled by large development and maintains natural green zones. The region retains an authentic and charming atmosphere. Each day you can explore a new village or beach. There is also boat hire, diving, golf, hiking, and horseback riding all within a short drive.

Figueres and the famous Dali museum can be reached within a one hour drive. The historic city of Girona is also within one hour.

Rates & Availability

Begur House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov/Dec 2016
Oct 30 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,159
 
 
January - April 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,159
 
 
May 2017
Apr 30 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,476
 
 
June 2017
May 28 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,108
 
 
July and August 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,951
 
 
September 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,108
 
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,476
 
 
November and December 2017
Oct 29 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,159
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $316

Price includes use of the villa, pool, and gardens for one week. A deposit of 25% (non-refundable) is due upon booking. The final balance is due 60 days before arrival. A security deposit of 300 Euro is refundable subject to condition and breakage.
Directions and instructions will be sent after final payment. Local agency on call. Pool maintenance weekly. A house manual is in the villa.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Begur House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , ensuite to bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 1 is part of a new addition to the house (2013) All bathrooms have been recently updated There is also a WC and wash basin on the first level with the living/dining/kitchen
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Tower - 1 twin/ single
  • All Bedrooms have doors with direct access to the terrace, gardens, and pool. All bedrooms have wardrobes with space to hang clothing as well as shelves. Bedroom 1 has an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a private basin in a cupboard. Bedroom 3 has two twin beds and a sitting room with a sofa bed. A single bed is located in the tower with magnificent sea views
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A large garden of mature trees and plants surrounds the villa. 3 terraces on different levels offer sun, shade, magnificent views, and great places to dine and relax. Indoor and outdoor stairways connect the two main levels. The private pool has a tiled surround with lounge chairs and Roman stairs. This villa has a wonderful location for all times of the year. Its proximity to Begur and the beach allows for the freedom of walking or driving. A fireplace and central heating make the villa comfortable in winter.

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