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Rose Chappell

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish

Spacious 3 bedroom apt, close to the beach, 35 min to Barcelona centre by train

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Caldes d'Estrac Apartment Rental Photos and Description

A modern 3 bed apartment, open fire place, swimming pool, balcony.

A modern 2nd floor apartment with open fireplace and full length balcony overlooking the communal pool and picnic area. The flat is in a quiet location within 5 minutes walk from shops and restaurants and 10 minutes walk from the beach and only 45 minutes from Barcelona centre via train. The master bedroom is en-suite. The second bedroom contains bunk-beds with an comfortable full size single pull out. The third bedroom contains two single beds convertible to double if required. There is a separate bathroom. The apartment has a spacious eat in kitchen and living and dining area that opens onto the balcony that extends the length of the building. The balcony receives both shade and direct sunlight throughout the day and is a perfect place to sit and relax with a book, whilst listening to the birds and children playing round the pool. The apartment comes with all mod cons inclusive of flat screen TV with cable channels that can be viewed in different languages, DVD, central heating and air conditioning in the living area. The kitchen is equipped with a washing machine, dish washer microwave, fridge freezer and 4 ring gas cooker.

Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rose Chappell (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish

About Rose Chappell

I'm an ex nurse and English teacher and very busy mother of two small children. I'm married to my lovely Catalan husband and have been living in the area for ten years. I have no time for hobbys at the moment although i'd love to take one up soon.

Why Rose Chappell chose Maresme

I fell in love with this property because of the relaxing village atmosphere and the views from the living room. It's a very relaxing space in which to spend time, its light and airy. Loads of natural light in every room. And close to so many attractive places to visit.

What makes this apartment unique

This property and area offers the unique benefits of both access to a quiet village with lovely restaurants, with an authentic atmosphere which is not over run by tourists. You have the beach ten mins walk away, a train into the magnificent city of Barcelona (40) mins, and if you want mountains, you only have to turn left out of the apartment and you could literally walk for hours in the mountains and never meet a soul.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)
Spacious 3 bedroom apt, close to the beach, 35 min to Barcelona centre by train
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 18 reviews
5

Great location, great appartment

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 with 2 teenage girls. The apartment was roomy and had everything you would need for a relaxing holiday. It was well equipped and spotlessly clean on arrival. The location is great in that the village has a real Spanish atmosphere rather than a holiday resort, with a good selection of restaurants and a smattering of shops that will suffice for those who wish to at least have some meals at the apartment. If you are looking for a larger supermarket its one stop further on the train. Transport to and from Barcelona via the rail network is excellent and a T10 ticket makes travel inexpensive.It was great for us to go into the hustle and bustle of Barcelona and then come home to the village atmosphere, although at times the walk up the hill to the apartment seemed longer than it actually was due to tired feet. The pool was clean and most days we had it to ourselves. The beach, which is within easy walking distance of the apartment was also clean, but busy at times. Rose was an excellent host and picked us up from the train station and helped with the arrangements for us to get to our departure airport. We were also welcomed with some essentials on arrival and I was most grateful of the wine by the time we arrived, only thing I would say is my husband would have preferred milk so he could have had a coffee! She made us feel that if we had any issues during the holiday that she was only a call away to help. LA TASQUETA DE CALDES was our restaurant of choice for the holiday with great food and a family atmosphere. All in all we had a great time and would return in a jiffy as there is so much to see and do in this area of Spain.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in lovely village

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my time at Rose's apartment. The village was amazing. Some great places to eat and so much cheaper than staying in Barcelona. The beach was fantastic.. Very quiet.

Everything needed was at the apartment. Will probably return next year. Thanks again Rose!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Plenty of room in a great little village

  • 4 of 5

This apartment was perfect for my family of five. There was plenty of room for everyone to get comfortable and still have their own space. The village had a great grocery store and several restaurants within walking distance. At the end of town (less then a 15 minute walk), the beach and train station awaited you. Rose and her husband were great. They were able to answer all of our questions quickly, and welcomed us to the apartment with wine, cheese, and bread (what more could you ask for?)! The train was easy to take in and out of Barcelona, and reasonably priced. There were many trains going back and forth, so you don't have to worry about being on too strict a schedule. However, the train ride into the heart of Barcelona was 50 minutes long. We enjoyed making many memories there!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Todo perfecto

  • 5 of 5

Ideal para pasar unos días en familia. Hemos estado con nuestros hijos y nos hemos sentido como en casa. Rose encantadora y hospitalaria. El apartamento: confortable, amplio, limpio y con todo lo necesario. Recomendable.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Really nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

We really liked this apartment, it felt like a home. The living / dining area is spacious and comfortable. Having a separate kitchen which is also big enough to eat in and socialise in was great as my husband and I love to cook (could maybe do with a few more items in the kitchen). The beds were really comfy and everything was spotlessly clean. Although our visit was in February the long balcony looked fantastic for the summer months and we would love to come back again when the weather is warmer!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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4

Appartement grand et confortable

  • 4 of 5

Un grand appartement avec un grand balcon, très accueillant et confortable. La propriété est facile de retrouver et elle a tout ce dont on a besoin. Les chambres sont bien équipées les lits sont confortables.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Girona or Barcelona
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
100 metres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Sant Viçens de Montalt / Llavaneras
Nearest Train
0.7 Kilometres
Caldes d'estrac
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
C32
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
100 metres
Nearest Ski
180 Kilometres
La Molina / Masella
Nearest Beach
0.8 Kilometres
Caldes d'estrac
Car: not necessary

Caldes d'Estrac(Caldetes) is located on the Maresme coast with frequent trains to Barcelona city centre 35 minutes away. It was one of the first touristy towns of Catalunya thanks to its tranquillity, charm and unique offering of thermal spring spas right on the beach. To this day it remains a very desirable location for local residents, making for a very authentic Catalan experience. The 2.5 km stretch of beaches, divided into north and south side, are all well maintained, clean, wide and sandy. The north side has a more rustic and private flair and includes a nudist area for sunbathing, swimming and eating. The busier south side includes play areas for children, beach dining and volleyball nets for adults. Fresh water showers are available the length of the entire boardwalk which is perfect for jogging, strolling or just people watching. Easy access to highway, grocery, Premium Outlet shopping, Montmelo Racetrack and excursions to Girona, Costa Brava or France.

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Rates & Availability

Caldes d'Estrac Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High season
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,115
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$111
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $334

A deposit of €300 is required to secure the booking, this will be retained also as a breakages deposit and is returnable on departure on finding the apartment in good condition. Receipt of remaining rental is required 6 weeks before the occupation period. Prices at christmas and easter are mid season rate. We would like our guests to leave the apartment clean and tidy and how they would like to find it themselves.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Caldes d'Estrac Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Plus basin with mirrors
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , En suite toilet and shower
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk beds, plus comfortable extra pull out bed
  • 2 travel cots available and 1 high chair also supplied.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We would like our guests to leave the apartment as they would be happy to find it themselves.

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