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Close to Barcelona, cosy holiday apartment in a country house amidst vineyards

Avinyonet del Penedès, Barcelona, Spain
  • Apartment828 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

In the former separated vine-growing estate with fantastic panoramic view of the natural reserve Garraf and the sea in the distance, our pretty, comfortable holiday apartment is located with large living & dining room, open kitchen, richly equipped, double bedroom & bathroom. All rooms have large southern windows with access to the nice, large terrace with terrace furniture and divan beds above the vineyards. The apartment has satellite TV, hairdryer, iron & central heating, washing machine, ironing board, games are also available. It offers room for 2 adults (children for security reasons only from the age of 12).

Owner

Monika Asensi

Member Since 2007
Premier Partner
This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english, french, german, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 12, 2018

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom
        1 queen

        Bathrooms

        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom
          toilet, shower, bidet

          Location Type

            • Mountain
            • Rural

              Theme

                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Farm Holidays
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities

                  Meals

                    • Guests provide their own meals

                      General

                        • Living Room
                        • Activities Guide
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Dialup Access
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Alarm Clock
                        • Local Activities Guide
                        • Local Maps
                        • Paper Towels
                        • Parking
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Sofa Bed
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine

                          Kitchen

                            • Kitchenette
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Freezer
                            • Grill
                            • Kitchen
                            • Blender
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster

                              Dining

                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people

                                  Entertainment

                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Games
                                    • Games for Kids
                                    • Radio
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Television

                                      Outside

                                        • Balcony
                                        • Beach Chairs
                                        • Beach Towels
                                        • Golf
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                        • Terrace
                                        • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                                          Suitability

                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • Low Allergen Environment
                                            • not suitable for children
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Massage

                                                  Attractions

                                                    • museums
                                                    • caves
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • forests
                                                    • library
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • churches
                                                    • nude beach
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • ruins
                                                    • theme parks
                                                    • winery tours
                                                    • zoo

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • gambling casinos
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • outlet shopping
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • massage therapist

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • cycling
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • wind-surfing

                                                                  Notes

                                                                    • The holiday apartment is for security reasons not practical for children under the age of 12. Since the property is steep and the massively fenced balcony hangs above a wine terrace, parents are liable for their children.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      74 Reviews

                                                                      Exceptional5/5

                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Quiet, peaceful in the heart of Cava country

                                                                      Adrienne E.

                                                                      The property is even better than what you see on line. You are surrounded by grapes vines, beautiful statues and rolling hills with trails. Totally the opposite experience of a city experience like Barcelona. This is a working class community with many Cava makers (much like Champagne). Our highlight was Ramon at Artcava where we did a three tour of the farm, Cava tasting and bottled out own. Two draw backs were that is was very difficult to find places open for dinner as we tried early and later and most where closed except during the afternoon, so ended up buying food at the local grocer for most nights. Many places even in Villafranca that showed open were not after we drove to them. Since we didn't speak Spanish we ended up going back to the grocery and gave up finding a open restuarant. Cell service was very spotty at the property itself since it sits up top of the the two local communities and no wifi, so we often times had to drive down to the bottom to get a connection. The directions were easy to follow from Barcelona to the property where the owner had a person meet us at the Church to take us to the property. We also explored some of the villages and with goggle maps not a issue finding destinations or our way back. We couldn't be happier that we ended the trip in this location.

                                                                      Peaceful Stay

                                                                      Tom S.

                                                                      If you want peace and quiet with a view, this is for you!

                                                                      I had a wonderful stay at this peaceful and beautiful place.

                                                                      Christa M.

                                                                      This place is a gem, and Monika and Enrique were very kind and gracious hosts. If you stay, take time to view Enriques remarkable sculptures displayed over the property, in the village and elsewhere.

                                                                      Beautiful and peaceful place!

                                                                      Beth S.Tuscaloosa, Al

                                                                      We truly loved our stay in Can Maginet - it is so beautiful there, and we loved being in the countryside and near the small villages. We greatly enjoyed hiking and our views of the vineyards and sculptures. Our hosts were wonderful, and attentive to all of our needs. Be prepared that it can be over an hour's drive at times from Barcelona back to this area. It wasn't a problem for us, though, and we got to enjoy both the city and the rural areas.

                                                                      Relaxing at Can Maginet

                                                                      Karen B.

                                                                      We are pleased to say that Can Maginet turned out to be one of the best vacation rentals we have ever had. The property was spotless, well equipped, and nicely furnished. Everything was first class. The frosting on the cake was the stunning sculpture installations (our host is a sculptor), the amazing views, the broad sunny terrace over the vineyards, and our friendly and helpful hosts. Monika and Enrique are the best - we were made to feel welcome and comfortable in the most gracious manner. This experience deserves a ten star rating, so I am disappointed to only leave five! Thank you for the wonderful hospitality.

                                                                      Karen & Pete Brown

                                                                      Our best accommodation ever!

                                                                      Goeran C.

                                                                      We usually make a trip with flights, car hire and accommodation for 2 to 3 times per year.

                                                                      Catalonia with Penedes and Barcelona was a very positive experience.

                                                                      Once we came to Can Maginet on winding roads, we found the ideal accommodation.

                                                                      We've walked up the mountains on the black trail, and found very beautiful views. Castellers in Vila Franca on November 1, was a great surprise.

                                                                      A visit to Simon Coll and Freixenet in Sant Sadurni gave us a taste of both chocolate and cava.

                                                                      For Barcelona are the easiest way by train from Vila Franca or Sant Sadurni, well ahead Barcelona it is easy to take the Metro and bus. Best ticket option is 10-trips.

                                                                      Göran & Gunnel Carlsson

                                                                      Furulund Sweden

                                                                      Location

                                                                      Avinyonet del Penedès, Barcelona, Spain

                                                                      Recreate in absolute tranquillity amidst vineyards, pine woods, rosemary & thyme. Directly at the house there is a marked hiking trail & if you feel like enjoying the sea & beach, Sitges and Vilanova with wonderful family beaches are only 20 km away. Or you can visit Barcelona (35 km), Tarragona (50 km). Golf: Several golf courts are reachable in 30 minutes. Club de Golf Sant Cugat, one of Spain’s oldest courts, 21 wholes, Par 70, adequate for every level, equipment rentable, open the year round. Real Club de Golf El Prat in Terrassa, 45 wholes, 72 Par, a very noble, manifold and entertaining course, swimming pool, tennis, equipment rentable, to be played all year, national and international tournaments. Can Cuyàs, San Feliu de Llobregat, 9 wholes, 3 Par, equipment rentable, open year round. The property is located on the Garraf Nature Reserve: With an extension of more than 12,000 hectares and a radius that includes up to nine of the region’s towns, the Garraf Nature Reserve is one of the most important biological reserves in Catalonia. With a particular orography that combines the white of the limestone with low areas full of vineyards and dry stone walls, the Reserve offers a varied sampling of Mediterranean fauna and flora. With regard to the flora, fundamentally comprised of large areas of scrubland, worth noting are the palm (an almost native and abundant species in the area), reeds (a plant that is hard to find outside the Reserve) and other species of African origin. We can also find less exotic shrubs, such as the mastic or the kermes oak. The further we go into the Reserve, the scrubland makes way for woodlands. Thanks to their number and colorfulness, the Holm oak and Aleppo pine forests deserve a special mention. As for the fauna, there aren’t many species that have managed to make this area their own. We can find birds such as the blackbird and other less-known birds like the wheatear, the Ortelan bunting or the crested lark, and even the eagle or the falcon. We can also find species that have adapted their African origin to the area’s conditions: horseshoe whip snakes, vipers or salamanders. The Reserve’s geological characteristics have also led to the existence of species used to cavernous environments, for example the greater horseshoe bat. The most popular sports activity done here is spelunking, but it’s also great for climbing, trekking and mountain biking. Using the itineraries, which have different levels of difficulty, you can get to know all the Reserve’s different corners in depth. The Fondo de Vallgrassa itinerary allows you to enjoy excellent views of the massif and its surroundings, and the Masíes del Garraf itinerary takes you around the farmhouses scattered about the territory. And also in the center of the Reserve is the unique Plana Novella complex (a Buddhist Monastery). There is also a sensory itinerary for the blind, where contact with the Reserve is strengthened by working with the stimuli that senses like hearing and smell can offer. Accessible for people with functional diversity, accommodations, parking and picnic area. Travel time by car: 15 minutes. You can go: by car, on foot. La Pleta, Information Office http://parcs.diba.cat/web/garraf Tel: (+34) 935 971 819 p.garraf@diba.cat GPS X: 1.898861, Y: 41.338669

                                                                      Rates & Availability

                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      Cleaning Fee
                                                                      $55

                                                                      Die Wohnung ist für 2 Personen ausgelegt, bei weiteren Gästen berechnen wir 15 €/Tag/Person. Bei Zahlung per Kreditkarte fallen zusätzlich 3% des Mietpreises als Gebühr an.

                                                                      $87avg/night
                                                                      74 Reviews
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