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La Monastir de Santes

Sleeps30
Bedrooms 13
Bathrooms9
Space 8,072 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

750 m2 unique holiday castle, on a butifull hill top

In the middle of nowhere lies a unique holiday castle

It's hard to imagine a more unique holiday home; here, you will stay in a magnificent castle on a mountain - only surrounded by other mountains, forests and stunning, untouched nature. From the great house, you will have a 360-degree view of valleys and unique landscapes; you can even catch a glimpse of the Costa Brava coast. You will not find a house that is more suitable for a get-away from the hustle and bustle. Here, you can just sit back in a lounger with a cold drink and enjoy the warmth and the fresh mountain air. And yet, the owner of the house has attributed the house with the slogan “In the middle of nowhere, connected to everywhere”, which is as true as I said - there’s just half an hour from your privately lying castle to Costa Brava and about 12 minutes to the nearest village with supermarket, restaurant, etc.

The holiday home’s facilities are numerous - the highlight is of course the 15-meter pool that overlooks the horizon and the beautiful scenery. The pool has varying depths and a Jacuzzi function at one end. With the pool comes several sun loungers and other seating arrangements, where you can sit with a cold drink and enjoy the view and the lovely Catalan sun with the unique opportunity to just take a dip in the refreshing water at any given time. On the same side of the house as the pool, lies the beautiful garden with several levels and all sorts of beautiful flowers and plants - but in reality, the entire area is ​​your garden; you can freely move in the countryside that surrounds the castle. Besides this, there is a large courtyard with room for almost everything in might want - you can, for instance, move the mobile grill in there and have a barbecue party.

What we refer to as castle was originally a place of religious relevance. The building consists of a monastery and a church that dates back to 1690 and was actively used by monks until 1822. Parts of both the monastery and the church was rebuilt in the 1800s. The well-preserved building contains an incredible amount of history, which also is noticeable when you walk around the grounds. The holiday home is now decorated with modern furniture and tools - along with the old exterior, the holiday home achieves a perfect combination of the old & historic and the new & modern. The great part about this is that you get an exciting cultural experience without losing access to new smart devices such as WiFi-Internet. The rooms in La Monastir de Santes has been specially designed by a young designer.

The house is divided into "apartments", which means that the rooms are distributed into separate units around the castle, where there are several rooms in many of the units. There is a total of seven of these "apartments" with 10 rooms and space for 26 people in total. With the 10 rooms comes 6 bathrooms of which 3 are en-suite. Furthermore, 2 of the rooms have direct access to the pool area. There are multiple well-equipped kitchens as well as a living room with flat-screen TV and several seating arrangements. There is also, in connection with the kitchens, several dining tables, so you can enjoy meals together.

Nearby activities includes bike rentals, hiking trails, horse riding, golf and more. Many of the activities are related to nature and contribute to a special experience in the beautiful countryside that surrounds the house.

The castle is also optimal for events such as weddings or alike. This is partly due to the fact, that a part of the building was made into a beautiful hall with room for about 200 people recently.

Facilities:

7 "apartments" with six 3-person rooms and four double rooms

Remote location with beautiful scenery on all sides

Very spacious courtroom

Pool with jacuzzi function and pool area thereby

An incomparable view, which can also be enjoyed from the pool and garden

Historically exciting building

Modern interior mixed with old architecture - a perfect combination

Several activities in the area - including bike rentals, hiking trails, horse riding, golf, etc.

Living room with multiple seating arrangements and a flat-screen TV.

WiFi Internet

Catalonia, Spain: In the north-east of the Iberian, on the Mediterranean side, and occupying a relatively small area lays Catalonia, one of Spain's most fascinating and diverse regions. Geographically and culturally, the splendour of Catalonia is so unique. It has a vast diversity of landscapes ranging from rocky coastlines to long flat beaches, from mountains to plains, and from marshlands to forest. It has great cosmopolitan cities such as the amazing Barcelona with its fantastic art nouveau buildings, or the historical Gerona and its great old Jewish quarter. It has small medieval mountain villages sitting at the foot of the Pyrenees and elegant coastal resorts in the sandy shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

Catalonia has a distinct regional identity that borrows little form the rest of Spain. Catalans have their own language, and are intensely proud of their unique art, cuisine, folklore and long history. Ask the Catalans themselves and many will tell you that Catalonia is not a region but a Nation.

Art, cusine and wine: Catalonia is home of great artistic achievements and some of the most exciting art of the twentieth century such as the great Gaudis avant garde building the surrealism of the painters Salvador Dalí or Miró, or the cubism of Picasso, all of whom spent their formative years in Catalonia.

You can get lost in the Catalonian cuisine on the pastries-route, the cava-route, the sausage-route and the cheese-route. Please take contact to receive the multimedia taste route.

Catalans pride themselves on good eating too, and you will find some of Spain´s finest restaurants. Catalan food is typically Mediterranean, featuring olive oil as its staple component. As the region is so geographically diverse, it provides a variety of fresh high quality meat, poultry, game, seafood, fruit and vegetables and a great variety of wild mushrooms. Fine red and white wine is produced here, and Catalan sparkling wines (cavas) are favourite celebratory wines around the world.

Activities: Finally Catalonia offers a wide range of activities to suit all ages and levels of fitness: Skiing (in winter), swimming, horse back riding, cycling, hiking, golfing, ... there are endless possibilities.

We offer a vacation in your particular pace, where you blend in with the open-minded and friendly Catalans. Enjoy the silence in the small hills in the pre-Pyrenees. Enjoy sports and outdoor activities as walking, canoeing, beach life at the Costa Brava Coast or mountain biking. Or scamper about in the lively street- and café life in the Catalan towns. which together with its excellent communications, makes of Catalonia a top-class tourist destination in Europe.

Or how about watching a football match along with 98.917 other spectators on FC Barcelona's legendary Camp Nou ? The best advise is to come to Catalonia, Spain and see for yourself.

In this part of Catalonia is also plenty of great beaches

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs. Lisbeth Dahlmand Stahn & Mr. Bertel Dahlmand Stahn
Speaks: english, german, spanish, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2017

About Mrs. Lisbeth Dahlmand Stahn & Mr. Bertel Dahlmand Stahn

We offer homes in regions of Catalonia, Spain especially distinguished by a breathtaking nature and an authentic cultural life. We are, in short, offering the areas and homes we believe will provide you with the perfect base for a fantastic and unforgettable holiday.

Our work is directed by the following four objectives:

-Thorough local knowledge of all our locations and homes.

We believe that spending your holiday in the local areas, among the locals, will make you holiday even better. That is why we constantly go out of our way to keep up with what is going on in every little village. This way we can offer our guests the best of the variety of possibilities the region has to offer. We know all about the local markets, the best sausage maker in town, the finest health resorts or the best places to go horseback riding.

-Quality in the selection of every single holiday home. All of our rental houses are in the traditional style of the region, most of them in smaller villages or rural settings throughout Catalonia, Spain. Our homes have been gently and respectfully restored according to the traditions of local architecture, and now meets the demand of modern comfort our guests desire.

- Exquisite personal service and thorough guidance to all our guests.

We wish to assist you and you travel companions in finding the holiday home that is exactly right for you. We will furthermore be able to aid you with any specific request you might have. Perhaps you want to celebrate an occasion while vacationing, and will need extra assistance with the cooking or maybe a larger room for the party.

-Credibility - we do not make promises, if we cannot keep them.

We try our outmost to make our descriptions accurate and credible. We do not enhance our photos graphically - what you see is exactly what you get. Our thorough descriptions of the area provides you with the best possible basis for choosing the holiday home that suits you the best.

Amenities

Santa Coloma de Farners Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8072 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1. section (4 bedrooms) has 3 bathrooms (2 with bathroom en suite) 2. section (4 bedrooms) has 3 bathrooms ( 2 with bathroom en suite) 3.section (3 bedrooms) has 2 bathrooms (1 bathroom en suite) 4. section 2 (bedrooms) has 1 shared bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 10 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 11 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 12 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 13 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 10 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 11 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 12 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 13 - 2 twin/ single
  • 4 extra beds can be placed, for an extra cost. 3 Cots are available in the house. Bedlinen are provided. 5 of the bedrooms has bathrooms en suite. All rooms are spacious and some have terrace door directly to the garden. Please take contact for more photos of the many bedrooms. 1. section has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (1 db 3 twin) 2. section has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms ( 1 db 3 twin) 3.section has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1 db 2 twin) 4. section has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathrooms (1db 2 twin) All twin beds can be removed and attached to double beds) From September to June is it possible for smaller groups (4-18 persons) to rent the sections of the house seperatly. If you are interested in more information about that please contact us.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 4 bicycles
  • 20 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
It is possible to hire a private chef in the house for an evening or two. We also help arranging activities such as biking, hiking, canoeing, “behind the scene on a Michelin restaurant”, quads and are able to arrange other activities as well such as horseback riding, kanooing, hot balloon etc. ) Please do not hesitate to take contact and ask.

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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Girona - (Barcelona airport 110 km)
Nearest Barpub
11 Kilometres
Sanata Colomo de Farners
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Catalunya Golf Restort
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
AP7/E-15 & A-2
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
235 Kilometres
Andorra
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Costa Brava
Car: recommended

So close to Girona and just 100 km from Barcelona - If you wish to absorb the local life in one of the smaller villages in the Girona region, go swimming on the stunning beaches of the Costa Brava. Go hiking in the Pyrenees or see some of the most interesting museums in Catalonia. If you want everything in a week and within your reach, we highly recommend the Girona region - one of the most beautiful regions in all of northern Catalonia. The city of Gerona, near the French border. It is a beautiful city where you get a real feeling for its history just by walking through its ancient streets. Its a walled city which dates back to the Roman period, the old quarter is located within the city walls. The city of Girona has a rich, detailed, and dramatic history. The coastline north of Barcelona, the Costa Brava, is one of the busiest coastlines in northern Spain. White sand beaches, lifeguards on duty, and one restaurant after another makes it a perfect spot for an easy day on the beach

Golf: Golf Girona: is an 18-hole, par 72 golf course designed by the prestigious English architect F.W. Hawtree, seeded entirely with Penncross, the best quality grass for playing golf.

A course that is entirely adapted to its natural surroundings, without any antennas, power lines or highways crossing it, featuring an advanced sprinkling system using regenerated water from Girona's purification plant, and meeting the most up-to-date environmental standards.

The top nine holes are extremely competitive – their design requires players to use all the clubs in their bags. The bottom nine are simply spectacular, with all the tees set atop walls built with Girona stone, offering impressive panoramic views of the fairways. It is a true pleasure to follow the flight of the ball towards its destination, and encourages many players to take out their woods.

PGA Golf de Catalunya: has been selected to host the European Tour's Reale Open de España 2009.

PGA Golf Catalunya was designed by Ángel Gallardo and Neil Coles, who put all their knowledge gleaned from more than 25 years on the European Tour into this project.

The course has a very special 36 holes, par 72 layout. There are five different tees for each hole, making it the only course in Spain with this feature allowing players of any handicap to enjoy a good round of golf. PGA Golf Catalunya has been ranked in the top 10th list in the European best golf courses by “ Golf World “.

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Rates & Availability

Santa Coloma de Farners Castle Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
Mar 15 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$680
From
$1,027
Fri,Sat
$4,065
 
Notes: Rates are based on 26 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Early summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$752
From
$1,190
Fri,Sat
$4,391
 
Notes: Rates are based on 26 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,152
 
Notes: Rates are based on 26 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2017
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$5,152
 
Notes: Rates are based on 26 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$752
From
$1,190
Fri,Sat
$4,391
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season 2017-2018
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$680
From
$1,027
Fri,Sat
$4,065
 
Notes: Rates are based on 26 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $543.21
Stay tax $0.54 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

Number of persons: The price includes 26 guests. extra beds available against supplement. There are also cot(s) available on request.

Price includes: National taxes and VAT, electricity, heating, water, bed-linen, towels and cleaning at departure.
Do not indclude: Catalan tourist tax: € 0,50/adult(+16)/night.

PLEASE NOTE: At Catalan holidays in low- and medium season supplements may apply.

Deposit: When booking the property, a deposit equal to 40% must be paid within 8 days to secure the booking. By cancellation more than 2 months before arrival, half of the deposit will be refunded. By cancellation less than 2 months before arrival, the deposit is not refunded.

Remaining payment: The remaining amount is to be paid to the property-owner when you arrive.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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