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Country home with pool+jacuzzi in wine region close to Barcelona and the beaches - Idyllic home away from home - country house with hotel standard

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
chateau / country house
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Torrelles de Foix Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Holiday home with 2 apartments and 6 bedrooms - or whole property

Set amongst the vineyards of the Penedés the our charming country house has been recently transformed into a romantic small hotel/self catering home overlooking the rolling landscape from its position on the hill.

The main house offers accommodation for 12 people in 6 double bedrooms, the 2 apartments, located at the rear of the masia facing South, offer accommodation for 6-8 people. One offers 2 bedrooms, the other one is a studio.

We either rent all 3 units together for up to 22 people, or as well independently. In that case, pool, garden and jacuzzi are shared. Mainly, the main house is a B&B during the summer months.

In the main house you find a cosy courtyard with outside eating, lounge sofas, sun loungers, in the insidea the big living room, bodega and the guest rooms on the first floor. Some of the rooms feature private terraces with wonderful views over the rolling landscape of Penedes.

The apartments are completely independant and enjoy wonderful views from their terraces over the valley of Penedés. Both apartments have big terraces equipped with outside eating, gas driven BBQ and high quality sun loungers.

'Ciruela' features 2 bedrooms, one for the parents and a twin-bedded room for the kids, en suite bathroom, open plan kitchen and a living room with wonderful views. A little extra terrace is ideal for reading or chatting.

The Studio apartment awaits you with an open plan living space ( big sofabed) with a modern kitchen, tastfully separated sleeping space with double bed and big daybed along with a moden, well fittet en suite bathroom. From your private, big terrace you ll enjoy wonderful views over the valley of Penedés.

The traveller can relax in the Mediterranean garden beside the swimming pool, get pampered by the sun during breakfast on the terrace, or snuggle on the sofa near the open fireplace. You can get a fantastic massage in the jacuzzi (with a small extra fee) whilst enjoying the views!

Visitors are made to feel truly welcome and at home here. The English speaking hosts offer advice on daytrips and restaurants. Once relaxed, the traveller can choose between the many activities that the regions offers including visits to the most famous wine cellars of Spain, mountain biking with spectacular views of the Montserrat mountain or a trip to the white beaches of Sitges.

We are looking forward to welcoming you here in sunny Penedes!

If you want to have a first look, please come and visit in www.arianella.com

More Details

Details for Idyllic home away from home - country house with hotel standard 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, 3 Bathrooms

You will be renting the main house on a self catering basis. If your group is consists of 13-16 people, we can open one more room with private bathroom to fit you in comfortably (hence 7 bedrooms).

Should your group be big, you can consider as well renting the 2 apartments (6-8p), which are located on the far side of the house. We can accommodate comfortably 22 people.

As the house is located on a hill, you can enjoy from every room and from the pool amazing views over the landscape at your feet. The house is very well equipped as it is run as a B&B most of the year. All rooms have a private, modern bathroom, and 3 rooms even feature private terraces. No matter at which time of the year you come to visit, in the big living room with the open fire place or in the courtyard you can all sit together at a long table. In the courtyard, you can relax on the sun loungers and lounge sofas.

As an extra service, there is a self catering bar, with selected wines and caves from the Penedes.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Rainer and Ariane Paasch
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016
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About Rainer and Ariane Paasch

We are a little family with two boys, aged 9 and 11. Together with our little lady dog 'Snoopy' we d like you to take part in the 'Spanish' way of life!

Penedes is a wonderful landscape, is only little discovered by tourism. We d love to give you loads of good advice, so that you can discover 'our Penedes'.

Rainer and Ariane Paasch purchased this chateau / country house in 2003

Why Rainer and Ariane Paasch chose Alt Penedes

Our house is located beautifully on the top of a hill, enjoying good views to all sides. It s more than 200 years old and invites you to chat, relax and unwind. The atmosphere is very 'family'.

The Penedes region is very interesting and offers many winieries, castles, monasteries and Iberian settlements.

Additionally, all sites like Barcelona, Montserrat , Tarragona, the beaches are only a short drive away. Life is slow and tranquile, but everything you might need is close at hand.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Big, private terraces with gas driven BBQs and with wonderful views

Jacuzzi with fantastic views over the whole valley

Close to the beach, Barcelona, Tarragona

Holiday with a friendly atmosphere

We are at your disposal to help with your planning: visits, wineries, beaches, restaurante ..

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Idyllic home away from home - country house with hotel standard
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

A little peace of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Rainer and Ariane, for sharing your beautiful retreat with us. The guesthouse and "our" apartment is so welcoming and cosy. We felt at home and we also felt like we learned a little bit about life in Spain. You have created a wonderful lifestyle + home here and we than you and congratulate you on your choices! We enjoyed our adventures in this beautiful region of Spain and we thank you also for sharing your knowledge / travel tips. Wishing you much health and happiness now and in the future :-) Gracias, Danke, thanks ! Susan, Tim and Laura

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Immer wieder Arianella

  • 5 of 5

Es war wieder sehr sehr schön bei Ariane und Rainer. Ein sehr netter Empfang, die traumhafte Umgebung und der einmalige Blick von unserer Terrasse. Die beiden kümmern sich rührend um ihre Gäste, egal um was es geht. Das diesjährige Highlight war der gemeinsame Besuch eines Weinguts mit uns Gästen. Macht weiter so, Eure Gäste werden Euch erhalten bleiben!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Gäste! Vielen Dank für die positive Beurteilung - wir sind auch froh, so nette Gäste wie Euch betreuen zu dürfen! So macht die Arbeit richtig Spass! Bis bald und ganz, ganz liebe Grüsse Arianella
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5

Rundum zufrieden

  • 5 of 5

Diese Unterkunft können wir ohne Einschränkung weiterempfehlen. Sehr nette Vermieter, schöne Anlage, Wohnung sauber und gut ausgestattet, Tipps von Vermietern hinsichtlich Ausflugsmöglichkeiten, Restaurants etc... - einfach perfekt. Sicherlich auch ein gutes Ferienziel im Frühjahr und Herbst.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Gäste! Herzlichen Dank für die wunderbare Beurteilung! Wir können das Kompliment uneingeschränkt zurück geben! Ihr seid sehr nette Gäste und würden Euch gerne wieder bei uns haben, im Sommer, Frühjahr oder Herbst! Alles Gute und eine wunderbare, lange und fröhliche Zeit mit Jack! Alles Liebe vom Arianella - Team!
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Königswinter, Deutschland
5

Gänzlich gut

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten das Glück länger bleiben zu können und haben sowohl das neue moderne Appartement als auch ein gemütliches Zimmer im Haupthaus bewohnt und waren rundum zufrieden. Ariane und Rainer kümmerten sich besonders aufmerksam um sämtliche Belange und sorgten für mehrere interessante Abende, bei denen wir nicht nur ausgezeichnet gegessen haben, sondern viele nette Gäste aus unterschiedlichen Ländern kennenlernen konnten. Die Unterkunft liegt ruhig und ist sehr schön in Weinberge eingebettet. Alles wird tip-top gepflegt. Sehr zu empfehlen für Ausflügler und Erholungssuchende. Insbesondere bei längeren Aufenthalten ist ein Auto anzuraten.

Marion B., Königswinter, Deutschland

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Traumhafter Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Die Bilder im Internet haben untertrieben: Im Arianella ist es noch viel schöner!! Wir haben mit unseren Töchtern 10 traumhafte Tage bei Rainer und Ariane verbracht. Das Apartment war sehr liebevoll und gemütlich eingerichtet. Von der Terrasse hatte man einen tollen Blick über die Weinberge. Den Reiseführer brauchten wir nicht, denn die Gastgeber hatten immer tolle Empfehlungen, die uns begeistert haben. Genauso wie das herrliche Frühstück im Patio mit Feigen aus dem Garten und leckeren Spezialitäten aus der Region. Die Gegend ist so abwechslungsreich und Strände so nah, dass man auch in kurzen Urlauben viel unternehmen kann. Selbst Barcelona ist schnell erreichbar. Dann bleibt auch ganz viel Zeit, um das Arianella so richtig zu genießen!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Gäste Vielen, lieben Dank, dass Ihr Euch die Zeit genommen habt über uns zu schreiben! Wir freuen uns, dass es gut angekommen ist, dass wir Zeit für einander hatten, um Euch zu helfen die Schönheit des Penedés zu entdecken oder einfach zu plaudern. Wir freuen uns auf Euch, wenn Ihr eines Tages wiederkommt und würden gerne eine (weitere) Flasche Cava mit Euch trinken! Herzlichst Arianella
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5

Urlaub bei Freunden

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren das erste mal bei Ariane und Rainer zu Besuch. In ihrem wunderschönen Feriendomizil wurden wir sehr herzlich begrüßt und sofort mit allen "überlebensnotwendigen" Informationen versorgt. Wir hatten für unsere Kinder und uns 2 Doppelzimmer gebucht, die mit einem Bad verbunden waren. Die Zimmer waren gemütlich eingerichtet. Für Sauberkeit und Ordnung wurde jeden Tag beanstandungslos gesorgt. Wir hatten das Frühstück mit gebucht, es gab jeden Morgen frisch gebackenes Brot, diverse Säfte, Obstsalat und vieles mehr. Auf Wunsch werden auch Eier in allen Variationen gezaubert. Ein besonderes Highlight war unser gemeinsames Abendessen mit den Gastgebern und allen Gästen, die Lust darauf hatten. In der herrlichen Patio-Atmosphäre entstand schnell ein "Großfamilienfeeling", bei dem sich die Gäste und vor allem die Kinder schnell kennengelernt haben.

Den Reiseführer, den wir in Deutschland gekauft hatten, haben wir nicht gebraucht, weil uns Rainer viele gute Tips geben konnte. Egal, ob es um den richtigen Strand, einen Stadtbummel oder ein nettes Restaurant ging, wir waren nie enttäuscht.

Wir haben diesen Urlaub genossen, vor allem auch die langen Abende, manchmal auch Nächte mit den Gastgebern und Gästen bei super Wein und Cava aus der Hausbar. Wir haben uns wie zu Hause gefühlt, wie bei guten Freunden, liebe Ariane, lieber Rainer, liebe Kids, wir kommen wieder!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Barcelona and Tarragona (Reus)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Torrelles de Foix
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Golf El Vendrell
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Vilafranca del Penedés, AP7
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
Vilafranca del Penedés
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
our village at 1.5kms, 20 minutes walking
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Vilanova i la Geltru
Car: recommended

The Penedés region is bursting with history and culture and can offer you a new adventure every day with its position between the Mediterranean and the Mountains. Family driven wine cellars have opened themselves to the public and will show you their beautiful buildings, explaining the production of sparkling wine and wine with pleasure. Of course there is plenty of opportunity to do wine tastings.

Other Activities: Diving, Sailing, Surfing, Climbing, walking

Golf: Club de Golf de Masia Bach is a American style course, consisting of one Championship course and another 9 hole course for higher handicaps. Furthermore, there is a Gras-Driving-Ranch, Tenniscourts, Squash, Fitness-zones, sauna, restaurant and bar. Green fee for the 18 hole course from 60€, 9 hole course from 12€/round. Club de Golf Terramar is situated in Calafell, close to the coast and is highly praised by Golf experts. The course contains 3 big lakes and is designed in a way that professionals as well as amateurs will enjoy the day. Prices from 60€.

Rates & Availability

Torrelles de Foix Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Preis für 12 Pers.
Apr 2 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$383
$2,678
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $32 per night, per additional guest
 
High season, Preis 12 Personen
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,571
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $43 per night, per additional guest
 
Preis für 12 Personen
Sep 3 2017 - Mar 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$383
$2,678
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $32 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,678
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $531
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

Bitte fragen Sie unser 2-4 Personen Studio Apartment an! Preise von 109 - 129 Euros die Nacht, 693 bis 903 Euros die Woche oder
unser 2 Schlafzimmer Apartment an! Preise 130 - 160 Euros die Nacht, 700 - 1120 Euros die Woche.
Im Juli und August sind in den Apartments nur Aufenthalte von Samstag auf Samstag möglich

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Amenities

Torrelles de Foix Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 22 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - shower
    - shower
    - toilet , shower
  • All bathroom feature modern fittings, with gas cubicle showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bed 160x200m
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
  • If there should be need for a group bigger than 12 people, we can open a 7th bedroom with en suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
For walkers We can advise on wonderful tours either through the plain of Penedes or through the hills and mountains. Your destinations can be view points from where you can seen the Mediterranean, spring water lakes and many more!

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