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Mas Planella, situated near the picturesque village of Mieres, is a beautiful 700 year-old masia (farm house) which has recently been sympathetically restored, keeping its original characteristics and is set in 18 hectares with excellent panoramic views. The masia has a certificate to sleep upto 15 people, it has 5 large bedrooms, 4 having en-suite, one with a full bath.. There is a large lounge with TV, DVD player, internet access and table-tennis and large fireplace. A large fully equipped kitchen leads into the dining room. There is also a utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and WC. The house has central heating throughout. 2 cots and 2 highchairs are available. Pets are welcome. Outside has a large patio area and garden furniture plus an enclosed swimming pool.Also from the kitchen is a large porch area. On the land we have some sheep, ponies and donkeys. There is a very large garden room, with plenty of seating and a wood burning stove, a great place to relax with fantastic views and enjoy a barbecue.
Mas Planella offers great tranquility,and is only a short walk into the village where you´ll find 2 great restaurants plus other shops and amenities.
Walking, cycling and mountain biking are all available nearby, with excellent routes in all directions.
Horse riding: Horse riding is available at Mas Falgas just a few minutes away! Here you will find around 30 great horses, maybe you want an hour or a full days excursion, it is entirely up to you! Also there a number of farm animals, and a bar to take beverages inside or outside, for those who are riding or simply watching.
Skiing: Skiing available at Vallter 2000, Nuria and La Molina 60 to 90 minutes away.
Beaches: The fantastic beaches of the Costa Brava, are only an hours drive away, visit the beuatiful bays of Tamariu, Aiguablava, Sa Riera, Calella and more...
We have just come back from a two week holiday at Mas Planella and we are already planning our return! The house is beautiful, it lacks for nothing, and was the perfect home from home for a family reunion, with lots of space for the kids to run a round and great facilities for big meals together.
Chris and Lisa were so helpful and we enjoyed getting to know the area, we loved Mieres and Banyoles in particular and did a few trips to rivers and waterfalls nearby.
But our favourite days were spent at the house, doing very little - enjoying the incredible views, reading under the trees and relaxing. Our kids are rugby mad and Chris even mowed lines into the grass so they had their very own rugby pitch. Heaven.
We can not recommend the house - and Chris and Lisa as hosts - enough. Thank you, we'll be back! Suzy, Ben and family.
We had two wonderful weeks at this old farmhouse. We being two families which consisted of nine all together, had big expectations and were not disappointed!.
The location is spectacular. One thing you will need is a car. But when we go on holiday we like to explore and travel around the area we are staying in, so this was not a problem.
My husband who is a great twitcher!, was completely in his element , surrounded by nature . He was very pleased with the sightings of bee eaters, golden oriels, golden eagles, beautiful butterflies, tree frogs and the odd glimpse of a wild boar! all of which seen in the area of Mas Planella.
The house itself was a great place to return to after a day of adventure and exploring........visiting volcanoes, medieval towns, Barcelona, beautiful beaches, waterfall, water park, lakes, Salvador Dalis house and so much more all in two weeks.
We loved this farmhouse and would recommend it to anyone who wants to get to know the real Catalonia from it's very heart.
Owner Chris was very helpful and full of excellent tips on local knowledge. When we reported a fault with the washing machine, Chris had a replacement ready for us by the end of day.......which pleased the wives no end.
We arrived at 4 bikes in this small village or is the beautiful home of Lisa and Chris. We have been very well received, as Chris was also rider... The old building of 800 years villa is superb, with very large walls in stone as we like. Large, beautiful pool, and above all, the calm and silence. What happiness of the morning birds singing... We spent 4 fantastic days. The region is perfect for rides motorcycles, with turns that no more end up. A treat. This trip was a chance to celebrate my 50 years old, this will remain a beautiful memory. Thank you, therefore, to Lisa and Chris for this great weekend, we will return to as possible...
My family and I have been holidaying in the costa brava and Cataluna for many years now, and we have rented a few holiday homes in our time. Mas Planella is by far the best. The house is HUGE (the pictures do not do it justice) and it wants for nothing. There were 10 of us that stayed and there was plenty of room for us all - we could have lost each other!
The farmhouse itself has been beautifully restored, having all the modern amenities whilst still being true to the age and character of the house. The kitchen is huge and has everything you could ever need. There are 2 lounges which are both huge - one has a table tennis table in it! The bedrooms are a more-than adequate size and each has an ensuite wetroom with a toilet and shower, one also has a bath. The whole house stayed lovely and cool even when it was 45 degrees outside, and the bedrooms have air conditioning units which was also a bonus.
The views from the house are breath-taking, with volcanic mountains and woodland. The surrounding area is beautiful and the nearby towns of Santa Pau, Mieres and Besalu are rustic and very romantic at night.
The place is so quiet and relaxing, just the birds chirping and the occasional chime of the church bell in Mieres can be heard.
A car is recommended due to the out-of-the-way setting of the house, but the beaches are not far away at all - we visited Begur (Llafranc, Aigua blava), L'escala, Empuries, L'estartit and Blanes whilst we were there. Also, Girona airport is only 45 minutes away.
If you don't fancy the beach, there's a lot of waterfalls and little pools hidden away in the surrounding area - one is just a 10 minute drive from the house, We had one of the most enjoyable days of our holiday at the waterfall so I definately recommend it!
The owners of the house Lisa and Chris were a real bonus, very helpful and very friendly people who made our holiday extra special.
All in all, we had a great holiday in a wonderful house, in a spectacular setting, and hosted by lovely people.
Mas Riera is spacious, beautifully- appointed and equipped, and with literally all the comforts of home and more, such a lovely terrace, pool, and lawn. Located in the country only a short walk friom a charming, medieval village, it is great for families with children of different ages, Beaches at Pals and Begur are within an easy drive. We look forward to the opportunity to return!!!
We can highly recommend this property. The house (masia) has been beautifully restored, is very well equipped and has masses of space - including two separate living rooms. The location is stunning, with panoramic views and there is lots of outdoor space for children to run around or for barbecues and relaxing in the sun. The owners also have a few sheep and a pig on the land, which were a big hit with our children. The owners are very friendly and helpful and met all our needs - e.g. providing children's toys and baby equipment . The house is situated on the edge of the Garrotxa Volcanic National Park in Catalonia, a really beautiful area to explore. Also within easy reach of historic medieval villages and the Costa Brava. We can't wait to go back!!
Mieres is situated in La Garrotxa which has an outstanding unique natural park based on an extinct volcanic area. The region is wholly unspoilt, consisting of quiet roads, verdant hills and mountains and small rivers and streams. It contains many historic and interesting towns and villages such as Olot, Santa Pau, Banyoles, Besalu as well as Mieres itself. The volcanic natural park and a wonderful beech forest (La Fageda) are on the doorstep providing excellent walking, biking and horse riding country.
Other Activities: Skiing and beach resorts and activities are just an hour away.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
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A non-refundable deposit is required on booking. Also a breakage deposit of 100 euros.
Full payment is due on day of arrival. Discount will be given to smaller groups on weekends!
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