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CAN CARANTA Splendid XVIIIC House - Catalina House

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,271 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Catalina House

A splendid old town house with 220 square meters of living space and 100 square meters of fantastic garden with a swimming pool and porch.

The house has been completely refurbished mixing the XVIII century antique house with XXI century avant-garde architecture. Fantastic location in the centre of the medieval town of Pals (Girona).

The house has a very nice living room with a fire place. The place is decorated with a mixture of Antique and contemporary furnishings to offer all the commodities. The house is equipped with a WIFI connection.

If you’re a big group or family we can also rent you the house beside. The house belongs to a complex of 2 houses. It has the same characteristics. The 2 houses may accommodate up to 16-18 guests.

The houses are sharing only the car park (2 vehicles each house).

Register Number: HUTG001745 / HUTG001746

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About the property

CAN CARANTA

A splendid old town house with 225 square meters of built are and 100 square meters of fantastic garden with a swimming pool and porch.

The house has been completely refurbished mixing the XVIII century antique house with XXI century avant-garde architecture. Fantastic location in the centre of the medieval town of Pals (Girona).

The house has a very nice living room with a fire place. The place is decorated with a mixture of Antique and contemporary furnishings to offer all the commodities. The house is equipped with a WIFI connection.

If you’re a big group or family we can also rent you the house beside. The house belongs to a complex of 2 houses. It has the same characteristics. The 2 houses may accommodate up to 16-18 guests.

The houses are sharing only the car park (2 vehicles each house).

Register Number: HUTG001745 / HUTG001746

SURROUNDING AREA: 'Can Caranta' is situated on the Medieval town of Pals. All around the town centre you can see splendid Gothic buildings, like the present-day museum of submarine archaeology Ca La Pruna, a fortified mansion from the 15th-16th century. It also holds a permanent exhibition of wines and cavas of Catalonia, a room offering temporary exhibitions of painters and sculptors.

In the town of Figueres (at 40Km) you will find Salvador’s Dali Museum. At 10 Km is La Bisbal d'Empordà famous for its ceramics. Close by are the Roman ruins at Ullestret, and many other historic medieval villages. Girona - capital of the province, with its Roman and Arabic history which can be seen in the old part of the city, also has a modern side, with great shopping, restaurants and night clubs (a 35 minutes drive).

ACTIVITIES / LEISURE: One of the most characteristic pictures of the coastline is the wide-open 3.5 kilometre long Pals beach with the Medes Islands in the background. Its special topography makes it the ideal spot to practice all types of water sports like windsurfing. Or if you prefer enjoying the surrounding secluded beaches of: Sa Riera, Sa Tuna, Aiguablava, Calella de Palafrugell or Llafranc (10minutes by car). Small sandy bays with rocky headlands, pine trees and clean water.

Only a few kilometres from Pals, in the town of L’Estartit, is the Medes Islands Marine Reserve, an archipelago formed by seven small islands that are admired the world over by people who practise underwater sports. A perfect place to practise: scuba diving, sea watching, snorkelling... and you don’t need to be an expert, because you will find professionals who will guide you and show you the most marvellous places in this privileged sea bed.

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Property Manager
Enric & Gemma
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Enric & Gemma

As a partner of a small family business dedicated to the restoration of properties, I'm delighted to become a member to offer our Houses and Apartments, which I hope will be the future of great experiences for our guests ....

If you like more information about our properties, please see our website: www.gemric.es

Enric & Gemma purchased this house in 1795

Why Enric & Gemma chose Baix Emporda

This house belongs to our family from generations. The last years we have been doing improvement works to offer a comfortable old house experience.

We love to offer a magnificient stay to all our Guests. Making them feeling at home.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Our Rates includes:
- Electricity & Water supply
- Bed linen & Towels
- Central heating.
- VAT

- July & August: From Saturday to Saturday (minimum 7 nights). Other months, minimum 2 nights (priority to weekly booking).
- Bank Holidays will be considered as Middle-High Season (please contact).

- Required 400€ as a deposit (refund on the Check Out). Credit cards accepted.


Amenities

Pals House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2271 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 1st bathroom en-suite- large dressing room with toilet, washbasin and shower. 2nd bathroom en-suite-shower, toilet and washbasin. 3rd bathroom en-suite-shower, toilet and washbasin. Bathroom on ground floor, toilet and washbasin. 4th bathroom: a Handy toilet on the groundfloor (next to the living room).
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All rooms are large and airy and the bedrooms are fitted with fans. Floor heating when required. Bedrooms: one large double en-suite with a large private terrace to read or relax. 2nd double en-suite with 2 extra single beds if required. 3rd double en-suite with a private terrace. All bedrooms have fans.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The living room holds a collection of books, mostly novels (both child and adult) and a good selection of board games, which can be used by guests during their stay. On foot or by bicycle and at your own speed browse as far as you like, along the network of 350km of paths that is currently to be found at the Costa Brava, or through the rice fields or along the dunes of the beach, to magnificent viewpoints at the seaside or the archaeological remains of the Empordà...and of course, along the coastal paths: an impressive route that comes down to the sea between cliffs and joins up all the beaches of the Costa Brava. Pals organises a large number of markets, festivities, fairs, open air-cinema and concerts, and at Christmas it stages a Living Nativity in the attractive settings offered by its old town. The hills of the Gavarres, (10 minutes drive) are well known for walking and mountain biking.

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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

A very easy and clean house to live in everything you need. Good location,lovely bakery opposite.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Lovely home; perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed 5 nights in this exceptional property! Three couples each had their own large bedroom and bathroom with lots of community space. We loved cooking together in the kitchen and eating outdoors or in. Well maintained and convenient to all of the Costa Brava. Pals itself is a beautiful town with all conveniences nearby.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a beautiful house! Spspacious, luxurious, exquisitely renovated.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house was so spacious that even with six couples and a child there was no crowding! Beautiful pool, fine quality renovation. And Pals was delightful.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Lovely house and ideal location

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely holiday in Pals, the house Can Caranta was super with everything we needed. The best thing though, was the location with local shops on the doorstep and great restaurants and cafes within walking distance. The old town is charming and there are many interesting places to visit within a short drive. Most enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Summer holidays with friends

  • 5 of 5

Maison tres fonctionnelle, chaleureuse et agreable idealement située dans le ravissant village de Pals.

1h de Barcelone, 30 mn de Girone et 15 mn de la magnifique plage de Callela de Palafrugell.

Nombreux golfs aux alentours.

Nous recommandons vivement cette maison.

Suggestions : un parasol pour la terrasse et la clim dans toute la maison (actuellement uniquement dans une chambre)

Merci a Enric pour sa disponibilité et sa gentillesse et Maria pour ses conseils.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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The perfect place

  • 5 of 5

Can Caranta is a marvelous place to live, pretty comfortable, perfect decoration, very close from everywhere and so nice. The beaches around are very beautiful and if you go like us with our children, they will enjoy so much in the swimming pool and feel secure as if they where at home. We recommend it for sure!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Town center
Nearest Ferry
125 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golf Platja de Pals or Golf Serres Pals
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Flaçà or Girona
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
AP-7 Girona
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Town centre
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
La Molina, Puigcerdà
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Pals, Sa Riera
Car: recommended

'Can Caranta House' is situated on the Medieval town of Pals. Quiet area and nice views, located in the heart of “Baix Empordà” (Costa Brava). At 7km from the magnificent beaches of Pals, Sa Riera, Sa Tuna, Calella de Palafrugell and Llafranc.

The town of Pals is a medieval walled enclosed, now restored and very well conserved. The first reference to the town dates from 889. With just over 2,800 inhabitants Pals and the surrounding area offer you a wide range of things to do, from organised activities to gastronomic routes with the most exquisite recipes. You can play golf, scuba dive or go windsurfing at the beach of Pals. You can enjoy nature by walking over the dunes or cycling through the rice fields.

It is a one and a half hour drive north of Barcelona, and 40 minutes from Girona airport. It only takes 45 minutes drive to the French border.

Other Activities: Fly surf, Skate board, Kayaking

Golf: Recently the Costa Brava was voted by the IAGTO (International association of international Golf Tour Operators) as the “best emerging golf destination world wide”.

The moderate climate of the zone make Pals an ideal place for enjoying Golf. There are 2 golf courses in the town (Pals Golf Club: with 18 holes, is beside the sea, on dunes covered by an large pine wood and the other course named Golf Serres de Pals). And if you are a beginner, you can start out at one of the many Pitch & Putt courses around Pals.

There are 11 courses all within an hour’s drive of 'Can Caranta', 4 of which are considered amongst the best in Spain : EMPORDA (5 min. drive), Home to the European Tour Qualifying School , 27 holes, Par 71 and 72. PALS (5 min drive) 18 holes, par 73. PGA CATALUNYA (50 min drive), Ranked in the top ten best golf courses in Europe- 18 holes par 72. GIRONA (40 min drive) 18 holes, Par72.

Others are Perelada, Torremirona, Mas Pages, Gualta, Serres de Pals, Mas Nou (d’Aro) and L’Angel de Lloret.

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