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XVIII Century Barn Conversion Set In Paddocks And Woodland With Pool And Horsess

Caldes de Malavella, Province of Girona, Spain
  • Barn699 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

Stunning, 2 bedroom sleeping a max 5, shower room, spacious open-plan kitchen/dining/sittingroom with fabulous views of pool & gardens

Solar heated salt pool, 10.5m x 6m (shared with the owner). Large terrace area with sun loungers, patio furniture, Air conditioning, Heating, Two bedrooms,1 double, 1 twin with camp bed available, Open-plan sitting/dining/kitchen area, One shower-room. all towels and linen provided.

4 acres of private gardens/paddocks.large childrens playhouse full of toys,swings,slide & large netted trampoline. 2 horses, riding available.

Beaches 25 mins by car, Girona 15 mins Barcelona 1hr 15 mins by train, Ski slopes approx 2 hrs 30 mins by car. PGA golf de Catalunya 10 mins.


Carol King

Member Since 2014
Premier Partner
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Response time:
within a few days
english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Mar 12, 2018
About Carol King

In 2002 we had the opportunity to move abroad with our two young children. We are both international footwear designers, working with European factories, so we had the whole of Europe to choose from and settled on the beautiful Catalan countryside. It has taken many years to restore the main house and barn that date from the XVIII century. We live in the main house, 30 meters away from The Barn, which is the holiday let.

Carol King purchased this Barn in 2002

Why Carol King chose Caldes de Malavella

We are located in a beautiful tranquil valley, with paddocks for our two horses, a stream, surrounded by woodlands with a variety of wildlife including kingfishers, crayfish, salamanders, pond diving tortoises, mink and wild boar. We are situated 3.5 kilometres from the small spa town of Caldes de Malavella (8 minutes by car). The town boasts two beautiful health spas offering a huge range of treatments, many local shops, and the world renown P.G.A 'Golf de Catalunya' golf course. Girona airport is 15mins away and our train station can deliver you to Girona in 10mins or central Barcelona in 1 hour. The coast is 25mins by car.

What makes this Barn unique

Our barn, originally built in 1775 has been converted into comfortable self-catering accommodation, comprising: an open-plan living/dining/kitchen area. One double bedroom, one twin bedroom (with camp-bed available) and a shower room with basin and toilet. The seating area has a spectacular glass frontage with views of the garden and paddocks, and glass doors opening onto a large terrace and the pool (shared with the owner). Kitchen facilities include electric oven with grill, gas hob, large fridge with icebox, double sink, electric kettle, toaster as well as the usual cooking utensils. We provide a welcome package of essential foods on your arrival. The double bedroom has a family size wardrobe, and French doors opening onto a shady wisteria clad pergola with table and chairs.Riding available.


    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
        • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, large wardrobe, bed-side cabinets with lamps, sliding glass doors opening onto patio with table and chairs and pool area. Bedroom 2 with two single beds (camp bed available), bed-side table with lamp, T.V, games and toys, etc.


        • 0 Bathrooms
        • Shower room 1
        • One shower-room comprising shower, toilet, wash basin, mirror, cabinet and heater.

        Location Type

          • River
          • Rural


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Farm Holidays
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                        Open-plan living room with two sofas, music player, wood burning stove, air conditioning, spectacular glass frontage, sliding doors opening onto pool terrace with views of garden and paddocks.
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Stove


                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Kitchen
                            Kitchen facilities include: electric oven with grill, gas hob, large fridge with ice box, double sink, electric kettle, toaster, as well as the usual cooking utensils, etc.
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 5 people


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Game Room
                                  • Games
                                  • Music Library
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Golf
                                        P.G.A Golf de Catalunya golf course is 10mins by car.
                                      • Lawn / Garden


                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                              • Heated Pool

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Massage


                                                      • museums
                                                      • autumn foliage
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • forests
                                                      • library
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • churches
                                                      • playground
                                                      • pond
                                                      • recreation center
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • ruins
                                                      • water parks

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • laundromat
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • equestrian events
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis


                                                                      • Notes on accommodation: Accommodation suitable for all ages. Outside: Guests are welcome to use our gardens, we have swings and a slide, a large playhouse full of toys, large netted trampoline, woodland area with tire swings, tree-house and two horses (lead rein riding available at extra-cost, weight limits apply). Solar heated pool, measuring 10.5m x 6m, deepest point 1.5m (shared with the owner). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathroom and pool towels included, two bath robes also Bed-linen included. Cleaned thoroughly after every change-over.

                                                                        3 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Peaceful & Relaxing Ideal Holiday Base

                                                                        Lynne F.

                                                                        We stayed with our two teenage daughters for two weeks and enjoyed a fabulous holiday! The barn is set in rural countryside 3km outside the village of Caldes de Malavella where there are all the shops needed for self catering; butchers, fishmonger, bakery as well as supermarkets and a weekly farmers market.

                                                                        The barn itself is spotlessly clean, comfortable and well equipped. The salt water pool is lovely and the surrounding gardens are beautifully kept. Carol and Perry were so welcoming and hospitable and gave us lots of pointers for places to visit. Our favourite was Besalu, steeped in history with stunning views of the mountains.

                                                                        There is a PGA golf course close by and lots of lovely places to eat within driving distance. We went into Girona a number of times as it was only 20 mins away and gave lots of choice for dinner.

                                                                        The barn is the ideal place to get away from it all and relax but there is plenty to get out and do too. Perfect!

                                                                        Great holiday !


                                                                        We had a wonderful week and would recommend to family and friends. Owners are a very welcoming and friendly family. Barn sits in picturesque surroundings and has its own enclosed area within which is the pool (shared with the owners).

                                                                        We packed in journeys to Girona Old Town, Vic and Barcelona during our weeks' s stay.

                                                                        Although advertised with horses, no need to worry about this aspect if horses are not for you as they never detract in any way.

                                                                        The only thing we would change is that we would have stayed for longer!

                                                                        Thanks again.


                                                                        Berta R.

                                                                        Una estancia muy agradable, en plena naturaleza y con unas vistas preciosas. Los propietarios muy amables y los caballos una pasada, muy cariñosos y pacientes con nuestro hijo de 2 años. La caseta de madera con juguetes hará las delicias de cualquier niñ@.


                                                                        Caldes de Malavella, Province of Girona, Spain

                                                                        Special interest holidays: Lead rein family trekking rides available at extra cost. Weight limits apply. For more experienced riders to be discussed. Coast/Beach: 20/25mins to beaches by car. Nearest beaches are Platja d'Aro, Sant Pol, Blanes, Tossa de Mar, etc. Travel: Nearest airport: Girona, 15mins by car. Barcelona El Prat, 90mins by car. Car hire essential. Distances: Caldes: 3.5km Sils: 3.6km Girona: 15mins by car Platja d'Aro: 25mins by car Further Details: There are eight local restaurants in our village catering for a wide variety of tastes and budgets. There are five local supermarkets, three banks, two churches, roman baths, local lido pool, sports center and two famous heath spas; the Balneari Prats and the Vichy Catalan.

                                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Booking Notes: 25% payable on booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before your stay. 250€ returnable breakages deposit. Changeover Day: Changeover days are Saturdays or Wednesdays. Check-in time 4pm, check-out time 11am.

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