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Private Apartment in Truly Stunning Property Overlooking the Sea

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Caldes D´Estrac, near Barcelona, Spain - Peace and Nature. Village Cafes. the Beach. Access to the City - This Apartment Truly Has It All!

A two bedroom apartment in "La Casa de Fusta", a unique Spanish National Heritage property set in extensive, wild gardens with vast panoramic views of the Mediterranean. Five minutes walk from the historical thermal village of Caldes D´Estrac, ten minutes walk from the beach, and ten minutes walk to Caldes D´Estrac train station (with Barcelona just 45 minutes away). There is a one large bedroom and one small one. There is also a living room and a small dining area inside - although most people prefer to eat around the outside table to eat in the beautiful summer weather - with sea views, of course. Please do feel free to contact us if you have any questions at all.


Owner
Mark Josephs-Serra
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Mark Josephs-Serra

Elisbeth, my wife, is Catalan. I am English.

Why Mark Josephs-Serra chose Maresme

We love this property which was the Swiss Pavillion in the 1929 World Exhibition is Barcelona - and then transferred up the coast to Caldes D´Estrac, where it is today! It is a National Heritage building, full of character, set in several hectares of private forest and wild gardens, with absolutely amazing views over the Mediterranean!

What makes this apartment unique

Apart from being a stunning property it is within easy reach of the shops and cafés and beach - and a ten minute walk from the train station (to Barcelona, and wherever else you might like to go). So you don´t even need a car while you´re here. (We´d be happy to pick you up and return you with your luggage to the train station.)

Amenities

Caldes d'Estrac Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps between 4 to 6 (2 Bedrooms and lounge with sofa beds) Notes on bedrooms: There is a large bedroom with a double bed and an extra single bed, a smaller bedroom with two singles, and a small living space with two sofa beds. There is also the possibility of hiring an extra room upstairs. This is a beautiful double ensuite room with sea views.
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The "Casa de Fusta" in which the apartment is situated (essentially, it occupies the lower level of the building) was the Swiss Pavillion in the 1929 World Exhibition in Barcelona. It was then dismantled and reassembled in its current location overlooking the sea above Caldes D´Estrac! It is a character property with many delightful features. Outside: The apartment has views of the sea, and the wild gardens are truly extensive (almost a private park). This summer there will be a cat, an Irish Red Setter, and chickens on the property. There is a large garden table and chairs. Utility Room: There is access to a washing machine and drying facilities. There are also all amenities (mops and brooms and so on). Linen and towels re provided.

Reviews

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Private Apartment in Truly Stunning Property Overlooking the Sea
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5

I'm love this house😙

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful accommodation, the owner was very kind with everything. The house was clean and beautiful. We recommend 100%

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you.
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4

the historical building but especialyy the location are really supurb. great views in a quiet place

  • 4 of 5

The historical building but especialyy the location are really supurb. great views in a quiet place

Close to the comfortable beach with showers and shops nearby..

The appartment was clean and a lovely welcome with a flower on the towel

As a suggestion i would recomment some decent cutlery in the kitchen

and maybe some better/new matrasses for a good night rest

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: new mattresses on their way! thanks for the feedback!
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4

relaxing

  • 4 of 5

If you want to stay somewhere with a warm welcome, feels like home and has a character all of its own, consider this property.

Its ideal for the beach which is 10 minutes walk away- it is on a hill however, so be prepared to get some exercise!

Its also 10 minutes walk from the train station, so Barcelona is within easy distance,so you do not necessarily need a car which was a criteria for our holiday.

The apartment itself is comfortable and clean yet a little quirky so do not expect state of the art mod cons, but if you like staying somewhere with a bit of interest and history you will enjoy this place. We spent an afternoon wandering around the wilderness garden.

Mark and Elisabeth could not have been more welcoming and helpful and were one of the reasons why we enjoyed our stay.

Will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
barcelona el prat or girona costa brava
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
caldes d´estrac
Nearest Golf
3.5 Kilometres
san vicenç de montalt
Nearest Train
500 Metres
caldes d´estrac
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
C32
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
caldes d´estac
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
la molina
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
caldes d´estrac
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beach is a 10 minutes walk away. You can see it from the property. There are lots of lovely little cafes and restaurants along the seafront. The beaches are wide and clean, and there is a Nudist section at one end of the village.

Travel:

By Air: you can arrive in Barcelona (Reus), Barcelona (Prat), or Barcelona (Girona) - and then reach us by train, or coach. We are happy to help with timetables, if need be.

By Car: you take the Caldes D´Estrac exit on the C32 motorway, turn right towards Caldes D´Estrac, then left at the first roundabout (that´s the lane where you´ll find "La Casa de Fusta"

Distances:

It´s a two minute walk down into Caldes D´Estrac, a 30 minute drive to Barcelona (45 to 50 minutes in the train). There are endless lovely villages along the coast, each with their own flavour. And if you go inland the National Park (Montnegre and Corredor) is 15 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $96.17

Changeover Day:
In high season (end of June until early September) we ask that people arrive on Saturdays (early afternoon), and leave on Saturdays (late morning).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.