FANTASTIC HISTORICAL RURAL HOUSE IN GUALTA (BAIX EMPORDÀ, GIRONA)
In the heart of the beautiful Baix Empordà region, between the sea and the mountains, is this centenary and traditional village house recently restored, where you can enjoy unforgettable days. Gualta, is close to Girona and Barcelona, 5 minutes from the beaches of the Mediterranean, in the well-known "Golden Triangle" of the Costa Brava.
We recover the hospitality and charm of the "Cases de Pagès" typical of the area, built with stone and wood. The multitude of cozy corners of this property, its original stone oven, its trough, as well as its restored antique furniture, provoke the sensation of going back in time. All this in a private and intimate, quiet and very cozy environment, where you can relax and enjoy with family or friends.
The property of 400 m2 is composed of two volumes: a main house and an old barn, both built in stone. It has a fantastic porch of 30 m2, which communicates both volumes, and has a shaded patio with facades covered by a beautiful seasonal ivy; and also enjoys a beautiful and intimate sunny garden of 90 m2 with swimming pool, which overlook the balconies of ceramic latticework of the main house, wrapped in violet bougainvillea.
The main house is divided into three levels:
- on the ground floor we find the entrance hall, a multipurpose games room with ping-pong table and the summer kitchen, directly related to both courtyards.
- the intermediate floor has a dining room, a living room with fireplace and the kitchen, with a sunny balcony from which you can access the garden by a stone staircase.
- on the upper floor there are 4 double bedrooms, one of them with bathroom, and three with shared bathroom on the same floor.
One of the bedrooms has a lovely balcony with distant views of the sea, the meadows, as well as Montgrí Castle.
In the garden we find a paved part to enjoy meals and dinners outdoors (provided with table, chairs and barbecue), a central garden area with sun loungers to relax in the sun or in the shade of the beautiful and ancient lemon tree, and finally has a Nice little private pool (not fenced) that will surely be the main attraction of the little ones.
The barn is divided into two levels:
- on the ground floor has a cozy entrance hall (main entrance to the property) and a toilet-laundry room.
- on the upper floor there is a large bedroom with capacity for up to 4 people, with a full bathroom and a cozy reading room.
The hayloft has access to the interior patio, from which you can access the main house, the summer kitchen or the large porch where you will want to take shelter from the warm summery sunsets.
The historic past of Gualta is remarkable, highlighting the remains of an Iberian town, the old castle, the flour mill of the town, as well as the medieval bridge to the town, below which flows the Daró River.
Gualta is located in the middle of "Empordanet", named after the famous writer Josep Pla, an area that can be enjoyed all year round: during the spring it explodes with all its splendor, together with the greenery of alfalfa and wheat, the yellow explosion of the flowering rapeseed fields and the white of the apple blossom, make shine one of the most wonderful landscapes of the country; while in autumn, the hustle and bustle of the collection of the apples denomination of origin and the olive characterize the landscape. In summer, the explosion of the garden, rich in fruits and vegetables so characteristic of the Mediterranean diet, and in winter, is really beautiful the contrast of the fields and the blue sky, with the white and bright snow of the Pyrenees in the distance .