|Email Owner||: Tom Jago||Mobile||: +34 665 832954|
|Telephone Day||: +34 665 832954||Telephone 2||: +34 665 832954|
Splendid, new, 4-bedroom townhouse offers 5-star accommodation 100 metres from Castelldefels Beach, the premier residential area on the southern outskirts of bustling Barcelona, and close to the magnificent, pine-forested Garraf Natural Park. The 9km beach has again achieved Blue Flag & Q ratings for 2009. There is a local mini-market within a couple of minutes' walk for all the necessary items.
Casa Castelldefels is arranged on three levels, its four bedrooms and three bathrooms tastefully decorated in white and light-ochre tones, with oakwood fittings and Rosa de Valencia marble throughout. Interior living space totals 165 sq metres (1,770 sq ft). There are three sun terraces at ground-floor, penthouse and roof solarium levels, offering private outdoor space of 65 sq m (690 sq ft). Air-conditioning is independent on all three levels, allowing individual control (if required at all) to suit. More photos of the house are available on request.
The ground floor, comprising the kitchen & sitting room with french windows to a ground-floor sun terrace, is raised above street level with steps from the terrace leading to a swimming pool shared with five other houses in the complex. There are two gates separating the front entrance from the street access, ensuring privacy and comfort. The second-floor accommodation comprises one double bedroom (with en-suite marble bathroom), one twin bedroom, a further single bedroom, & a second complete bathroom. Above this, the penthouse level is reserved exclusively for the master bedroom & en-suite bathroom, with french windows leading to a large sun terrace. From the master bedroom terrace at penthouse level, a spiral staircase leads to a solarium offering magnificent 360-degree views south across the Mediterranean Sea and west toward the Garraf Natural Park. El Garraf's 300-400m peaks rise dramatically from sea-level, providing a stunning backdrop to Castelldefels town & its Medieval castle.
Barcelona / Castelldefels Area: Castelldefels has a busy cultural agenda, featuring the annual Festival of Spanish Dance, New Mood Jazz Festival, a Classic Car Rally as well as the time-honoured local “fiestas” throughout the calendar. These include The Night of San Juan on 24 June, famous for fireworks and bonfires to banish evil spirits, the “Fiesta del Mar on 19-20 July, when the Virgin Mary is borne ashore by the local fishermen; and of course the Fiesta Mayor 13-17 August, comemorating the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Castelldefels town centre has a lively commercial atmosphere, with dozens of boutique shops, delicatessens, bars and restaurants. There is also a major Shopping Mall, "Anec Blau", home to all the all the main High Street store brands, both Spanish and International. On the sporting front, there are two sailing clubs for windsurfing, kite-surfing and traditional sailing for all levels. In addition, Port Ginesta, the local yachting marina, offers more adventurous sailing and deep sea-fishing trips.
.... There is also golf and horse-riding available nearby, as well as mountain-biking and hill-walking in the Garraf Natural Park.For those taking tennis seriously, there are several top-flight tennis academies both for adults and children within a few minutes drive of the property. For rowing enthusiasts, Castelldefels is home to the rowing lake built for the 1992 Olympic Games, still thriving and well-maintained complete with its TV Tower and Grandstand. The lake is also used for windsurfing and waterski-ing. Casa Castelldefels is also conveniently located for any of the major national and international trade shows and exhibitions held at Barcelona's Fira Exhibition Centre, about 15 minutes drive away.
How to get there / Car Hire: FLY DIRECT TO BARCELONA AIRPORT (BCN). Then 15 min drive to Casa Castelldefels (taxi €25-30) via C31 dual carriage way. Regular, direct flights with British Airways, Iberia, Spanair, Air Europa, Lufthansa, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Air Berlin, Easyjet, BmiBaby, Click Air, (Iberia low-cost subsidiary), Czech Airlines, Air Baltic and many more. While a car is not necessary to enjoy the numerous amenities in and around Castelldefels beach & the Paseo Maritimo, private transport would be useful for those intending to explore further afield. This could be simply shuttling to/from Barcelona city centre or touring the neighbouring coastline (Sitges, Vilanova etc..). Inland there, is limitless scope to explore upcountry to the vinyards of El Penedes (fine Catalan reds and whites), El Priorat (one of Spain's least-known but highest-prized wine regions) and Sant Sadurni (the home of Cava)
Guest Book: "Great place. Could stay here forever." Faith W, Yorkshire. This is Casa Castelldefels' first year. We very much look forward to receiving more Guest Book comments.
|From||To||Quoted Price||Approx Euros||Approx Dollars|
|01, November 2009||01, March 2010||£1009.00||€ 1,110||$ 1,241|
|01, March 2010||30, May 2010||£1228.00||€ 1,351||$ 1,510|
|30, May 2010||05, August 2010||£1491.00||€ 1,640||$ 1,834|
|Booking Deposit||25% (non-refundable)|
|Damage Deposit||250 euros (refundable)|
|Balance||The remainder of the balance is due 50 days prior to the holiday.|
A 25% deposit is required to confirm booking; Full payment must be complete 50 days prior to arrival date.A flat-rate deposit of €250 Euros will be added to the balance payment against any serious damage, to be returned by bank transfer. The odd breakage here or there will not, of course, be taken into account.Guests will be met by our caretaker both on arrival and departure at the property for key hand-over. Guests will find up-to-date information on local restaurants, activties and entertainments as well as useful local numbers at hand (eg doctor, taxi etc), should these be needed. All payments by Bank Transfer. Minimum stay: Easter, Summer & Half Terms, Christmas - 1 Week (7 nights); Rest of year - Flexible. Weekly Linen & Towel Change every Friday, Weekly Cleaning (incl. in prices) also Fridays. Prices will be reviewed as of 30 June 2009. Payment required in euros, unless otherwise agreed with owner, exact amount dependent on current exchange rate.
It is requested there should be no smoking inside the house. The owners cannot be held responsible for injuries sustained by guests occupying the property. Guests should ensure they have sufficient travel insurance for their stay.
|Email Owner||: Tom Jago||Mobile||: +34 665 832954|
|Telephone Day||: +34 665 832954||Eve||: +34 665 832954|