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Tranquil private villa: HEATED POOL, WIFI, CARPORT, GOLF

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,453 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, sleeps 8, lovely views, secure gardens.

Casa Tramontana is an established and well cared for family home, built in traditional Catalan style, situated on a hillside in a rustic location overlooking the extensive Gavarres hills. The villa is split-level and ideally suited for two families sharing, sleeping 4 on each level; it has a private heated pool, a secluded garden and large terrace area. On the upper floor there are 2 bedrooms (a double and a twin), a bathroom, lounge/dining area with portable device bluetooth/connecting lead music player and a modern flat screen TV, and kitchen (with dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer) the lounge/dining area opens out onto a part-covered terrace overlooking the swimming pool, with glorious hill views. The house offers TV in a number of languages and includes free fast wi-fi connection for internet which also includes connectivity in the Hot Spot area along the St Antoni beach front.

Downstairs there are two further bedrooms (twin and double), space to add a cot in the twin room if required, with a recently refurbished shower room and a pool-accessible utility room with drinks facilities, bottle-fridge, a dishwasher & washing machine. Leading from here is the pool and games area which includes a table tennis table, darts and an outdoor gas BBQ surrounded by a large seating area with attractive gardens. A pool changing/shower room/toilet is located near to the heated swimming pool as well as an outdoor pool shower. The house has secure off road parking and a shaded car port and is enclosed all around by fences and hedges making it secure for containing young children! Casa Tramontana is situated close to some excellent golf courses as well as beautiful beaches.

More Details
Registration Number : HUTG012988-25

Owner
Peter Matthews
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2017

About Peter Matthews

Casa Tramontana was designed and built by our family in 1982 following a long association with the area, having spent many happy holidays locally since 1967! It has been used primarily as a family home and is well equipped because we know the challenges of arriving to find limited resources to cook a meal for 8 people!

We and our adult children continue to enjoy happy holidays at Casa Tramontana, never tiring of the tranquility and views from the villa and the lovely Costa Brava with its friendly community and hope our visitors will have the same great experiences.

Peter Matthews purchased this villa in 1982

Why Peter Matthews chose Baix Emporda

Looking at land back in 1982 when we decided to build a home we were immediately struck by this beautiful hillside location, as it has such wonderful views and was suitable to build a split level house on, ensuring that the pool area and terraces are all 'on the flat', which we needed having young children at that time - it also allowed us to fully fence the property for optimum privacy and to keep those same children safe and secure within the area so we always knew where they were - and of course the proximity of fabulous golf courses was/is very appealing for some family members!

What makes this villa unique

The house benefits from secure off road parking (locked metal gates), with a beautifully shaded car port - a joy on hot summer days! All main windows and external doors are equipped with mosquito netting to allow you to keep them open for air flow on hot days and nights, the bedroom windows all have metal grilles so are quite secure when the windows are open. We love the very private location and that regardless of age people find plenty to do when they visit us - both in the area generally or at the villa, whether that be swingball, table tennis, darts, shooting the hoop or just chilling by the heated pool! We have developed a handbook of information for visitors about the area and activities to help your holiday get started. Additionally we provide a wide range of Books, DVDs and CDs for you to use during your stay - as well as free wi-fi and multi-language TV.

We aim that above all else that you find Casa Tramontana a tranquil 'home from home'.

Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Girona at 36 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Calonge
Nearest Ferry
127 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Mas Nou
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Caldes de Malavella
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
AP7 Junction 7
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Rio d'Oro, Calonge
Nearest Ski
125 Kilometres
Valter 2000
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Sant Antoni de Calonge
Car: necessary

Casa Tramontana is located on a rural urbanisation; Mas Pere located in the mediaeval village of Calonge, between the coastal towns of Palamos and Playa d’Aro. The beach resort of San Antonio de Calonge is a 15 minute drive away with the larger resorts of Palamos and Playa de Aro also very accessible within 20 minutes. There are good air links (Girona airport 35km; Barcelona airport 125km; Perpignan airport 125km), road (A7 E15 motorway 35km). Airlines serving the airports include the budget carriers Ryanair and EasyJet.There are several excellent golf courses within short drive of the villa.

Catalunya has much to offer: Dali's museum and homes, historic Girona (a largely undiscovered gem of a city), cosmopolitan Barcelona, beautiful coastal or mountain walks, archaeological sites, numerous medieval villages, vineyards and so much more. The area also has many superb restaurants and whilst you may not manage a booking at 'El Bulli' the tasting menu at the elegant 'La Malcontenta' is something very special!

Other Activities: Quad Biking, Go Karting

Golf: There are 8 excellent championship courses and 2 par 3 courses all within 5 - 40 minutes drive of from our family friendly property.

Five of which were voted among the top 50 golf courses in Europe by Golf World.

Costa Brava voted one of Continental Europe’s top three Best Value Golf Travel Destinations

The famous Mas Nou Golf Course, with its incredible views, lies at the top of the mountain directly opposite. Don’t assume that a low handicap ensures you won’t loose a few balls!!! For the less adventurous there are 7 other golf courses at normal altitude! The Club de Golf in Sant Cristina d´Aro, The Serres de Pals Golf Course & The Playa de Pals Golf Course in Pals.

The Challenging PGA Golf de Catalunya Golf Course only 20 mins away, has recently been voted the 3rd best Golf course in Europe 2012

http://golf.costabrava.org/en/cb/news/costa-brava-voted-one-of-continental-europe-s-top-three-best-value-golf-travel-destinations_582.html

A visit to the ever improving and expanding Emporda Golf Courses is essential.

The Pitch & Putt par 3 golf courses are great quality golf courses, for the more inexperienced, or casual golfers, wishing to enjoy an afternoon of fresh air, and natural settings while chatting and entertaining with friends.

The Pyrenees are an incredible mountain range, and should you find yourself deciding to take a drive to the ski Resorts, there are many places you can stop on the way back to enjoy a warm tasty meal.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Calonge in El Baix Empordà

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1453 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Pool shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Near Pool
    Outside shower - Outdoor Shower , Near Pool
    Downstairs Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Refurbished for 2014
  • The downstairs shower room includes a hotel style wall mounted hairdryer. Convenient modern poolside shower room including toilet and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Downstairs bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Can accommodate a cot/small bed
    Upstairs bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Upstairs bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8 Bedroom 1 - Upstairs - Double bed, dressing table, television. Bedroom 2 - Upstairs - Twin bedded. Bedroom 3 - Downstairs - Double bed. Bedroom 4 - Downstairs - Twin bedded, dressing table, television and DVD player. All bedrooms have built in wardrobes. A cot is available if requested in advance. The upstairs double bedroom and the downstairs twin bedded rooms have television with European Free to Air (FTA) reception. All bedrooms have mosquito screens and security grilles to enable windows and doors to be left open during those very warm nights.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a covered car port to provide secure and shaded parking inside the property. Clothes drying areas are situated downstairs at the rear of the property and upstairs on the balcony.

Reviews

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Tranquil private villa: HEATED POOL, WIFI, CARPORT, GOLF
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews
Cheshire UK
5

Great location with amazing views and pool

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week at the villa. The location of the villa is perfect - very quiet with lovely views . The villa is very comfortable , clean and well equipped . The outdoor space is fabulous with several seating areas , plenty of sun loungers and a great pool . Would highly recommend the villa .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its always good to see that a client has enjoyed their stay at Casa Tramontana and especially pleasing to see them post a lovely review. Thank you.
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5

A perfect villa for many people

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time spent in Casa Tramontana. The first time was a week 2016 and we were so fond of the house that we returned 2 weeks this year.

This year we were there with children and grandchildren totaling 8 people. The house fits us with a garden that is completely closed, which feels safe when the grandchildren came along.

Everything is very well organized and we spent most of the days at the house. Some swim in the hot pool others play darts or table tennis. There was always something to do for everyone.

We will definitely come back.

Catherine and Erik

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always lovely to welcome returning guests. It is also particularly gratifying to see that the way we have equipped the house is appreciated by our visitors in so many different ways. The security of the property, surrounded by hedges or walls has been appreciated by this guest and additionally all visitors are given keys to enable them to lock the gates if they wish. The outside areas are not overlooked and many holiday makers choose to stay at the house for a major part of their stay.
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5

This is a fantastic house for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of five and had a wonderful time. The highligts were the heated pool, the care package upon arrival and well stocked library of books and DVD. The agency staff were extremely professional and helpful. We would highly recommend this property and hope to be back for another visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always lovely to see that the things we do to make a stay at Casa Tramontana as enjoyable as possible for all our guests are appreciated. After letting our Spanish home for over 30 years we know that we work with the best agents in the area and they will also be pleased to see this review.
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5

Absolutely beautiful. Faultless

  • 5 of 5

I would like to thank both Peter and Denise for making our holiday such a joy. Your property is gorgeous and very homely. We have stayed in a few villas over the years and we have never not wanted to leave so much. The location is perfect to get away after a busy day out. The heated pool was awesome and a major selling point for us. We would highly recommend the villa and the owners as genuine. Thank you again from all the jones family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure to read a lovely review and it is particularly pleasing to see that special arrangements we made were so appreciated by this family. Peter
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5

A Beautiful Property!

  • 5 of 5

Posssibly my favourite thing to do was sit on the balcony with breakfast and read while the house was still quiet! There are numerous areas in the villa to sit, either in sun or shade, as required. The description and photos whilst accurate don't portray how beautiful the property is when seen in its entirety.

The owners are very helpful and willing to answer any queries. A very useful folder of information about the villa and surrounding area is available in the property. Anything you might find in your own home is provided here, the owners have supplied everything, even a second fridge downstairs!

Although you could quite enjoyably spend your entire holiday without leaving the villa, I would recommend a car to see the surrounding region. There are many medieval towns, the cities of Girona and Barcelona, numerous stunning coves for snorkelling and the livelier resort of Platja d'Aro for shopping or nightlife is only 10 minutes away.

Having only returned, I would have no hesitation recommending the villa for a holiday. There is ample room for two families and plenty to keep youngsters, from tots to teens, entertained.

It is a credit to the owners maintaining such a beautiful property. Enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always lovely to learn that our guests have so fully appreciated so many different aspects of our holiday home and of course the diverse and interesting region beyond. Many thanks to this guest for taking the trouble to write. Peter
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5

Half Term Break

  • 5 of 5

Hello Peter and Karen,

Just to let you know we arrived safely home this afternoon and back to a drizzly UK!!

On behalf of both families, we just wanted to thank you both for a fantastic trip...in so many ways.

Both families have two special boys with extra needs, Oliver with ADHA and Harry with Cerebral Palsy(with limited mobility)

A challenge for any family with 'normal' children going on holiday but with these two chaps always a different challenge....

However your Villa Peter, was beautiful with every need for a home from home experience.

Karen- your team were excellent, with a lovely clean villa, fab bag of goodies on arrival and even down to taxi drivers and Rob the gardener!

Thank you for a fantastic week....will tell all our friends and will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Denise and I really appreciate you taking the time to share with us that you had a great time and enjoyed staying at Casa Tramontana.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Calonge, Costa Brava

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
26 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£810
for 7 nights
£810
 
 
Mid
16 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£991
for 7 nights
£991
 
 
High
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,396
for 7 nights
£1,396
 
 
Peak
14 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,819
for 7 nights
£1,819
 
 
High
18 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,396
for 7 nights
£1,396
 
 
Mid
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£991
for 7 nights
£991
 
 
Low
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£810
for 7 nights
£810
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £270.15

THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL FEES!
Included: Our friendly 'Meet and Greet' service ensures an easy arrival, and will familiarise you with the villa. You can contact our friendly local agents during your holiday to ask for any help at no extra charge. The pool is checked and cleaned at least twice every week. All gas, electricity, pool heating and water is included. Bed linen and towels (not beach towels) and the final clean when vacating the property are also included in the rental rates shown.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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