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

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, sleeps 8, lovely views, secure gardens and private plot

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.

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About the Owner

Peter Matthews
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 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'.

28 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic stay on Costa Brava

  • 5 of 5

The pool and outdoor areas are fabulous, even better than the pictures! There are multiple areas to sit, which allows you to choose sun or shade. We enjoyed sitting on the upper deck at 8 or 9 pm and eating a late meal in the warm sun. There were plenty of activities to keep our kids busy. The property is in a picturesque setting and very private and quiet. The house was a great base to explore the beautiful beaches, mountains and historical towns of the Costa Brava. We had a great stay and were sad to leave. I would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was so pleased to read this review and see how much this guest and family enjoyed the lovely setting of the house and the beautiful and fascinating region.
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5

A fantastic holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week. Everything was very orderly, nothing was missing. We felt so welcome with beer and juice in the fridge, and coffee and tea for breakfast.

We hope we can come back next year again.

Catherine and Erik

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed our house and your holiday and thank you for taking the trouble to write a review. It is always good to know that even the little touches can make a difference. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime. Peter Matthews
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4

belle propriété bien équipée

  • 4 of 5

Très bien dommage que nous n'avons pas pu profiter de la piscine chauffée directement mais problème vite réglé.

Autre dérangement important de nombreuses guêpes autour de la piscine (elles avaient fait leur nid dans les transats!!)...

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ce fut la première semaine louée pour la saison et, malheureusement, malgré mes instructions, le chauffage de la piscine n'a pas été activée avant cette arrivée des invités. L'invité m'a contacté le lendemain (dimanche) et je me suis immédiatement contacté notre entreprise d'entretien de piscine en Espagne pour allumer le chauffage. Cela a été fait le lundi et le client a confirmé qu'il était une bonne température d'ici mardi. Ceci est la première fois il ya eu un problème de ce genre. L'invité aussi m'a envoyé aujourd'hui, une semaine après le départ, et a écrit "Votre villa vaut vraiment le prix même au-delà". Peter Matthews
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4

Très agréable maison avec tout le confort

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé de très bonnes vacances dans cette maison familiale. Tout est conforme aux photos. Idéal pour deux familles. Plein de petites attentions pour se sentir comme à la maison. Au calme. Voiture nécessaire mais les accès aux plages et aux criques sont très faciles et rapides. La région est magnifique.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes très heureux que vous avez apprécié votre séjour et vous remercions pour écrire cette critique. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and thank you for writing this review. We make our villa a comfortable 'home from home' well suited to 2 families and are particularly pleased when our finishing touches are appreciated as you and your party clearly did. Sometimes it is not easy to accurately photograph a property to it's best advantage and I am pleased that you thought the photographs were a realistic representation. We love the region, not only for it's nearby safe sandy beaches but also for the beautiful scenery, rugged coastline and many historic places to visit. Peter and Denise
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vienne, france
5

tres bon sejour

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passe un agreable sejour a la casa tramontana. Tres confortable pour 2 familles. Quartier calme, jardin tres agreable. Proche de la mer. Voiture necessaire.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Estonia
5

Greatest Holiday in Casa Tramontana

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday in villa Casa Tramontana with 2 families with 4 kids and we really enjoyed our stay there. The house was very well equipped and meet our needs, even more we expected. The house was clean and well maintained and big enough for 2 families. Very quiet and peaceful neighborhood. The owner was really nice and communication by e-mail was fast. Local agency was very helpful in terms of local advice. The location of the house is excellent for making interesting day trips around the region. Car is needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

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!

Activity and Interests

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

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
13 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£758
for 7 nights
£758
 
 
Early Mid
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£758
for 7 nights
£758
 
 
High
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,221
for 7 nights
£1,221
 
 
Peak
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,701
for 7 nights
£1,701
 
 
High
19 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,221
for 7 nights
£1,221
 
 
Mid
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£943
for 7 nights
£943
 
 
Low
9 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£758
for 7 nights
£758
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £252.66

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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Facilities

From the Owner

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'.

Property Type

  • villa

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

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

Floor Area

  • 135 m²

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.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...

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.

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