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Charming country villa-private pool, sea view. Close Begur & beaches. Sleeps 4

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Villa in Begur, Catalunya, Costa Brava, Spain - Peaceful Location close Begur. WIFI SAT TV AIRCON

Characterful villa with mature surrounding gardens of lawn and terraces and a private swimming pool. There are outside dining and relaxing areas with sunbeds and garden furniture. Conveniently on one level, the accommodation provides comfortable living with air conditioning for hot summer nights and a wood-burning stove for winter evenings! The sitting room also has a ceiling fan. There is a covered terrace leading through French doors from the sitting room and a built-in barbecue next to a raised terrace which has views of the castle. Casa Romero offers excellent accommodation for a family of four or two couples. Situated in a quiet cul de sac with open countryside to the front and side with off street parking.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

I have been involved with property for as long as I can remember and when we first visited Begur in we thought it a wonderful region and decided to buy a holiday home, Casa Alfora.

We rented it out through a local agent the first year (2001). After that I decided to rent it out myself and since then we have built two more houses and purchased another in Begur all of which are on this site. Gradually I built up a business and we now have our own website featuring property in Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal.

Poros Island, Greece is a favourite destination of ours where we have a house overlooking the harbour and on the mainland, both with amazing views and both of which are featured on this website.

Now we have added our lovely Padstow cottage to this site. We hope you like it!

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Guestbook comments from the manager

“I would like to thank you all for making our holiday at the villa "Casa Romero" another memorable stay. This was our 4th visit to the villa and it did not disappoint. As always Bob and Kerry were very welcoming and it is always nice to know that there is someone on hand if you need them. We have been holidaying in this region for many years and Begur is very special. Thank you and your team for all of your help.” K. Sturgeon, September 2011



“If we plan to book some flat, villa, resort etc for the future we’ll not hesitate to contact you again. Furthermore we’ll recommend you to friends and family.” H. Wolffgang, July 2011

“My family and I had a super holiday in Begur and very much liked our villa (007p) which was as described on your website. Very pleased as the house was just as described and photographed. No nasty shocks! We particularly liked its situation at the very end of a cul de sac which gave us extra privacy and avoided us being overlooked. F. Parsons July 2010
Dec 2003
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Location

From the Owner

We bought Casa Romero in I can't quite remember now; possibly 2004. From the moment I saw the photo of this gingerbread house in the estate agent's portfolio I knew this was to be the next purchase in Begur. I was not disappointed when I went to see the house. The gardens are mature and the house characterful. The owner had built it and had put much thought into every aspect. We have spent many happy times in Casa Romero and love the privacy of the garden and the ease of the house. I sometimes walk to the nearest supermarket which is a pleasant tramp through the woods and this takes 18 mins. Another 5-10 mins and you are in Begur. The location is very peaceful with open countryside to one side of the house which is the last house in a cul de sac.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : GIRONA at 59 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Begur at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : BARCELONA at 141 Kilometres Nearest Golf : PALS at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : FLACA at 14 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Begur at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : SA RIERA at 3 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

5-10 minutes drive to the pretty fishing village at Sa Riera with waterfront restaurants. Other sandy coves with waterfront shops, cafes and restaurants can be found within 10-15 mins by car at Tamariu, Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Aiguablave all with their own individual charm. There are also many medieval villages including Begur.

Travel:

Girona - 45 mins drive (approx)

Barcelona - 1.5 hrs drive (approx)

Calais - 12 hrs drive (approx)

Distances:

Begur 1.5km historic castle town with weekly market. Nearest shop/restaurant/tapas bar 0.75km (approx). Calella de Palafrugel and Llafranc 10-15 mins pretty seaside resorts with good beaches, restaurants etc. Peratallada - medieval moated village (20 mins). Girona - cultural city called 'Mini Barcelona' (45 mins). La Bisbal - famous for ceramics (15 mins). Figueres - home of Salvador Dali (1 hour). Barcelona - fantastic city - according to recent reports more popular than Paris! (1.5hrs).

Further Details:

Begur - This charming hillside town with its cobbled streets offers the visitor an excellent choice of Catalan restaurants, tapas bars and shops.

The main square has entertainment in the high season and there are several cellar bars and a couple of discos.

The overall atmosphere is very Spanish with local artists' paintings and crafts displayed in the square during the summer. Every Wednesday there is a market sellling fruit/veg clothes and accessories.

There are excellent supermarkets, specialist fishmonger, butchers' shops and freshly baked bread available in many shops.

The old town of Begur is situated some seven hundred feet above sea level, 3 km inland and enjoys superb views over the coastline. Enjoy a gentle stroll around the cobbled streets of this romantic town which shelters at the foot of a 16th century castle. This fortified town with its preserved walls and five magnificent keeps (16th and 17th century) is built on three hills, with the castle, the town and a residential area on each, all within an outcrop standing in the Mediterranean Sea and providing the perfect area to explore over and over again.

There are strong Catalan and local traditions. History, arts and crafts, mixed with exclusive shops in exceptional surroundings – and all five minutes from a beach. There is much to see and do in this region including a visit to LA BISBAL (about 12 km away) - the pottery capital of Cataluña, or the nearby fortified villages of Pals and Peratallada which are steeped in history and an absolute delight to visit.

Some of the most inviting towns are southeast of Girona. Calella de Palafrugell embodies the appeal of the region. The main activity here is simply soaking in the beauty of the forested cliffs hugging the beach and the rock formations jutting into the azure Mediterranean. This can be done quite nicely while sunning on the sand or sitting in a seaside cafe. Or for those feeling more active, a 30-minute-long, cliff-top walk beside the sea

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
LOW SEASON
28 Oct 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
LOW RATE
30 Dec 2016 - 16 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
SPRING
17 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
EASTER
7 Apr 2017 - 16 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
MID SEASON
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
SUMMER
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,395
for 7 nights
£1,395
 
 
SUMMER
16 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 7 nights
£1,495
 
 
SUMMER
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,795
for 7 nights
£1,795
 
 
HIGH SEASON
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,295
for 7 nights
£2,295
 
 
CUBAN FESTIVAL
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,595
for 7 nights
£1,595
 
 
MID SEASON
8 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
LOW SEASON
29 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
HALF TERM
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
LOW SEASON
27 Oct 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,308
for 7 nights
£1,308
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Local English Agent to meet you on arrival and deal with any queries during your stay. All directions/instructions issued prior to holiday. Optional extras subject to availability include: cot. highchair, beach towels, grocery delivery.

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover. Check in 4pm. Check out 10am. Flexible out of main season. Late arrivals catered for.

Price subject to change up to point of confirmed reservation.

30% deposit on reservation. Balance due 2 months prior to holiday. Credit card details as security deposit.
Payment options:
credit card
uk debit card
bank transfer
sterling or euros

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

We enjoy the house being on one level with lovely views to the garden from all rooms. The upper level terrace has sea views and there is also another terrace near the built in bbq with views of the Castle of Begur, so many different aspects to enjoy. In 2008 we had Casa Romero fully refurbished with lighter coloured tiles, new bathroom and we opened out the kitchen and refurbished the existing units, installing a dishwasher. We also had aircon units installed in each room and a ceiling fan in the sitting room. There is a wood burning stove for winter evenings! It is an easy house to run and we love staying here. The character of the house is very appealing with the stone facades and pretty gardens surrounding the house.

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin, wc and washing machine.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 - one double and one twin bedroom Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed (170cm). Bedroom with two single beds (90cm).

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Casa Romero is available all year. Air-conditioning and a wood burning stove and ceiling fan in the main living area. The situation is superb with sea and country views as well as views of Begur castle. A delightful garden with palm trees and exotic shrubs surrounds the villa where you can find sun and shade all day. The grounds are suitable for children but obviously with a swimming pool, constant supervision is required for young children who cannot swim. Casa Romero is a character cottage, well equipped within a peaceful and convenient setting providing a perfect holiday setting. There is a short cut through the woods from the villa which is 15 mins walk to the nearest supermarket and bar/restaurant, with Begur a further 5-10 mins walk. Alternatively you can drive to Begur in under 5mins. Outside: The garden is well established and mature with palm trees and exotic plants and shrubs. Around the pool is a terrace and lawned areas. There is a covered terrace from the living room and two further raised terraces, one with views of the castle and one with sea views. A built in barbecue is next to the dining terrace with table and chairs for 6 and parasol. Sunbeds and garden furniture are provided and there are outside lights. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Included: linen, bathroom towels, pool towels. Weekly cleaning and change of linen and towels. Internet. Local management to meet you on arrival. Optional extras: subject to availability. Cot and highchair. Babysitting. Beach towels. Grocery delivery. Other: Opening from living room to a well equipped refurbished kitchen with granite worktops. Hallway leads to bathroom and bedrooms which have fitted wardrobes (hanging/shelves) and bedside furniture.

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