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Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Villa on Puig Rosell, Nr. Palamos, Costa Brava, Spain - Peaceful Location, Large Flat Garden with Shady Pergola, Summerhouse, Games Area, Trees and Pathways

This superb luxury villa has been carefully furnished and fully equipped to ensure that it will provide guests with the perfect base for a wonderful and memorable holiday. It is set in a large, flat, landscaped garden within a small and exclusive residential area in the village of Calonge. (We like send you a set of extra photos, so that you can get a really true and accurate picture of everything, when considering your shortlist of villas to choose from). The villa and pool are not overlooked and are south-facing to get the sun all day, but with plenty of shady retreats when desired. There are magnificent beaches and sandy coves nearby, and the local area also has beautiful coastal and countryside walks to enjoy. There are lots of fun activities for young people, including all the usual water sports, horse riding, karting, quads, etc, and a large water park nearby. There are two bikes at the villa. Our agents live closeby and will be happy to provide you with any advice you need.

Doug and Barbara
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Doug and Barbara

We are a couple in our late fifties, have been married for 35 years, (where did it go!), with two sons who have now left home, and we think ourselves very lucky indeed to own such a beautiful villa in such a beautiful part of the world.

Before building our villa in Calonge six years ago, we knew that we wanted our villa to be in a location:- where we could walk into the local village - which was not overlooked - was on a large, flat plot - was south-facing - and which had lovely uninterrupted views!

It was a very tall order and we had to spend many years waiting for exactly the right location to become available but, in the end, the exclusive development of 'Puig Rosell', became available and we were lucky enough to be on spot to snap up exactly the location we had always dreamed.

Doug and Barbara purchased this villa in 2007

Why Doug and Barbara chose Baix Emporda

For us, the villa and it's location was perfect in every way - and after many years of research, it was exactly what we knew we had always wanted, and had been waiting literally 10 years to find!

We, (and, thankfully, all our guests over the last 5 years), believe that our villa has the unique qualities and attributes which makes it stand out from all the excellent villas you have to choose from and, having had many years of family villa holidays ourselves, we are really happy to be able to offer our villa, and our help and advice, to all prospective guests - in the belief that everyone who has their holidays at Casa Oriol will have a really wonderful and memorable holiday - just as we have done.

We are sure you will.

Thanks for considering us.

Doug and Barbara

What makes this villa unique

We hope we have already covered everything pretty well but, if there is any further information, description, help or advice, you might need, please don't hesitate to ask.

We will be delighted to help in whatever way we can - whether you finally choose our villa or not - and without, of course, any obligation at all on your part.

We know how crucial it is for you to make sure that you select exactly the right villa for your family, so please ask us any questions or queries you might have.

And, in case it might be helpful to you, we are lucky enough to have had over 38 reviews from previous guests - so just let us know if you would like to study these.

Thanks - we hope you will consider having your holiday at our villa.

Best wishes,

Doug and Barbara

Guestbook comments from the owner

“This villa also has 37 ‘five star’ customer reviews on the sister website” - view these at: http://www.homeaway.co.uk/reviews/p52956

"Simply the best villa we have ever had for our holidays! Everything was just perfect. Thank you, we will definitely be back !! Jane family. Aug 2014.

"A really fantastic villa which exceeded all our expectations, both inside and out - thanks for a really wonderful holiday" Janet family. July 2014.

"Casa Oriol is a delight with gorgeous décor and landscaping - we've had a fantastic holiday with very special memories - thanks" Alison family. July 2013.

"Best villa holiday yet! - Casa Oriol is the best villa we have ever stayed. I would highly recommend this villa as it has it all" Steven family. June 2013.

"Can't speak highly enough of Casa Oriol - from the moment we arrived, we knew we had made the right choice for our holiday. Immaculate, well equipped, clean, and with extras we have never had at other villas" James family. Aug 2014.
Nov 2007
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5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


A Beautiful Family Villa with Amazing Pool

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights in Barcelona ahead of driving down to this wonderful villa. It was peaceful and private, and the children adored the pool. It was difficult to get them away from it! We were well looked after by the the owner before we went to the villa. Great email communication meant peace of mind! Also, Sam was great while we stayed at the villa. The pool was the highlight of our holiday. The house was comfortable and the facilities were spot on. A home from home. We could walk to local restaurants, and the small town, but some of the walk was on the road so you have to be careful, particularly if coming home in the dark! I warmly recommend this villa to anyone, and I would definitely go back there!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for such a wonderful review, especially your very positive comments about how easy and clear all our pre-holiday correspondence was - and how well you were then looked after whilst on holiday. Thank you for your warm recommendation of Casa Oriol and we hope to welcome you back for another memorable holiday very soon,
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Fantastic Holiday at Casa Oriol !!

  • 5 of 5

All our family have had a really fantastic 2 weeks at Casa Oriol.

The villa is clean, airy and fresh - and had absolutely everything we needed during our holiday.

The pool is great, with plenty of space for lounging, and it's very sunny all day.

The garden is large with lots of mature trees and shrubs, which means that there's always plenty of space for everyone to spread out into - and the pergola & hammock were especially popular !! - and we played lots of games on the boules area.

The area itself has lots of lovely beaches within short driving distance, and there are plenty of great local restaurants to choose from.

Douglas (the owner) made the booking process easy and clear, and provided us with all the info we needed before we left. Samantha (the local agent who lives nearby) was very helpful and friendly, and nothing was too much trouble.

So all in all, we had a really special holiday - everything was perfect - what more can we say, except that we will definitely be going back, and we would highly recommend Casa Oriol.

Sarah and family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We work very hard to make sure that all our guests have a "fantastic holiday" - so it's great to know that we are succeeding ! We are also very pleased and proud to receive all the other very positive comments about the villa - so many thanks to Sarah and family - and we look forward to them returning soon. Thank you very much.. Douglas and Barbara.
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Prices & Availability

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7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
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29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
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1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
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26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
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16 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
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28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
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16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
1. A 25% deposit is required to secure booking, please.
2. A breakage deposit of £250/€250 is required with the final balance, please - refunded to you less any breakages (nb we have never yet retained any of anyone's security deposit).
3. Final balance to be paid 8 weeks before the holiday, please.
4. We recommend that you take out holiday insurance because, if you have to cancel after the final balance has been paid, we cannot provide any refund - unless we can re-book your dates.

- Changeover day is Saturday, but we may be able to be flexible outside peak periods.

- Please arrive at the villa after 4pm on arrival day, and depart before 10am on departure day - this ensures that everyone has a very clean tidy villa for their holiday.

..................................Payment Methods:-

To ensure the highest security, we will only use the 'Safe Payment Methods' recommended by Owners Direct, so as to protect holidaymakers and ourselves from potential fraud.

We would prefer the 'Bank to Bank Transfer' method as this is the safest and most secure for all parties - and guests can choose to pay into our UK bank account (Lloyds), or into our Spanish bank account (Bankia) - in Sterling, or in Euros, whichever is preferred. If you would prefer to pay by cheque, we can discuss this option.

Thank you.

Doug and Barbara.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Calonge in Costa Brava

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Two large, luxury, modern and fully tiled bathrooms. The large family bathroom has a full size bath with shower over and shower curtains, plus a toilet and a bidet.. The large ensuite bathroom is ensuite to the master bathroom, with a walk-in tiled shower area plus a toilet. Both bathrooms have washbasins set in modern marble-topped vanity units with large mirrors with built-in lights, and drawers and shelves for all your bathroom kit. We provide bath & hand towels for each person. (There is also an Outside Shower located beside the pool).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • First Twin - 2 Single Bed , The beds can be joined to provide a double bed if preferred.
    Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Extra large comfortable double bed.
    Second Twin - 2 Single Bed , Two comfortable twin beds.
  • All three bedrooms have ample built-in cupboard space, bedside tables and bedside lamps. The Master Bedroom has a large ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in tiled shower. The first twin bedroom has two twin beds which can be joined to form a large double bed, if that is preferred. The second twin bedroom has two twin wooden framed beds. All three bedrooms have excellent 3-speed ceiling fans, with remote controls, to keep you cool at bedtime when necessary. All three bedrooms are also fitted with excellent roller window insect blinds so that the windows can be left fully open for extra coolness at night, if preferred. A child's cot and highchair is available on request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All the bedrooms have ample built-in cupboard space, bedside tables and bedside lamps. All the bedrooms have excellent remote-control ceiling fans to keep you cool at bedtime, and there are also two large portable upright fans available to keep you cool in the rest of the villa, if the going gets a bit hot. All three bedrooms are also fitted with excellent window insect blinds, so that the windows can be left open at night for extra coolness, if preferred. A cot and a highchair are available on request, at no extra charge. Wireless broadband internet access is available for a reasonable weekly charge. The villa is cool in the summer, and has full double-glazing and central heating for the cooler winter months, and so is ideal for visiting throughout the year. Also included in the price, should you wish it, is our 'meet and greet' service where you will be met and shown to, and around, the villa when you arrive. The pool will be checked, cleaned and maintained at least twice every week. Outside: The garden is large, planted with palms, cactus, shrubs, herbs, trees and ground cover, and also has a large area of grass lawn. It is landscaped with pathways and stone walls throughout, and includes a games area for boules or badminton, with all equipment provided. It is gated and fully enclosed, with secure parking for up to 2 cars. There is a large feature hand-built BBQ made from local stone. There is also a large pergola built over a circular walled area which can be used for having morning coffee, or more al fresco eating, or just sitting, or better still, hammocking, in the shade. Another feature of the garden is the large summerhouse, used mainly for storage. Outdoor garden furniture, chairs, sun loungers, and sun umbrellas, are provided for use within the garden, or on the extensive paved area around the pool. The villa is on a small prestigious residential development, is adjacent to a beautifully landscaped park area, which also has a small play area for infants nearby. Utility Room: Modern boiler supplying constant hot water on demand, and central heating if required for winter bookings. There is a large Summerhouse in the garden with Pool Toys, Petanque Games, Two Bicycles, Extra Chairs, Beach Equipment etc., Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The price includes all gas, electricity, water, linen and towels (including beach towels!). The villa is thoroughly cleaned before and after each booking. An extra clean/laundry can be arranged for a reasonable additional fee. Pool maintained twice-weekly Other: There is an outdoor covered dining terrace with another large dining table and chairs for six people. It overlooks the swimming pool, has uninterrupted views to the wooded hillside, and has steps down to the poolside terrace and the landscaped garden.

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