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Modern Villa In The Center Of Begur, Overlooking Both The Village And The Sea

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Oct-2016
Villa in Begur, Costa Brava, Spain - Close To Beaches, Five Minutes Walk To Restaurants, Cafes, Bars And Shops

Holiday Villa Begur is our home but since we liveaway from Spain we can't always enjoy it, so we offer it for short-term holiday rental for the periods we are not there. We chose it because it met our requirement for a spacious and modern vacation house within less than five minutes walking distance from the central plaza of the stunning medieval village of Begur and enjoying at the same time the stunning views of the village and of the Mediterranean sea. It was built to a high standard in 2005, with everything you would expect from a luxury modern holiday home. Having walking access to the town completely changes how you enjoy Begur. You don't have to jump in the car to get to Begur - you just walk an easy five minutes to get to the central plaza as well as all of the restaurants, cafes, bars and shops in the village. Your car is only necessary for trips to the surrounding areas, including of course the famous Costa Brava beaches and the "Camí de Ronda", the beautiful coastal track that hugs the wild coastline. The house is incredibly spacious and intelligently designed. The entry level upstairs contains the garage and all the living areas and the level below contains the sleeping rooms, all of which access the private garden which leads to the pool (shared with three other houses). There is a big terrace for outdoor dining - as with the whole of the indoor living area, it also benefits from the incredible views to the village and the sea. At night the lights of Begur and it's medieval castle light up, making a spectacular backdrop as you sit and relax. The shared garden and pool also enjoys the wonderful views. Given its central location, Begur's beaches are on your doorstep (Sa Riera 5 mins, Sa Tuna 10 mins) as well as the adjoining beaches of Pals, Aiguablava and more. The first thing you see as you enter the house upstairs are the impressive views. which is a big open living and dining area, kitchen, extra wide oven, induction hob, microwave, nesspreso machine, wine fridge, fridge freezer, dishwasher, a toilet and a direct access to the garage for one car. Downstairs you access to the ground floor, four bedrooms with all doors to garden. Bedroom 1 double bed, en suite bathroom, 2 bedroom 1 double bed, en suite bathroom, 3 bedroom with 2 single beds and 3 bedroom with one bed with pull out bed underneath. 1 Bathroom. Also a laundry room with washing machine, dryer machine, ironing table. There is air conditioning and central heating throughout the holiday home. Internet access, WiFi, Sat TV. A barbecue is included as well.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are currently on expatriate assignment in Asia, so we have made our recently acquired home in the Costa Brava, which is being fitted out to our own requirements, available for short-term renting.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

2 Reviews

5
based on 2 holidaymaker reviews

5

wonderful holiday, beautiful home - gorgeous Begur

  • 5 of 5

We visited Begur in June 2015. The villa was as described on the website. Well furnished, lots of space and an easy walking distance to town centre with ample choices for food and wine. We stayed for one week and loved the local feel and loved the beaches. The view each night from the balcony was spectacular and a special memory for our family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always good to get a great review and thanks very much for taking the time to write it. Glade it went well and thanks for leaving the house in great condition!
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5

A really nice surprise

  • 5 of 5

We had been to Begur and knew that we wanted to go back. We were lucky enough to find this beautiful house, perfectly maintained and furnished with a lot of taste. Ideally located, dominating Begur, with stunning views and so close to the city center ! Not to mention the swimming pool, the easy access to all facilities, the quietness of the area.

The house is really well designed and has all the necessary equipment (and more !) to spend really enjoyable holidays and to discover the various beaches around and to enjoy Catalan food.

We can only recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Raph for your fantastic opinion - I couldn't have said it better myself! We are really happy to have tenants like you (you left the house super-clean) and we're really glad you enjoyed your time in Begur. You are welcome back any time!!
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Location

From the Owner

Why wouldn't we want to buy here. Begur itself, and the surrounding area, is unspoilt by the mass tourism which has shamed other parts of the Spanish coastline. Sensible and controlled development has preserved its status and its famous coastline and the interior with its medieval villages offers a treasure trove of experiences for a wide variety of interests. Gastronomically, it is incredibly rich.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Nearest Beaches - Sa Riera (3km), Sa Tuna (3.5km) and Aiguablava (4km). There's also Illa Roja, Aiguafreda, Platja Fonda, Platja del Raco, Cala Malaret, Fornells, Tamariu Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell, etc...

Travel:

The nearest airport is either Girona which is approximately 45 minutes drive or Barcelona which is 1.5 hours. The nearest train station is in Girona (on the high speed Paris-Barcelona line. Car hire is recommended and easy obtainable from the airport or train station.

Distances:

Plalafrugell - 15 mins

Palamos - 20 mins

Figueres - 1 hr

Girona - 45 minutes

Barcelona - 1.30 hr

French border - 1 hr

Further Details:

The charming medieval town of Begur with its cobbled streets and pretty town square provides most needs, such as doctors, pharmacy, supermarkets, banks, bakery, fishmonger, butchers, a traditional outdoor market with local foods as well as a fine selection of bars, restaurants and boutiques.

This a very unspoiled region, with no high rise flats or mass tourism. There are many leisure activities close to hand, including diving, snorkelling, horse riding, golf, hiking and mountain biking. There are many historic villages and towns close by which are well worth visiting, as are the three Dali museums close-by.

The local region is well known for its fine food, wines and other specialty produce and the many superb restaurants close by reflect this.

The beaches Aiguablava, Aiguafreda, Fornells, Illa Roja, Platja Fonda, Platja del Raco, Sa Riera and Sa Tuna are uniquely beautiful coves that make up the Begur coastline: these are mostly tiny beaches with crystal clear waters, surrounded by splendid vegetation and cliffs which give the region its name (the wild coast) yet most beaches have easy access and are excellently serviced.

Due to the popularity of the area, Begur has easy access to very thorough tourist information about places and events happening nearby, especially in the summer months.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low season
14 Jan 2017 - 19 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,137
for 7 nights
£1,137
£3,239
 
 
Mid low season
20 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,683
for 7 nights
£1,683
 
 
Mid season
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,020
for 7 nights
£2,020
 
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,692
for 7 nights
£2,692
 
 
Peak season
29 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,945
for 7 nights
£2,945
 
 
High Season
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,692
for 7 nights
£2,692
 
 
Mid low season
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,683
for 7 nights
£1,683
 
 
Low season
16 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,137
for 7 nights
£1,137
£3,239
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £631
Cleaning £177 + Tax
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 17 years.

Booking Notes:
A 30% deposit (non-refundable) is required on booking with the remainder to be paid eight weeks prior to the entry date. A 750 EUR deposit is also required, which will be refunded after the holiday provided that no breakages or damage has occurred.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the change over day. We may be flexible in the low-season. Arrival time is 4pm and the departure time is 10am.

A 30% deposit (non-refundable) is required on booking. The Rental Balance and the Security Deposit need to be paid by no later than eight calendar weeks before the Arrival Date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Our house is one of the very few large and modern houses which you can honestly say is right in the centre of the village, a true 5 minutes walk to the central plaza. We love that because that means we can walk into the town on a moments notice without any thought. This is the real southern European experience, and it completely changes how you experience a town such as Begur. Unlike the other beach side towns in the region, Begur has a large permanent population making it worth visiting any month of the year. It offers a truly genuine experience whenever you visit. And because it is in the town, you never feel isolated or insecure. There's always someone to help!

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower. En suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower. One bathroom with shower for bedrooms 3 and 4. One guest toilet on the upper floor serving the living areas.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 en suite with double bed. Bedroom 2 en suite with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with one single bed and a pull out bed available underneath.

Outside

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

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Groups of youngsters (average age below or equal to 25) are not allowed in this holiday residence. Children are welcome but pets are not. Outside: A private garden leads to the communal garden with its swimming pool shared with three other houses. The terrace has an outdoor table and six dining chairs. A barbecue is available. Utility Room: Washing machine, drying machine, ironing table and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided, but not beach towels. Cleaning of the villa at the end of the booking is an additional obligatory charge (190 EUR). Cleaning can be arranged more frequently if required, at the tenant's cost.

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