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Modern Villa (Center Of Begur) Overlooking Both Village And Sea

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,798 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Begur, Costa Brava - Close to Beaches, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Shops

Holiday Villa Begur is our home but since we are expats we can't always enjoy it, so we offer it for short-term holiday rental for the periods we are not there. It is a spacious and modern vacation house less than five minutes walk from the central plaza of the stunning medieval village of Begur. It enjoys stunning views of the village and of the Mediterranean. 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 use the car to get to town - in five minutes you can walk to the central plaza as well as all of the restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. Your car is only necessary for trips to the surrounding areas, including of course the famous Costa Brava beaches. You can also go places by walking or bicycling along the the beautiful inland and coastal tracks that hug 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. The first thing you see as you enter the house upstairs are the impressive views. On this level you find the built-in garage as well as the kitchen, dining area, salon, toilet and dining terraza. Downstairs you access the four bedrooms and laundry room with washing machine, dryer & ironing table. There is air conditioning and central heating throughout the home plus Internet access, WiFi and Sat TV. A barbecue is included.


Owner
Richard Dinnie
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Richard Dinnie

We are on expatriate assignment, so we offer our home, which is fitted out to our own requirements, for short-term renting.

Richard Dinnie purchased this villa in 2014

Why Richard Dinnie chose Begur

Begur 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 with its medieval villages, all of which offer a treasure trove of experiences for a wide variety of interests.

What makes this villa unique

Our house is one of the very few large and modern houses which you can honestly say is in the centre of the village, a 5 minutes' walk to the central plaza. We can walk into the town. This 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!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2798 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guests are required to comply with the Pool Rules as annexed to the Rental Contract.
  • Guests are required to comply with the Community Rules as annexed to the Rental Contract.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs toilet - Toilet
    Separate Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ensuite for Bedroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ensuite for Bedroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , With ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , Second bed rolls out from under the main single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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. Laundry: 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 (210 EUR + VAT). Cleaning can be arranged more frequently if required.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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The villa was very comfortable ,beautiful kitchen and living areas.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa,with amazing views.furnished and equipped to a very high standard. Short walk into the heart of begur where there was plenty of restaurants and bars to sit out and watch the world go by .The coast line was stunning And plenty of beautiful old towns to visit .a 5 star holiday destination.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fabulous villa in the heart of Begur

  • 5 of 5

The excellently appointed villa was an ideal place for us to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with our family. The location with its views of the castle, the town and the sea is spectacular. We loved the open-plan layout, eating out on the terrace and generally relaxing and having fun in the pool.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, well-designed villa. Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Stunning villa, great layout, perfect for families with lots of storage and lovely bathrooms and kitchen. Customer service was excellent, walking distance to great restaurants and shops and well-stocked supermarkets. Fantastic view, big, clean pool which the kids loved. Literally nothing missing from this villa!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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: 24-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 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: 10-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 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

Nearest Airport
58 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Playa de Pals
Nearest Train
54 Kilometres
Girona
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Sa Tuna
Car: recommended

Nearest Beaches - Sa Riera, Sa Tuna, Aiguablava, Illa Roja, Aiguafreda, Platja Fonda, Platja del Raco, Cala Malaret, Fornells, Tamariu, Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell...

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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Begur, 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 season
19 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,560
for 7 nights
£1,560
 
 
Mid season
16 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,977
for 7 nights
£1,977
 
 
High season
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,554
for 7 nights
£2,554
 
 
Peak season
28 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,909
for 7 nights
£2,909
 
 
High Season
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,554
for 7 nights
£2,554
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,977
for 7 nights
£1,977
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,134
for 7 nights
£1,134
£3,264
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £665.47
Linen & towels £70.98 + Tax
Cleaning £133.09 + Tax
Stay tax £0.40 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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