Living local is a great chance to make a real difference using "Responsible Tourism" which are supporting the local Catalan farmers as it aids maintaining traditional ways of living. Renovating the beautiful country homes, with a high degree of respect, stops the areas of mass tourism to grow larger and preserve the stunning scenery, wildlife and glory in Catalonia's historic buildings and precious heritage.
Number of rooms: 5 Single rooms: 0 Double rooms: 3 Triple rooms: 0 4 person rooms: 2
Property number: 08-10826 Size (m²): 250
Single beds: 10 Double beds: 2 Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms ensuite: 2 Price per week (€): 2.575 - 2.650
Nearest town (6km):
If you like a nice view, Casa Greco is a house to go for. Situated on a hillside at the entrance from Central Catalonia to the Pyrenees, the house has a fantastic view down over the valley. The house is privately set in green surroundings, and still there is only 8 km. to the regional capitol Berga. Additionally, there is a track taking you to the nearest village in half an hour.
Inside, the house has recently undergone a reform combining the original limestone walls with modern colours and furniture. So far, it is only the first floor that has been reformed.
From the entrance there is a stairway to the first floor. Here you can either go right to enter the big common room or left to follow an aisle to the bedrooms. When you enter the common room, you are stunned about the view meeting you from the beautiful panoramic windows in the full length of the room. The room is nicely decorated and has in one end a functional, open kitchen and a small table. In the middle of the room, there is a very nice, square dining table, and in the other side, there is a sofa-corner with TV, DVD as well as a chimney.
If you follow the aisle, you will find two double rooms with bathrooms en suite to the right. One is a twin-room, the other is equipped with a master bed. Both rooms have an excellent view. The aisle turns 90 degrees and then on the right side you have another double room and two bathrooms. On the left side, you have the two four-bed rooms, one of them with balcony.
Just outside the entrance, you have the covered terrace with barbecue and a table football. The small cosy windows give you the view over the valley. From the terrace you get out to the pool-area and the parking. On the other side of the house there is a football field.
From the house there are many tracks, where you can walk, for instance to the nearby village. Alternatively you can rent mountain bikes. Please ask for details. Horseback riding is also possible in the area.
Reviews from previous guests:
The service from the owners was fantastic. Very nice people.
Do you wish to combine your stay with some nights in Barcelona?
Most of our holiday homes are situated within 1-1½ hours drive from Barcelona. Most of our guests visit the city during their stay in Catalonia. Every year more guests however, choose to make a combined stay, where you stay in Barcelona some days before or after your stay in the holiday home.
Therefore, we have found a selection of holiday lettings in Barcelona, so we can help you making the best possible combination.
(for each guest is one for the bath and one for the hands - please bring towels for the pool and beach -
there is a washing machine in the house)
COT NORMALLY AVAILABLE AND INCLUDED. PLEASE REQUEST INFORMATION
HIGH CHAIR SOMETIMES AVAILABLE AND INCLUDED. PLEASE REQUEST INFORMATION
DOMESTIC ANIMALS/PETS PERMISSION AND SUPPLEMENT MUST BE REQUESTED IN ADVANCE, AS NOT ALL HOLIDAY HOMES ALLOW PETS
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HEATING ( WINTER) INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
40 % must be paid within 8 days to secure the booking.
By cancellation more than 2 months before arrival, half of the deposit will be refunded.
By cancellation less than 2 months before arrival, the deposit is not refunded.
(60%) in cash on arrival to the house owner or transfer one month before (as you prefer).
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Catalan tourist tax: € 0,99/adult (+16) per night. You maximum pay for 7 night´s (even though you stay 2 or 3 weeks).
Number of persons: The number of persons included is stated at the top of the page. The number in brackets indicates the number of optional extra beds available against supplement (typically € 125 per week). The price for an extra bed covers: Setting up additional bed linens, towels and use of facilities. There are also cot(s) available on request.
*At Catalan holidays in low- and medium season supplements may apply. Please consult us.
Description of the region :
THE UNSPOILT PYRENEES The 450 km long mountain range with snowcapped peaks that rises to the 3000m curve bounds the Iberian peninsula from the rest of the continent. The wooded hills with lush wildlife, lakes and rivers are among the most unspoiled wilderness areas in Europe. These are the Pyrenees and not only nature lovers will feel at home here - there are plenty of activity providers, which offer kayaking and rafting at different levels and rivers. Furthermore, it is a cultural rich area with lots of small, authentic villages.
ADVENTURE AND OUTDOOR PARADISE If you love adventure or just looking for a day with plenty of fresh air and action, the Pyrenees are the perfect place. Water sport is great here and it is for example a perfect day trip and an unforgettable experience for the whole holiday group to sail down a roaring river in a large, solid rubber dinghy with an experienced rafting instructor. Similarly, you can take a ride in the kayak, and here you can of course choose the difficulty level - for the adrenaline-seeking people, there are waterfalls and fast riffles, while for the family, there are calm, flat-water stretches, where you can also sail to the shore and take a lunch break in the beautiful surroundings. A hiking or walking trip is a good way to experience the beautiful scenery – here, there is time for all the impressions and you have a good opportunity to perpetuate the landscape on camera. There is a hiking trail with the name GR10, which runs from the Mediterranean coast to the Atlantic coast. It is recommended to walk at least a short stretch of this popular path. During winter, the Pyrenees transform into a snow paradise, where there is plenty of opportunity for skiing and snowboarding. This is often a cheaper but still great alternative to the typical French Alps.
LOCAL COZY VILLAGES In the hilly landscape are many small, quaint villages, where the typical Catalan atmosphere and culture faithfully exists. If you are looking for authenticity and an alternative to mass tourism, these towns are worth a visit. Similarly, the restaurants in these villages is very well recommended where it is often natural, local ingredients used in the kitchen. If you want to visit bigger city in the area, Berga is a good option. There are plenty of shopping, pedestrian streets and markets. The city has a long history and the name comes from an Iberian tribe called Bergistani that after several matches had to surrender to the Romans. In the eastern area of the Pyrenees, there is a very special valley called Vall de Núria. It is a valley about 2000 m above sea level, which, like the rest of the area is very scenic and wonderful. However, there is just one thing - there are no roads there. You can only enter by either a 12- km-long train ride south from Catalonia or a long walk from France up north. In summer, the valley is lush and green, and during the winter, there is a popular ski resort.
ANDORRA With a size of 467 km2, the small country of Andorra lies between the high mountains of the Pyrenees. While on vacation in Catalonia, a visit to this unique, beautiful country is a great idea for a day trip. Besides just being a "duty-free heaven" (where the shopping opportunities are endless), there are plenty of adventure opportunities, natural parks and medieval details and buildings. There are also lots of wellness - including hot spring pools.
Please do not do not hesitate to take contact if you have any questions or if you want to book.