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: 8 Single rooms: 0 Double rooms: 5 Triple rooms: 3 4 person rooms: 0
Property number: 09-59550 Size (m²): 360
Single beds: 15 Double beds: 2 Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms ensuite: 0 Price per week (€): 1.415 - 3.690
Nearest town (9km):
Remotely situated, and still not much more than 1 hour from Barcelona, you find La Casa Nou situated, in a landscape crisscrossed by rivers and streams, full of woods, stone and crops. In front of the house, a lovely swimming pool areais situated.
This ancestral home dates back to the seventeenth century, but is based on a medieval building from the thirteenth century. The farmhouse was built in 1713. Between 1998 and 2001 it was restored, stone by stone, respecting the original constructions.
This rustic house La Casa Nou has two parts, which can be rented independently in the off season. In the summer, La Casa Nou is let as one house for up to 19+3 persons distributed in 8 bedrooms and with 4 bathrooms. La Casa Nou offers two different terraces with space for everyone to eat together comfortably.
One enters the bigger part “Grande” by a beautiful wooden gate, and find a cosy very rustic hall with fireplace. From here, to one side, you find two triple rooms with single beds and to the other side a fully equipped bathroom with bath tub. 3 steps down, you enter a hall, which can be opened to the outside to serve as outdoor, covered terrace. There is a basic “summer” kitchen as supplement to the barbecue.
Upstairs, the stairs lesd to the big common area with a beautiful dining table, sofa corner with fire place, and to one side, access to a magnificant first floor terrace, with the most beautiful view over the valley in one direction and to the pool area in the other, with no neighbours in sight.
To the other side, you find the fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge, microwave, coffe maker, dishwasher etc. In this part, there are also two double rooms, sharing between them a bathroom with bathtub.
The other part “Cabanya” is also in two floors and has also entrance from the side, where the big terrace is situated. On the ground floor, there is another living room with an open kitchen, a bathroom and two double bedrooms. Upstairs, there is a triple room with 3 single beds (and also a sofa bed, if for instance 4-5 children like to sleep together), a double room and a bathroom with bathtub. Here is also a cosy terrace.
This house is for those, who appreciate living in a truly old-style Catalan farmhouse, where one really sense the history from the walls and the rooms. The location is stunning and peaceful. In the small river in the valley, you can have a swim in the summer and the area offers plenty of possibilities of hiking. You might make a very nice excursion to the springs that deliver the watter to the house..
8 bedrooms (2 doubles, 3 twins and 3 triples) and quality beds
4 bathrooms with bathtubs
2 kitchens + summer kitchen and barbecue (dishwasher, microwave etc.)
3 different terraces
Living room with TV and DVD
Nice pool area with sun loungers and parasols
Beautiful and private surroundings, great for outdoor activities
Easy access to Barcelona and the beaches o fCosta Brava (1,5 hours)
Visit Barcelona or rent a holiday flat in Barcelona
An obvious excursion during your stay is a visit to the Catalan metropolis Barcelona. Experience the Sagrada Família church by Gaudi, the Ramblas, the Gothic neighbourhood, the F.C. Barcelona museum at CampNou, the beach etc. The distance from most houses is between 1 and 1½ hour. As one day might not be enough, many choose to combine the stay in our Spanish holiday homes with some nights in our centrally located Barcelona apartments.
Activities: Golf possible (20 km), Television, Stereo, DVD-player
Interior: Dishwasher, Washing machine, High chair, Cot
Garden: Private garden, Private outdoor swimming
pool (32 (8 x 4) m2) , BBQ, Terrace
Distance to (km):
Costa Brava: 85
Public Internet access: 9
Public transportation: 9
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Description of the region :
Vic is the capital of the region of Osona, Barcelona, is located on the banks of the Meder river, in the vicinity of the impressive Sau reservoir. It is small town (70.000 inhabitants) and is situated on the plain that carries its name. Plane del Vic.
A holiday based in Vic provides you and your family with the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, in the heart of Catalonia. You will find yourself at home among the local inhabitants and enjoy the lively local life and cuisine in this beautiful town. Among lush green hills, and authentic small town Spanish life, you are still only 75 km. distance to the big city-life of roaring Barcelona, or the majestic beauty of the highest peaks of the Pyrenees. If you want to go to the beach, whether you prefer a lively crowded beach or a peaceful secluded one, it is only a 100 km. drive to the east. Your vacation house will provide a excellent base for experiencing the diversity of Catalan nature, the historical and cultural heritage, or you can just relax, sit back and sink into everyday Catalan living.
Market in Vic
The town Vic with its charming old quarter is worth a visit. On Tuesdays and Saturdays you will find a large popular and lively market on Placa Major. Another option is to enjoy the delicious cuisine or to take a guided tour through the historical quarter. On the central square you will find many shops and café terraces. The square is always full of genuine Catalan rural atmosphere.
In Vic you can enjoy: Museu Episcopal, which displays a rich collection of Romanesque art. The Gallery Sala del Romanico has a outstanding group of alter fonts and The Gothic Gallerie Salas del Gotico`s collection of alter pieces are also impressive. All 3 galleries are given 3 stars (highly recommended) by Guide Michelin.
La Plana de Vic is all surrounded by mountains: in the north the mountains of Comarca (administrative area corresponding to the English county) of Ripollès and Comarca of Garrotxa, in the east the mountainous area of Les Guilleries, in the southeast the Massif of Montseny, in the west the mountainous areas of Moianès and Lluçanès, and it remains closed by a circle of mountainous systems that draws the heights of its outline: the mountains of Bellmunt, Collsacabra, Guilleries, Matagalls, Tagamanent, the Bertí's Crags, Collsuspina, Gurb, El Grau and Orís, and the Pyrenean spurs of Montesquiu and Besora.
The possibilities for activities in the area are numerous, for adults as well as for children. Riding, hiking, sailing even hot-air ballooning.. If you want to plan any activities ahead of you travel, please contact us, and we will try our best to assist you the best we can..
Please do not do not hesitate to take contact if you have any questions or if you want to book.