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: 4 Single rooms: 1 Double rooms: 3 Triple rooms: 0 4 person rooms: 0
Property number: 09-81804 Size (m²): 125
Single beds: 3 Double beds: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms ensuite: 0 Price per week (€): 870 - 1.100
Nearest town (6km):
Cosy holiday home with many facilities for the children
Las Casas del Arcos – Gran is a holiday home in very beautiful surroundings and with excellent common areas. It is a perfect holiday home for a group with children who wishes a spacious outdoor area, a lot of possibilities for activities and likes to meet other children and families by the pool as the common ground is shared with two other holiday homes on the premises.
The greatest assets of Las Casas del Arcos are the good possibilities for activities. The garden is large and ends in a little forest area, where you can walk or explore. The garden has football goal, a small playing ground, a wonderful fenced swimming pool area with good furniture and in the far end of the garden is a small area with rabbits, goats and a peacock. An area which most certainly will attract the children and add to many nice holiday memories. There is furthermore an activity-house with table tennis, table football and a playing corner – wonderful if you need a bit of shadow in the warm summer days. In a shadowy corner by the entrance to the forest area are furthermore a garden hammock and a hammock. This is the obvious place to go with a good book during the siesta, when the sun is at its highest.
The holiday home is situated in the beautiful rustic main house that is made of large boulders. The main house is divided into two separate and identical holiday homes. The accommodation is spread over two floors with the main family rooms on the lower floor. Here is a cozy living room with traditional Catalan furniture anda dining area with a fitted kitchen along the back wall. There are modern facilities like dishwasher, microwave, stove etc. There is also a washing machine and WI-FI in the home. There is a bathroom on the lower floor. The four bedrooms of the house are all on the first floor together with another bathroom. There are two double bedrooms with double beds, a double room with two single beds and a cozy single room. Each room is decorated with beautiful antique furniture in traditional Catalan style.
The house is situated in the Plana de Vic region. The regional capital, Vic, lies 22 km. from Las Casas de Arcos and has a rather good market every Tuesday and Saturday between 7 am and 2 pm. All imaginable products can be bought here: delicacies from local producers, clothes, pots and living animals. It is absolutely worthwhile to visit the market in Vic. Moreover Vic is a cosy town with a lot of good stores. It is a must to visit one of the two really good sausage makers in the town, who deliver their Spanish sausages to special stores all over Spain and quite a few in the rest of the world. You can make a nice walk around the town in about 4 hours.
There are 90 km. to Barcelona, so it is an obvious choice to reserve a day or two for a visit the bustling capital of Catalonia. The villages Rupit and Tavertet are also something you must see when living in the Vic area. Both are very charming and Rupit, which is built on rocks is attractive for children as well as grown ups. Bring swimming suits as it is possible to have a bath in the river below the village. If you want a day on the beach, you can either go to Barcelona, which has a 4.5 km. long beach in front of the city or drive to Costa Brava, which is 115 km. away. (in this case you could finish the day in Girona, which is a very fine city)
We are convinced that you will have a really good holiday in las Casas de Arcos, which we find is a veritable pearl for families with children.
Facilities i Las Casas del Arcos Petit:
160 m2 cosy, traditional holiday home
4 bedrooms – 1 single and 3 double rooms
3 single beds and 2 double beds
2 bathrooms- one with a tub and one with a shower
Large, cosy garden (nearly a park)
Many facilities for children: fenced pool, playground, table tennis, table football, hens, goats, rabbits and peacock.
Beautiful view over the Catalan landscape
Activities: Public tennisclub (8 km), Golf possible (30 km), Football field, Table football, Tabletennis, Internet and computer, Farmvisit possible, Playground or swings, Television, Stereo
Interior: Dishwasher, Washing machine, High chair, Cot
(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: € 0,5/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 :
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.