This beautiful new luxury villa with private pool is located in the hills of the picturesque village of Olivella, on the edge of the national park of Garraf, just 15 minutes from the bustling resort town "Sitges" with its beautiful beaches. This large villa guarantees a comfortable and luxurious holiday, and is ideally suited for several families. There are 3 large double bedrooms, one of which can be divided creating an other bedroom more for two persons. This one we called the master bedroom which consists of a sleeping area and a (separate) seating. This lounge has two sofa beds 180 x 140 cm. and this bedroom has access to the large roof terrace.
The third bedroom is located on the backside of the villa and has large sliding patio doors to the French balconies. There is a large double bed, possibly to separate into two beds. The fourth bedroom is located on the front of the villa and has stunning views over the valley. Here also a large double bed which can be separated. The windows all have shutters to keep so the rooms remain cool.
There are two bathrooms, one with toilet and shower and the second is very spacious with a bath, a shower, a toilet and a double sink.
The living room is very large and has a spacious area with sitting area with TV, stereo, DVD player and various games and a dining area with a large solid wood table where can be easily eaten by 8 people There are lots of windows and double doors making this room very bright. From here you go trough large doors directly to the terrace with seating and pool of 4 x 8 x 1.80meters.
The kitchen is spacious and very comfortable, with all household appliances including a dishwasher, coffee maker, fridge and freezer, washing machine, dryer, microwave oven etc.
The pool is located on the sunny side and not visible from the street so you can enjoy the sun in peace and freedom. At the frontside is a large driveway where you can park two cars if you do not want to leave them on the street.
The area is very quiet and there are many possibilities for a day trip which could include a trip to the bodegas of Torres in Vilafranca del Penedès, a visit to Freixenet and Codorniu San Sadurni d'Anoia where the famous cava is produced or a day trip to Tarragona, Girona or Barcelona, all from the villa within easy reach. The hostess can tell you about all the details. For children there is the famous Port Aventura in Salou and the water and safari park Agualeon in Vendrell.
This villa is only rented from Saturday to Saturday, and not to groups of young people aged under 25 years.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sitges or Vilanova 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Barcelona 40 km, Nearest railway: Vilafranca del Penedès 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
El Garraf is a small area full of curiosities. Geology has given us a massif that deserves to be discovered and history has made it a place brimming with treasures worth getting to know. The Mediterranean embraces the coast from Cubellas, a family tourism town, to Port Ginesta, and offers nautical sports, thanks to the yacht harbours, or recreation in the beach. Sitges conserves the spirit of Catalan Art Nouveau, thanks to the legacy of Santiago Rusiñol, and Vilanova I la Geltru preserves the work of Victor Balaguer, one of the outstanding men of contemporary Catalonia.
As well as the geography, history and art, the small but varied area of El Garraf - sea, mountain, sand and vineyards, gastronomy and wine – offers the finest services and infrastructures to welcome visitors.
Beaches, hotels, restaurants, apartments, bars, nightlife, nature centres and secluded landscapes wait to delight you. Canyelles and OLIVELLA are small inland towns where serenity contrasts with the more bustling life of the coastal towns. In the middle of the area, San Pedro de Ribas also offers the possibility of enjoying rural tourism.
El Garraf, sea and mountains, near Barcelona but far from the indomitable roar of the capital, will provide you with pleasant stays which stimulate the senses. You only need to come with an open spirit and a desire to discover.
A WALK THROUGH OLIVELLA
OLIVELLA is located in the north of the area, in the midst of El Garraf Park. This is exactly what confers on Olivella its own landscape beauty. The village comprises Olivella, several farmhouses and six housing estates.
Before arriving at the village, by the BV-2111, there is already a magnificent example of rural architecture: Can Suriol, a typical Catalan farmhouse, formed by a “mother” farmhouse, around which other farmhouses were gradually added. Of the initial settlement there is documentation dating to 1334. Today the farmhouse is an 18th century building which is impressive for its two exterior galleries with semi-circular arches.
Walking around the old centre of Olivella is undoubtedly a gratifying experience. Upon arrival you find plaça Major, location of the town hall and La Sala Information Centre, where you can obtain information about the El Garraf Park and Olivella in general, and from where guided tours begin to discover the most picturesque corners of the village. From this spot you can see the first settlement of the village located on the hill, Puig Molí. This settlement comprised a church, castle, and the rectory: the castle known as Castell Vell was constructed in the year 992 following a clear strategic plan during the “Reconquest”. Today there is a mill build in the 18th century on the ruins of the castle. Very close to the Castle Vell, are the ruins of the church called Eglésia Vella (13th century), the only example of Romanesque architecture in the area. It formed part of the old castle of Olivella and was in use until the 16th century as a parish church. From here you can enjoy a privileged view of the village, but it is difficult to reach and the path is not marked.
Trough carrer Major you reach the parish church of Sant Pere I Sant Feliu, build in 1430 on the remains of the castle known as Castle Nou and restructured in the 17th century. After visiting the church, it is wandering through the narrow streets of Olivella before branching out to discover its surroundings.
Farmhouse Can Grau , this farmhouse is available for short-term stays and to undertake activities to widen knowledge of the natural environment of El Garraf.