***Please allow at least one weeks notice to make a booking, especially in the the winter, spring and autumn. Thank you. David
Traditional Spanish studio-house with large private garden and children's pool.
The house has has no direct neighbours: the garden connects with forest and vineyards.
Located 25 mins from Barcelona by car. There are also half-hourly trains from Sitges to Barcelona which take approx. 30 mins.
It is located 25 mins from the airport (Barcelona main airport El Prat) and 7 mins from sophisticated Sitges town with all its bars restaurants clubs and many blue flag beaches.
The house is located on the edge of a national park and has a south facing aspect.
For food shopping, banks, hospital, bars and restaurants etc. the nearest village - Sant Pere de Ribes, is 4 mins away.
The house is fully equipped with a washing machine, microwave, air conditioning and I-pod (computer) speaker set.
Internet access is through a Mobile phone network router.
It is ideal for a very peaceful, rural holiday experience whilst at the same time having the best of big city culture and upmarket nightlife at a very short distance.
***Please allow a minimum of one weeks notice for any booking
****Internet access is through a Mobile phone network router (supplied). To use this it needs a SIM card purchase from the local Vodafone shop in Sitges. Tom and Dom, Casa Alex's local management will point you in the right direction
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sitges 3 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: barcelona 28 km, Nearest railway: sitges 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
300 days of sunshine with temperatures averaging 10-25 degrees throughout the year with highs of 30 in the summer and lows of 5 in the winter.
Barcelona and the Pyrenees dominate the region but also Cadaques, Figueras, Sitges, Tamariu, Girona, Montserrat, San Marti d'Empurias, Rosas, L'Escala and Taragona are highlights within, boasting the home place and Museum venue for Salvador Dali, the Picasso and Miro Museum venues, the 1996 Olympics, Roman ruins excavated, the monasteries of Poblet and the many vast strands and beaches, partcularily at the Bay of Rosas and the limpet pool bays which dot along the terra rosa of the Costa Brava coast. Sport s and X sports prevail from cycling to para sailing, sailing to windsurfing, rugby to football,
Local festivals are peppered throughout the year involving locals and tourists of all ages and from a global breadth and depth of people. Music and food, day and night. Vernacular and ultra contemporary art, architecture and design mix with sublime dexterity.
The local population are down to earth, friendly, English speaking and very relaxed.
Sitges is an exceptional coastal town 25 mins from Barcelona and 90 mins from the Pyrenees. Boutique shops litter the pedestrian streets, Local and Internationally attended festivals throughout the year. 5 beaches including town and nudist (mixed). Sailing Marina, Nightclubs and many bars and restaurants, beach front and in the beautiful town streets.
El Bulli (Rosas)* was the highest rated Michelin star restaurant in the world leaving a legacy of epicurian distinction which stands on foundations of home cooking combined with the art of tapas (proper fresh food snacking).
63 restaurants in Cataunlya have a Michelin star**
45 mins from Puerta Ventura leisure park
**CNA/Pau Cortina/Emma Garzi