A luxuriously restored masia just South of Barcelona
Surrounded by beautiful National Park Garraf in the Pinedes wine region just south of Barcelona, villa Almiral de la Font is a ‘masia’ (Catalan manor house) one of the best examples of the “basilica” style of building in Catalonia.
Originally built in 1592 and extended in 1805, this luxury villa was restored with high-tech modern amenities whilst retaining the historic charm and character of the original building.
Almiral de la Font has more than 300 acres of private grounds with vineyards, olive groves and fruit trees, yet is only a 30 minute drive from Barcelona and 10 minutes from the glamour beach resort of Sitges.
The villa is one of the most impressive and spectacular holiday properties for rent in the Sitges area and offers 11 bedrooms in total, which can accommodate up to 28 guests: four double bedrooms, another three suites with two or three bedrooms, and an additional suite with its own living room. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are tastefully decorated.
Additionally, a separate guesthouse (Casita) is situated very close to the villa, featuring a kitchen and bathroom, and separate entrance.
The individual features of the villa include home cinema, the media room, and a game room with pool tables and ping-pong.
The outdoor area enjoys a Jacuzzi, basketball court, trampoline and a barbeque.
Almiral de la Font is the perfect palace for a family reunion and a versatile venue for corporate and private events.
The West Wing - this is a suite with double four poster king size bed and door to separate sitting room with two single beds (90x190) which may be put together. This suite has its own sun-terrace.The Margallo – which has a double bed which can be made into twins and a shower bathroom. This bedroom has its own patio which leads to the back-garden area of the house.The Classic Suite - his has a king size double (180 x 200) with bath in separate room, shower and, in through a door to a separate sitting room a large sofa-bed (160x195) NB the bathroom is open-plan.The Japanese room - this has a double bed that can easily be converted to twin beds (180 x 200) and a large luxury shower roomThe Ochre room – which has two large single (queen size) beds The Bali room - has a 4-poster double bed (180 x 200).The East Wing - this has an open plan bath with shower attachment, a 4-poster double bed (195 x 200) and in a separate sitting room a large sofa-bed (160).
Second floor:The Mediterranean bedroom - this has a double bed (180 x 200) and also a large double shower room.
The Gold Suite has a double bed (180 x 200) and in its own sitting area a sofa-bed (160
The Montserrat room to the left of the stairs has a queen-size double bed (155 x 200).
Separate from the main villa:The Casita (extra costs – on request) - One double bed, 1 single bed and a double sofa-bed.
The beautiful beaches of Sitges are a short 10-minute drive away. There are 17 different beaches along the 4 mile stretch. Beaches in front of the main town have sun beds, umbrellas, showers, bars and pedallos available.
Barcelona is only 30 minutes away and is best known for its Gaudi architecture, pulsating nightlife and avenues for strolling along. There are plenty of opportunities for family fun, with an excellent aquarium, IMAX cinema and shopping malls. Only 45 minutes away is Port Aventura, the second biggest theme park in Europe. Set up by Universal Studios, it has one of the fastest roller coasters in the world and rides for all ages. The Garraf Park is one of the best nature reserves around Barcelona. The park has excellent walking or biking paths, and is a highlight for anyone interested in wildlife. Some of the best European golf courses are easily accessible from the masia.
Nearby 5 minute drive to: grocery stores, restaurants, tennis court 10 minute drive to: beach, hospital, town (Sitges), golf 25 minute to airport 40 minute drive to Barcelona Proximity to numerous good local restaurants and vineyards The famous Penedes and Cava producers including Torres, Freixenet and Cordoniu are within visiting distance for wine enthusiasts Direct access to Garraf national park for excellent hiking and mountain biking 45 minutes to Tarragona and the much acclaimed theme park, Port Aventura and the impressive Montserrat with its famous monastery.
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