The Space***This apartment is one of Five apartments in the property. Your indoor apartment areas are private; the pool, outdoor jacuzzi and terrace area are shared spaces***
We think it is quite difficult to get an idea of our house only by seeing some photos, and the space in the web isn't enough. However, I will try to explain it better here:
Our House has a building of around 400 m2, and also more than 500 m2 of outdoor areas.
The building has five apartments.
Each apartment is independent of the other apartments. In addition, the people who stay in each apartment can also use the outdoor areas.
The outdoor areas are Common Areas.
The Common Areas are shared by the guests of the five apartments.
The common areas that are shared by the people of the apartments are:
3.- Swimming pool.
4.- Jacuzzi (Heated).
6.- Bar area.
7.- Large wooden porch with sofas and hammocks.
8.- Library / reading / Living area (Adjacent to the pool).
9.- Small Gym Area (Adjacent to the pool).
The Swimming Pool: The pool is located next to the Living room and reading area. The entire Living-reading area is covered, and a third part of the swimming pool is also covered. The rest of the swimming pool (The other two-thirds) is NOT covered.
YOUR APARTMENT: The 30 m2 YELLOW Apartment will be 100% private for you. This self-catering apartment is basic (not luxurious) but offers what you need for a comfortable stay.
The 30 m2 YELLOW apartment-Studio is 30 m2 big, and has these two areas 100% private:
A.- Living - Studio Area with:
1.- A double bed (150 x 200 cm).
2.- Small Living area with a pull-out sofa for sleep the third person, (Sofa-bed, extended is 105 x 180 cm).
4.- Fan, (Not Air Conditioned)
5.- Small Kitchen where you can find all necessary utensils for a little cooking:
-Crockery, plates and glasses, cutlery, forks, knives, spoons, Some elements of kitchen utensils, etc. ..
-Sink to wash the dishes,
-Vegetable oil, salt, spices to spice up ...
B.- A complete Bathroom ( The bathroom is composed by: washbasin, Shower Cabin, toilet, and also wash-machine and dryer-machine).
POOL and VIEWS:
VIEWS: The 30 m2 YELLOW apartment-Studio is a cozy self-contained apartment. It is fully kitted out with all mod-cons. However, we would like to point out that this apartment has no views over the City. The window in the apartment looks over the passage to the pool. To enjoy the views guests need to go up to the terraces and garden areas.
SWIMMING POOL and HUMIDITY: As the Yellow Apartment is adjacent to the swimming pool, it sometimes feels humid.
SHARED or PRIVATE:
The apartment is 100% private for you.
Outside areas are shared.
When you arrive we will give you TWO different keys to two different doors: the first key is for the door to entrance to the complex. The second key is for the door of your apartment. The guests of others apartments also have copies of the first key (to the complex), but only you will have the second key to your apartment. Your Apartment will be 100% private for you.
Of course, the people that are hosted in “YELLOW apartment” can also use all the common areas, specially the area “Living / Library / reading room” (Adjacent to the pool).
If you need more information, please, feel free to contact us.
If there is anything you may need from us, please ask.
Luis & Taty. Guest AccessEnjoy the BBQ, Bar, Terraces and the 500 m2 Garden Areas (shared with other guests)
The indoor/outdoor pool and Outdoor jacuzzi/wellness area are for your enjoyment (shared with other guests)
Private Parking area available. Interaction with GuestsThis is a self-catering apartment, but there will be somebody close to the premises or easily available to assist you in any way possible.
1.- Generally are not permitted entrance to the complex of persons that are not hosted in some of the apartments.
2.- Occasionally, the owners we can allow the entrance to the complex of outsiders (not hosted on any apartment) in consideration of "guests" from one of our guests.
3.- Price. Guests must pay 30.- EUR per person per day in order to gain access to the complex.
4.- Hours. The hours for guests is: not earlier than 9:00 (9 am) and not later than 21:00 (9 pm).
5.- Rules of good neighborliness. Guests must scrupulously abide by the rules of good coexistence with the guests of the other apartments.
6.- Guests may only stay at the resort when their hosts (guest-hosts) are also in the complex, i.e. when they are accompanied by their "guest-hosts".
7.- The decision of whether or not to allow entry of guests to the resort is exclusive authority and discretion of the owners, and this decision may not be questioned by any guest.
The NeighborhoodYour apartment is nestled on a hill that offers, arguably, the best views of Barcelona.
Gaudí's Parc Güell is just 10 minutes away on foot.
There are shops and banks within walking distance.
Parc Guinardó, behind the property, is perfect for jogging or strolls.
ACCESSIBILITY and ROUTES of ARRIVAL:
1.- NEIGHBORHOOD and DISTANCE to the SHOPS: Our house is located in a very residential area, so that the cafes, restaurants, shops, etc, are around 700 - 800 meters away.
2.- DISTANCE to THE CENTER TOWN: "Plaça Catalunya" is around 4 km far away. By private car or by taxi takes around 15-30 minutes (depends the traffic). By Bus (Line "V17") takes around 20-25 minutes.
3.- DISTANCE to “GRÀCIA”: Gràcia is a Neigborhood with much live night and bar for tapas, etc… If you want to go to "The neighborhood of Gràcia" you need only 12-15 minutes by bus. Take a taxi from Gràcia to our house is around 10 - 12 euros.
4.- DISTANCE to the BEACH: The beach is around 5 km far away. By private car or by taxi takes around 20-35 minutes (depends the traffic). By Bus (Line "V17") takes around 30-35 minutes.
5.- PARKING: If you need we can offer you parking for your car.
6.- BUS STOP: The bus stop of Line "V17" is only 300 m far away from home, and the bus take around 20-25 minutes to arrive to "Plaça Urquinaona" (100 m away of "Plaça de Catalunya"). If you want go to "The neighborhood of Gràcia" you need only 12-15 minutes by bus. Take a taxi from Gràcia is around 10 - 12 euros.
7.- METRO: The metro “Alfons X” (Line – 4 Yellow) is about 12 min walking from home.
8.- THE GUINARDÓ PARC (Forest): Parc Guinardó, behind the property, is perfect for jogging or strolls. During the day the "Guinardó Parc" is 100 % safe. In the morning a lot of people Stroll their dogs,
TO FIND OUR HOUSE: To find our house is sometimes a little difficult. (With (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Maps or GPS not to much). So, If you need, we can send the route to arrive to our home from Some place known to you.
Roads Near The Apartment: Our house is on top of a hill, therefore some streets near has fairly steep hill. Some stages are stairs. Usually there are pavements.
Getting AroundBus line V17 (that starts in 5 min away from the house, 400 m) has service every 6-8 minutes, and in 20-25 min you'll be in the centre of the City. 35-40 min to Plaça de Catalunya.
Taking a taxi from Plaça Catalunya costs €25/€30