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Barcelona ***Fantastic Location *** Gothic Quarter Luxury

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Our spacious living/dining room with french doors to balcony.

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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ciutat Vella apartment description

UNBEATABLE GOTHIC QUARTER LOCATION

Luxury three bedroom apartment in Barcelona's emblematic Gothic quarter, in Carrer de la Mercé. Near to the Cathedral of La Merced - Barcelona's patron Saint - and right in the heart of 'Old Barcelona'.

Beautifully renovated, fully air-conditioned apartment in an historic building with every comfort and decorated to the highest standards. Located just off the seafront, only five minutes' walk from the famous Ramblas in one direction and The Born in the opposite direction. Surrounded by myriad restaurants and tapas bars.

Medieval sights abound mixed in with shops of every description and sidewalk café life. A short stroll takes you to the Port Vell--Barcelona's beautiful old port, lined with restaurants and museums and location of Barcelona's acquarium and the Marenostrum shopping and entertainment complex. From there, you can take the cable car to Montjuic - location of the Spanish Village and the Miró Foundation - for amazing views of Barcelona and the port.

Walk the other way and you are in front of Barcelona's medieval cathedral and near to Plaza Catalunya. The Picasso museum is a few minute's walk, in the heart of The Born. Wander along to The Ramblas and soak up the colors, sights and aromas of the famous La Boquería market - a great place for lunch. A few minutes further on brings you to the MACBA, Barcelona's museum of Contemporary Art.

The apartment is a genuine home from home with 4 metre ceilings and balcony. Large and comfortable living/dining room with original works of art, satellite TV, WIFI and iPod/iPhone/iPad dock; fully equipped kitchen, central air conditioning throughout, central heating, two bathrooms, washer and dryer. Easy access to the airport, train stations and minutes from two metro stations.

Keywords: Apartment, Barcelona, Gothic Quarter, luxury, three bedrooms

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 100 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                King bed can be divided into two singles....moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ensuite...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Convertible bed(s)

                6th person sleeps on a very comfortable folding bed....moreless

              • 100% cotton sheets. Extra pillows supplied. Baby Crib available on request at no extra charge....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

                ensuite to Master Bedroom....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Newly renovated 2013....moreless

              • Each bathroom features amenities from Molton Brown of London, heated towel rails, luxury towels and hair dryer....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • We are happy to supply a basics provision basket on request for an extra fee. Maid service available on request. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Chess board and playing cards....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Featuring English, Spanish, French, Italian and German programs....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    There is also an iPod/iPad/iPhone dock for listening to music and charging....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    in the heart of the historic & atmospheric Gothic Quarter...moreless

                  • Monument View:

                    views along the ancient pedestrian street to Correos...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Parasailing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Including kitchen. New top of the line installation 2013....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Elevator
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Skype Out calls free to USA & Canada. Skype VOIP calls free to other Skype members worldwide....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Secure public garage only 3 minutes walk away....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heating throughout....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Free internet provided....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    100% cotton sheets and towels....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large comfortable living room with 4 metre ceilings....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free calls to all Spanish national land and mobile lines. ...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Luxury fluffy towels. We also supply beach towels on request....moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    throughout the apartment....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Electric filter coffee maker and a French press....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Enough for the most demanding chef!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully fitted kitchen with everything you need including multi-function oven, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, juice maker, coffee maker and fridge/freezer....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Multi-function oven....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    We keep a stock of basic items in the store cupboard such as coffee, tea, sugar, olive oil, vinegar and most condiments....moreless

                  Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        Small balcony with table and two chairs...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          €260

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add €30 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • final cleaning fee €120
                          • nightly tourist tax €1
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit €350
                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          Prices are for up to 4 people. €290 per night for 5 people. €320 per night for 6 people. Final cleaning fee €120 for up to 5 people. €150 for 6 people.

                          Special rates and conditions apply for certain events such as the Mobile World Congress, Grand Prix, Easter, Christmas and New Year. Please ask us for a quotation.

                          25% non-refundable deposit required to secure the booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


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                          Last updated: 11/24/2014
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                          Location

                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Barcelona - El Prat
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Barcelona
                          20 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Sant Cugat Golf Course
                          700 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          Estaciò de França
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Ronda Litoral
                          300 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          Baqueira-Beret
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Barceloneta

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Barcelona Acquarium nearby. Private guided tours of Barcelona can be arranged on request. Bicycle rental and tours. Segway tours. Boating and Hot Air Ballooning. Visits to vineyards can be arranged.

                          Barcelona's medieval catherdral is a short stroll through the Gothic Quarter and near to Plaza Catalunya. The Picasso museum is just a few minutes away, in the heart of the Born.

                          Wander along to the Ramblas and soak up the colors, sights and sounds of the famous La Boquería market - a great place to have lunch. A few minutes further on brings you to the MACBA, Barcelona's museum of Contemporary Art.

                          Paseo de Gracia, with its famous Gaudi buildings - Casa Batllò and La Pedrera - is a short taxi ride away. Paseo de Gracia runs from the Plaza Catalunya up to Diagonal and is home to all the best designer shops.

                          The iconic Sagrada Familia - Gaudí's famous unfinished cathedral - is just a 15 minutes taxi ride.

                          Moving around Barcelona is easy: taxis are cheap and plentiful and public transport works really well. Two metro lines are only 5 mins away. The hop on/hop off Touristic Bus also stops nearby and is a great way to see the city.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: Pleased to meet you! We love the location of our apartment - right in the heart of the Gothic Quarter - walking distance from just about everything. We have lived in Catalonia for over twenty years. Rita spent 20 years in the hotel business worldwide and understands what travellers want. John is an international art consultant. We want to help you enjoy this wonderful city by making you feel right at home in very comfortable surroundings.

                          Why the Owner Chose Ciutat Vella:
                          Barcelona is such a great city! We both visited Barcelona before we met and had an instant love affair with the city and its people. We wanted to buy an apartment which we could use to explore Barcelona and experience the sights, sounds and aromas that make Barcelona such a great place to visit. There is no place so emblematic than Barcelona's Gothic Quarter and we chose an apartment that gives us the comfort of home within walking distance to all the sights in the historic part of the city.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          We love strolling over to the famous Ramblas and visiting the incredible La Boqueria market which recently celebrated its 150th anniversary - unique in all of Europe. Some of our favorite restaurants are just minutes away by foot or taxi. We love walking along the boardwalk on the Barceloneta beach at sunset.


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

                           

                          Photos

                          • Our spacious living/dining room with french doors to balcony.

                            Our spacious living/dining room with french doors to balcony.

                          • Our restored 16th century building

                            Our restored 16th century building

                          • the living/dining room has 4 meter ceilings!

                            the living/dining room has 4 meter ceilings!

                          • The Master bedroom with door to enclosed laundry patio.

                            The Master bedroom with door to enclosed laundry patio.

                          • Full size bathtub and shower.

                            Full size bathtub and shower.

                          • Bedroom 3 with single bed.

                            Bedroom 3 with single bed.

                          • Another view of the Master bedroom with door to bathroom.

                            Another view of the Master bedroom with door to bathroom.

                          • The beautiful Old Port (Port Vell) with Montjuic in the background.

                            The beautiful Old Port (Port Vell) with Montjuic in the background.

                          • The beach at Barceloneta is a 15 minute walk from the apartment.

                            The beach at Barceloneta is a 15 minute walk from the apartment.

                          • The Arc de Triomf, Parc de la Ciutadella (City Park).

                            The Arc de Triomf, Parc de la Ciutadella (City Park).

                          • Passeig del Born.

                            Passeig del Born.

                          • The old Customs Building, Port Vell

                            The old Customs Building, Port Vell

                          • Our elegant entrance

                            Our elegant entrance

                          • Entering the apartment.

                            Entering the apartment.

                          • The fully fitted kitchen has everything you need!

                            The fully fitted kitchen has everything you need!

                          • Ensuite bathroom to Master bedroom

                            Ensuite bathroom to Master bedroom

                          • Bedroom 2 with either a king size bed or two single beds.

                            Bedroom 2 with either a king size bed or two single beds.

                          • Bathroom 2 has just been beautifully renovated - new photo to come!

                            Bathroom 2 has just been beautifully renovated - new photo to come!

                          • Calle Merce is a pedestrian street one block from the Old Port.

                            Calle Merce is a pedestrian street one block from the Old Port.

                          • The park leading to the Port Vell, just across Passeig Colom.

                            The park leading to the Port Vell, just across Passeig Colom.

                          • Casa Batllò on Passeig de Gràcia.

                            Casa Batllò on Passeig de Gràcia.

                          • Palau de la Musica.

                            Palau de la Musica.

                          • Welcome to the Port of Barcelona!

                            Welcome to the Port of Barcelona!

                          • The cruise terminal taken from the Montjuic cable car.

                            The cruise terminal taken from the Montjuic cable car.

                          VRBO #132527

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                          €260 per night (EUR)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 11/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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                          • Calendar last updated: 11/24/2014
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