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Spacious & Unique Flat Steps Away from Cathedral - Gothic Quarter

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Living room with 2 sofa beds - look at the original wood beams in the ceiling!

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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

OVERVIEW
All the apartments in this catalogued historic building have been individually designed and many retain their Gothic period features. This unique apartment with one-of-a-kind Cathedral views was just renovated in Nov. 2012. Situated on the second floor of a true Gothic building (sorry no Lift/Elevator), which dates back to the XII-XIII century, the renovation has been carefully done, respecting the original architecture, to expose the handmade wood beams and the stone walls. The apartment contains both vintage and loft-style-chic furniture. There are all the conveniences you would expect, including free wi-fi and a spacious walk-in shower plus one you might not - enjoying the views of the cathedral right from the living room . The large dining, living and kitchen spaces make this luxurious apartment perfect for individuals who need more space, families or groups of colleagues. PLEASE NOTE: the mezzanine level has a lower ceiling, some people might not be able to stand up in the mezzanine area.

YOUR APARTMENT AT A GLANCE
·high quality 100% cotton bed linens & towels
·Fully controllable Air Conditioning and Heating
·Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave/steamer, coffee maker, electric kettle, refrigerator, glass-ceramic cooktop/hob and stone-top work surface.
·Free wi-fi
·Ipod Dock
·Flatscreen TV with USB & HDMI input
·Washer & dryer
I believe that pictures speak better than words, so please take a look at our photographs. For more detailed information please don´t hesitate to ask.

OTHER IMPORTANT FACTS
· 1000 sq. feet in prime location of the Gothic Distric
· Sleeps up to 8 people
· 1 Double Bedroom , 1 open mezzanine & 1 complete bathroom
· 2 queen size beds, 1 queen size sofa, 1 full bed and a 1 twin size bed
· Balcony with views of the cathedral
· Pedestrian access only - limited entrace to taxis
· No Lift/Elevator - we will help you with all your baggage!
· Not allowed: Parties or Pets
· Optional Free Extras: Baby cot/crib & highchair on request
· Optional Extras (for a fee - please consult) - daily maid service, babysitting, daily trips, bicycles/scooter, event tickets....you ask for it and we will try to find it!

RULES: No parties, no loud noises or music, no smoking, we ask that you respect your neighbors and take care of our place.
Sorry, but due to problems in the past we DONT RENT OUT to guests younger than 25 years old.

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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We are looking for renters age 30+, families are welcome...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    High chairs and baby cot available (bedding included)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Small pets can be considered...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Large size bedroom with queen size bed, built in closets, antique secretaire, plenty of light from the large window and balcony. We provide you with high quality 100% percal cotton bed linens. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Double sinks...moreless

  • Spacious bathroom with large shower, double sinks & suspended toilet. We provide you with high quality 100% cotton towels, hand soap, blowdryer and toilet paper....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We are able to provide you with tickets to events such as (Barça Soccer games, concerts), recommend you tour guides, day trips, recommend you restaurants and shops. Just ask us!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Stereo:

    Ipod Docking station with alarm clock...moreless

  • Television:

    32 ' flat screen SmartTV with USB and HDMI input....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Walking distance - 12 minutes away....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Steps away from all the main attractions of the Gothic Quarters...unbelievable location!!!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The extensible table for up to 6 guests is easily mounted. Child´s highchair upon request....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Split air systems with remote control...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality 100% percale cotton...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Easily fits the 6 guests. Contains 2 sofa beds, antique armoire, antique trunk, 32 ' flat screen SmartTV with USB and HDMI input....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    High quality 100% cotton towels. 2 per guest (hand towel and shower towel) as well as a bath mat....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer located in the mezzanine level. Laundry detergent is provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    By request a Nespresso coffe Machine can be provided. Coffee capsules will be charged apart....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A fully stocked kitchen, cups, wine glasses, tea-cups, coffe mugs, etc... Pans & Pots.... serves up to 6 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher soap is provided for hand use or for machine....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Modern kitchen with all the possible details necessary . Also has an electric Kettle, glass-ceramic cooktop/hob & stone-top work surface....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Combination of Microwave and steamer....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We include a couple of water bottles, paper towel , salt & pepper...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Incredible views of the Cathedral and the Liutenant´s Palace...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Walking distance you can find several places you can rent a bike for hours, days or weeks...moreless

  • Boat:

    The port is 12 minutes away, walking distance, there you are able to find all types of boats and canoes for rent....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The port , 12 minutes walk, There you are able to rent all types of materials....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Windsurf, kitesurf... near the beach, a 15 minute walk, there are plenty of shops where you are able to rent this material out....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    A 7 minute walk, Aire de Barcelona (www.airedebarcelona.com) We are able to provide you with reservations and a discount to these wonderful baths for an ultimate spa experience....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay
€199

Rates are based on 4 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest

XMAS-NEW YEARS
Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2016
6 night min stay
€218

Rates are based on 4 guests; add €25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
€175

Rates are based on 4 guests; add €29 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee - 4 guests €80
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

NO SMOKING ALLOWED IN ANY IF OUR LOFTS/ we don´t rent out to guests 25 younger

PRICES ARE FOR 4 guest/NIGHT! IF MORE THAN 4 GUESTS PLEASE ASK!

Increase on standard prices for special events

Christmas Hol. : + 25% - min. 5 nights

Mobile WC : + 40% - min. 5 nights

Easter : + 20% - min. 4 nights

Formula 1 : + 10% - min. 3 nights

Primavera Sound, Sonar or other festivals +20% increase min. 5 nights

We ask for :

30% deposit in Paypal or bank transfer

70% payable upon arrival in cash or with MC/VISA

cancelation policy regarding the prepayment: No refunds on prepayment.

300 euro cash refundable security deposit

Cleaning fee of 80 euro 4 guests, each additional guest 10 euros more.


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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
BCN airport El Prat - by car
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
L'Ascensor - walking distance
16 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Port of Barcelona - walking distance
54 Miles
Nearest Golf
Catalunya PGA golf course - by car
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Estacion de Francia - walking distance
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Ronda de dalt - by car
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
More like a cafe &quick lunch/dinner 'Buenas Migas
11 Miles
Nearest Beach
Barceloneta - walking distance

Car: Not Necessary

Treat yourself to spacious, quiet, luxurious accommodations in a splendid 12th century convent in the heart of Barcelona. We invite you to stay in our one of a kind apartments and make yourself at home in this historic Barcelona residence. Sunny, with great vistas of the Cathedral and the Lieutenant’s Palace. This apartment offers its guests an unforgettable experience of luxurious accommodation and personal care in the heart of Barcelona at reasonable cost.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1974

About the owner: This whole adventure started a few years back out of pure necessity. Kelly, being a Spanish-born, Korean-American but rooted in Barcelona for the past 17 years wasn´t able to find a decent long-term accommodation for all her visiting family and friends. Thus, Sal & Kelly, owners, decided to remodel one of their apartments in the gothic quarters. It started with one and continued with the rest of the building, a unique 12th century antique convent.

Why the Owner Chose Ciutat Vella:
THE NEIGHBORHOOD & SURROUNDINGS Situated in the heart of the vibrant Gothic District, right behind Barcelona´s Cathedral, the location of this apartment is ideal. You are a stone´s throw away from all the main attractions such as Plaza Sant Jaume ( the council square), Las Ramblas, Port Vell, Born District and Plaza Catalunya. A 2 minute walk will place you right in the L4 metro line which easily connects you to all the other main features of Barcelona such as La Sagrada Familia, Paseo de Gracia with all of Gaudi´s Buildings and high-end shops. This apartment is located in a street with only pedestrian access, making it a quiet and peaceful place but still right in the middle of all the main attractions. There is no location like it anywhere else in Barcelona. cancelation policy: Our cancelation policy is strict regarding the prepayment, once prepayment has been made: For a 50% refund, cancelation must be made 30 full days prior to listing's local check in time (or 3:00 PM ) on the day of check in.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Although there isn´t an elevator/lift in the building we will be happy to have someone help you out with your luggage at no extra cost. We will be happy to arrange day trips or even a guide for the day at a reasonable price. Plus, we will be more than happy to provide you with all of our knowledge about the city - shops, restaurants, etc... we will try to make your stay as comfortable as possible and give you great tips so you are able to enjoy the city as a local


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Living room with 2 sofa beds - look at the original wood beams in the ceiling!

    Living room with 2 sofa beds - look at the original wood beams in the ceiling!

  • Comfortable queen size (160) bed with 100% high quality percale cotton bedding

    Comfortable queen size (160) bed with 100% high quality percale cotton bedding

  • Sunny spacious bedroom with balcony and window

    Sunny spacious bedroom with balcony and window

  • Bright double sink bathroom

    Bright double sink bathroom

  • Great, spacious shower with sliding glass door

    Great, spacious shower with sliding glass door

  • Table for a quick meal inside the kitchen

    Table for a quick meal inside the kitchen

  • Original stone wall and stairs to the mezzanine level

    Original stone wall and stairs to the mezzanine level

  • Another look at the mezzanine level

    Another look at the mezzanine level

  • A great balcony to see the views of the Cathedral

    A great balcony to see the views of the Cathedral

  • Vintage-like sofa bed

    Vintage-like sofa bed

  • View of the Cathedral from the apartment

    View of the Cathedral from the apartment

  • The spacious living room with an extensible table for up to 6 people

    The spacious living room with an extensible table for up to 6 people

  • The vintage escritoire

    The vintage escritoire

  • Nice, clean bathroom

    Nice, clean bathroom

  • Modern kitchen fully stocked

    Modern kitchen fully stocked

  • Modern kitchen with modern appliances

    Modern kitchen with modern appliances

  • Mezzanine level with full and twin size beds

    Mezzanine level with full and twin size beds

  • View from the living room

    View from the living room

  • Antique armoire dresses up the living room

    Antique armoire dresses up the living room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Impressive views right from the living room

    Impressive views right from the living room

€175 - €218 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 10/13/2014
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