An Oasis in the City

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A semi-detached house, recently renovated with the highest quality materials, located in an exclusive private area used only by the neighbours with 24H security service. The residential complex was awarded with the FAD Prize (Foment de les Arts Decoratives), for its arquitectural design. Our place is in a pedestrian street that keeps you away from the hustle of the city. An exquisite three storey house with a cosy patio by the entrance and a nice terrace upstairs, both great to enjoy and relax at any day time the peace and quietness of the neighbourhood. A pearl in the city.
Ground floor: Patio by the entrance that leads you to the living room; a modern Italian design kitchen open to the living room; and a bathroom.
First floor: Two bedrooms with queen size beds, one with a japanese style wardrobe and flat TV screen; a walk-in closet with a complex daylight system and a stylish bathroom where you can indulge yourself in a multi-jet Hansgrohe Raindance shower.
Second floor: closet with washing machine and dryer and access to the 35m2 solarium where you can enjoy the views of the skyline by the beach and the privacy, peace and quietness of our place sorrounded by fragrant flowers. In sunny days you can lie down on the deck chairs for sunbathing and refreshing in the outdoor shower.
Additional amenities:
- Complimentary bottle of spanish wine, mineral water and seasonal fruit.
- Safe box
- High speed Internet access (WiFi)
- Cable TV
- Daikin air conditioning
- 42' plasma TV (living room), 28' LCD TV (bedroom)
- DVD player
- Dishwasher
- Hairdryer
- High quality cotton towels and linens provided (Naf-Naf)
- Soap, shampoo and conditioner provided.
- Covered garage in the same building (optional).


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books:

    Most of them in English, including some Barcelona guides you can use during your stay....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    ONO cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    In the leavingroom 42'' LG HDMI Smart TV with Wifi In our master bedroom 28'' LCD...moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Naf-Naf sheets, pillows and duvets...moreless

  • Parking:

    A secure parking space is available under request (not included in our rates) in the community garage below our house....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    A set of Naf-Naf towels for each guest is provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    AEG. Soap and fabric softener, iron and ironing board provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    ONO ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso Krups coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pans, pots and any item you might need for cooking are provided. Just let us know if something is missing and we will get it for you....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and cutlery are provided for 12 guests....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Zanussi integrated dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Doimo Cucine Italian design kitchen, fully equipped, best qualities...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Zanussi, stainless steel...moreless

  • Oven:

    Zanussi stainles steel...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Condiments, spices, olive oil, Modena vinegar, brown and white sugar, bottled water, paper goods... are provided. Let us surprise you with our welcome pack....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Downstairs 15 sq.meter patio Upstairs a 35 sq.meter solarium...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 64 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Nov 1 - Dec 23, 2015
4 night min stay

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

Dec 24 - Jan 7, 2016
4 night min stay
Low season
Jan 8 - Feb 20, 2016
4 night min stay
Mobile World Congress
Feb 20 - Feb 26, 2016
7 night min stay

flat fee
Mid Season
Mar 1 - Mar 19, 2016
4 night min stay
Mar 20 - Mar 28, 2016
4 night min stay
Mid Season
Mar 29 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
High season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
4 night min stay
Mid season
Nov 1 - Dec 23, 2016
4 night min stay
Dec 24 - Jan 7, 2017
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee €80
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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The Olympic village of Barcelona is built on the sea front by the Port Olympic Marina. The two towers with a height of 153.5m dominate the Barcelona skyline, a nice view from our house. There are numerous sculptures along the sea front and a wide variety of restaurants, bars and 'chiringuitos' to enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine.

Another must-see is the Torre de las Aigues (1905); The Fish by the sea, designed by Frank Gehry, a huge copper-coloured steel structure that glimmers in the sunlight; the Plaza de Toros Monumental (1914) with its strongly influenced by Mudéjar and Byzantine architecture facade; the elegant Parc de la Ciutadella (1888) and its Monumental Cascade partially designed by Gaudí; and the Barceloneta, the old fisherman's area where you can feel the Mediterranean atmosphere you would expect to find in a fishing community, are some year round tourist attractions that you will not want to miss. And all of them within walking distance.

The Sagrada Familia by Gaudí (1882) is 1,5 miles, 11 min. by bus (10).

Take the subway (Ciutadella / Vila Olímpica L4) and in a quick ride of two stops you get to The Cathedral (13th-15th centuries), the astonishing Gothic Quarter where you walk back in History to the 10th century; and the Picasso Museum. One more stop and you will be by the well-known Plaza Cataluña and Las Ramblas.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: My name is Lydia and I was born in Barcelona. I work as an air traffic controller at Barcelona airport, approach radar controller. I love travelling around the world and I want for my guests to feel like at home despite of being far away from it. I treat people the way I would like to be treated to make them enjoy as much as I can this incredible city where I am from and that I love so much, my dear Barcelona... I will give you some advice about Highlights, places not to be missed, restaurants and concerts, do ask me as many questions as you might have. It is my pleasure being able to help you. I am sure you will enjoy your stay with us.

Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish, Catalan

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  • Living room and patio

    Living room and patio

  • Ground floor

    Ground floor

  • Italian design Kitchen. First class equipment

    Italian design Kitchen. First class equipment

  • Flown stairs to the first floor

    Flown stairs to the first floor

  • Hansgrohe Raindance shower and jets

    Hansgrohe Raindance shower and jets

  • Terrace to chill out

    Terrace to chill out

  • Living room and patio

    Living room and patio

  • living room and kitchen

    living room and kitchen

  • second floor

    second floor

  • views from the terrace

    views from the terrace

  • views from the terrace

    views from the terrace

  • Living room. Italian design sofa

    Living room. Italian design sofa

  • Dining room and kitchen

    Dining room and kitchen

  • Bathroom (ground floor)

    Bathroom (ground floor)

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Main bathroom (first floor)

    Main bathroom (first floor)

  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Prize awarded complex

    Prize awarded complex

  • pedestrian street

    pedestrian street

  • first floor

    first floor

  • terrace


  • patio


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Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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