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Barca'S Best Penthouse Value, Private Terrace, Stunning City Views & Free Tours

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-6 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Sunny 2 BR, 1 Bath, PRIVATE >860 sqft Terrace, Walking Distance All Attractions


***** REDUCED RATES (PLUS FREE TOURS) ON OUR FABULOUS RENTAL PROPERTY *****

*** AN ADDITIONAL 5% (FROM THE ALREADY REDUCED PRICE) WILL BE TAKEN OFF YOUR RENTAL DATES FOR FOR THE MONTHS OF JANUARY through JUNE 2017 AFTER YOU SUBMIT AN INQUIRY ***

**** ALSO A TOTAL OF 15% WILL BE TAKEN OFF YOUR RENTAL DATES FOR JUNE 9-15 (WHICH, CONTRARY TO OUR POSTED CALENDAR, ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL) AFTER YOU SUBMIT AN INQUIRY ****

( Please Note: X-mas & New Year's Weeks excluded. )

Our newly-remodeled and extremely welcoming penthouse apartment, Aires de Barcelona, combines all of the modern conveniences with a unique design and a fabulous extra large (> 860 square feet) private terrace complete with fruit trees AND stunning views of the city and Montjuic. The apartment sleeps four: 2 bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed, and another with two full beds. This penthouse flat is a classic of brick and wood, typical rolling Catalonian style ceiling and access though a period elevator! The dining room and small adjunct office are all filled with light from the big windows that overlook Gran Via de Cortes Catalanes down below and the skylight above…


The penthouse's location, the barrio of Eixample, is characterized by long straight streets, a strict grid pattern crossed by wide avenues, and square blocks with chamfered corners (named illes in Catalan, manzanas con chaflán in Spanish). This was a visionary, pioneering design by Ildefons Cerdà, who considered traffic and transport along with sunlight and ventilation in coming up with his characteristic octagonal blocks, where the streets broaden at every intersection making for greater visibility, better ventilation and (today) some short-stay parking space. The grid pattern remains as a hallmark of Barcelona. The important needs of the inhabitants were incorporated into his plan, which called for markets, schools, hospitals every so many blocks. Today, most of the markets remain open in the spots they have been from the beginning. You will find something to suit every taste in this area, design and fashion shops, relaxing parks and a range of bars and cafes to have your morning coffee in. There are also a good number of restaurants, bars and discos for those looking for some of the nightlife Barcelona is so famous for. (World renowned TICKETS is 750 meters - a mere 8 minute walk- away!!!) In fact, there are so many tapas bars and restaurants in the vicinity of the penthouse - and in Eixample in general- that you will find it hard to decide where to have your meal! Likewise, you will find it difficult to resist the temptation to stop and try out the pastries and breads at the local bakeries located around every corner of this city's most welcoming neighborhood... :-)

Some parts of the Eixample were influenced by Modernista architects, chief among whom was Antoni Gaudí. His work in the Eixample includes the Casa Milà (nicknamed La Pedrera) and the Casa Batlló, both of which are on the wide Passeig de Gràcia, as well as the Sagrada Familia.

The apartment's location, right off the main city thoroughfare of Gran Via and within a few steps of the metro line, allows you to be at all of Barcelona's famous landmarks within the blink of an eye. The Sagrada Familia Basílica is, for example, only seven minutes - five metro stops - away. And famous Paseo de Gracia, where Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are located, is in the same barrio of Eixample as our property. The Paseo and Gaudí houses are thus only a three minute - or three metro stops - ride away! Plus Plaza España, Fira Barcelona, the new commercial center Arenas de Barcelona, Montjuïc, and its 'Magic Fountain' are just a ten minute walk (or one 1 minute metro) ride away!

***** PLUS, for a limited time, in order to celebrate our new listing on the VRBO/HOMEAWAY site, we are offering one FREE CITY TOUR to our guests to be conducted by one of our local guides. You can chose from any of a number of historic, romantic, Jewish-heritage, and even intrigue-filled ghost walking tour options offered by our experts (fluent in english, spanish, french, serbian, italian and catalan). We will provide information on all the available alternatives at the time of your booking so that you may chose and participate at your leisure after your arrival in Barcelona. The option to book other tours (for an unbeatably low fee) will, of course, be available by request as well. [Please note that the tours do not include the costs of admission to the specific city locations that may charge a fee for the same.] *****
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 150 m²
  • Elevator : Beautiful period elevator

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Beautiful period elevator...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free WIFI!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Both NEspresso and italian expresso coffeemakers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Extra large 80m2 deck with fruit trees AND stunning views of both the city of Barcelona And Montjuïc!...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Mar 5 - Sep 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$180
$1,196 $4,783

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Winter I
Oct 1 - Dec 16, 2017
4 night min stay
$163
$1,087 $4,140
Holidays
Dec 17 - Jan 7, 2018
6 night min stay
$218
$1,449

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Winter II
Jan 8 - Feb 22, 2018
4 night min stay
$153
$1,087 $4,031

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Mobile World Congress
Feb 23 - Mar 2, 2018
5 night min stay
$272
Value Season
Mar 3 - Mar 31, 2018
4 night min stay
$163
$1,087

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2018
5 night min stay
$185
$1,226 $4,630

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$147
$979 $3,813

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $381.32
  • Cleaning Fee $65.37
  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Notes:

Any damage protection fees will be waived (NOT charged) if you purchase the recommended HomeAway's property protection plan. A link to the program's website will be sent to you shortly after your rental request is confirmed. The damage deposit will be required at check-in should you chose to decline the coverage.


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
BARCELONA (EL PRAT) AIRPORT
1 Miles
Nearest Train
BARCELONA (SANTS) STATION
750 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
TICKETS !!!
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
BARCELONETA BEACH

Car: Not Necessary

The apartment's location, right on the main city thoroughfare of Gran Via and within a few steps of the L1 metro line, allows you to be at all of Barcelona's famous landmarks within the blink of an eye. The Sagrada Familia Basílica is, for example, only seven minutes - five metro stops - away. And famous Paseo de Gracia, where Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are located, is in the same barrio of Eixample as our property. The Paseo and Gaudí houses are thus only a three minute - or three metro stops - ride away! Plus Plaza España, Fira Gran Via, the new commercial center Arenas de Barcelona, Montjuïc, and its 'Magic Fountain' are just a ten minute walk (or one 1 minute metro ride) away!

Adding to the penthouse's convenience, it is located within 6 miles of the Barcelona Airport. That is about a 15 to 20 minute - and less than 25 euro - taxi drive. There are also buses to nearby Plaza España and a train from the airport if you would rather not use the taxi service.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: The property’s owners, the Garcia family, originally hails from the beautiful island country of Puerto Rico. As is the custom with all islanders, they take their vacations together as an extended family. And together they have traveled all over the world searching for the perfect vacation spots to visit as a family. They are now thrilled to share their latest find with you!

Why La Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain:
Aires De Barcelona's location within the barrio of Eixample, and within steps of the L1 metro/subway station, offers unique and easy access to all of the city's main attractions. In addition, it's large penthouse terrace offers incredible views of the city and Montjuïc, and the perfect spot for sunning, reading or dining al fresco, and even entertaining groups of old acquaintances (or newly-made Catalonian friends :-) ) inside or out…! You will find something to suit every taste in Eixample, design and fashion shops, relaxing parks and a range of bars and cafes to have your morning coffee in. There are also innumerable restaurants, bars and discos for those looking for some of the nightlife Barcelona is so famous for. (World renowned TICKETS is 750 meters - a mere 8 minute walk- away!!!) In fact, there are so many tapas bars and restaurants in the vicinity of the penthouse - and in Eixample in general- that you will find it hard to decide where to have your meal! Likewise, you will find it difficult to resist the temptation to stop and try out the pastries and breads at the local bakeries located around every corner... :-)

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Besides it's unique location and large terrace with magnificent views of the city of Barcelona and Montjuïc, our expert local guides offer unique tours encompassing the different features of the city: from the Roman- to the Gothic-period historic districts, to the Gaudí architectural marvels located throughout, to the chic shopping and gastronomic districts, to the more distinctive Jewish heritage and ghost tours. Our expert guides can, of course, conduct special tours developed to match our guests individual requests!


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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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  • Your terrace awaits, perfect for small get-togethers, sunning, reading, dining..

    Your terrace awaits, perfect for small get-togethers, sunning, reading, dining..

  • Terrace view of the city, Barceloneta Beach & the Mediterranean in the distance

    Terrace view of the city, Barceloneta Beach & the Mediterranean in the distance

  • Fully expandable glass doors allow you to either keep the outdoors out...

    Fully expandable glass doors allow you to either keep the outdoors out...

  • Dining room with sitting for up to six. You can chose to dine inside  …

    Dining room with sitting for up to six. You can chose to dine inside …

  • Fully equipped kitchen w modern features like regular & microwave ovens, frig,..

    Fully equipped kitchen w modern features like regular & microwave ovens, frig,..

  • Over 860 square feet terrace at your disposal

    Over 860 square feet terrace at your disposal

  • Olive, cardamon and lemon trees; lavender and jasmine perfume your terrace view

    Olive, cardamon and lemon trees; lavender and jasmine perfume your terrace view

  • Your Pikolin European mattress guarantees a night full of restorative sleep...

    Your Pikolin European mattress guarantees a night full of restorative sleep...

  • Newly-renovated bathroom

    Newly-renovated bathroom

  • Plaza de España, Montjuïc & its spectacular Magic Fountain a 10 minute walk away

    Plaza de España, Montjuïc & its spectacular Magic Fountain a 10 minute walk away

  • Eixample is full of so many top restaurants and tapas bars...

    Eixample is full of so many top restaurants and tapas bars...

  • Spend the Holidays in Barcelona!!! 
La Sagrada Familia, a seven minute ride away

    Spend the Holidays in Barcelona!!! La Sagrada Familia, a seven minute ride away

  • PrivateTerrace means that, Unlike other city rentals, it's NOT shared w building

    PrivateTerrace means that, Unlike other city rentals, it's NOT shared w building

  • Bright and cheery apartment  illuminated by extra large atrium

    Bright and cheery apartment illuminated by extra large atrium

  • ... or, if your prefer, they allow you to bring the outdoors in!

    ... or, if your prefer, they allow you to bring the outdoors in!

  • … or out 'al fresco'. Your choice!

    … or out 'al fresco'. Your choice!

  • …NEspresso & italian coffe-makers, dishwasher, extractor, vitrio-ceramic cooktop

    …NEspresso & italian coffe-makers, dishwasher, extractor, vitrio-ceramic cooktop

  • Montjuïc by day as viewed from the 80 m2 terrace

    Montjuïc by day as viewed from the 80 m2 terrace

  • Your master bedroom awaits for your night-time relaxation...

    Your master bedroom awaits for your night-time relaxation...

  • Guest room with two single beds that can be combined to make one full

    Guest room with two single beds that can be combined to make one full

  • European shower with the latest accoutrements...

    European shower with the latest accoutrements...

  • Paseo de Gracia and Gaudí's masterpiece, Casa Batlló, a 3 minute metro ride away

    Paseo de Gracia and Gaudí's masterpiece, Casa Batlló, a 3 minute metro ride away

  • … deciding what's for dinner will prove a titanic  (if delicious) challenge!

    … deciding what's for dinner will prove a titanic (if delicious) challenge!

  • Stunning night-time views of Montjuïc from penthouse terrace and dining room

    Stunning night-time views of Montjuïc from penthouse terrace and dining room

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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