Were already thinking about returning next year! The week went all too fast - everything was perfect, weather, garden, house, area! We thought it was an excellent villa for our large group, there was lots of space for everyone and would happily recommend it to anyone. Thank you again for everything.
The property looks better up close than in the photos - that may be a first. Our group of 18 adults rented the whole property for a long weekend - there was more than enough space for all of us - a massive outdoor bbq area - two lounges - two open plan kitchens and plenty of patio space and balconies. The house is finished to a very high standard - Helena the housekeeper is nearby for any enquiries, and Jackie and Toby in the U.K. are extremely helpful. A perfect location in Penedes for biking and/or visiting wineries (thanks Paddy at el Moli) or just to relax (the views are incredible) - 15 min by car to Vilafranca - then only 1 hour on the train to Placa Catalunya Barcelona - and less to the coast (Sitges/Vilanova). A perfect property.
This beautiful mountain getaway exceeded all expectations, the amazing villa we found to be exceptionally clean and well equipped making it very much a home from home, each bedroom was clean & tidy and the many terrances and beautifully kept gardens meant that we were not constantly on top of each other and were able to grab five minutes alone time and relaxation, when necessary. There is certainly is no chance of getting bored here and the pool & tennis courts went down very well with all the children & adults alike. The chickens were a firm favorite with the kids and a rota had to be set up to stop arguments as to who was going to get the eggs in the morning. It was nice to know that there were staff on sight to sort out any queries but we found the information packs very informative and so no real help was needed. We had two excursions during our stay, a great shopping trip into Villa Franca which has both quaint and modern shops and great bars and restaurants and a wine bike tour with a fantastic irishman called Paddy which included a trip to the local Cava winery and lunch in an authentic spanish restaurant. This was a thoroughly enjoyable experiance and one that we would strongly recommend, it was easy to book as the guide spoke perfect English and the scenery he showed us was breathtaking. Our holiday here was fantastic and we will definately be returning next year.
Recommended for: Families with Teenagers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Age 55+
Celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary with our four kids, their other halves and four grandchildren - all easily soaked up into the upstairs villa and downstairs apartment. Tennis court, swimming pool and ground fantastic for kids and the general area quiet (except for a few local dogs having the occasional barking competition!).
Took train to Barcelona (group ticket return only 56 Euros) and drove to Port Aventura - double theme park with half water based and half rides. All in all a great time in a well presented villa.
Me and my friends love wine and found this villa on the internet.
We have visited and stayed in many wine regions. Our last trip was to the Napa Valley but we did not know much about wine in the Barcelona Region. The weather was glorious and the Villa was great with an independent apartment on the ground floor separate to the main house above which worked really well with my group. Each day we visited some famous wineries like Torres and Cordoniu and tasted some amazing wines from Red White and Cava. The biggest delight was Mas Tinels a local winery that has a 1st class restaurant where they served their own wine included in the meal. The red is called Arte and it's delicious and the food outstanding. Another great place we ate only 5 mins from the villa was winery Xamos with a tiny restaurant again we drank there own Cava and superb a la Brasa entrecot steaks!! Hmm amazing. All in all I would recommend this place for foodies and wine lovers as you really are in the heart of Barcelona wine country!
My large Family joined me for my 70th Birthday and booked this villa near Barcelona as it was big enough to accommodate us all. We were not disappointed as the gardens are big and my grandchildren had a ball hiding playing and running all over the place! The Pool, Tennis Court and Ping Pong Table were a popular edition to the holiday. All in all we were very happy and take with us some very happy memories at Casa Del Vino!