Can Pedragos

Can Pedragos

Traditional, stone farmhouse , perfect setting for all year round walking.

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La Masia
Can Pedragós is a typical Catalan Farm house (Masia). Recently restored, it dates from around the XVI century.
The house has 3 Floors:
Ground floor : originally for animals, is now an open space ideal for storing your equipment, bicycles etc..
First Floor:
Consists of a Sitting room with DVD, TV and Wifi, it has two comfortable sofas and two double Juliet balconies with views to open fields. There is an olive grove in the distance, and the medieval castle of Sales de Llierca.
Also on this floor there is also a large dining room, a double bedroom, and a spacious fully equipped kitchen with balcony doors and stone staircase leading into the back garden. From the kitchen is a laundry room and family bathroom with a full sized bath.
Second Floor:
Triple bedroom, useful for children, with 3 single beds.
Two further double bedrooms with lovely views of the mountains.
Two shower rooms.
A large very light sitting room with 2 sofas, plenty of other seating and a TV. This is an ideal room for children, adults and larger groups to relax.
Exterior:
Parking area.
In the private lawned garden that surrounds the house there is a barbeque and a variety of seating areas to enjoy eating together and take in the spectacular views, peace and nature.
We live in the converted stables, next door. This is a separate building with its own entrance and parking area.
We are available to help you as little or as much as you desire.
Surrounding area:
Can Pedragos is an hours drive from the Costa Brava and equally an hour from the high Pyrenees.
For the days you don´t want to drive there are many spectacular, low level and high level walks in the mountains behind the house which we will be happy to advise you on.
In summer there is a great pool in the Village of Tortella at 3km away with its own bar, which serves food and drinks, It has an Olympic sized outdoor pool and a small pool for children with amazing views of the mountains.
At about a 20min walk from the house there are natural rock pools which are a great way to cool off in the hot summers.
The natural lake of Banyoles, where many water events where hosted in the 1992 Olympic games, is 20 min drive from us. And an hour away you can enjoy the beautiful Costa Brava, its beaches and villages, such as Cadaques, Portlligat, Pals and many more.
An hour away are the longer hikes in the high Pyrenees; We can arrange to drop off and pick you up if you want to to hike one of the many amazing traverses of these spectacular mountains.
Within our zone of la Garrotxa are ancient beech woodlands, volcanoes and Romanique churches. The famous medieval town of Besalú is 10 minutes away. Castellfollit de la Roca, Oix, Beget are also a short distance to visit.
The capital of the province is Girona. It is an easy 40 min drive and well worth a days outing to this beautiful city with it´s famous cathedral
For Birdwatchers and lovers of wildlife, there are specific areas nearby where you can watch vultures in their natural habitat, red squirels and a massive variety of birds (including Flamingos) at the National Park of the Aiguamolls de l´Emporda.



Telephone Number

0044 636955698

Facebook ID

https://www.facebook.com/pedragos/?ref=hl

Sleeps

9

Pets

allowed

Wi-fi Internet Access

Available free of charge

Cot and High Chair

Available free of charge

Pub

Within a short drive

Secure Cycle Storage

Under cover

Swimming Pool

Within a 10 minute drive

Scenic Walks

Direct from the door

Real Fire

Wood Burning Stove

Eco Friendly

We have tried to be as environmentally friendly as possible.
Hot water is from solar panels , when there is no sun, its heated by a central boiler run on wood.
Central heating is run by wood boiler, the wood is from our land or sourced locally.

Historical Connection

The house is from around the 16th -17th c. There has been a building on this site since the middle ages, we are situated just behind the medieval 12th c castle oF