Casita Barcelona is a charming, elegant and quiet apartment located in a a small building from 1930 in the authentic “barrio de Gracia” (neighbourhood of Gracia) next to the magnificent Park Guell. Enjoy al fresco dining either in the balcony overlooking the private garden or in the garden itself, a real luxury in the center of Barcelona. Casita Barcelona is the perfect location for resting and relaxing after a busy day visiting the beautiful monuments of Barcelona.
A fantastic sense of peace, harmony and calm can be felt here conveyed by the fabulous light and the garden surrounding Casita Barcelona. The apartment has been completely renovated by the owner keeping, whenever possible, its original elements from early 1900 such as the beautiful modernist tiles typical of Barcelona. The apartment is decorated with many pieces of art collected by the owner in her travelling around the world.
Everything revolves around a spacious and elegant living area, accessing the master bedroom with en suite bathroom, a well stocked kitchen with a laundry area, a guest room with a large and comfortable double bed and another bathroom with shower.
The living area comprise of a dining section with an antique Georgian English table with its 4 also original chairs a nice hi-fi system to connect iPod and similar devices or to play the many CDs available in the apartment, a nice book shelf with lots of classics of literature in different languages. This area has a nice balcony overlooking the quiet private garden. The other section of the living is a conversation area with a large and comfortable sofa with 2 vintage armchairs. Pieces of contemporary art hang in every wall giving a fun and warm atmosphere to the apartment.
The kitchen overlooking the garden mixes its old elements, such as the floor tiles and the marble sink, with a fun red furniture giving a joyful look. It is equipped with a very large fridge and freezer for sipping your iced cold drinks, microwave oven, juice squeezer, and any utensils to cook your favorite meals.
The master bedroom has a comfortable double bed (150×200) with a wardrobe and en-suite bathroom. It provides privacy from the guest room and the second bathroom should you wish to share the apartment with another couple. Clean towels and sheets are provided to each guest. Hair dryer is also available.
The guest room has a large double bed (160×200) and there is a second bathroom with shower conveniently located in front of the guest room. The two bedrooms are separated by the large living area.
Two Options For Renting Casita Barcelona
Casita Barcelona is selectively offered by her owner only to guests who are seeking a special experience in Catalonia.
If you are a couple, the apartment can be rented as 1 bedroom apartment comprising the guest bedroom with the large double bed, the bath with shower, the large living room, the kitchen and the access to the private garden. (Apartment size of 60 squared meters + 55 squared meters of garden)
If you are two couples the whole apartment can be rented as 2 bedroom apartment with 2 bathroom, the large living room, the kitchen and the access to the private garden. (Apartment size of 82 squared meters + 55 squared meters of garden).
Talk directly to the owner to have a quote depending on your needs.
Casita Barcelona is located at the top of a very long one way street leading directly, by just ten minutes walk, to the heart of “barrio de Gracia”. This barrio is one of the few authentic left in Barcelona. It’s a great shopping area with many local designers, artisans, art galleries, bars and many restaurants. There are also two great movie theatres showing independent movies in original version. El barrio de Gracia is also known for its Fiesta in the mid of August. The streets completely dress up following a theme. The decoration is done entirely with recycled material and on August 15th the city Mayor proclames which street wins the annual award for the best street make up. You don’t find this information very much in tourist guide books. It is definitely worth a visit.
Next to Casita Barcelona you also find an easy access to Park Guell via the escalators. These are just 50 meters away and take you to one of the most breathtaking place in Barcelona. Walk there being surrounded by nature and enjoy masterpieces of architecture designed by famous architect Antoni Gaudi.
Casita Barcelona has a bus stop at 3 minutes walk with several buses that take you to the major interest point in Barcelona. The metro station Lesseps is a 6 minutes walk and with two stops you are at the corner of Paseo de Gracia with Avenida Diagonal or you just walk and you get there in 25 minutes. Very close to Casita Barcelona you also have a stop of the Tourist Bus which takes you around the city and stops to the major interest points.
If you want to visit the city and get away from the traffic and relax when you are home, if you want to have easy access to a hidden, lively and authentic side of real Barcelona, then Casita Barcelona is the right place to spend your holidays!