Fantastic 17th Century Catalan Masia located on the Maresme Coast to restore

  • 595000.00 Euro €
  • Published date: July 15, 2020
  • Modified date: July 19, 2020
    • Tordera, Barcelona, Spain

A rare opportunity to acquire an authentic 17th Century Catalan masia in the beautiful Montnegre Natural Park and only a few kilometres from the nearest beaches.

This superb country house dating from 1609 which requires complete restoration, offers an investor the opportunity to restore a 600m2 country property with many dependencies including: a large 2 storey mill (150m2), warehouse, stables and animal buildings (85m2) set on 51 hectares of native forest and cultivated land.

The country house with a rectangular plan gives the building majesty whilst still retaining many original architectural features. It has a ground floor, 1st floor and covered terrace on the 2nd floor.

On the ground floor, the stately entrance leads to the large flagstone hall with exposed timber beams and stone walls that connects to:

a spacious kitchen with a fireplace, working bread oven, flagstone flooring and built-in cupboards;

a lounge with fireplace and fired clay flooring;

a large dining room with a doubled vaulted Catalana ceiling, oratory, font, built-in cupboards and fired clay flooring;

a storage room;

a bathroom;

an underground cave accessed from inside the house.

a large workshop or store with stone corbels, brick piers and brick.

A carved stone staircase leads to the 1st floor living area with exposed timber beams, timber floor and lovers seat;

6 double bedrooms are accessed from the main living area, 3 of which have handmade fired clay flooring;

Finally a ladder leads to the arched covered terrace with breathtaking views of the valley.

Another feature that reinforces the value of this property is the abundance of water it has. A font, which is used for drinking water, flows all year and there are 3 large cascading ponds and 1 natural pool that can be used for irrigation.

The vegetable garden is nestled below the main house and benefits from a southerly exposition. Fruit trees (cherries, pears, nispero, pomegranate, quince, persimmon, figs, grapes and lemon) and hazelnuts, walnuts and almonds are planted in and around the vegetable garden.

The majority of the land is devoted to native forest land comprising of holm oak, cork, chestnut, hazel with native herbs and bushes. There are private paths and tracks for access with many forested terraces that were once cultivated - it is possible to return these terraces to food production.

The country estate is well located with all local amenities, bus and rail connections 5km away. The centre of Barcelona is an hour away by car whilst Girona airport is a 30 minute drive.

Due to its characteristics, this estate is ideal as a single-family or multi-family residential home, as a rural hotel or restaurant or as a working farm. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a fantastic 17th Century country house to restore in a privileged location on the Maresme coast.

Details

TypeFor sale
Property typeFinca
Num. Rooms13
Num. Bathrooms2
StatusTo renovate
Square Meters600
Square Meters (total)510000
Num. Floors2
TransportRail and bus connections 5km away, good road connections to Barcelona and Girona

Other characteristics

  • Terrace
  • Parking
  • By Owner
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