3 bedroom character property for sale
Spain - Catalonia, Girona, Peratallada
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The house has been fully refurbished with taste some years ago and idRestored stone house in the center of the village of Peratallada (Costa Brava)
The house, situated at the center of the medieval town, is arranged as follows:
*Ground floor: the entrance, two bedrooms with bathroom and acces to the patio
*First floor: large living-dining room with fireplace and acces to a large terrace, a kitchen, 1 bedroom with bathroom.
Features: Patio, terrace, covered parking, gasoil heating
- - - ABOUT PERATALLADA - - -
Peratallada is a town in the municipality of Forallac, in the county of Baix Empordà, in Catalonia, Spain. It is located 22 km east of Girona.
Its name is derived from pedra tallada, meaning 'carved stone'. Declared a historic-artistic monument, most of the buildings are built from stone carved from the fosse or moat which still encircles parts of this small fortified medieval town. The privately owned Castle of Peratallada is the dominant structure in the center of the town, with a 13th-century Romanesque church dedicated to Sant Esteve (Saint Stephen) outside the town walls. The castle has been documented as early as 1065 AD and it was restored as a luxury hotel in the 1960s. During restoration, traces of settlement were found that date back to the Bronze Age.
Today, Peratallada is known for its beautiful old stone buildings, rutted stone streets and passageways. Its proximity to the beaches of the Costa Brava and its numerous restaurants, small boutique hotels and artists' galleries make it a popular destination. The 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was partly filmed on location here.
A festival - the Festa Major, is held every year in early August with concerts and activities and there is a medieval festival in the autumn.