MAS DEL GALL – Large country house in the Montnegre natural park
Mas del Gall is a spectacular stately country house located in the Montnegre Natural Park, in Tordera in the Maresme region, 20 minutes’ drive from the Costa Brava. It has 80 hectares of land, and is located in a unique secluded setting totally surrounded by nature. The perfect place to get together with family and friends and enjoy all the different activities the area has to offer.
The farmhouse has a long history. Built in 1851 and later renovated as a rural tourism holiday home, it retains its original structure and the charm that characterises it. It combines a rustic style featuring high ceilings and wooden beams with a more contemporary decoration and all the modern comforts. Each room in the house has been designed specially for the well-being of guests, with spacious welcoming areas for you to enjoy while staying at the holiday home.
Surrounded by extensive outdoor grounds with holm oaks, cork oaks and oak trees, all designed for the comfort and well-being of guests who can enjoy a whole range of different activities and take a well-earned break from their routine. There is a sports area, a pool, walking itineraries to explore the Montnegre mountains, a barbecue area, children’s playground, and paddle tennis courts, among others.
Sleeps a total of between 12 and 16 guests.
Tourist licence number: HUTB-055507
Access to the property is through a metal gate, which opens automatically with a remote control, and you then go up a paved road to reach the patio/porch area right in front of the house. Along the way is a first covered parking area and later on a second car parking area where cars can be left.
Outside, in front of the house, is a large paved area with an iron-structure porch covering about 70 m2. Here there is a long table, with spectacular views of the countryside, with seating for the maximum number of guests. From this area you can go to the rest of the outdoor places: pool, barbecues, sports facilities and children’s playground.
The house has an outdoor surveillance system with 4 cameras near the entrance of the house and parking area.
The person in charge of looking after the property lives 5 minutes away and every morning he does some work in the grounds: removing leaves from the pool, setting up the outdoor furniture and feeding the animals.
The rooms in the house are arranged over three floors.
As you enter the house, there is a reception hall/lounge with a long wooden rustic-style table and chairs, which leads to the other rooms.
Bright spacious kitchen with a large kitchen island in the centre. Ideal place for guests who like cooking, as it has all the equipment and utensils needed. Direct access to the patio outside and a serving hatch between the kitchen and main dining room. Spacious lounge-dining room, 120 m, with large windows and different areas: small tables, bookcases, central vintage dining table and chairs, fireplace, two TVs, sofas, ping-pong table. This room also leads out to the patio in front of the house and porch area. There is a guest bathroom and a utility room with cleaning equipment. Heating with radiators for the winter and two air-conditioning units in the lounge-dining room for the summer months. At night there is a system of LED lights which work by remote control allowing you to change the colour of the light in the different areas in the room.
The bedrooms are upstairs.
Going upstairs, we come to a small sitting room with armchairs, table and antique desk which leads to the bedrooms. There are six bedrooms and two shared full bathrooms with showers. Four double bedrooms, two of them with antique chests of drawers and two single rooms, one of them with a larger bed.
All the bedrooms have TV, double-glazed windows, wardrobe, bedside tables, and lamps. Heating with individual radiators in all the rooms and a central air-conditioning unit in the small sitting room with a powerful pump that cools the rest of the rooms.
Going up another flight of stairs, we come to the second floor, where there is a large spacious open-plan room with a round table and chairs. There are three double bedrooms on this floor, one with its own private bathroom. There are also two more bathrooms on this floor. All the bathrooms have been renovated and are full bathrooms with showers. All the bedrooms have a TV, double-glazed windows, wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps and USB wall outlets. Heat/cold pump in the open area which is used to heat or cool the whole floor.
Extensive grounds with different areas:
– Barbecue area, with a wood-charcoal barbecue with horizontal grill, a wood-charcoal barbecue with vertical grill and a stone oven. Table with chairs. Guests can request firewood and charcoal at the time of booking, paying a small supplement.
– Pool area, down some stone stairs. As well as the pool, there are changing rooms and several spots where guests can relax with sun loungers and parasols. Green area with artificial grass around the pool. Sun terrace a little higher up.
– Sports area with facilities (bathroom, shower and changing rooms) and paddle tennis courts* with benches and tables, a small football field with grass and goal posts.
– Children’s playground with swings.
– Vegetable garden and animal pens with chickens and goats.
All the outdoor areas are open and guests have free use of them, except the vegetable garden and animal pens which are private. All the zones are well lit, with lights and socket points. The garden lights are lit at night, and if you want to use the sports facilities at night, you need to pay a supplement for electricity.
The property has different trails for observing and discovering the secrets and charms of the Montnegre Natural Park. One of them is the Pere-Joan Spring (Font de Pere-Joan) which is 1 km away and is a lovely walk in the mountains.
Large bright kitchen with all the necessary appliances and utensils: dishwasher, Nespresso capsule coffee machine, 2 fridges, 2 vitroceramic hobs, 2 ovens, microwave, sandwich toaster, juicer, washing machine, tableware, glassware, serving hatch and kitchen island.
Lounge-dining room with fireplace, long wooden table and chairs, sofas, chaise-longue sofa, floor lamp, cabinet with glassware (wine glasses, cups…), 2 TVs (one with a large-format screen), large windows and door leading out to the patio.
9 bedrooms full of charm:
Bedroom 1. First floor. Large double bed, bedside tables, flat-screen TV, chest of drawers and small terrace with views outside.
Bedroom 2. First floor. Vintage double bed, bedside tables, reading lamps, chest of drawers, armchair and wardrobe, flat-screen TV.
Bedroom 3. First floor. Double bed, TV, reading lamps, bedside tables and wardrobe.
Bedroom 4. First floor. Double bed, TV, reading lamp, bedside tables and wardrobe.
Bedroom 5. First floor. Single bed with bedside table, reading lamp, wardrobe. Ideal for children.
Bedroom 6. First floor. Large single bed with bedside table, reading lamp, wardrobe, TV.
Bedroom 7. Second floor. En-suite with double bed, bedside tables, reading lamps, TV, private bathroom with toilet, shower and sink.
Bedroom 8. Second floor. Double bed, bedside tables, reading lamps and TV.
Bedroom 9. Second floor. Double bed, bedside tables, reading lamps and TV.
Cots can be set up in the bedrooms.
Bathrooms: shower, toilet paper, towels and hair dryer.
Comfort: washing machine, iron, outdoor area with clothes line, wifi throughout the house, Smart TV, heating, air-conditioning, USB outlets, areas with security cameras, double-glazed tilt-turn windows, LED light system on the ground floor. Well-maintained outdoor facilities and lit at night.
Entertainment: board games, chess, guitars, Smart TV, saltwater pool, changing rooms and outdoor shower by the pool, ping-pong table, petanque/boules pitch with professional petanque balls, children’s playground, animals (chickens, goats, pheasants), paddle tennis court, 7-a-side football field with spotlights for use at night. Sports area with changing rooms and bathroom.
The property is 5 km from Tordera, a town situated in the Province of Barcelona, bordering on the Girona area. It is located at a strategic point making it easy to get to the Costa Brava, just 20 minutes’ drive away, and to the city of Barcelona, 70 km away. Set in the middle of the Montnegre Natural Park, this secluded property of 80 hectares is a dream place for nature and outdoor lovers, with no other buildings nearby. Guests are in permanent contact with nature and can observe many of the native animals and birds of the region.
With its magnificent setting and landscape, it is the ideal place for walking, hiking or cycling. Apart from the different activities you can do in the grounds of this house, there are many more options in the nearby area making it the perfect place for visiting cultural sites, markets, beaches, walking activities, gastronomy and other leisure activities. Plenty to do and lots of relaxation all in one place to enjoy a memorable experience.