Traditional Country House
In Sant Joan de les Fonts area, La Garrotxa region, Girona province, Catalonia
Buildings: 1 (main house)
250 sq m. Unrestored.
Land: 25 hectares
Closest settlement: Castellfollit de la Roca village (2.5 km)
Distance to Olot town: 10 minutes by car
Distance to Girona city: 45 minutes by car
Distance to Girona airport: 50 minutes by car
Distance to Barcelona city: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car
Distance to Barcelona’s airport: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car
This property is also close to:
Sant Joan de les Fonts: Charming medieval village with a extraordinary Romanesque monastery, a medieval volcanic-stone-bridge crossing Fluvià river, a fortress with spectacular views over the Garrotxa region and several peaceful walks where rock formations of lava, waterfalls, cascades and wildflowers can be spotted.
Castellfollit de la Roca: Spectacular medieval village perched on a cliff, which is all that remains of a giant lava flow. It has become one of the most photographed and painted images in Catalonia, as it is a magnificent natural viewpoint that overlooks the valleys of Fluvià and Toronell rivers. It also possesses a charming old quarter renowned for its little squares, narrow streets, churches and unique traditional houses made of volcanic rock.
Lake of Banyoles: Natural lake located in a tectonic depression, in Banyoles town. It was the venue for the rowing events in 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Idyllic walks and pleasant cycling routes surround the lake.
Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park: Extremely well preserved natural park that covers 12.000 ha of volcanic fields with 40 inactive volcanoes. Each volcano represents a single period of eruption. The last eruption occurred 11.000 years ago. In this natural park there is one of the most famous beech woods in Spain, the Fajeda d’en Jordà. It possesses exceptional and stunning sceneries, as it is mainly a flat forest that sits on a lava flow formation.
Collsacabra: One of Europe’s leading natural areas for its cliffs, forests of beeches, oaks, meadows and local wildlife and vegetation. An ideal place for hiking, biking and horse riding.
Rupit i Pruit: Medieval-origin village built under the rock where a castle once stood. Surrounded by beech forests, it attracts for its traditional stone houses made of natural rock with wooden balconies, churches, cosy local restaurants, splendid landscapes and tranquil walks.