Buildings: 2 (the castle and an independent building): 2.500 sq m in total
-Castle: Restored structures. Unrestored interiors. Romanesque origin. Gothic style (the castle was rebuilt in 1360); Gothic large windows and a Gothic vault entrance. The castle is divided in 3 floors and it has a keep tower (a fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Age).
-Independent building: Unrestored. Located in front of the castle.
Land: 50 hectares. The property is in a valley, in between Empordà and Garrotxa regions. It is in a privileged location as it is very close to the French border and to the Catalan coast.
Distance to the closest settlement: Beuda village (1 km)
Distance to Besalú village: 3 minutes by car
Distance to the closest beach: 40 minutes by car (Empuriabrava)
Distance to Olot town: 20 minutes by car
Distance to Girona city: 30 minutes by car
Distance to Girona’s airport: 40 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:
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.
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.
Rocacorba mountains: Protected natural area with the highest mountain in Girona province, Puigsou (900 m). Famous professional cyclists from around the world train in its excellent cycling routes. This beautiful zone can be also explored by foot or on a horse.