Traditional Country House
In Amer area, La Selva region, Girona province, Catalonia
Buildings: 1 (main house)
Main house: 140 sq m. Unrestored.
Land: 1.5 hectares
The house is located in the middle of a marvellous holm-oak wood forest. One of the holm-oak wood trees is 100 years old and it is very close to the house.
Stunning views over Amer village, Santa Brígida and El Far sanctuaries.
Excellent access to the property.
Water: Yes (well)
Closest settlement: Amer village (2.5 km)
Distance to the closest beach: 50 minutes by car (Platja d’Aro)
Distance to Girona city: 30 minutes by car
Distance to Girona’s airport: 20 minutes
Distance to Barcelona city: 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
Distance to Barcelona’s airport: 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
This property is also close to:
Les Guilleries: Enormous massif with eroded mountains covered with dense vegetation. A succession of peaks; small valleys; oak, cork, beech and pine woods; singular settings; traditional country houses, chapels, monasteries and castles that can be enjoyed on foot, on a bicycle, on a horse or climbing. This scenery was notorious in the Middle Ages for being a haunt of bandits.
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.
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.
Les Gavarres: Mountain massif, part of the Catalan Coastal range. From some points, there are views of both the Mediterranean Sea and Pyrenean peaks. Most of Les Gavarres is a nature reserve and as an extension of volcanic Garrotxa, the mountains are generally formed of granite rock and covered in dense forests of corn oak, holm oak and pine that surround Romanesque churches, dolmens and megalithic sepulchres. An idyllic spot for hiking, trekking, rock climbing and cycling.