Castle for sale from the 11th century, located in a quiet valley between the Alt Empordà and La Garrotxa regions. Girona. Spain.
The first of the constructions that had to be made is the circular tower, probably built at the beginning of the 11th century. The attached stone room would be replaced by the current construction, from the 13th century.
The castle of Beudà is an important example of a castle from the high Middle Ages. The round tower is one of the oldest in La Garrotxa that has survived to this day. And it should be noted that most of the remaining master towers in the region are rectangular.
Privileged geographical location due to its proximity to France and the coast.
Of pre-Romanesque origin, a Gothic extension was carried out around the year 1,360.
The Castle is distributed over three floors:
In the main body of the building and the keep, as well as an independent house in its front part.
Structurally it is in very good condition, due to the fact that the roofs of the entire building were renovated, it requires a reform of its interior and redistribution of spaces.
Gothic characteristics of the building:
Spectacular windows of perfect confection and well-worked stone were built.
Above the entrance portal there is a semicircular stone arch and the sturdy keep tower is included.
There are remains of an old outer fortification wall.
Buildings: 2 (the castle and a separate building): 2,500 m2 in total.
a.- Castle: Restored structures. Unrestored interiors. Romanesque origin. Gothic style (the castle was rebuilt in 1360); Large Gothic windows and entrance with Gothic vault. The castle is divided into 3 floors and has a keep (a fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Ages).
b.- Independent Building: Unrestored. Located in front of the castle.
Land: 50 hectares. (500,000 m2). The property is located in a valley, between the Empordà and La Garrotxa regions. It has a privileged location since it is very close to the French border and the Catalan coast.
The property is close to:
Natural lake located in a tectonic depression, in the town of Banyoles. It was the venue for the rowing events of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Idyllic walks and pleasant cycling routes surround the lake.
Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park:
Very well preserved natural park that covers 12,000 ha of volcanic fields with 40 inactive volcanoes. Each volcano represents a single eruption period.
The last eruption occurred 11,000 years ago. In this natural park is one of the most famous beech forests in Spain, the Fajeda d'en Jordà. It has exceptional and impressive landscapes, since it is mainly a flat forest that sits on a lava flow formation.
Sant Joan de les Fonts:
Charming medieval village with an extraordinary Romanesque monastery, a medieval volcanic stone bridge that crosses the Fluvià river, a fortress with spectacular views over the Garrotxa region and several quiet walks where lava rock formations, waterfalls, waterfalls and wild flowers can be seen. viewed.
Castellfollit de la Roca:
Spectacular medieval village perched on a cliff, which is all that remains of a gigantic lava flow. It has become one of the most photographed and painted images of Catalonia, as it is a magnificent natural viewpoint that overlooks the valleys of the Fluvià and Toronell rivers. It also has a charming old town famous for its small squares, narrow streets, churches and unique traditional houses made of volcanic rock.
Sierra de Rocacorba:
Protected natural area with the highest mountain in the province of Girona, Puigsou (900 m). Famous professional cyclists from all over the world train on its excellent cycling routes. This beautiful area can also be explored on foot or on horseback.
Easy access property.
• Water: yes
• Electricity: yes
1 km from Besalú.
27 km from Figueras (Ave Station, shops, theaters, restaurant, cinemas).
27 km from Olot.
70 km from Girona. (Ave Station, Airport, Store, theaters, restaurant, cinemas)
135 km from Barcelona. (Ave Station, Airport, theaters, restaurant, cinemas, etc)
47 km from La Junquera. (Border France)
46 km from the beaches of Roses.