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Manna House Casita

Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
L'Ampolla, Terres de l'Ebre, Province of Tarragona, Catalonia
The casita is a delightful old cottage, used in olden times for shelter for the farmer and his donkey. It is very cosy; warm in winter and cool in summer. It has been completely renovated and is completely self-contained. It has an upstairs sleeping area with a double bed and a double sofa bed downstairs in the large main living area, which also has a logburner for the cooler winter months.

Outside the casita there is a large ironwork pergola, over which grow 2 old vines. These provide a gorgeous feast of grapes in the autumn and from early summer onward provide cooling shade from the hot sun, ideal to relax under with a nice drink. We also make some superb wine from the grapes. The finca is a wonderful place to explore and has a multitude of places where you can feel completely alone and find that quiet moment to catch up on your favour...
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Listing #HL159171
About the Owner
Simon S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
Interaction with guests
On your arrival we will be here to give you the keys to the property and show you where everything is. We live here all year round so are always here to show you our sustainable lifestyle and how we reduce our impact on the environment, chat about the weather, the best beaches, sights to see, what's going on in the area or to hear about what a wonderful day you have had. We have met some wonderful people from all over the world and it is always great to meet new ones. Tourism is an extraordinary tool that enables us to reach out to people, makes us more open to change, more receptive to differences and, therefore, more tolerant. We will send you detailed directions on how to find the farm nearer your arrival time.
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

This place is perfect for us to escape from our busy life in Madrid. We could not have asked for more from Simon and Amanada. Very soon la casita felt like our home, our sanctuary. It was great to have the dogs meet us when...More

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Simon S, VR Owner at Manna House Casita, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Great to have you stay with us. We felt that you were having a really nice relaxed break and could see the effects of a few days of peace and quiet for you. Thank you for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy. Would be...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017

My stay was really enjoyable thanks to my very friendly hosts, who put a lot of heart in the creation of their holiday homes. The accommodation is easy to access and has diverse nature around it, such as beaches, mountains, olive, almond and orange trees....More

Thank DianaB4984
Simon S, VR Owner at Manna House Casita, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thank you for lovely review. It is always a pleasure to share our home and it is so good to hear our guests opinions about what they enjoyed best. Best regards, Simon and Amanda

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 19, 2016

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Simon S, VR Owner at Manna House Casita, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
All our electricity comes from the sun via solar panels. This means that our electricity system can power most lights, phones, laptops etc. but NOT hair dryers, hair...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: C$30 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$151 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Cost includes linen, towels, crockery, cutlery, cleaning materials, water, electricity and gas for the cooker. We do charge €20 for the final cleaning but there are no additional charges.

Any damage or breakages will need to be deducted from your security deposit of €100 paid at the time of the balance.

Please help us by leaving the casita as tidy as you find it.

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About the neighbourhood
Situated mid-way between Barcelona and Valencia, this is an area famous for its high quality rice production. The Spanish love Paella and much of Spain's rice is grown here. The region is rich in wildlife and birds and the scenery is stunning, boasting everything from high mountains to beautiful sandy beaches.

An area of outstanding natural beauty, the area is perfect for fishing, walking, mountain-biking, diving, golf, sightseeing or just recharging your batteries away from the stress and strain of the modern world. There are local sports centres and an indoor swimming pool only around 10km from us.
Getting around
The roads here are wonderful, newly built and provide access to just about everywhere you could want to go. Fuel is relatively cheap so driving is a great way to see the country at your own pace.

The train services are very good, clean and cheap. A ticket to Barcelona for example costs around €12 for an adult and takes just under 2 hours.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Reus: 70.0 km
Railway: L'Aldea: 8.0 km
Ferry: Valencia or Barcelona: 170.0 km
The nearest airport is Reus which is about 70km away with most european airlines coming there. There is easy access from most UK airports and Ryanair, Easyjet, Bmibaby, Monarch etc. all fly to Barcelona which is about 160km from us. There are 2 main roads from the airport, the N340/A7 and the AP7 and they both run along the Mediterranean coast, ensuring beautiful views of the sea before you reach us. There are several car hire companies at the airports including Gold Car Rental, Auriga Crown, Avis and Hertz, and it is easy to book these on-line from the UK. Just Google car hire at Reus or Barcelona airport.

We are situated in the countryside just outside the town of L'Aldea off the N340 and we are about 10 minutes from the sea.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
Nearby cities
Catalonia Villas (14,946)
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