Luxury property for sale in Pals - Costa Brava Spain - 2.850.000€
Fantastic new construction at the original location of an old farmhouse and water mill, with beautiful panoramic views of the "Illes Medes" and Montgri Castle. Has 730 m2 divided between the main house (600m2) and a warehouse. Set in 68,400 m2 of land, fully fenced. Located on the outskirts of Pals, just 2 km from Pals beach. There exists the possibility to convert the property into a 16 bedroom rural hotel.
- 68,400 m2 land, fully fenced
- 600 m2 living space
- Swimming pool
- 5 bedrooms
- Large 50m2 covered porch
- En-suite bathrooms
- 2 large living areas/lounges
- Library area
- Complete alarm system
- Homes cinema and HiFi system
- Lots of light
- Well with modern water pump
- Water tanks, purification
- 85m2 Garage
- 16 room rural hotel planning
About Windmill House
A Neo -Rural house with a Tuscan air, surrounded by an idyllic landscape, enjoying views of the Medes islands and the Montgrí mountains in the Costa Brava. Set in approximately seven acres of land there are beautiful gardens dotted with fruit trees and ornamental species, fields separated by rows of trees, meadows dappled with bright spring flowers and iron sculptures, created by the owner and strategically located. There are two streams that cross the land. If one looks up from a small rise in the ground or from the first floor of the house, there are views of the Medes Islands against a blue background and the Montgrí hills in the other directotion. This is a landscape that will never be spoiled, as the property borders the natural park of Montgrí, the Medes islands and the delta of the river Ter. Known as the Moli de Pals or “Pals Windmill”, thanks to the windmill that generates electricity on the property, the house was built in 2005 on the same site of an old house in ruins by the architect and surveyor Toni Josep Dalmau Bonvehí. The constructed area is 820 m2, of which the house occupies 600m2 and the rest, outbuildings such as a garage, agricultural warehouse and pergolas.
The style is Neo Rural, with a Tuscan air thanks to the sienna exterior walls and the landscaping that surrounds the building. The main building has two pavilions with large windows and a beautiful porch offering summer dining and overlooking a babbling fountain from Provence. Around the main entrance are pots of flowers, painted azulete, contrasting with the sienna walls. There is a fully fenced area around the large swimming pool, which has its own bathroom.
The ground floor consists of a large open space lobby leading to a warm and cozy lounge, elegantly decorated like the rest of the house. A modern gas fireplace built into the wall creates warmth on the coldest days. The living room opens to a beautiful glass hall that connects to the kitchen, dining room and a sitting area. From there you can enjoy beautiful views of the garden and the wilderness that surrounds it. The kitchen, large and functional, combines steel appliances with the warmth of wood. There is another glass hall which is perfect as a play space for kids during bad weather.. Finally on the the ground floor, master bedroom with dressing room and bathroom featuring jacuzzi.
The second floor houses a peaceful, private sanctuary : a large library filled with books and decorated objects, like old typewriters, cash registers and cameras. There are two additional double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. At the top of both, a loft for sleeping children supervised by their parents.
Kitchen with exit to the covered gallery porch of 50m2
Large living room with fireplace, enjoying plenty of natural light through large windows surrounding the room. Has direct access to the garden and swimming pool.
Lounge with access to the porch in summer, entrance hall.
A double room with full bathroom en-suite.
First floor (158 m2)
Spacious library lounge
2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, one with access to a 24.5 m2 terrace.
The property has its own well with water engine pumping 5,000 litres per hour, terracotta windmill, honda power generator, Dietrich boiler and water heating, 2 storage tanks, complete system of water purification, alarms in all facilities, home cinema and Hi-Fi system.
There is a project for the construction of a 20 bedroom rustic hotel on the grounds.
There are prepared plans for the conversion of the property into a 16 room rural hotel.
This is an ideal investment opportunity due to the property´s location, with views to the mountains and the sea, proximity of 3 golf courses and abundance of rural tourism activities. The property is easily accessible from Girona airport.
Pals is a small medieval town in the northern part of Spain in the region of Catalonia, a few kilometers from the sea. With a total of 2,698 inhabitants, it has a very rich cultural inheritance and can be defined as a typical, charming, lovely and peaceful corner of Costa Brava to visit or to stay at.
The Historic center of the village is located on a hill, surrounded by plains with a medieval romanesque tower that was buil between the 11th and 13th century. Known as the Torre de la Horas (the Tower of Hours) it used as a belltower. Also this 15-metre high tower stands on a natural rock platform in which many Visigothic tombs can be found.
The castle, which has been part of Pals since the 9th century, is another important attraction of this small town. It is now occupied by the house of the Pi i Figueras family, promoters of the restoration of the Gothic neighborhood. You can easily recognize Pals overall architecture through its cobbled streets interrupted by semicircular arches, façades with pointed arched windows and stone balconies.
Not only is Pals a beautiful town with many landmarks that will take you back to the Middle Age, it is also a great place to get to know the history of Catalan wines and cavas thanks to the permanent exhibition it has on display. There are many other interesting things to see in Pals such as the Josep Pla viewpoint, the Plaza Mayor, the tombs in the Calle Mayor and the church of Sant Pere, along with gothic arches and medieval tombs are the other landmarks you find on the way. Some of the stone blocks from the castle were used in the 10th century to build the church of Sant Pere. In its final structure you can make out the Romanesque base, the Gothic apse and nave and the Baroque portico and belltower. Finnaly don't miss thefour square towers, named Ramonet, Rom, Xinel·lo and Hospital, that still remain standing today, although they date from the 12th century.
While staying in Pals you can pproach the traditional cuisine of Baix Empordà, which brings together products from land and sea. Broad beans and peas from the fields appear together with "esqueixadas" (cod salad) "escalivadas" (cold roast aubergine, onion and peppers) and chicken or rabbit stews with seafood. For their part, prawns, sea bass and gilt-head bream are prepared in numerous ways. Among the desserts, fruit is very important, you can find many of them such as strawberries, peaches, melons, water melons, oranges,etc. In the summer these are turned into delicious ice-creams and sorbets.
There are 3 Golf courses within 3km of this property, making it an ideal location for holiday rentals.
Pals is home to a beautiful 9th century castle with Romanesque tower
A view of the "Torre de la Horas", a central feature of the town of Pals, only 3km from the property
The property is 2km away from beatiful Costa Brava beaches.
Pals offers also a beautiful beach, sretching through more than four kilometres with clear water where you can enjoy the benign Mediterranean climate and all the leisure opportunities offered by the Costa Brava. Golf courses, water sports and visits to the Illes Medes Natural Park,etc.
Las Islas Medes
From this property, there are views of Las islas Medes (Spanish) or Illes Medes (Catalan), a small and craggy group of islets in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Less than a mile out of the harbour, the Medes Islands comprise two main islands - Meda Gran and Meda Petita - with numerous large outlying rocks and pinnacles that have been carved out by erosion and the action of the sea. They are the seaward remnants of the limestone massif that rises behind and dominates Estartit.
About the Costa Brava
Costa Brava is a region located in the north of Catalonia, going from the Mediteranean sea to the Pyrenees mountains. It includes the four regions of Alt Empordá, Baix Empordá, La Selva and d’El Gironès. You can define this part of Catalonia as a multitude of small cities and ports such as cadaqués, where Dali used to stay.
With a 200km coast, Costa Brava is one of the most charming region of spain with its authentic and charming villages with true mediteranean features such as L'Escala, Palamós and Sant Feliu de Guíxols at the bottom of the mountains. It is a beautiful place that allies the sea with mountains and land.