la capsa de llum is a beautiful old farmhouse with garden, newly restored with care and enthusiasm in the alt empordà (near figueres).
with 350m2, we can accommodate 16 people, ideal to spend a few days with family, with children and with friends.
la capsa de llum is located in the old charming town of vilanant, next to figueres, an amazing location to be in the middle of the alt empordà, halfway between the beaches of costa brava and la garrotxa.
la capsa de llum is a typical catalan farmhouse built between the 17th and 18th centuries. it has been restored in the spring of 2017 respecting the structure and the essence of a rural houses from the area, with the aim of adding to its strong rustic character, a modern and comfortable touch, to make you feel at home... or better!
the house combines exposed stone walls, wooden beams, ceilings with catalan brick vault, natural materials and period furniture, with contemporary objects and complements, a careful lighting, high-speed wifi speed (300mb optical fiber), modern fireplaces and central heating in all rooms.
la capsa de llum has 5 rooms that can accommodate 16 people. each room has its own personality. we invite you to discover what's hidden behind their names...
el festeig: a double bed (which can be divided into two singles) and a fireplace.
els pardals: a double bed and a comfortable double sofa bed
el firmament: a double bed
la petite suite: one double bed (+ separate full bathroom)
les lliteres: two bunk beds + 2 extra beds
the common spaces
in la capsa de llum we have created different spaces to both share with family or friends, or to disconnect. we have:
- the ludoteca (or children's room)
we want children to have a great time in our house! a room specially designed for the small ones in the family, with a careful selection of books, toys and materials to draw.
- the cinema and billiard room
a room with a pool, and a 52 "screen with a dolby surround equipment to enjoy the best cinema.
- dining room
a dining room with a large table for 14 people.
- the salon
a cosy living room with comfortable sofas, books and a wood stove.
- the hall
a great hall.
- the kitchen
a fully equipped kitchen with a table for 8 people.
- the galery
a bright gallery, ideal for disconnecting.
- the solarium
a large terrace for sunbathing, taking an outdoor shower, admire the millenary church bell tower of the village, and the fields and mountains that surround it, and at nightfall, looking at the stars with our telescope.
- the garden
the house has a nice garden of 200m2, with lawn and a number of trees. it includes a barbecue area, a ping-pong table, sun loungers, a hammock, and a swing for the little ones.
- other aspects
• we rent the whole house
• the prices are for the rent of the complete house: 16 places
• maximum occupancy: 16 people + 2 babies
• minimum rental: 2 nights
• weekend: entry on friday from 6pm and free on sunday
the house is fully equipped to enjoy your stay.
in the kitchen you will find all the necessary tools for cooking as well as a microwave, an electric oven and a dishwasher.
in the bedrooms we provide you with sheets, towels etc.
in the cinema room you can relax or play billiards.
and in the lovely garden you can swing, eat, relax or play pingpong.
the capsa de llum is located in the center of the old town of vilanant, a small village of 300 inhabitants original of the xvii century, in the alt emordà.
its location is privileged, only 10 minutes from figueres, and 30 minutes from both the best beaches on the costa brava, olot and france. and 5 minutes from the ave station!
how to get there and where to park
you can drive to the front door of la capsa de llum. stop there to unload your bags and then park using the free (outdoor) parking located 1 minute walk from the house (at the end of c / mestre josep lladrich)
in addition it is only:
- 5 minutes from the ave station (high speed train)
- 10 minutes from figueres
- 10 minutes from besalú
- 30 minutes from the beaches of the costa brava
- 30 minutes from olot, banyoles and france
- 45 minutes from girona
- 90 minutes from barcelona
Activities and attractions
PLACES OF INTEREST:
Dalí Museum (Figueres)
Toy Museum (Figueres)
Museum of the Technique, Castell de Sant Ferran. (Figueres)
Weekly market (Thursdays in Figueres)
Aiguamolls de l'Empordà (Castelló d'Empúries)
Monastery of Sant Pere de Roda (Vilajuïga)
Casino Castell de Peralada
International Music Festival Castell de Peralada.
Greek and Roman ruïnes of Empúries (L'Escala)
Lake of Banyoles. Monesterio de Sant Esteve (Banyoles)
Volcanic zone of the Garrotxa, La fageda d'en Jordà (Olot)
Cap de Creus. Portlligat. House Salvador Dalí (Cadaqués)
Monastic Monastery of Santa Maria (Vilabertran)
MUME. Exile Memorial Museum (La Jonquera)
Natural Parage of Albera. Rectory of Espolla.
Can Laporta (La Jonquera)
Wineries visitable in different towns
(Palau Saverdera, Pau, Vilajuïga, Garriguella, Espolla, Rabós, Capmany ...)
Golf Courses (Navata and Peralada)
Parachuting - Empuriabrava Aerodrome (Castelló d'Empúries)
What else can we do:
In summer, the beaches at 30 minuts (Roses, Empuribrava, Llançà, Port de la Selva ...)
We can do hikes and routes with BTT by Llers, Terrades, Sant Llorenç de la Muga and Albanyà.
Itineraries for the sets of dry stone and barracks of shepherd of the parage of the Garriga (between Llers and Avinyonet de Puigventos)
Registration number: HUTG-029201
Rentalia Reference num: 679881
Non smokers preferred
Mossen Pere Terrats 4
17743 Vilanant Girona (Spain)
24 km to the beach, 8 km to the city center, 54 km to the airport, 150 m to supermarket, 500 m to a river or lake, 7 km to the train station, 7 km to the bus station, 8 km to the hospital, 1 km to a hiking route
4.5 km from a golf resort, 22 km from a horse riding center, 24 km from a diving center
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