Luxurious furnished apartment in an 1820 building.
The living room has a couch with a big oil painting of a bull fight by Bert van Zelm above it. Library with books, most in English and Dutch on Barcelona architecture, museums, art and artists. Several guides on Barcelona are there to be used. Stereo system with some 100 CD's (Opera, classical, jazz and Spanish music).
The main bedroom has a double bed (1,50x2,00m) and classic decoration with a painting of the Archangel Michael and deep red, silk curtains. It is reached by a corridor with built in floor to ceiling closets, that also gives access to the master bathroom: a tub with jacuzzi and whirlpool which seats two, toilet, washstand and bidet. This suite gives maximum privacy.
The second bedroom is decorated with some camp art by Eddy Varekamp. Long double bed 1,50x2,20m
You can reach the 3rd bedroom through a bead curtain.
Mattresses are of outstanding quality and all the beds are somewhat higher than usual to give you ample room for storing suitcases underneath.
The second bathroom, with tub, toilet and washstand, is situated near the hall.
The kitchen is equipped with grill/oven, fridge/freezer and dish washer.
The fantastic city balcony is excellent to sip your wine and watch the lively street life. Sun: 0.30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Excellent little gas heater in the living room. No TV. Wifi internet conneccion. You'll find the code for tele2 on the router. Washer and dryer.
Carrer Nou de la Rambla is a busy side street of the Ramblas. The most famous building in our street is Gaudi's Palau Güell. You'll find shops, restaurants, bars, discos, and several little Pakistani supermarkets that are open 7 days a week till 12. Just cross the Ramblas to reach beautiful Plaça Reial
The neighbourhood shows many signs of gentrification. Some buildings are run down, but the majority looks great. Barcelona's famous Opera house Gran Teatre del Liceu is around the corner. It's a 5 minutes walk to the Colon Statue (harbour), 20 minutes walk to the beach.
Excellent public transport at Parallel Avenue (3 minutes): metro lines 2 and 3, the funicular that brings you up to the Montjuic hill (park, museums, olympic stadium) and bus 64 Last stop going downtown for Barceloneta and the beach; last stop uptown for the Pedralbes Monastery .
The street can be lively at night time, especially in the weekend. Our new windows and balcony doors have outstanding insolating qualities.