Masia’s in General

Introducing historic buildings- The grand houses of The Costa Brava/Catalonia


Many people only think of the Costa Brava for the rugged coastal areas with picturesque beaches. However travelling inland you will see the real Catalonia, the valleys and mountains and fertile landscape for which this part of the world is famous. You may be forgiven to believe you are in Italy or France not Spain. Some masia’s are near the coast but many appeal to those people who like a more traditional rural lifestyle further inland.

As I’ve said in previous pages I am not an agent, but I can introduce you to the agents who specialise in these wonderful buildings. Owners of these masia’s are a different breed of purchaser, they love the country, some want to be more remote than others, but they all have one thing in common, they like the grand lifestyle a masia can bring. Large rustic buildings, oozing in medieval history, with room for animals, dogs and horses. Potential for businesses, or just a family home.

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 Currently we have choices from ready to move into homes, to renovation projects and even some ruins needing a total re-build. If you require builders, the current economic crisis means that you have a wide choice of workers, who would be keen to quote.

We can even show you some fantastic village houses, without land but in prime locations.

Now is the time to invest in these properties. Here are some examples:

  • An old rectory, beautifully renovated 950,000€
  • A superb house in the famous village of Pals. 2,200,000€
  • A cottage with amazing gallery, plus 2 apartments, in a very old medieval village close to the coast, total cost 900,000€
  • A Baix Empordà masia, ready to move into for 590,000€
  • A large masia in need of renovation nr Besalú 650,000€
  • A bank repossession, in easy reach of all the amenities but set in 22 hectares of prime agricultural land and woodland, a renovation project, which is a great investment at approx 500,000€ (price is approx due to the bank).
  • A pretty masia set nr Platja d’Aro within an urbanisation, but in easy reach of amenities. 750,000€ this is ideal for a family who like the traditional build but would like to be in the centre of things.

We can show you other properties of this type which are over a million euros. All I need is a budget and clear idea what you are searching for. The choices are enormous.

A Russian translator is on hand for our Russian buyers.