One of Lucas Fox’s spectacular Masias (country houses) in Empordà (Costa Brava) has been picked as the Wall Street Journal’s House of the Day. Built in the 18th Century, the property has been meticulously restored by the current owners.
“Catalonia has become a genuinely viable weekend destination, and Girona’s airport is tiny, so you can get out fast and be on the coast in 20 minutes,” says Tom Maidment, director of Lucas Fox Costa Brava. “It’s amazing how quickly you can forget the stresses of working life once you are sitting on the beachfront in Llafranc, with your first glass of wine of the weekend.” The Sunday Times’ shares with us their choice of quick getaways from the UK for a weekend breaks with the kids.
In the the leading US publication The Wall Street Journal, a feature on ‘hobby vineyards‘. The US leading publication speaks to Simon Munro-Kerr, a 74-year-old former actor and retired property developer from the U.K, who bought about 60 acres and 2,691 square feet of “absolute ruins” in Andalucia in 2003. The restored and renovated home is now 5,597 square feet and operates as a small inn, with 12 bedrooms and eight bathrooms. It is currently for sale with Lucas Fox..