Mas Torroella: History and Design in a 14th-Century Catalan Masia

Style and seclusion go hand in hand at Mas Torroella, a luxury villa & spa nestled quietly in the shade of the Gavarres mountains, just off the sunny beaches of Costa Brava.

Mas Torroella

Terrace with BBQ area

Dating back to the 14th century, the historic Catalan masia has been thoughtfully restored by its owners and transformed into a refined rental retreat for friends and families looking to spend some precious quality time together.

Masia in Catalonia

Tucked into a beautiful slice of nature, in the Girona province, the property is bursting with rustic Catalan charm and has all the right ingredients to whip up a vacation to remember. Interiors are a chic blend of tradition and modernity, where original features have been lovingly preserved and left exposed to showcase the history and unique architecture of the building.

Cozy nook by the fireplace

Classic period furnishings intermingle with chic contemporary accents beneath vaulted hand-painted ceilings and blanched wooden beams, while the handsome stonework throughout gives the classy ambiance an authentic medieval flare.

Hand-painted ceiling

Spread over three floors, Mas Torroella sleeps up to 20 guests in 8 individually styled bedrooms, each with its own personality and private ensuite bathroom. Awash in calming cream shades, their tasteful decor is complemented by romantic touches like fresh flowers, candles, and gracious welcome packs.

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Traditional stone walling

Bedroom with rustic furniture

The exquisitely restored masia is home to a number of charmingly inviting common areas where you can unwind in style, whether that means sharing a meal with your friends and family in the elegant dining room, reading a book by an ancient fireplace, playing snooker, or watching a movie in the welcoming living room, furnished with plush seating and fashionably worn antiques.

Rustic kitchen

Large dining table

Snooker table

Also on the grounds of Mas Torroella, albeit separated from the main house, La Casetta is the ideal retreat for couples or small families seeking added privacy. Once the Groundsman’s cottage, this independent unit is designed following the same adorable rustic-chic aesthetic, featuring two inviting bedrooms and a serene open-plan kitchen/living/dining area.

Charming Catalan kitchen

Rustic living room with fireplace and stone walls

La Casetta

Crowning the property’s remarkable amenities is a stunning stone-clad spa, where guests can exercise, relax in the sauna, or swim in the heated, candlelit pool, complete with hydro massage jets and salt electrolysis system.

Stone-clad spa

Outside, sunny terraces and little chill-out nooks grace the beautifully manicured lawns making it easy to embrace the alfresco Mediterranean lifestyle, while a lovely, bright blue swimming pool with sleek loungers offers the perfect escape from the midday heat.

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