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Manna House Barn

The Lodge frontage
12 reviews
The Lodge frontage
The easy-access terrace
The view down the front of the Lodge
The main terrace outside the kitchen/diner
Bedrooms have their own terrace too
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Nice big, bright and airy rooms
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 5
One of the bathrooms
One of the bathrooms
Walk-in wardrobes
The kitchen
The kitchen
The main dining/rest room
The main dining/rest room
The large BBQ area
The pool
The pool terrace
A beautiful place to visit
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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
L'Ampolla, Terres de l'Ebre, Province of Tarragona, Catalonia
Manna House Barn is a superb conversion of an old building and consists of 5 bedrooms with their own self-catering lounge and dining room, kitchen and barbecue area. It is set on a working olive, almond and carob finca (farm) in the beautiful Spanish countryside 15 minutes from some wonderful beaches.

Each bedroom has it's own en-suite bathroom and has underfloor heating, ensuring that bare feet will still feel warm in winter on our beautiful tiled floors.

All the gas that we use is bottled butane and is very clean. All electricity is full domestic supply and is powered entirely by the sun through our own bank of solar panels and batteries. The batteries do not provide enough power for hair dryers, coffee machines or mobile air conditioning units so please leave these at home.

We also have our own borehole for water which is 230m...
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About the Owner, Simon S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 4.1 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
On your arrival we will be here to give you the keys to the property and show you where everything is. We live here all year round so are always here to show you our sustainable lifestyle and how we reduce our impact on the environment, chat about the weather, the best beaches, sights to see, what's going on in the area or to hear about what a wonderful day you have had.

We have met some wonderful people from all over the world and it is always great to meet new ones. Tourism is an extraordinary tool that enables us to reach out to people, makes us more open to change, more receptive to differences and, therefore, more tolerant.

We will send you detailed directions on how to find the farm nearer your arrival time.
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1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Simon and Amanda gave us the perfect welcome. We loved the farm and quiet setting. The rooms were spotless and comfortable. The nearby beaches were beautiful and uncrowded. It was incredibly relaxing. We would love to go back there.

Management response:

Great to hear your views, it was so nice to see you and share our wonderful country with you. We are very happy that you found the rooms to a good standard and of course we would be delighted to welcome you back any time! Best wishes, Simon and Amanda


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Nuria R
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

The barn sits in a nice environment with olives trees. We arrived on a Sunday. We knew we could not use powerful electric appliances and we did not carry any with us. It was hot and he never asked us if we were ok, and we had 4 small children with us. We arrived and we had no hot water....

Management response:

Dear Nuria Many thanks for your review. I confess that I expected a poor review from you due to the poor experience we had with you all. I have already responded to your father, Francisco in his review entitled “Pobres instalaciones” and your husband Kevin Day’s review entitled “Insufferably hot!” and I will respond to yours as well. Please allow...


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Kevin D
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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When temperatures are high, the whole building is insufferably hot! There is no relief from the heat which gets soaked up all day long into the building and inside the building, especially the living room, becomes even hotter than being outside in the sun. Due to the solar panels, there is no air conditioning, no ceiling fans or portable fans....

Management response:

Dear Kevin Many thanks for your review. I confess that I expected a poor review from you due to the experience we had with you all. I have already responded to your father-in-law Francisco in his review entitled “Pobres instalaciones” and your wife Nuria’s review entitled “HELL ON EARTH!” and I will respond to yours as well. a) On the...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
All our electricity comes from the sun via solar panels. This means that our electricity system can power most lights, phones, laptops etc. but NOT hair dryers, hair...
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    3 Fulls
    1 Crib
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31 Mar 2018 -
27 Apr 2018
Spring 2018
2 nights
28 Apr 2018 -
8 Jun 2018
Low Summer 2018
2 nights
9 Jun 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
High Summer 2018
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £217 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: £43 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We are happy to discuss any combination of occupancy. We are also happy to accept small children sharing a room with their parents and can make available travel cots, etc.

Cost includes linen, towels, crockery, cutlery, cleaning materials, electricity and gas for the cooker. We do charge a total of €50 for the final cleaning of all rooms and the kitchen/dining room but there are no additional charges.

Any damage or breakages will need to be deducted from your security deposit of €250 paid at the time of your final booking fee. Pay on-line via the Holiday Lettings payment system covered by Payment Protection.

Please help us by leaving the rooms as tidy as you find them.
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About the neighbourhood
Situated mid-way between Barcelona and Valencia, this is an area famous for its high quality rice production. The Spanish love Paella and much of Spain's rice is grown here. The region is rich in wildlife and birds and the scenery is stunning, boasting everything from high mountains to beautiful sandy beaches.

An area of outstanding natural beauty, the area is perfect for fishing, walking, mountain-biking, diving, golf, sightseeing or just recharging your batteries away from the stress and strain of the modern world. There are local sports centres and an indoor swimming pool only around 10km from us.
Getting around
The roads here are wonderful, newly built and provide access to just about everywhere you could want to go. Fuel is relatively cheap so driving is a great way to see the country at your own pace.

The train services are very good, clean and cheap. A ticket to Barcelona for example costs around €12 for an adult and takes just under 2 hours.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Reus: 70.0 km
Railway: L'Aldea: 8.0 km
Ferry: Valencia or Barcelona: 170.0 km
The nearest airport is Reus which is about 70km away with most european airlines coming there. There is easy access from most UK airports and Ryanair, Easyjet, Bmibaby, Monarch etc. all fly to Barcelona which is about 160km from us. There are 2 main roads from the airport, the N340/A7 and the AP7 and they both run along the Mediterranean coast, ensuring beautiful views of the sea before you reach us. There are several car hire companies at the airports including Gold Car Rental, Auriga Crown, Avis and Hertz, and it is easy to book these on-line from the UK. Just Google car hire at Reus or Barcelona airport.

We are situated in the countryside just outside the town of L'Aldea off the N340 and we are about 10 minutes from the sea.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
Nearby cities
Catalonia Villas (13,534)
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