Available here, it is located in a unique place, an architectural piece from the period of Catalan modernism. In Palafrugell, just a few minutes from the most beautiful beaches of the Costa Brava, you can fulfill your dream of living near the Mediterranean sea in an elegant Art Nouveau villa. Due to its size, the property is a family of non-private residence, the most represented in a hotel-boutique or in a business center for creatives. The villa was designed by General Guitart and was built between 1900 and 1907. Can Mario is originally the origin of the family home of the cork stoppers Joan Miquel i Avellà “Mérius”.
In the 70s of the 20th century, the artist Modest Cuixart i Tàpies, inherited the building and made it his place of work and leisure. Cuixart – cousin of Antoni Tàpies – a prized name report for Spanish art and his abstract works at international exhibitions in the 1960s. The villa also includes his studio. The special construction of the easel for large formats corresponds to the installation that Salvador Dalí used in his workshop of Port Lligat for large paintings. The villa itself has well-preserved details of modern origins. Inlays on the wall, carved beams on the ceiling, ornate stone balustrades on balconies and terraces, high ceilings and gigantic lead glass doors provide a unique experience in the room.
The reception room represents elegance and exquisite style. All windows, accessories and doors are kept in their original form and show a fantastic backdrop. The bathroom is present in old white tiles and classic sanitary facilities. The lion claw foot tub is fashionable today. The unique parquet floors and stairways as well as many other details will delight art and architecture enthusiasts, artists and designers. In 1600 square meters of living and working space, there is a lot to discover. Of course, the ancient splendor must be carefully polished in many places and combined with the comfort of the 21st century. Wait for a lovely project. The garden is an oasis in the city which could be crowned by a pool. There are many ways to change your point of view here. So be sure to see if this site could be a project for your future plan!