Ten minutes from Spain’s Costa Brava, this four-bedroom modernized medieval masia near Girona is listed on Catalonia’s land registry as being of historic importance. —Nick Clayton
We had moved with the family from France to Barcelona when we saw the property. It seemed a fun project,” said Rick Whitehead III, the owner of the masia, or traditional Catalan farmhouse. “It was obviously a very major project, which I didn’t bargain on.