Le Pommier at Can Llouquette
Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Relax on your own private terrace or by the pool with a book, take a stroll around our fields, enjoy evening meals al fresco to the sound of owls and the river with a bottle of fine local wine. Take a walk to the village along an isolated road with spectacular views, for fresh baguettes and coffee. Or have fun exploring the forest, wading along our river, having picnics on its banks or lounging in hammocks in the shade.
Le Pommier is on ground level below the old Farmhouse, and is suitable for a couple, two singles or a couple with a small child. It has been freshly renovated and includes a double bedroom, a private shower/wc a kitchen and living room. Very quiet and private, Le Pommier also has its own entrance and terrace.
We have three accommodation units (gîtes) which are all very private, separate from one another, totally self-contained and with their own outside spaces/terraces. Le Pommier is one of the three.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Le Racou 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perpignan 45 km, Nearest railway: Perpignan 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Le Pommier is tastefully decorated with a comfortable double bed and hand-made table, oak chairs and antique pine wardrobe.
It has it's own terrace with seating for four and kitchen with seating for four.
Facilities for children are inclusive (cots, high chairs, baths etc).
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool is tastefully fenced with a child-proof gate.
The garden has a long chestnut fence that means children are completely safe. There is a hand-made chestnut and pine playhouse with table and chairs, a childrens picnic table and a swing/climbing set. Games and toys are also available.
11 acres of grounds are accessible for walks and you are free to use the picnic tables in two of our fields as well as the swings.
We also have some resident animals - horses, donkeys (although these are kept well away from the accommodation in separate fields) cats, and koi carp in the garden fountain.
Shortly prior to your holiday, a 'welcome booklet' will be emailed to you (with lots of information and tips about the area, house, things to do, restaurants etc), along with map of how to find us.
We can do a first shop for you, and we can cater for you on your arrival evening (please request our menu in good time for your arrival!).
The swimming pool is only available from May to Sept.
English-speaking representative is on hand to answer any questions. Simon also speaks German, Spanish and French.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
We are situated in the southern-most region in France, with sunshine throughout the summer and winter, averaging over 300 days per year!
At the heart of this department - is Mount Canigou (muntanya regalada or 'fortunate mountain' in Catalan) - which dominates the horizon from almost every vantage point.
We are at the foot of Mount Canigou, the first Pyrenean mountain in the chain that stretches east to west along the south western border between France and Spain. We are only 30 miles from beautiful Mediterranean beaches and villages. We are also only a few minutes traffic-free drive from lovely Spanish market towns.
The area around Perpignan is the hottest part of France (and can reach between 35C and 40C in high summer). At 750m altitude, our climate is slightly cooler than that of the plains and environs around Perpignan. You will have warm days in a hot sun and yet night time temperatures which allow you to sleep comfortably with a sheet or light duvet!
So you will be lulled to sleep by the sound of our river, not air-conditioning!
Montferrer, our nearest village (at 1.5 miles away), is situated on the flanks of Mount Canigou and approximately 30 miles from Perpignan and the coast. You can actually see the coast from the village. It has a cafe/small shop where you can get your breakfast provisions as well as a few extras. It also has a lovely small, family-run restaurant.
There are many other beautiful small market towns like Ceret, Prats-de-Mollo, St Laurent de Cerdans, Camprodon (in Spain) and Besalu (also in Spain). We advise shopping in Prats-de-Mollo (16km) or Camprodon ... as the drive is beautiful and you are unlikely to see more than a handful of cars. Both have markets and good butchers, boulangeries as well as supermarkets etc.
Famous cities like Carcassone, Toulouse, Montpellier, Girona, and Barcelona are also within easy reach of the house for day trips. Barcelona can be reached within 2hrs 15mins.
Just outside Perpignan, on the Côte Vermeille (this part of the Mediterranean coast) you will find many long sandy beaches thronging with life in the summer, as well as secluded coves and picturesque bays that are quiet even in the tourist season.
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20 Aug 2014
"Relaxed, friendly and beautiful."
We stayed in the new El Cascot - another one bedroomed apartment - but I cannot find that listed as it's new. We were holidaying with our nearly two year old. The apartment was clean, beautiful a… More
28 Jul 2014
"Fantastic and relaxing place to stay!"
We throughly enjoyed our stay in Le Pommier, nothing was too much trouble for hosts Ashley and Simon. There is a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, a real home away from home! It was lovely for us … More
26 Aug 2013
"Ein Traum von Erholung und Gastfreundlichkeit"
Wer Ruhe und Erholung in der Natur mit unaufdringlicher, herzlicher Gastfreundlichkeit in rustikaler Unterkunft sucht, der hat mit diesem Angebot den optimalen Ort gefunden. Schöner geht es nicht.… More
25 Aug 2013
"Empty your mind for 2 weeks"
So glad we booked for two weeks, one week would never have been long enough.Great accommodaton and setting. Facilities are all here, just get a minimum of food and wine (tried some lovely rose' -… More
29 Jul 2013
"Close to perfect heaven"
What a place to relax. Only the sound of bird song and the nearby brook to break the silence. All modern facilities to hand with a splendid swimming pool and private outside dining why leave the prope… More
16 Jun 2013
"Rural Retreat in the Pyrenees"
Can Llouquette is a wonderful retreat in the foothills of the Pyrenees. The old farm house has been lovingly and sympathetically converted into a family home with gites by the welcoming owners, Simon… More
21 May 2013
"Comfort, quiet, beauty; all these in the accommodation and the landscape"
It was so easy to arrive - say 'yes' to a meal on arrival - it was wonderful home cooked food delivered with a warm welcome, it set the tone for the week. Ashley and Simon, and dear Sophie, … More
27 Jan 2013
Nous garderons toujours un fabuleux souvenir de nos vacances à CAN llouquette. Avant tout, grâce à l'accueil et la sympathie de Simon et Ashley, que nous remercions encore infiniment. Mais aus… More
1 Jan 2013
Wir können diese Unterkunft zu 100% weiterempfehlen: reizvolle Natur / sehr ansprechendes grünes blühendes Gelände / außergewöhnlich super nette Vermieter / sehr angenehmes Entspannungsklima im … More
27 Dec 2012
"FW Can Llouquette, Pyrenäen"
ein Ort für Menschen, die Ruhe und Natur lieben. Eine schöne FW mit perfekt eingerichteter Küche. Die Vermieter sind ausgesprochen herzlich, man fühlt sich sehr willkommen. Für Tipps und Fragen i… More
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