Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This pleasant first floor apartment benefits from two balconies, which overlook the Pyrenees to the South and gardens and tennis court to the North. A resident’s swimming pool is available from June to September.
The apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 twin on the mezzanine floor, and 1 double. The mezzanine floor, which is also home to the lounge area, gives the apartment a large airy feel. The modern dining / family room and the kitchenboth open to the South Balcony giving the option of eating in or dining "al fresco"
The Property is ideally situated between Argeles Town - a small bustling community, with regular market days and superb restaurants, and the Mediterranean Beach with its wide promenade leading to the Port.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Argeles sur mer 800 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perpignan 24 km, Nearest railway: Argeles 1 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The Apartment comprises of:
Bathroom (full bath with shower over, large vanity sink unit with mirror)
Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom
Dining/Family Room – Table & 4 chairs, sideboard, large sofa, coffee table etc. 2 sets of Patio/French doors to south facing balcony
Galley Kitchen – Fridge, Oven, sink, 2 ring hob, dishwasher, microwave - sliding patio doors to south facing balcony.
Mezzanine Floor – Lounge Area – comfortable seating, TV, DVD, Video, Windows to rear. – Square archway to:
Bedroom 2 - Twin Beds, 2 windows to front.
|Further details outdoors|
Front balcony – with table and seating area (cool and secluded)
South facing balcony – Oval table and 4 chairs, umbrella
Private swimming pool for residence
Tennis court on site (booking fee)
Views of the Pyrenees
Swimming Pool open approximately June to September (weather conditions permitting).
The property has a Garage and your vehicle must be placed in the garage at all times, as parking spaces and garages are allocated to each apartment.
Please leave the apartment clean and tidy and in the condition that you found it. The apartment will be checked on your departure to ensure it has been left in a rentable condition.
Linen and Towels can be rented for a fee of:
Linen : Cost - 1 x dble bed €12, single sets €9 each
Towels : €9 per set - 1 shower and two hand towels
Beach towels are not provided.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The Languedoc region boasts 300 days of sunshine a year - It enjoys one of the mildest climates in France and provides a relaxing atmosphere all year round.
There is much to see and do - miles of golden sandy beaches, the fantastic scenery and walking opportunities of the foothills of the Pyrenees. On the outskirts of Argeles is Chateau Valmy, with a nature trail, and a wonderful vineyard. The Chateau also holds open air musical concerts in Spring and Summer . Collioure, just 4 miles away - is steeped in history and has a multitude of restaurants, shops and Art Gallaries. There are Spas at nearby Le Boulou and Amelie-les-Bains, a Nature Reserves for bird-watching at Etang de Canet, an Arficaine Reserve at Sigean. Or you could visit the medieval walled city of Carcassonne, or the narrowest gourges in the world - "Gourges de la Fou" at Arles le Tech - this is to name but a few of the many exciting places you could visit if you want more than a lazy holiday gazing at the mountains as you sit on the balconies, on the beach or by the pool.
There is a Guide Book, maps and brochures in the apartment for guests to peruse at their leisure.
Among all the towns of the Pyrénées-Orientales, Argelès-sur-Mer boasts the longest coastline: 10 kilometres of coasts among which 7 are sandy beaches and 3 are rocky coves. The main 'Plage' has been awarded the “Blue Flag” for many years due to its clean sand and water. Alongside the beach runs a superb promenade lined with Restaurants. Follow the promenade, which is 1.3km long, planted with lawns and Mediterranean vegetation, to the picturesque marina of Port Argelès, with further restaurants, cafés and shops. On foot, by bike, by rollers, walking or running, the seafront is, winter and summer alike, the favourite place for everyone.
The apartment is ideally situated in-between the Argeles Village and the main Sea Front (Plage).
Argeles Village is actually quite large so don’t just stop at the first few shops – go and investigate. There are some fabulous small lanes with intersting shops and restaurants as well as those on the main streets
Other close amenities include:
Park - There is a large local park with football nets and a roller skating rink.
Tropical Golf - The “Tropical Golf” (Crazy Golf) is at the end of the road - and offers great fun for all the family with two different courses depending on your skills. When the water features are illuminated in the evenings it takes on a magical appearance. Opening hours based on time of year.
Golf – Saint Cyprien Golf Club - (Le Mas D’Huston, 66750 St Cyprien Plage, Tel: 68 37 63 63)
St Cyprien is located approx 20 minutes along the coast from Argeles.
Golf de Saint Cyprien is one of the most reputed golf destinations in the country and has two courses.
Markets - Argeles Village – All year, Wednesday and Saturday mornings, - rue and place de la République and place des Castellans. Argeles Plage - 15 June to 15 September, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings - Parking des Platanes. Boulevard de la Mer 15 June to 15 September, daily from 5pm until midnight - Parking des Platanes, à la plage.
Chateau Valmy is on the outskirts of Argeles The Castle of Valmy is a private property, but the park of Valmy, recently acquired by the town offers the opportunity to discover the Mediterranean flora thanks to a nature trail.
Perpignan - The historic town of Perpignan is located only 15 miles (24km) away, and is the capital of Roussillon. It is very exotic with its palm lined promenade, vibrant painted houses and the aromatic spices of the Arab quarter filling the air. It has many interesting shops, and 13th century Palace of the Kings of Majorca.
Collioure on the Côte Vermeille is a 4.5 miles (7 km) drive, or a scenic cliff top walk , from Racou (just across from Argeles Port) . Collioure is a typical picturesque French fishing village with castle, art galleries, winding back streets filled with small shops and boutiques and wonderful restaurants.
Banyuls-sur-mer - Nestling in the foothills of Pyrenees, Banyuls is a charming old fishing village, with quaint narrow streets and excellent beaches. Banyuls-sur-Mer is probably best known in the region for the production of the Banyuls wine. The wines are produced from the vines which cling to the hills around the town. Also at Banyuls-sur-Mer is one of the oldest aquariums in France located at the Arago Laboratory and if you are interested in sculpture then there is the Maillol Museum.
Carcassone - Carcassone is the epitome of a fairytale medieval castle and the entire city is an unmisable place to visit. The fortifications consists of a double ring of ramparts and 53 towers.
Fort de Salses - The fortress of Salses began life as a Spanish defensive structure. It was started under king Ferdinand in 1497 and took several years to complete. However, under the Treaty of the Pyreneees, in 1659 it became French property, as did the whole of Rousillon. The fort de Salses is about 15 km north of Perpignan.
La Gourges de la Fou - Gigantic cliffs of red go up to the attack of the sky. These gorges are one of the narrowest in the world. They are 1700 meters length, by, in places, 250 meters depth, this geological site is very popular and frequently visited. Protected by a metal net and thanks to a footbridge installed over the entire length, all the families can, in full safety, enjoy the gourges.
Barcelona is only a couple of hours away and well worth a visit. It is the second largest city of Spain, and the capital of Catalonia.