Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
A Spacious detached villa built on the site of an historic mill in a tranquil location right by the river Tech yet close to the region's many attractions. With tiled floors, open beams and freshly-decorated throughout, the villa offers spacious accommodation for up to 10 people. The kitchen is well-equipped, by someone who really cooks. When you see the local ingredients around here, you may just feel the need to create a feast of your own.
There are 5 bedrooms each with their own bathroom. All the bedrooms have comfortable beds, with fresh linen bedding, and plump feather pillows, The stylish bathrooms have power showers, and large fluffy bath sheets. All of the rooms are newly decorated and furnished to a high standard..
The house has views of the mountains and the river behind. It has a private entrance and driveway and a very large garden completely enclosed. The large, private heated sunny pool is a particular highlight.
The beautiful town of Ceret with its artistic heritage and spectacular Saturday market is just 5 minutes away. There are cafes on every corner, restaurants in every square there is frequently music and dancing in the streets. Local walks, at whatever your level of effort, offer wonderful views across the valley to the Mediterranean , up to the Canigou, or back to Ceret itself. The house is within walking distance of a shop and restaurant.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Argeles 25 km|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perpignan 45 km, Nearest railway: Perpignan 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The kitchen is very well equipped by someone who really cooks, it has a large oven for family catering, and plenty of workspace, allowing more than one cook to work together.
Leading off the lounge is a superb balcony with a view to the river, a perfect place to enjoy the early morning sun, for that first cup of coffee.
There are eating areas around the garden all of which full advantage of the sun. The terrace has the sun all day long, so there are well designed shady areas to sit and relax at lunchtime.
Around the pool there are wooden loungers, and Lafuma chairs to lay back in and enjoy a good book. There are plenty of children's toys and inflatables available.
The house has been designed with luxury in mind, so all those things you enjoy at home are there, such as feather pillows, fluffy towels, and crisply ironed sheets.
A family friend Flore takes care of the house, while we are away, when you arrive she will be there to welcome you, there will be wine, and a few groceries to get you started as well as fresh flowers on the table.
An additional guest can be accommodated on a roll-a-way bed. The second cot is portable.
|Further details outdoors|
The grounds of the villa lead directly to the beautiful river Tech. There are football goals and badminton nets available. There is a purpose built boules court area. The garden has many shaded eating areas, and seperate lower floor with outside seating areas for each bedroom allowing a high degree of privacy
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The region offers endless cultural and recreational facilities and the sun shines nearly every day of the year.
The villa is 10 minutes from the Spanish border, 30 minutes from the Med. ( Collioure, Argeles, Banyuls etc.) and 90 minutes from Barcelona. Ski-ing in winter is 90 minutes away.
Many wine-growing chateaux are available to visit throughout the Languedoc-Rousillon
Ceret is a beautiful Catalan town in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Picasso painted here as did Matisse and many other famous artists.Today there is a superb Art Museum in the town. All kinds of activities from petanque to bull-fighting are carried on. The market in Ceret on Saturday and Tuesday evening ( summer only) is not to be missed.