House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This delightful detached holiday home has been recently refurbished to a very high standard, is well equipped and enjoys a private swimming pool, lovely views from the garden and spacious first floor terrace. Set in the traditional French village of Serdinya located between the golden sandy beaches of the Mediterranean and high mountain peaks of the Pyrenees.
Ideal for families, Can accommodate up to eight people (plus cot) in four tastefully furnished bedrooms.
Our house is only 40 minutes drive to the Ski Resorts and approx 1.5 hours to Andorra, please enquire about our Ski discounts.
Prices held for 2014
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: PERPIGNAN, Nearest railway: Villefranche|
|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
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors||
Ground Floor: Kitchen/dining room With Range Cooker, French doors leading into the garden. Two Bedrooms: one large double room with king sized bed, en-suite shower room , basin and WC. Second bedroom with twin beds. Separate WC.
Firat Floor: Living room with French doors leading to a balcony, 42" Plasma TV and DVD player, Comfy leather sofas and electric woodburner. Sitting room with French doors leading to balcony. 42" Plasma TV, DVD player and Wii console and electric woodburner ideal for children to play or adults to relax and take in the views. Two bedrooms one twin and one double. With views of Mount Canagou from the windows. Bathroom with over bath shower, basin and WC. Wi fi access.
Oil central heating with radiators in all rooms. Stair gates, bed guard, pushchair, travel cot (Please bring your own bedding) and highchair have been provided for your use.
|Further details outdoors||
Large terraced garden with lovely panoramic views, Enjoy a BBQ with your friends / family on the patio area leading from the kitchen.
Or perhaps you enjoy the peace and quiet and would like to take a walk to the bottom of the garden and enjoy the sound of water trickling into the river below whilst drinking a local beverage.
Decked pool area furnished with sun loungers, table and chairs
The pool area is fenced to keep all the younger members of your party safe. And has a safety fence around that complies with the French Law.
Size of pool 4m x 6.3m Depth 1.2m
It is very important that all children are supervised whilst playing in the garden and using the pool.
The pool is open from begining of May - 31st October
Trampoline with safety net.
Parking for two cars.
All linen and towels are provided
Swimming pool open begining of May to end of October
Key Safe: For your convenience for arrival times to suit you
English management on hand to answer questions
Cleaning service (Extra charge)
Geusts are to arrive after 16.00 Hours and vacate the property before 10.00 Hours on day of departure
The property is to be left how it was found to ensure a full refund of your deposit
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The Pyrenees-Orientales is one of the most beautiful areas in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region. The property is ideally situated 50 minutes from the lovely sandy beaches of the Mediterranean, 40 minutes from the ski resorts of Font Remou and Les Angles.
This is a very traditional old part of France with a lot of history, where time has stood still. There are numerous small mountain Towns and Villages with narrow streets, quaint houses and red Spanish tiled roofs.
There is something for everyne in this region, from swimming in the fresh water lakes or the warm waters of the Mediteranian to sampling fantastic local wines. You can also enjoy the Thermal Hot Springs, Cycling, Walking, various water sports, and Skiing in this area of outstanding natural beauty.
This Region boasts over 300 Days of sunshine per year and even in the Autumn, Winter and early Spring it can be warm during the day. In the Summer you can enjoy warm Al Fresco dining late into the evening.
Serdinya is a small Catalan village with narrow meandering streets, bordering either side of the River Tet. It has a small shop/bar/cafe and Post Office which are easily accessible from our property over a small foot bridge. From the bar terrace there are stunning views of Mount Canigou.
Here is a small selection of places of interest within easy reach of our house.
15 minutes drive along the N116 is the town of Prades, with its excellent cafes and restaurants serving traditional French Cusine. Dine Al fresco whilst soaking up the sun and enjoying the relaxed French way of life.
There is a weekly open air market in the square where you can purchase typical French local produce. A wide variety of shops and banks can be found in the town including cycle hire.
Take a visit to the Unesco World Heritage site Villefranche-de-Conflent (5 mins drive). Roam the narrow streets of this famous walled village with its quaint shops and restuarants. Travel up to Fort Libre upon the mountain, in a 4x4 and walk back down via the underground tunnel which leads back to Villefranche.
There is a little yellow train (Petit Train Jaune) which can be seen from our terrace and garden. It travels in both Summer and Winter from Villefranche-de-Conflent to Bourg-Madame, near Andorra, stopping at various places of interest including the ski resort of Font Romeu.
A 20 minute drive, nestled at the foot of the Canagou is the Spa town of Vernet les Bain. This area is the sacred mountain of the Catalans which reaches a height of 2785 metres. This town has sulphurous waters which have properties to treat respiratory problems and medical ailments. It was the first arboretum village of France with 1500 trees of two hundred different species.The Casino nightclub leisure complex in Vernet les Bain has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. In the town there are numerous Restaurants, bars, shops and a Museum.
Winter and Summer activities ie Skiing/snowboarding/walking/hiking/cycling can be found 40 minutes drive along the N116 at Les angles and Font Romeu. Les Angles is ideal for children and intermediate skiers. Font Romeu is a slightly larger resort.