La Maison aux Cerisiers
About the home
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.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|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 bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / 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 7th April - 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
30% non refundable deposit secures your booking, with the balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to rental
A damage security deposit is to be paid separately 6 weeks prior to commencement of rent and will be refunded within 14 working days of your departure after the property has been inspected by our maintenance company for damage/loss/lack of general cleaning.
The Languedoc-Roussillon / Pyrenees-Orientales 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.
The Prades / Serdinya area
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.
A bread delivery van visits 10metres from the house 6 days a week with Freshly baked bread, Croissants and fancies.
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.
How to get there
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Distance Drive Time to the house
Perpignan - 45/50 mins 34 miles - via Ryanair, Flybe, BMI or Air France
Carcassonne - 1hr. 50mins 106 miles - via Ryanair
Gerona, Spain - 1hr. 45 mins 94 miles - via Ryanair
Montpellier - 2hr. 15 mins 134 miles - Via Ryanair/British Airways
Bezier - 1hr. 45 mins 94 miles - Via Ryanair
Toulouse - 2hr. 35mins 163 miles - Via Ryanair/British Airways/BMIbaby/Flybe/Easyjet
With Eurostar to Paris, it is possible to travel to Perpignan by train. London to Perpignan changing at Paris is approx 9 hours
It is essential to have a car and you can get good deals on various companies on the Web. Please ask us for advice on web sites.
From Calais by car between 12 and 14 hours
From Roscoff by car approx 13 hours
We will provide advice on routes and directions to the house.
Activities near Prades
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
29 Aug 2012
I write this review on the Thursday before we are due to leave to travel home, having spent nearly two weeks staying at La Maison aux Cerisiers.
Put simply, we don't want to leave. The... more
09 Nov 2011
We stayed a week in this delightful villa which has been beautifully restored, tastefully decorated and kitted out with modern, efficient appliances. The location is terrific for exploring the nearby... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low||3 Nov 12||22 Dec 12||£ 530||-||-||3 Nights|
|Mid||22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 760||-||-||3 Nights|
|LOW||5 Jan 13||13 Apr 13||£ 525||-||-||3 Nights|
|Mid||13 Apr 13||29 Jun 13||£ 690||-||-||3 Nights|
|High||29 Jun 13||31 Aug 13||£ 1250||-||-||3 Nights|
|Mid||31 Aug 13||2 Nov 13||£ 695||-||-||3 Nights|
|Low||2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 530||-||-||3 Nights|
|Mid||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 760||-||-||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Bookings must be confirmed by payment of a 30% non refundable deposit. The balance must be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.
A damage security deposit of £200 is to be paid seperately 6 weeks prior to commencement of rental and will be refunded within 14 working days of your departure after the property has been inspected by our maintenance company for damage/loss/lack of general cleaning.
Short breaks are charged as the following percentages of the weekly price
3 nights 60%
4 nights 70%
5 nights 80%
6 nights full weekly price
Euro's are prefered, but sterling can be accepted.
We are flexible with our change over day.
Fancy a skiing trip in the winter months We are only 40 minutes drive from the Ski Resorts. 2.5 hours drive from Andorra. Please enquire about our Ski discounts.Book
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