House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Magnificent View is the first thing you will notice.
We have a 4 bedroom house, we are located at the top of the village, children can play outside safely as this is a car free area and the views are magnificent.
The lower level bedroom has a double bed with an en suite and the utilities room is located here.
The second level has the master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. There is also a study or additional small bedroom on this level. This room is lovely and bright and has great views also.
The 3rd level is the living area complete with dishwasher, TV, CD Player and views! There is also the main shower (recently rennovated) and toilet on this level.
The fourth level is the final bedroom with a double bed and a single bed, a great kids room - with probably the best views in the house.
This is a great family home and has everything you need.
Just 50m from the house is a well equipped childrens play park, swings, roundabouts, climbing frames and benches for Mum and Dad to sit and read.
Barcelona, Beaches, Skiing and Andorra easily accessible.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vinca 20 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perpignan 50 km, Nearest railway: Ville Franche 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors||
We are situated in the old part of the village which means that it is extremely peaceful and that the children can play outside without any issues. The village is very safe.
We have lived in the house for 2 years and have enjoyed every minute. We never tire of the views, which are spectacular. We sit on the balcony with a glass of wine and enjoy the beautiful scenery any time of year.
In the summer there are lots of things happening each evening in the Place de Republic - to name a few: Discos, Catalan dancing, Live Music, Honey Festivals....
There is a Supermarket in town and a local village store, of course bakeries and a butcher.
A Casino has been here since the early 1900's it is a very grand building located next to a wonderful park.
We have boards games, cards and DVD's for those very occasional rainy days.
|Further details outdoors||
Parking is available at the Marie and this is a secure location 1 minutes walk from the house. Any outdoor activity that you can think of is not far away. Tennis, mountain biking, hiking, horseriding, skiing, golf, sailing etc. We have a fantastic view of the famous sacred Catalan Mountain 'Le Canigou'. http://www.vernet-les-bains.fr/index.asp
We are happy to accept pets at £50 per week.
Smokers are welcome at the house but are asked not to smoke inside the house.
Long term rentals accepted.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The Pyrenees Orientales is full of treasures exceptional here are some remarkable places to discover. You are in Catalan country whilst in the Pyrenees-Orientales.
From Perpignan to Font Romeu , the beautiful port town of Collioure, Ceret , Lake Bouillouses, the Marine Reserve of Banyuls, Cerberus, the world heritage site classified of Villefranche de Conflent, Mont-Louis , the Canigou to nature reserves, at the foot Albères, Argeles-sur-Mer, Salvador Dali Museum, Andorra and Barcelona ...to name a few.
Between the Mediterranean Sea and Pyrenees Mountains, explore the terroir, the Heritage natural and cultural visits, come discover and visit the country Catalan! Paradise in the Pyrenees.
Vernet les Bains
Vernet les Bains is a " Green Station "mid-mountain (650 m) in the center of the department of Pyrenees-Orientales. Vernet is nestled at the foot of Canigou - the sacred mountain of the Catalans, which culminates at 2785 meters - in a small valley sheltered from the wind and enjoying plenty of sunshine (300 days per year). Beautiful!
There is a host of activities in the local area to suit all ages and tastes. Within a 10 minute drive you will find the Romanesque Fort Liberia, the abbeys of St. Martin du Canigou and St Michael de Cuxa, the fortified village of Villefranche, limestone caves, thermal spas, an animal park, and the Little Yellow Train. (all within 10 - 15 mins from the house).
Climb Mount Canigou (or take a 4x4 jeep to nearer the summit!), where the views are amazing. Or enjoy gentler walks in the area. There are opportunities for canyoning, white-water rafting, and climbing, as well as horse-riding, mountain-biking, and water-sports on the nearby lake. The area is ideal for bird-watching, painting, photography and fishing. There are also several local markets, a variety of restaurants, a host of festivals and summer entertainments in the village square.
With less than an hour’s drive to the ski slopes around Font Romeu, or towards the beaches, water-parks and golf-courses around Perpignan, you will be spoilt for choice.
This area is the largest wine-producing area of France. There are vineyards everywhere. When you visit the Winery(s) you can taste their wines and buy direct all year round.
The Spa of Vernet is quiet and relaxing, its sulphurous waters and spa excellent treat respiratory and rhumathologie. Also, here nature is privileged; Vernet-les-Bains has the label Green Station and is the first Village Arboretum de France, with over 2000 trees of 320 different species identified and listed. The potential for hiking abound in the Canigou and the valley of Cady. A Geological Museum has outstanding collections of crystals and minerals and fossils of marine animals. In addition, the area offers many attractions and surprising: abbeys, fortified towns, villages, caves furnished little yellow train, etc.