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PRICES REDUCED FOR 2018 Nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees, a very unusual large detached Villa. A beautiful place to relax and enjoy the stunning and fascinating Languedoc Rousillon. Originally built as a restaurant, this house has 3 large open plan rooms downstairs featuring a centre fire opening, with wood burner that fronts the large metal grillage that was formerly used to cook the Boar. There us also a large Mezzanine area that overlooks the lounge areas. This can be used as a sitting area to read, a place to play board games, or just to relax away from it all There is an enclosed terrace/verandah, that has table tennis and a dart board, overlooking the south facing garden. All bedrooms are big and airy and have either there own en-suite or private bathroom. Three have access to a balcony with stunning mountain views. Be...
PRICES REDUCED FOR 2018 Nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees, a very unusual large detached Villa. A beautiful place to relax and enjoy the stunning and fascinating Languedoc Rousillon. Originally built as a restaurant, this house has 3 large open plan rooms downstairs featuring a centre fire opening, with wood burner that fronts the large metal grillage that was formerly used to cook the Boar. There us also a large Mezzanine area that overlooks the lounge areas. This can be used as a sitting area to read, a place to play board games, or just to relax away from it all There is an enclosed terrace/verandah, that has table tennis and a dart board, overlooking the south facing garden. All bedrooms are big and airy and have either there own en-suite or private bathroom. Three have access to a balcony with stunning mountain views. Bedroom 5 is twin-bedded with en-suite. There is an additional room downstairs set up as a small gym (with a, multi gym and a few other pieces of equipment). It has access to a downstairs shower and toilet. This room could be rearranged to be used as an alternative bedroom, for someone with limited mobility. Please enquire for further information. We have a very good internet access with a strong wifi an IPTV box which receives U.K. tv channels and radio with 7 day catch up The garden is south facing with a sun terrace and lawn where you can sun bathe and relax on the sun loungers and eat al fresco. The River Tech is across from the house, where you can relax and cool off, at what the locals call the village beach. (There is a small area that is deep enough to jump in from the large boulders) The medieval village of Arles sur Tech, with its 13th century Abbey Saints-Marie, is an easy flat 10 min walk from the villa, where you have bars, restaurants/eateries plus a small variety of other shops, including a supermarket, pharmacy, bakeries, butchers and a very good vin cave, just bring your own bottles and get them filled up with your choice of wine. There is an outdoor swimming pool 10 mins flat walk away. Also 5 mins drive is 'The Gorges de la Fou' that boasts to be the narrowest gorge in the world. Within the Tech valley are easy accessible neighbouring towns of Amelie le Bains, 10 mins drive, which has, thermal spas, large outdoor pool, golf, tennis, forest adventure park, shops, bars, restaurants etc. Ceret, a larger town is a 15 mins drive, renowned for its Saturday street market, The Musee d'Art Moderne, and has various street cafes, bars, restaurants, with evening entertainment, and a mixed selection of shops etc. The Mediterranean coast with beautiful beaches like Argeles and the picturesque ports of Collioure and Port Vendre are an easy 45 mins drive. This is a beautuful area for cycling, walking, fishing, and a great base for exploring the Languedoc region. For the serious golfer, just 22 mins away is 'Domain DeFalgos' an 18 hole, par 70, in an unique location for a quality course, that combines, technicity and performance. It is only 20 km to the Spanish border. Accessible day trips can be made to Barcelona, Figueres, (with it street sculptures of various Dali pieces, and museum), Roses, on the Costa Brava coast. Carcassonne not to be missed with its walled medieval, fairytale style enclosed town, Perpignan, Andorra, Montpellier,and many more. This location is well served by the Budget Airlines, to Perpignan, Carcasonne and others in France or Gerona and Barcelona in Spain. Arles sur Tech is 20 mins from the main A9 motorway and so very accessible and easy to find. * changeover days are flexible and we will try and accommodate as we are aware mid week flights can be cheaper.
About the Owner
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
Interaction with guests:
We will send you electronically, in advance, once we have received full payment, an information pack which will include information on the house and things to do and places to visit. Plus there is a good selection of travel books on the area.
You will also have a local contact number in case of an emergency.
Spent a wonderful fortnight in this well equipped spacious villa. Loved the area and John & Siobhan were great to deal with. Can’t wait to go back!
Lisa Brown & family Aug 2017
Smoking outdoors Please leave the property reasonable tidy, if additional cleaning required, over and above normal clean, this will be taken from deposit.
1 Full bath
3 Attached (ensuite)
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£269 / stay
About the neighbourhood
The area is great for walking, cycling, sight seeing. A great base to explore Spain. The GR10 hiking route passes through the village. Also there is a dedicated cycle route the whole way from Arles sur Tech to Ceret or Prat de Moll for the more challenging cyclists.
For those wishing to travel by public transport, there is a heavily subsidised bus service the (340) that travels to/from Perpignan daily for €1. Check online for latest daily times. There is the high speed network TGV that travels from Perpignan to Barcelona.
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.