Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Prades - Maison l'Oranger
recently renovated, well equipped, 3 bedrooms plus sofa-bed, sleeps 6+.
Old stone town house with shady central courtyard situated just off the main square and very convenient for all amenities. Renovated to provide modern conveniences but retains its individual character and charm. It can accommodate 6+ people (2 bedrooms with double bed;1 with twin beds; double sofabed in lounge) and has private parking. Above the lounge is a large sun terrace 30m2 and below is an open cellar with ping-pong. The kitchen/dining room is on the 1st floor; double bedroom, bathroom with wc and separate wc on 2nd floor; 2 bedrooms on 3rd floor and another wc with shower on the ground floor. Heating by electric radiators and woodburning stoves. A cot and high chair are available but this house may not be suitable for young children or those who have a problem with stairs.Views of Canigou and the surrounding mountains from the upper windows and terrace.Space for a small car in garage and there is off- road parking in front of it.
Festivals in and around Prades: Every year during the summer there are a number of festivals and cultural events, the most well-known worldwide being the Pablo Casals Chamber Music Festival in August. Accommodation can be hard to find at this time.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- not suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Jane Mawer
I am English and live in Norfolk, UK, but love to visit France. I am a retired paediatrician, with a grown-up family.
English is my first langage, of course, but I can correspond in French or German if you will excuse my mistakes!
Jane Mawer purchased this house in 2006
Why Jane Mawer chose Prades
Prades is situated in a beautiful and varied area with access to many activities and places of interest and a wonderful climate. The house is just of the central main square. It is an old stone house, one of the oldest in Prades, and was in need of considerable renovation when bought in 2006. It has retained a unique and homely charm, much appreciated by guests.
What makes this house unique
This house is within a short walking distance of all shops and amenites and the wonderful Tuesday market and is ideally situated for people attending the nearby spa for tratment. It has the added advantage of private parking and a small garage. There is a very large sun terrace (shaded with cannise during the summer) and a shady courtyard. The large open cellar has table tennis and a spare fridge. There is plenty of storeage space for bikes and equipment. The house is looked after by Judy and Chris Bloomfield, who meet guests on arrival and are available if needed.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Great week in the Pyrenees spent walking in the mountains. This place is a delight with everything you need. We were so lucky to book this at short notice. Many thanks for a lovely stay.