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PYRÉNÉAN SELF-CATERING COTTAGE ON ORGANIC FARM, 2 POOLS AND DELICIOUS MEALS

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Jane Woolfe

Speaks French, Spanish, English
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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PYRÉNÉAN SELF-CATERING COTTAGE ON ORGANIC FARM, 2 POOLS AND DELICIOUS MEALS

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in St Laurent de Cerdans - Pyrénéan Cottages

4 Cottages with 1,2,2,3 bedrooms, sleep 2 - 19, most southerly French valley

4 Beautiful Pyrénéan Cottages have been carefully converted, combining original features with modern comfort & are spotlessly clean. Each set in its own private garden with BBQ, separate entrance & off road parking. The thick stone walls make it cool in summer without air-conditioning. Le Paloumé is a traditional Catalan organic family farm dating back to the 7th. century. Situated in an unspoilt area of outstanding natural beauty and within walking distance of the Spanish border. Guests enjoy our 120 peaceful acres of meadows, woodlands, breathtaking scenery, pure clean air, fresh spring water & wonderful climate. The main pool 10m x 5m has a fabulous position with panoramic views & in full sun from dawn to dusk. It is fenced, gated & alarmed to French standards. The weekly 5 course dinner, created from our own organic produce and local wine, is a happy social occasion for all when we can share with guests our 15 years of experience and knowledge of the area and Catalan culture.

Extras: • Meal on arrival

Weekly gastronomic 5 course dinners using own free-range organic produce.

Organic, free-range provisions.

Towel set (bath, pool & hand).

Daily morning bread & croissant delivery.

Baby/Toddler pack (cot, high chair, buggy, back carrier, potty & nappy bucket.

Extra beds.

Child minding / baby sitting.

Cleaning.

VCR. DVD, Satellite & TV.

WiFi Internet Broadband.

The magic of Le Paloume: The beauty & tranquillity of Le Paloumé makes it a very special place. After the sunset of their 1st. evening guests have visibly relaxed; worlds away from stress & cares.

On entering their cottage they see at once that their comfort & convenience has been fully thought out. The table is laid & their meal (if ordered) is ready on the stove.

In the morning a basket of fresh croissants & bread awaits them on their terrace – a perfect start to the first day of their holiday. There is masses to do in the area but when relaxing with a book beside the pool (or in front of a log fire) is all you want to do; choose from our extensive library: novels, thrillers, biography, factual, literature, children’s & still more novels…All our guests say that the weekly dinners are a high point; good food, good wine & good company on the candle lit terrace; our dark skies brilliant with stars. We hope you will have had an unforgettable holiday.

Multiple Unit Rental: When rented together the cottages provide comfortable accommodation for 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 19.

La Bergerie plus Can Paloumé, Le Grange and Le Gîte can accommodate up to 19

La Bergerie plus Can Paloumé can accommodate up to 12

La Bergerie plus Can Paloumé can accommodate up to 12

La Bergerie plus Le Gîte can accommodate up to 11

La Bergerie plus Le Grange can accommodate up to 10

Can Paloume plus Le Grange can accomodate up to 9

Can Paloume plus Le Gîte can accomodate up to 8

Le Grange plus Le Gîte can accomodate up 7

In the large garden of La Bergerie there is space, tables and chairs for up to 19 to eat together.

There is room inside also when required.

Can Paloumé and Le Gîte can accommodate up to 9.

The terraces of Can Paloume and Le Gite are linked by steps the gate to which is opened when rented together.

Up to 9 can be seated on Can Paloume's terrace.

We can accommodate all on our vine covered terrace for memorable dinners.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage La Bergerie, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate WC

La Bergerie is a lovely 3 bed roomed detached cottage with its own private pool (7.3m x 3.7), alarmed & fenced. The sitting room is spacious & comfortable with 2 large settees, armchair, writing desk, original oak beams, chestnut flooring & log fire. There are dining table & chairs for 7 (space for up to 16 when a group wishes to eat together inside). Downstairs WC The kitchen is fully equipped (dishwasher), opening on to a south-east facing terrace with table & chairs - perfect for breakfast. Upstairs there are 3 double bedrooms, the beds made up ready for use and family bathroom. French windows open onto a terrace with steps (gated) down to the poolside dining area with large BBQ, tiled table and chairs for 7 with glorious views & sunsets. La Bergerie is private in its own south facing Mediterranean garden with flowers & herbs full of butterflies. There are sun loungers, parasols & natural shade, your own entrance & off-road parking. You also have use of the main pool
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Jane Woolfe

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2007
Speaks French, Spanish, English
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday cottage rental in St Laurent de Cerdans, France

La Bergerie
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
business
La Bergerie
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67995
+33 (0)468 395 790
St Laurent de Cerdans Vallespir
HR GuestBook
5

Comments from Owner Guestbook

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
The cottage is gorgeous, the hospitality is great the views are beyond words, the FOOD IS AMAZING, and the animals are so SWEET! All in all a very memorable stay. Thanks!
Lynne, Mark, Louse & Ken English, Norwich. -

Everything you need & nothing you don’t need! And spotlessly clean.
Mandy Nettlemill & family. -

We came exhausted & left renewed….
Wonderful food & company at the “Cherry Time” dinner (banquet). Thank you all for your kindness, hospitality & warmth of welcome.
Adrian & Helen Thorp. -

Ideal spot for group visits, so much to share with friends. We shall return.
Gillian & Jack Penrose, Somerset. -

The main attraction was the animals (better than the peace, quiet & wonderful views etc.) They made it for the kids (8, 8, and 5). Thanks again for letting them feed & help generally. Hope you have as much fun, future visitors. We’ll be back.
Nicki, Steve, Philippa, Alex & Guy. -

Our 5th. year & as wonderful as ever.
Paula, John, Matt & James, Horsham.
Helpful votes: 2/3
business
La Bergerie
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67995
+33 (0)468 395 790
St Laurent de Cerdans Vallespir
West Sussex
5

Total Tranquility

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
If you like to stay in the hub of the action, with nightclubs,pubs and every amenity on your doorsep then don't stay here! If on the other hand you are looking for a holiday location where you can relax in the most beautiful surroundings, away from the rush and pressures of everyday life then you've just found your ideal location. When we arrived we thought that the view from our gite was fantastic, but the view from the pool is absolutely unbelievable!
We stayed in the smallest gite, for 2/3 people. It was spotlessly clean,and was provided with everything that we needed. Children, (and adults!), will love all of the free roaming animals, especially Rosey the dog.
Loads of places to see locally, or about 60 minutes drive to the beautifull beaches at Argeles.
Don't miss Jane's goumet evening! I must admit I was fearing it was going to be like the 'Goumet Evening' on Fawlty Towers! Not a bit of it, Jane, Felix and George cooked up the most fabulous meal.
If you are looking for a holiday location where you can relax in beautiful, peaceful surroundings then this is the place for you!
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
La Bergerie
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67995
+33 (0)468 395 790
St Laurent de Cerdans Vallespir
Plymouth Devon England
5

IDYLLIC

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2007
Anna&Harry Plymouth
We are returning for the third time over a period of seven years. Idyllic location and homely atmosphere make this a fantastic place to be for people of all ages. Jane Felix and family make you very welcome and provide excellent organic meals if required. They are a mind of useful information on good resturants and places to visit, although you do not have to leave Le Paloume to have a relaxing day. In a nutshell
Chillout factor 10/10
Natural beauty 10/10
A perfect location to regenerate your mind body and soul.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
La Bergerie
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67995
+33 (0)468 395 790
St Laurent de Cerdans Vallespir
London
5

our fantasy home

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2008
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2008
Our family returned for the sixth time this easter. We have now been alone (pre-children), with in-laws, with one child and now two. We experience instant relaxation when we come here. The setting and view is like paradise. It is peaceful, natural and fun. The children really appreciate the sense of space and freedom - the opposite of what they have in London. They love Jane and the animals and love feeding the chickens and ducks. The dogs follow loyally if you go off on walks which they find thrilling. Jane has lots of recommendations for local restaurants but equally buying local produce and cooking at the farm is a joy. Whenever we leave we never feel it will be the last time - this place has such a magnetic attraction.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
La Bergerie
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67995
+33 (0)468 395 790
St Laurent de Cerdans Vallespir
Brighton
5

Fabulous

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2008
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2007
Warren and I stayed with Jane, Felix and George last summer and had an absolutely wonderful time.
With their free-roaming chickens, geese, dogs, cats, and Jane bustling about in her apron, they are real-life Larkins (from The Darling Buds of May)
Once a week, Jane and George cook up a fabulous three-course dinner, putting their own spin on local dishes. We joined them for succulent Catalan meatballs and divine brioche ‘bombs’ filled with warm chocolate and cherries, while dry-witted Felix entertained us with hilarious stories of farm life, demonstrated the Sardana, the local Catalan dance, and taught us how to drink the traditional Catalan wine, Garnatxa.
It's a great location too. From the gites, we explored the Medieval town of Prats de Mollo and took the beautiful drive across the Pyrenees into Spain to the Dali Museum at La Figueres (just 45 minutes) and then on to Girona (the same again).
We would highly recommend a stay here.

Bev and Warren
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1

Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perpignan or Gerona
Nearest Ferry
160 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Perpignan and Figueres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A9 France
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Argeles
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
St. Laurent de Cerdans
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Spain
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Falgos
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
St. Laurent de Cerdans
Car: necessary

Le Paloumé, is 10 mins. drive from the large Catalan village of St. Laurent de Cerdans; with all facilities: shops, bars, restaurants, take always, banks, pharmacy, cinema, museum, tourist information, Saturday market and many outdoor pursuits. Steeped in Catalan culture, the fêtes are lively and great fun with music, dancing, communal meals, amazing cabarets, bals and discos. Near by towns: Amelie les Bains, market & thermal spa town; Céret, modern art gallery; there are daily markets & restaurants to suit every taste.

We are 1 Hour from Perpignan; Mediterranean beaches, Collioure (Matisse); Figueres (Dali museum); 1½ hours Gerona and 2hrs. Barcelona in Spain & Carcassone in France.

There is much local history to explore: 1000 year old castles, abbeys, churches, chateaux...

All this with the magnificent backdrop of Mont Canigou, snow capped for ½ the year.

Other Activities: climbing, tree adventure park, canyoning, dancing, bird watching, gym, sauna, massage & mushrooming.

Golf: Domain De Falgos, only 15 mins. drive from Le Paloumé, is a highly praised 18-hole course with panoramic views from Mount Canigou to the Mediterranean coast. It is par 70 and 5047m and was designed by Alain Dehaye

Amelie Les Bains, 9 hole.

Saint-Cyprien, an 18 hole and 9 hole courses with par 73 and length 6480m.

Torremirona Golf Club, 18 holes, par 72 and length 6245m.

Peralada Gold Club, 18 and a 9 hole, par 71 and length 6704m.

Ski: Skiing is an hour drive in Spain and also and hour and half in France. But in a good year for snow there is a ski run in Prats, only 20 min. drive away.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in St Laurent de Cerdans, Vallespir

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Easter
19 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
4 nights
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26 Apr 2014 - 23 May 2014
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24 May 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
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High
28 Jun 2014 - 18 Jul 2014
7 nights
€1,300
 
 
Peak
19 Jul 2014 - 22 Aug 2014
7 nights
€1,600
 
 
High
23 Aug 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
7 nights
€1,300
 
 
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30 Aug 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
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27 Sep 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
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Christmas
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
7 nights
€500
 

Notes

  • Days in additional to 1st. 7 days is charges pro rata
    Bed linen, hand towels, bath mats, tea towel, electricity, gas and all cleaning materials are included in the price.
    Discount for full payment with booking - please email or phone
    Discounts for bookings of fortnight plus (outside high season) and groups – please phone.
    Saturday changeover July and August.
    Flexible changeover day outside high season – please phone.
    Refundable Security deposit from 300€
    For full booking conditions see booking form.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in St Laurent de Cerdans in Vallespir

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Farm Holidays
  • Family
General:
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Iron & Board
  • Broadband Access
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Parking Off Street
  • Backpack
  • Thermos Flask
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Fax
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Unlimited hot water is provided in this family bathroom with full size bath, shower, washbasin, WC and hot air and electric heating. Window has insect screen fitted.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The double bedroom has a full size double bed, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, beside tables & reading lights. The twin bedded room has 2 full sized single beds, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, beside tables & reading lights. Room for a cot. The bunk bedded room has full size bunk beds, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers, reading lights. The beds are made up ready for use with sheet, pillows, pillow cases, sheet, duvet and cover. Spare blankets and pillows are also supplied. There are rugs on the varnished solid wood floors. All bedroom windows are fitted with insect screens.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • equestrian events
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf pass optional
  • caving
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
La Bergerie is ideal for holidays all year round. It is heated by a log fire, hot air central heating and electric heaters. The stairs can be gated top and bottom. There is a large selection of books of all types in the sitting room. The large garden has space for up to 16 to eat together, extra tables and chairs are provided. The gate leads to the wild flower meadow and main pool, 10m x 5m, alarmed and fenced. The utility room houses the washing machine, iron, ironing board, hairdryers, tourist information, library, toys & games cupboard. All cleaning materials washing powder and pegs are provided. Each cottage has it’s own washing line.

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