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Spacious country house with a solar heated pool, terraces, and park.

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Space 2,680 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedroomed house/villa, with 2 kitchens and 5 bathrooms, in a quiet locality.

Mas le Moulin is a spacious, well-appointed 6-bedroom country house with a private pool, 5 minutes walk from the local village of Latour bas Elne, and 5 minutes drive from the Mediterranean. It offers space and tranquility, but it is also very convenient for the local shops and restaurants. The old stone-built house (perhaps 10th century) is situated in its own grounds of mature gardens, with two dining terraces and a rooftop terrace with views of the nearby Pyrenees. The property consists of two adjoining, interconnecting houses,which can be independent. Each has its own kitchen and terrace, bedrooms and bathrooms. In the extensive grounds, there is a 33 foot (10 metre) floodlit, solar-heated pool, swing, boulodrome and table-tennis. The wide sandy beaches of the Mediterranean are only a short car drive away, down a quiet leafy lane, whilst the holiday resorts of Argeles-sur-Mer and St Cyprien are about 10 minutes drive.

Lesley or Peter Whitfield
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 May, 2018

About Lesley or Peter Whitfield

When we first moved here with our two children, the land had lots of apricot trees, and that's what we did for about 6 years, whilst we restored the house. We first of all started letting half the house (we still can), and as our children slowly left home, we began to let the whole house. We love enabling people to explore this lovely area, or just relax around the pool and our gardens

Lesley or Peter Whitfield purchased this house in 1988


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Latour-Bas-Elne in Pyrénées-Orientales

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , First floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensuite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Ground Floor
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , en suite shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , adjacent to bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , en suite bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , adjacent to shower
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Two bunk beds
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 12 deck chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Spacious country house with a solar heated pool, terraces, and park.
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
Salleles d'Aude, France.

Spacious Property with Lovely Heated Pool

  • 4 of 5

We booked this property at short notice and from our initial enquiry to the end of the let, Lesley and Peter, a lovely couple, were very helpful. The house, as described, was very spacious but the ‘pièce de résistance’ was the heated pool. We didn’t need or wish to venture very far, as we had everything we wanted at the house, so it was just out for lunches at the local restaurants or stocking up with fresh food at the two supermarkets in the village. But for those who want to explore there is plenty in the area, including the nearby coast.

We had our two energetic dogs with us and they were in their element in the large grounds, where they enjoyed exploring and having the ball thrown long distances for them. They weren’t so sure about the donkey at the bottom of the garden in the field next door, but the adults in the party, two of us, loved it!

All in all a very good find, and if there were more staying I am sure they wouldn’t be falling over each other with the 2 kitchens, 2 lounges and 6 bedrooms. Also there is a good WiFi signal, and we were able to watch UK TV programmes and listen to the radio etc via our tablets.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review - glad you all enjoyed yourselves and had a relaxing time, Peter and Lesley
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Unser Ferien-Traumhaus

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren mit 3 Familien unterwegs und brauchten viel Platz für 6 Erwachsene und 9 Kinder. Hier fanden wir eine perfekte Aufteilung, schöne Schlafzimmer und viel Platz in den Wohnzimmern und Wohnküchen. Das rustikale Haus bot und alles, was wir für einen perfekten Urlaub brauchten. Für Frühstück und Abendessen wurde die mit Ranken überwachsene Terrasse genutzt, aber auch in der großen Küche im ersten Haus war genug Platz für die große Gruppe. Die Ausstattung ist komplett und für ein Ferienhaus nach unserem Geschmack aussergewöhnlich gut: Große Kühlschränke mit Eisfach und Tiefkühlteil, 2 Waschmaschinen mit viel Volumen, Backofen, Mikrowelle, Fernsehen und VHS und DVD, WLan und unbeschränkter Internetzugang, einfach alles um allen Wünschen auch einer so großen Gruppe gerecht zu werden. Um das Haus gibt es einen fantastischen Garten: Palmen, Pinien, ein Kräutergarten, aus dem wir uns für die Küchenarbeit bedienen durften, Tischtennisplatte, Badmintonfeld, Bouleplatz und eine Kinderschaukel. Abends konnten wir Eidechsen beim Fliegenfangen beobachten und eine Eule guckte uns beim Weintrinken zu. Und dann der riesige Pool mit angenehm warmem Wasser. Die Kinder wollten oft gar nicht ans Meer, weil es am Haus so schön war. Leider hatten wir nur 2 Wochen gebucht aber wir kommen sicher wieder zurück. Leslie und Peter waren sehr nette Vermieter, die immer zur Verfügung standen, wenn es mal eine Frage gab. Vielen Dank für diese tollen Urlaubswochen.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the appreciation, and we are very happy that you had a good time. Hope to see you again sometime.
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

A Fantastic Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

This property was ideal for our two families and a few friends--we had up to 10 people at one time and there was lots of space. It is basically two houses with 3 bedrooms in each and lots of showers and toilets. The two large kitchens worked very well for meal preps. The garden is absolutely wonderful--full of flowers and herbs with a nice sized heated pool. Two large outdoor eating areas- one a great sun trap in the morning the other had good shade in the sun. TV with English channels and wireless internet worked well. The location is ideal-felt like we were in the quiet country side but only a 10 minute walk to a supermarket. Ten minute drives to the beach, Argeles., St Cyprien and Elne [cloisters not to be missed]. We particularly enjoyed trips to Port Vendras, Collioure, BsM, Ceret [all less tan 30 minutes drive] and the Dali Museum [less than 1hr away]. The owners Peter and Lesley were delightful and very helpful. I would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Chris and Lucy, for the review, and we are glad you had a good time - it makes all the hard work worthwhile.
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Perfect Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The Mas du Moulin was a perfect holiday home. The house is imposing and welcoming at the same time. The rooms are light and airy even in the heat of a summer day and are comfortable and furnished with simple good taste. Outside there are terraces, sunny and shady, for dining or dosing with a book and a glass of wine; a splendid garden with meadows; and a super pool for cooling off.

The owners, Lesley and Peter, are friendly and welcoming and will fill you in on all the local attractions and activities, restaurants and superrmarkets. It's only a few minutes to the beach. Perpignan is a bustling city (half an hour's drive). We went one day to Céret, a charming little town in the foothills of the Pyrenees, with a famous modern art gallery (1 hour). And one day we drove down into Spain (also 1 hour) which has such a different atmosphere that it felt like a holiday from our holiday.

Enjoy! We did.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review - we could not have described it better ourselves!
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Great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

On holiday with friends it was great to have our own place each, but also space to all be together. The pool is fantastic and it'shard to leave and there is lots of space for the children outside. It was a real outdoor holiday for us with wonderful weather, so we could eat all the meals outside. Everything is close by; shops, the beach etc and yet at the house you feel totally secluded.

Well done Leslie and Peter!!

We will no doubt be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you all had a lovely time. It makes it all worth it.
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de belles vacances Mas le moulin

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé de très bonnes vacances en famille dans ce beau lieu. Charme, confort et détente à l'ombre du jardin et au bord de la piscine. Avec nos deux enfants la maison était vraiment spacieuse, aménagée avec gout, facile et agréable.

La tour bas Elme est idéalement située, nous alternions journée d'excursion sur la cote et dans les pittoresques villages allentours et jeux, repos et détente au moulin.

Nous reviendrons avec grand plaisir.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2011
  • Date of Stay: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour votre appréciation.
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Nearest Airport
16 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Latour bas Elne
Nearest Ferry
24 Kilometres
Port Vendres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
St Cyprien
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
Perpignan Sud
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Latour bas Elne
Nearest Ski
96 Kilometres
Font Romeu
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Mas Larrieu
Car: recommended

Latour bas Elne is a small agricultural village on the Roussillion plain, very near the Mediterranean. It has its own restaurants and shops, and is also conveniently situated between the historic cathedral town of Elne, and the resort of St Cyprien plage. Our local beach is wide and sandy, and features the Nature Reserve of Mas Larrieu, around the mouth of the River Tech. The lively resort of Argeles is not far, as are the picturesque ports of Collioure and Port Vendres, which nestle in the bays where the Pyrénées meet the sea. Inland, the Canigou (2785 metres, about 10,000 feet) dominates the plain, and it has several excellent walks. Other excursions include the Modern Art Museum of Ceret, the Salvador Dali Museum in Figueras, Spain, the Cathar castles of the Corbiere, the Palace of the Kings of Majorca in Perpignan, and the little Yellow Train up to the Pyrenees. Or else you could just sit around the pool and relax!

Other Activities: Aquapark, nudist beach,


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Latour-Bas-Elne, Pyrenees-Orientales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early July
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late July
21 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early September
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Sept. - October
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Oct. Nov.
10 Oct 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £439.13

The property is expected to be left clean and free of your rubbish. The property is available from 4 pm on the day of your arrival, though baggage, bicycles, etc, can be dropped of early. On the day of your departure, you are expected to vacate the property by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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