Studio Apartment in Amelie les Bains, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Studio Apartment With Mountain Views Beside The Spa, Spa Town At Foot Of Pyrenees, In the Tech valley beside the River Tech, Very Quiet Area, Sleeps 2/3
Studio apartment close to mountains. 20 mins drive to beaches. 5 mins walk to the town centre with all its shops/restaurants/cafes. Close to spa and Church. Cheap flights available into Carcassonne (1.5 hours), Perpignan, (20 mins) and Barcelona-Girona, which is 40-60 mins drive. An airport collection service to the apartment is available with the French key holders. Superb Pyrenean area, great for walking, golfing, swimming, horse riding, adventure sports, Roman spa baths, museum of modern art, culture, food and relaxing. The beautiful medieval district of Palada is 2km away. 5 mins walk from town centre, daily market andshort distance to the weekly market. Mediterranean sea 20 mins drive to beautiful beaches. Numerous hill walks from town, varying lengths from 5 to 20 kilometres. Few mins walk from local bus station. Wonderful walks alongside river Tech.
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|1 January 2013 - 31 May 2013||EUR 160.00||6|
|1 June 2013 - 30 September 2013||EUR 190.00||6|
|1 October 2013 - 31 December 2013||EUR 160.00||6|
Notes on prices
Prices are for the property per week in euros. Long winter lets possible at special discount price.
Changeover day is flexible.
Large studio apartment with open plan hall, living, dining room.
Pull down double bed and double sofa bed in living area.
Separate bathroom with bath and shower.
Kitchen with 2 ring cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster
and all cutlery and necessary kitchen utensils.
Breakfast counter with seats.
The living/dining/sitting area is very spacious.
Double sofa bed.
Coffee table and sideboard.
Diningroom table and 4 chairs.
One main balcony with table and chairs for dining al fresco.
The other balcony is off the dining area.
Nice views from both balconies.
Towels and bedlinen not supplied.
FridgeFreezer HobStove Iron Microwave WashingMachine
Important notes on accommodation
There is central heating supplied free of charge. There are shutters inside all windows. The accommodation is suitable for young and old alike but there are small number of steps to be negotiated outside front door of studio up to the street. The floors are covered with lino so are suitable for people with allergies to dust etc or asthma. There are no carpets. The accommodation is spacious and spotlessly clean.
Studio Apartment in Amelie les Bains, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
About the area
There are small number of steps to be negotiated from the street to the front door of the studio apartment, so would not be suitable for wheelchairs.
There is one balcony with outdoor table and chairs where one can dine al fresco all through the day.
There is a second balcony off dining area.
15 mins walk away is the community swimming pool with diving board.
The historic town of Coilloure is a 20 min drive away. The Mediterranean is also 20 mins drive away with its fabulous beaches in Argeles-sur-Mer, Argeles Plage. The beach stretches for miles and would make for a wonderful day out with picnics, sun bathing etc.
There is a 9 hole golf course in Amelie Les Bains. 20 mins drive away is the spectacular Falgos Golf and Spa resort which has a wonderful 18 Hole golf course. Green fees very reasonable. This resort is up in the mountains so the scenery is breathtaking.
There is also an 18 Hole golf course in Saint Cyprien
There is skiing available approximately 2 hours drive away.
Fort Romeu and Les Angles are the name of the resorts.
How to get there
Girona - Barcelona airport is 55 mins drive away. Car hire is recommended. Several car hire Companies operate from this airport. Carcassonne airport is approximately 1 hour and 45 mins drive from Amelie Les Bains. Perpignan airport is approximately 20 mins drive away. There is public transport available to Amelie from Perpignan.
The nearest village is Ceret which has a Supermarche for all your groceries etc. at reasonable prices. Prats De Mollo is a 15 min drive approx and is very historical. En route you can walk in Gorge de la Fou. There is a bus from Amelie which takes you to the Le Jaune Train - the yellow train. This train takes you into the Pyrenees via a suspended bridge with its breathtaking views. Not to be missed. Le Boulou is home to some famous artists work.
There is a local fruit and veg market every day until 12 md in the market square in town centre. There is also a weekly market on Thurs where they sell clothes, fruit, veg, wine, cheese meat etc. There are some very nice restaurants in Amelie ie. Vietnamese restaurant just as you cross the bridge to go to town centre and it is very reasonably priced. The Casino is just beyond this and you can always go to this bar/restaurant for your afternoon ballroom dancing. The other local bar/restaurant which is full of character is the Cafe De Paris where you can also dance away the afternoon. There is card playing here at night also. There are several banks and ATM machines available throughout the town. Just fifteen mins walk from the apartment is an outdoor pursuits Centre which is reasonably priced and which is suitable for teenagers and younger children. There are no nightclubs or late night bars in this town. It is a very quiet, peaceful town.
25% deposit within 7 days of booking is required. The remainder is payable within 8 weeks of departure.
House swap considered
About the Owner
I live in Ireland with my husband, 3 children and our dog Bruno. We bought this property in Amelie in 2006 and have been going back for hols at least twice a year ever since. We love Amelie as it is a beautiful, unspoilt area at the foot of the Pyrenees in the Tech Valley. The river Tech flows through the town and there are beautiful walks alongside it.
Amelie has several nice restaurants. The daily vegetable market sells lots fresh vegetable and fruit all at reasonable prices. We visit this market each day while in Amelie.
There is a weekly market in Boulevard Petit Provence on a Thursday and is worth a visit.
On Sunday there is an excursion to the Petit Jeune Train which takes you through the mountains and is a spectacular journey.
Year property purchased: 2006
Why this location?
The ease of access is a big advantage. Just 55 mins drive from Girona airport. 1 hour and 45 mins from Carcassone airport. 20 mins drive to Argeles Plage beach. 20 mins drive or 1 hour bus journey to Perpignan. Bus fare is reasonable.
What are the unique benefits of the property?
The studio is seconds walk from the spa. The air is dry and healthy with lots of sunshine. Pace of life is slow and relaxed. No noise at night time. 5 minutes walk from centre of village. We love to sit by the river reading our books and enjoying the beautiful sunshine.
For booking and further information
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Property Ref FR4550
(IRELAND) +353 879215266
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