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Charming 4 bed Villa with Pool, Terrace & Garden in Quiet Neighbourhood

Overview

Property

Updated: 20-May-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

4 Bed, sleeps 5-7. Beach, mountains and Spain within approx. 30 minutes dr

Ideally situated in a quiet residence, this 4 bedroom villa is just 5-10 minutes walk from the historic town centre of Céret. Decorated in a modern style, this spacious villa has stunning views over the valley from the terraced garden at the rear. Whether you would like to spend time by the pool, eating outside on the shady terrace or creating culinary delights in the well equipped kitchen, this house would suit couples and families. Away from main roads, often the loudest noise you hear is the doves in the trees.

Outside the house there is ample parking, however with shops, supermarkets and restaurants within easy walking distance, you may choose not to use your car at all.

Located between mountains and beaches, Céret is ideal for relaxing as well as exploring, mountains hikes, long sandy beaches and Spain accessible in approximately 30min drive. The region boasts over 300 days of sunshine per year. Céret has a long and interesting history which can be seen by the by the medieval buildings and battlements. More recently the town has been home to some of the most important artists of the 20th century including Picasso, Chagall and Braque. The Museum of Modern Art proudly exhibits some of these artists work. The town has a wide selection of restaurants and shops and is well known for its Saturday market.

Céret is easily accessible with major motorway networks nearby. Local airports include Perpignan, Gerona (1hr), Bezier (1.5hrs) or Barcelona and Montpellier (2hrs). For those who wish to travel by train rail links from UK, France and Spain can bring you to Perpignan where the train and bus station are together. Buses throughout the region are well networked and cost only 1€ per trip, no matter how far you travel, making his an affordable option.

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About the Owner

Jay Hewitt
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Filipino
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2017

3 Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

5

Super location in comfortable, light, airy house.

  • 5 of 5

As two retired couples, one from America and the other, England, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Ceret. An easy journey from Barcelona we arrived in the village on the last day of the cherry festival and were immediately swept up in the celebrations. We bought the first night' s supper from the wonderful cheese, bread, pate and other food stalls lined up along the streets.

The house is a pleasant stroll away from the town and well situated at the end of a road at the foot of mountains which give fantastic views from the bedroom windows. The terrace at the back is large and we ate all meals outside there, the only sounds being birdsong, figs falling off the tree or the occasional flock of sheep passing by on their way to new pasture. The swimming pool is small but perfect for cooling off in the full heat of summer. On a previous visit, my family lived in it! The house is really comfortable and well equipped, and if there are any problems there is Jay right next door to sort it out for you.

Ceret is a charming village with a choice of bars and restaurants as well as historical architecture and of course a church! Just strolling through the tree lined streets in between beers is a very pleasant way to pass time!

Spain is an easy drive away: we went to Figueres to the Dali museum for a day. Colliure a pretty fishing village on the coast was a particular favourite for us and if you are a golfer, there is the most stunning course high up in the Pyrennees about an hours drive away in Domaine de Falgos. Of course there is plenty more. We were only sorry not to have had more time!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beau séjour à Céret

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour dans ce gîte, bien situé proche du centre-ville de Céret, facilement accessible a. Superbe vue sur la campagne alentour, une terrasse très agréable, une belle piscine pour se rafraîchir et ensuite se prélasser sur les transats. L'intérieur est spacieux, propre et offre tout confort. Bref, un beau gîte et un beau séjour qui nous donnent envie de revenir .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stylish house, lovely terrace with gorgeous views.

  • 5 of 5

This was our ?8th time at chez Bannister so that in itself tells you how much we love this house. This year's photos captured the plus points well and give an accurate impression of what awaits. Jay, who manages the property, is right next door and attended promptly to the problem we had with a washing machine. She was warm, friendly and helpful but did not offer too much advice as she was aware that we know the house and the area well.

Breakfast on the terrace is a joy, with lovely views across the valley and the range of books available in the living room is a big plus. The kitchen is well equipped with really good knives and pots etc and the house generally is comfortable and welcoming.

The town of Ceret has lots to offer, a lively market, lots of cafés and restaurants and attractive tree lined avenues as well as interesting little streets in the older walled part. Spain is close for excursions as is Cathar country.

We have found the house perfect for a relaxing holiday and have loved our time here. Our only small quibble is the lack of wifi!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Liz for your warm and positive review. I have now made arrangement to have a Wifi in the house. Hope to see you in the near future. All the best from Jay in sunny Ceret :-)
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perpignan at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Pablo bar at 1.2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Perpignan at 33 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Le Boulou at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Argeles-sur-mer at 27 Kilometres Car: necessary

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Medium season
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£481
for 4 nights
£842
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£577
for 4 nights
£1,011
 
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,263
for 7 nights
£1,263
 
 
Medium season
26 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£577
for 4 nights
£1,011
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £168.44

Extra days for all period are charged in a pro-rata basis.

To guarantee the reservation we would ask 20% of the full rental fee.

The balance (80% of the full rental fee) is payable six weeks prior to the date of arrival.

On arrival we would ask for a refundable breakages bond of €500/£500 (by cash or cheque).
The price includes all towels and bed linens and utilities.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Bunk bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome

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