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Gorgeous villa, private heated pool, peaceful location, Short Stroll To Beach.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Modern 4 bed/3 bathroom, view mountains, stroll to beach, private heated pool

Our stunning villa is situated on a sunny hillside nestling in a vine covered valley where the mountains meet the sparkling Méditerranéen Sea at this charming French town of Banyuls sur mer. The villa has large terraces overlooking the pool and the old village. The garden is bordered on one side by an olive terrace and the local railway line running one way to the picturesque town of Collioure and in the other direction Port Bou and Spain. There is a terrace on the first floor leading from the lounge area, which has a table to seat 8 and terrace furniture. On the ground floor there is a shady terrace with table to seat 8 and a plancha for cooking al fresco. The terraces look over the heated pool and mountain view and are completely private and not overlooked.

A quiet road leads to the palm fringed promenade, picturesque marina and large safe family beach of Banyuls sur mer. There are bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and plenty of shops for daily necessities and holiday shopping for souvenirs. The marble palazzo plays host to a variety of entertainment during the summer season with music of some sort most evenings. Or take your coffee and croissant there in the morning sunshine and then stroll across the road to take your first dip of the day in the clear waters of the Mediterranean.

The property was completed in 2012 and is fully furnished in a clean contemporary style with wooden floors and light coloured tiling throughout.

The main living accommodation is situated on the first floor in order to take full advantage of its elevated position and is made up of;

Spacious lounge/dining room with 2 pairs of French windows opening onto a large terrace overlooking the pool and garden. The terrace is equipped with teak table and chairs for 8.

Fully equipped kitchen, with breakfast bar, dishwasher, eye level oven, gas hob, microwave and large fridge freezer.

Double aspect double bedroom with air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with shower, wc and bath.

Stairs lead down to 2 double bedrooms; one with a double bed and the other with two single beds, one with en-suite shower and wc, doors to pool terrace, the other double bedroom with access to a separate wc and shower room.

Bedroom 4 with bunkbeds.

Door to shaded dining terrace with table and seating for 8, heated pool and garden terrace.

There is off road parking for two vehicles.

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Kevin Roach
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About Kevin Roach

It began as a year out… 12 months enjoying la vie en France in a quiet corner of Pyrénées-Orientales before picking up the reins of our life in the UK. But that’s not quite how things turned out and 15 years on, we are still in France having made the picturesque seaside town of Banyuls our home. Not only is it a fabulous holiday destination it is also a proper working community with a year round presence. We’ve always been boating people and decided that we’d like to take a year out. After teaching for 20 years, and running a joinery business in the UK, and with Sam just four at the time, It was a case of ‘now or never’ with primary schoo looming, we bought the boat of our dreams, renovated it, and set sail in 2000 with the idea of being away for a year

We sailed out of Portsmouth harbour on a fine day and came into Le Havre before joining the French canal network and heading east and then south.

It was an amazing journey with a four-and-a-half-year-old on board – he had his fifth birthday on the boat – and once we hit the foothills of the Pyrenees, it was just so spectacular that we immediately fell in love with it.

We lived aboard for the winter, the idea being to go back and continue what we’d done before, but we never went back. We found a plot of land here in Banyuls and decided it was an opportunity not to be missed.


We built our house in Banyuls, moved in and started living the French life. After 10 years of sucessfully letting our original villa and apartment we now live in the second property finished and available for let since 2014. A beautiful place to relax unwind and enjoy your precious holiday time.

Kevin Roach purchased this villa in 2010

Why Kevin Roach chose Pyrenees-Orientales Coast

Our villa benefits from being in a quiet location, not overlooked but with the advantage of being within a short stroll to the beach, shops, bars and restaurants.

The train station a 5 minute drive away gives you access to a day trip to Barcelona, Perpignan, shopping and connections direct to the ski resorts; stunning in both summer and winter, Collioure just 5 minutes along the track and Montpellier, 2 hours or TGV to Paris in a scenic 5 hours.


5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


Perfect base for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed warmly, and enjoyed our stay very much. The villa was immaculate and comfortable, with plenty of space inside and out - ideal for young families who need to be able to spend time at home. It is a short walk to the seafront, and there is plenty to do in Banyuls and the local area. We recommend the aquarium and the Mediterranean garden!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review. We know only too well how important it is to be able to relax into holiday mode from the minute you arrive at our villa and hope to have everything in place for you to enjoy your precious time away. We are so pleased you enjoyed the villa and Banyuls. Kevin and Jill
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Stunning villa in ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks in this lovely villa and could easily have stayed three more. It is well-equipped with everything you could possibly need. The terraces are perfect for dining al fresco and relaxing and the interior is of a very high standard. We swam in the pool every day and never tired of the view out to the mountains. The beautiful town of Banyuls is just a short stroll away and has plenty of bars, restaurants and places of interest. The local beaches are glorious with crystal clear water. Thank you Kevin and Jill for your help - we would love to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review Sally. I am so pleased you really had time to fully enjoy not just the villa but also our beautiful region here in the Languedoc. Kindest regards Jill and Kevin
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Fantastic villa in super location.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa with everything you need. Lovely and clean and in a fantastic position. Really lovely touches with a welcome pack on arrival. Pool lovely and brilliant facilities for large family group. Would return again. Owners very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments. We are so pleased that you and your family enyoyed our villa and the lovely Banyuls sur mer, and had fantastic weather as well. We have tried to make the accommodation as flexible and practical as possible. If you are a couple on your own you can enjoy the first floor of the villa almost entirely indépendantly of the ground floor, or by contrast as you found, a family group of eight can easily each still have their own space within the villa's layout. Many thanks Jill and Kevin
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  • 5 of 5

Wow what a place and holiday! Stunning Villa and location, we loved the pool. We will definitely be coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Soft September
23 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 2018
15 Jul 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

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Refundable Damage Deposit £506

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Banyuls-sur-Mer in Pyrenees-Orientales

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , bunkbeds
  • Please note that bedroom 4 has bunkbeds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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