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Villa And Apartment With Private Pool, Large Garden And Magnificent Views - Main Villa



Updated: 14-Nov-2016
Villa in Montesquieu des Alberes, Languedoc Roussillon - Main villa has 5 bedrooms and apartment has 2 bedrooms

In the foothills of the Pyrenees, 20 km south of Perpignan, just 15 minutes drive from Mediterranean beaches and Spain. 5 minutes walk from the village. Large enclosed landscaped garden with parking for three cars. A private pool (12.5m x 5.5m, depth 1m - 2m) with large sun terrace. The pool is available from the beginning of May to the end of October. During this period the villa and apartment are not rented out separately in order to ensure that guests have exclusive use of the house, pool and garden. It is, however, possible to rent the villa only for a slightly reduced price. In this case the apartment remains unoccupied. Around the house terraces and verandahs offer a choice of shade or sun. Magnificent panoramic views: Towards the East the fishing port of Saint Cyprien and the sea, towards the North the plain of Roussillon and the mountains of Aude, towards the West the Pyrenees with Mount Canigou, towards the South the Albères hills. A new kitchen with breakfast bar and a new walk-in shower room were installed in the villa in 2014 and a new shower room and WC were installed in the apartment in 2016. Free Wifi internet is available.

Details for holiday villa Main Villa , 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate WC


Bedroom 1 with double bed.

Bedroom 2 with double bed.

Bedroom 3 with double bed.

Bedroom 4 with two single beds.

Bedroom 5 with single bed.

New Kitchen with gas cooker, dishwasher, fridge, Nespresso coffee machine, breakfast bar and 4 stools.

Lounge with open fire, sofa, easy chairs and TV (French), UK TV available via the internet.

Bar area with 2 bar stools. 4 wicker chairs and wicker coffee table.

Bathroom with bath/shower,wash basin,wc, washing machine, hairdrier.

New shower room with walk-in shower, wash basin.

Separate wc with wash basin.

4 electric fans.

Wireless Internet

Cot and Highchair available.

Vacuum cleaner. Iron.

French windows opening onto terraces.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Howard is a retired airline pilot and Elizabeth still has to work for her living teaching in a secondary school.

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Speaks English, French, German

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From the Owner

We bought the house in the Albères hills because it gave us easy access to the beaches, fishing villages and seaside resorts of Roussillon's beautiful and diverse coastline. At the time our children were little and we spent some very happy holidays playing on the beaches and exploring everything that the Pyrénées Orientales have to offer. At the same time Montesquieu's hilltop location ensured us peace and tranquility even during the summer months.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perpignan at 37 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Villelongue dels Monts at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Calais at 1160 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Saint Cyprien at 26 Kilometres Nearest Train : Perpignan at 31 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A9 Le Boulou intersection at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Montesquieu des Alberes at 700 Metres Nearest Ski : Pyrenees 2000 at 110 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Argeles sur Mer at 16 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Exceptional possibilities for wildlife viewing in the area.


15 minutes drive to the nearest beach

In the north the beaches are sandy with shallow water and windsurfing. In the south they are pebbly with fishing, sailing and snorkeling.


Perpignan airport (35 minutes drive away).

Gerona (55 minutes easy drive on the motorway and good value car hire), Carcassonne(1 hour 30), Montpellier (1 hour 45), Barcelona (2 hours), Nimes (2 hours) and Toulouse (2 hours 15).

The house is only 6 km from the French motorway system(A9 Le Boulou intersection).

The nearest main railway station is Perpignan. TGV(Highspeed train) links to Paris and Barcelona.

Use of car is recommended although there is a bus service to Le Boulou and Argeles.


Saint Genis 5 km

Le Boulou 7 km

Ceret 15 km

Saint Cyprien 18 km

Collioure 18 km

Perpignan 20 km

Figueres 40 km

Further Details:

The village of Montesquieu is perched on a hilltop with a 12th century church and a ruined fort. Amenities include a post office, tennis court and riding stables. On Tuesday mornings there is a small market on the parking area in front of the school. The house is about 5 minutes walk from the centre. Around the village there are several trails for walking, mountain biking and horse trekking. The variety of flora and fauna is exceptional. On the minor roads between the neighbouring villages there is wonderful cycling. Supermarkets are in Saint Genis and Le Boulou.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 10
1 Oct 2016 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 12
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 13
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 14
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 16
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 17
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 18
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 19
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit to reserve property. Balance of payment 8 weeks before your holiday.

Changeover Day:
End April - end October arrival time Saturday 4pm, departure time Saturday 10am.
Other times any day arrival/departure may be possible.

Notes on prices:
End April - end October price quoted is the total price for the villa and apartment together.
Discount negotiable on longer lets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

The 13-metre-long pool can accommodate even a houseful of guests comfortably. The wonderful panoramic views from the terraces and verandas around the house are very special.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: During the summer months when the swimming pool is open the villa and apartment are only rented out as one unit. If the villa is rented on its own the apartment will remain unoccupied. Car park space for 3 cars adjacent to villa within enclosed garden. Linen and towel hire available at a cost of £10 for a double bed, £7 for a single bed and £3 per bath towel. 2 portable air conditioners available free of charge. Free Wifi internet. Outside: Large garden (3500 m2 - 3/4 acre) planted with a variety of palm, fruit, oak and pine trees. There are three large terraces around the villa, two with a tiled roof which means you can sit out in most weather. Three large tressle tables with benches, brick barbecue. There is one large terrace outside the Apartment. Two glass tables and 6 chairs. One large terrace around the pool with 8 sun loungers and 7 parasols. All terraces are paved with natural stone and are lit.

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