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Modern Cottage, Port Argeles, Argeles Sur Mer, Walking distance to Beach

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Home from home: spacious, 2 large bedrooms, sleeps up to 6. Easy access to beach & activities/amenities.

Lovely modern cottage on a small development, close to Port Argeles Marina. We provide free wifi.

The house comprises: spacious living room with dining area (dining table and 6 chairs), 3 seater clic clac sofabed, armchair, tv/dvd, bookcase with loads of paperbacks to read/swap, downstairs WC. Separate kitchen, which is very well equipped with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, kettle, coffee maker, microwave, toaster. I ensure that there's loads of cooking utensils and place settings.

Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms, one double (king size bed) and one twin, both with loads of wardrobe/shelf space. Also a fold out camp bed and travel cot if needed. Including the clic clac, the house comfortably sleeps 6. We don't provide linen or towels, but we can arrange rental for you via a local laverie. Shower room with WC and sink.

French windows open from the living room on to a small patio garden and there is a built in BBQ, dining table and 6 chairs. A pull out canopy provides shade from the morning to mid afternoon sun if needed.

At the front of the house is a drive for one car, along with a fixed rail for a motorbike/bicycle.

The location of the house provides very easy walking access to a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants on the marina itself (about 100 mtrs) - and of course the beach. You are only 300mtrs from a clean sandy beach and the Mediterranean sea. Great facilities and activities for all ages and tastes. It's a perfect location for your holiday.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

MRS CAROL COOPER-SMITH
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2017

About MRS CAROL COOPER-SMITH

We are Carol and Neil Cooper-Smith and we live in West Yorkshire with our daughter Florence, who is 16. She was a 2 year old toddler when we bought our house and we've loved spending as much time as possible in Argeles, as there's so much to see, do and experience. We bought the house because Argeles is a very child friendly resort, but also a place which has loads of things to do for people of all ages. We knew it would be a place which our family and friends would always love.

MRS CAROL COOPER-SMITH purchased this cottage in 2002

Why MRS CAROL COOPER-SMITH chose Pyrenees-Orientales Coast

We'd done a lot of research on the area before we bought the house and we decided on Argeles because of the range of facilities and activities, as well as beautiful landscape and culture. Although Neil is an architect, we wanted a new modern house, as we didn't want to spend all of our precious holidays on DIY. Also, because we usually take family or friends with us, we wanted somewhere within easy access (ie walking) to the beach and lots of different types of facilities. That means we chose a location which is lively with lots to see and do, but which also has easy access to beautiful countryside and culture. Argeles has the lot.

What makes this cottage unique

Our house is in a superb location if you want easy walking access to a huge range of facilities and activities. We also provide free wifi. We have private parking, which is a real benefit in summer, when the resort can get busy. We only have a small patio garden and we don't boast a poo;, but then you are only 300 mtrs from the Mediterranean Sea! The Marina, which is in close proximity, has twice weekly farmers' markets,firework displays and musical entertainment in season. A huge array of restaurants from cheap and cheerful to gourmet means that you don't have to cook unless you want to. Vineyards and Caves sell locally produced wine. You will not want to come home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Once again thank you so very much for the use of your lovely home." Deb

"Back safe and sound, having had a wonderful holiday. We felt very much at home in your house." Rob

"We had a lovely holiday. There were so many places to visit, it was hard to choose." Paul and Anne
Jan 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Once again thank you so very much for the use of your lovely home." Deb

"Back safe and sound, having had a wonderful holiday. We felt very much at home in your house." Rob

"We had a lovely holiday. There were so many places to visit, it was hard to choose." Paul and Anne
Jan 2013
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1 Reviews

4/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

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Lovely Location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely location close to Port and beach but would need transport to village of Argeles which is very pretty and interesting. There is a bus ?1 only and very convenient to house which takes you to village and other towns nearby great value - so car not essential.

The house was as described but kitchen had only a table to work off with no worktops. No Hairdryer so bring you own. Bed linen is a problem and hired linen was really old and and threadbare simply not worth the money. No vegetarian options on menus in restaurants except usual pizza and omelette - thus need for self-catering. Car hire available in village if needed. Great Location and house with patio lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We'd done a lot of research on the area before we bought the house and we decided on Argeles because of the range of facilities and activities, as well as beautiful landscape and culture. Although Neil is an architect, we wanted a new modern house, as we didn't want to spend all of our precious holidays on DIY. Also, because we usually take family or friends with us, we wanted somewhere within easy access (ie walking) to the beach and lots of different types of facilities. That means we chose a location which is lively with lots to see and do, but which also has easy access to beautiful countryside and culture. Argeles has the lot.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perpignan at 15 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Autour du Monde en 80 Bieres/Abalounge at 100 Metres Nearest Golf : St Cyprien at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Argeles sur Mer at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Port Argeles Marina is full of restaurants at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Argeles Plage at 300 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Several scuba diving schools and companies running fishing trips in the Marina. Also a windsurfing/canoe school on the beach, where you have lessons or simply hire a board or boat. Lots of walking in and around the area, some of which is guided. An abundance of historical sites, vineyards, spas, Art and culture. Very helpful Tourist Information Centre in the main resort (15 minute walk). For children, there are numerous kids' clubs and activities and just up the coast 15 min drive is a large water park Aquaplaned, which is a fantastic day out for all the family.

Coast/Beach:

An easy 5 minute walk (300 mtrs) to a lovely sandy beach (Blue Flag) and a safe Mediterranean sea. In the summer season, the beach is cleaned daily and is patrolled by lifeguards. There are some great facilities on the way: Port Argeles Marina, with its shops, bars and restaurants is only a short walk away; the promenade, which is flat has great facilities such as a beach cafe, which serves hot food and snacks and rents sunbeds by the day and a children's club with a pool and inflatables.

Travel:

Perpignan (PGF) is the nearest airport. Approx 45 mins by car. Gerona (GRO) over the border in Spain; it's a big Ryanair hub & is only 40 miles away approx 1 1/4 hour drive. Carcassone is 1 hour, Toulouse and Barcelona both approx 2 hours drive. Car hire at all airports. A car is not an essential requirement, as most facilities are in walking distance. There is also a resort "Petit Train" and a 1 Euro local bus service to other locations.

Distances:

The Port Argeles Marina is across the road from the house and has a huge range of shops, bakeries, cafes, restaurants. Dr's, dentist, pharmacies are in the main resort (15 min walk). Twice weekly markets in the Marina in the summer season. Many of the surrounding villages (10 - 30 mins drive) offer a further choice of restaurants and markets. Immense amount of places of historical interest, Art, walks, vineyards, culture.

Further Details:

Mini-market in the Marina, larger supermarket in the resort and a large Lidl and Carrefour hypermarket in Argeles town. Helpful Tourist Information Centre in the main resort (15 mins walk). Plenty of cash point machines in Port Argeles and in the main resort. There is a large waterpark Aqualand, 15 mins drive at St Cyprien, which is a great family day out. Funfairs, inflatable parks for children are within easy reach. It is a fantastic resort and area, with something for everyone to suit all ages and tastes.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
5 Oct 2016 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£541
for 7 nights
£541
 
 
Mid season
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£589
for 7 nights
£589
 
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
Super season
22 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£802
for 7 nights
£802
 
 
High season
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
Low season
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£541
for 7 nights
£541
 

Additional pricing information

local tourist tax £26
Refundable Damage Deposit £260

Booking Notes:
As we work with a local agent to manage our bookings, we deal in Euros. We require a 25% deposit at the time of booking (conversion rate of the day). The balance is payable either 1 month before arrival, or with a credit card direct to our agency on arrival. A local tourist tax of 30 E will be levied on deposit. Prices include a 3% insurance required in law. If the booking less than 1 month away, then full payment due. E300 per booking returnable deposit against damages (cash). Cleaning is included in the price.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday; departure by 11am and arrival between 3 and 7pm. The house will be cleaned for your arrival and you'll need to pick the key up from our agency (more details at time of booking).

Linen
We don't provide bed linen or towels. You can either bring your own or we can arrange for linen rental from a local laverie via our Agency. There will be separate a charge for this, payable direct to our Agency on arrival.

25% non refundable deposit on reservation. Although the balance is due one month before arrival date, the Agency which manages our bookings is happy to accept payment on arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Our house is in a superb location if you want easy walking access to a huge range of facilities and activities. We also provide free wifi. We have private parking, which is a real benefit in summer, when the resort can get busy. We only have a small patio garden and we don't boast a poo;, but then you are only 300 mtrs from the Mediterranean Sea! The Marina, which is in close proximity, has twice weekly farmers' markets,firework displays and musical entertainment in season. A huge array of restaurants from cheap and cheerful to gourmet means that you don't have to cook unless you want to. Vineyards and Caves sell locally produced wine. You will not want to come home!

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort

Attractions

  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 70 m²

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs bathroom has WC, shower and wash hand basin. Downstairs is WC and wash hand basin

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 double bedrooms and sofa bed in living room) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king sized bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds. Fold out camp bed and cot available free of charge.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: An ideal location with something for everyone. The house is a home from home & well equipped, including free wifi & within easy reach of a huge range of facilities: beach & sea, marina, restaurants, bars, shops, children's play areas & a short drive from outstanding countryside, art, vineyards & romanesque towns. Outside: We have a small patio terrace garden off the lounge with built in BBQ, table & 6 chairs. Pull out canopy if needed.The patio enjoys full sunshine from early morning to mid afternoon. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We are assisted by a local agency, which manages our bookings, arranges payment and key handovers, cleans the house before arrival & assists with any questions/issues whilst you are on holiday. Linen & towels are not provided, but can be hired (additional charge) through our agency. We can organise: just ask us. Other: Private drive for one car and a rail for a motorbike or bicycle. We offer free wifi for our guests.

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