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Charming traditional Catalan style house in Eus

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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Situated in the foothills of the French Pyrenees, Eus is a medieval village with the envious record of being one of the designated “Plus Beaux Villages De France” and also the sunniest village in France. Houses cascade down the steep cobbled traffic free streets with a backdrop of the magnificent Pic Canigou, snow-capped in winter. Views over the Tet valley full of peach, nectarine and olive groves lead the eye in an easterly direction to the coast at Perpignan and to the west towards Andorra. Les Cortalets is a tastefully furnished property reflecting the Catalan character of the village and is constructed in traditional style with local stone walls and exposed beams. To reflect the hillside position, the house uses three floors and comprises , at the entrance level,of a spacious loun... Situated in the foothills of the French Pyrenees, Eus is a medieval village with the envious record of being one of the designated “Plus Beaux Villages De France” and also the sunniest village in France. Houses cascade down the steep cobbled traffic free streets with a backdrop of the magnificent Pic Canigou, snow-capped in winter. Views over the Tet valley full of peach, nectarine and olive groves lead the eye in an easterly direction to the coast at Perpignan and to the west towards Andorra. Les Cortalets is a tastefully furnished property reflecting the Catalan character of the village and is constructed in traditional style with local stone walls and exposed beams. To reflect the hillside position, the house uses three floors and comprises , at the entrance level,of a spacious lounge with dining area and recently installed modern kitchen with full oven, ceramic hob ,spacious fridge and integrated freezer. This opens out onto the south facing enclosed terrace, with views across the valley towards Pic Canigou. From the lounge a short staircase leads up into a cosy twin bedded mezzanine room with beautiful views across the village rooftops towards the hills. Short steps lead down to the lower landing, bathroom and double bedroom with ensuite wc and washbasin. Sun loungers, terrace dining table and chairs, barbeque and parasol are provided . The property is very well equipped for four people and with linen and towels provided free of charge. All utility costs are included including the WiFi and Internet connection. There is a television, DVD and CD player and good library. Free Parking is available around the village including a small non allocated space close to the property. The village has a Bistro, Village Hall with Bar and Boule area, Walking trails and Museum dedicated to local traditions. The magnificent 18thchurch St,Vincent crowns the village and has an altar piece designed and hand carved by Paul Sunyer. More
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Mrs V
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2014
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Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

Great place for exploring medieval villages tucked away in the Pyrénées oriental. The little yellow train journey was very picturesque.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank davem929
Victoria J, VR Owner at Charming traditional Catalan style house in Eus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2019

Glad you had a good time and enjoyed all the wonderful experiences that this area can offer..hope to see you again!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a library?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Eus is one of the beautiful villages of France perched on the hillside overlooking the Tet Valley and Pic Canigou.Nearby is the walled town of Vilefranche de Conflent , a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marquixanes has many adventure activities eg zip wire, rafting etc. There are GR marked walking paths from the village of Eus. Further up the road in Prades there is a beautiful church with a unique altar piece, a weekly market every Tuesday, Pablo Casals annual music festival and an open air swimming pool. Pic Canigou has adventure walks, climbs and excursions. The lake at Vinca(5mins) has a beach, services and a restaurant. Les Grottes des Canalettes are spectacular limestone caves with stalagmites and stalagtites near Villefranche featuring son et lumiere. St Thomas les bains and Vernet l...
How to get there
Flights from London Stansted to Perpignan and Carcassone Bournemouth to Carcasonne Luton to Beziers. Bournemouth to Girona (Spain) (All Ryan Air but please check latest schedhules) London Gatwick to Montpellier ( Easy Jet) TGV to Perpignan from Paris or Lille Drive from Calais takes about 12 hours via autoroutes.
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