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19th Century Maison de village in the heart of historic Ceret

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms 2 shower rooms

This quaint, 19th Century maison de village is situated in the heart of historic Céret on a cobbled street next to the Eglise Saint Pierre, France’s largest Baroque church. A short walk invites you to Céret’s delightful bar and café culture and major attractions such as the Musée d'Art Moderne. The features of the property including original wooden beams, traditional French shutters and colourful murals on the walls in homage to the Artisan culture of Céret, lend a charming and artistic feel. The accommodation is on four floors – a ground floor entrance foyer, ensuite double bedroom with original stone-faced walls. The second floor has a partitioned study/desk, and a living room with a rustic, traditional-style fireplace. The main ensuite double bedroom and kitchen, are on the third and fourth floors, respectively. The roof terrace is ideal for al fresco dining with a picturesque view over terracotta rooftops, the surrounding hills and depending on the season, a snow-capped Mount Canigou in the distance.

Local attraction: • Musée d'Art Moderne (Modern Art Museum - www.musee-ceret.com)

• Church - Eglise Saint Pierre

• Place des Neuf Jets

• Pont du Diable (Devil’s bridge)

• Saturday town market

Parking: Parking is just up the street in a large and safe public parking area sign-posted “Parking Musée d'Art Moderne”.

There is an Internet and WIFI provided in the property!

More Details

Property Manager
Jay Hewitt
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, Filipino
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've enjoyed a fine week in your house and in the beautiful Ceret. The house was charming and we four oldies have trained our leg muscles well by going up and down the stairs.



Thanks.
May 2012
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Amenities

Céret House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms are fully tiled and of high standard. Hand, bath and beach towels are included.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
  • All bedrooms are a good size and have high standard beds, mattresses and furnishings. All bedding's sheets, duvet (if required) and duvet covers, pillows and pillow cases are included. A weekly change of linen will be included if the booking is for 2 weeks or more.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The property can be heated using electric heaters and/or the traditional-style fireplace. For summer, electric fans are provided. The house is NOT suitable for children under the age of 5 years. TV Includes English satelite TV ( Freeview ) and French Local TV Outside - terrace with BBQ

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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19th Century Maison de village in the heart of historic Ceret
average rating of 4.857143 based on 12 reviews
5

Great return visit

  • 5 of 5

We returned after three years to this lovely house in Ceret. The roof terrace was just as we remembered, secluded overlooking the church and rooftops. The house is comfortable and provides enough space for our family of four. Ceret itself is wonderful with weekly Saturday market and shops and cafes. Jay was very helpful and allowed us to get into the house as early as possible and facilitated an early departure at the end of the week. A week was definitely not enough and we plan to return again. Thanks Jay.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fell in love with Ceret

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a very relaxing week in September. The house is lovely and has everything you need and right in the gorgeous town of Ceret with bars restaurants, art and the fabulous Saturday market.... loved the carnival feel of the Ronde Ceretane 2014. I have the CD of the band to bring back the memory. If I start training now maybe I could enter next year! thankyou Jay for easy communication and a warm welcome. Only regret was we couldn't stay longer.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kath and Jackie Thank you very much for this excellent review. I am glad that you enjoyed yourselves! What a lovely girly holiday week for you!!!! I wish I was able to join you to an apero (at least), but maybe next time ;-). All the best Jay
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Wonderful France

  • 4 of 5

We really had a wonderful tim ein Ceret and the lovely house in the middle of the town. Unfortunately the church starts ringing 7 o'clock in the morning, too early for us in our holidays!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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5

Wonderful Ceret townhouse

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday. The house was exactly as advertised, right in the heart of the town. We were met by the very friendly Angie who explained everything we needed to know and gave suggestions for parking and local bars and places to visit. The house itself was perfect for me, my husband and two daughters. The best bit was the wonderfully private roof terrace which was great for sunbathing and drinks and meals. The kitchen was very well equipped. It was fantastic weather for the whole two weeks. We loved the town and we went on day trips to Spain, Collioure, Amelie-les-Bains etc as well as visiting the local municipal swimming pool every day- we all want to go back again, best holiday for a long time.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Superbe maison au coeur de Céret

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé ici une semaine excellente, dans une maison très confortable, meublée et décorée avec goût. La vue sur l'église est extraordinaire. L'accueil était souriant et chaleureux et les attentions nombreuses. Merci !!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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5

A great place to relax

  • 5 of 5

We spent 22 days in this property and plan to return at a similar time in 2012. We have already recommended the house to friends and family wishing to travel to Europe in the near future.

We loved the house,with its cleanliness, modern facilities, great showers, quaint old town location. and being part of the whole town atmosphere.

This house had everything we needed to be totally self sufficient, while we were still able to walk to and enjoy the excellent local bakeries, cafes and restaurants. Ceret provided all the necessary facilities of supermarkets, crafts, stationery and banking, The Saturday markets were a highlight of our weeks, as were the proximity of beautiful, historical hill towns and mountain scenery - all well within a day's drive from the town.

Coming from a busy lifestyle at home it was wonderful to be able to relax in a secure environment where time was no longer relevant. Our holiday was so relaxing that time just flew, but it also has given us a number of places to go to next time.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Perpignan
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Perpignan
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Le Boulou
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Argeles-sur-mer
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: badminton, running

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The owner of this property accepts payment in the original currency specified (Euros), before use of conversion tool. The conversion tool is provided for your convenience only.

The owner may accept other currencies if specifically agreed in advance.
A refundable security deposit of £200 (or €200) will be collected upon booking.
Full rental amount must be paid 6 weeks in advance.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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