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ecological and artistic house

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

This charming little house located in an old mill of the 18th century has been completely renovated with ecological materials by Pascal, sculptor and master of the place.

Close to the Gorges de la Fou, the Baths of Amelie les Bains, the Museum of Modern Art of Céret, the Abbey of Arles sur Tech, Prats de Mollo, and the greenway that connects Arles sur Tech to Argelès, you will appreciate the place for its bucolic environment and its ease of access.

The house has a chamber with a bed 140 and a storage shelf.

On the mezzanine overlooking the main room are 2 beds in 90.

The futon living room sofa bed can turn into 130.

The kitchen is fully equipped: gas hob / induction, electric oven, fridge, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster ...

You will also have a washing machine, an iron, a high chair, a folding bed, a bottle warmer and a jar for baby.

No TV, but an internet connection by wifi or cable, and a bluetooth CD player in the living room and a radio alarm clock in the room.

No central heating either, but a wood stove for a nice fire in the big room, an electric radiator in the bathroom and in the room!

The wardrobe is filled with board games, and you will also find some books and CDs for the whole family.

Many objects gleaned from the sandstone of our travels or from local artists give a warm atmosphere inside.

In the garden you can enjoy the sun loungers, enjoy your meal, light the grill or (depending prefectural) a campfire for an evening and enjoy the incredibly starry sky Vallespir. Children can also enjoy the swing.

Very easy to find, the Moulin de Galangau is located below the D115, 2 km after Arles sur Tech towards Prats de Mollo and right in front of the Gorges de la Fou, the narrowest gorge in the world !!

More Details

Owner
Isabelle et Pascal
Member since: 2016
Speaks: french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

Amenities

Arles-Sur-Tech Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower
  • Single room bath, carved by Pascal
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 double
    - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Get ready to take a good dose of chlorophyll and disconnect: no wifi nor TV and a small mobile phone network! As against the cabinet is filled with games ...

Reviews

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(2 traveler reviews)

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ecological and artistic house
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Very nice and stylish rustic cottage. Very friendly and helpful host.

  • 5 of 5

The house is as described. The owners are living next doors and are very helpful and friendly. The house is artistic, funcional, clean and quite. Perfect place for families as the children can play in the garden. We recommend strongly to visit the place if you like to visit the region of Arles sur tech and like to enjoy some rest in a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amateurs de nature, très respectueux des lieux, multilingues, voyageurs... Contacts très faciles et agréables : des locataires comme on aime !
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Character Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have had a wonderful stay in this gite. Very clean and everything you could need for a peaceful holiday. Surrounding woodland and river there to be explored. Lovely walk through the fields across the road from the house and if you are feeling adventurous a walk through the woods at the bottom of the garden to a beautiful stream.. Isabelle and Pascal were the perfect hosts. The whole area has interesting castles, quaint villages and beautiful walks. Would highly recommend staying here.

Thank you Isabelle, Pascal and family for making us so welcome.

Graham & Janet

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perpignan
Nearest Golf
21 Kilometres
Falgos Saint Laurent de Cerdans
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Perpignan
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
A9 Le Boulou
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Les Simiots
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Argelès sur Mer
Car: necessary

Our cottage is located right in front of the Gorges de la Fou (the narrowest in the world ... or Europe ...), a place very popular with tourists in August.

You will find all shops and restaurants 2 km away, in the village of Arles sur Tech.

Take the opportunity to visit the magnificent Abbey and its cloister and the Moulin des Arts installed in a former weaving factory.

Further up in the valley, the fortified village of Prats de Mollo is a must with the Fort Lagarde which offers in the summer theatrical tours that appeal to young and old alike.

Saint Laurent de Cerdans attracts lovers of ancestral know-how: the factory of Toiles du Soleil and that of vigatanes (espadrilles).

The city of Céret is famous for its Museum of Modern Art, but you should not miss the big Saturday morning market that sits under the plane trees. Take the opportunity to stock up on cheese, all the producers in the valley are there. You will also find organic fruit and vegetable producers and a good fishmonger.

A little further is the lake of Saint Jean Pla de Corts, with its green grass beach, its many water activities, its tavern, its ski lift, its acrobatic park.

There are of course many other small villages to visit, some for their view of the mountains, others for their small Romanesque church or for a nice little restaurant.

Spain (Southern Catalonia) is there too, just on the other side of the mountain and waiting for you for a little change of scenery.

And of course all the hiking trails, more or less difficult, which will make you discover breathtaking landscapes and incredible wildlife.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $294.46
Ménage $47.11
Stay tax $0.66 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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