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Canigou

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
4 nights minimum
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Close to the village centre in a quiet courtyard with views towards Osseja forest, the property is part of a converted barn which has been carefully restored. With views from the kitchen and balcony over the picturesque courtyard and in the distance to the magnificent Sierra de Cadi mountain range in Spain, the property is in a very scenic area which offers wonderful walking, cycling, skiing, canyoning, golf 18 holes near nearby Puigcerda, horse-riding, fishing, rafting, hydrospeed, kayaking, ballooning, paragliding, adventure parks, mountain lakes, heated outdoor swimming, thermal spas, ancient villages and well-preserved 12th century Romanesque churches. Barcelona, Montserrat, Andorra and the Mediterranean coast are all easily accessible in one day by car and a scenic little yellow tra...Close to the village centre in a quiet courtyard with views towards Osseja forest, the property is part of a converted barn which has been carefully restored. With views from the kitchen and balcony over the picturesque courtyard and in the distance to the magnificent Sierra de Cadi mountain range in Spain, the property is in a very scenic area which offers wonderful walking, cycling, skiing, canyoning, golf 18 holes near nearby Puigcerda, horse-riding, fishing, rafting, hydrospeed, kayaking, ballooning, paragliding, adventure parks, mountain lakes, heated outdoor swimming, thermal spas, ancient villages and well-preserved 12th century Romanesque churches. Barcelona, Montserrat, Andorra and the Mediterranean coast are all easily accessible in one day by car and a scenic little yellow train wends its way across the Cerdagne plateau and down the Tet valley with spectacular views and viaducts. The area has many superb and mostly inexpensive restaurants serving tasty and healthy mountain fare and excellent local Catalan wines. The apartment, which sleeps up to seven, is spacious and very well-equipped with a brand new kitchen, a living room with a sofa-bed, a sunny, west-facing balcony, one double bedroom, one twin-bedded room, a third bedroom off the second with a double sofa bed, two bathrooms with fitted showers and a separate WC. The whole apartment was recently redecorated. All rooms have excellent storage/fitted wardrobes. The 3rd bedroom has scenic views of Osseja forest. There is an excellent bakery just around the corner and in less than 5 minutes walk you are at the centre of the village with its old church and many facilities including a post office, bar, two cafes, a restaurant, a pizzeria, tourist office, general stores, supermarket, second bakery, newsagent, chemist, hairdresser, library and even a cinema! There is also a scenic lake with pedalo hire available. There are local festivals and traditions enacted in the square such as the Catalan Sardana dance, the fireworks for the eve of St John (23rd June), the local festival of St Pierre in early July, a medieval festival in August and an international sheep dog competition in July. The area includes the fortified town of Mont Louis built by Vauban and the first solar oven in the world near Font Romeu. There is a playground for children in the village, a climbing wall and possibility to hire pedalo boats on the local artificial lake. Other sports possible include tennis, moiuntain biking, golf (18 holes at 3km over the Spanish border), Via Ferrata, Paintball, Canonying, Ballooning, paragliding and various local adventure parks.More
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About the Owner
Philip G
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2007
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

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Date of stay: August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
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Budapest, Hungary
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Date of stay: July 2012
Reviewed February 15, 2018
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Date of stay: February 2018
Reviewed September 6, 2016
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Date of stay: August 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Children's Pool
Toaster
Stove
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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* Spacious and fully-equipped apartment set in a quiet and peaceful courtyard yet near the village centre with many amenities * Views from balcony/kitchen to the Sierra de Cadi mountain range and, also from 3rd bedroom, to Osseja forest * Very sunny kitchen/dining room and living room * Parking space by the property * Three bedrooms/two bathrooms with modern shower cubicles and plenty of hot water. * Well-equipped, new kitchen with all mod cons * The whole apartment is newly decorated * All rooms have excellent storage/fitted wardrobes * Flat screen TV (French channels), DVD, stereo system * Close to Spanish border (less than 500 metres!) * Open air swimming pool in Summer and all year round hot thermal spa in neighbouring villages * Bicycle available in flat (others may be hired locally) * Hairdryer * A wealth of books, maps and local information about what to do and see in the area
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About the neighborhood
At 1250 metres above sea level, Osseja is a lively all year round village near the Spanish border and an excellent base for many outdoor activites especially walking, skiing, cycling, golf, swimming, via ferrata and horse-riding. There are a dozen ski resorts in the area on both the French and Spanish sides of the border with excellent skiing at all varying levels of difficulty, including 8 ski resorts on the French side of the Cerdagne alone, comprising 174 miles of piste accessible on one lift pass all within easy driving distance. In addition, there are cross-country ski runs. In Summer, walks, festivals and many activities for youngsters are available and there is a large heated open air pool and natural thermal baths within easy reach. Andorra is only a 30 minute drive, the ...
How to get there
*Ryanair fly from London Stansted, Bristol and Birmingham to Perpignan, 90 minutes ' car journey to the property. Flybe also fly from Southampton to Perpignan and BMI baby fly to Perpignan from Manchester. *Ryanair fly from London Stansted, East Midlands, Liverpool, Bournemouth, Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon to Carcasonne, around two hours drive *At either airport, it is easy to hire a car and both journeys are very scenic. *Ryanair have daily flights to Gerona airport, two and a quarter hours' drive away. You can fly to Gerona from London Stansted, London Luton, London Gatwick, Dublin, East Midlands, Manchester, Bournemouth, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Durham, Doncaster, Shannon and Bristol. Car hire is normally cheaper in Spain. *Easyjet and other airlines fly from London and...
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