Vacation Rental Description
This beautiful property has everything you need for a relaxing break away from it all. The recently renovated house is ideally located in the tranquil village of Rodès just down the street from the historic church. It has the most amazing panoramic views from it's private terrace and garden.
Rodès itself is a small village with a renowned restaurant and small grocery store, which makes it ideal for a break where you can just relax and forget about driving if you wish. It also has easy access to the main road between Perpignan and Andorra which allows the surrounding area to be explored very easily.
Whilst Rodès is ideal for relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet of village life, the area has many sports and activities for those who want a more vigorous holiday.
This comfortable village house has everything you could possibly need for a fantastic holiday in France.
The spacious open plan living area is ideal for holiday life. The recently installed modern kitchen has good quality integrated appliances making cooking a joy. Leading off from the kitchen is a newly created sunny terrace so eating outside couldn't be easier. The dining area has a large table and comfortable chairs.
In the sitting area there is a cosy log burning fire ideal for those chilly winter evenings it also has double glazing to keep the cold out in winter and the cool in in summer. The living area has been sympathetically renovated retaining all the charm that exposed stone walls and old beams can bring.
The ground floor has a large utility room which houses the washing machine and a second fridge freezer, essential for keeping drinks cool on the long summer days. Also on this level is a single bedroom and a WC.
The first floor has 2 comfortable double bedrooms and a single bedroom (one of the doubles is accessed through the single room). There is also a bathroom with, bath/shower and WC.
As this house is built on the side of a hill the top floor is the living space but also give access to the garden and terrace.
Further details outdoors:
The house has it's own parking place at the side of the house. The large garden rises up the hillside to the rear of the house and has fantastic panoramic views on the surrounding countryside and mount Canigou. Rudyard Kipling said of Mount Canigou that it was "a magician among mountains". There are large patio doors leading to the garden and also to the terrace bringing the outside in.
The new terrace is equipped with a wooden table and chairs, a barbecue and parasol.
- Cooking Utensils
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
The living area of the house has recently been renovated to a very high standard. The new fitted kitchen has everything you need to create wonderful gourmet meals using the fantastic fresh produce available in the region. The renovation has been done to retain as many of the original features and character, ancient wooden beams and exposed stone work. The lounge area as a cosy wood burning fire making the property ideal for summer and winter visitors. The terrace is situated off the kitchen making eating outside easy.
There is also a very large back garden, with amazing panoramic view on the Mountains and surrounding hills. You can also see right across the roof tops of the village picturesque village to the river valley and barrage beyond.
- Adventure Sports
- Horse Riding
- Hunting/Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Snow Boarding
- Water Skiing
- Water Sports
This area can be used as a tranquil getaway with lovely walks and hikes starting from the back door of the house.
Rodès is a great base for visiting some fantastic nearby places of Interest:
* Villefranche de Conflent, a fine example of a medieval walled town and the Little Yellow Train
* Grottes de Canalettes, magnificent renowned caves with an incredible light and sound show
* St Michel de Cuxa, 6th century abbey that hosts concerts during the Pablo Casals festival.
* St Thomas les Bains, outstanding natural thermal hot springs in wonderful outdoor mountain setting.
* Spain is only 40 minutes from Rodès or you can take a longer trip and visit Andorra, 2 hrs away passing some breathtaking scenery.
* Sporting activities are in abundance here, you can experience, water sports, diving, walking, canyonning, horse riding, fishing, golf, cycling to name but few.
*Vinça lake has a beach area, you can swim or sunbathe only 4km from Rodès