Tony's Getaway, 1 bedroom, 5min walk to beach


Details of the Apartment

The apartment is on the first floor of a secure gated residence, comprising 34 dwellings, a few minutes walk from the beaches, town centre and good supermarket. Le Barcares is a lively seaside resort, once a tiny fishing village, with 9 kilometres of golden sand beaches and many shops, bars and restaurants. In the town there are banks, a post office and a well staffed tourist office who can give advice on local attractions and activities. Visit the 3 weekly markets, held in the town square and on the road to the beach, to sample local fresh seafood and other produce, and to soak up the colourful atmosphere. The town is on the southern most point of the Etang de Leucate, an inland lake separated from the sea by a narrow strip of land, providing a natural sanctuary for wildlife, flamingos and watersports enthusiasts. Nearby is also Port Barcares with a large marina and Le Lydia, a huge ex. passenger/steamer ship, now converted to a casino and night club which also has an excellent restaurant (evenings only). Being so close to the Spanish border, the town has a strong Catalan heritage. The Pyrenees were the stronghold of the Cathars and this bloody history is evident in the ruins of the many Cathar castles sprinkled across the area. En route to the border, only 1 hours drive, visit: Canet Plage, another popular seaside resort and the several picturesque coastal villages of Collioure, a thriving artists colony, Port Vendres and Banyuls sur Mer. On the A9 motorway just before the border is the Catalan Village where you can purchase an array of local and regional produce. Le Barcares is in the Pyrenees Orientale department of the South of France, and the snow capped peaks of these mountains are never far from view and only a 90 minute drive. In the winter you can ski from the 5 good resorts. A few minutes walk from the town square is crazy golf and a huge fun fair held all summer. There are several horse riding stables and a Go Karting track within the local vicinity. There is an internet café at Bar 2000 very near by. The apartment is new (built 2008) and has been equipped and furnished to a luxury standard. It provides comfortable accommodation for 4 people, with one spacious twin bedroom and an open plan living area combining two sofas, one of which converts into a double bed, plus dining table to seat 4 and a kitchen area with a breakfast bar. Sliding patio doors from the living area and the bedroom offer access to the spacious balcony, where there is also table and chairs for 4 plus reclining sun chairs. The kitchen area is well equipped with a fridge freezer, electric oven, hob with 4 electric rings, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and iron. Plenty of crockery and cutlery is provided as are the cooking utensils. The twin bedroom has plenty of storage space provided by a large wall to wall fitted wardrobe and other units. There is one bathroom comprising a walk in shower, basin, toilet and heated towel rail. The bedroom and living area both benefit from reversible airconditioning. There is an elevator in the building. There is also internet in a bar called " Bar 2000 " which is not far at all from the apartment. Spacious terrace with table and chairs. Private car parking space. Linen and towels provided Visited by one of our team - recommended. Children welcome, sorry no pets. WiFi is not available in the apartment but there is an Internet Café just around the corner (2 minutes) and they have Wifi. The complex of apartments is very secure with code access through all the exterior gates and to the main door of the apartment block. The apartment is on the first floor accessed by elevator or stairs. Open plan living area combining kitchen with breakfast bar; fridge/freezer, oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, toaster and iron. Dining area - to seat 4 indoors and 4 on the balcony. Living area - 2 two – seater sofas, one converts to double bed; further storage space, UK TV plus French/German and Dutch stations. DVD player, access to the balcony. Bathroom – one bathroom with shower, basin, toilet and heated towel rail. Bedroom - one twin bedroom with two single beds, ample storage space and access to the balcony. Smoking on balcony only.

Facilities of the Apartment

General / living area
  • TV
  • Satellite / cable TV
  • DVD player
  • Air-conditioning
Kitchen / utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Linens provided
Bedrooms (1)
Includes: Double beds (0), single beds (0)
Bathrooms (1)
Includes: Bathrooms (1). Shower (0) and WC (0)
Swimming pool
  • Balcony

This holiday apartment is located in Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales

  • Luchthaven Perpignan-Rivesaltes: 21.1 km
  • Nearest Shops: 1 km
  • Nearest Restaurants: 1 km
  • Nearest Bars: 1 km

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From £491 per week

Property ID: 1279555
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