Luxury Villa Rental in Collioure, Langeudoc-Roussillion, South of France sleeps 10 with private pool. Luxury Holiday Villa Rental in Collioure, Languedoc-Roussillion, South of France - 5 bedrooms with air-conditioning, private pool, sea view, walking distance to Collioure centre and its beaches, shops and restaurants.
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Luxury Villa Rental in Collioure, Langeudoc-Roussillion, South of France sleeps 10 with private pool.
This luxury holiday villa in Collioure, Languedoc-Roussillion, has been beautifully renovated, and is built into the hillside offering 3 floors of living space. Situated in a residential area yet only a 5-10 minute walk from the charming seaside town of Collioure. The views from the terraces include the St Elme fort and the glimmering blue Mediterranean sea.
5 bedrooms which all have air-conditioning, 4 bathrooms, large living and dining area, second lounge/games room with table football. Private pool, dining terrace and terrace by the pool.
A great French holiday villa for families with teenager as they can be independent and walk to the beaches and cafes in Collioure, or maybe the local diving and snorkelling school.
The interior of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Collioure, South of France.
This holiday villa dates back to the 60's however it has been renovated and refurbished very tastefully by its new owners using neutral tones of beige and grey.
On entering the holiday villa the contemporary living area is straight ahead. Plenty of comfortable furnishings, and there are wooden floors throughout the holiday villa. Through the large sliding windows one can see the sea over the roof tops, the windows open out onto the outside dining terrace, which has a table and chairs along with outside lounge style furniture. Glass panels surround the terrace and from the side you can see the private pool.
The new modern kitchen is fully equipped and a dining table that seats 8/10 separates the kitchen from the lounge area.
There are 2 bedrooms on this level.
Bedroom 1 - Air-conditioning, large double bed (180cm), with a dressing area, ensuite shower room, hand basin and wc.
Bedroom 2 - Air-conditioning, double bed (160cm), ensuite shower, hand basin and wc. Please note this ensuite can also be accessed from the corridor.
Stairs (15 steps) lead up to the first floor where one can find:
Bedroom 3 - Air-conditioning, double bed (160cm)
Bathroom with a bath with hand held shower, hand basin and wc.
Stairs to the Lower ground floor, where there is an second lounge come games room, large comfortable modern sofa , TV and DVD player and a table football machine. This lounge opens onto the garden, terrace and pool.
Also on this floor are:
Bedroom 4 - Air-conditioning, twin beds and French doors that lead onto the ground floor terrace, garden and pool.
Bedroom 5 - Air-conditioning, twin beds and French doors that lead onto the garden and pool
Bathroom with a shower, hand basin and wc
All external doors and windows have electric shutters
A laundry room is also on this level
Everything you need for a villa holiday in Collioure, South of France.
TV Satellite-TV, DVD and Apple Mac mini
Cot (linen not provided) and High Chair
Wood Burning Grill
Parking - one allocated (middle bay) opposite the house and plenty of on street parking.
This Collioure holiday villa with a fenced swimming pool has a private sheltered garden with lovely palm trees.
The tiled swimming pool is 9m long x 4m wide and has a lockable electric hard rolling cover, this offers extra security and also if closed each evening it helps keep the pool warm. An adult can stand in the deep end and there are graduated steps in the shallow end.
An outdoor shower is also by the pool.
There are two terraces - front and back with numerous seating arrangements, table for 10 on the front terrace, table for 4 on the rear and table in the garden for up to 16.
The crazy paving terrace around the pool has sunbeds and other comfortable garden furniture. A covered dining terrace with a large dining table is the perfect place for lunch, there are shaded areas in the garden for when the South of France sun gets too hot!
Another dining terrace with views over towards the sea is on the first floor and this communicates with the living area, a second rear terrace has views towards the mountains and St Elme Fort.
The garden, on two sides of the villa, has plenty of space for a table tennis table, hammock, boules area and sun loungers.
Even though the villa is in a residential area it is not overlooked.
Parking - one allocated bay opposite the house and plenty of on street parking.
The garage is for use by the Owner.
Things to do while staying in this Languedoc Luxury Villa
Collioure has, and still is, a source of inspiration for artists. Writers, poets, singers and painters fall under it's charm - famous names such as Picasso, Matisse, Derain (the Masters of Fauvism - the style of Les Fauves - wild brushwork and strident colours), Dufy Chagall, Marquet - set up their easels here and immortalized the small Catalan harbor in their works.
With numerous galleries and many artists from all over the world, Collioure still is the ”City of Painters, the "village of light". In the old quarter, a myriad of narrow alleys, steps, tall, brightly painted houses, tumbling bouganvillea and geraniums, artists studios, small shops are delight to wander round, very different now from the days when fishermen and sailors lived there, the smell of salting anchovies heavy on the air, open drains running down the cobbles, washing slung from house to house. The brilliant colouring of the houses began with the fishermen using up paint left over from decorating their Catalan Barques, boats, in those days, taking priority over houses.
Dotted all around Collioure are 12 picture frames on stands, steps allow you to look through the frame and each one gives a differing view of the famous clocher of Collioure.
Street performers and entertainers abound in the summer holiday months, evenings are alive with entertainment - festivals and fireworks galore. Restaurants to suit every taste. Don’t miss the bar in the legendary Hotel des Templiers where the walls are hard to see so close together are the paintings.
Under the plane trees every Wednesday and Sunday a lively market takes place. The other most famous attraction are Anchovies!
For centuries, a much sought-after treasure of nature has been part of Collioure's traditions: anchovies. This fish is the basis for many typical Catalan dishes and is still prepared in the original traditional manner. Because of this culinary tradition the French ministries of culture and agriculture granted Collioure an award called ”site remarquable du goût” (”site of culinary excellence”). The exceeding dexterity of the women who filet the tiny blue fishes is remarkable. No machine has ever been used for the different steps of processing: salting, removing the heads, gutting, filleting, packing and conserving. No matter whether the anchovies are plain, salted, in vinegar, or in oil, they make a delicious starter.
This is also a remarkable wine-growing area between the Mediterranean Sea and the foothills of the Pyrenees - the districts of Collioure, Port-Vendres, Banyuls, and Cerbère.
From these grapes the A.O.C. wines Banyuls and Collioure are produced. Take a moment when raising your glass to the hard labour involved making these wines due to the steep slopes on which the vines grow and can only be worked by hand.
Don't forget to try the local Croquants - hand made almond biscuits!
The Museum of Modern Art in Collioure was founded by Jean Peské in 1930. Antonio Machado, the great Spanish Poet, fled Franco's Spain in 1939 exiled himself in Collioure until his death - his memory is still honoured by inviting entries in an international poetry competition every February.
Collioure's village festivals celebrate their roots the Catalan culture is maintained and passed on through language, dances (like the Sardana), and music (like the cobles - dance musicians with historic shawms - woodwind instruments). The Festival of St Vincent, around 15th August, is a sight to see - magnificent fireworks and pontoons floating from the Chateau Royal walls.
Forts surrounding Collioure are many: Miradou, St Elme, Dugommier, Carre and Rond. And of these the only one still in use militarily is Fort Miradou. Transformed by Vauban out of an ancient medieval chateau it is now the Centre National d’Entrainement Commando, possibly most beautiful garrison in France, at least in terms of position.
Both Collioure and Port-Vendres are deep sea ports with Marinas with berths available for boats and super yachts from 5m-80m length.
40 minutes to Perpignan Airport (Ryanair and Flybe)
75 minutes to Girona Airport, Spain (Ryanair)
90 minutes to Carcassonne Airport - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).
Collioure has a train station
Just a walk away from this Luxury Languedoc Villa in Collioure you will find:
About 5-10 minutes walk to the centre of Collioure where you will find small supermarkets, shops, cafes, restaurants and interesting boutiques.
Lively market every Wednesday and Sunday under the plane trees.
Port Vendres market is on Saturdays.
There are a total of 6 Beaches in Collioure village, sit in one of the cafes along the beachfront and watch the world go by.
Owner recommendatesion to eat in Collioure and local area:
La Plage aux Mouettes is a lovely restaurant looking out onto the bay at the far end of the Falbourg beach. Fresh seafood and pizzas for the children.
Mojito bar underneath the sails to the right of Faubourg beach. Amazing views.
Casa Gala is a new tapas bar in Collioure serving delicious food.
Le 5me Peche is a Japanese Chef influenced restaurant in Collioure centre
For good bar food you have Templiers a perfect place for an early apero.
10 minute drive to Plage de Paulilles with a great winery and restaurant
Headland walks with fantastic views around Collioure and Port-Vendres.
Local Vineyards offering degustations.
The Anchovy factories/shops selling the local speciality.
A visit to Port-Vendres Fish market "Cote Catalan Poissonerie" is well worth it.
Nearby activities include:
Golf, equestrian, tennis, boat charter, scotter/bike hire.
Close to the Scuba Diving waters of the Golfe du Lion - there is a scuba diving school in the center of Collioure.
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|27th Oct 2018||15th Dec 2018||Low||£2,329||7 nights|
|15th Dec 2018||5th Jan 2019||Middle||£2,859||7 nights|
|5th Jan 2019||27th Apr 2019||Low||£2,459||7 nights|
|27th Apr 2019||25th May 2019||Middle||£3,018||7 nights|
|25th May 2019||1st Jun 2019||Other||£2,906||7 nights|
|1st Jun 2019||29th Jun 2019||High||£3,241||7 nights|
|29th Jun 2019||31st Aug 2019||Peak||£4,359||7 nights|
|31st Aug 2019||28th Sep 2019||Middle||£3,018||7 nights|
|28th Sep 2019||14th Dec 2019||Low||£2,459||7 nights|
|14th Dec 2019||31st Dec 2019||Other||£2,906||7 nights|