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Beautiful 4*villa with private heated pool in natural setting, huge garden.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy 5-bedroom villa between Sea and Mountain. Wifi. All outdoor activities

La casa del gat a beautiful 5 bedroom and 4-star rated villa with a large private heated saltwater pool (May/September). Surrounded with a huge garden with lounge chairs, barbecues, playgrounds.

Situated in a quiet location nearby the medieval village of Mosset, 10 minutes away from Prades. Ideal for large families, several couples or groups (walkers, cyclists etc.) or just for two persons. The region is famous for its sunshine and fresh air which makes it perfect for relaxing and hiking.

The house is arranged over two floors.

On the ground floor is the lounge with a dining area (big table and 12 chairs), a sitting area with sofas (tv, dvd, hifi, books, music, toys and games), a cosy log fire (free wood provided) for the cooler winter evenings.

There's free WIFI.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you could need, including a nespresso machine, microwave, dishwasher, mixer, big stove and oven, huge refrigerator and freezer, good knives, lots of pots and pans, plenty of gadgets and good quality, matching tableware for a big amount of people.

There is one bedroom downstairs with a double bed and a good quality bunk bed. This bedroom has an en suite bathroom with bath, double sink unit and toilet.

There is another bathroom with shower, sink that can be shared.

There is also a separate toilet on the ground flour.

There is a washingmachine and tumble dryer.

Upstairs are four bedrooms with views over the mountains. There are two twin bedded rooms and two double bedded rooms. One bedroom has an en suite shower room with toilet and sink. The other bedrooms share the family bathroom and toilet. There is an extra sink in one of the rooms. All beds have quality linen.

We provide everything you need for babies and small children: two cots, two high chairs, a baby-cook, two changing mats, two toilet seat inserts, a baby pot, plenty of toys and even a push chair. We charge no extra cost but hope you will take care of the equipment.

Outside

Large 11mx5m private heated crystal clear saltwater pool.

Whilst a heated pool is not always necessary in Summer you may find it more comfortable for holidays in the late or early season when water temperature may be cooler. The saltwater pool is a particularly appealing choice as it's better for the skin.

It is available from May to September and is very well kept after.

The pool is completely fenced (safe for small children). It is surrounded by a luxery wooden deck with lounge chairs and stone paved terraces.

There is a dining area wit a huge table and 12 chairs (teak furniture) in the front of the house, overlooking the pool and the garden with extensive views of the mountains.

In the back of the house you find another dining area with furniture, a big stone barbecue and a weber barbecue. You can choose to switch from place according to the sun, you always find a spot in the shade or in the sun.

There is a playground with children's toys (swings, slide),a volleyball court and a "terrain de pétanque". New for 2017 are two bikes, a slack-line, darts and molki.

The huge garden and grounds (1,5 hect) are surrounded by trees, shrubs and flowers. There are over 200 square meter of paved terrace around the house.

Parking space for up to five cars.

Guests have private access to all areas of the house, garden, parking and pool.

We (Jo, Aurélie and Mila) will welcome you.

We live on the same grounds. The two houses and grounds are completely seperated, with two different entrances.

We are there if you need help or any advice on walks, visits, restaurants but are not intrusive. We live here for almost 20 years and love hiking and the outdours. We provide all touristic information, maps and hiking guides.

The Neighborhood

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Mosset in the Pyrénées-Orientales department of the Languedoc-Roussillon area (now Occitanie) is perfectly positioned between the Mediterranean Sea, with its beautiful sandy beaches or rocky coast (Collioure) and the Pyrénées, which offer a wealth of walking, cycling and fishing opportunities, not to mention skiing and snowshoeing in the winter, in a preserved natural space (Parc Régional des Pyrénées Catalanes).

Foodies can indulge themselves with fresh local food at the various markets in the area (Prades on tuesday and saturday) and enjoy wine-tasting.

Days out include:

The medieval villages such as Mosset, Eus, Castelnou (all Plus Beaux Villages de France) and the UNESCO world heritage site of Villefranche de Conflent.

A day at the thermal spa of Molitg-les-bains, only 3km from the house.

The relaxing hot springs at St Thomas-les-Bains, "The little Yellow Train"

that winds up to the high Pyrenees, the ancient Abbeys of St Michel de Cuxa and St martin du Canigou, the stunning Mediterreanean resorts of Collioure and Banuyls, Spain: the Dali Museum in Figueras, Girona, Carcassonne, the amazing Gorges the Galamus, the many cathar castles, , the spectacular caves Les canalettes, the animal parks of les Angles and the impressive African Safari park in Sigean, the Modern art museum in Ceret , Perpignan, shopping in Andorra.

Walks: There are several well marked footpaths for gentle strolling or hiking in te mountaineous countryside; You can visit Mount Canigo, the lakes of the Bouillouses, the gorges of Carança.

Alternatively, you can simply relax by the pool, take long lunches and afternoon naps and simply unwind surrounded by stunning countryside!

Getting Around

Parking space for up to five cars.

5 buses pass the house every day en route to Mosset, Molitg and Prades. From Prades, it is possible to get to Perpignan by train or bus. All journeys cost 1 euro.

Cheap flights to/from Perpignan (50 min. drive), Beziers, Carcassonne, Montpellier, Toulouse and Girona.

Other Things to Note

The house is non-smoking. You can smoke outside (covered terrace)

Pets are allowed but you should inform us that they are travelling with you.

Water, firewood, 20kW/day electricity and bedlinen included with no extra charge.

Extra electricity charged at small cost-price (EDF rate).

Final cleaning: guests may choose to clean themselves or have the house cleaned (at an extra cost of 120 euro for the whole house). Local Tourist Tax 77cts/adult/day.

More Details

Owner
Aurélie D'huyvetter
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Aurélie D'huyvetter

We (Jo, Aurélie and Mila) will welcome you.

We live on the same grounds. The two houses and grounds are completely seperated, with two different entrances.

We are there if you need help or any advice on walks, visits, restaurants but are not intrusive. We live here for almost 20 years and love hiking and the outdours. We provide all touristic information, maps and hiking guides.

Aurélie D'huyvetter purchased this villa in 2000

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perpignan
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Molitg-les-Bains
Nearest Golf
70 Kilometres
Saint-Cyprien
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Prades
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Molitg-les-Bains
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Font-Romeu
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Canet
Car: recommended

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Mosset in the Pyrénées-Orientales department of the Languedoc-Roussillon area (now Occitanie) is perfectly positioned between the Mediterranean Sea, with its beautiful sandy beaches or rocky coast (Collioure) and the Pyrénées, which offer a wealth of walking, cycling and fishing opportunities, not to mention skiing and snowshoeing in the winter, in a preserved natural space (Parc Régional des Pyrénées Catalanes).

Foodies can indulge themselves with fresh local food at the various markets in the area (Prades on tuesday and saturday) and enjoy wine-tasting.

Days out include:

The medieval villages such as Mosset, Eus, Castelnou (all Plus Beaux Villages de France) and the UNESCO world heritage site of Villefranche de Conflent.

A day at the thermal spa of Molitg-les-bains, only 3km from the house.

The relaxing hot springs at St Thomas-les-Bains, "The little Yellow Train"

that winds up to the high Pyrenees, the ancient Abbeys of St Michel de Cuxa and St martin du Canigou, the stunning Mediterreanean resorts of Collioure and Banuyls, Spain: the Dali Museum in Figueras, Girona, Carcassonne, the amazing Gorges the Galamus, the many cathar castles, , the spectacular caves Les canalettes, the animal parks of les Angles and the impressive African Safari park in Sigean, the Modern art museum in Ceret , Perpignan, shopping in Andorra.

Walks: There are several well marked footpaths for gentle strolling or hiking in te mountaineous countryside; You can visit Mount Canigo, the lakes of the Bouillouses, the gorges of Carança.

Amenities

Campôme Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower
    - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pétanque Court
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 24 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beautiful 4*villa with private heated pool in natural setting, huge garden.
average rating of 4.757576 based on 33 reviews
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A lovely villa with large gounds set in a rural peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

Our family and friends (4 adults, 3 children aged 2-7) really enjoyed our stay. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The villa is well provided for with plenty of space.

Do ask about the pool as it is not avalible all year and we arrived to find it wasn't usable. It would seem Owners Direct have not published all the information about the villa, so do ask before booking. We'll be asking lots more questions in the future. Owners Direct don't appear to want to take any responsibility.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review James. We indeed discovered some essential information about the property was not translated from french into english. We contacted HomeAway and solved these problems straight away. To be clear for everybody : the private saltwater pool is outside and heated from May until end of September. Once the pool is not used anymore, tariffs of the rental are dropped.
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impeccable!

  • 5 of 5

Très belle propriéte. Maison très bien équipée.

Grande piscine avec système d'épuration sans chlore (fort agréable).

Propriétaires discrets mais présents en cas de besoin. Les propriétaires sont fans de randonnées et nous ont informés des différentes randos à entreprendre, en fonction de nos aspirations et des conditions méteo...

Nous remercions Aurélie et Jo pour leur accueil et leur gentillesse.

Pierre et Valérie,

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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C'est top

  • 5 of 5

Très belle propriété, idéalement située à quelques minutes de Prades et de toutes les curiosités du Conflent. Nous étions deux, mais l'équipement de la maison (taille du réfrigérateur, nombre de tables et de chaises, espace et jeux d'extérieur) est largement dimensionné pour dix. Le jardin est très agréable, la maison est lumineuse et la vue est splendide de tous côtés. Jo et Aurélie sont très sympathiques et prévenants, on se sent quasiment en famille. Pas vraiment trouvé de points faibles à cette location, et pourtant nous aurions bien aimé, parce que si ça se sait trop, nous risquons d'avoir du mal à réserver de nouveau dans les prochaines années !

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Magnifique

  • 5 of 5

Nous venons de passer un merveilleux séjour à la Casa del Gat.. La maison est magnifique, nichée dans un cadre à couper le souffle. Les prestations et équipements, autant extérieurs qu'intérieurs, sont excellents et nous ont permis de nous sentir "comme à la maison".

Un autre point positif, la maison est idéalement située: proche de la mer, de la montagne et de l'Espagne.

Nous tenions également à adresser un grand merci à Jo et Aurelie pour leur gentillesse, leurs conseils et leur discrétion.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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SEJOUR TOUJOURS AUSSI AGREABLE .

  • 5 of 5

maison très confortable,dans un site formidable et ce qui ne gâte rien,des propriétaires vraiment charmants.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Ravis !

  • 5 of 5

Excellent séjour dans cette belle propriété tout confort, merveilleusement bien située et sur équipée. Nous avons bien sûr apprécié la piscine chauffée qui nous a permis de bien profiter de notre séjour, malgré la tramontane!

2 petites précisions qui n'entâchent absolument pas notre appréciation mais qui peuvent être utiles: le paiement via Abritel qui s'effectue d'office en 3 mensualités (idem pour le solde, soit 2 fois des intérêts en sus pour environ 15 €) et sur place le supplément correspondant à la consommation d'électricité (70€) tout à fait normal ( avec relevé du compteur) mais à prévoir...nous avons décliné le forfait ménage de 120€ qui nous était proposé : à savoir que tout est à disposition pour laisser les lieux en bon état de propretés et nous avons fait le ménage nous mêmes.

Nous avons fait peu de sorties, nous recommandons le marché de Prades du mardi matin( le marché nocturne du vendredi soir est par contre très décevant, une dizaine de commerçants à peine...)

Un dernier mot pour saluer l'extrême gentillesse, la disponibilité et la totale discrétion de nos hôtes, Aurélie et Jo que nous remercions vivement de leur accueil.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.91 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Ménage de fin de séjour non inclus. Les locataires ont le choix d'effectuer eux-même le ménage de fin de séjour ou peuvent choisir le forfait ménage (120euro). Caution: 350 euro, à régler à l'arrivée (prévoir un chèque, non encaissé). Forfait cure 3 semaines (de septembre à juin): tarifs nous consulter. Electricité en sus au prix coutant edf.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.