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La Capsole takes the whole top floor of La Chataigneraie
Family fun in the swimming pool
Cheers!
BBQ area
Barbecue area at Las Razes
Special events can be catered for
The large, shared lounge with film screen and log-burner
La Chataigneraie
A superb mountain location, enjoying peace and tranquility
La Chataigneraie in southern France
A great choice of seating and BBQ areas
Le Petit Gite - independent stone gite for two
Petit Gite's private terrace / BBQ area
Petit Gite bedroom
La Capsole master bedroom
La Capsole dining table
La Capsole lounge
La Capsole twin bedroom
La Capsole kitchen
Plenty of space in the gardens for the children to let off steam!
Mount Canigou - view from top of hill behind La Chataigneraie
Historic walled town of Villefranche-de-Conflent is nearby
A warm welcome guaranteed!
A beautiful setting to enjoy with friends
Catering can be arranged
Tres Estelles lounge-dining room
Tres Estelles bathroom
Patio
A choice of places to sit with lovely views
Pool table
Visit stunning nearby mountain lakes
The whole group can eat together - indoors or out!
Pool with a view
Plenty of space for large groups to sit together
Family fun in the swimming pool
Cheers!
BBQ area
Barbecue area at Las Razes

La Chataigneraie, Sahorre, Pyrenees Orientales, France

2 - 26 13 Bedrooms 30 Dining

Flexible accommodation sleeping 26 with a swimming pool, gym and games room, in the French Pyrenees

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. La Chataigneraie, Sahorre, Pyrenees Orientales, France, sleeps 2 - 26 in 13 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 26 (plus 2 on sofabed) in main house with 2 independent apartments and a gite, with dining for 30
La Chataigneraie (Main House) sleeps 10
La Capsole (top floor apartment) sleeps 10
Tres Estelles (apartment within main house) sleeps 4 (+ sofa bed)
Le Petit Gite sleeps 2

Flexible, quality accommodation with exclusive use or as separate units. (Off-peak the main house is also available with sole use for smaller groups of 14-18). Space to be together…. and space to be apart!

La Châtaigneraie offers a spectacular base for a large group or family gathering in the fabulous French Pyrénées - 40 minutes from ski resorts and Mediterranean beaches. Special interest groups welcomed for yoga, mountaineering, hiking, painting, cycling and bird watching.

With 2 acres of gardens and superb views in all directions, we offer a unique combination of great facilities for large groups to socialise together whilst affording privacy to enjoy precious time away from the crowd. Many patios and terraces enable the whole group to BBQ together. Space for team games along with areas of peace and tranquility.

Each gite is completely independent with its own lounge, TV/DVD and kitchen facilities offering great flexibility. The central kitchen is equipped to cater for up to 30 people. The impressive lounge has leather sofas, log-burner, cinema-style 5-metre film screen and indoor dining for 28.

Facilities include WiFi, swimming pool, gym, library, flood-lit boules court, mountain bikes and games room with pool-table and table-football.

Our visiting “Chef à Domicle” can prepare reasonably priced, restaurant-quality meals and excellent menus for special occasions. The village bistro welcomes large groups and is a scenic 15 minute walk. The boulangerie delivers freshly-baked bread and croissants each morning making breakfast stress free!

This picturesque area is a walker’s paradise, steeped in culture and history. The spa town of Vernet les Bains is less than 2 miles away, with market, shops and restaurants. A huge range of sports, spas and activities, along with many of France’s most beautiful villages, such as Eus and Villefranche de Conflent, are nearby.

Facilities

WiFi

Free WiFi throughout. Good mobile phone signal. Free calls to UK landlines if required.

Disabled Facilities

Unfortunately, set into a hillside with many steps and slopes, it is not well-suited to many disabled people.

Dog Friendly

It is not possible to accommodate pets due to the close proximity of open farmland. (But we do enjoy a wealth of wildlife, birds and butterflies!).

Kitchen

Large central kitchen with 2 ovens, hobs & fridges. 3 gite kitchens each with oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer. Shared laundry facilities.

Dining Room

Table for 30 can be arranged in the main lounge. Variety of outdoor seating areas to BBQ, sit and eat together. Each unit has own dining table/chairs.

Sitting Room

There is a very spacious central lounge with leather sofas, TV/DVD, music, log-burner and 5m cinema-style film screen. Each unit has its own lounge.

TV and Music Facilities

Each gite has TV/DVD with lots of DVDs. The main lounge has 5m cinema-style screen with bluetooth surround sound. Poolside gazebo with bluetooth music

Games Room

Well-equipped gym. Games room with pool-table, table-football, library, a good selection of board games, toys and outdoor rackets and balls

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout. La Capsole and main lounge have log-burners (a small charge for logs). Heating is included in cost when required.

Bedrooms

13 bedrooms: 8 doubles (7 en suite), 4 twin rooms (1 en-suite) and 1 room with bunk-beds. King/twin sofabed in Tres Estelle. 2 cots, 2 z-beds.

Linen

Hotel-quality bed linen, bathroom towels, bath-mats, tea-towels and dishcloths provided free of charge. Pool/beach towels available for €5 per person

Bathrooms

12 bathrooms, most with shower, 8 en-suite. 1 bath with shower, master-bedroom suite with corner bath and separate shower, downstairs loo / shower.

Children's Facilities

Full baby-kit available with cots, highchair, potty, changing mat, food liquidiser and some toys.

Outdoor

2 acres of gardens with gorgeous views, patios and barbecue facilities. Space for football/rounders etc. Floodlit boule/volleyball/badminton court.

Swimming Pool

Outdoor pool 11m x 4m with motion sensor pool alarm. Uniform depth of 1.4m. Stepped sides mean children can easily climb out all the way around.

Parking

Plenty of parking space, free of charge.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted indoors. Outdoor smoking areas.

Booking Information

Prices in EUROS. Contact us to discuss bespoke arrangements for your group. Flexible accommodation – prices quoted for 28 people. Exclusive Use for up to 18 people at reduced price and short breaks (3+ nights) available off-peak.Changeovers Saturday in Peak Season flexible at other times.

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Find the availability for each of our units.

La Chataigneraie - Exclusive Use
La Capsole
La Chataigneraie - Exclusive Use - Main house only
Le Petit Gite
Tres Estelles

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Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Location

A peaceful rural location with fabulous mountain views. Easy reach of both Mediterranean coast and Pyrénéan ski resorts. Good transport links, walking distance to bistro and 3km to Vernet Les Bains.

  • Half a mile. There is a regular, though infrequent, "euro bus" linking local villages.
  • Villefranche-Vernet Les Bains - 8 miles. This is the starting point for the famous Petit Train Jaune. 1 euro train to Perpignan. London St Pancras to Perpignan, via Paris (TGV) takes about 8 hours.
  • Sahorre is a scenic 15 minute walk with bistro, cave and charcuterie. Vernet les Bains is 2 miles with market, spa and restaurants. Historic walled town of Villefranche de Conflent is 5 miles.
  • Daily boulangerie delivery for bread, croissants. You can buy local produce nearby: fruit, cheese, charcuterie, wine. Nearest supermarket, 3 miles. Huge SuperU, 8 miles. Several regular local markets.
  • Friendly village bar/bistro a scenic 15 minute walk through orchards and alongside river (1.5km by car). Some excellent restaurants in nearby towns of Vernet, Villefranche, Eus, Taurinya and Prades.
  • Perpignan - 38 miles (Ryanair, FlyBe and Aer Lingus). Beziers and Girona - both about 1.5 hour drive. Montpellier and Carcassonne - 2 hours, Toulouse and Barcelona - 3 hours.

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