Beautiful Maison Marie Elise is located in the picturesque village of Marquixanes at the foot of Mount Canigou with it’s peak that is snow covered all year. The house is both close to the seaside and the mountains, surrounded by small villages and has a small garden and an open fire place.
35 kilometers outside Perpignan and about the same distance from the mediterranen beaches our holiday home offers all the beauty of a retreat in the wild mountains of the Pyrenees. It is renovated and decorated, spacious and although and old catalanien country house, offers the commodities
of a modern home: two bedrooms, and open living room with state of the the art TV, SAT and DVD Player. The kitchen is large and fully equipped, the bathroom is both large and modern with shower and bathing luxurious tub. The room containing the cosy fireplace offers a big leather couch and a view into the garden. There is even a sleeping couch in the open livingroom in case more guests like to stay. The terrace and garden are quiet and sunny. Only five minutes away one finds a lake for swimming and sun bathing.
Towels and bed linen are stored in the house and included in the houses’s rent.
If you are looking for sports and recreation you will love the Parcours Aventure where both kids and adults can abseil from tree tops or
even cross a river via ropeway. Apart from that one finds a large number of hiking trails, old castles and hot springs in the close area. What else is there to do? Horseback riding, canoeing, skiing, fishing, windsurfing, mountain biking and mountain climbing.
Marquixanes is an old Village that still has the charm of an medival catalanien village. Our house is located in a tiny side road in walking distance to orchards and olive trees. Parking is free and shopping is easy since a bakery, a small shop offering vegetables and fruit and a wine cooperative are literally around the corner. To get your fresh croissants every morning, you will only have to take a 200 meters walk.
Only five minutes by car and you will reach the village of Prades where you will find a wide range of restaurants and cafes, several supermarkets, a cinema, a post office, a bank, a whole food dealer and once a week an open market offering local food, clothes and household goods.
To see more of the area, we suggest day trips to Andorra, Barcelona, Figueres (home of the Dali museum) or Carcassone with it’s fortress.
We look forward to welcome you in our home.