Our apartment just off the main square in the
centre of the old town and a stones throw from the beaches of Boramar and St Vincent. Is in a classic former 18th Century
merchant's house with balconies and original french shuttered windows. The unusual ironwork on the stairs was made
by the blacksmith who once owned the house and had a forge on the ground floor.
Our 3 bedroom, 3rd floor apartment has
been completely modernised, with a brand new fitted kitchen, light open plan dining/lounge area, galleried staircases and
rooftop terrace. The whole flat has been painted white which gives it a lovely bright feel. The light, views
and welcome breeze from the flat are wonderful. Well worth the walk up the 3 flights!
The kitchen is a modern, fully fitted with washing machine, dishwasher,
fridge-freezer, electric oven, gas/electric hob, microwave and toaster. Very
well stocked with all you will need for your stay, including iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner. The dining area has a table that seats 6 comfortably should
you decide that you want
to cater at the apartment, rather than going out to one of the many excellent restaurants in Collioure. There is also plenty of modern crockery, glasses and
The kitchen, lounge and dining area are all part of one large,
light and airy space that stretches the full width of the building. There are two south facing french windows with
traditional balconies which have views to the beach of Boramar and the Place 18 Juin. Many events and ceremonies
are held in the Place and the balconies make great observation spots. Up a small winding stair and accessed
through a low door is the roof terrace. The terrace has spectacular views all around the bay to the hills
Very light with shuttered window, a lovely view to the
beach and clock tower. This bedroom has a double bed, bedside
tables and lights. A vanitory unit with wicker baskets storage underneath and a round ceramic wash
basin set on top. Shaver point and mirror. Freestanding
wardrobe with drawers.
Another double bedroom
with a double bed, bedside tables and lights. The vanitory unit is recessed and there is a high level shuttered window to
the courtyard at the back. Wardrobe with drawers. Shaver point and mirror.
Is up a small winding stair, the open twin bedded room has a Velux rooflight
in the sloping ceiling and a window in
the aeration tower. This is a traditional feature of many large houses in Collioure, its purpose was to pass
fresh air through the building in the summer. This room also has a washbasin.
BathroomCompletely new and modern fittings in the
tiled bathroom. The all white suite has a full length bath and powerful shower. An oblong shaped hand
basin sits on the tiled surface. A low level WC. Wall hung electric radiator. Shaver point. Opening window gains
light from the aeration tower.
There is a seperate WC.
On your arrival you will find your beds freshly
made. A welcome pack including local wine and flowers. For your peace of mind our agent is on call 24 hours a day
for emergency maintenance and property support.
The apartment is in a simple modern style with an eccletic mix of furnishings. It is designed for comfortable
relaxation. There is electric heating for the colder months. It is also close to all the activities and local
shops in the town; there is a little mini market on the corner immediately below selling local fresh fruit and vegetables,
along with regional wines and specialities.
We try to
keep the apartment stocked with a variety of books, guides and a few games. There is a TV/DVD player and a radio with
CD. Occasionally it does rain in Collioure! For those who need to have access to
the internet there is free BROADBAND WIFI available.
If you bring young children we ask that you keep them under supervision at all times when they are on the
roof terrace. We would be grateful if you would respect the privacy and comfort of neighbours, like many
French towns the buildings are built close together.
Unfortunately the apartment is not suitable for pets, and we request