Peaceful and secluded Mas den Gariste is full of charm and character, with its stone walls, exposed oak beams, tiled floors and woodburners. The property has magnificent views of Mount Canigou from the balcony, and an entirely private pool which is walled (and with lockable gates). Eight sunloungers are provided and the garden is maintained for you with two visits per week.
The property is just a few minutes drive from the historic market town of Thuir and close to the Mediterranean beaches, Cathar castles, cosmopolitan Perpignan, the mountains of the Pyrenees and of course, Spain. The property has a games fields! Equipped for football, badminton, table tennis and bowls, there's something for everyone.
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The farmhouse is on three levels:
On the ground floor, there is a large hallway and a spacious, new, fully equipped kitchen diner with an Aga, and a utility room with a second fridge freezer. There is a central bar in the kitchen, with stools and a sofa; a lovely breakfasting area. Also on this floor: a double bedroom with patio doors leading outside, a bathroom with Victorian style bath, a separate shower and WC, and a utility room. A travel cot is available.
On the first floor, there is a study/library, a double bedroom with washbasin, a very grand lounge diner with an open fire, leather chairs and sofas and a high, beamed ceiling. There's a flat screen TV with a DVD player and good selection of DVDs. The large oak dining table seats eight.
Two separate balconies lead off the lounge. The larger one provides shade on its terrace for dining outside. There is a barbecue area here with table and chairs. The second balcony has stunning mountain views of Mount Canigou.
On the second floor, there is a double bedroom, a bedroom with bunk beds, a WC and a shower room.
Electric heaters are in all bedrooms and bathrooms.