• All Private Pools Barriered
  • FREE 20+ Items Of Baby & Toddler Kit
  • 30 Point Child Safety Check
A physical barrier in place at every private pool, guaranteed.
We include extensive kit for Under 5s at no extra cost so you can travel light.
Tots carry out a special child safety check during an on the ground inspection for your peace of mind.
This is one of 6 properties at Mas Sournia - click here for the others visited and approved by us
Price
£898 - £2,662 per week

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Quiet separate location, but still based on a small Catalan cluster
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Sunny South of France location, close to Spanish border
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Huge shared heated pool with sunbeds
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Indoor playbarn with soft play and outdoor adventure playground
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Huge spacious grounds with sports pitches
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Your own private terrace garden with barbecue and outdoor dining facilities
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Beautiful mountain views
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Nearby towns, villages and family friendly activities
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30 minute drive to nearest sandy beach
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Opportunity to explore both France and Spain

Review 1 of 3 reviews

Pool protected by fencing

The Property

Double bedrooms Three
Twin bedrooms One - with two kids size single beds
Single bedrooms None
Bathrooms One double with ensuite bathroom, Two doubles with ensuite shower rooms
Living room Open plan with galleried staircase

Local Information

Nearest village/town Thuir 2kms / 5 mins Car
Nearest supermarket Thuir 2kms / 5 mins Car
Nearest doctor Thuir 2kms / 5 mins Car
Nearest A&E Perpignan Clinique Saint Pierre 15kms / 20 mins by car
Nearest beach Canet 30kms / 30 mins by car
Nearest restaurant Thuir 2kms / 5 mins Car

Services

Home cooked food No
Babysitting On request €15 / hour
Swimming Towels available Yes
Bikes No
Local Bike hire No
Local assistance/housekeeper Yes
Welcome pack Bread, cheese, milk, coffee, tea, wine
Internet access Yes included
Restaurant on site No
Shopping Service No
Swimming towels Yes
Flights included No

Facilities

Pool Protection Yes
Central heating Yes
Open fire No
Enclosed Garden Yes
Garden shade Yes
Heated Pool Yes
Walking Distance to Village/Restaurant No
Dogs Allowed No
Suitable for Multiples Yes
Suitable for Wheelchair Users No
Home Cooked Food No
Babysitting Yes
Kids Club No
Restaurant on Site No
Additional Cleaning available Yes
Wifi Yes
Shopping Service No
Swimming towels Yes
Golf available locally Yes
Less than 1 hour from Nearest Airport Yes
Bikes No
Local Bike hire No
Air Con or Cooling System Yes
Car required? Required
Indoor Pool No
Swimming Pool Yes
Private Pool No
Self Catering Yes
Creche No

Essential Kit Guarantee

Cots 6
Highchairs 6
Booster seat Yes
Bed guards 4
Potty Yes 5
Steriliser Yes
Baby monitor Yes
Plastic crockery Yes
Plastic step Yes
Changing mat Yes
Stairgate(s) Yes
Non slip bath mat Yes
Indoor toys and books Yes
Microwave Yes
Food blender (hand held) Yes
DVD player Yes
Children's DVDs Yes
Child's loo seat Yes
Bath toys Yes
Blackout blinds or curtains/shutters Yes
Night light Yes
Cot linen Yes

Additional Equipment

Changing table Yes
Socket guards Yes
Baby den Yes
Baby bath Yes
Washing Machine Yes
Dishwasher Yes
Tumble dryer No
Garden equipment (slide etc) Yes
Hairdryer Yes
TV Yes
Sound system No
UK satellite TV channels Yes
Barbeque Yes

Extra Information

Other information UK TV channels are Sky TV / CNN.

BBC / ITV etc are not available.

For additional information and the individual Terms and Conditions, please see the 'Need to Know' section for this property.
Essential Kit Guarantee Info Some terms and conditions apply so please read our complete Terms and Conditions before booking.
As this is a cluster property, not all equipment is stored within the property. It is therefore important that the items you require are requested using your booking form before arrival, so that they can be placed in your property.

Indoors

Maison des Vignes is a large, airy holiday property with luxurious touches like leather sofas, oak units, modern appliances and air-conditioning throughout.

Entering into the sitting room with double height ceilings, you can enjoy stunning views towards the mountains. Large doors open onto your private terrace and enclosed gravelled garden with BBQ, table and chairs. The sitting room also has a large screen TV, DVD and French satellite TV, for chilled out evenings.

The sitting room leads to an open-plan dining area and modern oak-fitted kitchen complete with oven, American fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.

Also downstairs is the large master bedroom with en suite shower room and WC. This room is well suited to anyone with walking difficulties as it has an extra-large doorframe, walk-in shower and no steps on the ground floor – a good choice perhaps for grandparents to stay in.

A gated staircase takes you to the galleried landing overlooking the sitting room, leading to two further en suite double bedrooms and a small twin bedroom suitable for children, all of which are tastefully furnished. 

Outdoors

Le Mas is approached via a quiet country road, with only one or two properties further along it, making it very safe and quiet.

Maison des Vignes is set in a secluded spot away from the other holiday properties at Le Mas, which has an additional five properties on site. It has its own private garden with dining area, BBQ and sun sunloungers, plus a further gravelled area with palm trees, shade and lovely views towards the mountains. Guests can access the main garden, pool and games areas shared with the other properties via an internal gate.

There is a large communal terrace with two steps leading up to a grassy area and just beyond that is the heated, enclosed swimming pool. The pool is surrounded by a terrace with plenty of sun beds, while a pergola provides an attractive shady area to snooze in.

Kids can have a brilliant run around, a game of football or boules in the enormous, flat gardens that surround the enclosed pool. A little further on from the other Le Mas properties, a new barn conversion provides a fantastic toddler’s soft play area, plus tables and chairs for a board game or creative activity, while out front is a new adventure playground with a ping pong table.

A gate closes off the terrace from the parking area ensuring children stay away from any cars.


If you can bear to tear yourself away from lazing around the pool, you are spoilt for choice for things to do in the area, particularly as it is blessed with over 300 days of sunshine a year, making it perfect for late Autumn and early Spring holidays. We’d recommend getting a hire car to explore this diverse region.

Immediate vicinity
Le Mas is surrounded by beautiful countryside with amazing views of the Pyrenees. On your doorstep, you can pop in at the local farmer for fresh produce or ask for newly laid eggs and delicious honey from the neighbouring property.

Just a short drive away is the town of Thuir, which will give you real flavour of rural French life without any tourist trappings. The town has a range of bakeries, delis, shops and cafes as well as family friendly and gourmet restaurants, and if you can fit in any more food, Saturday is market day giving you the chance to stock up on regional delicacies. Thuir is also home to the largest oak vat in the world which you can see at Les Caves Byrrh while sampling the local Pernod. Alternatively explore nearby Castelnou, a wonderful example of a fortified village dozing behind stone walls with a maze of cobbled streets and tiny restaurants serving delicious local produce.

Further afield
This region of France was originally part of Spain, known as Catalan country. The influence of both cultures creates a fascinating mix, giving you a flavour of two countries in one. The region is rich in medieval history, particularly linked to the crusades and myths about the Holy Grail. If you like castle ruins, museums and archeological sites, head in the direction of Carcassonne for a history fix or try the ruins of the mountain top fortress of Peyrepertuse.

To compare life in France to that of its neighbour, drive south for twenty minutes from Thuir to reach the Spanish border and the Pyrenees, where you can discover numerous small villages built into the mountains with spectacular views of the area. Figueres, home of Salvador Dali is just fifty minutes drive from Thuir, while the white sandy beaches of Roses is just over an hour. The cosmopolitan delights of Barcelona can be reached in two hours.

Twenty minutes the other direction from Le Mas is the pretty town of Perpignan, good for a browse around or for the kids to enjoy bowling or the cinema on a rare rainy day. North of Perpignan in Rivesaltes you’ll find the biggest Go Karting track in Europe.

A trip out to the French beaches of Cote Vermeille will take about 40 minutes, passing through the beautiful old cathedral town of Elne. Wide sandy beaches stretch for miles, including Saint-Cyprien, home to Aqualand waterpark which the kids will love, or further up the coast to the beach resort of Canet Plage.

Head down the coast towards Spain if you prefer smaller coves and explore the beautiful fishing towns of Collioure, Port Vendres and Banyuls.

Already spoilt for choice, the Pyrenees mountains are also just a short drive away. For active families with older children and teens, you might want to try Font Romeu or Pyrenees 2000 ski resorts in winter, or seek out white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking and mountaineering adventures in warmer months. For a more gentle adventure, try catching the Yellow Train from the fortified town ofVillefranche-de-Conflent. The train weaves its way up through the mountains for spectacular views or visit Les Grandes Canalettes, the largest grotto in Europe with spectacular stalagmites, earning it the name of ‘the underground Versailles of the Pyrenees’.

Alternatively, head through the mountains towards Ceret, famous for its cherry orchards and eclectic Saturday morning market, or continue on to the beautiful spa town of Amelie Les Bains at an altitude of 230metres.

You really can do something different every single day and get to enjoy a family-friendly holiday in France and Spain.


Before booking, please read our Terms and Conditions.

The maximum occupancy is 8: 6 + 2 in cots, 6 plus 1 in children size single bed plus 1 in cot, or 6 plus 2 in children size single beds.

Price Includes:

  • All TOTS Essential Kit items
  • Linen, towels, mid stay clean and change of sheets for bookings of two weeks or more, standard end of stay clean, electricity and heating
  • Welcome pack
  • Wi-Fi

Swimming Pool:

The communal heated swimming pool will be open for use from 15th of May, but is realistically usable from 15th June to the end of September.  The temperature of the water is dependent on the prevailing weather conditions.

Check-In & Check-Out Times:

Check-in is after 4pm
Check-out is before 10am

Security Deposit:

There is no security deposit payable at this property. However, should the need arise any payments for damage or breakages will need to be settled directly with your host.


Driving From Transfer Carrier
Girona–Costa Brava Airport 1 hour 10 minutes Company Logo Image
Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport 1 hour 15 minutes Company Logo Image
Carcassonne Airport 1 hour 15 minutes Company Logo Image
Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport 25 minutes Company Logo Image
Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport 25 minutes Company Logo Image
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