• 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
£734 - £2,188 per week

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Chic gite on family friendly cluster with roof terrace and private garden
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Shared fenced pools including a kids’ pool
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Organic gardens, bouncy castle, kids’ play area, petting farm, trampoline
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Playbarn packed with toys and soft play
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Enclosed gardens set amongst vineyards, lovely peaceful location
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On-site bar, wellness centre
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Free homecooked meal upon arrival, fresh daily breakfast deliveries
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Special extras for holidays taken during peak season
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Nearby family activities including a water park and dinosaur park
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30 minute drive to nearest beach

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Pool protected by fencing

The Property

Double bedrooms two
Twin bedrooms One
Single bedrooms None
Bathrooms One bathroom and one shower room
Living room Yes open plan to dining and kitchen

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 No
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

This lovely family-friendly cottage sleeps up to six (plus infants in cots).

From the outdoor heat, step into a calm, cool oasis through large glass doors to an open plan living and dining room, decorated with luxurious cream leather sofas, glass tables and wrought iron cushioned chairs. A TV (with French and CNN news channels) and DVD player with DVDs to borrow from the library in the games room.

This leads to a good size kitchen fully kitted out with everything you need to whip up a family feast or just those little extras that make life on holiday easier like hob, oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine.

Moving upstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms and a shower room with WC. The first bedroom is a double with fitted wardrobes and an outside terrace with table and chairs, where you can look out over the gardens. The second can be furnished as either a double or twin room as required.

Another level up will bring you to a third double bedroom with yet another outside terrace, this one complete with recliners from which you can enjoy the view of Les Alberes Mountains. There is also a bath/shower room with WC.

Note that the stairs to all levels are gated top and bottom for the safety of little ones.

Outdoors

You won’t be disturbed by traffic noise at this tranquil location. The six properties found at Le Mas are approached via a quiet country road, with just one or two other properties in the vicinity, making it peaceful, quiet and safe.

Les Caves Syrah is at the end of a terrace of converted stone wine caves, furthest from the parking area. It enjoys its own private covered terrace with BBQ and dining facilities for wonderful al fresco meals at any time of day.

Step off your private terrace onto a broad, sunny area that runs the length of the five cottages. This is separated from a grassy area with a low wall and two steps. From the raised grass area, you can access the stunning enclosed swimming pool, which is heated from Easter to October. There are plenty of sun loungers to laze on around the pool including a shaded pergola to escape the midday sun.

You will have a hard time getting your children out of the pool, but there is plenty to keep them entertained out of the water. Expansive gardens dotted with palm trees provide plenty of room for football or games. In a separate building you will find a fabulous playbarn complete with soft play area, toddler gym equipment, toys, books, tables and chairs for creative activities, board games and ping pong table. Outside this there is an adventure playground.

Children are kept safely away from any cars thanks to a gate to the parking area. There is one other separate holiday property on site set back from the five caves, as well as a discretely placed owner’s residence.


You won’t be short of sunshine or things to do in this unusual region of France that is very close to the Spanish border.

From your holiday cottage, head out on foot to the nearby farmer who will sell you fresh produce, eggs and honey. Or hop in your car to Thuir, just minutes away. This quintessential rural town has escaped tourism giving you the chance to experience French life as the French do. Nose around the local shops, brasseries, cafes and delis, or stock up on local fare at the Saturday market. There are plenty of family-friendly and gourmet restaurants to try out too. While in town, take a look at the world’s largest oak vat in the world at Les Caves Byrrh and sample some of the local pernod.

Also nearby is the beautiful fortified village of Castelnou. Like something out of a bygone era with its stone ramparts, you’ll discover a maze of cobbled streets, artisan workshops and eateries behind the walls.

If you can tear yourself away from this slow, relaxing way of life there is plenty to explore slightly further afield. Fancy swapping coq au vin for paella? Head over the Spanish border just twenty minutes away. You could head to Barcelona (two hours away), the home of Salvidor Dali at Figueres (fifty minutes away), or the sandy beaches of Roses (just over an hour).

Alternatively, spend a day in the mountains either getting active or just admiring the stunning scenery. The Pyrenees has a wealth of outdoor activities – skiing in winter, white water rafting, kayaking and mountaineering in warmer months. Take in the incredible mountain views on the ‘Yellow Train’ which makes its way from the fortified town of Villefranche-de-Conflent. Don’t miss the largest grotto in Europe – Les Grandes Canalettes – with incredible stalagmites that have resulted in it being called the ‘underground Versailles of the Pyrenees.’ You could also visit Ceret, famous for its cherry orchards or the beautiful spa town of Amelie Les Bains situated at 230meters.

If beaches are more your thing, you have a selection just forty minutes away. Choose between quiet coves and sleepy fishing villages of Collioure, Port Vendres and Banyuls, or long sweeping swathes of white sand beaches of Cote Vermeille. Saint-Cyprien’s Aqualand makes a fun day out for the whole family, as does a visit to Canet Plage resort with its watersports and nature reserve. Don’t forget to stop in at the beautiful cathedral of Elne on your way to the coast.

Perpignan is just twenty minutes away – choose this for a browse around this pretty town or keep the kids happy with a trip to the cinema or bowling alley. Go Karting at Rivesaltes, Europe’s largest track, will get the adrenalin pumping, while a leisurely drive round Sigean Safari Park will keep the kids entertained. Further afield in Toulouse (two hours away) is Space City for a great space-themed park with imax, planetarium, stellarium and much more.

History buffs will delight in this region of France, with a glut of castles, ruins and archeological sites relating to the crusades, Cathars and the Holy Grail. Try the mountain top fortress of Peyrepertuse, the largest of the ‘Five Castles of Carcassonne’ for a taste of medieval French history.


Before booking, please read our Terms and Conditions.

The maximum occupancy is 6, plus an infant in a cot in 3 bedrooms.

Price Includes:

  • All TOTS Essential Kit items
  • Linen, towels, mid stay clean & change of linen 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.


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