Located in Les Alberes, at just five minutes from the harbour and beach is this vernacular Catalan style 1970's resale gite, with mezzanine , cabine, terrace, garden, and access to the pool, Spa, and facilities.
Les Alberes resort is set in 10 hectares of wooden park and includes a typical Mediterranean 3-star hotel, a spa and fitness centre, villas and cottages. The property is a lovely little cottage, and comprises an entrance hall, a living room with kitchenette, a bedroom, pull out double bed: a mezzanine with sofa bed which sleeps two, a cabine which sleeps two. The rental company markets the cottage as an eight sleeper. There is a shower room, a wc, private terrace and garden. There is a fully fitted kitchenette and equipped bathroom. The cottages benefit from a Catalan-style architecture with terraces, warm colors on the facades, painted shutters and tiled roofs. The balneotherapy centre offers traditional cares and techniques of relaxation. The
resort includes a restaurant with gastronomic foor, as well as buffets around the pool for lunches. There is also a pool with gym-tonic, and water gym lessons, a football playground, a tennis court, a mini-golf and fitness centre.
Argeles is situated directly between the Mediterranean coast and the Pyrenees Mountains, close to the border with Spain (the Costa Brava) and only 20mins south of Perpignan airport. Girona airport (low cost airlines) can be reached within 1h. The old village of Argeles is full of charm, offering architectural pleasures, quiet restaurants, beautiful beaches and 320 days of sunshine every year. The Pyrenean ski resorts can be reached in 1h and Barcelona can be reached in 2h. Argeles got the kid resort award and is able to offer children a large choice of activities. Activities includes boat and fishing trips, walking and hiking, mini golf, canyoning, karting, kite surfing, Spa and fitness centre… In the evenings, there is the opportunity to attend festivals or typical Catalan shows and even go to the casino, night club and cinema. All holidays facilities are available: shops, traditional markets and restaurants to savour the Catalan food and the famous wines of Roussillon.
The Management Company:
The property managing this residence is Odalys, which is listed on the French stock market and which has been operating in the tourism industry in France, Corsica, Italy, Spain and Croatia since 1998.
It is the 2nd largest company on the vacation market in France with turnover of Euro142M (2009).
We have our own French mortgage brokerage service in order to find the most suitable mortgage for each client. Whether you want an interest-only mortgage, a traditional repayment mortgage or hybrid mortgage, we can get the right mortgage for you.
There is a commercial lease of 11 years and 9 months since 2005. In effect, there are just over four years remaining on the lease with Odalys, after which you may sell the property free of capital gains tax, which is a tremenduous incentive to ownership. You may of course continue to allow Odalys to fully manage the property for a hands off and worry free approach
Rental income paid quarterly (Euro 5,377.12 per annum)
5.24% Net rental yield
Owners may arrange with Odalys to stay by arrangement.
Food - Local specialities:Seafood, garlic and local produce (including wine, cheese, garlic, fruit, honey and olive oil) feature heavily in the mediterranean-influenced cuisine of Languedoc-Roussillon. Traditional dishes include brandade de morue (puree of salt cod, olive oil and milk), encornets farcis (cuttlefish stuffed with sausagemeat and herbs) and bourride (monkfish stew with vegetables, wine and aïoli - a garlic mayonnaise), not forgetting cassoulet, the regional speciality (a rich, slow-cooked casserole of pork, duck, goose and beans).
For the whole family the panel of leisure activities includes boat and fishing trips, walking and hiking, mini golf, canyoning, karting, kite surfing, Spa and fitness centre… In the evenings, there is the opportunity to attend festivals or typical Catalan shows and even go to the casino, night club and cinema. All holidays facilities are available: shops, traditional markets and restaurants to savour the Catalan food and the famous wines of Roussillon.
Argeles sur Mer is located in the Languedoc Roussillon region, 25 minutes away from Perpignan, 33 minutes away from Rivesaltes.
By train: There are 6h trains from Paris via Montpellier or Perpignan to Argeles sur Mer.
By plane: Argeles is 33 minutes away from Perpignan-Rivesaltes international airport with 55 weekly regular flights to Paris and four UK cities.
Prices do not include the legal notaire fees.
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