5 charming gites, established brand, jump-start your gite business lifestyle.
Architecturally exceptional small village style gite retreat, with individual houses constructed in beautiful hand cut granite stone, located between the Pyrenees ski resorts and the Mediterranean beaches. Here is an opportunity to jump-start your gite business lifestyle with an established brand. There are several ways to monetise the properties, from self-catering vacation rentals to inclusive theme stays such as holistic longevity retreats, health & wellness, art workshops, to hiking, walking or touring holidays, or simple long term rentals off season. We have 5 units for sale, including one type T3 2-bedroom stone house, two type T2, 1-bedroom split level adjoining stone houses, one T1 stone cottage, and one T4 penthouse. Due to retirement after 22 years of doing rentals, we wish to sell the semi-detached gites - We offer outright sale direct from owner, and we will be happy to share our gite business experience with buyer. Included in the sale: branding, web domains, website, mailing list (currently over 300 on waiting list for long term off season rentals). The price includes necessary upgrade: double glazing to be fitted. The location offers spectacular views, tranquil, clean air, unique historic location, near UNESCO World Heritage site Villefranche de Conflent. Airports and landmarks within driving distance: Carcassonne, Perpignan, Girona, Barcelona Our split-level semi-detached homes are a part of the charming hamlet on the edge of Vernet-les-Bains, known as Vernet Superieur, overlooking the historic health resort with hot springs. Located in the foothills of the Canigou mountain (2785 m), within 5 minutes walk of the spa resort with all facilities. With 300 days of sunshine per year and no pollution, it has the healthiest climate in France; Rudyard Kipling named it Paradise of the Pyrenees. It is rich on history, culture and natural beauty. The retreat is a gated community of 12 houses, with some houses already sold, therefore a friendly community all year, it is a lifestyle as well as a comfortable business if you choose. There is optionally land to expand. This could be your Brexit business solution! The 3-bedroom penthouse can be used as owners residence, but it is currently available for rentals. Seller part financing available on favourable terms, subject to negotiation, You can not find better conditions to secure a French rental business. If it is not sold soon as a going business, we will instead sell each house individually, so be quick to secure the complete package. The accommodation: The properties are on two levels: Ground level: hall, WC, lounge with fireplace and exposed beams, small kitchen, west-facing terrace with spectacular views of the mountains, the valley and the village. Lower level: bedroom(s) and separate storage room, depending on type, bathroom fitted with bathtub/shower and bidet, hall. Outside facilities: Shared facilities, a barbecue, a garden area, direct access to the footpaths of the Canigou Nature Reserve. Other facilities within walking distance include hot springs thermal center, jazuzzi, sauna, a large public swimming pool, arboretum parks, several restaurants, shops, market 3 times a week, and a casino built during the Victorian epoque... Activities for all ages: Nature rediscovered, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, canyoning, abseiling, climbing courses, adventure trail, horse-riding, spa-treatment, nature photography walks with instructor, bird-watching, guided culture and history walks, spa & wellness - stress management, l'art de vivre, wine & gastronomy, house-hunting (just to mention a few..) - or simply relaxation in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. NB: Buyer subject to acceptance, as we have a good small community here we want to ensure that any new buyer will fit in. Contact us for more details, website and videos.