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L’Origine

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L’Origine, a traditional townhouse in the beautiful village of Collioure, on the French Catalan coast, has been sympathetically converted into two separate apartments both appointed and equipped to the highest standards.

The ground floor, two bedroom apartment is level with the garden, parking area and a large terrace.  The apartment sleeps 4-6 people and available to all yet is fully wheelchair accessible and equipped for people with a spinal injury, their family and carers.

Getting around Collioure is relatively easy, even in a chair. The old town of Collioure is pedestrianised and the short distance walk from L’Origine to the seashore is suitable for both paras and tetras....there is a bit of crazy paving along the way so there are one or two bumps but nothing to prevent you enjoying getting out and about- you can even make it all the way around the bay and really get a real flavour of this beautiful coastal town.

The first floor apartment has its own entrance up a flight of external steps leading to a large roof terrace and the main door. The apartment sleeps 4-6 people but is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Both apartments can be booked independently or can be booked together for those wishing to holiday with their extended family or friends.
 
Set in the heart of Collioure, around 200 metres from the Market Place and 400 metres from the seafront. L’Origine is a place of calm amid the hustle and bustle of the busy town with its numerous cafes, restaurants, shops and attractions. The town, which is not far from Perpignan and only 30 minutes from mainland Spain, is charming and the local people friendly and considerate, making it the ideal place for a relaxing but interesting holiday. The region is renowned for its colourful history, artists past and present, luscious citrus trees and cuisine.

In Collioure the letting of the apartments is handled by our agent who will ensure you have the keys etc. for your stay.

The apartments have well proportioned bedrooms and bathrooms and light and airy open plan living areas allowing visitors freedom to enjoy their well appointed surroundings. Direct access to the outdoor eating areas mean visitors can delight in the Mediterranean outdoor lifestyle choosing sunny spots to catch the best of the weather or shady areas for a quiet, post lunch, snooze.

   
 


Accommodation

Owned and managed by ORIGIN, a care agency providing live-in care services specifically for people with a spinal injury, L'Origine, in central Collioure, offers the only appropriate accommodation to people with a physical disability or mobility problems visiting this beautiful and unspoilt seaside town.

L'Origine has been awarded the ''Tourisme et Handicap'' marque by Clévacances, the main holiday accommodation quality award approved by the French Ministry of Tourism. The aim of the award is to provide relevant information on accommodation accessibility. Properties must consider various disabilities to be awarded the label. L'Origine has been awarded the label for physical disability access and ORIGIN is proud to be recognised for its continued investment in disability in tourism.

We have two separate apartments available for you to rent. To find out more please take a look at the accommodation page which includes full floor plans and detailed information about the property and it's amenities.

 

   
 


Reviews

I'm writing to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at L'Origine. The apartment was superbly equipped but also beautifully designed, and the location was ideal. Collioure was a delightful place to spend a holiday, and we are already looking forward to a return visit. Many thanks to you and to Andrew for your support, and wishing you every success for the future.

Best regards
Jeremy

"My week at L’Origine was wonderful. I would really recommend the apartment. The owner is tetraplegic so the apartment is designed for wheelchair users and even the tiniest of details has been covered. The bathrooms are both large wheel-in showers with wheel under washbasins, there is plenty of room to move around and use a shower chair, the same goes for the whole apartment really. These little touches really made the stay a lot smoother and made for a very enjoyable holiday.

The apartment is well equipped with full air conditioning and central heating and the outdoor area is great we had lots of long, warm holiday evening barbeques and sunshine breakfasts! The town, only a couple of minutes walk away is a heaven for shoppers and ice cream lovers and twice a week there is a market, which brings the locals out to enjoy the town. Being Catalan country, there are many local restaurants and bars in which to enjoy lunch, dinner a few drinks overlooking the village beach.

I would recommend the apartment to anyone and with the apartment above its ideal for large parties or two families holidaying together. For wheelchair users it is a completely hassle free holiday apart from the having to leave!!!

Bonnes Vacances!
Jonathon Fogerty


The holiday was great and both Collioure and the accommodation is fantastic, just wish we had booked for longer.

Kind Regards
Charles

We enjoyed the holiday very much. It was very, very good. It is the best apartment we have ever rented in Collioure. We would very much like to come back next year at the same time maybe even for 3 weeks.

Best regards
Lone


We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in Collioure. Thought the apartment was lovely and in a great location. We will be keen to visit again.

Best wishes
Val

 

   
   
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