Six very different types of house on the Côte Vermeille
Feet in the water or view of the sea from the heights, the houses of the Côte Vermeille all offer a wonderful living environment, but are not alike: there is something for all tastes and all budgets! Here are some types of emblematic or common houses of this coast which spreads its charms between Argelès-sur mer and Cerbère:
– The fisherman’s house: on the quays, on the sandy beaches or at the bottom of creeks, these small houses, sometimes with small gardens or roof terraces, compensate for the modesty of their living space (around 80 m²) by their exceptional location in the coastal towns. In Collioure, the fisherman’s house is the typical property of the village, it is often located in a pedestrian street, in a quiet area, most often without exterior or garage, with a simple balcony.
– The village house: house in the heart of town, necessarily semi-detached, with floors and rarely provided with an exterior or a garage, they put all the amenities at your fingertips. Their beautiful stone facades or ocher plaster look out over streets and squares with a typically Catalan atmosphere. The town house is a very widespread property in Port-Vendres in particular.
– The winegrower’s house: in the middle of the vineyards, these small stone houses display a beautiful authenticity. A small living space, but an immediate calm and green environment, because these houses are located on the hills overlooking the villages of the Côte Vermeille. In Banyuls sur mer, a winegrower’s house is quite simply the village house, which once belonged to a winegrower from Banyuls.