About the home
Situated in Axat, a beautiful village in the foothills of the Eastern Pyrenees, you will be well placed to explore the Cathar Castles, Gorges, Vineyards and Beaches of this area.
The studio had a modern American kitchen with cooker, small fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster and all utensils. A spacious area for dining and relaxing including a CD/Ipod player, a double bed with en-suite facilities, including wc, washbasin and large shower.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 2, studio|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 100m
|Family friendly?||Not suitable for children|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, CD player, Wi-fi available|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms:||1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Double beds (1), Dining seating for 2, Lounge seating for 2|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details outdoors:
Parking is approximately 100 mtrs from the studio, but you can unload and load outside. We can offer secure parking for motorbikes if required approximately 1km from the studio. There is a seating area available outside that overlooks the river and local cafe and shops where youc an delight in the smells and sounds of this beautiful village.
In Axat there is a modern and clean lido ideal for whiling away a day with full use of the exceptionally clean water and grounds where you can picnic.
A non refundable deposit of 25% of the holiday cost is required to secure a booking
The holiday balance is due 6 weeks prior to your arrival
The holiday cost includes all water, electric, heating, bedding and towels
Changeover day is normally Saturday, but we try to be flexible during the early and late seasons
Arrival time after 4.00pm
Departure time no later than 10.30am
The Languedoc-Roussillon / Aude region
The region of Axat is a great place to visit. Axat can offer you white water rafting, swimming, the famous tourist train where you can travel open air through the vineyards of the Route de Vin all the way to Rivesaltes. The area is popular with fishermen, walkers, birdwatchers, painters, cyclists, horseriders, cavers.
The mediterranean is approximately 1 hours drive from Axat where you will find beautiful unspoilt beaches, watersports and some excellent seafood restaurants. Also 1 hours drive in the opposite direction is the world famous medieval city of Cacassonne which should not be missed.
The Axat area
Things that shouldn't be missed whilst you are here.
Gorges de Galamus. The stunning Cathar Castles of Queribus, Peyrepertuse and Puilaurens are a must see and all within easy access. The thermal spas of Rennes les Bain and Thomas les Bains are again worth a visit.
There are numerous vineyards and caves that are open and more than happy to let you sample there wines.
There are weekly markets throughout the area, Axat has a small one in the village square on a Thursday and there is a very large one a Esperaza on a Sunday which is well worth a wander.
Winter skiing is available a short drive away. The nearest ski resort is Mijanes this a small rural ski sation approx 20km from Axat, you will find the larger ski resorts of Formigueres and Les Angles and Font Romeu approx 40-50km from Axat.
How to get there
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Several low cost airlines offer cheap flights to and from the local airports to axat.
Perpignan 60km ryanair / flybe/ air france / bmi baby
Carcassonne 64km ryanair
Toulouse 150km easjet / british airways
Beziers 155km ryanair +
Gerona 170km ryanair /easyjet
Barcelona 240km easyjet / ryanair / british airways
Car Hire is available at all the above airports
Driving: Ferries to Calais
The drive from Calais will take you approximately 10 hours
Activities near Axat
Rural / countryside retreats
20 May 2012
Wonderful place to stay. The kitchen is very handy and the bed is extremely comfortable. The entire place is decorated with good taste and comfort in mind. Fantastic hot shower. Sandra & Graham... more
03 May 2012
Although we regularly come to the South of France, this was our first time staying Axat. I would recommend the gite at Echappee to anyone looking for a relaxed time but with plenty to do. The... more
03 Apr 2012
I stayed here last Christmas, and can honestly say it was one of the best places I have visited. The accommodation was superb as was the area itself, I stayed in the off season so it was very quiet,... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 2|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Spring||1 Apr 12||3 Jun 12||£ 315||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||3 Jun 12||1 Jul 12||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||1 Jul 12||2 Sep 12||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||2 Sep 12||28 Oct 12||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||28 Oct 12||22 Dec 12||£ 263||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||25 Jan 13||31 Mar 13||£ 263||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
For payment we accept sterling or euros
Payments can be made by bank transfers or cash
For bookings made within 2 weeks arrival cash would be required
The prices include all bedding, towels and electricity during all staysBook
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