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Very Good 4/5 11 reviews

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

A very pretty cottage situated in the heart of the bastille (town centre) of Carcassonne. Perfect for touring all the fabulous sites in and around Carcassonne that are right on your doorstep. All facilities within a 2 minute walk and a 10 walk to the medieval La Cité.

A rustic house fully renovated and equipped with all modern commodities for your comfort. Consisting of a cosy sitting room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable double bedroom and a shower room with separate WC.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Carcassonne 6 km, Nearest railway: Carcassonne SNCF 1 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

Once the heart of Cathar country, this region is full of history and interest. The Cité of Carcassonne was once one of the centres for the Cathares and still exists today, featuring in Kate Mosse's book of Labyrinth.

Close to both the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenées mountains, there is a perfect holiday for everyone.

Carcassonne

The city of Carcassonne has two world class heritage sites:

The fortified medieval cité of Carcassonne

The Canal du Midi, the canal which leads from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea

The charming French Bastille, or city centre, where the house is situated, is full of restaurants, shops, theatre, cinema etc).

There is also the well-known Place Carnot where you can enjoy the sun in one of the cafés and look around the lovely market.

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Review 1-10 of 11

14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fab house in amazing location"

The house was lovely, quirky and comfy. Monsieur Fichot met us on arrival and was very welcoming and helpful. The house is perfectly situated about 10 minutes easy walk to the cite and right in the mi… More

14 Jun 2014

4/5

"Convenient, comfortable and clean"

We have just returned from a four-night stay in this quirky gite and enjoyed our visit very much. Robert Fichot met us at the gite on our arrival and was very friendly and helpful with local direction… More

20 Oct 2013

4/5

"Excellent location - good facilities -somewhat difficult for mobility"

This gite is in an excellent location. It is very central to all areas of the city and was very reasonable in cost terms taking into account its facilities and location. It is, typically of the city c… More

7 Oct 2013

5/5

"delightful place and very good value"

Really enjoyed our stay in this unusual (4 floors) and well situated place.Clean with all amenities in kitchen, local supermarket a couple of minutes away, and 15mins walk to the old town. Cathy and R… More

11 Aug 2013

5/5

"Agradable estancia"

Es una casa más grande de lo que parecía en las fotos. Tiene tres plantas con unas escaleras que las comunican. El único pequeño inconveniente es el calor que hace en el dormitorio del último pis… More

15 May 2013

4/5

"Cheap, cheerful and charming"

Stayed for four nights and it was an ideal base, very close to the centre of the Bastide St Louis in Carcassonne.
It's a quirky little place on a narrow street but clean, comfortable and well appointed. Monsieur Fichot was very pleasant and was waiting for us when we arrived at the agreed time. It cost less than 50 euros a night so a bit of early morning noise was to be expected and not a problem.
You only need a couple of days to take in Carcassonne's attractions but the town makes a good base with the train station offering easy access - there's even a 1 euro train to Limoux and Quillan to encourage tourists.
Enjoyed our stay and would recommend.

26 Apr 2013

5/5

"Wonderful Stay"

We came to stay in this apartment for 5 days in april. We had an absolutely wonderful stay.
I am very unimpresed in the previous comment which put down the hosts. They were both absolutely lovely. I spoketo Cathy via email before visiting and we agreed the price and deposit.
Cathys husband was waiting for us upon our arrival which made things very easy. He was a lovely gentlemen, very helpful, friendly and forgave us for our terrible attemps at speaking french!
The apartment is absolutely charming, we spent alot of time i the kitchen, cooking with the windows open letting in the sunshine. We also particularly liked the bedroom, which had beautiful blue cloudy paint on the walls and very pretty bedding. All of the coviniences were fabulous, nothing to complain about.

The location of the apartment is fantastic, right in the centre of the new town, with all of the shops and markets within a two minute walk. Also the la cite, is only a five or ten minute stroll away. We particularly like the area down by the river where there are picnic benches and lovely views.
There is a great little supermarket in the square, place carnot, as well as many great bakerys and butchers.
We will definately be staying here again, and would like to say a huge thankyou to the owners for a fantastic price, welcome and apartment!
Thankyou!

3 Oct 2012

1/5

"Travelers beware!"

We arrived here late, because my son got sick on the drive down. The owner wasn't helpful though. I told him we would give him 5 euros per hour we were late. But, we thought "caution"… More

Our constant concern is to satisfy our guests. We welcome guests for 2 years with great pleasure, we practice low price and we have always given back the "caution" after each stay.
However,our work is paying off. We don't ask for deposit and we note the payment is made on arrival.
However,these tourists didn't want to pay their dues and we had to settle for a low down payment on arrival.
Among other thing, we had the kindness to wait for this people, coming up with 9 hours late at 2.30 am.

3 Sep 2012

4/5

"Very comfortable and clean"

We really enjoyed staying in this townhouse. It had everything we needed. The hosts were lovely and very responsive to our needs. It is in a great location close to all cycling, shopping and a short… More

28 Jul 2012

4/5

"Piso acogedor con muy buena relación calidad / precio!"

Hola,Pasé unos días a finales de Julio del 2012 con mi novia en este piso.El piso está limpio, es acogedor y está decorado de forma agradable. Esta ademas completamente equipado (cocina, sala de b… More

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Calendar last updated:25 Aug 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
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  • French
  • German

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