House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Master bedroom has a King size bed, bedroom 2 has a Queen bed. Bedroom 3 has two extendable children's beds. All the bedrooms are located on the first floor.
There is one newly renovated bathroom on the first floor with bath and shower. There are two separate WCs, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor adjacent to the bathroom.
The kitchen includes cooker, hob, fridge-freezer and microwave.
There is a utility room with a washing machine and ample space to hang washing.
There is a breakfast room adjacent to the kitchen with a table and 6 chairs. This room has wonderful views and direct access to the garden through double doors. The living room also has views onto the garden, traditional fire-place, sofa and combi TV/DVD.
All the rooms in the house, besides the master bedroom, have direct views onto the garden, and are light and spacious.
Towels and linen are provided and cleaned at changeover. (charge applies over 2 people) Changeover is on a Saturday. We ask that you vacate the property by 10am on departure date, to enable our cleaners enough time to prepare for the new arrivals at 4pm.
Barbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.
Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Microwave, Washing Machine, satellite TV and dvd player.
There are 3 steps leading down to the main entrance to the property, so this may not be suitable for wheel chair users.
The house has a wonderful aspect onto the pretty garden which is both quiet and secluded. Most rooms in the house have garden views. There is an old ruin in the garden which offers a shady retreat in the late afternoon sun.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Narbonne 50 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne and Toulouse 30 km, Nearest railway: Limoux 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The area is known as "Cathar country" as it was home to the ancient Cathars, There are plenty of well-known landmarks within easy drive of the house and there is plenty to see and do for all ages and tastes.
Special Interest Holidays
The area is fantastic for walking and cycling. Canoeing is available 15 minutes away on Lac Montbel. Rennes le Chateau, a small hilltop village attracts thousands of visitors fascinated by the de Vinci Code book and the history of the Cathars. The chateau de Montsegur built on the ruins of one of the last strongholds of the Cathars is also well worth a visit. L'Abbaye Chateau de Camon, in Camon is a wonderful 5 star restaurant only a 7 minute drive away and well worth a visit.
The Meditaranean beaches around Narbonne are just over an hour's drive away. There are also two lakes in the local area which are suitable for swimming. Montbel, 20km to the southwest is a short 15-20 minutes drive away. Lake Puivert is a simlar distance. We also have a good local pool in the adjacent village.
The nearest golf course is at Carcassonne (Domaine d'Auriac, Golf Club de Carcassonne).
Skiing is available approximately 45 mins drive away in Monts d'Olmes or
a litlle further at Ax les thermes. Monts d'Olmes is a small ski resort with 11 lifts and 21 pistes set at 1500 to 2000 metres. It is a beginners resort but does offer 2 black and 8 red pistes. Ax-les-Thermes at just over one hour's drive offers more challenging and varied skiing with pistes going up to 2300 metres.
Mirepoix is our beautiful local medieval town and has numerous restaurants and cafes and hosts a number of local events.
Lac Montbel is a lovely local lake for swimming or canoeing. It has a café at the beach and it is possible to hire boats and pedalos.
Montsegur, an ancient Cathar castle with spectacular views of the surrounding area.
The area is perfect for hiking and cycling. It is possible to pick up maps and guides from the tourist office in Mirepoix or at the local tabac.
Distances to local towns and attractions are shown below:
Mirepoix - 10 mins.
Carcassonne - 30 mins.
Limoux - 17 mins.
Montsegur - 25 mins
Lac Montbel - 15 mins