House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Located in a village nestling between the River Aude and the Canal du Midi , this bright village house provides spacious living accommodation for 5 people. The house is a short stroll from the Boulangerie which also stocks general provisions. The Terrasse bar in the village is open for lunch and there is a charming restaurant at the edge of the village bordering on the Canal du Midi.
On the ground floor is an open plan living area with french doors leading to a private patio area with secure parking. The living area includes a fully equipped kitchen with all the necessary items to make this a home from home. There is a double sofa bed in the living area to provide sleeping accommodation for a sixth person. Patio doors lead open out to a patio area with dining facilities and barbecue.
On the first floor, there is a double bedroom a twin bedroom, a single bedroom and a large shower room.
The house is ideally situated in a typical minervois village only 20 minutes away from the World Heritage City of Carcassonne.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Leucate 60 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 17 km, Nearest railway: Carcassonne 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors||
There is electric heating throughout .
A travel cot is available on request.
A security gate is available at the top of the stairs to safeguard small children.
|Further details outdoors||
The patio area has a dining table and chairs and barbecue. To the left of this patio area is the secure parking.
Pool available May-September
We have a french person who looks after the changeovers and pool cleaning. She speaks English and is available to contact if you have any queries when you are there.
Pool closed October-April.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
This typical Minervois village on the Canal du Midi is only 15 minutes from the Medieval City of Carcassonne. It is an ideal place from which to explore the Languedoc region.
You can tour the local countryside through the pretty french villages taking in the local markets and vineyards where you can sample the wines and purchase wine at local prices.
Visit the Cathar Castles around Carcassonne and explore the mystery of Rennes le Chateau and the Knights Templar.
The Languedoc area enjoys 300 daysof sunshine a year. The Mediterranean beaches of Narbonne & Leucate are just 40 minutes away. Closer to home, 10 minutes away there is a lakeside beach ( Lac Cavayere) for swimming and watersports..
Take advantage of the location and visit the nearby cities of Toulouse, Montpelier or Barcelona - all accessible by train or motorway.
A drive to the beautiful Costa Brava in Northern Spain is only 2 hours away.
The Medieval city of Carcassonne is a major attraction in the South of France and a must-see for anyone visiting the region. On Bastille day there is a massive fireworks display at the old Cite. During the summer months, there are many outdoor events scheduled in Carcassonne ranging from Opera to rock concerts.Some of these events are free of charge, however, it may be necessary to check if tickets are required for larger events
The main city of Carcassonne has many shops, bars and restaurants around and off the main square- Place Carnot. There is a large market here on Saturday where you can experience real french life after which you can enjoy lunch around the square.
Marseillette is a typical french wine producing village on the Canal du Midi . The neighbouring town of Trebes ( 5 mins away) is a main port of call for the Canal du Midi, where you can hire boats or just take a short trip on the Canal.
The nearby lakes ( Jouarre & Cavayere) offer swimming and watersports. Walking and cycling are popular pastimes. The more energetic can enjoy hiking in the Montagne Noir. For a relaxing stroll, the Canal du Midi is the perfect place. The Golf club in Carcassonne is open to visitors and clubs can be hired.The bistro restaurant in the Golf club have a lovely lunch menu very reasonably priced.