About the home
With its large reception rooms, airy bedrooms and vaulted ceilings, Les Barraux is the perfect setting for a relaxing family holiday near Carcassonne. The BBQ area, terrace, 12m pool and grounds are for the sole use of guests and there is plenty of car parking space. Situated near the medieval "cites" of Fanjeux and Mirepoix and the World Heritage Site of Carcassonne, Les Barraux is perfect for enjoying the history and gastronomic delights of this ancient Cathar region. To amuse those who like to explore, there is the Canal du Midi, the Pyrenees for walking, biking and adventure sports, as well as the family friendly entertainments and beaches of the Mediterranean.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
Nearest amenities: 5km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Private outdoor pool (heated), DVD player|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||Central heating, CD player, Pool / Snooker table, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||5 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 2 en suites|
|Furniture:||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Les Barraux has a fully equipped kitchen with modern amenities and french doors leading onto the terrace. Also downstairs is an extremely large lounge/dining room with settees, a formal dining table and a pool table. There is then a further separate lounge with settee, chairs, satellite TV (UK TV channels) and DVD player. Both receptions also have french doors leading on to the garden. Upstairs are five bedrooms, two with en suite facilities and a further separate bathroom, all with sweeping views of the lower Ariege Valley.
Further details outdoors:
The extensive gardens are perfect for families, including the large private pool for the sole use of guests (heated from 1 June to 30 September). The BBQ and terrace are near to the pool and are perfect for relaxing during the day or in the evening.
25% deposit to reserve the property.
Balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.
£200 damages deposit required.
The Languedoc-Roussillon / Aude region
This wine and sunflower growing region is perfect for exploring rural France, whatever your interest - whether it is the history of the Cathars, the pre-historic caves of the Haute Pyrenees, the coastal beaches, walking and adventure sports in the foothills and mountains, or simply enjoying the life, wine, food and weather of Southern France. In the Winter, Les Barraux is just a 50 minute drive from the family-friendly ski-resorts of the Haute Pyrenees.
The Carcassonne / Fanjeaux area
Fanjeaux (5km) was once the capital of the Occitan troubadours and has winding streets, restaurants, a bakery, butchers and a Saturday market. Mirepoix (8km) is another Cathar stronghold with a breathtaking medieval square full of restaurants and craft stalls. The World Heritage Medieval City of Carcassonne is just 25 minutes away and the Canal du Midi is on the way. Alternatively take a short car journey to the mountains for adventure activities, walking, visiting pre-historic caves and seeing more spectacular Cathar strongholds. There are lots of wine cellars to explore, and the Mediterranean is within easy reach with its fun parks and beaches.
How to get there
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Fly to Toulouse, Carcassone or Perpignan.
Cheap flights from Easyjet, Flybe and Ryanair.
Car hire available.
Activities near Carcassonne
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
23 Jan 2013
Having been here in the summer we decided to go back over the New Year period. Les Barraux is like a home from home, everything you could want and more is there. Carcassonne had many Christmas... more
04 Sep 2012
Our party comprised a wide age range and all were bowled over by Les Barraux. The swimming pool was incredibly popular. The location ideal for visiting the many wonderful towns and sites of the region. Les Barraux exceeded all our expectations and proved the perfect property.
08 Nov 2011
Visited this year for second time (previously 2009).
Wonderful location with historic towns an markets nearby. Great weather and excellent large swimming pool.
Pool table in lounge for the guys... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 10|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Summer 2012||30 Jun 12||1 Sep 12||£ 1500||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn 2012||1 Sep 12||22 Sep 12||£ 1000||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter 2012 / 13||22 Sep 12||12 May 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring 2013||12 May 13||29 Jun 13||£ 950||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer 2013||29 Jun 13||31 Aug 13||£ 1500||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn 2013||31 Aug 13||21 Sep 13||£ 1000||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter 2012/13||21 Sep 13||10 May 14||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Prices are per week for the property. Rates include all linen, except beach towels. An interim cleaning service and change of linen will be provided for two week lets. Arrival time is 3.00pm and departure 10.00am.Enquire now
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