List your home
Apply filters
£ to

The sitting/dining room

Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 37 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Cool in the summer, cosy in the winter, our house in the Corbiere hills offers you peace and tranquility, a true escape to the country. Sit in the shade of the garden and read your favourite books. Go for walks or cycle rides through vineyards, take cool swims in rivers. Visit the Cathar castles, be amazed by the landscape. Eat fabulous food, enjoy the local wines.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Torreilles plage 37 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The house is situated in an area surrounded by the hills of the Corbiere that are part of the foothills to the Pyrenees. There are beautiful vineyards to walk in and steep rugged paths take you through the vineyards up into the hills. The terrain is rugged and dry. This is Cathar country, so the area is dotted with many famous Cathar castles, e.g. Queribus, Peyreperteuse, and Aguilar, to mention just a few.

It is hot and dry in the summer, but there are lots of places in local rivers specially designated to swim and cool off. If outdoor activities are your thing there is horse-riding quite close by where you can go for a day's trek into the hills should you fancy it. Bring your bike and go for fabulous rides on quiet country roads, but look out, they can be steep in places. On your trips check the local villages for an excellent lunch and rest before you set off again.

Visit Lezignan market on the Wednesday for fresh local produce, delicious cheeses and an amazing array of goods to purchase. It is colourful and very spanish in style, taste and colour. Lagrasse is another place to visit, the Abbey, fully functioning is a lovely restful place to visit, the newly refurbished cloister well worth seeing.

Then of course there is the sea, the beautiful mediterrannean - lovely sandy beaches, restaurants on the beach, showers to wash the sand off - delightful.

In the winter it can be cold, and it can be windy, but it is dry and sunny and never very cold for long. The autumn colours of the vineyards are just beautiful, and the walks still amazing. There are excellent ski slopes are about an hour and a half drive away.


The area is mostly famous for the Corbiere wines. Mostly red wine being produced, the Fitou wines are also produced here and the dessert wine known as Muscat. And recently some fine rose are being produced. So wine tasting adventures can be a great fun.

As I said before this is Cathar country, they were persecuted by Simon de Montford and basically massacred in the crusades. They sought safety in the castles of this region, namely Queribus, Peyrepeteuse, Puylaurens and others and they are well worth a visit. The plight of these people was made famous in many ways in the Kate Mosse book 'Labyrinthe'.

The village itself is very remote, more a hamlet than anything else. You won't be bothered by traffic noise, perhaps the odd tractor might disturb the peace, or the sound of the car horn as the van bringing the fresh bread to the village every morning lets you know it has arrived, and the croissants are lovely. Make sure you order some each day, for the next day or you could be disappointed.

The Spanish border is only a little over an hour away, and makes a great day out. More wine and great food.

I'm sorry there are no shops or cafes either in the village. The closest mini market is about a half-hour's drive away, and the closest large town, Lezignan, is about 50 minutes drive away. This is remote in the greatest sense of the word, but it is peaceful, and a real escape from the hurly-burly of life. But having said that, just very short drives away there are some great restaurants serving truly delicious meals and some gorgeous wines.

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

Help other travellers decide where to stay

This holiday home hasn’t got any reviews yet. The average rating on Holiday Lettings is four out of five. This place could be newly added or perhaps it’s a well kept secret. Either way, it’s time to reveal all.

Be the first to write a review

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.


Book your stay

Enter dates for more accurate prices


7 Nights min stay


Sleeps 6

from £50 /night help

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.


Enter dates to see your price

This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

Contact the owner

Need more information first?


Tick this box to request a quote for your stay. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online. Note that other guests may have received a quote for the same dates. The first one to pay gets the booking, so make your payment asap to secure your holiday.

This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

You're booking with

Andrew W.

100% Response rate

Calendar last updated:18 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English

Also consider

1900 properties
1494 properties
1355 properties
238 properties
El Port de la Selva
72 properties
48 properties
36 properties
23 properties
22 properties
21 properties
18 properties
11 properties
9 properties
Selva De Mar, La
9 properties
Setcases, Municipio
9 properties
8 properties
Sales De Llierca
7 properties
Palau Saverdera
7 properties
6 properties

Start a new search

Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

Just click on the icons to get to the download page