Charming well-equipped detached village house ideal for families with children of all ages, including a fully enclosed safe garden with fenced-in pool area and a 12ft fully enclosed trampoline. Walk out the gate, to amazing views across the fields, and up to our hilltop village church.
Inside there are two lounge areas, one at the front with tv/video and an open fire, and a cosy, relaxing snug area to the back with open fire and doors onto the garden. Between both is a dining area with table that seats eight. The kitchen is modern, but in character with the house, and is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave etc. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, 1 double and 2 twin (one with beds that can be pushed together), and a bathroom with separate enclosed shower.
Outside in the half acre garden, there is an extensive dining table, which can be moved between sun or under the shade of our many fruit trees, barbecue area, a 12ft trampoline, table tennis table located in our outhouse, and a fully enclosed 10m swimming pool. Abundance of parking space including drive-in outhouse.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Narbonne Plage 60 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 40 km, Nearest railway: Pamiers 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
Bathroom with separate fully enclosed shower
|Further details outdoors|
The private and large secure gardens are fantastic for all ages with large swimming pool away from the house, with pool safety fencing, a requirement in France. There is also a fully enclosed 12' trampoline, and a table tennis table, both enjoyed by children and adults alike!
The garden is full of fruit and nut trees, which can be enjoyed by guests when in season, as well as offering a good choice of trees for climbing.
The outdoor pool is not heated and therefore ideally used from mid May til early October, weather permitting.
The hamlet nestles in the foothills of the Pyrenees with Andorra and the higher Pyrenees within easy access. The medieval market town of Mirepoix is closeby with its cathedral and 14th Century timber framed buildings surrounding the main square, as is the bustling town of Pamiers with full amenities and services.
The majestic Pyrenees are to be seen in the distance, making a fantastic backdrop to the setting of the village. The Ariege benefits from hot summer months, warm early spring and late autumn and beautiful snowfall in the winter.
10 minutes from the medieval town of Mirepoix with its vibrant weekly market and specialist antique, craft, flower and apple fairs throughout the year. 40 minutes from the ancient walled city of Carcassonne with its fairytale spires and newer bastide with markets in the central square on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
20 minutes from Foix with its medieval hilltop castle, charming town centre with markets, restaurants and cafe bars and largest underground cave in Europe. 25 minutes from the stunning Lac Montbel with its beach areas for swimming, picnics and boat/pedalo hire. 1 hour 30 minutes from the Spanish border through Cathar country with breathtaking hilltop ruins. 1 hour to the bottom of the nearest ski slopes at Mont D'Olmes and Aix-les-Thermes with fantastic mountain biking out of ski season.
Easy access to the principality of Andorra. 1hour 15 minutes from Narbonne Plage with its extensive Mediterranean beaches.