Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The villa has breathtaking views of the surrounding hillsides on one side and the medieval chateau of Durban on the other.It is part of a small group of stone built villas but enjoys total privacy. The swimming pool is surrounded by the teak deck and looks out onto the hills, perfect for enjoying late afternoon drinks. The villa is a much loved family home decorated with infinite attention and care. It sleeps 6 people comfortably and has 3 bathrooms. Each bedroom has stunning views of the idyllic countryside. It has been built by mastercraftsmen to the highest standards and is the perfect location for an idyllic family holiday. The village of Durban is typical of this unspoilt region of the Languedoc and yet is only 45 minutes drive from Carcassone or Perpignan.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Le Franqui 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perpignan airport 45 km, Nearest railway: Narbonne 20 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|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Large open planned lounge, dining area that leads to outside pergola.
Stunning log fire
Very large private bedroom upstairs with en-suite
All bedrooms face pool
|Further details outdoors||
The pool and garden have stunning views in every direction. The villa has an outdoor kitchen with built in barbecue- just perfect for lazy wining and dining in the gorgeous surroundings. There is an outdoor table and chairs on the upper deck under the pergola, which seats 8-10 comfortably and overlooks the beautiful Corbieres hills. Another outdoor table and chairs can be found by the barbecue next to the pool, which is perfect for sundowners. One of the best things about a holiday here is the scenery and we've made sure that the garden makes the most of it.
The villa is ideally suited to family holidays. The surrounding region is of historical value with an almost perfect climate. The area enjoys 300 days of sunshine annuall benefiting from long hot summers and brief, mild winters. Vineyards, ancient monasteries and medieval castles characterise the landscape whilst the sandy beaces of the Mediterannean are only a short drive away. The village has a quaint cafe, bank, a well equipped supermarket and pharmacy.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
Durban is in the heart of Cathar country offering some of the most inspiring and dramatic landscapes in Europe. Surrounded by the picturesque Corbieres hills, it is the perfect location for an activity packed holiday or for a holiday filled with peace and tranquillity. Within a short distance are the ancient monasteries of Lagrasse and Fontfroide, while medieval castles at the border of the ancient Aragon loom high and time stands still. .
There is the famous walled city of Carcassone and the beautiful Canal de Midi. Nearby the market towns of Narbonne and Beziers offer a wide range of shops and services. Perpignan offers elegant cafes and in the summer a weekly music festival takes over the entire town. The Mediterannean beach is only 25 minutes away and if you prefer canoeing, you can drive to neaby St. Guilhem le Desert.. The snowy peaks of the Pyrenees rise dramatically in the south and a range of winter sports activities are available in ski resorts only 2 hours away