Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Welcome to Villa Tamaris, a beautiful 2 bedroomed Villa built in the traditional style of the Languedoc and located in the heart of the Corbieres Hills in the South of France. Complete with private pool and sun terrace,Villa Tamaris is the ideal location for that leisurely holiday in this yet to be discovered region of France.
Visitors can immerse themselves in the history of the area, with medieval castles like Chateau Queribus and Chateau Peyreprteuse dominating the landscape, and the walled city of Carcassonne offering a wealth of fascinating history to discover. Alternatively, you can relax by the private pool or in the garden and enjoy this paradise away from home.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Le Franqui 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 30 km, Nearest railway: Narbonne 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Villa Tamaris accommodation:
Open plan living area, kitchen, dining area, utility room;
Twin bedroom with excellent wardrobe space and en-suite.
The Kitchen is fully equipped with, Electric Hob and Oven, Fridge Freezer, Dishwasher, Microwave and many other modern conveniences.
The Utility room is equipped with a washing machine, iron & ironing board.
The Living room is comfortably appointed and is complete with Satellite T.V. (UK channels), DVD and mini Hi-Fi. Wireless Internet Access available.
Upstairs in this lovely 2 bedroomed Villa is the Master Bedroom. This beautifully appointed double bedroom, has substantial wardrobe space and fantastic views across the hills. A separate bathroom with shower services this bedroom.
|Further details outdoors||
Double French sliding doors open out onto a teak deck surrounding the private swimming pool and outdoor shower.
A BBQ and eating area with parasol are adjacent to the private pool.
Villa Tamaris has a lovely side garden with Oleander, rosemary and lavender bushes.
Changeover Day Saturday
A welcome pack can be provided on request.
English speaking house managers available.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
Villa Tamaris is situated close to the Village of Durban in the heart of the Corbieres hills.Visitors can immerse themselves in the ancient history of the area. Medieval castles like Chateau Queribus and Chateau Peyreprteuse sit high on mountaineous outcrops commanding the area around them. The beautiful walled city of Carcassonne is a must to visit as are the monasteries at Lagrasse and Fontfroide. All this area is Cathar country and historians will find a wealth of history to savour and enjoy.
Villa Tamaris is a few minutes' walk from the lovely village of Durban with a supermarket, boulangerie, bank, pharmacy, restaurant, bar and cave co-operative. The local wines are a must to try and are of exceptional quality and value.
Nearby Narbonne and Beziers have a stunning array of shops and services with a magnificent fresh food market and Cathederal in Narbonne.Just 15 - 20 minutes away is the lovely town of Sigean with its highly rated African Reserve a must visit for all those nature lovers.
The nearest Beach Resorts of Le Franqui and Leucate are a mere 20-30 minutes by car with beaches that stretch for miles and safe swimming in the clear Mediterranean waters. Wind surfing and other maritime pursuits are also available. You will also find lovely restaurants along the promenades with fantastic Sea Food dishes. Visible from the beaches of Leucate are the magnificent Pyrenees mountains. Villa Tamaris is an ideal base for Skiing and Winter Sports enthusiasts, who wish to travel to the numerous Pyrenees Skiing resorts and the famous Principality of Andorra.
Of course, France is also renowned for its food and wine - and you're sure to be satisfied on both counts during your stay at Villa Tamaris. Eating out around Villa Tamaris is a gastronomic delight, with restaurants varying from One Star Michelin in Fontjoncouse to local restaurants providing exceptional cuisine at reasonable prices.The Languedoc is fast becoming an important wine region and some of the local chateaux and caves/co-ops offer exceptional quality wines at realistic and affordable prices.