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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Over looking a World Heritage Site, built into the mountain over three floors, from the outside little fennel is very deceptive. Expectations are pleasantly surprised when you stay at this spacious old house. To the ground floor there is a double bedroom and a bathroom. Fall asleep to the sound of of the river below but beware of oversleeping!!

A flight of stone steps takes you to the 1st floor with 2 more bedrooms and a peaceful study area. Bedroom one has a double bed and a single bed, and bedroom 2 a double bed and a cot, should it be required - French windows take you out to the mountainside. Access to the 3rd floor is by 2 flights of wooden stairs on either side of the house.

The third floor has a cottage kitchen and spacious dining area. Double doors take you through to a huge sitting room filled with many unique pieces of art. A door takes you out to the garden where you can relax in the hammock, enjoy al-fresco dining or a particular favourite, enjoy a glass of the local red whilst taking in the dramatic views of the castle at night.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Canet la Plage 65 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Perpignan 48 km, Nearest railway: Perpignan 55 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Stairs on the 2nd floor are fitted with child safety gates.

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

One of the most idyllic places in the world. A land for every season. Within easy distance of the sea, with the beauty of the mountains. Constantly beautiful weather which goes from March to November. An easy going place seeped in history with something to intrigue every one - dinosaurs, cathars even hats (check out the hat museum in Espraza on a Sunday morning after visiting the fabulous market).

Fenouillet

You're never short of something to do when staying in Fenouillet. Within 5 mins walk there's a water fall and a gorge. Within 10 minutes (walking) 2 castles one of which is now a world heritage site. A drive down the mountain takes you to Caudies, a great general shop, lovely bakery, lively bar which does some of the best steaks and pizzas around and a lovely restaurant serving traditional French cuisine.

Within walking distance there's a fromagerie, where you can by the most exquisite cheeses. There's a free

swimming pool less than 10 mins away (Fosse) or if you fancy making a day of it go to the pool at Axat with its water slide and amazing location.

For the conspiracy theorists amongst you you could visit Rennes La Chateux, and Kate Mosse readers might like to stop at Rennes le Bains - thermal pool, nice square, not sure about ghosts!

Get up early on a Sunday morning and visit the market at Espraza (take the kids to the dinosaur museum and then enjoy a picnic with your goodies from the market.) Another great market is Prades on a Tuesday morning.

If you're a thrill seeker head to Quillan for all sorts of water madness!!! - It involves canoes, hard hats and al ot of white water!!!!! ( You won't catch me doing it.) Other sports include horse riding, quad biking etc all with 30 mins drive.

During the season it's 40 mins to the nearest ski slope.

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Review 1-4 of 4

19 Feb 2013

5/5

"Unforgettable holiday at Little Fennel"

Our first impression of your home was its charming façade with its pretty climber alive with fascinating blue bees and a heavy, well-used door of wood and glass beckoning us in. Its quiet and unspoilt position made it easy to hear the distinct sound of the nearby waterfall which we would find ourselves passing on our daily walks, or as in John’s case, daily runs, around the gorge. Inside didn’t disappoint! The age and history of the building only enhanced your stories of renovation and development so the low beams, slightly sloping but original floorboards and the uneven plastering of the walls leant itself to the character of your house. As a family of 7, with 5 not so small children now, we had ample space to relax. The rooms were beautifully bright with an added bonus of many pieces of your unique artwork. A bit of a wow factor to us all! We loved the garden patio where we spent hours reading during the day and evenings watching the sun go down over the stunning landscape waiting for “our ruin” to be lit up against a moonlit sky. Thanks to your insight into the area, we discovered some local, well-kept, secret locations, our favourite being the rock pool albeit with its icy running water. Not all of us were brave enough to take the plunge! Never ending castles to visit, heaps of ancient history, the roman aqueduct is in amazing condition and of course, some fabulous markets full of character AND characters! We enjoyed eating and drinking out at your suggested choices as much as we enjoyed eating in. It didn’t take long for us to feel very relaxed and very much at home in Little Fennel. We hope to and would love to return to your property at some point as there is so much more to discover and explore. Thank you Ralph and Lisa for providing us with such a wonderful and memorable family holiday, it was extremely special. With all our best wishes, Soo, John, Caitlan, Jack, Mairi, Eva and Isobel.

29 Nov 2012

5/5

"Outstanding and totally unique"

After a long journey with two young children we arrived in our rental car in complete rural darkness and couldn't wait to find out what would be behind the door of our holiday home. We found the house to be beyond our expectations, the children were amazed by the layout, decoration and space. The house is full of great art and artefacts. Beds were soon allocated and a good nights sleep was had by all, we awoke to find amazing views and a terrace to enjoy breakfast on. The local area is stunning, great for a different view of France, especially if you're looking for somewhere off the beaten track. Many memorable places were visited all suggested by the owners who were only a phone call or text message away. They really could not have been more helpful, many thanks for letting us share your unique holiday home. We'll definitely be back.

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      • 2 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:30 Jun 2015

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