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Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 62 reviews

Enjoy a glass of rose in the Secret Garden

Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 20km

Combine sightseeing with time to relax .The location is ideal. Ferrals les Corbieres, a traditional village nestled amidst lush vinyards, is within an easy drive of Carcassonne and many other lovely medieval towns. The area is rich in history with so much to see and stunningand diverse landscapes, from the foothills of the Pyrenees to beautiful Mediterranean beaches. Visit the stunning mini cascades at nearby Ribaute and wander the quaint old streets of Lagrasse.

The gites at Maison de la Roche are a real home from home with everything you will need and more. The rooms, in the old barn, are spacious and airy and retain much of their original character and charm. They are sympathetically decorated and furnished. In the summer enjoy a dip in the pool at the end of a day of sightseeing and sit in the garden in the evening with a bottle or two of wine from one of the local vinyards. Each gite sleeps 4/5.

We can also organise wine tastings/tours, pampering days in the comfort of your own gite and cookery courses - thats if you have time inbetween sightseeing and eating!!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Narbonne 20 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Carcassonne 45 km, Nearest railway: Narbonne 18 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 1
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Well equiped with attention to detail eg cooler bag and picnic basket, plastic plates etc for the children; bread, cheese and wine waiting on arrival....... Good wifi internet access

Further details outdoors

The pool is enclosed and the secure grounds are also enclosed with electric gates. There are plenty of toys for young children as well as a trampoline and swing and boules and bikes. In addition to the large courtyard, there are two other gardens that may be enjoyed. There are plenty of places to sit or lounge and relax both in the sun and the shade. Private BBQs are provided. The pool is open from April till October. check out our reveiws on trip advisor. More photos on the website at maisondelaroche

For those flying, we know that space is a premium so we can offer you beach towels but do ask that you wash them before departure.

Further details

We are offering specialist weekends off season and will be flexible on arrival days. Currently courses offered are Asian and French cooking, French language wine tasting and vineyard tours, patchwork cushion. Activities include guided hiking and cycling...more will be on offer so watch this space and check our website. We are pleased to announce 2 new inhouse experiences. Wine tasting with a Master of Wine - improve your knowledge of the wines of the Languedoc Roussillion - bookings need to be made in advance.

Body Zone at Maison de la Roche - treat yourself to some Holistic treatments, in the comfort of your gite - Hot Stone Therapy, Swedish/Aromatherapy Massages, facials, mani/pedi cures etc - please contact Honor for more information, prices and availability.

We are open all year and welcome house hunters (please see our website for more details as to how we can help) Cyclists there is plenty of space for your bikes.

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The Languedoc- Roussillon is one of the most fascinating areas of Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the east and the Pyrenees Mountains to the south. It has a wonderful climate, rich wildlife, fabulous long beaches and an amazing history. There are so many things to do and see; mountains, rivers and lakes, ancient cities and villages, thermal springs, abbeys, chateaux, cathedrals and castles, notably the famous mountain fortresses popularly known as Cathar castles.

It possesses a number of World Heritage sites including Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi. All in all making this your perfect alround holiday destination! Please see our website for a full list of things to do and places to visit.

Ferrals les Corbieres

In the heart of wine growing region of the Corbieres this is a great opportunity for wine lovers to hunt out the best wines. Perfect for exploring the Cathar regions and its splendid castles and abbeys it is also a 30 min drive from the Mediterranean beaches, and close to a number of stunning rivers and lakes. Situated in between the beautiful medieval city of Carcassonne and Roman Narbonne, and a 10 min drive from the Canal du Midi.

During the summer months there is an abundance of festivals and something to do for everyone in the family. In the summer there are many free 'spectacle's in the village itself.

Ferrals boasts a boulangerie, grocery store, post office, tennis courts and 2 restaurants. We are also 20 minutes drive from a 3 star Michelin Restaurant if you fancy a real treat. Finally we are only 30 mins drive from one of many airports that support the area.

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Review 1-10 of 62

16 Jul 2014


"I wish there was a higher rating to give this lovely gite!"

I have just returned from a wonderful 2 weeks in France. I choose my accommodation based on previous tripadvisor reviews although they seemed almost too good to be true. Well this little corner of th… More

13 Jul 2014


"Superb gite & pool, fantastic countryside, great hosts"

We spent a week at Maison De La Roche in June with our two young children (2 & 6 months). The gite was very well equipped and decorated to a very high standard. The accommodation was child friendly … More

9 Jul 2014


"Picture perfect"

A perfect location for touring a beautiful region. Our gite was spacious,comfortable and stylish. The secret garden and pool area are beautiful. Honor was on hand when we needed her for a man flu emer… More

30 Jun 2014


"Baby made easy"

This was our first holiday with a baby. We chose MdlR as it was already well equipped for couples with children of all ages, which made our stay easier and our suitcases lighter. The accommodation was… More

27 Jun 2014


"Wonderful gîte in a great location"

We spent a wonderful 5 nights renting the Secret garden cottage with my family (3 children 11, 8, 6) in April. The cottage was clean, beautifully decorated and the kitchen was well equipped. The… More

15 Jun 2014


"Staying at Maison de la Roche was as close to being in heaven as you get."

I took my 21 year old daughter to Corbieres as her graduation present from university. My husband and I had spent time in the region, further north, 5 years ago, and loved it. Maison de la Roche was a… More

20 May 2014


"Great accommodation in super countryside."

We had a great week with Honor and Simon. Accommodation and surroundings are top notch. Location is a great base for touring rural France and Spain is only an hour away. The village is very quiet and … More

8 May 2014


"Beautiful gîte, stunning location and fabulous hosts."

I spent a week at Maison de la Roche with my family of 3 young boys during the Easter holidays. From the moment we arrived Honor made us feel very welcome and greeted us warmly into her charming and s… More

27 Apr 2014


"Great gite, great location, great hosts!"

Lovely gite, very secure and well equipped. Garden to relax and play in with swing, trampoline and pool. Lots to see in the area even in April. Beach 30 mins away. We flew Stansted to Carcassonne whic… More

27 Apr 2014


"Courtyard calm in the Languedoc."

You can ask for many things out of a holiday. For me, I need time with my family, beautiful sophisticated surroundings and a place that I can suspend reality and call home for two weeks. To have a hol… More

Review 1-10 of 62

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