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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Grande Rose is a beautiful, spacious 4 bedroomed house offering superb accommodation. The whole property is equipped and furnished to a very high standard.
Downstairs the open plan lay out makes it perfect for guests to be able to spend time together. There are two, large comfortable sofas which are perfect to relax on when escaping the mid afternoon sun. The dining table comfortably seats 8 people. The kitchen is equipped to a very high standard and has everything that a keen cook would need. The American fridge/ freezer dispenses water and ice. Two sets of double french doors make downstairs light and bright and provide direct access onto the terrace for al fresco dining and the pool. The master suite in on the ground floor which is ideal for less mobile guests. The large double bedroom is furnished to a very high standard with a dressing room and ensuite shower room. There is an additional w/c downstairs.
Upstairs there are 3 additional light and airy bedrooms. Bedroom two comprises of bunk beds, making it an ideal room for children. Bedroom three has twin beds and four is a double room, which has an ensuite shower room. The family bathroom has a bath with over head shower which is perfect for all the family.
Outside there is a large covered terrace providing shade from the hot afternoon sun which looks onto the sun drenched pool area. This hosts a large table and chairs and BBQ for alfresco dining. There are ample sun beds for guests to be able to relax on.
The market town of Limoux, the old cite of Carcassonne, the spring water swimming pools at Alet les Bains, the beaches of the numerous swimming lakes, kayaking on the Aude, cycle hire and the Abbey at St.Hilaire are all a short distance from the house.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Narbonne Plage 90 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 20 km, Nearest railway: Limoux 1 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
About this location
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
This is a beautiful region of France where vineyards and sunflowers abound.
Wine tasting is everywhere, there are wineries in Limoux Belveze and Montreal where their wines can be sampled and bought for taking home. Limoux is renowned for its sparkling wine Blanquette de Limoux said to predate champagne. It has to be tried and where better than at the summer night market held every week in July and August.
The Pyrenees are visible and easily reached, it is well worth a trip into the mountains to escape the Summer heat.
The house is a great base for visiting the remaining examples of Cathar and Medieval culture and of course the fairy tale ancient cité of old Carcassonne is a must for young and old alike.
The "rose" city of Toulouse makes a great day out and of course the Mediterranean beaches are little over an hour away and only 2 hours to the borders with Spain.
Less than 25 minutes from the house are the towns of Mirepoix and Carcassonne both of which are must dos for anyone visiting the area for the first time.
Market day is every Friday in Limoux, Saturday in Carcassonne and Monday in the medieval and historic square of Mirepoix.
This house is for anyone who wants a place to chill out completely. It is ideal for anyone who wants to spend time reading, writing or even painting - but still wants the facilities of modern life.
Anyone who likes walking and wants to be part of French life and see the vines fruit and flowers all growing will appreciate it -and they can forage for fruit and wild flowers in the lane ways around here.
There are plenty of restaurants in the bigger towns from cheap and cheerful to Michelin starred.
Limoux is a 15 minute walk away and there is nowhere better to sit in a French town square and watch the world go by - disturbed only by a marching band at festival time. A walk into town for croissants, coffee, lunch or dinner in the evening will be an integral part of your holiday.
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- 8 Years listed
Calendar last updated:28 Jan 2015
Based in France