Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Le Rouget is a converted farmhouse approximately 200 years old. Situated in the Aude Valley, it is spacious and secluded with beautiful views. Ideal for those who want to get away from it all. Furnished to a high standard. There are 2 large living rooms, a dining room and kitchen. One open terrace, one covered terrace and one enclosed veranda. 4 double bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, 1 bathroom and a downstairs loo. Large wild garden. Lovely walks and lots of interesting historical sites in the area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Toulouse approx 90 minute drive: Carcassonne appro|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The property is located in the wine-growing region of the Aude Valley, close to the town of Limoux, a town famous for its 'Blanquette de Limoux' this was the first sparkling wine ever to be produced in France, long before Champagne! There are many different wines produced in this area due to its Mediterranean climate and is the ideal spot for a wine tasting tour!
The climate is lovely with clear blue skies and a wonderful light that lifts the spirits!
The Carcassonne Festival runs from the end of June to early August, it is a major cultural event in the South of France.
There are many places of interest to visit in the area. Mirepoix, (approx 15km) is a medievel bastide town which has a large central square surrounded by half timbered houses, very interesting architecture and a beautiful cathedral. It also has a wonderful farmers market every Monday.
Carcassonne, with its magnificent medieval fortified city, is only 40mins drive away; the surrounding area is packed with history including Rennes le Chateau,(34km) famous for being at the center of various conspiracy theories, and for being the location of an alleged buried treasure.
The Fontaine de Fontestorbes (35km) a phenomenon, the river which flows intermittently out of a cave, the flow changes every 30 to 60 minutes
The Canal du Midi is nearby also several Cathar castles
The village of Alaigne (8km) has a good boulangerie and very friendly cafe, La Galloise, a great place for a drink and home cooked food. Limoux (14km) is the nearest town, which includes shops, restaurants and banks and supermarkets.