House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
A fully equipt country holiday home set at the foot of the Montange Noire (Black Mountains) on the fringe of a National Park in Aussillion Village. The property affords stunning views over Mazamet, Aussillion Village and the surrounding countryside.
The property is suitable for families and couples in a peaceful setting, car hire is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the area.
Lac du Montagnes provides a beach area and is a ten minute drive away and provides swimming, crazy golf, restaurants and toilets. During the summer season there is a lifeguard attendant. Mediterranean beaches are just over an hours drive away.
In Castres 11 km from Mazamet there is an excellent water park.
Mazamet is a pretty affluent town with plenty of bars, restaurants, shops, supermarkets and weekly markets both at Mazamet and Aussillion.
Skiing is a 75 minute drive away at Formigueres offering 17 pistes, ski lifts, ski school and snow park. Ax- les-Thermes and Les Angles are a few hours away.
The area offers plenty of beautiful walks for all level of walking abilities and an abundance of picnic areas.
Interesting places to visit include Caracassonne, Castres, Albi, Toulouse, Sete, Narbonne, Montpellier, Perpignan, Beziers and Millau.
The property is not suitable for those with mobility problems.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Valras Plage 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 45 km, Nearest railway: Mazamet 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Midi-Pyrenees region
Situated in the Midi Pyrenees Aussillon Village is a quaint and rustic with breath taking scenery. It is an ideal base for exploring the Tarn and surrounding areas. Visit historic Carcassonne with its beautiful medieval castle with plenty of boutique shops and restaurants. Hautpoul is a medieval village located close by with excellent viewpoints and picnic areas. Other surrounding areas include Castres, Albi and a trip across the Millau bridge is an experience in itself being the tallest bridge in the world. In the summer months the climate can be very hot yet the scenery remains lush and colourful.
Superb walking areas, picnic facilities, fishing (licence required) and golf facilities are nearby. Local markets in Aussillon (Thursdays) and Mazamet (Saturdays) sell excellent home grown produce. The area is renowned for Rochefort cheese and superb wines.