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Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Located in the foothills of the Black Mountains, we are just over an hours drive from Carcassonne and Beziers airports with their cheap fights and car hire!

Maison de Noix is an ideal base for walking, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, fishing and wine tasting.

There are many Minervoir vineyards to visit in the area, its just a 15 min drive to Minerve itself. .

The gite it fully equipped, with 2 showers, 2 toilets, a bath, kitchen with fridge, oven, gas hob, dishwasher etc. There are 2 bedrooms and a comfortable pull-out double bed. The living area is large and light and open-plan, a lovely social space! There is an open fire place and wood provided.

Outside, there are beautiful lawned gardens, riverside walks, a private patio area with outside dining areas and sun loungers.

The river runs all year and has beautiful waterfalls and cool pools.

Come and visit the south of France, just an hour Carcasonne and and hour from Narbonne and its beaches, 2 hrs from the Pyrenees mountains and its ski resorts and just a 2 hr drive to Spain.

The gite has a great bright open living space that is ideal for painting/ craft workshops etc. Let us know your plans and we will do pur best to accommodate you!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 50
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 15 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Carcassonne and Beziers
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

In the foothills of the Black Mountains, we are located on the river Brian, about 6 miles from Minerve, a village popular with visitors.

There are many markets in the local area selling local produce.

The Minervois is famous for its wine and there are many vineyards that welcome visitors and you can buy wine direct from the producers.

We are about an hour from the Mediterranean sea and its popular beaches.

there are cheap flights available to Beziers and Carcassonne airport, each about an hour away from the gite.


Set in the beautiful hills and surrounded by woodland, river walks, cycle tracks and magnificent mountain views, we offer an ideal base for people who enjoy the countryside.

We also have lawns and terraces and a river that runs through the property all year round. Ideal for relaxing and sunbathing or walking and cycling.

The nearest shops and amentiies are around 15kms away so you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity!

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Review 1-4 of 4

10 Feb 2014


"Holiday Boisset January 2014"

Amy & Alf are very friendly helpful hosts, they are always happy to advise on places to visit, where to eat, things to do etc, The gite is clean, tidy and spacious with a lovely view of the valley a… More

8 Feb 2014


"Beautiful holiday in Olonzac January 2014"

Amy & Alf are very friendly helpful hosts, they are always happy to advise on places to visit, where to eat, things to do etc,
The gite is clean, tidy and spacious with a lovely view of the valley and river from the patio, comfortably sleeps six and an open plan kitchen/living room perfect for having those Mediterranean family meals together. The kitchen and bathroom are modern and high quality, overall a perfect combination of 21st century comfort and a quaint old French cottage.
The village of Olonzac and surrounding area has some of the most breathtaking views to to take in on a drive round the mountain roads or on a walk along the river. Perfect for artists or photographers. And ideal for mountain bikers and walkers.
Nearby is Minerve which has some good little restaurants and again amazing views and walks, also here are some caves to explore which definately should not be missed.
It is quite rural so I would suggest a car or mountain bikes to get around.
Carcassone is a medieval town a short drive away which also should not be missed with beautiful architecture in the restored old town, there's plenty of good restaurants and bars. Lots of shops to look around, perfect for a family day out.
We shall definately be visiting again soon.

13 Jan 2014


"a tranquil,relaxing break in a beautiful and exciting enviroment"

a great place to get away from the rigours of everyday life,but within a short distance of many lovely and interesting places to visit,local markets and cafes are a must to see how different French country life is,also to soak up the marvelous atmosphere.the town of Minerve is a must,great history,scenery,buildings and superb reasonably priced restaraunts. the gite is set in a valley with amazing views all around,plenty of parking space,a river running through the grounds and lots of outside space to eat,drink and play.the open plan kitchen,dining and sitting room is very spacious,as are the bedrooms,and bathroom.the whole gite was was bright,clean and comfortable.

So glad you had a nice time! Hope to see you again soon.

13 Jan 2014


"A beautiful retreat nestled in Stunning French countryside, a fantastic relaxing get away."

If you like walking take you'r hiking boots there is lots to see.
Hiring a car is recommended because of it's remote setting.
It would be a shame to miss a visit to Mi nerve, the town built on top of a rock pillar almost. A Natural occurrence of two rivers meeting caused an amazing canyon to form all the way around, steeped in history, it was probably the high lite of my trip.

Review 1-4 of 4

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