“An amazing gem in Carcassonne” My husband and I travelled from Australia to meet our family who had flown in from the UK to Carcassonne and were overwhelmed by how perfect the Castle House was for us. We had ages ranging from 1-65 years old and the h
*I cannot say enough good things about this house and our vacation in Carcassonne. We just returned from our trip of 1 week. Seven of us stayed in the house very comfortably: 4 adults and 3 boys aged … More
“absolutely perfect !”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
Wonderful stay in Carcassonne.The house has been completely reniewed in the respect of its original character . The rooms all decorated with elegance. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need.… More
“A fantastic house and a great holiday”
Reviewed 4 Mar 2013
We simply loved this house!! It is so big, and so beautifully finished, and its location right by Carcassonne castle is to die for, although the street - Rue Longue - is lovely and quiet. Each bedroom… More
“Location, ambiance, comfort” From my initial contact to our check-in, all went well. Inga, Jason's friend greeted us, showed us how everything worked, and gave us info. about the neighborhood. Of all our rentals this trip, Jason's was the most comfo
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this recently refurbished house, just a short walk from the Narbonne gate. Everything was of a high standard and the accommodation had been carefully thought out. It … More
“Very relaxing holiday in fantastic accomodation located in a beautiful part of France.” Extremely well appointed converted barn, modernised to the highest standard. Superb rooftop terrace overlooking Vineyards in the foreground and rolling hills in th
“The perfect place for quality time with your family!”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
We love going to Almond Barn both as a family and as a couple with our friends. The house is amazing - so tasteful and full of everything you need for a relaxing, easy holiday. They have thought of … More
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
Almond Barn is all you expect and a bit more. All facilities are excellent and the house is well equipped for every eventuality. We loved the property and made use of the local pizzeria where they wer… More
Reviewed 17 Aug 2012
The Almond Barn was a wonderful place to stay. This part of France is very interesting, rich in Cathar history, towering castles, gorgeous abbeys, sunflower fields and vineyards. We were four adults… More
“Liked the place so much we've been twice!!!!!” This is a great property for a couple of families to share and use as a base to explore a beautiful part of France.
A good size swimming pool is a big bonus and is well maintained as is the whole prope
“Relaxing simplicity - beautiful view - characterful property” Absolutely beautiful old character property with amazing views over the countryside. Much larger than it originally appears. In the middle of Preixan but feels very private due to high wall
“Just wonderful!” Have just returned from three weeks at La Grange and have had a wonderful time. The house is in a quiet rural location (excellent for walking our dog) but is well served with local amenities. It is furnished and equipped to a really
“Gorgeous barn conversion and wonderful pool in a great location”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
The villa is extemely well equipped and very comfortable.Everything you could possibly think of for a great holiday is provided! The garden is sheltered with a lovely shaded area. We spent a lot of ti… More
“Absolutly beautiful, relaxing, wished we was still there”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2012
Our stay at La Grange was lovely. Everything you could wish for, home from home with the weather and pool included. Villardonnel is a lovely area and we enjoyed exploring the local area. Wished we was… More
“Fabulous family holiday”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2012
Thank you for our lovely holiday at Le Grange. The house, pool and garden were wonderful. There was also everything we could ever need in the kitchen which was fantastic! We were lucky with the wea… More
“Great location, great facilities!” Stayed for a week at the lovely Hibiscus House. Very well located just 20 minutes walk from Cite carcassonne in a residential street. The gite is very well laid our with excellent use of space for a couple or family
“Delightful apartment Wonderful hosts Fabulous garden and outside space”
Reviewed 16 Apr 2014
This was my first visit to France apart from the mandatory day trip to Calais so expectations were high. I was not disappointed!. Booking was easy and Wendy answered all our questions and was on hand … More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
We had a lovely stay at Hibiscus House. The appartment was much larger than we expected and spotlessly clean. Wendy and Paul were great hosts - very helpful and friendly. The location was perfect f… More
“Gorgeous House in Great Location” This is such a lovely house which is actually even nicer than the photos suggest. As 3 couples , the 3 good double rooms with en suites were perfect. the living areas are spacious with plenty of room to sit and chat
My husband and I stayed in this property in June this year and we would recommend anyone to stay here. The location of the property at the foot of Carcassonne Cite is stunning. It was wonderful to wak… More
“Lovely newly renovated house in an excellent location”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2013
The house is lovely inside, very well equipped and the beds were very comfortable. Bathrooms were very clean and had either a bath or shower. Not many food shops nearby - the supermarkets are on the … More
“Mrs” This is a beautiful house in a beautiful location. There is plenty of space and yet lots of cosy corners to relax and unwind. Stunning views. This is a perfect place for a base for a walking, cycling or running holiday/weekend. The house is full
What a wonderful place. A lovely, quiet house with beautiful views of the lake and surrounding countryside. Plenty of space to spread out both inside and out but also with lots of peaceful corners to … More
Thank you for your lovely words, it was a pleasure to have you stay and you are very welcome back! Many Thanks Andrea and Mark
“Amazing country house in beautiful rural S.W. France”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2016
Stayed at Maison Tranquil with group of friends for an extended weekend stay and could have stayed there longer - stunning house - masses of space and facilities - perfect for a house party to suit al… More
Thank you for your lovely review - always great to know that the house and area have been enjoyed, It would be lovely to see you again! Many thanks Andrea and Mark.
Reviewed 7 Nov 2016
A truly wonderful house in a fantastic setting. A magnificent place to relax, the views from the patio across the lake are stunning. The decor is beautiful and tasteful and totally in keeping with the… More
Its wonderful to know that Maison Tranquil was the right setting for your special birthday celebrations! We really enjoyed meeting you all and would love to see you all again. Thank you for choosing our house for your break!
“A wonderful getaway home from home!” We had a thoroughly wonderful time at La Mariete and Rose and Terry are the perfect hosts. They made us feel welcome right from the start and the tour of the gite and extra bits of information and advice was much
Terry and Rose have really thought out what holidaymakers need in the gite. Ideal for a couple who want a relaxing holiday in a great area. The gite is fully equipped to suit a British holidaymaker … More
Reviewed 30 Sep 2012
The cottage is very convenient (only approx 1hr from Carcassonne airport) and the directions to cottage were really easy to follow even after no sleep - we didn't get lost once which is unusual! Rose… More
“Relaxing, comfortable with friendly but unobtrusive hosts”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2012
The gite had all the facilities you could desire. The pool was an added bonus after a day out in glorious weather. Rose and Terry were friendly and helpful, they made us feel quite at home from the … More
“Peaceful Retreat” A lovely gite in a quiet village which has mini market, butchers, restaurants and post office. It is set in lovely well established gardens, with garden furniture and bbq. Barry who lives on site was very helpful with lots of informa
Set in the picturesque village of Cuxac Cabardes, "Les Libellules" proved to be a comfortable ocean of calm after a hectic day's sightseeing. And there's lots to see and do in the surrounding area! Th… More
There certainly is a lot to do in this area, and we like to help our guests to enjoy it all, by providing the right environment for them to relax and chill out. We are very pleased to welcome you back, and trust we shall see more of you in the future !
“Clean and lovely Gite with lots of thoughtful extras”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2013
I went on holiday with my partner and my parents for a week in May. The gite had good directions but we should have looked up the meaning of the name of the gite! If we had we would have known we we… More
“Comfortable and Welcoming”
Reviewed 16 Dec 2011
We loved this place…. We were made so very welcome by everybody. Situated close enough to enjoy the facilities of Carcassonne and the Cathar region, but peacefully situated in the quaintest little … More
Thank you,it is a very friendly village. Don't miss visiting the Chateaux de Las Tours, next time you come - can't believe you didn't get time to see it - especially as it is only a few kms! We look forward to seeing you again, and remember, there is a 10% loyalty discount for returning customers to either property.
“Great place for the family, own private pool, lots to do around Carcassonne” Love this place, very close to Carcassonne, easy access to airport and motorways
3 bedroom bungalow style house, large living area, fully fitted kitchen plus garage. Garde
“What a beauty” Well if you are looking for a typical French house to stay in this is the one for you.
We have stayed in many different holiday homes throughout france and would rate this one as by far the best.
Sue and Paul the owners are so helpful
“Home from home in a delightfull French cottage in the heart of French countryside”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2014
Very warm welcome from Paul and Sue who were always on hand if needed but never intrusive Welcome pack was perfect and the Blanchet a real treat with our Christmas dinner .The cottage had everything… More
Thank you so much for your great review. It means so much to us to know you have enjoyed your stay here.
We really do try to get things right and for good responses like yours it really is worth all the effort.
Hope we do see you again sometime.
With warm wishes Sue n Paul
“A little bit of heaven”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2011
We had the most wonderful week at Honeysuckle cottage. The reason we chose the cottage was because we were keen to have a rural place where we did not need to hire a car to get to and that had bikes a… More
“Pretty romantic cottage”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2011
When we arrived at the cottage Paul the owner greeted us warmly with produce from his garden ..The cottage is in a wonderful friendly little village with a pub/restaurent run by a welsh lady who gave … More
So pleased to receive your review on Honeysuckle Cottage and to know you really enjoyed your stay.
Sue n Paul
“A five star holiday on a budget” I travelled with my teenage children (19 and 15) to Carcassonne from 2 to 9 July 2013. We took a Ryanair flight from Dublin (tip: Tuesday flights are the cheapest!) and landed at 9.30am. We then took a taxi to cover th
“The best decision you could make if you're looking for somewhere to stay in Carcassonne.”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2013
This little gite is absolutely perfect for a couple or small family staying in Carcassonne. It's close to the castle and the town but also is in a lovely rural area right by a stream. The terrace ov… More
“Perfect little getaway”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2012
This is a delightful little gite in the perfect location near to the old walled city but in easy walking distance to the town as well. The gite is spotlessly clean and very comfortably furnished. We l… More
“Outstanding accommodation in a beautiful place” Thie house is in a small village with stunning surrounding scenery; tranquil and completely relaxing. Everything is beautifully presented and the owners are extremely helpful whilst at the same time 'sep
The property has been beautifully and simply furnished to a high standard. The owners Susan and Andy have taken real care and put a huge amount of thought into creating a welcoming and inviting holida… More
We are so please you enjoyed your stay with us and felt at home here and we look forward to welcoming you to Paradis des Papillons again soon.
Reviewed 9 Nov 2015
Gill and I booked a late holiday, I've always wanted to visit Carcassonne and Paradis des Papillons is a half hour drive from there; Carcassonne was all I imagined it to be and more. The real find o… More
Thank you for your lovely review of Paradis des Papillons. We are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday here in our scenic and tranquil part of France. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
“New and Excellent”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2015
We were one of the first to stay here so expected a few hiccups however were delighted that everything worked well. The standard of accommodation was very high. On arrival we were met with a warm welc… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We have tried hard to ensure that our guests are happy and comfortable and have everything they need to enjoy their holiday at Paradis des Papillons. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
“A lovely rustic house with very private grounds” We stayed at Les Gascous with a group of friends from Australia. A lovely rustic house with very private grounds, beautiful pool and mountain views close to lovely Medieval Mirepoix. Comfy beds good lin
After reading the description of the accommodation and looking at the photos it was decided that this would be exactly the break I and the rest of my group wanted. Well all I can say is the descripti… More
“Beautiful, tranquil place with stylish and comfortable accommodation”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2013
I stayed here with a group of friends last year. Although there were 10 of us we didn't feel cramped or on top of each other at all. The house is beautifully laid out, a great deal of thought has obvi… More
“As advertised,quiet peaceful surroundings,well equipped house” Well equipped home in ideal location,suitable for all groups,local representative very helpful but not intrusive,car required,have already booked for next year
“Beautiful village, wonderful house and lovely locals”
Reviewed 21 May 2015
From the moment we decided to stay in Cuxac at Marilyn's house the signs were good. Marilyn was very attentive in her emails, provided a number of maps and expressed an interest in helping us in any w… More
How lovely to receive such a fantastic review. I am delighted you had such a great stay at our cottage and we will certainly look forward to welcoming you again.
“Beautiful Cottage - Stunning Location”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2013
My Partner and I had a wonderful stay in this cottage. It is equipped to a very high standard including dishwasher and washing machine which we found very useful. The garden is lovely and a perfect su… More
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased to receive feedback and to know you enjoyed your holiday so much at Les Coquelicots. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.... and I really must try those merguez sausages.. you are not the first to recommend them !
“Lovely home from home authentic french cottage in beautiful location.”
Reviewed 20 May 2012
Four of us stayed at this cottage and were very comfortable. It is well set up by its english owners, catering for all practical needs. Everything was spotlessly clean. The kitchen is very well sto… More
Thank you for your super review. We are delighted that you had such a lovely holiday, and that you were so pleased with our cottage. We too believe that the terrace is a lovely spot to sit and relax. The colours of the irises, wisteria, and especially the poppies after which the cottage is named, are probably at their best at this time of year. We would love to welcome you back – the autumn is a great time of year to come walking.
“Perfectly relaxing holiday” A lovely, relaxing holiday in a beautifully converted barn in a small French village. The friendly and helpful owner lives in the adjoining property but the barn is quiet and private. Accommodation is spacious with a hug
We stayed at Chateau D'Eau the last week in July and had a really wonderful holiday. The apartment is on the ground floor of a beautifully converted stone barn, attached to the main house. The owners … More