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Les Coquelicots, Carcassonne – Home 106714 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay

Les Coquelicots, Carcassonne – Home 106714

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min stay

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

Sue, our friend and key holder, will be happy to help with any questions or suggestions for visits, things to do, etc and has a wealth of local knowledge, having lived in the area for many years.


Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £100.00
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Marilyn G.
Average reply time:
2 hours 14 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
20 Nov 2017
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Dec 2009. Located in Carcassonne, it has 20 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £335.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Nov 2017.


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Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 20 reviews Excellent
20 reviews

Very Good

“As advertised,quiet peaceful surroundings,well equipped house”

Reviewed 10 Nov 2016

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

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and have booked for 2017 !

“Just returned from Cuxac-Cabardes”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2015

Picturesque village, lovely french experience. Gite very homely, loved getting into the garden from upstairs hallway. Area hilly, so might not suit older people. Great to be able to walk to local shop and bakery and an English speaking restaurant. Shame no little french restaurants nearby.

Owner's reply: Very pleased you had such a good holiday and delighted you liked the cottage and village so much. There is of course a French run restaurant in the village in the Hotel de la Montagne Noire, and a British owned restaurant, the Hungry Fox also in the village and several other French restaurants in the surrounding villages. However, just 3 miles away is an outstanding little restaurant, a real hidden gem, La Table du Rebombier, just off the road down a little track, and half way between Brousses and Villaret. This offers some of the best food we have ever eaten in France. It isn't expensive, either. However, be aware they don't take credit or debit cards - only cash. It is listed in our Welcome Book - just a pity you missed it.

“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 way she could. As we were looking for land she started some local enquiries for us. The village of Cuxac des Cabardes is nestled in wooded countryside and quite honestly I would say it is the most beautiful village I have ever stayed in. It is well serviced by a shop, boulangerie, restaurant, pharmacy etc. In the centre of the village there is a lovely play area, river and swimming pool. This is a seriously organised village that caters well for the locals and, by default, the traveller. Marilyn's house is in a lovely spot, looking out over some semi-submerged allotments and up through the woods (no dark cave of a house experience here). The house was a revelation and is, without doubt, the best equipped rental property I have ever stayed in. If you can't find what you need here then I would question whether you really need it! Marilyn's friend Sue was extremely welcoming and the rental period got off to a great start and just got better. We will be back without a doubt and our friends are already enquiring about a property in Cuxac. Simply stunning (and only 20 mins from Carcassonne)

Owner's reply: 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 sun trap for a lazy afternoons sunbathing. The village has a lovely bakery and butchers for those much required morning croissants and merguez sausages for the evening BBQ. It was a fantastic base from which we explored as much of the region as we could in the week we were there. Cant recommend it highly enough. We will definitely be returning. Thanks also to the owner Marilyn for excellent and prompt communication throughout the booking process and beyond.

Owner's reply: 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 ! Best wishes Marilyn


Reviewed 16 Sep 2012

We traveled from Wales so took an overnight stop at Reimms & Lyon going down and Orlean & Rouen coming back. Hadn't realised cost of toll roads but if we had not used these the travel would have been more than doubled in time. Cottage is "rustic" beautiful little French village where everyone was extremely friendly. Cottage very clean plenty of linens. Calor gas cooker was certainly a challenge to use bur I cooked most evenings. Had an evening in local pub/restaurant La Dilligence owned by an Irish couple this was excellent.The washing machine and lack of smoke detector would be my only complaint but then again this is France. We drove nearly 3000 miles in all and had a wonderful 2 weeks.

“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 stocked with crockery, cooking utensils and pans. There was always a plentiful supply of hot water and the shower was powerful. We all slept well in the comfortable beds. Outside there is a lovely terrace with table and chairs, which is not overlooked, as around the cottage there are allotments or gardens. As you sit on the peaceful terrace the view is of gardens and lovely woodland. It is great to be able to park the car off the narrow street at a proper space, just a little way down the road. It was easy to wander down to the village to collect fresh bread and the little supermarket is well stocked - the owners are very friendly. It was quite cold in the evenings when we stayed but there were heaters or a wood burner to use which made the lounge cosy. On the hot days one appreciated the coolness of the kitchen and lounge, but could enjoy being bathed in warm sunshine under the shade of an umbrella on the terrace. The journey up from Carcassonne is easy on a quiet country road with lovely views and there are so many places to visit, making the location of the cottage ideal as a touring or walking base. Everything was very efficiently and easily organised. .

Owner's reply: 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.

“New years eve in Carcassonne”

Reviewed 11 Jan 2012

We had a lovely stay at this cottage. There are a lot of interesting things to visit in the surroundings, specially the medieval city and the castle of Carcassonne. One thing that we appreciate was that in the house we found a lot of information about activities and places to visit. To sum up, we enjoyed celebrating new year's eve there.

Owner's reply: Thank you, Christian, for your kind words. We love the area around Carcassonne ourselves, and try to ensure that our guests have sufficient information to help them enjoy discovering the many things to do and places see in this lovely part of France.

“Coquette maison de campagne”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2012

Super petite maison de campagne. On a beaucoup aimé le village, les ballades aux alentours et le centre équestre. La maison est très propre et on y est confortable. Nous reviendrons revoir Sue qui nous a très bien accueillies à Cuxac. Je la recommande pour une semaine au automne. ;-)

Owner's reply: Merci beaucoup pour votre commentaire très agréable. Nous sommes enchantés que vous avez été tellement satisfaits de la maison et tellement à l'aise là-bas. Nous espérons vous revoir dans un proche avenir. Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you were so pleased with the cottage and so comfortable there. We do hope to see you again in the near future.

“Home from home”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2011

We spent a week at "les Coquelicots" and enjoyed every minute of it. A really nice cottage that has all the amenities you could possibly need including a great shower,WIFI and English TV. Comfy beds with lots of extra pillows and fans and UK socket adapters. Little bits like that make all the difference. The location is great being at the top of the village and superb for walks. The locals were very friendly and gave us tomatoes and pears from their gardens. A bonus is the disabled parking space just to the side of the cottage and several empty parking slots off the road. There is a superb restaurant on the main road run by an Irish couple.. Not to be missed.. We honestly cannot find anything to complain about with our stay.. If you like to be left alone and do your own thing then this is the cottage for you. 10 out of 10.

Owner's reply: We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday so much, and that you found everything you needed. We are indeed very lucky that our cottage is so peacefully situated, but with shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. As you rightly say, the village and its people are very welcoming without being intrusive. We hope to welcome you again soon.

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