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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 112661

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Apartment Beau Sejour 2 Apartment

3bedrooms
6sleeps
3nights min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Families

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

Description from owner

Description

Close to the Vieux Pont (Old Bridge) that crosses the River Aude and just a 10-15 minute walk to the fascinating medieval City of Carcassonne, this spacious first floor apartment ,sleeping 6 + a baby, in a large traditional town house is ideal for your holiday in Carcassonne. A 10-minute walk in the opposite direction brings you into the heart of the Bastide St Louis - Carcassonne's 'newer' town commissioned in 1260 AD.

A hire car isn't always necessary here as a free transfer from Carcassonne Airport can normally be arranged for you with prior notice, and subject to availability. However should you want to hire a car, there are some 'f'ree' car parking spaces just a few minutes walk away.

With high ceilings, large windows, spacious rooms, and comfortable furniture you'll find this apartment bright and airy. It is decorated in the French style. There's a sitting/dining room with French windows that open onto the balcony.

This room has a dining table and chairs,

Close to the Vieux Pont (Old Bridge) that crosses the River Aude and just a 10-15 minute walk to the fascinating medieval City of Carcassonne, this spacious first floor apartment ,sleeping 6 + a baby, in a large traditional town house is ideal for your holiday in Carcassonne. A 10-minute walk in the opposite direction brings you into the heart of the Bastide St Louis - Carcassonne's 'newer' town commissioned in 1260 AD.

A hire car isn't always necessary here as a free transfer from Carcassonne Airport can normally be arranged for you with prior notice, and subject to availability. However should you want to hire a car, there are some 'f'ree' car parking spaces just a few minutes walk away.

With high ceilings, large windows, spacious rooms, and comfortable furniture you'll find this apartment bright and airy. It is decorated in the French style. There's a sitting/dining room with French windows that open onto the balcony.

This room has a dining table and chairs, a comfortable sofa and armchairs and a television. Internet access is available. The modern, well-equipped dining kitchen has all facilities and you'll find a small welcome pack on arrival for s stay of 7 nights or more.

There are 3 bedrooms; one double, and two twin rooms and a bathroom and a further separate WC.

From the main living area you can open the French doors onto the balcony and enjoy the lovely view over the River Aude to the Medieval City beyond.

The location of this property allows you to walk freely to both the Medieval city and the Bastide St Louis where you'll find shops, supermarkets, cafe-bars, restaurants, banks etc.

Further details

Internet: You can access the internet here via a free WiFi connection and your own laptop.

Telephone: There is no landline telephone - but mobile signals are normally quite good.

Baby Facilities: A cot and a high chair are available upon request.

Winter Heating: Is included in the rental price.

Electric, Gas and Water: Are all included in the rental price.

End of stay cleaning: Is included in the rental price.

Bed and Bathroom Linen: Is included in the rental price.

Taxe de Sejour: In France it is often necessary to pay a 'Taxe de Sejour' at the end of your stay. It is included here in the rental price.

Damage Deposit: The owners do not currently request a damage deposit for this apartment.

Change over day: Flexible according to availability.

Mini-breaks and long weekend stays: Are accepted subject to availability and a minimum of a 3 or 4 night booking which must be between Saturday and Saturday and not cross over a weekend.. Please enquire for the price and availability.

Pets: Your small dog may be allowed here with prior permission - please enquire.

Further details indoors

Living/Dining Room: A high ceilinged room with a large French window comfortably furnished with a sofa and 2 armchairs. The French window opens to a small balcony with views to the medieval city and the RIver Aude. The satellite televison receives some news channels in English, and French channels. There's a pleasant dining area too with a table and chairs for 6 people.

Kitchen: Large and well-equipped with hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher - and a further dining table and 6 chairs. You'll find a small welcome pack on arrival. In a utlility area, there's a washing machine, a clothes dryer, an iron and an ironing board.

Bedrooms: There's one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms.

Bathroom: With a bath, WC and washbasin. Also a further separate WC.

Outside: Facing the medieval city of Carcassonne is a balcony.

Other accommodation: There are alternative apartments here sleeping 4 and 6, please enquire.

Further details outdoors

If you are hiring a car there are a number of free car parking spaces within 2 minutes walk of the apartment. There is also underground 'paid' car parking in the town.

Location description from owner

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

This part of the Languedoc has a sunny Mediterranean climate and regularly enjoys more than 300 days with sunshine each year. It can be hot in high summer, but there is often a cooling breeze. Now the 3rd most visited region in France by British people, the Languedoc offers something for everyone.

Miles of long, sandy beaches, coastal lagoons, vibrant cities such as Beziers, Narbonne and Montpellier, historical sites such as the Canal du Midi, Carcassonne and the Cathar castles, fabulous scenery, great cuisine and vineyards, vineyards, vineyards.

Carcassonne

Carcassonne has been the backdrop to a number of films such as 'Robin Hood - Prince of Thieves' and is the setting for 'Labyrinthe' the successful novel by Kate Mosse. The medieval city is indeed a fairytale location with lots to see and do, with festivals in July and August each year, concerts by top stars, and a fabulous firework display on Bastille Day, the 14th July. In December, in the Bastide St Louis, there's a great Christmas market. The Canal du Midi also passes through the town offering the opportunity for walks or a boat trip on this fascinating waterway built in the mid-1600's.

The bastide area of Carcassonne is full of interesting architecture and is rich in history dating from the 13th century. Just relax and have a coffee or a glass of wine in the sun-drenched main square enjoying the French art de vivre.

Activities: You can swim in the public outdoor swimming pool open in the summer months - it's just a short walk away. There's also the 'Lac de la Cavayere', a lake with a beach that's safe for swimming and nature reserve - it takes approximately 10-15 minutes by bus to get there. Strolling or cycling along the Canal du Midi watching the boats pass by is very enjoyable. Carcassonne also has a golf course if you fancy a round of golf.

Sightseeing: Your can certainly spend lots of time in the City itself visiting the Chateau Comtal, the ramparts, the Museums etc. If you are hiring a car, the Mediterranean beaches are less than 1 hour's drive away. They can also be reached by train to Narbonne and then by bus to the coastal resorts. In the region around Carcassonne you can also visit the Cathar castles, Rennes-le-Chateau, the medieval towns of Foix and Mirepoix, the giant caves at Cabrespine and Limousis, the Montagne Noir, and area of outstanding natural beauty, and the fantastic African nature reserve at Sigean.

Market: Carcassonne has a great market, full of colourful, local produce in Place Carnot on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Restaurants: There are many in the city to suit all budgets and tastes. Joie de Vivre can make some recommendations for you.

Supermarket and Shopping: The local supermarket is a 5-minute drive away and, for the ladies, both the bastide area of Carcasonne and the medieval city have some lovely, interesting and individual shops.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 4 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathroom, 1 toilet only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Sue Caddick (Property Manager Joie de Vivre - le Midi)
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
28 Apr 2016
Years listed:
9
Based in:
Australia

Languages spoken: English, French

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