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Rue Jean Bringer – Home 152467 Apartment

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay
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Rue Jean Bringer – Home 152467

Excellent Excellent – based on 18 reviews

  • Apartment
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Along the street from the Tourist Information office, and opposite the Post Office, the apartment is perfectly situated to allow you explore Carcassonne, new and old. A short walk to the bakers, butchers, supermarkets and shops, there are too many restaurants to fit into a single week, just around the corner.

Split across two floors, this light, spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment provides comfortable, relaxing and scenic accommodation for up to 6 people. With Wireless internet access, TV on Demand and iPod docks, the apartment provides all the requirements for modern families.

The Occitanie region

Bordered by the Mediterranean coast to the east and the Pyrenees to the south, the region of Languedoc Roussillon benefits from a Mediterranean climate and a wealth of history.

The list of things to see seems endless and includes to name a few; Mountains with fortresses known as

Along the street from the Tourist Information office, and opposite the Post Office, the apartment is perfectly situated to allow you explore Carcassonne, new and old. A short walk to the bakers, butchers, supermarkets and shops, there are too many restaurants to fit into a single week, just around the corner.

Split across two floors, this light, spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment provides comfortable, relaxing and scenic accommodation for up to 6 people. With Wireless internet access, TV on Demand and iPod docks, the apartment provides all the requirements for modern families.

The Occitanie region

Bordered by the Mediterranean coast to the east and the Pyrenees to the south, the region of Languedoc Roussillon benefits from a Mediterranean climate and a wealth of history.

The list of things to see seems endless and includes to name a few; Mountains with fortresses known as the Cathar Castles with all the history associated therein, Rivers, Lakes, Towns, Abbeys, Cathedrals, Canals, Chateaus and World Heritage Sites, of which La Cite in Carcassonne is one.

A popular destination for French Holidays, the long sunny days and milder winters provide fantastic opportunities to explore the region.

Carcassonne

The 2nd most visited city in France after the capital, Carcassonne offers a wealth of activities for the city visitor and for those willing to travel further afield.

On the banks of the river Aude lies its famous fortified medieval town, La Cité which was restored in the 19th century, allowing you to wander along its narrow cobbled streets and ramparts. Along with the regular attractions of history and castle to explore, the city comes alive in the summer with regular jousting and falconry displays, a host of events, concerts and theatre known as the Carcassonne Festival and runs from late June through to September.

If you make it beyond La Cité, the lower part of Carcassonne known as the Bastide. Built within the walls, the Bastide is set out in a grid construction and provides an easy pattern to explore, eminating out from Place Carnot, where Saturday morning markets are held, and the Christmas market and Ice Rink is situated over the festive period.

A short walk along the pedestrian shopping street takes you to the Canal du Midi which winds its way round the northern sector of the town on its way through the Aude towards the Mediterranean. Even with the many boat trips available, you may not get time to see along the 175 miles of navigable waterways built in the 17th century which, in 1996, were also awarded UNESCO world heritage status. The section of the canal in Carcassonne provides a pleasant walk and views of some of the canals many locks.

If you fancy a swim, then a 5 minute stroll from the apartment will take you to the Piscine du Paicherou, an open air pool. Open throughout the summer months, it provides a large pool along with a paddling pool and plenty of room to soak up the sun. Alternatively you could explore the Lac de la Cavayere, a short drive or bus ride from the apartment, where you have a large swimming lake, water sports, inflatables splash zone and close by a forest adventure zone with zip slides across the lake. For a quieter time, dip your feet in the Aude, wander along the banks of the river to find many splash pools and playgrounds for young children.

If you wish to venture further afield, bikes are available to hire from Carcassonne Evasion 2 Roues, starting at €10 for a day up to €50 for the week. Cycle routes include the banks of the Canal du Midi but there are many more to explore.

For those of you with an adventurous holiday requirement, a 30 minute drive or bus journey will take you down the Aude to Limoux and white water rafting. Or choose a Cathar castle to climb, Montsegur is a strenuous 30 minutes for the fittest, but many more such as Puillarens or Lastours represent a more sedate climb, still with the most fantastic views to reward your efforts.

Come the winter season, the Ice Rink and Luges in Carcassonne during December may be all you need, and at €4 per hour per skating session are easily affordable for all the family. To venture further afield, the Ski resorts of the Pyrennes are within a 90 minute drive, and quieter during the weeks as the locals are all at work, but get there early on a weekend, as the drive up there becomes very busy.

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Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Ruth D
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
12 Jul 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Apartment has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Feb 2011. Located in Aude, it has 18 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £325 to £450.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jul 2016.

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“A little bit of heaven!”

Reviewed 27 Mar 2016

This is our second stay in this fabulous apartment - for two weeks this time. The stairs are a challenge - one we shall continue to conquer, hopefully for many years to come! We love it's central situation, just round the corner from Place Carnot, and a short stroll from everything that Carcassonne has to offer. The apartment is equipped with everything you could possibly need, and one can spend many a happy hour watching the world go by from the windows or gazing at the view of the old city from the bedrooms!

“Lovely apartment”

Reviewed 30 Apr 2014

This apartment was a great base for us during our weekend stay - immaculately clean, very comfortable and with just about every item you could possibly need. We also appreciated to idiot-proof instructions on how to use the TV, Wifi, etc.! I'm glad I'd checked out the entrance to the apartment on street view, though - based on the photos on websites, I'd have been looking for the tiled, spiral staircase, but in fact this is inside the tenement building; the entrance from the street is just a discreet door next to shops...

“Great position very well equiped”

Reviewed 13 Feb 2014

Just returned from a lovely short break at Rue Jean Bringer, our first time in Carcassonne, we all really enjoyed exploring both the Cite and the Bastide, even took in a great trip up to Lastours (recommended), the appartment was everything 3 couples could want, well equiped especially the kitchen, thanks to you Ruth

“Fantastic short break”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2012

Excellent location in terms of access to geographical and historical atrractions in the whole Languedoc region. Upon arrival greeted by fantastic welcome pack. Accommodation was very clean and well presented. Located close to the centre of the old town, it is very well served by local shops, restaurants, etc. It is also only a short walking distance from the historical "La Cite" fortified tourist attraction. 3 middle aged couples easily shared this accommodation for 3 nights, however it could have served us well, for a much longer stay. Although not a major issue for us, the location of the town bells can prompt an early start to the day.

“Lovely apartment, very well equiped and most comfortable”

Reviewed 23 May 2012

We were supplied with very clear and detailed directions to the property which when we arrived on a windy and wet April day was most warm and welcoming [this included a welcome pack to refresh us all]. We were most appreciative of the help of the local manager who was great. Every room was very well equiped, the kitchen most especially so. Linens, towels, crockery, cookware etc were all in immaculate condition and were of good quality. Bedrooms, sitting and dining rooms were of a very good size and were most comfortable. The apartment is central and well located for shops, bars and restaurants. We enjoyed our stay and hope to return.

“Great apartment, well located and with lots to see in the area”

Reviewed 31 Dec 2011

We were visiting the area for the weekend, during which we explored Carcasonne, Castre and Toulouse. The apartment was exceptionally easy to find and well located for sightseeing. Castre, which is approximately an hour away, was a delight. Toulouse was well worth a visit before flying home. Intend to come back to the area again the future to explore.

“Spotless high tech appartment close to old city.”

Reviewed 24 Aug 2011

The apartment is about 10 minutes walk from the old Medieval City with its quaint shops and restaraunts and has a very good view of the City lit up at night.. The Canal du Midi is about 10 minutes in the other direction. Great market only a few streets away and easy access to local shops. The rooms were spotlessly clean and there is wi-fi access plus ipod speaker docks in all rooms and Orange internet TV with access to films & some UK TV etc. Although a historic building it has every modern convenience you could wish for when self catering. This is a great base to explore the local area with a hire car and there is a secure car park only a few minutes walk away. Ask for weekly parking tickets as they can be used at times of the day when the car park is closed to the general public. The apartment is very secure on the third floor although the access spiral steps are quite steep. Overall we had a great time in Carcassonne and felt very at home in this lovely apartment.

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