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L'Olivier - two bedroom family-friendly gite with pool – Home 235463 Gite

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

L'Olivier - two bedroom family-friendly gite with pool – Home 235463

  • Gite
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Very Good Very Good – based on 24 reviews

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Gite / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

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

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Children's pool
  • Shared garden
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

We recommend having a car but it is not essential and we have had many guests over the years who come 'car-free'. There is a year-round bus service into Carcassonne which costs 1 euro a journey and operates several times a day. We have bikes which we lend to guests which are great for exploring the local area. There are several walks direct from the gite through vineyards and countryside to local wine domaines and our local bar/restaurant. There are taxis plus we operate an unofficial taxi service when available for 15 euros anywhere in the Carcassonne area. Carcassonne railway station has direct connections to Toulouse, Narbonne, Barcelona and Quillan in the foothills of the Pyrennees. Journeys to Quillan cost 1 euro.

Interaction with guest

We live in the main house above our three gites and are around much of the time so we are on hand to help guests with queries, information and problem solving. When guests arrive they usually ring our door bell, we show them in, answer queries and hand over the keys. We are usually on hand to take the keys back off guests at the end of the stay and wish our guests 'bon voyage'.

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Helen Murray M.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
22 May 2018
Years listed:
6
Based in:
France
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian


This Gite has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 01 Jun 2012. Located in Carcassonne, it has 24 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £350 to £700.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 May 2018.

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Very Good – based on 24 reviews Very Good
24 reviews

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Very Good
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Average
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Poor
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“A relaxing and quirky place to stay”

Reviewed 12 Feb 2017

The apartment is set in quiet grounds in a sleepy little village, all very peaceful, and with a lovely bakery a few minutes walk away. Carcassone is nearby and is great for exploring, meals out etc. We had lots of day trips out to Tolouse, Albi,Narbonne and the Tarascon caves. The owners are very welcoming and friendly and were very helpful when we had a scrape with the hire car. We loved our week here and would highly recommend this property as a good base to explore the surrounding countryside.

“Good location but not luxury - more suited to a couple than a family”

Reviewed 29 Aug 2012

This gite is in a convenient location for exploring Carcassonne and access to the coast. It has a good pool and spacious grounds. The hosts are very friendly. However, I would describe the accomodation as 'basic' rather than 'luxury'. It is housed in a block beneath the owner's part of the house, located in between the owners' garage and utility space. Hence, it has limited natural light and ventilation. The space, the amount of storage and the lounge seating/dining is better suited to a couple than to a family of four or more. One practical suggestion: It would make a difference if the old piano which is housed in this small space (and which was unplayable at the time we were staying) could be replaced with either a chest of drawers, armchair or a larger fridge.

Owner's reply: We have been thinking about how best to accommodate families and as a result are undertaking a major revamp of our gite during the winter 2012/13. Firstly we are adding a second bedroom, which will increase floorspace, storage space and double the number of bedspaces. Also, an extra French window will give additional natural light and ventilation. We are also redesigning the living area, installing new furniture, UK satellite TV and undertaking a complete redecoration. We think these changes, together with our much-praised pool area and two acres of grounds, will provide an ideal combination for families, and indeed, all our guests.

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