Embres Et Castelmaure holiday gite rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and walking

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  • Gite
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

This lovely 4 bedroom house with pool is in the heart of a charming unspoilt village in the Corbières, just 25 mns from the stunning Mediterranean coast.. It has been beautifully renovated to retain its charm, whilst providing you with all the home from home comforts. It is 160 years old, and has original tiles in most rooms. It offers the most peaceful setting, is ideal for family holidays, walking and cycling groups. It is available for long term rentals

It has a separate secluded walled courtyard, which looks out onto the hills, ideal for sunbathing and cooling down in the pool or dining beneath the stars. Maison de la Fontaine is ideally suited to family holidays. The surrounding region is of historical value with its own micro climate, enjoying 300 days of sunshine annually, benefiting from long hot summers and the most amazing star filled sky. Vineyards, ancient monasteries and medieval castles characterise the landscape whilst the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean are a short drive away. The village has an award winning Cave Coopérative so a visit is a must to sample some of the best local wine.

The property is located in the village of Embres et Castelmaure, which is reputed for its wine. There is daily bread delivery at about 11am. Also, various local produce is sold ( meat, cheese, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables and the most amazing peaches you're likely to taste)

.For all other amenities, Durban Corbieres is 7kms away. It has a small supermarket, a boulangerie, a bar, a restaurant, a pharmacy, a post office, a doctor's surgery and a dentist.

Further details

Check out time by 10 am and check in time after 4 pm, for short-turn around.We ask for a security deposit of £200 per stay. Depending on availability prices for weekend, mid-week and special occasion celebratory holiday stays can be arranged.The property should be left in a clean and tidy condition.

Further details indoors

Maison de la Fontaine is spacious and cool in summer. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a range gas cooker, a fridge freezer, a washing machine, a dishwasher, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster etc. There is a comfortable dining area for 10 people. There is a selection of books, games, DVDs,a DVD player at your disposal. Three of the bedrooms have double beds and one has two single beds and bunk beds. They have been tastefully furnished with antique furniture. Two of the bedrooms have en suite facilities, and there is also a family bathroom. All linen is supplied. If you require a cot or high chair please let us know when you book.

Further details outdoors

The pool, which is for your own personal use, can entertain children and adults alike, and is ideal for taking advantage of the sunny climate. There is an outdoor kitchen area with a cooker, a barbecue and a pizza oven- just perfect for al fresco wining and dining . The outdoor table and chairs seats 10 comfortably and overlooks the beautiful Corbieres hills..

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Super King Bed
  • Bedroom 3: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4: Bunk Bed 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites, 1 Toilet Only

Families

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

Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

No refund

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
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).
Damage deposit: £300.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Smoking allowed outside of course but not in the house please

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About the owner

Dominique M.
Calendar updated:
04 Jul 2021

Years listed:
9

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
This Gite has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Jan 2012. Located in Aude, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1042 to £1603.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 04 Jul 2021.

Reviews

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DayTrip780365

AMAZING FAMILY MEMORIES MADE!!
May 2018

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you... We had a wonderful time at this beautifully French house. The huge dining tables both inside and out are fantastic and the pizza oven was an absolute treat! My famil… More 

Reviewed 14 Jun 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for your very kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Dominique
Philippa D

Beautiful, characterful holiday
May 2018

I stayed here with my children and some friends for 5 days in May. We had a superb stay. The house is very spacious and there was more than enough room for us both indoors and outdoors. The kitchen ha… More 

Reviewed 12 Jun 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your lovely review Phlippa, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again Kind regards Dominique
Theo O
Letterkenny, Ireland

Fabulous holiday destination
Apr 2018

After a recent 2 week vacation to this beautiful part of the world,I highly recommend it as a perfect place to unwind. The house is very clean,spacious and well equipped.The courtyard and pool area ar… More 

Reviewed 11 Jun 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our place. The area is stunning and we would love to see you back again. Kind regards Dominique
Christmukka
Manchester

a beautiful stay- we're already looking at dates for next year!!!!!
Aug 2016

We stayed for a week in August at Maison de la Fontaine with a family group and had the most wonderful time. When we arrived Dominique was there to welcome us and provided us with lots of helpful loc… More 

Reviewed 30 Aug 2016

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for your kind words. I very much enjoyed having you as guests and I am delighted you want to book again. Look forward to your next visit
Anne F
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

Magnifique
Jul 2015

All 9 of us had an excellent stay. The facilities were of a high standard. Lovely picturesque hamlet, very quiet and relaxing. Good base for exploring the region and would recommend the property to am… More 

Reviewed 4 Sep 2015

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How do I edit my booking?

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If DOMINIQUE (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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