Very Good

8 reviews

1 / 13 Holiday house in Foix, Midi-Pyrenees

House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 134827

Need more information about booking Home 134827 ?

La Maison Rêver House

2bedrooms
4sleeps
1night min stay

House / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

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

Description from owner

Description

La Maison Rêver has breathtaking views of the Pyrenees and is the perfect retreat to enjoy all that this magnificent region has to offer. The historic property was completely renovated in 2009, has two double bedrooms and a large, open plan ground floor, ideal for friends and families.

It is located south of Foix, which offers all amenities, a bustling market every Friday and an abundance of fantastic, affordable French restaurants. If you're looking for more than fine wine and cuisine, La Maison Rêver is the perfect location for exploring the abundance of Cathar Castles, hiking, fishing, canoeing and cycling.

During the Winter months you can spend your days skiing at Bonascre and unwinding at the thermal spa in Ax-les-Thermes.

Further details indoors

All bed linen is supplied, along with kitchen towels, dishcloths, scourers, oven gloves and bath mats.

Bathroom towels are not supplied, however they can be offered at an additional cost of £10 per person.

Central

La Maison Rêver has breathtaking views of the Pyrenees and is the perfect retreat to enjoy all that this magnificent region has to offer. The historic property was completely renovated in 2009, has two double bedrooms and a large, open plan ground floor, ideal for friends and families.

It is located south of Foix, which offers all amenities, a bustling market every Friday and an abundance of fantastic, affordable French restaurants. If you're looking for more than fine wine and cuisine, La Maison Rêver is the perfect location for exploring the abundance of Cathar Castles, hiking, fishing, canoeing and cycling.

During the Winter months you can spend your days skiing at Bonascre and unwinding at the thermal spa in Ax-les-Thermes.

Further details indoors

All bed linen is supplied, along with kitchen towels, dishcloths, scourers, oven gloves and bath mats.

Bathroom towels are not supplied, however they can be offered at an additional cost of £10 per person.

Central heating and double glazing for cosy winter holidays and skiing.

Rental price includes heating, large wood store provided.

Location description from owner

The Midi-Pyrénées region

Situated in the heart of South-West France, Ariége is one of the largest regions in the country, with a landscape of ancient towns, villages, castles, Romanesque churches and an inexhaustible history. Its extensive agriculture makes it a region of farmers and peasants, producing a variety of crops.

The gastronomic excellence of the Ariége is unquestionable, whether you dine in a Chateau or in a local inn, you will taste wonderful foie gras, cassoulet, Roquefort and drink local wines such as Fronton, Gaillac, Cahors and of course, Armagnac.

For more information on the region, please visit: www.ariege.com & www.ariegelife.com

Ferrieres-sur-Ariege

Foix, France is a small city with a big personality. Surrounded by mountains and sliced with rivers, this is a true gateway to the Pyrenees. Situated about 30 miles from Toulouse or 40 miles from Andorra, it is also quite central.

The village’s striking medieval castle (“château”) is its most imposing monument, and it can be seen from all directions. Inside, climb the towers for splendid view of the city below and the mountains all around.

Foix is also capital of the picturesque Ariège department, one of France’s least populous areas. A prime allure of the territory is quite simply the vast diversity here and nearby. Either the Atlantic or Mediterranean coasts, while not mere minutes away by any stretch, are within reasonable distance.

Spain and Andorra lie nearby to the south. Major cities and attractions of southwest France are close by. The popular Cathar country, with its splendid castles, are within reach. Adventures, both for summer and winter, are rampant. And the scenery here is nothing short of spectacular.

Foix, France History and Geography

Foix’s unique position—both remote and close to crucial borders—has resulted in this small city seeing unusual power and influence over the years. The city has become embroiled in wars between counts and kings, between Aragon and Castille, Toulouse and Barcelona and even between England and France as well as Spain and France. Its unique location has also resulted in it serving as a refuge, for the Cathars as well as downed World War II pilots fleeing Nazis.

What to do in and around Foix

There is a blue box on the windowsill in our home which contains all of the leaflets and magazines from the Tourist Information office in Foix, however here is a list of some of places we have already visited and highly recommend:

• Foix Castle – for a small fee you can climb to the top of two of the three towers, which offer amazing views across Foix and the Pyrenees. www.ariege.com/chateaudefoix

• Montsegur Castle – a short drive to the East of Foix. You can climb to the top of the infamous Montsegur Castle and have a 360o view of the Ariege region. Perfect for a day out – we recommend sturdy footwear and a picnic. You need to pay a small fee to climb to the top which also gives you access to the museum in Montsegur Village. www.montsegur.org

• Carcassonne Castle – Approx. 1 hour drive North-East of Foix. Follow signs for ‘La Cité’ the breathtaking castle with visitors car park. A truly fantastic day out wandering through the lanes of shops, cafés and restaurants. Entry to La Cité is free, however there is a small fee to enter the ancient inner castle. www.carcassonne.org

• Mirapoix – Approx 30 minutes drive North-East of Foix. A beautiful medieval town, steeped in history. Full of shops and cafes, it is perfect for a long lunch, or an afternoon browsing.

• Ax-les-Thermes – Approx 30 minutes drive South of Foix. A thermal spa town, with public baths, shops, restaurants, casino, as well as a Winter ski resort – Ax is perfect for a relaxed day out. www.ax-ski.com and www.axlesthermes.free.fr

• Toulouse – Approx 1 hour drive North of Foix. The 5th largest City in France, Toulouse offers everything from an amazing central plaza, ancient churches and cathedrals, shops, restaurants, museums, trips on the Canal du Midi, etc….. Perfect for a day out if you like the hustle and bustle of City centres. www.ot-toulouse.fr

• Lordat – Approx 30 minutes South-East of Foix are the ruins of the Chateau de Lordat perched high above the Ariége Valley with views out to the St. Bathelemy mountains. It is now home to a bird sanctuary and truly spectacular flying displays.

• St Girons – Situated approx 45 minutes West of Foix, St Girons is a well worth a visit on a Saturday morning for it’s large weekly market. You can buy local produce - fruit, vegetables, breads, cheeses, meats, as well as gifts and artisan products. There are also numerous stalls where you can grab lunch and coffee. This is truly a slice of French life!

Please note that the property is located close to lakeside beaches rather than the seaside

More Less

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • CD player
  • Fax machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • House swap

More Less

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

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
View Policy

About the owner

Sasha S
Calendar updated:
03 May 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 8 reviews Excellent
8 reviews

Write a review

Excellent
6
Very Good
1
Good
1
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Review 1-8 of 8

Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & TripAdvisor

Book with confidence

Pay online to be covered by Payment Protection

Real opinions, real reviews

Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews

Safe, simple, secure

When you pay online with PayPal or by credit/debit card

Quick response times

Know where you're staying within 24 hours

Also consider

Ax-les-Thermes

44 properties

Foix

16 properties

Mirepoix

14 properties

Belesta

10 properties

Pamiers

10 properties

Lagarde

9 properties

Biert

6 properties

Leran

6 properties

Start a new search

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.