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Canal View Cottage 3*** – Home 95585 Gite

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Canal View Cottage 3*** – Home 95585

Excellent 4.5/5 Excellent – based on 6 reviews

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

Gite / 4 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

A very well equipped 3*** rated gite with own patio, BBQ and terrrace. Great location for visiting the Cathar chateaux, Mediteranean, Spain, Carcassonne and surrounding countryside. There are no shortages of things to do and places to visit. Markets held daily in all the different villages / towns. Golf course at Carcasssonne and several others in the region.

Surrounded by vines at the edge of a village with a fabulous Boulangerie, Bar and a restaurant yet close to other amenities. Great for walking, relaxing and recharging those batteries,

In the grounds of British owners who will respect your privacy. We have been successfully running the gite business here since April 2004 and are open all year around.
Efficient electric wall heaters in all rooms for all year round letting making it a cosy place to stay in winter. Plenty of walking, cycling, fishing and bird watching at any time of the year.

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A very well equipped 3*** rated gite with own patio, BBQ and terrrace. Great location for visiting the Cathar chateaux, Mediteranean, Spain, Carcassonne and surrounding countryside. There are no shortages of things to do and places to visit. Markets held daily in all the different villages / towns. Golf course at Carcasssonne and several others in the region.

Surrounded by vines at the edge of a village with a fabulous Boulangerie, Bar and a restaurant yet close to other amenities. Great for walking, relaxing and recharging those batteries,

In the grounds of British owners who will respect your privacy. We have been successfully running the gite business here since April 2004 and are open all year around.
Efficient electric wall heaters in all rooms for all year round letting making it a cosy place to stay in winter. Plenty of walking, cycling, fishing and bird watching at any time of the year.

Please click on our web link at the bottom of the advert for further details and photographs as we have 2 gites

Further details

Flexible arrival and departure dates. We have been successfully renting since Spring 2004

In High and Peak season we request 1 week minimum lets.

Out of season we accept short and long term breaks.

Further details outdoors

The cottage has it's own patio with table and chairs for outside dining next to a spacious BBQ area. Sun loungers are provided. The heated swimming pool (between May & October) offers 10m x 5 metres (approx. 33ft x 16ft) with Roman Steps for easy access and sitting on the steps with your feet in the water to keep cool. There is a 2 metre tiled & wooden surround with ample space for sunbathing. Sun loungers are provided. The pool is in a raised area of the garden offering fantastic views over towards the hills in the distance of the Minervois region. Pool is set in approx 2 acres of garden. Private off road parking provided.

Location description from owner

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

This region is steeped in medieval History and the Cathars. Mountains, gorges, rivers, canals and plenty of wildlife. Chic shopping in Toulouse and Montpellier or bird watching a few hundred metres away in the dried up salt lake known as the Etang. Mild winter climate averaging around 12C in Dec / Jan and a hot and sunny 30C in July / August.

This is still a very authentic, rustic and unpretentious part of southern France with friendly, hospitable locals.

Marseillette

Carcassonne. The medieval walled city dates back to the 6th Century. It has 52 towers and 2 miles of ramparts and is still inhabited to this day. Narrow streets offer a vast selection of shops and eateries. The city has been the setting for several films including Robin Hood Prince of Thieves. The place comes alive in Summer especially in July when they have the Music Festival and you can find different types of music / acts dotted around the city and performing in the outdoor theatre.

Marseillette is approx 15 Kms from Carcassonne offering a typical village alongside the canal with a Boulangerie, Bar/Tabac, Post Office, Restaurant/Hotel, Hairdresser. Walk alongside the canal or sit on the benches in the shade and watch the boats go by. Ideal location to base yourself to visit the many local attractions in the region. The gite has lots of local information brochures. Walk through the vineyards or wander down into the etang (dried up salt lake) and see the apples, melons, vines and rice growing.

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Families

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

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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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

Ann-Marie and Adrian R
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
06 Sep 2016
Years listed:
7
Based in:
France

Languages spoken: English, French


This Gite has 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 13 Jul 2009. Located in Aude, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £427 to £957.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 06 Sep 2016.

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“Canal View - a great cottage in a pretty location”

Reviewed 14 Aug 2011

Canal view cottage is a clean, well equiped cottage in a fantastic area of France. Pauline and Ken are wonderfully, friendly and helpful hosts. The lock in front of the house is busy and it is fun to watch the novices trying to negotiate it! The village of Marseillette is quiet but does have a bar and the cakes at the boulangerie are simply delicious. Next to Canal View is a small hotel where you can eat- great for convenience. There are many interesting places to visit nearby- our favourites were Carcassonne and Narbonne.

“Absolutely fabulous, would recommend it to anyone!”

Reviewed 12 Jul 2011

Fantastic home from home with everything you need for a great holiday. Warmly met by Ken & Pauline on arrival and they were on hand if needed. Excellent location for watching the boats on the canal. A short drive from Carcssonne with lots of restaurants. Within easy reach of Andorra, Barcelona and plenty beaches. Would definitely come back if in this area again.

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