£87 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Tuchan – Home 60514 Gite

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 38 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Tastefully restored 400 year old village house in the pretty wine making village of Tuchan set amongst mountains, castles,vineyards and lavendar fields.

Located in the oldest part of the village,, steps away from all amenities you could possibly need. This traditional french village location is an ideal base to explore the many attractions of South West France - Tuchan is on the 'route de vins' nestled amongst a chain of pretty wine making villages. The landscapes in this area are breathtaking and some of the most beautiful in France.

Tuchan has a large wine cave and education centre. The village has many walking and cycling treks and has rock climbing, paragliding and horseriding very close by.

In the village there are 2 lovely swimming pools which you can use.

Further details

Change over days are flexible.

Please note that 9th bed is a foldaway bed suitable for a child under 11 ( extra £25)

A travelcot and portable highchair is available for small infants ( extra £15)

A gas heater is available and gas can be purchased from the local shop at 18 euros a canister or pre paid for and delivered at 25 euros

Further details indoors

The Gite has been sympathetically renovated retaining is original character , with wooden beams,stone floors and original wooden doors. This spacious gite is ideal for two families wanting to share.

Ground floor - Entrance hall,with utility area( washing machine and tumble dryer) leading to double bedroom with door out to private paved courtyard and morning room with table and chairs, Large shower room and separate washroom/ toilet.

1st floor - Large fully equipped kitchen with dining table leading to spacious living room with a gas stove, 2 sofas and large sofabed. Door out to a private furnished terrace (Seats 8) with steps down to a private courtyard.

2nd floor - Large double bedroom, ( with plenty of room for 3rd person to sleep), step up to the dressing room area and en suite. Door through to twin bedroom

Stand up fans,hairdryer and heaters in bedrooms. Gas stove available ( gas extra cost - 15 euros a canister)

There are a selection of DVDs, CDs,books, local area guides, indoor and outdoor games available for your entertainment.

Further details outdoors

The house is situated off the road within a gated courtyard.

At the back of the house there is a private wooden decked terrrace with wooden dining furniture (seats 8), stairs lead down to private paved courtyard with mature palm tree and shaded morning room with table and chairs.

There is ample parking near the gates of the courtyard.

One outdoor pool in the village is a public pool with views overlooking the mountains and vineyards. There is a small charge for entry and is open during the summer months only.

The other pool is at Pierre camping a short walk away. This has a restaurant , small zoo, boules and volleyball. The owner welcomes people who stay in the village. This pool typically opens mid May to Mid September .

There is a beautiful gorge in Tautavel ( 7 miles away) where there is river swimming and lovely spots for picnics.

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

Bed & bathroom

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


  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Children's pool
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


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: (£125.59) €150.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

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

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Alvisi G.
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12 Aug 2019
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Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Italian

This Gite has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Jun 2008. Located in Aude, it has 10 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £576 to £738.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Aug 2019.


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Guest reviews

Very Good
10 reviews

Very Good

“Outdated information”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2019

When we arrived at the house we booked in Tuchan we were unable to gain access The security code for key was incorrect and the telephone numbers supplied were in correct We had to find alternative aaccomadation for the night. When we finally were able to contact the owner he informed us that the information supplied was from a previous owner from 6 years ago This is totally unacceptably from a lettings agency and very unprofessional.

“très jolie maison tuchanaise”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2019

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour à tuchan où les habitants sont très chaleureux, il y a une boulangerie, un boucher, un petit spar, un point de vente de pr… More

“Perfect, sun-kissed family retreat”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2016

What a lovely break, made all the easier by really good owners who kept in good contact throughout the process. We arrived knowing all arrangements for accessing the property, with good recommendatio… More

“Wonderful time in a beautifully restored toen house,a perfect base to explore Cathar country!”

Reviewed 31 Aug 2015

We had a wonderful time in Tuchan, the house proved to be a great base for our family of 5 ...plenty of room for us all, especially with the bonus of a small internal terraced courtyard. Tuchan is a d… More

“comfortable village home”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2013

Lovely home in beautiful surrounding countryside. Amazing rivers to swim in. Fantastic beaches 50 minute drive away. All amenities on your doorstep.

“Lovely family house in lovely village in great location to explore surrounding areas”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2013

We stayed for a week at this Gite in Tuchan and can recommend it wholeheartedly as both a property and a location. Property has all amenities that you could need (washing machine, microwave, dvd play… More

“Beautiful family house - home from home and a great base for the Aude region”

Reviewed 31 Jul 2013

Our family of four (mum, dad and two boys aged 9 & 12) had a truly fantastic holiday. Jackie and Andrew have refurbished this town house sympathetically and there are lots of lovely little touches. The bedroom and bathroom in the "cave" were brilliant as they were considerably cooler in the very hot weather we experienced. The spacious bedrooms and living area meant grown-ups and kids could take a break from each other when needed, and the patio area complete with candles and fairy lights was ideal for entertaining friends who were staying nearby. The complimentary bottle of wine and extensive guide to things to see and do in the area were much appreciated. Mosquito nets and lavender in every room really kept the mozzies at bay. The easy proximity to two local pools (the municipal pool and the pool at the La Peirière campsite) as well as numerous local beauty spots for river swimming kept the boys happy. Thank you for a lovely experience!

“A great base to stay to explore the region at any time of year”

Reviewed 7 May 2013

We have now stayed in the Warburtons house in Tuchan several times , it is a great place to stay to explore the region at any time of year; staying in the wintertime ,you can ski and explore the local… More

“Quiet, traditional and great value property in centre of village”

Reviewed 19 Jul 2012

This property is great value, an in a lovely, traditional and very quiet French village. Only a few steps away from the bakery, and it's not much further to the butchers, supermarket or one of s… More

“A four hundred year old Gite immaculately renovated”

Reviewed 31 Aug 2011

Ideal location if you want to stay in a traditional French village close to Carcassone environs. The village offers all amenities, and the Gite is within meters of these, such as supermarket, bakery and butcher. There is excellent wine tasting within walking distance. The locals are friendly and accommodating. If you like walking or cycling it is a paradise, the landscape is rugged and stunning.

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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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