In the Corbières region of the Languedoc a traditional Stone Built family 'cottage' with a small patio-garden, jacuzzi and Wi-Fi. Sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
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South of France Holiday Cottage to sleep 4
Possibility of flexible arrival/departure days outside July/August on request.
Situated in the Cathar Region, this is a typical french, stone-built cottage constructed at the beginning of the 20th century, renovated by owners with love and originality paying attention to modern demands and needs such as ensuite bathrooms.
The owners are wine-makers and run an organic 12 hectare wine domaine from a cave literally next door - so no need to travel far for a wine tasting!
This rural cottage sleeping 4 with an outside jacuzzi and a small outside garden/patio is at the side of the main house. This is an attractive holiday home which has been given the '3 épis' by 'Gîtes de France'. It can be rented independently or as 'overflow' for either AU010A Maison Guilhemor AU012A Maison des Vendangeurs
The two bedrooms are very comfortable and each has its own bathroom or shower room and independent toilet (double beds or single beds on request).
The stone walls, terracotta tiles and rush matting give a rustic atmosphere to the interior. The curtains are in soft reds, yellows and orange and the mid-19th century (Louis Philippe) furniture complete the ensemble.
The sitting room is open plan with the dining and kitchen area. There is a comfortable settee which converts to a bed and a television set.
South of France Holiday Home in Languedoc sleeping 4
All the 'living space' is on the ground floor.
A large open-plan living, dining and kitchen area. Exposed stone walls and beams, plus the terracotta floor tiles give the room a warm rustic feel.
There are 2 bedrooms with double beds (can be made into singles) with en suite bathroom and shower room and independent wc's.
There is small pleasant garden with garden furniture and a tub (July and August) to complete this rural setting.
Holiday rental in the South of France
The house is well equipped with:
Washing machine and tumble drier
Garden furniture - table and chairs for 4
DVD & Video
Wi-Fi Internet Access
Baby cot and high chair
Jacuzzi (outside - hot or cold)
Car-Parking - outside on the lane
Holiday Cottage in the South of France sleeping 4
Outside is a small, enclosed, courtyard garden with deck chairs, a teak table and a barbecue where you can relax and enjoy the local wine.
The jacuzzi Hot-Tub (usable in July and August) the benefits of which have been known since antiquity, is very soothing.
There is a natural swimming pool with free access located at 7km (source of the Berre river), a public pool at Durban - 6 km - and the Mediterranean beaches are at only 30 min from the house.
Discover the Corbieres from your holiday cottage in the South of France
Discover the Cathar Castles of Aguilar, Quéribus, Peyrepertus, Villerouge-termenés... la Cité médiévale de Carcassonne - the largest fortified city in Europe (given World Historical Monument status by UNESCO), the Romanesque abbeys of Fontfroide and Lagrasse.
Visit the vineyards in a 4 wheel drive vehicle, learn about growing vines and the art of wine making from the knowledgeable owners. See the wine harvest 'Les Vendanges'.
Visit the African Safari Park (Réserve Africaine) at Sigean where there are 3500 animals - apprx 63km.
Take a tour on a mountain bike following the marked tracks around Cascastel.
Walk along the 'Sentier Cathare' (Cathar footpath) or along other tracks and footpaths around Cascastel.
Concerts and evenings of wine and music from November to March at the owner's wine Domaine next door.
Good restaurants: 'Le Clos de Cascastel'; 'L'Auberge du Vieux Puits'; 'La table du Pêcheur'; 'La Rotisserie Médiéval'; L'Amandier', 'La Fargo', 'Château de Lastours', 'Le Merle Bleu'; 'Le Corbierou', 'L'Auberge du Vigneron'...
Play boules in the village square.
Horseriding apprx 7km away.
Hang gliding on Mont Tauch.
Tennis 2km away.
The ski slopes of Font-Romeu, Pyrénées 2000, Les Angles are within 1hr 30.
Take a boat trip along the Canal du Midi.
Beaches - apprx 25km
Water Sports/Boat Hire - Leucate 42km
Abbey de Fontfroide apprx 8km built by the powerful Bishops of Narbonne with a beautifully restored 11th century cloister.
Narbonne apprx 50km. Founded around 600 BC by the Romans. It boasts a flamboyant cathedral and Episcopal Palace. Excellent restaurants. One of the most splendid markets.
Bages apprx 50km. Lovely fishing village on the shores of the Narbonne 'etang'. Several very good seafood restaurants. Great windsurfing on the etang in early spring and late autumn (some speed records have been set here).
Port la Nouvelle apprx 28km. Superb sandy beaches.
Carcassonne apprx 65km Largest fortified medieval town in Europe.
Beziers apprx 50km. Major market town, noted for its bull-fight 'Feria' in August.
Perpignan apprx 53km. Palace of Kings of Mallorca.
Montpellier apprx 129km. Large university town.
Nimes apprx 178km. Roman temple and amphitheatre
For more information about this region, please refer to our Languedoc Regional Guide
For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
International airports are at:
Beziers - apprx 20 km from Cap d'Agde. (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester and Edinburgh).
Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).
Montpellier (international flights worldwide). Easyjet from Gatwick and Luton, Ryanair from Leeds Bradford).
Perpignan - (Ryanair from Stansted, Birmingham, Flybe to Southampton).
Nimes - (Ryanair from Luton and Liverpool).
Girona (Spain) - (Ryanair from various UK airports)
Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international & transatlantic flights.
South of France by Rail:
Beziers and Agde have railway stations with nearby car rental.
Paris to Beziers is 4,20 hrs by TGV (Train Grande Vitesse).
South of France by Road:
740 km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop)
1030 km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop).
Close to this holiday rental in the South of France
A small restaurant is in the village which is within walking distance.
The following are available apprx:-
Tennis courts 2km
Canoe hire 30km
Bike hire 30km
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|29th Sep 2018||2nd Feb 2019||Low||€750||7 nights|
|2nd Feb 2019||23rd Feb 2019||Middle||€800||7 nights|
|23rd Feb 2019||30th Mar 2019||Low||€750||7 nights|
|30th Mar 2019||27th Apr 2019||Middle||€800||7 nights|
|27th Apr 2019||25th May 2019||Low||€750||7 nights|
|25th May 2019||29th Jun 2019||Middle||€800||7 nights|
|29th Jun 2019||20th Jul 2019||High||€938||7 nights|
|20th Jul 2019||17th Aug 2019||Peak||€988||7 nights|
|17th Aug 2019||31st Aug 2019||High||€938||7 nights|
|31st Aug 2019||28th Sep 2019||Middle||€800||7 nights|
|28th Sep 2019||31st Dec 2019||Low||€750||7 nights|