Tranquil Country House with Stunning Lake Views
|Location:||40 mins from Carcassonne|
|Property Type:||House - Detached (400 m²)|
|Rent per month:||From 1200€ to 3000€ pm Inclusive of some extras|
|Long letting period:||Available year round for long lets|
|Min. rental period:||1 month|
|Bedrooms:||3 Double bedrooms. 3 Triple bedrooms. 1 Family bedroom. 7 en-suite bedrooms|
|Sleeps:||2 to 18|
Description of Property: Large communal kitchen with wood burning pizza oven and breakfast table, large dining room with open fireplace and 4m oak dining table with seating for 18. Large lounge with wood burner and UK satellite TV, DVD etc. Also a children's playroom with toys & DVD. Bedroom 6 is a large bedroom on the ground floor with kingsize bed and private bathroom. Upstairs off a galleried hallway are 5 en-suite bedrooms.
Outside Amenities: Lovely sunny terraces with stunning lake views. 3.5 acres of private grounds looking down over the lake. Petanque court, children's area, shaded pool house and gated private pool area. Secure parking for 6 cars.
Surrounding Area: Coast/Beach
'Carcassonne Plage' is a fantastic family day out with inflatable water park on the lake surrounded by lovely beaches and nature trails, for the more adventurous zip lining through the trees ! Just 40 mins from the house. Pack lunches on offer for your day out. Lac St Ferriol at Revel is also 45mins.
Narbonne Plage is a 1 hr drive from the house, with its golden beaches and Gruissan marina. This area also boasts Frances flagship water sports centres teaching windsurfing, kitesurfing and more.
The nearest 18 hole golf course is in Carcassonne, created on a former wine domaine under the shade of La Cite's battlements and towers - day rates are available.
Toulouse has several courses all within an hours drive.
Ax-les-Thermes is the closest ski resort, which is an easy hours drive from the house. It is at 720 - 2400 metres and has a variety of ski runs. Ax-les-Thermes is a venerable spa town and ski centre in the Ariège valley. Three ski resorts dominate the valley: Bonascre, le Saquet and Campels. At the head of the valley is the tiny mountain state of Andorra.This is a year-round resort with spring and summer activities centred on the rushing whitewater river and the thermal spa at Ax.The slopes at Bonascre, Campels and le Saquet have 70 km of signposted pistes, going from 1400 to 2400 m in altitude, serviced by 34 lifts and telecabins and equipped with 40 snow cannons. The pistes are accessible by telecabine from the centre of Ax. Further afield are the slopes at Pas de la Case, in Andorra (30 kms) or Puymorens (32kms) south towards Spain.
Cross-country skiing -The plateau of Beille is the most important cross-country resort in the Pyrenees, with more than 80kms of pistes.
Special Interest Holidays
The house also operates as a retreat out of season hosting a variety of courses ranging from cycling breaks, yoga & detox retreats, painting, and hosts writing & cookery courses. All fully catered and hosted by qualified guest instructors. Andrea is a qualified masseuse and aromatherapist should you simply require a relaxing massage by the pool....
How to get there
Direct flights available to Carcassonne from numerous UK airports. The nearest airport is Carcassonne (Salvaza) - 40mins, Toulouse (Blagnac) - 55mins, Beziers and Perpignan - 1hr 30mins. Girona - 2hrs 30mins. Carcassonne train station also easily accessible. Car hire is essential to fully experience the region and all it has to offer, easily available from all airports.
Belveze Du Razes 7km.
Limoux & Mirepoix 17km
Canal du Midi, Bram 20km.
La Cite, Carcassonne 39km.
Gruissan Plage (nearest Mediterranean beach) - 100km / 1hr.
Ax-les-Thermes (nearest Ski station) 90km / 1 hr.
Situated in the heart of the sleepy Languedoc countryside & surrounded by some of the best vineyards of the region. Nestled just 40mins from Carcassonne, and its walled Unesco world heritage site, and 20mins to the beautiful towns of Mirepoix or Limoux.
Carcassonne has great shopping, with markets on a Wednesday and Saturday, with La Cite boasting some fabulous restaurants. Toulouse is just 50mins away, and Montpellier 1.5 hours.
Local markets available almost daily with all the atmosphere and amazing fresh produce. Boulangerie, farm shop, pharmacy and supermarket are all within a 5-10min drive of the village.
Local restaurants and bars are available in the two closest main villages of Belveze and Montreal, both 5km away. With some fabulous local wine domains offering a more indulgent experience. Or just soak up the calm and tranquillity of rural France lounging by the pool, or in one of the hammock chairs.
|Heating system:||Open fireplace. Wood-burner. Air source heat / air con to bedrooms.|
|Services / Facilities:||Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. Telephone. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. Satellite TV. DVD. Hi-fi. Alarm.|
Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Fridge. Freezer. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine. Tumble Dryer.
Woodburning pizza oven in kitchen & BBQ on terrace.
Children welcome. Childrens ground floor playroom & outdoor play area
No smokers. Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. BBQ. Pool.
Cot is available.
Suitable for those with limited mobility. Suitable storage facilities are available for furniture etc. Suitable for horses.
ground floor bedrooms and bathroom for physically impaired guests
Property is suitable for more than one family. Off-road parking.
Distance to Nearest (in kms):
|Village/Town:||Belveze - 5 kms|
|Supermarket:||Belveze - 5 kms|
|Shops:||Belveze - 5 kms|
|Market:||Belveze - 5 kms|
|Airport:||Carcassonne - 30 kms|
|Train Station:||Carcassonne - 35 kms|
|Bus Station:||Belveze - 5 kms|
|Port:||Sete - 150 kms|
Pricing Info: Price is inclusive of all taxes and rates. The water and electricity will be charged at the standard utility bill rate (approx 200€ per month). Wood can be delivered by prior arrangement at 70€ per m3. (Approx 150€ per month).
Availability: This property is available year round for longer lets.
Please contact us directly for more details.
This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.
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|Telephone No 1:||+33 (0)4 68 20 90 10|
|Telephone No 2:||+33 (0)6 40 44 95 16|
|Languages spoken:||English, French|
|Time to contact:||Any reasonable time|
|Time to contact:||Any reasonable time|
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'Tranquil Country House with Stunning Lake Views'