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Restored Stone Cottage with Stunning Views.

Region: Occitanie
Department: Aude
Dept No: 11
Location: Carcassonne
Situation: Village
Property Type: Gîte (100 m²)
Ref. No: 438
Rent per month: From £650 pm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: Available year round for long lets
Min. rental period: 1 week
Bedrooms: 2 Double bedrooms. 1 Twin bedroom. All bedrooms have spectacular views.
Sleeps: 4  (+ 2 children)

Perfect spot for al fresco dining.

Perfect spot for al fresco dining.

Relax and enjoy the view.

Relax and enjoy the view.

Description of Property:   Maison de Vigne sleeps up to 6, with 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a twin room on the top floor, all with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. A high chair, travel cot & stair gate are provided for the younger visitor. The ground floor kitchen with fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, toaster, & kettle has all you need for a comfortable stay. The dining room seats 6, and opens onto a south facing terrace with views over the valley. The lounge, which opens onto shaded terrace, is equipped with a CD player, radio, TV, and a library of books & games.

Modern fully equipped kitchen

Modern fully equipped kitchen

Maisone de Vigne  - stone cottage with views.

Maisone de Vigne - stone cottage with views.

Outside Amenities:  South facing terraces with views to Rennes-le-Château and Coustaussa Castle on the other side of the valley and visible in the distance, the snow topped Pyrénées. The private roof terrace is accessed from a double bedroom, again with stunning views. We are a 15 minute walk to the river Aude and the neighbouring village of Couiza with bars, restaurants, boulangeries, supermarket, hair dressers, pharmacy, organic produce store, tourist office, ATM & post office.

Tbe dining room through the stone arch to the kitchen

Tbe dining room through the stone arch to the kitchen

Terrace through to lounge.

Terrace through to lounge.

Surrounding Area:  The cottage is at the centre of the Cathar region with hill top castles and the medieval city of Carcassonne to remind you of the fascinating and often tragic history for which this region is renowned. Just across the valley from the cottage is Rennes-le-Château, centre of a mystery still very much alive with many books written & films made on the subject. The link with the village is very strong - in 1852 Bérenger Saunière, the priest at the centre of the mystery was born in Montazels.

We have 2 very good restaurants within 15 minutes walk over the river bridge in Couiza. Montazels is also home to La Cave Des Haute d'Aldae, a 5 minute walk from the cottage where the excellent local wines can be tasted and bought.

Aude en Pyrénées is the crossroads of the Corbieres and the Pyrénées, an ideal location to go hiking with 190 km of way-marked trails. For anglers the aude is a Grade 1 trout river just 10 minutes walk from the door, where you can also find Mediterranean barbel, while rafters, white water swimmers, and kayakers of all levels of ability are offered the most exceptional water sports in the gorges of the Aude Valley. The Mediterranean coast is just over an hours drive with picturesque villages en route and once there, long stretches of golden sand all to yourself out of season. Our local spa villages Rennes les Bains and Alet le Bain also offer bathing in hot spa waters containing natural minerals renowned for their curative properties. There are several local freshwater lakes with beaches for bathing, the nearest is Arque (7 mins. drive).

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Heating system: Central heating (Mains Gas.). Wood burner in the dining room.
Services / Facilities: Mains water. Mains drainage. Electricity. Telephone. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. DVD. Hi-fi.
Fast reliable wifi.
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Fridge. Freezer. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine.
Additional Info: Children welcome. No smokers. Strictly non smoking.
No pets allowed. Not suitable for pets - not even well behaved ones.

Cot is available.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: Couiza is 1 km
Supermarket: Less than 1 km
Shops: Less than 1 km
Market: Less than 1 km
Airport: Carcassonne 38 kms
Train Station: Couiza/Montazels 0.5km
Bus Station: Couiza/Montazels 0.5km
Port: 900 kms

Pricing Info:  Prices indicated are for winter rentals from November to March. Telephone calls, satellite TV & WIFI are included but electricity & gas will be charged at cost price by meter readings. An initial supply of bed linen and towels is included. We require a 1 month deposit on booking with the full rental in advance.
Please ask us for prices of long summer rentals.

Availability: This property is available year round for longer lets.

Please visit our website at www.montazels.co.uk for further details and current availability.

This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

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For further information and to book please contact:
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Name: Trevor Lecoche
Telephone: +44 (0)7749 412295
Website: https://www.montazels.co.uk/
Languages spoken: English, French
Time to contact: Anytime

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