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Stone Cottage from XVII century : former village grocer's

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Gîte approximately 100m2 for 4 to 6 people close to the Cathares Castles

The Prunelle cottage is perfectly situated to give you the opportunity to explore all the treasures of the Aude department and relaxing holiday in a small village in the south of France.You will find peace and authenticity.

Located at the foot of the Cathar Castles,at 12mn from Mirepoix or Chalabre, 35 minutes from Carcassonne City but also 15mn from Montbel or Puivert lakes for swimming and water activities.

This holiday is for all the family and the rent includes house cleaning on departure, towels and bed linen for everybody and the beds are already made for you on your arrival.

Completely and lovingly restored, preserving the original character with all modern facilities. This cottage used to be the village grocer's and we have kept the old features of bread oven, wine cellar, stone walls, stone sink, antique floor tiles etc... Totally modern kitchen with hob, oven, microwave...

The cottage includes a covered terrace of 40m2 with a barbecue and a fenced garden for children to play in safety.


-1 bedroom with a bed 140

-1 Bedroom with 1 bed 140 and 2 beds 90

-Living room with sofa

-Stove, oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine

-1 Bathroom shower

-WIFI-internet (8M)


-Wood-burning stove


-Terrace 40m2



-Mirepoix-medieval (12km) http://www.tourisme-mirepoix.com

-the Cathar castles (Montsegur, Puivert Lagarde ...) http://www.payscathare.org

-Capital-Chalabre of Kercorb http://www.quercorb.com/index.php

montbel-Lake (570 acres)

-Limoux and these vineyards (Blanquette de Tocqueville and clochet, etc ...) http://www.limoux.fr

-Quillan and the Plateau de Sault

-Carcassonne, the city and 35 minutes http://www.carcassonne.org/

Toulouse city-Rose (1:10)

Sports activities:

- hiking : 190km circuit, the Cathars and trails GR7

- Rafting in Axat (30min) Water Rafting, Canyoning, Hydrospeed, Climbing,

- Quad

- Bike & VTT (40 circuits 890km of Track)

- Horseback riding (equestrian centers 8km)

- Sails, pedalo on Lake montbel 570 hectares

- Swimming (10 minutes lakes and sea at 1:30)

- River and lake fishing

- Skiing resort or mountain biking 30mn

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Courtauly in Aude

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pétanque Court
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Stone Cottage from XVII century : former village grocer's
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Awesome experience

  • 5 of 5

So amazing to be able to stay in this tiny and ancient village in an authentically renovated home. The house was comfortable with everything we needed. Hosts were very friendly & helpful and it was a great base for exploring the beautiful countryside all around. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Really relaxed four days in the sun!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had spent some time in the area a few years ago and loved it and so got drawn back. We couldn't have been happier to come back with two of our children, visiting the market town of Mirepoix is a treat, bicyling and walking in the beautiful surroundings was heavenly. Alain and Marc's father were both very helpful when something was needed and we loved the atmosphere of the house. We would come back again! Thank you. Camilla

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Maison agréable à vivre et reposante

  • 5 of 5

La maison, récemment rénovée, a du cachet et répond aux besoins d’un séjour reposant dans un village comptant très peu d’habitants. L’environnement est propice à des balades et à la visite des châteaux cathares situés dans un périmètre restreint.

Très bon accueil par le propriétaire qui reste à l'écoute.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Maison rustique bien rénovée. Disponibilité et conseils du propriétaire très appréciés.

  • 4 of 5

Belles randonnées à faire dans la région

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Agradable sobriedad

  • 5 of 5

Disfrutar de la sencillez y el buen gusto de esta bonita casa, con todo lo necesario y sólo lo imprescindible.

Estuvimos alojados esta semana santa, un punto de partida muy completo. La buhardilla para las niñas, inmejorable y nos quedamos con las ganas de.aprovechar más la terraza y la barbacoa.

Aunque el pueblo no tiene servicios, se puede llegar en 20 minutos a todo lo necesario y se pueden hacer muchas visitas interesantes.

En definitiva, una experiencia muy recomendable.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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alles wunderbar

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben die Zeit im Ferienhaus sehr genossen.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2018

What makes this cottage unique

-Prunelle's Cottage is located near to the Cathar Castles and 35 minutes from Carcassonne City.

-You will find peace and authenticity.

-Because it's the holiday for all, it includes the house cleaning on departure, the towels and bed linen for everyone and the beds already made for you on your arrival

-I am originally from this area and passionate about this region and also very passionate about discovering the surrounding countryside, therefore I will hand over the keys before your arrival to allow you to discover the quercorb and its locality.

-ability to lend bicycles to children and adults with baby seat if necessary


Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Pamiers or Bram
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
les Monts d'olmes
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Nabonne Plage
Car: necessary

Hiking 190km trails, Cathares route with GR7

Water sport : Rafting, Canyoning, Hydrospeed

Climbing wall

Quad Bikes

Cycling : 40 circuits 890km of forest tracks

Horse riding (equistrian center 8km)

Sailing, pedalo on lake Montbel


River and lake fishing

Skiing Resort


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Courtauly, Aude

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Saison 3
13 Jan 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Saison 2
30 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £176.1
Ménage,Drap,serviette £44.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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