The village of BORDES is in the piedmont Ariègeois. The house is located in the "modern" part of the medieval village. This is an old inn built by my grandfather around 1855, fully restored It is classified 4 * in furnished Tourism and all travelers
in 2017 gave it 5 *. A large living room on the ground floor, a modern kitchen opening onto the garden, a bathroom. At first 3 large bright rooms and a bathroom. In the second, a converted attic, with 4 windows and 2 skylights, 3 beds, a living room, a library, tables to write, read etc.
A garden surrounds the house .It is shaded with tall trees and it is equipped with bistro tables
chairs, relax. It is ideal for napping. Next to it, there is a patio where you can have lunch in the shade and drink the aperitif. There is also a covered terrace in case of rain or freshness. It is equipped with a large table where you can dine at 10, chairs, armchairs (5). At the back, a barn with 5 bicycles. and a foosball. In the garden there is a Weber barbecue and in the barn, charcoal and everything needed for grilling.
The Medieval village was in the 16th century a stronghold of the Reformed Religion. Protestantism is still the majority today. We still have the ruins of the razed castle on the orders of Richelieu. The medieval character of the village surprises and invites to a
out of time.
The village is divided in two by the river Arize. It is very clean. It is bathed and sins.
At the entrance of the village at 500m, the shopping center with supermarket, garage, baker, medical center, nurses' office, physiotherapist etc ...
The surroundings are very interesting with the high hills, the forest, the lakes, the hiking trails, the small villages .and a world famous site, the cave of MAS AZIL, high place of Prehistory. It is also recommended to visit the CARLA-BAYLE, homeland of PIERRE BAYLE, great philosopher of the 18th century, invested today by painters and sculptors.
GOLF of ARIEGE. Majestic in the high hills: 27 holes including 9 for beginners. Lessons, courses, competitions, courses alone or with friends, all in a beautiful setting.
The House of charm to enjoy this "gift" is 20 minutes.
HOLIDAYS at BORDES
For kids :
-The dinosaur forest. Xploria
-the cave of the .M. AT.
-Numerous animal parks.
The swimming pool of Mr. A.
Sequoia Vertigo: walk in tall trees for all ages
Sport: - Hiking trails, the Golf (27 holes of the golf of Ariège -15 kms.) , tennis, swimming in the lakes, horse riding, bungee jumping etc.
Culture with museums ....
Shopping, especially at the top in Andorra.
The markets very cool.
Classical music, jazz (concerts and festival)