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2 Bed House With Roof Terrace, South Of Mirepoix And Carcassonne

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Enjoy typical village life and the stunning countryside of the South of France in our charming two-bedroom house. The house has been fully renovated and is arranged on three levels.

On the ground floor is a large vestibule and office area.

- Wi-Fi Internet available throughout the house

On the first floor are the kitchen, living and dining room.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you may need:

- electric hob, electric oven and hood, kettle, toaster, Senseo coffee machine

- cooking pots and utensils, cups, glasses, crockery and cutlery

- washing machine and dishwasher

- welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, sugar and a bottle of wine for you to enjoy on your first night.

The living room features:

- huge comfortable sofa and two armchairs

- a selection of books and magazines, information about the local area

- large dining table, six dining chairs

- Bluetooth speaker, a TV plus DVD player (X-Box) with selection of DVDs

- please note, online Netflix television can be accessed via the X-Box for films and series.

On the second floor are the two bedrooms, a little sitting/ reading area and the bathroom.

- one double bed, wardrobe and drawers

- two single beds, wardrobe and hanging drawers

- fresh linen and towels included

- iron and ironing board

- bathtub plus shower, sink, WC, first aid kit, and a hairdryer.

Finally, also accessed via the second floor is the private roof terrace

- two sun loungers, chairs, stools and small dining table.

Please note:

- the house has steep stairs and so it is not suitable for guests with mobility concerns.

- a travel cot and high chair are available on request.

A car is essential for getting to Rivel and exploring the surrounding area. The nearest airport for international flights is Carcassonne (55km), followed by Perpignan (98km) and Toulouse (116km). Car rental firms are available at all of these airports.

When you arrive you will find a folder stuffed with information about places to see, things to do, restaurants and so on. The picturesque village of Rivel is about an hour south of Carcassonne, deep in the heartlands of the Quercorb area with the magnificent Pyrenees providing a constant backdrop; the best of the South of France is right here.

Highlights include the stunning ruins of Cathar fortresses; artisan markets where you can sample local produce; many walking trails from gentle country strolls to more challenging hikes; mountain biking and road cycling; swimming in lakes; and discovering regional wines and craft beers.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rivel in Aude

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please respect our home as you would your own - No smoking indoors or on the roof terrace, thank you.
  • Due to the stairs, our house is not suitable for those with mobility concerns.
  • Sorry, we are unable to accommodate pets.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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(5 traveller reviews)

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2 Bed House With Roof Terrace, South Of Mirepoix And Carcassonne
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews

A beautiful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely gorgeous house - everything is taken care of to make you feel at home, including a bottle of wine in the fridge on arrival! The village is charming and very quiet. We were lucky enough to catch the Puivert fireworks one evening which were spectacular. The sun terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine in the evening or breakfast in the morning. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent séjour

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour dans la maison de Madame Sanford. Nous avons été très bien accueilli par une dame fort aimable. Le logement était très propre. À recommander.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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La cachette, un petit coin de paradis

  • 5 of 5

Un séjour merveilleux et ressourçant au coeur du pays cathare.

L'accueil était vraiment chaleureux et attentionné. On se sent attendu.

On y retrouve tout le confort d'un petit nid douillet avec une décoration chaleureuse.

Et, cerise sur le gâteau : pouvoir admirer la voie lactée confortablement installé sur le toit terrasse.

En un mot : splendide.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely house in a peaceful village

  • 4 of 5

The kitchen/diner and bedroom were lovely, but the best feature was the roof terrace, with a gorgeous view of the stars and brilliant for relaxing in the evening with a glass of wine.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Gîte correcte mais pas plus.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
55 Kilometres
Nearest Train
55 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Puivert Lake
Car: necessary

The nearby small town of Chalabre which is 5km away is where you will find most of the main everyday amenities you’ll need including grocers, bakers, butchers, pharmacy and ATM/bank. Within half an hour there are several larger towns with more shopping options, such as supermarkets. There are also a number of morning and evening artisan markets in the surrounding towns and villages where you will find delicious local produce.

Home of the Cathar believers, the valleys surrounding Rivel boast a rich historical heritage. Within an hour you can visit the incredible ruins of Montségur, Roquefixade, Puivert and Puilaurens, and explore the restored medieval Cité at Carcassonne, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The stunning countryside around Rivel is the perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities – here’s a list of just a few possibilities: swimming in lakes at Puivert and Montbel; walking and hiking; treetop adventure parks; mountain and road biking; horse riding; white water rafting and gliding. Please let us know ahead of your visit if there is anything we can do to help you organise activities above (we can help with hiring bikes, and we have walking maps and swimming towels that you can borrow).

And last, but not least (!) whether you want something simple to eat, like a delicious savoury crêpe, or something a little more refined for a celebratory night out, there is something to suit most palates here, and we can advise you on restaurants/ cafés and bistros nearby. The area is also well-known for producing some excellent wines, in particular the Blanquette de Limoux which is our local sparkling wine. We have a list of wineries that you can visit for tastings; and there is also a new up and coming brewery nearby for lovers of fine craft beers.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rivel, 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
23 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn to Spring
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £133.93

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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