Spacious converted farmhouse of over 190m2 with private 10m x 5m pool. The property rests in the tiny village of Le Taychel in the heart of the Ariege. Sitting on gardens of an acre with a well stocked river bounding the property on one side. The large garden has many mature trees offering dappled shade and outdoor dining. Feel free to enjoy our boules court, recently installed.
Inside the property is equipped with a full kitchen. There are 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, with a further two mezzanine bedrooms one with 2 twin beds and the second with 2 doubles. The house is perfect for 4 adults and up-to 6 children.
There is one master bathroom with bath, shower, toilet. A second shower room with toilet sink, and a down stairs WC. The property has a large open plan sitting-dining area leading to large gardens through French doors.
TV area with TV and DVD player, no TV signal.
On site washing machine, Freezer, Fridge, Dishwasher.
Places to See: Mirepoix, Medieval town with wonderful market on Monday mornings, great selection of cafes and restaurants to choose from. 20 Min.
Carcassonne medieval walled cite is a great day trip with shops, guided tours, walks of the city walls, and some very good places to eat. 1 hr.
Foix castle is worth a visit after a hard days walking the cobbled streets and enjoying the Friday market. 20 min.
Lac Bel has wonderful walks, boat rentals, sandy beach, Horse and donkey rentals. 15 min.
Chalabre with its authentic chateau and an all day medieval show, including weapons training with bow and arrow, jousting, and plenty of activities for the children. 15 min drive.
If the 10m pool is not enough water for you, you can take the drive to the Mediterranean beaches of Perpignan and also visit the drive through Safari north of the city at Sigean. 1 hr 40.
Take the train from Pamier up through the beautiful Pyrenees and into Andorra, then onward on an amazing journey into Spain and Barcelona 1 day.
Things to Do: Walking tracks dot the entire region with something for every level, child friendly family circuits up to all day mountainous stages of the Cathar way. Maps and guides available in the house.
White water rafting, canoeing, and kayaking, right next door. Just ask our Neighbour Fabrice http://www.rockandrollrafting.com/
Or perhaps a little Sky diving at Pujol drop zone only 20 min from Taychel.
There are a number of horse and Donkey trekking trips available in the region if you would like to explore the mountains on 4 legs.
Try your luck at high speed go Kart racing 10 min from the house if the children get bored of the sun and swimming.
Wander into the local snail farm, 5 minutes walk form the centre of the village and treat yourself to a kilo of Escargot.
During the months of July and August, the many nearby villages run weekend Fetes. With one off markets, traditional parades and art shows.
Le Taychel: The property consists of two 18th century farmhouses that have been combined into one, and fully renovated. The house is very spacious and has an open plan layout downstairs. The entire property is decorated in French rural style, and has original thick stone walls which are great for heat management in the summer.