The villa, which is situated in a quite cul-de-sac, in a village, approximately 15 kilometers from the medieval City of Carcassonne, comprises of a large country style kitchen/dining room, with full double oven and hob, dishwasher, automatic washing machine, microwave, fridge and freezer. The large comfortable, air-conditioned sitting room has DVD and video player. There is a small 'quiet' room for those who wish to read, or paint etc. The downstairs shower-room has a large shower and basin; also a heated towel rail. The WC is separate. On the first floor there is a second modern bathroom, with power shower, wash basin, w.c and heated towel rail. There are two large double bedrooms and a medium sized twin bed room. The wide first floor hall leads onto a balcony; ideal for those evening aperitifs. There is a 10 x 5 metre private swimming pool, which can be covered for use if necessary . A large sun terrace is situated at the side of the pool adjacent to a sizeable BBQ area with stone BBQ.. The front of the property has a small garden with a tree shaded private area. There is a bakery and small bar near by.
This property is situated in the heart of the Cathar country and is steped in Medieval history. Carcassonne Castle is a world Heritage site and is the best preserved Medieval Castle in Europe. The area is surrounded with vinyards and is well known for the Minervois wine. There are many quiet country roads for cycling and walking trhrough the beautiful countryside. The Mediterranean coast is approximately 45 minutes drive, where there are good beaches and facilities. The Canal du Midi flows close to the village of Aigues Vives and provides much interest. The large interesting towns of Toulouse and Narbonne are within an easy drive.
Aigues Vives has a bakery, a bar and a post office. Several other shops, including a supermarket,can be found close by.
A deposit of 50% will be required to secure a booking, with the balance due six weeks before the commencement of your stay. Also payable at that time will be a refundable damage deposit of 400 euros. A good supply of towels, including pool and beach towels, can be supplied , along with a weekly change of bed linen, at a cost of 10Euros,per week, per person, payable locally to the housekeeker..