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Attractive stone house in rural location with pool and attached gite

People11
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedroom stone house with gite between Toulouse and Carcassonne

This charming, beautifully situated stone house with attached gîte is a perfect holiday home for one or two families. Located close to the village of Laurabuc, the main house has 3 bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room. The kitchen/dining area offers wonderful views of the garden, pool (10m x 5m) and surrounding fields. The large and light family sitting room has French doors which lead out to the landscaped garden. The adjoining gîte has two bedrooms, a sitting room and a separate shower room. The rear garden offers glorious views of fields and the foothills of the Pyrenees. In the grounds of the property are two impressive ruins; one of a wind mill and the other a watermill.

The Moulin is an ideal holiday property situated in 4 acres of land. In addition to the swimming pool and trampoline there is a covered dell full of soft fruit trees, a free flowing stream and the ruins of a disused watermill and windmill. The nearby fields are full of sunflowers and other crops. There is a beautiful walk through pine trees to a small chapel at the top of a hill which provides breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

Around Laurabuc : A short car-drive will take you to the lovely banks of the Canal du Midi, or the markets of Castelnaudary and Mirepoix (the latter in a perfect medieval arcaded town-square), or just a little further to the battlements of Carcassonne. Situated between the mountains of the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean coast, there is much to see -- abbeys, old churches, castles, pretty villages and fortified towns – or imposing cities like Toulouse, Perpignan, Narbonne -- museums like those of Toulouse-Lautrec in Albi.

Other Activities: golf (30 mins drive), sailing, canoe & windsurfing (40 minutes drive), sea-sports (60 minutes drive)

More Details

Owner
Simon and Nicki Rhodes
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Laurabuc in Arrondissement of Carcassonne

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms 1, 2 and 3 are in the main house. Bathroom 4 is in the attached gite.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed
  • Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 are in the main house which also has an additional sleeping area with a single bed. Bedrooms 4, 5 and 6 are in the attached gite.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The property is situated in 4 acres of land.There is a vine covered pergola offering a shaded seating area outside the house with chairs for 12 people. The pool has a salt filtration system ( no chlorine). Inside the house, there are two separate pine tables with seating for 6 at each table The fire in the sitting room is a wood burning stove and there is a plentiful supply of chopped wood. The satellite service is free to view which offers access to the main BBC channels. There is a large trampoline in the garden and a selection of tennis rackets, badminton rackets, balls and outdoor toys.

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Attractive stone house in rural location with pool and attached gite
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Excellent holiday home, "away from it all"!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property, with a main house and a gite, housing easily 9 to 10 persons. We spent our holiday there during two weeks in august 2013 and we were very happy. The garden is spacious, the environment excellent for (mountain) biking. The pool is cleaned twice a week. The owners are very helpful. Upon arrival the kitchen fridge was broken. After a small text message to the owner, a new fridge arrived the next day. Excellent service...

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Superbe!

  • 5 of 5

Très belle maison où nous avons passé un excellent séjour. La maison est très agréable à vivre, l'accueil est excellent : l'endroit parfait pour des vacances comfortables!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nous reviendrons!

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une excellente semaine dans cette belle maison : l'accueil est particulièrement soigné (lits faits à notre arrivée, quelques provisions pour notre première soirée), la maison bien décorée, est très agréable, tout comme la piscine et le jardin. C'était un endroit idéal pour revenir après une journée à visiter la région ou pour passer la journée entière!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
La Cite (Carcassonne)
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Castelnaudary
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A68
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Castelnaudary
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Pyrenees
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Narbonne
Car: necessary

The house is within walking distance of Laurabuc, a quiet and attractive village 30 mins drive from Carcassonne, 45 minutes from Toulouse, 60 mins from the Mediterranean coast and two hours from Spain & Andorra. The village has an all weather tennis court which is frequently available and free of charge. Shops, supermarkets & restaurants are plentiful in the nearby market-towns of Castelnaudary and Mirepoix (the latter with a fine market in its medieval town square). There are airports at Carcassonne, Toulouse, Perpignan & Montpelier -- some guests even come via Barcelona & Gerona . Access to the A68 autoroute is 10 minutes drive. There is cycling and boating on the beautiful Canal du Midi, sailing, wind surfing and canoeing on the Ganguise reservoir (30 mins away) and a dramatic 18 hole golf course 30 mins away, near La Cité in Carcassonne. The nearest ski-station is just over an hour's drive.

Other Activities: Sailing, wind surfing, canoeing (30 mins away):golf (30 mins away), skiing (1 hour away)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Laurabuc, Aude

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
2 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
high season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please Note: The owner of this property accepts payment in the original currency specified (Euros).
Additional information about rental rates
• Rental rates include all bedding, towels for indoor use and all services. We normally ask for a deposit of 25% of the total rent to reserve, with the remainder being paid two months in advance. A refundable deposit cheque of 200 euros is also required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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