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Detached home with garden, private pool and lovely views of Lagrasse

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable 4 bedroom house sleeping 9 people above beautiful Lagrasse

Our house is set in an old olive grove on a terrace overlooking the medieval village of Lagrasse which is ranked as one of the most beautiful in France. The countryside is hilly, with vineyards in the valleys. Sitting on the front terrace, shaded by olive and cypress trees, there are lovely views of the village, abbey and vineyards and down the valley of the river Orbieu to the hills beyond. It is only 5 minutes walk into Lagrasse, yet the house is secluded with only one neighbouring home, screened by trees.

The main room is a spacious open-plan L-shaped kitchen/dining area with French windows facing the terrace with lovely views of the village. The kitchen area is modern, fitted and well-equipped with built in electric oven, gas hob, twin sink, a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, blender/mixer, coffee machine, toaster and electric kettle. The terrace at the front has a small table and chairs for breakfasting and drinks with views of the village.The dining area has a long table with 8 chairs (seating for 10) and a wood-burning stove for autumn and winter.

There is spacious and comfortable living room with two sofas, easy armchairs, bookshelves, coffee table, free WIFI, CD/MP3 player, and satellite TV & DVD player and video library. French windows open onto a large and sunny terrace with barbecue, garden and views of the village below. The terrace has ample garden furniture and a parasol for outdoor eating. There a terraced garden of nearly an acre with thyme, rosemary, olives, cypresses and lilac.

There are 4 bedrooms; 2 with double beds, 1 with full-size twin beds and a triple bedded room with 1 full-size bed and 1 smaller bed with a pull-out child's bed. The twin room has a wash basin and the second double room an en-suite shower room. There is a main bath/shower room with WC and a separate WC.

Lagrasse has good basic shopping: boulangerie, alimentations, tabac, chemist & post office. It also has a number of potteries, galleries and artisanal boutiques. Visiting vans sell fresh fish, meat, vegetables and fruit. There is a small market on Saturday in the central covered market place. The village is well provided with restaurants in season with reasonably priced menus as well as a cafe and a small pizza shop. There is a good floodlit public tennis court and swimming, fishing and boating for children in the Orbieu river. There is also a pleasant waterfall and swimming/diving area at neighbouring Ribaute and many options for walking, cycling wine tasting and visiting historic sites. The ancient towns of Narbonne and Carcassonne are only 45 minutes away and Mediterranean beaches in easy reach.

Summary of accommodation/facilities:

Main bedroom with double bed (160 cms); second bedroom with double bed (140 cms); third bedroom with twin beds & wash basin, fourth bedroom with two beds and a pull-out child’s bed; bathroom with bath & separate thermostatic shower & WC: shower room; separate WC. Hair dryers.

Fully equipped open-plan kitchen/dining room with wood-burning stove; comfortable living room with 2 sofas, CD player, Sat.TV DVD/Video; telephone; 4 terraces, garden, garage and drive for two cars; heating from wall mounted heaters; swimming pool (approx 10m X 5m); 2 bikes, beach equipment, cool boxes; full-size table tennis table with bats/balls; boules; 2 tennis rackets and balls. Thermostatic electric panel heaters in each room.

Sleeps 9 with children; max 7/8 adults. Parking for 2 cars (plus 3rd in lane). The front terrace has a small table and chairs for breakfasting & drinks with views of the village.10x5m secluded private pool with terrace, secured by a lockable gate, with sun loungers,tables and parasols.

More Details

Owner
Angele
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2018

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Thermostatic shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Adjacent bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , With shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , With washbasin
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , Adjacent bathroom
  • Bedroom 4 is usually used as the children's bedroom but can comfortably accommodate 1/2 adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There are about 10 steps to negotiate for the elderly but, being on one level, the house is ideal once inside. The property is fenced and the swimming pool can be locked. Dry groceries are provided in the kitchen.

Reviews

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(5 traveller reviews)

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Detached home with garden, private pool and lovely views of Lagrasse
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Traumhafte Ferien in bezaubernder Atmosphäre

  • 5 of 5

Lagrasse ist ein sehr pittoresker Ort mit teils mittelalterlicher Bausubstanz; die Besichtigung der Abtei ist ein Muss.

Bäcker und mehrere Restaurants sind vorhanden und haben uns nie enttäuscht.

Das Haus von Angèle und Roger ist sehr empfehlenswert; man merkt, dass es ein bewohntes Haus, nicht nur ein Ferien-Objekt ist. Es ist sehr gemütlich, insbesondere das Wohnzimmer. Die Infos sind von Roger sehr gründlich und liebevoll zusammengestellt. Der Pool hat uns viele schöne Stunden beschert,

beeindruckend, wie sauber und gepflegt.

Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und 3 erholsame Wochen dort verbracht. Wir können das Haus weiter empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely property, stunning setting

  • 5 of 5

The house was as described, clean, comfortable and in good condition with lots of "home comforts" such as toys and videos for the kids (and a washing machine with powder!) The owners were very organised and helpful, and there was info provided for everything to do with the house and loads of books, maps and leaflets of the area. The pool was great and enjoyed every day, leaving the cover on overnight meant it was not too cold even in September. The photos cannot do justice to the stunning views and lovely backdrop of the house.

The town was an easy 5 mins walk, and the (small) shop supplied the basics on the first day, there were loads of eateries. It was a very pretty town, and we all had lots of fun swimming in the river.

We were 3 generations, and we all loved the place. I would not hesitate to recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Gute Lage

  • 4 of 5

Schöne diverse Sitzplätze je nach Sonnenstand, sehr schöner Pool!

Wir waren 2 befreundete Paare, hatten genug Platz!

Einziges Manko: die kleine Dusche (mit Duschvorhang!) für ein Paar im Gegensatz zum grosszügigen Bad neben dem anderen Schlafzimmer!

Einkaufsmöglichkeiten in Lagrasse fussläufig erreichbar, für Grosseinkäufe Lezignan zu empfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Traumhaus für entspannten Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir (zwei Familien) haben im Haus von Angele & Roger zwei traumhafte Ferienwochen verbracht. Das Anwesen ist in einem Top-Zustand und jeder findet hier seinen Platz zum Entspannen.

Das Haus und die Einrichtung ist wie beschrieben und in jedem Fall funktionell und liebevoll in den Details, es fehlt eigentlich an nichts. Die Küche ist komplett ausgestattet, und es hat Spaß gemacht, dort gemeinsam zu kochen.

Zahlreiche Bücher, Reiseführer und Bildbände über die Region sind ebenso vorhanden, wie auch Videos und Gesellschaftsspiele (allerdings alles in englisch). Bei Fragen oder Problemen wurde vom Vermieter schnell geantwortet, es ist aber auch ein ausführlicher Haus-Guide vorhanden. Darin auch Tipps zur Freizeitgestaltung oder auch zur Weinauswahl.

Das nahe gelegene, mittelalterliche Lagrasse war in unserem Fall nicht nur zum Baguette kaufen da. Gleich zwei Musikfestivals sorgten für abendliche Abwechslung, und ein Spaziergang durch die engen Gassen lohnt zu jeder Tageszeit.

In der näheren Umgebung kann man auch kleinere Wanderungen unternehmen. Zum Roc da Cagaliere, dem Felsen oberhalb des Hauses zum Beispiel. Von dort hat man eine schöne Sicht auf Lagrasse. Auch nach Ribaute, zu den Cascaden des Orbieu, sind es nur 3,5 Kilometer.

Wem es in Carcassonne zu voll ist, dem empfehle ich das Dorf Minerve. Ebenfalls sehenswert sind die Cascaden der Verdouble in der Nähe von Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse (Ausschilderung 'Moulin de Ribaute' folgen)

Wir können diese Haus jedenfalls sehr empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy house with a wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house in July 2014, and are very happy with our stay. We were two families and a total of nine people and it was perfect for us! The house was nicely decorated, clean and functional. It was like staying in someone's home! There was, for example, plenty of spices, etc. in the cabinets. The pool area was nice and completely private. There were also two patios where you had a great view of Lagrasse. It was only a few minutes walk to the "main road" where there were several cozy restaurants, a pharmacy, a bakery (open 7-20) and a shop. In the village, there was also the opportunity to buy handicrafts such as pottery and art. The entire village of Lagrasse is magically beautiful! A morning walk along the river is good for the soul! Just below the house was a football field and our sons went down there every night and played. There were also other children and they formed teams and had fun. The shop in town has a rather small range so you have to drive about 15-20 minutes to a big supermarket. We were also to visit some wineries nearby and they were easy to find! We had (both adults and children) a wonderful holiday and we can really recommend this house and Lagrasse!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Carcassonne
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Lagrasse
Nearest Ferry
535 Miles
St Malo
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Carcassonne
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Lezignan-Corbieres
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Lezignan-Corbieres A61
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Lagrasse
Nearest Ski
76 Miles
Les Angles
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Port-la-Nouvelle
Car: recommended

Our house is set in an old olive grove overlooking medieval Lagrasse, ranked one of the most beautiful villages in France. Sitting on the front terrace or round the pool, shaded by olive and cypress trees,you have lovely views of Lagrasse, 8th century abbey, vineyards, and the River Orbieu valley to the hills beyond. It is only 5 minutes walk into the village with its shops and reasonably priced restaurants in season,as well as a cafe, tabac, baker and a small pizza shop. There is a good floodlit public tennis court and swimming, fishing and boating for children in the Orbieu river with a waterfall and swimming/diving area at neighbouring Ribaute. There are many options for walking and cycling, wine tasting and visiting historic sites. The Roman town of Narbonne with a daily market and the medieval citadel of Carcassonne are only 45 minutes away and various Mediterranean resorts in easy reach. Supermarket shopping and a colourful weekly market is only 15 mins drive away in Lezignan.

Other Activities: wine tasting

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lagrasse, Carcassonne area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
12 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
High Season
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£876
for 7 nights
£876
 
 
Peak Season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,578
for 7 nights
£1,578
 
 
High Season
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£876
for 7 nights
£876
 
 
Autumn Season
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,402
for 7 nights
£1,402
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Linen and towels included. Deposit of 25% required on booking; balance due 8 weeks from rental date.

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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