At the heart of the CATHAR COUNTRY, shepherd's house restored and nestled in nature: stays that will be remembered whatever the season! Also ideal for visiting the sites of Cathar castles and the medieval city of Carcassonne, hiking, fishing ... and rest.
In an atmosphere where logs of wood crackle, a large fireplace allows, in winter, to organize the great outbreaks of Christmas, New Year, Carnival or Easter, in a setting both romantic and comfortable , and after having returned for example from a visit of a Cathar castle or the City of Carcassonne, a long walk in the woods or the truculent Carnival of Limoux.
From the spring until the All Saints' Day, the beautiful exhibition on the river is ideal for lunches outside followed by sunbathing, or siestas in the shade according to the taste of each, and before going fishing in the stream.
The 'teens', for their part, will 'enjoy' sailing kayaks on the sports site of Alet les Bains 20 minutes drive, and the evening to go on the rock scene of the International Festival of Carcassonne or on the Place de Limoux which brings together many young people from all countries.
The Gite, rehabilitated in the taste of former and comfortable, is organized on 2 levels connected by wooden staircase:
- The living room (equipped with a sofa bed and a dining table, and with a fireplace and a large mirror) is located on the ground floor, as well as the kitchen ( a hob with 2 burners, an oven, a microwave oven, a refrigerator, a dishwasher ...) and the bathroom (a walk-in bath, a large sink and toilet, and a towel dryer and a washing machine);
-the night part is organized on the 1st floor, with 2 separate spaces (see photos) by a whole series of old openwork beams, with on one side a double bed equipped with a box spring and a 140 mattress cm wide, and on the other 2 antique iron beds 80 cm wide (sheets and towels are provided)
The house overlooks a clearing, without any opposite to one side or the other, and is located 50 meters from a place built in the shade along the river .Il is available to visitors a table and chairs for meals, deck chairs, umbrella and charcoal barbecue.
This cottage is ideal for a family with 2 children, plus if necessary a teenager sleeping on the convertible sofa in the living room.
Many couples without children particularly appreciate its decor, its romanticism, and its location in the heart of a very quiet countryside.
Groups of adults (3 or 4) also had excellent stays in the house.
This cottage will appeal to families who appreciate the charm, authenticity and comfort of old houses (see photos); it is not suitable for visitors who prefer the "modern" houses or the rehabilitations "that imitate the old".