The property is aimed at couples and those seeking peace and quiet with quality accommodation, furnishings and equipment. Though as stated the property can accommodate four people. There are absolutely NO additional charges and 'end of stay, cleaning is included.
The gite comprises the ground-floor part of a converted winery on a working wine Domaine set in 3 acres on a Cobieres mountainside. It has stunning views, gardens, a small wine-producing vineyard and pine forest. It is peacefully situated on the Domaine, away from the roads, but with easy access to nearby Thezan village, Carcassonne, Cathar castles, medieval Lagrasse, Narbonne, Perpignan and the Mediterranean beaches and etangs; even the ski slopes of the Pyrenees. Log burning stove and background heating makes it suitable for off-season lets.
The interior features original stonewalling, open plan dining area, well equipped American-style kitchen, and lounge with patio doors leading to furnished patio area. Tastefully furnished with period and modern furniture it has a romantic double bedroom, and a second bedroom which can accommodate 2 further guests. The gite has its own independent road access which assures guests’ privacy.
Guests are invited to share the superb in-ground pool, [11 x 5.5 metres], which enjoys the sun for the whole day! It is also thermostatically heated [28 degrees], which benefits those wishing to take holidays outside the normal spring/summer seasons. The water treatment is by the latest saline methods, which leaves the skin feeling so much nicer and avoids all the unpleasant effects of standard chlorination. It is of constant 1.5 metre depth and has Roman steps for ease of access. The pool also offers magnificent views across the surrounding countryside.
A high-walled courtyard contains a separate spring and small stream an original wine press and collecting vessels. In this secluded and private spot guests will also have the private use of our heated [36 degrees] hydrotherapy spa.
Views from the house and gardens extend across the vineyards and valley to the distant hills, chateaux and mountains.
All of the grounds are available for use. Within the pine forest is a shaded arbor for picnics or meals. Behind the house the unoccupied hillsides and forests cater for the more energetic walkers.
The accommodation is not suitable for children or pets and is non-smoking. We offer discounts for 'couples'.