Laspeyrisses is a renovated farmhouse sitting in its own private grounds of 1.5 acres planted with trees, shrubs and plants for year round colour looking out over wonderful fields of sunflowers and beyond that a panoramic view of the Pyrenees mountains. Ideal for one or two families with teenagers or young children or a group of friends. Downstairs there are 3 spacious reception rooms, one with a bar/sitting area, one with a dining room which easily seats12 people, the third a family room with TV, satellite and DVD.There is an additional room which can be used as a reading/computer/play room. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, a range cooker, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Upstairs there are 6 bedrooms, one of which has a mezzanine, and one of which has an en suite bathroom. There are three further bathrooms with an extra W.C. upstairs and downstairs.
The property provides a base for a super summer holiday in the Languedoc region whether you choose to lay by the pool or explore the region. The house is within easy reach of Carcassone and its medieval castle, but closer is the town of Castelnaudary, the home of the cassoulet with the Canal du Midi running through the town. You can take a boat ride on the canal from here or eat in a restaurant beside the canal. Castelnaudary now has a Hyper supermarket and a wide range of new shops. Nearby there is a Michelin star restaurant. Revel has a huge Saturday market with stall holders selling local produce and where you can sit and drink a coffee and catch the ambiance of the market. Just outside Revel towards the Black Mountains is the lake of St Ferreol where you can go fishing, walking, swimming or take a ride on the lake in a pedalo. The Rigole which is a feeder stream for the Canal du Midi coming from the Black Mountains, and which is part of the Chemin du Saint Jacques de Compostello is just one kilometer from the house and you can walk by there or take a bike ride with the bikes we provide. Nearby there is horse riding, canoeing, tennis and golf. A little further afield are the wine regions of the Corbières and the Minervois where you can sample some wine tasting. Toulouse which is less than an hour is worth a visit. The city with its red brick construction and different styles of architecture. The Space City is a good day out for the children with its planetarium and copy of the MIR space station. The city of Albi is close which houses the Toulouse-Lautrec museum. The Mediterranean and Pyrenees are just over an hour away. Discover the history of the Cathars and its many castles.