12km from the beautiful Medieval town of Mirepoix famous for its stunning architecture and large weekly market, the gite is on the edge of a small village with stunning views over rolling hills.
The gite itself has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, sleeping six. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, cooker, microwave and large fridge/freezer. The lounge has TV (with British Freesat channels), WiFi, DVD player and selection of DVDs, CD player. There is a small private garden for the gite with outdoor table and chairs and BBQ, but guests are able to enjoy the rest of the one acre of gardens. There is a fully fenced and gated large swimming pool with sun loungers, outdoor sofa and hammock to enjoy! The pool is unheated and shared only with the owners who use it infrequently. The gardens also house a children's sand pit, area for boules, football goal (with rugby posts) and trampoline. We also have a separate games room in a converted barn which has pool table, darts board, board games and a separate TV and DVD player. All linen and towels (including pool towels) and cleaning is covered in the price meaning there are no additional charges. For babies/toddlers we can provide (free of charge) highchair, booster seat, travel cot, buggy and potty.
The gite is in Cathar country and is perfectly located to explore Mediterranean beaches, the mountains of the Pyrenees, lakes, countryside and beautiful historic cities. It's only 40 mins to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Carcassonne with its fortified walled city with impressive Castle and ramparts (30 mins to Carcassonne airport). The Canal du Midi at Castelnaudary is only 20km away. There are several lakes nearby the best being Lac Montbel (30mins), which has a large selection of water sports, horse riding, restaurant and an inflatable amusement park. The Domaine d'Ouiseaux, Mazeres (20mins) is an excellent nature reserve offering wildlife watching opportunities as well as a small farm (free entry). The Mediterranean coast is just over an hour's drive away to Narbonne and the beautiful beaches nearby. The large city of Toulouse is less than an hour away and has a large selection of shops, museums and galleries. There is also outlet shopping at Nailoux (approx 40mins away).
The owners live on site and are able to advise on many more local attractions, give recommendations for excellent restaurants and vineyards! We look forward to welcoming you to Lafage!