La Maison du Bon Esprit is a lovely, modern villa with stunning views.
Located in a private residence overlooking the picturesque village of Durban-Corbières, the property offers spacious, 4 bedroom accommodation to sleep 7, with high quality furnishings and fittings.
Wonderful open-plan living space with UK satellite TV in two rooms. Fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and table opens out to large dining terrace with magnificent, uninterrupted countryside views.
6m x 3m pool with decked sun terrace, loungers and solar shower.
2 minutes drive to the village of Durban with its famous ruined castle and all amenities. Mediterranean beaches only 30 minutes away.
Entrance hall with stairs down to all accommodation.
Open-plan kitchen / living / dining with high, beamed ceiling, fireplace, exposed stone walls and doors to terrace.
Living room with leather suite, TV with UK satellite channels and DVD player and Wi-Fi.
Dining table and chairs.
Fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and stools. Ceramic hob and oven, dishwasher and American-style fridge freezer. Breakfast table and chairs.
(Washing machine in garage).
Bedroom 1, double (or to singles) with TV with UK satellite channels and door to terrace. Ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.
Bedroom 2, single with door to terrace.
Separate bathroom with shower and twin hand basins.
Bedroom 3, double.
Bedroom 4, double.
Covered terrace with dining table and chairs and BBQ.
Steps down to pool area;
Pool 6m x 3m with roman steps. Sun terrace with loungers and solar-shower.
Private parking space.
Calendar 2016 - 2017
|From||To||Weekly rental rates||Euros||Sterling *||US Dollars *|
|27/08/2016||01/10/2016||September||€ 985||£ 842||$ 1,099|
|29/04/2017||27/05/2017||May||€ 985||£ 842||$ 1,099|
|27/05/2017||02/09/2017||June, July & August||€ 1,645||£ 1,407||$ 1,836|
|02/09/2017||30/09/2017||September||€ 985||£ 842||$ 1,099|
|Refundable Security Bond||€ 400|
- * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
- Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
- Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
- Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
- No smoking in the property.
- Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (not beach towels).
The property is located in a gated domaine, 30 km from the Mediterranean Sea at Cap Leucate and within easy reach of the ancient cities of Perpignan and Carcassonne.
The lovely village of Durban is a 2 minutes drive from the property and has all essential amenities; grocery store, restaurant, bakery etc.
Further shops, hypermarkets etc in Narbonne, 35 minutes.
Bages - 35 minutes - A picturesque fishing village on a steep rocky outcrop overlooking the Etang de Bages with its transient population of pink flamingos.
Sigean - 25 minutes - The kingdom of pink flamingos, egretrs and seagulls. This is the home of the popular Réserve Africaine (safari park). Absolutely unmissable if you have children.
Port-la-Nouvelle - 30 minutes - A popular resort with miles of sandy beaches, lots of entertainment during the summer.
Gruissan - 45 minutes - A village, port and beach all rolled into one. Great for sunbathing or wind surfing on either the lake or sea. Lovely sandy beach with pretty little cafés.
La Franqui - 40 minutes - This is the oldest resort on this part of the coast, and the beach is lined with splendid thirties villas adorned with balconies, their large windows looking out over the sea.
From the headland above La Franqui there are stunning views over the coast and the Mediterranean itself; it is a popular spot for walking and mountain biking, particularly in spring when the limestone outcrops are covered with flowers.
Nearby main towns.
Perpignan - 55 minutes - Nestling between mountain and sea and is strongly influenced by Barcelona. Its lively, sunny, palm lined squares and good food and wine make it a great place to visit.
Carcassonne - 55 minutes - The city's drawbridges, machicolations and 52 towers can be visited on foot, by train or in an open carriage. It was this fortified city that provided Walt Disney with the inspiration for the castle in his version of the Sleeping Beauty.
Carcassonne is world famous and unique in terms of its architectural heritage.
Narbonne - 35 minutes - Wander around the historic remains in the shade of the plane trees, through narrow winding streets, along the bank of the Canal de la Robine. Narbonne also has a great indoor market open daily and is full of fresh local produce.
If you can tear yourself away from the many wonderful restaurants and bars in this beautiful part of the Languedoc, you might want to try some of the following activities:
Riding - Riding stables offering lessons and proper riding sorties for experienced riders are close by at Portel-des Corbières.
White water rafting and canoeing - Axat - 1 hour 10 minutes - Gushing from the Pyrénées the Aude provides ideal conditions for the white water sports.
Sailing and windsurfing - Natural lakes, marine lakes and the Mediterranean beaches - the Aude provided sailing enthusiasts with an ideal environment for initiation or improvement. Narbonne-Plage, Port la Nouvelle, Gruissan and Leucate are resorts known world wide as the best locations for sail and fun board activities.
Golf - Carcassonne golf club - an 18 hole golf course, practice, clubhouse and equipment hire.
« A fabulous holiday, fabulous villa and a great company. An excellent holiday for all. » Aidan, Lisa and Harrison Clarke - Jersey
« A lovely relaxing family holiday. Wonderful well equipped villa with spectacular views – we loved the pool. » Heather, Olivia, Jean and Jonathan Martin - West Yorkshire
« We enjoyed our holiday here just as much as our first time two years ago. A truly amazing place. » Miles and Dance families - Gloucestershire
« We had an amazing time and the villa was exactly how you had portrayed it and more! The apartment was brilliant, clean, spacious and actually quite perfect it truly felt like home from home. We would very much like to book for next year and I will be in touch. » Tim and Janette - Derbyshire, UK