Self-catering holiday farmhouse in Languedoc-Roussillon

Carcassonne

Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon

Reference11139

Sleeps16

Bedrooms8

Bathrooms4

Cascaret

Introduction

Beautiful, traditional farmhouse set in open countryside, just 20 minutes from Carcassonne. Its just a 2 minutes drive (or easy walk) to the local village with bakery, grocery store, restaurant, bar and supermarket.

7 acres of private grounds with large lawn, Mediterranean garden with fruit and palm trees and woodland.

Quality accommodation throughout with a 5 star rating from the 'Etoiles de France'. 8 double bedrooms (5 in the main house with 2 bathrooms, and 3 in the gîte with 2 bathrooms).

Main house also offers large living room with UK satellite TV and Wi-Fi internet. Fully equipped kitchen and games room.

Adjoining gîte (from games room or independently from the front and rear of the house) with further kitchen and living room with UK TV and Wi-Fi.

Large 12m x 5m heated swimming pool with electric cover and pool house with shower and WC. Large pool terrace with dining table.

Carcassonne with almost endless activities; superb restaurants and café bars, concerts, festivals, Medieval shows, sound and light displays.

Beautiful countryside for walking or hiking. Canal du Midi with its shady tree-lined two-path ideal for cycling and long waterside lunches at local auberges and restaurants. Visit Saint-Hilaire 8 km with its ancient abbey, part of the famous Cathar trail.

Superb wine country! Visit the domains of the famous Minervois and Corbières appellations. Gastronomic delights everywhere.

Mediterranean beaches lie just 60 minutes away.
Long sandy beaches at Narbonne-Plage with excellent opportunities for water sports and windsurfing.

Many historic sites to see including the famous Cathar trail.

Boat hire is available on the Canal du Midi.

White-water rafting and canoeing on the river Aude within a 45 minutes drive.

Cots, highchairs and stair gates are available on request.

Details

MAIN HOUSE;

Entrance hallway.

Kitchen with range cooker, dishwasher, fridge and microwave.

Dining room with large table and chairs and wood-burner.
Door to terrace and garden.

Office with Wi-Fi internet (PC and printer).
Drinks fridge and freezer.
Door to terrace and garden.

Living room with sofas and chairs and wood-burner. TV with UK satellite channels and DVD player.
Doors to front and rear terraces.

Games room with pool table, table football, dartboard, board games and DVD's.
Door to garden.

Laundry room with commercial washing machine and dryer.

Separate WC.

Stairs to first floor;

Bedroom 1, king-size double with ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 2, two singles.

Bedroom 3, double.

Bedroom 4, king-size double.

Bedroom 5, double.

Separate bathroom with WC, bath, separate shower and hand basin.

Gîte;

Kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge. Dining table and chairs for 6.

Living room with sofas and chairs. TV with UK satellite channels, DVD player.
Door to terrace and garden.

Stairs to first floor;

Bedroom 6, double with ensuite WC, bath / shower and twin hand basin.

Bedroom 7, two singles.

Bedroom 8, double.

Separate bathroom with WC, bath / shower and twin hand basin.

EXTERIOR;

7 acres of private grounds with lawned garden, fruit and palm trees. Mediterranean plants and flowers and woodland.

Terraces and gardens surrounding the property with open views.

Lots of shaded areas and a huge lawned garden for children's games.

Heated pool (28°c) 12m x 5m with roman steps and sun terrace with loungers.

Pool house with shower and WC.

Pool-side shower.

Table tennis.
Several bikes for adults, children and toddler.

Dining tables and chairs in the pool area and beside the gate.
Weber gas BBQ on the site's terrace.

Private drive and plenty of parking.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
03/09/2016 29/10/2016 September & October € 3,295 £ 2,844 $ 3,697
24/06/2017 02/09/2017 July & August € 4,795 £ 4,139 $ 5,380
Refundable Security Bond € 500
  • * 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 towels and pool towels (not beach towels).
  • Cots, highchairs and stair gates are available on request.

Location

The property is situated in open countryside 20 minutes from Carcassonne (15 minutes from the airport). All amenities in local village of Montreal, 2 minutes drive.

Carcassonne with almost endless activities; superb restaurants and café bars, concerts, festivals, medieval shows, sound and light displays.

Beautiful countryside for walking or hiking. Canal du Midi with its shady tree-lined tow-path ideal for cycling and long waterside lunches at local auberges and restaurants. Visit Saint-Hilaire 8 km with its ancient abbey, part of the famous Cathar trail.

Superb wine country! Visit the domains of the famous Minervois and Corbières appellations. Gastronomic delights everywhere. Famous chef John Burton Race filmed his TV series 'French Leave' in the area.

Mediterranean beaches lie just 60 minutes away.
Long sandy beaches at Narbonne-Plage with excellent opportunities for water sports and windsurfing.

Many historic sites to see including the famous Cathar trail.

Boat hire is available on the Canal du Midi.

White-water rafting and canoeing on the river Aude within a 45 minutes drive.

18 Hectare lake(Lac de la Cavayere) with a beach and swimming facilities about 30 minutes drive from the property. This is an ideal place for water sports, fishing, walking and childrens games. Also available there is Pedalo Hire, Miniature Golf, Beach Volley Ball and a Forestry Acrobatic Park.

Numerous local markets selling fresh produce throughout the year. These include Mirepoix (Monday am) set in a beautiful medieval square 20 minutes from the house, Bram (Wednesday am) 10 minutes away and Limoux (Friday am) 20 minutes by car.

Reviews

« Thank you for your wonderful house. There really was enough space, games and activities to keep all 6 children entertained. »  Boxhall-Hunt - London

« A really fabulous house which will stay in our memories for years to come. Many thanks for having us. »  Dafts, Jacksons, Jones and Cawood - Yorkshire

« Thanks for having us. We've loved the games room and pool. Carcassonne was a delight and beautiful. We hope we can come back soon. »  Hopwoods family - Dubai

« We've had a wonderful holiday. The house has been perfect for our three families and the pool is quite superb. »  Thomas family - Devon

« Wonderful week in an amazing house and surroundings with excellent amenities. A great welcome from Susan and we would love to return. »  Saffells family - Norfolk

« With roses around the door Cascaret has exceeded all expectations. »  Horobins - Gloucester

« The whole family thoroughly enjoyed our time at Cascaret. It was beyond our expectations and Susan was a delightful host, even doing some shopping for us before we arrived. We would definitely recommend Pure France and Cascaret to any client of yours. »  M Horobin - UK

« A beautiful house in a beautiful location, everything for an extended family of all ages. »  Anji - Essex

« We had an absolutely fantastic week here. The house and grounds are outstanding. Everything far exceeded our expectations! »  Hopewell - UK and Canada

« Spent a lovely week here, Lived up to all our expectations. Wonderful setting with splendid views. Plenty of room to seat all of us for breakfast, lunch and dinner, in the sun or shade. The house wanted for nothing. »  Diacks - Yorkshire

« Thank you for a great holiday in a fantastic house. Beautiful surroundings, perfect pool and nice atmosphere. »  Anna and Staffan - Faroe Isles

« A magical week in a lovely house. Very spacious, and well equipped. »  David and Clara - Somerset

« Thank you for such a wonderful holiday. The house is absolutely beautiful as are the gardens. »  Phillipa - Scotland

« It was everything we dreamed it would be and more. We loved the pool and the house had all we needed for a great holiday. »  James - Kent

« Fantastic house, fantastically equipped. »  Alex - Sydney, Australia

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