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Beautiful Holiday Home with private swimming pool France
Canal du midi
Apartment in Languedoc, France
Only 8.5 miles from Carcassonne yet situated in beautiful and tranquil countryside. The property sleeps 6 with terrace, BBQ on 4000 m2 of land. There is a private fenced swimming pool with distant views of the Pyrenees. There is also oil fired central heating and an open fire. It will be available all year round.
Le Refuge holiday home is a 3 bedroom stone house with its own private fenced swimming pool. It is situated in a good size hamlet called
Villefloure (Village of flowers). There is a panoramic view of the surrounding hills which are complemented by the PyrÃƒÂ©nÃƒÂ©es mountains in
the distance; these are all in view from the terrace, swimming pool and almost wherever you walk within the property.
The main house sits on 4000 m2 land with a mature and pleasant garden (the garden is maintained regularly). Children need supervision.
Fenced swimming pool with salt water filter system, a healthier alternative to Chlorine.
2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom.
Bathroom: - Bath with overhead shower. Separate W/C.
Outside Shower room and outside W/C.
Kitchen/dinning area with open fireplace and French windows opening onto terrace. Kitchen is fully equipped with range cooker,
dishwasher, washing machine and Fridge/Freezer.
Large outside terrace with BBQ and garden furniture so you can enjoy meals in the open air either in the shade or in the sun whichever you prefer.
Living room: with TV, Video, DVD and CD player. Recently redecorated with exposed beams.
Location, Travel and Amenities:
Only 6 km (4 M) from the nearest village of Leuc with all amenities including a Pharmacy, Tabac, Boulangerie, Post Office, etc. 10 km (6.25 M) from the Motorway and Shopping Centre. 14 km (8.75 M) from the medieval fortified town of Carcassonne, (world heritage) overlooking the river Aude and the Canal du midi, where you can hire a pleasure boat. Only 45 minutes drive from the Mediterranean and one of the finest golden beaches in France: Narbonne Plage. 1 hour drive from Toulouse. 1 hour drive to one of the many ski resorts in the area - winter holiday.
Carcassonne has its own airport: approx. 20 mins drive, and also it is possible to fly to Toulouse (approx. 1 hr.10 mins drive), Montpellier (approx. 1hr 45 mins drive), Perpignan (approx. 1 hr 22 mins drive) and Barcelona (approx. 3 hr 16 mins drive).
Local Area DetailsNearby Activities and Attractions
Canoe-kayak Rafting: The river Aude has its source in the PyrÃƒÂ©nÃƒÂ©es and runs towards the Mediterranean sea. One can navigate for 170 km of its length in various waters : foaming waters for thrill seekers or quiet waters without any risk for family canoeing.
Climbing: Around Carcassonne and in the Haute VallÃƒÂ©e you will find ideal natural cliffs to climb. Beginners or specialists will always find their level of cliff. In this area climbing is possible all year round, most cliffs are sheltered and shaded in the afternoon.
Mountain bike: The area is ideal for cycling and mountain biking. You can practise this sport all year round. Many touristic and sporting tracks will help you discover our historical and cultural heritage. For easier rides on flat ground, try the banks of the Canal du Midi.
Horse-riding: Many routes to discover in the PyrÃƒÂ©nÃƒÂ©es or the CorbiÃƒÂ¨res, riding along tracks as prestigious as the Sentier Cathare or the TransÃƒÂ©questre.
Fishing: Pyrenean rivers, managed lakes, Canal du Midi are just some of the numerous fishing spots ! Sporting or family fishing.
The lakes - 1re catÃƒÂ©gorie : Laprade, Le Lampy, Cennes MonestiÃƒÂ©s, Saint-Denis. 2ÃƒÂ¨me catÃƒÂ©gorie : Arques, Jouarres, La CavayÃƒÂ¨re, Les Cammazes, La Ganguise, RÃƒÂ©gembert, Montbel.
Potholing: Gouffre GÃƒÂ©ant de Cabrespine - One of the largest caves open to the public. Disabled people and wheelchairs welcome. Grotte de Limousis
- The largest developed cave in Aude with 8 halls and a succession of 5 stalagmitic barriers.
Golf: Golf Club de Carcassonne - 18 holes, practice, club-house, equipment renting, lessons and courses.
Paraplaning: A website dedicated to paraplaning in Aude: http://membres.tripod.fr/olvs/
Skiing: many pistes available for example - Ax-Bonascre - Alt. 1400 m - 2400 m, 70 km of piste of which 11 are red and 2 black.
One of the largest Pyrenean sites with three different ski-stations :
- Bonascre : shops, forest skiing
- Le Saquet : High altitude skiing
- Campels : for the snow-boarders.
Snow guaranteed. Other activities such as hang-gliding on skis and snowshoe hire.
Cross-country skiing: many pistes available for example - Col du Chioula - Alt. 1240 m - 1650 m, 60 km of marked and swept piste, all the pistes are marked in two ways. The pistes snake through the trees and follow the forest tracks. Superb natural framework. snowshoes, sledging, play area. In summer mountain bike trails.
Dogsledge: Plateau de Beille - Lots of snow, splendid views, 12 km of dogsledge tracks, snowshoes and walking.
Other activities include discovering trapping or how about a weekend in an igloo! In summer mountain biking and horse riding.
For the local entertainment details please visit the following web site http://www.festivaldecarcassonne.com/
|Location:||Carcassonne, Languedoc, France|
|This Property Sleeps:||6|
|Minimum Price Per Week:||£300 (Currency Converter)|
|Maximum Price Per Week:||£800|
|Weeks commencing 17th & 24th September now only Ã‚Â£400 per week
10% discount if booking for 2 weeks holiday.
15% discount if booking for 3 weeks holiday.
20% discount if booking for 4 weeks or more holiday.
Long let low seasons Ã‚Â£800 a month.
House sleeping 6 + Cot + Folding bed.|
Property Features * Has a Pool
* Close to a golf course
* Children are allowed
Accommodation and Facilities Summary
|Theme||Quiet yet close to local activity, Away from it all|
|Accommodation||Changeover Day Sat, Size: Spacious, Accommodation Type: Self Catering|
|Suitability||Non Smoking Only, Low Allergen environment, Children Welcome, Family Oriented, No Pets|
|Outside||Outside Shower, Outside Tap, Garden, Private Swimming Pool, Terrace, Parking, Barbecue, Barbecue Area|
|Location||In the Country, Distance to Airport 10-20km, Distance to local restaraunts >5km, Distance to convenience store >5km, Distance to beach >5km, In the mountains|
|Local Area||The local town is Lively but not wild, Distance to Local Town Centre 10km, Night Clubs, Restaurants, Lively Bars and Pubs, Quiet Bars and Pubs|
|Local Activities||Water Sports, Nearby Zoo, Water Park, Diving, Mountaineering, Clubbing, Snowboarding, Skiing, Walking, Swimming, Sailing, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Cycling|
|Living Room||Fireplace, Sofas 2, Seating for 6 People|
|Laundry||Ironing Board, Iron, Towels Provided, Linen Provided, Washing Machine Provided|
|Kitchen||Toaster, Separate dining area, Fridge, Freezer, Oven, Hob, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Crockery & Cutlery Provided, High Chair Available|
|Entertainment||DVD Player, Video, TV|
|Dining||Dining room, Seating for 6 People, Dining room table|
|Bedroom||Pull-out Beds 1, Twins 1, Doubles 2|
|Bathroom||Shower Rooms 1, Toilets 1, Bathrooms 1|