Ecurie, Shared Pool, 3 Bedrooms
Gite with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and shared pool in Fontiers-Cabardès, the South of France
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Gite to rent in Fontiers-Cabardès, the South of France
Gite overview - owner's description
One of six fantastic gîtes suitable for families, couples or large groups. A beautiful collection of converted mill houses. Large pool available. Ecurie has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6.
Situated on a private estate on the outskirts of a village in the foothills of the Montagne Noir in the Languedoc National Park, 15 miles north west of the magnificent medieval town of Carcassonne.
The valley is a lovely haven of peace; walks upstream bring you to wild wooded countryside.
The pretty local village, 1km away, has a grocery and cafe/bar/restaurant. There are other restaurants close by, and there is also tennis, riding and bicycle hire facilities and two great golf courses within 30 minutes.
Mediterranean beaches are 1 hour away, the Pyrénées and the Costa Brava each 2 hours away.
Local bars/restaurants and grocery store in the village.
Languedoc National Park
Chateaux & wine tasting
Andorra & other skiing (2 hours)
Costa Brava (2 hours) & Barcelona (3 hrs)
The fortified medieval city of Carcassonne (25 minutes)
The ancient city of Narbonne, the Romans' first colony in Gaul
Numerous castles, historical sites and ruins
The medieval university town of Montpellier
Underground caves & spectacular gorges
The ancient port of Agde, founded by the Greeks
The abbey of Fontfroide, two miles from Narbonne
The cathedral city of Béziers
The fishing port of Sète
Wine and gastronomy
The wines of Languedoc, including Minervois, Corbières, Cabardes, Roussillon & Fitou
Roquefort cheese - Duck & foie gras - Fantastic fish and shellfish – Cassoulet
Sports & leisure
Freshwater lakes with beaches close by
Boat hire, cycle and mountain bike hire
White water rafting, fishing and canoeing
Tennis courts in the village
Riding centre at Cuxac
2 golf courses (Carcassonne & Mazamet)
Special Interest Breaks
Song writing/guitar weekends
Golf - a superb weekend golf package for parties of up to 8 people.
Choice of two great courses nearby.
Bed and Breakfast or half board accommodation.
Transport included, you don't need to hire a car!
Free use of leisure facilities, including golf practice net.
Example itinerary for a Golf weekend
Friday am Pick up Carcassonne airport
Friday pm 18 holes Carcassonne golf course
Friday evening 4 course dinner, incl wine & beer
Saturday am 18 holes Mazamet golf course
Saturday pm Leisure time/wine tasting/or another 18 holes
Saturday evening Dinner at local restaurant
Sunday am Leisure time/golf/trip to local market
Sunday pm Return home
Nearest airports are Carcassonne, Toulouse, Perpignan, the closest being Carcassonne has flights from Stansted, Liverpool, Nottingham, Dublin, Shannon & Brussels. In addition there are flights to Toulouse from London, East Midlands, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Southampton, Manchester and Dublin. Montpellier and Perpignan airports are also easily accessible. Barcelona is 3 hours away, Andorra and the Pyrénées are within easy reach.
Whether you want to relax by the pool, enjoy the peace and sunshine in the privacy of your own terrace, or watch the children potter about in the gently babbling stream, this Domaine is the perfect holiday destination.
There are 6 cottages and apartments to choose from, sleeping either 8, 6, 4 or 2 people, a total of 32 people of renter all together.
Each gîte has use of the huge swimming pool which is set away from the houses and has its own private terrace, garden furniture and BBQ.
There is a games room, laundry room, separate games field and English satellite TV is available in selected cottages. Free broadband internet is available to all guests. The English owners live on site and are on hand to help you make the most of your holiday. They are also able to arrange weekend breaks, including golf or rugby tours, music weekends, and can provide help in arranging matches, green fees, accommodation & transport.
Property ref: 179620 - MOULIN BAS – 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6
Doors from the terrace, beside the stream, lead into the living room, character kitchen corner with electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge. Comfortable seating including large sofa & chairs, dining table & English TV/video. Upstairs is one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms, a shower room and separate WC.
Property ref: 179621 - MOULIN HAUT – 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8
Door from the terrace overlooking the stream into the living room with circular kitchen area, electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge. Comfortable seating including double sofas, dining table, chairs and English TV/video. Also on this level are a double bedroom & twin bedroom sharing a bathroom and WC. Downstairs (steep steps!) to two further bedrooms, one twin & one double, shower room and separate WC.
Property ref: 179622 - ECURIE – 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6
Lovely big terrace and private garden leads into the open plan living room with comfortable seating, dining table and chairs and English TV/video. The large kitchen area has electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge. Above this is a mezzanine with double sofa bed. There is one double bedroom with kingsize bed, two twin bedrooms, a shower room and separate WC. Broadband internet access available in the lounge, simply bring your wifi laptop.
Property ref: 179623 - LE SOMMET – 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4-6
This is a beautifully furnished apartment above the owners' home which includes one big double bedroom, with kingsize bed, a twin room that will comfortably sleep 2 or 3, lounge with a double sofa and chairs, dining table & chairs, video and DVD player (video hire is free but please bring your own DVDs). It has a new kitchen with a gas cooker, microwave,fridge/freezer, and dishwasher, and a shower room/WC.
The shared garden, with its own garden furniture and BBQ area and beautiful views over the stream is a great sun trap.
Property ref: 179629 - PETIT CLEMENT & PETIT CLEMENT 2
2 x studio apartments set above the main mill and with terraces overlooking the stream, each sleeps 2 or can be combined via the interconnecting door to sleep 4 or 5.
Double bed (can be replaced by twin beds, please specify when booking), table and chairs, kitchen corner with cooker and fridge. Shower room with WC.
BBQ, shared use of garden, beautiful views and sun trap. Internet access available.
The valley is a haven for wildlife and guests have spotted over 35 different types of bird, including buzzards which nest nearby and 21 different species of butterfly (list available on request!).
There is also the chance to see all sorts of fish, frogs, lizards and pine martins, amongst the many other species to be found. The grounds and surrounding areas offer potential for walks, cycling, running, wildlife discovery and bird/butterfly spotting!
16m swimming pool (shared)
Freshwater stream with trout & crayfish
Games room with pool table, table football & darts
Satellite TV & videos (not studios/apartment)
Free broadband internet access
Video library for rent
Communal washing machines & dryer
High sided children's cot/high chair
Living room with kitchen corner with electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge.
Lounge/dining area with large sofa & chairs, dining table & English TV/video.
Upstairs is one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms.
Shower room and separate WC.
Smoking is allowed as long as it's outside.
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Outside this gite in Fontiers-Cabardès, the South of FranceThis gite is in a village. It has a shared pool, a barbecue and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the gite is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is not available.
Prices and availability
Updated 1 August 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 5 July - 29 August 2017: changeover day is Saturday.
- 5 July - 29 August 2018: changeover day is Saturday.
- 5 July - 29 August 2019: changeover day is Saturday.
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 double sofa bed in mezzanine
1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC
Internet, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable
Clothes drier, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Pots / pans
Barbecue, Private garden
Snooker / pool table, Table tennis
Secure fenced pool. This gite is part of a beautiful collection of converted mill houses, nestling in a private and peaceful wooded valley with its own trout stream.
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