Martin Holliss

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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MAISON D'ARTISTES - 2ND

Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Two apartments sleeping up to 12 (6 each); ground floor suitable for weddings

Full of character and wooden beams, the Maison d'Artistes has two apartments, each for 2-6 people, available separately or together. Renovated to a very high standard, each apartment has two bedrooms, one bathroom (1st floor: bath/shower; 2nd floor: shower), a fully-fitted kitchen, living room, sofa bed & satellite TV. 1st floor = 75 sq. metres; 2nd floor = 70 sq. metres.

Guests in both apartments have shared use of the spectacular Grande Salle (Jotul fireplace, chandelier, large comfortable sofa/armchairs and 4-metre oak dining table) and the fully-fitted Grande Cuisine. This makes a magnificently spacious holiday home of 415 sq m (or 4500 sq ft) - much more space than you will find in most gites.

A large terrace looks out over fields and woods - ideal for hot summer evenings. You’ll have unrestricted access to the shared swimming pool and grounds...and to our large snooker table.

The Maison d'Artistes is one of 4 entirely self-contained houses at the Domaine de Montagnac.

Spacious and luxurious Grande Salle: Guests in both apartments have the right to use the Grande Salle and Grande Cuisine, at no additional cost. As the photos show, these are wonderful spaces that transform your self-contained apartment accommodation into a huge house. Luxuriously furnished, with chandeliers, large sofas and armchairs, Jotul wood burning stove, widescreen TV...and a stunning 4 metre dining table (perfect for up to 20 people). The Grande Cuisine is fully equipped with a 5-burner cooker, gas and electric ovens, microwave, dishwasher, and large fridge/freezer (with icemaker).

Need still more space?: If more space is needed, there are other houses and apartments available on the estate, up to a total of 22 bedrooms – enough for most extended families or holiday groups. If you would like to reserve the entire estate just let us know!

If your aim is to find absolute peace/calm (even isolation), you may be well advised not to stay at the Domaine de Montagnac during July or August. Understandably, in the peak holiday season we are likely to have people staying in one of the other houses/apartments. For most people, meeting new people/friends in a relaxing informal setting (and children meeting and playing with other children) adds to the fun and enjoyment of a family holiday in such a wonderful place!

Business seminars?: The Domaine de Montagnac is an ideal location for relaxed and focused residential business seminars. All of the spaces described can be made available, plus a separate dedicated seminar room. Full catering can be arranged, either by our local caretaker (an accomplished cook) or from a local caterer. Please email us for more details.

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Details for Maison d'Artistes - 2nd 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom, 3 half bathrooms

Fully self-contained apartment, recently renovated to a high standard. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (with shower), fully-fitted kitchen with dishwasher, lounge with 2 armchairs and comfortable fully-sprung sofa bed. Suitable for 2-6 people. Views to south towards Pyrenees mountain range. Our large oak snooker/pool table on the mezzanine is available for your use, as are the luxurious Grande Salle and Grande Cuisine. The Second Floor apartment floor area is 70 sq m. With the Grande Salle and Grande Cuisine, the total floor area if you rent our Second Floor apartment is 340 sq. m. - a truly spectacular holiday home!
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Martin Holliss (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Carcassonne & Toulouse
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Pamiers
Car: necessary

The Domaine de Montagnac is a remarkable place. Situated in a quiet and beautiful (but not remote) part of the Ariege in southwest France, with rolling hills all around, it is an ideal base for a relaxing rural holiday. As well as the local village (St Felix de Tournegat) being classified as a National Monument, there are amazing panoramic views of the Pyrenees mountain range – close enough for skiing or high altitude walks. With tourism and cultural attractions all over the region, and civilization (and, so, shops!) just a 15 minute drive away, there are very few holiday locations that can compare. Delights such as Mirepoix and Limoux are on the doorstep, as are the Cathar castles including Foix and Montsegur. For those wanting the sea, the Mediterranean and the famous town of Collioure are just 2 hours away.

Ski: There are several ski resorts within easy driving distance. While not as grand (or expensive!) as the Alps, all local ski resorts in the Pyrenees have a good variety of skiing in lovely surroundings.

The nearest ski resort, les Monts D'Olmes, is a 45 minute drive away. The larger resort of Ax-les-Thermes (also has thermal baths & a casino, is 90 minutes drive away.

Downhill « Ski de Piste » resorts:

Les Mont d’Olmes (1500- 2115 m / 18,5 kms of pistes)

Ax les 3 Domaines (1400 - 2400 m / 75 kms of pistes)

Guzet (1100 -2100 m / 40 kms of pistes)

Ascou Pailhères (1500 - 2000 m / 20 kms of pistes)

Mijanes Donezan (1530 - 2000 m / 9 kms of pistes)

Goulier Neige (1500 - 2000 m / 5 kms of pistes)

Cross-country « Ski de Fond » resorts:

Plateau de Beille (1800 -2000 m / 75 kms of pistes)

Domaine du Chioula (1240 - 1650 m / 60 kms of pistes)

Etang de Lers (1300 - 1615 m / 30 kms of pistes)

La Tour Lafont (1250 - 1500m / 15 kms of pistes)

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Availability & Rates

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Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid season
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 31 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€825
 
 
High season
Nov 1 2014 - Jan 2 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes The 1st floor and 2nd floor apartments can be rented separately or together. The prices quoted are per week and include all the bed linen and towels you need, cleaning after you leave, and energy (electricity, gas & logs). All guests in our house have the right to use the Grande Salle and Grande Cuisine, at no additional cost.
Please email your booking to martin@montagnac.eu. We will then reply to confirm your booking.

A 30% deposit is required, paid by bank transfer, when you make your booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before your arrival. We will email you details of the bank account to send funds to.
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Amenities

Amenities

Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 340 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Toilet (2nd floor) - toilet
    Toilet (ground floor) - toilet
    Toilet (ground floor) - toilet
  • Beautifully renovated, with Vileroy & Bosch floor/wall tiles. Heated towel rail, wall mirror, shaving mirror, shaving socket and hairdrier. Shower/WC. Separate WC in apartment. Two additional WCs on the ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Folding travel cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Comfortable 140cm double bed; two 90cm single/twin beds that can be combined into a 180cm double bed. Comfortable fully-sprung double sofa-bed in lounge. Both bedrooms are north facing, with Velux window, and have chest of drawers, wardrobe and full length mirror.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Guests in both apartments have the right to use the Grande Salle and Grande Cuisine, at no additional cost. As the photos show, these are wonderful spaces that transform your self-contained apartment accommodation into a huge house. Luxuriously furnished, with chandeliers, large sofas and armchairs, Jotul wood burning stove, widescreen TV...and a stunning 4 metre dining table (perfect for up to 20 people). The Grande Cuisine is fully equipped with a 5-burner cooker, gas and electric ovens, microwave, dishwasher, and large fridge/freezer (with icemaker). With its beams and wooden floors, the Domaine de Montagnac was built before soundproofing was invented. Because of this, sound (eg walking on floorboards) can carry between the 1st floor and 2nd floor apartments. While the rugs help, for many this is part of the appeal and character of staying in a renovated house.
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