Escosse Cottage Rental Photos and Description
Very peaceful yet close to amenities and attractions
These two newly-renovated gites are set in around two hectares of grounds in an extremely peaceful location with amazing panoramic views of the Pyrenees. They can be rented individually or together.
Domaine de Bertre comprises of two gites - Gite Vue des Montagnes and Gite de Bertre. Both benefit from generous sized bedrooms upstairs and a relaxed, open plan layout downstairs. Each has a with wood burning stove, English satellite TV and WiFi internet access. They are very family-friendly with a UV-treated pool (shared with the other gite, OR the owners) enclosed to French safety standards, swings, and a large, netted trampoline. Children's toys and books are provided.
Local attractions include the mediaeval towns of Mirepoix and Carcassonne, some of Europe's largest caves, several beautiful, supervised swimming lakes, animal parks where you can variously see eagles, wolves, bison and reptiles - there is also a safari park in Toulouse.
Nearby you can take part in kayaking, canoeing, horse or pony riding or a 'parcours dans les arbres' (zip wires, rope ladders, etc) suitable for children as young as three.
Details for Gite de Bertre 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathrooms
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
Catherine is a freelance journalist and Alex is a TV director and photographer. They have two children, Toby, 10, and Olivia, 8. We moved to France in 2009 to enjoy a more relaxed pace of life, leisurely lunches, skiing in winter and of course, sun in summer. We have never looked back.
Because the view of the Pyrenees is just incredible - it has to be seen to be believed. Also we have the perfect balance of feeling very rural while also being close to shops, schools and other facilities.
Our view. It really is something special. Also both houses have been carefully renovated by Alex and local builders to keep many original features (stone walls,wooden beams, Captain's beds and antique French furniture) while also offering all modern comforts.