Two 2 bedroom houses.
Both have heated salt water pools
Tango and Bijou both have 2 bedrooms (1 double and a Twin) 1 bathroom.
Lounge/Dining Room with two seater sofa and 2 chairs, coffee table, TV and multi media centre. Tall uplighter lamp and a combination of halogen and LED lights for all moods.
Multi media centre provides TV via internet, numerous information channels and unlimited access to local information to help you make the most of your holiday.
Fully fitted kitchen with hob and oven, microwave, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster kettle and coffee maker.
Bathrooms Tango has a shower room and Bijou a bath with shower over it.
Bijou's pictures are on the right hand side of photo section.
Located in the middle of a French village, Marseillette is elevated and runs alongside the Canal du Midi and overlooks the Alaric Mountains. Only 20 minutes away from the historic medieval walled city of Carcassonne.
The three gites are named after the horses that used to work the vineyards. While the horses have long gone the stables have been converted to two gites and the owner’s house. The property is on a UNESCO world heritage site and the stables (and chicken shed) have been developed. Come and see for yourself!
We believe that holidays are important and we will do everything we can to make your holiday memorable. All gites are equipped with food essentials (it’s like going to your own home but in a different place) salt, pepper, coffee, wine, beer, dishwasher tablets etc.. Oh and yes a couple of meals in the freezer.
Both Gites have air-conditioning which is lovely and cool also great to use in the winter months.
Tango (detached) sits in what used to be the orchard of Les Petites Ecuries. It is set in a private walled and gated garden with a sole use salt water pool (13 x 7 meters). Sleeps 4 (super king and 2 large singles) and have plenty of areas to chill out in the sun or shade as your mood takes you.
Bijou (the chicken shed) is now a 2 bedroom Gite, with kitchen dinning and lounge area. 2 large patios offer shade and sun. With views over the large garden/canal and the sole use / shared pool and Alaric Mountains it’s a place to rest or play, you decide.
Transfers and Car Hire
If you intend to spend most of your time at Petites Ecuries, then ask about our transfer service from Carcassonne airport and return for 30 euros. We can provide a rental car for 20 euros half day rental or 30 euros for a full day, plus fuel.
Set on the border of the Corbieres & Minervois wine regions, it’s just 15 minutes from the Medieval Cite de Carcassonne and 45 minutes from the Mediterranean beaches.
To do!: Local places of interest.
Activities: The medieval walled city of Carcassonne, dates back to the 6th century. What better place to see the children's jousting events in August each year, great shows to watch, especially for those little people in the family. Typically you will need to invest in a sword afterwards and luckily these are available.
The O2 adventure park might have you shaking in your boots, Mum, but hey the children will love climbing the trees and walking along the ropes 20-30 metres up in the trees. Great fun for Dads and sons.
Sigean, an African Wildlife Park is 30 minutes away. Drive through sees all those animals, our favourites the Lions, Bears are there right up close and in your face. After the drive through you can walk around and see the rest of the animals, a great day out. We suggest you take a picnic and find a nice spot under the trees in the car park.
There are lots of local markets to visit and pick up home grown & local produce. You have Olanzac on Tuesday, Lezignan Wednesday
Activities nearby: Adventure park, badminton, bird watching, boating, boules, canoeing, canyoning, cycling, drawing and painting, fishing, flying, go karting, golf, gourmet dining, gym, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, photography, photography, sailing, sea excursions, shopping, sightseeing, skiing, snowboarding, squash, surfing, swimming, table tennis, tennis, theme parks, tree adventure park, walking, water skiing, water sports, white water rafting, wind surfing, wine tasting, wine touring.
Carcassonne (5.1 miles).
Carcassone's fortifications date back to the first century. They were thoroughly restored from 1853.
Basilica of Saint-Nazaire (Basilique St Nazaire) (9.2 miles).
The Basilica of Saint-Nazaire ia a jewel of the city of Carcassonne. It is a vast romanesque and go.
Mont tauch wine visitor centre (23.4 miles).
Mont tauch is a leading wine producer with a world famous reputation for producing high quality Fito.
Canal du Midi (34.1 miles).
The Canal du Midi or Canal des Deux Mers is a 240 km long canal in the south of France.
Aqualand Water Park - Port Leucate (34.6 miles).
Aqualand water park in Port Leucate, in the south of France.
Castillet, Perpignan (39.0 miles).
The Castillet is one of the landmarks in Perpignan.
Aqualand Water Park - Saint Cyprien (46.9 miles).
Aqualand water park in Saint Cyprien.
It’s a central location makes it the perfect holiday base for exploring the stunning Languedoc region and Carcassonne, Toulouse, Beziers, Narbonne and Limoux. There is a bakery in the village that sells other day to day provisions, perfect for breakfast. Carcassonne comes alive for children in July and August, so much to do to list here.
Within a few minutes’ walk you'll find the friendly Terrace Bar serving drinks and basic lunches and a Restaurant serving more gourmet lunches and dinners. A mobile pizza van also stops in the village twice a week. In the nearby town of Trebes, an 8 minute drive away, you will find a good choice of bars and restaurants and all amenities including 3 supermarkets, chemist, doctors, banks and a tourist info office. Capendu some 4 minutes away you have a small supermarket and other shops.
Help yourself to a drink from our canal side bar while watching the canal boats and cyclists drift by.
For those more energetic we have a vast range to cycles, for young and old alike. We have a follow on bike (great for the youngsters) for Dad or Mum to have your children push you along the canal paths. We provide helmets, chain locks and picnic sets.
Carol and Andrew Ross love rural France, the friendly people, the hot summers and mild winters, fresh fruit, blue skies, smell of cut grass and the sound of the village clock as it chimes the hours as they pass. Carol looks after the property while andrew works across Europe.
Petites Ecuries is in the middle of the Minervois wine growing region, surrounded by grapes and great wines. The canal flows at the bottom if its landscaped gardens. Enjoy: sun by the two pools; a drink at either of the 'Baa Baa' Bars; a sleep under the trees; or a game of boules, come sample the fun.
Private, on the Canal du Midi, minutes from many attractions.
Petites Ecuries is located in the middle of Marseillette village, near Carcassonne in the southern Minervois region of the Languedoc. It sits on a hill between the Canal du Midi and the river Aude.
If your looking to see and experience an authentic French village, explore the many villages and picturesque countryside, discover great wines and wonderful food then come on down, you’ll love it. Or if you’re like some of our quests they just laze around the pool and garden soaking up the sun. Watch the canal boats meander along the canal du midi at the bottom of the garden.
Want to explore a little further a field then follow Cathar history, check out Beziers, Minerve, Caves (Dinosaur), Narbonne & the Mediterranean Sea, Sigean Wild Life Park and Spain are all close by.
Marseillette has Boulangerie, Bar, Hotel, Cave and in nearby Trebes & Carcassonne you’ll find supermarkets, petrol, chemist, newsagent, banks etc.
The property sits within a UNESCO world heritage zone.
Golf: Carcassonne has a lovely 18 hole Par 71 - 5,758 metre golf course playable all year round with views of the Pyrenees and which is only a 20 minute drive away. A unique course provides a challenge on most holes, testing your skills and technical ability.
There are several other lovely Golf Courses throughout the region. Toulouse, Mazamet and Montpellier all about an hour away. We would be happy to book for you. We have a set of Gallaways you can use if your pushed for space, or half sets can be hired for 10 Euro at Carcassonne. Green fees are around 40 Euro per person or 70 Euro per couple. The driving range will cost you 2 Euors a bucket. Trolleys and electric Buggies are also available.
The Golf Club terrace restaurant and its 3 course lunch (18 Euro per person) overlooking the 1st Tee is a very nice place to relax after a round.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekend||Weekly||Monthly||Event||Minimum Stay|
Nov 2 2013 - Mar 28 2014
|extra night: €72|
Mar 29 2014 - May 30 2014
|extra night: €130|
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (Euro) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.