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Jean-Noël & Agathe Ishida

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french, Japanese
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Jean-Noël & Agathe Ishida

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, Japanese
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Calendar last updated:
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LA SOURCE AT DOMAINE DE CURÉ

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Conques-sur-Orbiel Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Self-catering rentals offering modern comfort in total tranquility.

Domaine de Curé lying in middle of the vineyards with views of the Pyrenees offers 3 luxury gîtes with a private swimming pool set in a one hectare estate rich with numerous species of trees. The quality of furnishings and fittings is of the highest standard providing you with every comfort. Within the village of Conques-sur-Orbiel you can find both a café and a restaurant together with a selection of local shops. Supermarkets, gas stations, movie complex and other shopping are all within 5 minutes drive. For sightseeing and other activities in the region, the medieval fortified Cité of Carcassonne is only 10km away, along with the famous 17th century Canal du Midi. Other sites include the historical Cathar castles (Montsegur, Peyrepertuse, Lastours) numerous abbeys (Lagrasse, Fontfroide, St. Hilaire and St. Papoul) and many market towns. The Mediterranean Sea and Toulouse are 45 minutes away.

Comments from Owner's Guestbook : *****Thank you for welcoming us so warmly from the very start of our wonderful visit here. You have been perfect hosts. La Forge has been like a second home for us. Beautifully furnished, equipped and meticulously clean. Your recommendations for restaurants and places to visit have proved superb and have contributed to making this trip to France for us memorable (Jacqui, Martin and Tomas; Hertfordshire, UK)***** Thank you very much for such a lovely week. La Forge has been a great place to relax and enjoy spending time together as a family (Guy, Juliet, Olivia and Laura; Bristol, UK)

*****Our gite was brilliant and the beds so comfy that we slept like logs from day one (Eric, Ann, Elizabeth and Richard; Dublin, Ireland*****Very stylish and relaxing! The place was immaculate when we arrived which was so nice (Liz, Ed and Max (Oxon, UK)*****Thank you so much for a wonderful welcome and such a great time, we love your place! The gite is fantastic and the Domaine? Well, what can we say&so very beautiful (Jan & John; Hertfordshire, UK)

*****We had a wonderful time staying in the gite. It was very nice and we were impressed with the quality of the accommodation; it was very clean, everything that we need was there and we really enjoyed it. Carcassonne is very close by, lots of shops, the castle is fantastic (Seamus; Cork, Ireland)****The whole ambience and atmosphere of the domaine is absolutely superb. We came hoping for somewhere we could relax and recharge our batteries!we couldn't have found anywhere better. We would like to thank you for your generosity and kidness during our stay which has passed too quickly unfortunately and we will definitely be back (Chris and Julie; Menton, France)

More Details

Details for La Source at Domaine de Curé 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

Our largest gîte at 110m2 has two bedrooms and a second upstairs lounge. Sleeps four in 2 bedrooms, with possibility for a fifth person (child) on a separate sofa bed. Ground Floor: Living and dining rooms open area is separated from the kitchen. This comfortably furnished area includes a Norwegian Jotul wood-burning stove. And, as in all our gîtes, la Source comes with satellite television and region-free DVD and CD players. Kitchen itself includes a refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine. Upstairs: Two bedrooms, each furnished with double size beds. An additional lounge area has a sofa bed. Large bathroom is doused with natural light and includes a spacious 'douche a l’italienne' and 2 washbasins. Separate toilet. Outside: Terrace with large table and chairs and access to barbecue area.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jean-Noël & Agathe Ishida (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 26, 2015

About Jean-Noël & Agathe Ishida

Jean-Noël and Agathe Moréchand-Ishida opened Domaine de Curé in 2007. Agathe is French, but grew up in Japan. It is there that she met Jean-Noël, who has American and Japanese parents. He grew up in Switzerland, Japan and the United States.

Jean-Noël & Agathe Ishida purchased this cottage in 2005

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 19 traveler reviews

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La Source at Domaine de Curé
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
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La Source at Domaine de Curé
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87005?uni_id=72508
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Conques-sur-Orbiel Carcassonne surroundings
West Sussex
5

Wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful holiday in Carcassonne, staying at Domaine de Curé. The gite (La Source) was very comfortable with good attention to detail, such as having plenty of crockery and hanging space for wet towels! The surroundings are beautiful with amazing views from the pool area. Jean-Noël & Agathe were great hosts; they were always happy to make reservations, and kept us well supplied with excellent wine!
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your nice comments. So much on offer here including some great wines which represent great quality/price. We look forward to your return visit!
business
La Source at Domaine de Curé
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87005?uni_id=72508
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Conques-sur-Orbiel Carcassonne surroundings
Denver, colorado
5

Fabulous Gite in France

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed in five star accommodations all over the world, but we have never enjoyed ourselves anywhere as much as we did at Domaine de Cure! Upon arriving, we were given an incredibly warm welcome by the owners, Jean-Noel and Agathe. Domaine de Cure is a gorgeous picturesque petite-chateau nestled among beautiful vineyards with stunning views of the Pyrenees Mountains. It is an absolutely peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Carcassonne but close to everything. Our two-bedroom Gite was impeccably clean, bright and cheery! It was truly wonderful to be able to return to our Gite after a busy day of sightseeing and cook dinner while relaxing with other guests and the owners while sipping on a glass of wine! The owners went out of their way to ensure that our stay there was a memorable one! We can't wait to return to Domaine de Cure as it was so fabulous in every way!!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are happy your stay was a memorable one and eagerly await your return! Thank you for your thoughtful comments.
business
La Source at Domaine de Curé
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87005?uni_id=72508
+33 -0468269452
Conques-sur-Orbiel Carcassonne surroundings
5

As described very clean good service would recom'd

As described very clean good service would recom'd
  • 5 of 5
We arrived and were pleasantly surprised Domaine de Cure was as described on the website, clean, modern and attractive. The owners were friendly and provided us with a good 'feeling' for the area, a friendly service for all our needs and ready to assist and advise on all matters both practical, (food shopping etc) and details of places / area's that we could visit. The property itself was good quality and in a really nice, quiet location. The 'pool' and surrounding area was a well sited 'sun spot' and we spent much time in and around the pool. Generally a great holiday for my family, I am happy to recommend Domaine de Cure to friends, family and all who read this review. We will certainly return in the future. Thanks Jean-Noel & Agathe for a great time in France.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. And Thank you for your comments. We too look forward to your return visit!
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La Source at Domaine de Curé
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87005?uni_id=72508
+33 -0468269452
Conques-sur-Orbiel Carcassonne surroundings
5

The Source

  • 5 of 5
We couldn't have chosen a nicer spot. The gite was large and beautifully decorated. Whether relaxing by the pool or walking through the vineyard on the way to town, the setting was perfect. We did not know much about the area and Jean-Noel and Agathe were able to provide us with where to go and restaurants to eat at. The hiking in the forest and mountains was fantastic with great mountain biking. The numerous villages near by each had its own character and really gave you a good sampling of southern French life. The food was fantastic and we were able to buy local goods from a nearby butcher and food shop. After a day of touring it was so nice to relax by the pool drink great local wine, and cook a great dinner in a perfect setting. Jean-Noel and Agathe were perfect hosts.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Self-catering or "gite" holiday... a perfect way to spend your stay in this beautiful region of France. We certainly hope you will have a chance to visit us again!
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La Source at Domaine de Curé
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87005?uni_id=72508
+33 -0468269452
Conques-sur-Orbiel Carcassonne surroundings
5

Domaine de Curé

  • 5 of 5
1st class accommadation well positioned to expolre and made very welcome on arrival and throughout the stay which made our break even more enjoyable.

Recommendations by the owners for local resturants were all 1st class.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to seeing you again. So much more to see and many other restaurants to try... 1 week is often too short!
business
La Source at Domaine de Curé
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87005?uni_id=72508
+33 -0468269452
Conques-sur-Orbiel Carcassonne surroundings
5

Relax in style

  • 5 of 5
The directions given were exactly correct. A good start to what would be a perfect week of relaxation mixed with visits to several well recommended sights - well done to Agathe and Jean Noel.
The accommodation could not have been to a higher standard and our hosts could not have been more friendly and helpful.
The warm evenings were spent sitting at the front of our gite, in the setting sun, having barbeques and drinking local wine supplied by Jean Noel ( the Blanquette is magnificent!).
We have recommended these gites to our friends and hope to meet with Agathe and Jean Noel again in the near future.
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Village
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Carcassonne golf club
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Carcassonne east and west
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Village
Nearest Beach
70 Kilometres
Narbonne/Gruissan
Car: recommended

Domaine de Curé is located in the middle of the vineyards outside the village of Conques-Sur-Orbiel which is only 10 kms to the north of the medieval fortified city of Carcassonne along with the famous 17th century Canal du Midi (both UNESCO heritage sites). Within Conques-Sur-Orbiel you can find both a café and a restaurant together with a selection of local shops which include 2 boulangeries, mini supermarkets, hairdressers, a café, restaurant and a pharmacy. A supermarket, gas station and movie complex are within a 5 minute drive.

The Cité of Carcassonne - the Count's Castle (12th-13th centuries) is within the medieval Cité which has double perimeter walls and 52 towers. St Nazaire basilica is built in Romanesque and gothic styles. On the left bank of the Aude river, the Lower Town (13th century) is worth a visit. Fireworks 14 July. Tournaments (Medieval Pageantry) from beginning of July to the end of August.

Other Activities: wine tasting

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Rates & Availability

From €150 Per night

Conques-sur-Orbiel Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 8
Jan 3 2015 - May 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
€150
€910
 
 
Rate 9
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
4 night minimum stay
€170
€1,000
 
 
Rate 10
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,450
 
 
Rate 11
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
€170
€1,000
 
 
Rate 12
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
€150
€910
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Outside of the season or wherever possible we shall be pleased to discuss short stays/alternate start dates. Extra heating/electricity charges may apply in low season.

For period after 1 Nov. 2014 in addition to Christmas/New Year holiday period, please contact us for prices and availability.

Please email us and we'll send you the link to our website for more info, photos and details.
Rental periods are per week and run from Saturday 4 p.m. through the following Saturday 10 a.m. A non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total rental sum is required to guarantee your reservation with the balance due a minimum 8 weeks before arrival. Furthers details will be communicated during the booking process. Please note that the "per night" prices shown are pro-rated and only indicative.
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Amenities

Conques-sur-Orbiel Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spacious 'douche a l'italienne' and two washbasins with separate toilet room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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