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18th Century Artisans Cottage Lovingly Restored Located In A Wine Making Village

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 3

Maison des Fleurs is a two bedroomed cottage with a sunny balcony where you can eat your morning croissant and watch village life go by. The cottage was formerly a vineyard workers house and is now beautifully renovated and furnished with an eclectic mix of French antiques and practical modern furniture having a well equipped kitchen. The house offers all the amenities necessary for a relaxing holiday at any time of the year - it has fans for the summer and, for the cooler winter evenings, radiators in all rooms plus a Godin wood burning stove in the kitchen/dining room. The cottage has wi fi.

Thezan des Corbieres is still a wine making village and vineyards surround the property offering enticing walks and bike rides. The village has all the amenities necessary, Boulangerie/Epicerie, Tabac/Post Office,Cafe/Bar and Brocante, it is only 15 minutes from the market town of Lezignan-Corbieres and 20 minutes from the larger town of Narbonne. Many airports serve this region, a testament to its popularity, Carcassonne and Beziers are the closest being about half an hour away, but Toulouse, Montpellier and Perpignan are also quite close being less than 2 hours drive.

Situated in the heart of historic Cathar country this area is a dream for those interested in history. Ancient abbeys such as Fontfroide (10 minutes drive) and World Heritage Sites like Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi are only half an hour away and, in Narbonne, you will find interesting evidence of the presence of the Romans when Narbonne was the centre of Roman Gaul. If, however, you just want to relax, there are also 44 beautiful beaches from which to choose, some only 16 miles distant. Just ten minutes away at St Laurent de la Cabrerisse is a fabulous river where locals and tourists swim and relax in the summer. For further information visit our website.

More Details

Owner
Maison des Fleurs
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was so lovely staying with Diane, the house is just perfect and the surroundings are beautiful, we did some gorgeous walks and sat by the fireplace in the evening...
Dec 2016
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Amenities

Thézan-des-Corbières Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , This room has a toilet and sink
    Bathroom 1 - shower , This room has a shower and sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
  • We recommend this cottage for 3 people maximum as the facilities are really only suitable for that number. There is a double bedroom and a single bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wi Fi is provided. The cottage is spring cleaned prior to each visit and this is included in the rental price.

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

18th Century Artisans Cottage Lovingly Restored Located In A Wine Making Village
average rating of 4.75 based on 10 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house! It is beautifully renovated and decorated and it is very comfortable. The toilet is on the first floor and the bedrooms are on the third floor, but that wasn't a problem for us. Also we did not miss the TV and there was always plenty of parking available around the corner. Diane was a very welcoming host, and she went out of her way to help us and make us feel comfortable. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy & John were a pleasure to meet. We are so pleased they loved the house and the region and look forward to welcoming them back soon.
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4

Peut faire mieux

  • 4 of 5

Gite pour 2 adultes et un enfant mais pas pour trois

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Rundum verwöhnt!

  • 5 of 5

Das schön renovierte Häuschen erinnert ein bisschen an ein Museum, wer einen Hang für Antiquitäten hat, wird es ebenso bezaubernd finden. Für 2-3 Personen ist es vollkommen ausreichend. Wir fühlten uns durch die Vermieter sehr gut betreut. Im Kühlschrank standen erste Aufmerksamkeiten, die Vermieter informierten uns über Ausflugstipps in die Umgebung. In der Nähe eröffnete ein netter Imbiss, vor dem sich abends der Ort traf. Fazit: sehr empfehlenswert.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are so glad you enjoyed your holiday, come back soon.
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5

Petite maison décorée avec goût, hotesse Diane très sympathique

  • 5 of 5

J'ai passé une semaine reposante et ressourçante. Le village et les alentours sont splendides

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Barpub
Thezan des Corbieres
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Lezignan - Corbieres
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
Lezignan - Corbieres
Nearest Restaurant
Thezan des Corbieres
Nearest Ski
130 Kilometres
Monts d'Olmes
Nearest Beach
33 Kilometres
Narbonne Plage
Car: necessary

Thezan des Corbieres is a medieval village nestled in the midst of vineyards. This lively little village has all the amenities you could want plus, within only 10 minutes drive, a fabulous river which is used by locals and tourists alike for swimming. Located in the heart of the historic Corbieres it is possible to visit Cathar Fortresses/Castles, Roman Ruins and Medieval Abbeys all in one day. Two World Heritage Sites - Canal du Midi and La Cite, Carcassonne are within half an hours drive - this is a history lovers paradise. Apart from the famous sites such as Lagrasse and Fontfroide Abbeys there are many little medieval villages all of which hold fetes and markets throughout the year. 44 beaches are nearby, the closest just half an hours drive away - every watersport imaginable is available at the beaches. If you prefer 'wild swimming' the nearest beautiful river is just 4 miles away, two other similar rivers are within half an hours drive. For an insight into the area and to see our favourite places visit www.maison-fleurs.com

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Rates & Availability

Thézan-des-Corbières Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$31
$207
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$52
$323
 
 
Summer
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$453
 
 
Autumn/Winter 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$31
$207
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$30
$194
 

Additional information about rental rates

Dogs are allowed with pleasure but please let us now prior to arriving
No charge for linen or cleaning

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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