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Delightful cottage in grounds of Cathar chateau, near Mirepoix and Carcassonne

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 14 nights


About the property

Secluded stone XVIII the century cottage in the grounds of a Cathar chateau. The house has an independent entrance, large private garden over an acre, access to a tree-lined passage leading to a picturesque stream. Completely renovated, furnished and decorated with taste, mixing authentic charm and contemporary art. It houses up to 8 persons in 10 rooms, distributed over 160 m2; 4 double bedrooms, 1 en-suite, 1 main bathroom, 2 separate toilets, electric heating throughout, fully equipped kitchen, dining hall, and drawing room with antique fireplace equiped with new inside fireplace, separate garage, TV. Housecleaning and gardening are included in the price of rent. Linens and towels are supplied. Located between Toulouse (45 min), and Carcassonne (40 min), 12 min from the medieval city of Mirepoix, 6min from the quaint village of Belpech with all facilities, 45 min from ski resorts and and an hour from the Mediterranean sea. 3 Clévacances quality label and Pays Cathare

Rebecca Gregory
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


Plaigne House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • - combination tub/shower
    - shower
    - toilet
    - toilet
  • Downstairs: Shower room Separate toilets Upstairs Bathroom Separate toilets
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Chardin bedroom - 2 double
    Sun bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Shaker bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Boston bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Downstairs: Chardin bedroom- double bed and en-suite shower-room Upstairs Sun bedroom- 2 single bed Shaker bedroom- 2 single beds Boston bedroom- 2 single beds
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Wifi Internet Barbecue Garden furniture Garage Bike rental Optional use of the chateau swimming pool depending on availability (250 euros per week)


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Delightful cottage in grounds of Cathar chateau, near Mirepoix and Carcassonne
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews

Cadre merveilleux

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons découvert le Cottage du Château de la Commanderie lors d'un séjour familial avec des petits enfants.

Nous avons tout particulièrement apprécié la beauté sereine du parc, le côté chaleureux et confortable du cottage.

Tout à la fois en pleine campagne mais pas trop isolé.

Nous avons été très gentiment accueillis

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Séjour très agréable dans un cadre reposant.

  • 4 of 5

Maison agréable à vivre pour une famille mêlant plusieurs générations. Parc reposant à l'ombre des grands arbres, avec quelques fauteuils de jardin en plus ce serait idéal.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour cet aimable commentaire. Par contre, je ne comprends pas pourquoi vous ne m’avez pas demandé d’autres fauteuils de jardin alors que je suis venue à plusieurs reprises voir si vous aviez besoin de quelque chose...
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  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour. Le cadre était magnifique avec vue sur les champs de tournesols. Un grand merci à Rebecca Gregory pour sa gentillesse et sa disponbilité. Location à recommander vivement.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Beautifully appointed cottage

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage with all the comforts of home and a delightful owner who couldn't be more helpful. We have enjoyed 5 fantastic weeks discovering this area of France. We have enjoyed the local produce and been able to visit a wide range of towns and villages. Thank you Rebecca for your advice about what to do in the area, which restaurants to visit and providing a comfortable cottage for us to live in for 5 weeks.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Ressource merveilleuse

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un merveilleux week-end dans votre cottage. La décoration raffinée et l’atmosphère qui se dégage tout autour du château La Commanderie nous ont éblouis. Ce séjour nous a permis de nous retrouver et de véritablement, nous ressourcer. Merci.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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semaine du 3 au 10 août passée à Plaigne

  • 3 of 5

Nous avons passé une excellente semaine à Plaigne. La maison est grande et agréable, très propre et bien équipée, idéale pour des vacances au calme dans une très belle région.

La location correspondait à ce à quoi nous nous attendions, les loueurs étaient charmants même si nous n'avons pas eu souvent l'occasion de nous voir!

Le village de Mirepoix nous a enchantés, les châteaux bien sûrs sont à ne pas manquer et nous avons apprécier l'ambiance conviviale des villages alentour

A recommander!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Carcassonne and Toulouse
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Castenaudary and Mazeres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Bram and Mazeres
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
39 Kilometres
Monts d'Olmes
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: necessary

45 mn from Toulouse and 40 mn from Carcassonne, La Commanderie is 12 mm from the medieval town of Mirepoix, with its quaint market on Monday, 25 mn from Castelnaudary, world famous for its cassoulet, 6 mn from Belpech for everyday shopping, 45 mn from one of the largest ski domain of Europe, Ideal location to discover the Cathars castels, 40 mn from Montsegur, 1 h 30 from Andorra , 2 hrs from Spain, 1 h from the Mediterranean sea and 3 hrs from Barcelona


Rates & Availability

Plaigne House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Moyenne saison
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Haute saison
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Moyenne saison
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Basse saison
Nov 2 2017 - Dec 21 2017
14 night minimum stay
Haute saison
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 8 2018
14 night minimum stay
Basse saison
Jan 9 2018 - Mar 31 2018
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $1,089.47
Stay tax $0.87 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Paiement par chèque ou PayPal
25 % d'acompte
1000 euros de dépôt de garantie
Jour d'arrivée et de départ flexible
Tarif negotiable pour de longs séjours

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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