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Beautifully Restored Barn

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Carcassonne Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 6 supplement payment for 8 required

Situated on the edge of Carcassonne, with it's beautiful medieval Cite, ample shops and restaurants. Le Moulin which opened in 2004 is open all year long and offers first rate self-catering accommodation which is cooled for the Summer and heated for the Winter. Sleeps8 comfortably and ideally situated for exploring the beautiful Languedoc. Le Moulin has a very large garden with a 24ftx12 above ground pool, plenty of space for ball games, boules, badminton etc. We also offer short winter breaks and long week ends by arrangement - ideal for house hunting etc.

Just 10 minutes from Carcassonne Airport. Fully self-contained. Price includes electricity, gas, towels & bed linen. You will find a warm welcome waiting for you & your family from Bob. The grounds of the property are accessed by electronic gates into a courtyard.

Entrance: Own front door to spiral staircase leading to first floor which has an open planned aspect. Lounge Area: A large spacious area with two comfortable settees infront of a TV which has some English channels and DVD/CD. There is a coffee table in front of a glass sliding door (with safety rail) which offers views of the courtyard and open countryside. There are two large variabe speed ceiling fans for hot days. Dining Area: A large 6 seater table and chairs situated by a window with a view of the garden. Kitchen Area: A large rustic kitchen which is fully equipped with a 4 ring gas cooker with a large oven. There is also a fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster.

Shower Room: Just off the lounge is a spacious shower room with toilet, tiled vanity unit with a large mirror above and a sumptuous tiled walk-in shower. Large Double Bedroom: Views of the mountains can be seen here on the main floor. Mezzanine level: Reached by pine staircase. Double Bedroom: A double bed with two single wardrobes, chest of drawers & skylight window. Twin Bedroom: Two single beds, two bedside cabinets, double wardrobe & skylight window.

Outisde: A large garden with above ground pool and sun loungers. Changing room with fridge and seperate WC. Shaded terrace and BBQ ideal for leisurely meals. There is an open fronted barn in the courtyard which is shaded and ideal for parking out of the hot sun. Also there is a utility area which has a sink, washing machine and ironing board etc.

There is so much to see and do in this wonderful area and nearby is a world class golf course, it also has a 9 hole pitch & putt plus a driving range.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Mr Robert Smith
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 4, 2016

About Mr Robert Smith

I am an ex flight purser from a major British long haul carrier,

I took early retirement 1998 .We bought Le moulin in 2001 and started renting the compleated gite in 2004 however the property is old (108 years) and so needs constant T.L.C which is pretty much a full time job

Mr Robert Smith purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why Mr Robert Smith chose Carcassonne area

We love this area so close to the sea and mountains situated in beautiful wine making country, also close to all amenities

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Bob:



Just wanted to let you know we made it home safely. Bev and I also wanted to let you know that we really appreciated the advice you provided to us each day when we were making our touring plans. Your insight into the sites to be visited was invaluable to us. Renne le Chateau was certainly one of the highlights as was Cabrespine. All of your input really enhanced the enjoyment of our vacation. If any of our friends are looking at travelling to your part of the world we will most definitely recommend they stay at your gite.



In the meantime, enjoy your music and the downtime of the off-season.





Rob and Bev Mannisto
Sep 2012
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Reviews

Beautifully Restored Barn
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews
4

Très agréable maison de vacances familiales, accueil chaleureux du propriétaire

  • 4 of 5

A quelques minutes de la cité de Carcassonne, de multiples visites touristiques à découvrir et de nombreux commerces, nous avons apprécié nous reposer en famille dans ce grand jardin aménagé avec goût, à l'ambiance très agréable. La propriété est bien clôturée et l'on peut profiter de la piscine très bien entretenue et ensoleillée, toute la journée. Bob, le propriétaire, anglophone est très sympathique et discret.

Seul petit bémol, pour les gens qui cherchent le calme absolu, la route devant la maison est un peu bruyante en journée mais cela ne nous a pas dérangé. Nous garderons un très bon souvenir de cette semaine passée dans la verdure et proche de dizaines de beautés naturelles à visiter dans un rayon de 50 km.

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

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Royal Carcasonne
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A61 EXIT 23
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Just up the road
Nearest Ski
25 Kilometres
Mont belle
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Carcassonne plage
Car: necessary

Languedoc is one of the most varied areas of France, mountains, gorges, forests and the Mediterranean Sea, which is one hour away help make this an all year round tourist attraction.

Carcassonne is surrounded by beautiful fields of vines and sunflowers. The gite of Le Moulin is ideally situated and makes a superb holiday base to explore the many historical sites. It is in the land of the Cathars and Knights Templars. Apart from the medieval Castle of Carcassonne (as featured in 'Robin Hood Prince of Thieves') you can try to unraval the mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau, visit ancient sites, chateaus, and Cathar castles. Explore ancient caves with subterranean rivers. Swim in the nearby lake and thermal spas of Alet-les-Bain and Rennes-les-Bain.

Apart from sampling the original French Champagne (Blanquette) which is made locally in Limoux you can visit the fine wine areas of Corbieres, Fitou and Minervois.

Other Activities: Go karting.

We now can take advantage of the 1€ train which goes from Carcassonne to Quillion every hour this is the bargain of the year !!

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Rates & Availability

Carcassonne Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Xmas
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$254
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$203
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $254

We levy a surcharge of £25 per person per week if over 6 persons to cover insurance and local taxes ,does apply to children under 14 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Carcassonne Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is situated off the lounge and has a wc vanity unit with power point for hair dryer/shaver, a bath with a shower ,down stairs another wc for pool side use.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa bed in lounge
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • We can accomodate up to 8 guests please enquire.We have a double sofa bed in the lounge for guests. A supplement payment is required for 8 persons to cover costs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Payments can be made in Euros by arrangement ,We have been resident here for 12 years and have a vast knowledge of the area,Bob and Lesley look forward to welcoming you here at Le moulin.The Gite is cleaned to a very high standard for incoming guests if however you wish it to be cleaned after your departure a charge of €40 will be levied for this service

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