Edge of village house with wonderful views


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From $97 / night

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • House

Comfortably furnished and well equipped house on the edge of the historic hill top village of Fanjeaux providing spacious accommodation for 6 people. It is an ideal base for exploring the attractions of Carcassonne, the Canal du Midi, the Cathare history of the region and the dramatic approaches to the Pyrenees. The lanscape is varied with fertile farmland in the immediate vicinity but the mountains, the rugged mediteranean scenery and the coast all within easy reach. The house and garden enjoy spectacular views across the Lauragais valley to the Montagne Noir beyond giving a quiet gentle alternative to the abundant sight seeing. Despite the...Read more


Edge of village house with wonderful views
Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Additional Location Information

The edge of village location is secluded but not isolated. Village amenities are within easy walking distance but a car is necessary to enjoy the wider area. There is off street parking by the house. The nearest motorway junction is about 6 miles away giving easy access to Toulouse and Narbonne as well as the Mediterranean coast near Narbonne. The main airport connectone are Toulouse (75 mins) and Carcassonne (25 mins).

Historic sites of interest include the Carcassonne Citadel and the Canal du Midi, both of which are world heritage sites. There are also charming medieval market towns such as Mirepoix within easy reach. These offer insights into the history of the area as well as the colour and bustle of market day.

The numerous and varied attractions include the Canal du Midi, offering shaded walking, cycling and boating. The Aude and Arriege valleys going deep into the Pyrenees provide more vigorous pursuits such as white water rafting, canoeing and climbing and the hill top Cathar ruins that offer historic and scenic interest as well as healthy exercise. There are several inland lakes offering boating and swimming. The nearest golf course is 25 mins drive near Carcassonne.

For the less energetic there are numerous restaurants and vineyards to visit or you can just sit on the terrace and enjoy the wonderful view with a glass of wine.

More About This Location

Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

What's Nearby

Water sports nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Tennis courts nearby, Horse riding nearby

Nearest beach: Narbonne Plage, 60 miles
Nearest shops, 0.5 miles

Getting There

Nearest airport: Carcassonne, 20 miles
Nearest train station: Bram, 5 miles
Car is recommended


Last updated on July 20, 2014
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DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Aug 30 - Sep 19, 2014
$1,1361 Week
Sep 20 - Oct 10, 2014
$9741 Week
Oct 11 - Oct 31, 2014
$8121 Week
Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
$6491 Week
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
$8121 Week
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Rental fees

  • Damage deposit | $325
  • Fees for additional guests may apply.


  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Central heating
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Stove or Oven
  • Freezer
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Books
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 3000 square feet

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