- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 10
Description from the owner
Yobaba Lounge is hidden away in a secret garden in a small but bustling, medieval Cathar bastide in the foothills of the French Pyrenees, 60 miles from the Mediterranean beaches. Stylish, quirky and very chilled, it offers affordable holiday rental accommodation with shops, banks, pharmacies and doctor all in walking distance. The house is a small village chateau, unusual because of its generous proportions and the large walled garden. The oldest parts of the house probably date from the 1500’s, but the major renovations, which give it is architectural character, were done in the late 1800’s. We have sofar renovated about 450sqm of space...Read more
Hip Village Chateau, Walled Garden, Languedoc Roussillion
Chalabre, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Additional Location Information
The Village Chateau is located in Chalabre which is made up of a small, square-shaped medieval quarter of small streets with the Market in its centre. The bordering avenues are lined with plane trees, chestnut trees and fountains. This beautiful, calm village is the perfect place to relax and watch the world go slowly by, yet with all the amenities on your doorstep, provides a superb location to enjoy the exquisite environment that Yobaba Lounge provides.
Chalabre is 40km south of World Heritage Site Carcassonne.
Nearby Limoux and region is famed for it's Black Madonna and sparkling wine (Blanquette de Limoux) which they have been making here since 1531. Stunning medieval village Mirepoix is 15km away, with a Monday market well worth a visit. Taste wine from the many vineyards in the region, explore the mountains, hang out at Lac Montbel (5 minutes away). Visit castles (Montsegur, Puivert, Queribus, Peyrepertuse and many more). Immerse yourself in the history of the Cathars, explore conspiracies surrounding the hilltop village of Rennes-Le-Chateau. The area is well known for its intriguing history and attracts many traditional and esoteric spiritual thinkers and practitioners.
Visit the longest underground river in Europe (Labouiche), race gokarts on an international track (1.6m long). Go skiing in winter (45 minutes drive away). Visit local spa town and their healing waters, in use already by the Romans.
Or just enjoy the luxurious proportions of the house, relax in the garden and let the kids play in the creek behind the house.
Plenty of parking available in the street behind the house.
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Lake nearby, Mountain nearby
Last updated on July 31, 2014
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- Cleaning fee | $201 per stay
- Fees for additional guests may apply.
- 2 course dinner for 10, excl wine | $469 per day
- Additional single bed | $34 per day
- Daily house keeping | $80 per day
- Pet | $47
- Continental breakfast for 10 | $100 per day
- Firewood for a week | $100 per week
- A/C or climate control
- Local Guides/Maps
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 450 square meters