- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
The cottage has been completely renovated by us using the old stone marble and granite from our land to rebuild some of the walls. Well insulated and double glazed it provides a snug retreat in winter and a cool haven in summer. Modern bathrooms and a light airy modern kitchen (retaining the original marble sink) comfortable living room and two bedrooms complete the accommodation with its new and old features.The cottage and main house at Tourné are situated in the forest valley of the River Artillac. The river is 20 metres from the cottage and there is access for dipping or paddling or plunging and a few swimming strokes .the local villa...Read more
Charming Stone Cottage in the Park naturel Ariége
La-Bastide-de-Serou, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Additional Location Information
Local village 2km. The town of St. Girons 17 km. Historic town of Foix 25km.
The ancient stone mines are one hour's walk away. Local village of Castelnau Durban is 2kms away.. it has a restaurant, small shop which is also the bakery and small market with fresh produce on Tuesday mornings. St.Girons is 20 minutes drive away and has supermarkets, restaurants and commerce with a large market of mixed goods on Saturday mornings next to the large river .The historic town of Foix is 30 minutes drive. It has a chateau in the old town for sightseeing with many Varied restaurants and shops, new indoor and outdoor swimming pool. For those of you who wish for sporting activities such as rafting, horse riding, paracending, rock climbing all can be found in under 30 minutes drive.We have over 5 acres of private garden: formal, informal, forest, meadow and river. There are many outside areas for eating and playing. We have a childrens play area with trampoline swings and in summer a a childrens paddling pool . The play area and gardens are shared with guests staying at the main house but the cottage also has a private garden where you can relax in private. The river is suitable for plunging or to paddle if you prefer and is possible to take a few swimming strokes or paddle in the pure unpolluted river that is feed by a mountain spring. There are many great walks starting just outside the door for all levels of fitness. The local area is varied and interesting at all times of year . Many of the major Historic Cathar sites with in easy driving distance. Andorra 1/12 hrs. Spain 3hrs. Airports Carcassone and Toulouse both about 11/2 hours easy driving with lovely views.
Private parking is a few metres from your door.
More About This Location
Fishing nearby, Horse riding nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Tennis courts nearby
Car is not necessary
Last updated on August 21, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $199
Additional notes from the owner
Additional information prices and seasons
high season is july and august, [nine weeks] christmas and new year [two weeks] and easter [two weeks] nov 15 -31 march low season. mid season april ,may june and october.
Heating wood is provided with no charge. bed linens and towels also provided at no charge and changed weekly for longer stays.
monthly lets only available in november,december ,january and february (with the exclusion of christmas and new year)
Please note that the stairs to the mezzanine bedroom and lst floor bedroom have steep stairs and are not suitable for the elderly or people with limited mobility.
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Central heating
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 45 square meters