Le Petit Castel
|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Suitable for the elderlyYes
|Theme||Budget, Historic, Luxury, Away from it all, Lake, Village|
Description from the owner
* Sleeps 4 comfortably
* 2 private double bedrooms on separate levels
* Outdoor private sun terrace with BBQ
* All mod-cons including dish washer, washing machine etc.
* Free unlimited Wi-Fi Internet access
* Satellite television, DVD player, Hi-Fi etc.
* DVD library and book library
* All quality linen/towels supplied and no extra costs for cleaning
* Located in Olonzac, Market town and Capital of the Minervois
* Easy parking only 15 metres from the house (no reserved places)
Located in the old village in the very centre of Olonzac, this charming three-story house in a quiet corner...Read more
Le Petit Castel
Olonzac, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
(Property location is approximate)
Additional Location Information
Location Type Away from it all, Lake, Village
Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in EUR) (change)
|Rate Summary||$77||$77||$417 - $738||$0||3 nights|
|Nov. 1 2011 - Mar. 31 2012||-||-||$417||-||3 nights|
|Apr. 1 2012 - May. 31 2012||-||-||$546||-||3 nights|
|Jun. 1 2013 - Jun. 30 2013
|Jul. 1 2013 - Aug. 31 2013
|Sep. 1 2013 - Sep. 30 2013
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|Oct. 1 2013 - Oct. 31 2013
|All Other Dates||$77||$77||$578||-||7 nights|
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Additional notes from owner
For special events and holidays, enquire directly for prices.
Payments can be accepted in Euros, Pounds Sterling or Australian Dollars. For currency conversions click here...
In mid and low season shorter stays are negotiable.
Taxes, Heating, electricity, linen, cleaning costs etc are all included in the above prices. Upon request, linen can be changed over weekly at no extra cost for bookings longer than a week.
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What Past Guests Are Saying
An exceptional 6 stars out of 5 for Le Petit Castel !
I have finally got to the computer to compose an email to you. Usually after a busy day I
Initially we spent two weeks in Montpellier which was a great introduction to le Midi. We
stayed in the Old Quarter, then visited Nimes and the Pont du Gard: those Roman towns are the best examples of Roman architecture which I have ever seen. Ahurissant!
We had an eventful trip down to Olonzac last Saturday as "il pleuvait aux cordes"
(excuse the spelling and grammar). Larry (my husband) locked the keys in the car at the G20 supermarket on the route d'Oupia about 45 minutes before the supermarche closed. They stayed open for us which was wonderful. The car mechanic who arrived did not have an electronic opening device - however, he managed with the old flattened coathanger device...and we were off.
Le Petit Castel is everything...and more...that I had hoped for. Il est super bon...très
très très fort...charmant totalement! The location in the middle of Olonzac is very convenient. We are very comfortable and relaxed here; we have internet access and satellite TV and all the :mod cons". Thank you for the welcoming hamper and the fantastic information folder which has helped us plan some of our trips.
We have spent time just simply walking around Olonzac which has been lovely. The school is so quiet (they must drug their children!) and we said "Hello" to the two white swans and the ducks in the parc. We attended the Tuesday markets and bought diabolically good saucisson pistache, couscous, fresh fruits and a cyclamen plant for the lovely G20 staff. The tomatoes we also bought were so sweet and so tasty - I have not tasted anything so good in years!
Then we drove to Minerve. What can I say? The whole town is breathtaking! Just the sheer geographical location...at the junction of the two rivers in that deep gorge...and the steepness and degree of preservation of the village...were all most impressive. We attended the Musée Hurepel and learnt about the extermination of the Cathars. Then we had a very interesting talk to the monsieur who runs it. Apart from walking around and seeing all the different historical remains, we then had a few words in my very bad French to the 92 year old lady who lives opposite the Hurepel and who knows the history of the town inside out.
The countryside around Olonzac is so green and peaceful and lovely...ah - it is good for the soul!
The French people, both in Paris and in the Midi, have been wonderful...very polite...very
helpful...very tolerant of my lack of French and my accent.
I give Le Petit Castel , as well as France itself, 6 stars that is, 6 out of 5 !
We are going to Homps today for a brief cruise on the Canal du Midi and again "il fait beau".
Will write again.
Anne Maree Thomas; 5 October 2012
Great Place to Stay
This is a great place to stay. It is modern with all appliances that we needed. A real bonus for us was the free Wi Fi and the two Tv's with English speaking channels. The village offers places to eat and a supermarket which are not all that common. The weekly market is large and only 30 meters away. The roof top terrace was great place for our evening meal. The place is convenient to many historical villages most being within an hours drive away and a boat ride on the Canal du Midi was excellent and a must do. The local wine was excellent and cheap. The aussie owners were helpful and we hope to stay longer next time..
Perfect stay in the south of France
We really had a great time at Le Petit Castel. The booking process was very easy despite the fact we made our reservation just 2 days in advance. The owner provided perfectly accurate information about the house. Once we got there we were welcomed by the owner's father who was very kind, showed us the house around and provided information about the area. They also gave as a present a good bottle of red French wine that we enjoyed on the lovely balcony on the roof (we loved it!)
The house has really everything you need to feel at home...just perfect.
The only thing you need to consider is that the house is on 3 floors connected by a narrow set of staircase: not a problem for us, but could be less suitable for people with disabilities.
The village is lovely and the overall experience is just perfect if you want to relax in the countryside of southern France enjoying a slow paced life, good food and wine. The area is also very beautiful with Carcassonne and the Mediterranean within an easy reach.
We can't recommend this place enough.
Federico & Fulvia