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Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches

Private pool in walled courtyard with sun loungers to soak up the sun in perfect peace
1 of 35Private pool in walled courtyard with sun loungers to soak up the sun in perfect peace
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Aude, Occitanie
This lovely 4 bedroom house with pool is in the heart of a charming unspoilt village in the Corbières, just 25 mns from the stunning Mediterranean coast.. It has been beautifully renovated to retain its charm, whilst providing you with all the home from home comforts. It is 160 years old, and has original tiles in most rooms. It offers the most peaceful setting, is ideal for family holidays, walking and cycling groups. It is available for long term rentals

It has a separate secluded walled courtyard, which looks out onto the hills, ideal for sunbathing and cooling down in the pool or dining beneath the stars. Maison de la Fontaine is ideally suited to family holidays. The surrounding region is of historical value with its own micro climate, enjoying 300 days of sunshine annually, benefiting from long hot summers and the most amazing sta...
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Listing #HL194958
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you... We had a wonderful time at this beautifully French house. The huge dining tables both inside and out are fantastic and the pizza oven was an absolute treat! My family will be talking about those pizzas for years to...More

Thank DayTrip780365
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Dominique

Reviewed 13 June 2018

I stayed here with my children and some friends for 5 days in May. We had a superb stay. The house is very spacious and there was more than enough room for us both indoors and outdoors. The kitchen had plenty of glasses, plates etc...More

Thank Philippa D
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Phlippa, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again Kind regards Dominique

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

After a recent 2 week vacation to this beautiful part of the world,I highly recommend it as a perfect place to unwind. The house is very clean,spacious and well equipped.The courtyard and pool area are without doubt an extra bonus, especially with us having 2...More

Thank theoodonovan
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our place. The area is stunning and we would love to see you back again. Kind regards Dominique

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Maison de la Fontaine is spacious and cool in summer. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a range gas cooker, a fridge freezer, a washing machine, a dishwasher, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster etc. There is a comfortable dining area for 10 people. There is a selection of books, games, DVDs,a DVD player at your disposal. Three of the bedrooms have double beds and one has two single beds and bunk beds. They have been tastefully furnished with antique furniture. Two of the bedrooms have en suite facilities, and there is also a family bathroom. All linen is supplied. If you require a cot or high chair please let us know when you book.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking allowed outside of course but not in the house please
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 Bunk
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$360 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.A deposit of 25% is required at time of booking to reserve your preferred dates. The balance must be paid 8 weeks before arrival. Any bookings taken 8 weeks or before the start of the holiday must be paid in full at the time of booking.
Damage Deposit: The owners request a damage deposit of £200. This is payable to Maison de la Fontaine by authorisation on your credit card at least 2 weeks before your arrival. This will be refunded to your card within two weeks of your departure less the replacement cost of any breakages or damage.
Change Over Day: Saturdays normally from June to the end of September. Outside those months alternative arrival days may be possible, subject to availability and agreement. Long weekends and Mini Breaks: May be possible outside of the main summer season and subject to availability. There is a minimum stay of 3 nights - please enquire for the price and availability.
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About the neighbourhood
This area of unspoilt natural beauty is ideal for walking and mountain biking and also offers beautiful rivers, gorges and the Canal du Midi. 25 minutes drive away, you will find stunning beaches, with excellent facilities for swimming, sailing, snorkelling, scuba diving and windsurfing. The Aqualand water park in Port Leucate is sure to delight children. Sigean has a wonderful nature reserve, guaranteeing a great day out.

If you are seeking peace and tranquillity, whilst being on the doorstep to local markets, festivals, as well as unspoilt beaches, our house in Embres et Castelmaure will enchant you. A great base for exploring the area, whether you are a walker, a cyclist or just want to enjoy the idyllic Mediterranean beaches.

Sports Facilities:
The immediate area is perfect for wal...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: 5 airports within a max 90mns journey: Carcassonne, Perpignan, Beziers, Montpellier, Toulouse and Gi: 45.0 km
Railway: La Franqui- Leucate: 23.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 1,100.0 km
If travelling by train the high speed TGV is only 30 minutes away in Narbonne, with connections from London. There is an overnight car train from Calais to Narbonne taking a total of just 10 hours.
Driving direct from the UK ranges from 10 to 12 hours depending on the choice of connecting ferry terminal. Each route is straight forward, with motorway links across France taking you straight to the Languedoc Roussillon region.
There are six airports within a 2 hours drive. Most of the low-cost operators offer cheap flights to the Languedoc Roussillon region, with the nearest two airports being Perpignan located a 40 minutes drive away and Carcassonne a 45 minutes drive away. Other possibilities include Barcelona Gerona 2 hours away (in Spain),...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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