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Charming Cottage, Sunny Secluded Garden & Views of Pyrenees, Near Carcassonne

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View from the back garden
Breakfast on the terrace
The family bathroom
Enjoying the sun in the upper garden
Laurel in bloom in the garden
View from Rennes-le-Château
On the way to Andorra
The village of Couiza
The lake at Bugarach
Surrounding countryside
River Aude, ideal for kayaking
The town of Limoux
Quillan
The spa town of Rennes-les-Bains
Rennes-les-Bains
Rennes-les-Bains
Arques Cathar castle
Arques lake
The market town of Espéraza
Espéraza's famous market
Lagrasse and its listed abbey, an hour away in the Corbières mountains
View of Mont Sec behind the cottage
Vineyards behind the cottage
View of Rennes le Chateau
Canal du Midi
1 of 42View from the back garden
Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Esperaza, Aude, Occitanie
This charming railway cottage lies in an idyllic location, offering a stunning outlook over the famous village of Rennes-le-Château. The cottage is located on a quiet back road between Couiza and Espéraza in the beautiful Aude Valley. Our aim is to provide you with a home from home in a get-away-from-it-all location with lots of sun!

Inside, the cottage offers a fully equipped kitchen/diner, 1 double bedroom (with king-size bed), 1 twin room, a family bathroom with bath and shower, and a spacious, sunny lounge with a wood burner, sofa-bed, TV/DVD player, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Hifi and patio doors leading out to a large, secluded large terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and equipped with a BBQ. The large 1/2 acre garden, which contains a beautiful fig tree and its own original well, enjoys the sun all day, and yet offers plenty of natural sha...
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About the Owner, Fabien B
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 83 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL7427492
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Val S
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

A spacious period cottage with a warm fire for wi yer and a large garden for summer. Lovely surroundings. An easy drive to Carcassonne, which is reputedly one of the most visited places in France.

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Management response:

Thank you Val for staying at the Railway Cottage, it was a pleasure to have you. Enjoy your forthcoming travels!

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Dave_and...
Leeds
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The two of us, and two friends of ours had s very enjoyable week based at the cottage and exploring the local area. The cottage itself is comfortable and well-equipped. The kitchen had all the utensils needed to cook a range of meals. The patio was a great place to relax with a glass of wine and nibbles sourced from...

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Management response:

Thank you Dave and Eric for your lovely comments about the cottage, local food and wine and surrounding areas. We'll be delighted to have you again at The Railway Cottage! Fabien & Ben

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Jeff B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Situated next to a railway line which in no way detracts, rather adds to its quirkiness and tranquility. an occasional passing of the single carriage train (1 euro fare to Carcassonne) at irregular times is a pleasant interval whilst sitting either in the secluded garden or at the al fresco dining with a chilled white and a bowl of local...

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Many thanks Jeff for your nice comments about the cottage and detailing more about the sightseeing in the area. We'll be delighted to have you again at The Railway Cottage. Best wishes Fabien & Ben

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking allowed outside
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
AU$147
GBP 82
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28 Apr 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
Summer
7 nights --
AU$1,040
GBP 580
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Season
7 nights --
AU$1,219
GBP 680
1 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
Autumn
5 nights
AU$134
GBP 75
AU$950
GBP 530
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$359 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Railway Cottage is situated in the lower part of the medieval village of Montazels, which sits above the banks of the River Aude between Espéraza and Couiza. Espéraza is famous for its Sunday market and its local products. Couiza is a buzzing little village boasting an excellent hotel and restaurant (see the activities page), and is itself just a short car journey from Limoux, which is famous for its annual carnival, its abundant antique markets and its famous blanquette! The department of Aude is situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, which is one of the largest wine producing regions in Europe. This helpful website provides photos and information about Languedoc-Roussillon and its many natural and manmade attractions.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Carcassonne: 40.0 km
Railway: Couiza: 1.0 km
The nearest airport to the Railway Cottage is Carcassonne (35 minutes drive). You can fly cheaply from the UK to Carcassonne airport from Manchester, East Midlands, Glasgow and London Stansted with Ryanair. From Ireland, you can fly from Dublin and Cork. Alternative airports are Perpignan (1h20), Toulouse (1h30), Béziers (1h40) and Montpellier (2h). You can fly to Perpignan from London Stansted and Birmingham (Ryanair) and from Southampton (Flybe). You can fly to Toulouse from Bristol and Gatwick (with easyJet), Heathrow (BA) and Manchester (Jet2). You can fly to Béziers from Bristol, Luton, Manchester and Edinburgh (with Ryanair). And you can fly to Montpellier from Leeds Bradford (Ryanair) and from London Gatwick or Luton (easyJet).
Activities nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 90.0 km.
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