Bed And Breakfast In Montlaur, Near Lagrasse And Carcassonne
Chambres D'hotes In Picturesque Wine Growing Village
2 Double Bedrooms, 1 Twin
£ 50 - £ 65
At a glance
Original wine producer's house and village pharmacy, our delightful, spacious house, is situated in the heart of the medieval village of Montlaur in the wine growing region of the Corbieres. Easy reach of Carcassonne, the Canale du Midi, Cathar castles and Narbonne and the Mediterranean. Ideal for touring, cycling and walking holidays or for immersing yourself in rural French village life. The house has been tastefully renovated and retains its unique charm. Accommodation for chambres d'hote comprises of three comfortable and attractive double bedrooms with the added benfit of use of the lounge, laundry by arrangement and garden. Wifi throughout.
Bed and Breakfast (Sleeps 6 +infant, 3 Bedrooms),
Bedroom 1 with double bed. Separate private shower room with large walk in shower, WC and washbasin. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Separate private large bathroom with 2 washbasins, bath with shower over, and WC. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. This bedroom shares the large bathroom with Bedroom 2 but is only allocated with agreement to members of the same party. It is also possible to have the twin bedroom only with the private bathroom. Bedrooms are comfortable and well furnished, each with wardrobe, bedside tables, chest of drawers, cooling fan, mirrors and hairdryer. Lounge with satellite TV, refrigerator and laundry room available for guests to use by arrangement. Downstairs WC.
Travel cot, highchairs and toys for young children. Many books and games.
Living Rooms: 1
Property Type: Guesthouse
Important notes on accommodation
Good quality bedding and towels. Wifi throughout house. Good library of English and French books and many guide books and maps. Guests may use lounge and satellite TV - English or French. Use of washing machine (5 euros), outside drying area, iron and 'fridge for picnics, by arrangement. Travel cot and highchair available and toys for young children and board games. Breakfast included, with fresh local produce - our own fruit when in season from our jardin potager, organic bread, muesli, croissants, yoghurts, jams, honey etc. Served on terrace, under the vine facing the village church, or in the dining room. Tables d'hote by prior arrangement.
Location Type: Rural, Village.
Bed and Breakfast (Sleeps 6 +infant, 3 Bedrooms), prices
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|1 September 2012 - 30 November 2012||£ 50.00||-|
|16 March 2013 - 31 May 2013||£ 55.00||-|
|1 June 2013 - 5 July 2013||£ 60.00||-|
|6 July 2013 - 1 September 2013||£ 65.00||-|
|1 September 2013 - 29 September 2013||£ 60.00||-|
|29 September 2013 - 2 November 2013||£ 55.00||-|
|2 November 2013 - 21 December 2013||£ 50.00||-|
Notes on prices
10% reduction for b and b bookings of 3 nights or more 15% reduction on 6 days or more Dinner by prior arrangement - apperitif, 4 courses, wine and coffee 22€.
Arrivals after 4pm. Departure by 11.00a.m..
B&B in Montlaur, Nr Lagrasse and Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc Rousillon, France
About the area
No downstairs sleeping accommodation although 2 hand rails on stairs.
Small private walled garden with lush flowers and shrubs. Paved terrace area under a vine with attractive garden furniture and barbecue. Sunloungers.
Less than an hour to the Mediterranean beaches of Narbonnes-Plage, Le Franqui and Leucate. River swimming, with lifeguard in summer, in the Orbieu at Lagrasse 15 mins by car, also in Lake at Taurize 10mins and Orbieu at Ribaute 15mins. Lake swimming at Carcassone beach 20 mins.
Carcassonne Golf Club (22km, 25 mins) well deserves its reputation as a course of international standard. It enjoys beautiful natural surroundings, with the Medieval City in the background.
The 18 hole course runs along the side of a hill and continues onto a plane among typically Mediterranean vegetation This highly elegant site boasts natural hills, perfect fairways, and fast greens that any keen golfer will have to devote all his concentration to.
Golf de Carcassonne Route de Saint-Hilaire - 11000 Carcassonne
Mont D'Olmes ski resort in Pyrenees 1 1/4 hrs.
Special Interest Holidays
French langauge course at all levels can be arranged with experienced local qualified teacher (who also provides courses to Open University students).
Wine tastings and tour of local vineyards can be arranged.
Guided visits of Cathar castles or routes planned with guests
Bicycles can he hired and delievered to house
How to get there
Within easy reach of four airports - Carcassonne 30 mins. Toulouse, Perpignan and Beziers all approx 1¼ hrs. 10 hrs by car (not including stops) from Calais. 1½ hrs from Spanish border. Car essential if visitors wish to travel outside the village.
Lagrasse 12km. Le Cite (oldest medieval castle in Europe) at Carcassonne 21km. Trebes on Canale du Midi 16km. Narbonne 50 km. Narbonne-plage (on mediterranean with long expanse of beaches) 60kms.
Montlaur, although a small village of less than 600 residents, is also a thriving little centre for the six villages in the Val D'Agne and has a post office, traditional baker's, pharmacy, small supermarket, hairdressers and a cafe plus five different wine producers providing wine tasting in the village.
There are numerous fetes and village festivals during the summer where you can participate in village meals and dance to live muisc well into the night. Petanque is the favourite sport.
The nearest restaurants are in Servies-en-val (5km), Monze (8kms), and Camplong d'Aude (9kms) all of which are recommended and very reasonable. Numerous attractive restaurants in Lagrasse, Fabrezan, Trebes and of course Carcassonne
Lagrasse (12km) is part of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France association (The most beautiful villages of France). The village is famed for its Abbey, medieval houses and streets, book and pottery fairs over the Summer months, and a lovely 12th century hump backed bridge. It is good place to explore at any time of the year and has a number of good restaurants.
Montlaur is the perfect location to explore the Cathar castles and explore this beautiful region rich in history.
A deposit of 25% is required to secure a booking with balance on arrival in cash or paid in advance by bank transfer (to English or French account).
Minimum stay is two nights from June to August.
Dinner by prior arrangement - apperitif, 4 courses, wine and coffee 22€. Menu choice can be disussed in advance
The property was large, attractive, comfortable and tastefully renovated. The owners were welcoming and knew the area well which were bonuses. The village is surrounded by fantastic scenery and many other beautiful places are easily accessible.
The house was fabulous, huge and full of home comforts. The owners were so friendly and helped us plan our days out with road maps and suggestions on places to visit. There Had a brilliant holiday and would highly recommend the location.
The property was brilliantly equipped, especially for families with young children, as the owners have a young grandchild. The location was excellent for exploring the area.
L'Ancienne Pharmacie made an excellent base for our visit to this beautiful region in France. Great home, great location, fantastic weather.
En primer lugar os queremos agradecer la acogida que nos habeis dado, soissois una gran familia . Nos hemos sentido muy a gusto entre vosotros . La casa es preciosa y el entorno inmejorable
Send an enquiry to the owner for booking or further information
Property Ref FR9463
Felicity and Peter Collier
(FRANCE) +33 468247213
Alternate Contact Details:
((UNITED KINGDOM) +44 07904276528)
Languages spoken: English.
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