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Holiday Cottages With Large Pool In A Beautiful Setting Near Carcassonne - Moulin Haut (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6)



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
Family holiday cottages with pool, near Carcassonne, Languedoc - Peaceful private estate On The Edge Of Pretty Village, Ideal For Family Holidays

Holiday cottages in a beautiful setting near Carcassonne.

We offer holiday homes in the South of France, comprising 6 holiday cottages in a beautiful setting near Carcassonne.

Gites 500 is a a lovely collection of converted mill houses, nestling in a beautiful, private and peaceful wooded valley with its own trout stream & large swimming pool in South France.

The cottages are ideal for families and large groups looking for a holiday in the Languedoc.

In total there are 6 gites available for rent, with both self catering cottages and apartments, sleeping 2 to 32 people, making it ideal for families or groups of families wishing to holiday together.

There is a very large swimming pool, with fantastic south facing sun terrace that benefits from full sun all day.

Our holiday accommodation includes, converted from a 300 year old mill, Moulin Haut, sleeping up to 6/8, and Moulin Bas sleeping 6, as well as Ecurie, which sleeps 6, Le Sommet which sleeps 4, and the Petit Clement studios which take 4 people in total.

The beautiful grounds are very spacious, with childrens’ play areas, including a lovely stream that runs through the middle of the gardens, private terraces and barbeque areas, as well as plenty of shaded areas if the sun get too hot.

The valley is a lovely haven of peace, walks upstream bring you to wild wooded countryside. The huge pool is set away from the holiday houses, and each cottage has its own private terrace, garden furniture and BBQ.

We are situated in South of France, 20km north west of Carcassonne, also easily accessible from Toulouse and Beziers, and have  now been offering gites holidays for over 13 years.

Domaine De Clement is a small private estate in the village of Fontiers Cabardes, 15 miles north of the magnificent medieval town of Carcassonne in the South of France. The very large 16 x 8 metre pool, fully enclosed, is set away from the houses. There are 3 cottages and a studio. Each property has its own private terrace/garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Houses are very comfortably equipped. On site there is table tennis, badminton, golf nets, football goals and pool table, and a laundry room with communal washing machines. Fresh bread and croissants are delivered daily. English satellite TV now available in selected cottages. The pretty local village has a grocery, post office and café/bar/restaurant. There is another restaurant a mile away and there are also riding, tennis and bicycle hire facilities. There are two 18 hole golf courses within 25 minutes, Mediterranean beaches 1 hour, the Costa Brava 2 hours and the Pyrenees mountains 1 hour away.

For full details see the owners website www.gites500.com

More Details

Details for holiday cottage Moulin Haut (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Moulin Haut is our 3 bedroom cottage converted from a 17th

century water mill, sleeping ideally 6 but up to 8 people in certain circumstances. Situated in the beautiful grounds overlooking the stream, it is set back from the swimming pool and has its own private terrace.

This is ideal for larger families as it has 1 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms.

Door from the terrace overlooking the stream leads into the living room with circular kitchen area, electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge.

Comfortable seating including double sofas, dining table, chairs, woodburner and English satellite television and dvd home cinema system.

Also on this level are a double bedroom & twin bedroom sharing a bathroom and wc.

Downstairs to further twin bedroom, shower room and separate wc. Ideally sleeping 6

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

54 year old ex marketing professional now enjoying a career in the leisure industry in the South of France

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Speaks English, French

10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


Really nice family holiday destination

  • 5 of 5

A last minute booking, we stayed in Moulin Haut, a lovely old converted mill. It has huge thick walls so despite the heatwave conditions outside stayed lovely and cool. The house is great, has everything you need, was clean on arrival, and the gardens and pool are exceptional. The kids played with the other children on site and we socialised in the evenings with the other guests. The owner was very helpful, and we would recommend this holiday to anybody. There is a nice bar in the village and a brilliant restaurant 5 minutes away, as well as the famous pizzas from Montolieu. Thanks for a great holiday

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rural tranquility

  • 5 of 5

The property is a lovely old house, modernised but still characterful, with all facilities one could hope for an easy and uncompromised holiday - good kitchen utensils, dish washer, great water pressure in the bathroom, TV, videos, and an enormous selection of books.

The large pool is in superb condition and is set within the magnificent grounds of the "Domaine".

The owner, Steve is a likeable and helpful chap who was keen to ensure that we had everything we needed for a happy stay.

A great value holiday, sadly, too short.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful honeymoon with the family!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful family honeymoon holiday in a perfect location in France.

The property was exactly as we were hoping for in a secluded valley within a short drive to Carcassonne as well as all essentials in the local villages.

The gites were comfortable, clean and well maintained with we all enjoyed a variety of sporting facilities including ping-pong, snooker and badminton. The area around the pool was a marvellous sun-trap and the pool was enjoyed by all eight of us.

Such a memorable holiday in a lovely area of France Thank you, Steve for being the perfect host.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great family holiday

  • 4 of 5

Really lovely place for a family holiday, we took one cottage and my sister's family another. We arrived on the day of a car rally but the owner met us and access to the property was easy. Lovely cottages for both of us, the pool was fantastic and the the gardens and privacy were perfect. The village is really nice, a good bar where we ate regularly. Carcassonne was very nice, but the best part was coming back and getting into the pool and chilling in the sun! Thanks for a great holiday

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Great place, lovely holiday

  • 4 of 5

Lovely gites complex, we had great weather, nice mix of other guests making it a very social week! The pool is outstanding, the gardens and setting in the valley are great, Moulin Haut was nicely done and perfect for 4 of us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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family reunion

  • 3 of 5

This was an ideal site, in a beautiful setting, for our large family ( 27)get together, especially as each family could have their own base. It was unfortunate that the weather had been cold and wet before we arrived which made some of the bedrooms damp . Log fires at night helped to combat this in some of the buildings. The adverse weather had also considerably lowered the temperature of the large pool.

However any issues that occurred Steve dealt with straight away and was on hand should we need anything. Having been planning this trip for 2 years, I was disappointed in that I feel that all the facilities need a bit of tlc and upgrading which would make it fantastic

There is a good local restaurant and bar and shop for essentials and there are supermarkets within a short drive. You do need a car.

Overall we had a really great week together just spoilt a bit by my disappointment

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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From the Owner

We love living in the Languedoc, its climate, tranquility, pace of life and of course the marvelous food and wine.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Carcassonne at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Club 620 at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Carcassonne and Mazamet at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Club 620 & Auberge Pantouquet at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Narbonne at 80 Kilometres Car: necessary


75 minutes from Narbonne Plage.


Carcassonne airport 25 minutes, Toulouse airport 75 minutes.


1km from pretty village with grocery and lively bar/restaurant.

Further Details:

There is plenty to see and do in region around Carcassonne.

There are numerous freshwater lakes for swimming as well as wonderful forest walks, running, cycling and mountain biking opportunities. There are mountains, rivers, trout streams and lakes, ancient cities, towns, villages, thermal springs, abbeys, and cathedrals, châteaux and castles, notably the famous mountain fortresses popularly known as Cathar castles.

The region is famous for its wine and vineyards, bustling markets, festivals and live entertainment, including the magnificent fireworks display in Carcassonne on 14th July, Bastille Day.

The Carcassonne Festival always features

great bands, this year featuring Sting, Johnny Hallyday

as well a host of other rock, pop and classical concerts.

We are not too far away from Mediterranean beaches.

The sea beaches of Languedoc Roussillon tend to be

larger and sandier than Provence's pebbly equivalents,

and some stretch for miles along the coastline . If you get off the beaten track, some of Languedoc's beaches are amongst the most beautiful in the South of France.

Narbonne Plage is a huge sandy beach, and only 1 hour away.  La Franqui and Leucate are two of Languedoc's beaches that are regarded as 'excellent'. Part of La Franqui's beach is double-sided - with the sea on one side and the etang (inland lake) on the other. Leucate has two beaches - one larger one that feels like a southern Californian or Australian beach town, and a more remote, thin strip of beach bordered by rocks. Another delightful beach is Argèles - Languedoc's most famous beach - which at its northern end is truly beautiful,

with its stunning views of the Pyrenees. There are thermal springs and spas, grottos and caves, and reminders of the Languedoc's long and rich history, and everywhere reminders of the the Cathars and the Papal Crusade against them.


Rental rates

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1 Oct 2016 - 12 May 2017
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13 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
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10 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
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26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
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30 Sep 2017 - 11 May 2018
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
30% deposit on booking, balance 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per property per week in UK Pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

Domaine de Clement is ideal for families, the huge pool is a great draw for children and adults alike, its wonderful to see groups of children all getting on together, and happy children = happy parents = a great holiday!

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex


  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: 16m shared pool, all cottages have private garden/terrace plus BBQ.

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