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3 charming stone houses with large heated pool in 6 ac of beautiful grounds - Studio - cute mezzanine apartment, views from terrace, NEW bathroom

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 269 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Studio - cute mezzanine apartment, views from terrace, NEW bathroom

The Studio is a self-contained part of Maison Cypres, separated by a 1m thick wall, with its own entrance and sleeps 2 people. It is a two-level apartment with a large double bed and shower room downstairs and living area and kitchenette on the gallery.

The sleeping area consists of a double bed (1.80m x 2m), two side tables and wardrobe. The shower room contains a basin, shower and toilet.

The living area comprises of a comfortable sofa bed, table, two chairs and reading lamp. The kitchenette is equipped with electric hob, fridge, sink, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, cooking equipment etc.

Outside there is a secluded wooden deck with garden furniture and gas barbeque, ideal for enjoying Mediterranean outdoor living.

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About the property

FR483 Domaine du Moulin

The Owners, David and Ariane, invite you to enjoy the charm of our Domaine du Moulin, which dates back to around 1800. The Domaine, its four Gîtes and the large heated swimming pool are located close to Limoux in a picturesque valley. Set in over two hectares (6 acres) of secluded grounds the Domaine enjoys splendid views of the medieval hill-top village of Roquetaillade and surrounding hills. Only 30 minutes from Carcassonne and its airport and about an hour from Toulouse, it is ideally placed to explore the Cathare castles, the Pyrenees, the Mediterranean Sea and the most productive wine region in the world - or just relax by the swimming pool and take in the views.

Please visit our WEBSITE for more photos of the property, region and activities. Click on the FACILITIES tab and scroll down. The address is below NOTES.

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Owner
Ariane Summa-Duncan
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2017

About Ariane Summa-Duncan

In 2003 my husband (English) and I (German) decided that it was time to become a bit adventurous and also find a sunnier place to live. For our daughter it was good timing too because she was 4 years old and about to start primary school.

David, a former electronic engineer/project manager, is now a self-employed builder and I, a former marketing manager, run the gites and offer relocation services including home search, administrative help and project management.

Ariane Summa-Duncan purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Ariane Summa-Duncan chose Limoux area

Why France?

For various reasons we came to the conclusion that leaving Europe was not for us and amongst all other European countries France seemed to tick most of our boxes.

In England we had an average house with a 100 foot garden and a huge mortgage. Here we have a beautiful house with 6 acres of wild and romantic land and no mortgage.

As many others we first looked at Provence but found it too expensive and crowded. Instead we found the "Provence for the poor people". Here in the Languedoc we also have skiable mountains, the sea, attractive cities and beautiful countryside. Our property is centrally located one hour to mountains, to the sea or to Toulouse.

What makes this apartment unique

All year round there is something else beautiful to see or do like poppies and wild orchids in spring, 7 months of the year swimming in the pool, the changing colours of the vines in autumn, skiing in the winter, good restaurants, many sporting activities are on offer such as hiking, cycling, golf, horse riding, canoeing... We are centrally placed for all the tourist sites of our region including 2 world heritage sites i.e. the fortress of Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
30% deposit to secure a reservation, the balance 6 weeks prior to arrival.
A damage deposit of 200 euros is required on arrival and will be reimbursed at the end of your stay - we will accept sterling for this deposit.

Changeover Day:
Arrival Saturday after 4 pm, departure Saturday by 10 am in July and August. Outside the main season arr/dep days are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Outside the main season of July and August prices for the Grange and Maison du Cypres are based on 2 people renting. For 3-4 people the rent increases by 100E per week.

50% deposit to secure a reservation, the balance 6 weeks prior to arrival. No refund possible after the final payment.

A damage deposit of 200 euros is required on arrival and will be reimbursed at the end of your stay - we will accept sterling for this deposit.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Studio - cute mezzanine apartment, views from terrace, NEW bathroomin Roquetaillade in Aude

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 269 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • wash basin, shower, toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • king size double bed, bedside tables, warddrobe
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Bed linen and towels are supplied and changed weekly. Baby equipment available ie. cot. Please advise at booking. Internet access is provided via a wireless network. Please see our website for further details, pictures and directions. Outside: The swimming pool with a set of Roman steps measures 11 x 6m. Each gite has its own terrace and gas fired BBQ. There is a children's play area in sight of the pool.

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

5

Lovely, peaceful and all you need.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Studio which has enough space for 2 - and at first I wasn't sure about the kitchen area which lives in a cupboard, but it is surprisingly efficient and I managed to make proper meals as it's all very well kitted out. The outside area a little way up the garden is a lovely place to sit in the evening with your meal and a drink.

The pool area is a nice place to sit on a sunny afternoon - we were there at the end of September and we able to swim and sun ourselves.

The Aude is gorgeous and we had some great days out to see the Pays Cathare.

Thanks for a great week!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this eloquent review!
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5

Great escape

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in the studio over Christmas, away from it all and in beautiful surroundings. There was lots to keep us busy from Christmas shopping in Carcassonne to skiing in the Pyrenees. Our hosts were welcoming and very helpful in lots of ways making the whole holiday run smoothly.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Should you come back, then we might go riding together.
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4

A wee gem

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks holiday in June staying at the Domaine du Moulin. The Studio was very small but had everything in it you needed. The pool is fantastic and the owners are very welcoming, the surrounding countryside is beautiful and we had a really relaxed holiday. It is a perfect base for sightseeing or just chilling out.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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