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Beautiful Apartment in the Heart of the Pyrenees

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Les Cabannes, Pyrenees, Ariege - Converted Stables in the Grounds of a Listed Chateau

This beautiful one bedroom apartment in the converted stables of a listed Chateau, is perfect for a holiday or short break at any time of year. The apartment is set within the private and secluded park of the chateau grounds with spectacular mountain scenery. Located in the heart of the Pyrenees, close to the historic town of Foix. This is a truly year round location, with trekking, cycling, kayaking, canyoning, rafting, potholing, paragliding, sailing, fishing, horse riding, rock climbing and many more activities for the summer months, and downhill and cross country ski resorts for the winter. In July the Mountain stage of the Tour de France often passes by the chateau on the final ascent, and the village is alive with activity in the days leading up to this event. Add to all this the fantastic wildlife, thermal spas, Cathar castles and breathtaking scenery, there’s something for everyone in this unique property.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a splendid holiday - the flat is in a wonderful position and we'd be keen to go again.



I've already recommended the flat to colleagues!



We found the flat very well equipped. We thought that the provision of kitchen equipment was fantastic.



We headed up to Plateau de Beille, which we loved!! Deep snow and even 1 day with sunshine. It’s a real plus being so near your apartment.



We were very impressed with your apartment and with the area in general.



The position of and views from the apartment were excellent and meant that we could relax and enjoy the setting without even having to venture into the grounds!



Thanks for the use of your beautiful flat.



We had a fantastic holiday, your apartment is lovely - great location and it’s so nice and new and well equipped.



I hope other people get to make the most of the winter fun in the area as well as summer sun!
Jun 2005
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Les Cabannes in Ariege

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower and separate WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed, plus double sofa bed in living area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Indoor and outdoor games, sunbeds and picnic table and chairs are also provided for use during your stay. For larger parties, we are happy to contact our neighbours to investigate availability for other apartments in the building. The apartment is non smoking and no pets are allowed. Outside: The apartment is set in the grounds of the chateau du Gudanes, with superb mountain views. Sunbeds, outdoor games, a picnic table and chairs are provided in the apartment for outdoor use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned and linen and towels provided in preparation for your arrival.

Reviews

Very Good! 4/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Apartment in the Heart of the Pyrenees
average rating of 4.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely stay in this apartment in for a climbing/cycling break in December. It's in a beautiful peaceful setting in the grounds of the chateau and only a 3 minute walk from the village with its great boulangerie and a few other little shops. Perfect for a couple - very well-equipped kitchen and comfortable living area. Quality bedlinen (& very comfy bed!). Spacious well-lit and well-appointed shower room. Good wifi. The apartment was very clean. Perhaps could do with a lamp in the corner of the living area as it was quite hard to read by the ceiling lights which are at the table end of room. (We remedied this by borrowing the lamp from the bedroom.) Other than that (only a very minor niggle), everything was great. Would definitely stay again if we return to the area.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely flat in a grand building and friendly village

  • 4 of 5

The flat was clean and well equipped.

The owner and local staff were quick to answer any question we had.

A little more information on how to use the washing machine and heaters would be helpful. Also how to access the tennis court and swimming pool area (I know it was closed) and back garden.

The village was lovely and the flat was in a convenient area to visit local attractions.

Loved our stay and would definitely recommend this property

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Caterham
5

Fantastic property in idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week with my young family. The apartment is located around 300 metres from the local town of Les Cabannes where there are a few shops and restaurants within walking distance. The apartment itself is great, nicely equipped to eat in if you want to and is extremely clean and tidy. Tennis court is great with amazing scenery as is the swimming pool. The Chateau Gudanes in which the apartment is located close to is amazing and is in the process of being renovated, an amazing bit of history.

Lots to do in the locality like challenging yourself to do the Tour de France Plateau Beille challenge or go to Ax Les Thermes or even Andorra. Really pleasant and beautiful location

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a really nice relaxing week here. Good apartment in an amazing setting.

Really enjoyed sitting out in the grounds and dipping into the pool to cool off - completely peaceful.

Village was a few minutes walk down the hill - great patisserie! Lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stable condition

  • 1 of 5

We found the apartment to be no cleaner than some of the stables that once occupied the property.

Dreadful condition and we had to clean from top to bottom!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry to hear that you didn't feel the apartment was clean. We were very surprised to read your review, given that the apartment is thoroughly cleaned before guests arrive. We can only add that, in ten years of letting the apartment, we have never received complaints about cleanliness, and pride ourselves in providing a clean, well appointed and comfortable space for people to enjoy during their stay.
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The Limousin
4

Very Good!

  • 4 of 5

We were pleased with the apartment, it being clean and well-provided with furnishings and fittings. A very pleasant spot too, we would commend the property to others.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

Travel:

The apartment is just over 1 hour's drive from both Toulouse and Carcassonne airports (regular flights from UK with RyanAir, EasyJet and BA). The local train station is less than 5 mins walk from the Apartment, serving a local route and also with connections to Paris and Barcelona. Car hire is recommended, and there is plenty of parking at the apartment.

Distances:

The apartment is on the edge of Les Cabannes village. It is less than 5 mins walk from the apartment to the main square with restaurants, post office, tourist information and local shops. There is a Spar in the village, and the nearest supermarkets are in Tarascon or Ax les Thermes, both a 10 minute drive.

Further Details:

The local area has a lot to offer at all times of year. There is plenty of opportunity for scenic walks and hikes, cycling, kayaking, white water rafting, horse riding, climbing, golf and crazy golf. The grounds of the Chateau provide access to a shared swimming pool, tennis court and petanque pit. The apartment is 10 mins drive from the historic thermal spa town of Ax les Thermes. There are also a number of prehistoric caves and Cathar castles to explore.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Les Cabannes, Midi-Pyrenees

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Oct-Dec 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£255
for 7 nights
£255
£940
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2017/18
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£162
for 3 nights
From
£54
£285
£1,060
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£144
for 3 nights
From
£48
£255
£940
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £50 is required to confirm the booking with the final balance due a month prior to your arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, but please contact us if this is not convenient. Unfortunately, we can only take Saturday changeover during peak periods.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Please contact us regarding pricing options for short or long stays, or for larger parties (we can contact other apartment owners for larger groups).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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