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Parc De Lignieres, Traditional Village House, Pool & Large Private Walled Garden

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large house, 5 b'rooms, beautiful courtyard, large park, heated pool, centre of village surrounded by vineyards, easy access to Carcassonne & attractions

Parc De Lignieres is a stunning holiday house. Family friendly, spacious, well equipped, comfortable, private and just for you! Plenty of original features like shutters for charm yet up to date facilities like WIFI, lots of hot water, big baths/ showers, family size range and BBQ, and heated non chlorine large & secure pool. The house looks on to its own courtyard. The Parc is discovered through the out buildings and is a large mature fully walled garden. Numerous special spots like the games barn, the sun house, sunbathing deck and pool bar, make the house and garden its own destination. The village has a shop & excellent restaurants, there are Castles, abbeys & caves, superb markets, the famous ancient cite of Carcassonne all within easy reach & ready to be explored. The Med is close enough, cycling is fantastic & so are walks "We loved the pool & garden & hardly scratched the surface of what was available in the area-we have to come back!" Most of our visitors do come back!!

Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Louise

We are a busy family of six plus numerous pets based in central Windsor. We love being together; talking for hours around the kitchen table, playing in the pool, competing at table tennis and chasing each other around on bikes playing tag. Our home in France is perfect for all those things, and we all enjoy being there.

Louise purchased this house in 2005

Why Louise chose Carcassonne surroundings

We wanted long sunny days, big blue skies, clean air, a strong sense of history and culture and mostly the joie de vivre found in the south of France!

We were charmed by the village, fell in love with the 'Parc', and fortunately, the house fell in love with us!!

What makes this house unique

We love the pace of life and yet the airport is only 30 mins away, surrounded by vineyards we love exploring the little roads on bikes, the local villages on market days and the local specialities that come to the village announced by the 'live radio'. We love the privacy of the large garden and yet we are in the middle of the village; both convenient and peaceful at the same time. Despite being in deepest France its so easy to get to, and easy to get to other things like the Mediterranean, to Toulouse, to quant towns high in fortified ruins and obviously the Medieval cite of Carcassonne. Despite being the 2nd most visited city in France its never crowded, its always welcoming and fun with festivals and shows. A real pleasure!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was the first time that the whole family was able to come together in a long time. The temperature was perfect a lovely average of 30. The pool was especially good to jump into after lengthy sunbathing sessions. Throughout the week we held our own mini family Olympics, having been inspired by the success of Team GB in Rio.The family Olympics consisted of swimming, table tennis, badminton, cycling and the notorious 'Torch Tig'. Out of the five days that we were here we only left the house once to go and visit the nearby lake (Lac de Jouarres)!
Aug 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Trausse in Carcassonne area

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom 1 with bath, separate shower, wc. Family bathroom 2 with bath, separate shower, wc. En suite shower room, wc to bedroom 1. Downstairs loo adjacent to the cloakroom. Outside loo in the front courtyard.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, open fireplace, en-suite shower and walk in cupboard. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with bunk, double bed and cot. Bedroom 5 with double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The house and grounds have a simple layout. It is safe and contained and yet with enough space for everyone-designed for the perfect easy family holiday. Outside: The whole property is enclosed behind high, old, walls and with secure gates. The courtyard is pretty and welcoming with mature trees providing shade and a lawned area with some hard standing for up to 3 cars. Through the gateway and into the 'Park' you find yourself in the secret garden with out-buildings and play areas, fruit trees and pool area to explore. There is a childs swing amongst the trees. The pool area is enclosed by a hedge and fence and overlooked by the sunhouse, bar and terrace. The pool is 10/5m, heated and uses saline filtration, which is very kind on the skin and eyes. There is a manual cover, which conforms to French safety standards for extra security and convienence, and to keep the pool warm. The pool area has plenty of space for sunbathing, and also a pool bar for sundowners. Bikes can be hired from nearby Mellow Velos. We also have a table tennis table and a rowing machine for the really virtuous. Utility Room: Separate Utility Room with large capacity washing machine, large capacity tumble drier, ironing facilties. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and house towels provided. House cleaned prior to your arrival, please leave it in same good condition. Change over fee of £250, £130 of which will be returned to you if there are no breakages, losses or damage. Garden and pool maintenance provided. Other: Cosy snug off the kitchen which everyone loves, full of toys, board games, TV, DVD and movies aplenty, PS3. Ideal for little ones who can't cope with long holiday meals without play breaks. Ideal for watching a movie after an exhausting day out exploring.

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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 1 Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2 Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3 High Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4 Late Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

change over fees £250

Booking Notes:
When you book with us we will ask you for three payments: the first payment is a Booking Reservation for your holiday of £1000 euros, this is payable on reserving your holiday with us. The second payment is for the balance of your holiday, this is payable six weeks before you arrive. The third payment is the Change Over Fee of £250. This is also payable 6 weeks before you arrive. £130 of the Change Over Fee will be returned to you after your holiday, less any deductions for damage etc.

Changeover Day:
Saturday; 10am departure and arrival after 4pm please. We can be flexible in non peak periods, please ask.

Notes on prices:
The rental amount includes a management fee of €250 to cover Tenant support from our English speaking managing agent; pool & garden maintenance; bed linen & bath towels;normal electricity and gas usage; French Tourist Tax.

Each week in September is a "vendage week". Spend up to 3 days a week helping to bring the grape harvest in at our own vineyard or others nearby, practice your French and enjoy some hearty food at lunch and a glass or two of wine afterwards!

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