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Lovely Villa With Gardens & Pool. Views Of Pyrenees and Montagne Noir



Updated: 04-Nov-2016
Villa in Ventenac-Cabardes, Nr. Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc - Edge Of Village Location 10 Mins From Carcasonne and Canal Du Midi

The house sits centrally in a 2000 sq.m. plot stocked with over 200 trees, shrubs and plants above the village in a peaceful neighbourhood. It is south facing with views over to the Pyrenees in the south and the Montaigne Noire to the north. Reve-en-Languedoc is a 4 bedroom villa with 11.3 x 4m saltwater pool only 15 minutes from Carcassonne airport in the middle of the Cabardes wine growing region. There is a games pitch for badminton or volleyball. 3 mountain bikes are available to explore the local vineyards or cycle along the banks of the Canal du Midi.

Situated on the edge of the wine growing village of Ventenac-Cabardes only 15 minutes from the historic town of Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi. Unlimited free WIFI Broadband access is available for use of guest.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Dave & Joyce Hoyle are semi-retired and live in the North West. We bought this property to use as a holiday home for ourselves, our children and grandchildren and to rent to other lovers of France.

Why Carcassonne area? The transport links to UK are excellent from Carcassonne, Toulouse or Perpignan. The climate is more bearable than Spain

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Guestbook comments from the owner

The photos don't do it justice, I was expecting a very average villa but was happily surprised. A floor plan on the website so people can see how suitable it is for two families for example.

Henrietta, Middlesex.

The villa was even better than we imagined. Excellent value for money. The children loved their bedrooms and pool. We all had a lovely time in your villa, couldn't have asked for more

Elaine, Barnoldswick.

Had a fantastic holiday - the setup is brilliant. We were very pleased with all the equipment available to us.

Julie, Edinburgh.

We had a most enjoyable time in a wonderful and relaxing location. The house was very comfortable and the facilities were excellent. We would certainly return.

Alan, Liverpool

The villa was wonderful. Much more than we imagined. Exactly what we wanted, kids loved the pool and we felt so relaxed with the privacy. The firework display at the castle was amazing. We will definitely be recommending the villa to friends.

Karl and Liz, S
Jun 2009
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From the Owner

The house was chosen not just for its location and view of the Pyrenees but also for the ease of access via Carcassonne airport - only 15 mins. Since buying the house a 11.5m x 4m pool has been installed and the house has been extended to include four bedrooms, two of which have ensuite facilities. Ideal for two families of four. The house is ideal for those with limited mobility as three of the bedrooms are situated on the ground floor with an en-suite walk in shower.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Carcassonne at 10 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Caux et Sauzens at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Bilbao at 400 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Carcassonne at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Carcassonne at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A61 at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Caux et Sauzens at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Mont D'olme at 100 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Narbonne at 95 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

For Kate Moss fans Carcassonne is on the doorstep. Labyrinth is a must read.


Narbonne Plage is the nearest Mediterranean beach and is about 1 hour by car. An alternative is Lac Cavayere at Carcassonne - only 15 - 20 minutes by car.

Boat trips on the Canal du Midi is another possibility only 20 mins away in Carcassonne or Trebes


Carcassonne (Salvaza) is the nearest airport and only 15 minutes away and flights are available from Stansted, E.Midlands, Manchester, Shannon, Dublin, Cork, Leeds Bradford, Frankfurt, Bruxelles and Edinburgh. Perpignan (Rivesaltes) is less than an hour by car. Toulouse (Blagnac) is also less than an hour. Other possibilities include Montpellier and Nimes. Car hire is available at all airports.


The nearest shop for everyday essentials is located in the village of Ventenac and is a 5 minute bike ride. The Leclerc supermarket at Carcassonne is less than 10 minutes by car, stocks everything from avocado to zucchini - excellent quality.

Further Details:

More information regarding things to do and places to go is available on our own website (reve-en-languedoc.com). Some links to other useful sites can be found there also.


Rental rates

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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Note: We will take and hold a provisioanl booking for 5 days. Booking will be confirmed on receipt of a deposit. We do not accept stag or hen parties.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible outside peak weeks to enable guests to book mid week flights. Available at 4pm and depart by 10am. However, we will consider some flexibility depending on our changeover commitments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The Cabardes area is an up and coming wine growing region and borders the Canal du Midi. Walking or cycling through the local vineyards or along the canal is always a pleasure, or for the more energetic a game of badminton or volleyball on a games pitch in the garden. The garden includes figs (June to September), pomegranates (October), loquats (June) and almonds (late summer). guests are free to pick when in season.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • caves

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Floor Area

  • 145 m²


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, Adjacent to front entrance
  • Ensuite shower room, Bedroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Also a wash basin
  • Bath room for bedrooms 3 & 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Also a wash basin
  • Ensuite walk in shower room, bedroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Also a wash basin
  • In addition to the en-suite shower rooms in bedrooms 1 and 2 there is a shared bathroom for bedrooms 3 and 4. This has a bath with over bath shower, washbasin, wc and an electric hairdryer. There is also a separate fourth wc adjacent to the front door.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Standard single beds side by side
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, 2 single beds + cot
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, Beds are arranged as large Austrian Twins to form a double
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 2 Twin beds arranged as Austrian Twins to form a double
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 plus cot (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1st Flr Bed 1. 2 single beds as an Austrian twin, can be separated, en-suite shower, wc and wash basin. Grnd Flr Bed 2. Double with 2 single mattresses and bedding , en-suite shower, wc & wash basin. Bed 3. 2 single beds. Bed 4. 2 single beds. (3 & 4 share a bathroom/WC)


  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The pool 11.3m x 4m is the latest saltwater technology system with automatic pH monitoring. So no nasty chemicals and stinging eyes. The Roman ended steps and the all round safety edge make it ideal for children or those with limited mobility. All the heating is provided by electrical convectors. For winter nights there is a a plentiful supply of logs for the log burning stove in the lounge. Three bikes are provided for guests. There are also badminton raquets and shuttles. For children there is a selection of pool toys. Outside: The gardens are stocked with many Mediterranean plants and shrubs including pomegranate, grenade and almonds. A kettle BBQ is included on the large patio. The area surrounding the pool is fully tiled and sheltered at one end to form a superb sun trap. The other end gives onto a rockery. A small part of the garden is given over to a full size badminton court with net. Gravelled but unmarked, highly suitable for a knock up but not competition standard. Raquets and shuttle (if not blown away) are provided. Three pushbikes are provided (two gents one ladies). Utility Room: The utility room has a large sink with hot and cold water. There is a modern washing machine, iron, ironing board and airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Bed linen, duvets, a hand towel, bath towel and (pool towel during the pool season) are provided for each guest. Other: The dining room has a table and chairs for 8 guests. Ample crockery and glassware is provided for more than a modest repas. In mid and high season most meals would probably be taken outsid

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