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Stylish, Luxurious Riverside Home In Beautiful Lagrasse - House la France - Large Terrace Apartment (Sleeps 7)



Updated: 12-May-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


House la France - Large Terrace Apartment (Sleeps 7)

The accommodation has 3 bedrooms. There are 2 Doubles - one with a king size bed, the other with a super king. This last can be changed into 2 singles should you prefer. The third bedroom is a Twin and has 2 standard single beds. All the bedrooms have en-suite modern, well-finished bath or shower rooms with the largest having a cast iron roll top bath. We provide all bed linens in fine white Egyptian cotton.

All the interior accessories are antique or have been custom made locally. It is bright and spacious with some exposed stone walls, high ceilings and large windows looking out over the river toward the fragrant hills opposite - wild Rosemary and Thyme grow there in abundance among the many Pine and Cypress trees.

The kitchen is well equipped with gas hob, oven, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, microwave and all accessories required to turn out your holiday meals. It has French doors opening out onto a terrace, perfect for dining, drinking or…..anything else you might fancy!

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About the property


An exceptional & beautifully decorated home on the river Orbieu in historic unspoilt Lagrasse. Two terraces overlook the iconic medieval stone bridge & the hills across the river. Watch the sun set while you have drinks, with dinner cooked on the plancha. The internal courtyard always stays cool & shady, even on the hottest summer days. Step out of the back door & go for a paddle in the river or step out of the front to find yourself in the heart of this special village. Parts of the house date back to medieval days. The cool colours of the ancient stone walls combine with the thoughtful renovation to create a calm and relaxing atmosphere. Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and the scent of pine, thyme and rosemary from the surrounding hills. Lagrasse is officially one of the most beautiful villages in France. It is famous for its 8th Century Abbey and perfectly located to explore Cathar Castles, the Canal du Midi, the Citadel at Carcassonne, the Mediterranean, the Pyrenees & Spain.

About the Owner

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
12 May, 2017

About Nicole

I have lived in Lagrasse for 10 years now. Initially falling for this beautiful village and area when out searching for a property with which to create our 'change of life' plan after living in London for many years.

Nicole is a former interior designer and stylist.

I genuinely enjoy having 'guests' come to stay and to have the chance to share this very special and hugely beautiful part of France.

Available Rentals

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A separate payment to your rental will also be due as a security deposit against damage or theft to, or from, the property. This will be in the region of £600 but could be more (or less) depending on your party and whether there are children and/or pets.
Usually a Saturday, although flexible with this out of the main holiday seasons.

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Carcassonne at 42 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lezignan-Corbiéres at 19 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Exit 25 of the A61 at Ferrals-les-Corbières at 13 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We can arrange wine tours and cookery classes and for a highly qualified personal fitness instructor during your stay. We are currently creating additional special interest holidays in 2010 - please enquire for details and dates etc.


The Mediterranean and its long stretch of beautiful beaches are only 40 minutes drive away and there are many to choose from. We have a few favorites that are never crowded and always clean, even in the height of the summer. We can let you know these 'secret' spots upon your arrival.


Carcassonne is 40 minutes drive, Narbonne (TGV train station) also 40 minutes away and Perpignan and Beziers approximately 1 hour drive. All of the above mentioned airports are serviced by Ryan Air. The larger airports of Toulouse, Montpelier and Girona are about 90 minutes drive.

We do recommend hiring a car to get to the many sites of the area, however, it is possible to vacation in Lagrasse without a car - we are happy to arrange airport transfers for you, please enquire if interested.


Lagrasse is perfectly situated to explore this wonderful region. The Cité of Carcassonne is a scenic 45 minute drive. The beaches of the Med are about 45 minutes away.


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only


  • Notes on accommodation: We have a child's cot available for those traveling with a very young child and bicycles available on request for you to borrow. Outside: The house has been featured in Homes & Gardens Magazine, BBC Homes and antiques along with several other Home and Interior Magazines. To the rear of the house is the riverbank leading down to the river Orbieu which at this point is very shallow and therefore provides a safe place for paddling and fishing. We have bicycles available you can borrow. A little further up stream the river has a natural pebbly beach. During the summer months the river is dammed thereby creating a lovely swimming spot with a lifeguard provided during high season.

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