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Beautiful Gites With Picturesque Countryside Views - La Petite Maison

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

Description

La Petite Maison

A small one bed roomed gite spread over two floors, with separate patio and barbecue area. Large sitting room with a leather sofa/double sofa-bed, and chairs, including a TV only for use with DVD player, plus a CD player. The room has a large picture window overlooking the fields and mountains beyond the village. Double bedroom containing 1 double bed, wardrobe and bedside cabinets. Fitted kitchen containing a washing machine, oven, hob, dishwasher and microwave. The kitchen opens into a light dining room with dining table and four chairs. Ground floor bathroom with shower, WC, wash basin and cabinets. A little way down the street to the exterior is a patio area with barbecue, wooden dining table and chairs for 4.


About the property

FR8836

Les Bernots is a tiny hamlet in the Department d'Aude, Languedoc Roussillon, deep in rural south-western France. A short drive from Carcassonne and ideally located for year-round holidays, with winter ski resorts and a summer Mediterranean climate. Our four beautiful gites in Les Bernots have been extensively refurbished to bring them up to modern standards whilst retaining the original features wherever possible, some of which are reputed to date back to Roman times.


Owner
Amy Phillips
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
11 August, 2017

Location

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Perpignan is the closest beach, about 1h30 drive and there are various other beautiful beaches to visit like Canet-Plage.

Travel:

The closest airport, Carcassonne, is approximately 40 minutes drive from Les Bernots. Taxi and car-hire is available at the airport; check the Ryanair deals with Hertz through their website. A coach link is also available, from the airport, to the town of Esperaza some 5 miles from Les Bernots.

Distances:

Nearest villages are a 10-15 minute walk with the closest towns, Esperaza and Quillan being a 10-15 minute drive. There are many great restaurants, cafes and bars around this area, and all your grocery needs can be found in shops in Esperaza with a local market also there every Sunday. The intermarche is a 10 minute drive away just out of Esperaza. The nearest swimming lake is a 10 minute drive in Puivert, however there are a number of beautiful swimming lakes and pools not far from Les Bernots.

Further Details:

Carcassonne Castle is an amazing place to visit, just a 30-40 minute drive from the gites, however there are many other castles and historical points of interest closer by like Rennes-le-Chateau, made famous by the Da Vinci Code.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
25% deposit will be requested on all reservations and 100% payable one
month prior to arrival. A fully refundable security deposit is requested prior to arrival to cover any damages or breakages to the property. Security deposits for each house differ and will be given after enquiry.

Changeover Day:
Unless otherwise agreed, please arrange to vacate the property by 11.00 am on the date of departure, to allow cleaning before the next arrival. Arrivals will be from 2.30pm, however earlier times may be available if the property has been vacant.

Notes on prices:
Please contact owner.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rouvenac in Aude

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Please contact owner. Outside: On the patio for La Petite Maison we have a storage box filled with games equipment i.e. tennis rackets, badminton, football, boules. Please enquire with owner if you wish to use anything as it is locked and you will need the key from our contact there.

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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La Petite Maison
average rating of 3.5 based on 4 reviews
4

Great accommodation near to the Cite and the Bastide.

  • 4 of 5

I would recommend the property for stays in and around Carcassonne. We were given a lovely smiley and helpful welcome. The apartment was nice and clean and it provided all the basic requirements. Bed slightly hard and only one thin pillow but that wasn't a problem for a couple of nights.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review Eileen, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! I will definitely look into the bedding thank you for pointing that out.
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Petit Maison

  • 1 of 5

The Gite was OK with good facilities but with screaming children and barking dogs as neighbours I am sorry to say that it was not what we would have expected.Too remote with no bars/ cafes to walk to. You rely on the car all the time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ray, I'm very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay. We are very honest and open about how remote the property is, and do stress that you need a car to stay in these gites as you cannot walk anywhere. We have never had any problems with noise previously and I stay there myself a lot. it is a very quiet village so if there is any noise it is magnified, but it is usually very peaceful. Thanks, Amy.
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4

Tranquil and beautiful French nook

  • 4 of 5

We were a party of five adults and two infants so we stayed at the largest of the four properties in Les bernots. The house was well equipped with everything we needed and we had a most comfortable stay. There were a couple of problems with appliances and we had troubles with the cooker and washing machine but the very helpful and wonderfully welcoming Debbie, who looks after the property, found solutions and fixed things for us. We love this area of France and this was our second time at the properties. The setting is as pretty and perfect as we remembered, just right for a relaxing break catching up with friends. It is remote enough to feel away from it all but close enough to lots of activity and great places to explore. Thank you for sharing it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review, glad you enjoyed your holiday!
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Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
5

Bernots

  • 5 of 5

A delightful little hamlet in a most beautiful landscape. Not for those who require endless amenities and seek out lively night life scenes, but for those like us who wish to get away from it all and sit quietly in a charming environment enjoying a glass of wine as the sun goes down ...Just perfect.

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