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Beautiful Gites With Picturesque Countryside Views - L'Ecurie: A Converted Stone Barn



Updated: 03-Oct-2016
Gites near Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - Peaceful Location, Close To Swimming Lakes And Perfect For Walking

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.

Details for holiday home L'Ecurie: A Converted Stone Barn, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

A large galleried converted barn spread over three floors, with private patio. Bedroom 1 containing a double bed, wardrobe and bedside cabinets. En-suite bathroom comprising shower, WC, basin and vanity unit. The bedroom opens onto an elevated patio, overlooking the mountains. Large open plan sitting/dining room overlooking fields and vineyards through a picture window. Contains a leather settee, chairs, dining table and chairs, including a TV only for use with DVD player, plus a CD player. Fitted kitchen with dishwasher, gas cooker, washing machine and fridge. The kitchen opens onto an enclosed private patio with barbecue and wooden patio furniture, with views to the valley and mountains.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


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


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.


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.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 6
6 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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:
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Property Type

  • house


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • 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


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • 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.

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