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Villa With Private Pool In The Corbieres

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in the Corbiere Hills, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - Peaceful And Quiet Location, Surrounded By Vineyards And Limestone Hills, Views Over Mountains

"La Tramontane" is a modern Mediterranean villa situated on the edge of the village of Embres-et-Castelmaure. Set among the vineyards of Languedoc, sun-drenched limestone hills, aromatic pines and herbs. Surrounded by a young garden of 2000m2, fenced, ideal for your pets and safe for your children. The house is furnished comfortably. Two south-facing terraces, secured swimming pool, barbecue. This is a property perfect for those who want to get away from it all and experience the real France. Bustling resorts only 30 min away.

Dariusz Kowalski
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Russian, Polish
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Dariusz Kowalski

We are a Polish-British couple living and working in the UK, France and Poland. We have two gorgeous Golden Retrievers, accompanying us wherever we go. We had spent many great holidays in France before we decided to settle in Embres-Et-Castelmaure.

Having explored France we fell in love with the Corbieres hills. We found the smell of the garrigue intoxicating and we love the sun of Languedoc and the Tramontane - a wind that brings a relief on particularly hot days.

Dariusz Kowalski purchased this villa in 2008

Why Dariusz Kowalski chose Embres-et-Castelmaure

The property is ideal for those who enjoy a rural French ambiance, lazy summer barbecues and peace, for those who want to experience the real France.

But if you fell like visiting places that do not offer this level of peace, get in your car and drive to the coast (only 30 min away).

What makes this villa unique

Quiet location, Mediterranean climate, excellent wine, dog-friendly property


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Embres-et-Castelmaure in Aude

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath and basin, next to the main bedroom separate toilet with a shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main bedroom 1 - super king size bed and a cot, double bedroom 2 - double bed, double bedroom 3 - two single beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: This is a non-smoking property, so please smoke outside, our terraces are ideal for it! Outside: The large covered terrace provides the perfect opportunity to sip the local wine and taste the local dishes while enjoying the views, the smaller terrace is ideal for your morning coffee. There is a 4x8m private pool with ample space for sun loungers and a barbecue area. The garden is still very young, but large (2000m2). Utility Room: automatic washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided and included in the price Other: Cot and high chair available


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Villa With Private Pool In The Corbieres
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Lovely relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We arrived home yesterday after a fantastic two weeks in this lovely villa in the Corbiere Hills.

The villa is set in a rural village, reached by some narrow roads with beautiful views.

The location was ideal for us as we were looking for a relaxing holiday spent around a pool with some day trips to the coast and surrounding countryside.

The inside of the villa was lovely. The rooms were spacious and the beds comfortable. The shower was powerful, just what we needed after a day by the sea or pool.

The garden is, as it says in the description, still quite new. The patio, pool and seating area were lovely. The main part of the garden is still a work in progress, but my children enjoyed "going on an adventure" where they walked around the stubbly grass.

Although there are no shops in the village we enjoyed walking around, our children enjoyed looking for the donkeys at the entrance to the village each time we left the villa.

The communications from the owner before we went were fantastic, lots of advice about where to visit, places to buy wine and eat etc.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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l'Auberge du Vieux Puits
Nearest Airport
41 Kilometres
Perpignan - Rivesaltes
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Durban Corbieres
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
La Franqui
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Durban Corbieres
Nearest Beach
24 Kilometres
La Franqui
Car: necessary


The fine white sand beaches of the Mediterranean are a 30 min drive away. The beaches in La Franqui and Port Lecaue are highly recommended.


By air: low-cost airlines fly to Perpignan (nearest airport), Carcassonne, Beziers, Montpellier and Girona (Spain).

By train: there is a high speed train from Paris to Perpignan

Due to the rural nature of the area you will need a car to get around.


8km to Durban-Corbieres, a full service village with: bakery, supermarket, restaurant, bank, surgery, dentist, pharmacy, petrol station and a tabac.

3km to the nearest village of St.Jean-de-Barrou (small grocery shop and bakery)

Further Details:

Our English speaking representative will answer any questions you might have during your stay. Tourist attraction leaflets on arrival.

Languedoc's diversity caters for all tastes, from mountaineering to wind surfing, from riding to sunbathing, from diving to canoeing. There are lots of medieval towns and the Cathar Castles, numerous monasteries and churches and medieval festivals. The African Wildlife Reserve at Sigean is one of the most highly rated parks in Europe. Visit also the Terra Vinea near Portal des Corbieres. Further away is the picturesque Canal du Midi and Carcassonne - the historic walled city. Countless restaurants and cafes offer local dishes and excellent wine, all at reasonable prices.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Embres-et-Castelmaure, Aude

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
16 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
30 Jun 2018 - 28 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
29 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking and full payment has to be made 40 days before your arrival.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Bedlinen, towels and pet beds are included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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