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Delightful rural estate nestled in 25 acres of unspoiled surrounds - Gite Lavande

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Gite Lavande

Come and enjoy a stay at Domaine de Palatz! Gite Lavande is a cosy, rustic cottage in beautiful, natural surrounds. Recently renovated and tastefully decorated, this cottage is best suited to couples and small families:

Ground Floor:

- Lounge with double bed settee, DVD and cable TV

- Kitchen with all modern facilities including dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, cooker, oven, microwave, kettle, and dining table to seat four people.

- Bathroom with double hand basins, bath and shower.

First Floor:

- Bedroom with queen size bed.

- Interconnecting door to Pavot should two gîtes be required for one booking.

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About the property

Domaine de Palatz

Domaine de Palatz is a charming 17th Century country estate located near Carcassonne in the Aude department of Languedoc Roussillon. Recently renovated to exacting standards, the domaine retains much of its original rustic charm, and combines delightful period details with all the modern amenities you would expect, amidst spacious natural surrounds of 25 acres. There is a large private pool and summer house, covered courtyard, ample parking facilities, numerous picnicking and BBQ areas, gardens, terraces and panoramic views.

Surrounded by vineyards, this property is ideal as a peaceful, relaxing holiday for families or couples. Local activities include sightseeing, wine tasting, fine dining, watersports, fishing, walking, hiking, cycling, horse riding, golf, or simply lazing in the Languedoc sun. Easily accessible by plane, train or car, Domaine de Palatz is just 20 mins from Carcassonne and its airport, one hour from the coast, and a breathe away from countless cultural and historical sights.

Domaine de Palatz is the perfect destination for people of any age and parties large or small: We offer you an environment where you can truly relax and unwind in tranquil surrounds that are full of character, culture and history.

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Owner
Denise Drinkwater
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

About Denise Drinkwater

Domaine de Palatz is owned and run by the Drinkwater family: Denise, Michael, Jodie and James. Collectively we have decades of working experience in hospitality, business development, customer service and marketing.

Originally from the United Kingdom, and resident in France and Dubai (UAE) for the last ten years, we have travelled extensively throughout the world. Our move to the Domaine is the culmination of a dream to bring our experience of first class service, accommodation and food to all who come to stay with us.

For more information please visit our website

Denise Drinkwater purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Denise Drinkwater chose Carcassonne surroundings

Located just one km north of Laure Minervois in Aude, Domaine de Palatz provides the perfect base from which to explore all the delights of the Languedoc. Local activities include fine dining, sightseeing, cycling, hiking, watersports, fishing, golf, horse riding, walking the vineyards, wine tasting, or simply lazing under the Epicurean sun. Easily accessible by plane, train or car, Domaine de Palatz is one hour from the coast, 20 mins from the airport and medieval town of Carcassonne, and just a breathe away from countless cultural and historical sights.

What makes this cottage unique

Our aim is simple: to provide our guests with delightful accommodation in a calm and peaceful environment; to use home grown organic food as integral ingredients for breakfast; and to ensure attentive, yet unobtrusive, service – making it feel like your home whilst in France. Domaine de Palatz, in the heart of Cathar Country, is the perfect destination for lovers of the Languedoc.

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Notes

A charge of 50 euros for cleaning is applicable if the property is not left as found.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Gite Lavandein Laure-Minervois in Carcassonne area

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Our aim is simple: to provide our guests with delightful accommodation in a calm and peaceful environment; to use home-grown organics for all our produce; and to ensure exceptional, yet unobtrusive, service – making this feel like your home whilst in France. Domaine de Palatz, in the heart of Cathar Country, is the perfect destination for lovers of the Languedoc. - All bed linen, towels and pool towels are provided - High chairs and cots available free of charge - Complimentary high-speed internet access throughout the estate - Extensive media and video library as well as English cable TV - SONOS sound system for guest use - Bikes available for free use - Paniers de Palatz: welcome hampers provided for all guests! - Lots of little details to make your stay special, including luxury home-made soaps, organic produce and a bubblicious welcome! Outside: The property grounds are ideal for picnicking, long walks, and simply relaxing in beautiful natural surrounds. We have 25 acres of unspoiled countryside for guests to explore, including woodland, vineyards, a bubbling stream, landscaped garden and terraces, organic kitchen garden, shaded seating areas, and numerous romantic spots with panoramic views. There are separate BBQ areas, a Summer House and a private covered courtyard which is perfect for al fresco dining and enjoying those long evenings with a glass or two. The courtyard includes a number of dining tables to seat larger parties. After the sun has set, stargazers will adore the beautiful night skies that are completely free of any light pollution! - Multiple dining areas and cooking stations - Private 12 x 6 m pool (with child gate) - Well-stocked 'Thyme Out' Summer House - Large covered courtyard and dining space. - Children's play area. - There is a beautiful lake within five minutes walk - Tennis courts nearby

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