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Domaine Saladry - 3 stunning 4 star Gites with 360 views, 14x7m pool set in 3H - Les Pins - 2 Beds sleeps 5

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



Les Pins - 2 Beds sleeps 5

4 star rated, Les Pins has 2 very large bedrooms (27m2 each) with en-suite bathrooms and seating areas, ideal to be rented by 2-4 (+1) people, or outside of the high season, each room could be rented on a shorter or longer term.

With a traditional cast iron spiral staircase, large open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area with triple south facing glazed doors. A wood burning stove, 200 yr old exposed beams, terracotta floors and furnished classically and sympathetically with antique French, English furniture, vintage 50's Ercol and original artworks and prints. Free, fast and unlimited WIFI is included.

About the property

FR21773 Domaine Saladry

Rated a 4 stars (Etoile de france) Domaine Saladry is more than 200 years old, a traditional French farmhouse 20 mins from Carcassonne airport and centre and 45mins from Toulouse. It has been renovated to provide 2, 3, and 4 bedroom gites offering stylish accommodation for up to 18 people. Surrounded by mature landscaped gardens with a new 14 x 7 metre pool, sun terraces and fully equipped pool house. The Domaine is located in the Aude valley close to Carcassonne and next to the Canal du Midi at Villepinte and can be easily accessed from Autoroute A61(J22), Carcassone Airport (20 minutes) and Toulouse airport (50 mins). Each Gite has access to dining areas in the grounds with gas fired BBQ's. We have a large shaded hanger (170m2) with games including table tennis, giant jenga, darts and bar football, this space is also great for an evening aperitif!. There are Children’s swings; and benches to relax in the grounds to enjoy the spectacular views of the Pyrenees and Black Mountains. Bikes are available for a ride in the local countryside; through the vineyards and sunflowers or alongside the Canal du Midi. Many attractions within approx. 1 hour: the Mediterranean coast, Cathar castles, Medieval villages, the Pyrenees, Andorra, the ski resorts of the Ariege, and much more.

Property Manager
Neil Malyon
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Neil Malyon

The Domaine has been lovingly restored to provide three stylish and comfortable gites. Each gite offers very spacious accommodation. The grounds surrounding the Domaine are tranquil and offer wonderful views of the surrounding wildlife, countryside and mountains. There are many interesting places to visit in the surrounding area; including the beautiful Mediterranean beaches. This is our first venture into running a holiday rental business and we want all of our guests to love the Domaine as much as we do. We welcome any feedback that will make stays more enjoyable for future guests.

Neil Malyon purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Neil Malyon chose Villepinte

We purchased the Domaine in December 2012 after doing some holiday inspired house viewing in the Aude Valley. Having spent 15 years holidaying in France we came to; and really fell in love with the Aude valley as it offers countryside, mountains and beaches all within easy access. The Aude valley offers all the benefits of the climate in the South of France but is still very peaceful and traditional. The Domaine nestles in farmland but is very close to the road network which gives access to all that the Languedoc has to offer.

The famous canal du midi is only a 0.6 km easy walk from the Domaine.

What makes this cottage unique

We live at Domaine Saladry alongside our guests and are on hand to offer advice, information and maps to anyone staying or can respectfully provide guests peace and quiet if required. We have an 8 seater VW Transporter and are happy to drop off/pick up guests on request and by arrangement.

The mature grounds offer a very tranquil place for visitors, the views are outstanding and the pool complex has been specifically designed for relaxation and enjoyment for all age groups. We have many repeat visitors and guests that visit based upon recommendation.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Booking via website
25% deposit required upon booking
Full balance of payment due 8 weeks before arrival
Euro 150 deposit taken, fully refunded within 1 week if property left as found
More flexibility on arrival and departure times and length of stay outside of high season

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday
Arrivals from 4pm
Departures by 10am
More flexibility will be available on request and dependant on other bookings

Notes on prices:
Outside of the high season rentals rentals shorter than 1 week will be available on request based on availability.
Please enquire about longer term rental outside of the high season.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Villepinte in Arrondissement of Carcassonne

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Newly refurbished with large 900x900mm showers with 'Grohe' thermostatic showers. WC, sink and mirror, large heated towel rails and hotel quality towels are provided. Velux roof windows provide plentiful natural light.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , South facing
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , North facing. Additional single day bed added in 2016
  • Both bedrooms are very large at approximately 27sq m2 with original beams and vaulted ceilings. Ornate Kingsize beds with hotel grade cotton sheets. Both bedrooms have seating areas and are furnished classically and sympathetically with antique French and English furniture with 50's Ercol seating and original artworks and prints. An additional single day bed has been added to the 2nd bedroom to offer additional sleeping options for families with children of differing ages.
  • Books ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: All accommodation has been totally renovated during autumn/winter 2013/2014 to offer traditional French style with modern comfort. Les Pins and Les Cypres could be rented together as 5 bedroom gite with inter-connecting door (locked at all other times). WIFI to all Gites and good 3G signal Hair Dryers in all Gites High-chairs and cots are available on request. Additional beds are available on request. Outside: The Domaine is set in 7.5 acres, much of it landscaped with mature trees and an orchard. There are secluded eating areas and BBQ's available for guests to dine al fresco. The grounds offer spectacular views of the Black Mountains to the north and the Pyrenees to the South. The secluded pool area has terracing, sun loungers, parasols, Solar shower, table/chairs and hammock. The poolhouse offers a kitchen area with fridge, additional seating, WC, and changing room. The pool area is totally fenced and Children up to 16 must be accompanied at all times. The Hanger offers a large shaded area with seating and family games. Bikes can be hired for a small fee.


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Les Pins - 2 Beds sleeps 5
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Amazing location and perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in a beautiful 2 bedroom luxury Gite at Domaine Saladry in June 2017. The location is amazing, lying by the swimming pool looking out across the mountains with only the sound of birds is the perfect way to unwind after the normal rushing around of every day life. Loads to do in the area, stroll around Carcassonne castle or cycle along the canal stopping for an occasional glass of wine whilst watching the boats go by. Enjoyed so much have already planned and booked my next stay later this year, a must for everyone travelling to this area.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Julie for a great review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you later in the year. Best regards Neil and Vickie
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  • 5 of 5

Vickie and Neil are very friendly and professional. They have created a comfortable, charming and stylish home from home. We really enjoyed the large clean pool, the games area and the highlight was our cycle along the Canal du Midi. The property is calm and peaceful although close enough for shopping, restaurants and local tourist attractions. The two cute cats, Woodie and Smokey were a bonus! I would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family holiday in Saladry

  • 5 of 5

We went with our son, daughter in law and one year old grandson for a one week break between Toulouse and Carcassone. A lovely gite was our perfect base for the holiday. The owners Neil and Vickie were excellent hosts and did everything they could to help us have a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing your stay at Les Pins, Domaine Saladry. It's great you enjoyed your stay with us; even the weather was good! We'd love to welcome you back; should you choose to visit the region again. Best Wishes Vickie & Neil
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Merveilleux séjour

  • 5 of 5

Que de jolies surprises dans ce gite spacieux !

En 1er lieu, je me dois de parler de l'accueil : exceptionnel et chaleureux.

Ensuite du gite : de grandes pièces, très propres, avec une cheminée qui fonctionne à merveille.

Et après être arrivés dans la soirée, nous avons été sidérés le lendemain de découvrir face à nous la chaîne des Pyrénées enneigée, magnifique.

Les enfants (7 à 14 ans) se sont précipités dans le jardin pour profiter des jeux extérieurs mis à notre disposition (balançoires, ping-pong, badmington, fléchettes,...). Au moment de partir à la fin de notre week end, cela a été un déchirement tant les enfants s'étaient imaginés que nous étions en vacances.

Merci à Vicky et Neil. A bientôt

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour vos mots gentils. Nous aimerions que vous restiez au Domaine Saladry à nouveau si vous venez dans cette région encore!
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A rural gem

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Les Cypres. It was a class above what I'd previously thought of as a typical gite - comfortable, well-equipped, and well furnished, with a tasteful blend of traditional and modern. The grounds are spacious, with amazing views all round and the outdoor facilities are excellent. Neil and Vickie are helpful and welcoming hosts who are justifiably proud of what they have achieved, and deserve great success.

Villepinte is a great centre for touring, with heathland, coast, mountains and coast all reachable, and all worth visiting, and the great city of Toulouse is just down the autoroute, with Albi not much further.

There are plenty of restaurants within driving distance, but you must visit the wonderful food market at Revel - the best small town market I have ever seen.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Domaine Saladry, and thank you also for your very positive feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time in the Aude, and of course if you ever choose to come back; then we would love to welcome you back to Saladry. Best regards Neil & Vickie
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super gîte et propriétaires aux petits soins

  • 5 of 5

Notre séjour de 2 nuits au mois d'octobre s'est magnifiquement bien déroulé. Nous étions agréablement surpris de la beauté du gîte, de sa propreté, son calme... Le gîte "les pins" est composé de 2 chambres mais de 5 lits très confortables avec 2 salles de bain très fonctionnelles. Nous aurions aimé rester plus longtemps mais nous reviendrons pour profiter de l'immense jardin, la piscine et la vue magnifique.

Les propriétaires, Neil et Vickie sont des personnes aux petits soins et très gentils, merci beaucoup!

Réservez sans attendre.


  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
45 Kilometres
Mont D'Olme
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

For cyclists, walkers, and nature lovers the Domaine offers access to walking and cycling for all abilities in the surrounding countryside and hills, or alongside the Canal du Midi. For those more experienced cyclists you may ride on roads or mountains used in the Tour de France. There are numerous lakes in the Black Mountains where you can swim or hire boats.

We have a VW Transporter with 8 seats and will be happy to drop off/collect guests and bikes. We are also able to provide wine tours in the Corbieres, Minervois and Limoux AOC wine regions - Please contact us to discuss further.


1 hour drive to Mediterranean beaches. Nearest beach Gruissan plage.

20 minutes to Lac St. Ferriol in the Black Mountains with beach areas and waterspouts facilities


10 hour drive from Eurotunnel Calais.

50 mins drive from Toulouse Airport

20 mins drive from Carcassonne Airport

Use of car is recommended


0.6 km from Canal stop at Villepinte.

1.5 km to Villepinte village and local convenience shop/bakery

5 km to Bram

25 km to Carcassonne world heritage site

Further Details:

Restaurant and Bar in Villepinte - Les deux Acacias

Reasonably priced fuel in Villepinte with supermarket with fresh bread (1.5 km away) open 8am to 8pm daily

Large supermarkets located next to each motorway junction (5 km and 10 km away)

Local market Wednesday morning and ATM in Bram (5 km away)