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Art Deco Style House With Beautiful Walled Garden Featured Patio Having Marble W

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

House in Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - Peaceful Location By The Aude River, 5 Mins Walk To The Centre, 15 Mins Trip To Local Beach

Type: House/4 Dble Bedrooms/Sleeps 8-10

This is a unique house with much charm and character located in a quiet part of Centre Ville, Carcassonne. Our 4 bedroom 19th century house with an Art Deco theme lounge and dining room, pool room, kitchen and breakfast room, games room for chilling out, garage, walled garden and marble courtyard with the sun all day for up to 300 days a year. It is ideal for couples, families, groups of friends taking a holiday or short break relaxing or living it up in a French community within this beautiful place full of wonderful history and architecture. Walk out of the house for 2 minutes you are by the Aude river with 8 tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool, the River Aude and midi canal and the centre with superb restaurants and brasseries. La Cite with 11th century medieval city is on the hill. The local beach and lake is 4 miles, the Mediterranean is 30miles and pyrennees just 15miles.

More Details

Owner
Michael Ormond
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
4 May, 2017

About Michael Ormond

We, the owners, are both professionals who absolutely love France - the people, culture - art, music, cuisine, the history, architecture, the ocean, the sea, sunshine, mountains, countryside - vineyards, the feeling of liberation. We could go on and on. This part of France provides for us so many of the really wonderful aspects of life which give nourishment, enjoyment and satisfaction. Many of which are no longer available in other places.

Why Michael Ormond chose Carcassonne area

We found are property in a quiet area of Carcassonne. It was a nearly blank painting, the outlines only. We have been able to place our own art onto this canvas creating the picture, our home. This has taken more than 10 years. A thoroughly satisfying journey. One day the painting will be complete, in time. Carcassonne is mostly original and offers so much to everyone. It sits in Languedoc-Rousillon a most superb area in southern France. The wine growing areas of Corbiere, Minervois and Fitou surround it. There is a local beach, the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees are close by. Travel is easy, by mainline train from Carcassonne, The airport is 5 kilometres from the house and the motorway and main roads are just5 kilometres

What makes this house unique

The furnishing and décor are mainly in a Art Deco style providing a luxurious surrounding which is relaxing, comfortable and invigorating. The games room has a professional Pool table, dart board plus other games. Themes are set in the four bedrooms- a French traditional, a Art Deco, a 60's and a 70's. The walled garden has beautiful marbled columns, walls and features which basques in rays from sunrise to near sunset for 9 months of the year. Walk 5 mins to the wooded area with tennis courts, open air pool, Aude River and Midi canal. Walk 5 mins to the Centre Ville with marbled squires, boutiques, restaurants, brasseries, the markets, shops. The magnificent 11th century La Cite sits on the hill 15 mins walk away. Festivals run for most of the year

Guestbook comments from the owner

We all stayed at the lovely property for 1 week. The house was situated in a nice quiet spot yet close to walk into the centre. Accommodation was great and enjoyable. Carcassonne is a fantastic place. We had sunshine throughout. Needed more time to visit all the places the area offered. Will return again and stay at the same house.
Jun 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Carcassonne in Aude

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • New bathroom1 (1st Floor) bath and shower over, WC, Sink, Bidet. Fully Tiled. Radiator New Toilet (1st Floor) WC. Three quarter tiled New Bathroom 2 (Ground Floor) Shower, WC and Sink. Fully Tiled. Radiator
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1- 60's Deco style, King size Bed, dressing room, French windows onto terrace Bedroom-2 Art Deco style, King Bed, French windows onto terrace Bedroom 3- 70's style, Double Bed and Futon Bedroom 4-French style,2 Double Beds, dressing room,
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Parking is directly outside the house in front of the garage. The garage is used only for bikes and storage. A couple of steps to enter through the front door to small inner hall for cloaks etc. Another door takes you through to the hall with a marbled floor. Doors lead of this to the and dining room lounge, study area, games room and bathroom2 and stair to the first floor . From the dining room an entrance leads into the kitchen, breakfast and utility area. A double pair of French doors takes you up 6 steps to the walled garden. The stairs up to the first floor have 20 steps to the landing to the 4 bedrooms, full bathroom 1 and toilet. From two of the bedrooms double french windows take you onto the terrasse which overlooks the garden. All floors throughout the house are tiled with rugs or mats in many of them. Outside: Parking is at the front of the house. To the rear of the house is a delightful walled garden. The garden is accessed from the breakfast room, it has a magnificent patio with marbled walls and columns. Vines, trees and flowers are in this garden which has the sun all day. In this area are tables ,chairs, sun loungers, umbrellas and the barbecue A balustrade terrace accessed from bedroom 1 and 2, has table , chairs and sun loungers. This overlooks the garden. Utility Room: A joining Kitchen, with Washing Machine and Tumble drier, iron and board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and 2 towels per person: beds made up for arrival. table cloths and tea towels. Hand towels in bathrooms and kitchen. Replacement bed linen and towels available at commencement of each new week. Additional linen and towels will be charged for. Other: Games Room - with professional Snooker and Pool table, dart boards, various board games

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £375

Booking Notes:
A DEPOSIT of minimum 30% is required to be paid to secure a booking. The BALANCE is payable 8 weeks before arrival. This to be paid by Cheque or Bank Transfer.
Upon booking, less than 8 weeks before arrival, full balance payable.
Upon Arrival a charge for cleaning is payable minimum 100 Euros. and a refundable Damage Charge of minimum 300 Euros, returnable on Departure


Changeover Day:
the preferred day is Saturday. This is flexible to accommodate varied durations of stay. Times of arrival/check in -1400 to 1800 hrs/2pm to 6pm; departure/check out 0830 to 1030/8.30 am to 10.30am.
Ask on booking if other times are OK

Notes on prices:
A Minimum stay of 3 night, No maximum period of stay. Special rates may be given for long stays 3 weeks or more. If you are a couple or just 1 family needing 1 or 2 bedrooms and the rest of the accommodation then rates can be negotiated in the low season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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