20 Mn of Carcassonne with 'La Cité' medieval, the Canal de Midi and Mazamet near the Tarn and the Minervois, in the heart of Cathar country a beautiful, mysterious, and historic area. A bed and breakfast located in the heart of a rural medieval village in the foot of the Black Mountain, in a house dating from the ramparts of the 12/15th century village with charm and character. We have 4 beautiful guest bedrooms (1-15 people), all with modern facilities, a comfortable lounge with Tv (French/English), equipment for babies, Wi-Fi access, and 1 studio apartment (1-4 persons, private sunny courtyard). A peaceful garden and a sunny terrace with a splendid panoramic view over our garden and the valley of the river 'Dure' and the wood beyond. We are located in the heart of the Cathar countryside in a beautiful and mysterious area, near the castles of Lastours and Saissac, hidden medieval villages with churches, the Park Natural of Haut-Languedoc, quiet swimming lakes and rivers, forests, this region is a paradise for hikers and bickers, ideal for walking and cycling between the gorges and the forest. There are fetes, music festivals, markets, vineyards museum and art galleries ! Dinner by reservation. Open all year.
A romantic room (30²). On the 2nd floor - a light and airy room with a double bed (140cm x 190cm), armchair and sofa ( 1 bed 1 pull out bed 90cm x 190cm each), with a coffee table, dressing table with mirror and large walk-in wardrobe. The en-suite luxury shower room has a hydro/rain shower, wash hand basin with mirror, WC and bathroom cabinet. The room has a painted ceiling with exposed beams, a window to the front and two velux windows, stone walls and polished wood floor. &
La Chambre Chinoise A room with a view (30²) On the 1st floor - a spacious family room with large double bed (180cm x 190cm or twin on request), antique headboard, 2 sofas ( 1 or 2 beds on request 90cm x 190cm ea) with a coffee table, dressing table with mirror and large walk-in wardrobe. The room has a wooden ceiling with exposed beams and a polished wood floor It has a superb open view over our south facing garden, the river valley with village green and wooded hillside beyond. The en-suite shower room is fully tiled, with a large shower, wash hand basin with mirror and WC. Extra beds 20euros ea.
La Chambre Orchidee A cosy room (16²) On the 1st floor - a large double bed (180cm x 190cm or twin on request) with an antique headboard, a sofa ( 1 bed on request 80cm x 180cm) chest of drawers with mirror and wardrobe. The ceiling has exposed beams, a polished wood floor and a stone wall. It has its own private luxury bathroom immediately opposite (2m), with a roll top bath, a rain shower over the bath, a large wash hand basin with mirror, WC and bathroom cabinet. Extra bed 20euros
Ideal for family or groups of friends. (45²) 2nd floor - 2 rooms. Family room with large double bed (180cm x 190cm or twin on request) with padded headboards, 2 sofas ( 1 or 2 extra beds on request 90cm x 190cm each), coffee table, chest of drawers, mirror and a large wardrobe. 2nd bedroom, twin beds (90cm x 190cm or a large double on request), padded headboards, shelf with a mirror and cloths hanging area. Modern en-suite bathroom has a bath, shower (over the bath), wash hand basin, WC and bathroom cabinet. Extra beds 20 euro ea. T
A romantic retreat. A spacious studio, large bed, antique headboard, wardrobe, sofa, arm chair, coffee table, TV (English & French), electric heating, high ceilings, wood panelling, exposed stone walls, polished wood floor. Kitchen area; electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, table and 4 chairs. En-suite luxury shower room double shower, an antique basin, mirror, WC. Private gated walled sunny courtyard gives independent access, table and 4 chairs for alfresco dining or BBQ's herb bed and flowering tubs, and a view of the wooded hillside beyond. + Sunny communal garden. B&B (or self-catering 3 nights min 180euro, 1 week 350euros)
Cather Chateaux, Hidden medieval villages, Markets, Swimming lakes, Vineyards, Walks, Countryside, Mountains, Village, Wine country
Toulouse, France (TLS-Blagnac) 66 miles
Carcassonne airport 25Km, Toulouse and Beziers 1 1/4 hours
Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Cathar chateaux, medieval villages, abbeys etc., La Cite with its medieval fairy tale chateau , Many hikes & bike rides in forests or county lanes, Markets., Wine tasting., Carcassonne, Toulouse, Albi., Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, 4 Cathar Chateaux at Lastours, Abbeyvillelongue, National park of Languedoc, Medieval hidden villages, La Cite medieval at Carcassonne, Book village at Montolieu, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports
Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Homestay, Other
BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, Copier, DVD Player, Fireplace, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , Library + tourist information, Evening meals, Children’s books and games, Large sunny garden and balcony with superb view., Baby equipment; cot, bath, potty, high chair
Air conditioning, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Ironing Board
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, 4 Cathar Chateaux at Lastours, Abbeyvillelongue, National park of Languedoc, Medieval hidden villages, La Cite medieval at Carcassonne, Book village at Montolieu, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports
Christina Press, Nico Janssen
Dutch, Flemish, English, French
Cooking, Drawing, Art, Walking, Antiques/car boot sales.
Vegetarian , Served at 7.30pm
Confit de Canard
An example of our menu Soupe á l’Oignon Confit de Canard Tarte Tatin Café The evening meal is at the dissection of the chef. 3 Courses with appetizers, starter, main course, dessert, wine, or soft drink, coffee or herbal tea = 25€ each. Children under 12 yrs old half price. 1st night dinner by reservation.