Dordogne holiday homes for rental

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C5 with cottage Château near Mirepoix

Near Mirepoix, sleeps max 28, 12 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, Internet acces (Free WIFI), Swimming Pool, cook
Availability / Prices

Location

Located between Toulouse (45 min), and Carcassonne (40 min), 12 min from the medieval city of Mirepoix, 6min from the quaint village of Belpech with all facilities, 45 min from ski resorts and and an hour from the Mediterranean sea, C5 is a prestigious Cathar chateau and commanderie of the knights of Malta set in 4 hectares of grounds. Completely renovated, furnished and decorated with taste with family antiques C5 accommodates up to 16 people and if combined with renting the cottage another 8 so up to a maximum of 24 people.

Local Activities

There is plenty to do in the area both in terms of sports and tourism

Gardens

The garden which is 4 hectares is size has a recently constructed swimming pool (12x6m) , wonderful old trees, a small river and a pleasant terrace to dine on

The cottage which faces due south has its own independant entrance, a garden of 5000m2 with a small river passing through it and its own garage

Accommodation

The chateau which has 1000 sq metres of floor space and accommodates a maximum of 16 people has
- eight double bedrooms
- three bathrooms and two separate WCs
- a fully equipped kitchen
- two dining halls (one which is 20m2)
- three drawing rooms with antique fireplaces
- a billiard room ( 40m2)
- a library

There are various games, a pool table and billiards to entertain guests.

There is a cottage in the grounds (circa 1800) recently renovated with a great deal of taste which can accomodate another eight people in 160 m2
- a living room with open fireplace and TV
- a dining room
- a fully equipped kitchen
- a hall with separate WC
- a double room on the ground floor with a double bed

on the first floor
- 3 double bedrooms with twin beds which can be put together as doubles
- a bathroom with bath and basin
- a showerroom with shower basin
- a separate WC
The cottage is heated with electricity and there is a wood burning stove for winter rents

Availability / Prices

*Note to the rental rates

All prices are per week per property from Saturday to Saturday Owners may be willing to accept mid week rentals or part week rentals in the low and mid season .Please email us your requests. We’ll be happy to answer your queries. Please book well in advance for peak season bookings as the best weeks tend to go quickly.

- Prices are quoted in Euros. If you choose to pay in £ sterling or US dollars please pay the equivalent rate quoted on the site which is approximate only. We will inform you when you pay what the exact equivalent amount is in Euros that you have paid, since it depends on the exchange rate on the day.

- Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheques in sterling or in Euros or by credit card. Prices are net of bank charges, i.e. tenants are expected to pay all bank charges. Payment by credit card through our secure Internet server incurs bank charges of 2% of the rental.

- A 33% deposit is required with the booking. The final balance is due three months before arrival ( a shorter period may be arranged for last minute bookings). A security deposit as defined for each house is required to be paid with the balance . This covers the cost of any damage or breakages and the cost of telephone and other services. This deposit will be returned after the rental, minus any charges for breakages, telephone, etc.

- Rental rates include: all linen, bathroom and kitchen towels, if renting more than one week cleaning on the Saturday of three hours with change of linen, electricity, gas, firewood and water and pool heating if available

- Rental rates exclude : additional cleaning, cooking, babysitting, heating in winter months charged at cost, phone calls when available, bedding for cots and pool towels

- Renters should arrive between 17.00 and 19.00 as cleaners need the house to be free for cleaning on changeover day until this time. Please try not to arrive at the house until that time. Departure date : for the same reason, please vacate the house (or all except one room) by 10.am

- Each house has a maximum number of people. In no circumstances may more than the maximum number of persons listed on the property particulars be exceeded without prior approval

- Cancellation charges apply. Should cancellation occur more than three months before the commencement date, then the deposit is not reimbursable, within three months cancellation charges are 100% of the holiday. You are strongly advised to take out appropriate insurance to cover you for medical and personal injury expenses but also in the event of delays in your travel arrangements and against any cancellation charges payable if you have to cancel or curtail your trip. Finally and most importantly you are expected to have third party cover insurance and insurance to cover for any breakages/losses and damage during your stay

Distances
  • Andorra 1.5 hours
  • Ax-les-Thermes nearest ski resort 80 kms
  • Barcelona 3 hours
  • Belpech nearest bar and pub and restaurant 6 kms/6 mins
  • Carcassonne Airport 40 kms/40 mins
  • Castelnaudry train station, world famous for cassoulet 25 mins
  • Cathar castles Monsegur 40 mins
  • Mirepoix medieval town 12 mins
  • Narbonne the nearest Mediterranean beach 80 kms /One hour
  • Toulouse town and airport 60 kms/45 mins
Equip. Exteriors
  • Gardens chateau 4 hectares, swimming pool - 12 x 6 m, swings, sand pit, outdoor grill and barbecue, garden table and chairs
  • Gardens cottage 5000 m2 of gardens with heavenly views, separate entrance , small river and a south facing aspect
Equip. Interiors
  • Audio visual Internet broadband,satellite TV, radio, CD rom, stereo system, piano
  • Bathrooms - 3 chateau Downstairs Bathroom on the grounds floor – Bath (no shower), WC
    Upstairs Bathroom Blue bedroom ensuite - Bath (no shower) WC
    Blue Bathroom, Venitian bedroom ensuite - Shower WC
    Upstairs separate WC
  • Bathrooms 2 cottage one bathroom with bath and wc
    one showerroom with shower and wc
    two separate WCs
  • Bedrooms - 4 cottage One double bedroom with double bed
    Three double bedrooms with twin beds which can be used as a double bed
  • Bedrooms - 8 chateau Parisian Bedroom - 2 Double Bed, Antiques;
    Sphynge bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, romantique alcove ;
    Leleu Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, Antiques;
    Commander's Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, Canopy bed ;
    Pink Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, Bed on platform;
    Blue Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, Antiques ;
    Venitian Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed, Canopy bed ;
    American Bedroom 8 - 1 Large Double Bed, Americana;
  • Kitchen chateau fully equipped with dining area and open fire, 4 ring stove,hob,oven, fridge, freezer, microwave,coffee maker, toaster,blender,washing machine, iron and ironing board
Activities
  • Golf 45 mins from Carcassonne, One hour from Ariege and Toulouse golf clubs
  • Local tourist activities Medieval city of Mirepoix- Montségur castle- Bamboo park- Lapenne- Prehistoric park- Tarascon sur-Ariège- Buffalo farm – Lapenne- Reptile farm- La bastide de Serou- Wolf house- Ax-Les-Thermes- Lombrives cave- Ussat -les Bains- Cow cave- Bédeillac cave- Pierre Bayle Museum- Largarde castle- Chalabre castle- Dinosaur museum- Espéraza- Canal du Midi- Bramm
  • Other sports activities Walking, sailing, cycling and mountain biking, fishing; wind surfing, waterskiing, mountaineering, rafting
  • Riding close by
  • Skiing 45 mins
  • Tennis Belpech 6 mins