Dordogne holiday homes for rental

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C5 with cottage - Château near Mirepoix


Internal equipment
  • 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

The castle which has 1000 sq. Meters of floor space and accommodates a maximum of 21 people has
- ten double bedrooms
- six bathrooms and two separate WCs
- a fully equipped kitchen
- two dining halls (one 44m2 and the other 24m2)
- one large drawing room with antique fireplace 
- a billiard room (45m2)
- a knights hall 

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

There is a cottage in the grounds (circa 1800)
- 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 double bed

on the first floor
- 3 twin bedrooms with twin beds 
- a bathroom with bath and basin
- a separate WC and basin
The cottage is heated with electricity and there is a wood burning stove for winter

Garden & Grounds

External equipment
  • 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

The garden, which is 4 acres, is a newly built swimming pool (12x6m), wonderful old trees, a small river and a pleasant terrace to dine on 

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


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 an hour from the Mediterranean Sea, C5 is a prestigious Cathar castle and commandery of the knights of Malta set in 4 hectares of grounds. Completely renovated, furnished and decorated with antiques C5 accommodates up to 21 people and if combined with renting the cottage another 8 so up to a maximum of 29 people.

  • 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

Local Activities

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

  • 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

Availability / Prices

*Note to the rental rates

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- 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, checks in sterling gold in Euros or by credit card. Prices are net of bank charges, ie incomes are expected to pay all bank charges. Payment by credit card through our secure Internet server incur bank charges of 2% of the rental.

- 33% deposit is required with the booking. The final balance is due before the last minute. 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 other services. This deposit will be refunded, 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 day of the week, cleaning and heating

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

- Renters should arrive between 17.00 and 19.00 day in the morning. Please try to arrive at the house until that time. Departure date: for the same reason, please leave the house by

- Each house has a maximum number of people. In no circumstance, the highest number of persons with the highest number of persons in the property

. Should cancellation occur before the beginning date, then the deposit is not refundable, within three months cancellation charges are 100% of the holiday. You are so advised to take care of your personal life and expenses in the event of loss or death. Finally and most importantly, you are expected to have a third party cover and cover your losses.

There is a reimbursable security deposit of euros 4000 which needs to be sent to the castle owner two months before you arrive