Spacious 11th C. Stone House in Languedoc with Pool.

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Last updated: 10/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sleeps six /seven
: Pool
: 40 ' Flat Screen TV - SKY
: Children welcome
: All linens included
: All utilities included
: Free telephone for local & long distance calls
: ADSL & WIFI included
: Swimming at nearby Lake
: Large Open fire
: Double Garage

Grand Rue is located within the ramparts in the heart of Olonzac, capital of the Minervois, France's famous southern wine region.
Maison en Pierre was probably built in the 11th century but updated structurally and renovated. Our immaculate self catering vacation home is on three-stories and right in the center of town. The area is very private and quiet. Just step outside your door and on a Tuesday, you are in the middle of the weekly market. The pool was added in May 2012.

Olonzac, just a 30-40 minute drive from Carcassonne, is the capital of the Minervois with 6 restaurants (2 within 20 yards), cafes, bars, patisseries, boulangeries, delicatessens, tabac, post office and professional services such as 2 doctors, dentist, banks and much more. A market is held every Tuesday morning right outside the house. There is also a park with children's playing equipment and 3 tennis courts. A magnificent lake, Lac de Jouarres, is only a few minutes away. Here you can fish, sunbathe, swim, windsurf, picnic or sail. There is also a great restaurant and café overlooking the water.

Olonzac is surrounded by hundreds of vineyards with tasting facilities, in fact, 3 are within walking distance. The hills and mountains of the Black Mountains, leading to the Parque Languedoc, are a short distance to the north and are great for walking. For beach lovers, the seashore of Narbonne-Plage and Gruissan are only 35 kilometres away.

Spain and the Pyrenees are approximately an hour away. Fetes, festivals and markets occur all year round throughout many of the surrounding villages. In winter, skiing is available within a 1 hour drive in France or 2 hour drive in Andorra.


Keywords: Ancient Renovated Self Catering Village House for Vacation Rental, Pool, Courtyard, Cafes and Weekly Market in authentic French Village near Carcassonne. Great for walking holidays.


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 180 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Hydrotherapy shower


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access:

    Once the Internet id is entered you are permanently connected....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    For 2 Cars...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off peak
Oct 31 - Apr 1, 2016
5 night min stay

Apr 2 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay

May 28 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

Jul 2 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

Oct 1 - Oct 29, 2016
7 night min stay

Off Peak
Oct 30 - Mar 31, 2017
5 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


A single bed for a 7th person can be put on the mezzanine level for an additional 100 pounds per week.

25% on booking, the other 75% 1 month before the booking date. Preferably by bank transfer but Paypal is acceptable if you are happy to pay the 3.4%

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Last updated: 10/31/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Cafe de la Poste
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Citadelle
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Many wineries and historical Cathar castles,

Children's Playground


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Our passion for travel and France led us to look for a place to call 'home' in the country we love. We longed for a well serviced authentic 'french village' in a region that would give us warmth and much sunshine.

Why the Owner Chose Olonzac:
Our search stopped when we found Maison-en-pierre in Olonzac, we renovated the whole house, a place we love and now spend some time every summer, hugely enjoying both the house, the village and the region. Our previous guests have shared our views.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Privacy and quiet and yet right in the centre of the village. A steady stream of repeat visitors attests to the attraction of the house. The pool is wonderful to come back and cool off in. Or spend a lazy day sunbathing and dipping in.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Master Bedroom En-suite

    Master Bedroom En-suite

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2nd Bedroom

  • Main Stairwell

    Main Stairwell

  • Mezzanine


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Main Hallway with stencil

    Main Hallway with stencil

  • 2nd Bedroom's Bathroom

    2nd Bedroom's Bathroom

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • Stairwell


VRBO #117687

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Spacious 11th C. Stone House in Languedoc with Pool.

Olonzac #117687

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