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Unique Light & Airy Well-Appointed Stone House on River Aude in French Pyrenees

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Last updated: 06/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy this beautiful, well-appointed, light and airy stone house on the River Aude in Southwestern France with spectacular views of the Pyrenees. Completely renovated 200+ year-old mill is comfortable, spacious and tastefully furnished. Kitchen is fully equipped and has new appliances. Ground floor has entry hall with coat closet, powder room and laundry; kitchen with large dining room and adjoining roomy balcony overlooking the river, village and mountains. First floor has comfy living room, guest room with twin beds and bathroom with shower. Top floor has a cathedral ceiling with exposed original beams, king bed, bathroom with shower/bathtub and bidet. It has it's own outdoor loggia with hammock. The cave or basement has its own tiny private balcony. All floors are new tile or terra cotta except for top floor which is original wide-planked wood. The living room and all beds have good reading lights. There's free wi-fi Internet access and iPod docking station with radio. Great group as well as private spaces. Views are wonderful, as well as the sound of the River. Nature at its best. In addition to lovely spring blossoms and gorgeous summer, the autumn colors are divine and winter activities are nearby.

Airport Details: Guests arriving by air may prefer flying into Perpignan which is 45 minutes away by car or Carcassonne which is 1 hour away.

Guests coming from the United States would probably prefer flying into Paris Charles de Gaulle and connect to Toulouse/Blagnac. Axat is a 2 hour drive from the Toulouse/Blagnac airport.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There are tables and chairs for use on the Balcony and the Loggia. The Loggia off the master bedroom has a very comfortable hammock. The Axat community outdoor heated pool is delightful and open during the summer months. Near the pool petanque is played. The wonderful Tourist Train runs 60 km between Axat and Rivesaltes (near Perpignan) through the gorgeous foothills of the Pyrenees and glorious Cotes de Roussillon wine country. The timetable and differing routes vary from month to month--exciting and fun....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Radio

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • River:

    The beautiful, rushing River Aude, which our balconies directly overlook, affords wonderful water sports like rafting and fishing.as well as lovely background sound....moreless

  • Village:

    Axat is a scenic village in the Pyrenees foothills near the Mediterranean--2 hours SE of Toulouse, ! hour S of Carcassonne, 45 mins W of Perpignan,...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

€750
Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The preferred payment method is in Euros via PayPal or to our French bank. A deposit of 250 Euros is required for reservation and also serves as the security deposit refunded within three weeks after your stay if no loss/damage is found. Please leave our house in the manner it was entrusted to you.

The full rental amount is due 6 weeks before the start of your stay.


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Location

65 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Carcassonne or Perpignan
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Axat - Le Central
65 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Carcassonne
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Axat
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
D117
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Resto Cave and Hotel Axat
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mijanes, Puyvalador, Font Romeu
65 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Perpignan

Car: Recommended

Axat is a scenic village in the Pyrenees foothills near the Mediterranean--2 hours SE of Toulouse, ! hour S of Carcassonne, 45 mins W of Perpignan, just N of Andorra and Spain in the Languedoc-Roussillon in Southwest France. Axat enjoys lots of sunshine and a moderate Mediterranean climate with the sea nearby and cool mountain air. Activities are white-water rafting, kayaking, horse riding, cycling, skiing, swimming in the gorgeous village heated outdoor pool, rock climbing, walking and wine-tasting. For history lovers, it's the heart of Cathar country with spectacular 12C fortress castles--Puilaurens, Queribus, Peyrepertuse and Montsegur nearby. The village of 800, laid back and welcoming of visitors, has a charcuterie, epicerie, boucherie and superlative boulangerie/patisserie, a comprehensive medical clinic with pharmacy and other related services, hardware, ATM, 24-hour gas station, and restaurants. The fun Train du Pays Cathare goes from Axat through famed wine country to Maury and Rivesaltes. Nearby museums of art, piano, automates, culture, musical instruments from historic jongleur tradition and more.

Other Activities: whitewater rafting, fishing, snow sports in winter.

 

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Photos

  • Balcony off the kitchen and dining room

    Balcony off the kitchen and dining room

  • Fully-equipped kitchen

    Fully-equipped kitchen

  • Sunny balcony off of the kitchen and dining room

    Sunny balcony off of the kitchen and dining room

  • light-filled spacious living room

    light-filled spacious living room

  • Stairs to master bedroom

    Stairs to master bedroom

  • Loggia off of master bedroom

    Loggia off of master bedroom

  • View of house from the 17C chapel

    View of house from the 17C chapel

  • Picnic Island on the River Aude with our house on the right

    Picnic Island on the River Aude with our house on the right

  • white water rafting as seen from balcony

    white water rafting as seen from balcony

  • White water rafting on the Aude

    White water rafting on the Aude

  • Esperaza market

    Esperaza market

  • Along the road near Andorra

    Along the road near Andorra

  • The River Aude and Picnic Island from the 17C bridge

    The River Aude and Picnic Island from the 17C bridge

  • Kitchen and dining overlooking the River Aude

    Kitchen and dining overlooking the River Aude

  • Traditional Axatoise staircase

    Traditional Axatoise staircase

  • bedroom with twin beds with good reading lights

    bedroom with twin beds with good reading lights

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Relaxing in hammock on loggia

    Relaxing in hammock on loggia

  • All 3 outdoor spaces as seen from Picnic Island

    All 3 outdoor spaces as seen from Picnic Island

  • 17th C bridge and chapel from our balcony

    17th C bridge and chapel from our balcony

  • Axat heated pool

    Axat heated pool

  • Tourist train - Axat to Rivesaltes near Perpignan

    Tourist train - Axat to Rivesaltes near Perpignan

  • Puilaurens - 10 minute drive away

    Puilaurens - 10 minute drive away

  • St. Hillaire - origin of Blanquette de Limoux

    St. Hillaire - origin of Blanquette de Limoux

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 06/11/2015
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