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

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Sunny balcony off of the kitchen and dining room

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Last updated: 07/07/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rabouillet house 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.

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
                          Fall
                          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €600
                          Winter
                          Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €400
                          Spring
                          Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €550
                          Summer
                          Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €750

                          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

                          • Sunny balcony off of the kitchen and dining room

                            Sunny balcony off of the kitchen and dining room

                          • Fully-equipped kitchen

                            Fully-equipped kitchen

                          • Balcony view

                            Balcony view

                          • 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

                          €400 - €750 per week (EUR)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 07/07/2014
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