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At the edge of a lovely village in the south Minervois of the Languedoc, right alongside the spectacular Canal du Midi & only 15min away from the famous walled Medieval Cite of Carcassonne. Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We offer 2 fully equipped independent gîtes each sleeping 4 + Cot, which can prove to be an ideal base to explore the many attractions in and around the area. HEATED SWIMMING POOL 10m by 5m (32 x 16ft) with Roman steps for easy access.(May - Oct) Both gîtes share the relaxing pool which is set in approx. 2 acre garden. Sun lounger’s are provided around the pool on the decking and tiled surround, offering spacious sunbathing area with extensive views of the hills and vineyards. Private off road parking in gated garden. 2 Independent gites with own patios for BBQ and sunbathing. Ideal location for visiting the many attractions or just soaking up the sun. The Mediterranean Sea and beaches are 40min drive. Chic boutique shopping in Toulouse, Bezier & Montpellier. 1 hour from Spain
2 Independent 3*** gites with private patios, garden furniture,and large stone BBQ.
Well equipped with all essential items provided. Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Microwave, Induction Hob, Electric oven, large Fridge/Freezer, kettle, coffee maker, Toaster, Cool Box, Flat screen TV, DVD player, Radio/Hi-Fi. Free Wi-Fi, docking station for iPod/iPhone.
Large modern showers in each gite. Clean, well maintained, freshly laundered bed linen & towels. We can provide Pool / Beach towels if you wish to save on luggage.
Our property is right alongside the Canal du Midi and great for walking or just sitting and watching the boats go by on the Canal du Midi. Supermarkets and shops are a short drive away but the village has a wonderful Boulangerie selling different breads, cakes and a selection of groceries.
You are welcome to bring your bikes if you wish as there are some great routes for all abilities
Its a perfect place to base yourself to explore the area
Golf breaks: Carcassonne has, a beautiful 18 hole Par 71 - 5,758 metre golf course playable all year round with views of the Pyrenees and which is only a 20 minute drive away.
Olive Tree Cottage: Aigues-Vives Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 52941ha
Olive Tree Cottage has a south facing patio for sunbathing and relaxing overlooking the garden towards the pool and the hills in the distance. Around the front of the house (this is alongside the canal) you can stroll along the tow-path of the Canal du Midi and watch the boats navigate their way through the lock. The gîtes are in the grounds of very friendly British owners who will respect your privacy.
Upstairs, the gîte offers a double and a twin bedroom. Towels and bedding provided. There is a rain head shower, washbasin + hair-dryer. Downstairs there is everything you need for a relaxing holiday away from home. Open plan area downstairs includes a sitting room area with sofa, armchair,TV/ DVD/VHS & discs, Radio/ CD player. Dining table & chairs with a kitchen offering all facilities. A full-sized oven / grill with induction hob and a large fridge/freezer. All crockery, cutlery and tea towels are provided as well as a microwave/ dishwasher/toaster/Coffee filter/washing machine.
1 double, 1 twin bedroom, Travel cot and High Chair / baby changing mat available on request
Double bedroom has views over the patio and garden. Bedside tables with lamps and electric clock/radio, chairs. Mirrored wardrobe with shelving. Electric shutters. Efficient Electric Wall heater suitable for cosy winter holidays
Twin bedroom overlooking patio and garden has a bedside table and lamp. Shelving Unit, chair and lamp. Electric shutters. Efficient Electric Wall heaters
Extra wardrobe on the landing with spare bedding and pillows. Full length mirror...moreless
Large 'Rain Head' shower in a modern tiled cubicle
Vanity unit and washbasin with large mirror. Plenty of shelves in the cupboards for storage. Efficient Electric Wall heater.
Bath and hand towels provided...moreless
Pets are welcome and there is no extra charge. We ask all guests who wish to bring dogs to keep them off the furniture and not to leave the animals alone in the gites or allow them in the pool. Please clear up after your dogs both in the garden and in the local area.
Remember that in France, the restaurants will normally allow dogs inside or outside as long as they are well behaved and discreet.
Large garden to the rear of the property where the pool is located. For children, we also have a frame with 2 swings and a climbing rope. Heated Pool May - Oct.
Regular flights to Carcassonne airport but also easy access from Toulouse, Montpelier, Nimes, Perpignan & Beziers airports. Girona is a major discount airport in northern Spain and is only less than 2 hours drive away so why not benefit from flying from your local airport in UK and have a leisurely drive over here to reach us. Barcelona centre is a 3 hours drive away. Chic boutique shopping in Toulouse and Montpellier...moreless
Spring/Summer May 9 - Jun 19, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer Jun 20 - Sep 4, 2015 7 night min stay
Autumn Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2015 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Competitive pricing given the superb location and facilities. Flexible changeover days as we try to fit in with your flight and travel arrangements. Open All Year Round. 365 days of the year.
25% deposit required to confirm booking followed by final payment of the balance 8 weeks prior to the holiday.
Please note that we ask for £250 or 300 euro refundable breakages deposit before arrival
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The village of Marseillette is close to Carcassonne in the southern Minervois region of the Languedoc. It sits between the Canal du Midi and the river Aude. A typical French village with a population of around 700, following alongside the Canal du Midi which is extensively used by hired boats & privately owned yachts and barges. It's a fabulous location for seeing the area or if you need your batteries recharging then you don't need to travel too far to see authentic French life. We have a wonderful Boulangerie, bar, hotel & hairdressers in the village.
The property is at the edge of the village and virtually surrounded by vineyards. The local industry is wine making!! Plenty of picturesque places to visit close by and historical sites. If you like walking, sight seeing, bird watching or wanting to just sun bathe then everything is here.
Trebes close by, offers all the necessary facilities such as; Grocers, petrol, supermarkets, chemist, newsagent, banks etc. All major stores and supermarkets are found in Trebes & Carcassonne. There is a mini supermarket in Capendu only 2 kms away open 6 days a week and sells most items. Marseillette is a great base for exploring the beautiful countryside and discovering new local wines. Cathar history, Beziers, Minerve, Caves / Grottos, Narbonne & the Mediterranean Sea, Spain are all close by.
Golf: Carcassonne has a beautiful 18 hole Par 71 - 5,758 metre golf course playable all year round with views of the Pyrenees and which is only a 20 minute drive away.