Welcome to Le Merviel, a peaceful hamlet nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees.
Our idyllic 19th century stone mansion (5000 square feet) is covered in wisteria and ivy, and has been decorated with lavender shutters in classic country French style. This traditional Maison de Maître is filled with antiques from the region and can house a large extended family or group of friends. The 5-acre grounds with formal lawns and gardens are also perfect for parties and entertaining.
There is a very large private pool (60x20 feet, 18x6m) with fully equipped cabana. There are many covered outdoor dining area as well as multiple terraces and balconies.
The town of Le Merviel benefits from fantastic views of the Pyrenees, especially if you’re willing to climb up some of the taller hills. It is rural and peaceful, with only around 30 people living in the village.
Only 15 minutes away you’ll find the exquisite medieval market town of Mirepoix with shops, fine restaurants, and a famous Monday morning market. Short drives take you to other famous historic towns: the fortified town of Carcassone (45 mins), the old castled town of Foix (25 mins), the Cathar fortress at Montségur (30 mins), and the cosmopolitan university city of Toulouse, full of museums, churches, restaurants, and shops.
There are many more activities to be explored in the area, from horseback riding to go-karts, whitewater rafting, and gastrotourism. Local lakes and rivers can also be explored. Tour de France cyclists train in this region — but it’s excellent for biking at any level.