Built in 1826 from mellow sandstone, Domaine de Pouroutounat offers a spacious combination of the main farmhouse & adjacent luxury barn conversion. Offering top quality accommodation in 9 stunning bedrooms, 6 elegant bath or shower rooms (3 en-suite) with plenty of living space for relaxing. Approached by a tree-lined drive & set in almost 5 acres of private wooded grounds. Ideally located on the Aude/Ariege border, close to the medieval town of Mirepoix with all facilities, market, cinema, restaurants, bars and traffic-free timbered central square. Rural but NOT remote. Just 30minutes from the world heritage cite of Carcassonne. Fully equipped to a very high standard and perfect for family get-togethers, reunions, special occasions or just spoiling yourselves! Enjoy the best of France in this well-equipped, spacious property with Hotel-sized Heated Pool. Large poolhouse, poolside dining, fridges and BBQ. Tastefully renovated, retaining ancient beams, stone walls & terra cotta floors. Stylishly furnished, crisp professionally laundered bedlinen & quality towels supplied. Free Wi-Fi. Plenty of great local restaurants however if you love to cook there's a great farmhouse kitchen with range cooker, cook books, herbs and spices to inspire you for creating Masterchef specials with fresh produce from our local markets.
Easily accessible to airports (Toulouse, Carcassonne, Perpignan), Motorways & Mediterranean coast.
~ 9 large bedrooms (14-25m2). All spacious and airy, well furnished with comfortable mattresses, quality bedding & pillows. Fans to all rooms.
~ 6 bath & shower rooms (3 en-suite). 2 separate w.c. (one on ground-floor)
~ Two kitchens (main and secondary), both fully equipped with range cookers, family sized fridge-freezers, dishwashers, microwaves & Nespresso coffee-machines. Separate utility rooms with washing machines & drying areas.
~ Dining areas for up to 16 guests inside and undercover.
~ Open plan convivial living/dining rooms with cosy fire or woodburner, Sony TVs, Ipod docks and comfortable seating for all guests.
~ Conservatory, ideal for relaxing, reading, cocktails or just watching the park.
~ Mountain view walks directly from the doorstep - no neighbours!
~ Pool area with large covered poolhouse. Shady dining, 2 fridges, BBQ. Lighting for evening swimming.
~ 3 acre grounds so room for everyone to enjoy themselves or find a private spot in the garden on in the adjacent natural park.
~ Only 3kms (2miles) from the centre of Medieval Mirepoix with all facilities, market, cinema, restaurants, bars and festivals.
~ Auberge within 10minute walking distance.
~ Cots and highchairs available free of charge.
Location is in the heart of Cathar Country. Close to Carcassonne, 1hr from the Mediterranean Coast, Toulouse & Andorra. Close to the Canal du Midi. On the Tour de France route (passing on 12th July this year!). Plenty to see and do for all interests. Motorcycle & cycle parking available. Off road parking for all guests.
Children's play area within grounds.