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Les Gascous is a Large Holiday House/Gîte in Aude France with five star TripAdvisor ranking

Weekly Rental:From GBP 1695 to GBP 2630

Property

Cottages / Gites

Sleeps

12

Single/Double

4 / 5

Bathrooms

3

Pets

Allowed

Pool

Yes

5 bedroom Exclusive Holiday Rental Farmhouse in Ariege, Pyrenees, France

Les Gascous is a large 14th century house, in the beautiful Aude department of South Western France, recently renovated and set in 5 acres of very private, peaceful gardens. Featuring a large salt water swimming pool and outside dining areas with stunning and panoramic views of the Pyrenees and surrounding countryside. 

Sleeping up to twelve, this fully furnished property has five bedrooms and three bathrooms, a large well-equipped farmhouse kitchen, comfy drawing room, informal dining room, library and formal dining area, outside BBQ and open sided barn leading onto the terrace and pool. 

The five bedrooms include a four poster double bedroom, large family bedroom, a spacious modern bedroom with bespoke furniture ultra King size bed and balcony, twin attic rooms and a separate very private barn conversion boasting an expansive modern en-suite bedroom.

Easily accessed from airports in either Toulouse or the walled city of Carcassonne, the house is only ten minutes away from stunning medieval town of Mirepoix with its many restaurants and traditional market. This property provides all the home comforts needed within an area of outstanding natural beauty. Along with extensive walking and cycling trails there are many other activities you can enjoy close to Les Gascous such as: wine tasting, climbing and water sports at lake Lac de Montbel, parachuting and flying at Pujuls, or skiing at Monts d'Olmes or AX-3 Domaines ; only an hour away – truly the perfect base for all your needs!

In addition to the wealth of activities, breathtaking countryside, the history and architecture which surrounds the property, there are also local festivals and events that take place throughout the year in MirepoixCarcassonne and Toulouse, including hosting a rest point for the Tour de France in July – see our activities page. Additionally, there are bespoke packages available for retreats in  yoga, mindfulness and writing, either for professionals to hire or groups of friends to share. Contact Sue at: lesgascous@hotmail.com with your preferred dates and activity for further details.

 

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE WILD CATS - DON'T LET THEM INTO THE HOUSE - THANK YOU


ACCOMMODATION: A 14th centuary renovated farmhouse. There are five large bedrooms comprising of two doubles, one studio with double bed and en suite, one family room with a double bed and two single and a twin single attic room. 

All rooms have fantastic views of the Pyrenees and are fully furnished to a high standard.

Bathrooms: There are three bathrooms two are family size and one en suite. 

Living Area:
Farmhouse Kitchen 

Large well equipped farmhouse kitchen. Includes large cooker with electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer washing machine, fridge, freezer, combination microwave, expresso machine, kettle, toaster, music and much more. 

Salon (lounge) 
Light and bright living area with large corner sofa, log burner, satellite television, and a DVD player. 

General 
Central heating, Wi-Fi, Telephone, CD Player, Table tennis, Games room, Library area, Iron, Hair dryer.

PHOTOS

Kitchenware Appliances

Cooker/Hob Fridge Freezer Microwave Toaster Kettle Dish Washer Washing Machine

Fixtures & Equipment

Hairdryer Iron Central Heating Log Fire TV Terrestrial TV Satellite DVD Player CD Player Internet Access Phone Table Tennis

External Features

Private Pool - Unheated Private Garden BBQ Climbing Frame Suitable for Children

Local Attractions

Apart from walking and climbing there is a selection of lakes near by, the largest being Lac de Montbel, where you will find water sports including canoeing, sailing dingy and windsurf hire. The airport of Pujuls on route to Pamier offers parachuting and flying. There is an international karting track along with good fishing and white water rafting also just half an hour away.

There is a choice of riding stables and tennis courts can be hired at Mirepoix.

Ski equipment is also available to hire from the city sport shop, you can be on the piste within one hour at Monts d'Olmes or AX-3 Domaines.

Activities Near By:

Bird Watching, Boating, Boules, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Ceramics, Cycling, Drawing and painting, Fishing, Flying, French tuition, Go karting, Gourmet dining, Hiking, Horse riding, Kayaking, Mountain biking, Parachuting, Photography, Pottery, Rambling, Riverside activities, Rock climbing, Sailing, Sightseeing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Walking, Water sports, White water rafting, Wind Surfing, Wine tasting, Wine touring, Yoga

Special Rental Conditions

Refundable Damage Deposit £500.

checking in time is 16:00hrs on a Saturday and checking out time is 10:00hrs on a Saturday

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Property Exterior

Private Pool (Unheated):
Yes
Private Garden:
Yes
BBQ:
Yes
Climbing Frame:
Yes
Safe for Children:
Yes

Local Attractions

Apart from walking and climbing there is a selection of lakes near by, the largest being Lac de Montbel, where you will find water sports including canoeing, sailing dingy and windsurf hire. The airport of Pujuls on route to Pamier offers parachuting and flying. There is an international karting track along with good fishing and white water rafting also just half an hour away.

There is a choice of riding stables and tennis courts can be hired at Mirepoix.

Ski equipment is also available to hire from the city sport shop, you can be on the piste within one hour at Monts d'Olmes or AX-3 Domaines.

Activities Near By:

Bird Watching, Boating, Boules, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Ceramics, Cycling, Drawing and painting, Fishing, Flying, French tuition, Go karting, Gourmet dining, Hiking, Horse riding, Kayaking, Mountain biking, Parachuting, Photography, Pottery, Rambling, Riverside activities, Rock climbing, Sailing, Sightseeing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Walking, Water sports, White water rafting, Wind Surfing, Wine tasting, Wine touring, Yoga

In the area

This Property is situated in Ariege, Midi-Pyrenees

Nearest Airport: Carcassonne at 52 Kilometres

Nearest Station: Pamiers at 20 Kilometres

Nearest Ferry:

Nearest Beach: Lac de Montbel at 32 Kilometres

Nearest Ski Resort: Monts d'Olmes at 53 Kilometres

Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, normally to the closest town or village.


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Whether you're planning your next holiday, or simply want to find out more about our properties, you can contact our Owners & Agents directly for more information

Contact Person: Nick Barber and Sue Holmes

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