|25 / 01 / 2014 - 22 / 03 / 2014||€ 1412|
|22 / 03 / 2014 - 28 / 06 / 2014||€ 1765|
|28 / 06 / 2014 - 30 / 08 / 2014||€ 2294|
|30 / 08 / 2014 - 25 / 10 / 2014||€ 1765|
|25 / 10 / 2014 - 20 / 12 / 2014||€ 1412|
|20 / 12 / 2014 - 03 / 01 / 2015||€ 1765|
Security Deposit: € 300.00
Bed linen and towels including pool towels are provided and changed weekly. The property will be clean on arrival and will be expected to be cleaned before departure.
A damage deposit of 300 euros is required on arrival and will be reimbursed at the end of your stay.
Pets are 40 euros a week extra.
Saturday changeover day, departure by 10am arrival after 4pm. These times are flexible out of high season.
Le Caussigne is situated in a very tranquil location, ideal for a retreat after a day visiting the surrounding Cathar castles, water activities of white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing based in Quillan or Montbel, abseiling or rock climbing. If you are lucky you will see golden eagles and Egyptian vultures.
The local towns of Mirepoix and Limoux with their wonderful markets and architecture which define their departments are not to be missed. Together with the caves of Niaux (cave paintings) and Mas d'Azil, which has been inhabited for thousands of years, Andorra only 90 mins away, the coast easily accessible, there is lots to do and see.
There is a tennis court in the local village which is free to use.
Owners live on the property so can help in any way they can.
The Monday market in Mirepoix, well known for its medieval architecture, is to be experienced as are those of Limoux and Foix. In the summer the lake in Puivert (10 mins by car) is an ideal spot to take children as is the Lac du Montbel (10 mins) which is the largest lake in the Ariege. There are lots of walks as well being able to walk as far as you want from the house. There is also the underground river of Labouiche in the Ariege - you take a boat underground! Several small french restaurants locally providing traditional food.
Although it is only 90 mins to Perpignan the beaches close by are a further 30 mins on after one has negotiated the traffic. It is equally close to visit the Costa Brava as well as Argeles, Coulioure and Narbonne. There are sandy beaches north of Perpignan and just south, then you have the rocky coastline but sandy beaches southwards. Also the Lac de Montbel is only 10 mins away with a beach, sailing, pedalos.
There are 2 golf courses within under 1 hour - one at Carcassonne and another at Bastide de Serou (in the most spectacular setting).
There are several ski resorts in the vicinity. Mont d'Olmes, Ax les Thermes (Ax Bonascre) are two very good resorts, especially Ax which has excellent skiing whatever standard you are. There are several small resorts which are open according to snowfalls.
Carcassonne (1 hour).
Perpignan (90 mins).
Toulouse (90 mins).
Chalabre: 8 kilometres. Mirepoix and Limoux are approx 25 mins away. Carcassonne is 1 hour. All Cathar castles are within 1 hour except perhaps Queribus and Peyreperteuse.
House with 6 bedrooms, three with double beds and three with twin beds.
There are 2 bathrooms and 2 separate WCs. Bathroom 1 has a bath and shower attachment, bidet and washbasin and bathroom 2 has a shower, WC and washbasin.
The kitchen is fully fitted with an oven, hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave, dishwasher, electric kettle, toaster, coffee machine, iron, ironing board, clothes airer.
Lounge with seating for 12, large open fireplace with French windows leading to balcony.
Dining room leading from kitchen dining table for 12.
Games room: 3 sofas (including one sofa bed), TV, DVD player, satellite TV, table tennis table, bookcases.
Balcony leading from living room is a wonderful place to have breakfast in the morning and lunch can be eaten under the canopied pergola overlooking the swimming pool. Washing line for drying clothes outside.
The owners live on site in an apartment in the basement but the only time you might see them is when they go out or return - they don't see guests in the garden or round the swimming pool but they are available should there be any problems in the house or a medical emergency. They use the north part of the garden (5000m2 approx.) and guests have the east, south and west (3000m2 approx).
Swimming pool for private use of guests (13 x 6m) surrounded by large walled terrace with some sun loungers, pergola with table and chairs.
There is a separate outdoor area next to swimming pool with pergola, garden table and chairs plus barbecue.
Leading from the living room there is a large balcony with table and chairs.
There is a large garden.
There is lots of room for kicking a ball, croquet etc. There is a dog and two cats on the premises.
Pets allowed. Child-safe.
There are steps to the main door and to the swimming pool and no ground floor bedroom or bathroom but there is a WC.
Location: Rivel, Nr Limoux, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon
Private Pool, large garden, table tennis, games room, internet.