Montpellier (capital), Nimes, Perpignan, Béziers, Carcassonne.
Aude, Hérault, Gard.The Languedoc-Roussillon is the most southern part of France, bordering northern Spain. To the right, we have the glorious Mediterranean with 250Km of golden beaches making us part of the summer playground of Europe. To the south and west, we have the snowy peaks of the Pyrenees where you can find the ski slopes in just a couple of hours. We have the famous World Heritage Sites of the Canal-du-Midi, of course, the iconic turrets of Carcassonne. As is that wasn't perfection for you.. the 300 days of sunshine every year make this the most sought after place to live in France.
Ferme du Bourdil: With heated pool and a 600 ha lake.
The property is perfectly located on the Aude border rich in history and on the Cathar trail. The Aude is one the largest wine producing regions in the world so visiting one of our wineries is a must (Blanquette de Limoux).
Near Carcassonne (Ryanair to Carcassonne Airport + rent a car) and Limoux.
Escape to this beautifully renovated farmhouse with luxurious furnishings of our gites.
The 10 m pool ( easy access) area is surrounded by meadows, orchard (May/June) and woodland making a perfect spot to relax in the sun listening to the bees and watching the butterflies.
Visit the pretty medieval village of Chalabre. You can also Ski nearby in the winter months at picturesque Mont D'Olmes or go to the Lake of Montbel (kayak, pédalos, beach, restaurant,
Benoit and Tatiana Welcome you to our 3 Gites where, we take great pride in ensuring that your stay is as peaceful and restful and possible, we provide you all information to get your holiday off to the right start.
It is such a beautiful area with medium mountains, meadows, forests, lake and little villages to explore. The wonderful scenery changes with the seasons so we are open for visitors all the year round. We are ideally situated to offer a well earned rest! There is so much to see, and you will enjoy the break from the pressures of work and home. A trip to the medieval city of Mirepoix with its lovely architecture (make sure you take your camera; Monday market)
In the village of Chalabre we have a post office, paper shop, baker, butcher and a supermarket and there are restaurants close by too. Not so far the historic Chateau Montesgur and other places nearby are Mirepoix, Rennes le Chateau, Pamiers, Foix castle and several amusement parks.
So we look forward to welcoming you to our lovely apartment and the picturesque area for your next holiday to France.
Ref No RCHF0042
Roussillon Farmhouse and Mas D’en Porte have been in our family for over 30 years. So popular are our properties and the region we bought the two adjoining cottages, Des Alberes and Canigou. All properties have been renovated in recent years to the latest modern standards.
Ideal for Family holidays, Reunions and Special Occasions, such as Wedding Anniversaries & Birthdays. Chef service can be provided. Sleeps 32 / 36 people across 15 / 16 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and 3 separate private / exclusive use swimming pools. Also available separately or in combination to suit any number. Great for long lets, as we are blessed by being located in the most southerly part of France. Open all year – 300 days of sunshine!
Located in a traditional peaceful Catalan village, within walking distance (5mins) of shop / boulangerie, weekly market, selection of 3 restaurants and a café / bar. Views of the Mediterranean and Pyrenees foothills and just 15mins to the beaches at Argeles Sur Mer and the magic of nearby Collioure.
Roussillon Farmhouse – 5 beds & 4 baths (sleeps 10) - A spacious original farmhouse in Catalan style, built of stone, with brightly coloured ceramic tiles and wooden shutters. This delightful property with designer-kitchen, open dining / lounge and extensive exterior terrace, provides 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms / WCs, accommodating up to 10 guests + cots. Set in its own private garden with exclusive use 11m x 7m swimming pool.
Mas D’en Porte - 4/5 beds & 4 WC’s / 3 baths (sleeps 10) - A Stunning 15th Century character stone built Catalonian / French Mas, with unique original character including oak beams. Set in large gardens, with exclusive use 8m x 4m swimming pool / Roman steps. Completely refurbished in 2012 – Designer Kitchen, air-conditioning in all Bedrooms, large lounge extending on to south-facing sun terrace. Separate, ground floor self-contained apartment with double bedroom ensuite & kitchen / living room, and separate east and south-facing sun terraces.
Cottage Des Alberes - 3 beds & 3 baths (sleeps 6) - Spacious, well-equipped stone Roussillon Cottage comprising 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms to sleep 6 + cot. Large shared garden with adjacent cottage or sole use when booked together, with private exterior dining area and 9m x 6m swimming pool. Ideal for families of up to 6 or together with Cottage Canigou to accommodate 10/12 people. Can be rented in combination with our other properties to provide additional accommodation for larger families and groups.
Cottage Canigou – 3 beds & 2 baths (sleeps 5/6) - Recently renovated and modernised stone Roussillon Cottage comprising 2/3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms to sleep 5/6 + cot. Large shared garden with adjacent cottage or sole use when booked together, with separate exterior dining area and 9m x 6m swimming pool. Ideal for families of up to 6 or together with Cottage Des Alberes for family groups of 10/12 people. Can be rented in combination with our other properties to provide additional accommodation for larger families and groups.
Ref No: RCHF0072
La Petite Maison Devine: circa 1790 is a former farmers cottage, set in a small terrace of south facing properties. Nestling in the Medieval Protected village of Laurac le Grand, the property over looks the rolling hills of the Lauragais.
The Owners, Linda and Bernard Devine have many years of experience in the hospitality trade as Public House/Restaurant/Bar owners; additionally Linda has a business background of Sales/Marketing and Customer Service and has worked with exclusive London Boutique Hotels to prestigious Hotel Groups like the Hilton as well as The Ritz. Whilst Bernard with his engineering/build back ground proves daily that his skills allow La Petite Maison Devine to remain pristine and in full working order.
The Devines' offer a holiday experience and service that will exceed your expectations.
This spacious one bedroom 'Couples Retreat' described by Guests as "a piece of French Paradise" is set over three floors and is stylishly decorated. A large Private Terrace, overlooking the garden, offers Al Fresco dining, sun bathing and even star watching from the Spa Pool; whilst enjoying a glass of wine.
Relaxation is almost guaranteed.
Kitchen/Diner: The kitchen/diner can seat four persons; has a contemporary fitted kitchen with electric, ceramic hob and separate fan assisted oven, fridge freezer, dish washer, microwave and is fully equipped with cooking utensils. Sets of matching glasses, serving dishes and crockery are in abundance. Off the kitchen a small utility room, houses a washing machine as well as providing another WC and hand wash basin.
The Salon: The Salon has a Juliet balcony overlooking the terrace; two matching sofas and a large desk. The flat screen TV delivers International & European programming. Wi Fi and Broadband is available to all Guests, as are Books/DVD's and Board Games.
The Mastersuite: The Mastersuite covers the whole of the third floor; the room is light and airy with double aspect windows; the window at the back of the bedroom overlooks the terrace and the garden area. The small lane that adjoins the property is mostly car free; so a good nights rest is almost guaranteed. The view continues upwards to the sweeping hills of the Lauragais.
The bedroom is tastefully furnished from the King Size bed to the large Armoire and two chests of drawers; within the bedroom is the en-suite bathroom with a level entry shower and WC.
The Private Terrace: The spacious south facing Private Terrace adjoins the property and is accessed through French doors from the kitchen/diner. Steps from the Terrace lead down into the garden, where there is parking for one car. The Terrace faces the hills of the Lauragais offering peace and tranquility and weather permitting, sunshine from early morning until sunset.
With good quality contemporary furniture a table that seats four; a huge sun protector umbrella, sun loungers and a Spa Pool; guests can relax and enjoy the terrace and the peacefulness that permeates Laurac and the surrounding area.
Ref No: RCHFoo77
Les Gîtes du Cabardès: If you like the comforts of home, you'll love these smart self catering GITES. Built over OLD WINE VATS, on the edge of the village with open views over the vines and fields, impressive walks from the doorstep but just 150 m from the village shop.
Get that remote feeling when you're only 10 mins from CARCASSONNE. These first floor gites are FULLY EQUIPPED, LIGHT AND SUNNY and have been LOVINGLY DECORATED with local furniture and tasteful fittings that co-ordinate so well with the typical Mediterranean terra cotta tiles and white walls.
The garden has BARBEQUES, SUN LOUNGERS, tables and chairs. For those who prefer to sit in the shade, the FIG TREES offer the ideal solution.
The 10 x 5m HEATED POOL with walk in steps is separated with a gate for safety purposes is kept spotlessly clean, and exceeds all French health and safety standards. OPEN FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER, water temp at least 27!
WALKERS' AND CYCLISTS' PARADISE! All info on walks and cycle routes provided. Bike hire nearby.
Ventenac-Cabardes is a wine making village in wild, unpackaged countryside but unbelievably just 5 miles out of Carcassonne.
With it's chateau, narrow shady streets and medieval church, it has remained UNCHANGED through the centuries.
But it does have it's tennis court, village shop cum baker cum tobaconnist and of course it's VINEYARDS.
We PROVIDE INFORMATION on the many places to visit (including children orientated), restaurants, vineyards, ski resorts etc off the tourist track, but only if needed - we are always on hand and like to be helpful but not intrusive!
WiFi available and Pets Welcome
Ref No: LR0001
Chez Maison Bleue: On a pretty little village square south of Carcassonne, our holiday cottage and bed and breakfast offer French country style accommodation for couples and families. Cyclist friendly accommodation, a great base for exploring Languedoc and the Midi – beautiful, medieval Mirepoix is a few minutes away has the best farmer’s market in the region. Carcassonne & Toulouse airports are an easy drive, Perpignan, Montpelier, Beziers & Barcelona just a bit further.
Two lovely lakes within a few minutes drive or cycle ride, the “wild” swimming is a treat, kayaks and dinghies for hire. Explore famous Cathar sites – Carcassonne, Montsegur, Peyrepertuse and Foix are all close-by . Horse riding, prehistoric caves, vineyards, farmers’ markets, painting classes in Mirepoix. Or if all this sounds too much, slow right down, choose a book from the library, pour yourself a glass of something, and listen to the sound of cowbells from a comfy lounger on the roof terrace.
18th century holiday cottage: Surrounded by wild flower meadows, mountains and lakes, deep in southern France, our holiday cottage offers both a cosy, romantic retreat for couples, and family and cyclist friendly accommodation. Beautifully restored, traditional French country character infused with stylish, modern comforts.
18th century bed and breakfast in southern France, open March – September…
On a tiny village square beside the beautiful old church; parquet floors, ancient stone walls and beams, winding staircases, shuttered windows – all the lovely traditional character you would expect from an 18th century French country home.
Ref No: LR0002
Port du Roy: This two bedroom fisherman's style cottage with garden terrace and heated spa pool offers picturesque views over the Port du Roy marina near the walled medieval city of Aigues Mortes. The house is situated within a quiet and secure gated community, and is fully equipped and furnished in the local style with WiFi internet access included. It is available to rent on a weekly basis, with a cleaning and linen changeover service available at additional cost.
Garden terrace directly overlooking the marina is the garden terrace with outdoor dining area seating six people beneath a pergola, barbecue area, decking area with sun loungers and heated spa pool. The garden is segregated from the marina by iron railings and a gate.
Aigues Mortes is a 12th century walled city that is a jewel. It is situated in the department of Languedoc. The city itself is a perfectly maintained walled city that was built as a departure point for the crusades. The town is enclosed within the fortifications with grid like streets supporting the shops and restaurants enclosed within.
The canal systems around the town are at the point where the Canal Du Midi and the Rhone/Sete canals meet. From this there is a short canal leading to Grau Du Roi and the Mediterranean sea.
The canal paths provide excellent trekking and cycling routes that are car free. There are a number of beautiful villages and marinas to visit locally to sample the local seafood , oysters and mussels as well as the mouth-watering local beef and duck. The vineyards of Corbieres and Narbonnes provide a superb variety of wines to taste and enjoy.
Arles, Nimes, Montpellier, Avignon, Marseille and Aix en Provence are all within easy travelling distance, closer are Sete and Agde situated on the Mediterranean. You can visit vineyards, local Greco Roman remains or just chill out on one of the many local beaches whilst sampling the local produce in one of the many restaurants to be found locally.
Ref No: LR0003
La Trobairitz: Named for the forward-thinking female troubadours of the 12th century, La Trobairitz is a modern hideaway in Sanilhac-Sagriès, 7 kms from Uzès, in the Gard department of the Languedoc region.
Through its castle door you'll find a beautiful courtyard of Burgundian flagstone, off which is a suite with private shower/wc.
Exterior stairs lead to the main floor with living room with aquarium window, dining, equipped kitchen and wc, and a magical second floor of master suite, rooftop terrace with private plunge pool, and a wonderful sunset view.
It is within walking distance of the local bakery/tea room, 2 restaurants, and hiking trails of the Gorges of Gardon, and within a 10 minute drive of Uzès, large shopping areas and markets.
Currently available for 3-season rental, and perfect for two couples or a couple with older children, La Trobairitz is a contemporary-cool location for your next adventures in the sunny South of France.
La Trouvaille: an authentic stone village house in the South of France, is located in Sanilhac-Sagries, just outside of Uzes, in the department of Gard in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.
The charming and comfortable structure was rebuilt in the 1980's from an over 250 year old ruin by locals who still live in the village. The house, which can sleep 4 adults plus 2 children, has an exceptionally private plunge pool off of a delightful enclosed courtyard. It is within walking distance of the local bakery/tea room, 2 restaurants, and hiking trails of the Gorges of Gardon, and within a 10 minute drive of Uzes, large shopping areas and markets.
Available for rental year round, La Trouvaille is the perfect laid back location for your next adventures in the sunny South of France.
Sanilhac (along with its neighboring village, Sagries) is a small commune in the Uzege, adjacent to the natural area of the Gorges of the Gardon. It is very authentic, not only with its buildings, but also with its people; not just a tourist village like some.
The Bize Knees: in the beautiful village of Bize Minervois, Aude, Languedoc, South of France.
Languedoc is very popular for holiday accommodation and short term rentals from Easter to the end of October. The House is also very popular for out of season holiday makers, November to April can be very pleasant in the Aude, Languedoc. Longer term rentals are available as well, with special prices being offered for over 3 weeks.
It is possible to find a host of outdoor pursuits within easy reach, including tennis, walking, riding, cycling, boat trips, canoeing, etc.
The long sandy beaches of the Mediterranean are only a 40 minute drive. There are numerous medieval castles, abbeys and villages from the Cathar era within a short drive. The most impressive of these are Carcassonne cite, Minerve and the castles of Queribus and Perepertuse. The beautiful Canal du Midi is 10 minutes away. The Pyrenees and Spain are less than a 2 hour drive
Old Stone Walled House/ Apartment: is very popular for holiday accommodation and short term rentals from Easter to the end of October. The House is also very popular for out of season holiday makers,
Ref No: RCHF0033
Gites 500: We offer self catering holidays in the South of France, comprising 6 holiday cottages in a beautiful setting near Carcassonne. Gites 500 is a a lovely collection of converted mill houses, nestling in a beautiful, private and peaceful wooded valley with its own trout stream & large swimming pool in South France.
Cottages ideal for families and large groups in the Languedoc:
In total there are 6 gites available for rent, with both self catering cottages and apartments, sleeping 2 to 32 people, making it ideal for families or groups of families wishing to holiday together. There is a very large swimming pool, with fantastic south facing sun terrace that benefits from full sun all day. Our holiday accommodation includes, converted from a 300 year old mill, Moulin Haut, sleeping up to 8, and Moulin Bas sleeping 6, as well as Ecurie, which sleeps 6, Le Sommet which sleeps 4, and the Petit Clément studios which take 4 people in total.
The pretty local village, 1km away, has a grocery and cafe/bar/restaurant. There are other restaurants close by, as well as tennis (free), riding and bicycle hire facilities.
Domaine de Clément is a private estate in the village of Fontiers-Cabardès, close to the magnificent medieval town of Carcassonne in the South of France.
The valley is a lovely haven of peace; walks upstream bring you to wild wooded countryside.
There are two great golf courses within 30 minutes, and the Mediterranean beaches are 1 hour away, the Pyrénées 2 hours away.
Moulin Haut: sleeps 6 to 8
Moulin Bas: sleeps 6
Ecurie: sleeps 6 to 8
Le Sommet: sleeps 4 to 5
Petit Clément 1: sleeps 2
Petit Clément 2: sleeps 2
Ref No: LR0004
Le Serre: Luxury B&B awaits you.
Sleeping two, overlooking the small village of St Julien Les Rosiers, and with outstanding views, this air-conditioned B/B accommodation has one bedroom (one king-sized bed) and a superb adjoining shower room and toilet. Situated on the ground floor of the House, with your own private access, you step out on to a small terrace and then you are just a few steps away from the 8m by 4m swimming pool. Apart from the owners, you generally have the place to yourself!
The aim is simple: To ensure first-class service, a restful night's sleep and a memorable experience - for all the good reasons!
Just 40 minutes from the popular and busy Uzes, with its fabulous Wednesday and Saturday markets, we are only about 45 minutes from Nimes (60 minutes to the airport) and no more than 75 minutes from Montpellier, and the Mediterranean coast.
Our Villa overlooks St Julien les Rosiers, and has fabulous views towards the Cevennes hills.
Our aim is simple: To ensure first-class service, a restful night's sleep and a memorable experience - for all the good reasons!
Come for one night or more - whatever suits your needs - a friendly welcome awaits, including a four course dinner if you wish.
Ref No: RCHF0015
Le Petit Balcon: A recent Belgian guests made the comment that " It is just like being welcomed into a home".
This delightful, spacious and sunny apartment is on the 1st floor of a converted 18th century wine warehouse overlooking the port and church of Capestang, one of the most attractive villages on the Canal du Midi.
The apartment is suitable in all seasons in particular winter, where it is a real pleasure to be able to enjoy winter sunshine from the comfort of the Petit Balcon".
The apartment is also well appointed with simple, but comfortable, furnishings. It has one double and one twin bedroom, a good shower room, separate w.c., kitchen, living room giving onto the balcony, with a very roomy mezzanine above, fitted with full bookshelves, games and TV.
For day to day needs Capestang offers all that is required, within easy walking distance. Apart from two supermarkets at either end of the village, there are two cafes in the square, twice weekly markets, bakeries, epiceries (groceries), a butchery, tabacs, hairdressers, pharmacies,newsagent, a choice of restaurants and a couple of reliable garages.
There are three doctors and two dentists.
And , of course, there is the Canal du Midi, a world heritage site, which runs through the village, with its port and boating facilities.
The Languedoc, in the Midi, a rather unique part of France, is being deservedly rediscovered and explored for its history, coast, mountains, rivers and ,of course, its increasing production of really good, quality, wines.
This is an ideal place, whether you want to be active or just relax and recharge. Wake up in the morning to the myriad song of nightingales or go for a short pre breakfast stroll to glimpse the splendour of the snow clad Pyrenees.
Ref No. RCHF0064
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