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  • Boutique House 1, The French Boutique Country Cottages

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    Price from: 100
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    Room facilities:Basic items for cooking (salt, oil, spices), Bathtub, Coffee Machine, Dishwasher, Dryer, DVD player, Flat Screen TV, Free toiletries, Gas BBQ, Hairdryer, Heating, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Music system, Pool towels, Refrigerator, Seating area, Sun loungers, Toaster, Towels, Vacuum cleaner, Washing machine, WiFi, Wood burning stove

    Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

    Downstairs: Kitchen, indoor dining area, cosy living room and large private terrace with dining table, sun loungers and BBQ.

    Upstairs: Master bedroom with en suite shower room, plus twin bedroom, and a separate bathroom.

     

  • Boutique House 2, The French Boutique Country Cottages

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    Room facilities:Basic items for cooking (salt, oil, spices), Bathtub, Coffee Machine, Dishwasher, Dryer, DVD player, Fans, Flat Screen TV, Free toiletries, Gas BBQ, Hairdryer, Heating, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Music system, Oven, Pool towels, Seating area, Sun loungers, Terrace with seating area, Toaster, Towels, Vacuum cleaner, Washing machine, WiFi, Wood burning stove

    Sleeps up to 5 in 3 bedrooms. Can connect with Boutique House 4 for larger groups.

    Downstairs: Open plan living area, fully equipped kitchen, shaded terrace with dining table and BBQ.

    Upstairs: Master bedroom suite with king size bed, plus one twin room, one single room and a second bathroom.

  • Boutique House 3, The French Boutique Country Cottages

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    Room facilities:Basic items for cooking (salt, oil, spices), Coffee Machine, Dishwasher, Dryer, DVD player, Fans, Flat Screen TV, Free toiletries, Gas BBQ, Hairdryer, Heating, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Oven, Pool towels, Refrigerator, Seating area, Sun loungers, Terrace with seating area, Toaster, Towels, Vacuum cleaner, Washing machine, WiFi, Wood burning stove

    Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. Can connect with Boutique House 2 for larger groups.

    Downstairs: Kitchen, dining area for six, lounge with wood burner, opening onto a shaded terrace.

    Upstairs: master bedroom with en suite bathroom, twin bedroom and bunk room, plus family bathroom.

     

  • Boutique House 4, The French Boutique Country Cottages

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    Room facilities:Basic items for cooking (salt, oil, spices), Bathtub, Coffee Machine, Dishwasher, Dryer, DVD player, Flat Screen TV, Free toiletries, Gas BBQ, Hairdryer, Heating, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Microwave oven, Music system, Oven, Pool towels, Refrigerator, Seating area, Sun loungers, Terrace with seating area, Toaster, Towels, Washing machine, WiFi, Wood burning stove

    Sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms.

    Downstairs: Fully equipped kitchen dining room and lounge with wood burner plus large rear terrace.

    Upstairs: two master bedrooms, with king size beds and en suite bathrooms, one twin room, one bunk room and a family bathroom.

General

The French Country Boutique Houses

are 4 luxury houses sharing beautiful grounds and facilities           


Useful things to know:

  • Four independent houses sleeping 4 to 8
  • Fenced heated pool, with hard cover at night for extra security
  • Shady wood cabins for kids to play in
  • Children’s play area with swings, slide and trampoline
  • Games room with table tennis, table football and other family games
  • Kids club two mornings a week in July and August
  • Babysitting service available
  • 1000 square foot barn with ride on toys and chill out area for adults
  • Bike hire, massages, wine tasting, horse riding, catering and more can be arranged
  • Beaches are one hour’s drive away
  • Nearest airports are Carcassonne (15 mins away) and Toulouse (60 mins)
  • Hire car is recommended

Surrounded by wide open countryside with views of the Pyrenees in the distance, this boutique collection of stylishly refurbished houses provides a luxurious and tranquil escape.

Located in the Aude region of southern France, the owners have come up with a winning formula: guests enjoy the privacy and independence of their own house, but all have access to the extensive grounds and family-friendly amenitiesand all manner of extras can be arranged, from catering services and massage, to visiting wineries or hiring bikes.

The houses have been expertly restored and elegantly decorated, creating one-of-a-kind retreats, and beautiful gardens and grounds offer masses of spaces to relax, play and enjoy the fresh air and country views. Conceived to please children as much as adults there are indoor and outdoor play areas for the little ones, including a heated pool, barn and games room, and lots of interesting places to visit in the vicinity. Renting a car is recommended for exploring the region – or choose to stay put and enjoy picnics on the lawn and meals delivered to your door.

Check-in time

16:00

Check-out time

10:00

Minimum Stay

Please note there is a 7 night minimum stay.

Bookings during the winter period (including alternative arrival and departure days and long weekends) may be offered, please enquire.

Prices from

The rates are based on a 7 night Saturday to Saturday stay.

Linen, towels (including pool towels) end of stay cleaning is included in the price. 

 

Boutique House 1 (can accommodate up to 4):

1400€ per week (18th May - 25th May, 2019)

2015€  per week (25th May - 1st June, 2019)

1750€  per week (1st June - 29th June, 2019)

2495€  per week (29th June - 13th July, 2019)

2995€  per week (13th July - 31st August, 2019)

1750€  per week (31st August - 28 September, 2019)

 

Boutique House 2 (can accommodate up to 5):

1550€ per week (18th May - 25th May, 2019)

2350€  per week(25th May - 1st June, 2019)

1950€  per week (1st June - 29th June, 2019)

2800€  per week (29th June - 13th July, 2019)

3300€  per week (13th July - 31st August, 2019)

1950€  per week (31st August - 28 September, 2019)

 

Boutique House 3 (can accommodate up to 6):

1650€  per week (18th May - 25th May, 2019)

2450€  per week (25th May - 1st June, 2019)

2050€  per week (1st June - 29th June, 2019)

2950€  per week (29th June - 13th July, 2019)

3500€  per week (13th July - 31st August, 2019)

2050€  per week (31st August - 28 September, 2019)

 

Boutique House 4 (can accommodate up to 8):

1950€ per week (18th May - 25th May, 2019)

2950€  per week (25th May - 1st June, 2019)

2550€  per week (1st June - 29th June, 2019)

3450€  per week (29th June - 13th July, 2019)

3995€  per week (13th July - 31st August, 2019)

2550€  per week (31st August - 28 September, 2019)

 

 

Deposits / Cancellations

A deposit of 30% of the total fee is payable upon confirmation of booking with the balance due 56 days prior to arrival.

The deposit is non-refundable.

Pets

Pets are allowed.

Room 1

Boutique House 1:

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

Downstairs: Kitchen, indoor dining area, cosy living room and large private terrace with dining table, sun loungers and BBQ.

Upstairs: Master bedroom with en suite shower room, plus twin bedroom, and a separate bathroom.

 

Room 2

Boutique House 2: (can connect with Boutique House 3 for larger groups)

Sleeps up to 5 in 3 bedrooms.

Downstairs: Open plan living area, fully equipped kitchen, shaded terrace with dining table and BBQ.

Upstairs: Master bedroom suite with king size bed, plus one twin room, one single room and a second bathroom.

Room 3

Boutique House 3: (can connect with Boutique House 2 for larger groups)

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.

Downstairs: Kitchen, dining area for six, lounge with wood burner, opening onto a shaded terrace.

Upstairs: master bedroom with en suite bathroom, twin bedroom and bunk room, plus family bathroom.

Room 4

Boutique House 4: 

Sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms.

Downstairs: Fully equipped kitchen dining room and lounge with wood burner plus large rear terrace.

Upstairs: two master bedrooms, with king size beds and en suite bathrooms, one twin room, one bunk room and a family bathroom.

Facilities

  • Basic items for cooking (salt & pepper
  • Coffee Machine
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fenced Outdoor Pool
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Kettle
  • Microwave oven
  • Music system
  • Outdoor space
  • Oven & hob
  • Parking
  • Picnic areas
  • Playroom
  • Pool towels
  • Refrigerator & freezer
  • Seating area
  • Shops close-by (5 mins by car)
  • spices)
  • Sun loungers
  • Television with DVD
  • Terrace with seating area
  • Toaster
  • Towels
  • Trampoline
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi
  • Wood burning stove

feeding time

  • High chairs
  • Steriliser
  • Dishwasher
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Baby cutlery & tableware
  • Toddler sippy cups

play time

  • Indoor toys &books&DVDs
  • Baby play mat
  • Outdoor area with games & toys
  • Shady wood cabins for kids to play in
  • Children’s play area with swings, slide and trampoline
  • Games room with table tennis, table football and other family games
  • Kids club two mornings a week in July and August
  • Trusted babysitting service available
  • Heated and fenced outdoor swimming pool

pooh time

  • Toddler stool
  • Potty
  • Diaper changing mat

protection

  • Stair gates
  • Fenced swimming pool
  • Net around trampoline

other

  • End of stay cleaning service for 1 week stays
  • Mid-stay cleaning service for 2 week stays
  • Meal delivery service available
  • Shopping possibilities nearby
  • Generous welcome pack on arrival
  • In case of emergency doctor in local village & hospital 15 minutes away

Activities for kids

At the Property

Pool: The pool, which  is heated and fenced with a childproof gate, is equipped with plenty of inflatable toys for little ones and a wooden cabin with toys for when they need a little shade. Sun loungers and parasols also make it ideal for parents to relax poolside while the kids play.

Play Areas: An outdoor play area close to the houses includes a slide, swings, a wooden pirate ship, a trampoline and a log cabin. Indoors there is an underground games room with table football, ping pong and family games. Toys and books for children are also provided.

The barn: There is also a large barn, open on one side, that is equipped with ride on toys for youngsters and chill out area for parents to enjoy a drink at sunset.

Outdoor activities:

The surrounding countryside provides lots of outdoor sports options, from horse rides and bike rides to tennis. The river Aude and the Lys and St Georges gorges create ideal conditions for practicing a number of river-based activities like kayaking, rafting and swimming.

Lac de la Cavayere

This artificial lake close to Carcassone with a beach, picnic spots, swimming areas, boats for hire and crazy golf is a great place to while away a summer’s day.

Animal parks

There are several parks in the region where children can see and interact with wild animals. The African Reserve at Sigean, Narbonne, has 300 hectares of wilderness where big game roam around; Parc Australien is home to kangaroos, wallabies and ostriches; Esperaza, 30 mins away, has an interactive Dinosaur Museum featuring dinosaur fossils found in the area, and in the Black Mountains kids can ride llamas.

Cite de lespace

This theme park on the outskirts of Toulouse is focused on space and space travel. With full-scale models of space rockets, a planetarium, IMAX cinema and hundreds of interactive exhibits, it’s a fun day out for all the family.

Activities for adults

At the property

Relaxing massage and beauty treatments can be pre-booked. 

Wine tasting

The Languedoc Roussillon is a large wine growing region, which produces many excellent wines. You will find great vineyards close by the property or if you prefer, private wine tastings can be arranged on site on request.

Bike rental

Bicycles can be hired for scenic rides and discovering the village.

Cultural tours

There are many of fortified towns, medieval castles and places of historic importance to visit all within less than an hour’s drive. Don’t miss the famous citadel of Carcassonne, the mysterious hilltop village of Rennes les Chateaux, the subject of a number of conspiracy theories, the mountain top Peyrepertuse castle, and the beautiful town of Limoux.

Golf

There are various golf courses in the area. The 18-hole Carcassonne Golf course sits at the foot of the historic city and offers superb views over the Pyrenees and very peaceful ambiance. Open year-round.

Flying lessons

For the ultimate thrill, book a flying lesson at very reasonable rates. Alternatively, book a light aircraft with a pilot and get a bird’s eye view of the region – or fly over to Spain for lunch.

The Area

The Aude region of the Languedoc offers an altogether more tranquil and authentic version of southern France than one finds at the seaside resorts. Here, medieval castles perch on rocky crags and rivers meander gently through lush valleys.

Undulating vines and farmland surround sleepy villages, where family bakeries turn out fabulous breads and afternoon activities may be limited to a game of boules under the shade of a plane tree. There are plenty of historic towns and villages – most notably the citadel of Carcassonne – and the pretty Canal du Midi winds its way peacefully through the area.

With rivers, gorges, valleys and lakes, the scenery is spectacularly varied and begs to be discovered, and winery tours are always a popular way to spend a day or two when in the area. The peaks of the Pyrenees – good for skiing in winter, and walking in summer - are an hour away, and the coast is about the same.