La Florette, Floure. - Aude - Sleeps 10

Large country house near river Aude, with large private pool, terraces, gardens. 

  • Swimming Pool
  • La Florette, Floure. exterior
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Lounge
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Swimming Pool
La Florette, Floure. in Aude, a cottage in Languedoc-Roussillon: Swimming Pool

2 dble, 3 twin bedrooms, south-facing terrace, lawn, exclusive pool, gardens.

La Florette is a large country villa on 2 floors, sleeping 10 (+ cot) in 2 double and 3 twin bedrooms. The large swimming-pool, 11 x 5 ms, has a paddling-pool with water cascading into the shallow end. The gite has a front terrace, lawn, field, and a back garden. 2 barbecues. Secure parking. La Florette is situated 100 yards from the river Aude and 6 miles east of Carcassonne in the Minervois plain.

The house has wi-fi, internet access.

Ground Floor: The kitchen, all-electric, has a 4-ring double-oven cooker, microwave, dishwasher, ample fridge space, washing-machine. The kitchen door leads to the back garden. A large, south-facing living-room with beamed ceiling, radio/CD/cassette, DVD player, many books, DVDs and cassettes, comfortable seating. TV. The separate dining room seats 10 people with ease. Its doors open on to the front terrace and lawn. Large double bedroom suitable for any frail person. Separate WC and washbasin.

First Floor: Double bedroom with shower and washbasin en suite. This room looks towards the back garden and the river. Three twin bedrooms look over the lawn towards Mt. Alaric and the Corbieres hills. Bathroom with bath, shower, bidet and washbasin. Separate WC. Shower room with shower, basin and wc. Freezer. There is a second washing-machine in an outhouse.

The front terrace leads on to the lawn with its double swing, surrounded by mature trees. There is a separate dining area under a pergola near a barbecue, with overhead lighting.

Beyond the lawn, the swimming-pool is set in its own enclosed, landscaped area, some yards away from the house for safety. The pool is private and exclusive to visitors to La Florette. It is securely fenced and not overlooked. It is 11x5 ms., with a paddling-pool and cascade in one corner. A veritable suntrap. There is a wide patio around the pool with child-proof entry and ample seating.

Beyond the pool there is a field for ball games. Secure parking.

Floure is situated in the Minervois, an area well known for its excellent wine. Chateau de Floure offers a magnificent restaurant set in beautiful grounds. To the south of the village lie the Corbieres, a scarcely populated range of hills well worthy of exploration. To the north rise the Montagne Noire and the National Park, the last bastion of the Massif Central.

Several historic cathedral cities are within easy reach, including Montpellier, Beziers, Castres, Albi, Narbonne, Perpignan, Toulouse. Access to the autoroute is at Trebes 3 miles away, and from there it is a quick drive to Narbonne and the Mediterranean beaches at Narbonne Plage and Gruissan with its fishermen's houses on stilts and its marina – or a 100 km drive to Toulouse.

There are boat trips available along the Canal du Midi starting at Trebes, Homps and elsewhere. There are excellent markets of all kinds in the area. Carcassonne Cite is Europe's largest fortified medieval city. A magnificent place and a 'must see'.

This property has been listed with Holidaybank for 8 years

La Florette, Floure. Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Fuel and Power Payable
  • No Smoking

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 3 Twin Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

Internet Access
  • Broadband
  • Wireless Broadband

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • TV
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Enclosed garden / play area
  • Childrens play area
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
7 night(s) · 30 November 2019
Key Property Details
Property Name La Florette, Floure.
Reference 215299
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
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La Florette, Floure. in Aude

Nearest TownTrebes - 3 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportCarcassonne - 15 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortDieppe - More than 30 kms (approx)

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