About this listing
The Green Horizons self-contained studio apartment is bright and spacious, with its own private terrace and gas barbecue overlooking the garden and pool. It is part of a unique property set in six acres of beautiful park and woodland a few minutes’ walk from Puivert village, Cathar castle and lake.
An ideal place for couples wanting a romantic break, or a family with a child, the studio has a well-equipped kitchen area, double bed, cosy sofa corner, and table and chairs, as well as ample storage space. The bathroom has a rainforest shower, and is equipped with hairdryer, towels and toiletries. We can provide you with a travel cot , high chair and baby bath, or a futon bed for an older child. The apartment has a range of DVDs, books and board games. In winter there is a log-burning stove (wood included). Free wifi is available. Puivert village, 5 minutes' walk away, has a post office, and small general store, as well as a café and 2 restaurants. In season, the swimming lake has a lifeguard and bars and cafés.
Guests have their own private driveway, terrace with table and gas barbecue, garden with deck-chairs, and direct access to the studio apartment.
We look forward to welcoming you to Green Horizons.
You are welcome to share the six acres of grounds, swimming pool (in season) with sun-loungers, childrens' play area, and pool-house with bar and summer kitchen. Two adult bicycles are available to borrow, or we can provide safe storage for your own bikes. Clothes washing and drying facilities are available on request.
Interaction with Guests
The hosts live in the main house next to the studio, and are available to answer any questions or give advice about the area if requested, otherwise we will keep out of your way! The studio is attached to the main house but is not overlooked and has a private entrance, terrace and garden. The main grounds and pool are shared with the hosts and a small number of other guests.
This is a beautiful area in the foothills of the Pyrenees in the South of France. The Languedoc is one of the sunniest areas of France, with over 200 days of sunshine a year. Puivert is a pretty, friendly village with castle, swimming lake and beach, museum, grocery shop, and cafés and restaurants. There are lots of hiking trails nearby, and watersports at Lac Montbel. The nearest ski station is 28 km away. Whether you like history, castles, wine-tasting, mountains, fishing, watersports, cycling, skiing, or just relaxing in the sunshine and enjoying good local food, this is an ideal centre.
In termtime a bus goes from Puivert to Quillan and back each day. There is also a local mini-bus service costing 2 euros, which can be booked the day before and goes to a different town or village each day. From Quillan, there are one-euro buses and trains to Perpignan and Carcassonne. You are also welcome to borrow our two bicycles, and we can arrange free transfers from Quillan station if requested in advance.
We ask guests to respect others when sharing the grounds and pool, and also to leave the studio apartment clean and tidy on departure. You are welcome to smoke on the terrace, but not in the apartment please.