About this listing
The Moulin is simple,rustic,colourful and creative; deep in the green valley in the wild rocky Corbieres . A couple or a single person would be comfortable in the basic bedrooms. Lovely views of the hills and mill stream out your window. Summer river swimming a field away. A haven for nature and bird lovers. For those who appreciate the simple pleasures in life and not frightened of a bit of country dust or a spider!
Hello and welcome to the Moulin de la Conque, an artists house.
Two light and simple rooms are available in this authentically restored water mill ( double bed). It is nestled in spectacular natural landscape in the Gorges d'Orbieu, in the Hautes Corbieres near a tiny village perched on the hill,Montjoi.
The room overlooks the mill stream and surrounding mountains.
Or take advantage of the beautiful hikes in an unspoilt landscape, go eagle watching or simply walk through the field in summer to swim in clear river water.
Or just be inspired, being happy contemplating and breathing in the fresh mountain air!
Or join in with the activities happening here. There are often Woofers (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) working in the organic vegetable garden.
You can enjoy full use of lounging areas and outside terraced and grasses areas around the Moulin.
Breakfast is organic bread and home-made jam. Special dietary needs can be catered for. Picnics available in advance. As are simple and tasty lunch or evening meals using local and garden produce. Vegetarien meals are the moulins speciality!
One of the charms at being at the moulin is that you are immersed in Nature.
The nearest big towns are roughly 60kms away, Carcassonne, Narbonne and Perpignan. Within easy car distance are Cathar castles,rock climbing and rafting.
Free Wi-fi. A private study/work room can be reserved.
Own transport is advised and binoculars for the spectacular wildlife.
The Moulin de la Conque, is nestled in a valley in the Corbieres hills. It overlooks the mill stream. There are 2 double rooms with a double bed.
Guests have access dining area, kitchen by negotiation, fridge space, free wi-fi. All outside spaces and visit to gardens
Interaction with Guests
We share breakfast and are happy to share other meals with guests too. We also value the privacy of our guests.
The sound of the river. The remoteness of being in the wilds. A beautiful unspoilt landscape. Having the river to swim in the summer. Amazing hikes all the year through. Eagles and vultures.
Fun festivals in the summer.
There is no public transport to come here. You either need to be sporty and arrive here on a trek or by bike. Either wise to visit the region you need a car.
Other Things to Note
If you love nature ... you will love here
This is a non-smoking house and area. We live healthily mainly a vegetarian diet. We are a creative and active gardening household.
Respect,tolerance and generosity are our house rules!
The Moulin de la Conque in its inspiring setting is the home to my passions; a simple life; making art, meditation, music, organic gardening, eco-living, sustainability...
If like me you like to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life ... here is a perfect place to land !!
Nestled in the valley, you can see and hear the river from your window. Natures lullaby! In the summer there a beautiful spots to swim and relax your body mind and spirit. Also music festivals and fetes de village to get into the local friendly atmosphere.
Theres lots to visit ...the Cathar castles, villages like Rennes le Chateau
or Bugarach full of history and mystery. A wonderful place to hike. Also a haven for avid bird watchers...there are rare Egyptian Vultures and Eagles here.
I love to travel especially to the Himalayas... but I am always happy to come back here!!