We receive you in the ancient Royal Factory of Sheets of the XVII th century.
The Logis Colbert in Bize-Minervois was formerly a Royal factory producing sheets for the Kings soldiers. It was built in the XVIIe century and closed after the French Revolution.
Active until 1789, the factory did not resist to the sale of the national possessions in 1791. It is acquired in 1836 by the back grandfather of the current owner. The Jean-Jacques family have been living there ever since that time.
Some other parts of this big and historic building were restored by his father as holiday apartments and include beautiful gardens on the side of the river Cesse with swimming pool, tennis and private parking. A variety of shops and 3 restaurants can be found in the village as well as 2 supermarkets less than 5 kms away..
Today, reconverted with happiness to shelters of holidays (apartments and independent houses by the river), it raises itself proudly at the edge of the Cesse and participates in the embellishment of the village.
In the enclosed garden, the pool (12,5 x 5,5 m), floodlit at night, is available from april 1st to october 10th, with sunlounge, sunbeds, barbecue etc. Meals may be taken in the garden where tables and chairs are provided. The games room, tennis and volleyball courts (grass) are also at your disposition. On the whole: 728 m² of garden.
- The relaxing calm of the extensive terrassed flower gardens overlooking the river with lawns down to the water's edge. In the nearby hills, walking, moutain bike circuits abound, horse riding, paragliding. Walk on the Canal du Midi (just 8 Km from Bize Minervois), Mediterranean Sea (35 Km, Narbonne-Plage, Gruissan), Medieval Village of Minerve (15 Km), Cité de Carcassonne (50 Km), Narbonne and its Cathedral (20 Km), Zoological African Park of Sigean (30 Km), etc.
- On site we also make available laundry facilities, housekeepers, childminders, shaded parking (open until 22h), bike garage. Just 100 metres from the Logis Colbert you'll find shops, a café, restaurants and a medical centre.
Other Things to Note
The wi-fi is available on site not included with accommodation.
We were very happy with the flat. Perhaps the flat was a bit cold but it is comprehensive, since we only stay one night.
Reçu par une dame qui y travaille. Gîte grand et correctement équipé mais ameublement très vieillot et confort spartiate. Chauffage très juste pour l'hiver surtout dans la salle de bains.
Bonjour à tous!
On peut recommander le Logis Colbert à tout point de vue! L' accueil était chaleureux et l'appartement était propre et bien équipée! Nous avions vraiment un bon séjour, merci bien pour tout.
We had a great (although too short) visit at Jean-Jacques accommodations. The positive experience started with a warm welcome from his mother (as Jean-Jacques was at work). Staying in the former sheet factory added to the imagination of the experience. The garden was wonderful and provided an excellent setting for a relaxing glass of wine and relaxing conversation. It was too bad that we arrived on the only day that the local restaurants were closed (except for the ever-welcoming pizza place).
Excelente atención por parte de Delia. La casa es muy acogedora, con un bello jardín. Aunque le faltaría una actualización del interior de los apartamentos y mobiliario. El anuncio obedece bastante a la realidad. Hemos pasado una muy buena estancia.
Our family had a very pleasant stay at Le Logis Colbert. The place is fabulous… nice and historic atmosphere, good location, nice and clean swimming pool. Jean-Jacques and Yvonne made us feel very much at home at this perfect little spot in the south of France. The place is superb for both couples and families, there is a shady garden next to the swimming pool. Good parking facilities! We are definitely coming back to this place :-)
Le gîte est très propre, la bâtisse belle, le village joli.
Nous avons été bien accueillis.
Le jardin / terrasse est petit mais très agréable : ombragé et calme, très planté.
Une seule petite déception : la salle de jeu, qui ne remplit pas toutes les promesses de la photo : pas de flippers et babyfoot payant, manquant de balles... Rien de dramatique mais c'est vrai que cette salle de jeu est un vrai argument pour le gîte quand on nombreux et que la météo est incertaine.
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Nous avons un appartement pour 6 personnes libre du 3 au 4 Août. 1 chambre à lit double, une chambre à 2 single, et 2 single dans le séjour. 1er étage et vue sur jardins et piscine. Jean-Jacques