About this listing
On the first floor of a converted 1850s chateau in rural France, not far from Carcassonne, our apartment has 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen/diner and 1.5 bathrooms. Pool available for use, and wonderful surroundings of chestnut forests.
The imposing Le Petit Chateau is set in magnificent wooded countryside on the edge of the Montagne Noire, 20min drive to the north of Carcassonne. The Chateau enjoys peaceful surroundings of 100 hectares of grounds which includes a communal swimming pool. Apartment 4 is a spacious 1st floor two bedroom apartment, tastefully and comfortably furnished and benefits from three south facing windows affording spectacular views across the Carcassonne valley towards the Pyrénées. The apartment sleeps 4 comfortably, has a separate toilet, bathroom facilities in each bedroom, kitchen, dining nook and lounge.
Carcassonne with all its facilities is less than 20 minutes away. The lovely village of Cuxac Cabardes is 1 km away where you will find a hotel/restaurant/cafe/bar, a small supermarket, a butcher, a bakery, doctor and pharmacy - all you need for daily life. There is a huge range of activities on your doorstep including horse riding, vineyards, forest walks, lake bathing and within half an hour, Cathar castles, caves, two World Heritage sites at Carcassonne with its fabulous fairytale fortress and the Canal du Midi. There is also a golf course within 20 minutes at Carcassonne.
Other Activities: There are many bathing lakes within a 20 minute drive, skiing in the Pyrenees 90 minutes away, and 90 minutes to the beach.
Carcassonne has an airport and train station, and Toulouse has an international airport.
The Apartment, the pool, the forests surrounding the Chateau.
Interaction with Guests
Only via email.
It is beautiful in any season; the chestnut forests are very peaceful, the village is beautiful and has almost everything you need, and Carcassonne is not far away. There is plenty to see and do.
There are busses, however a car would be easiest.
Other Things to Note
The grounds to the south overlooking the paddocks are only for ground-floor residents.
Respect other guests and residents in the Chateau, no smoking inside, and please keep the apartment clean.
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