Rooms in Village House to Let, South of France

La Maison des Acacias (Acacia House)

 

 

La Maison des Arcacias is a comfortable traditional three-bedroom house in a small quiet viilage near to the market town of Esperaza.

The house is let by the day, throughout the year. According to availability, individual bedrooms are let, sharing the kitchen/dining room and bathrooms.

It is sout-facing, and located at the heart of the picturesque village of Saint Ferriol, a popular location with a late medieval chateau, traditional church and popular restaurant.

It lies within walking distance of Rennes-le-Chateau, cycling distance of the market towns of Esperaza and Quillan, and less than an hour's drive from many attractions: including Carcassonne, Limoux, Abbeys and Cathar Castles, Prehistoric caves, the Pyrenees, and much else worth visiting.

The owners live nearby and are available if needed. They speak fluent English. Further facilities can be provided on request.

  • Sleeps Max: 4 (1 Double Bedroom, 1 Twin Bedroom, 1 Single Bedroom)
  • Town: Espéraza
  • Region: Languedoc-Roussillon, Aude Département
  • Facilities: Well equipped kitchen, extractor fan, wireless broadband and free calls to landlines in France. Bath and shower, washing machine


Sleeps 5. One double bedroom, one twin room and one single)

St-Ferriol, 11500, Haute Vallée de l'Aude

Availability: all year round, short-term vacation & longer stays.

Ground floor:

  • Entrance hall
  • WC
  • Kitchen & dining area

First Floor:

  • Bedroom 1, double bed.
  • Bedroom 2, twin bed.
  • Bedroom 3, single bed.
  • Bathroom: Bath, Shower, Bidet, Lavatory, Sink

The owners live nearby and are available if needed. They speak fluent English.

Further facilities can be provided on request.

 

Well equipped kitchen, extractor fan, granite kitchen, oil central heating, water softener and ethernet & broadband wireless.

Lavatories, bathand shower room.

The house is situated in a quiet part of a village typical of rural Southern France. It has recently been thoroughly renovated to a high standard whilst retaining the character and softeness of the building's rustic origins.

While retaining many period features the accommodation is luxurious and offers modern conveniences. Recent refurbishment has used top quality natural materials making use of the local chestnut wood, recycled oak and also cedar - a customary local wood dating from the Crusades, when it was found that cedar not only provided a wonderful fresh subtle aroma, but also deterred insects. While retaining many of its original features such as exposed beams, window fastenings, large quarry floor tiles and canal-tile roof. The walls are rendered with natrural lime plaster. Even the insulation is natural hemp.

It is also a delicious room in which to sit quietely and listen to the sheep, chickens and other sounds of the countryside - such as the church bells which ring twice on the hour in line with local custom.

The village is amongst the sunniest of the region perched on a small plateau with a view of rolling cultivated fields with a view of Rennes le Château to the North and wild forests and the Pyrennees to the south. Thousands of kilometres of hiking start at the doorstep.

The village is typical of the region, with narrow lanes and architecture in local stone dating back to a bastide built on the site in the year 1300. There is a renaissance fortified castle next to the house.. To the West lies the Pech [peak] de St-Ferriol, and to the south the Ruisseau [stream] de St-Ferriol.

 
     

 

 

 

 

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