Ramparts and Riverview Lagrasse, Languedoc, France

  • Apartment
  • 1 BR
  • Sleeps 2
  • from £ 100.00 nt
What we like about this property

This charming apartment is part of the original rampart walls for the listed village of Lagrasse and overlooks the Orbieu River, its pebbled shores and striking arched stone bridge. We love its understated elegance, with beautiful original features and classic style. 

Description

This property has a wonderful location – inside the ramparts of the lovely walled town of Lagrasse. As you might expect, it has plenty of character, not least because of the elegant stone terrace built from the remains of a tower discovered during renovation. It’s a great place to relax and look out over the river and the beautiful stone bridge.

Access to the apartments is through the shady riad-like courtyard. Inside, the apartment has everything a couple or small family might need. We love the large breezy windows, handmade terracotta floors, antique furnishings and original art, some of which was made by a local artist. It has one generously-sized bedroom, a spacious living area, a modern kitchen and a bathroom. 

Swim in the river, go for a leisurely walk or a bike ride in the hills, eat produce from the local market, or simply relax on the terrace and watch the sun go down.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Amenities include a flat-screen TV with English-language broadcasting, a DVD with an extensive library of films and a CD player.

AROUND

Lagrasse is located in the beautiful Corbiere Hills on the banks of the Orbieu River, which is directly behind the property. It is usually shallow and provides a safe place for paddling and fishing. A little further upstream, the river has a natural pebbly beach. During the summer months it is a lovely swimming spot, and a lifeguard is present.

The village is famous for Abbey Sainte Marie d’Orbieu, founded in 799 by Charlemagne, its picturesque weekly covered market (selling delicious organic and local produce including cheese, olive oil, fruit, vegetables and bread), the 12th-century humpback stone bridge, and its labyrinth of medieval streets. There are six restaurants, two bars, an epicerie, a boulangerie, a pharmacy, a post office and numerous pottery shops and galleries, all only a short walk from the front door.

The owners recommend hiring a car to explore nearby attractions, including the medieval city of Carcassonne, the Cathar castles of Queribus and Peyrepertruse, Fontfroid Abbey, and the cities of Montpellier and Toulouse. Mediterranean beaches are only 40 minutes away, so guests can spend the day windsurfing, sailing or sampling fresh oysters and sparkling wine from Limoux. 

LOCATION

Lagrasse, France. Nearest airport: Carcassonne (42km). The larger airports of Toulouse, Montpelier and Girona are about 90 minutes drive.

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Ramparts and Riverview

from £100.00 to £130.00 / nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4$1,040
Cleaning Fee$100
Pet Fee$140
TaxesNot included
TOTAL$1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
TOTAL (with Deposit)$1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info
Bedrooms1 bedroom
Bed TypeLarge double or two singles
KitchenFully equipped
Bathrooms1 bathroom
AccommodateSleeps 2 guests
InternetInternet access
Kid FriendlyChildren are welcome
Pet friendlyNo pets
ViewTown and river
Rates
NotesA deposit of 30% of total rental fee is requested to secure booking. The balance is due 8 weeks before arrival. A damage deposit is also requested, which will be refunded shortly after departure.
Changeover day is usually a Saturday, although this is flexible out of the main holiday seasons.
A child's cot is available for those traveling with a very young child, and bicycles are available on request.
The owners are happy to provide food and meals by prior arrangement.
SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightlyWeeklyMin StayAdditional
jan7-mar31Jan 6Mar 31£100.00£7003 nights
apr1-apr21Apr 1Apr 21£110.00£7703 nights
apr22-may26Apr 22May 26£110.00£7503 nights
may27-jun30May 27Jun 30£7807 Nights
jul1-sep1Jul 1Sep 1£9002 weeks
sep2-oct6Sep 2Oct 6£8507 Nights
oct7-oct27Oct 7Oct 27£112.00£7803 nights
oct28-nov24Oct 28Nov 24£110.00£7503 nights
nov25-dec15Nov 25Dec 15£100.00£7003 nights
dec16-jan5Dec 16Jan 5£130.00£9003 nights
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