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  • nearby swimming lake at Montbel
    nearby swimming lake at Montbel
    nearby swimming lake at Montbel
    street view of La Petite Maison
    lazing on the man made beaches around Montbel
    fields of sunflowers in Rivel (showing the chapel of Saint Cecile - a local architectural jewel)
    double bedroom La Petite Maison
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    La Petite Maison is a charming stone property. Constructed some 400 + years ago, it once served as a winery and later as the presbytery - as it sits in close proximity to the Church of St Jean. Today its been lovingly restored to form a beautiful and simply decorated holiday cottage with a shabby chic French farmhouse feel. Many original features have been retained but it now has all the necessary comforts and conveniences of home and more besides. It is in the heart of the pretty French village of Rivel, a peaceful, traditional village in the Quercorb, with quaint and crumbling stone properties, peeling painted shutters, a babbling brook, 2 bell-towered chapels, embraced by rolling hills and surrounded by golden fields of sunflowers. The village nestles in a lush green valley in the f... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #HL285674 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
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    How to get there
    Airport: Salvaza Airport (CCF), Salvaza, Carcassonne: 34.2 mi
    Railway: Limoux: 18.6 mi
    Ferry: Calais Ferry Terminal., Calais, France: 671.1 mi
    Rivel is situated about 4kms south of the medieval market town of Chalabre. Its under 5 minutes drive along winding country roads (the D620 direction Lavelanet, then the D120).

    Carcassonne is the nearest airport (about 40 minutes drive) serviced by Ryanair. There are also airports at Perpignan, Toulouse, Beziers, Montpellier and Girona.

    From Carcassonne its a good idea to take the Mirepoix route (although its probably shorter as the crow flies, from Limoux). The route via Mirepoix is less winding and a little easier on the driver unfamiliar with the area. Mirepoix is also a great place to stop for a break (its about half way). Its a stunning medieval village where you can eat lunch (Hotel du Commerce is a good value-for-money family restaurant serving lunch between 12 and 1.30 p.m.) or...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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English first
Gateshead, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

A tastefully decorated house, in a lovely village. Great facilities, with a fabulous sun terrace. Great base for visiting the surrounding area. Definitely worth a visit. Hope to go back some day. more

Birkenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

La Petite Maison is a beautiful cottage located in picturesque village of Rivel. It has a cosy living room with a wood burning stove that kept us toasty on chilly spring evenings. The kitchen has all you need to cook up the delicious fresh produce that you can buy in the local markets. Upstairs, there are two lovely bedrooms with... more

Nigel W
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

La Petite Maison is a superbly presented holiday let in a wonderful part of France. Cathy and Shaun, the owners, were helpful at all times without being intrusive and their cats and dogs were very friendly! The cottage is clean and well decorated with sun terrace in a quiet village that we found an excellent base for touring the Cathar... more

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Listed since : Jan 2013
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Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 97 days ago
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