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La Maison du Jardin Secret

Dining room and kitchen, the airy heart of the house.
5.0 of 5 stars
10 reviews
Dining room and kitchen, the airy heart of the house.
The lovely private garden, quiet and a spot of sun all day long. Lots of herbs and lavender.
Daybed in the living room by the courtyard, perfect for a snooze
Enjoy the barbeque in its built in corner, really quaint and practical
Outside dining
Reception room with fireplace
Large superking bed, antique wardrobe, soothing neutral tones
Large King bedroom in soft lemon shades
Delightful twin bedroom, sage and lavender. Can also be made up as a King bed.
Cosy double bedroom with antique bed and view of the garden
Large bathroom with walk in shower and roll-top tub
Lac du Montbel, 5 minute drive or a nice cycle
View of Pyrenees from Leran
Mirepoix, the closest town with a great farmers market on Mondays and a big supermarche
View from Leran
Sunflowers surround Leran
Chateau de Leran
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4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Our village house has been renovated and modernised as a comfortable home for entertaining and relaxing. With very thick walls, the house stays comfortable on even the hottest days and the fireplace in the living room provides a cosy gathering place on chilly evenings. The kitchen/dining room is the centre of activity and opens on to the terrace for alfresco dining and easy access to the barbecue corner. The garden is enclosed by tall crumbly stone walls giving it lots of character and privacy. The bedrooms are comfortable and quiet and lovely to wake to the sound of birds in the garden or the soft chiming of the village church bells. Leran is 10 minutes from Mirepoix, a charming medieval town, and about 30 minutes from Carcassonne which is one of the must sees in the area. There is a lot to do in the area from swimming, sailing, canoeing... Read more
About the owner, Susan S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL154700 by: Holiday Lettings
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We loved this amazing village house from the moment we walked in - beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you could need, especially the kitchen. We were very comfortable and relaxed completely. The secret garden was an added bonus, wonderful for eating out in, or just relaxing after a busy day. Leran was a perfect location for us, quiet and... more

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Susan's house is in the heart of the village and is a peaceful and beautifully decorated residence. The garden is a quiet sun trap and the bedrooms all of a high standard. The bathroom has a great shower and separate bath. Highly recommended. more

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44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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This is a beautifully equipped and kept house. The kitchen is very well equipped and we really enjoyed the two bottles of wine the owner left for us. The house is quiet and the secret garden is large enough to catch the sun throughout the day. We were there in the Spring so shade wasn't an issue but there would... more

  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Blue bedroom with super king bed. Twin bedroom with 2 single beds (accessed from Blue bedroom so perfect for small children). Rose bedroom with antique double bed. Yellow bedroom with queen size bed. Sofa bed in lounge.
Ground floor guest bathroom; 1st floor large family bathroom with roll top bath and large separate walk-in shower with amazing water pressure.
I'm a cook so the large kitchen with electric oven & hob, fridge/freezer, dish washer, microwave, good quality pots and pans, etc is great. A dining table seating 8 people. A large buffet in which numerous games (backgammon, monopoly, jigsaw puzzles, etc) are stored.
A large 3 seater sofa bed (sleeps 2), a 2 seater sofa, a day bed perfect for a nap or that extra person, footstool & 'chaise de chimenee', a high...
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Sep 27, 2015 -
Dec 18, 2015
4 nights
Dec 19, 2015 -
Jan 9, 2016
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Sep 30, 2016
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Additional persons are €50 week. Change over days and length of stay can be flexible, so if you have special requirements, please ask.
50% of the booking is due at the time of booking, with the balance due 4 weeks prior to arrival.
Payments can be made in Euros to Barclays-FR or in GB£ to Barclays-UK, or by Paypal (preferred).
A security deposit of €200 per week is required and costs of extra cleaning, damages to the property or contents will be deducted.
The house is cleaned each week and will be made up with fresh linens and towels for your use. The washing machine/dryer are available for your use.
If you stay more than 1 week, additional cleaning and fresh linens can be arranged for €50.00.
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How to get there
Fly to Toulouse or Carcassone and rent a car and drive to Leran, which is close to the town of Mirepoix.
Ryan Air flys from Stanstead to Carcassone, BA from Heathrow to Toulouse, and Easyjet from Gatwick to Toulouse.
From Toulouse it is about a 75 minute drive to Leran, most of which is on the motorway. From Toulouse it is about 45 minutes mostly on local roads.
The closest train station is at Foix or Pamiers, but you will need a car for your stay.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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