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The gites from the garden
The outside of Lampy
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Pool from Crouzette balcony
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Carlipa, Aude, Occitanie

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Emily B
Dollar, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fab Fab Fab”
Reviewed October 20, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This was our second visit to Le Clos and was even better than the first. Our 2 children (1 and 3y) had a wonderful time playing in the grounds with the other children and enjoyed using the play equipment (including newly installed trampoline) and wonderful pool. Accommodation has been very tastefully renovated and well equipped. Great location....feels remote in beautiful countryside yet an easy journey from Toulouse or Carcassonne. We hope to return for a third visit in 2y time but hope it isn't going to be so popular that we can't get in!

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Traveling group: Young Children
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June C
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“lovely place ,lovely hosts, perfect”
Reviewed October 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Mike and Katie made us more than welcome ,they upgraded us and the place we had was great . Best night sleep I have had for ages
Had everything we needed ,Very relaxing place to stay we very much want to go back next year .
Thank You Guys

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Liked best: The helpfulness Of the hosts
Liked least: wifi bit up and down but wasnt an issue
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Colin0856
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic Location, Accommodation & Hosts”
Reviewed October 9, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We are a bit wary about leaving a glowing review in case we can't book for our preferred gite and month. However Mike & Kate are fantastic hosts and friends and they have a great set up at Le Clos Sainte Marie. If you are looking for a quiet and relaxing break in a fantastic part of France then this is the place for you - lots of great country walking within easy reach. Also great for top class French rugby during the season.
But don't go in September please!!!
Colin & Jenny

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Joan1408
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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“A little slice of heaven”
Reviewed September 28, 2015 for a stay in May 2014

Cannot rate this place highly enough. Apart from the incredibly beautiful setting and sheer tranquillity of the place, the gites are superb. Spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated in classic French country style, well equipped with everything you need for a self-catering stay - and absolutely charming in every respect.

The grounds, pool and terrace are perfect for soaking in the peace and quiet, the village and local woods are lovely places to take a walk. The welcome from Mike and Kate is warm, genuine and completed by lovely touches like a box of fresh-laid eggs waiting when you arrive.

The local cave supplies fresh, clean table wines at ridiculously low prices, the local village shop provides the basic supplies, and there are supermarkets within a few minutes' drive if you need anything over and above that. Carcassone city is only a 15-20 minute drive away, and well worth seeing all by itself.

Mike and Kate will point you to other local attractions, recommend restaurants, help with directions and help you make the most of your stay at Le Clos Sainte Marie. I can't wait to go back.

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Rachel P
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed September 26, 2015 for a stay in August 2014

My family of four first stayed at the gites in the summer of 2012. We loved it so much we returned for the next two summers. We have now stayed in two of the gites. They are beautifully renovated, extremely comfortable, well maintained, and exceptionally clean. The shared outside space is lovely, with a great pool, table-tennis etc. We have young children, and the great thing about staying here is that there are always other children for them to play with. The whole place is extremely friendly. The owners Mike and Katie are wonderful people. Nothing is too much trouble if you have a problem, and they are also just extremely friendly and great fun. I do not have a bad word to say about Le Clos Marie.

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Liked best: The beautiful give
Traveling group: Young Children
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GeezerBir...
London, United Kingdom
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“We loved it!”
Reviewed September 26, 2015 for a stay in July 2014

Having never stayed at a gite before we were all very impressed. I went with my family (husband & 2 kids ages 8 & 10 + bump), parents in-law and sister in-law and her family (3 kids). For the kids, there was lots to do but they mostly played in the pool. We went in July so it was hot hot hot! We took a trip to the beach but our kids prefer the pool. My husband and son went fishing, I had no interest.

I would have liked to go truffle hunting but we weren't there in the right season ... however the owner Kate managed to satisfy my truffle craving with a trip to a truffle shop/museum! It was great, I highly recommend going but i can't remember the name of it.

Kate also showed me a few places to go walking, it was really lovely.

We loved the outdoor cooking / BBQ, it was great to just sit around and chat to everyone with the BBQ next to us - obviously that meant there were a few boozy nights :-) One the one night it rained - we got the BEST EVER pizza take away and had a movie night. Can't remember the name of the pizza place either - ask the owners.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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