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“Lovely quaint cottage in gorgeous setting”
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charming stone cottage next to a clear mountain stream in the heart of nature.
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charming stone cottage next to a clear mountain stream in the heart of nature.
river running in the main house gardens living room
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charming stone cottage next to a clear mountain stream in the heart of nature.
river running in the main house gardens
living room
stone bridge on the property
fully equipped kitchen
upper bedroom, 2 singles or one large double( 180cm)
view of the cottage private garden from riverside
another view of the main living room
corridor leading through the kitchen to other rooms
activities for children
2nd smaller living room with door directly onto the private garden
kitchen another view
mezzanine bed (140cm)
children's play area (shared with main house)
forest garden (shared with main house)
The local 50 hectare swimming lake - 20 mins drive
spring garden mimosa
views on a walk from the back door of the cottage
The town of St Girons - 20 mins drive
Historic Foix - 25 mins drive
summer fun in the garden river
views on a local walk
investigating local ruins
garden spring blossom
winter sun and frost in the gardens
private cottage garden  - another view
The large forest garden next to the cottage with our son and dog enjoying winter
you may see our siamese cats from time to time. They live next door to the cottage with our family
Tourné manor house next door to the cottage
autumn walks
gardens shared with main house
special occasions, table d'hotes
winter mini  football in one  of our forest gardens - children and adults!
winter. or summer activities for the children- soft archery
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Castelnau-Durban, Ariege, Occitanie

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bendykate
Exeter, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely quaint cottage in gorgeous setting”
Reviewed January 5, 2015 for a stay in September 2014

This is a sweet little cottage in an amazing valley, ideal for those who enjoy being in nature. There are beautiful gardens, many woodland walks (bring boots if you want to go off the road) and the sound of the river running through the garden is wonderfully soothing, with bathing spots for the summer months. There is a beautiful fresh-water lake a short drive away, a café/restaurant 20 mins walk away in the nearby village, and many local markets and castles to visit locally. Ram and Paula, who own the cottage and live next door, are very friendly and welcoming hosts but also happy to give you your own space if you have come for some quiet time - it would be the perfect place to do a retreat. The cottage itself is well equipped, meticulously clean and comfortable for four, with two small bathrooms (one with bath, one with shower). The only drawback is that there is limited headroom on the stairs up to one of the two bedrooms which would make it difficult to access for the less able-bodied.

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Liked best: The location and generous hosts
Traveling group: Friends
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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bdescamps...
Toulouse, France
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Liked best: le charme de l'endroit et la gentillesse de nos hôtes
Traveling group: Avec mon époux(se) / partenaire
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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