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The Old Donkey Market

Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Quarante, Herault, Occitanie
Beautifully restored Old Donkey Market with courtyard. Very spacious open plan ground floor consisting of lounge, dining area and kitchen – upstairs a modern bathroom/shower room and large dual aspect bedroom with beams and character.

The courtyard is very inviting with “Dolly” our resident guard sheep to await you at the door. The discreet dining area is surrounded by olive trees, flowering shrubs and vines, all protected by the shade of an old pantile roof, which means you can wine, dine and consult your Ipad in rain or sun (normally the latter as records have it that this area has 300 days of blue skies per year!).

The property is situated in the middle of the medieval village of Quarante with its Abbey, bars, restaurants, boulangerie, butchers, convenience store, chemist etc. all within walking distance. We now even have a dedicated...
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Listing #HL1340939
About the Owner
Lesley H
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Brilliant stay, charming people Lesley and Mike are lovely and very good host.LOvely appartment, very clean ,quiet, just excellent. My friend was well pleased too, no regrets what so either. Quarante is a lovely little village. Weldone and keep doing a great job!!! bravoooooooooo

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank nadinegissat
Mike4cats, VR Owner at The Old Donkey Market, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Glad Bernard enjoyed his stay. Lovely guy and he looked after the place perfectly. It was good to see him relaxing in the courtyard recovering after some very festive occasions! Lesley and Mike

Reviewed May 24, 2018

We have just had a second visit to this delightful gite in a small village in rural France. Again it has fulfilled all our expectations. The Layout is perfect for two people, with plenty of living space (indoor and outdoor) excellent kitchen area and a...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 694nancy
Mike4cats, VR Owner at The Old Donkey Market, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Lovely. Glad you enjoyed the area yet again and are still finding new places. Lesley and Mike

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Delightful and spacious Bed & Breakfast ( Gite ) in SE France. Run by very friendly and welcoming couple. Everything top notch and immaculate. The garden and surroundings are beautiful. The breakfast was in a class of its own. Highly recommendable.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank r0bertgj
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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Airport: Beziers: 17.4 mi
Railway: Narbonne: 13.0 mi
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Nearest Beach: 23.0 mi.
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