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Le Couvent

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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Tuchan, Aude, Occitanie
The property is located in Tuchan in the heart of Cathar Country. It was once an old Olive Farm owned by the Convent. Recently refurbished to a very high standard this old character property still maintains its original charm. Some of the property is believed to date back to the early C17th. Surrounded by vineyards yet in the heart of the village, this property is an excellent base to discover the delights this area has to offer.

The house has three double and two single ( sleep two each) bedrooms,plus an emergency single bed in the laundry, a huge kitchen/dining room. A large lounge/dining room. Two bathrooms and a downstairs and upstairs separate WC. A games room with Pool Table and Cinema area. Tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard. The property also boasts a very large garden, rare for a central village propert...
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Listing #HL162310
About the Owner
Sam W
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2007
Interaction with guests
I am always on hand to help you with your stay , i live just across the road during rental season so can help guests when needed. If I go away I have a friend who helps out.
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This beautiful and elegant old house is in the heart of a thriving village but is a haven of peace. There are many excellent wineries in the area as well as spectacular scenery and Cathar castles. The village has all the shops you need and...More

Thank Traveler649938
Management response:Responded July 27, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and so glad you all enjoyed my little corner of paradise! Very glad you enjoyed the tomatoes!!

Reviewed May 20, 2017

Stayed at Le Couvent for 7 nights, what a fabulous place and such welcoming hosts. The weather at the end of April was warm, we had sunny days and rain at night. Peace and quiet, a real garden of Eden. There were glow worms in...More

Thank mermoss
Management response:Responded May 20, 2017

Thank you ! Can't wait to see you back here again. !

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

We stayed 3 nights at this fabulous house. Very comfortable huge bed, lovely big bathroom with walk in shower. Had dinner at two of the restaurants in the village where the food was excellent and good value for money. Lovely walks around the village and...More

Thank Jo S
Management response:Responded May 18, 2017

Thank you ! So happy you loved this place as much as I do ! Come back soon !

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (3)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking is allowed outside in the garden. Pets on a request basis at the owners' discretion. There are big staircases with tiled stairs. This property may not be suitable for tiny...
    2 Full baths
    3 Half baths
    5 Twins
    1 Full
    2 Queens
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  • Damage Deposit: $343 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note if the House is not booked we can always do a different arrival and departure day..please do ask !
PLEASE NOTE. Nightly rates can be given four night minimum stay. We also do Bed and Breakfast on another site. See Cottesmore Locations Facebook Page
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About the neighborhood
A small quiet village with one supermarket, a Cave ( sells local wine) a bar and two restaurants both with entertainment in the summer also good food and a pool .
Plenty of wild swimming , cycling , history, walking . The sea is 35 minutes by car. There is horseriding go karting, kite surfing and windsurfing all a 40 min car ride away . Cycle hire in the village . Local fetes and events are endless during the summer .
Getting around
You really need a car in this area . There are one euro buses once a week to Perpignan and narbonne .
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: PerpignanCarcassonneToulouse: 18.6 mi
Railway: Perpignan: 24.2 mi
Ferry: Calais/Le havre: 714.6 mi
Carcassone(stansted) is about 1 1/2 hour by car. Nimes(luton) 2.5 hours. Toulouse (luton)2 hours
Perpignan 40 minutes (stansted). Bezier's 1. 35mins (Luton)
Girona (Spain) (Easyjet and Ryanair) is about 2 hours away as is Montpellier (Ryanair and Easy Jet). Train to Narbonne or Perpignan is another possibility and car hire is available at both stations. From Calais, you can drive on motorways almost all the way. It is 1130 kms of which 1051 are on motorways.You will need a car at the property. BRITISH AIRWAYS also fly to Toulouse .
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.5 mi.
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