Welcome to our French country home

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18th century holiday cottage and bed and breakfast in southern France, open June – October

On a pretty pedestrianised village square in the hills south of Carcassonne, our holiday cottage and bed and breakfast offer stylishly appointed French country style accommodation. A great base for exploring Languedoc and the Midi, we are 3 km from Chalabre with its shabby chic medieval centre and 14 km from beautiful, medieval Mirepoix which hosts the best farmer’s market in the region every Monday. Two lovely lakes, Montbel and Puivert within a few minutes drive or cycle ride, the “wild swimming” is a treat.

Explore famous Cathar sites – Carcassonne, Montsegur and Peyrepertuse are all an easy drive. We offer cyclist friendly accommodation, walk or cycle from your door into the hills, through wild flower meadows, woods, vineyards and fields of sunflowers. Horse riding, prehistoric cave paintings, wine tastings, craft fayres, boutique shopping…

Easily accessed from Carcassonne & Toulouse airports. Perpignan, Montpelier, Beziers & Barcelona are all within 2/3 hours.

Nick’s cooking has great reviews, his food is fresh and local, its provenance assured, vegetables are grown organically on his potager. Enjoy dinner on the candlelit terrace to the sound of cowbells or on the square in the shadow of the lovely old church – and know this is why you came to this beautiful, unspoilt corner of southern France. 

Rated Excellent on Tripadvisor, recommended by Sawdays, “A Special Place to Stay”

A Sawday's Special Place to Stay