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Maison Alaric, Capendu
Sleeps 2 to 10.  Price per week: £1200 - £1850
Beautifully presented country home within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Prefect for large families with large garden, heated pool, internet and UK TV.

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Impressive period home which has been fully restored whilst retaining the original period features including tiled floors, fireplaces, wood paneling and marble central staircase. The house is tastefully furnished with a mix of antique and brocante furniture.

The house is situated in the heart of the village, enter into the light and spacious hallway there is a small lounge to the right with TV and comfortable seating.The TV has French TV but many programs can viewed in English. To the left is the huge through lounge and dining area, all rooms have high ceilings and full height windows. There is comfortable seating for ten and dining table. A large flat-screen TV offers some UK stations. Through the living room is an office which leads to the laundry room with washing machine and tumble drier. Across the entrance hall is the breakfast room which leads to the well equipped country style kitchen with a dishwasher, large gas cooking range with oven, an under worktop fridge, microwave and coffee machine. Through the kitchen is the utility room with a large American style fridge freezer and wine store.

There is a WC under the stairs, a self contained twin bedded room with en-suite shower room is accessed from the garden.

On the first floor you will find four bedrooms off the spacious hallway. Three of the rooms are standard sized double bedded rooms and one with twin beds. There is a fully tiled italian style walk through shower room with WC, between two of the bedrooms on the right side of the hallway. The two bedrooms on the other side has a bathroom with a shower over the bath and WC.All bedrooms have ceiling fans.

The house has a free internet connection with WIFI. A cot and high chair are available for your use.

The landscaped garden area is extensive and is planted with mature trees and shrubs. There is a BBQ area offering both a traditional BBQ and a Gas BBQ along with dining for 10. There is a bouledrome area for traditional games of Boules. The kidney shaped pool is heated, it has a maximum depth of 1.5m, maximum width 4m and length 8m. The pool is protected by an infra red barrier in line with French safety regulations.Secure parking available for several cars is available within the grounds.




Situated close to Carcassonne in the heart of the Corbiere wine region, this traditional village offers all everyday requirements including a grocer with butcher, bakery, tabac, cafe and two restaurants and visiting pizza van. The village is within five minutes of the canal midi which is great for cycling or walking or boat hire. The Mediterranean beaches are a forty minute drive. 30 minutes from Carcassonne airport for Ryan Air flights and an hour from Beziers airport. The area is steeped in history with the medieval city of Carcassonne a must to visit as well as the Cather castles.